Doumailhac - La Chapelle-Montbrandeix
Doumailhac - La Chapelle-Montbrandeix
Doumailhac - La Chapelle-Montbrandeix
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Doumailhac - La Chapelle-Montbrandeix
Doumailhac - La Chapelle-Montbrandeix
Doumailhac - La Chapelle-Montbrandeix
Doumailhac - La Chapelle-Montbrandeix
Doumailhac - La Chapelle-Montbrandeix
Doumailhac - La Chapelle-Montbrandeix
Doumailhac - La Chapelle-Montbrandeix
Doumailhac - La Chapelle-Montbrandeix
Doumailhac - La Chapelle-Montbrandeix
Doumailhac - La Chapelle-Montbrandeix
Doumailhac - La Chapelle-Montbrandeix
Doumailhac - La Chapelle-Montbrandeix
Doumailhac - La Chapelle-Montbrandeix
Doumailhac - La Chapelle-Montbrandeix
Doumailhac - La Chapelle-Montbrandeix
Doumailhac - La Chapelle-Montbrandeix
Doumailhac - La Chapelle-Montbrandeix
Doumailhac - La Chapelle-Montbrandeix
Doumailhac - La Chapelle-Montbrandeix
Doumailhac - La Chapelle-Montbrandeix
Doumailhac - La Chapelle-Montbrandeix
Doumailhac - La Chapelle-Montbrandeix
Large Historic Country House, originally a Gentilhommière (Gentleman's home)built in 1879, in a small rural hamlet on the Limousin/Dordogne boarder.
18 Guests · 9 Bedrooms · 5.5 Bathrooms · Vacation Home · 100 Sqmt
Helen
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This beautiful house was built in 1786, three years before the French Revolution and three years after the end of the American Revolutionary War, It has lots of history and it has a few quirks.

The main house has six bedrooms and four bathrooms, the adjacent house has three bedrooms and two bathrooms.

The house is full of character and we have tried to decorate and furnish the accommodation with appropriate pieces, but nothing that is antique or precious, so that guests can feel at home rather than needing to worry about how they use the house. Its a holiday home with large comfortable divan beds, not small french ones, we feel that people need to get a good nights sleep when they are on holiday.

The main house has room for a large party to socialise, the beautiful large kitchen has a range cooker and two dishwashers, as well as a large fridge, microwave etc.

As well as all the modern conveniences, there is the original flagstone floor and the bread oven in the kitchen fireplace. This is available for you to use if you wish. It was originally used by the house and local area, people would bring their bread to the big house to be baked. It’s great for pizza and if you want to make your own dough there is a dough hook on the moulinex.

We are in a rural area, there’s lots of wildlife, little lizards dart about, bats and owls fly at night. You may see deer in the morning and evening, we have some toads in the pool area.

The night sky can be sensational, so we only have minimal outdoor lighting, it also doesn’t attract too many insects.

There is a new artisan food shop in La Chapelle, it’s only open on Thursday and Friday afternoon and Saturday morning. It’s worth a visit, you could even cycle though the woods !

The barn is a great space, it’s shady and cool when it’s hot. There is a fridge for beers or whatever you wish. There are darts, table tennis, badminton, boule and various footballs as well as a selection of bicycles for exploring the countryside.

The private pool is heated by an air source heat pump, if you cover it at night with the bubble cover it helps to retain the heat.

The rear terrace, west facing, has a large (5.5 metre) table for al fresco dining, we have two large charcoal barbecues.

We have local lakes with beaches for family days out, places for lunch, water-sports etc

We try to tread gently on the earth, recycling where possible, respecting the wildlife and our neighbours.

We hope you will love the place as much as we do, relax and enjoy the area.














Sleeping Configuration

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bedrooms
8 king beds, 2 single beds
There are nine bedrooms, one bedroom has two single beds, four bedrooms have kingsize beds and four bedrooms have zip and link beds, which can be joined to provide a superking size bed or separated to provide two single beds.

What this place offers

IconWashing Machine
IconIron & Board
IconHair Dryer
IconLinens Provided
IconFull Kitchen
IconOven
IconPrivate Pool
IconCharcoal Grill
IconHigh Speed Internet
IconSatellite TV
IconSmoke Detector
IconFirst Aid Kit

Nearby activities

IconCycling
IconSwimming
IconFishing
IconHorseback riding
IconWalking
IconNature Viewing
IconBird Watching

Suitability

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Child friendly
High chair
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No events allowed
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No smoking allowed
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Parking Included
There is parking for several cars

Meet The Host

Helen
Property Manager
Helen
I am just in my sixties, four daughters and five grandchildren, living in the UK, but love being in France. Keen on photography, wildlife, birdwatching and cooking.
IconMember since: August 2019
IconSpeaks: English

Getting around

You will need a car, the area is rural and public transport is limited.

Directions

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These directions are for planning purposes only. You may find that construction projects, traffic, weather, or other events may cause conditions to differ from the map results, and you should plan your route accordingly. You must obey all signs or notices regarding your route.
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Guests
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Adults
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Children
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Policies and Rules

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Check In: 4PM - Flexible
Our manager will meet you on arrival.
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Check Out: 10AM
Minimum age limit for renters: 21
Maximum occupancy: 18
House Rules
Please treat the house as you would your own.
Cancellation Policy
A non-returnable deposit of €1000 is payable with each booking.
The balance of the cost will be due 8 weeks prior to the commencement of your stay
The full amount is payable if there is less than 8 weeks between booking and holiday.

If, once, you have paid a deposit, you find that you have to cancel your booking, please notify me by email. The €1000 initial deposit is non-returnable. If you have to cancel once you have paid the full cost we will do our utmost to re-let the accommodation in which case you will be returned the balance owing. In the event that the accommodation cannot be re let the full amount is payable.

We advise you to take out insurance to cover any problems or cancellations. The renter, their party and any visitors stay at the property at their own risk. The owner accepts no responsibility for injury, damage or loss of possessions to persons or their belongings during their stay.

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Doumailhac - La Chapelle-Montbrandeix is a Vacation Home located in La Chapelle-Montbrandeix, France. This Vacation Home is available for short term lodging and accommodates 18 guests
Doumailhac - La Chapelle-Montbrandeix has 9 bedrooms, 5.5 bathrooms and was listed on Houfy on Aug 2019

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