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La Merlerie

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Overview
4 bedrooms
3 bathrooms
9 guests
7 nights minimum
Holiday Rental House
La Merlerie is millers cottage with adjacent water mill built in 1896 which was working until the 1970's milling flour & feed for local farmers. Since then it was purchased by a French artist from Paris and converted to a holiday home. La Merlerie is now owned by a British farmily who have finished the pretty cottage to a high standard with en suite bathrooms, new kitchen kitchen & dining facilities. Below the house and overlooking the water meadow is a large terrace area with sun loungers and tables, 10m x 5m salt water pool (no chlorine) heated if required at extra cost. There is a cellar/games room with pool games table and 5 bicyles for residents use. The grounds surrounding the house include the mill pond, formal gardens and water meadow running away to the boundary stream that is...La Merlerie is millers cottage with adjacent water mill built in 1896 which was working until the 1970's milling flour & feed for local farmers. Since then it was purchased by a French artist from Paris and converted to a holiday home. La Merlerie is now owned by a British farmily who have finished the pretty cottage to a high standard with en suite bathrooms, new kitchen kitchen & dining facilities. Below the house and overlooking the water meadow is a large terrace area with sun loungers and tables, 10m x 5m salt water pool (no chlorine) heated if required at extra cost. There is a cellar/games room with pool games table and 5 bicyles for residents use. The grounds surrounding the house include the mill pond, formal gardens and water meadow running away to the boundary stream that is the river Oeil. This is a truly rural and peaceful location. Within 2 kilometres we have a boulangerie. A country town which has supermarkets, banks, pharmacy & most useful shops is 10 minutes distance by car.More
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About the Owner
Carrie P
Languages spoken:English
Response Rate:75%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:March 2009
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Bicester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 8 August 2013

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Date of stay: August 2012
Reviewed 9 June 2013

If you need to go somewhere quiet with a pool to keep children happy this is the place. Owned by a British family with teenagers this house is well equipped. Super market about four milled away, lots of room and beds, showers etc. Not the...More

Date of stay: June 2013
1  Thank Laktok
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Reviewed 2 September 2012

Remote country location, with lovely large salt water pool (but not fenced in). very steep staircases so a bit of an effort to get suitcases from car to bedroom on 3rd floor. we stayed with extended family in an exceptionally hot period but with the...More

Date of stay: August 2012
2  Thank sandra6259
Amenities
Pets Allowed: Yes
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
DVD Player
Suitable For Children Under 5
Refrigerator
Washer
Private Garden
There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive
Cycling Trips
Hairdryer
Water Park Nearby
TV
Rural/Countryside Retreats
There Are Tennis Courts Nearby
Playground
Secure Parking
Horse Riding Nearby
Toaster
Swingset
Telephone
Cooker
Grill
Short Term Rentals (4 Days Or Fewer)
Fishing Nearby
Pool Table
Central Heating
Dryer
Dishwasher
Freezer
Cable/satellite TV
Iron
Stereo System
Hiking Trips
Microwave
Balcony
Private Outdoor Pool (Heated)
Kettle
Watersports Nearby
Terrace
Fireplace
Additional amenities & feature info
Kitchen with Open plan day room with sofa & views across the water meadow Sitting room with TV & log burner ajoining a formal Dining Room/reading room with 2 armchairs
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About the neighbourhood
Things to do Kart Circuit at Montlucon for children & adults (15kms) Indoor Bowling Montlucon Canoeing & Kyaking through the gorge of the River Sioule which lies 20kms to the south Velo Rail - cycle car on a disused railway line - great for the whole family 15kms to the north Water sports available on many adjacent lakes Horse Riding & Golf at Neris le Bains Many of the local towns have wonderful historic buildings and museums and being the area of the bourbonaise kings & queens of France, fantastic chateaux & architecture. Restaurants: We have a listing of recommended restaurants in our house book During winter months we are only 1.5 hrs away from 'putting on skis' at the traditional resort of Mont Dore
How to get there
Flights available to Limoges from main UK destinations - eg. Standstead, Southampton, Liverpool Limoges airport - La Merlerie 2 hours with car hire available at Airport. Ferry/Drive - 6 hours from Calais via A1/A10/A71
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