The Atelier Stone Barn in Medieval Village, Dordogne Valley.
Come and experience life in a typically beautiful French village close to the banks of the Dordogne River. Stay in our lovely Gite in Tremolat which is a medieval village on the Pilgrim Route to Compostela and has the typical ancient stone buildings that the area is famous for.
Our holiday home – The Atelier is located down a lane close to the village square and within walking distance of the bars and restaurants.
The local bakery is just a short walk away through the church courtyard and where you can buy fresh baked croissants and pastries for your morning breakfast. Close by is the cafe bar where you can watch the world go by while enjoying a cup of coffee and where you are welcome to sit and eat your fresh pastries in the morning, It is also a restaurant where you can enjoy a good meal at lunch or in the evenings with a nice cool beer or a glass of local wine.
The river is a 15 minute walk away and has a lovely green space for picnics and leisure. Hire a canoe or a paddle boat or even book a waterski session!
On Tuesday we have a small market on the village square where you can buy fresh vegetables and local delicacies like cheese and strawberries.
Within driving distance there is so much to see and do. Visit a chateau. Take a wine tour. Book a flight over the region for a birds eye view of the lovely countryside. Take a riverboat trip or go up in a hot air balloon! Explore any number of beautiful villages and bastide towns with their weekly markets, restaurants and shops. Book a gastro lunch at the famous Michelin restaurant just at the end of our lane. Or just laze by the pool with a good bookThe Atelier is an ancient stone barn with an interesting history. In the olden days, when the Church was an Abbey and the Monks lived in the building opposite, this barn was the carpentry workshop.
It is set back from a quiet lane just off the village square in the beautiful and picturesque medieval village of Tremolat which is on the Dordogne river between Sarlat and Bergerac.
It is perfectly placed to visit all the prehistoric sites, vineyards, chateaux and great restaurants which abound in this region and yet a peaceful retreat at the end of the day.
There is a 5.5m by 3.5m pool just off the terrace.
Fully renovated in 2017 the house has an open plan Living/Dining/Kitchen with air conditioning for those extra hot days. There is a flat screen TV with satellite receiver. We also offer WIFI internet connection and a chromecast for your Netflix (or other streaming) needs.
The kitchen has everything you need for a comfortable stay. With a gas hob, full size electric oven, coffee machine and a good size fridge freezer. There is a separate Utility room which houses the washing machine and a full sized dishwasher and has a downstairs loo. Also a “boot” room for storage of shoes and bags etc.
There are 2 comfortable double bedrooms both with private shower rooms. For your comfort we provide Egyptian cotton bedding, house and pool towels.
The garden offers a large terrace with an outside dining area and barbecue. The pool is just off the terrace. There is a large deck for sunbathing and 4 wooden loungers.
We offer an outside table and 4 chairs and there is a lounge set for your morning coffee!
Located just off the village square The Atelier is perfectly situated to enjoy all the local amenities. The famous Michelin starred restaurant Le Vieux Logis; is only 100 metres away!
For more food in the village we also have:
The excellent Bistrot de la Place (recommended in the red guide)
“Null Part Ailleurs” (translates as “none better”) bar and pizzeria.
In 2015 The Vieux Logis also opened “Les Tartines” – a snack bar with a difference – Their gourmet duck burgers come highly recommended!
There is also a bakery for fresh bread every day.
A short walk takes you to the river Dordogne for fishing, canoeing and water ski.
Nearest villages for shopping are Lalinde and Le Bugue – both a 12 minute drive away with good selection of supermarkets and shops and also a weekly market.