Off-Grid Glamping Dome with a Wood-Fired Hot Tub near Millevaches Nature Park, FranceLimoges, Nouvelle-Aquitaine (France)
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· Kid-friendly · Jacuzzi/Hot Tub · Barbecue
This off-grid glamping dome is located on a rustic smallholding near Millevaches Regional Nature Park, France, and can accommodate four guests for a unique getaway to the countryside of La Creuse. Inside the dome, guests will find a king-size bed flanked by tree stump nightstands with unique bedside lamps, a sofa that can be converted into a full-size bed, a coffee table, and a chest of drawers. Crisp cotton sheets are provided, along with ample pillows and blankets. The dome is kept warm and cozy by a wood-burning stove, and a wall full of windows allows guests to enjoy panoramic views of their surroundings.
Outside, guests will find a private deck with a pair of canvas chairs and a wood-burning hot tub filled with chemical-free water, shaded by a boulder, and positioned to allow guests to enjoy views of the sunset across the surrounding valley.
Along with the dome, guests will enjoy private access to a full bathroom in which they will find a shower, a toilet, and a sink, along with towels, toiletries, and a hairdryer. Guests will also enjoy shared access to the site's hammocks, a parking area, a west-facing dining area, a summer kitchen with a Kadia (a traditional Indian cooking bowl), and a communal kitchen. The latter is fully equipped with a double oven with a grill, a microwave, a four-burner stove, and an integrated fridge/freezer, along with a dining table with chairs, a television/radio, and Wi-Fi. Read More
- King-size bed
- Picnic area
- Outdoor furniture
- Dining room
- Shared Jacuzzi/Hot tub
- Shared Barbecue
At the dome, guests will find a private deck with a wood-fired hot tub that is made out of natural materials and filled with chemical-free water. Guests will also enjoy access to full, private bathroom in which they will find a shower, a toilet, and a sink, along with towels, toiletries, and a hairdryer.
With one other dome, guests will enjoy shared access to the site's hammocks, a parking area, and a communal kitchen, which is fully equipped with a double oven with a grill, a microwave, a four-burner stove, and an integrated fridge/freezer. In the kitchen, guests will also find a dining table with chairs, a television/radio, and Wi-Fi. The kitchen is stocked with basic condiments, cooking utensils, pots, pans, and cleaning implements, and each dome comes with its own crockery, cutlery, and glassware.
In addition to the communal kitchen and dining table mentioned above, there is also an additional summer kitchen and a west-facing dining area from which guests can enjoy views of the sunset and a summer kitchen. Shaded by three stone walls, the kitchen features reclaimed granite worktops, a cool box, a drinks area, a small sink, compost bins, a four-burner stove, and a Kadia (a traditional Indian cooking bowl), which includes a tripod and grills for open-flame cooking.
- Bicycle rental
Location + Surroundings
This geodesic dome is located at an off-grid glamping site in the countryside of Sardent, which is situated in the Creuse department of the Nouvelle-Aquitaine region of central France. At the site, which is also a smallholding operated by the hosts, guests will find a peaceful rural setting featuring a vegetable garden, an herb and edible flower garden, an orchard, chestnut trees, woodlands, and fields, which are home to a variety of farm animals, including miniature donkeys, free-range chickens, a sprocker (a cross between a springer and a cocker spaniel), a border collie, two barn cats, and pigs that are a cross between two rare breeds: Gloucester Old Spot and Tamworth.
To the north lies the forest of Foret de Chabrieres, where guests will find a variety of multi-use circuit trails, an astronomical observatory, old granite quarries, large natural monoliths, and the wildlife reserve of Parc Animalier des Monts de Gueret, which safeguards a population of about 50 wolves. To the south and the east lies the regional park of Parc Naturel Régional de Millevaches en Limousin, which encompasses 3,143 square kilometers (1,213 square miles) of rolling hills, valleys, moorlands, peatlands meadows, deciduous forests, lakes, streams, and trails for hiking and biking. The park provides habitats to a variety of wildlife, such as otters, linnets, short-toed snake eagles, and migratory birds.
The site is about an hour and 15 minutes from Limoges, where the nearest airport—Limoges-Bellegarde Airport—is located. This airport has seasonal and year-round connections to Paris, Lyon, London, and a few other cities in both the UK and France. The site is about a 40-minute drive from the nearest TGV train station, La Souterraine. Read More
- Bird watching
- Feeding animals
- Horseback riding
Guests interested in mountain biking, cycling, and hiking will find ample opportunities for outdoor adventures in the surrounding countryside and natural areas. For mountain biking, guests will find trails and routes for cross-country biking, downhill biking, BMX riding, and time trial challenges in Monts de Gueret.
For cycling, guests will find a range of smooth, scenic, and mostly traffic-free roads in La Creuse—with hilly roads in Parc Naturel Régional de Millevaches en Limousin, forested roads in Foret de Chabrieres, and flat roads in northern Creuse. With advance notice, bikes can be rented through a local business with which the host has a partnership.
Guests interested in hiking will find a variety of circuits and trails in Foret de Chabrieres and Parc Naturel Régional de Millevaches, the former of which can also be used for horseback riding and both of which also provide opportunities for wildlife viewing and birdwatching.
- Check-in: 04:00 p.m.
- Check-out: 11:00 a.m.
- Infants allowed Under 2 years old
- Children allowed 2-12 years old
- No parties
- Some spaces are shared
- You will receive a full refund if you cancel 24 hours or more prior to check-in.
- You will receive a full refund for the remaining nights and charged for one full nights stay if you cancel within 24 hours.
Pets are not permitted due to the free-range animals that live on-site.
Smoking is prohibited, except in the designated smoking area, due to fire risks.