Farmhouse | 5 bedrooms | sleeps 12
Set in a tranquil hamlet, yet easily accessible from the A10 and 5kms from the market town of Sauze Vaussais, this comfortable farmhouse is ideal for family holidays. With a large terrace and BBQ ( charcoal / gas) for al fresco dining and a private gated pool (12m x 6m with shallow end), outdoor living is the order of the day. Adjoining the pool area is a covered stone barn where table tennis, basketball and swingball may be enjoyed.
Areas within easy reach are La Rochelle, Cognac, Chinon, Poitiers and Bordeaux.
|Size||Sleeps up to 12, 5 bedrooms|
|Nearest beach||La Rochelle 100 km|
|Nearest Amenities||5 km|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Poitiers 60 km, Nearest railway: Ruffec 12 km|
|Family friendly||Great for children of all ages, Suitable for people with restricted mobility|
|Notes||No pets allowed, No smoking at this property|
Features and Facilities
|Luxuries||Log fire, Internet access, DVD player|
|General||Central heating, TV, Video player, CD player, Telephone, Table tennis, Satellite TV, Wi-Fi available|
|Standard||Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer|
|Utilities||Clothes dryer, Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine|
|Rooms||5 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms and 1 Shower rooms|
|Furniture||Single beds (6), Double beds (3), Cots (1), Dining seats for 12, Lounge seats for 10|
|Outdoors||Balcony or terrace, Private garden, BBQ, Bicycles available, Swing set|
|Further details indoors|
A comfortable living room with log stove (free logs provided), ideal for a quiet read or watching tv. Traditional kitchen with rustic oak beams provides all the mod cons for home cooking. A downstairs twin bedroom with bathroom adjacent is suitable for children or older members of your party. One of the upstairs rooms accommodates 4 with a double and two singles.
|Further details outdoors|
Private pool (12m x 6m) with corner steps in shallow end. Outdoor solar heated shower. Plenty of outdoor seating for those barbecue nights and sun loungers for relaxing by the pool.
Bicycles( ladies, gents & children's) available to explore the local countryside.
Swimming pool available from May to October for your exclusive use.
English / French speaking representative on hand.
A generous welcome pack including wine and other essentials await you on your arrival to kick-start your holiday.
The Poitou-Charentes/Vendee region
Further afield but within easy access are the larger towns of Poitiers, which is home to Futuroscope, the second largest theme park in France, and Angouleme, both are full of historical buildings and both are also good for shopping.
Cycling, Walking, Theme parks, Swimming, Shopping, Sightseeing
A sixty minute drive west will take you to the coastal resort of La Rochelle, famed for its magnificent beaches, sixty minutes drive south will take you to the lovely town of Cognac, famed for its brandy distilleries.
There are many weekly markets in nearby towns eg Lezay, Saussais-Vaussais and the saturday market in Chef Boutonne. The town of Melle has a choice of restaurants. There is daily delivery of fresh bread and patisseries through Limort. The town of Sauze-Vaussais has a very large Super-U supermarket, this is about a 10mins drive. The area is ideal for walking and cycling.