Barn | 6 bedrooms | sleeps 13

Key Info
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 20 km
  • Swimming pool
  • Great for children of all ages
  • Car essential
  • Some pets are welcome - please contact the owner
  • Private garden

Le Grange is a charming, spacious 18th Century barn which has been restored to an exceptionally high standard giving comfort, space and complete seclusion. Although retaining many of the original features, including exposed beams and stonework with large fireplaces with wood burning stoves, every modern convenience has been thought of. The medieval style entrance hall has the wow factor!

The private heated swimming pool is close to the house where children can safely play. Located on the edge of Les Combes, close to the original chateau, in its 1000 acres of woodlands, this is the perfect setting for those looking for seclusion. The pretty market town of Magnac Laval is only 10 minutes away with restaurants, cafes and a daily market

Size Sleeps up to 13, 6 bedrooms
Nearest beach Lac St. Pardoux 20 km
Will consider Short breaks (1-4 days)
Access Car essential
Nearest Amenities 4 km
Nearest travel links Nearest airport: Limoges 30 km
Family friendly Great for children of all ages
Notes Some pets are welcome - please contact the owner, No smoking at this property

Features and Facilities

Luxuries Private outdoor pool (heated), Log fire, Internet access, DVD player
Pool Private outdoor pool (heated)
General Central heating, TV, Table tennis, Wi-Fi available
Standard Kettle, Toaster, Iron
Utilities Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine
Rooms 6 bedrooms, 10 bathrooms of which 3 Family bathrooms, 2 En suites and 5 Shower rooms
Furniture Single beds (4), Double beds (4), Cots (1), Dining seats for 12, Lounge seats for 12
Other Linen provided, Towels provided, High chair
Outdoors Private outdoor pool (heated), Balcony or terrace, Private garden, BBQ, Bicycles available
Access Secure parking
Further details indoors

Entering into the imposing medieval style hall, you will immediately be wowed by the space and light in this spectacularly restored 18th Century Barn. The original cartwheel light fitting adds to the baronial feel of this room which is the hub of the property with its large dining table and seating for 10. The enormous beamed living room with comfortable overstuffed sofas and easy chairs, has seating for 12. The original inglenook stone fireplace, with dog iron grate, is perfect for chilly evenings. The large farmhouse kitchen/diner, with traditional French Dresser, has an oak refectory table and is the perfect place to unwind after exploring the stunning countryside. The bedrooms are all light and spacious – the Master Bedroom en-suite has a free standing Victorian bath – and have views of the surrounding hills. Although Le Grange offers contemporary living, it has retained many of its original features which add further character to this lovely home.

Further details outdoors

Outside there is a fabulous 9m x 5m heated pool (with loungers and garden furniture). Large stone paved terracing on the south facing front of the house which is ideal for al-fresco dining. Stone built BBQ. Ample parking and even 8 All-Terrain bikes! Table Tennis table in adjacent barn. Behind the house is an open meadow with views across 2 lakes – perfect for exploring this stunning countryside.

Further details

20% deposit is taken at the time of booking with the balance payable six weeks prior to arrival.

Included in the cost is a welcome pack of local food and wine.

The pool can be heated at a cost of £120 per week

One well behaved dog by arrangement. Any additional dogs at £25 each but also by arrangement

The Centre region

The Haute-Vienne and the Limousin are the rural heartland of France containing numerous traditional villages, friendly locals and great food.

The Markets in the region are some of the best in the country of France and boasts one of the largest at Les Herrolles

Les Combes

Le Grange is set in a rural valley overlooking 2 lakes. The nearby lively market town of Magnac Laval is in the pretty Haute-Vienne countryside. There is a character filled old quarter, with ancient houses, winding streets and a delightful riverside, lined with attractive old buildings.

The town has all the charm of rural France, whilst providing all the facilities you could ever need including supermarket, bars, restaurants etc. The town hosts a weekly traditional market on Thursday mornings if you like to do your shopping in true French style. The Haute-Vienne is a wonderful area for those who appreciate the beauty of nature and the activities which are on offer in the countryside – fishing in the river, walking in the woods or cycling on the woodland paths.

The town of Limoges, famed for its beautiful porcelain definitely deserves a visit and there are a multitude of interesting and historic towns and villages to explore in the region, including Bellac, Le Dorat and Mortemart, which are all packed with character and charm.