Farmhouse | 4 bedrooms | sleeps 11
Exceptionally spacious, former watermill with many original period features. Set at the end of a private drive in 3 secluded acres, the property has access directly on to local footpaths, cycle routes and woods. It has a sunny terrace, it's own boule pitch, parking and plenty of room for running around.
Inside on the ground floor, Le Moulin has an enormous sitting room with seating for 11, 42" flat screen TV with English channels and DVD. It has a very large kitchen / dinning room equipped with all modern amenities. Both rooms look out over the grounds. It also has a utility room leading to the terrace with a further fridge and a downstairs toilet.
Upstairs are 4 large bedrooms one of which is ensuite. Two of the bedrooms are doubles and two are falily rooms (one double bed and one single bed). There is a further spare bed in one room and two cots. There is also a family bathroom with a bath and shower.
In the basement is a games room, with a football table, darts, mini trampoline, firdge and seating.
Just 7 minutes drive away is the nearby town of La Chataigneraie which has everything you cight need, including 2 supermarkets, bakers, butchers, doctors, vets, cafes and restaurants.
There are two lovely outdoor swimming pools nearby and the fantastic lake, man made beach and woodlands at Mervent.
Le Moulin is ideal for families or for keen walkers or cyclists. It is also an ideal base for keen anglers or lovers of the arts and there is lots to do for everyone in the surrounding area. The coast is also only an hour away.
|Size||Sleeps up to 11, 4 bedrooms|
|Nearest beach||Atlantic coast 60 km|
|Nearest Amenities||4 km|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: La Rochelle 60 km|
|Family friendly||Great for children of all ages|
|Notes||Pets welcome, No smoking at this property|
Features and Facilities
|General||Central heating, TV, CD player, Table tennis, Games room|
|Standard||Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer|
|Utilities||Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine|
|Rooms||4 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms and 1 En suites|
|Furniture||Single beds (3), Double beds (4), Cots (2), Dining seats for 11, Lounge seats for 11|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided, High chair|
|Outdoors||Balcony or terrace, Private garden, BBQ, Swing set|
The Poitou-Charentes/Vendee region
This is a fantastic part of France with beautiful countryside and lots to do. For cyclists and walkers there are thousands of miles of well marked routes, some of which lead straight off from the property. For anglers there are many lakes and rivers in the region and permits are easy and affordable to obtain. There is a major fishing centre Piscalis less than 30 mins drive away. There is also the lake at nearby Mervent where there are water sports and lake swimming available along with a waterside restaurant.
For families there is everything you could want for all ages from a Zoo, adventure park, tree top adventure park, acquarium, tank museum, Futrurscope and the amazing Puy du Fou all within easy reach to name but a few attractions. Plan d'eau nearby has a poolside restaurant and fantastic outdoor pool as well as pedalos on the lake and horse riding.
The area is blessed with a mediterranean climate and lots of lovely restaurants. There are many places worth visiting including many chateaux, some great French markets at Niort and Thours and the beautiful harbour town of La Rochelle. The atlanic coast is only an hour away as is sun soaked Il de Ré.
Within 10 minutes of the property is stunning Vouvant and historic Fontenay.And with so much to do in the area it still remains a peaceful setting.