We would like you to enjoy this very good value for money, full of character gite which which has many period features including fireplace, stone work features, oak beams and chestnut flooring.
The ground floor is a very spacious open plan living area with comfortable furnishings and is stylishly inviting. UK Satelite TV, DVD and open Wi-Fi provided, plus books, games and DVDs - ideal for a family holiday. There is a fully fitted kitchen area with gas cooker, fridge and microwave, large farmhouse dining table and benches.
On the first floor there is a double bedroom and ensuite shower room, with wardrobe and dressing table, and a twin bedroom with 2 single beds, chest of drawers and hanging space, also with its own ensuite shower room. All towels and linen supplied.
Private terraces, pool terraces, garden tables, chairs and umbrellas and BBQs. We have two mountain bikes for the more active!. The shared 12m x 6m swimming pool has roman steps and sun loungers, and is safety fenced.
Walking and mountain biking trails start on our doorstep and there are also lakes for fishing and a choice of golf courses.
The village of St Barthelemy De Bussiere is within walking distance or a one minute drive. It has a good value, child friendly, regional restaurant with a set meal for 15 euros.
There is a stunning leisure lake close by, with a beautiful walk around the waters edge, a sandy beach, and in the summer months, there are a number of cafes and restaurants, and free canoeing. An added bonus is free parking.
Nearby Piegut has a famous Wednesday market, and is 5 minutes by car. During the summer months, there are Tuesday night producers markets, with BBQ and band, in the nearby villages of Champniers and Saint Mathieu. These have proved very popular with our guests - often described as a taste of French family life and one of the highlights of their holiday. There are also many restaurants close by, all offering locally produced food at great value prices.
Piegut has banks, restaurants, bakers, supermarket and a post office. Nontron is a larger town with several supermarkets and a wide range of shops and a swimming pool and leisure centre. The beautiful town of Brantome is 30 minutes away. Limoges, Angouleme and Perigueux are 45 minutes away.
Well worth a visit are Oradour Sur Glane, a memorial village left untouched after a WW2 massacre, St Jean De Cole on of the loveliest villages in France, the National stud and racecourse at Pompadour. The towns of Sarlat and Bergerac have an abundance of charm and character with lovely buildings and markets.
This is a perfect place to simply wind down and relax and enjoy a slice of French life.
Short breaks available in Medium and Low season. A 2-person 20% discount is available on Medium and Low season but does not apply to special offers.
Our nearest airport is Limoges which is 45 minutes by car. Bergerac and Bordeaux can be reached within 2 hours. We are in the region of 7 1/2 hours from Calais or 6 hours from Caen.