Timeless beauty and elegance intersect at Wyndham Halcyon Retreat Golf and Spa Resort which is set to become one of the finest Golf & Spa resorts in Europe.
Located in France’s Land of a Thousand Lakes in the historical Limousin region, Halcyon Retreat Golf & Spa Resort is the ultimate location for an overseas luxury property investment or for buying a fantastic holiday home.
Beautifully set in over 1 million square metres of lush and serene rolling countryside nestled in the region of Limousin, it is conveniently located in central France less than an hour’s drive from Limoges international airport. Here, world-class facilities and limitless activities for all ages provide relaxation and recreation, fun and adventure, wellness and pure indulgence.
Two stunning chateaux form the dramatic centre-pieces of the resort. One houses a luxury hotel and the other a luxury French spa and wellness facility. In addition, the upscale family resort boasts impressive amenities such as an equestrian centre, two fishing lakes, aqua dome, children’s adventure zone and 18-hole golf course. There is also a wide range of fine dining options, including an award-winning restaurant and sommelier’s wine and cocktail bar. The resort’s Le Village area is outfitted with a boulangerie, delicatessen, boutiques and more, placing an authentic village community at the heart of the estate.
The resort is partnered with the world’s largest hotelier – Wyndham Group – which is looking to make it the company’s flagship destination in France.
Within the historically rich Le Village, there is an attractive range of luxury holiday properties for sale in Limousin. Brimming with character and authenticity, the 18th-century stone buildings exhibit the quintessential French charm and beauty. The traditional buildings are currently undergoing full renovation to provide timelessly elegant and spacious accommodation in a splendid natural setting.
With uninterrupted views overlooking the manicured golf course and the turreted chateau spa, the properties for sale in Limousin are blessed with an immensely attractive location. As a place to holiday every year, one will be able to relax with the family. Conversely as a pure investment opportunity, French property ownership at Halcyon Retreat Golf and Spa Resort offers the perfect slice of French magic.
Those choosing to buy a high-end property at Wyndham Halcyon Retreat Golf and Spa Resort open themselves up to experiencing everything luxury that resort living should offer.
Fantastic holiday homes for sale in Limousin in France
Property buyers will enjoy all the benefits of carefree ownership at a world-class resort in central France’s most exciting and memorable location for a vacation home.
The collection of beautiful properties for sale in Limousin at Halcyon Retreat Golf and Spa Resort includes luxurious studios, 1-, 2-, 3 and 4-bedrooms, all available for sale both outright and for fractional ownership, granting investors a dream home in France. There is a wide selection of existing and off-plan apartments for sale, each arranged over either one or two storeys and situated within the enchanting Le Village.
Owners of property in Le Village will enjoy a variety of stunning views. They will take in the rolling French countryside and many of the luxury apartments will boast vistas that span the manicured grounds of the resort. Some suites will look straight down to the gleaming lakes that sit at one end of the resort.
Finished to a superior standard, the beautiful apartments are tastefully furnished, offering great comfort and wonderful luxuries. In addition to the exquisitely appointed bedrooms, the upscale properties also include at least one ensuite bathroom, plus a generously sized lounge and a kitchenette in selected apartments. The classy holiday properties truly offer a wonderful living environment.
The Forest Villas
The exclusive forest villas enjoy views to the lake and a Grand chateau through the trees of the surrounding woodland. Nestled on the edge of the golf course, you will be away from the hustle and bustle of the holiday resort and set amongst the fields and just a short stroll from the Chrystal lake-where you will see the mist rolling over the still waters as the sun rises in the morning, and view the deer grazing in the early morning dew.
This very exclusive property will have 4 bedrooms, one which can be utilised as a fully equipped games room. It has a unique circular kitchen, luxury living and dining area and plenty of space for taking time out after a fun filled day in the resort.
Your magical French home will have its own turret and large windows bringing in plenty of natural light. With private terraces surrounding the property, you will have relaxing seating areas and your very own hot.
Exceptional resort amenities and services
Wyndham Halcyon Retreat is the complete destination resort in the Lake District of France, offering countless amenities and services for the entire family.
A luxurious, self-contained resort with a huge range of wonderful facilities, residents may enjoy a game of golf at the exclusive 18-hole course and relax in the indulgent chateau spa. Children will love the extensive indoor adventure zone and wonderful Aqua Adventure Park that includes pools and flumes.
The resort includes well-stocked lakes for fishing, tennis courts and a network of cycle routes and footpaths. Trails circle the various lakes that are right on the resort property. The trails extend beyond the resort limits into the surrounding countryside. Limousin is well-known for its many bridleways, too, that are perfect for horseback riding.
The Grand Chateau – an elegant French chateau hotel
Raising the bar when it comes to luxury hotels in Limousin, The Grand Chateau has been master-fully transformed into a historic 5-star hotel.
This magnificent centrepiece to the resort is bestowed with stunning views stretching across the manicured golf course down to the lakes. The graceful interior retains the classical French charm and elegance expected from a luxury chateau hotel.
The Chateau’s ground floor is highlighted by gorgeous rich panelling, plus tall, elegant windows and period frescos. It holds a fine dining restaurant that showcases the very best local and seasonal produce.
Try the Sommelier’s wine bar to indulge in the finest wines available. The Chateau even boasts its own exclusive champagne. The spacious and exquisitely furnished lounge and bar area beckon residents to enjoy, whilst the outside terraces are the place to go for those wishing to soak up some wonderful French sunshine.
Great golf at Wyndham Halcyon Retreat
A beautifully manicured and expertly designed 18-hole golf course stretches before the impressive historic chateau building. Designed by Bruce Weller, who is noted for his more than 25 years of experience, the Halcyon Retreat Golf and Spa Resort course will offer players a challenging game amidst breathtaking scenery. The greens roll out across the grounds of the resort, whilst players tee off against a backdrop of gleaming lakes, rolling countryside and the elegant The Grand Chateau. All of this – just a short stroll from the doorstep of each of the luxury apartments.
World-class chateau spa
The spa is a unique feature set within the fabulous 16-century turreted chateau. Set to become one of Europe’s leading spa destinations, it is an indulgent sanctuary created exclusively for adults, offering wonderful luxurious treatments in a distinctive, historic setting.
Residents will enjoy a wide selection of signature treatments from expert therapists delivered amidst an incredible environment. An aromatherapy steam room will refresh, whilst a forest sauna will relax. Then there is the salt therapy room for those who desire a total cleansing.
Aqua Adventure Park for family fun
The Aqua Adventure Park at Halcyon Retreat Golf and Spa Resort will offer a fabulous centre for swimming, relaxing and fun, where families may go to enjoy hours of entertainment for each and every age.
The focal point of the centre is the indoor 25-metre pool, which will not only offer a place to swim but also fun for the children, thanks to a water flume and indoor beach. There will also be hydrotherapy, a fantastic fitness centre filled with the latest gym equipment, and a heated outdoor pool.
Children’s Adventure Castle is beyond fantastic
Imagine the kids’ delight over the 1,600m², four-storey Adventure Castle. The castle includes the Three Musketeers-themed play facility, go-karts, climbing walls, rope bridges, chutes and ball pools. Wyndham Halcyon Retreat children’s indoor play area at the Adventure Castle will leave the adults green with jealousy over all the fun that is in store for the younger residents.
There is even a separate toddlers’ zone designed with bright colours and soft equipment for a fun, safe play experience.
Europe-wide safety standards have been applied to the construction and all RoSPA and APAVE guidelines have been met. SPI Global Play created the plans and built the play area. SPI Global has constructed many play areas across the UK and is widely regarded as the most imaginative and safety conscious company across Europe.
Sprawling grounds in spellbinding and idyllic surrounds
The Wyndham Halcyon Retreat Golf and Spa Resort is superbly situated in a stunning area of lush French countryside in the breathtaking Lake District. Covering a massive 1 million square metres of land, the resort presents a verdant green landscape with tree-lined pathways, manicured gardens and lakes.
Surrounded by exquisite countryside, glistening lakes and woodland, including an established arboretum, the incredible setting of the resort could not be more perfect.
Enjoy biking, walking, fishing or simply taking in the magnificent scenery and the abundant local wildlife. Even the legendary pilgrimage route to Santiago de Compostela passes close to the resort.
There is so much to enjoy throughout the grounds, it is the ideal location for the ultimate family holiday experience.
Full of charm and character – the French Village
Alluring traditional buildings will be transformed into the superb facilities planned for the resort, including a boulangerie, delicatessen and reception area. Le Village includes a selection of quaint stone buildings that have been updated with only the very best materials and local craftsmanship. Several buildings will be of new construction that will complement those already in existence.
Partnered with global leader Wyndham Hotels and Resorts
Wyndham Halcyon Retreat is part of the world’s largest hotel company and is the first in France under the Wyndham Hotels and Resorts® brand.
The agreement that will bring forth Wyndham Halcyon Retreat includes the 225-room resort that will be franchised through the Wyndham Hotel Group. That will be of tremendous benefit to the resort’s residential leisure properties, both from the perspective of amenities and value. Owners of properties within the resort will also benefit greatly from the global reach in terms of distribution and marketing that working with this global hospitality leader gives.
Buying the perfect holiday home in France at Wyndham Halcyon Retreat Golf and Spa Resort makes for a hassle-free investment
The professionally and fully managed resort with French freehold, leaseback properties for sale provides investors with a stress-free and enjoyable investment opportunity.
The luxury French leaseback properties are ideal vacation homes and provide the added bonus of offering excellent investment potential. The investment package may include benefits such as holidays every year, fixed return for 11 years, assured resale exit clauses, deeded freehold ownership and discounts on the facilities.
Now part of Wyndham Hotels and Resorts, Halcyon Retreat Golf & Spa Resort is fully managed to the highest standards so that property owners may enjoy a stress-free investment and experience their holiday home to the fullest.
A glorious location in a beautifully untouched area
Popular with visitors all-year round and easily accessible, Wyndham Halcyon Retreat lies in the region of the Limousin – a stunning area that remains wonderfully unspoilt and peaceful.
Located right in the centre of France, halfway between Paris and Toulouse, Limousin may be France’s best-kept secret with its rich cultural and historical heritage and natural splendour.
The idyllic countryside of green rolling hills and lush forests enchants with its magnificent medieval castles and picturesque villages, many of which are on the list of Plus Beaux Villages de France (Most Beautiful Villages of France). The gorgeous capital of the region, Limoges, with its cobbled streets and stunning river, is just a short drive from Wyndham Halcyon Retreat.
Closer to the Wyndham Halcyon Retreat –10 minutes by car – La Souterraine is a pretty medieval town with a lovely character, historic landmarks and unique local shops, restaurants and cafés. The historic pilgrimage route of Santiago de Compostela passes through towns such as La Souterraine.
Scattered with forests, lakes and open countryside, the area’s regional nature parks are a paradise for nature lovers and outdoor enthusiasts. There are plenty of opportunities for hiking on the scenic trails, fishing in freshwater rivers, horseback riding in the forests and boating on pristine lakes.
There is an average 2,000 hours of sunshine per year and summertime temperatures can reach 32C.
Direct flights are available to Limoges from many leading UK and European airports. The region is served by a direct rail route from Paris, making Wyndham Halcyon Retreat easily accessible for Parisians owning a weekend retreat here. The rail station at La Souterraine is a 10-minute drive away from the resort.
Incredible French holiday home opportunities in unique family resort
The properties for sale in Limousin at Wyndham Halcyon Retreat Golf and Spa Resort represents a fantastic opportunity to purchase world-class, character-filled vacation homes in the heart of France’s delightful Lake District. It surely is one of the best locations in France in which to own an incredible holiday home and an ideal choice for a French investment property.
Please note this is an off-plan development in construction which boasts 300 apartments and over 60 facilities which are at various stages of build due for completion 2022.