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Delightful gite in La Graffeuille with exclusive use of large swimming pool

Bedrooms 2
Space 1,614 sq. ft.
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 2 - 7 nights


About the property

Gite with stunning views of the Monedieres and Massif Central mountains

Gite la Graffeuille and the owners' house sit in an acre of lovely gardens. The gite is separate and securely fenced off from the main house, with the half an acre of garden, plus the swimming pool ( with safety alarm), being exclusive to the gite guests (open May to October)

This 2 bedroom, recently- refurbished, gite sleeps 5.

There is a spacious and well-equipped kitchen/ dining room, including a cooker, microwave, dishwasher, toaster, kettle, coffee- maker and high chair. A washing-machine, ironing board and iron are available on request. The comfortable sitting room has a stunning view through triple patio doors. There is English and French TV, DVD player, CD player, Wifi, and a selection of DVDs and games. The shower room/WC has a walk-in shower, illuminated sink unit, and heated towel rail. There are 2 upstairs bedrooms, the first has a double bed and cot. It leads on to a balcony, with seating for 2 people, overlooking the pool, and the views are amazing. The second bedroom has 3 single beds. All the rooms are heated by electric wall heaters in the winter, and fans are provided in both bedrooms in the summer.

There swimming pool is 8x4 metres, with a constant depth of 1.32 metres (no deep-end) It is surrounded by a large deck area, which offers 5 sun loungers, a table with 6 chairs, a parasol, and BBQ. There is an adult double swing in the shade of the trees, a children's swing and boule and badminton can be played on the lawn. There is off-road parking for 2 cars, and garage parking for 2 motorbikes.

Please note smoking is not permitted in the gite.

We welcome well-behaved pets.

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La Graffeuille
Member since: 2016
Speaks English, French
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
9 July, 2018

About La Graffeuille

We are Karen and Richard Banks, a couple from Monmouth, South Wales, who now live permanently in France. Karen is a Veterinary Nurse and Richard was a lorry driver. We live with our 3 large, friendly retrievers, and 2 cats.

La Graffeuille purchased this cottage in 2016

Why La Graffeuille chose Montgibaud

We are located in the in the North-west corner of Correze, in department 19, of the Limousin. We drove through this area when travelling to the Midi-Pyrenees to view houses, and loved it so much that we decided to settle here. The Limousin is famous for its beautiful countryside and abundance of lakes.

What makes this cottage unique

As soon as we saw La Graffeuille, we fell in love with the pretty house and blue shutters, and the gite was ripe for renovation. We live in a tranquil, rural community, and it has such a relaxing quality. The views are amazing, and there are all amenities nearby, plenty to do and interesting places to visit. Or just sit and relax at the pool!! We are motorbike-friendly. Pets are welcome by arrangement.


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday cottage in Montgibaud in Correze

Property Type:
  • cottage
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 1614 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 16:00
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00
  • Max. occupancy: 5
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets considered ...
  • Non smoking only
  • The gite will be clean on arrival. We would hope you leave it as you found it. If you wish not to clean it there will be a cleaning fee of 60 euros.
Location Type:
  • rural
  • village
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Garage ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Hob ...
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 5 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
  • Downstairs shower room, sink and WC
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 5
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Double Bed , 1 Cot
    Bedroom 2 - 3 Single Bed
  • Bedroom 1 has a double bed, 2 bedside tables, cot, hanging space and storage unit. A patio door leads onto a balcony, with seating for 2, overlooking the pool. There is a fan for summer, and an electric wall heater for winter. Bedroom 2 has 3 bedside tables, hanging and storage, a fan for the summer, and an electric wall heater for winter.
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player ...
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Balcony ...
  • Terrace ...
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Garden ...
  • Barbecue ...
  • Water Sports Gear ...
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Private Pool ...
  • autumn foliage
  • botanical garden
  • caves
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • forests
  • library
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • water parks
  • waterfalls
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • horse riding
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • swimming
Lubersac is the nearest town (8km) offering all amenities, including 3 supermarkets, bakery, medical services, 2 pharmacies, pretty square with 3 cafes, fuel station and a chateau. Our neighbouring village, in walking distance, boasts a Michelin-star restaurant. Meuzac (3km away) offers 2 lakes, one with a beach , the other with water-skiing. There is a great lake-side restaurant.


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Delightful gite in La Graffeuille with exclusive use of large swimming pool
average rating of 5.0 based on 18 reviews

Beautiful gite, lovely pool and garden with fantastic, helpful owners. Would definitely recommend

  • 5 of 5

The property is lovely, with a lovely pool. There is a lovely, little balcony off the double bedroom, where you can watch the sunrise and observe the many birds, including jays and golden orioles. The owners are lovely, sourcing bikes for us when we enquired where to hire them. They even made us dinner when we had a power cut. I would recommend to couples and families alike. Although the gite itself is in a remote location, there's plenty to do in the area though you will need a car.

All in all thank you Richard and Karen for a wonderful holiday

  • Review Submitted: 17-Jul-2018
  • Date of Stay: June 2018
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Nice & comfortable house with swimmingpool and big garden , surrounded by beautiful nature

  • 5 of 5

We were very well welcomed by Karen and Richard. We were looking for a break in a peaceful environment and we found this at Gite La Graffeuille. The location is beautiful and many (historical) sites to visit are close by. You can walk for hours without seeing a single house. :)

Our puppy, Aashni had fun with the 3 gentle dogs of the hosts. We definitely recommend this property to anyone who wants a relaxing and carefree holiday in nature.

Monica, Peter & puppy Aashni

  • Review Submitted: 23-May-2018
  • Date of Stay: April 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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Everything you need and some!

  • 5 of 5

A delightful gite in lovely surroundings and owners who cant do enough to help you whilst at the same time respecting your privacy. There wasn't a single thing missing from the property and it just made our stay very easy with everything to hand and nice and quite and very comfortable. If you are looking for somewhere to stay in this area (you really should visit) then this is a good place to be and whilst it was too early in the year for us to use the pool with this facility what more can you ask for?

Beautiful villages and towns are within easy reach and whether you are self catering or eating out it is a great experience. The kitchen in the gite is fully kitted out whether you are making a salad or a roast and spotless.

We can recommend this site without reservation and hope you enjoy your stay as much as we did in this beautiful part of France.

  • Review Submitted: 10-Apr-2018
  • Date of Stay: April 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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Great find..... a gem!!

  • 5 of 5

Lovely comfortable gite all you need for a relaxing holiday, delightful location. The owners who live in the main house next door are on hand to help if required and found to be very welcoming and helpful but never intrusive in fact Karen and Richard are great hosts.

We would recommend this gite for a summer holiday or a stay out of season at any time as its well equipped to suit all.

  • Review Submitted: 14-Jan-2018
  • Date of Stay: January 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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Lovely gite

  • 5 of 5

Lovely gite with everything you need. Karen and Richard were great hosts and very helpful. Beautiful area and lots of interesting places to visit. Would highly recommend

  • Review Submitted: 24-Sep-2017
  • Date of Stay: September 2017
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  • 5 of 5

We stayed at this wonderful Gite for two weeks in August with our two girls. Lovely and clean fully equipped with all the cooking essentials you could require. The swimming pool is amazingly clean and cleaned on a daily basis, Has a pool alarm so if the worst was to happen and a child fell in a very loud alarm would sound. As a parent this is total peace of mind. Thr garden is very secure with a swing, badminton net and garden toys to entertain the children.

The Views from the garden are breathtaking.

Richard and Karen are great hosts and always on hand if needed to help with their wealth of local knowledge. I would 100% recommend this property and we will be returning in the future. Thank you Karen and Richard.

  • Review Submitted: 20-Aug-2017
  • Date of Stay: August 2017
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Nearest Airport
55 Kilometres
Nearest Barpub
8 Kilometres
Nearest Ferry
560 Kilometres
St Malo
Nearest Golf
50 Kilometres
Nearest Train
15 Kilometres
Nearest Motorway
7 Kilometres
Nearest Restaurant
0.5 Kilometres
Car: necessary


Prices & Availability

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Additional pricing information

Pet Fee £17.85
Refundable Damage Deposit £178.5

Our terms and conditions are on our website:
Check-in is 4pm on the first day of your holiday.
Check-out is 11am on the final day of your holiday

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • Cancelled bookings will not receive a refund.