4 Star Farmhouse with WiFi & pool, set amidst the lakes, 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 7
19th Century large 3 bedroom farmhouse available for holiday rentals, set amidst the lakes and forests of the Limousin, on an estate of 60 acres of pasture and wild flower meadows.
The Farmhouse Gite overlooks the courtyard and on beyond with uninterrupted views of beautiful countryside, this property provides the opportunity to relax and enjoy the peace and tranquility of the surrounding area as well as its abundant wildlife.
Rated with 4 stars by the French Tourist Board.
The renovated farmhouse consists of three double bedrooms, two bathrooms, large breakfasting kitchen and open plan lounge and dining room with wood burning fire.
Equipped to a high standard, with combinations of super king size, twin and double beds. The kitchen is fully equipped with cooker, microwave, dishwasher and washing machine. A full baby/toddler kit is available including cot, high chair, stair gate, baby bath, plastic cutlery/crockery, changing mat, baby rocker chair,toys & car seat.
Private fenced rear garden laid to lawn, with garden furniture and barbecue.
There is an above ground 16 ft swimming pool located in a separate mown field, with sun loungers and magnificent views.
Whilst fully renovated the gite retains many original features adding to its charm and authenticity. In addition to the two wood burners, the gite is fully heated by electric panel heaters, so you can enjoy yourselves all year round!
The estate borders a large 7 hectare lake, known locally for its excellent carp fishing. Fishing permits can be purchased locally.
The gite is approximately 40 minutes drive from Limoges Airport, with many flights from the UK each week. Car rental is available from the airport, but why not drive around the quiet country lanes of France in a British classic car – further details available together with rental prices.
The area is renowned for its beautiful lakes, quiet villages, excellent cuisine, woodland trails and numerous chateaux, which can be found along the Richard the Lionheart route. It is, therefore, ideal for anyone who enjoys walking, fishing, bird watching, water sports, riding and cycling. Many of the lakes have man made beaches and offer truly safe swimming as no motorboats are allowed.
There are a wide variety of attractions close by, including animal parks, museums, theme parks, historical sites, farmers markets - details are contained in a guide located in your gite.
Conveniently located close to the border of the Limousin and Poitou-Charentes regions, the farmhouse gives you the chance to explore 2 regions for the price of one!
Situated close to the small hamlet of Saint Barbant, with local shops,bar & restaurant 5 minutes away. The towns of L'Isle Jourdain & Bellac are 20 minutes away.
The Farmhouse Property Features
Housekeeping & Services
- Iron and Ironing Board
- Bed Linen Included
- Towels Included
- Pets Allowed
- High Chair
- No Smoking
Open Fire/Wood Burner
Catering Services Available
- Evening meal available (payable locally)
- 2 Double Bedrooms
- 1 Triple Bedroom
Ground Floor Facilities
- Ground Floor Toilet
- Ground Floor Bath
- Ground Floor Shower
- Washing Machine
- Coffee Machine
- TV - Satellite or Cable
- CD Player
- DVD Player
- Sun Loungers
- Patio Furniture
- Private garden
- Enclosed garden / play area
- Outdoor games area
Activities within 20min drive of the property
- Outlet Shopping
- Mountain Biking
- Horse Riding
Local Water Sports
- White Water Rafting
- Swimming (indoor pool)
- Swimming (outdoor pool)