Bedrooms 2, Sleeps 3
|Chateau Des Forges||Self Catering||Flexible||2||3||1|
A delightful apartment in the main section of the Chateau.
An ideal location to enjoy peace and tranquility to relax for your vacation.
Whether you wish to just relax and enjoy the local cuisine and French way of life, or you prefer a more activity based holiday you can enjoy all options here.
For a leisurely time the grounds of the Chateau are great for relaxing, and sunbathing. Usually, based around the lovely swimming pool.
For the more active there is swimming, tennis, snooker and table tennis at the chateau. There is a well know 27 golf course opposite the Chateau.
There are quite a number of restaurants locally ranging from traditional French & English dining to fine cuisine.
The apartment has an open plan kitchen. This has all the basic requirements, and includes: oven, grill, hobs, microwave, coffee-making machine.
The dining area is next to the kitchen. It contains a round dining table with 4 chairs.
The apartment has an open plan living room, shared with the kitchen area.
The living room has two 2 seater sofa's and an armchair. The tv has Sky freeview, and dvd's can be played through it.
The window's at the front overlook the drive and entrance to the Chateau, thereby providing an imposing view.
The main bedroom is decorated in classical French style with a king sized bed.
The second bedroom is a duplex bedroom which is situated upstairs. It has a small double bed.
The bathroom is classically decorated in French style. It is tiled throughout and it incorporates a large bath.
Heating is provided by an oil fired central heating system. There are radiators in the main bedroom, lounge, and bathroom.
Popular local locations are: Poitiers, Futurescope, La Rochelle, Ile De Re, Parthenay.
There is excellent fishing in the locality.
There is a very well known golf course at Les Forges. It is opposite the entrance to the Chateau (part of the Chateau used to be the club house).
Lots of flat routes locally.
Locally, there are restaurants in Vasles, and Les Forges.
In Vasles (3KM) the restaurant/bar is Le Zinc. This has a bar with a separate dining area. The food is traditionally French and is reasonable priced.
In the square at Vasles a pizza van arrives on a Monday evening. The pizza's are amazing.
In Les Forges, there is a bar/restaurant at Deano's (0.5km).
At the golf club, the restaurant is called La Bergerie Du Golf. This provides either a la carte or formula menus. A great location for lunches.
For fine dining try Chateau Le Marconnay, near Mennigoute and Chateau Civray toward Poitiers.
The grounds of the chateau include the following:
A 22 meter outdoor swimming pool, 2 tennis courts, a snooker table.
The grounds also include a wood, a lake.
There is plenty of opportunity to relax in the tranquil and peaceful grounds of the Chateau.
The chateau has a large car park which is just off the entrance drive to the chateau. It is permissible to drive to the entrance gates of the Chateau for the purposes of loading and unloading your car.
The apartment is ideally suited to couples and young families.
The apartment is up 2 flights of stairs.
I live in the UK, and this is a holiday home.<br/><br/>We holiday at the Chateau throughout the year, depending on what is happening. When we are not staying at the chateau it is available to rent.
|Year property purchased||2018|
|Why this location?||We fell in love with it and the Chateau as soon as we saw it.|
|Unique benefits of property||To live in a chateau and enjoy all the benefits of the grounds and Chateau.|
Futurescope is located just north of Poitiers. A great day or two can be enjoyed here by the whole family.
A 27 hole golf course, with restaurant, practice area, driving range, tennis court and outdoor swimming pool.
The course is immediately opposite the entrance of the Chateau.
Approximately 500 yards from the Chateau entrance. Good for getting a drink on a Summer evening with some food.
Traditional French bar and restaurant in the centre of Vasles.
Restaurant at the golf club, Domaine Des Forges, which is opposite the Chateau entrance. Great for lunches and early evening meals.