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    'Joie de Vie' - peaceful cottage in France
    'Joie de Vie' - peaceful cottage in France
    'Joie de Vie' - peaceful cottage in France
    Open plan kitchen - gas cooker, microwave
    Open plan kitchen - washing up area and washing machine
    Open plan kitchen - views to the garden
    Entrance to cottage
    Property description
    Rental Home – 
    2 Bedrooms, 1 Bathroom, Sleeps 6
    This 2 bedroom cottage oozes charm, yet has all the amenities for modern living, including a spacious open plan kitchen, dining room and lounge. The property also caters for outdoor relaxation in an enclosed private garden, patio and barbeque area, with plenty of shade offered by the leafy fruit trees . Whilst enjoying the ambience of this reasonably quiet hamlet of L'Ouche, most of your holiday needs can be found at your doorstep. This includes:

    4 minutes to set foot on your favourite country walk
    8 minutes drive to all amenities
    10 minutes cycle ride to collect freshly baked croissant
    12 minutes drive to access one of many picturesque sun-bathing and SWIMMING areas, including water-skiing and VTT cycle routes.

    Situated close to the Lac d'Eguzon (8km), the locality is ideal for...
  • Amenities & details
    • Cots:(1)
    • Dining Seats (6)
    • Double Beds:(1)
    • DVD Player
    • Fireplace
    • Freezer
    • Grill
    • Hairdryer
    • Highchair
    • Iron
    • Kettle
    • Linens Provided
    • Living Room Seats (6)
    • Microwave
    • Parking
    • Pool Table
    • Private Yard
    • Refrigerator
    • Single Beds:(2)
    • Sofa Beds:(1)
    • Staffed Property
    • Stereo System
    • Stove
    • Toaster
    • Towels Provided
    • TV
    • Washer
    • Wheelchair Access:
    • Elder Access:
    • Pets Allowed:
    • Smoking Allowed:
    • Suitable for Children:
    Listing #HL350704 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.

      Begins Ends Min stay Per week
    Autumn Aug 30, 2014 Sep 26, 2014 7 nights
    Winter Sep 27, 2014 Oct 18, 2014 7 nights
    Spring May 2, 2015 Jul 17, 2015 7 nights
    Summer Jul 18, 2015 Sep 4, 2015 7 nights
    View all periods
    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

    1. Cancellations:

    Please refer to our Standard Terms & Conditions. It is advisable to make sure your holiday insurance is good enough to cover this eventuality.
    2. Booking In:

    The cottage is available from 4 pm on the day of arrival and must be vacated by 10 am on the day of departure in order for house keeping to take place. Please note that whilst a damages deposit is not required, you will be required to pay the Housekeeper a €60 Management fee prior to entry. All arrivals before 4PM will only be permitted through prior arrangement with the Owner. Please leave the property in a clean and tidy condition.

    3. Internal features:



    Safety locks on drawers with knives, also cupboard with cleaning materials; safety lock on fridge; toddler's plastic table and chairs (2 off); drawing equipment, DVD's, toys and games for different ages; fire guard; high-chair; booster seat for dining chair; baby bottle ste...
  • Property location
    Things to Do
    Car recommended
    How to get there
    Airport: Limoges: 55.9 mi
    Railway: Limoges: 55.9 mi
    Ferry: Caen: 354.2 mi
    BY CAR

    Driving time will be anything between 4 to 7 hours to your destination, depending on whether you catch the ferry from Calais or Caen. Though most route finders will take you via Paris as the quickest route, Rouen is a viable alternative - especially during the Paris 'rush' hour or late July/ early August. You will also half your toll fee!

    BY AIR

    By air, the nearest airport is at Limoges (Bellegarde), where there is hire car facilities. The car journey from Bellegarde to L'Ouche is northbound on the A20 and takes approximately 40 minutes.


    Rail travel is a good alternative for those who dislike flying. The journey from Waterloo to Argenton - sur- Creuse or Limoges by Eurostar will take 6 hours, with one stop in Paris. You can hire a car from Limoges.
    Activities nearby
    Fishing Nearby, Water Park Nearby, Watersports Nearby, Nearest Beach: 5.0 mi.
    Nearby cities
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Steve B
Brighton, United Kingdom
3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago for a stay in August 2014

Very comfortable and very well equipped cottage. Ideal location to get away from it all. Comfy beds , ample hot water , friendly neighbours who may invite you in for a drink and give you the opportunity to inspect Robert's extensive vinyl collection . Gargilesse and Fresselines (including the walk down to the Creuse confluence) were particular favourites to visit.... more

Management response:

Thank you very much for your positive response and hope to see you again in the future. more

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The Hague, The Netherlands
3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago for a stay in July 2014

We spent our first week of a four week holiday in France at this delightful cottage. The accomodation suited us perfectly and the kids loved the outside swing. The house was within easy reach of lots of activities and we enjoyed walks, kayaking, swimming, picnics, village explorations and eating. The area is picturesque and we could see why artists would... more

Management response:

Thank you so much for your positive response and that we are pleased that you enjoyed your stay. Hope to see you again! more

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago for a stay in July 2014

We are not infirmed but we are senior citizens with the usual nocturnal toilet needs. Bedrooms on the first floor and toilet downstairs via a narrow staircase are not the ideal combination at night. Overall the property was probably a bit too French shabby/chic for our liking. Pros: Pleasant neighbours; interesting places to visit; BBQ; Cons: Very remote hamlet, difficult... more

Management response:

Thank you for posting your review which is very important to us. I can confirm that the fridge has already been changed as we speak, and that we will install an additional night light on the first floor hallway. more

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