A two bedroom gite which is one of two in a converted barn situated in a quiet just hamlet just three kilometres from the village of St Etienne de Fursac which has French and Italian restaurants
The gite is spacious with one double and one twin bedroom with a shower room plus additional WC.
Our in ground swimming pool is secluded with countryside views and we have a large garden suitable for children.
Change over day is Friday, so that it is easier to book a ferry and you avoid the usual holiday weekend rush. Outside of high season we can be flexible.
An extra single bed or cot can be available on request.
|Size||Sleeps up to 4, 2 bedrooms|
|Nearest beach||Lake St Pardoux 40 km|
|Nearest Amenities||3 km|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Limoges 40 km|
|Family friendly||Great for children of all ages|
|Notes||No pets allowed, No smoking at this property|
|Luxuries||Log fire, Internet access, DVD player|
|General||TV, Table tennis, Wi-Fi available|
|Standard||Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer|
|Utilities||Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine|
|Rooms||2 bedrooms, 1 bathrooms of which 1 Shower rooms|
|Furniture||Single beds (2), Double beds (1), Cots (1), Dining seats for 4, Lounge seats for 5|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided, High chair|
|Outdoors||Shared garden, BBQ, Bicycles available|
The Limousin is in central France, and benefits from warm but not extreme summers and very clear seasons. It is part of the northern edge of the Massif Central with fast flowing rivers and numerous lakes, surrounded by ancient forests and farmland. The Limousin is predominately an agricultural region and home of the famous Limousin breed of beef cattle.
The atmosphere of the Limousin is one of peace and tranquillity with a superb variety of flaura and fauna on your doorstep. Many species of indigenous and migrating birds can be seen ranging from birds of prey including buzzards, kites and eagles to more exotic species such as the legendary Hoopoe and Cranes. Mammal species include wild boar, pine martins , red squirrels and coypu.
Historic Limoges is the capital of the region and is a cultural centre for lace and the famous Limoges pottery as well as providing great shopping in modern retail parks
There are many places of interest to visit during your stay at Gites de Campagne, here are just a few:
St Etienne de Fursac - five minutes drive, our local village which has a small supermarket, an excellent bakery for your fresh baguettes, a butcher, hairdresser, pharmacy, two bars, one of which is also an Italian restaurant.
La Souterraine - approximately 15 minutes drive, an ancient town founded by the monks of the Abbey of St Martial de Limoges with a Romanesque Gothic church. You can also find large supermarkets and a market with fresh produce every Saturday.
Lake St Pardoux - approximately 40 minutes drive, with three different sandy beaches, Santrop Beach a is big and can be busy with a large playground. Chabannes Beach is quieter, ideal for children and picnics and the third one is Freaudour Beach which is suitable for water sports.
Oradour sur Glane - approximately a one hour drive, on 10th June 1944 642 people were massacred, the village has remained untouched since that day as a memorial and museum.
Lake Vassiviere - approximately a one hour drive, the lake covers an area of 1000 hectares and is one of the largest lakes in France. Ideal for water sports, swimming and boat trips.
Labyrinthe Geant - approximately a 40 minute drive, 6 acres of parkland with many different activities including a giant maze.
Throughout the area there are shops selling the famous, beautiful Limoges porcelain our nearest shop is in the very pretty town of
Le Dorat about 30 minutes drive away.