Holiday gite in Limousin - UH005788

5km from Saint-Yrieix-la-Perche, Haute Vienne, Limousin Reference: UH005788 Advertiser since: 23 October 2017
Property Board Arrival Bedrooms Sleeps Bathrooms
La Grange Self Catering Flexible 4 8 2

About this property

La Grange, a haven of peace and tranquillity await. This cottage/gite is in a rural setting.

La Grange is a stunning barn conversion with a huge living area (128 sq mtrs) comprising of an open plan stylishly decorated kitchen/dining area, with lounge that opens with french doors onto a large terrace with patio furniture, large table & seating for 10 persons, complete with a barbecue overlooking the pool and wonderful views of the french countryside. The outside terrace provides the perfect area to enjoy an Al Fresco breakfast, or relax in the evening with your family and friends over a glass of wine. La Grange is stylishly decorated throughout, with large living area with ample very comfortable seating, tasteful decor, large 4k flat screen tv, and free WiFi throughout.

Accommodation is comprises of tastefully decorated 2 master bedrooms (one with a Super King bed) and 2 twin rooms, however an option exists one twin room to be able to easily converted into an adult room with the twin divans becoming a double bed, with adult mattress. Quality bed linen and mattress's are provided throughout.

La Grange comes with new modern kitchen appliances, including dishwasher and easy to use pod coffee machine.



Kitchen and dining

The kitchen is very well equipped with full size gas cooker, dishwasher, pod coffee machine, microwave & fridge freezer; there is plenty of cupboard space,& work surfaces for preparing those family get together meals. A full range of china, glass, cutlery, Kitchen knives, & full cooking utensils are provided, with separate utensils for use with the outside BBQ.

Coin operated 10 kg washing machine & tumble dryer are provided in a separate dedicated guest laundry room.

Indoor dinning, the stylish dinning room table comfortably seats 8 and is fully equipped and makes a great centre piece for those special family meals.

Living rooms

The dining area is well decorated throughout, with open plan design, leading to a large lounge with ample seating for all the family and guests. Provided is English TV, Free sat and DVD player.

The lounge leads out onto the outside terrace, which hosts a large extendable table suitable for 10 persons, seating, and private BBQ, with wonderful views over looking the large garden and pool area and out over the french countryside.


Upstairs there are 4 large double bedrooms, 2 have double beds ( one Super King & one Double), and 2 have twin beds, (one able to be converted to adult double). The largest double room has an en suite shower and a very attractive vanity unit with free standing plumbed wash hand basin. Bedrooms are decorated in a modern contemporary style, fitted with quality bed furnishings and linen throughout.

Bed linen is provided & changed weekly FOC for longer term lets.


There is a tastefully decorated large family bathroom, tiled flooring, with a bath and shower over, wash hand basin, heated towel rail, and toilet plus a separate WC room.


La Grange is fitted with electric storage heaters for winter lets. Charges for electricity are included within the price for winter lets.


On-site the gites all have their own private bbq facilities. On site is is children's play area, comprising of trampoline, swing set, an wooden Wendy house. The pool is a 10 x 5 Sq mtr indoor pool, with a depth of 1.25 mtr's, ideal for the safety of those younger family members, complete with Roman steps leading into the pool. Located next to the pool is a well decorated and stylish refreshment/bar area, that works on an honesty system. In the evenings the pool and pool terrace area are illuminated, providing a beautiful setting for the evening drink and relaxation.

Garden and outside

La Grange looks out onto the large garden/lawn area, and swimming pool, with beautiful views looking out over the french countryside.

The pool and terrace are dressed with loungers, drinks tables, parasols, and are lit in the evening which adds to the charm of the La Retreat.

There is a children's play area complete with a trampoline and swing set, and Wendy house, which is in view from the terrace.

Parking and garages

Designated parking is provided outside each gite, more available parking is available at notice.

Visitor suitability

La Retreat is a stunning property set in a beautiful location.

The attractive town of St Yrieix La Perche is only 5km away, & has a number of fine restaurants to suit all tastes and budgets. There are very good supermarkets & also small specialist shops to browse around. A general market takes place every two weeks on a Friday morning, with an abundance of excellent food stalls, fresh vegetables & clothes & crafts. Saint Yrieix La Perche offers a good cultural centre with galleries & special events during the summer months. In addition is perfectly situated to explore the numerous nearby Chateaux's, river walks, history, Richard the Lionheart route, & embrace the french culture to its fullest.

Whether you are on a family get away, celebrating a special occasion, or simply want to unplug and unwind, this is the location to be enjoyed.

The Peace and Tranquility of La Grange awaits you & your friends.

Information about any additional facilities

La Grange has a dedicated guest laundry room, fully equipped with coin operated 10 kg washing machine and tumble dryer. This is shared with the couples property La Porcherie.

This is our new property and new venture, the La Retreat is stunning and we are sure you will enjoy. Should you require details on local events or attractions, please ask. Should you have special requests for a group booking, please contact us and we will do our utmost to assist and make your stay the most memorable.


  • Internet

  • No smoking

  • Linen

  • Shared pool


Fishing nearby

Species of fish: Various
Name of nearest fishing location: St Yrieix
Distance: 5 km


Name and address of nearest golf course: Limoges
Distance: 25 km


Name/number of nearest marked trail: Various sites

About the Owner/Advertiser, Mr Redford Smith

My wife Kim and I bought this property in only February of 2018. We fell in love with it the moment we saw it, infact it was only our second property viewed on our search, on day one! La Retreat is simply stunning, no other words to describe it, peaceful, beautiful, close to the culture, shops, restaurants, and even closer to tranquility. Perfect place to offer our guests the opportunity to unplug and unwind, and quite simply enjoy the peace & tranquility of La Retreat.

Year property purchased 2018
Why this location? Perfect for the facilities required of a modern world, whilst offering the peace of a beautiful farming hamlet
Unique benefits of property Private in ground pool, with lovely patio and lounging area, with honesty bar (if required), private bbqs, for each property, all set within an acre of lawn, overlooking the french countryside. Privacy, and tranquility. Beautiful well decorated properties, with quality finishing's throughout. Great local attractions from culture for the adults to fun for the little ones.

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Local Area

The attractive town of St Yrieix la Perche is only 5km away, and has a number of fine restaurants to suit all tastes and budgets. There are plenty of good supermarkets and also small specialist shops to browse around. A general market takes place every two weeks on a Friday morning, with an abundance of excellent food stalls, fresh vegetables and clothes and crafts. There are a variety of festivals during the summer months, a month long Watercolour festival, with classes and galleries exhibiting work, and also the Rues des Arts, an artistic trail around the town with a variety of craft shops selling original wares. There is also a Music festival, with various performances in a variety of venues, some of them in the open air. In September there is a weekend of car rallying, with people from all over competing.
St Yrieix is on the Richard the Lionheart route, with beautiful chateaux and churches along the way. There is a wealth of things to do in the countryside of the Limousin, it is a perfect area for walking, and some good walks can be had directly from ‘La Retreat’. You can also go horse riding and fishing locally, both carp fishing and coarse fishing are available. Bird watchers will enjoy watching the wealth of birds in the area and it is lovely to watch the buzzards circling on the thermals. We are under the migratory paths and during spring and autumn, migrating birds can easily be seen, including huge flocks of storks. There are several beautiful villages in easy reach and the historic town of Limoges with its history of porcelain manufacture.