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Meadow View "Maison Deux", looking out onto the vast green valley of Janaillat.

Cottage | 3 bedrooms | sleeps 8

Key Info
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 23 km
  • Swimming pool
  • Great for children of all ages 5
  • Car essential
  • No pets allowed
  • Private garden

Large rural 3 Bedroom cottage property, that we recently renovated to provide a lovely well equipped property, but whilst maintaining many of the properties original features. The property can sleep up to 8 people, and is fully equipped with everything needed for a family holiday. We can also provide a cot and a highchair. Behind the property is a large safe & secure private garden, patio furniture and BBQ for alfresco dining!

The location is perfect for that ideal 'get away from it all break' where you can enjoy a leisurely walk or a bike ride around the countryside. There is also a local riding stables, a tennis court and a golf course a short drive away. There are many leisure lakes with beaches and cafes, or for the more energetic there are watersports.

The cottage has outstanding views of the surrounding countryside, which prove to be spectacular throughout the four seasons. The self-contained property is fully equipped with everything needed for a family holiday....

This newly renovated cottage is located on the edge of the rural village of Janaillat, which is situated centrally within a triangle of 3 towns, La Souterraine, Bourganeuf and Gueret, and is only a short drive away from the village of Bénévent-l'Abbaye. You can visit medieval towns for markets, cafés and restaurants, or you can simply relax by the pool and look out onto the amazing views.

A relaxing rural holiday cottage, with plenty to see and do. This is the perfect place for the whole family to un-wind and de-stress!

It is also an ideal location for house-hunting as we are ideally located to span a vast area of this wonderful region.

This property is one of two gites within our gite complex. The gite itself is fully self-contained and private. The only shared facilities are the gym, garden and pool. These facilities are listed as shared/private because they are only to be used by the gite complex guests of Meadow View.

The Gite is available for holiday rentals thought the year (minimum 3 night stay at off peak time ) or long term rental 3 to 12 months, please enquire for pricing information.

Size Sleeps up to 8, 3 bedrooms
Nearest beach Lac Courtille 23 km
Will consider Corporate bookings, House swap, Long term lets (over 1 month), Short breaks (1-4 days)
Access Car essential
Nearest Amenities 5 km
Nearest travel links Nearest airport: Limoges 74 km, Nearest railway: La Souterraine 36 km
Family friendly Great for children of all ages, Suitable for people with restricted mobility
Notes No pets allowed, No smoking at this property

Features and Facilities

Luxuries Log fire, Internet access, Boat available
General TV, Satellite TV, Wi-Fi available
Standard Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer
Utilities Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine
Rooms 3 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms and 1 En suites
Furniture 1 Sofa beds, Single beds (2), Double beds (2), Cots (1), Dining seats for 8, Lounge seats for 8
Other Linen provided, Towels provided, High chair
Outdoors Balcony or terrace, Private garden, Shared garden, BBQ, Swing set
Access Parking

The Limousin/Auvergne region

he Limousin region is one of the unspoilt areas of France, and has been described as the 'Lake District of France'. With an abundance of rolling hillsides and fields, leisure lakes and historical sites this region will provide an interesting and enjoyable holiday for everyone in the family.

The Limousin is made up of three departments, the Creuse (23), the Haute-Vienne (87), and the Correze (19). Famous for the it's best beef farming in the world, an abundant of Limousin Cattle can be seen around the region. The main tourist attractions of the Creuse are the Tapestry Museum in Aubusson, the many chateaux in the area, and the Lac de Vassiviere, these are all within a short drive away.

The main town of Limoges is only an hour away, and it has a buzzing cosmopolitan vibe! With an abundance of cafes and restaurants, boutiques and museums. There is also the indoor Aquarium, the Tourist Train and it;s the heart of the Limoges Porcelain.

Janaillat

The local area has an abundance of activities including walking, cycling, tennis, golf, horse riding, fishing, leisure lakes and historic sites. Further a field there is canoeing, kayaking, sailing, jet skiing, wakeboarding and water skiing. With such beautiful surroundings it is an ideal place for photography,painting and bird watching.

Saint Dizier Leyrenne – with a small convenience store, pharmacy, post office, tennis courts and fishing lake.

Bourganeuf – home of Medieval Castle with the Zimim tower, also with supermarkets, cafes and restaurants, tourist information, pharmacy, banks and a petrol station. A local market fills the town on Wednesday's.

Bosmoreau le Mines – where there is the 'Velo-rail' a bike track of 10km of disused rail track through the breathtaking countryside and the mining museum.

Bénévent l'Abbaye – with it's 12th Century Abbey, the Sceneovision, a local museum recalling the history of the liquor Benevento. Also there is a small supermarket, and a world-class bakery and butcher.

Lake Vassivere – about a 35 minute drive away, the lake is one of Europe's largest man-made lakes and it has several beautiful sandy beaches with swimming, pedalos, fishing, and a cruise boat upon which you can have lunch, breathtaking views and various walks, cycle paths and water sports. There is also the 'Arbre de Arbre' a tree top adventure course with several different routes suitable for all ages and heights.

Gueret – Capital of the Creuse region. Here are all the larger supermarkets and shops, cafes and restaurants. The Courtille Lake in Gueret also has inflatables, water slides and pedalos. Other tourist attractions include the 'Labyrinth Geant', the largest permanent maze in the world, expanding over 2 hectares of greenery, and the Wolf Park, where you are able to see the wolves and their cubs in their natural habitat.

Limoges – home of the famous Limoges Porcelain, and the capital of the Limousin Region. With a cosmopolitan feel, here you will find all the large chain stores, art galleries as well as the Zoo and Aquarium Theme Park.

Please ask for more information about local attractions and places to visit, we are more than happy to provide you with addresses and a map if necessary.

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2 Sep 2014

5/5

"Rural France at it's best."

This property is set in a very small village that has no facilities so it is very quiet. The surrounding area is quite hilly and the scenery is beautiful. The accommodation and furnishings are all o… More

21 Aug 2014

5/5

"Beautiful surrondings and excellent accomodation"

The village of Janillant is lovely and very peaceful. There is lots to do in the area and the host provide an information pack with various leaflets about what to do. The gites and swimming pool are ideal for families and couples who want to relax. There is everything you need (home from home) We had a wonderful holiday and can't wait to go back

30 Jul 2014

5/5

"A fantastic place to stay!!!!!"

We have been to many gites in France over the last 20 years. This is the first one we have ever come back to. Without a doubt, it is the best place to holiday. The owners are greasy, making sure that … More

Many thanks for your review.....I understand that "the owners are greasy" should actually say "the owners are great".....predictive text slip up!! We are so glad that you have enjoyed your stay and although this is your second stay in the gites we do hope that you will return again some time in the future.

13 Sep 2013

5/5

"Peaceful and relaxing in rural france."

Located in a small hamlet surrounded by fields, this really is rural france yet only 15 mins from Bourganeuf and 25 mins from Gueret for shops. The properties and facilities are fantastic, to be hones… More

29 Aug 2013

4/5

"Lovely, homely accommodation."

From the minute we arrived our hosts made us feel very welcome and that continued throughout our holiday. The accommodation was lovely... A real authentic, French property with character in abundance.… More

18 Aug 2013

5/5

"beautiful setting, warm welcome, friendly"

I stayed in Meadow View with my children and grand children. The owners, Brian and Jane, did their best to make our stay pleasant and comfortable. Rooms are big enough. Sheet an towels were available freely for us as well as beds for the babies. The swimming pool was nice and clean, there were games and toys avalaible for the children in the garden. We loved the view from the house and we definitly recommand this rental for holiday.

20 Jul 2013

5/5

"What a fantastic relaxing family holiday location."

This beautiful gite was very spacious and well equipped to feel like “home-from-home”. It was spotlessly clean and well-coordinated. The views from all aspects were amazing and it was so nice to … More

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