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Rachel Lowe

Advertiser since: 2008
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Speaks: english, french, dutch
Sleeps3
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms1
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 2 - 4 nights

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Rachel Lowe

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LE GITE AU CHEZ

Sleeps3
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms1
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 2 - 4 nights

Overview

St Vaury Cottage Rental Photos and Description

self-catering cottage and converted barn in rural central france

Le Gite au Chez is an ancient farmhouse which we have restored retaining the charm & exposed stone work.

It is situated in a courtyard on an old farm in very tranquil surroundings. There are many walks from the property which are also mountain biking tracks.

It has one bedroom with one double & one single bed. Also room for a cot. It has a tv. Entrance opens onto the flowered garden.

The village of St.Vaury is 1km away where there is a small supermarket, a bakery & several small commerces ( 2 bars, 2 tabacs, 2 banks, charcuterie, post office, a pharmacie, a hairdressers).

Ideal place for a quiet get away or house hunting as we are between Gueret & La Souterraine.

Limoges airport (flights from Stansted, Bristol, Edinburgh, Luton, Liverpool & Southampton) one hour away and La Souterraine station is 20 minutes away where there are trains from Paris( Gare Austerlitz).

Child friendly.

BBQ available

There are 2 tennis courts in the village. Fishing lake 1km away. Plenty of lakes nearby for swimming in.

For more details, information or photos do get in touch with us via the form below or look at www.giteauchez.homestead.com

Availability.: Lets are sat-sat but we like to be flexible if we can.

B&B also available.

More Details

Details for Le Gite au Chez 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 3, 1 Bathroom

Le Gite au Chez has one bedroom with a double & a single bed, with room for a cot too. Downstairs is the kitchen/dining and sitting room area. The bathroom is also downstairs & has a basin, shower & lavatory.
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
Rachel Lowe (Owner)
Advertiser since: 2008
Call Owner
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Speaks: english, french, dutch

Why Rachel Lowe chose St Vaury

We bought Le Chez in 1997 and moved here permanently in 2000. It took one man 2 years to restore the cottage, learning a lot in the process.

What makes this cottage unique

Tranquility. Cycling/walking tracks run directly from the property

Guestbook comments from the owner

"Great place to put your feet up & relax with a glass of wine....or, bike,walk,drive through the region; whatever takes your fancy. Lots to see & do in the area. The gite is comfortable and if you need more room, there is a 2 bed gite on the same property. Rachel & Jamie make you feel right at home. If you feel the need to spend some time in the big city, Limoges is only an hour away by car.

I know that I'll be back again."
Apr 2011
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Sleeps3
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms1
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 2 - 4 nights
Pay with confidence
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Guaranteed, secure, with no booking fees
Add vacation protection services to your booking
Three services to protect your trip:
Protect your payments in case you need to cancel.
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Ensure you're prepared in case of accidental damage.

Reviews

4.6
based on 17 traveler reviews

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Le Gite au Chez
average rating of 4.647059 based on 20 reviews
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Le Gite au Chez
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p93847
+33 -(0)555 804833
St Vaury Creuse
5

Lovely, Welcoming gite in a beautiful area

  • 5 of 5
We went to the Limousin for a short break in spring. The weather was amazing and Rachel and Jamie's gite was perfect.

Jamie and Rachel are very welcoming and helpful. Fresh logs every day and local eggs and honey if you want them. A very cosy place to stay in a lovely area well situated for convenience but also the beauty of the Limousin.

We self catered most of the time but also sample Rachel's lasagne and the family's hospitality. Food was great and we feel like we made friends too.

We will definitely be returning here at the next available opportunity.
  • Submitted: Mar 20, 2014
  • Stayed: Mar 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
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Le Gite au Chez
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p93847
+33 -(0)555 804833
St Vaury Creuse
Los Angeles, California
5

Perfect home base to explore a tranquil region

  • 5 of 5
My husband and I came here from California for our honeymoon and even though it was a bit cold for the middle of summer, we had a great time. The gite is very comfortable for a couple or young family and the wood burning stove kept us comfortable on the cold rainy days. We also enjoyed chatting with the owners who gave us a great perspective on the region and a welcome break from using our mangled French on the locals. Giloush (sp?) the wonder dog was also a fun companion and a good scout on our guided tour of the property.
  • Submitted: Nov 16, 2013
  • Stayed: Jun 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Pet-friendly, Families with Young Children, Romantic Getaway
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Le Gite au Chez
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p93847
+33 -(0)555 804833
St Vaury Creuse
5

Absolutely charming!

  • 5 of 5
What a lovely, perfect cottage to spend peaceful time in the French countryside. Our host Rachel and James were the warmest couple ever, not to mention there adorable sons Joshua and Louis, melt my heart. We were aiming to arrive late evening and opted for "dinner with the family". The evening was a bit blustery and Rachel's homemade lasagna was absolutely wonderful and Turley hit the spot. We had a great time chatting during dinner, sharing our French adventures. The whole family is very knowledgable about the area and gave us several ideas of places to go and see, things to do. I just can't say enough....

Well on to the stone cottage..... With our bellies full we headed off to the cutest cottage ever. Jamie and Rachel have done the renovations themselves and the detail and care put into the workmanship is incredible. It is warm, cozy and inviting. The living area had a table that sat 4 easily and the kitchen is very functional. We cooked quite a few meals and the pantry had spices you could use. The cottage is heated by a wood stove and your wood box is restocked daily by Jamie. I loved the bathroom.... Beautiful bowl sink..... Copper piping holding up the shower curtain. Upstairs there is a large queen bed as well as a single. Both were comfortable.

I will defiantly be coming back here to stay in the years to come. We have made life long friends and can't wait to come back.
Oh.... They also have the most wonderful yellow lab, Galoush.

One more note.... During our visit the wisteria was in full bloom and it was absolutely breathtaking!
  • Submitted: Sep 15, 2013
  • Stayed: May 2013
  • Source: HomeAway
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Le Gite au Chez
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p93847
+33 -(0)555 804833
St Vaury Creuse
4

Petit havre de paix !!!

  • 4 of 5
Nous avons passés un agréable séjour dans ce charmant gite , très bon accueil et de précieux conseils de Rachel & Jamie pour les ballades et les visites dans cette tr?s belle région , endroit calme et reposant dans ce gite rénové avec goût ... Cordialement Hélène & Jmarc ( Guérande 44).
  • Submitted: Aug 8, 2013
  • Stayed: Jun 2013
  • Source: HomeAway
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Le Gite au Chez
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p93847
+33 -(0)555 804833
St Vaury Creuse
4

genieten van rust en natuur in de Creuze

  • 4 of 5
We hebben genoten van ons verblijf in de verzorgde gite van Rachel en Jamie. Zonder van luxe te spreken was alles er toch voorzien om rustig en zorgeloos te kunnen genieten van de omgeving en de natuur die in het departement zo overvloedig aanwezig is. Een aanrader!
  • Submitted: Aug 8, 2013
  • Stayed: Jul 2013
  • Source: HomeAway
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Le Gite au Chez
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p93847
+33 -(0)555 804833
St Vaury Creuse
4

Restful holiday in Le Gite au Chez

  • 4 of 5
This beautiful part of France was ideal for our house hunting expedition. Our stay in Le Gite au Ch lived up to all expectations. The gite was beautifully clean and well equipped and the bed was so comfortable (which is one of the most important requisites on holiday). Rachel and Jamie were wonderful, informative hosts and we were made very welcome by them - nothing was too much trouble. The weather was the only thing that let us down.
  • Submitted: May 25, 2013
  • Stayed: Apr 2013
  • Source: HomeAway

Map

Nearest Airport
80 Kilometres
limoges
Nearest Ferry
530 Kilometres
Dieppe
Nearest Golf
25 Kilometres
Gouzon
Nearest Train
15 Kilometres
Gueret
Nearest Motorway
25 Kilometres
A20
Nearest Restaurant
10 Kilometres
Gueret
Car: recommended

The gites are on two sides of a courtyard in a hamlet in very tranquil surroundings, 1km from the village of St.Vaury where there are several small shops, 1 bakery, one charcuterie, post office, 2 banks, pharmacie. Gueret is 10km away where there are many shops and 2 museums. Eiffel bridge is 30 minutes away. Visit Fresselines & walk the Monet tour by the river where he did a series of paintings. Horse riding now in the village.

cottage, farmhouse, gite, rural, calm, tranquil, quiet get away, cycling, birdwatching, rambling, hiking, fishing, horseriding, tennis, child friendly, VTT, mountain biking.

Other Activities: bird watching

On the 5th & 6th July there's a Fete de Jeu in the village. On the 5th there's a magnificent fireworks display.

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Rates & Availability

From €60 Per night

St Vaury Cottage Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
Per property
Rental rates quoted in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
CHristmas & New year
Dec 20 2014 - Jan 2 2015
4 night minimum stay
€60
€300
 
 
Low season
Jan 3 2015 - Apr 3 2015
2 night minimum stay
€65
€200
 
 
mid season
Apr 4 2015 - May 29 2015
2 night minimum stay
€65
€280
 
 
high season
May 30 2015 - Jun 26 2015
2 night minimum stay
€65
€340
 
 
peak season
Jun 27 2015 - Aug 28 2015
2 night minimum stay
€70
€420
 
 
high season
Aug 29 2015 - Sep 25 2015
2 night minimum stay
€65
€340
 
 
mid season
Sep 26 2015 - Oct 30 2015
2 night minimum stay
€65
€280
 
 
low season
Oct 31 2015 - Dec 18 2015
2 night minimum stay
€65
€200
 
 
Christmas & New Year
Dec 19 2015 - Jan 2 2016
3 night minimum stay
€70
€350
 

Additional information about rental rates

Fees No additional mandatory fees
Refundable damage deposit €40
Notes Lets are Saturday to Saturday but we like to be flexible if we can, so do ask if your dates are different.

Easter-end of May 270 euros per wk.
June & Sept. 330 euros per wk.
July/August 400 euros per wk.
October 270 euros per wk.
Nov-Easter 190 euros per wk, (this rate does not include wood & electrics)l.
Christmas and New Year by negotiation.
Evening meals 15 euros when ordered in advance.
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Amenities

St Vaury Cottage Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cottage (detached)
Accommodation Type:
  • Bed & Breakfast
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 30 m²
Location Type:
  • Rural
  • Village
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Romantic
General:
  • Basic Soaps
  • Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet
  • Linens Provided
  • Local Maps
  • Parking
  • Sofa Bed
  • Wireless Internet
Kitchen:
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
Bedrooms:
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 3
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 double , 1 twin/ single
  • Sleeps 3 comfortably plus a small child in a cot. If there are more of you then we have another gite ( La Grange) so that we can accomodate all of you & you can have a holiday together but keeping your independance.
Entertainment:
  • Audio Tape Player
  • CD Player
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Radio
  • Television
  • Toys
Outside:
  • Barbecue
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Terrace
  • 4 garden chairs
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
Attractions:
  • arboretum
  • autumn foliage
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • forests
  • library
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • volcano
  • waterfalls
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • horseback riding
  • scenic drives
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • mountain biking
  • paragliding
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
Smoking only allowed outside.

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