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16 rue du chateau

House | 2 bedrooms | sleeps 4

Key Info
  • Great for children of all ages
  • Pets welcome
  • Private garden
  • Car advised

The house is quietly situated on the hill road leading to the ancient chateau.

It overlooks the town of Chalais and is a 5 minute walk down hill to the centre.where there is a large supermarket, a station, a lively weekly market, shops, bars and cafes with a distinctive French flavour.

It is ideal for a young family or couple seeking a temporary lock-up holiday home in this sought-after region, which has the rare combination of peace and privacy with the amenities just a short walk away.

The house is built into the hillside with street access to the ground floor opening onto a long hallway with a living room leading to the kitchen and utility room.

First floor there is a large double ensuite bedroom, a spacious landing with tabe and chairs, a separate toilet and a twin bedroom.

Access to a pretty enclosed garden and terrace area is on the first floor.

It is laid to lawn and rises by 20 steps backing onto the peaceful surroundings of the Cloisters.

At the end of the day you can enjoy a drink sitting on the bench at the top of the garden and take in the fabulous view over the town.

The house has been renovated and is presented in good order with simple, comfortable, stylish furniture.

Unlike other French towns, Monday is market day in Chalais and a good opportunity to stock up with the week's shopping.

Chalais is a small friendly town with a Franco/Anglo club "Le Perroquet Vert" at its centre where there is a lot going on.

It has a coffee bar, language lessons, a library, art studios and wifi. During the holidays there are countless children's activites,

tennis, fishing and canoeing, hiking and bike-hire. Close by is a lakeside beach and riverside oeisure parks, historic monuments, churches and, your nearest neighbour, the intriguing 11th C Chateau with its gourmet restaurant.

The Atlantic coast is within an easy drive, and visits to beautiful Bordeaux will become a regular feature.

Angouleme is an attractive city surrounded by old ramparts. You will find there the famous museum of cartoons and a TGV link to Paris. It is a 30 minute drive north.

Size Sleeps up to 4, 2 bedrooms
Access Car advised
Nearest travel links Nearest airport: Bordeaux, Poitiers, Angouleme, Nearest railway: Chalais via Bordeaux or Angouleme from Paris
Family friendly Great for children of all ages
Notes Pets welcome, Yes, smoking allowed

Features and Facilities

Luxuries Log fire, Internet access, DVD player
General TV, Video player, CD player, Telephone, Satellite TV, Wi-Fi available
Standard Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer
Utilities Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer
Rooms 2 bedrooms, 1 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms
Furniture 1 Sofa beds, Single beds (2), Double beds (1), Cots (1), Dining seats for 8, Lounge seats for 3
Other Linen provided, Towels provided, High chair
Outdoors Balcony or terrace, Private garden, BBQ
Access Parking

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Barbara J.

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Based in United Kingdom

Languages spoken
  • English
  • French

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