Farmhouse | 1 bedrooms | sleeps 3
This comfortable one bedroomed cottage boasts many original features including exposed beams, Charentaise fireplace and stonework. The large kitchen/diner has the original fireplace.
The lounge overlooks the meadow with sofa bed. The master bedroom has a king-sized bed, exposed beams and stonework. The bathroom has shower, basin and WC. Laundry facilities in nearby barn.Outside you have your own private garden which has a Patio with garden furniture and barbecue.
The farmhouse is surrounded by beautiful countryside with fantastic birds and wildlife and of course the sunflower fields for which this region is famous. With plenty to do and see in the local neighbourhood - market days, cycle rides and forest walks.
Fishing is allowed in the Grade A river at the side of the property and for the artist in you the gardens surrounding your cottage and the river are ideal for sketching or painting.
|Size||Sleeps up to 3, 1 bedrooms|
|Nearest beach||Chatelallion Plage 65 km|
|Will consider||Short breaks (1-4 days)|
|Nearest Amenities||10 km|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: La Rochelle 60 km, Nearest railway: Chatelallion Plage 65 km|
|Family friendly||Great for children of all ages|
|Notes||Pets welcome, No smoking at this property|
Features and Facilities
|General||TV, Video player, Wi-Fi available|
|Utilities||Clothes dryer, Cooker, Fridge, Washing machine|
|Rooms||1 bedroom, 1 bathrooms of which 1 Shower rooms|
|Furniture||1 Sofa beds, Double beds (1), Dining seats for 3, Lounge seats for 3|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided, High chair|
|Outdoors||Balcony or terrace, Private garden, BBQ|
The Poitou-Charentes/Vendee region
There are many places of interest and things to do within easy reach of La Maison de la Riviere. We provide a full information guide in each cottage on local attractions, special events and wonderful restaurants to enjoy the local fayre of Poitou Charentes. Here are just a few highlights.
For the energetic folk, there are numerous signed foot and cycle paths in the surrounding countryside and nearby Aulnay Forest and the Marais Poitevin (Green Venice). Swimming, horseriding, Go-Karting, golf and tennis are all available nearby.
Dampierre sur Boutonne:
Your nearest village is a short drive away from your cottage and has the advantage of a village shop with Post office and a bar/restaurant for reasonably priced meals with local wines. There is a 10th Century Renaissance chateau with the River Boutonne running through it. On the outskirts of the village is a Donkey Sanctuary.
The nearest town where a small but lively market is held every Thursday and Sunday morning. The town provides all your basic requirements; Supermarket, banks, cash machines, restaurants and bars and a chemist. The tourist information office opposite the 12th Century church will provide you with all the additional help you may need for the area.
Saint Jean d'Angely:
An interesting market town with markets twice a week, supermarkets, banks, chemist and restaurants and shops. The town also has a modern indoor swimming complex with the river nearby and a huge boating lake set in a lovely park with cafes, crazy golf and children's play area.