Located in Limalonges, this vacation home features a barbecue. The property features views of the garden and is 31 miles from Poitiers. Free private parking is available on site. The kitchen is equipped with a dishwasher and an oven, as well as a coffee machine. A flat-screen TV and DVD player are featured. There is a private bathroom with a bathtub or shower. A number of activities are available in the area, such as biking and hiking. Poitiers-Biard Airport is 31 miles away.
Set deep within the Vienne Countryside, boasting two acres of enclosed gardens its location is idyllic, and within easy reach of local amenities. Family run with young children of our own you can enjoy the tranquillity of your private terrace or engage in a night to remember with our communal BBQs.
Le Cottage, gite, is set in a completely walled garden, in a quiet country lane, on the edge of a very small hamlet. Le Cottage is ideal for couples, house hunters and relaxing holidays. The large garden is regularly visited by a variety of birds and local wildlife making for excellent photographic opportunities. The garden also provides fruit, vegetables and salads in season. The hamlet of La Binacherie, Limalonges, is in a rural arable farming area but still within easy reach of the large number of attractions that the Poitou-Charentes has to offer. The flat terrain of the area makes for easy cycling and walking. The Gite has one bedroom only and is ideally configured for 2 people although slightly larger parties may be catered for on request, Cots and high chairs available for infants. B&B is also available with continental style breakfast - please specify when booking The accommodation comprises:- a large sunny bedroom and sitting room complete with woodburner, UK and French freeview TV; a well appointed full kitchen/dining room with all appliances, crockery, cutlery and utensils, again with both UK and French TV; a bright shower room; separate WC; and a laundry room with automatic washing machine. All linen and towels are provided. Within easy access of major routes (RN10). Situated where the departments of Deux Sevres, Vienne and Charente meet. The local towns of Sauze Vaussais and Civray are both within 10 minutes drive, with Ruffec approximately 15 minutes away. The large cities of Niort, Poitiers and Angouleme are all within a 45 minute drive.
The high quality renovation of the Barn, which dates from 1850, was completed in December 2015 and offers a lovely spacious holiday home. It is in a tranquil hamlet just 5 minutes drive from a large supermarket and two boulangeries. Downstairs there is an open plan living/dining/kitchen area. The snug part of this area has the wood burner. There are three sofas and two easy chairs. The kitchen has a large modern range-style cooker plus an extra smaller oven. We have added a microwave to the kitchen equipment. There are also two fridges, one with an ice box, and a dishwasher. In the utility room is the washing machine. Also downstairs is a double bedroom (bedroom 3) and WC/shower room. These are off the entrance hall and so are slightly separate from the living area. These may be suitable for someone with limited mobility but do call to discuss this to check on suitability. The whole of the ground floor is on one level but there is a lip at the front door and a step up into the shower. The original cart door opening has been fitted with bifold doors. Upstairs there is a mezzanine landing with bedroom 1 and the family bathroom (with bath, separate large shower, loo and wash hand basin) on one side and on the other side is bedroom 2 and another WC/ shower room. Bedroom 2 can be furnished with either 2 single beds or one double bed depending on your requirements - just let us know! Outside is a gravelled driveway with lots of parking space and a lawned area for relaxing in the sun or swinging in the hammock! There is outdoor garden furniture for relaxing and al fresco dining.
This lovely farmhouse in the middle of a small hamlet provides an ideal location for holidays, short breaks, or as a base while looking for a more permanent location. The house comprises of a large family dining kitchen, a welcoming lounge. It has three bedrooms and two bathrooms each with toilet, shower and sink. The outside large courtyard is enclosed and offers ample space for parking cars and for children to have a safe and secure play area. In the summer season an outdoor raised pool will be provided. IT is 5.5 m in diameter and 1.2 m deep. It is secured with a removable access ladder to keep it safe for children. There are plenty of walks and cycling trips direct from the house. ( bicycles can be loaned on request) There is a lake beach 1.5 km away and some fantastic river beaches within a 20 min drive. The nearby market town of Civray offers lovely cafes and restaurants as well as all the needed facilities.
Arbre de Cerise is a beautiful 400 year old farmhouse that has been lovingly restored and converted into three gites. All the character features of the gites sit alongside every modern convenience to ensure that your holiday is as relaxing as possible. Coquelicot is our 2 bedroom gite, sleeping 4 people, which looks out onto a grassed courtyard where a majestic cherry tree stands, providing stunning blossom in early Spring, an abundance of cherries in May and cooling shade in the height of summer. Across the courtyard is a large games barn and traditional French bread and beyond this is our stunning, newly installed 10m x 5m HEATED swimming pool. The fenced and landscaped pool area is furnished with sun loungers and shaded seating areas for enjoying lazy days and convivial evenings. Arbre de Cerise is part of the small hamlet of Grange, on the southern edge of Vienne, and is surrounded by rolling countryside. The climate in this beautiful region of south west France ensures reasonably mild winters and warm summer days. The N10 highway is minutes away which makes Arbre de Cerise the perfect place for exploring this fascinating region. Delightful local villages with boulangeries, bars and restaurants, along with several historic market towns provide an extensive range of facilities and amenities all within 10 minutes drive.
Arbre de Cerise is a beautiful 400 year old farmhouse that has been lovingly restored and converted into three gites. Tournesol is our 4 bedroom gite, sleeping 8 people, which looks out onto a grassed courtyard where a majestic cherry tree stands, providing stunning blossom in early Spring, an abundance of cherries in May and cooling shade in the height of summer. Tournesol is well equipped, not only with modern technology but also with a generously stocked kitchen with plenty of crockery, cutlery, glasses, utensils and cooking equipment - in fact everything you would expect at home. The decor of the gite is bright, tasteful and elegant, perfect for a relaxing holiday. Across the courtyard is a large games barn and traditional French bread and beyond this is the main garden with our stunning, newly installed 10m x 5m HEATED swimming pool. The fenced and landscaped pool area is furnished with sun loungers and shaded seating areas for enjoying lazy days and convivial evenings. Arbre de Cerise is part of the small hamlet of Grange, on the southern edge of Vienne, and is surrounded by rolling countryside. The climate in this beautiful region of south west France ensures reasonably mild winters and warm summer days. The N10 highway is 10 minutes away which makes Arbre de Cerise the perfect place for exploring this fascinating region. Delightful local villages with boulangeries, bars and restaurants, along with several historic market towns provide an extensive range of facilities and amenities all within 10 minutes drive.
Arbre de Cerise is a beautiful 400 year old farmhouse that has been lovingly restored and converted into three gites. Marguerite is our 3 bedroom gite, sleeping 6 people, with far reaching views over sunflower and poppy fields. The gite has recently been refurbished to provide high quality, comfortable and well equipped living accommodation, combining every modern convenience with the character features of each property. Exposed stone walls, oak beams, 18th century fireplace, plus a host of other original features, lend character and charm to the property Across the courtyard is a large barn with table tennis, darts, table football and a range of bicycles which guests are welcome to use to explore the local countryside or to collect their morning croissants. In the garden beyond the courtyard you can find our stunning new 10m x 5m HEATED swimming pool. The landscaped pool area is furnished with plenty of sun loungers and shaded tables for enjoying lazy days and convivial evenings.
Wonderfully quiet, charming house with large private swimming pool in Saint-Macoux Splendid views of this Saint-Macoux holiday home's meadows give you a sense of being the only one there. What glorious tranquility. Imagine enjoying the sun on the terrace, while the kids take another dip in the huge private pool. Fantastic! Inside, light the wood stove at night and enjoy a fine glass of wine in the spacious living room. During the day you can visit the interesting towns and villages in the vicinity. Two kilometers away, there is a playground with a swimming lake for the little ones. Medieval Ruffec (14 km) has a large recreational lake where you can rent pedal boats. Of course Ruffec is perfect for taking strolls and enjoying its culture. In the lively town of Melle (36 km) you can find remnants of the medieval town, like three churches and several cottages. In this town you can find the oldest silver mine in Europe that is open to public. Melle is also known for its 'chabichou' a local type of goat's cheese. You will find proper family entertainment in the zoos of La Vallee des Singes (13 km) and La Colline Enchantee (29 km). Beds made on arrival Pets Not allowed Bath towels Bring your own Cot € 2,14/night (On request) High chair free (on request) * Restrictions * Not accepted: Any kind of pet * Security deposit: € 300.00-On arrival you will be required to leave a fully refundable security deposit - cash or credit card * Refund: Deposit refund at departure * Extra cost (optional): Baby cot - 2.14 EUR - Per night Linge de maison - 6.00 EUR - Per person * Extra cost not included: Electricity - 0.15 EUR - Per consumption Bed linen - 6.00 EUR - Per person Cleaning - 60.00 EUR - Single payment
1. Large bright living room with 3 double doors into garden/patio. Plenty of seating ( including pull out sofa bed - sleeps 2), 50" LED TV, All FREE to air UK TV Stations available, WiFi and a CD player. 2. Open plan kitchen/diner with all amenities. Microwave oven, Gas Hob with Electric Oven, Washing Machine, Dishwasher, Fridge, Freezer, Kettle, Toaster. The kitchen also has all the pots and pans you'll need along with a slow cooker, cutlery, mugs, glasses, wine glasses. From a safety point of view, there is a fire extinguisher which is easily accessible, plus a fire blanket, first-aid kit and also a smoke alarm is fitted in the kitchen/diner area. The diner has a dining table which seats 10. 2a. Both the main living room and the kitchen/diner have working wood burners installed. If you are experienced in the art of lighting a wood fire then both these wood burners are available to use if the need arises. 3. Second living room - for quiet time. Has an office desk and book selves with a variety of books. It also has a seating area with coffee table. 4. Master Bedroom in the north wing of the house. Includes kingsize bed, 2x bedside tables with lamps, dressing table, chest of drawers, walk-in closet/dressing room, en-suite with bath and shower cubicle. Also, as this is the master bedroom, a child's cot is also included. If evenings are cold, an oil filled radiator is available in the dressing room. You can set your required temperature on this heater. The en-suite has it's own wall mounted heater. 5. 2 x Double Bedrooms in the southern wing of the house. Each bedroom has a double bed and 2x bedside tables with lamps. There is also a spacious open air wardrobe for hanging clothes with shelves and space for shoes etc, including extra pillows etc. Each bedroom has a wall mounted heater. 6. There is also a twin bedroom which has 2 x single beds. Again with 2 x bedside tables with lamps and an open air wardrobe as described above. Also includes a wall mounted heater. 7. A large bathroom serves the southern wing. Includes a wall mounted heater. 8. Back downstairs between the kitchen and the quiet room is a bright utility room. This room holds the garden furniture if the weather has been particularly wet. It also holds the tumble dryer. Through the centre of this room is access to a toilet/shower room and also access to the patio/garden. It's the ideal location for a shower room when you've been out in the hot sun and you want to cool down. 8. The patio/courtyard is a bit of a sun trap. It is surrounded on three sides by building. There are numerous sun loungers, garden chairs, tables with large and small parasols. There is also a charcoal BBQ with BBQ utensils and crockery in the kitchen. 9. The garden is spacious with two walnut trees, 2 hazelnut trees, apple trees, plum trees, a peach tree and a fig tree. Please help yourself when the fruit is ready to eat. Be careful with NUT ALLERGIES. 10. There is enough garage space for 3 cars if you want to keep the cars out of the sun. You can also park on the pavement outside the garages, i.e. there is ample parking. Chez Branger is about 4km from the centre of Ruffec. Ruffec has all the amenities generally required. There is a very large E.Leclerc supermarket which sells virtually everything. It also has a fuel station which has very competitive prices. On the same site is also an Inter-Sport outlet, a large pharmacy and a very peaceful McDonald's Restaurant with waiter service. Not far from there is an Inter Marche Supermarket with fuel station. The local hospital is literally around the corner from the supermarkets. Ruffec town centre has a few shops and a couple of cafes. The Ruffec market is open on Wednesdays and Saturdays. There is an indoor section and an outdoor section with very happy and helpful stall holders. PLACES TO VISIT 1. Ruffec has a Kayak and Canoe Centre at Condac, it's only a 10-12min drive away. You can hire canoes and bicycles by the hour or by the day. The centre also has a large cafeteria/restaurant. 2. Ruffec Market in the centre of town (Wed & Sat). 2a. Ruffec also has a tennis club and a football(soccer) club - across the road to McDonalds. 3. Walk down to the 15th Century church by the River Lien. 4. Visit the Primate Sanctuary at Romagne (86700), this is called 'La Vallee des Singes'. Over 30 types of Primate in a large enclosure - no cages. It's about 30km (30 mins) away, just past Civray. 5. Drive to Verteuil-sur-Charente and see a French castle on the banks of the River Charente and also explore the town itself. About 12km away. 6. Another quaint village to explore is Bayers, also about 12km away. 7. There's also Tusson - on an old pilgrimage route, about 14km away. 8. The beautiful seaside resort of La Rochelle is only 60-70mins drive away. La Rochelle is a coastal city in the Poitou Charentes region of southwest France. It has been a harbour and a center for fishing and trade since the 12th century, a maritime tradition that's reflected in its Vieux Port (old harbor) and huge, modern Les Minimes marina. The old town has half-timbered medieval houses and Renaissance architecture, including passageways covered by 17th-century arches. 9. Just north of the town of Poitiers is a resort of Futuroscope. This is a great place to spend a day with children. Futuroscope is like a digital theme park with an iMAX theatre and other attractions. 10. On the way to La Rochelle you can visit the very famous and historic town of Cognac. The name cognac is synonymous the world over with the finest French spirit but the town of Cognac was an important trading port for salt and local wine long before the discovery of the double distillation process that produced the famous drink. Take a guided tour of Hennessy and the town’s other major cognac houses; visit the fascinating Musée des Arts du Cognac; and find out about the surrounding area in the adjacent Cognac Country Discovery centre. You’ll find more big name producers in nearby Jarnac. Follow the five themed Cognac Trails to meet smaller producers of both cognac and delicious pineau aperitif, as well as traditional craftsmen. Today the vineyards of the Charente and Charente-Maritime departments combine to make the largest single vineyard in Europe for white grapes, most of it used in the production of cognac. But the area of Poitou-Charentes known as Cognac Country also includes the picturesque Charente Valley with its ancient water mills and sleepy villages, Romanesque churches and heritage towns. Spend a day in Saintes to visit its outstanding Roman remains, see its elegant Renaissance town houses, and enjoy a river cruise on the Charente. And don’t miss Angoulême, home to the unique Comic Strip Museum. 11. About 2 hours from the house is another famous and historic place - Bordeaux! Bordeaux, in southwestern France, is a port city on the Garonne and hub of the famed wine-growing region. It’s known for its Gothic Cathédrale St-André, as well as its many fine and contemporary art museums and 18th and 19th century mansions. Public gardens line the curving river quays, and grand Place de la Bourse opens to the water, with the Three Graces fountain at its center.
This quaint 2 bedroom cottage nestles on a hillside near the town of Civray. With attractive enclosed large garden. BBQ and covered terrace, ideal for al-fresco dining. 5 minutes walk is the river Charente, ideal for fishing and within 1Km there is a large swimming lake with beach and water slide. For days out the town of Poitiers and Futurascope is about 1 hour's drive away and for the beach, La Rochelle is about 1.5 hours. Cycling can be enjoyed in the surrounding area and 4 bikes are supplied at the cottage. Also golf can be enjoyed in Poitiers. Or a short trip, about 1.5hrs to Jarnac and Cognac to visit Courvoisier or Remy Martin brandy distillery or just relax in a tranquil environment.