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L'Hirondelle Gite

Rear of gite with terrace & garden
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Rear of gite with terrace & garden
Open plan lounge, kitchen & dining area with French doors onto terrace Lounge & dining for 8 with UK & French TV, CD player, radio, Free WIFI
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4.5 of 5 stars
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15 reviews
Rear of gite with terrace & garden
Open plan lounge, kitchen & dining area with French doors onto terrace
Lounge & dining for 8 with UK & French TV, CD player, radio, Free WIFI
Modern fitted kitchen with electric oven, hob, microwave, dishwasher & fridges
Kitchen is fully equipped with cooking utensils, crockery, cutlery & glasses
Kitchen area with 2 fridges so plenty of space for food & drinks (freezer in lobby)
Dining area with French doors to private terrace and garden
King-size double bedroom with en-suite full bathroom (cot can be added)
Bright, en-suite king-size double bedroom - view over garden, fields & wooded valley
Comfortable en-suite twin bedroom with view over fields and woodland
Twin en-suite bedroom with DVD player - great for children or teenagers!
Galleried landing with stair gate
One of the 4 modern en-suite shower-rooms - all with shaver sockets & heated towel rails
Loungers to catch the sun
Terrace & Garden viewed from French doors
Spring flowers
Winter 2010 at L'Hirondelle Gite
Friendly neighbour in the winter snow
Winter sunrise
Brantome - a pretty local town for a lovely day out
Local chateau of La Rochefoucauld - another good day out
Chateau 3 kms from St Mathieu - Chateau Rocher
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4 Bedrooms, 4 Bathrooms, Sleeps 9
Saint-Mathieu, Haute-Vienne, Limousin
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 the heart of 'Le Parc Naturel Régional Périgord...
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About the owner, Gail F
Languages spoken: German, English, French
Calendar Updated: 9 days ago
Listed since : Aug 2013
Overall rating: 4.5 / 5.0
Based on 15 reviews and 2 properties
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Listing #HL46787 by: Holiday Lettings
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4.5 of 5 stars Very good - based on 15 reviews
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English first
Nottingham, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2015 for a stay in July 2015

My family and I stayed gite for two weeks at the end of July. Gail and Chris could not be more welcoming. We loved the gite, and having a farm next door kept our little one thoroughly entertained. The area is great for exploring. Gail was always on hand for any advice we might need, and it was lovely to... more

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
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4 reviews
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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

  • 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 are 2 high-chairs. 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 i...
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Dates Min stay Weeknight Weekend night Per week
Default 2 nights
Jan 4, 2016 -
Mar 18, 2016
2 nights
Mar 19, 2016 -
Apr 8, 2016
3 nights
Apr 9, 2016 -
May 27, 2016
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.
  • Optional cleaning fee: $56 / stay - Fee
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). Minimal rental period 2 nights.

Discounts offered for groups of up to 4 people plus a baby using just 2 bedrooms.

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.

A 300 euro damages deposit is payable. Bookings from 1st May to 30th September - Local Tourist Tax is payable on departure at 20 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).
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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.
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