See how our previous guests have rated their stay at La Roussille........

Thank you so much for creating such a wonderful family place to stay. The attention to detail is fantastic and the gite is so well equipped. We love Oak Barn and will definitely be recommending to others and be back ourselves soon!

Greg & Angela Bramhall, 

We had a very pleasant stay. The gîte is beautiful, tastefully decorated and very well equipped. Paul and Lara have a real eye for detail. An exceptional place to go green and rest! To discover without hesitation!
Thank you very much for this beautiful weekend at your property! A little corner of paradise that warmed our hearts during this exceptional period. Take care and happy New Year 2021."

[French translation]: Nous avons passé un séjour très agréable. Le gîte est magnifique, décoré avec beaucoup de goût et très bien équipé. Paul et Lara ont vraiment le sens du détail. Un cadre exceptionnel pour se mettre au vert et se reposer ! A découvrir sans hésiter !
“Merci infiniment pour ce beau week end au sein de votre propriété ! Un petit coin de paradis qui a réchauffé nos cœurs en cette période exceptionnelle. Prenez soin de vous et bonne année 2021.”

Damien Fonty, 

La Roussille is the most beautiful place. We stayed there earlier this year, lucky to make it due to Covid and had an amazing time. The local area is beautiful. The barns are spacious and very well appointed and it is so peaceful and relaxing. We spent each evening sitting outside enjoying the peace and quiet with a glass of wine. The owners, Lara and Paul, are very friendly and helpful and can’t do enough for you. I can’t recommend the place enough. We really hope to go again.


We’ve had a fabulous time at La Roussille. We stayed because we were en route from the UK to Monaco and wanted to break the journey.

We stayed for 5 nights and now wish we’d planned for much longer.

Due to its location, it is very tranquil with the only noise being from local wildlife. This made it a very relaxing time.

The facilities are first class and the gite was equipped with everything (and more) than we have at home.

Lara and Paul were excellent hosts and provided us with recommendations and information about the area. They were there for everything we needed yet allowed us our privacy to enjoy the facilities, grounds and our downtime.

Due to its remote location it is not a place to get a taxi to go for a meal out, so eating out means driving. Therefore, we had lunch out every day and then made dinner at La Roussille. This worked well because of the facilities in the gite and it’s a great place to have a bar-b-q and eat outside. This also allowed us to enjoy the choice of food, cheeses, wines, etc from local shops and markets.

This was our first visit to the Dordogne region of France. It offers a wealth of places to visit. There are numerous tourist hotspots, such as châteaux and towns with many sights and restaurants that are within easy reach by car. These are set amongst beautiful countryside, forests and villages.

We enjoyed it so much we are very tempted to leave the UK and move to the area, though finding somewhere as beautiful and well equipped as La Roussille would be difficult.

Simon C, London, 

Thanks for the hospitality in your very beautiful gite. We loved our stay and felt really welcome, the peace and the nature, it is overwhelming. Thanks again. I am going to recommend your gite to my friends.

Stefan & Marianne , 

Nous avons passe un tres beau sejour dans cette agreable maison. Merci a Paul et Lara pour les equipement bebe. Le maison est comfortable bien dicois et on s'y sent vite comme a la maison mais en beaucoup plus calme.
(Translation: We spent a very nice stay in this pleasant house. Thanks to Paul and Lara for the baby equipment. The house is very comfortable and we feel at home here but much quieter.)

Nicolas, Lea, Charlie de Paris, 

Bravo a Lara et Paul pour leur magnifique gite decore aves gout bien equipe. Nous avons passe un sejour tres agriable en famille.
(Translation: Congratulations to Lara and Paul for their magnificent tastefully decorated and well equipped gite. We spent a very pleasant stay with the family.)

Severine et Eric Personnaz, 

We rented Oak Barn for 6 days in late December for a cosy winter break in the Dordogne region.

This well equipped gite is situated in a beautiful landscape, very secluded and surrounded by lovely countryside.

The rooms and beds were very comfortable and we spent a lot of time relaxing here. Very clean and well decorated.

The owners Paul & Lara were very friendly and accommodating. They gave us some useful information on nearby places to visit which included some beautiful towns, walks, and a visit to the amazing Tourtoirac caves.

Overall, a wonderful holiday cottage and we will definitely look to stay here again.

Ryan H, 

What a fantastic place to spend some quality time relaxing. The gite was furnished to a high standard and the host’s were more than welcoming, nothing was to much trouble . Nestled away in a beautiful valley surrounded by fields and woodland, a great base to explore this part of France. Will definitely be back and would have no hesitation on recommending this to family and friends.

Karen Harrild, 

We stayed in the Oak Barn cottage from 28th Dec - 2nd Jan for a post-Xmas getaway. The accommodation, location and overall experience was absolutely spot on!

The rooms were immaculate and clearly maintained to a very high standard.
The decor was both comfortable and homely with a collection of quirky antiques amongst modern amenities.

Our hosts Lara and Paul greeted us on arrival and were very helpful during our stay, they recommended some beautiful walks and were very knowledgeable on the local area.

Standout features included a gorgeous view from the bedroom windows, the snug wood burner, and a quintessential french experience. We had beautiful clear nights for star gazing followed by sunny days on the balcony watching our hosts’ adorable cats roaming the garden.

Staying here amongst the stunning french countryside was a pleasure, and we can’t wait to return in the summer.

Amber N, 

Parfait, exceptionnel, les hôtes très accueillant et très disponible,ne rien changer. (booked via airbnb)
(Translation: Perfect, exceptional, the hosts very welcoming and very available, do not change anything.)
Month of visit: 2-4 January 2020.

Chapuis family,