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The Cottage

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Overview
2 bedrooms
3 bathrooms
4 guests
3 nights minimum
Holiday Rental House
Traditional Limousin cottage in tiny hamlet almost in the Dordogne. Open plan living and kitchen and two bedrooms upstairs, one double and one twin, room for a cot and also fold up bed for a child, each with en suite facilities. Downstairs bathroom with full size bath and overhead shower. Electric cooker, fridge, microwave, and washing machine. Exposed beams need to be negotiated in the bedrooms. There is a sofa bed downstairs if more sleeping accommodation is required. Private patio with swing seat, table and chairs. Small lawned area with swing. La Favinie is in the Limousin Perigord National Park and the cottage is at the edge of village at the start of woods of chestnut trees and wildlife. Lakes nearby with sandy beach areas for paddling and swimming. In main season the...Traditional Limousin cottage in tiny hamlet almost in the Dordogne. Open plan living and kitchen and two bedrooms upstairs, one double and one twin, room for a cot and also fold up bed for a child, each with en suite facilities. Downstairs bathroom with full size bath and overhead shower. Electric cooker, fridge, microwave, and washing machine. Exposed beams need to be negotiated in the bedrooms. There is a sofa bed downstairs if more sleeping accommodation is required. Private patio with swing seat, table and chairs. Small lawned area with swing. La Favinie is in the Limousin Perigord National Park and the cottage is at the edge of village at the start of woods of chestnut trees and wildlife. Lakes nearby with sandy beach areas for paddling and swimming. In main season there are canoes, pedalos, and snack bars. Lifeguard supervised in high season. Richard the Lionheart country with castles and chateaux to visit. Shops and history at Perigeueux and Brantome. Ten minutes into Chalus where Richard was shot by an arrow leading to his death. Adventure park with tree climbing and zip wire about 20 mins away. Ideal for teenagers. Large Go karting track 20 mins away. Supermarkets at Chalus and Cussac, but welcome pack provided for arrival. Owners have barn conversion next door with 10 m by 5 m swimming pool for shared use. Bed and Breakfast is available at the barn if preferred or for extra family members, with a double and twin room both with own private facilities. In an hour and half you can be in Sarlat in the heart of the Dordogne, city of Limoges is 40 minutes away. Paris in 3 hours from Limoges station. Long lets are available.More
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Susan A
Languages spoken:English
Response Rate:100%
Response Time:Within a day
Listed Since:March 2014
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Reviewed 7 September 2019 via mobile

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Date of stay: August 2019
FellowTraveler528052, VR Owner at The Cottage, responded to this reviewResponded 15 September 2019

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Reviewed 1 October 2018

Firstly you need a good sat-nav or map. The hamlet of Le Favinie is right off the track, however when you are there the tranquillity, flora and fauna and the easy going French country life takes you back to the heady days of late summer...More

Date of stay: August 2018
Thank Anthony H
FellowTraveler528052, VR Owner at The Cottage, responded to this reviewResponded 13 October 2018

Thank you. It was a pleasure meeting you and your wife.

Amenities
Pets Allowed: Yes
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
Cooker
DVD Player
Grill
Suitable For Children Under 5
Short Term Rentals (4 Days Or Fewer)
Fishing Nearby
Refrigerator
Washer
Highchair
Dryer
Towels Provided
Private Garden
Cycling Trips
Cable/satellite TV
Iron
Beach Or Lakeside Relaxation
Stereo System
Hairdryer
TV
Parking
Hiking Trips
Microwave
Rural/Countryside Retreats
Linens Provided
Horse Riding Nearby
Kettle
Shared Outdoor Pool (Unheated)
Watersports Nearby
Toaster
Fireplace
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Is this holiday rental large?YesNoUnsure
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About the neighbourhood
Historical area with many connections with Richard the Lionheart, follow the route de Couer de Lion visiting the castles and landmarks. There is lots of information and leaflets at the cottage. Good for cycling, both road and off road cycling. Very little traffic. Easy walking and also cycling or walking on a 'green ' route old railway line. Castle at Montbrun 10 mins away. Chateau de Brie 5 mins or 1 mile to walk. Various fetes and celebrations throughout July and August in villages close by. Rural crafts and dancing and music. Weekly evening barbecues in local towns to support the local producers. Buy your meat and queue to have it cooked. Live music and dancing. Firework displays in July and August all for free. Need to check out posters locally. Rochecho...
How to get there
Five hours drive from St Malo. Britanny ferries. P & O to Calais, 7 1/2 hours drive. Various motorway service areas and roads are much quieter than the UK.
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