Gite for rent with Pool in Vienne

10/10
Chatain, Vienne, Poitou Charentes Reference: PV003988_A Advertiser since: 30 January 2015

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The Willows Self Catering Saturday 3 6 2 Travel cot available

About this property

Set in 3 acres of beautiful gardens, 10m x 5m pool. This cottage/gite is in a rural setting.

Renovated to a high standard with modern comforts, character exposed beams and traditional stone walls, Willow Cottage is ideal for family or friends who want to share the holiday, and help you forget the hustle and bustle of everyday life.  
 
A vaulted entrance leads to an open plan kitchen, diner and lounge with french doors opening on to the garden.
 
Outside, the terrace area has tables, chairs and barbecue, plus three acres of tranquil mature garden with numerous trees for shade to have a siesta. You have exclusive use of the pool, so relax and soak up the sun and enjoy the fantastic countryside views.
**ask about low occupancy rates**

Type

Cottage/Gite

Kitchen and dining

Fitted kitchen with gas cooker, dishwasher, fridge-freezer and microwave. Washing machine (in downstairs shower room).

Living rooms

Dining table, two sofas and tub chairs. French doors opening on to the garden.

Bedrooms

Downstairs 1 double bedroom. Upstairs 1 master double bedroom with en suite deluxe corner shower cubical, wash basin, wc and 1 twin bedroom. Bed linen and towels are provided as well as a generous welcome pack.

Bathrooms

En suite deluxe corner shower cubical, wash basin and wc attached to the master bedroom
Downstairs shower room with sink and wc.

Heating

Central heating downstairs.

Entertainment

Satellite tv and dvd player with some English dvds available.

Garden and outside

Outside terrace area with tables, chairs and barbecue. Fantastic countryside views plus three acres of tranquil mature garden with numerous trees for shade to have a siesta.

Parking and garages

Private on-site parking

Visitor suitability

Not suitable for wheelchair access

Information about any additional facilities

Facilities for babies include free use of travel cot, highchair, stairgate and potty.
Bed linen and towels are provided as well as a generous welcome pack.
Hair dryer, iron, ironing board, clothes airer and pegs are in each gite.

Facilities

  • Cleaning

  • Internet

  • No smoking

  • Linen

  • Child facilities

  • Shared pool

Activities

Antiques/Brocante Market

Name of nearest antiques/brocante market: Civray
Distance: 17 km

Cycling

Fishing nearby

Species of fish: Carp
Name of nearest fishing location: The Charente river
Distance: 2 km

Golf

Name and address of nearest golf course: Golf of Saint-Junien, les Jouberties 87200 Saint Junien
Distance: 48 km

Walking

Name/number of nearest marked trail: Red/yellow/blue marked walks, outside property

Watersports

About the Owner, Mr Andrew Lowkis

We have been here in France since July 2014 after years of planning the dream. We looked at so many properties before settling on Les Saules and we haven't looked back. We left behind stressful jobs in the UK to embrace the quiet life here.

Year property purchased 2014
Why this location? The Midi climate here is second only to the South of France for sun. The country side is stunning and the location is so peaceful and tranquil.
Unique benefits of property We offer high-end gites with the 'get away from it all' location. The pool is so inviting on those long hot summer days.

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1 Review
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  • Value for Money: 10
10 / 10 grantwiz 14 August, 2016

Wonderful holiday, very hospitable welcome, clean and comfortable gite, home from home decoration, very peaceful and tranquil setting and grounds. Highly recommended and will be booking again in the future.

Owner response

A lovely family, always welcome back.

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