This cottage with traditional period features is situated in a pretty, rural hamlet within the Parc Naturel Regional Perigord Limousin. It is surrounded by beautiful woodland countryside yet ideally situated for a variety of local excursions, a perfect location for a relaxing holiday.
Maison Vignoble, overlooking its own beautiful vineyard and orchard retains all its original character in ancient oak and granite. Entering from the pretty garden there is a bright, comfortable living room with plenty of room for relaxing around the wood burning stove, plus dining area. The separate new kitchen is well equipped. Upstairs the master bedroom commands stunning views over the vineyard and has an en suite bathroom. The second double bedroom is on the ground floor next to the large shower room with W.B and W.C.
Outside there is a colourful garden benefiting from the shade of an exotic Indian Bean tree with terrace for outdoor dining or relaxing, and in the vineyard there is also an additional seating area with Pergola where you can make the most of the peace and tranquility and while away the hours watching the local bird life. For those keen to keep active, there is immediate access to a network of signposted paths perfect for walking or mountain biking.
Within walking distance (1.5km) the picturesque village of Saint-Barthélemy-de-Bussière boasts an excellent restaurant where one can dine on the terrace and enjoy panoramic views across the valley. Saint Mathieu is 10 minutes drive away with a large, beautiful swimming lake, beach and wooded areas for relaxing, picnicking and walking, and during the summer months fetes and night markets. There is another swimming lake at Bussière-Galant (40 mins) which also has water sports.
Piégut, only 5 minutes away, has a bustling weekly market, the most famous in the region, and definitely not to be missed. There are regular weekend fetes in surrounding towns and villages where the local produce, crafts and traditions are celebrated and sampled, and from June to August the local towns of Champniers-Reilhac and Saint-Mathieu host alternate weekly night markets where you can purchase from local producers, have your food cooked, and enjoy live music. Within an hours drive are Limoges and Saint-Yrieix-la-Perche for their porcelain history, the ancient town of Périgueux and stunning Brantôme where you can hire a canoe to appreciate the views from a more adventurous angle. Canoes can also be hired from Aixe-sur-Vienne.
Other places of interest: *Oradour-sur-Glane which still remains exactly as it was left as a monument to its townspeople who were massacred in a single day by German troops during World War II. *The National Stud at Pompadour *Château Brie *Château Montbrun *Château Rochechouart or simply follow the trail of Richard the Lionheart. Bordeaux and Cognac are little more than 2 hours drive away. For keen golfers there are a number of courses to choose from, with Golf du Genet just down the road.
The nearest supermarkets are at Piégut and Saint Mathieu, with freshly baked bread and croissants available from the local artisan Boulangeries. There are no shortage of wonderful, reasonably priced restaurants to sample in the area.
With its beautiful, tranquil location and multitude of activities to choose from, Maison Vignoble is the ideal place for a relaxing break and the chance to explore this unique and picturesque region of France.
Carrie Ward 0800 8021821 (from UK)+44 3333 442837 (Non-UK)Property ID: 1088 View owner listings Contact owner
- Tel: Carrie Ward 0800 8021821 (from UK)+44 3333 442837 (Non-UK)Property ID: 1088 View owner listings Contact owner
- France: France
- County: Cornwall
- Postcode: EX238JY
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