Truly french art de vivre at 'Le Maine'
Le Maine is a Chartreuse built in 1702 in the very heart of Dordogne, France.
Brimming with character, with its pigeonnier and outbuildings, Le Maine is nestled in 67 acres of park, meadows and woods.
In this authentic property with a private pool, you can rent for your holidays la Maison de Marc which is the ancient farmhouse. This independent holiday home offers a high standard of accommodation (ranked four stars) for 2 to 4 guests.
Wonderfully located in the centre of the Dordogne, on the Auvezere riverside, it is the perfect place for great holidays, where you can blend visits of the most impressive sites of the Perigord, sports activities, discovery of french gastronomy and wines, and peaceful days in a bucolic atmosphere.
The surrounding park offers the guests a vegetable garden with rose-trees on ancient arches, woods crossed with footpaths, several hidden « black diamond » plantations and a meadow on the riverbank. Here, everything breathes of harmony and beauty.
The estate is located on the outskirts of Cubjac, a picturesque village with nice old houses, a stone bridge on the river, shops and a country market on Fridays.
Le Maine has the advantage of being in the centre of the Dordogne, between the worldwide renowned prehistoric painted caves of Lascaux, the city of Perigueux the medieval-Renaissance capital of the Perigord, and the magnificent château de Hautefort.
We are living in the main house and we let la Maison de Marc for your holidays.
We shall be glad to welcome you to our family house to share with you happiness and harmony, simple art-de-vivre in a peaceful and bucolic atmosphere which was the ground concept of chartreuses in the middle of the 17th century.
We invite you to embrace the genuine charm of the Dordogne which the American writer Henry Miller described as the nearest thing to Paradise on earth : « France may one day exist no more, but the Dordogne will live on just as dreams live on and nourish the souls of men. »
The gite : La Maison de Marc
The independent holiday house is the ancient farmhouse of Le Maine and accommodates 2 to 4 persons. We have completely and tastefully renovated the farmhouse, saving most of the original features to keep its genuine charm, and we have equipped it with the most modern facilities of the highest quality.
Standing by the woods, this south-facing farmhouse has a flowered private garden and is separated from the main house by a large wooded garden which provides each house complete privacy.
This holiday home offers a living room, a dining room-kitchen, a masters bedroom, a twin bedroom, a bathroom and a separate toilet/WC.
Around Le Maine
Around Le Maine, go in search of 82 000 years of history of mankind and explore the 1001 castles of the Dordogne set in magnificent landscapes.
Wed be happy to help you choose your personal itinerary among thousands and thousands of prehistoric, historic, natural and gastronomic treasures!
Welcome in the Dordogne ! Catherine et Maxence.