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La Feranchie

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Looking along the front of the house from the bread oven
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6 reviews
Looking along the front of the house from the bread oven
Front sitting room
Main bathroom
Master bedroom
Outdoor heated pool
Brantome, 50 minute drive from the house.
One view of the farmhouse kitchen
The dining area in the farmhouse kitchen
The pool table
The master bedroom - view 1
The master bedroom - view 2
The second bedroom
The chateau at Rochechouart - 10 minutes drive from the house and our local town
Wooden tree house in orchard
Garden, rear of the barn by the pool
Looking across from the woods to the property, available to wander through and explore
Looking back at the house and the barn in the distance from the front garden
New pool fence for 2013
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Overview
Farmhouse -
5 Bedrooms, 2 Bathrooms, Sleeps 11
Cheronnac, Haute-Vienne, Nouvelle-Aquitaine
La Feranchie is a superbly renovated Limousin Maison de Maitre in a small tranquil hamlet, 5 miles from Rochechouart. The house is surrounded by extensive lawned grounds and an orchard from where guests are free to pick their own fruit. A stream runs through the garden around the side of the Napoleonic barn. There is a heated private swimming pool which looks out over rolling countryside. In the garden there is also an old tree house and a trampoline. <BR><BR>Inside, the house has been completely renovated in the last 2 years and contains both original features and all mod cons. It will suit both couples looking for a relaxing break and families with children of all ages. Go karting, high wires, lakes with beaches all within 30 minutes drive and the major attraction of Futuroscope and the Bordeaux vineyards within 90 minutes.... Read more
About the Owner, Mark B
Languages spoken: English
Response Rate: 75 %
Response Time: Within a few hours
Calendar Updated: 89 days ago
Listed since : Sep 2011
Overall rating: 5.0 / 5.0
Based on 6 reviews and 1 property
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Listing #HL140209
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Jacquelin...
Ayr, United Kingdom
Level 1 Contributor
4 reviews
Reviewed 4 weeks ago for a stay in July 2017

Our party was 6 adults and 4 young children, in all, 3 families. We had an amazing holiday due to the spacious, comfortable and beautiful house with large grounds to explore and of course the welcoming pool. We went in July when the temperatures were in the mid thirties so the pool was used a lot. The house is well...

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Management response:

Jacqueline. What a wonderful review. Thank you so much. We are more concerned that people enjoy themselves than anything else and it makes us so happy that you had a lovely time. Kindest regards Mark

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johnmmcew...
London, United Kingdom
1 review
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Reviewed May 31, 2016 for a stay in May 2016
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person found this review helpful

The photos do not do this place justice, it is an absolute gem. The house has everything you need, the only things you need to bring are your clothes and food. The owner has put a lot of thought into the accommodation. We are a family of 8 with children of 9, 9 , 13 and 16 and have had...

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Management response:

Thank you so much for such a wonderful review. It means a great deal to us that guests enjoy their holidays. Please come back soon. Kindest regards. Mark

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816TanyaH
Thames Ditton, United Kingdom
1 review
Reviewed September 2, 2014 for a stay in August 2014

Just come back from our 2nd holiday at La Feranchie...even better than last year!! Pool was lovely and warm and thanks to the great weather we spent a lot of time in and around it! Lots to do in the area - 'went to Monkey Valley, the night market near St Matthieu and had fun with the pedaloes at the...

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Amenities
  • Balcony or Terrace
  • Central Heating
  • Cots:(1)
  • Dining Seats (12)
  • Dishwasher
  • Double Beds:(2)
  • Dryer
  • DVD Player
  • Fireplace
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Hairdryer
  • Highchair
  • Internet Access
  • Iron
  • Kettle
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room Seats (10)
  • Microwave
  • Playground
  • Pool Table
  • Private Outdoor Pool (Heated)
  • Private Yard
  • Refrigerator
  • Satellite TV
  • Secure Parking
  • Single Beds:(7)
  • Stereo System
  • Stove
  • Suitable For Children Under 5
  • Telephone
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • Trampoline
  • TV
  • Washer
  • Wi-Fi
Additional amenities & feature info
The door opens into a big farmhouse kitchen, fully equipped with an American fridge/freezer, microwave, oven and dishwasher and a big dining table seating 12. Beyond the kitchen there is a utility room with sink, washing machine and tumble dryer. There is also a downstairs wetroom. In the lounge area there is an open fireplace with satellite TV and DVD player and a pool table at the rear. Stairs lead up from the lounge area to the two double bedrooms, a twin room and a further bathroom. On the second floor are two further bedrooms with five single beds. (NB there are only showers at this property, no baths.)
House rules
    Kid-friendly
    Pets not allowed
    Smoking not allowed
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Dates Min stay Per week
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$2,252
£1,750
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Additional Rate and Availability Information
Deposit on booking 25%; balance payable in full 8 weeks before visit.
Welcome pack included
Bedding and towels included
Travel cot
High chair
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About the neighborhood
The two nearest towns to the house are Rochechouart and St. Matthieu, both a 10 to 15 minute drive. Rochechouart has all the shops you would expect (cheesemongers, butchers, bakers, patisserie, cafe and restaurants) in a beautiful hill top setting complete with chateau at which Richard the Lionheart is reputed to have stayed. A fabulous night market is held here every August. <BR><BR>St Matthieu is a smaller town but has the best supermarket in the area and during the summer months hosts a wonderful night market every fortnight where local produce can be bought, and a communal barbecue takes place with live music. There is also a beautiful lake with a beach and other activities (crazy golf, pedaloes, running track) if you get bored with the pool at the house with an on site c... more
Access
Car recommended
How to get there
Airport: Limoges: 24.9 mi
Railway: Angouleme (TGV): 24.9 mi
By Air : Fly to Limoges with Ryanair or Flybe ( from Stansted, Bristol, Liverpool, East Midlands, Newcastle, Southampton, Manchester). Fly to Poitiers from Stansted and Edinburgh. Fly to Bordeaux from many UK airports. The house is 40 minutes from Limoges airport, 90 minutes from Poitiers airport and up to 2 hours from Bordeaux airport. Car Hire companies at Limoges include Hertz, Avis, Europcar. <BR>By Ferry : 5 hours drive from Caen ( closest port ) and 8 hours from Calais.
Activities nearby
Fishing Nearby, There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive, Horse Riding Nearby, There Are Tennis Courts Nearby, Watersports Nearby, Nearest Beach: 2.5 mi.
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