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2 bedroomed gite in rural setting

Bedrooms 2
Space 688 sq. ft.
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 1 - 5 nights


About the property

GITE VILLARD in the Haute Vienne

Nearest village Bussiere Poitevine 10 mins

Nearest airport Bellegarde, Limoges 50 mins

2 bedroom gite with excellent views in rural setting.

Gite Villard is in the peaceful hamlet of Villard within the commune of Darnac.

It is surrounded by countryside and is the perfect place to relax and unwind from the stresses of modern life. Suitable for walking, cycling or just chilling the gite is separate from the owners accommodation although the owners live on site and are always available to answer any questions or for advice during your stay.

Darnac is situated in the Haute Vienne department of the new South West region of France, Aquitaine-Limousin-Poitou-Charentes, which is the least populated region of mainland France. Darnac is positioned centrally between the cities of Poitiers and Limoges, both of which can be reached in under a one hour drive.

Local places for shops, restaurants include:

Bussiere Poitevine, 2 small supermarkets, bakers, butchers, bank, pizza restaurant by a lake, post office, bistro within a 10 minute drive.

Le Dorat, large supermarket, café, restaurants, bank, bakers, petrol station and a selection of other shops ( also has a traditional take away fish and chips van on a Friday evening ) within a 15 minute drive.

Bellac, a number of large supermarkets, restaurants, shops, petrol stations within a 25 minute drive.

Other local places of interest/attractions:

Futuroscope Theme Park 1 hour

Lac De Saint Pardoux Large lake, beaches, boating, quiet walks 40 mins

Lac Vassiviere Large lake, boating, water ski-ing, cycling 1 hr 45 mins

Lussac les Chateaux Shops, weekly market 25 mins

Montmorillon Cafes, shops, macaroon museum 25 mins

Oradour sur Glane Memorial site and museum 40 mins

Parc Zoo Du Reynou Zoological park 1 hour

Planete des Crocodiles Live crocodiles and turtles 30 mins



Open plan lounge and kitchen diner including reclining three seater sofa and chair, oak dining table with 4 chairs, oak sideboard, satellite TV, blu-ray player, unlimited wi-fi, , electric radiator and fire.


BEDROOM 1. Double bed , drawer units, hanging space, shelves, electric radiator, countryside views. We also have a travel cot, mattress and sheet for infants up to 3 years old.

BEDROOM 2. Two single beds, drawer units, hanging space, electric radiator, velux window.

BATHROOM. Newly installed modern shower with massage jets, toilet, basin with vanity unit, heated towel rail, velux window.

OUTSIDE. Small garden with table and 4 chairs, outside light.

PRICES. All prices shown are fully inclusive of heating, electricity, gas, unlimited wi-fi, bed linen, towels and a welcome pack.

There are no extra charges for one well behaved pet.

Short breaks available on request

Discount available for longer term lets.

A security deposit of £100 is required, payable with balance, from which any breakages would be deducted. This will be returned to you within 7 days of your departure.


Location type

• Rural


• Car required

Housekeeping and services

• Iron and ironing board

• Bed linen included

• Towels included

• Fuel and power included

• 1 pet allowed

• No smoking

• Electric radiators


• 1 double bedroom

• 1 twin bedroom


• Corner shower with massage jets and rainfall shower head

• Toilet and basin

• Heated towel rail


• Washing machine

• Dishwasher

• Microwave

• Fridge/freezer

• Toaster

• Kettle

• Electric oven/grill

• Gas hob

• Crockery, cutlery, glasses and cookware

Internet access

• Wireless broadband, unlimited


• Freesat flatscreen TV/Radio

• Blu-ray/DVD player

• Books

• Games


• Private enclosed garden

• Garden table and 4 chairs

More Details

Member since: 2016
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
September 18, 2018


Darnac Cottage Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cottage
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 688 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM / Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • pets considered
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Rural
  • Village
  • Away From It All
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 -
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Travel cot available for infants
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • limited accessibility
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • pond
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • scenic drives
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • hunting


Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
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average rating of 4.857143 based on 7 reviews

Good value for the price.

  • 5 of 5

Apart from the outside table/chairs which needed a clean, the place was very clean on arrival. The gite is finished and furnished to a good standard. It's relatively small – as is the outside sitting area – but it had everything we needed. The owners provided a nice 'welcome pack'; they were pleasant and responded quickly to the occasional request we made. Good value for the price.

  • Submitted: Jul 16, 2018
  • Stayed: June 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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really pretty Property with everything you need

  • 5 of 5

We enjoyed our stay, the Gite was really nice and David was very welcoming and helpful.

  • Submitted: Jul 12, 2018
  • Stayed: July 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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Amazing location with a very warm welcome! Gite very well equipped!

  • 5 of 5

We will definitely be back for a longer stay next time!

  • Submitted: Aug 30, 2016
  • Stayed: August 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Lovely Gite in a beautiful part of France

  • 5 of 5

We spent a wonderful week in this clean, comfortable and well equipped Gite. The owners David and Gill were very welcoming and gave us lots of helpful tips and advice on the local area as well as milk, butter, tea, coffee, wine and homemade bread on arrival, that was very much appreciated. The area is quiet and peaceful with lovely walks around the local villages. Chauvigny, Le Dorat, Lac de Saint-Pardoux, and especially Poitiers are well worth a visit. Our children, aged 10 and 12, really enjoyed Crocodile Planet, Les Géants du Ciel and Les Loups de Chabrières. We would definitely return to this Gite if we were in the area again.

  • Submitted: Aug 24, 2016
  • Stayed: August 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Just what I needed. Reasonable price, newly equipped and very well located.

  • 4 of 5

David and Jill Brocking were very helpful and welcoming. We arrived to milk, bread and water in the fridge which were extremely well received after a long, hot journey.

The gite was very attractive-having a typical old exterior with the interior all newly furbished. The living room furniture was very comfortable and there was everything you need in the kitchen.

The nearby towns of Le Dorat and Bellac are extremely interesting and attractive. There are markets, supermarkets and restaurants in the vicinity.

I wish Dave and Jill well in their venture!

  • Submitted: Aug 8, 2016
  • Stayed: July 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Quimper, Bretagne, France

Parfait / Perfect

  • 5 of 5

Le gîte est conforme à la description: bien équipé, chaleureux et propre. On s'y sent très bien.

Tout était prévu pour le petit-déjeuner et une bouteille de rosé était au frais. Les propriétaires sont charmants, serviables mais discrets.

Au calme, avec d'agréables promenades faisables à pied avec des bois et des chemins le long de la rivière, le gîte permet aussi de visiter la région en passant par des lieux connus ou moins connus mais charmants. Une expérience très plaisante à renouveler !

Well equiped, very cosy, this gîte is very pleasant. We felt at home !

Everything was prepared for the first b'fast and a Rosé wine bottle was waiting in the fridge ! The owners are very nice and helping.

In a quiet site, you can walk from the gîte and also visit many beautiful places (famous or not). A place to stay for a couple, for a family ... and to come back.

  • Submitted: Aug 12, 2016
  • Stayed: July 2016
  • Source: Abritel, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
45 Kilometres
Nearest Barpub
15 Kilometres
Nearest Train
15 Kilometres
Nearest Motorway
21 Kilometres
Nearest Restaurant
5 Kilometres
Car: necessary


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Fees No additional mandatory fees

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 7 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.

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