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La Merlerie

Farmhouse -
4 Bedrooms , 3 Bathrooms , Sleeps 9
Commentry, Allier, Auvergne-Rhone-Alpes
La Merlerie is millers cottage with adjacent water mill built in 1896 which was working until the 1970's milling flour & feed for local farmers. Since then it was purchased by a French artist from Paris and converted to a holiday home. La Merlerie is now owned by a British farmily who have finished the pretty cottage to a high standard with en suite bathrooms, new kitchen kitchen & dining facilities. Below the house and overlooking the water meadow is a large terrace area with sun loungers and tables, 10m x 5m salt water pool (no chlorine) heated if required at extra cost. There is a cellar/games room with pool games table and 5 bicyles for residents use.
The grounds surrounding the house include the mill pond, formal gardens and water meadow running away to the boundary stream that is the river Oeil. This is a truly rura...
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Listing #HL84873
About the Owner
Carrie P
Languages spoken:English
Response Rate:75%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:March 2009
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Bicester, United Kingdom
Reviewed August 8, 2013


Reviewed June 9, 2013

If you need to go somewhere quiet with a pool to keep children happy this is the place. Owned by a British family with teenagers this house is well equipped. Super market about four milled away, lots of room and beds, showers etc. Not the...More

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Reviewed September 2, 2012

Remote country location, with lovely large salt water pool (but not fenced in). very steep staircases so a bit of an effort to get suitcases from car to bedroom on 3rd floor. we stayed with extended family in an exceptionally hot period but with the...More

2  Thank sandra6259
  • Balcony or Terrace
  • Cable/satellite TV
  • Central Heating
  • Dining Seats (10)
  • Dishwasher
  • Double Beds:(4)
  • Dryer
  • DVD Player
  • En Suite Rooms (2)
  • Fireplace
  • Freezer
  • Full Baths (1)
  • Grill
  • Hairdryer
  • Iron
  • Kettle
  • Living Room Seats (6)
  • Microwave
  • Playground
  • Pool Table
  • Private Outdoor Pool (Heated)
  • Private Yard
  • Refrigerator
  • Secure Parking
  • Single Beds:(1)
  • Stereo System
  • Stove
  • Suitable For Children Under 5
  • Swingset
  • Telephone
  • Toaster
  • TV
  • Washer
Additional amenities & feature info
Kitchen with Open plan day room with sofa & views across the water meadow
Sitting room with TV & log burner ajoining a formal Dining Room/reading room with 2 armchairs
House rules
    Pets allowed
    Smoking not allowed
    1 Full bath
    2 Attached (ensuite)
    4 Fulls
    1 Twin
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  • Damage Deposit: $257 / stay - Deposit
  • cleaning fee: $51 / stay - Fee
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About the neighborhood
Things to do
Kart Circuit at Montlucon for children & adults (15kms)
Indoor Bowling Montlucon
Canoeing & Kyaking through the gorge of the River Sioule which lies 20kms to the south
Velo Rail - cycle car on a disused railway line - great for the whole family 15kms to the north
Water sports available on many adjacent lakes
Horse Riding & Golf at Neris le Bains
Many of the local towns have wonderful historic buildings and museums and being the area of the bourbonaise kings & queens of France, fantastic chateaux & architecture.
Restaurants: We have a listing of recommended restaurants in our house book
During winter months we are only 1.5 hrs away from 'putting on skis' at the traditional resort of Mont Dore
Car advised
How to get there
Airport: Limoges: 93.2 mi
Railway: Montlucon: 12.4 mi
Ferry: Calais: 372.8 mi
Flights available to Limoges from main UK destinations - eg. Standstead, Southampton, Liverpool
Limoges airport - La Merlerie 2 hours with car hire available at Airport.
Ferry/Drive - 6 hours from Calais via A1/A10/A71
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.
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