Cottage holiday rental in Charente Maritime

Dampierre-sur-Boutonne (15km from Saint-Jean-d'Angely), Charente Maritime, Poitou Charentes Reference: PM002869 Advertiser since: 3 May 2011
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Riverside Cottage Self Catering Saturday 1 2 1

About this property

Cottage in Peaceful Location by River. This cottage/gite is in a rural setting.

Located in the beautiful countryside of the Charente Maritime and within easy reach of Dampierre sur Boutonne and Aulnay.
 
This one bedroomed cottage features include a lounge with views towards the river, double bedroom, shower room with WC and fitted kitchen.
There is a delightful patio area at the back of the holiday property, and another garden at the front leads onto the River Boutonne where you can fish or while away the day, ideal for peaceful living.
 
The rental includes all bed linen and electricity. FREE Wi-fi available. Laundry facilities in neighbouring barn. Cot and highchair available on request in advance.

The farmhouse is surrounded by beautiful countryside with fantastic birds and wildlife and of course the sunflower fields for which this region is famous. With plenty to do and see in the local neighbourhood - market days, cycle rides and forest walks.

Type

Cottage/Gite

Kitchen and dining

With gas cooker and fridge with freezer compartment

Living rooms

With views towards the river. Includes tv and dvd. Games box, books and selection of dvds available.

Bedrooms

Double bedroom looking onto the patio and meadows beyond

Bathrooms

With shower, handbasin and toilet

Entertainment

Boardgames, broadband internet access (wi-fi), tv, dvd player.

Garden and outside

There is a delightful patio area at the back of the holiday property, and another garden at the front leads onto the River Boutonne.

Parking and garages

Off-road parking.

Visitor suitability

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Information about any additional facilities

Mobile boulangerie daily.

Facilities

  • Cleaning

  • Internet

  • Linen

  • Child facilities

Activities

Cycling

Fishing nearby

Species of fish: Trout, chubb etc.
Name of nearest fishing location: On-site

Fishing on-site

Golf

Name and address of nearest golf course: Saintes
Distance: 30 km

Horse riding

Name and address of nearest stables: Aulnay de Saintonge
Distance: 12 km

Signed wine route

Name of nearest signed wine route: Cognac

Walking

Name/number of nearest marked trail: On-site

Wine tasting

Name and address of nearest wine producer: Cognac
Distance: 50 km

The Owner Recommends

All within an hours drive or less are:

Chic resorts of La Rochelle and Royan for sightseeing, shopping and seafood restaurants. Atlantic Coast sandy beaches a chance to enjoy the beautiful seaside. The island of Ile de Re is exclusive and chic with excellent restaurants. The wild Island of Ile de Re Oleron, sand dunes, surfing, nature walks and great beaches. Historic cities of Saintes and Poitiers, sightseeing, art galleries, shopping and eating (and Futuroscope). Canals of Green Venice (Marais Poitevin) boat trips along the canals. Cognac home to world famous names such as Hennessey, Martell and Remy Martin.

Aulnay de Saintonge

The nearest town where a small but lively market is held every Thursday and Sunday morning. The town provides all your basic requirements; supermarket, banks, cash machines, restaurants and bars and a chemist. The Tourist Information Office opposite the 12th Century church will provide you with all the additional help you may need for the area.

Dampierre sur Boutonne

Your nearest village is a short drive away from your cottage and has the advantage of a village shop with Post Office and a bar/restaurant for reasonably priced meals with local wines. There is a 10th century Renaissance chateau with the River Boutonne running through it. On the outskirts of the village is a Donkey Sanctuary.

St Jean d'Angely

An interesting market town with markets twice a week, supermarkets, banks, chemist, restaurants and shops. The town also has a modern indoor swimming complex with the river nearby and a huge boating lake set in a lovely park with cafes, crazy golf and children's play area.