Charming Bed & Breakfast with Pool in Vienne - PV005946

Availles-Limouzine (13km from Confolens), Vienne, Poitou Charentes Reference: PV005946 Advertiser since: 3 January 2018
Room name Type Sleeps Bathroom Prices from (per room per night) Additional info
Double room Double Room 2 Private £90 No children or pets
Twin room Twin Room 2 Private £90 No children or pets

About this property

Charming Bed and Breakfast with Pool. This cottage/gite is in a rural setting.

Situated on a country lane with a sun terrace and views of the garden, swimming pool and surrounding countryside.
Our 200 year farmhouse has 2 acres of garden with a further acre that we hope to grow our own fruit and vegetables on.
We have 2 large dry barns that can store bikes and a large area of secure parking .
On site we have our micro brewery The Ginger Cat and a Beer Shop!
Inside we have a separate staircase for guests to take them to their own landing, bathroom (shower over bath) and a double bedroom and a twin bedroom both with views over the countryside.
For guests privacy only the one bedroom is let out, If travelling as 2 couples use of both bedrooms is ideal.



Kitchen and dining

In the morning between 9 am and 11 am (an earlier breakfast can be arranged) a Continental or cooked English is served in the sunny dining kitchen or on the terrace. All ingredients are sourced locally : eggs from our own chickens, milk and butter from our friends The Jersey Laitiere, bacon and sausages from our other friends Monty Butchers. confites from La Ferme de la Chatre and honey produced in the next hamlet.

There is a comfy sofa for guests to relax on and a wood burner for out of season visits.
Dinner and light meals can be arranged as well as picnic hampers.

A mini workshop on homemade bread and vegetable soup making can be booked (an additional cost)

A textile and quilt making course can be pre booked run from Le Petit Escargot premises in the village of Availles Limouzine (an additional cost)
Vegetarian and Vegan meals are available .
House speciality ! Omelettes made from our hens eggs with ham / mushrooms and cheese with pommes frite and a green salad

Living rooms

There is a comfortable sitting area in the dining kitchen. Outside on the sunny outside terrace there is a comfortable relaxing area: to enjoy the unspoilt views and the beautiful French sunshine.


The pretty double bedroom and the twin bedroom are accessed by their own staircase and have their own landing and bathroom (bath and over bath shower). If travelling as a couple the other bedroom is not let ensuring privacy or both bedrooms are perfect for couples travelling together.
Both bedrooms have picturesque views of the surrounding French Countryside.
Tea and Coffee making facilities are available as well as an iron and ironing board.
Quality towels are provided for inside the house and separate towels for the swimming pool.
I am also the Area Representative for Neal's Yard Remedies and Organic Beauty Products
so a selection of these products can also be purchased.


As above.


There is a heated towel rail in the bathroom and electric heaters in both bedrooms.
Bedrooms are situated above the kitchen with its wood burning stove ensuring lovely warm rooms even in winter.


There are various boardgames and English books available on the guests landing.

Garden and outside

The garden is approximately 2 acres laid to lawn and flower beds with the south facing terrace with stunning views of the surrounding countryside and in ground swimming pool.
The pool does not have opening dates but is useable as soon as the weather permits.

Parking and garages

There is ample on site secure parking as well as dry barns for vehicles or bikes.

Visitor suitability

The bedrooms are reached by stairs and the shower is above the bath.
We are also a small holding with cats, dogs and chickens these are all housed in their own accommodation.
We also have our own micro brewery. Home of The Ginger Cat Brewery

Information about any additional facilities

Clothes washing, drying and ironing can also be arranged .


  • Internet

  • No smoking

  • Linen

  • Meals

  • Private pool


Antiques/Brocante Market

Name of nearest antiques/brocante market: Various
Distance: 5 km

Creative arts



Name and address of nearest golf course: Hotel Golf de Saint Junien Les Jouberties, 87200 Saint Junien
Distance: 48 km

Mountain biking

Wine tasting and cookery

About the Owner/Advertiser, Mrs Venetia Nemeshanyi

We have been running a successful Bed and Breakfast in the heart of beautiful South West France. Our other passion is our micro brewery which is situated on site.

Year property purchased 2010
Why this location? We chose the area for its beauty and sunny climate We are situated on country lane with stunning views of our 2 acre garden in ground swimming pool and surrounding countryside.
Unique benefits of property We are 5 minutes drive from the charming village of Availles Limouzine perched on the banks of the majestic Vienne river. With 2 restaurants, 2 shops, bank, Post Office, hairdresser and flower shop.
The historic town of Confolens is a 20 minute drive away as is L'isle Jourdain with again stunning scenery.
We also provide cycling opportunities with our friend "I guide your ride" with daily or half daily rates. Up to date mountain bikes and safety equipment are included.
We are an hours drive of Limoges airport (Belgrade) Poitiers airport and approximately 5 hours drive of the ferry ports.

The Owner Recommends

Availles Limouzine

Charming village 5 minutes drive away set on the banks of the Vienne with a selection of restaurants and shops .

St Germaine de Confolens

Picturesque village over looked by a magnificent ruined castle a great place for a picnic .
Entry free


Historic Town perched on the banks of the River Vienne crossed a beautiful old bridge .

L Isle Jourdain

Beautiful village set around a market square ( Market every Saturday Morning )
Several nice restaurants within walking distance
Also an indoor / outdoor pool complex

La Colline Enchantee - Rare Breeds Farm

Set about 15 minutes drive away a nice afternoon out with various animals all contained in large fenced areas.
Toilets but no Cafe again good place for a picnic

I Guide Your Ride

Guided mountain bike rides around the beautiful French countryside usually on Chemins allocated walking and bike riding tracks .
Daily or half daily rates which includes up to date mountain bike hire and safety equipment .

La Vallee des Singes - The valley of the alpes

Open February 17 th - November 4th
Approximately 20 kms drive
Entrance Charge

Le Planetes des Crodiles - Planet of the Crocodiles

Route du Fond d Orveau 86320 Civaux
Various crocodiles and related animals a nice gift shop and Cafe a great venue for out of season trip .
Next door is a bowling and swimming complex
Approximately 1 hours drive away

Le Soleil Couchante 16310 Verneuil

Cosy English Bar and Bistro open most of the year ( check website)
Set on the edge of a huge stunning lake.
On the other side of the lake (within easy walking distance) is a recreational lake in ; July and August very popular with French people and there is a big Cafe and toilets .
The rest of the year very beautiful and quiet : again great place for a picnic !
Approximately 1 hours drive away