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Les Geais

les Geais
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Overview
Cottage -
2 Bedrooms , 1 Bathroom , Sleeps 4
Bugeat, Correze, Nouvelle-Aquitaine
Explore the unspoilt delights of rural France from “Les Geais”. This recently renovated traditional stone cottage is situated in the centre of the Millevaches National Park area of the Limousin, also known as the French “Lake District” because of its numerous lakes, rivers and waterways. This setting offers great opportunities to enjoy outdoor activities such as walking, cycling & mountain biking while swimming, kayaking and other water sports are possible on the many lakes and rivers.

The cottage has a large open-plan living space with well equipped kitchen dining area and comfortable lounge, featuring a traditional fireplace with cosy wood burning stove. There are 2 spacious first floor bedrooms and a ground floor shower room. The renovation included excellent insulation and double glazing, so the property is suitable for year rou...
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Listing #HL199829
About the Owner
Sue O
Languages spoken:English, French
Response Rate:100%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:December 2011
Interaction with guests
Our housekeeper is generally on hand for assistance or advice if required during your stay.
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Reviewed 25 April 2018

We have just visited Les Geais for four nights and really didn't want to leave. We received a lovely welcome on arrival from Mo & Richard. Enjoyed a local pizza. Then the rest of the weekend we explored the area. Our Cocker Spaniel enjoyed it...More

Thank 884Karen2013
Reviewed 29 September 2017

Last month my husband, our adult daughter, her little dog and I spent a lovely week at Les Geais. Although it is in a tiny hamlet we didn't feel isolated, even when we had a mini crisis with our car, as the neighbour's/ housekeepers ,...More

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Amenities
  • Cable/satellite TV
  • Cooker
  • Cots:(1)
  • Dining Seats (8)
  • Dishwasher
  • Double Beds:(1)
  • DVD Player
  • Fireplace
  • Grill
  • Hairdryer
  • Highchair
  • Internet Access
  • Iron
  • Kettle
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room Seats (8)
  • Microwave
  • Parking
  • Private Garden
  • Refrigerator
  • Shower Rooms (1)
  • Single Beds:(2)
  • Stereo System
  • Suitable For Children Under 5
  • Towels Provided
  • TV
  • VCR
  • Washer
  • Wi-Fi
Additional amenities & feature info
Travel cot, high chair and stair gate are available on request.
The TV receives UK Freesat and French digital channels.
Prices and facilities description on Holiday Lettings are based on the reantal of the cottage only for up to 4 guests. The aditional accommodation in the annexe is bookable through the site as an additional extra of £374 per week for up to 4 guests in summer.
House rules
    Kid-friendly
    Ask about pets
    Smoking not allowed
Bathrooms
    1 Shower
Bedrooms
    1 Full
    1 Crib
    2 Twins
Availability
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Rates

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
£70
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29 Sep 2018 -
30 Nov 2018
autumn
4 nights
£60
£300
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.
Fees
  • Linen & towels 3rd & 4th guests: £10 / stay - Fee
  • Damage Deposit: £100 / stay - Deposit
  • Pet to stay: £25 / stay - Fee
Additional Rate and Availability Information
A 25% deposit is required with your booking, the balance being due 6 weeks prior to arrival. A separate £100 per week security deposit is required. The rental includes cooking gas, logs and up to 250kwh/w electricity. Bedlinen and towels are included for the first 2 guests (£5 per additional guest p/w). Throughout July & August changeover day is Saturday, but we can be more flexible at other times of the year. We offer a discount on a 2 week stay and special rates for longer lets in low/mid season, please enquire.
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About the neighbourhood
Lying roughly 1 h drive to the East of Limoges and the A20, the Millevaches Plateau is an area of natural beauty which is criss crossed with numerous footpaths, cycle routes and mountain-biking trails which can be equally explored on foot or in the saddle. The regional tradition of stone masonry is evident in the many granite crosses, wells and fountains marking the ancient routes as well as in the buildings, bread-ovens and medieval bridges. The Medieval towns of Eymoutiers, Treignac and Meymac are not far away. The lakes near Treignac, Ambrugeat and Vassiviere all have water sports activity centres and, in July and August, the lovely sandy beaches have swimming areas patrolled by lifeguards. While the Vézère and the Vienne rivers offer more adventurous Canoe and Kayaking excursions. Sout... more
Access
Car advised
How to get there
Airport: Limoges Bellegarde: 90.0 km
Railway: Bugeat: 1.7 km
Ferry: Le Havre: 640.0 km
Low cost airlines fly to Limoges Bellegarde airport from Birmingham, Gatwick, Southampton, Newcastle, Manchester and Edinburgh, Stansted, Bristol, East Midlands, Liverpool & Leeds. and car hire is available directly outside the terminal. Brive airport also has a service from London City and Manchester airports. Alternatively 'Les Geais' is 5 h south of Paris taking the A10 and A20 motorways via Limoges. A car is recommended to explore the area and, if you drive from the UK, Calais is 465 (mostly motorway) miles away and L'Havre 397 miles. High speed Rail travel is possible taking the Eurostar to Lille and changing for Limoges, car hire is then recommended from Limoges.
Activities nearby
Fishing Nearby, There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive, Horse Riding Nearby, Watersports Nearby, Nearest Beach: 6.0 km.
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