Holiday Cottage near Limoges - UH006810

Villefavard (8km from Chateauponsac), Haute Vienne, Limousin Reference: UH006810 Advertiser since: 17 January 2019
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Le Tilleul Self Catering Flexible 2 4 1 n/a

About this property

Charming Rural Village Cottage . This cottage/gite is in a village setting.

Le Tilleul is set in a small rural village in the commune of Villefavard surrounded by countryside with miles of quiet lanes and paths to explore, ideal for walking and cycling. Shops, bars and restaurants can be found just a 10 minute drive away in Chateauponsac and Rancon.

A short walk from the cottage through the woods and past the lake brings you to Villefavard where you will find a renowned 300 seat music academy and concert hall which hosts classical concerts throughout the year as well as the Limousin music festival.

Lac de st Pardoux (25 mins by car) is a great place to spend the day just relaxing on the beach or having a swim. For the more adventurous there is tree walking, water sports, walking , cycling as well as a leisure pool complex.

Limoges is the regions capital and is famous for its porcelain. A walk around the old quarter and the cathedral is popular as are the monthly flee markets.

Oradour Sur Glane known as the martyrs village is a thought provoking place to visit just a short drive away.

Limoges airports offers regular flights from the UK and is approximately 35 miles away. We have parking for one car directly opposite the cottage with further parking available just around the corner.

We live in the village just a short walk from the cottage should you need us



Kitchen and dining

The cottage has a separate dining room and a well equipped kitchen diner with oven and hob, fridge freezer, microwave, kettle, coffee maker and toaster etc..

Living rooms

The lounge is equipped with free wi-fi, French tv, dvd player and Hifi. There is a wide selection of books and dvds available for you to use.


The cottage has two double bedrooms the main bedroom is on the lower level of the property accessed via 4 steps. The second bedroom is accessed via a staircase.
Bed linen is provided as are towels (please bring extra towels for sun bathing and the beach etc.).


The cottage has one bathroom, bath with shower attachment, sink and bidet. The toilet is separate and adjoining the bathroom. Towels are provided for in the cottage please bring extra towels for sunbathing and the beach etc.


The cottage has wall mounted electric heaters in the living areas and bedrooms.


Free wi-fi, french tv, dvd player and hi-fi. There is a wide selection of books and dvds available for you to use.

Garden and outside

The cottage has a large enclosed rear garden and a paved seating area with table, chairs and a bbq.

Parking and garages

The cottage has parking for one car in front of the property with additional parking available just around the corner. We are cycle and motor bike friendly and have an integral storage area for you to store your bikes and hang your gear.

Visitor suitability

The property is in a small rural village with no amenities it is great for walking, cycling and makes a great base for seeing the area. The nearby towns of Chateauponsac and Bellac offer dining and shopping and are only a short drive away.

There are stairs in the property to access the bedrooms and bathroom, to access the down stairs bedroom and bathroom there are 4 steps which are deep and wide with a hand rail. The upstairs bedroom is accessed via a staircase.

Information about any additional facilities

We can accept one friendly dog but please let us know on booking.


  • Cleaning

  • Internet

  • No smoking

  • Linen


Antiques/Brocante Market

Name of nearest antiques/brocante market: Limoges
Distance: 50 km


Fishing nearby

Species of fish: varied
Name of nearest fishing location: Bessines sur gartempe
Distance: 15 km


About the Owner/Advertiser, Mr David Needham

Hi, my name is Jean and along with my husband David we run the gite which is a short walk from our house in the village. We are both keen on the outdoors and enjoy walking cycling and motorcycling.

Year property purchased 2017
Why this location? We have had a house in this village since 2005 and have lived here permanently since 2013 we purchased another house in the village to let as a gite so other people could experience this lovely part of rural France.
Unique benefits of property We are cycle and motorcycle friendly and can offer storage for you bike at the gite.

The Owner Recommends

Limoges Flea Market

Limoges Flea Market held in the old quarter once a month great place to browse or pick up a bargain.

Ferme de Villefavard

Renowned 300 seat music academy and concert hall with classical concerts throughout the year as well as hosting the Limousin music festival.

Lac de Saint Pardoux

The region is famous for its lakes and the second largest in the region is Lac de Saint Pardoux just a 15 min drive from the gite. Offering beaches, water sports, tree walking, cycle and walking trails and a liesure water park.