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Quirky romantic cottage in French medieval village

The Little House
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The Little House
Downstairs, looking from the living room through to the kitchen
Downstairs, looking from the dining room through to the kitchen
Bathroom, shower over tub
Double bedroom
Double bedroom: extra sink in the corner
Attic bedroom: contains double plus single
Attic: from the other end. Loads of space, very little furniture
Twin room, shower cubicle in the corner
Twin room: there is a connecting door with the double bedroom, but it is not the only access!
Twin room
Twin room
Kitchen: Range cooker, washing machine and dishwasher
Swimming lake, approx 5 minutes walk down the hill
Swimming lake
Down the hill towards the lake
Tennis courts down at the lake. There's also a children's playground
Place de l'Eglise
Wood-burning stove
stairs to the attic
Impromptu jam session in the square
The church, directly opposite
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3 Bedrooms, 2 Bathrooms, Sleeps 7
Saint Germain les Belles, Haute-Vienne, Nouvelle-Aquitaine
A quaint higgledy-piggledy little French house in a medieval village square directly opposite a fortified XIVth Century church. 5 minutes walk down the hill is a swimming lake with a sandy beach set in stunning countryside. A real French getaway.

Downstairs is open from the kitchen with its big old French table to the living room. Up the crooked staircase you reach 2 surprisingly large bedrooms, 1 x double and 1 x twin. The double has an extra sink, the twin has an extra shower. There is also a modern bathroom with a tub (shower over it), a wc and a sink.

If you turn back on yourself from the first landing, you follow a little corridor which apparently is built on the old wall from when the village was fortified! This leads to the attic stairs. The attic is huge, but you need to be quite nimble to get up the staircase. The attic will c...
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About the Owner, Loveday S
Languages spoken: English
Response Rate: 100 %
Response Time: Within a few hours
Calendar Updated: 57 days ago
Listed since : Oct 2013
Overall rating: 5.0 / 5.0
Based on 1 review and 1 property
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago for a stay in August 2017

Management response:

Thank you for your review David, and for being such lovely guests. You took great care of the house and left it spotless. I'm glad you enjoyed your stay.


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  • Blender
  • Central Heating
  • Cooker
  • Cots:(1)
  • Dining Seats (8)
  • Dishwasher
  • Double Beds:(2)
  • Fireplace
  • Internet Access
  • Linens Provided
  • Microwave
  • Parking
  • Refrigerator
  • Shower Rooms (1)
  • Single Beds:(3)
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • Washer
House rules
    Ask about kids
    Pets allowed
    Smoking allowed
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Dates Min stay Per night Per week Per month
Default 5 nights
1 Sep 2017 -
30 Sep 2017
late summer
3 nights
  • Cleaning fee: £40 / stay - Fee
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- Winter heating charge | 50 GBP per week
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About the neighbourhood
Where to start?? There's lots of water, lots of countryside and there are lots of lovely small towns in and around the area with varying degrees of historical importance/prettiness/gastronomic enjoyment/shopping potential. I shall list the ones I've actually visited and give you the benefit of my impressions but it's a very subjective view and the list is by no means comprehensive.

There are lakes everywhere. The Limousin is known as the Land of a Thousand Lakes. "Land of a thousand lakes?" - maybe a small exaggeration but actually not far short of the mark. There are loads of them! From the small local swimming lake in the village to the massive Lac Vassiviere and Lac Pardoux with just about every water-sport you can think of on offer. If y...
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