La Source

Chaumeil, Corrèze
Self-catering


Unspoilt, cosy village house for close friends or families within National Park. Lovely tree-lined swimming lake up the lane

Bedroom

4 bedrooms

Sleeps

Sleeps 8

The
Experience

A splendidly unpretentious and cosy house with thick walls, a huge fireplace in the sitting room, plenty of places to sit and a great wood-burning stove in the kitchen – you can cook on it easily, but there’s an electric oven and gas hob too. The 17th-century stone house has a pretty face with green and white shutters and sits off the main square of a typical Corrèze village. There’s a vintage feel inside: lots of colour from rugs and cushions, stone flagged floors, antique furniture, original artwork. Massive worn granite steps lead upstairs to small but perfectly-formed bedrooms with fine cotton sheets and smartly done little bathrooms with thick fluffy towels. A lawned garden bounded by stone walls is yours to tumble out into, and views are over forests. Wander up the lane to the swimming lake to cool off – there’s a lifeguard on hand. Find a bar and a good restaurant in the village, and a lakeside restaurant at Treignac, which also has a Friday market. Excellent value – a group of close friends or a family with children will love it here.

Essentials

  • Swimming pool
  • Hot tub
  • Garden
  • Open fire / woodburner
  • Breakfast included
  • Breakfast available
  • Meals available
  • Oven
  • Parking on premises
  • Free parking nearby
  • WiFi
  • Television
  • Central heating
  • Limited mobility
  • Wheelchair access
  • Mobile reception
  • Hob
  • Barbecue
  • Vegetarian meals
  • Paid parking nearby
  • Accessible by public transport
  • Air conditioning
  • Relaxation areas
  • Washing machine
  • Tennis court
  • Microwave oven
  • No smoking
  • Credit cards
  • Working farm
  • Owner has pets
  • Electricity included
  • Dishwasher
  • Pets welcome

Family friendly

  • Baby monitor
  • Books and toys
  • Children welcome
  • Babies welcome
  • Stair gates
  • High chair

Nearby

  • Pub/bar within 3 miles
  • Restaurant within 3 miles
  • Shop within 3 miles

Activities

  • Bikes available
  • Food courses
  • Kayaking
  • Other courses
  • Sailing
  • Surfing
  • Wild swimming

Information
& pricing

Booking information

Check in
Flexible
Check out
Flexible
Booking restrictions
Short breaks available. Pets by arrangement.
Closed
Never.
No smoking
Smoking not permitted anywhere in the property.
Meals
Restaurants 3-minute walk.

Pricing

Nightly price
from €86
Weekly price
from €600
Damage deposit
£200
1 House for 8
From €864 bedrooms

Reviews

Thank you for a lovely stay at your cottage. Really enjoyed the location and hope to return at some point in the future. Ray, Sherrie & Janine

Janine, Bath

Thank you Sheila & Pip for all your warm hospitality. You went out of your way to make us feel at home and we had a wonderful time. It's truly a wonderful place and people are so kind and thoughtful. Thank you again, Berni & David

Berni, Liverpool

Beautiful house with all the amenities we required. I hink we explored every village and drove on every road in the area. The weather was a liitle mixed but this did not stop us enjoying the area. Thanks Sheila & Pip Peter, Joyce, Marie and Anton

Peter, Nelson

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Location

The neighbourhood

Local points of interest from Sheila Schofield

  • La Source is steps away from the village square bounded by the 11th century church, ancient Marie and a bar that has changed little since 1550. Our large stone barn keeps everything secluded. Wild flowers abound in the garden and in the surrounding hills.
  • Christmas and New Year are particularly popular in this lovely mountain region - often in a crisp snowscape. We provide a large, decorated tree in the cosy lounge where the roaring logburner waits for you after brisk wintry walks.
  • The Plateau de Millevache is a haven for nature lovers. Deciduous and coniferous woodland and moors are home to deer, wild boar weasels, stoats, hares and rabbits which support a large population of magnificent birds of prey.
  • Dating from 1640, our old stone farmhouse was once the village school and the granite steps are well worn by many little feet. The house will transport you to a world of tranquility and ancient charm.
  • The area is full of natural beauty with many walks and cycle paths straight from your door. It is on the pilgrims' route to Santiago de Compostella and the occasional 'pelerin' will pass by with a friendly wave at all times of year.
  • There is an abundance of restaurants within a 5 - 20 minute drive. From tasty bar snacks to four course French cuisine. A little further away you can enjoy excellent fusion food from a renowned chef at the new St Clement restaurant, half an hour away.