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18C stone cottage in a quiet village in the New Aquitaine, SW France. Nr Limoges

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The cottage is in the Haute Vienne, SW France, dept 87. Limoges is the departmental capital.
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The cottage is in the Haute Vienne, SW France, dept 87. Limoges is the departmental capital.
Limousin-Cottage is a traditional 18C stone built village house in the beautiful Limousin region.
The 18C cottage is full of character, with beamed ceilings and flagged floors.
The bedroom is situated at the rear of the cottage, and the front is off-road, so is very quiet.
The lovely little sun-trap garden behind the cottage, with views over the countryside beyond.
The cottage looks out onto lovely countryside views. You may see deer in the fields beyond.
Economy flights from several UK airports to Limoges.
The living area is well-equipped for four people to dine in comfort.
The good quality bedding ensures a comfortable nights sleep.
There is ample storage for all of your clothing and belongings.
There is ample storage in the bedroom for all your clothing and belongings.
The little enclosed garden has a patio area with bbq, table & chairs, parasol and two sunloungers.
The kitchen is well-equipped with pots, pans and utensils, and overlooks the garden and patio area.
The light and airy shower room has a step-in shower cubicle with power shower, and a towel radiator.
A lovely little sun-trap garden with countryside views, where you can relax and enjoy the birdsong.
The lovely pool at nearby Lac Mondon, Cromac. There is a great little poolside bar/restaurant too!
Hire a kayak for a peaceful trip along one of the rivers. Kayaks can be hired at Eguzon.
There are several riding establishments within easy driving distance of the cottage.
Cafe culture at the nearby bustling town of La Souterraine. A lovely place to wander around.
The region is known as the Lake District of France and is a fisherman's dream location.
Alongside the River Benaize near Lake Mondon. Fantastic long walks into ancient forest.
'Le Repos' at Lac Mondon, just along the road from the cottage. Varied menu and great themed nights!
There is a huge monthly market at Les Herolles, on the 29th of the month.
Another view of Crozant, in the Creuse valley. Kayaks available to hire at the Hotel du Lac.
Equestrian events in a magnificent setting, at the national stud, Pompadour.
The ruins of the chateau at Crozant, not far from the cottage. Spectacular scenery.
Watersports are available at several lakes in the area. This is Lake Eguzon.
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Overview
Cottage -
1 Bedroom, 1 Bathroom, Sleeps 4
Haute-Vienne, Nouvelle-Aquitaine
Welcome to Limousin-Cottage! If you are looking for somewhere to rest, chill out, and completely recharge your batteries, this little one-bedroomed holiday cottage in the beautiful Haute Vienne, South-West France, is perfect for you! We are happy to welcome your well-behaved pet to stay with you.

We have just one week left available in 2017! August 26th to Sept 2nd at just €290 for the week.

The 18C stone-built cottage is quaint, full of character, and is quietly situated behind the village church and away from the road. You can park safely, off-road, directly in front of your door. The area is known as the French Lake District, with forested mountains, rivers and lakes, and many medieval towns and villages to explore. The cottage is just 30 minutes north of Limoges, the capital of the Haute Vienne, and Limoges airport is a 45 minute dr...
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About the Owner, Linda A
Languages spoken: English, French
Response Rate: 100 %
Response Time: Within a few hours
Calendar Updated: Today
Listed since : Jan 2014
Overall rating: 5.0 / 5.0
Based on 18 reviews and 1 property
Interaction with guests
The owners, Linda & Sam, are on hand, and will welcome you to the cottage in person to show you how everything works and answer any queries you may have. If, at any time during your stay, an unexpected issue should arise, we will endeavour to rectify it without delay. We are here to help, should you need us, or can be as unobtrusive as you wish.
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hubba2707
Maidstone, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago for a stay in June 2017

We had a very enjoyable and relaxing holiday in the cottage. It was centrally located for touring and just a very short drive to local shops and restaurants. The cottage had everything we needed including a secure garden which was ideal for relaxing in and for our dog. Would definitely recommend it to friends.

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Thanks Dorothy & Steve for your lovely remarks. We are happy that you chose Limousin-Cottage for your stay and that you both (and Millie!) enjoyed your break. Linda & Sam

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Reviewed 18 June 2017 for a stay in June 2017

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It was lovely to have you guys as guests, and we are so pleased that you managed to get through the whole week without having to cook once! Good on you Barbara! It was also very fortunate that you had such perfect weather for your stay. Sam and I would love to have you stay again some time.

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Reviewed 17 June 2017 for a stay in May 2017

We stayed at the gite for two weeks during May and June, with our lurcher dog. The location is superb - quiet, yet with all amenities not too far away. We visited nearby villages and lakes. The area is very dog friendly, so we weren't restricted with having a dog with us. The gite itself is comfortable, and ideal for...

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Hi Dawn, Rob and Barney. Thank you so much for such lovely comments. We really enjoyed having you as guests, and we are so glad you enjoyed your holiday so much. We hope to see you again this way some time. Linda & Sam

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Amenities
  • Books
  • Cooker
  • Dining Seats (4)
  • Double Beds:(1)
  • Dryer
  • DVD Player
  • Fireplace
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Hairdryer
  • Highchair
  • Internet Access
  • Iron
  • Kettle
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room Seats (4)
  • Local Guides/Maps
  • Microwave
  • Outdoor Dining Area
  • Parking
  • Patio
  • Private Garden
  • Refrigerator
  • Satellite TV
  • Shower Rooms (1)
  • Single Beds:(1)
  • Sofa Beds:(1)
  • Suitable For Children Under 5
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • TV
  • Washer
  • Water Views
  • Wi-Fi
House rules
    Kid-friendly
    Pets allowed
    Ask about smoking
The cottage is fine for all ages, but please bear in mind that there are stairs, not steep. We provide a cot, high chair and stairgate free of charge. We do not allow smoking...
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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 week Per month
Default 7 nights
£238
€265
£713
€795
26 Aug 2017 -
2 Sep 2017
Last week available in 2017
7 nights
£260
€290
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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
We offer 4 weeks for the price of 3 at any time of the year. If your rental period overlaps two date ranges, your weekly rate will be calculated to reflect both letting periods. Our weekly tarif is fully inclusive of electricity, bed linen, towels, gas, internet etc.
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About the neighbourhood
Limousin-Cottage is ideally situated for you to explore the whole of the egion, via the toll-free A20 motorway, which is just a 5 minute drive away. On mid-Summers day the area participates hugely in the very popular music festival, with free open air performances in virtually all the towns, which end with fireworks. The festival in Limoges, the capital city, is very vibrant. Limoges is also a nice place for a day trip (40 minutes by car from the cottage) and is famous for its porcelain manufacturing. The museum of porcelain is a must for a visit, as also is the quarter de bouchers in the old part of the city. Also not to be missed is the very poignant martyrs village of Oradour sur Glane. In WW2 the whole village was massacred, and it has been left entirely as it stood at that time, as a... more
Access
Car advised
How to get there
Airport: Limoges: 65.0 km
Railway: La Souterraine: 15.0 km
Ferry: Calais: 480.0 km
Mailhac sur Benaize is easily accessible by road from the toll-free North/South A20 motorway. The village is about a 5 minute drive away from junctions 21 and 22. It is roughly a 6-7 hour drive from the Channel ports. Limoges airport, served by Ryanair and Flybe from various UK airports, is only 45 minutes away by car. New for 2017! British Airways flights from Gatwick to Limoges from May to September, from just £46 one way! Poitiers airport is a good alternative - a little further away at about a 1 hour 30 min drive away. If flying, a hire car is essential, as the area is very rural. The village is quiet and a great place to relax and put your feet up, and the nearest town with shops, bars, etc is just 2 kms or so along the road.
Activities nearby
Fishing Nearby, There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive, Horse Riding Nearby, Watersports Nearby, Nearest Beach: 20.0 km.
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