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The Gite and pool
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Gite in Poitou Charentes, France

Property Description

Located just 3 km from the medieval village of Cherveux with its 13th Century Chateau we are secluded but not isolated The property has been sympathetically restored and converted to a very spacious and comfortable home which with its tastefully furnished accommodation attractive stone walls and original beams and ancient fireplace provides a tranquil setting and base to explore this truly unspoilt part of France The Ground Floor The kitchen and dining area is well appointed with cooker microwave fridge dishwasher and washing machine plus iron and ironing board It is fully equipped with ample cutlery crockery and glassware for 8 people and more should you wish to entertain As well as the feature stone wall and beamed ceiling the kitchen and dining area contains the original 16th Century hay byre Adjacent to the dining area we have kept part of the original cobbled floor which leads to the VERY spacious sitting room with sofas and seating open stone fireplace feature stone wall beamed ceiling well stocked bookshelves and drawers full of videos and games There is also a TV BBC and ITV video player and hifi French windows lead directly onto the sun terrace an ideal spot for breakfast The First Floor A large airy bathroom with white suite and tileswcwashbasin and bath with showerscreen There is also an additional separate wc Three bedrooms two doubles and one very large family room with 4 single bedsEach bedroom has the very attractive exposed beams and are carpeted throughout A cot is available if required The Outside Leading from the sitting room is a sun terrace with table chairs and sun umbrella this overlooks the pool Steps lead from the terrace down to the barbecue area and 10 metre swimming pool which is surrounded by lawn with sun loungers There is also a delightful area under the trees with a table and chairs to enjoy a drink in the shade

Local Area Information

The surrounding countryside of open fields gentle hills and woodland is ideal for walkers and cyclists while local amenities include golf horse riding fishing and a Plan Deau with its inland lake sandy beach childrens playground restaurant and bar making it ideal for families Close by are the historic towns of St Maixent LEcole Parthenay and Niort where you can wander through the narrow streets visit the markets eat gourmet food at the restaurants or simply sit at one of the many street cafes and watch the world stroll by Only 25 mins from us and not to be missed is a visit to the Marais Poitevin known locally as the Green Venice Here you can rent a boat and glide through the miles of small winding rivers and streams waving to passing cylists as you lay back sipping the local wine before stopping at a riverside restaurant to sample the delicious locallycaught fish Within easy driving distance is The Valley of the Monkeysa wonderful valley park where 350 species of monkey roam while just 45 mins to 1 hr drive are the cities of Poitiers with the famous Futuroscope and La Rochelle with its walled city and picturesque historic harbour From here you can drive across the bridge to the Isle de Re with its quaint house and picturepostcard scenery or visit the wonderful beaches of the Atlantic coast Also nearby is Cognac where many of the famous distilleries are open to the public and offer tours. A 'welcome' pack of groceries will be waiting on your arrival and towels and linen are included.

Property Information

Location:Deux Sevres, Poitou Charentes, France
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This Property Sleeps:8
Minimum Price Per Week:£440 (Currency Converter)
Maximum Price Per Week:£1250
Nearest Airport:Poitiers or La Rochelle
A twenty percent deposit is required to secure a bookingthe balance payable six weeks before arrival

Property Features

* Has a Pool
* Close to a golf course
* Children are allowed

Accommodation and Facilities Summary

DiningDining room table, Seating for 8 People
BedroomSingles 4, Doubles 2
BathroomToilets 2, Bathrooms 1
EntertainmentSatellite or Cable, Hi Fi, Video, Radio, Cassette Player
KitchenHigh Chair Available, Crockery & Cutlery Provided, Microwave, Dishwasher, Washing Machine, Hob, Oven, Fridge, Separate dining area, Toaster
LaundryLinen Provided, Towels Provided, Iron, Ironing Board
Living RoomSeating for 10 People, Sofas 3, Armchairs 3, Fold Out Beds Sleeping 1
Local ActivitiesCycling, Fishing, Golf, Horse Riding, Tennis, Swimming, Walking
Local AreaQuiet Bars and Pubs, Restaurants, Distance to Local Town Centre 10km, The local town is Lively but not wild
LocationDistance to beach >5km, Distance to convenience store 3-5km, Distance to local restaraunts >5km, Distance to Airport 50-100km, In the Country
OutsideBarbecue Area, Barbecue, Patio, Parking, Terrace, Private Swimming Pool, Garden
SuitabilityNo Pets, Family Oriented, Children Welcome, Wheelchair inaccessible
AccommodationAccommodation Type: Self Catering, Size: Spacious, Changeover Day Sat
ThemeQuiet yet close to local activity

Contact Information

Name: gloria burland
Telephone: 33-549-050914
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