Holiday gite in Bellac, Limousin - UH005862

Bellac, Haute Vienne, Limousin Reference: UH005862 Advertiser since: 28 November 2017
Property Board Arrival Bedrooms Sleeps Bathrooms Additional info
Maison de Lavande Self Catering Flexible 5 12 3 Two people on sofabed

About this property

Luxury 400 yr old unique town house on edge of town. This cottage/gite is in a town setting.

Settle yourself into this typical 400 year old French traditional town house, with large comfortable rooms furnished with antique and vintage furniture. Providing very flexible accommodation.

This accommodation is large, approx 200 square metres, providing luxury, French style, and plenty of space

The ground floor provides access to private walled garden with barbecue plus table and chairs for al fresco dining. Under balcony area with comfy cane furniture to relax in after a long day.

Laundry room also on ground floor with washing machine, tumble dryer, iron, ironing board etc.



Kitchen and dining

There is a dining/family room with large dining table and quality bed settee for further guests. Large antique oak dressers provide everything necessary for dining and entertaining. Large 40 inch tv on wall with UK tv and radio plus French tv.
From this room you can access the large balcony looking towards the church and the valley. Table, chairs and parasol to relax with your favourite beverage,

The kitchen is also accessed from this room, a typical French kitchen with small kitchen table, chairs, double sink, gas cooker, dishwasher and fridge. Extremely well equipped kitchen.

Living rooms

The main suite consisting of very large lounge with alcove housing comfy double bed. Double curtains provide complete privacy rooms sympathetically furnished with three large sofas and several lounge chairs. Lounge has restored vintage wallpaper on walls. Then a walk through to modern shower room .


There are 4 further bedrooms, all furnished to a high standard, giving maximum flexibility.
Two bedrooms with twin beds, and 2 bedrooms with double beds. There is are 2 modern shower rooms on the upper floor between the bedrooms.


Three modern shower rooms with heated towel rails and mirrors and storage.


The property has full oil fired central heating newly installed and an electric burner style heater in the lounge with heated towel rails in each of three bathrooms


There is a 40 inch hd flat screen tv in the dining room with satellite tv. a smaller tv in the lounge with Netflix and Playstation 3. Plus various boardgames, chess and cards. Cd player and online radio stations.

Garden and outside

Private walled garden with small lawn, patio area with table and chairs for al fresco dining and barbeques. Comfortable cane suit under portico and a necessary shade provided by sails and parasols

Parking and garages

Safe on street parking outside the house plus 2 free public carparks both within 50 mtrs

Visitor suitability

Living accommodation on first and second floor accessible by wide spacious oak staircase but not suitable for wheelchairs.

Information about any additional facilities

Well equipped laundry room with washing machine, tumble dryer and airer.


  • Cleaning

  • Internet

  • No smoking

  • Linen

  • Child facilities


Antiques/Brocante Market

Name of nearest antiques/brocante market: Bellac
Distance: 1 km


Family activities

Fishing nearby

Species of fish: Many
Name of nearest fishing location: Le Vincou
Distance: 1 km

Fishing on-site


Name and address of nearest golf course: Mortemart
Distance: 10 km

Horse riding

Name and address of nearest stables: Earl Lloyd Ruyer Bellac
Distance: 3 km

Mountain biking

Distance: 1 km



Name/number of nearest marked trail: Bellac


About the Owner/Advertiser, Mr Steve Causton

Former owner of a Restaurant in Bellac we undertook the renovation of number 28 in early 2016 after taking retirement. After 12 months the house is now finished to the highest standard and myself and my wife Sue look forward to welcoming you to what will be a unique holiday experience in our 400 year old town house. We welcome you to step back in time and holiday in a typical french town house with lots of home comforts

Year property purchased 2016
Why this location? Bellac was formerly known as the crossroads of France and is thus an ideal location for your holiday stay. Easy access by rail to Limoges and Poitiers, the two nearest largest towns. Many local amenities provide something for everyone, from golf to sun seeking on the beaches at Lac St Pardeau, horse riding through the Blond mountains to eating and drinking in the numerous bars, Cafes and restaurants in the town itself.
Unique benefits of property A real luxurious taste of french life with fantastic views, private garden and balcony. Best of both worlds, although town center the property is quiet and peaceful. Walking distance to bars, restaurants, swimming pool, shops, station, market, cinema and theatre. Perfect situation to explore the whole area. Very large spacious, 400 year old French town house in the heart of the town center in quiet location with glorious country views and views of the church from the rear balcony. Furnished with antique and vintage furniture providing flexible accommodation. 3 Modern bathrooms - very convenient for larger parties, Separate dining room/family room.

The Owner Recommends

Bellac Town

Many restaurants Cafes and bars provide a welcoming environment in this typical French town.

Lac St Pardoux

Large lake area with beaches, fishing and water sports

Limoges City

Perfect for sight seeing, the home of Limoges porcelain, easily reached by train from Bellac. Cathedral, botanic gardens,plus lots of bar, restaurants. The is also a zoo, airport, cinemas, theatres and a superb swimming pool.

Grand Massif

Nearest ski center is two hours away

Golf Mortemart

Nearest golf course is 10 kms away from Bellac

Favourite Restaraurants Bellac

Cafe Le Pont de la Pierre, Creperie du Vincou, and Le Cheval Blanc to mention a few all walking distance from the property