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at le mas & le mazet

Le Mas is an award-winning 16th century 5-bedroom farmhouse and Le Mazet a cottage perfect for a two,
which can also be rented together for up to 13 guests. They are situated near Monpazier, only 35 minutes from Bergerac Airport.
Le Mas & Le Mazet are the perfect base to explore all the castles, markets, prehistoric caves, wineries and restaurants that the Dordogne has to offer.

Le Mas

Le Mas is a characterful farmhouse with 5 bedrooms each with an en suite bathrooms, accommodating up to 10 people. Alternatively, Le Mas can be rented together with Le Mazet for up to 13 people.

The summer kitchen looks out over your own private, heated, saltwater swimming pool and the stunning Dordogne countryside. It has a gas barbecue, a table seating 12 and a sun terrace scented with jasmine. The garden offers space to play, relax, enjoy the sun and beautiful roses, wisteria, lavender and mature trees.

Inside Le Mas there is a large family kitchen and comfortable sitting room, both with huge fireplaces. The house is well-equipped and comes with WiFi, satellite flat screen TV, portable speaker, dishwasher, washing machine, central heating, table tennis, a pétanque court; all bed-linen and towels are provided.

Le Mas has been awarded 5-stars and is described by The Telegraph as a “luxurious rural retreat…superb”. We can arrange for a private chef to cook for you, wine tasting, morning deliveries from the baker and lots more, to make your holiday perfect.

Le Mazet

Le Mazet is a charming detached cottage with 1 bedroom with an en suite bathroom, sleeping 2 people. There is a sitting room with open kitchen on the upper ground floor and the bedroom and bathroom on the lower ground floor.

The views from the cottage and its private garden, across the valley to the village church and chateau are glorious. Le Mazet does not have use of the pool, but does have sun loungers, parasol, charcoal barbecue, table and chairs in the garden to enjoy yourselves. Lavender grows at the base of the walls, with fragrant roses and jasmine climbing up them.

Inside there is a double-height sitting room with stone walls, beams and a large fireplace with wood-burner. The open kitchen is well-equipped and there is WiFi, satellite flat screen TV, portable speaker, dishwasher, washing machine, heating throughout, table tennis,  pétanque court, and all bed-linen and towels are provided.

Le Mazet has 4-stars, described by The Times as a ”cosy cottage”. We can arrange for pre-prepared meals to await your arrival, massages, morning deliveries from the baker and lots more.

COVID-19 cancellation policy

If, due to COVID-19, the French government either closes Le Mas & Le Mazet or restricts travel in France for the reason of going on holiday, then you can either rebook or receive a full refund, whichever you prefer.

What others say about Le Mas & Le Mazet:

Le Mas has been awarded 5-stars and Le Mazet 4-stars by the Dordogne Perigord Tourist Board. Of the 2,157 gîtes in the Dordogne, only 13 have 5-stars and 233 have 4-stars. 

The Daily Telegraph came to stay and awarded us 9/10, concluding that “Le Mas & Le Mazet is a luxurious rural retreat for nature lovers, peace seekers and bon vivants”.

You can read reviews from previous guests on Sawday’s for Le Mas and Le Mazet.

The Times included Le Mas in their 50 French Best Holidays in 2019 and Le Mazet in an article about the Dordogne in 2019.

LUXLife awarded us 2020 Best Luxury Rental Accommodation in France

Members of Stay One Degree voted us in their Top 10 Homes in France in 2020.

Kid & Coe chose Le Mas to be in their top 5 dream vacation homes for 2020

Sawday’s included us in their
30 ‘why wait?’ places for 2021
and their
30 most popular places for 2020.

Blog about the Dordogne and Le Mas & Le Mazet

antique-hunting in the dordogne
Drive anywhere in the Dordogne region of France and you will see flyers advertising a local “brocante” or “vide- grenier” offering up some wonderful antique finds. My first job was as an auctioneer in the UK, running the fortnightly general sales. Everything would come into the saleroom, and from there be valued and either sold in the general sale or in a specialist sale. …
test guests at le mas & le mazet
In the past 3 weeks, 20 friends have come to stay at Le Mas as test guests. They ignored the builders (and us!) and put the house through its paces – trying out all the bedrooms, showers and baths, cooking in the kitchen, lying in the sun and jumping in the pool, visiting local tourist attractions and restaurants. At the end of their stay …
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