A Place in the Sun: Summer Sun - Limousin, France

2015 / Episode 13 on 22 September 2015

Episode 13

Londoners Gary Fitzpatrick and Shahine Korimbocus want a holiday home in the tranquil Limousin area of France where they can enjoy an outdoor lifestyle with their 20-month old twins Charlie and Catherine, and Gary’s son Dominic. Brought up with French culture in Mauritius, Shahine wants the children to share her enjoyment of it, and to pick up the language. With a budget of £88,000, Scarlette Douglas sets out to help the couple find their perfect house....

Property 1:

Two bed house near St Junien

Located in a quiet village just outside St Junien, this two bed house has been fully refurbished. Outside there's a large garden and a covered terrace for al fresco dining. On the market with OptimHome Immobilier (www.dampure.optimhome.com) for €122,000.

Property 2:

Four bed house in Nouic

Large four bed house with open plan layout on ground floor creating a huge living area. Four double bedrooms and a family bathroom upstairs. Being sold by OptimHome Immobilier (www.dampure.optimhome.com) for €139,000.

Property 3:

Three bed house in Saint Auvent

Newly renovated three bedroomed house with terrace offering panoramic views of the surrounding countryside. Close to local amenities. On the market with Proprietes Privees (www.proprietes-privees.com) for €130,122.

Property 4:

Three bed house in Chalus

Just 30 minutes from Limoges, this pretty house has a separate dining room and kitchen, large garden, and three large bedrooms. Priced at €96,500 with OptimHome Immobilier (www.dampure.optimhome.com).

Property 5:

Five bed house in St Mathieu

Old style stone house with exposed beams and terracotta tiled floors. One bedroom is on the ground floor and has access to the garden. Outside, there's an old piggery, additional outbuilding and courtyard. The property also has a shared tennis court. On the market for €117,700 with Piegut Immobilier (www.piegut-immobilier.fr).