Dordogne is one of the largest and most rural departments of France and we’ve always had properties for sale in the Dordogne, from day one! The Dordogne is special to us as our first ever sale was a vineyard property in the Bergerac area, that was many years ago!
The Dordogne department in the southwestern area of France is and has always been very popular with overseas buyers, especially Brits. The relationship with ‘Dordogne-shire’ goes back a very long way when Périgord passed by right to English suzerainty all the way back in 1152 following the remarriage of Eleanor of Aquitaine.
The typical stone property in the Dordogne are called ‘Perigourdines’
The Dordogne is split in a four colorfully named sub-regions; the greener and quieter Perigord Vert in the north with Nontron as it’s main town, Perigord Blanc under which has the capital town of Perigueux, prefecture of the Dordogne, followed by Perigord pourpre further to the south with Bergerac as it’s main town, with budget flights to the UK, and also the lovely market towns of Eymet, Lalinde, Monpazier or Beaumont du Perigord, and lastly, the Perigord Noir ‘squeezed’ to the right with Sarlat as it’s main town.
The architecture of properties in the Dordogne is unique to the area, they are called ‘Perigourdines’. Given the rich history and heritage of the Dordogne, it’s easy to understand why there are so many property types, character, farm houses, castles, manor houses …. See our selection properties we currently have for sale in the Dordogne, mostly around Eymet, Issigeac, Bergerac, Castillonnes, Lalinde, Monpazier or Beaumont du Perigord…. The search for your home in the Dordogne and Perigord starts right here.