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Apartments in restored watermill situated in two acres of parkland - The Granary, Sleeps 4 (2 Bedrooms)



Updated: 18-Aug-2016
Apartment in Beaulieu sur Dordogne, Correze, Limousin, France - Fishing, boules badminton and table tenis WFI on site. 10 minute drive to lakes with beaches

Situated on the River Menoire in the Dordogne Valley, restored watermill in two acres of parkland with mature trees and shrubs. Next to a chateau. Close to a village but secluded by trees and accessed over a private bridge. Three gites (sleeping 2, 4 and 6 respectively), each with private terrace, barbecues, central heating.UK TV, DVD player WIFI available All linen provided, welcome pack on arrival.Ample parking. Communal swimming pool and garden furniture.

Four kilometres to Beaulieu sur Dordogne,a beautiful,riverside town dating back to the year 855 . There are shops and restaurants with everything available from snacks to serious eating with interesting wine lists.

There are several historc sites and internationaly known sites such as Rocamadour and Goufre de Padirac within an hours drive. fishing, tennis close by, canoeing on the Dordogne river . Lakes with beaches, ( beach activities in season), golf, horse riding within a ten minute drive or have a ride on a steam engine at Martel. Naturaly there are vinyards and wine tasting oportunities.

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Details for holiday apartment The Granary, Sleeps 4 (2 Bedrooms), 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4, 1 Bathroom

Self-contained two bedroom apartment in a converted watermill. One double bedroom, 1 twin room. Modern shower room/WC. Well equipped kitchen, with fitted electric hob, microwave/grill, dishwasher and fridge. Electric heating. Private covered terrace with barbecue, free access to the lovely grounds and river. Use of shared swimming pool.English Sat.TV. DVD. WIFI

  • Sleeps 4
  • 2 Bedrooms
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Parking
  • Garden
  • Swimming pool
  • Barbecue
  • Pets considered
  • Internet
  • Dish washer
  • Washing machine
  • Towels provided
  • Linens provided
  • Bookable online

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About the Owner

I moved to Moulin d'Arnac 15 years ago with my husband, and converted the old watermill into gites. Sadly my husband died11 years ago and I made the decision to stay here in this beautiful region of France . I've long had a love affair with France, and visited many times for holidays.I decided that I could offer comfortable and welcoming accommodation to fellow Francophiles. Most of my guests have returned numerous times and I enjoy meeting people from many different countries, all with different stories to tell. I am now very familiar with this region, and able to offer advice and assistance if required. Although I live on the premises, I respect the privacy of guests at all times and welcome families, and pets by arrangement. My own dogs are well-behaved and sociable.

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Speaks English, French

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1 holidaymaker review


Charming and tranquil with a lovely welcoming host!

  • 5 of 5

We stayed for a couple of nights and were upgraded to the Millers Cottage. All the facilities you could wish for, set in beautiful private grounds. The owner, Chris, met us on arrival offering a friendly and informative chat over drinks and snacks. The accommodation was comfortable and pleasant, giving us two great nights sleep. Well located only a short distance from the very beautiful Beaulieu-sur-Dordogne, steeped in history and character, which also offers a nice variety of dining options and other amenities. Thanks for a lovely stay and we look forward to catching up with you after September when we should get our keys!

  • Review Submitted: Jun 10, 2016
  • Date of Stay: May 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: It is always a pleasure to meet new people who all have an interesting story to tell. Many of my guests come on house hunting missions and they become new friends. I have lived here for 14 years now and still feel I made the correct choice in moving to this beautiful part of France. Lots of beautiful old villages, chateaux, riverside activities, good food and very friendly locals. This is the "Real" France not little England. I have been made very welcome here and would not wish to live anywhere else. Give it a Try!!! The Moulin d Arnac has 3 apartments for 2,4 or 6 people come for a romantic break or bring your family and friends and rent the whole place. Lovely large grounds with badminton, table tennis and other garden games, sit and read a book or cool off in the pool. The choice is yours. Hope to hear from you again. Chris Jubb
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From the Owner

Quite simply, because this is the most beautiful place in France! The scenery is stunning, the climate is lovely and the locals are friendly. The villages are built of beautiful old stone, with hillsides green with trees and walnut orchards. The Corrèze is nowhere near as well-known as the Dordogne or the Lot, but the department neighbours both of them, and it's easy to visit the main tourist attractions of both departments (such as Sarlat, Lasceaux, Perigord, Cahors, Saint-Cirq-Lapopie etc).

Activity and Interests

Car: necessary

Special interest holidays:

Art classes,pottery weaving,felt crafts, machine embroidery may be arranged locally. Individualy or in small groups.


Ten minute drive to lakes with beaches or river for canoes or either for fishing. ( licence required) Mill pond and river on site.


Dordogne Valley (Brive) is 30 minutes drive from the Moulin d'Arnac. Limoges and Bergerac are both approximately 2 hours drive and Toulouse is 2.5 hours away. TGV is available to Brive la Gaillarde. The autoroute is about 20 min drive distant.


Beaulieu sur Dordogne: 4 kilometres. St Cèrè: 15 kilometres. Collonges la Rouge: 10 kilometres. Turenne: 10 kilometres. Curemonte: 8 kilometres. Argentat: 15 kilometres. Rocamadour: 35 kilometres.Brive le Gaillarde 30km

Further Details:

Beaulieu-sur-Dordogne is our nearest town. Raoul, archbishop of

Bourges founded a comunity here in the year 855 he was so enchanted by the beauty there that he called it" bellus locus" or beau lieu which means beautiful place in English. Don't miss the architecture in the old town. Then there are restaurants and cafe to provide everything from a light snack and a beer to a serious meal with an interesting wine list or have a romantic dinner overlooking the moonlit river. Go for a boat ride on the Gabarre,the boats that used to transport wood to Bordeoux to make wine barrels. Be energetic paddle a conoe, have a swim.Go on an organised ramble. Visit on 14th July, see the fireworks, come on 15th ofAugust ,another special day.

There are banks ,Doctors and nurses, shops and just over the bridge there is a supermarket and petrol station


Rental rates

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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
3 Sep 2016 - 28 Oct 2016
2 night minimum stay
for 2 nights
29 Oct 2016 - 16 Dec 2016
2 night minimum stay
for 2 nights

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees

Booking Notes:
Book direct with the owner by phone or email. A 20% deposit is required on booking, with the balance payable 6 weeks before arrival. A damage deposit cheque is required on arrival and returned seven days after departure if all is in order.

Changeover Day:
Saturdays preferred, but other days by arrangement. Short stays by arrangement.

Notes on prices:
Short stays available - please contact the owner to discuss your requirements.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
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Updated: 18-Aug-2016
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From the Owner

The peaceful, tranquil and beautiful surroundings make Le Moulin d'Arnac a very special place to relax. The garden is a haven for wildlife, and many many birds, red squirrels and otters live here. You may well spot eagles, red kites or perhaps some wild deer and boar. The gardens are over 2 acres so there is room to play games or have a bit of peace without intruding on othert guests.

Property Type

  • apartment


  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Tumble Dryer
  • Washing Machine


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


  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Area


  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television

Pool / Spa

  • Communal Pool
  • Outdoor Pool


  • non smoking only
  • pets considered

Location Type

  • river
  • rural


  • autumn foliage
  • caves
  • churches
  • forests
  • museums
  • pond
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • waterfalls

Leisure Activities

  • bird watching
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • medical services

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • cycling
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • hiking
  • swimming
  • tennis


  • Shower room 1 - Shower Enclosure


  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1
  • Bedroom 2
  • Bedroom 1 Double bed, Bedroom 2 Twin beds


  • Terrace
  • Golf ...
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
  • Veranda


  • Self-catering

Learn more about this holiday rental at the owner's website


  • Notes on accommodation: Towels (apart from swimming towels), linen and cleaning products provided. Cleaning of the gites after departure is included in the price. Small pets welcome, but please discuss with the owner when booking. A damage deposit(£200 cheque) is required and returned in seven days if all is in order. Arrival after 16.00hrs and please contact us if your arrival is to be later than 22.00Hrs, departure please by 10.00Hrs so that the apartment can be properly cleaned for the next guest. To start your holiday and hopefully make thing easier for you, an evening meal can be arranged for the day you arrive, please speak to the owner when booking. It is possible that special interest classes can be arranged. Painting / drawing ,weaving, pottery,felt crafts, machine embroidery. Individualy or in small groups. Outside: Moulin d'Arnac is situated in two acres of parkland with mature trees and shrubs and situated next to a chateau. There is a communal swimming pool, boules, badminton equipment, table tennis. The above-ground pool is 6m diameter, and 1.5m deep. Each apartment has a private terrace with furniture and barbecue.There is ample garden furniture/sunloungers distributed in the grounds. Due to the proximity of the mill pond, the river and the pool, children must be supervised at all times. The mill pond is at the rear of the property overlooked by the Millers and the Granary terraces and The River Menoire borders the gardens. Practice your fishing skills! There is a large private car park for your vehicles.

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