Jazz it up in the Dordogne

Spring means jazz in the Dordogne, with March opening the new season of Jazz en chai — staged March to November in the chais (wine cellar) of Bergerac wine growers.

Here we pick four properties close to hand.

Reduced in price by nearly €150,000 this is a beautiful pale-blue shuttered eight-bedroom maison de maitre with a pool and hammam in Bergerac.–france

In the historcal centre of Bergerac, this seven-bed three-storey towmhouse with a pool could make a great B&B.–france

Thirty minutes from Bergerac, this is a charming three-bed stone property with a pool and beautiful views – for only £250k.–france

Oozing charm and character, this five-bed detached stone house comes with a one-bed gite tower – in Beaupouyet.–france