Archive for the ‘Limousin’ Category

Le Repaire ref : 6700219


Reference 6700219 Site Sleeps 26 Over 3 Properties

Amid forty acres sprawling over a hilltop above the Gartempe valley, Le Repaire is a classic French farm in a courtyard setting. The 19th Century stone and tiled roof barn has been sympathetically converted to provide three large holiday cottages (‘gîtes’), Hirondelle, Martinet and Gartempe.

Each gite offers luxurious and spacious accommodation, with attractive original stonework and exposed beams, tiled and wooden floors, and private gardens with patios and furniture.

The gites are beautifully decorated and furnished. Each also features gas central heating and double-glazed windows and doors for out of season comfort.

For those who like nothing better than lazing by a pool, Le Repaire features a large 12m x 6m floodlit salt water pool with semi-circular roman steps. Surrounding the pool is a tiled terrace with views over the valley and a full range of sunbathing, garden furniture, sun-shades and parasols. The pool is fenced to comply with French regulations.

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La Cour Au Soleil ref : 6700040

Our pretty Limousin house (sleeps 6) and romantic cottage (for two).

Reference 6700040 Property Sleeps 8

"The Sunny Courtyard" nestles in the middle of the tiny hamlet of Le Maisonniau, in the middle of the Pays des Feuillardiers on the Richard the Lionheart Route, close to the border with the Dordogne.People sometimes call this "Secret France" or "The Lake District of France".  The quiet "real France" pace of life, the hunderds of tiny lakes dotted all around, the many medieval castles to vist, the charming French neighbours, the miles of woodland walks and undulating roads for cycling, the preety house or the romantic bedroom in the cottage all combine to make the a get-away-from-it-all rlaxong and refressing holiday.Don’t take our word for it: see the journal entries of our previous guests on our website.Why not take the whole family: grandparents and grandchildren stay in the house while Mum and Dad enjoy romantic bliss next door in the cottage …
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La Retreat ref : 6700058


Reference 6700058 Site Sleeps 11 Over 2 Properties

Relax in the unspoilt countryside of the Limousin, especially at La Retreat where a haven of peace and tranquillity await you.

Both of our properties look out onto rolling countryside, and the grounds contain very mature trees including a magnificent walnut tree, which makes a wonderful spot for an evening sundowner!

The attractive town of St Yrieix la Perche is only 5km away, and has a number of fine restaurants to suit all tastes and budgets.  There are plenty of good supermarkets and also small specialist shops to browse around.  A general market takes place every two weeks on a Friday morning, with an abundance of excellent food stalls, fresh vegetables and clothes and crafts.

A large lake with a beach is only 5 minutes drive from La Retreat, this is a lovely place to picnic and the lake has a very safe swimming area for children. Both properties are available for holiday and long term lets.

Well behaved pets are welcome at La Retreat.


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Fleuret ref : 6700092


Reference 6700092 Property Sleeps 14

Dating back to 1640, Fleuret was originally a small hamlet, home to 12 families. Backed by vines, the magnificent red sandstone buildings are set in acres of meadow and woodland. Situated on a hilltop opposite the medieval village of Curemonte, the views are breathtaking.

  The property consists of the main house, cottage and barn.  There is a large 14 x 7 metre swimming pool, which can be floodlit at night. The shallow end is 1 metre, shelving to 1 metre 50, making ideal for both adults and children. Adjacent to the pool is the magnificent upper level of the barn, an ideal area for table tennis, billiards, table football or even a piano recital on the baby grand piano, and a shady place for children to play out of the sun.The buildings are situated in one hectare of grounds, providing ample space for games of boules, badminton, volleyball etc. The less energetic can simply relax with aperitifs as the sunsets over Curemonte. Landscaping has enhanced the feeling of space, providing terraced areas around the pool and houses.

  The main house  (sleeps 10) and cottage (sleeps 4) are available for rental, both houses having been restored to a high standard incorporating many original features such as stone walls, exposed beams and open fireplaces.
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Le Four Au Pain- The Bread Oven ref : 6700116

Self catering Country Cottage

Reference 6700116 Property Sleeps 6

LE FOUR AU PAIN – THE BREAD OVEN

SUPERB SELF-CATERING COUNTRY COTTAGE (GITE) IN THE HEART OF THE LIMOUSIN ‘PARC NATUREL’.

This 3 bedroom cottage with its original oak beams and panelled walls is the perfect place for a relaxing family holiday in the peace & quiet of the Limousin countryside. The master bedroom has within it the old bread oven –hence the name of the cottage – and there is a further double and twin bedroom.

Add to this a fitted, newly equipped kitchen, large lounge/dining room with comfortable leather furniture and huge dining table and chairs you’ll see why this is the place to base your holiday.

We are pleased to welcome families and can provide cots, highchairs etc. where required; children’s games, videos and DVDs are available in the cottage.

Garden furniture and a barbeque are in the large garden for your use.

 

 

We are 1 mile outside Treignac, the medieval village voted one of the most beautiful in France. The bakers, butchers, greengrocers, bars and bank are only 5 minutes away by car or a 20 minute walk through the woods. Treignac also has a famous choclaterie which must be visited!

The area is known as the French lake district and Treignac boasts a fine lake with a safe beach for even the youngest bathers and many water sports for those slightly older!

The area is renowned for walking with dozens of marked routes – from just a gentle stroll around the local chateau to serious hiking across forested hills. Wildlife abounds in the fields and woods surrounding the cottage – deer, foxes, badgers are regularly seen and wild boar (sanglier) have been heard in the woods (but not seen!).

 
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Maison Etoile ref : 6700138


Reference 6700138 Property Sleeps 6

Etoile is a  character farmhouse with a large private garden to the rear. It is situated at theedge of a hamlet in beautiful countryside above the village of St Laurent sur Gorre which is minutes away by car. Limoges is around 25 minutes away

The property has a large lounge with woodburning fire and satellite television and DVD.French Windows lead out to a covered Terrace with garden furniture

large fully equipped farmouse kitchen.

I kingsized bedroom with en suite shower room

1 double bedroom

1 twin room(bunk beds)

Family bathroom with seperate shower cubicle.

Linen and towels will be provided.

Special rates available for longterm lets. Please contact for futher information.


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Maison Petit Chatenet ref : 6700150


Reference 6700150 Property Sleeps 6

 

There is a choice of a one bedroom second floor apartment or larger two double bedroom accommodation arranged over two floors, both of which form part of an imposing residence, 

formerly a coaching house, which dates from1620.   

                               

Both apartments boast a wealth of character with features including original beams and oak floors, an imposing oak staircase and fine views. 

Fully equipped for self catering, breakfast can be available on request. 

Outside, the apartments have use of a 24 metre long Terrace, overlooking the valley below and a large garden, accessible by way of a double stone staircase.    

                                 

The location of these two properties is very convenient for the airport at Limoges, which is served by more regional UK airports than almost anywhere else in France. The apartments are central to the beautiful town of Rochechouart, which dates from the 15th century, and is famous for its Chateau, but to some, even more for containing evidence of the largest meteor ever to hit Earth.     

 

The Chateau, shops, bars and restaurants are all within easy walking distance, with delightful lakes for swimming and water sports, a short drive away.                                          

 

  
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La Siauve ref : 6700154

We have a half acre garden with a 300 yr old oak tree.  The garden looks down over the carp lake and over some beautiful Limousin countryside

Reference 6700154 Property Sleeps 4

Situated on a working farm, breeding Limousin cows, covering over 80 hectares of beautiful Correzian countryside. Excellent location for discovering the Limousin. One bedroomed gite with double or twin beds.  There is also a double sofa bed in the living room for an extra couple or for children.  A cot/cotbed for a small child is also available.  Fully fitted kitchen with electric oven, gas hob, microwave, toaster and kettle plus all utensils and crockery. Bathroom with bath and shower. Large living area with modern wood burner and English TV and stereo. Half acre lawn overlooking a well stocked carp lake. Fishing available at no extra charge. All towels, linen and heating etc included.

Only 10 mins from Lubersac and 15 mins from Pompadour, the home of the National Stud with its beautiful chateau overlooking the horse racing track. Limoges, Brive, Tulle and Perigieux all within an hours drive.


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Maison Lavaud ref : 6700174


Reference 6700174 Property Sleeps 3

A comfortable cottage/gite situated on the edge of a small hamlet nestled in the foothills of the Monts de Blond. It offers an ideal base to explore the Limousin with it’s spectacular lakes and countryside.

It is a paradise for ramblers, cyclists and nature lovers and there is a golf course 15 minutes away. There are also numerous lakes for fishing in the area.


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3 Bedroom Gite Long Term ref : 6700177


Reference 6700177 Property Sleeps 5

This is a long term gite avialable on the 1st December, It has 1 double bedroom, 1 twin and 1 single. The lounge has a woodburner television with english satellite, fully equiped kitchen, shower room, washine machine and sepreate toilet room.  The house is in a small hamlet which is not far at all from the town of Bonnat which has everything you need, 20 kilometers is a big town of gueret which has everything. Rent is 550 euros per month plus utilities.
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