Just 30 minutes from modern Limoges-Bellegarde Airport, Christine's Gite

is on the edge of the small town of Oradour sur Vayres in the beautiful

Perigord Natural Park. Set in tranquil, rural surroundings; the best of

both worlds. The Gite is spacious with large kitchen dinning area,

separate lounge with wood-burning stove. Upstairs: one bathroom, two

double sized bedrooms, one of which is open plan, this arrangement would

suit two friends or couple with two children. There is a large, fenced,

lawned garden at guest's disposal. For babies and toddlers a cot with

bedding, playpen, high chair and bath are available. The town itself

has all the amenities including; supermarket, two bakeries, butchers,

pharmacy, tabac, tourist information bureau, bank (two cash points),

restaurants etc. For leisurely walks, cycling or dining at La Gare

restaurant, the Voie Verte is a 13 km, picturesque, disused railway

track from Oradour sur Vayres to Chalus through the local nature

reserve. In mid July the town hosts the Fete Foraine attracting visitors

from the surrounding villages transforming this sleepy town. The lake

at Bussiere Galant, 20 minutes drive away, offers velo rail, bungy

jumping, zip line swimming, angling, nature walks, picnic areas etc. an

exciting, all-day, family outing. In the historic town of Rochechouart

10 mins drive is the imposing 13th century Chateau de Rochechouart, the

meteorite museum, pavement cafes/restaurants etc. The Golf course at

St. Junien is 25 minutes away. Finally, the area is ideal for nature lovers,

for cyclists of all levels. Tried and tested routes available.

For cycling in the Haute Vienne visit the web link

Once you've visited this area you may decide to purchase a property in

which case there are two very good local estate agents.