Lovely house with shared pool in Charente - PC006781

4km from Yviers, Charente, Poitou Charentes Reference: PC006781 Advertiser since: 10 January 2019
Property Board Arrival Bedrooms Sleeps Bathrooms
Belle Maison Self Catering Flexible 2 5 1

About this property

Traditional French House. This cottage/gite is in a rural setting.

La Belle Maison is a beautiful charentaise country house built around 1850 for a local doctor/farmer. It has its own large shady terrace to the front of the property. In front of the terrace is a large private mature garden, mainly laid to lawn, with palm trees, cedars, pines and acacia. There is a barbecue and comfortable outdoor furniture. Free wi-fi available. Sleeps 5.
There is a beautiful 12 x 6m swimming pool looking over the fields for guests staying here as well as a private garden to relax in.
The Bruet is a four cottage complex that is set in four acres of beautiful private parkland, offering plenty of space to kick a ball, play badminton or boules. Located in the peaceful village of Yviers in the south Charente close the Dordogne.
Situated 4 km from the market town of Chalais with its Restaurants, bars, shops and the Monday morning market. Aubeterre is officially listed as one of the most beautiful villages in France and is within a 15 minute drive, offering a river beach with children's play areas, fishing, swimming, canoeing and picnic areas. Brossac lake beach is 4km and has a lovely Restaurant, water sports and mountain bike routes suitable for all abilities.

Type

Cottage/Gite

Kitchen and dining

There is a lovely spacious kitchen/dining room feature as log burner and is fully equipped with a cooker, fridge, microwave dishwasher and washing machine, and everything you need for your stay. The kitchen is situated close the outside terrace for eating outdoors as well as having you own barbecue.

Living rooms

There is a very traditional French lounge with oak flooring and original fire place and windows. Flat screen tv French and English tv if required with 2 sofa's for relaxing. as well as free wi-fi. (can be intermittent during storms)

Bedrooms

There are 2 spacious bedrooms each with oak flooring original wooden windows and fireplaces. The bedrooms stay cool during those hot summer months and both have lovely views of the garden and rolling countryside. with comfortable king size in one and up to 3 singles in the other. Bed linen and towels for indoor use are provided.

Bathrooms

Bathroom with a shower toilet and basin with lovely view.

Heating

No heating required.

Entertainment

A weekly get together with other guests in the barn with music and wine.
Games room - including toys for toddlers, children and adult board games, dvds books for children and adults. table tennis, and table football.

Garden and outside

Private garden and terrace with another 3 acres to explore including the swimming area and barn. Walking and cycling on the door step.

Parking and garages

Private parking available.

Visitor suitability

Stairs, so not suitable for the infirm.

Information about any additional facilities

There are 6 bikes available for guests to use.

Facilities

  • Cleaning

  • Internet

  • No smoking

  • Linen

  • Child facilities

  • Shared pool

Activities

Antiques/Brocante Market

Name of nearest antiques/brocante market: Chalais-Antiques fair in November
Distance: 4 km

Cycling

Family activities

Golf

Name and address of nearest golf course: Manoir de Longeveau - Pillac
Distance: 17 km

Mountain biking

Distance: 5 km

Watersports

About the Owner/Advertiser, Mr Chris Sandlan

Donna and Chris welcome people from all over the globe and have good knowledge of the area with plenty of ideas for family days out and eating out.

Year property purchased 2018
Why this location? This part of the Charente is ideally situated close to the Dordogne, the coast and the best villages in France.
Unique benefits of property Situated in a lovely quite location but not too far away from plenty of family days out and a market town.

The Owner Recommends

places to visit

Located in the peaceful village of Yviers in the south Charente close the Dordogne.
Situated 4 km from the market town of Chalais with its Restaurants, bars, shops and the Monday morning market.
Auberterre is officially listed as one of the most beautiful villages in France and is within a 15 minute drive, offering a river beach with children's play areas, fishing, swimming, canoeing and picnic areas.
Brossac lake beach is 4km and has a lovely Restaurant and bar, water sports and mountain bike routes suitable for all abilities.
The circuit de haute Saintonge is only a 10 minute drive the track Fran├žois Cevert is one of the most beautiful outdoor trails in France for the practice of karting in all its forms. Also offering speed track days and competitions open to the public.
Great location for visits to Cognac, Bordeaux, Angouleme, St Emilion, Brantome, the coast....or just relax. The South Charente is blessed with one of the highest average hours of sun in France. Explore the area on foot, cycle or car amongst the vines, fields, and woodlands of this rural landscape.