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Outside dining on the terrace

Farmhouse | 5 bedrooms | sleeps 8

Key Info
  • Not suitable for children
  • Car not necessary
  • No pets allowed
  • Private garden

"Briance", Rue des Mellons, Astaillac is on the site of a medieval monastery and although mostly built in the early 19th Century there is a lot of ecclesiastical stonework incorporated in its construction, including a huge fireplace with the symbol of the sacred heart carved into its stonework. It has wonderful views out over the Dordogne river valley and the Chateau de Castelnau de Bretenoux.

The house was built around 1814, it is of typical local architecture in stone with a turreted pigeonnier. It is actually two houses joined and set in its own grounds. It is an ideal painter's retreat, quiet but on the edge of a village only 4Km from the busy Abbey town of Beaulieu sur Dordogne.

There is ample patio and garden space in which to relax either in the hammock or loungers or in which to sit and paint under the large parasols set about the grounds.

All the rooms are furnished and decorated in a traditional French farmhouse style, but with all modern conveniences. All rooms have both French and UK plug adaptors, extra pillows and covers, an en-suite bathroom with towels, soap and shampoo. We have 3 twin bedrooms and one double bedroom (all ensuite). So we can accommodate a mixed party 8. There is also the opportunity to rent three extra rooms in the holiday home directly opposite us. Two twins and a double. (all meals etc would be taken at "Briance").

This property has been run for several years as an Art and Sculpture course holiday venue. The house therefor has catering facilities for up to 15 people, with outside seating, loungers and hammocks for a number of guests. We don't run Art holiday courses in the Summer (July- August) only in the Spring and Autumn, so the house is available to let during the summer months.

Size Sleeps up to 8, 5 bedrooms
Will consider Short breaks (1-4 days)
Access Car not necessary
Nearest travel links Nearest airport: Limoges Airport 144 km
Notes No pets allowed, No smoking at this property

Features and Facilities

Luxuries Log fire, Internet access, DVD player
General TV, Video player, CD player, Satellite TV, Wi-Fi available
Standard Kettle, Toaster, Iron
Utilities Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine
Rooms 5 bedrooms, 5 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms and 4 En suites
Furniture Single beds (6), Double beds (1), Dining seats for 10, Lounge seats for 10
Other Linen provided, Towels provided
Outdoors Balcony or terrace, Private garden
Access Parking

The Limousin region

A beautiful, rural region of the South of France.


The village of Astaillac is a small village located center of France. The town of Astaillac is located in the department of Corrèze of the french region Limousin, with beautiful rolling countryside, authentic 19th century and earlier architecture and features. The town of Astaillac is located in the township of Beaulieu-sur-Dordogne part of the district of Brive-la-Gaillarde. The area code for Astaillac is 19012 (also known as code INSEE), and the Astaillac zip code is 19120.

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2 Sep 2014


"Great location and helpful owners"

I recently stayed here for two amazing weeks with a group of friends. The house is situated in a quiet and peaceful hilltop village with spectacular views of the surrounding area. Just a short 10 min … More

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Calendar last updated:18 Dec 2014

Based in United Kingdom

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