|Les Montades - Gite||Self Catering||Saturday||3||8||3|
Charming home from home gite in the heart of the French countryside, nestled within the ‘Parc Naturel Limousin Perigord’, on the border of Haute Vienne/Dordogne.
Large 3 bedroomed barn conversion set in idyllic private grounds with 5 acres of private woodland to explore. Whether you are looking for a peaceful, relaxing holiday off the beaten track, a base from which to explore the beautiful French countryside or house hunting, this comfortable gite is ideal.
Sleeping up to 8 people, 2 double rooms with ensuites and 1 bedroom with twin beds and bunkbeds, cot available on request at time of booking.
Shops, supermarkets, fuel, banks etc are only 10 minutes drive away.
Lovely winding country roads to explore either walking or cycling. There are lots of activities within ½ hour by car, ie caves, chateaux, horse riding, lakes, adventure parks, paintball, etc, a comprehensive publicity brochure is provided on site and we are only 10 minutes away from the famous Wednesday morning Piegut market.
If you are an antique lover or just love a bargain, during the summer months there is always a vide grenier nearby and in the evenings there are weekly markets where you can choose your meal from local produce, have it barbecued and enjoy with a bottle of beer/wine, often to the sound of a live band, what more could you ask for.
Failing that you can just chill at the gite, have a barbecue, enjoy a dip in the pool or a laze in the hot tub. You can do as much or as little as you wish. Owner on site in adjacent property but the gite and pool are completely separate.
Kitchen - fully fitted with dishwasher, washing machine, fridge, oven, microwave, basic provisions provided, ie coffee, tea, cooking oil etc. Complimentary welcome pack on arrival (bottle of wine, bread etc).
Spacious living room. English freesat tv in lounge and we now have French tv! Dvd player in lounge, selection of dvds available. Free wi-fi.
Bedroom 1 – double bed + ensuite.
Bedroom 2 – 2 single beds + bunkbeds.
Bedroom 3 – super king bed + ensuite.
Cot, highchair and baby gate available on request.
Downstairs family bathroom, with corner bath.
Two x en suites upstairs.
Selection of books and board games provided.
Private above ground pool
Private woods with woodland walks
Large private car park, plenty of room for motor bikes/motor home.
Perfect for families and couples.
Facebook page - @lesmontadesgite
Owners on site – separate private dwelling.
Preferred changeover day is Saturday, any other is negotiable with owners.
Unfortunately this property is unsuitable for wheelchairs.
No local public transport – car essential.
Flying: Our nearest airport is Limoges (50 minutes) – car hire is available at the airport.
Angouleme airport – 57 minutes
Bergerac airport – 1 ¾ hours
Poitiers airport – 2 hours
Roscoff to Les Montades – 6 hours 50 minutes, 390 ml/628km
St Malo to Les Montades – 5 hours 33 minutes, 305 ml/491km
Caen to Les Montades - 5 hours 19 minutes, 319 ml/513km
Les Havre to Les Montades - 6 hours, 365 ml/587km
Calais to Les Montades – 7 hours 5 minutes, 456 ml/734 km
Dieppe to Les Montades – 6 hours 11 minutes, 390 ml/629 km
Hi, we are Kathy and Dave Edwards. We moved to south west France in 2016 having bought an old house in the Parc Naturel Limousin Perigord, on the border of Haute Vienne/Dordogne. Our time here has been quite a journey for us, faced with a new country, a new language, a different pace of life, not to mention getting used to driving on the right side of the road. We are blessed in that we have lovely neighbours who have helped us and we have made some wonderful friends.
|Year property purchased||2016|
|Why this location?||The property came with acres of woodland and two separate cottages with adjoining barns.
We decided that we would renovate one of the cottages and its barn and turn them into a Gite which other people could rent and enjoy for a week or more to experience the relaxed lifestyle of rural France in our peaceful corner of this lovely country.
It is the perfect place for families to relax, children have the freedom to play in the large garden area with plenty to occupy them. It is also an idyllic retreat for couples who just want to relax and enjoy some peace and quiet.
|Unique benefits of property||We have done all the building work inside ourselves, it has been quite a challenge but the reward of seeing the beautiful property it has become are immense. The renovation is sympathetic and to a high standard. You can find us on Facebook, @lesmontadesgite, where we show you lots of photographs of our renovation and also local sites for you to visit.
We look forward to welcoming you to our gite very soon.
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