Mansle holiday villa rental, Barbezieres with private pool, internet access and walking and log fire

La Maison Charentaise

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Villa / 5 bedrooms / sleeps 11 Home 78358

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Villa / 5 bedrooms / 2 bathrooms / sleeps 11

Key Info

  • Nearest beach 90 km
  • Swimming pool
  • Great for children of all ages
  • Car essential
  • No pets allowed
  • Private garden

Description from owner

The house sits in the heart of the countryside yet only a short cycle ride to the boulangerie, butcher's and mini grocery shop and the larger market town of Aigre with it's regular markets is only ten minutes drive. Cognac and La Rochelle are great places to visit as are the beaches at Royan.

The pool is alarmed and the garden is enclosed making it safe for children and there is a large open barn under which a late night game of table tennis can be played or you can enjoy a leisurely evening meal eating and drinking al fresco under the stars. The summer nights are hot and balmy and you can just sit back and relax and enjoy the warmth.

The Poitou-Charentes region

This region is said to be the second warmest after the Cote d'Azure and certainly when the sun is shining you will find an incredible warmth which lasts late into the evening. The area is rich in romanesque architecture and chateaux. Our village has its own small chateau and 13th century church. The house is well placed for visiting other regions. You could visit the vineyards of Bordeaux or St Emilion, the brandy houses in Cognac and Jarnac, the beach at Royan, a visit to La Rochelle, the 2000 year old cave paintings and much much more. You will find a plethora of information at the house which provides information about a multitude of things to see and do for all age groups.


There are festivals organised throughout the year in and around the Charente. The local area also organises a programme of events throughout the summer holidays for children and adults and you are free to join in with any of the activities if you wish. I can obtain a programme and let you have a copy prior to your visit.

Shopping at the markets is commonplace in France and you will find that you can buy fresh fish, mussels, scallops etc. from the fish market, a variety of cheeses from the cheese stall and fresh vegetables and flowers are in abundance. Again, I will provide further information before your holiday. travel.

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Bed & bathroom

  • 2 Double Beds, 6 Single Beds, 1 Cot available
  • 1 family bathrooms, 1 shower rooms


  • Great for children of all ages
  • No pets allowed
  • Cot available
  • High chair available


  • Wi-Fi available
  • Private outdoor pool (unheated)
  • Private garden
  • BBQ
  • Bicycles available
  • Internet access
  • Central heating
  • Log fire
  • Table tennis
  • Cooker
  • Fridge
  • Freezer
  • Microwave
  • Toaster
  • Kettle
  • Dishwasher
  • Washing machine
  • Iron
  • High chair available
  • TV
  • Satellite TV
  • Video player
  • DVD player
  • CD player
  • Telephone
  • Linen provided
  • Towels provided

Will consider

  • Long term lets (over 1 month)
  • Corporate bookings
  • House swap

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  • Parking
  • Suitable for people with restricted mobility
  • Wheelchair users


This rental can only be paid for online through Holiday Lettings using your credit/debit card or PayPal (never by wire transfer).
Yes, smoking allowed
Cancellation policy

About the owner

Roz P
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Calendar updated:
25 Jan 2016
Based in:
United Kingdom

Languages spoken: English, French, German

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