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L'olmede (Ref. 0244) - Gite rental Bezenac

For 18 persons - 1400 € to 3300 € / week
A magnificent stone house and guest house, typically perigordine in style, sitting majestically on the hillside, a short stroll away the famous village of Beynac. Fantastic views over the valley below. A truly charming property for a perfect holiday
the main house the living room the second sitting room the dining room although it is small, the kitchen is very well equipped the master bedroom it enjoys a private shower room and toilets the ensuite double bedded room at 1st floor the ensuite double bedroom at 1st floorand its bathroom at 1st floor the third bedroom at 1st floorit also enjoys a private shower room at 1st floor the dormitory bedroom offers 4 single beds the guests house at first level the guests house's lounge the small kitchen the twin bedroom at 1st floor is made private through an heavy curtain the double bedroom the bathroom at groundloor The barn, with its conservatory and two newly fitted bedroomsThe barn - the double bedroomand its ensuite bathroom la Grange - The twin bedroomThe Barn - The ensuite shower room the house is great inspiration for the painters
This delightful stone property and its guest house are to be found in a hilly position in a charming tiny hamlet, belonging to the village of Bezenac, in the heart of the Dordogne valley. 2 miles away is the famous village of Beynac, well known for its castle.

L'Olmede has been carefully renovated by its owners, with lots of attention to detail, and offers perfect accomodation for up to 18 guests in 3 semi detached buildings:
The main house sleeps up to 10 guests (4 bedrooms / 3 bathrooms)
The guest house, sleeps another 4 guests (2 bedrooms / 1 bathroom)
The two barn's private bedrooms sleeps another 4 guests (2 bedrooms / 2 ensuite batrhooms)

During those hot summer days, you will much appreciate the large sunny pool nestled in the private mature garden. For the security of the youngers the pool is fully fenced and has a telescopic cover.

Set on three main levels, the house offers on the ground floor :
* a spacious and light double living room, tastefuly decorated. Its large french window frames the fantastic view over the garden and countryside beyond. The comfortable sofas and armchairs and large open fireplace - which adds warmth and atmosphere for cooler mid season evenings- provides a perfect spot for relaxing.
The TV living room also enjoys sofas, armchairs, a coffee table and a flat screen TV.
* A few steps away is the beautiful dining room with its long wooden dining table and chairs seating up to 12 people. Its glass door opens onto the east facing terrace, ideal for the breakfasts!
* adjacent is the small, but convenient and fully equipped kitchen which comes with a cooker, oven and dishwasher
* a utility room is adjacent to the kitchen with a fridge/freezer, washing machine and dryer.

From the dining room a beautiful stone staircase leads to the upper floor, also accessible through the main entrance of the house. This level comprises:
* the sunny and very large master bedroom with a queen size bed, chest of drawers, desk and built in wardrobe.
* an ensuite shower room with a large walk in shower, washbasin and toilet
* separate toilet

From the entrance, the oak staircase leads first to the children's bedroom, offering 4 single beds. Two of them can be put together to make a double.

The two last bedrooms are on the upper level :
* a first charming double bedroom with a queen size bed, chest of drawers and lovely views across the garden and the valley.
* adjacent shower room with shower, washbasin and toilet
* and last - but not least!- a large and sunny bedroom, with exposed beams and also beautiful views. This room enjoys a 160cm large bed, wardrobe, desk, and an ensuite bathroom with bath, washbasin and toilet.

The adjacent guest house is fully independant and offers a comfortable and private self catering accomodation for another 4 guests.
It enjoys its own private garden, terrace area equiped with a table and 6 chairs, and even its own footpath to the pool.

The guest house comprises on the ground floor:
* a living room with a dining and sitting areas
* a small but convenient fully equiped kitchen
* a bathroom with bath unit with shower, and a washbasin
* separate toilet

* a bathroom with bath unit with shower, and a washbasin
* separate toilet
The first floor offers:
* a large landing which has been turned into a twin bedroom. The heavy curtains ensure privacy.
* a double bedroom with a 140cm bed, chest of drawers and built in wardrobe.

* Two newly created bedrooms are now available at the 1st floor of the old
barn :
- a twin bedroom with its own ensuite walk in shower, washabsin and sep toilets
- a double bedroom (140cm large bed) with aslo its private bathroom, washbasin and sep toilets
* the groundfloor of the barn has been turned as a huge playroom with a tennis table and a football table.

Despite the charm of the interior, it will surely be outside that you will spend the majority of your time - on your return from your excursions to the numerous tourist attractions all nearby the house.
* The mature walled garden is more than 4000m², with lawns, large trees, buxus and orchards. It offers a safe play area for the children and an idyllic spot for the older guests to relax.
* Both houses and the garden are equipped with several tables and chairs to enjoy fresco dining.
* The private pool of 10m x 5m, with roman steps, is fenced in and has a shelter, for the safety of our younger guests. It comes with sunbeds and parasols.
* private parking for up to 5 cars


We are a family of 18 with 9 children that stayed during the month of Aug 2017. The location and activities available on-sight were perfect for the young ones in particular.
We really enjoyed our time at L'Omede and would highly recommend it to other large families.
Excellent séjour

★ ★ ★ ★ ★

Propriété tres agréable, bien entretenue, confortable et tres bien située géographiquement
Nous avons passé un excellent séjour entre amis
À recommander vivement