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3 Bedroomed Gite Sleeps 8 With Swimming Pool And Children's Paddl



Updated: 03-Dec-2016
House in Saint-Marien, Limousin, France - Situated In A Nature Reserve, Ideal For A Peaceful Holiday With Something For Everyone's Tastes


One week left for August

Sat 30th July to Sat 6th Aug

WAS £550 NOW £399

3 Bedroom Holiday gite. Very Child friendly. Situated in a Nature Reserve at St. Marien, a farming village in the Creuse department of limousim. and has 2.5 acres of enclosed garden. Swimming pool and large children's filtered paddling pool Tables and chairs provided and plenty of garden games, swings. Secure private parking. There are also two lakes nearby with swimming/paddling , picnic area and activities. Fishing is available close by

Goodsize airy rooms. Electric heating upstairs. 1 and 2 bedrooms have double beds and bedroom 3 has twin beds. Available in lounge double sofa bed. All bedlinen, pillows and duvets are provided. Goodsize shower room with wash hand basin and wc. Full size cot and bedlinen is available. Travel cot/playpen, baby bath, potty, Nappy bags, changing mat and baby monitor, sterilizer, Spare bottles and bottle brush, children's dish set. Safety plug covers, Spare dummies for emergencies' spare bibs are also available. All upstairs windows have childlocks and baby

gates on stairs. Lounge with wooden beams is tastefully decorated and comfortably furnished.

More Details
  • Sleeps 8
  • 3 Bedrooms
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Parking
  • Garden
  • Swimming pool
  • Barbecue
  • Pets considered
  • Internet
  • Dish washer
  • Washing machine
  • Towels provided
  • Linens provided
  • Bookable online

Top Traveller Review

About the Owner

I live here with my husband Ken and our dog Patch a springer spaniel puppy who just loves people and is always happy to come and say hello . We also have Mangi our Senegal parrot . We moved here from Monmouthshire in Wales .

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Guestbook comments from the owner

1) Review added by mr and mrs Boorman

Thank you for a truely fantasstic week.You have a really special place that we all loved!! The pool was excellent and we now have two totally amphibious small people (hopefully the gills will start to disappear once they have dried out). The weather was perfect and even the thunderstorm was spectacular.

Tans topped up but unfortunately we had to return home, but we will definately back to visit aigain.

2)Review added by tracy morgan Really enjoyed our time in the bergerotte. Thank you! Gite very comfortable, the pool was great and the setting very quiet and peaceful. Plenty to do in the area.

3)A big thank you for your hospitality + making us feel very welcome. The boys absolutely loved the pool, garden and swings and the space to run around making lots of noise.Mum and Dad loved the homely feel of the cottage and the situation is simply fabulous.
Dec 2011
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  • 5 of 5

We found the property easily and arrived to a warm welcome from the owners, Jeanette pointed out all the necessaries before leaving us to settle and unpack. There was a welcome pack provided and essentials in the kitchen (milk, tea etc).

The Gite has 3 well sized bedrooms with plenty of storage space, a large lounge area and a well equipped kitchen/diner. Outside space was plentiful, with a large garden & lawn, a BBQ and a well maintained family sized swimming pool.

The property owners were more than happy to recommend places to go and where to eat, their knowledge of the area is very good and a tourist guide book is available in the Gite.

I would highly recommend as a place to get away from the hustle and bustle of life, the children have loads of space to play (the pool gate is alarmed for safety) and the roads are lovely and quiet for country walks of which we did many before returning back to the accommodation for a relaxing evening by the pool or on a cold evening by the real log fire :-)

  • Review Submitted: Dec 29, 2014
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2014
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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From the Owner

We bought our house here as it is set in a beautiful rural setting .We have a lovely restful slow pace of life here but although we are situated out of the village it is easy to get within a short distance to all amenities .

Activity and Interests

Nearest Airport : Limoge at 140 Kilometres Car: necessary


Treignat (Herculant) Swimming lake. About 12 km (10 MINUTES by car ) away there is a really nice lake ,open to the public. There is a small beach with childrens slides and swings. A cafe and bar. fishing is permitted . There is a similar one thirteen minutes from the gite at siddalles which has a swimming area with pedalo's and canoes and also has a resturant and many picnic tables. Fishing available . A wonderful pleasent place to spend many a happy hour or two.


Nearest Travel Links

Airport: Limoges (Bellegarde ): 140 km

Railway: Gueret . Montlucon. or Limoge

Ferry: Caen: 425 km

Fly to Limoges Bellegarde airport.

With Ryanair from-;



East Midlands


Leeds Bradford

With Flybe from _ :



London Gatwick




Car hire Hertz, eurocar and budget at the airport

Drive from Uk -;

using Ferries or Euro Tunnel


The area is ideal for a peaceful holiday with something for everyone's tastes. The nearest main town is: Boussac is the small historic town with a chateau to visit and offers, restaurants, cafes, banks and various shops.

Prevranges is four minuites by car and has a lovely resturant and a bistro .

Chemist and two small grocery stores where fresh baquettes can be bought

Further Details:

Boussac is perched above the valley of petite creuse. It is an old fortified town still complete with the original chateau. The novelist George Sands

stayed here and the town and countryside feature in the novel ' Jeanne'. It dates from the 15th century and has guided tours.

The town square is a beatiful ,peaceful area with a number of bars and cafes, all with outdoor seating . Perfect to whiling away a lazy afternoon.

Lovely market every Thursday morning .

A short distance out of town is Les Pierres Jaumatres. where you walk through woodlands and it brings you out to a formation of huge stones , formed by Volcanic eruptions. A true wonder.

Nearby is the chateau at Culan.

Visit the home of George Sands at Nohant-vic and the museum dedicated to her

Sainte Severe- Sur - Indre _: The 17th market hall is now famous where it's wednesday market is held. There is also a 16th Century Calvane (Stone Cross) in the market square. One of the most important events that put the town on the map was when in 1947 JACQUES TATI who took refuse in the area in World War Two and filmed his debut feature film 'JOUR DE FETE'.

Various festivals are on during the summer months and also many brocantes and markets.

Close by is Les Claudits Donkey farm to visit and choose a donkey to ride or carriage rides by appointment. Ideal for all ages. Also in the same village a llama centre. Ideal area for cycling holidays, walking holidays, horse riding, fishing nearby.

The Wolves Of Chabrieres:

This is just outside Gueret set in the chabrieres forest and is devoted to the history and legend of these creatures and also has a park containing about 30 wolves. This lets you observe the behaviour at close range from purpose built observation towers. The park also has a planaterium and various displays showing the relationship between man and wolf.

The area has many lovely walks, horse riding nearby.


Rental rates

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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
Winter 2016
2 Oct 2016 - 21 Dec 2016
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
Christmas 2016
22 Dec 2016 - 1 Jan 2017
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
Late Winter
2 Jan 2017 - 27 May 2017
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
Spring 2017
28 May 2017 - 15 Jul 2017
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
Summer 2017
16 Jul 2017 - 2 Sep 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Autumn 2017
3 Sep 2017 - 7 Oct 2017
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
Winter 2017
9 Oct 2017 - 18 Dec 2017
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
Christmas 2017
19 Dec 2017 - 3 Jan 2018
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees

Booking Notes:
A deposit of 20% is required on booking
Final amount must be paid at least 8 weeks before your Holiday receipts will be sent
Payments can be made by PAYPAL if required or transfers .

A discount is given on all two week bookings

Special Offers for MAY

Saturday 4th July to Saturday July 11th July
Saturday 11th July to Saturday July 18th July
was £450 per week now £399

Price for booking both weeks WAS £900 NOW £790

Changeover Day:
Changeover day is usually Saturday.but if different necessary please contact us as we maybe able to help .

Notes on prices:
Weekends between Sept-July except Christmas £200 Friday -Monday.

Long term lets available out of season ; September to May . Please Contact Owner

We do take payments by PAYPAL

Prices maybe changed at proprietors discretion

Specials for MAY
Saturday 4th July to Saturday July 11th July
Saturday 11th July to Saturday July 18th July
Where £450 Now £399
Price for both weeks WAS £900 NOW £790

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
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Updated: 03-Dec-2016
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From the Owner

Within a short distance there is so much going on for all age groups . We love to sit in the evening having a glass of wine (which is good but cheaper here in France ) with maybe some nice local cheese and watching the most beautiful sunsets .If we are lucky a Red Squirrel or a deer may pop it's head out to say "Bonsoir " The garden is very child friendly with lots of enclosed safe lawns for them to play, run around , squeal and shout and just enjoy them selves .

Property Type

  • house


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


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


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


  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Table Football
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television
  • Video Library ...

Pool / Spa

  • Communal Pool ...


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

Location Type

  • rural
  • village


  • autumn foliage
  • churches
  • playground
  • pond
  • restaurants

Leisure Activities

  • bird watching
  • horse riding
  • paddle boating
  • sight seeing
  • walking

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/bank
  • groceries

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • golf
  • swimming


  • Shower room 1 - Shower Enclosure
  • Shower room with good-sized shower cubicle. Wash basin and WC.


  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Cot
  • Bedroom 2
  • Bedroom 3
  • Description of sleeping capacity: Sleeps 8 (3 Bedrooms) Notes on bedrooms: Bedroom 1 has twin beds with plenty of storage area Bedroom 2 has Double bed , Bedside tables with lamps. plenty of storage. Bedroom 3 has double bed, Bedside tables with lamps. Plenty of storage Full sized Cot available and also travel cot.


  • Golf ...
  • Garden ...
  • Barbecue
  • Tennis ...


  • Self-catering


  • Notes on accommodation: Very Child friendly : The following are available for your convienience -:Baby bath, potty, Nappy bags, changing mat and Baby Monitor, sterilizer, Spare bottles and bottle brush, children's dish set. Safety plug covers, Spare dummies for emergencies' spare bibs are also available. All upstairs windows have childlocks and baby gates on stairs top and bottom. A welcome pack containing the basics of tea, coffee sugar, milk, and a bottle of red and white wine and a carton of orange juice will be provided on your arrival. We aim to make your stay as comfortable as is possible. NO smoking inside property Pets will be considered inquire with details. Outside: The large garden offers many activities such as swings , badminton, balls and rackets The fenced in and alarmed pool is 10mx5m and has been installed in a part of the garden that catches the sun all day. It has a patio area and a decking area with sun beds surrounding a large paddling pool filtered. Rabbits can be seen playing close to gite and occasionally a deer will appear out of the hedges. Many ducks will go flying by as well as owls,other birds of prey bird watchers paradise . 65 Species recorded and some rare eg Booted Eagle, Icterine Warbler and bats. Beautiful dragon flys hover around the pool. Crickets can be heard singing in the evening Cleaning / Towels / Linen / Maid service: All bedlinen and duvets are provided Towels are provided but you may like to bring your own for the pool Bed linen can be provided for the cot.

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