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Three charming guesthouses, true waterfront comfort, covered pool spa, Sauna - Daumail Mill Guesthouse

Bedrooms 4
Half Baths4
Space 1,614 sq. ft.
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 1 - 7 nights



Daumail Mill Guesthouse

A charming guesthouse for 2-8 people, it is nestled at the waterfront behind the timbers in an old enamel mill on a small island in the Vienne River.

The guesthouse contains:

- A lounge and dining room with a panoramic view of the river

- A fully-equipped kitchen with a dishwasher and washing machine.

- A large bedroom with a double bed and a bathroom with a separate WC

- Two small bedrooms with a 140-cm bed in one and 1-2 single beds in the other, a shower room with walk-in shower and WC, plus one separate WC

- A duplex studio with a double bed, shower and WC shower, and WC.

- A private bubbling spa, heated to 38°, on the terrace that surrounds the guesthouse in front of the river

There is a private riverside garden.

Boats, canoes, barbecue, table tennis, table football, badminton, baby supplies, etc.

Access is included to the indoor covered pool (9x5x1.1), which is heated from April to November, as well as to the sauna.

All the linen is provided: sheets, towels, and bath linen.

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About the property

Les Moulins du Daumail

Our three exquisitely furnished, detached guesthouses are located in an old enamel and porcelain mill, at the heart of a 15-hectare estate on the banks of the Vienne River: the Moulin guesthouse for 2-8 people, the Les Cornadis guesthouse for 2 lovers, and the Les Couleurs du Daumail guesthouse, for 4 people. They are distributed throughout the private hamlet that dates back to the 13th century, 15 minutes from the west of Limoges.

The pool area, covered in square glass plates, has a counter-current swimming pool (9x5x1.1) with non-chlorinated treated water. The pool is heated from April to November and is reserved exclusively for the guesthouses 24 hours a day. An infrared 5-person sauna and workout equipment are also available around the clock.

Canoes, kayaks, and a small boat are at your disposal. The river is very wide and quite shallow. There are beaches, but the riverbed is stony, so water shoes are recommended for walks. Table football, table tennis, badminton, and Jokari are available.

We have two baby travel beds, a high chair, a potty, a potty seat for the toilet, and a special little chair for the shower (we provide the bottom sheet for the travel bed, but no comforter or other bed linen).

Electric bikes can be rented upon booking.

All the linen is provided: sheets, towels, and bath linen for the pool.

The beds are made upon arrival.

The Moulin guesthouse for 2-8 people is isolated by the water, on a small island in the Vienne River behind the timbers of the old drying area. Access is via a footpath that arrives at a covered and enclosed terrace that contains the private bubbling spa.

The guesthouse contains, when you enter:

On the right, a kitchen with a dishwasher, a washing machine, a stove, fridge, freezer, and all the necessary cleaning equipment.

On the left, two small bedrooms with a 140-cm bed in one and 1-2 single beds in the other, a shower room with walk-in shower and WC, plus one separate WC

(So 5 adults can fit comfortably, 6 a little more cramped, or 4 adults and 2 children with no problem).

Sleeps up to 8. Detached from the guesthouse, opening onto the interior courtyard, there is a duplex studio apartment for two people with a double bed, shower, and WC available (only rented with the guesthouse).

In front:

A lounge with a panoramic view of the river from the two leather couches. A small desk contains a ratio and satellite television.

To the right, the exit from the dining room also allows you to enjoy a panoramic view of the river.

On your left, there is an independent WC and a large bedroom with a double bed and a bathroom (so, there are 4 bedrooms, 4 toilets, and 3 bathrooms).

The guesthouse is surrounded by a terrace that overlooks the river.

At the riverbank, there is a private garden and a barbecue, with a table, chairs, and sun loungers.

The Les Cornadis guesthouse, a charming cottage for two lovers, is a spacious 90-sq.m loft in a hamlet farm in Daumail at the edge of the forest. it offers a panoramic view of the river, the mills, the fields and the forests.

The guesthouse contains:

A lounge and dining room with a panoramic view of the river, a fully-equipped kitchen with a dishwasher, and a separate WC.

On the mezzanine level, there is a 140-cm double bed, a shower room with a large walk-in shower, and a second separate WC. There is also a private waterside garden and a terrace at the edge of the woods with patio furniture, sun loungers and a barbecue.

The Les Couleurs guesthouse in Daimail sleeps 4 and is located in the old colour pigment workshop at the entrance to the hamlet of Daumail. It offers a peaceful location, delightfully close to the river and mills.

On the ground floor, the guesthouse contains: a fully-equipped kitchen with a dishwasher, a dining room with a wood-burning Godin stove, a shower room and a WC.

On the upper floor, there is a bedroom with a 60x200-cm double bed, a bedroom with two 80x200-cm beds, transformable into a double bed on demand, and a separate WC.

Private garden with barbecue, patio furniture and sun loungers

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Hervé White
Member since: 2015
Speaks: english, french
Response time:
Within a few hours
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Calendar last updated:
April 3, 2018

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Saint-Priest-sous-Aixe Cottage Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cottage
  • Guests provide their own meals
  • Housekeeper Included
Floor Area:
  • 1614 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets considered
  • Smoking allowed
Location Type:
  • River
  • Rural
  • Village
  • Waterfront
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Farm Holidays
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Spa
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Free Wifi
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 10 people
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • 4 Half Baths
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower , En-suite to the master bedroom
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower , walk-in shower
    Bathroom 3 - toilet
    Bathroom 4 - toilet , shower , Duplex
    - toilet
    - toilet
    - toilet
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Master bedroom - 1 queen , Bathroom with large bathtub, separate WC
    Bedroom 3 - 2 twin/ single , Small bedroom with a walk-in shower and WC
    Bedroom 2 - 1 double , Small room with separate washbasin and WC
    Bedroom 4 - 1 double , Small duplex studio with a shower and separate WC (for 8)
  • DVD Player
  • Foosball
  • Game Room
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Balcony
  • Bicycles ...
  • Boat ...
  • Deck / Patio
  • Kayak / Canoe
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Porch / Veranda
  • Water Sports Gear ...
  • 2 bicycles
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool
  • Heated Pool
  • Indoor Pool
  • Sauna
  • autumn foliage
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • forests
  • library
  • live theater
  • museums
  • pond
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • theme parks
  • waterfalls
  • winery tours
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • bowling center
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • walking
  • water sports
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • surf fishing
  • swimming
  • tennis


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Daumail Mill Guesthouse
average rating of 4.6153846 based on 13 reviews

Idyllic riverside retreat!

  • 5 of 5

We were a family of 4 (3 adults and 1 child) staying in Le Gite du Moulin du Daumail and had a truly wonderful holiday. The building is charming and the location on the river is perfect - it makes for a very relaxing and peaceful stay. The owners' communication before and during the holiday was perfect and we particularly enjoyed the (bilingual!) tour of the mill. The property was as described - our son particularly enjoyed going out on the kayaks - and the indoor pool was great for kids. Clean bedding and towels were provided after a week which was an unexpected bonus. Limoges is very close by, as is Aixe-sur-Vienne which has a great restaurant and a pizza shop as well as a porcelain factory/shop. The velo-rail is worth a visit and there are some lovely walks in the area. We would definitely recommend!

  • Submitted: Sep 21, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: Abritel, from HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

Un dépaysement total dans un lieu magnifique.... un week end entre amies qui était vraiment trop court pour pouvoir profiter de tout....

Un tres bon accueil et des propriétaires trés disponibles...

Nous reviendrons avec grand plaisir

  • Submitted: May 15, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: Abritel, from HomeAway
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p'tit coin de paradis et de serénité !

  • 5 of 5

C'est bien mieux qu'en photo, cet endroit ne peut être qu'un coup de foudre ! c'est un lieu splendide, plein de charme, entendre couler la Vienne, les oiseaux, et le calme !! le gite est une très belle rénovation le charme de l'ancien avec tout le confort . Nous avons passé 4 jours de sérénité à juste admirer la beauté de l'endroit, ballades juste au départ du gite

et l'accueil des propriétaires est chaleureux, conviviale et discret. nous reviendrons et partagerons l'adresse !!

  • Submitted: Oct 29, 2015
  • Stayed: October 2015
  • Source: Homelidays, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Merci pour ce gentil message, et promis, je vais améliorer les photos...
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Moment Exeptionnel

  • 4 of 5

Nous avons choisi le moulin pour notre we familial de l ascension. Nous étions réunis à 7 plus 1 bébé sur 4 générations. nous avons occupé le moulin plus le studio.

La description correspond exactement à ce que nous avons trouvé

le site est fabuleux, la vue de la pièce à vivre est exceptionnelle, les prestations sont à la hauteur, l' accueil charmant, le propriétaire discret mais présent pour chaque demande.

Nous reviendrons c 'est sur


  • Submitted: Jul 27, 2015
  • Stayed: May 2015
  • Source: Abritel, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Merci, et au plaisir de vous recevoir à nouveau.
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Un havre de paix

  • 5 of 5

Conseillés par des amis, à notre tour nous recommandons le Gîte du Moulin du Daumail. Idéal pour un séjour en amoureux ou en famille, un cadre idyllique bercé par le bruit de la rivière.Merci à Hervé et son épouse pour leur accueil. Nous y retournons avec plaisir. Maïté & Cyril

  • Submitted: Jul 19, 2015
  • Stayed: July 2015
  • Source: Abritel, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Merci. Nous vous accueillerons à nouveau avec beaucoup de plaisir, ainsi que vos amis, et les amis de vos amis... ;-))
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Location superbe, atypique, au niveau attendu !

  • 5 of 5

Nous cherchions un endroit spécial, pour se dépayser sur une courte période.

Nous n'avons vraiment pas été déçus ! A 6 personnes de 22 à 51 ans, chacun y a trouvé sa place, son plaisir et un formidable moment de détente.( Même nos 2 chiens avec qui nous avons fait de superbes balades ).

La literie ainsi que l'ensemble des équipements au top !

Je ne saurais que trop recommander cette location et ses propriétaires très agréables et accueillants.

Nous espérons pouvoir y refaire un séjour en été pour profiter de la rivière.

  • Submitted: Jul 13, 2015
  • Stayed: March 2015
  • Source: Abritel, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Merci encore et beaucoup... Et la rivière est chaude, mais chaude en ce moment...
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Nearest Airport
15 Kilometres
Limoges – Bellegarde
Nearest Barpub
2 Kilometres
Le Jeanne d'Albret
Nearest Golf
20 Kilometres
Nearest Train
20 Kilometres
Limoges Bénédictins
Nearest Motorway
10 Kilometres
Nearest Restaurant
5 Kilometres
La Petite Chopine in Aixe-sur-Vienne
Nearest Ski
175 Kilometres
Le Mont-Dore
Nearest Beach
150 Metres
In the property, on the Vienne
Car: recommended


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