The Manoir de Malagorse is situated in the rolling countryside of the Lot , on the outskirts of the tiny village of Rignac.The delightful medieval village of Martel is 10 minutes drive away and Show more descriptionoffers a charming selection of restaurants and shops.The Manoir is ideally located to visit both the valley of the Dordogne ( Sarlat, Domme, Manoir de Eyrignac, Chateau de Beynac……)and the historic sites of the Lot ( Rocamadour, Gouffre de Padirac, Carennac……..)The Manoir is diffused with light and filled with furniture and objects Anna and Abel have discovered in local Brocante markets. The kitchen is the heart of the house , the handmade immense cooking range is the highlight and the huge farmhouse table is used to host fantastic evenings when the weather doesn’t allow alfresco dinning. Breakfast, is a sumptuous affair of fresh juice, fruit, homemade yogurts and musli, freshly baked croissants and brioche, homemade jams and aromatic coffees and teas.Dinner is a four course meal served outside in the courtyard if the weather allows. Anna prides herself in delightful table settings, with crisp antique linen, fresh flowers and lots of candles.Abel favours the freshest produce, light aromatic flavours with a hint from Provence. For example, a menu could be, Rémoulade de Celeri au vinagre de Truffe, Filet de Perche au gingembre et huile de sésame, Rocamadour aux pommes vertes et miel and to finish Tarte fine aux pommes et glace aux pruneaux. Interesting regional wines are carefully selected to complement each meal and an extensive à la carte wine list is also available.Exciting vegetarians menus are available and children can have an earlier tea ( not chicken nuggets unless requested!) if preferred.The living room is a great place to unwind, curl up with a book in a leather armchair and browse through an interesting selection of coffee books.The Manoir offers a choice of five individually designed bedrooms, thoughtfully decorated with sumptuous French fabrics and locally sourced furnishings. The rooms vary in size and character , they all offer the comforts of home, with fresh garden flowers, crisp white bedlinen, fluffy bathrobes and delicious toiletries from Coté Bastide.Chambre Bleuet This exceptionally spacious room with double bed is located on the second floor .Dramatic high ceilings and wooden beams gives this room a unique atmosphere. Décor is muted linens with splashes of French blue and soft drapes.Chambre Jonquille Beautifully proportioned twin-bedded room which can also be made into a double. Located on the second floor.An extremely atmospheric room with its intricate beamed ceiling and wrought-iron day bed. The lightness of this room is enhanced by its soft, pale yellow and taupe furnishingsChambre Coquilicot An exceptionally large, light, and spacious double bedroom located on the first floor of Le Manoir. Features an adjoining dressing room equipped with single bed suitable for family use.Ensuite bathroom with shower (no bath). Sofa, fireplace and writing desk.A warm room with chestnut floors, cosy fireplace, white linen fabrics with touches of red.Chambre Violette. This double bedroom is flooded with light and located on the first floor of the main house. Ensuite bathroom with integrated shower and bath. Sofa and fireplace. A peaceful and relaxing room, decorated in soft, muted greys and violets.Four à Pain ( The Bakery)The original bakery for the domaine is independent to the main house and is full of original features including the huge vaulted oven. The floor is layed with antique terracotta tiles and whilst lying in bed you can admire the oak beamed roof structure. The Manoir is set in 3 hectares of peaceful countryside with wonderful views. The swimming pool is located in a large meadow and surrounded with comfortable teak sunbeds. An elevated terrace with relaxed teak furniture is a wonderful spot for afternoon tea or an early aperitif.There is a wealth of sporting activities available within a short distance of the Manoir.For example,Canoeing, Hire a canoe and paddle down the Dordogne River (June-September), taking in numerous historic sites and the surrounding scenery. For the foodies , Anna and Abel can meet you halfway with a gastronomic picnic. The Area The possibilities are endless, as the region is very rich in historical sites and areas of natural beauty.The most popular chateau in the region include Chateau Castelnaud and Beynac.Other nearby attractions include the prehistoric caves Les Grottes de Cazelle and Gouffre de Padirac, a mysterious river navigation 103 metres underground. The medieval towns of Sarlat and Domme can be visited on a wonderful route around the valley of the Dordogne passing the spectacular Chateau de Montfort.The famous village of Rocamadour built into the cliffside is an essential visit. Off the tourist route the villages of Carennac, Floriac and Creysse are a delight.For keen gardeners there is a wonderful range of gardens to visit . Les Jardins du Manoir d'Eyrignac, outstanding in both beauty and design. Les Jardins du Chateau de Marqueyssac, boasts over 150 boxwoods and spectacular views of castles andvillages.Les Jardins de L'Imaginaire Terrasson, a flower and water garden depicting fairytales and legends. LesJardins du Chateau de Hautefort, imposing gardens combining medieval fortifications with a classical construction dating back to 1630. For wine lovers, Abel can advise on which vineyards to visit in Cahor or he could arrange a private tour for you.For children, the animal park at Gramat is always a winner or perhaps the prehistoric park in Rocamadour. Inés and Louis have tested them all, so ask them what to do!Advice is always at hand to guide you around the region.
Holiday Rental Description:
Le Loft de Malagorse
New barn renovation of 110m2 situated within the courtyard of Malagorse.
Comprising of, on the ground floor:
Fully equipped kitchen, dining space.
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Private terrace leading into the garden.
On the 1st floor:
2 Bedrooms, one with a rolltop bath & walk in shower the other with a large walk in shower.
Large open plan living area.
Fresh bread & croissants delivered each morning.
Possibility to have breakfast at the Manoir for 15 euros per person.
Prices:Prices may vary depending on the season. Please check with the owner.
|Daily Price||Weekly Price|
|Room (2 pers.)||130 - 185||-|
|Room (3 pers.)||200 - 240||-|
|Apart.||220 - 310||-|
|House.||- 480||1880 - 2880|