Bedrooms 5, Sleeps 10, Ratings 1 10/10
|La Porte - Farmhouse||Self Catering||Saturday||8||16||6|
Detached stone farmhouse with 8 bedrooms, 6 bathrooms, large gardens, private heated swimming pool (12m x 6m) and free wi-fi internet. Sleeps up to 16 + cot (maximum 12 adults).
Two dining kitchens each with large oak table and chairs, sink and base units, dishwasher, gas hob, electric oven, large fridge-freezer, microwave, electric kettle, toaster and coffee-maker.
Washing machine, washing basket, ironing board, iron, exterior rotary clothes dryer, travelcot, highchair and hairdryers are provided.
Living room with two frenchdoors, solid oak floors & staircase, L shaped 6 seater leather sofa, second large sofa & armchair, coffee and side table.
Second Living room with french door, solid oak floors & staircase, 4 seater sofa, 2 armchairs, coffee and side table. Tv with free-sat UK satellite channels and dvd player.
8 Bedrooms, Sleeps 16 (Max 12 adults)
Bedroom 1 - Large Double Bed
Bedroom 2 - Large Double Bed
Bedroom 3 - Large Double Bed
Bedroom 4 - Large Double Bed
Bedroom 5 - Large Double Bed
Bedroom 6 - 2 Single Beds
Bedroom 7 - 2 Single Beds
Bedroom 8 - 2 Single Beds
8 Bedrooms, Sleeps 16 (Max 12 adults) Bedroom 1 with en suite bathroom 1. Bedroom 2 with en suite bathroom 2. Bedroom 3 with en suite bathroom 3. Bedroom 4 with en suite bathroom 4. Bedroom 5 with en suite bathroom 5.
For those who wish to avoid the use of the stairs bedroom 1 is on the ground floor. Travel cot provided.
Bathroom 1 - Toilet, W/Basin, Shower Enclosure
Bathroom 2 - Toilet, Twin W/Basins, Bath, Shower Enclosure
Bathroom 3 - Toilet, W/Basin, Roll Top Bath
Bathroom 4 - Toilet, W/Basin, Shower Enclosure
Bathroom 5 - Toilet, W/Basin, Bath with Shower over bath
Bathroom 6 - Toilet, W/Basin; Shower Enclosure
12m x 6m private solar heated swimming pool with electronic pool alarm. 25m long stone patio with traditional French oak framed covered terrace, 2 large wooden dining tables and 16 chairs, cushioned sun-lounger beds, cushioned rattan sofa and armchairs, coffee table, parasols and large gas BBQ.
Plenty of onsite car parking
Portsmouth ferries to Cherbourg, Caen, Le Havre & St Malo with Brittany ferries http://www.brittany-ferries.co.uk/ferry-routes/ferries-france/portsmouth-france.
Distances from Dompierre les Eglises; Caan 425 km, St Malo 447 km, Le Havre 522 km and Cherbourg 530 km
The nearest airport is Limoges 30 mins away (flights only one hour with Ryanair) https://flights.ryanair.com/en-gb/flights-to-limoges or from Southanpton with flybe https://www.flybe.com/cheap-flights/limoges/.
I am married with 4 children who are all grown up now with families of their own, we retired to the beautiful rural Limousin countryside for peace and tranquility.
|Year property purchased||2003|
|Why this location?||Absolutely fantastic location, rural but only 15 minutes away from the lively market town of Magnac Laval in the pretty Haute-Vienne countryside with a character filled old quarter, ancient houses, winding streets and a delightful riverside lined with attractive old buildings. Lac St. Pardoux only 20 minutes drive with 3 beach areas, surrounded by woodlands, ideal for mountain biking, horse riding, jogging, and walking. 330 hectares of lake where you can take part in a number of water sports. The Haute Vienne is a beautiful unspoiled region of France.|
|Unique benefits of property||Detached stone farmhouse with 8 bedrooms, 6 bathrooms, large gardens, private heated 12m x 6m swimming pool and beautiful countryside views|
The local village just 5 mins drive provides a bakers, butchers, grocers, chemist, post office and 2 bars/restaurants The local towns of Magnac Laval, Le Dorat and Bessines Sur Gartempe are just 10-15 mins away and provide supermarkets, banks, shops, bars and restaurants. Larger hypermarkets, shops, bars, restaurants, train station are only 15 mins away in Bellac and La Souteraine.
The medieval city of Limoges and its airport is just 30 mins by car.
Magnac Laval in the pretty Haute-Vienne countryside with a character filled old quarter, ancient houses, winding streets and a delightful riverside lined with attractive old buildings. The town has all he charm of rural France whilst providing all the facilities you could ever need including shops, supermarket, bars, restaurants, the town hosts a weekly traditional market on Thursday mornings if you like to do your shopping in true French style.
Le Dorat has an important 12th century church in the Romanesque style, the Collegiale de St. Pierre and a fortified gate unique to the Limousin region it also has an outlet store for Limoges porcelain a wide range of shops, bars, restaurants superstores and of course a weekly market on Wednesday & Friday mornings.
Bessines Sur Gartempe is a pretty popular village with 5 restaurants, supermarkets, bakers, butchers, wine cellar, cafe's, florists, doctors, post office, banks, newsagents and markets on Thursday afternoon and Sunday mornings.
Lake St. Pardoux - A20-15 minutes drive with 3 beach areas, surrounded by woodlands, ideal for mountain biking, horse riding, jogging, and walking. 330 hectares of lake where you can take part in a number of water sports - (water-skiing, wind-surfing, canoeing, pedalos, fishing, swimming or simply laying on the beach soaking up the sun. There are restaurants, tennis courts, children's play areas, water chutes, boating, water sports and horse-riding.
We thoroughly enjoyed our stay at la Porte as a three generation. Family with age ranges from 1 - 56.
The property was thoroughly clean and of a high standard throughout. Separate areas for sleeping and relaxing so not having to be on top of each other all the time.
Lovely outside eating area with bbq, which we used most nights. The pool was fantastic and not too cold for the little ones.
There was plenty of space to play ball games etc.
We visited a few local attractions and villages. The lake at st pardoux was fantastic and it’s aerial assault course catered for all age groups and abilities.
I would thoroughly recommend this house and the owners were easily contactable and quick to answer any queries.
Would definitely return.
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