Charming cottage to let in rural Charente

Salles-de-Villefagnan (9km from Ruffec), Charente, Poitou Charentes Reference: PC005301 Advertiser since: 7 February 2017
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Willow Tree Cottage Self Catering Sunday 2 4 1

About this property

Charming Cottage in Rural Setting. This cottage/gite is in a rural setting.

A rustic 2 bedroom south facing country cottage, overlooking the local countryside. Newly renovated and refurbished to a high standard, situated in the village of Salles De Villefagnan, approximately 9km from the historic villages of Ruffec and Verteuil. The cottage overlooks farmland and is located on the outskirts of the village in a peaceful setting, ideal for those looking for a relaxing getaway from the hustle and bustle of city/town living. Parking is available at the cottage for one, maybe 2 cars (depending on size).
Bed & Breakfast is available upon request. A breakfast basket can be supplied on request for the duration of your stay (if required) at a cost of €5 per person. Additional meals can be supplied but must be requested in advance.
The double bedroom overlooks the garden and fields.

Type

Cottage/Gite

Kitchen and dining

The kitchen is fully-fitted with oven, hob, dishwasher, microwave, toaster and kettle, along with all the china and utensils for the guests to use during their stay. I provide a welcome pack on their arrival, of tea, coffee etc.

Living rooms

It comprises of an open plan lounge/kitchen dining area with wood burning stove in the lounge.
In the lounge the sofa is also a pull-out bed allowing for 2 additional people to be accommodated. This includes all bedding and towels.
There is a wood burning stove, and additional heater, There is table and chairs for 4 people, with television and wi-fi.

Bedrooms

The 2 bedrooms are of large size, one containing a double bed and the other bedroom has 2 single beds both include wardrobe and chest of drawers. Linen and towels are provide for all the beds, with extra if required.

Bathrooms

The family bathroom has a walk-in shower unit, toilet, hand basin but no bath. There is a washing machine in the bathroom.

Heating

There is a wood burner in the lounge with a eletric heater. Both the bedrooms and bathroom have eletric heaters. We supply the wood when required.

Entertainment

There is a television, dvd player if guests wish to bring their own dvds. Wi-fi is also available, but there is no telephone.

Garden and outside

The cottage has a south facing garden, with a small patio and lawn area. At the moment it is still being worked on. We provide outdoor table, chairs and umbrellas for the guests usage. The garden overlooks fields. It has plum trees, weeping willow and other trees for shade. The garden is not fenced at present.

Parking and garages

There is a gravel drive on the side of the cottage, that you can park 2 cars.

Visitor suitability

The cottage is suitable for all ages, as it is on one level. Pets are welcome on request. There is 2 travel cots available for babies.

Facilities

  • Cleaning

  • Internet

  • No smoking

  • Linen

  • Child facilities

  • Meals

  • Couples only

Activities

Antiques/Brocante Market

Name of nearest antiques/brocante market: Ruffec
Distance: 9 km

About the Owner/Advertiser, Mrs Eileen Pearce

I am retired, and been living in France for 14 years, I enjoy gardening, walking,cooking and knitting. I run a lunch club for both ladies and gentlemen, where we go to a different restaurant each month. We have 2 rescue dogs, one is 3 years old, one 3 1/2 years old, for where we live there is plenty of places to take them for walks.

Year property purchased 2015
Why this location? For the peace and quiet, and lovely scenery.
Unique benefits of property A rustic 2 bedroom country cottage, newly renovated and refurbished to a high standard, situated in the village of Salles De Villefagnan, approximately 5km from the historic villages of Ruffec and Verteuil. The cottage overlooks farmland and is located on the outskirts of the village in a peaceful setting, ideal for those looking for a relaxing getaway from the hustle and bustle of city/town living. Parking is available at the cottage for one, maybe 2 cars (depending on size).
Bed and breakfast is available upon request. A breakfast basket can be supplied on request for the duration of your stay (if required) at a cost of €5 per person. Additional meals can be supplied but must be requested in advance.
The cottage has undergone a full renovation and is fitted with all mod-cons.

The Owner Recommends

Restaurants, markets and the coast

There are lovely places to eat, in the villages of Verteuil, Nanteuil en Vallee, Angouleme and surrounding areas. The local market is on Wed, and Saturday, there is also a market which is on the 27th of each month in the mornings, in Rouillac which is 35km from the cottage. There are 3 or 4 coastal places to visit and they take roughly 2 hours drive.