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Chez Helen – Home 301331 Farmhouse

  • 3 bedrooms
  • 5 sleeps
  •  min stay varies

Farmhouse / 3 bedrooms / 1 bathroom / sleeps 5

Key Info

  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 10 km
  • Child friendly
  • Car essential
  • Ask about pets
  • Private garden

Description from owner

Description

Chez Helen is in a rural setting situatied in the small hamlet of La Lande on the Haute Vienne/Creuse border in the Limousin and has commanding views over this beautiful countryside.
The nearest amenities,
2 km to Arnac La Poste where there is a post office pharmacie bar and small supermarket.
4km to St Sulpice, and 6km to La Souterraine where there are shops in abundance.

If you love nature and outdoors you will love this area, it is known as the lake district of France. It is a beautiful unspoilt part of France, with many lakes, these have beaches for sunbathing and swimming. If you want a more active holiday, the lakes provide you with fishing and watersports, hiking, cycling, horseriding for miles through fields, forests, and grassy tracks
The nearest beach is Swisse Ocean park La Souterraine,this is a man made beach and swimming lake, there are also cafes bars with childrens play area. A short drive away is Lac de Chaume, a beautiful fishing lake, Lac d'Eguzon

Chez Helen is in a rural setting situatied in the small hamlet of La Lande on the Haute Vienne/Creuse border in the Limousin and has commanding views over this beautiful countryside.
The nearest amenities,
2 km to Arnac La Poste where there is a post office pharmacie bar and small supermarket.
4km to St Sulpice, and 6km to La Souterraine where there are shops in abundance.

If you love nature and outdoors you will love this area, it is known as the lake district of France. It is a beautiful unspoilt part of France, with many lakes, these have beaches for sunbathing and swimming. If you want a more active holiday, the lakes provide you with fishing and watersports, hiking, cycling, horseriding for miles through fields, forests, and grassy tracks
The nearest beach is Swisse Ocean park La Souterraine,this is a man made beach and swimming lake, there are also cafes bars with childrens play area. A short drive away is Lac de Chaume, a beautiful fishing lake, Lac d'Eguzon brilliant for watersports, Lac Saint -Pardoux with 3 large sandy beaches each offering a variety of activities.

Location description from owner

The Nouvelle-Aquitaine region

The Limousin is rich in history and Culture, it is linked with Richard the Lionheart , his life ended here trying to regain control of his land from the rebellious French lords and viscounts.
You can follow some or all of the Richard the Lionheart trails.

Limoges the nearest City about 35 km, it is of course well known for the finest china in the world and you can see it being made today in the porcelain museum. The world famous Aubusson tapestries are still being woven in the town of the same name too. The department is indeed home to some of the finet craftsmen in the world.

La Haute Vienne/Creuse is a semi mountainous area which encourages the breeding of a variety of birds and wild life, the marshes and reed lands of the Brenne encourage this, so the agricultural land in the valleys are blessed with a variety of birds that you would not see in most parts of the Uk.

Claude Monet was enspired by this area and there are not many towns and villages where you will not find an art gallery of some sort.
As well as the forest and lakes the Limousin is also known for its abundance of gardens, many of them more wild and natural then traditional, for a full list of these pick up the 'Carnet des Jardin'

Fisherman travel from all over Europe this area boasts some of the best course fishing in the world. at our local lake Chaume the French Ntional Course Fshing Campionships are held annually.

Cycling , Horse Riding, Water sports ,Swimming, Fishing, Ice Skating in Limoges ,Ten Pin Bowling, Golf , an abundance of childrens activities are all available in this area and you can either take part in a variety of activities or just chill out on one of the many glorious beaches and swim in the calm waters of the lakes.

Saint-Sulpice-les-Feuilles

Chez Helen sits on the border between the Haute Vienne/ La Creuse, the property is easy to find from junction 22 off the A20 in the heart of the Limousin countryside. we grow our own vegetables so if they are ready to pick you are very welcome to share this with us, we also keep chickens for your supply of very fresh eggs.

A welcome pack is provided on arrival.

This is a lovely part of the Limousin made up of 3 Departments Haute -.vienne, the Creuse and the Correze
there are several Market towns around this area, La Souterraine, Dun Le Palestel, and Les Horoilles this is the largets brocante ( antique fare and market in Limousin, it falls on the 29th of each month.

Old limoges in the summer months has a market on a sunday this is always popular with tourists and the locals

Gargilesse has been voted one of the most beautiful villages in France home of George Sands, Monet came to paint here and to this day it is a haven for artists.

To get to Gargilesse you will drive through Eguzon take a detour to this beautiful beach and lake ( Lac Chambon )where the watersports are in abundance lots of fun for all the family.

Also Chateau Crozant just beautiful, you can take a boat trip on the Creuse from here.

Be assured there is plenty of activities for the children they will NEVER be bored in this region of France.

There is of course lots more to see and do but all of the information you will need to have a fabulous holiday is supplied at Chez Helen
and you can be assured of a huge welcome.






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Families

  • Great for children of all ages
  • Some pets are welcome - please contact the owner

Bed & bathroom

  • 1 Double Bed, 3 Single Beds
  • 1 Family bathroom

Amenities

  • Wi-Fi available
  • Private garden
  • BBQ
  • Balcony or terrace
  • Internet access
  • Fireplace
  • Cooker
  • Fridge
  • Microwave
  • Toaster
  • Kettle
  • Washing machine
  • Clothes dryer
  • Iron
  • Satellite TV
  • CD player
  • Hair dryer
  • Linen provided
  • Towels provided

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Access

  • Parking
  • Not suitable for wheelchair users

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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
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About the owner

Helen H
Calendar updated::
12 Sep 2014
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Languages spoken: English


This Farmhouse has 3 bedrooms, 1 bathroom and sleeps 5. It’s been listed on Holiday Lettings since 17 Feb 2014. Located in Haute-Vienne, it has 3 reviews with an overall rating of 5. The average weekly rate is £0.

The property’s calendar was last updated on 12 Sep 2014.

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“A fabulous retreat in the beautiful countryside of the Limousine”

Reviewed 9 Mar 2014

I have stayed here quite a few times and I have recommended this stunning location to friends and family. I like to relax and enjoy however this beautiful location would be excellent for the anyone, for walkers & bikers and for the painters' & poets' amongst us alike. Yes, you do need a car but don't expect to see many about, it's like 'Heartbeat' or 1960's Britain. I know I am showing my age but it truly gorgeous and it certainly makes my heart race. The farm house is homely, comfortable, clean and stylish and a steal at the price. I went in 2013 with four friends, who adored their holiday as much as I did and I know will be returning with their individual families. Our hosts Helen and Malcolm where friendly and personable and had a welcome pack waiting for us. Helen and Malcolm are extremely knowledgeable about the area and nothing is to much trouble. FABULOUS you need to experience this for yourselves to understand.

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