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Gites With Swimming Pool - Breadoven (Sleeps 6. 3 Bedrooms)

People8
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms1
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights

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Overview


Details
Property
cottage
People
8
Bedrooms
3
Bathrooms
1
Minimum Stay
3 - 7 nights

Description

Breadoven (Sleeps 6. 3 Bedrooms)

Ground floor: lounge/dining room includes (UK) TV and DVD player. One of the 3 settees in the lounge is a bed-settee. Kitchen with dishwasher and washing machine. There is a 5m x 5m decking area at the rear of the gite, ideal for al fresco breakfasting. On the first floor there are 3 bedrooms, one with a double bed and 2 with twin beds. The bathroom has a bath/shower and WC. The gite is fully equipped, including linen and towels.


About the property

FR3853

La Borderie is a renovated small farmstead with the buildings set around a courtyard dominated by a magnificent lime tree. The old piggery has been fully renovated to form 2 gites, one of which still retains the original bread oven. One of the barns has been given a concrete floor and equipped with 2 pool tables, a table tennis table, table football and various other toys and games. Adjoining this is a courtyard with barbecues and beyond that is a 10x5m swimming pool. Behind the gîtes lies 2 acres of grounds with 3 ponds. The surrounding land is still farmed, the main crop being the famous Limousin beef cattle.


Owner
Michael and Kerstin Wood
Member since: 2008
Speaks English, French, Swedish
Calendar last updated:
17 February, 2017

About Michael and Kerstin Wood

Mike grew up in Brighton and Kerstin in Sweden. We married in 1968 and have 5 kids and 8 grandchildren. Most of our working lives were spent in the NHS in Sussex. We both retired in 2007 and, looking for a new adventure, sold up in the UK and moved to France.

Michael and Kerstin Wood purchased this cottage in 2007

Why Michael and Kerstin Wood chose Limoges area

We fell in love with this area for all sorts of reasons - it's clean and peaceful, the night sky is amazing, it's unspoilt, the weather is good, it's friendly, there are plenty of good places to eat and, in the summer, there's lots to do. With our family dotted around the world it's also useful to have good transport links, air, rail & road, all within easy reach.

What makes this cottage unique

We love the setting - 4 buildings surrounding a courtyard dominated by a huge lime tree. Behind the gîtes we have 2 acres of garden dropping away with wonderful views. Summers can be really hot, so the pool is a great asset. The playbarn with its pool tables, table tennis and other games has been great for kids of all ages and is especially handy when it does occasionally rain.

Guestbook comments from the owner

"Arrived unexpectedly after our booked villa fell through. A week later we are so thankful that the villa did fall through because we have had the most fantastic holiday here at this gite. Everything about it is perfect including the most beautiful garden and the best swimming pool we've enjoyed in France. But the pièce de resistance is the games room which kept the children unexhaustingly interested every evening."



"What a lovely place this is. Spacious and comfortable. We've had a happy time here lounging around and enjoying the pool and the games room. Limousin is perfect - the only problem is too much delicious food everywhere - can't stop eating!"



"At first the gîte looked calm and gentle before we arrived and started screaming, shouting and generally messing around. The games barn had an atmosphere as loads of different things such as pool, table tennis and darts. … Overall we had a great time and I hope to come back soon! (Kaj, aged 10)
Aug 2008
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Notes

Booking Notes:
Booking by email, letter or telephone.

Changeover Day:
Our changeover day is Saturday. Arrival time is after 4pm and departure time is before 10am. Should either of these times not suit, please let us know in advance. Outside of the peak season period we can be more flexible about the changover day.


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Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday cottage in Glandon in Haute-Vienne

Property Type:
  • cottage
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 78 m²
Location Type:
  • rural
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Family
General:
  • Fitness Room / Equipment
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Tumble Dryer ...
  • Washing Machine
  • Wood Stove
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob ...
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath with Shower
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Double Bed
    Bedroom 2 - 2 Single Bed
    Bedroom 3 - 2 Single Bed
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Table Football
  • Game Room
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Pool Table
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Toys
Outside:
  • Terrace
  • Golf ...
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
Suitability:
  • Events Allowed
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered ...
  • wheelchair inaccessible ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • Outdoor Pool
Attractions:
  • autumn foliage
  • churches
  • playground
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • tennis
Notes:
Notes on accommodation: Both gites are heated with wood burning stoves. The new stove in the Spring gite incorporates a hot air circulation system which makes it the more suitable accommodation in winter. Supplementary gas and electric heaters are also available for both gites. A cot, high chair and push chair are available if required. The play barn, swimming pool, large grounds and quiet location make the property ideal for children of all ages. The swimming pool has a hard cover and childproof gate. Pets are usually welcome but please contact the owners first. Outside: The 2 acre grounds are largely grass and trees. There are 3 ponds of varying sizes. The 10x5m swimming pool is shared by both gites and the owners. The Spring gite has a west facing patio shaded by grapevines. The Breadoven gîte has an east facing 5m x 5m decking area accessible from the living room. The barbecue courtyard has 3 barbecues (gas and charcoal) and a chimenea available. Outdoor furniture consists of several loungers, tables, chairs and deckchairs.

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