- Night life
- Sports & activity
- Swimming Pool
- Cot / Highchair
- DVD player
- Log Fire
- Washing Machine
- Beach within 30km
- Golf within 30km
- Horse Riding
- Babysitting available
- Child Friendly
- Pet Friendly
- Short breaks available
Overlooking the courtyard and on beyond with uninterrupted views of beautiful countryside, these two properties provide the opportunity to relax and enjoy the peace and tranquillity of the surrounding area as well as its abundant wildlife. Laze by the pool, enjoy a stroll around the estate or try kayaking, cycling, fishing or horse riding......
We offer an advance grocery service, the little bits'n'bobs ready for you in your gite. No unforeseen extras, privacy and no disturbances, but help and advice if you need it. We remember arriving to find no soap, not a tea towel in sight, no cling film to wrap the opened food in.........a dash to the shops the minute you arrive!! At Les Brégères, we have tried to provide everything you'll need to settle in straight away, whether it's putting the kettle on for a cuppa or opening the wine!
The area is renowned for its beautiful lakes, quiet villages, excellent cuisine, woodland trails and numerous chateaux, which can be found along the Richard the Lionheart route. It is, therefore, ideal for anyone who enjoys walking, fishing, bird watching, water sports, riding and cycling. Many of the lakes have man made beaches and offer truly safe swimming as no motorboats are allowed. There are a wide variety of attractions close by, including animal parks, museums, theme parks, historical sites, farmers markets - all are contained in a guide located in your gite. Saint Barbant is a small hamlet, located in a peaceful farming area, close to Bussiere Poitevine and Bellac. Markets are held locally every week, as well as fetes throughout the summer season. Local shops, bar and amenities can be found in Bussiere Poitevine.
Fly to Limoges airport from Newcastle, Liverpool, East Midlands, Stansted, Southampton with Ryanair or Flybe airlines. 40 minutes drive from Limoges airport to your property. Drive from Channel ports or Channel tunnel in approxiamately 7.5 hours depending on the port used. Excellent access from A20 or RN147 routes to your gite.
Nearest Train Station:
Calais 7.5 hours drive
Lots of man-made lake beaches nearby
Saint Barbant (weekly)
The renovated farmhouse consists of three double bedrooms, two bathrooms, large breakfasting kitchen and open plan lounge and dining room with wood burning fire. It is equipped to a very high standard, with combinations of super king size, twin and kingsize beds. The kitchen is fully equipped with cooker, microwave, dishwasher and washing machine. A full baby/toddler kit is available including cot, high chair, stair gate, changing mat, mothercare swim chair, potty, toys, plastic cutlery/crockery, bibs, baby linen/blankets, & car seat. Whilst fully renovated the gite retains many original features adding to its charm and authenticity. In addition to the two wood burners, the gite is fully heated by electric panel heaters, so you can enjoy yourselves all year round! We ensure that for winter lets the property is pre-heated before and the fires will be lit ready to welcome you. La Grange is a more contemporary barn conversion, also with 3 bedrooms.
Private fenced rear garden laid to lawn, with garden furniture and barbecue. There is an above ground swimming pool for the sole use of gite guests. The 60 acre estate borders a large 7 hectare lake, known locally for its excellent carp fishing. Fishing permits can be purchased locally.
The Limousin or french "lake district" is a beautiful area to visit, full of winding deserted lanes, lakes around every corner and a lush green landscape of trees & woodlands. Nestled between the Loire & the Dodogne it is relatively undiscovered. The temperate climate brings 30 plus degrees in the summer months, clear blue skies and just a buzzard calling.
Conditions of Rental
Long term winter lets available by arrangement. Refundable breakages deposit of