Riverside gite for relaxing holiday in Vienne

1km from Saint-Remy-sur-Creuse, Vienne, Poitou Charentes Reference: PV005246 Advertiser since: 7 July 2015
Property Board Arrival Bedrooms Sleeps Bathrooms
La Vieille Ferme Self Catering 3 7 2

About this property

Peaceful Village Location with Riverside Garden.. This cottage/gite is in a village setting.

Welcome to the peace and tranquillity of the beautiful 'Vieille Ferme' Riverside Gite. The gite has 2 floors and sleeps 7. The ground floor has a fully equipped kitchen with electric oven and hob, microwave, washing machine, dishwasher and a large dining table. It has a large lounge with French tv and dvd player. Also on the ground floor you have a toilet and a bathroom and one of the double bedrooms.
On the second floor you have a bedroom with 3 single beds and a vanity unit and a large double bedroom with an en suite shower room. One of only 2 gites on site, if you require a smaller gite check out our other gite that sleeps up to 4 people Ref No. PV005246 or if you need accommodation for up to 11 people why not book them both, we would be happy to offer a discount on both gites booked together.

Highchair and cot available on request.

We recommend that you have a car for exploring the local area and we provide on-site parking. If you want to relax at the gite you can enjoy our peaceful shared garden which has all the essentials to help you relax: sunloungers, barbecue, picnic blanket and cold bags, petanque set.
We also have a selection of dvds, books and games we can loan you during your stay.

On arrival you will receive a Welcome Pack to help you settle in.


Type

Cottage/Gite

Kitchen and dining

The large farmhouse kitchen is well equipped with electric oven and hob, washing machine, dishwasher, toaster, microwave, kettle, a large fridge-freezer, coffee-machine, a selection of herbs and spices, salt and pepper and all the cooking utensils required to cook a family meal. A large dining table with 8 chairs.

Living rooms

This large living room comfortably seats 7 adults, there is a television with French tv a dvd player and a selection of dvds on request, for the colder months there is a log burner for which we supply a starter pack of logs and kindle. There is a selection of books and also boardgames on request.

Bedrooms

Bedroom 1 is on the ground floor, it has a double bed, dressing table, chest of drawers, bedside drawers with lamps and a vanity sink.

Bedroom 2 located on the 2nd floor has 3 single beds, chest of drawers, bedside tables with lamps, wardrobe and vanity sink.

Bedroom 3 also on the 2nd floor has a double bed, dressing table, chest of drawers, wardrobe, bedside tables with lamps, you also have a seating area with 2 wicker chairs and a coffee-table which looks out on to the village. This room has an en suite shower room with a cubicle shower, toilet and wash basin.

All bed linen is provided and beds will be made up ready for your arrival.

Please note that as part of the rustic charm and character of the bedrooms they do have some low wooden beams and slopping ceilings.

Bathrooms

Bathroom 1 is on the ground floor the toilet and bathroom are separate, the bathroom has a bath with a shower attachment and a vanity sink.

Bathroom 2 is the en suite in bedroom 3, it has a shower cubical, macerator toilet and wash basin.

Towels are provided.

Heating

There is a logburner in the living room and some electric wall heaters.

Entertainment

We have a selection of dvds and games that we are happy to loan.

Garden and outside

There is a large peaceful garden that goes down to the River Creuse, the garden is shared with the owners and their 3 chickens!
Sunloungers and bbq are provided along with picnic blanket and cold bag.
You can fish in the river, with a permit bought locally.

Parking and garages

There is free on-site parking, with a drop off collection point out the front of the Gites and a car park at the rear of the property.

Visitor suitability

Suitable for all ages, ideal for families, couples and friends.
The perfect place for those that like sightseeing, walking, fishing or just relaxing. Also if you like painting it is an ideal location with lots of lovely views to paint or draw.

Information about any additional facilities

There is so much to do in the local area and within close driving distance, and if you just want to relax and read, our spacious shared riverside garden is the perfect place to while away the hours!

Facilities

  • Cleaning

  • Internet

  • No smoking

  • Linen

  • Child facilities

Activities

Cycling

Fishing nearby

Species of fish: Carp, all coarse fishing species
Name of nearest fishing location: The River Creuse

Fishing on-site

Golf

Name and address of nearest golf course: La Roche Posay
Distance: 22 km

Sports

Walking

Name/number of nearest marked trail: St Remy sur Creuse,

Wine tasting

Name and address of nearest wine producer: Chinon area
Distance: 35 km

About the Owner/Advertiser, Mrs Dawn Cater

My husband, my father and myself moved here from Berkshire in the UK in August 2014 to run our Gite business. We love France and the French people who are always so polite and friendly. We have 3 grown up children who love to visit when they can.

Year property purchased 2014
Why this location? There is so much to do in the local area and within close driving distance. The region is home to the second largest theme park in France, Futuroscope, which is synonymous with the moving image, offering thrill seeking attractions, interactive visits and supersize action; a fantastic day out for all. If you are an animal lover then take a trip to Monkey Valley, where you can get up close to over 400 primates as there are no cages or fences!! If sports is your thing then Saint-Cyr Park is the place for you, with a 9-18 hole golf course which has a fantastic clubhouse and restaurant, and a gorgeous lake where you can enjoy supervised swimming and a beach club for the kids in the summer; a sailing centre where you can windsurf, sail a catamaran, go waterskiing, canoeing and kayaking or enjoy paddle boats; rent a mountain bike or play beach volleyball, soccer or rugby; play football or tennis or visit the children's playground. If you love walking the area is ideal for lovely walks.
Unique benefits of property Welcome to the peace and tranquillity of the beautiful 'Vieille Ferme' riverside gite, one of only 2 Gites on site, if you are looking to book for smaller parties why not enquire about The Fleurs De Glycine Gite which sleeps 4, or for parties up to 11 why not book both! ​
We recommend that you have a car for exploring the local area and we provide on-site parking. If you want to relax at the gite you can enjoy our peaceful shared garden which goes down to the river Creuse ideal for fishing or a relaxing picnic.

The Owner Recommends

Ethni'cite



Close to home is Ethni'cité - a troglodyte village of cave dwellings.

Futuroscope



The region is home to the second largest theme park in France, Futuroscope, which is synonymous with the moving image, thrill seeking attractions, interactive visits and supersize action; a fantastic day out for all.

La Roche Posay spa



The nearby spa town of La Roche Posay is both a charming village and the most important skin care spa centre in Europe.


Monkey Valley



If you are an animal lover then take a trip to Monkey Valley, where you can get up close to over 400 primates as there are no cages or fences!

Sports at Saint-Cyr Park



If sports is your thing, then Saint-Cyr Park is the place for you, with a 9-18 hole golf course which has a fantastic clubhouse and restaurant, and a gorgeous lake where you can enjoy supervised swimming and a beach club for the kids in the summer; a sailing centre where you can windsurf, sail a catamaran, go waterskiing, canoeing and kayaking or enjoy paddle boats; rent a mountain bike or play beach volleyball, soccer or rugby; play football or tennis or visit the children's playground.

Local Markets



There are lots of local markets in the area on different days of the week, there's something special about a French Market, wandering through a traditional French Market taking in the atmosphere, you can purchase local fresh fruit, vegetables, cheeses and honey and then stop for a coffee or a glass of wine as the locals do !!

Chateaux



There are so many Chateaux to visit in the Loire, so if you love to visit a Chateaux you couldn't be in a better area, you have Villandy with it's beautiful gardens, Azay le Rideau set in a Lake, Chenonceau on the river Cher and you also have Le Rivau with it's fairy-tale gardens and many more !!