Limousin is located in central France and forms the north western part of the massif central.
This rural region of France is the perfect place to buy a lake and is nicknamed the "château d'eau" (the "water tower" in English) and eferred to as the French Lake District.
The Limousin is a fresh water fisherman's paradise with stunning countryside and a wealth of lakes and rivers.
The famous Lac de Vassiviere is one of France's largest artificial lake and covers the border of 2 departments (Creuse & Haute Vienne).
Other notable lakes in the Haute-Vienne department (87) include include Lac de Saint Pardoux, Lac de Saint Julien, Lac de Bujaleuf, Lac de Saint Helene & Plan d'eau de Saint Marc ou Dognon.
Notable lakes in the Creuse include Étang de la Ramade, Etangs de la Cazine, Lac de Rochebut, Lac de la Roche-Thalamie, Lac de Lavaud-Gelade, Lac de Chambon, Lac de la Méouze and Lac du Chammet.
The southernmost department of the Corrèze (19) also has a large number of lakes incluing Lac du Causse, Lac de Bort les Orgues, Lac de Marcillac, Lac de Neuvic, Lac de Viam, Lac des Bariousses, Lac des Moulinards, Lac du Chammet. There are also the notable man made lakes attached to the dams of Hautefage, Aigle, Marèges, Sablier & Chastang.
Limousin is definitely a great place to find the perfect house with a lake or boating or fishing lake property close to streams & rivers. It is a nature lovers paradise where you can enjoy the the outdoors and water based activities.