'Marjoram a detached, single storey, 200-year-old farm cottage, modernised but retaining much of the original character. Available Spring to Autumn, fully furnished & equipped for 6/8 people. Sun room with views of the garden and pond. Oak beamed sitting room with wood burning fire, TV with Sky BBC, DVD, CD player. Wi-Fi access available. Subject to availability at the time of booking we are able to offer discounted Newhaven / Deippe ferry crossings at approximate cost of £150 for car and 4 people.Further information on request. Mezzanine floor with sofa bed. New fitted kitchen with table and chairs, wood burning oven, gas hob, electric oven, microwave, dishwasher, fridge, freezer, double doors to garden. Utility room with washing machine, storage shelves. Shower room with toilet. 3 bedrooms (1double 2 twin) with built in wardrobes. Pillows & duvets supplied. Bathroom with corner bath, 2 washbasins and walk in shower. Separate toilet. Electric heating. The enclosed mature, secluded garden with spa pool surrounds the cottage, ideal for relaxing or playing games in, garden furniture, barbecue supplied as well as 6 bikes, badminton, and basketball net and stand, table tennis & parking. Attractions: The Futuroscope theme park is only 30 minutes away at Poitiers,which will keep children & adults entertained all day.For those looking for quieter & tranquil life style,the canal system of the Venise-Vert makes an enjoyable day out. At Chauvigny to the west of Poitiers there is a Medieval Town offering a unique spectacle of flying birds of prey within the Castle walls. For those interested in swimming the large lake at Verruyes with designated fishing and bathing areas ( lifeguards at high season) excellent children's playground,grass football pitch and (free) tennis court. Just down the road at Vasles there is the Mouton village with 22 species of sheep in a natural habitat, lambs that can be fed and other small animals plus sheep dog & wool demonstrations. More to do: For those who wish to relax and enjoy the rural area, there are plenty walks and lanes for bike rides.