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Gite Adore: Delightful village cottage in the Limousin for rent

Set in the tranquil 12th century village of Dompierre les Eglises in the heart of the Limousin region, this comfortable self-contained cottage is an ideal base for exploring central and western France. A fully modernised 2-storey old stone cottage with perfect accommodation for up to six.

Soak up the atmosphere of rural village life, meet the locals, enjoy lunch or a drink at the tabac down the road, or picnic by the lake. The cottage in Dompierre les Eglises will be a peaceful and comfortable holiday home for exploring the famous Limousin region and beyond.

Modern Kitchen with Front Loader Washing MachineKitchen with Gas Hob and Electric OvenMain Bedroom

The modern, eat-in kitchen, dining room, sitting room and bathroom with shower are on the ground floor. Climb the spiral timber staircase to two double bedrooms and a single bedroom, accommodating up to six. The two main bedrooms have lovely views over the surrounding countryside and are light and spacious. The single bedroom has bunk beds and a cute petite fenêtre.

Dompierre les Eglises is an easy 45-minute drive from Limoges, by either the A20 motorway or via the backroads through the local villages. The ancient port city of La Rochelle is 185 km to the west, the Loire Valley is 150 km to the northeast, and Paris is a 3 hour 20 minute SCNF fast train trip from Limoges. At last count, the village had an "estimated" population of 382.

Bridge at Blanzac

Make sure to visit the local restaurant/tabac, only 50 metres from the cottage, and enjoy Catherine's hearty "plat du jour" for only 12 euros, or sit at the bar and chat with the friendly locals. Supermarket, boulangerie, pharmacy, doctor, ATMs, petrol station, post office and other stores can be found in neighbouring Magnac Laval or St Leger Magnazeix. More shopping and facilities at Le Dorat and Bellac.

Read a story from Ron, the owner, on his purchase of this property

Rent:  May through September: $650/week; October through April: $425/week. Deposit of 50% at time of booking. Balance due at least 7 days before rental period commences. Minimum 3 nights with 20% surcharge for stays of 3 to 5 nights.

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Ron's house is also for sale if you are interested.

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