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Clos Fleuri Farmhouse

  • 3 bedrooms
  • 6 sleeps
  • 7 nights min stay

Description from owner

Description

'Clos Fleuri' offers the ideal base for discovering the delights of the region. Just a 10 minute drive from the centre of Cognac with its medieval quarter. Take a trip on the Charente river here, visit one of the Cognac houses for a tasting or simply sit on the terrace of a cafe and watch the world go by.The Roman town of Saintes with its amphitheater is just 20 minutes by car and there is a wealth of interesting towns, villages, seaside resorts, islands and attractions within travelling distance.Alternatively why not spend a day or two relaxing round the pool, have a barbecue and wait for the sunset with a glass of wine to hand. The choice is yours!The nearest Boulangerie for those essential croissants in the morning is just round the corner and the nearest supermarket just 3.5 kms away in Burie.

Further details indoors

Large well-equipped kitchen.Enormous lounge with dining area (opening into small lounge area) and 3 lots of french windows opening onto the terrace.Shower

'Clos Fleuri' offers the ideal base for discovering the delights of the region. Just a 10 minute drive from the centre of Cognac with its medieval quarter. Take a trip on the Charente river here, visit one of the Cognac houses for a tasting or simply sit on the terrace of a cafe and watch the world go by.The Roman town of Saintes with its amphitheater is just 20 minutes by car and there is a wealth of interesting towns, villages, seaside resorts, islands and attractions within travelling distance.Alternatively why not spend a day or two relaxing round the pool, have a barbecue and wait for the sunset with a glass of wine to hand. The choice is yours!The nearest Boulangerie for those essential croissants in the morning is just round the corner and the nearest supermarket just 3.5 kms away in Burie.

Further details indoors

Large well-equipped kitchen.Enormous lounge with dining area (opening into small lounge area) and 3 lots of french windows opening onto the terrace.Shower room downstairs with double washbasins and shower.Seperate toilet downstairs.Three bedrooms upstairs - 2 double and 1 single (there is a single bed base ( without legs) and mattress which can be put in either single or double bedroom for 6th person...please ask if needed). Bathroom with bath, washbasin and toilet. The property retains much character with original stone charentais fireplaces, original wooden staircase, wooden beams and some stone walls.Will consider long winter let (minimum 1 month). Heating costs to be paid by renter on top of rent.

Further details outdoors

The 10x5m pool is unheated but warms easily in the sun. There is a large terrace with outdoor furniture including table, chairs, parasol and sunbeds. There is a large garden mainly laid to lawn with a large pebbled drive which provides parking for several vehicles within the enclosed grounds.

Location description from owner

The Poitou-Charentes region

This region is the second sunniest region of France after the French Riviera. It is renowned for its production of Cognac and also the aperitif Pineau - a mixture of cognac and grape juice! As well as the larger Cognac concerns such as Henessy and Martell, there are many smaller producers who welcome visitors for tastings.The region is covered with rolling hills of vineyards, interspersed with fields of sunflowers and is the home of Charentais melons which can be bought directly from the fields when in season.The River Charente winds its way through this department and offers relaxing walks along its banks. Fishing is a favourite pastime here as well as boat trips along the river. The Atlantic coast has wonderful sandy beaches, many of which are lined with pine forests, such as at La Palmyre where one of the best zoos in Europe can be found. The nearest beach at Royan is only 45 minutes away!Talmont with its streets full of Hollyhocks is a delight to visit, as is Mornac- sur- Seudre. Both being listed as one of the prettiest villages in France.La Rochelle and the Ile de Re with its famous bridge are well worth a day trip, as are Bordeaux and St. Emilion in the opposite direction.La Chapelle- des- Pots between St. Sulpice de Cognac and Saintes is steeped in pottery history and houses a pottery museum and factory. Also nearby at St Cesaire there is an interesting museum of the Neanderthal age. The skull of a woman from this era was discovered here some years ago.For the young there is a water park at Jonzac and Futuroscope in Poitiers is a cinema theme park and worth a day trip. In fact the list of places to visit and things to do is endless!

Cognac

Cognac is a pleasant town on the Charente river and has a medieval quarter. Here can be found a Chateau where King Francois I was born. The chateau now belongs to the Otard cognac house and is an interesting place to visit.There are several cafes and restaurants in Cognac mainly round the main square and a cobbled pedestrian area with shops. The Jardin public offers pleasant surroundings for a stroll or a picnic.There is a small port on the river in Cognac and boat trips, notably on the Dame Jeanne ( a reconstructed wooden boat of former times, used to transport goods along the river) provide a relaxing and peaceful way to enjoy the surrounding scenery.Hennesy is also to be found along the banks of the Charente and their visits include a short boat trip to the opposite bank to visit the chais which store barrels of cognac.

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Key Info

  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Great for children of all ages
  • Car essential
  • No pets allowed
  • Private garden

Families

  • Great for children of all ages
  • No pets allowed

Bed & bathroom

  • 2 Double Beds, 2 Single Beds
  • 1 Family bathroom, 1 Shower room

Amenities

  • Private outdoor pool (unheated)
  • Private garden
  • Balcony or terrace
  • Cooker
  • Fridge
  • Freezer
  • Microwave
  • Toaster
  • Kettle
  • Dishwasher
  • Washing machine
  • Iron
  • TV
  • DVD player
  • CD player
  • Hair dryer
  • Linen provided
  • Towels provided

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Access

  • Parking
  • Secure parking
  • Not suitable for wheelchair users

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This rental can only be paid for online through Holiday Lettings using your credit/debit card or PayPal (never by bank or wire transfer).
Smoking
No smoking at this property
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About the owner

Julie R
Response rate:
75%
Calendar updated:
27 Jan 2016
Years listed:
4
Based in:
United Kingdom

Languages spoken: English


This Farmhouse has 3 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms and sleeps 6. It’s been listed on Holiday Lettings since 29 Feb 2012. Located in Cognac, it has 1 review with an overall rating of 5. The average weekly rate varies from £952 to £1143.

The Owner has a response rate of 75% and the property’s calendar was last updated on 27 Jan 2016.

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“Fabulous house classically french with everything necessary for a great stay”

Reviewed 7 Aug 2015

We had a lovely stay at Clos Fleuri which was exceptionally well equipped and well managed, would be hard to find a fault. We loved the typically french building which was very spacious and in a very relaxing location. The pool was also a highlight being private and quiet, with a gorgeous surrounding patio where we could eat out every night. Would definitely recommend this property to all our friends. The only downside was we didnt manage to find a local cafe/bar in walking distance.

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