Villemorin (24km from Saint-Jean-d'Angely), Charente Maritime, Poitou Charentes Reference: PM005413 Advertiser since: 20 January 2014
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Wishing Well Cottage Self Catering Saturday 3 6 1 Child size beds for up to 2 children

About this property

Beautiful Stone Built Fully Equipped Cottage . This cottage/gite is in a village setting.

Built of regional stone, Wishing Well Cottage was once the village store, café and bar. It boasts many original features including exposed beams throughout, and has its own garden with garden furniture. It is set in the grounds of Le Triskele has the use of our pretty communal gardens. The cottage is bright and airy and fully equipped.

Type

Cottage/Gite

Kitchen and dining

The kitchen/breakfast room can seat eight and has a full size electric oven, four ring gas hob, microwave, electric kettle, dishwasher and front-loading washing machine. All crockery, utensils, pots pans and tea towels are provided.

Living rooms

The cottage boasts a large bright living room with a dinning table and doors onto the side garden. There is a 40" lcd tv which receives English channels together with a dvd player and comfortable seating for eight. The room is tastefully furnished and decorated to a high standard.

Bedrooms

There are three large bedrooms all well furnished with pretty bedlinen which we provide. Beds are made up for your arrival. Bedroom one has a 160cm/5' bed together with a small single for a child and views over the courtyard and garden. Bedroom two again has a 160cm/5' bed together with a small single for a child and views over the garden. Bedroom three has two single beds and views over the garden and village.

Bathrooms

The shower room is situated on the ground floor and has a recently installed large rectangular shower, washbasin and wc. There is also a separate wc. We provide towels for all guests.

Heating

The cottage boasts a beautiful Charente's fireplace in the lounge and there are also electric heaters fitted in the lounge and bedrooms.

Entertainment

The cottage is equipped with a 40" lcd tv with dvd player. There is a large selection of dvds and a good library of books and a selection of boardgames. We have a full size outdoor table tennis table and a selection of outdoor games.

Garden and outside

The cottages pretty garden has outdoor dinning facilities and access to a bbq. Guests also have use of our communal gardens where parasols, tables, chairs and sun loungers are provided. A perfect spot for a cool glass of wine or a bit of star gazing.

Parking and garages

Limited parking is available on-site. However, the hamlet is extremely peaceful and there is easy access to parking just outside the grounds.

Visitor suitability

The property is suitable for couples and families alike. We can provide a cot, highchair and stairgate for infants. However, all sleeping accommodation is on the first floor, therefore the property cannot be recommended for those with limited mobility.

You will require transport be it either a car, motorbike or bicycle.

Facilities

  • Cleaning

  • Internet

  • No smoking

  • Linen

  • Child facilities

Activities

Cycling

Family activities

Wine tasting

Name and address of nearest wine producer: Domaine du Grand Lopin
Distance: 4.3 km

About the Owner/Advertiser, Mrs Joy Bancroft

We are from a little island in the North of the UK and visiting France for many years particularly when our own 4 children were young. We have owned a holiday home in France since 2009.

Year property purchased 2013
Why this location? We love the tranquility of being in a peaceful rural village surrounded by vineyards and sunflowers. However, we are within easy reach of numerous tourist attractions and stunning villages and towns, both on the coast and inland.
Unique benefits of property The property is light and airy and offers good sized accommodation that is well furnished and very well equipped. There is a private garden area for the sole use of the guests and a larger communal garden in which to enjoy the tranquility of our little hamlet.

The Owner Recommends

Places to visit

'Aulnay de Saintonge’
Our nearest town with a fine example of a Romanesque Church, seasonal open-air pool, restaurants, bakers, supermarkets, banks etc and its lively Sunday Market where you can buy fresh local produce.

'La Rochelle'
A must see! This seaside port is the third most visited destination in France after Paris and Aix en Provence. A vibrant port full of hustle and bustle where you can sit around one of the hundred harbour facing restaurants people watching lapping up some Moules Frites!!

'Cognac'
Visit a world famous distillery. Try the local aperitif pineau. Lovely market and beautiful parks. You can also enjoy a boat trip on the Charente River in a traditional gabare.

‘St-Jean d’Angely'
For centuries a way station on the pilgrimage route to Santiago de Compostella, this pretty town hosts large Wednesday and Saturday markets. Here you will find many shops, supermarkets, bars and restaurants offering French and international cuisine.

Saintes’
With its fine amphitheatre dating back to Roman times, and the former capital of the department.


'Bordeaux'
Only 90 minutes away this World Heritage Site. International shops, wonderful buildings, culture, restaurants, wine and pavement cafes.

‘Mornac-sur-Seudre'
Visit the beautiful town of Mornac-sur-Seudre. Full of galleries and workshops. Watch artisans at work and an opportunity to shop for those holiday souvenirs.

'Marais Poitevin'
Dubbed “Frances Answer to the Norfolk Broads” this tranquil magical area consists of hundreds of inter connecting waterways famously lime green in colour. A fantastic way to while away a day by taking out your own rowing boat or a guided tour boat. Stop for a romantic picnic on one of the thousands of riverbanks and sleep it off under a silverbirch tree. Bliss!

La Palmyre Zoo. Aquarium at La Rochelle. Miniature boats at St Savinien. Award winning theme park Futuroscope. Interactive visit to the pre-historic Paleosite. Atlantis indoor waterspouts centre