Gîte la Pigeonniere 5
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Gîte la Pigeonnière 5

La Pigeonnière is a wonderful gîte - Périgord style stone house with a beautiful swimming pool at 4 km from the medieval town of Martel. This house is ideal for a small family. You will live on the land of the very friendly French owners. Ideal to get to know the real French Lifestyle…


Living Area 100 m2. Living room: Couch (also possible as convertible bed of 1.20 m). Dining room with open fireplace. One double bedroom with its own bathroom and toilet. Two other bedrooms with  2 single beds and a wardrobe, extra bathroom. Attention you need to pass through one of these 2 bedrooms to arrive at the other bedroom and the separate bathroom.


The cottage has a beautiful swimming pool with a magnificent view over the valley and the surrounding hills.


La Pigeonnière is located 4km from Martel, a medieval town in the Lot, with cozy cafés and restaurants. Tourist sites nearby: Many of the most beautiful villages of France: Rocamadour, Turenne, Curemonte, Collonges la Rouge, Autoire, Loubressac and Carennac and the famous gorge Gouffre the Padirac.

6 persons
3 bedrooms
2 bathrooms
Would you rather book by telephone?
Or do you have questions? Call us:
00 (31) 113 58 20 36
Pets WelcomeShared poolFenced swimmingpoolVery big swimming poolBeautiful view
Living room
InternetTVRadioHeatingFire placeLibrary
The property generally
Area of the house85 m2Number of bedrooms3Bed(s) Bedroom 11 x 160Bed(s) Bedroom 22 x 90Bed(s) Bedroom 32 x 90Bathrooms2Toilets1Bedding (duvets)
Kitchen e.a.
DishwasherWashingmachineRefrigeratorFreezerOvenCoffee machine (espresso)Electric kettleIroning
Surface10.000 m2TerraceLawnGarden furnitureParasolsBbq
Dimensions10 x 5Security (fence)Deckchairs
Distance to the shop/bakery2 kmDistance to the supermarket2 kmDistance to the river10 kmFishing10 km
Play toysBabybedChild chair
What a nice welcome, with local specialties. A really nice and warm welcome. Location superb. Swimming pool top. Beautiful house.
Beautiful environment. The market on Wednesday in Martel is highly recommended.
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(09-2022) Dear Ms Mennes,

We really enjoyed the peace and quiet and this beautiful and cozy Gite with a hospitable Brigitte as hostess. The location of the Gite with a great view was also very special, I have added a photo of a setting sun.

A compliment to the very hospitable Brigitte and much appreciation for the great work she does as a volunteer!

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(08-2022) Dear Lydia,

We greatly enjoyed our week's holiday in the fine house Pigeonniere Grande. The house is spacious and nicely furnished, the pool is lovely (especially with this hot summer) and the garden and the view are great. The owner is very nice and correct. In short, we enjoyed it.

Send you a few photos of the house, garden and swimming pool. Maybe you can do something with it. Good luck with the rental and maybe until a later moment.

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(06-2022) Dear Lydia,

We had a really wonderful holiday in Pigeonniere Grande which was a magical place to stay and explore the region. With medieval Martel just a short drive away, superb swimming and kayaking on the Dordogne (and in the pool at the house1), and a host of les plus beaux villages de France within 30 minutes, I would recommend it to any family looking for a break in the countryside. 

Best wishes,

We had such a good time.
The old horse that roamed free, babhou the sweet cat and Brigitte and Alain are very sweet and have good tips.
The area is very beautiful and there is too much to do in 1 week. Fantastic!!
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(05-2021) Hi Lydia,

We really enjoyed our stay, despite the cold temperatures ;-)
The hostess is warm and helpful and the cottage is everything we expected.
If we have any pictures, I'll be sure to forward them to you!

Good day,
Best regards,

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(08-2020) Dear Lydia,

We had a wonderful holiday, hopefully you can post a review below on your website.

What a beautiful gite, Pigeonniere Grande. More beautiful than in the photos and basically everything is there. Wonderfully quiet, very friendly French owners, which do not bother you and a beautiful view and space at the house. And then there is also a horse walking through your garden, great.
Even our teenagers aged 14 and 17 had a great time, with badminton and the table tennis table, which is there ????. And of course the lovely saltwater pool, quiet, almost private and a beautiful view.
The bakery in Martel is about 5 to 10 minutes by car, where there is also a good supermarket Intermarché. Martel is a nice village, with many nice and good restaurants
There is a lot to do in the area, nice villages, caves, canoeing on the Dordogne or looking for a lovely spot by the river, at a rapids during the very hot days, super cool.
What was a downside for us are the beds, they are really very narrow and short (note from FV: we will include this in the evaluation!). And for outside a few nice chairs where you can read a book. Now there are some kind of beach chairs, these are not really comfortable.
We definitely recommend the gite.

I hope this is of use to you, we do have pictures but we are on them ourselves.

family Kal
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