Self catering 2 bedroom cottage close to lakes for 1 - 4 people.
- 100% refund if you cancel at least 30 days before check-in.
- 50% refund (minus the service fee) if you cancel at least 14 days before check-in.
- No refund if you cancel less than 14 days before check-in.
Damage and incidentals
You will be responsible for any damage to the rental property that is caused by you or your party during your stay.
Pets allowed - Please enquire before bookingPlease enquire before booking
Max guests: 4
Warm cosy cottage
Lovely warm comfortable cottage just outside Bugeat. Location can be a bit difficult to find but good directions given by owner. Wifi ok but poor mobile signal at cottage. Mo and Richard ( Housekeepers ) are excellent hosts, they live directly opposite and are there if needed but not intrusive. Richard lite the log burner for us each evening- very welcoming on our return after a days renovating our own property in Bugeat. A lovely cottage with all amenities. Recommend...
Great cottage for a stay in this quiet part of France
The cottage Les Geais is a 15 min walk from Bugeat, a village, in rural Limousin. Bugeat itself is handily on the Limoges-Ussel train line. Meymac, Eymoutiers and Limoges are interesting places to visit, easily accessible by rail, but note the trains run an infrequent daily service so you will need to check the timetable. Bugeat is a quiet village with charming church square, bar, pizzeria, boulangerie and patisserie. Basically this is a great place to get away from it all, relax and enjoy the 'real France'. If you want a lively holiday, this isn't it! We had a great stay for a week, exploring on foot the local lakes, forests and trails. A car was useful to connect to the airport at Limoges, but also to travel to sights farther afield.
The cottage itself is cosy and perfect for two with large lounge/kitchen, spacious bedrooms and a shower-room. The patio and small garden are a perfect place to unwind and watch the sunset. The cottage was welcoming and generally well-stocked. Would love to return here one day. Recommended!
Relaxing and peaceful
A relaxing week spent in the cottage, located in a peaceful hamlet but not too far away from local village. The cottage is comfortable and the woodburner provides a cosy atmosphere.
A lovely place to stay
We thoroughly enjoyed our 10 night stay. The house is well stocked and really cosy. There is plenty to do in the surrounding area and the scenery is beautiful. It is a great place and somewhere to go to escape the hectic nature of everyday life.
A colourful cottage in rural France
A lovely little very well equipped cottage. We stayed 3 weeks, the first one with no vehicle but found the 15 min walk to the village no problem. A rented vehicle to really see the surrounding sights is necessary. As Queenslanders, we found the trading hours of the village a little challenging, they seemed to open and shut when it pleased them and always (as is the general case in France) remained closed for 2 or more hours in the middle of the day. The neighbours are very close but also very colourful which adds to the experience and the cats are a delight. Technology is a little challenging, mobile phone coverage is achievable from the upstairs bedroom window but the very friendly house keeper, who lives about 50 m away, allowed access to her WiFi which helped a lot. Be wary of the power fluctuations, they blew away one of our lap top power supplies.
All in all. a great cottage and well worth while the experience. The local village was also a lot of fun even for us who only spoke a real schoolboy sort of French. Yes, we recommend the cottage because it really is comfortable and away from the commercial world
Situated roughly 1 hours drive to the East of Limoges and the A20, the Millevaches Plateau is an area of natural beauty which is criss crossed with numerous footpaths, cycle routes and mountain-biking trails which can be equally explored on foot or in the saddle. The regional tradition of stone masonry is evident in the many granite crosses, wells and fountains marking the ancient routes as well as in the buildings, bread-ovens and medieval bridges. The Medieval towns of Eymoutiers, Treignac and Meymac are not far away. The lakes near Treignac, Ambrugeat and Vassiviere all have water sports activity centres and, in July and August, the lovely sandy beaches have swimming areas patrolled by lifeguards. While the Vézère and the Vienne rivers offer more adventurous Canoe and Kayaking excursions. South West towards Meymac Mont Bessou, the highest point in the Limousin, rises above the forest to a height of 1000 m with a viewing tower which offers views over the Cantal mountains.
Other Activities: Kart, quad biking, fishing, water sports and house hunting
Golf: The nearest course is Golf du Chammet at Peyrelevade (approx 25 km).
Ski: During the winter months the family ski resort of Le Mont Dore and Super Besse can be reached in just over an hour by car. They offer good snowboarding and skiing particularly for intermediates and beginners.
- English, French
Why Sue O'Hara chose Bugeat
We still consider ourselves incredibly lucky to have found this property. We were looking for somewhere with access to plenty of open water to indulge our passion for various watersports but didn't realise (at the time) what a wonderful natural playground this region is.
What makes this Cottage unique
This is our refuge from the frantic pace of daily working life in the South of England. We find we can really slow down and 'recharge our batteries' when we stay here.