What to expect from a holiday at La Petite Maison

Someone asked me recently about what they could expect from a holiday at La Petite Maison, having never visited this part of the world before. Life in the Dordogne is far removed from the hubbub, traffic and noise of ‘normal life’ – which is what we believe offers visitors a very special experience. The great…

Last minute special offer

Feeling the need for some peace and quiet? Escape the commute and enjoy the tranquility of beautiful Dordogne countryside. Book La Petite Maison from Saturday 5 May to Saturday 12 May, and receive a 25% discount on the price. Just €525 for 7 nights. Find out more about this 3-bed riverside stone cottage and then…

We are LGBT-friendly

We signed up to Misterb&b this morning – the gay-friendly rental service that is similar to Airb&b. Misterb&b was launched in 2014 after its co-founder Matthieu Jost had had several uncomfortable experiences renting accommodation where the owners had not been very welcoming. It provides gay men with a list of places that are accepting of…

La Petite Maison at Moulin du Pont

This 200-year-old cottage is nestled in the midst of sunflower fields and rolling hills. Recently refurbished, modern appliances and new furnishings complement the many original features the building offers and create a comfortable space for up to 6 adults. This is a place that allows you to get away from the hustle and bustle. Explore…

Things to do

You will not be short of things to do while staying at La Petite Maison. Here’s a list of some of the options available, both on site and nearby… On site at La Petite Maison – Sun bathing – Relaxing in the garden with a glass of something chilled – Reading that book you’ve been…

The bedrooms

Soft pillows and quilts, comfy mattresses… A good night’s sleep for our guests is our top priority. All three bedrooms come with space to hang and store your clothes. All linen is provided as standard. Bedroom 1: double Bedroom 2: double Bedroom 3: twin

The dining kitchen

We have completely renovated the kitchen and dining area, and installed a new kitchen, new appliances and fully stocked cupboards with all the cooking implements you are likely to need. For al fresco dining, a BBQ is also available.

The living area

When this cottage was first built more than 200 years ago, it was used as the living accommodation for the mill owner. Over the years, it has been extended but you can still see many of the original features: the huge open fire; the stove and the sink.  

The bathroom

As with the kitchen, the bathroom has been completely overhauled and installed with new appliances. Soft white towels and toilet roll are provided as standard for all guests.

The outside areas

La Petite Maison is located within the grounds of Moulin du Pont, an old watermill that was once used to mill the flour used by the local boulangeries. There is a large riverside garden with a small orchard, several barns and outbuildings, and a small island. Guests have access to their own private veranda that…