Lovely cottage to let in Poitou Charentes

Le Lindois (5km from Montemboeuf), Charente, Poitou Charentes Reference: PC005873 Advertiser since: 30 November 2017
Property Board Arrival Bedrooms Sleeps Bathrooms
Le Figuier Self Catering Saturday 2 4 1

About this property

Le Figuier (Fig Tree) at Chez Bushell. This cottage/gite is in a rural setting.

The cottage comprises a large living/dining room, kitchenette with fridge, 2 ring gas hob, microwave and a mini oven/grill and shower room on the ground floor. Upstairs you will find a spacious studio space with UK tv, dvd player and VHS player, 2 large bedrooms - one with a king size bed, the other has a double bed.
Outside the cottage guests have their own patio and fenced garden overlooking the garden railway.
Shared use with just the owners of:- 1 acre grounds, permanent barbecue, 5m plunge pool with solar shower and laundry facilities.
Our own home is nearby and we are on hand to help with any aspect of your stay.

Type

Cottage/Gite

Kitchen and dining

Kitchenette with fridge, 2 ring gas hob, microwave, toaster, mini oven/grill, coffee-maker, dishes and utensils with a full range of items to cater for a minimum of 4 guests.

Spacious dining area with seating for 4 people.

Living rooms

Ground floor lounge area with 2 armchairs, chaise long, day bed with views of the pool and grounds.
Upstairs you will find a spacious studio space with two double sofas, UK free to air satellite tv, dvd player and VHS player.

Bedrooms

2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
Bedroom 1 - 1 Double Bed
Bedroom 2 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed
Large comfortable bedrooms on the first floor

Bathrooms

1 Bathroom
Bathroom 1 - Toilet, Shower Enclosure
Small Shower room on ground floor

Heating

Infrared bar heater in bathroom.
The property is not heated in the summer months

Entertainment

UK free to air satellite tv, selection of dvds and videos, English and French books and games, Garden Railway (operated by request).

Garden and outside

5m plunge pool, 4 sunloungers, private terrace with seating for 4, sun shade, fenced garden area secure for dogs. Small bbq (shared use of large brick bbq).
Free use of 4 mountain bikes. Pool beds etc.

Parking and garages

Outdoor parking

Visitor suitability

Not suitable for very young children (toddlers) or persons with limited mobility (open stairs to 1st floor).
Babies pre-toddlers accepted but guests must supply cots/bedding.

Information about any additional facilities

FREE use of 4 mountain bikes
Garden Railway on-site can be operated by request.
Arrangements with local Base Nautique discounts on Watersports and Sailing

Facilities

  • Internet

  • No smoking

  • Pets welcomed *

  • Linen

  • Private pool

* Vet details: S.C.P. Dufour - Deutscher - Millot, La Belle Etoile, 16310, Montembouef. 0033 (0)545 65 00 45 10 mins away, English speaking

Activities

Antiques/Brocante Market

Name of nearest antiques/brocante market: Massignac
Distance: 5 km

Cycling

Family activities

Fishing nearby

Species of fish: Carp, Rudd, Catfish, etc
Name of nearest fishing location: Neighbours Lake
Distance: 1 km

Golf

Name and address of nearest golf course: Golf de la Preze
Distance: 7 km

Horse riding

Name and address of nearest stables: Ranch L
Distance: 10 km

Mountain biking

Signed wine route

Name of nearest signed wine route: St Sornin / Cognac

Sports

Walking

Name/number of nearest marked trail: 0

Watersports

Wine tasting

Name and address of nearest wine producer: Caves St Sornin
Distance: 10 km

About the Owner/Advertiser, Mr Brian Bushell

We moved to the Charente from the South of England in September 2006. Brian retired from his marketing business, but Caroline still works from time to time as an IT consultant both here and abroad.<br/><br/>Brian and Caroline are happy to help guests with any aspect of their stay and can interact as much or as little as guests desire!

Year property purchased 2006
Why this location? Tranquil rural setting overlooking farmland, but within easy access of all amenities. Loads of local activities and interest. The major towns of La Rochefoucauld, Montbron, Chasseneuil, Roumazieres and Chabanais all within 25 mins drive.
Unique benefits of property The cottage offers exceptionally spacious accommodation in the heart of tranquil countryside. Despite being over 200 years old, a complete restoration was finished in Summer 2015 including new roof, floors, doors, windows and insulation and modern amenities throughout whilst maintaining the essential character of this charming cottage and location.

The Owner Recommends

Lacs de Haute Charente

Two magnificent lakes with beaches, fishing, watersports, bars, restaurants, riding walks etc. A must visit.

Local Restaurant at Le Tang

Just 5 minutes away our local lake side bar/restaurant serves excellent steaks direct from the bbq pit. Very popular so booking essential.

Chateau and Town of La Rochefoucauld

Just 20 mins drive. The chateau's magnificent hilltop setting overlooking the town with its shops, bars, restaurants, convent and cloisters. Chateau open 6 days a week. Regular events from FREE music concerts in cloisters to Medieval fetes and Equestrian events at the Chateau. Also best biggest local supermarket nearby.

Piegut Market, Dordogne.

Wednesday morning market, 30 mins drive into the Dordogne. One of the biggest in France. Capture the real flavour of old France. From Cepes and Live Animals to Cheeses, Charcouterie. Bars and Restaurants, castle ruins. A great morning out.

Roman Baths at Chassenon

A particularly well preserved and intact Roman site. You can spend half a day here, picnic etc. Audio guides etc.

Montembouef

Nearest larger town (10 mins), banks, bars, restaurants, bucherie, boulangerie, Spar supermarket, weekly market, open air pool, tennis, etc.