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River Cottage

Welcome to River Cottage
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Holiday Rental House -
1 Bedroom , 1 Bathroom , Sleeps 2
Chateauponsac, Haute-Vienne, Nouvelle-Aquitaine
River Cottage is the perfect place for you to unwind and relax. We are in the heart of the Haute Vienne, surrounded by a river and with our own 2 acre lake (you are welcome to fish).

The gite is for 2 people and has use of our above-ground pool and jacuzzi, it has it's own BBQ etc outside, an ideal romantic getaway. When you come over our bridge you enter, what our other guests have described as a 'piece of paradise' and we look forward to welcoming you.
Listing #HL215776
About the Owner
Taunya S
Languages spoken:English, French
Response Rate:100%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:March 2012
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Reviewed 11 August 2018

Spent 3 wonderful days here, Taunya and Brian are so welcoming and nothing is too much trouble, lovely gite. Cannot wait to return.

Thank looyates
Taunya S, VR Owner at River Cottage, responded to this reviewResponded 12 August 2018

Thanks so much for taking the time to leave your review. We are very happy that you enjoyed your stay with us and look forward to welcoming again soon.

Reviewed 24 June 2015

Beautiful setting and lovely accommodation and our dog loved it as much as us. Taunya and Brian couldn't have been better hosts, they really made us welcome and went out of their way to make us as comfortable as possible. My husband said it was...More

Thank Jackie B
Taunya S, VR Owner at River Cottage, responded to this reviewResponded 25 June 2015

Thanks so much for taking trouble (I know it was difficult!!) to post this review, it is very kind of you. We are so glad that you enjoyed your holiday and certainly hope we get to welcome the three of you again.

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Reviewed 1 June 2015

We stayed at river cottage for a week,it was really well equipted and was really clean and homely.The fishing was brilliant and my dogs had the run of the place and were perfectly safe.The owner Taunya and Brian cannot do enough for their guest even...More

Thank lakefamily
Taunya S, VR Owner at River Cottage, responded to this reviewResponded 2 June 2015

Thankyou for your review, it is very kind of you to take the time. We are certainly looking forward to welcoming you again.

  • Boat Available
  • Cable/satellite TV
  • Central Heating
  • Cooker
  • Dining Seats (2)
  • Double Beds:(1)
  • DVD Player
  • Grill
  • Hairdryer
  • Hot Tub
  • Internet Access
  • Iron
  • Kettle
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room Seats (2)
  • Microwave
  • Private Fishing Lake/River
  • Private Garden
  • Refrigerator
  • Secure Parking
  • Shared Garden
  • Shared Outdoor Pool (Unheated)
  • Shower Rooms (1)
  • Stereo System
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • Wi-Fi
Additional amenities & feature info
The cottage is comfortable and well equipped with all you should need for your holiday, you will just need to add food!! The kitchen has a small oven/hob, microwave coffee maker etc and we provide tea towels and coffee filters. The lounge area has a sofa and a chair and, the tv is also a dvd player, it has freeview UK channels and WIFI is available. In the bathroom there is a vanity unit, with storage and a shower unit with a choice of shower heads, we provide bath mats and towels (could you bring your own to use round the pool/jacuzzi). The bedroom has a very comfortable double bed and storage. The heating is provided by electric radiators and a heated towel rail in the bathroom.
House rules
    Not kid-friendly
    Pets allowed
    Smoking not allowed
    1 Shower
    1 Full
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Rates are calculated based on the latest information provided. Please contact the manager/owner to confirm actual rates for your requested dates.

Dates Min stay Per night Per week
Default 3 nights
1 Oct 2018 -
31 Dec 2018
Autumn 2018
1 night
1 Jan 2019 -
31 Mar 2019
3 nights
1 Apr 2019 -
31 May 2019
3 nights
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Please note: rates may have been converted from the original local currency to British Pounds and are approximate rates that may change due to exchange rate fluctuation. Please contact the manager to confirm actual rates for your requested dates.
Additional Rate and Availability Information
A deposit of 10% is due after confirmation of booking and, the balance is due 8 weeks before your holiday. There are no additional charges for towels, linen or heating. Please note that we cannot take payment by card at the gite.
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About the neighbourhood
The local town of Châteauponsac, although small has quite a lot to offer; a local museum (a regular tardis), a lovely old roman church and bridge (which has just been renovated), bar / restaurants, shops and other useful things such as banks, supermarket with 24hr petrol and vet if you bring your dog . You can find Kayaking lessons, swimming and cyling at the local camping grounds, which also offers organised events during July and August and, of course the fetes and vide greniers (car boot sale).

The area, with its many hills, lakes and rivers, is superb for outdoor activities such as hiking, cycling, photography, bird watching and painting, it was certainly good enough for the famous artist Fred Yates, who lived locally until just before his recent death. Lac de Saint-Pardoux. is only...
Car recommended
How to get there
Airport: Limoges: 32.0 km
Railway: La Souterraine: 25.0 km
Ferry: Caen: 420.0 km
Gites de Laprade are just 40 minutes north of Limoges airport.
Ryanair have regular flights from a large number of UK airports.
Car hire is available at the airport.
We are a comfortable drive from all the channel ports.
Activities nearby
Fishing Nearby, There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive, Horse Riding Nearby, Watersports Nearby.
Nearby cities
Dordogne Gites (2,271)
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