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Delightful gite in La Graffeuille with exclusive use of large swimming pool

Bedrooms 2
Space 1,614 sq. ft.
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 2 - 7 nights


About the property

Gite with stunning views of the Monedieres and Massif Central mountains

Gite la Graffeuille and the owners' house sit in an acre of lovely gardens. The gite is separate and securely fenced off from the main house, with the half an acre of garden, plus the swimming pool ( with safety alarm), being exclusive to the gite guests (open May to October)

This 2 bedroom, recently- refurbished, gite sleeps 5.

There is a spacious and well-equipped kitchen/ dining room, including a cooker, microwave, dishwasher, toaster, kettle, coffee- maker and high chair. A washing-machine, ironing board and iron are available on request. The comfortable sitting room has a stunning view through triple patio doors. There is English and French TV, DVD player, CD player, Wifi, and a selection of DVDs and games. The shower room/WC has a walk-in shower, illuminated sink unit, and heated towel rail. There are 2 upstairs bedrooms, the first has a double bed and cot. It leads on to a balcony, with seating for 2 people, overlooking the pool, and the views are amazing. The second bedroom has 3 single beds. All the rooms are heated by electric wall heaters in the winter, and fans are provided in both bedrooms in the summer.

There swimming pool is 8x4 metres, with a constant depth of 1.32 metres (no deep-end) It is surrounded by a large deck area, which offers 5 sun loungers, a table with 6 chairs, a parasol, and BBQ. There is an adult double swing in the shade of the trees, a children's swing and boule and badminton can be played on the lawn. There is off-road parking for 2 cars, and garage parking for 2 motorbikes.

Please note smoking is not permitted in the gite.

We welcome well-behaved pets.

More Details

La Graffeuille
Member since: 2016
Speaks: english, french
Response time:
Within a few hours
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Calendar last updated:
December 15, 2017

About La Graffeuille

We are Karen and Richard Banks, a couple from Monmouth, South Wales, who now live permanently in France. Karen is a Veterinary Nurse and Richard was a lorry driver. We live with our 3 large, friendly retrievers, and 2 cats.

La Graffeuille purchased this cottage in 2016

Why La Graffeuille chose Montgibaud

We are located in the in the North-west corner of Correze, in department 19, of the Limousin. We drove through this area when travelling to the Midi-Pyrenees to view houses, and loved it so much that we decided to settle here. The Limousin is famous for its beautiful countryside and abundance of lakes.

What makes this cottage unique

As soon as we saw La Graffeuille, we fell in love with the pretty house and blue shutters, and the gite was ripe for renovation. We live in a tranquil, rural community, and it has such a relaxing quality. The views are amazing, and there are all amenities nearby, plenty to do and interesting places to visit. Or just sit and relax at the pool!! We are motorbike-friendly. Pets are welcome by arrangement.


Montgibaud Cottage Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cottage
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1614 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 5
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets considered ...
  • Non smoking only
  • The gite will be clean on arrival. We would hope you leave it as you found it. If you wish not to clean it there will be a cleaning fee of 60 euros.
Location Type:
  • Rural
  • Village
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Garage ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 5 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
  • Downstairs shower room, sink and WC
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 5
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 double , 1 baby crib
    Bedroom 2 - 3 twin/ single
  • Bedroom 1 has a double bed, 2 bedside tables, cot, hanging space and storage unit. A patio door leads onto a balcony, with seating for 2, overlooking the pool. There is a fan for summer, and an electric wall heater for winter. Bedroom 2 has 3 bedside tables, hanging and storage, a fan for the summer, and an electric wall heater for winter.
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player ...
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Balcony ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Private Pool ...
  • autumn foliage
  • botanical garden
  • caves
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • forests
  • library
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • water parks
  • waterfalls
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • horseback riding
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • swimming
Lubersac is the nearest town (8km) offering all amenities, including 3 supermarkets, bakery, medical services, 2 pharmacies, pretty square with 3 cafes, fuel station and a chateau. Our neighbouring village, in walking distance, boasts a Michelin-star restaurant. Meuzac (3km away) offers 2 lakes, one with a beach , the other with water-skiing. There is a great lake-side restaurant.


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Delightful gite in La Graffeuille with exclusive use of large swimming pool
average rating of 5.0 based on 8 reviews

Lovely gite

  • 5 of 5

Lovely gite with everything you need. Karen and Richard were great hosts and very helpful. Beautiful area and lots of interesting places to visit. Would highly recommend

  • Submitted: Sep 24, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
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  • 5 of 5

We stayed at this wonderful Gite for two weeks in August with our two girls. Lovely and clean fully equipped with all the cooking essentials you could require. The swimming pool is amazingly clean and cleaned on a daily basis, Has a pool alarm so if the worst was to happen and a child fell in a very loud alarm would sound. As a parent this is total peace of mind. Thr garden is very secure with a swing, badminton net and garden toys to entertain the children.

The Views from the garden are breathtaking.

Richard and Karen are great hosts and always on hand if needed to help with their wealth of local knowledge. I would 100% recommend this property and we will be returning in the future. Thank you Karen and Richard.

  • Submitted: Aug 20, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
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The property was excellent

  • 5 of 5

La Graffeuille was beautifully presented with everything you could need and the pool and decking area were perfect. Karen and Richard could not have been more welcoming. The gite is in a very rural area of France and is perfect for a really relaxing, 'away-from-it-all' holiday, but as it's only half an hour away from Limoges airport, it's really accessible. I would have no hesitation in recommending this property.

  • Submitted: Jul 29, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Great stay in lovely site

  • 5 of 5

We had a lovely 2 week stay in a delightful gite with lovely contryside views especially from the little balcony. Karen and Richard were very welcoming and helpful throughout the stay. They gave us lots of information about the local area and things to do and helped with arranging a vet for our dog. We all loved the large well maintained pool (with lilos etc) and surrounding decking where we relaxed on the loungers. There is a good sized garden area which is well fenced if you have a dog. I would recommend the gite to others.

  • Submitted: Jul 23, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Superb gite with fantastic views and facilities

  • 5 of 5

We had a lovely welcome from Richard and Karen, had a welcome cup of tea with them before being shown around the gite.

The gite is very well equipped, we felt very at home and relaxed, The garden was beautiful and we had sole use of the pool next to the gite. The property is close to the A20 making getting around to local villages and sites very easy. We will certainly go back again, really enjoyed our week. Thank you Karen and Richard,

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  • Submitted: May 30, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
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A lovely gite in a very tranquil area of Limousin

  • 5 of 5

This was our first trip to Limousin and we were delighted with the countryside, villages and towns. The Gite was excellent, and very well equipped, especially the kitchen (it has a dishwasher as well!), with satellite TV and plenty of DVD's for kids and grown ups to watch from a very comfortable sofa. There are two bedrooms, one double and one with three singles that gave us a great night's sleep, helped by the absolute tranquility of the area. The owners have just completed a fantastic pool for guest's use, and a very big decking area with sun loungers (it was very hot in early September), and outside dining table.

Everything was clean and tidy, and the owners are close by if you need anything. Highly recommended, we absolutely loved it, and are planning our return visit next year.

  • Submitted: Oct 10, 2016
  • Stayed: August 2016
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Nearest Airport
55 Kilometres
Nearest Barpub
8 Kilometres
Nearest Ferry
560 Kilometres
St Malo
Nearest Golf
50 Kilometres
Nearest Train
15 Kilometres
Nearest Motorway
7 Kilometres
Nearest Restaurant
0.5 Kilometres
Car: necessary


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Pet Fee $23.55
Refundable damage deposit $235.49

Our terms and conditions are on our website:
Check-in is 4pm on the first day of your holiday.
Check-out is 11am on the final day of your holiday

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • Canceled bookings will not receive a refund