“CHEZ ASHTON” recently built in the Perigordine style, The Dordogne River and the village of Cenac St Julien is only 3 kilometres away with Domme and the famous medieval market town of Sarlat close by.
Bouffardie is a small hamlet with a handful of houses, private and quiet but not isolated.
Cenac is a large village with a post office, pharmacie, doctor’s surgery, supermarché, newsagent, 2 bakers [one of which is the best in the region] 2 butchers, hairdresser, and a number of cafés, places to eat, a garage and a Crédit Agricole bank. There is an excellent market every Tuesday, a farm shop with local produce and a wine store.
The property with beautifully landscaped gardens, spectacular views, heated swimming pool, air-conditioning in every room, telephone and ADSL provides everything for a perfect vacation.
The accommodation is on two floors. The internal garage accessed from the hall includes the laundry facilities, washing machine and tumble dryer.
Off the entrance hall is a large and spacious open plan lounge and kitchen with breakfast bar. There are 3 double french windows that open onto the terrace and 4 windows. The kitchen is fully fitted with an integral oven, microwave, fridge and dishwasher. The hob is electric with an extractor fan. There are plenty of fitted cupboards catering for 8 persons.
The large lounge area has comfortable seating for 8, a 42-inch LCD flat screen HD television with full UK satellite and french reception. A DVD player is also provided.
The dining area looks out over the terrace, swimming pool and uninterrupted views of the valley.
Also on the ground floor are a cloakroom and the master bedroom with en-suite bathroom. The large bedroom has double aspect windows parquet flooring aircon and heating. A television is also provided. The size of the double bed is 160 x 200. Bedside tables, chest of drawers and built in wardrobe complete the furnishings.
The en-suite bathroom is large with a separate built in shower [not a cubicle] bath, double vanity unit, toilet, bidet and heated towel rail.
There are 3 double bedrooms one en-suite and a large bathroom. All rooms have aircon and heating.
In the first bedroom there are twin beds 90 x 190 and a chest of drawers.
The second bedroom is also twin bedded and has an en-suite bathroom with shower, vanity unit, WC and heated towel rail.
The third bedroom is very spacious and furnished with a double bed 190 x 200.
The large bathroom has a built in shower, vanity unit, toilet and heated towel rail.
The 3 french windows in the lounge open onto a large 100 square metre terrace that in turn overlooks the swimming pool, landscaped gardens and valley. Teak table and chairs, sun-beds, 2 large umbrellas and a gas barbeque are provided with a table tennis table.
At each end of the terrace are steps leading down to the heated swimming pool. The heater maintains a temperature of 28C in and out of season. The pool and the landscaped gardens are regularly maintained. The pool has a Roman end with steps for easy access and has a new alarm system [fitted in 2010] for security. There is a terrace round the pool with a hot/cold shower.
The beautiful gardens extend to over half an acre and are a feature of this property.
Although the pool and terrace are safe there are steps down to the pool so it is advised that very young children are not left unsupervised.