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Les Gites de Montinazeau - Perfect base for Walking, Cycling or just Sitting!

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Overview
Holiday Rental House -
2 Bedrooms , 1 Bathroom , Sleeps 3
Cheniers, Creuse, Nouvelle-Aquitaine
Providing good value for money, the Gites offer comfortable and well equipped self-catering accommodation and are perfect for a quiet and relaxing holiday in the beautiful 3 Lakes area (Les Trois Lacs) of the Creuse Valley. Each of the Gites in this converted barn are comfortably furnished for three; one double bedroom and one single; a good sized kitchen/diner and living area with a private terrace area which includes outside table and chairs overlooking the large shared garden.

Set in a very tranquil and rural area (next door to property ref. 321121 and 1433462, just the Gites, the English owners who are on hand if required for information and assistance and one retired French neighbour), we are surrounded by fabulous countryside where it appears as though time has stood still, dotted with lovely French villages and towns with lots of...
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Listing #HL580018
About the Owner
Andrew and Debbie B
Languages spoken:French
Response Rate:100%
Response Time:Within a few hours
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Fordingbridge, United Kingdom
Reviewed 18 February 2016

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Management response:Responded 21 February 2016

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Reviewed 19 November 2014

We almost had to cancel the holiday as I was waiting for an urgent hospital review. Thankfully we went but 5 days later than planned. Andrew and Debbie were very helpful with our rearranged plans and were the perfect hosts when we were at their...More

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Management response:Responded 21 November 2014

Thank you for your review, we were glad that you enjoyed your stay here, particularly the walks. We'd be happy to welcome you back at any time.

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Reviewed 6 September 2014

The 3 lakes gites are excellent accommodation for a relaxing tranquil holiday in central France. We travelled with one teenager and younger sibling and they had a great time. There is lots to do around the area with quiet man made beaches, walks along beautiful...More

Thank cole68
Management response:Responded 21 November 2014

Thank you for your review. We are pleased that you and your family enjoyed the tranquility of the area, yet still found plenty of interesting things to do. We'd be happy to welcome you back again.

Amenities
  • Balcony or Terrace
  • Cooker
  • Dining Seats (3)
  • Double Beds:(1)
  • Grill
  • Hairdryer
  • Internet Access
  • Iron
  • Kettle
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room Seats (3)
  • Local Guides/Maps
  • Outdoor Dining Area
  • Parking
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Refrigerator
  • Shared Garden
  • Shower Rooms (1)
  • Single Beds:(1)
  • Stereo System
  • Suitable For Children Under 5
  • Toaster
  • Washer
  • Wi-Fi
House rules
    Kid-friendly
    Pets not allowed
    Smoking not allowed
    Check in: 4:00 PM
    Check out: 10:00 AM
Bathrooms
    1 Shower
Bedrooms
    1 Twin
    1 Full
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Additional Rate and Availability Information
A 100 Euro damage/security deposit will be required on arrival. This will be returned to you when the gite has been checked prior to departure. The Local Taxe De Sejour (Temporary Residence Tax) is .44 cents per night for each person over the age of 18 (children under the age of 18 are exempt). For example: A family of four with two children aged under 18 would pay a total of 6.16 Euro per week, which can be paid at the end of your stay using any loose change you have left. The Gite does not have Central Heating but we can provide a portable Heater at extra cost. Please ask for further information if required.
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About the neighbourhood
Le Montinazeau can be found in the North of La Creuse in an area known as Les Trois Lacs (The Three Lakes) the nearest of which is just 15 minutes away and boasts a man-made beach with safe swimming, boating, a small bar and cafe/restaurant, free parking and walks. The nearest village is under 5 kilometres away and provides a grocery shop; Post Office and Bar/Restaurant. Larger towns are within 10 kilometres providing all services including Banks; Supermarkets; Restaurants; weekly Markets etc. There are many areas of interest all within 30 minutes of the Gites including (but certainly not limited to) the castle at Crozant, overlooking the valley where the Sedelle and the Creuse Rivers meet; Fresseline, where Monet and other artists came to paint; The Pilgrims Way (Le Chemin de St. Jaques de Compostelle), where it follows the beautiful Sedelle River; La Souterraine with it's medieval gateways and bustling market. Only slightly further afield is Gueret where you can find the Wolf sanctuary; the Giant Labyrinth; the famous Monts de Gueret (with miles of beautiful walks and cycling routes); Limoges (famous for its porcelain and the birthplace of Renoir); Aubusson (designated Unesco site with its tapestries); Argenton-sur-Creuse (beautiful medieval town on the river with famous historic Roman site 'Argentomagus'); Le Haute Touche (animal reserve with over 1,000 animals from all five continents in a natural environment covering over 1,000 acres). After a busy(!) day exploring, walking, swimming, sitting... you can enjoy the peace and quiet of the garden at Le Montinazeau and watch out for the local wildlife to be seen which in the last year has included; Deer; Red Squirrel; Stone Marten; Black Kites; Buzzards; Hobby's; Woodpeckers (Green, Greater Spotted and even Black!). If you would like any further information about the area, places to visit or things to do, please don't hesitate to contact us and we'll be happy to help.
How to get there
Access to Le Montinazeau is easy and we can be reached within a day using a network of good roads leading from the ports of Calais (approx. 6 hours), Caen (under 5 hours), Cherbourg (approx. 6 hours) or Saint Malo (approx. 5½ hours). We are situated roughly 25 minutes off the main A20 Motorway. The Airport of Limoges is only one hour away if you want to fly-drive (a car really is essential to fully appreciate the area).
Airport: Limoges: 95.0 km
Railway: La Souterraine: 35.0 km
Ferry: Caen: 430.0 km
Activities nearby
Fishing Nearby, There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive, Horse Riding Nearby, Watersports Nearby, Nearest Beach: 13.0 km
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