Welcome to our luxury holiday gites!

Luxury Holiday Cottage and Gite Rental in the Heart of the Dordogne

Opening for 2017 season: luxury holiday accommodation comprising of 2 different GITES on one gorgeous, rural site in the hamlet of Les Cabanes near Nabirat, in the famed Perigord Noir area of the Dordogne.  Just 20 minutes from the medieval town of SARLAT, you will be spoiled with lovely rolling views, fantastic world-class heritage sites on your doorstep, and all amid total peace and tranquillity. 

There are 'hotspots' in the Dordogne and we are definitely in one of those- the choice is yours- total relaxation in our rural setting or, in just a few minutes, you can be at some of the best tourist sites that the Dordogne has to offer!  Domme, La Roque- Gageac, Beynac-et-Cazenac, Montfort...the list goes on!

Three of the best châteaux are within 15 minutes of the gite: Château de Castelnaud, Château de Beynac and the former home of Josephine Baker, Château des Milandes. (see our Local Area page for ideas, distances and links)  Check out this Trip Advisor Map to see at a glance the wealth of activities that are around us: Trip Advisor Map of Most popular Activities in the Dordogne

"The Golden Triangle of the Dordogne Valley" is made up of 7 towns of Domme, Cénac, Castelnaud-la-Chapelle, Vitrac, La-Roque-Gageac, Vézac y Beynac-et-Cazenac, 4 of these are classed as 'les plus Beaux villages de France'" the minister for the Dordogne.                                                                   All of these towns are within 15/20 minutes of La Balade Au Bois!

Choose from our two lovely gites…. or why not take them both for a large family event?

Le Chataignier - 5 bedroom gite (up to 12 people)

Le Noyer - 3 bedroom gite  (up to 8 people)

The two gites are part of a farmhouse and barn renovation which is set in the hamlet of Les Cabanes (co-ordinates:44.773125, 1.288016) in the commune of Nabirat.  The gites have been beautifully renovated and furnished to a very high standard to give our guests a real home from home here in the glorious Dordogne. Each gite  has access to its own private terrace and garden area complete with BBQ and lounge furniture.  

On site, for both gites to enjoy, we have a wonderful 11m x 5m swimming pool with pool side loungers, its own covered seating and dining area complete with stone BBQ and rattan sofas.  The gardens are extensive and give a wonderful area to enjoy and play.  Adjoining the hamlet is a lovely forest area just perfect for an evening stroll- this is where you leave the rat race behind!

The owners, Paul and Jane, who live discreetly on site, would love to welcome you to La Balade Au Bois and help to create your perfect holiday stay.  They have been coming here for years and it has never failed to fill them with a wonderful sense of peace and repose and they just know that it will do the same for you.

  • Perfectly located to take advantage of all the tourist sites of The Dordogne
  • Peace and tranquillity in a 'get away from it all' holiday
  • Beautifully furnished to a high standard
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