Rural Farmhouse sleeps 8 to let near Civray - PV007262

3km from Charroux, Vienne, Poitou Charentes Reference: PV007262 Advertiser since: 16 September 2019
Property Board Arrival Bedrooms Sleeps Bathrooms
Les Volets Bleus Self Catering Saturday 4 8 1

About this property

Rural Farmhouse with Spacious Garden in Small Hamlet. This cottage/gite is in a village setting.

Les Volets Bleus is a spacious, rustic farmhouse carefully renovated to retain characterful features such as exposed beams, traditional shutters and an original fireplace. It is situated in a small rural hamlet (Bernessac) under 2 miles from the lovely historic town of Charroux where there is a convenience store, 2 bakeries, and a fruit and vegetable shop. There is also a Tourist Information, pharmacy, Post office, banks, hairdresser, bars and restaurants.

Les Volets Bleus is situated on the D148 between Civray and Confolens. It is set in private grounds with plenty of off-street parking, a large, grassed garden with sunloungers, an outside dining area and bbq. There is an inflatable kids splash pool available to use if required.

The house has a large porch for storage and a spacious open plan lounge and dining kitchen downstairs. Upstairs are 4 large bedrooms, 2 double and 2 twin, and the bathroom.

Type

Cottage/Gite

Kitchen and dining

Dining/kitchen - extendable dining table and chairs to seat up to 10, fridge/freezer, electric cooker/oven, microwave, coffee filter machine, toaster, rice cooker.

The kitchen is well equipped for cooking and dining.

Living rooms

Lounge - equipped with comfortable L shaped seating area, woodburning stove, French tv, wi-fi, Xbox with many games and dvds, Kids sized games table with table football, pool and table hockey. Large box of board games, jigsaws, colouring books.

Bedrooms

The Master bedroom has feature beams and a king sized rustic oak bed. The other spacious double bedroom is accessed through 1 of the twin rooms. There are 2 twin bedrooms, 1 with feature beams.

Bathrooms

The bathroom is upstairs and is equipped with a toilet, sink, bath with shower over, and a washing machine. Towels and bedding are provided.

Heating

Heating for winter months is provided by the woodburner in the lounge (fuel available to purchase in Savigne), large portable gas heater for the dining kitchen, and electric portable room heaters for bedrooms and bathroom.

Entertainment

French tv, wi-fi, Xbox with many games and dvds, Kids sized games table with table football, pool and table hockey. Large box of boardgames, jigsaws, colouring books.

Garden and outside

It is set in private grounds with plenty of off-street parking, a large, grassed garden with sunloungers, an outside dining area and bbq. There is an inflatable kids splash pool available to use if required.

Parking and garages

Plenty of off-street parking.

Visitor suitability

This house is ideal for large families or family groups but can also be used by couples or small families who want a larger space to enjoy.

Not suitable for visitors with limited mobility due to bedrooms and bathroom being upstairs.
Not suitable for children under 3 years- no baby/toddler equipment provided.

Facilities

  • Internet

  • No smoking

  • Linen

  • Splash pool

Activities

Antiques/Brocante Market

Name of nearest antiques/brocante market: Chine et Broc, Pressac
Distance: 10.5 km

Cycling

Family activities

Fishing nearby

Species of fish: Pike, roach, perch, rainbow trout, carp, tench, pikeperch
Name of nearest fishing location: St Macoux
Distance: 20 km

Golf

Name and address of nearest golf course: Golf Club de Mortemart
Distance: 50 km

Horse riding

Name and address of nearest stables: Farm Equestre des Boutiers
Distance: 22 km

Watersports

About the Owner/Advertiser, Mrs Joanna Gill

We (Dave, Jo, and three boys) love spending time in France and the long term plan is to retire out there in the future. In the meantime, we are enjoying spending our family holidays together there.

Year property purchased 2018
Why this location? The Poitou Charentes region is known for its warm, sunny summers, and mild winters. It is easy to travel to either by car on the ferry or by plane to Limoges Airport. It has beautiful scenery with lots of lovely towns and villages to visit and friendly people.
Unique benefits of property Les Volets Bleus is a spacious, rustic farmhouse carefully renovated to retain characterful features such as exposed beams, traditional shutters and an original fireplace. It is situated in a small rural hamlet (Bernessac) under 2 miles from the lovely historic town of Charroux where there is a convenience store, 2 bakeries, and a fruit and vegetable shop. There is also a Tourist Information, pharmacy, Post office, banks.






































































































Les Volets Bleus is a spacious, rustic farmhouse carefully renovated to retain characterful features such as exposed beams, traditional shutters and an original fireplace. It is situated in a small rural hamlet (Bernessac) under 2 miles from the lovely historic town of Charroux where there is a convenience store, 2 bakeries, and a fruit and vegetable shop.

The Owner Recommends

Charroux

Fascinating Benedictine abbey- http://www.abbaye-charroux.fr/
The historic walking trail around the town - get a leaflet from the Tourist Information office in the main square
16th-century market hall.

Civray

Beautiful 12th Century Church of Saint Nicholas.
Large outdoor market with lots of local produce-Tuesday and Friday mornings.
Indoor and outdoor pool and gym https://www.oda-centreaquatique.fr
Cinema showing films in French and English http://cinemadecivray.cine.allocine.fr/

Confolens

1 week International Music Festival in August https://www.festivaldeconfolens.com
Lovely riverside walks.
Canoeing http://canoeconfolens.fr/
Velorail https://www.cf-charentelimousine.fr

St Germain de Confolens

Ruined castle to visit and riverside walks.

Les Valles des Singes

'Monkey World' http://www.la-vallee-des-singes.fr/

Le Cormenier

Rural Life museum http://www.lecormenier.com/

Abbeye de la Reau

Lots for families to do here in the abbey and parkland
www.abbayedelareau.com

Futuroscope

Theme Park for all the family https://en.futuroscope.com/

Oradour sur Glane

2nd World War memorial village and museum.
http://www.oradour.org/

Abbeye de Saint Savin

Take a guided tour of this UNESCO World Heritage site with the most stunning murals.
www.abbaye-saint-savin.fr

Les Thermes des Cassionomagus

The best preserved and most monumental Roman baths in France https://www.cassinomagus.fr/

Lake beaches south of Chabanais: Lac de Mas Chaban and Lac de Lavaud

Lac de Mas Chaban :
Watersports- sailing, canoeing, windsurfing.
Fishing
Adventure Parc
Lakeside walks

Lac de Lavaud:
Swimming beaches: Plage de la Guerlie and Plage de Videix both have lifeguards on duty.
Water Sports Centre
Birdwatching