We are 2 miles from the historic town of Chalus, where the Chateau de Chalus – Chabrol dominates the town. Historically, the castle offered protection from various approaches to Limoges. However, it is most famous for the death of King Richard the Lionheart who died there from a crossbow wound fired during a siege of the castle in 1199.
Great place for leisure activities, relaxing, or house hunting.
The small town has lots to offer with bars, restaurants, supermarkets, banks, hairdressers, beauty parlours, newsagent, bakery, butcher, weekly market and open air swimming pool (in season).
Local bicycle hire is available, where you can cycle along the Voie Verte to Oradour sur Vayres stopping at villages’ en-route. There are a variety of leisure lakes, with the closest at Bussiere Galant just a 10 minute drive. It boasts Go Ape for juniors and adults, a huge zip wire crossing the lake, crazy golf, velo-rail, beach and café.
If you enjoy a high speed thrill there is an excellent go-karting track 5 minutes drive:
10 minutes by car and you can explore the Dordogne where historic caves are on offer, the nearest just 1 hour drive away, and a most popular tourist town the stunning Brantome, overlooking the river Dronne.
Walkers and cyclists may also be interested that it is also en-route for the famous Camino de Santiago (way of St. James), starting from Vezelay France.
The Medieval City of Limoges is 30 minutes by car, or bus located nearby, with Perigueux in the Dordogne being 1 hour. Both cities are well worth exploring on foot, with numerous bars, restaurants to suit all tastes. Limoges is also home to an excellent Zoo and Aquarium.
There are numerous pretty villages, stunning castles and chateaus to explore nearby and Oradour-sur-Glane’s museum to the 2nd world war.
Keen fishermen can access numerous fishing ponds and lakes in the vicinity. A special discount can be offered via ourselves for
Alternatively, you can just sit in lovely surroundings and enjoy eating local produce, relaxing with a glass of wine or two!
Unfortunately we do not accept dogs.
* Sleeps 4 – 6 * 2 en-suite double bedrooms * Equipped kitchen
* Wi-Fi * Television (English/French) * DVD
* iPod player * Hair dryer * Gas central heating * Towels provided * Bed linen provided * Iron & Ironing board
* Double Bed settee * Garden furniture * Garden & patio areas
* BBQ * Pool with decking
Cot, highchair and trampoline available on request free of charge.
Airport pick up and drop off service } on request at an additional cost
Welcome packs to order } on request at an additional cost
Laundry service available } on request at an additional cost
Please arrange additional services direct with the owner.
About the owner:
*Speak English and live on site *Telephone: 0033 5 55 50 11 70