Limeuil House Rental Photos and Description
4 double bedrooms, bathroom, shower room, separate WC, sleeps 6-8
A spacious family house set in 2 acres of mature gardens and open farmland overlooking the Dordogne valley and a short walk down a quiet back lane to the medieval village of Limeuil.
The accommodation is ideal for a large family or two families holidaying together: two double bedrooms, two twin-bedded rooms, two bathrooms, separate WC, spacious lounge, large dining room, fully equipped kitchen plus an additional seating area upstairs provide everything you need for a relaxing holiday with family and/or friends.
The spacious lounge has comfy leather sofas and easy chairs, a large flat screen TV with UK Freesat, Wi-Fi, DVD and CD player and french doors opening onto the south-facing terrace.
An additional seating area upstairs has a TV with DVD & video players, and a selection of DVDs, videos and video games, plus family games and books. An ideal place for the kids to relax!
The large dining room comfortably seats 8, while the terrace has additional dining facilities for up to 10 persons providing the perfect option for outdoor eating with stunning views across the valley. This large covered terrace, overlooking the pool is a favourite place to barbecue, eat and relax and offers the perfect place to escape from the direct sun. Steps lead down to the private, unfenced 10 m x 5 m pool and sheltered sunny patio with flowering borders, 8 sun-loungers and parasols. An additional patio area at the rear of the house provides an alternative eating/seating area.
The fully equipped kitchen has a full sized electric fan oven with gas hob, large fridge-freezer, dishwasher, microwave and coffee maker plus ample crockery, glasses & cutlery. There's also all the utensils you may need and a large selection of cooking ware and serving dishes. To make your stay easier we also provide some of the basic foodstuffs: tea, coffee,sugar, olive oil, spices, condiments, plus all cleaning materials.
On your arrival you will receive a welcome pack of wine, soft drinks, milk, butter, jam, croissants and snacks, leaving you to relax, eat out at a local restaurant that evening then think about the food shopping in the morning.
The 2 acre garden is unfenced and borders onto farmland, with views across the valley.
An adjoining games room houses a full size table tennis table and equipment.
For more information about the property: Just drop us an email and we will answer any queries you may have about the house or surrounding area. We can also provide more information about the area, activities and a list of events throughout the high season.
What is there to do in the area? If you don't want to get back in the car just relax around the pool or walk down into the village to one of the canoe hire companies and take a leisurely paddle down the river. Explore the winding lanes of Limeuil with its artisan shops. Take one of the many signposted walks through the countryside. Or spend every day doing something adventurous or going somewhere different. This area of France is steeped in a history that goes back to the days of cavemen. Underground caves, formal gardens,chateaux, battle re-enactments are just a sample of the many cultural activities on offer. For the more active there are two rivers to canoe, a nearby watersports centre and tennis courts, whilst a little further away are a waterpark and treetop adventure parks. There are several golf courses in the area and horse riding is available in the nearby village.There are also many 'special' events peculiar to each town or village a list of which will be provided.
The area is a paradise for ramblers and cyclists with walks clearly signposted and weekly arranged local trips into the woodlands. Keen cyclists enjoy the testing hills and gentle lanes to explore. The Tour de Dordogne passes through every year and many villages organise short races open to all. July 2014 sees stage 20 of the Tour de France go from Bergerac to Perigueux.
The area is famous for its wine and food and there are many restaurants and ferme auberges offering everything from snacks to Michelin starred meals.
The village of Limeuil has 4 restaurants, all within walking distance. Just a few minutes drive away the village of Tremolat has a further 2 restaurants, 2 ferme auberges and a Michelin starred restaurant and in nearby Paunat, the Chez Julien restaurant set in the picturesque grounds of an old abbey is very popular with both locals and visitors alike.
In addition, through late June to early September it's Marche Gourmand time. These events are held in many of the local villages and provide a splendid evening's entertainment. An assortment of freshly prepared local specialities are available from the many stalls set out around the village square where seating and eating areas are arranged. As the evening progresses there is entertainment which goes on into the night providing a fun atmosphere for all the family.
- non smoking only
- children welcome
- pets not allowed
Guestbook comments from the owner
Thank you so much for renting us the house. We've had an amazing holiday and have really enjoyed our time here. We hope to come again soon.
Lots of love xxxx