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Large Pool area with Pergola for shade and ample sun loungers for all the family, private & tranquil
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Large Pool area with Pergola for shade and ample sun loungers for all the family, private & tranquil
BBQ area Enjoying the large  Swimming pool and Sun Deck
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Large Pool area with Pergola for shade and ample sun loungers for all the family, private & tranquil
BBQ area
Enjoying the large  Swimming pool and Sun Deck
Bar area with fridge freezer and music system
Romantic four poster bed
Large Dining and lounge area with settees, quality fittings and well equipped
Snug & Dining Room
Dining room and Snug
Bedroom with traditional furniture
Bedroom with traditional furniture
Luxury spacious Bathroom
Bathroom
Kitchen with ample comfortable seating, spacious  area
Kitchen log burner
Front garden
Local cycling on quiet roads
Wild deer roaming in the garden
Garden in the evening
Large swimming pool with decking and grassed surround, overlooking private lawned and woodland area
Bar, Al Fresco Dining with music system and WiFi
Beautiful  Brantome
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3 Bedrooms, 2 Bathrooms, Sleeps 6
Cussac, Haute-Vienne, Nouvelle-Aquitaine

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SandraSW
London, United Kingdom
1 review
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“This holiday had everything we could have wished for...”
Reviewed August 26, 2016 for a stay in July 2016
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My family and I had a wonderful time at Ruthie's 17th Century Farmhouse.

We loved it from the moment we parked on the drive and were then happily surprised with all the 'wow' factors of the house and the grounds. There was plenty of room for the five of us (all adults). The bedrooms were very comfortable, especially the master bedroom and sumptuous bathroom. We loved the grounds, which had different seating areas dotted around, including the gazebo, the barbecue area and the outside bar (with music and fridge).

Although Ruthie is on-site in the adjoining property, we hardly saw her, other than the times we wanted to ask her for her recommendations about places to visit and restaurants etc.

We decided to fly to Bordeaux Airport and then drive to Limousin, stopping en-route to do some sightseeing along the way, including a visit to the beautiful Brantome for crepes. We had some lovely meals out, including lunch at La Taverne opposite Chateau Montbrun.

One of the places we visited was Oradour-sur-Glane, which was very moving...

The French people we met during our stay were all very friendly and helpful.

Only one thing wrong with the holiday... it wasn't long enough!!

Thank you Ruthie. We look forward to coming back

(PS. The deposit was returned to us promptly after our stay)

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Liked best: All the different seating areas around the pool, barbecue, gazebo, outside bar... so relaxing
Liked least: Coming home...
Traveling group: Extended Family
Your age range 50-64
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
Friends getaway Older travelers
Families with young children Large groups
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Management Response
Aug 27, 2016
Hi Sandra, thanks so much for the brilliant review, so glad you had a lovely holiday and hope to see you back soon.
Love Ruthie
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telcision
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“I did not want to leave”
Reviewed July 11, 2016 for a stay in June 2016
1
person found this review helpful

If you want to experience total and complete relaxation then my recommendation is this wonderful oasis in rural Limousin. The accommodation is second to none. Beautifully decorated and tastefully furnished throughout, this C17 renovated French farmhouse has a fully fitted kitchen, a large dining area and lounge, spacious bedrooms and even a four poster bed. Outside I was able to relax by the pool and sunbathe from morning until evening. Popping to the outside bar for a cool drink every now and then. I made use of the bbq too and usually had breakfast under the gazebo by the pool. The whole place was spotless. The farmhouse is surrounded by forests and apart from the birds and the butterflies which were lovely to see in the area, I saw a few Bambi which were so cute. It's a good base from which I was able to visit a plethora of historical sites within easy reach by car. Most villages have a good selection of shops café bars and restaurants and I especially enjoyed the lunchtime specials which the French are famous for. The main thing was that I could spend a full week winding down and relaxing in these most beautiful surroundings. Thank you Madame Haslam for making my holiday one that I will never forget and hopefully I shall be back very soon.

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Liked best: Walking through the wonderful landscape
Liked least: Having to leave at the end of my holiday.
Traveling group: Solo Traveler
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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Management Response
Jul 13, 2016
Dear Mr. Hallows, thanks for that lovely review and your kind remarks. Looking forward to your return.
Ruthie.
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Kay T
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“Fabulous”
Reviewed March 24, 2016 for a stay in March 2016
1
person found this review helpful

Farmhouse stunning, beautiful traditional French antique furniture. Tranquil location with wonderful wildlife and walks. Weather has been exceptional for this time of the year. If your looking for the great escape!!! Fantastic peaceful location to unwind and relax and enjoy the French culture and a glass or two of the local red wine !!! Outside facilities are exceptional and has everything you need and more!! This is my third visit and never disappointed

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Gina M
Ilkeston, England, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“Comfortable and relaxing”
Reviewed July 20, 2015 for a stay in July 2015
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person found this review helpful

If you are looking for a quiet, relaxing and comfortable place to stay, look no further. Ruthie (the owner) will make you feel very welcome and despite living on site, does not intrude on your holiday unless you need her to.
I would just point out that the single bed is actually a small blow up mattress probably only suitable for a small child.

Traveling group: Extended Family
Your age range 35-49
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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Dave H
Leeds, United Kingdom
1 review
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“Absolutely fantastic”
Reviewed July 6, 2015 for a stay in June 2015
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person found this review helpful

A truly beautiful house which is to a very high standard. The gardens and pool area are fantastic. We had a fantastic weeks holiday and we can not recommend it highly enough.
Thanks again Ruthie, see you again next year.

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Liked best: Four poster bed
Traveling group: Friends
Your age range 50-64
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
Friends getaway Older travelers
Families with young children
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  • Would you recommend the location of this property?
  • Was it a good value for the price paid?
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