Holiday cottage, pool Charente Maritime

Cercoux (38km from Montguyon), Charente Maritime, Poitou Charentes Reference: PM002613_B Advertiser since: 11 June 2009

This location has multiple holiday properties

Property Board Arrival Bedrooms Sleeps Bathrooms
Le Moulin du Lary - Millers Cottage Self Catering Saturday 2 4 2

About this property

Cottage and Pool in Grounds & Lake. This cottage/gite is in a rural setting.

Le Moulin du Lary is situated in its own secluded grounds of 12 acres, surrounded by countryside yet close to all amenities. There is a small lake in the front of the grounds and the River Lary bounds the garden.
Accommodation includes the use of a 12 x 6m solar heated swimming pool:-
The Millers Cottage sleeps up to 4. The Cottage has 2 bedrooms, a fully fitted kitchen/dining room and a sitting room. There is also a shower room with hand basin, separate wc and a utility room. The Cottage also has its own barbecue on the terrace facing the front garden, which also has a table and chairs for al fresco dining. Wi-fi available.
Please see our other property The Farmhouse.
The properties can be taken separately or together to provide a holiday for up to 16 guests.



Kitchen and dining

Millers Cottage. Kitchen/diner is accessed by a door from the front garden. Contains a hob with 3 gas rings and 1 electric ring, electric oven, dishwasher, fridge-freezer and microwave. There is a dining table and 6 chairs plus large sideboard. This room contains a wood burning stove in case of a chilly evening or for winter lets. Access is also gained to the utility room containing a washing machine, iron and ironing board.

Living rooms

Millers Cottage. Door opening onto the front terrace, tv (BBC 1,2,3 & 4 and ITV 1,2 & 3 among others) with video/dvd player, 2 armchairs, a sofa and a sofabed.


Miller’s Cottage. Ground floor large double bedroom with double bed and wardrobes. Separate handbasin and bidet. French window leading to back garden and pool area. A first floor twin bedded room with wardrobes and window to the front garden.


Millers Cottage. A ground floor shower room with handbasin and shower. Separate wc

The first floor also has an "en suite" shower room with toilet and wash basin


Two woodburners (one in the kitchen diner and one in the salon) and electric radiators throughout


Tv, dvd, video, games and cards

Garden and outside

Outside dining area for 12, barbecue facilities in ancient bread oven area and 1 hectare of lawns. The Miller's Cottage has its own barbecue in front of the cottage.

Parking and garages

Parking for 4 cars in front of the farmhouse and the cottage has separate parking facilities

Visitor suitability

Suitable for large family gatherings of up to 16 when both houses are taken, smaller groups (up to 7 in the farmhouse or 4 in the cottage

Information about any additional facilities

The Farmhouse has gas central heating and the Miller's Cottage has electric radiators throughout, which makes a winter break comfortable and possible.


  • Cleaning

  • Internet

  • Pets welcomed

  • Linen

  • Child facilities

  • Shared pool



Fishing nearby

Species of fish: Trout, perch, pike
Name of nearest fishing location: River Lary


Name and address of nearest golf course: Domaine de la Lande 24410 Servanches, 1 St Aulaye
Distance: 35 km

Horse riding

Name and address of nearest stables: Ferme Equestre du Taillon 17270 St Martin d'Ary
Distance: 10 km

Signed wine route

Name of nearest signed wine route: Bordeaux wine



Name/number of nearest marked trail: 90 km

Wine tasting

Name and address of nearest wine producer: Domaine D'Ardonneau 33620 Saint Marciens
Distance: 45 km

About the Owner/Advertiser, Mr Chris Knox-Johnston

We are a retired couple who have lived here for over 12 years, English but French speaking

Year property purchased 2003
Why this location? Peaceful, quiet, secluded yet not miles from everywhere
Unique benefits of property The ability to take family re-unions of up to 16 people, in two houses, where the family are the only people here (apart from the owners) permitting a private place for such events

The Owner Recommends


Not far away are 2 lakes with facilities for children to swim and play on beaches with cafes and one with a waterslide.


Horse riding, walking, cycling (bikes can be hired) all close by, golf not that far away and wine tasting all around us.


Cercoux has a shop, garage, baker and cafe/restaurant. Montguyon has a supermarket, banks and restaurants. Coutras has markets and all facilities. Other markets can be found in Chalais, Libourne, Montguyon, Blaye,Bordeaux, and all round us.

Nearest market

Coutras 15km

Nearest port

St Malo 525km

Nearest restaurant

Le Lac Blue 10km


There are many local restaurants specialising in French cuisine of the highest order. All checked by the owners!

Wine Tours

Being almost equidistant from Bordeaux, St. Emilion, Cognac and Angouleme we are well placed for exploration of this world famous wine region.

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