The nearest village is Villetoureix, 1.5 miles/2.4km away, with its bar/restaurant and village shop with daily bread deliveries. The town of Ribérac is 3 miles/5km away, with its 12th century church, several supermarkets, shops, bars, restaurants, banks, doctors, dentists, pharmacies, and its famous weekly market. There is plenty to see and do in the area: tennis courts in Villetoureix and Ribérac, horse riding in Villetoureix, fishing & canoeing in Ribérac, many off-road bike routes and walks.
River beaches at various locations nearby (Aubeterre, Tocane, Lisle etc) as well as the lake at La Jemaye (20 minutes), where there is a sandy beach and roped off supervised area which is ideal for young children to go paddling. There is also free canoeing during July and August, plus plenty of paths for walking in the surrounding forests.
There are two golf couses close by which have been highly recommended by previous guests: a Public Golf course at Perigueux (20 minutes away) and a private course at Aubeterre (25 minutes away). There is also another course at Le Chateau de Vigiers, Monestier, near to Bergerac (1h15). So well worth bringing your clubs!