|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).
Dining kitchen with large oak table and chairs, kitchen with sink and base units, solid oak island cabinets, dishwasher, gas hob, electric oven, fridge/freezer, microwave, electric kettle and toaster.
Second dining kitchen with sink, oven, hob, dishwasher, fridge/freezer, microwave, electric kettle and toaster, large oak dining table and chairs.
Washing machine, washing basket, ironing board, iron, exterior rotary clothes dryer, travel-cot, highchair and hairdryers are provided.
Living/dining room with french doors, solid oak floors & staircase L shaped 6 seater leather sofa, second large sofa & armchair, coffee and side tables, large oak dining table and chairs.
Second Living room, 2 sofas, 2 armchairs, coffee and side tables. TV with free-sat UK satellite channels.
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. Bedroom 6 with children's bunk beds is off bedroom 5.
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 nearby 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. The town has all 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 - 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, horse-riding, fishing, bicycle & nature trails all on the doorstep.