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La Ferme d'Araucanie

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The house

An old farm with modern conveniences (internet access, WiFi, LCD television, DVD, top of the range kitchen appliances ...) mixed with the charm of an authentic restoration. In a world where we tend to forget the real vlaues, special attention has been paid to the use of genuine materials such as walls made out of a mixture of sand and chalk, stone tiles, chestnut and poplar wood, and restoration of the roof by using old recovered tiles. The house offers a library with an important collection of regional literature.

On the ground floor a living room of 4 m2 with an open fire and a dining room with an open kitchen fitted with top of the range kitchen appliances.

The rooms of the ground floor give access on one side to an inner yard with two lime trees of more than hundred years of age each, under which breakfast and siesta in the shade can be taken, on the other side there is access to the swimming pool and the gorgeous "Borie" in dry stones ...

For those seeking peace in an exceptional natural environment ...

a private heated pool (10m x 5m) with salt water, behing the house and an astonishing stone hut (Borie), a masterpiece of the old rural architecture of the Perigord and a herb garden with aromatic plants (thyme, laurel, savory, salvia, mint, coriander, basil, chives, parsley, sorrel ...).
You will also find rapsberries, redcurrant and a vineyard ...


  • Independent
  • No smoking
  • Local contact
  • Ecological
  • Safe for small children
  • Dishwasher
  • Washing machine
  • Tumble dryer
  • Iron
  • Vegetable garden
  • Cot
  • High chair
  • TV
  • Internet
  • Fireplace
  • Hair dryer
  • Bath
  • Airconditioning
  • With swimming pool
  • Heated pool
  • Private pool


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For lovers of calm and nature, surrounded by meadows and grove, a beautiful 18th century farmhouse, full of charm, situated overlooking a valley with horses in a fenced meadow along the lodge. A beautiful package offering luxurious comfort with heated salt-water swimming-pool, 4 bedrooms and 3 bathrooms. The farm is situated right in the center of the Troubadours region, dominated by the famous Castle of Hautefort and the Valley of the river Auvezère, where also the Benedictine Abbey of Tourtoirac from the 11th century is site. The property is situated just 30 km from the famous Lascaux Caves and close to Sarlat, the Dordogne Valley and its famous castles.

  • Rural
  • Hilly
  • Meadows and woodland

Restaurants, food & wine

Please see my website :

From the Ferme d'Araucanie discover all the treasures and magic of Périgord ...
Patrimoine mondial de l'humanité

Grottes de Lascaux : one of the most important Paléolithic painted cave in the world :

Les Eyzies, berceau de l'homme de Cro-Magnon, Musée de la Préhistoire :

Vallée de la Vézère :

Vallée de l'Auvezère
Auvézère rivière du Périgord Vert :

Circuit de grottes

Grottes de Tourtoirac :

Grottes de Rouffignac :

Grottes de Lacave :

Gouffre de Padirac :

Châteaux du Périgord

Château de Hautefort :

Château d'Excideuil :

Château de Jumilhac :

Château de Beynac :

Château de Castelnaud :

Château des Milandes :

Château de l'Herm et la Forêt Barade (Jacquou le Croquant) Lieux mythiques rendus célèbres par la littérature et le cinéma :

Forteresse de Commarque :


Musée des Rois d'Araucanie :

Musée de la Médecine / Hospice de Hautefort :

Les Forges de Savignac-Lédrier :

Les Papeteries de Vaux :

Le Musée du Chai de Lardimalie :

Lieux d'exception

Chateau de la Treyne :

Les Jardins du Manoir d'Eyrignac :

Sarlat :

Rocamadour :


Festival de la Vézère :

Office de tourisme :

Office de Tourisme de Hautefort :

Office de Tourisme de Périgueux :

See more on my website :


Swimming, lovely walks around in the countryside, visits of medieval tresories, old churches .... For more information please see my website :

  • Bicycle
  • Near hiking trails
  • Near ATB trails
  • Near riding

Further remarks

All in a restful colour, the curtains are in linen and the beds of high quality. Particular care has been made in the design of the bathrooms : a basin made out of a rock, another fitted in a tree trunk. All the taps are of best quality.

More information on my website :

Additional price info and offers

Araucanie 2015 Rates:
A classified 5 star (*****) lodge since January 2010

Those rates are WEEKLY


- FROM 28 MARCH TO 30 MAY : 1.600 €
- FROM 30 MAY TO 04 JULY : 2.200 €
- FROM 04 JULY TO 11 JULY : 2.650 €
- FROM 11 JULY TO 25 JULY : 2.950 €
- FROM 25 JULY TO 29 AUGUST : 3.950 €
- FROM 29 AUGUST TO 26 SEPTEMBER : 2.200 €

BETWEEN 03/10/14 AND 28/03/15 : Please contact me

EASTER HOLIDAYS : 2.200 € weekly

ALL SAINTS'DAY : 1.650 € weekly




* Water, electricity, central heating, chimney wood, taxes
* Wifi internet connection
* Regional library, also including CD and DVD
* Sheets (beds are made upon your arrival), towels including pool towels, dressing gowns and kitchen towels
* House cleaning at the end of your stay
* Up keeping of garden and pool
* In order to make your stay as enjoyable and easy as possible, and in respect of nature, all cleaning products are bio-degradable and included in the rent
* In the house, you will find all basic products (sugar, salt, pepper, oil, vinegard, coffee, tea) in order to start your stay without any stress. However, please do not forget to bring along your Nespresso capsules for the Nespresso coffee machine.

Down payment : 30% at the reservation and the balance upon arrival.

Guarantee : A guarantee of 1.500 euros is requested, which will be refunded after the inventory of fixtures one day after departure.

Shoud you wish so, we can put cleaning personnel at your disposal for an hourly rate of 22 euros.

Price includes

  • Cleaning fee, Towels, Bed linen

Price exclusive

  • Safety deposit € 1 500.00

Availability of 'La Ferme d'Araucanie'

Marie-Isabelle Van Hove has last updated the calendar on 14 Jan 2019

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Visitors of La Ferme d'Araucanie evaluate this property in the past 4 years with an average of:

Visited in May 2016

C'est très rare de voir une maison de location aussi raffinée. Tout a été pensé, rien n'a été laissé au hasard, le raffinement est dans tous les détails. C'est une propriété digne d'un magazine de décoration. Nous avons été sous le charme d'une semaine inoubliable. On ne sent pas floué comme c'est le cas très souvent lorsqu'on loue des maisons à la semaine. Que dire de plus ? Merci pour ce séjour.

Visited in June 2015

Fantastisch verlof gehad. Paradijs op aarde! Vanaf ons aankomst tot ons vertrek is alles afgelopen zoals een droom. Marie-Isabelle kent er iets van om mensen te ontvangen. Een aanrader. Wij keren alvast terug volgend jaar. Karen de Grave


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