A couple from Monmouth, South Wales, now living permanently in France.
We would like to welcome you to Gîte La Graffeuille, a newly renovated Gîte, set in a quiet hamlet with stunning views of the Monedieres Mountains and, on a clear day, the Massif Central!
The area is famous for its beautiful countryside and abundance of lakes.
Our 3 friendly dogs and 2 cats welcome other well-behaved pets!
Richard & Karen ...
We are located in the Northwest corner of Correze, in Dept 19 of the Limousin.
We are 15 minutes off the A20, junction 42, mid-way between Limoges and Brive-La-Gaillard
Both cities are 50 minutes away and have regular flights from various airports in the UK.
The Limousin, France ...
Gîte La Graffeuille and the owners' house sit in one acre of beautiful gardens.
The Gîte is separate and securely fenced off from the house, with about half an acre of garden and the swimming pool, being exclusive to the Gîte guests.
Unfortunately, due to access limitations, the Gîte is not suitable for guests with mobility problems.
Please note smoking is not permitted.
The Gîte La Graffeuille ...
The Lounge/Sitting-Room ...
The sitting-room has a comfortable sofa and views across the garden from the triple glass doors.
There is English and French TV, DVD Player, CD Player and a collection of books, DVD's and games.
The lounge is heated by an electric fire.
Wi-Fi is available.
There is a spacious Kitchen/Dining area.
The Kitchen is fully equipped and includes an electric fan-oven with gas hob, microwave oven, dishwasher, coffee machine, kettle and toaster.
The Kitchen/Diner is heated by an electric fire and seats 5 at the table.
A high-chair for infants is available upon request.
La Toilette ...
... has a walk-in shower cubicle with body jets and above-head and hand-held shower heads.
There is a toilet and wash-basin, with an illuminated mirror unit overhead.
A hair-dryer is provided.
Bath towels, hand towels and flannels are provided.
The Gîte and pool are set in a securely fenced garden (about half an acre), separate from the owners' house.
There is an adults' double swing in the shade of the trees and badminton & boules can be played on the lawn.
The above ground pool is 4 x 8 metres, with a level floor (no shallow or deep end) with a constant depth of 1.37 metres (open May -September).
Don't worry - we do all the cleaning & maintenance.
The deck around the pool is very spacious and offers 5 sunloungers and a table with 6 chairs.
There is a BBQ for the guests' use and plastic glasses are provided for drinks by the pool.
There is off-road parking for 2 cars.
The nearest village is Montgibaud, about 1km away. It boasts a Michelin-star restaurant and a beautiful church.
Meuzac is about 3km away and has a boulangerie, butcher and small supermarket.
Lubersac is the nearest main town, about 8km away. It has a pretty town square with 3 cafes, a pharmacy, a patisserie - boulangerie, a bank, medical facilities, supermarkets, a petrol station and a post-office.
Situated 14km away.
Famous for its large and beautiful chateau and National Stud (Haras national de Pompadour), both open to the public.
Pompadour has a large and picturesque race-course which offers horse racing on Sundays in the Summer.
The Chateau at Arnac-Pompadour
Meuzac's smaller lake ...
Situated 3km away. There are 2 lakes in Meuzac.
The smaller public lake has a beach for swimming and a bar, which are particularly busy in July and August.
The larger lake offers water-skiing from April to September and there is an international water-skiing championship held here every July.
A very good restaurant overlooks the lake.
Situated 14km away.
Built on top of a rocky outcrop, Uzerche is a medieval town that is known as the "Peach of Limousin'..
It has many interesting buildings and smaller houses, with features of architectural interest: ornate stone doorways, turrets and monuments.
The Tourist Office is situated in the square of the old town 'vieille ville' and can supply a detailed map.
Brive la Gaillarde market ...
Pompadour - Wednesday morning.
Objat - Sunday morning.
Car boot sales are very popular in France during the Summer and whole villages can be cut off, so that stalls can line the streets.
Club de Ball Trap de Fressanges ...
A clay-pigeon shooting club is situated north of Limoges.
Richard is a member and can organise trips to the club which is owned by an English couple.