from £46 /night help Price for guests, Nights
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Cottage / 3 bedrooms / sleeps 6 Home 92551
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Cottage / 3 bedrooms / sleeps 6
Beautifully set off the beaten track, in open countryside and near woods, you often see birds of prey and other wildlife as you cross the stream en route to La Panetterie. This independent traditional Correzienne barn, converted to a high standard of accommodation for up to 6 people + baby + camp bed, is tranquilly situated approximately 5 minutes drive from the village of Lubersac. Accommodation at La Panetterie is spacious and classically furnished on one level, which makes it ideal for the elderly.
For the more active guest, there are 4 adult and 2 children's' mountain bikes, a table tennis table and pool table available in the adjoining stables to the cottage. Lubersac offers good amenities, an impressive chateau, a few good to excellent restaurants (notably Chateau La Fragne) and an open air swimming pool (with lifeguard). Enjoy a tranquil retreat or make the house a perfect family base to discover enchanting medieval castles, picturesque villages, lakeside beaches and waterfalls in unspoilt Correze.
|Size||Sleeps up to 6, 3 bedrooms|
|Rooms||3 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms of which 2 Family bathrooms|
|Nearest beach||Vigeois 11 km|
|Will consider||Long term lets (over 1 month)|
|Nearest Amenities||6 km|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Limoges 62 km, Nearest railway: Pompadour 6 km|
|Family friendly||Great for children of all ages|
|Notes||No pets allowed, No smoking at this property|
Features and Facilities
|Luxuries||Log fire, Internet access, DVD player|
|General||Central heating, TV, CD player, Pool or snooker table, Table tennis, Games room, Satellite TV, Wi-Fi available|
|Standard||Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer|
|Utilities||Clothes dryer, Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine|
|Furniture||Double beds (2), Single beds (2), Cots (1), Dining seats for 8, Lounge seats for 6|
|Outdoors||Balcony or terrace, Private garden, BBQ, Bicycles available|
|Access||Parking, Suitable for people with restricted mobility, Not suitable for wheelchair users|
|Further details indoors|
Accommodation at La Panetterie is spacious (120sqm) and classically furnished on one level. As you enter the house you find
•an impressive living room of large dimensions, wooden beams and a fireplace over 8m long. Satellite TV/DVD and portable CD player/digital radio are available. Adjoining the living room is
•an open-plan, good sized and well equipped kitchen with French doors that open onto a barbecue area, large back garden and views of the surrounding countryside. You can enjoy informal eating in the kitchen or outside.
•Just off the kitchen is a Shower and utility room that contains a shower, toilet and washing machine and dryer.
•There are three double bedrooms (1 Queen, 1 double, 1 twin + travel cot for child of up to 2 years + camp bed suitable for a small child), all with attractive views
•Large family bathroom with bath, shower attachment, and toilet
•Sunlit formal dining room with French doors opening onto front garden
|Further details outdoors|
Adjoining the Cottage are stables. They house a full size table-tennis table, a small pool table and 6 mountain bikes (2 x men, 2 x ladies,1 x girl up to age 10 and 1 x boy up to age 13). There is also a toddler's ride-on toy with parents' guide handle.
Outside there is approximately half an acre of garden to roam in. It receives lots of sunshine and you enjoy privacy in the large back garden. French doors from the kitchen open onto a barbecue area in the back garden. The dining room has French doors that open on to the front garden. Views are lovely as the sun sets and starry nights draw in. An outside dining table and chairs for 6 people and 2 sun loungers are provided to ensure you have every opportunity to make the most of your beautiful garden and its tranquil setting.
Regretfully, it is necessary to charge a breakage deposit of £250, which will be refunded in full assuming no damage to the property during your stay.
Linen and towels (100% cotton) are provided on request at a price of £17 per person
Wifi will be available from summer 2015
The Limousin region
The Limousin region of France is recognised for its rolling green landscapes, interesting medieval history, beautiful lakes, culinary delights in truffles and foie gras, and its thriving market life. Recommended places for you to visit from Lubersac include:
•Arnac-Pompadour - home to the National Stud of France, major equestrian events, a 15th century chateau built for Mme Pompadour by King Louis XV and an impressive horse racing track viewable from street level;
•3 medieval, award winning “Prettiest villages in France”: Segur le Chateau, St. Robert and Collonges-la- Rouge. They feature medieval houses, cobbled streets and breath-taking riverside scenery.
•Gimel-les-cascades – a hillside village from which you can take walks past fast-flowing waterfalls (largest tumbles 45m)
•Brive-La-Gaillarde and Limoges, are your nearest large towns for shopping, nightlife and a café culture, in a medieval setting
•and Lake Vassiviere – famous for its safe beaches and water sports
Other popular activities include pool and lake swimming, canoeing, fishing , walking & horse riding.
Lubersac is approximately 4 miles drive from the Cottage. It is a charming village with a tourist information office, 2 restaurants, 2 bakers, 2 chemists, 2 large supermarkets including a 24 hour petrol station and 2 bars. A well maintained open air swimming pool open to the public in the summer is signposted from the village square. Also on the square is a newsagent that sells European and US national newspapers (The Telegraph, Daily Mail, Tribune...). The best market days are Sunday morning for Objat market (25 mins drive) or Saturday morning for Brive (30 mins drive). You will find a colourful and interesting array of local truffles, duck products, live chickens and pets, herbs, cheeses, clothes and shoes at these markets. The nearest lake for swimming is a 20 minute drive at Vigeois - it has a sandy beach, diving boards, pedalos, snack hut and trees that offer shade. It is ideal for small children because the water is shallow and calm. Lifeguards are also in operation. You could also visit Treignac (45 minute drive) which has a small children's playground in addition to the facilities at Vigeois. Lake Vassiviere is great for all watersports and a further 10 minute drive after Treignac. As you tour the local area, look out for signs advertising open-air public barbeques and dances in the local villages. They are great fun and provide a cultural experience of French rural life.
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