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Newly converted barn, with heated pool and private drive.

Sleeps6
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms1
Half Baths1
Property type barn
Minimum Stay 7 nights

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Overview


Details
Property
barn
Sleeps
6
Bedrooms
3
Bathrooms
1
Half Baths
1
Minimum Stay
7 nights

Description

La Chapelle-Montbrandeix Barn Rental Photos and Description

3 bed stone barn set in rural surroundings.

This converted barn is in immaculate condition and finished to a very high standard. It is situated on the edge of a small hamlet surrounded by mature trees and shrubs, with its own private road. There is a heated pool (seasonal) and barbecue area for alfresco dining. Set in over 1 acre of grounds. It has 1 king size and two double bed rooms. It has an open plan lounge with wood burner and is divided by an open oak partition to the kitchen with french doors leading to conservatory and dining area.

Suitability:
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible

Owner
jo
Member since: 2013
Speaks: english, french
Calendar last updated:
May 12, 2016
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Guestbook comments from the owner

this property is new from june 2015 our initial feedback from friends and family who have visited the property all agree it is a stunning property
May 2015
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Reviews

4/5 -
(4 traveler reviews)

Newly converted barn, with heated pool and private drive.
average rating of 4.0 based on 5 reviews
4

Lovely property Superbly Presented

  • 4 of 5

Fantastic time had by all. Recently converted and well maintained the property had everything you need for a relaxing self catering break.The kids loved the pool in particular. Great location for walking, cycling and fishing within the local wooded areas. Owners very helpful and visited regularly to maintain the pool and gardens. Would not hesitate to return again in the future.

  • Submitted: Aug 31, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Nice house but difficult owners

  • 2 of 5

We did enjoy our two weeks in this nice-looking house in a very quiet area, but it was really spoiled by several things:

* Compared to many other places we’ve rented, this one was not as well-equipped or serviced. The bedroom linen seemed tired and didn’t fit well, the kitchen tools/cutlery/crockery were sparse and old, light bulbs were blown or missing, various locks were broken or didn’t work well, the outdoor clothes line didn’t go up fully and there was no indoor clothes drying rack, the loo flush kept sticking, and so on.

* Although the listing here says “WiFi/internet”, it is actually a chargeable cash extra on arrival. We knew this in advance, but it still felt really cheeky and ought to be clearly mentioned here. The house may be out in the wilds and perhaps not everyone wants internet, but it's been included in the rent everywhere else we’ve stayed for 5+ years, including at much more remote places.

* More significantly, we had some major problems with the pool, which seemed cloudy when we arrived, went green twice whilst we were there, and was still murky when we left. This made us unsure about whether the pool was really being kept clean enough, and worried about health/hygiene. We lost four or five days’ swimming as a result.

* Most of all, the owners’ approach to us and these problems was much less friendly and welcoming than we’ve experienced anywhere else. For example, we rented for two weeks, which has normally meant that the place would be cleaned and fresh linen fitted in the middle weekend. Not so here, and when we asked for it, we were reluctantly provided with a bag of replacement but old and ill-fitting linen that wasn’t even completely clean (we washed it again ourselves to prove it). As for the pool, although they tried to fix it, we never really received even an apology for these on-going problems which at one point the owners outrageously tried to blame on us! That really spoilt our holiday, and the owners completely ignored all our requests for subsequent discussion about this issue. Not even the courtesy of an email reply.

Far from feeling like valued guests, we ended up feeling as if we were inconveniencing the owners by staying in their house. It’s a pity, because it’s a great house that could be as nice as it like looks in the photos. It just needs much better servicing and HOSPITALITY from the local owners. My advice would be to look elsewhere first before renting here.

  • Submitted: Aug 17, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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5

Beautiful house in a fantastic location

  • 5 of 5

Beautiful barn conversion set in lovely grounds , perfect if you are looking for a peaceful and relaxing holiday , the barn is finished to a very high standard if you are looking for a reasonably priced top quality holiday then this is the place to go spotlessly clean would highly recommend

  • Submitted: Sep 22, 2015
  • Stayed: Sep 2015
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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5

Fantastic property in a beautiful location.

  • 5 of 5

This converted barn has the lot. Everything is done to such a high standard but still retains a homely feel. The grounds are beautiful and the pool is in the perfect position. This place is tranquil and all you can hear are the birds singing whilst sitting in the beautiful gardens. The kitchen has everything your require and feels like home rather than holiday accommodation. The owners are extremely helpful and cannot do enough to make your stay perfect. I can't recommend this property enough, it has all you require to make a perfect holiday!. Thank you Dawn and Richard for all your help and we will be contacting you very soon about another week in September.

  • Submitted: Jul 5, 2015
  • Stayed: Jun 2015
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Map

Nearest Airport
30 Kilometres
limoges
Nearest Barpub
4 Kilometres
chez jules
Nearest Ferry
750 Kilometres
calais
Nearest Golf
30 Kilometres
st junien
Nearest Train
20 Kilometres
bussiere galant
Nearest Motorway
30 Kilometres
A20
Nearest Restaurant
4 Kilometres
chez jules
Nearest Ski
125 Kilometres
le mont dore
Nearest Beach
15 Kilometres
st mathieu
Car: necessary

Coast/Beach:

15 mins by car to Saint Mathieu beach lake with peddles, swimming, fishing and children’s play area.

25 mins by car to Bussiere Gallant beach lake with excellent high wire tree assault course.

25 mins by car St Estephe beach lake with snack bar and canoeing.

Travel:

Ryanair fly to Limoges (30 min drive from village) from London Stansted, Bristol, Leeds Bradford, Liverpool and East Midlands Airports. Car rental is possible at the airport.

A pleasant 7 hour drive from Calais, Caen or St Malo via ferry or Eurotunnel.

A car is recommended.

Distances:

Coast/Beach

15 mins by car to Saint Mathieu beach lake with peddles, swimming, fishing and children’s play area.

25 mins by car to Bussiere Gallant beach lake with excellent high wire tree assault course.

25 mins by car St Estephe beach lake with snack bar and canoeing.

Golf

St junien 30 mins 18 hole with bar (recommended)

Montbron 35 mins 18 hole with bar (recommended)

Limoges 30 mins 2 x 18 hole courses 1 public, 1 private

How to get there

Ryanair fly to Limoges (30 min drive from village)

Further Details:

Restaurants to suit all tastes. Good home cooked food at the restaurant in the village (less than 4 mins in a car or a good 20 min walk 10 min bike ride) theme night fridays, at nearby St Saud, you will find pizzerias, a hotel restaurant and the award winning restaurant of Hostellerie St Jacques.

5 mins to nearest town for shopping, fuel and restaurants

30 minutes to historic towns, medieval villages,

lakes, beaches, river fishing, fly fishing, go karting

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Rates & Availability

La Chapelle-Montbrandeix Barn Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
GBP
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
Rate 3 - Winter
Oct 15 2016 - Dec 10 2016
7 night minimum stay
$572
 
 
Rate 2 - 2016 September
Jan 7 2017 - Jun 30 2017
7 night minimum stay
$572
 
 
Rate 1 - 2017 Summer
Jul 1 2017 - Sep 1 2017
7 night minimum stay
$1,652
 

Additional information about rental rates

Fees No additional mandatory fees
Refundable damage deposit $254

Whilst normal wear and tear is expected any excess damage will be deducted from the security deposit. the property has been cleaned please leave the property clean as any additional cleaning will be charged for
This will be refunded within 2 weeks bank transfer.
Typically Saturday - although we will be flexible if we can. Arrivals after 4pm and departures before 10am. This property requires you to clean before departure.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
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Amenities

La Chapelle-Montbrandeix Barn Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • barn
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 150 m²
Location Type:
  • Rural
  • Village
General:
  • Fireplace
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wood Stove
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Toilet 1 - toilet
    Bathroom 1 - toilet , tub , shower , outdoor shower
  • Family bathroom with bath, walk in shower, sink and toilet. Downstairs toilet.
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 baby crib
  • Description of sleeping capacity: 1 king size 2 doubles and cot Notes on bedrooms: bed 1 kingsize bed bed 2 double bed bed 3 double bed
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
Outside:
  • Bicycles ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • 2 bicycles
Suitability:
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Heated Pool
  • Private Pool ...
Attractions:
  • autumn foliage
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • forests
  • playground
  • pond
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • horseback riding
  • paddle boating
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • laundromat
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • hiking
  • swimming
  • tennis
Notes:
Notes on accommodation: Notes on prices Low season prices logs for the wood burner making it a great winter retreat We offer xmas package including decorations, turkey and airport transfers. Changeover day Typically Saturday - although we will be flexible if we can. Arrivals after 4pm and departures before 10am. This property requires you to clean before departure. this is in pristine condition. Additional cleaning will be charged for at the rate of 20 euros per hour Booking notes We require a 25% deposit to secure booking and balance to be paid 6 weeks prior to arrival. A security deposit of £200 is required on your arrival. Whilst normal wear and tear is expected any excess damage will be deducted from the security deposit. This will be refunded within 3 days bank transfer or post dated cheque. Outside: private heated swimming pool 9.5 mtrs x 4.5 mtrs with sun loungers and parasols. Private road with off road under cover parking. tables and chairs 2 patio areas mature trees and shrubs large lawn area bbq area Utility Room: bosch washing machine, ironing board, iron toilet and sink Cleaning / Towels / Linen / Maid service: linen and towels are included cleaning is carried out on change over days if you require additional cleaning this will be charge for on a two week stay bed linen can be exchanged if required. Other: conservatory fully glazed with patio doors leading to bbq area and terrace tiled floor exposed stonework 8 seater table and chairs. with views over the gardens and poo

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