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Holidays spent on the borders of the Creuse and the Puy de Dôme,
in a pleasant holiday cottage in the country,

are great!

Nature and culture holidays with several options:
-    Hiking
-    Music
-    Gastronomy
-    Romanesque Abbeys
-    Trout fishing
-    Horse riding
-    Mushrooms
-    Skiing
-    Bouddhist temple

The holiday cottage:

-    For 2 to 4 persons (one large bed in the bedroom, and two bed 90cm in the sitting room).
-    Wing of a traditional house, it’s completely new, with excellent insulation and heating.
-    Overlooking meadows and woods.
-    Exceptional woodwork : floors made of massive oak, Moroccan furniture and cupboard doors made of cedar...
          On the ground floor (35m2) : a dining-room, a sitting-room, a kitchen area with vitreous ceramic hob.

          On the first floor (35 m2), a bedroom with a double bed, a bathroom with a shower, toilets, a wardrobe, a picture window  and terrace from which the setting sun can be seen.
          Shaded garden, barbecue, near a small brook.

This holiday cottage is located

- in the small town of Mérinchal (springs of the Cher River), at an altitude of 700m, just between the wild area of the volcanic mountains and the hilly landscapes of Limousin.
- a few kilometres from the shops in Auzance (12 kms) and Pontaumur (13kms) but you can buy vegetables, milk, eggs, cheese and even bread from the farmer.
- in an area where a lot of summer events take place :
          o    Music concerts “Bach en Combailles” (since 1998) in Pontaumur, music festival in La Bourboule...
          o    Summer fairs in Giat (secondhand markets), Charensat (pieds de porc), Feletin (wool).
          o    Agricultural shows with Charolais competition, old trades in Pontaumur.
          o    Secondhand markets and attic sales from June to September in the villages.
          o    Exhibitions in Aubusson, Mérinchal, Montel de Gelat...
          o    Parish fairs which are an opportunity for the villages to organize various activities.
          o    Hiking,  pony trekking, the Brouilles forest, castles, dolmens...

-    in the least populated department of France, country of bocages, brooks and woods, the cattle-rearing area of the Charolais.
-    in a region of gastronomy where the Charolais beef is much appreciated as well as the ceps, the chanterelles, the peasant cheeses.
-    in the country of the thousand ponds (fishing and bathing) and wild rivers (trouts).
-    in the country of the most beautiful granite houses.

-    30 kilometres from the National Park of Volcanoes.
-    30 minutes from the skiing resorts, Le Mont-Dore and Super-Besse (85 kms of tracks)
-    30 minutes from Vulcania ( museum of volcanism)
-    30 minutes from La Bourboule ( a summer resort)
-    30 minutes from Aubusson, the well-known museum of tapestry (Jean Lurçat)
-    30 minutes from Clermond Ferrand, a town of 300000 inhabitants.
-    near the romanesque abbeys of Auvergne : Orcival, St Nectaire, Clermond ferrand, Mozac, Volvic- Marsat.
-    50 minutes from Riom (beautiful historical centre)

“ The Creuse is still a secret for everyone” say all the tourist brochures.

See on :
- , annonce n°302781


Transfer airport Clermont-Ferrand possible (Aulnat airport 80 km from the cottage) : 35€ / transfer

  • Utilities: warm and cold water, electricity included without heating (very good isolated house). With heating (3 radiant heaters), electricity to actual price (0.12E / KWh).
  • Prices from Saturday 5PM to Saturday 10AM
  • Weekend deals available (only last minute), biweekly -fortnight- deals available, monthly deals available (1 non renewable), BB deals in the summer

Reservations: please contact me :
06 71 20 34 35 -
0033 6 71 20 34 35

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