Tucked between the Dordogne River and steep, dramatic stone cliffs, the village of La Roque Gageac is the picturesque location for this completely renovated three thousand square foot stone house. Dating from the Middle Ages, the Dordogne Village-House is reportedly the oldest in the village. There are ancient stone steps gently ascending the hill, leading directly to the house. It offers an excellent opportunity to savor the natural beauty of this distinct area of France, as well as a truly authentic medieval village. This idealic setting is convenient with wonderful restaurants, casual dining and great pizza within steps from the house.
On the mid-level of this three-story house, one enters through a rustic wooden door set into the thick, ochre-colored stonewalls onto a private courtyard. This leads to the entrance of the the home through your completely remodeled kitchen with massive stone fireplace ("cantou") that now houses a wood stove, a long dining table, a new cooking range, and an American style refrigerator. The kitchen is completely equipped for convenient meal preparation.
The attractive lounge has oak beams and the original large traditional fireplace (in addition there is electric heating for winter use). The lounge is spacious with comfortable seating for gathering and sharing the days events. There are double French doors leading out to the ivy covered river view terrace. Also for your comfort: There is a convenient WIFI connection, a Bose Ipod port, radio, tv, and free international calls to land lines.
Below the main floor, on the lowest level, there is another double bedroom and spacious bathroom with tub/shower, bidet, toilet and sink. The second bedroom on this floor has twin beds and a sitting area.
This convenient floor plan allows for families or friends traveling together to enjoy the large open main floor for meals, conversation and relaxing. Yet have complete privacy with the main floor seperating their sleeping quarters.