Barn | 1 bedrooms | sleeps 2
The accommodation which is a self contained converted part of our main barn and known by the locals as The West Wing, has been sympathetically renovated using the original beams and stone work, ideal for couples looking for tranquil surroundings set in the heart of the countryside in the Loire Valley.
It is located near to the village of Crevant with a grocery store (selling petrol), post office, baker, butcher, hairdresser and bar & restaurant that has an outdoor swimming pool and tennis courts for hire.
|Size||Sleeps up to 2, 1 bedrooms|
|Nearest beach||Eguzon Lake with beach 35 km|
|Will consider||Short breaks (1-4 days)|
|Nearest Amenities||5 km|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Tours: 170km, Limoges & Poitiers 140 km, Nearest railway: Chateauroux 45 km|
|Family friendly||Suitable for people with restricted mobility|
|Notes||Pets welcome, No smoking at this property|
Features and Facilities
|Luxuries||Internet access, DVD player|
|General||CD player, Pool or snooker table, Satellite TV, Wi-Fi available|
|Standard||Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer|
|Utilities||Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine|
|Rooms||1 bedroom, 1 bathrooms of which 1 En suites|
|Furniture||Double beds (1), Cots (1), Dining seats for 4, Lounge seats for 4|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided|
|Outdoors||Private garden, BBQ, Bicycles available|
|Further details indoors|
Please note that the rental accommodation comprises of only part of the barn.
The accommodation comprises of spacious lounge with French doors to garden and stunning views over open countryside and all the comforts of home, stepping up to dining area (full length window also opening to garden) which leads onto dressing area with triple wardrobe and drawers and into bedroom with en suite shower, hand basin and toilet.
Kitchen with four ring gas hob, microwave, fridge with freezer compartment and all other accessories.
A baby travel cot is available if required and the washing machine is usable in our house (a small charge per load to cover laundry products etc).
There is a multi-gym, exercise bike, sit-up machine and weights for the more energetic person.
No smoking in the accommodation but no problem outside.
|Further details outdoors|
There is a private garden for use by the guests with garden furniture and BBQ, enclosed by hedges and a small fence between our garden and the guest garden so our dogs are separated from yourselves although they can still look longingly through the fence for a little bit of affection.
Parking is in our drive behind wooden gates.
We are situated on a very quiet lane with just a few tractors passing and the odd herd of cows changing fields.
There are 2 mountain bikes available for use by the guests and of course boules.
Tennis rackets are available for use with hire of courts in Crevant.
A Welcome pack is provided.
Arrival and departure times are flexible.
The Loire Valley region
In the south of the Loire Valley bordering the Limousin, Creuse and Cher regions is this unspoilt area of rural France abundant with forests, farmland, lakes and rivers for swimming, boating or fishing and of course vine yards.
There are numerous old towns with lots of history and architecture to explore notably Nohant Vic the home of George Sands the famous "female" author.
The historic market town of La Chatre, a 15 minutes drive, offers a taste of medieval architecture, restaurants, bars, shops, banks and supermarkets. The local Saturday market gives an experience of real France where local produce can be bought, cheese, bread, wine, fruit & veg and fresh fish.
For the active there this Tennis, Golf, Horse Riding, Cycling and Rambling Routes, Fishing and at "Lac Eguzon" a 30 mins drive, all types of water activities, Water Skiing, Wind Surfing, Speed Boats, Kayaking, Pedalos plus a man made beach for relaxing or taking that refreshing dip.
The 4* hotel, a 10 minutes drive offers a gastronomic restaurant, 18 and 9 hole golf course plus driving range and a fantastic spa centre for massage, beauty and facial treatments, hydrotherapy and the health suite has indoor and outdoor pools, jacuzzi, sauna and fully equipped gym.
For the less active there is the typical Rural French Lifestyle relaxing, eating and drinking in one of the many small local bars and restaurants.
Throughout the spring and summer months there is a vast array of events from the 24 hour Music Festival (21st June), Retro Car Rally (June/July), Harley Davidson Bike Rally (August) and the Summer Fetes with Evening Soirees hosted by the local villages almost every weekend.
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8 Jul 2013
"We found a little bit of paradise"
We loved staying in this unusual apartment in a beautifully renovated barn. The site is gorgeous vista with rolling hills. Our hosts, Bill and Pen, were unbelievable helpful. Bill and Pen, came to guide us to our new home for a week, after getting lost. Upon arrival, Pen put a few staples in the refrigerator, to get us started, for the morning. The next day, Pen came to the grocery store with us, which was only open on Sunday, untill noon. Bill was wonderful, and provided us help during our stay as well. We enjoyed their two dogs, hens, and their beautiful gardens. We found two new friends. We would highly recommend this beautiful home and the area. This vacation was made more special, because of our stay with Bill and Pen.
29 Jun 2011
"Comfortable and at home in the middle of France"
We stayed a week at this rental, l'Aile-de-Ouest ("The Barn") in Le Breuil-Mâllot. It was exactly the romantic get-away we had pictured for an anniversary in the country, with multi-c… More
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