Gites de Campagne
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Gite | 2 bedrooms | sleeps 4
A two bedroom gite which is one of two in a converted barn situated in a quiet 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, a shower room plus additional WC.
Our inground swimmimg pool is secluded with countryside views and we have a large garden suitable for children.
Changeover day is Saturday. Outside of high season we can be flexible.
An extra single bed or cot can be made available on request.
|Size||Sleeps up to 4, 2 bedrooms|
|Nearest beach||Lake St Pardoux 40 km|
|Nearest Amenities||3 km|
|Family friendly||Great for children of all ages|
|Notes||No pets allowed, No smoking at this property|
Features and Facilities
|Luxuries||Internet access, DVD player|
|Pool||Shared outdoor pool (unheated)|
|General||TV, Video player, 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), Dining seats for 6, Lounge seats for 5|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided, High chair|
|Outdoors||Shared outdoor pool (unheated), Shared garden, BBQ|
About this location
The Limousin region
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 limousine is predominantly and 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 porcelain as well as providing great shopping in modern retail parks.
There are many places to visit during your stay at Gites de Campagne, here are just a few:
St Etienne de Fursac just five minutes drive, our local village which has a small supermarket, an excellent bakery for your fresh baguettes, butcher, hairdresser, pharmacy and two bars one of which is also an Italian restaurant.
La Souterraine - approximately a 15 minute drive, an ancient town founded by the monks of Abbey St Martial de Limoges with a Romanesque Gothic church. Every Saturday there is a large lively market where you can purchase fresh cheese, fruit and vegetables. The town also has large supermarkets.
Lake St Pardoux - approximately 40 minutes drive, with three different sandy beaches. Sandrop beach is large and can be busy and has a playground. Chabannes beach is quieter, ideal for children and picnics. Freaudour beach which is suitable for water sports.
Oradour sur Glane - approximately a one hour drive - on June 10th 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 and 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 many shops selling the famous Limoges porcelain, the nearest shop to us is in the pretty town of Le Dorat.
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