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Riverside Barn

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Riverside terrace

Gite / 2 bedrooms / sleeps 4

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Gite / 2 bedrooms / sleeps 4

Key Info
  • Nearest beach 23 km
  • Suitable for children over 5
  • Car essential
  • No pets allowed
  • Private garden

Riverside Barn is a 16th century stone building situated in the village of La Trimouille on the banks of the River Benaize in the Place de la Liberte near the mini supermarket and bar/restaurant which serves lunch and dinner. Across the bridge is a further bar/restaurant. Local amenities include a boulangerie, pharmacy, bank, hairdresser, tourist office, cinema and tennis courts.

The property was restored in 2013 to a modern standard retaining its 16th century original beams and foor levels. One of the latter day uses of the building was as a wheelwright workshop and cow shed. The accommodation provides an excellent base for tourism and relaxation.

The ground floor comprises a spacious open-plan sitting and dining area for 4 people with a window opening on to the river bank. There is a separate well equipped kitchen and cloakroom with laundry facility. Upstairs the master bedroom is light and roomy with river views from a Juliet balcony plus an en-suite shower room. The second bedroom has twin beds with an en-suite shower room. Outside there is a riverside terrace with raised flower beds and access to the river.

There is a public car park outside the property but secure parking can be provided if required.

Size Sleeps up to 4, 2 bedrooms
Nearest beach Chaillac 23 km
Will consider Long term lets (over 1 month)
Access Car essential
Nearest travel links Nearest airport: Poitiers or Limoges 75 km
Family friendly Suitable for children over 5
Notes No pets allowed, No smoking at this property

Features and Facilities

Luxuries Internet access, DVD player
General Central heating, TV, CD player, Satellite TV, Wi-Fi available
Standard Kettle, Toaster, Iron
Utilities Clothes dryer, Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Washing machine
Rooms 2 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms of which 2 En suites
Furniture Double beds (1), Single beds (2), Dining seats for 4, Lounge seats for 4
Other Linen provided, Towels provided
Outdoors Balcony or terrace, Private garden, BBQ
Access Secure parking

The Poitou-Charentes region

The Vienne region of Poitou-Charentes is still one of France's best kept secrets, remaining unspoilt and with numerous attractions in the area. It is one of the sunniest regions in France with hot summers. The gite is perfectly placed to enjoy walking or cycling and the village is on the edge of the Brenne National Park which is full of natural beauty and wild life.

La Trimouille

Montmorillon - is just 15 minutes away with the Cite de l'Ecrit in the old town dedicated to shops selling books, both antique and new, and writing materials. Discover many of the listed buildings or enjoy a meal in one of the many restaurants or cafes. Market on Wednesday.

St Savin - the Abbey is a Unesco World Heritage site with a unique collection of 12th century frescoes.

Angles-sur-Anglin - one of France's charming medieval towns with a watermill and castle.

Chauvigny - a medieval town with a castle where a spectacular bird of prey show takes place around the castle walls. Large market on Saturday morning.

La Foire des Herolles - one of the biggest markets in France which takes place on the 29th of each month.

There are a number of outdoor activities in the area - swimming, canoeing, kayaking, horse riding, golf and many more available at various centres.

The nearest swimming lake and sandy beach is at Chaillac (23km).

Get up close to the monkeys at the Vallee des Singes (Monkey Valley) with 350 uncaged residents or visit the lush and tropical setting of the Planete des Crocodiles.

The Reserve de la Haute Touche is the largest zoo in France with over 1000 animals.

Visit Futuroscope near Poitiers, just an hour away. A unique experience in technology with breathtaking shows.

Saint Cyr Park - a swimming lake with a sandy beach and water sports, amongst one of the best 18 hole golf courses in France. Bar/restaurant.

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25 Sep 2014


"Very well appointed"

This is the most well appointed place we have ever stayed in. I am used to taking lots of bits to self catering places so we don't have to buy large bottles/jars for a week and leave half of it.… More

20 Jul 2014


"An extremely comfortable property"

Riverside Barn has been tastefully decorated and has all the conveniences required and more for a very relaxing stay. The outdoor seating area is delightful over looking the river which enhances the t… More

25 Jun 2014


"Riverside Barn is a delight."

Beautifully renovated, furnished and fitted out to a high standard. Provided with everything you need - even the use of a garage. We can honestly say this is the best gite we have ever stayed in and … More

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