Charming 2 bedroom gite in rural location with fabulous views across the valley, set in the peaceful hamlet of Palluaud, this delightful semi detached holiday property adjoins the owners home. It features wooden floors, exposed beams and stonework. The accommodation enjoys uninterrupted views over rolling Charente countryside from its sitting-out area. Sunflowers are an important crop for local farmers.
You can visit several pretty Charente villages nearby including Aubeterre sur Dronne, part of the Les Plus Villages de France (the most beautiful villages in France). Also nearby is the Roman village of Villbois Lavelette. The ancient city of Angouleme to the north is well worth a visit and just over the border in the Dordogne, is Riberac where Fridays market is the biggest in the Perigord region with 250 stalls.
Within easy driving distance is the beautiful town of Brantome, often referred to as the Venice of the Dordogne. The wine producing areas of the Bordelaise are not far away.
All on the ground floor.
Kitchen/diner with centre worktop, including an open dresser, fridge-freezer, gas cooker, microwave, kettle, toaster, table and chairs for 4 people, wooden floors with beams, large oak cupboard.
Separate living room with television, Sky box for English freeview channels, dvd player, centrally heated and open fire,
2 sofas and a chair, sideboard, corner unit and nest of tables.
Main bedroom with double bed, wardrobe, side tables and dressing area.
Second bedroom with twin beds, wardrobe, side tables, chest of drawers.
Main bathroom with large shower cubicle, basin and toilet.
Heated towel rail, hairdryer, wooden floor.
Oil fired central heating and open fire in lounge.
Large mature grounds overlooked gardens of 1/4 acre with patio area, garden table and chairs, outside loungers, external table tennis table and barbecue.
Ample courtyard parking for 4/5 vehicles.
Location: There is a very popular restaurant in Palluaud and 5 minutes away by car is the pretty village of St Severin with a supermarket, shops cafe/bars, restaurants.
13km NE of Aubeterre sur Dronne which has an extensive and popular river beach, 15km south of Villebois Lavallett: 30km of Angouleme.
Having spent many years living and working in different countries, we decided to retire to the South West of France due to the climate and lovely countryside.
|Year property purchased||2004|
|Why this location?||Many pretty villages and lovely countryside.|
|Unique benefits of property||Rural location with amazing views and yet only a short drive to all local amentities.|
Excellent local bar/restaurant with an ever changing menu of fresh local produce
Great food lovely setting
Good food lovely setting
Beautiful food changes menu