Stone farmhouse & shared pool to let, Vienne - PV006404

9.2/10
Nalliers (6km from Saint-Savin), Vienne, Poitou Charentes Reference: PV006404 Advertiser since: 24 May 2018
Property Board Arrival Bedrooms Sleeps Bathrooms Additional info
Chez Lesley Self Catering Flexible 3 8 2 The room behind the kitchen has a double sofabed

About this property

Roomy Stone Farmhouse - Old Tiled Floors and Beams. This cottage/gite is in a rural setting.

Chez Lesley is a rambling old farmhouse with thick stone walls, large rooms and lofty ceilings. It has a big kitchen/diner with a table for 8 and additional seating round the wood burner. The lounge has 2, 3-seater leather sofas and 2 armchairs, as well as the tv and another wood burner. A flight of stairs from the lounge leads to a very pretty bedroom with beams and windows to the garden as well as an en suite shower room. Next to the lounge is another double room with French windows to the garden. It is next to the bathroom. Both double rooms also have a single bed. Behind the kitchen is another flight of stairs leading to a huge room with 4 single beds - perfect for the children.

Type

Cottage/Gite

Kitchen and dining

Very large room with tiled floor and table for 8, as well as additional comfortable seating round the wood burner.

Living rooms

Large room with tiled floor and wood burner. Plenty of seating.

Bedrooms

Bedroom accommodation is very flexible! There are 2 doubles (each with an additional single bed). One is upstairs and has an en suite shower room. One is downstairs, next to the bathroom. There is another upstairs room (up a different flight of stairs) which has 4 single beds. Between these stairs and the bathroom, there is another room with a double sofa bed.

Bathrooms

There is a bathroom downstairs and a shower room upstairs.

Heating

Central heating is available by arrangement. There are also 2 wood burners

Entertainment

There is a large barn with table tennis, pool and various toys and games (shared with Chez Michel)

Garden and outside

There is a large garden and heated outside pool (10m x 5m), shared with Chez Michel

Parking and garages

There is plenty of on-site parking

Visitor suitability

Chez Lesley is suitable for all ages, but the stairs to the room with the 4 single beds are steep - not suitable for small children

Facilities

  • Cleaning

  • Internet

  • No smoking

  • Pets welcomed *

  • Linen

  • Child facilities

  • Shared pool

* Vet details: Berardi Stefano SAINT SAVIN (86310), Vétérinaire - 0549480015

Activities

Antiques/Brocante Market

Name of nearest antiques/brocante market: St Savin
Distance: 6 km

Cycling

Family activities

Fishing nearby

Species of fish: many kinds
Name of nearest fishing location: River Gartempe
Distance: 0.4 km

Golf

Name and address of nearest golf course: Golf de La Roche-Posay
Distance: 20 km

Horse riding

Name and address of nearest stables: En Lo
Distance: 2 km

Mountain biking

Distance: 2 km

Walking

Name/number of nearest marked trail: Many trails through this region - la vigne aux moins

Watersports

About the Owner/Advertiser, Mrs Gillian Kirby

Michael and I are both retired and love the peace and quiet of the countryside in the Vienne. We are still discovering places to walk, drive or just sit by the rivers - there are 5 in the area! Our kids and grandchildren love it too.

Year property purchased 2007
Why this location? We love the peace and quite, pretty medieval villages and friendly people.
Unique benefits of property The farmhouse (Chez Lesley) has large, lofty rooms, full of traditional features. It provides a taste of gracious living in a bygone age.

The Owner Recommends

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You can go to smart restaurants (like Le Cygne inLe Blanc); scenic cafes (like the Tea Rooms in Angles or De Lignes En Lignes on the lake at La Puye); or cheerful artisan cafes at Bethines or Saint-Pierre-de-Maillé

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You can easily spend a whole day here seeing the animals - including the new arrivals.

Canoes and kayaks

La Fourmy - Val de Gartempe, Saint Pierre De Maillé.

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1 Review
9.2/10
  • Cleanliness: 8
  • Comfort: 10
  • Condition: 7
  • Facilities: 10
  • Local Amenities: 10
  • Setting: 10
  • Value for Money: 10
9.2 / 10 michaelcraig 9 July, 2018

hosts are lovely nothing is too much trouble, they are on site but super respective of privacy, setting is fabulous restful, peaceful and beautiful. Gite is spacious and fully equipped for everything great comfy beds, real grand old farmhouse furnishings tastefully done, plenty of hot water and two bathrooms.
Outside space is grand, games barn has so much to keep all ages occupied, pool is a real asset, clean big, beautiful views and comfy lougers and pool toys fun, again appreciated by all ages.
We had a great week and will definitely return and would whole heartedly recommend it as a place to stay, a car is needed to access shops and surrounding tourist sites, or you can take bikes and enjoy the area straight from the Gite like we did.
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