This detached house consists of a fully equipped modern kitchen with seating for 8 and further seating in the garden. There is a comfortable living room and a separate pool/games room with pool table and table football. There are 5 beds consisting of 2 double rooms with a single bed and double bed in each and a 'jack and gill' style en-suite for both rooms, plus 1 double with en-suite, 1 double and 1 single room sleeping 11 in total plus travel cots. There is a family bathroom and 2 other w.c's downstairs (one being by the pool). There is a large private secure terrace area around the 10m x 5m pool with sun loungers, table tennis table and BBQ. The large garden is great for football, cricket, badminton, rounders, pétanque and there is a selection of indoor games for those quiet thoughtful moments. There is satellite freeview English TV and wifi. The house is situated on a quiet lane. A welcome pack is provided and possible baby sitting service. (please enquire beforehand). Bike hire is available with a local company which will require booking in advance.
|Size||Sleeps up to 11, 5 bedrooms|
|Rooms||5 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms of which 1 family bathroom and 2 en suites|
|Check in time:||17:00|
|Check out time:||10:00|
|Nearest beach||Lake Lavaud 13 km|
|Nearest Amenities||3 km|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Limoges (LIG) 64 km, Nearest railway: Angoulême 44 km|
|Family friendly||Great for children of all ages|
|Notes||No pets allowed, No smoking at this property|
|Luxuries||Internet access, DVD player|
|Pool||Private outdoor pool (unheated)|
|General||TV, Pool or snooker table, Table tennis, Games room, Satellite TV, Wi-Fi available|
|Standard||Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer|
|Utilities||Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine|
|Furniture||Double Beds (4), Single Beds (3), Dining seats for 8, Lounge seats for 9|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided, High chair available|
|Outdoors||Private outdoor pool (unheated), Balcony or terrace, Private garden, BBQ, Bicycles available|
|Access||Parking, Not suitable for wheelchair users|
The Charente is situated in South West France and is known to be the second sunniest region in France. It is steeped in history and has wonderful countryside with the famous beautiful toffee coloured Limousin cattle supplying the best beef around.
There is also an abundance of markets, festivals, wine tasting and restaurants around so you really will be spoilt for choice knowing how you will spend your time here. Further away there is the Medieval large theme park Puy de fou, Futuroscope at Poitiers and Vallee de Singes (gorilla park).
Montemboeuf is situated just 3 kms away with a small supermarket, bank, chemist, post office, butchers, bakers, tennis courts and bars and a little further away there is Chasseneuil-sur-Bonnieure with larger supermarkets, small boutiques, bars and restaurants and a cinema. The historic city of Angoulême is approx 25 mins drive and a little further, the cognac region.
The lacs de la Charente are only 13 mins drive and the music festival at Confolens normally takes place Aug/Sept each year. The château at La Rochefoucauld is well worth a visit with a chance to dress up in medieval costumes. There is a water park/leisure centre at Angoulême.
The village of Oradour-sur-Glane is less than hours drive with it's massacred village taken place on 10 June 1944 during World War II. The town of Rochechouart (the country of the météorite) is 25 mins drive near the border of Charente and Haute-Vienne. All of which can be searched on the internet for more details.