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Quirky romantic cottage in French medieval village

The Little House
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The Little House
Downstairs, looking from the living room through to the kitchen
Downstairs, looking from the dining room through to the kitchen
Bathroom, shower over tub
Double bedroom
Double bedroom: extra sink in the corner
Attic bedroom: contains double plus single
Attic: from the other end. Loads of space, very little furniture
Twin room, shower cubicle in the corner
Twin room: there is a connecting door with the double bedroom, but it is not the only access!
Twin room
Twin room
Kitchen: Range cooker, washing machine and dishwasher
Swimming lake, approx 5 minutes walk down the hill
Swimming lake
Down the hill towards the lake
Tennis courts down at the lake. There's also a children's playground
Place de l'Eglise
Wood-burning stove
stairs to the attic
Impromptu jam session in the square
The church, directly opposite
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3 Bedrooms , 2 Bathrooms , Sleeps 7
Saint Germain les Belles, Haute-Vienne, Nouvelle-Aquitaine
A quaint higgledy-piggledy little French house in a medieval village square directly opposite a fortified XIVth Century church. 5 minutes walk down the hill is a swimming lake with a sandy beach set in stunning countryside. A real French getaway.

Downstairs is open from the kitchen with its big old French table to the living room. Up the crooked staircase you reach 2 surprisingly large bedrooms, 1 x double and 1 x twin. The double has an extra sink, the twin has an extra shower. There is also a modern bathroom with a tub (shower over it), a wc and a sink.

If you turn back on yourself from the first landing, you follow a little corridor which apparently is built on the old wall from when the village was fortified! This leads to the attic stairs. The attic is huge, but you need to be quite nimble to get up the staircase. The attic will c...
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About the Owner
Loveday S
Languages spoken:English, French, Dutch
Response Rate:100%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Interaction with guests
I don't live in the village but I have a trusted friend and house keeper on hand who speaks French and English. She will organise keys for you and show you the ropes, and deal with any queries you might have. When you book I will give you her contact details but you will only see her if you want to.
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Reviewed 6 September 2017


Loveday S, VR Owner at Quirky romantic cottage in French medieval village, responded to this reviewResponded 7 September 2017


  • Blender
  • Central Heating
  • Cooker
  • Cots:(1)
  • Dining Seats (8)
  • Dishwasher
  • Double Beds:(2)
  • Fireplace
  • Full Baths (1)
  • Internet Access
  • Linens Provided
  • Microwave
  • Parking
  • Refrigerator
  • Shower Rooms (1)
  • Single Beds:(3)
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • Washer
House rules
    Ask about kids
    Pets allowed
    Smoking allowed
No smoking in the bedrooms please and no pets upstairs either. I'm fine with you taking the picnic table and chairs (in the wood store) out front to the square or to the...
    1 Full bath
    1 Shower
    1 Crib
    3 Twins
    2 Fulls
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Rates are calculated based on the latest information provided. Please contact the manager/owner to confirm actual rates for your requested dates.

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Dates Min stay Per night Per week Per month
Default 2 nights
₹ 5,409
£ 60
₹ 31,554
£ 350
₹ 56,347
£ 625
1 Jul 2018 -
31 Aug 2018
2 nights
₹ 6,131
£ 68
₹ 40,570
£ 450
₹ 1,08,186
£ 1,200
Please note: rates may have been converted from the original local currency to Indian Rupees and are approximate rates that may change due to exchange rate fluctuation. Please contact the manager to confirm actual rates for your requested dates.
  • Damage Deposit: ₹ 13,523 / stay - Deposit
  • Cleaning fee: ₹ 5,409 / stay - Fee
Additional Rate and Availability Information
Additional fees may apply:
- Winter heating charge | 50 GBP per week
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About the neighbourhood
Where to start?? There's lots of water. The Limousin is known as the 'Land of a Thousand Lakes' - maybe a small exaggeration but actually not far short of the mark. There are loads of them! From the small local swimming lake in the village to the massive Lac Vassiviere and Lac Pardoux with all its water sports.
There's lots of countryside with great walking. Check out Mont Gargan and the walking in the forests around Meuzac and La Croisille sur Briance.
There are also lots of lovely small towns in and around the area with varying degrees of historical importance/prettiness/gastronomic enjoyment/shopping potential. Saint Leonard le Noblat, Pompadour, Chateauneuf La Foret, Pierre Buffiere to name but a few.
Getting around
There is a train station in Saint Germain les Belles and trains running between Limoges and Brive La Gaillard stop there. However, there is no bus network and unless you have some kind of transport yourself (car, scooter, or if you've got very strong legs, a bike) you will miss out on all the pretty little towns, villages and recreational opportunities in the area.
Car advised
How to get there
Airport: Limoges: 50.0 km
Railway: Sainte Germain les Belles: 1.7 km
The nearest decent airport is Limoges, but there are also airports at Bordeaux, Bergerac, Brive La Gaillard and Poitiers.

You can also get a direct train from Paris to Limoges.

You can get a train from Limoges to Saint Germain les Belles but I would recommend hiring a car as the trains are not that frequent and they don't serve all the small towns and villages around and about.

My house is directly opposite the 14th Century fortified church in the centre of the village.
Activities nearby
Nearest Beach: 0.8 km.
Nearby cities
Dordogne Gites (2,247)
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