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18C stone cottage in a quiet village in the New Aquitaine, SW France. Nr Limoges

The cottage is in the Haute Vienne, SW France, dept 87. Limoges is the departmental capital.
1 of 29The cottage is in the Haute Vienne, SW France, dept 87. Limoges is the departmental capital.
Overview
Cottage -
1 Bedroom , 1 Bathroom , Sleeps 4
Haute-Vienne, Nouvelle-Aquitaine
Listing #HL163437
About the Owner
Linda & Sam A
Languages spoken:English, French
Response Rate:100%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:April 2011
Interaction with guests
The owners, Linda & Sam, are on hand, and will welcome you to the cottage in person to show you how everything works and answer any queries you may have. If, at any time during your stay, an unexpected issue should arise, we will endeavour to rectify it without delay. We are here to help, should you need us, or can be as unobtrusive as you wish.
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Reviewed June 17, 2017

We stayed at the gite for two weeks during May and June, with our lurcher dog. The location is superb - quiet, yet with all amenities not too far away. We visited nearby villages and lakes. The area is very dog friendly, so we weren't...More

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Sam L, VR Owner at 18C stone cottage in a quiet village in the New Aquitaine, SW France. Nr Limoges, responded to this reviewResponded June 17, 2017

Hi Dawn, Rob and Barney. Thank you so much for such lovely comments. We really enjoyed having you as guests, and we are so glad you enjoyed your holiday so much. We hope to see you again this way some time. Linda & Sam

Reviewed October 9, 2016

I have returned to this lovely cottage as it has everything I need for my stay. I used the property for rest and a decent shower and all other amenities after a long hard day building my own place. Thoroughly recommend it. The owners Linda...More

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Sam L, VR Owner at 18C stone cottage in a quiet village in the New Aquitaine, SW France. Nr Limoges, responded to this reviewResponded October 10, 2016

Thank you so much Brendan. We are glad you were able to make so much progress on your building project again this time. Your house is going to be awesome.

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Sam L, VR Owner at 18C stone cottage in a quiet village in the New Aquitaine, SW France. Nr Limoges, responded to this reviewResponded August 24, 2016

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Amenities
  • Books
  • Cable/satellite TV
  • Cooker
  • Dining Seats (4)
  • Double Beds:(1)
  • Dryer
  • DVD Player
  • Fireplace
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Hairdryer
  • Highchair
  • Internet Access
  • Iron
  • Kettle
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room Seats (4)
  • Local Guides/Maps
  • Microwave
  • Outdoor Dining Area
  • Parking
  • Patio
  • Private Garden
  • Refrigerator
  • Shower Rooms (1)
  • Single Beds:(1)
  • Sofa Beds:(1)
  • Suitable For Children Under 5
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • TV
  • Washer
  • Water Views
  • Wi-Fi
House rules
    Kid-friendly
    Pets allowed
    Ask about smoking
    Check in: 4:00 PM
    Check out: 10:00 AM
The cottage is fine for all ages, but please bear in mind that there are stairs, not steep. We provide a cot, high chair and stairgate free of charge. We do not allow smoking...
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Bathrooms
    1 Shower
Bedrooms
    1 Twin
    1 Full
    1 Sofa
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Fees
  • Damage Deposit: C$226 / stay - Deposit
Additional Rate and Availability Information
If your rental period overlaps two date ranges, your weekly rate will be calculated to reflect both letting periods. Our weekly tarif is fully inclusive of electricity, bed linen, towels, gas, internet etc.
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About the neighbourhood
Limousin-Cottage is ideally situated for you to explore the whole of the egion, via the toll-free A20 motorway, which is just a 5 minute drive away. On mid-Summers day the area participates hugely in the very popular music festival, with free open air performances in virtually all the towns, which end with fireworks. The festival in Limoges, the capital city, is very vibrant. Limoges is also a nice place for a day trip and is famous for its porcelain manufacturing. The museum of porcelain is a must for a visit, as also is the quarter de bouchers in the old part of the city. Also not to be missed is the very poignant martyrs village of Oradour sur Glane. In WW2 the whole village was massacred, and it has been left entirely as it stood at that time, as a tribute. From early Spring to late A... more
Getting around
A car is recommended to appreciate all this beautiful region has to offer. There is a bus service of sorts, which goes to Limoges via the scenic route, and also a railway station at La Souterraine, 15 minutes drive away, for mainline services to and from Paris.
Access
Car advised
How to get there
Airport: Limoges: 65.0 km
Railway: La Souterraine: 15.0 km
Ferry: Calais: 480.0 km
Mailhac sur Benaize is easily accessible by road from the toll-free North/South A20 motorway. The village is about a 5 minute drive away from junctions 21 and 22. It is roughly a 6 hr drive from Calais, 5 hrs from Dieppe. Limoges airport, served by Ryanair and Flybe from various UK airports, is only 45 minutes away by car. British Airways flights from Gatwick to Limoges from May to September. Poitiers airport is a good alternative - a little further away at about a 1 hour 30 min drive away. If flying, a hire car is essential, as the area is very rural. The village is quiet and a great place to relax and put your feet up, and the nearest town with shops, bars, etc is just 2 kms or so along the road.
Activities nearby
Fishing Nearby, There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive, Horse Riding Nearby, Watersports Nearby, Nearest Beach: 20.0 km.
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