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Farmhouse in rural location overlooking fields and trees

People8
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms2
Space 1,022 sq. ft.
Property type farmhouse
Minimum Stay 7 nights

Overview

About the property

Farmhouse in Viersat, Creuse, Limousin, France - Peace and quiet surrounded by countryside but only a short drive to town

The property is situated in a small hamlet of about 12 homes in the commune of Viersat. It is completely detached and has its own private rear garden with garden furniture and a barbecue.

There is parking for several cars and undercover parking for motorcycles. The garden backs onto a private field of about 2 acres. You are welcome to use this as an extended garden. Please supervise children.

Please note the prices exclude bed linen and towels as many guests supply their own.Duvets, blankets, pillows are provided. This is reflected in the price. If you would like sheets and or towels provided please ask for the supplementary charge.

The entrance downstairs leads into the main lounge dining area, equipped with TV/DVD . There is a log fire should you choose to stay in the winter months.

The kitchen is also well equipped. The bathroom is situated off the hall way downstairs with a bath, toilet and washbasin. The shower room is upstairs.

More Details

Owner
Robert Shaw
Member since: 2014
Speaks English, French
Calendar last updated:
4 April, 2017

About Robert Shaw

I grew up in London and lived there until I was 27. Having spent many holidays in La Creuse as a child I decided to buy my own property there. I renovated two properties including this one. I am self employed in the UK and divide my time between Worcestershire and La Creuse

Robert Shaw purchased this farmhouse in 2002

Why Robert Shaw chose Creuse

I lived in London most my life and wanted to be somewhere with low population and space. The area and property were ideal. It is quiet and peaceful but Montlucon is only a short drive and provides everything I need.

What makes this farmhouse unique

Being able to enjoy open space and the countryside. Rivers and lakes and country walks. The area is ideal for people with kids who wish to explore nature.

Guestbook comments from the owner

Lovely stay, best house in France. Thanks for letting us share your lovely gite, Hope to be back to see you again. Found some nice places of interest. It was nice meeting Rob and his family, most friendly people. Bob and Margaret



We have had a relaxing and enjoyable week greatly helped by Robert's advice about places to see and restaurants for good meals. We especially enjoyed the Coq d'Or. Food delicious and staff friendly. We have been coming to France for 30 years and have rented over 25 Gites and this is definitely one of the very best. It's roomy,and tastefully and superbly renovated. Everything has been thought of and we would definitely recommend it as a marvellous base to explore the area. It's comfortable and welcoming, and though it was cold most days with some crisp frosts the gite was warm and the fire is easy to manage. John and Molly
Dec 2014
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Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday farmhouse in Viersat in Limousin

Property Type:
  • farmhouse
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 1022 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • pets considered ...
  • children welcome
Location Type:
  • rural
  • village
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine
  • Wood Stove
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
Dining:
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath (no shower) , Shower Enclosure , Bidet
    Shower room 1 - Shower Enclosure
  • Shower room situated on first floor. Shower cubicle, full size sink and low level toilet. Extractor fan and small opening window. Mirror and small cupboard, Towel rails. Mains socket. Bathroom on ground floor. As above with bath instead of shower
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Cot
  • Description of sleeping capacity: Sleeps 8 (3 Bedrooms) Notes on bedrooms: Main bedroom has double bed. Bedroom two has two single beds. Bedroom three has bunk beds suited to children. In the lounge there is a pull out sofa bed suitable for occasional use. Two travel cots
Entertainment:
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
Outside:
  • Terrace ...
  • Golf ...
  • Garden ...
  • Barbecue
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Attractions:
  • autumn foliage
  • churches
  • forests
  • pond
  • restaurants
  • volcano
  • water parks
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • gambling casinos
  • horse riding
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • swimming
Notes:
Notes on accommodation: The property has electric heating in each room. Electricity, water and gas for cooker is included in the cost. Electricity is charged at meter rate when staying between October and April. There is plenty of wood available for the enclosed burner, also included in cost. You are welcome to bring pets. We can usually provide an appointment at local vets for dogs returning to the UK. Please note no wifi at the property but mobile and 3G signal is usually available. Outside: The property is situated in a courtyard. The large rear garden is accessed at the side of the property and is enclosed. It is suitable for dogs and children.The garden leads through a gate into a 2 acre field which you are welcome to use for recreation. White garden furniture provided, parasol and barbecue. Cleaning / Towels / Linen / Maid service: Blankets, duvets, mattress protectors, pillows and bedspreads are provided. We usually request that guests supply their own sheets, duvet covers, pillow cases and towels as this is reflected in pricing. We can provide linen and towels for a surcharge.

Reviews

3/5 -
(1 traveller reviews)

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Charmant gîte en Creuse

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location aménagée avec goût, il faut toutefois apprécier la campagne et le calme mais à proximité il y a des visites intéressantes à faire: tout à côté Les Pierres Jaumâtres (accrobranche, poneys...) l'étang des Landes ,Guéret (les loups de Chabrières), Aubusson et ses tapisseries, Ahun et son Moulin , ) des marchés locaux , brocantes etc... , il y a donc à faire et à voir en Creuse contrairement à des idées reçues! N'oubliez pas Montluçon dans le proche Allier avec ses vieux quartiers et son château, Mu Pop musée dédié à la musique visité par Polnareff récemment et Moulins un peu plus loin (musée du costume de scène, maison Mantin etc...)

N.B il faut payer en "pounds" non en euros...

  • Review Submitted: Aug 18, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2016
  • Source: Abritel, from HomeAway
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Rental rates

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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event Price
 
spring
22 Apr 2017 - 30 Jun 2017
7 night minimum stay
£300
for 7 nights
£300
 
 
summer
1 Jul 2017 - 2 Sep 2017
7 night minimum stay
£350
for 7 nights
£350
 
 
autumn
3 Sep 2017 - 9 Dec 2017
7 night minimum stay
£300
for 7 nights
£300
 
 
My Standard Rate
7 night minimum stay
£300
for 7 nights
£300
£875
 

Additional pricing information

Pet Fee £0

Booking Notes:
25% payable when making reservation balance 8 weeks before arrival. Payments by bank transfer or cheque. We accept Paypal for your security (fee applies)
All pricing is in sterling.

Changeover Day:
Saturday but may be flexible depending on requirements and length of stay.

Notes on prices:
Discounts are available for bookings of 3 weeks or more. Please ask for rates. The property is also available for longer term letting subject to requirements. Please ask for details

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