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Le Moulin de Sansonneche

Reference no. 2302

Gites for rent with swimming pool near Aubusson in the Creuse department of the Limousin, France.

Le Moulin de Sansonneche is a renovated wool mill that consists of 2 independent French holiday gîtes in Limousin and the owners’ accommodation.

It is set in woodland on the banks of the River Gioune at Gioux, 18km from Aubusson.

The delightful gardens, wooded grounds, swimming pool and river ensure a tranquil and relaxing holiday.

2 Gites






Le Moulin de Sansonneche Limousin holiday gites

The Moulin is accessed by crossing a small stone bridge spanning the river Gioune.
Both gîtes are of similar layouts.


The ground floor of each gîte is approximately 50m2 and is open plan in design.

The cosy lounge area is charmingly furnished with comfortable sofas surrounding an open fire.
A large country-style table seats six adults and a painted dresser completes the country cottage atmosphere.

Upstairs are three bedrooms, 2 double and one twin with comfortable metal or wooden beds.

To complete the romantic idyll two of the bedrooms in each gite overlook the river.

Each gite has a stereo system, television and DVD player. Some UK free view channels are available.

The kitchen, which is separated from the lounge and dining areas by a small waist-high stone wall, is fully equipped with a gas cooker, microwave, fridge/freezer, dishwasher and washing machine.

Bathroom with shower, basin, WC and heated towel rail.

There is electric heating throughout and each living room has a large fireplace.

Cots and a high chair are available.

Use of a telephone is available on request at extra charge.

Le Moulin de Sansonneche dining
Le Moulin de Sansonneche lounge
Le Moulin de Sansonneche double bedroom
Le Moulin de Sansonneche twin bedroom


All of the land around the Moulin is available for use for walking, exploring, cycling or relaxing on a sun lounger or hammock.

A number of picnic tables are dotted around the garden and by the banks of the river.

For al fresco cuisine there are two stone-built barbecues.

Le Moulin de Sansonneche garden
Le Moulin de Sansonneche pool
Le Moulin de Sansonneche picnic area
Le Moulin de Sansonneche barbecue

The swimming pool is approximately 9m x 5m and can be used daily during the summer. It has a decked terrace area for sunbathing.

At the lower end of the garden the river forms a shallow, wide, slow flowing pool which offers a safe and exciting environment for both children and adults.

Local area

The pretty market town of Felletin - 8km - with its cobbled streets and Friday morning market is the nearest town.

Aubusson - 18km - is a beautiful medieval town steeped in history, famous for its tapestries and carpets.

Fishing - The River Gioune is classified as Class A and, subject to the appropriate licence, is available for trout fishing free of charge. There are also a couple of local fishing lakes.

Lac du Vassivière - 25km - one of the largest lakes in France, a fresh water lake with beautiful beaches, a full range of water sports, children’s play area, cafés and restaurants.

Near Vassinière is the fabulous Parc d’Arbre en Arbre, an aerial rope course suitable for all ages with giant swings, Tyrolean zip wires and suspension bridges.

River Gioune
Le Moulin de Sansonneche in winter

Skiing - Only one hours drive away lies the spa and mountain ski resort of Mont Dore.
During the ski season there are approximately 30 piste runs for all abilities.

The cable car to the station a couple of hundred metres below the summit of Puy de Sancy is open all year allowing access to some stunning high level walks.

Pricing structure (per gite, per week)

March 30 - June 28

€ 400

June 29 - July 12

€ 500

July 13 - August 23

€ 680

August 24 - August 30

€ 500

August 31 - September 27

€ 400

Half term, Easter & Christmas

€ 400

December 21 - January 3, 2020

€ 400

All other periods

€ 260


Short breaks

Friday - Sunday (2 nights)

from € 150

3 nights

from € 200

currency conversion

One complete set of bed linen is included in the price,
towels are not included.

For availability and booking enquiries please contact:
Mark and Pauline Robbins
[contact owners]

Please quote reference  2302 hhf when making enquiries.

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