L'Hirondelle Gite - Stunning converted barn in rural SW France


Details of the Gite

Charming 4 bedroom (all en-suite) converted stone barn. The open plan design of the ground floor provides spacious, well furnished living and dining areas, a fitted kitchen with ceramic hob, electric oven, microwave, dishwasher, fridge and freezer plus a downstairs cloakroom. There is free broadband internet access available via an Ethernet connection, free to air UK satellite TV, French terrestrial TV and a DVD player. There is a 2nd DVD player in one of the twin bedrooms.

French doors open onto the terrace and private garden beyond. A galleried staircase leads to the first floor where 4 comfortably furnished bedrooms are situated, all with en-suite facilities, making L'Hirondelle perfect for groups of friends or families. There are 2 double rooms featuring king-size beds and 2 twin rooms. The gîte benefits from full central heating for the cooler months. Towels and bedlinen are included, with beds made ready for your arrival. Beach towels are available at a small extra charge. There is a washing machine for guest use in the utility room.

This holiday gite in St Mathieu is pet / dog friendly.

Facilities of the Gite

General / living area
  • TV
  • Satellite / cable TV
  • DVD player
  • CD player
  • Books
  • Central heating
  • Fans
  • Cot
  • High chair
  • Internet access
  • Wi-fi
Open plan living area with 3 sofas and an arm chair surrounding a large coffee table. TV, DVD & CD players. Large dining table with 8 chairs. Bookcases. Side table with computer cable connection point/wifi box
Kitchen / utility
  • 4 ring hob
  • Fridge
  • Freezer
  • Oven
  • Grill
  • Microwave oven
  • Dishwasher
  • Washing machine
  • Clothes dryer
  • Toaster
  • Kettle
  • Coffee maker
  • Iron & ironing board
  • Hair dryer
  • Towels provided
  • Linens provided
Modern fitted kitchen with electric hob and fan oven with grill. Dishwasher, coffee machine, kettle & toaster. Full sets of crockery, cutlery and cooking utensils.
Bedrooms (4)
Includes: Double beds (2), single beds (4), en-suite bath/shower rooms (4)
4 spacious bedrooms - 2 with king size double beds and 2 with twin single beds - 3 with en-suite shower rooms and 1 with an en-suite bathroom with shower over bath. There is also a cot available if required. Each bedroom has a wardrobe with sets of drawers, bedside cabinets and lamps and a full length mirror.
Bathrooms (4)
Includes: Bathrooms (4) of which en-suite (4). Shower (4) and WC (1)
3 en-suite shower rooms with fitted shower cubicles, pedestal basins, WC, wall cabinet, mirror and shaver socket. 1 en-suite bathroom with shower over bath, pedestal basin, WC, wall cabinet, mirror and shaver socket
  • Terrace / roof terrace
  • Garden
  • Barbeque
  • Parking (secure)

L'Hirondelle Gite is located in St Mathieu, Haute-Vienne

The village of St Mathieu is home to a picturesque leisure lake, which provides a sandy beach with supervised swimming, fishing, sailing and pedalo hire plus crazy golf in peak summer with plenty of opportunity and space to enjoy a picnic in the shade of the trees. There are several other amenity lakes within a half-hour drive of L'Hirondelle each offering their own ambiance and opportunities for great family days out.

St. Mathieu has most day to day amenities, including a well-stocked supermarket, a bank, post office, cash machines, 2 bakers, a newsagent/tobacconist, 2 hairdressers and a petrol station. The village plays host to lively evening markets throughout the summer where you can purchase local produce and have it cooked for you on a communal barbecue. Drinks and entertainment are also available to ensure a fantastic alfresco experience.

Discover the magnificent Châteaux on the Richard the Lionheart route. There are 16 in total from the magical castle at Montbron, to the majestic hilltop chateau at Rochechouart. Limoges, the porcelain capital of France, is only 45 minutes away. The beautiful cities of Périgueux and Angoulême are also under an hour away. Brantôme, 40 minutes south, is known as the Venice of the Périgord being surrounded on all sides by water with a magnificent centrepiece abbey overlooking the weir on the river Dronne.

Unlock the sights, sounds and tastes of the local markets, the largest being the market at Piégut, only 15 minutes aw

  • Limoges: 45 km
  • Bordeaux: 185 km
  • St Mathieu Lake: 6 km
  • St Junien: 25 km
  • Nearest Shops: 3 km
  • Nearest Restaurants: 3 km
  • Nearest Bars: 3 km


Rental Rates

Rental rates €500 - €850 per week
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Booking Terms & Cancellation Policy

Prices are in Euros per week and are inclusive of water & electricity, bed linen and bathroom towels with beds made ready for arrival. A heating surcharge will be applied at cost over the winter period based upon oil consumed.

A 25% non-returnable deposit is required at the time of booking. The outstanding rental balance is due 30 days before arrival along with a refundable damages deposit of £200. This is refunded within 10 days of the end of rental.

Full terms & conditions are sent with the Booking Contract.

From €500 per week

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