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Farmhouse / 4 bedrooms / sleeps 9 Home 84873

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La Merlerie Farmhouse

4bedrooms
9sleeps
7nights min stay

Farmhouse / 4 bedrooms / 3 bathrooms / sleeps 9

Key Info

  • Swimming pool
  • Suitable for children age 5+
  • Car advised
  • Some pets are welcome - please contact the owner
  • Private garden

Families

  • Suitable for children over 5
  • Some pets are welcome - please contact the owner

Description from owner

Description

La Merlerie is millers cottage with adjacent water mill built in 1896 which was working until the 1970's milling flour & feed for local farmers. Since then it was purchased by a French artist from Paris and converted to a holiday home. La Merlerie is now owned by a British farmily who have finished the pretty cottage to a high standard with en suite bathrooms, new kitchen kitchen & dining facilities. Below the house and overlooking the water meadow is a large terrace area with sun loungers and tables, 10m x 5m salt water pool (no chlorine) heated if required at extra cost. There is a cellar/games room with pool games table and 5 bicyles for residents use.

The grounds surrounding the house include the mill pond, formal gardens and water meadow running away to the boundary stream that is the river Oeil. This is a truly rural and peaceful location. Within 2 kilometres we have a boulangerie. A country town which has supermarkets, banks, pharmacy & most useful shops is 10 minutes

La Merlerie is millers cottage with adjacent water mill built in 1896 which was working until the 1970's milling flour & feed for local farmers. Since then it was purchased by a French artist from Paris and converted to a holiday home. La Merlerie is now owned by a British farmily who have finished the pretty cottage to a high standard with en suite bathrooms, new kitchen kitchen & dining facilities. Below the house and overlooking the water meadow is a large terrace area with sun loungers and tables, 10m x 5m salt water pool (no chlorine) heated if required at extra cost. There is a cellar/games room with pool games table and 5 bicyles for residents use.

The grounds surrounding the house include the mill pond, formal gardens and water meadow running away to the boundary stream that is the river Oeil. This is a truly rural and peaceful location. Within 2 kilometres we have a boulangerie. A country town which has supermarkets, banks, pharmacy & most useful shops is 10 minutes distance by car.

Further details

A returnable damage deposit of 250 euros will be added by Holiday Lettings

Further details indoors

Kitchen with Open plan day room with sofa & views across the water meadow

Sitting room with TV & log burner ajoining a formal Dining Room/reading room with 2 armchairs

Location description from owner

The Auvergne region

The Limousin & Auvergne regions are of the least populated areas of France - however, it is also one of the most beautiful, with rolling hills and valleys, small grazing meadows, many Charollais cattle & country lanes with virtually no traffic - ideal for cycling and walking.

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Things to do

Kart Circuit at Montlucon for children & adults (15kms)

Indoor Bowling Montlucon

Canoeing & Kyaking through the gorge of the River Sioule which lies 20kms to the south

Velo Rail - cycle car on a disused railway line - great for the whole family 15kms to the north

Water sports available on many adjacent lakes

Horse Riding & Golf at Neris le Bains

Many of the local towns have wonderful historic buildings and museums and being the area of the bourbonaise kings & queens of France, fantastic chateaux & architecture.

Restaurants: We have a listing of recommended restaurants in our house book

During winter months we are only 1.5 hrs away from 'putting on skis' at the traditional resort of Mont Dore

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Bed & bathroom

  • 4 Double Beds, 1 Single Bed
  • 1 family bathroom, 2 en suites

Amenities

  • Private outdoor pool (heated)
  • Private garden
  • Swing set
  • BBQ
  • Balcony or terrace
  • Bicycles available
  • Central heating
  • Fireplace
  • Pool or snooker table
  • Cooker
  • Fridge
  • Freezer
  • Microwave
  • Toaster
  • Kettle
  • Dishwasher
  • Washing machine
  • Clothes dryer
  • Iron
  • TV
  • Satellite TV
  • DVD player
  • CD player
  • Telephone
  • Hair dryer

Will consider

  • Long term lets (over 1 month)
  • Corporate bookings

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Access

  • Parking
  • Secure parking
  • Not suitable for wheelchair users

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Payment
This rental can only be paid for online through Holiday Lettings using your credit/debit card or PayPal (never by bank or wire transfer).
Smoking
No smoking at this property
Cancellation policy
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About the owner

Carrie P
Response rate:
80%
Calendar updated:
20 May 2016
Years listed:
6
Based in:
United Kingdom

Languages spoken: English

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“Very relaxing holiday”

Reviewed 8 Aug 2013

We had a lovely holiday at this property. The property itself is extremely well equipped and provided everything we needed for a great stay. The owners were very accommodating and helpful. The area it's self is very quiet and rural, which suited us we wanted a quiet holiday. It was lovely every morning to be able to open all of the downstairs windows to a beautiful view.

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