The Gite

The gite, set in the historic village of Carlux in the Dordogne region of France, is one of 12 privately owned cottage style gites.

Le Fuchsia is ideally suited for couples or young families.


Please note:  
Smoking is not permitted within Le Fuchsia.
We are unable to accept any pets.

The sunny seating area outside the gite.
The lounge area in the gite

An open plan layout makes it easy to move about.

The lounge area has two single sofa/beds either side of a coffee/ storage table.

A large TV with access to the full range of English and French channels, as well as a DVD player, are provided.

Free WIFI is also fully accessible in the gite.

The kitchen area includes a Butler-type sink with dual worktop areas.

A full range of crockery and cooking items is provided (the owners also use the Gite from time to time!)

Equipment provided includes:

  • Grill/Microwave
  • electric and gas kettles
  • Fridge/Freezer
  • 4 ring gas cooking stove.

An ironing board is also provided and there is a laundry facility on site.

The fully equipped gite kitchen
The dining area in the gite

The dining area has a large table with 4 chairs.

Heating is supplied by various wall heaters.


From the main living area there is a wide stair case leading up to a large mezzanine floor with room for a cot and or single folding bed (supplied).


Also on the ground floor there is an attractive shower area, vanity unit and separate WC.


The gite has an open plan dining and seating area

The large bedroom has a king size bed, and plenty of storage is offered by the triple wardrobe with built in drawers.

Either side of the bed are tables with lamps.

There is also a dressing table with several drawers and a swing mirror.



Patio doors lead from the property onto the gravel terrace with garden table and 4 chairs.

In addition there are 2 large recliners, and parasols provide some shade on the terrace.

There is a built-in BBQ to make the most of the al fresco lifestyle.

A further small garden, laid mostly to grass, has trees to provide extra shade if required.

The outside space is semi-secluded, and offers views over the beautiful 13th century historic village of Carlux.



There is a shared heated pool and young children's pool.

Other facilities include:

  • Badminton court
  • Young children's play area
  • Petanque area
  • Swings and slides
  • Small wood adventure trail.

The hamlet is very attractive and many clients have been coming for many years.