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Superb 18th Century Converted Barn with Private Heated Pool in Rural Valley



Updated: 08-Sep-2016
Exceptional Comfortable converted Coach House with Private Pool nestling in wooded valley with views to the River.

Set in a delightful rural valley in wooded countryside, La Grange is a delightful, comfortable 18th Century Coach House (to the neighbouring Chateau) which has been lovingly restored to an exceptionally high standard giving space and complete seclusion with the Wow factor as soon as you drive through the gated drive. Although retaining many of the original features, including exposed beams and stonework with large fireplaces and wood burning stoves, every modern convenience has been thought of. The huge Baronial style entrance hall with its atrium and antique furniture sites the splendid oak dining table. The private fenced and heated swimming pool is close to the house whilst the meadow at the back of the house is perfect for a kick around with a football. Although this is the sleepy part of the Haut Vienne, and perfect for a get away from it all holiday, the pretty market town of Magnac Laval is only 10 minutes away and for those wanting to explore a little further, Limoges with its old city, covered market and museums is only 40 minutes away. We have 9 new bikes (with helmets) which are free to use, table tennis in the barn and even a couple of exercise bikes for the guests to use.

Le Grange is perfect for an "all ages" holiday with plenty of room for everybody to find their own space.

More Details
  • Sleeps 13
  • 6 Bedrooms
  • 5 Bathrooms
  • Parking
  • Garden
  • Swimming pool
  • Barbecue
  • Pets considered
  • Internet
  • Dish washer
  • Washing machine
  • Towels provided
  • Linens provided
  • Accept Credit Cards
  • Bookable online

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Activity and Interests

Nearest Airport : Limoges at 40 Kilometres Nearest Barpub : Dompierre-les-Eglises at 2 Kilometres Nearest Train : La Souterraine. at 10 Kilometres Nearest Motorway : A20 at 5 Kilometres Nearest Restaurant : Dompierre-les-Eglises at 2 Kilometres Nearest Beach : Lac St. Pardoux at 10 Kilometres Car: recommended


Sandy beaches and very large lake at Lac St. Pardoux - 15 minutes drive with large 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). There are tennis courts and a children's play area with water chute, or simply laying on the beach soaking up the sun.


Limoges and its airport is about 30 mins drive away. Ryanair flys daily from London Stansted, Luton, Liverpool, East Midlands, Leeds/Bradford, Bristol, Bournemouth and Edinburgh and Flybe from Newcastle, Edingburgh, Belfast, Glasgow, Manchester, Guernsey, Jersey and Southampton. Calais is about 5-6 hours by car. The TGV fast train to Paris is 15 mins drive away. Car hire is available at the airport and through your airline. Use of a car is essential.


Magnac Laval provides supermarkets, banks, shops, bars and restaurants and is 10 mins away. Lac St Pardoux 25 mins away. Limoges 35 mins by car.The local towns of Magnac Laval and Le Dorat just 10 mins by car Larger hypermarkets, shops, restaurants, train station are 15 mins drive away in Bellac and La Souteraine.

Further Details:

Le Grange is set in a rural valley overlooking 2 lakes. The local market town of Magnac Laval is set in the pretty Haute-Vienne countryside. There is a character filled old quarter, with ancient houses, winding streets and a delightful riverside, lined with attractive old buildings. The town has all the charm of rural France, whilst providing all the facilities you could ever need including supermarket, bars, restaurants etc. The town hosts a weekly traditional market on Thursday mornings if you like to do your shopping in true French style. The Haute-Vienne is a wonderful area for those who appreciate the beauty of nature and the activities which are on offer in the countryside – fishing in the river, walking in the woods or cycling on the woodland paths. The town of Limoges, famed for its beautiful porcelain, definitely deserves a visit and there are a multitude of interesting and historic towns and villages to explore in the region, including Bellac, Le Dorat and Mortemart, which are all packed with character and charm.


Rental rates

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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
1 Oct 2016 - 3 Nov 2016
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
1 Apr 2017 - 12 May 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
13 May 2017 - 14 Jul 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
15 Jul 2017 - 1 Sep 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
2 Sep 2017 - 29 Sep 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
30 Sep 2017 - 3 Nov 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees
Refundable Damage Deposit £200

Booking Notes:

Changeover Day:
Saturday to Saturday during the high season but other days are possible during Spring and Autumn.

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Updated: 08-Sep-2016
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Property Type

  • farmhouse


  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Tourist Attractions


  • Ceiling Fans
  • Fireplace ...
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine
  • Wood Stove


  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster


  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area


  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games ...
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Television ...

Pool / Spa

  • Heated Pool
  • Private Pool ...


  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered

Location Type

  • rural
  • village


  • autumn foliage
  • forests
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • winery tours

Leisure Activities

  • bird watching
  • horse riding
  • outlet shopping
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • cycling
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • sailing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing

Floor Area

  • 250 m²


  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet, Bath (no shower), Shower Enclosure
  • Bathroom 2 - Toilet, Bath (no shower), Shower Enclosure
  • Shower room 1 - Shower Enclosure
  • Shower room 2 - Shower Enclosure
  • Shower room 3 - Shower Enclosure
  • Bedrooms 1 en-suite - free sanding bath, loo & sink Bedroom 2 & 3 share bathroom - bath loo & sink Bedroom 4 en-suite bath with shower over, loo & sink Bedroom 5 & 6 share shower room loo and sink. Extra shower room, loo & sink on ground floor.


  • 6 Bedrooms, Sleeps 13
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Cot
  • Bedroom 2
  • Bedroom 3
  • Bedroom 4
  • Bedroom 5
  • Bedroom 6
  • Description of sleeping capacity: Sleeps 13 with 6 Bedrooms and 5 Bathrooms. Notes on bedrooms: Bedrooms 1 & 2 with Double Beds Bedroom 3 with 3 Single Beds Bedroom 4 & 5 with Double Beds Bedroom 6 with 3 Single Beds Spare beds can be arranged for 2 smaller children and there are 2 Cots We have 3 stair gates.


  • Bicycles ...
  • Terrace ...
  • Golf ...
  • Garden ...
  • Barbecue
  • 5 bicycles


  • Self-catering


  • Notes on accommodation: Le Grange is perfect for extended families and great for children. The bedrooms are all very comfortable. We do accept one well behaved dog by prior arrangement and an additional dog at a charge of £25 each – again by arrangement only. Outside: The private pool is 9m x 5m, with loungers and garden furniture (the pool can be heated at a cost of £120 per week). There is a covered veranda with oak table and benches which is perfect for al-fresco dining, together with a stone built BBQ. There is a lawned area to the back of the house and then a meadow overlooking two lakes. There is ample parking and we have 8 all-terrain bicycles, plus a child’s bike – suitable for a 4-6 year old. There is Table Tennis in the adjacent barn. It is fun to spot many species of birds here including buzzards, herons and owls and you do feel that you have the whole of this glorious region to yourselves. Cleaning / Towels / Linen / Maid service: Beds are made up for arrival and house and pool towels are provided. We have an English housekeeper who lives close by. Other: The imposing medieval style entrance hall has been converted into a spectacular dining area with log burning stove and seating for 12. An original cartwheel light fitting adds to the ambience. This is the hub of this splendid house.

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