Farmhouse | 4 bedrooms | sleeps 10
La Rue is a large spacious family home with all amenities necessary for an extremely relaxing and tranquil holiday. The house is situated in a very rural setting, ideal for walking and cycling for all ages. Activities on site include table tennis, pool table and use of the private large swimming pool and sun terrace. Satellite television is also available.
Local activities include fishing, horse-riding and canoeing. There are a number of excellent French restaurants in the local area and many opportunities to see places of historic interest and local culture. The vinyards and distilleries of Cognac are a very short distance away. Also within easy driving distance is the city of Poitiers with its famous Futuroscope theme park. Beautiful beaches are within easy driving distance.
|Size||Sleeps up to 10, 4 bedrooms|
|Nearest beach||La Rochelle 120 km|
|Nearest Amenities||1 km|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Poitiers 45 km, Nearest railway: Ruffec 9 km|
|Family friendly||Great for children of all ages, Suitable for people with restricted mobility|
|Notes||Pets welcome, No smoking at this property|
Features and Facilities
|Luxuries||Log fire, DVD player|
|General||Central heating, TV, Video player, CD player, Pool or snooker table, Table tennis, Satellite TV|
|Standard||Kettle, Toaster, Iron|
|Utilities||Clothes dryer, Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine|
|Rooms||4 bedrooms, 4 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms, 2 En suites and 1 Shower rooms|
|Furniture||1 Sofa beds, Single beds (2), Double beds (4), Cots (1), Dining seats for 10, Lounge seats for 8|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided, High chair|
|Outdoors||Balcony or terrace, Private garden, BBQ, Bicycles available|
|Further details indoors|
The interior accommodation includes a well-equipped kitchen with breakfast room attached. The large lounge contains a full sized pool table, bar and comfortable seating and dining area . Heating is provided by a wood burning fire and electric wall heaters. There is also a utility room, shower room and separate cloakroom on the ground floor.
On the first floor there are four bedrooms:
A double bedroom with en suite bath and shower.
A family suite consisting of two rooms, one with a double bed and the other with a double bed and set of bunk-beds, with en suite shower room/wc attached.
A further double bedroom
|Further details outdoors|
The house is set in its own large and private gardens and approached via a gated driveway. The modern sunken pool and terrace are immediately adjacent to the house and are not overlooked. The property overlooks a valley where deer and other wildlife can regularly be seen. There is a covered hangar adjacent to the house and pool that is ideal for relaxing in the shade. A full sized table-tennis table is also situated in the hangar. There is parking for several vehicles immediately in front of the house.
English speaking representatives are available for assistance.
Towels for use in the pool area are not provided.
The swimming pool is open May to September
The Poitou-Charentes/Vendee region
The Charente and Charente-Maritime offer everything for the ideal family holiday. Long warm summers, historic towns and villages, beautiful sandy beaches and freshwater lakes and rivers for fishing, bathing and boating. 17 golf courses, theme parks, zoos and aquariums. Sample the cultural delights of Poitiers, Cognac and La Rochelle, as well as the many local markets, street fairs and brocantes.
Banniere is set in the rural commune of Montjean, where you can find a bar/restaurant, a boulangerie and Post Office. The nearest towns are Ruffec, Sauze Vaussais and Villefagnan, with their larger shops, supermarkets, bars and restaurants. There are markets in each of the towns on various days. The area is ideal for safe walking and cycling in very tranquil surroundings.