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Independent, peaceful & luxurious cottage in unspoilt heart of France

People6
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms2
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 5 - 7 nights

Overview


Details
Property
cottage
People
6
Bedrooms
3
Bathrooms
2
Minimum Stay
5 - 7 nights

Description

Photos and Description of this 3 bedroom holiday cottage in Lubersac - La Panetterie

Large garden, nr village, mountain bikes & pool table, swim nearby

Beautifully set off the beaten track, in open countryside and near woods, you often see birds of prey and other wildlife as you cross the stream en route to La Panetterie. This traditional Correzienne barn, converted to a high standard of accommodation for up to 6 people + baby, is tranquilly situated approximately 5 mins drive from the village of Lubersac. Accommodation at La Panetterie is spacious and classically furnished on one level, which makes it ideal for the elderly. For the more active guest, there are 4 adult and 2 childrens’ mountain bikes, a table tennis table and pool table available in the adjoining stables to the cottage. Lubersac offers good amenities, an impressive chateau, a few good to excellent restaurants (notably Chateau La Fragne) and an open air swimming pool (with lifeguard). Enjoy a tranquil retreat or make the house a perfect family base to discover enchanting medieval castles, picturesque villages, lakeside beaches and waterfalls in unspoilt Correze.

Suitability:
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • suitable for elderly or infirm

Property Manager
Pandora Ward
Member since: 2008
Speaks English, French, German
Response time:
Within a few days
Response rate:
90%
Calendar last updated:
5 July, 2016
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Reviews

Excellent! 4.7/5 -
(12 traveller reviews)

Independent, peaceful & luxurious cottage in unspoilt heart of France
average rating of 4.6666665 based on 12 reviews
4

Excellent Gite in a beautiful location

  • 4 of 5

We had a wonderful time at La Panetterie – the gite was very comfortable and the garden was a joy. It was everything we hoped it would be and, with perfect weather, it made the stay a memorable one for all the right reasons. We loved the local villages and we did quite a bit of early morning walking and saw some wonderful dawns. I drove over to Suc Au May just as the dawn was breaking - the view was stunning and I enjoyed a lovely walk around the area.

We will certainly recommend La Panetterie to friends who are looking to stay in the area.

  • Review Submitted: Sep 19, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Many thanks for your excellent feedback and for taking the trouble to post it on the website. Your comments have inspired me to want to experience a dawn walk myself next time I visit.
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Cozy Classic French barn....and relax!

  • 4 of 5

Tucked away down a narrow country lane La Panetterie was a simple spacious barn. Blissfully cool inside despite the hot weather, stepping out of the kitchen doors into the huge rear private garden was wonderful.

Close enough to the Lubersac shops and ideally located for visiting the many medieval villages and the chateau and racecourse in Pompadour. (I recommend the race meetings at Pompadour as a relaxed, friendly, fun afternoon. The course is small with a cross country steeplechase inside the sandy main course and the setting in front of the imposing chateau is spectacular!)

The gite's impressive attached oak beamed barn houses a very warped table tennis table (unpredictable bounces!) and the bikes needed a fair bit of maintenance (flat tyres, lubrication) and cleaning before we could use them but they were a welcome, fun addition to this property. Nice country walks, stunning sunsets and fabulous peace and quiet made our fortnight's stay very relaxing indeed.

The wi-fi was not working due to a replacement livebox and some faults on the telephone line after a storm, so we only had our last day with Internet access. It meant using cafe internet access but although disappointing, it was one less distraction with no emails to reply to!

The gite is extremely well equipped with garden furniture including sun loungers, stylish Limoges crockery, lots of cutlery, pots and pans, adapter plugs, matches, torches, cleaning items, fly sprays etc. etc. All very much appreciated. Also great support from lovely English ex pat Sonia who helped answer our questions, brought replacement light bulbs and organised the wi-fi repairs. Thanks!

Definitely on our "must visit again" list!

  • Review Submitted: Aug 31, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your wonderful feedback. Apologies that a storm took out the Wifi service. I am glad we were able to get it operational again before you left. It sounds like it is time I invested in a new table tennis table for the barn! Your comments are much appreciated and we look forward to welcoming you again soon at La Panetterie.
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5

Great place in a great location

  • 5 of 5

Facilities were great and everything was well maintained and clean.

We came as a group of friends and had a great time away enjoying the local food, people and location in general.

Mark and Maggie were great hosts and would certainly recommend for a relaxing week away!

  • Review Submitted: Jul 25, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Apr 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

A FANTASTIC PLACE FOR A PEACEFUL HOLIDAY

  • 5 of 5

The three of us spent 10 wonderful days here.We used La Panetterie as a base to explore the surrounding countryside with it's many pretty villages and towns. If you want to find out more about the area there is a blue folder full of things to see and do provided by the owner in the living room.We found everything we needed in the cottage, which is very well equipped,but just be aware that the oven has an automatic lock on the door which prevents you from opening it until the temperature drops, this is indicated by a small red padlock light which goes out when you can open it.The local village of Lubersac has a good selection of small shops as well as Super u and Lidl supermarkets.We met Sonia the caretaker and Keith,originally from Doncaster, who came in and cut the grass.We have to thank Sonia for recommending the town of Brantome,what a lovely place, and the 50 minute boat trip up and down the river is a must.If you need to know about the pros and cons of living in France either Keith or Sonia can fill you in.

We live in a very small village in rural Norfolk and are used to a pretty quiet life,but we were amazed at the stillness and complete lack of any noise when we stood outside in the late evening,as they say "The silence was deafening" and the absence of any light pollution meant we were treated to a fantastic star filled sky.

We would certainly recommend this property to anyone looking to "chill out" for a week or two and we may return ourselves at some point in the future.Richard,Topsy and mike

  • Review Submitted: Sep 23, 2014
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

We spent a fantastic week at La Panetterie.

  • 5 of 5

We spent a fantastic week at La Panetterie. It is a very well equipped gite and caters for all ages. We were a family of 7 from ages 7 to 82yrs. Have stayed in several places in different countries and this is by far the best we have stayed in. There sare so many places to visit and there is a great pool with slides 10 mins away.

Thank you Pandora and will be returning in the near future.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 19, 2014
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
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We spent a fantastic week at La Panetterie.

  • 5 of 5

We spent a fantastic week at La Panetterie. It is a very well equipped gite and caters for all ages. We were a family of 7 from ages 7 to 82yrs. Have stayed in several places in different countries and this is by far the best we have stayed in. There sare so many places to visit and there is a great pool with slides 10 mins away.

Thank you Pandora and will be returning in the near future.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 19, 2014
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you Rachel for this excellent feedback. I am so glad you enjoyed your stay. We are looking forward to welcoming you again soon.
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Location

Nearest Airport
47 Kilometres
Limoges
Nearest Ferry
494 Kilometres
Caen
Nearest Train
8 Kilometres
Arnac-Pompadour
Nearest Motorway
14 Kilometres
A20 junction 44
Nearest Beach
20 Kilometres
Vigeois Lake
Car: necessary

The Limousin region of France is recognised for its rolling green landscapes, interesting medieval history, beautiful lakes and thriving market life. Recommended places for you to visit from Lubersac include •Arnac-Pompadour - home to the National Horse Stud of France, a 15th century chateau built for Mme Pompadour by King Louis XV and an impressive horse racing track viewable from street level; •3 medieval, award winning “Prettiest villages in France”: Segur le Chateau, St. Robert and Collonges Les Rouges. They feature cobbled streets and breath-taking riverside scenery. •Gimel-les-cascades – a hillside village from which you can take walks past fast-flowing waterfalls (largest tumbles 45m) •Brive La Gaillarde and Limoges, your nearest large towns for shopping, nightlife and a café culture, all in a medieval setting •and Lake Vassiviere – famous for its safe beaches and water sports Other popular activities include pool and lake swimming, canoeing, fishing & horse riding.

Other Activities: Table tennis and pool table on site, go karting, gourmet dining (Chateau La Fragne), market (Objat Sun am), playground for children Objat

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Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday cottage in Lubersac, Brive la Gaillarde area

Rental Basis:
per property
Manager accepts payment in:
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
 
Autumn 2016
24 Sep 2016 - 9 Dec 2016
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
£350
for 7 nights
£350
 
 
Christmas/New Year 2016
10 Dec 2016 - 6 Jan 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
5 night minimum stay
£371
for 5 nights
£520
 
 
Spring 2017
7 Jan 2017 - 17 Mar 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
£350
for 7 nights
£350
 

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees
Refundable Damage Deposit £250

1. Bed Linen and towels £17 per person
2. A mandatory breakage deposit of £250 is required. This deposit will be returned in full within 4 weeks of departure assuming no damage to the property or its contents during your stay. Breakages and repairs will be recovered from this deposit at cost.
3. Changeover is Saturday 3pm

Manager's Cancellation Policy

100% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
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Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday cottage in Lubersac in Correze

Property Type:
  • cottage (detached)
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 120 m²
Location Type:
  • rural
  • village
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Luxury
General:
  • Activities Guide
  • Basic Soaps
  • Fireplace
  • Firewood
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Parking
  • Shampoo
  • Telephone ...
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Tumble Dryer
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 8 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath with Shower
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 2 - 1 Large Double Bed
    Bedroom 3 - 2 Single Bed , Also space for a cot
    Bedroom 1 - 1 Double Bed , 1 Cot , Also space for a cot
  • There is also a single camp bed and double sleeping bag for occasional use.
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Game Room
  • Games
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Pool Table
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Toys
Outside:
  • Bicycles
  • Terrace
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
  • 6 garden chairs
  • 2 deck chairs
Suitability:
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
Attractions:
  • autumn foliage
  • caves
  • churches
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • waterfalls
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • horse riding
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • groceries
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • rafting
  • sailing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • whitewater rafting
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
Accommodation at La Panetterie is spacious (120m2) and classically furnished on one level. As you enter the house you find a large beamed living room and open plan kitchen. Just off the kitchen is a utility room that contains a shower, toilet and washing machine/dryer. There are three double bedrooms (1 Queen, 1 double, 1 twin + travel cot for child of up to 2 years). All rooms have attractive views. There is also a large family bathroom with bath, shower attachment, and toilet. Dining is available in the sunlit formal dinning room with French doors opening onto the front garden. Adjoining this room are the stables of 120m2. They house a pool table, full-size table tennis table and 6 mountain bikes for your use.

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