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Country House In Rural Location,above ground 7.60metre swimming pool

Bedrooms 2
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 7 nights
Popular Features
  • Fireplace
  • Barbecue
  • Washing Machine
  • Private Pool
  • Internet
  • Parking


About the property

House in Bessoles, St Victour, Correze, Limousin, France - Peaceful Location In Small Hamlet Set In Pretty Gardens Within Easy Reach Of Many Attractions.

A recently refurbished stone fermette in a rural hamlet in the correze close to the dordogne river and gorges,it has spacious living accommodation with all modern facilities. Set in extensive cottage style gardens with many flower beds, there is also an above ground swimming pool for the summer and two seating areas with outdoor furniture and barbecue. The house is within easy reach of many attractions, activities, water sports and beaches, plus canoeing which are based on the various leisure lakes and rivers in the area, it has a restaurant and bar five minutes away with a boulangere a short drive away. Many picturesque medieval villages are within an hours drive and a short drive away are the Dordogne gorges.

Sue and Pete Roman
Member since: 2011
Speaks English
Calendar last updated:
6 September, 2017

About Sue and Pete Roman

our names are sue and peter we are English and have lived in France for seven years we are semi retired and we have renovated our fermette to what we think is a very comfortable holiday home, we spent our first few summers working on camp sites in France looking after mobile homes for an English holiday company, we think this helped us gain invaluable experience looking after our customers and making sure they have a lovely holiday.we are very keen gardeners and have planted our garden in the English cottage garden style with many flower beds and pots of flowers. We have a great deal of knowledge of the area so we are able to guide our customers so they can make the best of their holiday, and are only to pleased to be on hand with advice.

Sue and Pete Roman purchased this cottage in 2004

Why Sue and Pete Roman chose Correze

We love this area as it is so picturesque with forests countryside and mountains in the distance, it is an unspoilt area where you can still see the true france. It is an ideal area for unwinding and relaxing.

Guestbook comments from the owner

I have seldom enjoyed a holiday more.this place has everything you will need or want,clean comfortable beds and relaxing beautiful garden .

Very friendly atmosphere in a lovely spot

S Warrington.

Have had a wonderful month in your beautiful house .the house and garden just charming and everything we could have wanted.we think our son wants to adopt you as a third set of grandparents in France.a totally great stay thankyou. Paul,Sarah,Toby and Lois Wilson.
Nov 2011
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Accommodation and facilities for this holiday cottage in Saint-Victour in Corrèze

Property Type:
  • cottage
  • Self-catering
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 5
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • river
  • rural
  • village
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wood Stove
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
    Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath (no shower) , Shower Enclosure
  • En-suite bathroom to bedroom one with roll top bath, double size shower, sink and wc, heated towel rail. En-suite bathroom to bedroom 2 with shower, sink and wc and heated towl rail. Shower and separate wc downstairs.
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 5
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Cot
  • Description of sleeping capacity: Sleeps 5 2 Bedrooms) Notes on bedrooms: Bedroom 1 with superking bed, this bedroom has room for a cot or childs bed. Bedroom 2 with 2 singles
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Music Library
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Video Library
  • Terrace
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Private Pool
  • churches
  • forests
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
  • volcano
  • waterfalls
Leisure Activities:
  • horse riding
  • walking
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • jet skiing
  • paragliding
  • sailing
  • swimming
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
Notes on accommodation: The property is joined to the owners property so no pets as we have 2 cats and a dog of our own. No smoking in this accomodation. this property is a sunday arrival day. Outside: Large garden with many flower beds, barbecue, outdoor furniture, table and chairs, 1 terrace 2 seating areas. Above ground 7.60 metre unheated swimming pool,shared with owner. we now have an ornamental fish pond Utility Room: wc, shower, washing machine, freezer, large fridge, sink and kitchen units. Cleaning / Towels / Linen / Maid service: Towels and linen provided and changed once a week. Cleaning on changeovers.


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average rating of 5.0 based on 10 reviews

Better than a home from home

  • 5 of 5

A perfect holiday home for our family of two adults and two teenagers.

Perfectly secluded spot for the most peaceful holiday we've ever had.

Easy to follow directions forwarded by the consistently helpful hosts, Sue and Pete, meant our arrival was trouble free.

Beautifully maintained house and glorious gardens presented with an amazing attention to detail which makes the property quickly feel more like your own home than a holiday home. We felt so relaxed and at home within minutes.

Super practical touches and careful design left us wanting for nothing and prepared as well for rainy days ( of which there were none) as for sunshine. It has the best equipped kitchen that we have had the pleasure of discovering on holidays.

The pool was invaluable and, like everything else at the property, in perfect condition.

Sue and Peter were the perfect hosts, discreet, yet available if required for friendly local knowledge and advice.

All in all a perfect holiday.

  • Review Submitted: Sep 3, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Wonderful in every way

  • 5 of 5

We had the most wonderfully relaxing time at your fabulous fermette. Fully equipped with everything we needed and more! Spotlessly clean too.

Would recommend this house to anyone who needs some peace and quiet as it really is the most restful place I think I've ever visited.

  • Review Submitted: Nov 3, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2015
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Wonderful Peaceful Location

  • 5 of 5

We had a wonderful stay at Sue & Pete's gite. It is very cosy, spacious and superbly equipped. The pool is an excellent addition and in it's nature very safe for young children. The photos do not do the property justice at all. The town of Bort Les Orgues is 10 minute drive away and offers many amenities, supermarket etc. We enjoyed a couple of visits to Chateau De Val set on the large lake with water based activities, about 15 minutes drive. Sue & Pete are lovely accommodating hosts and very informative on the local area. We would have no hesitation recommending this holiday and hope to return ourselves one day. Many thanks!

  • Review Submitted: Aug 22, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2015
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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A wonderful retreat

  • 5 of 5

We feel so fortunate to have stayed in this accommodation for our summer holiday. Sue and Peter offer a spectacular house with an idyllic garden which was such a get away from the hustle and bustle of everyday life. The house is beautiful and has absolutely everything you could ask for. We have, in the past, avoided rentals which are attached to the owners but we are so glad we made an exception this year. Despite being next door, Sue and Peter are unobtrusive and you really feel like you have a lot of privacy. Having said this, they are also incredibly helpful if you need recommendations or local knowledge. We stayed in the property with our two young children who also had a brilliant holiday. They loved exploring the garden and playing at neuvic lake. If you love beautiful scenery, peace and quiet and top notch accommodation then you'll love this place!

  • Review Submitted: Aug 17, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2015
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Lovely Holiday Home!

  • 5 of 5

This is a truly stunning holiday home set in beautiful gardens with a great sized pool which our children absolutely loved. The owners (who are extremely friendly and knowledgeable) have thought of everything and it really is a home from home. Whilst a car is a necessity, there is so much to see and do in the area. We loved visiting Turenne, Collonges la Rouge, Meymac and Salers. The dam at Bort les Orgues is also a sight to see. There are some amazing views which are a must - one at Bort les Orgues and also at Saint Nazaire which is nearby. A lovely beach and lake at Chateau de Val and a great outdoor swimming pool at Les Aubazines. Equally if you just want to relax, the gardens are extremely peaceful with great outdoor dining areas. Also loved looking at the sky at night as no light pollution whatsoever. We had an absolutely fantastic family holiday and would not hesitate to recommend this beautiful holiday home.

  • Review Submitted: Jan 3, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2014
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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What a Find!

  • 5 of 5

This was our second visit to this property - a wonderful fermette in a beautiful & very peaceful location. The property is spacious & is beautifully decorated and very well equipped. The garden (with pool) is very pretty & a great place to relax, following a hard day's sightseeing! There is no shortage of things to do & see in the vicinity - volcanoes, lakes (with/without water activities), chateaux, des plus beaux villages, markets, walks ....... a car is essential. The property owners are friendly & helpful and are knowledgeable about the area. We highly recommend it!

  • Review Submitted: Nov 19, 2014
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2014
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Car: necessary


Lakes with beach facilities, inflatables, canoes, swimming, watersking, sailing, pedaloes 20 minutes drive.


Nearest airport Brive 1 hour 30 minutes or Limoges 2 hours. Car is essential.


Nearest town Bort les Orgues 15 minutes drive. Chateau de Val 20 minutes. Salers medieval town 1 hour. Mont dore mountains and ski range 1 hour. ussel 20 minutes drive.

Further Details:

Our gîte is situated in Bessoles is a small hamlet 15 minutes drive from the nearest town of Bort les orgues. A good restaurant/bar 5 minutes drive from the house but other than that all we can offer is peace and quiet. Bort Les Orgues is situated on a lovely site in the Dordogne Valley, is known for its huge dam and for the cliffs looming above it. On the shores of the lake is the Chateau De Val which has year round exhibitions and open air concerts in the summer. Nearby is a treetop adventure playground graded for all ages,a sandy beach area with water sports inflatables canoes and swimming. There is a small quaint shopping street in the centre of Bort Les Orgues and a supermarket for the essentials. There is also a tourist office with very friendly helpful staff. There is a very good local product and flower market on Saturday mornings.

Brive-La-Gaillard is an active town in the Correze and hosts the area’s largest and most interesting fruit, vegetable and small animal market each Saturday morning There is excellent shopping in the centre of Brive and many fine bars and restaurants.

The village of Neuvic boasts a large beautiful lake which, during the summer, is home to a variety of water-sports including sailing, water-skiing and fishing. The town offers a small supermarket and a variety of shops as well as two nine hole golf courses, horse-riding facilities and three excellent restaurants, two which are located on the edge of the lake. There is adequate shopping in Neuvic and Ussel is twenty minutes by car for larger shops and several supermarkets. Local Produce and delicacies

Of course the region is known for it’s tasty beef (the famous prize winning Limousin breed), pate de fois gras, truffles and other fungi. Confit of duck are traditionally the base of regional cooking and is now regarded as a gourmet dish. Stuffings and sauces are flavour fully enriched with liver and truffles and are used frequently to garnish poultry, game, and suckling pigs.


Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday cottage in Saint-Victour, Limousin

Rental Basis:
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
Early season
2 Jun 2018 - 29 Jun 2018
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
High season
30 Jun 2018 - 31 Aug 2018
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Late season
1 Sep 2018 - 22 Sep 2018
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
My Standard Rate
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees
Refundable Damage Deposit £200

Booking Notes:
We will require 200 pounds non refundable deposit at the time of booking.we also require a 200 euro deposit on arrival for breakages and for cleaning as we expect the property to be left as you find it, this will be returned after the property is inspected. We will take bookings via
email and telephone, and we will require some basic information then.

Changeover Day:
Changeover day will be Sunday Arrival time is 3pm and departure time is 10 am.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

Please ask the owner or check their rental agreement when booking the property.
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