Although you feel you are in the middle of nowhere the village of Jarnages is just 4 minutes by car. Here you will find small supermarket, bakers, pharmacy, butchers and a tabac/cafe; There is also a small market on a Sunday morning.
The main town of Gueret is approx 15 minutes by car along the motorway and there you will find all the large supermarkets, petrol stations, banks, hotels, restaurants, and Mc’Donalds. There is also a very good Chinese resturant that does an all you can eat buffet with soft drinks, wines and beers, tea and coffee all included for just 23 euro per person.
If you are coming via Montlucon the hotels there are:
Our carp & catfishing lake is approx 6hrs 30mins drive from Calais. It is motorway all the way and an easy drive. There are many motorway services along the route. Here are links to some of the travel operators: