Le Cuvier de Saint-Martin

Holiday rental in the Lot from 2 to 10 people :

The Dordogne  Valley  de la Dordogne certified Art and History country, 5 of the most beautiful villages in France, 6 castles , 5 underground cavities,  1 Unesco's Geoparc , 3 sensitive natural areas  and 1 Nature Reserve.

Here you are looking for the ideal place for your holidays. Bravo,you have already chosen the best destination ! The Dordogne valley has an infinite amount of heritage treasures and an unspoiled environment, so that it will impossible for you to see all in such a short time.

One night starts from 10,5 €/pers at less than 30 km (18 miles) of Rocamadour.


The task now is to find the accomodation that will fit  to your family or friends. There are loads of propositions but you cannot afford to be wrong about the location you'll probably want to leave your car in order to break from your daily routines. You'll want also place to feel comfortable to relax and at the same time a place to share some very good times with loved ones. All of this, of course  without spending a fortune so as to save money for extras like a good meal with foie-gras, an open-air show or a plan to canoe on the river Dordogne.


Vue depuis le Cuvier de St Martin
Vue depuis le Cuvier de St Martin

A privileged place, a stone's throw from the river Dordogne, an ideal location for a car free stay.


The Cuvier de St Martin is located in the heart of the Dordogne valley for holidays with family or friends in a peaceful hamlet above a wonderful landscape.

We welcome you in our traditional house which dates from 1840, 120 m2 just for you and lot of places outside to make you feel confortable and to enjoy the quietness and the charm of our countryside for short or long stays. For a car free stay have a look here.



Best accomadation in Prudhomat and  5/5 on Tripadvisor, We're here to help you with all your holiday needs.


The good feedback from our customers will reassure you, I promise to make you my famous cookies  !

We are going to live under  the same roof so let's share ! we will give you our recommendations, the good places to eat, top deals for your activities, de best routes, what to see or do depending on the composition of the group, according to the weather or your expectations.

For me, Mélissa, it's a easy as I work already more than 20 years as a free-lance guide. I know the tourist spots and I know how to make the most of them without the crowds or lost too much time to park your car...

For all that the organisation of our house will alow you to be completely independent so your intimacy will be preserved.


The castle of  Castelnau-Bretenoux one of the most preserved fortified castle in Europe open all year round like the Cuvier de St Martin !


Here you are in Prudhomat,  typical  village with a rich historical heritage (5 churches and a medieval castle)when leaving the village, to take the direction of St Martin des Bois, you will realize the huge size of the castle of Castelnau. This remarkable medieval stronghold will become for sure the place for your little stroles or a diner place at the bottom of the ramparts to enjoy wonderful sunsets above the river Dordogne.





St Martin des Bois,a peaceful hamlet of less than sixty inhabitants at less than 5 mn from
all the businesses.



From St Martin des Bois, you will get into our backyard and June our affectionate dog will be your  first contact just before we'll arrive. We will invite you to leave your car under our hangar. Once everyone will get off the car and pat the dog a last time, you'll enter into your holiday house by the traditional staircase named here "bolet".


The decoration is in a refined simple style which a mix of modern comfort and natural materials in line with this house transmitted through 5 generations.  With the kitchenette everything you need to prepare your meals is provided.

3 bedrooms, 3 ambiances for the 3 landscapes of the Dordogne valley.



The first bedroom is easily accessible from the entrance, it's the cooler of the house but extremely luminous with its two large windows. It will be the perfect parental room with its contiguous shower and separated toilet. 


A l’étage, à partir du palier équipé d’un wc, deux chambres sont à votre disposition. La chambre Causse avec ses 2 fenêtres peut être configurée en suite familiale avec un lit 180 cm et 2 lits 90cm ou en petit dortoir avec 4 lits 90 cm. Elle possède sa salle de douche aux couleurs douces du Causse, une table, 4 chaises et une série de rangements avec penderie.


La chambre Ségala aux tons de bois sombres et la salle de douche ardoise vous plonge dans l’ambiance des contreforts du Massif Central. Elle aussi peut avoir deux configurations : suite familiale avec un lit 180 cm et 2 lits 90cm ou en petit dortoir avec 4 lits 90 cm pour les enfants. 4 chaises et une table en noyer complète le mobilier ainsi qu’une penderie-dressing.

An exceptional panorama in a quiet environment


La situation de notre maison sur une parcelle de plus de 2 hectares, au bout du plateau au-dessus de la vallée de la Dordogne et face au Causse, vous assurera un séjour reposant.


Les espaces extérieurs : la cour, le jardin, la salle de jeux et la cuisine d’été vous permettront de passer à tous de bons moments face à la belle campagne lotoise. La proximité de la salle de jeu couverte et de la cuisine d’été vous laissera la possibilité de cuisiner pendant que les petits ou les grands s’amusent juste à côté de vous.

Some last pictures...

Mélissa Ayroles

Saint Martin des Bois                     46130 Prudhomat                     

Tél : 05 65 38 63 34 

                     06 31 04 64 68

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