This is our beloved holiday home, a lovely maison de garde barriere cottage with 3/4 acre garden surrounded by fields, overlooking the village of Champagne Mouton with bank, bar and shops. Two bedrooms (double and triple), Wi-fi and satellite tv, shaded terrace with outdoor dining table and barbecue. Huge garden laid to lawn with oaks, pines, large trampoline, 8m x 4m swimming pool with roll-on cover (open from mid-May to mid-Oct). Twenty minutes from the picturesque towns of Confolens and La Rochefoucauld, within easy reach of Angouleme, Limoges and Poitiers. Nearby pleasure lakes, river canoeing, fishing. medieval villages and towns, some with stunning chateaux.
Well equipped kitchen with extendable oak table, dishwasher, range cooker and wood-burning stove.
Living room with sofas, UK Freesat tv, wireless broadband, dvd, cd player and games.
Accommodation: one double bedroom, one triple bedroom (double and single bed).
Large bathroom with bath, shower, bidet and washing machine: second toilet upstairs.
Woodburning stove, electric radiators
Lawns laid to 3/4 acre on 2 levels, many mature oaks, cherries and pines, leading into a wood. Large trampoline and hammock, outdoor tables, barbecues. Swimming pool (8m by 4m) with roll-on cover. Games and activities in garden shed.
Plentiful parking in garden
We're a family from Brighton, who bought this place in 2014 and restored it. We spend as much of our summer as we can here.
|Year property purchased||2014|
|Why this location?||The position of the property near the village with a huge expanse of lawn, views over rolling hills and starlit skies at night makes it quite unique.|
|Unique benefits of property||The property is spacious, completely private and self-contained, but within a mile of the nearest town.|
A gorgeous medieval village with a riverside arboretum and park and two great restaurants
An ancient village on the river Charente with a magnificent chateau in the middle of it,
bathing and canoeing on the river, tea shops and restaurants