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  • Rear of gite with terrace & garden
    Rear of gite with terrace & garden
    Rear of gite with terrace & garden
    Open plan lounge, kitchen & dining area with French doors onto terrace
    L'Hirondelle GIte kitchen area with electric oven & hob plus microwave & dishwasher
    Spacious open plan living area - lounge seating for 8 - UK & French TV available
    King-size double room with en-suite bathroom and view over garden & field beyond
    Property description
    Rental Home – 
    4 Bedrooms, 4 Bathrooms, Sleeps 9
    L'Hirondelle is a beautifully converted , 19th century barn creating a 4-bedroom, self-contained luxury Gîte - sleeps 8 plus a baby in two double (king size) and two twin bedrooms. A cot is available for one of the double rooms. With all bedrooms en suite, this is excellent accommodation for groups of friends or families.

    Free Hi -speed WiFi - bring your lap-top or i-pad! The large, open plan ground floor is comfortably furnished, with a fully fitted and equipped kitchen (including a dish washer!) dining area and lounge with French windows onto the terrace and garden beyond. The views over the surrounding countryside are fabulous in all seasons of the year with rolling hills, fields and woodland. Secure garage storage available for bikes/motorbikes and golf equipment.

    Located in t...
  • Amenities & details
    • Balcony
    • Blender
    • Books
    • Central Heating
    • Cots:(1)
    • Dining Seats (8)
    • Dishwasher
    • Dryer
    • DVD Player
    • En Suite Rooms (4)
    • Freezer
    • Grill
    • Hairdryer
    • Highchair
    • Internet Access
    • Iron
    • Kettle
    • Linens Provided
    • Living Room Seats (10)
    • Local Guides/Maps
    • Microwave
    • Outdoor Dining Area
    • Parking
    • Patio
    • Private Yard
    • Refrigerator
    • Satellite TV
    • Single Beds:(4)
    • Stereo System
    • Stove
    • Terrace
    • Toaster
    • Towels Provided
    • TV
    • Washer
    • Wi-Fi
    • Wheelchair Access:
    • Elder Access:
    • Pets Allowed:
    • Smoking Allowed:
    • Suitable for Children:
    Additional amenities & feature info
    L'Hirondelle features a large open plan living and dining area with exposed beams and a well-appointed kitchen looking out over the garden, woods and fields. There is also a ground floor cloakroom with toilet & washbasin.

    A galleried staircase leads to the first floor where four comfortably furnished bedrooms are situated, all with en-suite facilities. There are two double rooms (king size beds) and two twin bedrooms. A cot is also available and can be comfortably accommodated in one of the double rooms plus there is a high-chair. All bedrooms have a wardrobe, bedside cabinets and full length wall mirror. There's a hairdryer and free standing fans.

    Towels and bed-linen are included with beds made ready for your arrival. Fresh towels are provided mid-week. Bed linen is...
    Listing #HL46787 by: Holiday Lettings
  • Rates

    Rates are calculated based on the latest information provided. Please contact the manager/owner to confirm actual rates for your requested dates.

    Showing rates for up to guests.
      Begins Ends Min stay Weeknight Weekend night Per week
    Winter Jan 3, 2015 Mar 27, 2015 2 nights
    Spring 2105 Apr 11, 2015 May 22, 2015 2 nights
    Early summer 2015 May 30, 2015 Jul 10, 2015 2 nights
    Autumn 2015 Aug 29, 2015 Oct 2, 2015 2 nights
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    Please note: rates may have been converted from the original local currency to U.S. Dollars and are approximate rates that may change due to exchange rate fluctuation. Please contact the manager to confirm actual rates for your requested dates.
    Additional Rate and Availability Information
    9 Person Rates - Up to 8 people plus a baby in four bedrooms (2 kingsize doubles plus 2 twin bed rooms plus 1 cot).

    4 Person Rates - Low & Mid season rates for up to 4 people in two bedrooms (kingsize doubles or twin beds). Minimal rental period 2 nights.

    Rates include electricity, water, bedding & towels plus unlimited broadband internet access.

    A non-refundable deposit of 25% of the rental cost is payable at the time of booking. Full terms & conditions are sent from Holiday Lettings with the booking contract. Payments are made using Holiday Letting's link with PayPal.

    A 200 euro damages deposit is payable on arrival. Booking from 1st May to 30th September - Local Tourist Tax is payable on departure at 50 cents per adult per night.

    Winter heating is charged at cost based upon consumption and invoiced upon departure in euros.

    Catered House Party option for 4-8 people - half-board supplement from €25 per person per day (breakfast & 4 course dinner with wine)....
  • Property location
    Things to Do
    Car recommended
    How to get there
    Airport: Limoges: 28.0 mi
    Railway: Limoges or Angouleme (TGV): 28.0 mi
    Ferry: Calais: 466.0 mi
    Limoges airport - 45 mins drive, Ryanair, Easyjet, FlyBe.
    Car hire at Limoges Airport - Avis, Hertz & Eurocar
    Bordeaux airport - 2 hr drive, British Airways, EasyJet
    By Car - 7 - 8 hours drive from northern ports of France
    Train: Eurostar London -Lille & TGV Lille - Angouleme or Eurostar London -Paris & TGV Paris - Angouleme or SNCF Paris - Limoges. Car hire available at Angouleme & Limoges stations
    Activities nearby
    Fishing Nearby, There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive, Horse Riding Nearby, There Are Tennis Courts Nearby, Water Park Nearby, Watersports Nearby, Nearest Beach: 3.1 mi.
    Nearby cities
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English first
Reading, United Kingdom
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014 for a stay in July 2014

My husband and I recently travelled with my parents to stay at L'Hirondelle, we were warmly welcomed and provided with all the essential information. All our small queries were answered throughout our stay. The gite was very comfortable and very well equipped, if you enjoy reading, there are numerous books to kee you occupied during your stay. The gite was... more

Graham E
Exeter, United Kingdom
4 reviews 4 reviews
4 hotel reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2014 for a stay in April 2014

Once again we stayed at L'Hirondelle and it was as good as ever. The gite is comfortable well proportioned and in a wonderfully tranquil setting but only just a 2 minute drive from the village of St. Mathieu which has 2 boulangeries, an Intermarche supermarket a bank plus numerous other shops and one or two cafes and restaurants. Gail and... more

Janet A
Hereford, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2013 for a stay in September 2013

This being our second visit here we knew that it would be excellent. Gail and Chris have made a number of alterations, which have improved the layout no end. They are so kind in keeping us informed of 'events' that are happening locally and were able to attend a Bee Fete in a nearby village and a vintage car rally... more

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