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Fanfreda Gîte

Cottage | 1 bedrooms | sleeps 2

Key Info
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 228 km
  • Great for children of all ages
  • Car essential
  • Some pets are welcome - please contact the owner
  • Private garden

The Gîte is a beautifully renovated 1 bedroom cottage, it sleeps 2/4 persons. It has a large bedroom with a seated area, kitchen, dining and sitting room area, with a bed settee, bathroom and separate WC. It has its own fenced and furnished garden with a barbecue.

It is surrounded by farmland and is the perfect location for a relaxing holiday away from the hustle, bustle and pollution of modern day life. The benefits are vast, you can sit out in the evening and appreciate the wonders of rural living. The sunsets are stunning and the skies at night are clear and full of stars. There is no light pollution to spoil this magical spectacle of the night sky. You can wander the lanes and tracks that surround the Gîte and obtain the full benefit of this beautiful part of France.

We are situated in the North West of the Limousin on the border between the Haute Vienne (Limousin) and the Vienne (Poitou-Charentes). We have easy access to all the Limousin Departments of Haute Vienne, Creuse and Corrèze and also the Vienne which is part of the Poitou-Charentes Region. If what you love is nature then you will love the Limousin and Poitou-Charentes regions.

Markets are held in all the local villages each week and the main regional market at Les Herolles is held on the 29th of each month. It is reported that Les Herolles is the largest market in France.

Chateaux, cathedrals and monuments are abundant in the area with the Chateau of Bourg-Archambault only 5 minutes drive.

The region's capital, Limoges, situated on the banks of the Vienne, is 1-hour drive south. It offers a magnificent cathedral and gardens, world famous porcelain and enamel, restaurants, theatres and a spectacular medieval quarter.

Wildlife abounds with birds of prey, pine martyns, deer and wild boar common in the areas adjacent to the gîte. The Brenne National Parks are 1-hour north and are famous for their abundant waterfowl. In the summer there is family horse racing at Le Dorat and Sports car and motorbike racing at the track near Isle Jourdain. There are music and dance festivals held at Bellac and Confolens. All the local towns have markets selling local produce all year round. They are more frequent during the summer months. A very large regional market takes place around the 29th of each month. Here you can buy anything from clothes, to food, to livestock and cookware. It is held in Les Herolles, which is 20 minutes drive away.

Size Sleeps up to 2, 1 bedrooms
Nearest beach La Rochelle 228 km
Will consider Long term lets (over 1 month), Short breaks (1-4 days)
Access Car essential
Nearest Amenities 7 km
Nearest travel links Nearest airport: Limoges Belgarde aeroport 64 km, Nearest railway: Le Dorat Garde 16 km
Family friendly Great for children of all ages, Suitable for people with restricted mobility
Notes Pets welcome, No smoking at this property

Features and Facilities

Luxuries Log fire, Internet access, DVD player
General Video player, CD player, Wi-Fi available
Standard Kettle, Toaster
Utilities Clothes dryer, Cooker, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine
Rooms 1 bedroom, 1 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms
Furniture 1 Sofa beds, Double beds (1), Cots (1), Dining seats for 4, Lounge seats for 4
Other Linen provided, Towels provided
Outdoors Private garden, BBQ, Bicycles available
Access Secure parking

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12 Apr 2014

5/5

"A little like Dr Who's tardis!"

It may look quite small in the photographs but this little gem is deceptive. We booked a last minute break and I chose this property more based on cost and area. We didn't expect too much but w… More

2 Mar 2014

5/5

"Charming gite in lovely rural location in which to relax and loosen up."

A fantastically warm welcome from the owners and their affectionate dog set the tone for a relaxing break over the Festive season. The owners are kind and responsive; they provided clear directions a… More

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Languages spoken
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  • French

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