Le Tournesol.Domaine de Romefort lies just five minutes from the medieval pilgrimage site of St Leonard de Noblat. This town, as well as Domaine de Romefort, is located on the centuries-old pilgrimage route that runs between St Jacques de Compostella (Spain) and Rome. The origin of the word Romefort comes from “Romaeus” and “fort” - a solid and secure (Roman) place for the protection of pilgrims. It was along many of these pilgrimage routes that “Romeforts” arose. Domaine de Romefort is situated in the department of Haute Vienne (just above the Dordogne) and is 20 kilometers from the city of Limoges. This is an ideal place for hikers as well as for families who love nature and are looking for a place to hold a family reunion. Domaine de Romefort is an old farm that has been transformed into 11 luxurious cottages. The swimming pool of more than 100 square meters, built after the summer of 2008, represents the best way to cool off during the warm summers. The complex covers 28 hectares and includes fields and woods. The environment is very diverse, green and hilly and the views are simply magnificent. On the east side of Romefort you’ll find an extensive rural area around the Lac de Vassiviere. This lake is 10 square kilometers and provides the opportunity for a number of water sports. The forests in the vicinity are ideal for hiking and mountain biking. 15 minutes away (by car) lies a recreational lake. Here there is a guarded beach and an area with activities. Furthermore, the Vienne River runs along the domaine. This river is suitable for canoes. Along the river you can find many mills that are still in use. Le Tournesol covers almost 200 m2 and can accommodate 12 persons. It has 4 bedrooms and 3 bathrooms. It is a beautiful, spacious cottage which is very suitable for large groups. The characteristic cow barn has been converted into a fully equipped holiday home. The huge terrace has a stunning view. Ground floor On the ground floor we have a large kitchen, dining area and sitting area with fireplace. There is a large recreation area with TV with surround sound and good music system. There is WiFi throughout the house. The kitchen is very well equipped with double ceramic hob (8 seeds), dishwasher, microwave, separate oven with separate freezer and refrigerator. The American fridge is huge and has an ice maker to make delicious cool drinks in the beautiful warm summers. The large kitchen is fully equipped and in line with the substantial dining are where large groups can eat together. The TV area is equipped with a large screen and surround sound. The music system has Internet and plays CDs, DVDs, iPods and memory sticks. First floor On the first floor are 4 bedrooms and 3 spacious bathrooms. Two bedrooms have two first-person beds and share a bathroom with shower, sink and toilet. The other two bedrooms have two first-person beds and a bunk bed. These bedrooms have each with a private bathroom with bath, separate shower, sink and toilet. You can park your car close to the building. Domaine de Romefort is situated 20 km from the university town of Limoges which has about 150,000 inhabitants and is known for its porcelain. The city also has a number of museums and many possibilities for a day or evening out. Just 5 minutes away (by car) lies the medieval town of St Leonard de Noblat. Here you will find pubs, restaurants and supermarkets. It has a beautiful old town and a famous church with distinctive architecture. It is a popular destination for tourists and has regular markets and events. St. Leonard de Noblat and Domaine de Romefort are situated along the ancient pilgrimage route which runs between St Jacques de Compostella (Spain) and Rome. To the east of Romefort you will find an extensive rural area around Lac de Vassiviere. This lake is 10 square kilometers and provides the opportunity for a variety of water sports. The forests in the vicinity are ideal for hiking and mountain biking. A 15 minute drive brings you to a recreational lake with a guarded beach and space for activities. The Vienne River runs along the Domaine and has been adapted for canoes. Along the dams there are canoe slides so you can navigate this wonderful area for hours. Along the river you can find many mills which are still in use. In autumn, the woods are a paradise for mushroom picking. Within a few minutes walk you can find dozens of delicious edible mushrooms. The hilly surroundings are perfect for cycling. You can mountain bike along the forest trails or cycle on the small roads in the area. The following activities are all possible nearby (max. 30 minutes by car): swimming, golf, hiking, mountain biking, horseback riding, a variety of water sports and tennis. You can arrive between 4:00 and 8:00 pm. On the day of departure you must check-out by 10:00 am. If you think you will arrive late, please let us know in advance. Bed linen, electricity, water and heating costs, final cleaning and the access to the Wi-Fi network are included in the rental price. Baby bed and high chair: € 25 per stay. If interested, please indicate when making a reservation. Bath towels (towels and tea towels) and linen for the crib must be brought along. You are responsible for the daily cleaning of your house. Your pet is welcome at Domaine de Romefort. Pets are not allowed in the bedroom (s). On the grounds of Domaine de Romefort your pet should always be leashed. You are responsible for cleaning up the droppings of your pet. Pets are not allowed at the swimming pool area and the area around it. The maximum number of persons may only be exceeded by children under 1 year of age. Children older than 1 year are considered paying guests. Tourist tax of 0.20 € per night per person aged 13 and over is to be paid on the spot from May to September. There's no mandatory deposit to be paid on the spot. The use of the swimming pool is common, all guests staying in one of the cottages from this estate are free to make use of it. Option booking not available Please note: the rates do not include the mandatory hirers' liability insurance. This small amount is a percentage of the rental sum starting from 10 Euros per reservation.
4 bd 2,153 sqft Saint-Léonard-de-Noblat