Cottage | 2 bedrooms | sleeps 4
Your two bedroom accommodation is situated in a converted stone built barn that has been fully modernised. An up to date interior blends with the original French surroundings. The cottage is set on the edge of a small quiet village in a beautiful rural landscape with vines and sunflowers in the heart of Cognac country.
There is an 11 x 5m heated swimming pool with sun terrace.
|Size||Sleeps up to 4, 2 bedrooms|
|Nearest beach||Royan 60 km|
|Nearest Amenities||10 km|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: La Rochelle 70 km, Nearest railway: Angouleme (for TGV) 40 km|
|Family friendly||Great for children of all ages|
|Notes||No pets allowed, No smoking at this property|
Features and Facilities
|Utilities||Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Washing machine|
|Rooms||2 bedrooms, 1 bathrooms of which 1 Shower rooms|
|Furniture||Single beds (2), Double beds (1), Dining seats for 4, Lounge seats for 2|
|Further details indoors|
1 Double bedroom, 1 twin bedroom, Newly fitted shower room with modern facilities.
Kitchen area with cooker, fridge, microwave. Washing machine and iron available in laundry room. Lounge/Dining area with comfortable seating, DVD player.
|Further details outdoors|
Heated swimming pool 11m x 5m, with steps at the shallow end - suitable for young chidren. Sun terrace next to the pool. The pool is fenced for safety.
Barbecue, patio with garden furniture for alfresco dining
No smokers or pets.
English owners on site to help and provide information.
The Poitou-Charentes/Vendee region
The Charente Maritime is the second sunniest area of France (second only to the French Riviera). The climate is warm and sunny in the summer.
The gently rolling countryside is covered with vineyards, forests and fields of sunflowers. The villages are built of a warm honey coloured stone, wih many interesting features.
There are many historical towns nearby - Saintes has the largest Roman amphitheatre outside Italy, along with a Roman triumphal arch nearly 2000 years old.
The cottage is within easy reach of historic towns such as Cognac (with English language tours of the famous brandy distilleries) Saintes, with its Roman amphitheatre and river excursions and the beautiful and ancient port of La Rochelle.
Swimming and boating are available at St Jean d'Angely, Cognac and Saintes, with golf courses at Cognac and Saintes.
A wide variety of seaside resorts are only an hour away - Royan, Fouras, and the long sandy beaches of the Ile d'Oleron.
The world-famous Cognac Blues Festival is in the first week in July and attracts Blues musicians from all over the world.