Bedrooms 2, Sleeps 5, Ratings 2 10/10
|Gite Genetou||Self Catering||Flexible||2||5||1||Day bed in master bedroom|
A spacious Gite with an open feel and comfort at its core, set in a lovely garden with views across the valley - a rural idyll.
Its own pool and terraces to sit a while, enjoy a meal from the bbq where you can chill with a glass of your favourite vino - French of course!
The gite has its own private parking and privacy. On your terrace or in the garden, relax, unwind and stay a while!
A photographers dream, an artists easel, twitchers will excite and walkers explore, or just relax on one of the sun beds a perchance to dream, or read that book!
Walking right outside the door and villages close by... enjoy the wonderful crusty breads from the boulangerie. Lovely places to eat in La Chatre our nearest town, with a Saturday market there too! Twelve mins to Aigurande with their Friday market and shops - try the chocolate there's nothing like it!
Lots of eateries within 12kms and watersports, kiddies parks and things to do, such as zip wire gliding, waterparks and historical sites.
Open spacious kitchen with all electrical goods, microwave, washing machine, oven and hob, coffee-maker, dish washer, fridge-freezer, kettle and iron and ironing board.
Dining table seats 6 and oozes character the open plan is just right for those family cook/chats/sips...........no one is left out......its ambience is warm and congenial.
The sitting room has a sofa, 2 armchairs, coffee-table, logburner and the television lives here!
There is a book case with a choice of reading material and plenty of boardgames for every age to test your skills. There is free wi-fi and a CD MP3 player.
We provide free wood for the fire if your recquire it.
The master has a very comfortable king size bed and all bedding is included. Wardrobe with hangers, dressing table, chest of drawers and side cabinets with lights. There is a Day bed too!
The windows are dual aspect and you have the wonderful views...blinds and curtains and a clock.
The second bedroom has 2 single beds and again all bedding supplied. Wardrobe with hangers, cabinet, table lamp, chest of drawers. Dual aspect windows again beautiful scenery, blinds and curtains.
Good size family bathroom with large walk-in shower, basin/toilet and heated towel rail.
All towels are supplied by us and may be used at the pool too!
There are items such as shower gels, shampoo/conditioner, soaps and lotions for your use as well as towelling bathrobes and slippers. I also supply a hairdryer and curling tongs.
There is a logburner in the sitting room and once lit will infuse the Gite with warmth.
Television and CDMP3 player, boardgames, reading.
The garden lies directly in front of the Gite and here you will find the pool. We have inflatables for your enjoyment and there is a badminton set, swings and swing ball.
We offer a NON smoking policy but outside the Gite you may smoke.
There are several seating areas, sun beds and a gas bbqfor your use.
We welcome your pooches if they are well behaved.
Parking is private and outside the front of the Gite in the courtyard.
Suitable for couples, family trips, children ---- ideal for a lovers retreat --- artists --- photographers and twitchers. Also those star gazers!
Ideal for walks and ramblers or for house hunters as we are central for most regions.
We also have a bed and breakfast en suite double for those who are property seeking.
A bed and breakfast double room en suite is in our farmhouse with full English breakfast.
I can prepare you a two course meal for your arrival or a picnic hamper - booking in advance is essential and costs 15 euros per head.
Formerly from West Sussex where I was born, career as Pharmacy Technician but also bred Arabian Horse-have ridden since the age of 4,-bred Beagles for over 30 years and some of the puppies advertised for Lloyds Bank.Worked with a friend's Wedding catering Company providing Silver Service and excellent fare.Lived in Spain for 3 years currently just re-located to France with my husband Ian where we offering our Gite for holiday vacations.My aim is for guests to enjoy the privileged place we live.
|Year property purchased||2018|
|Why this location?||Its beauty, clear clean air, wildlife in abundance, lovely quaint villages and bustling towns. The friendly French people and the food a sight to see. There is plenty to do and it is rural but not far from markets, shops, brocantes, Chateaux - great for photography and/or artists....the rural community are friendly and helpful and of course we are not that far form UK!|
|Unique benefits of property||The views, the peace and tranquillity. The stars at night as there is no light pollution and one can clearly see the constellations. The villages around are quaint and the towns have everything you need including the cafe's and eateries.
The wildlife here is in abundance ...the Gite sits facing the most fabulous vista.....is cosy and has a luxury feel - everything to be a real home from home......each bedroom has dual aspect windows and overlooks the pool.
Built in the 1920's the largest dam in Europe for many years.
Roman architecture and Saturday market.
Constructed in 1932 by Abbe Aguillaume at Toulx Sainte Croix is great to climb and see 7 departments in France from the top including the Puy Dome in the Central Mastiff.
Inland lake beaches about 1/2 hour away.
Great for kids and grown ups alike!
Several in the area...Culan, Le Lande, Sarzay and Chenonceau.
Boating, water-skiing and river trips.
Lots of cafes and restaurants for every budget.
This is a beautiful Gite, we immediately felt very welcome, at home & comfortable. The house has everything you can wish for, the owners have considered every requirement. Ian & Susan (dogs & horse ) were so welcoming, helpful and knowledgeable about the area. Lovely welcome hamper, very generous. The pool was a god-send as the weather reached 40 degrees.
Would recommend Le Campagnard in Fougerolles for a fabulous traditional French menu, also for water sports Sensas Park in Pouligny-Notre-Dame which is great value, 15 euros for an hour knee boarding, water sking ect
We will definitely be returning
The gite is spacious and in a beautiful location, surrounded by farms. It was easily big enough for our family of four.
Nearest small town is 15-20mins drive away with supermarket and bakery etc.
Susan and Ian were the perfect hosts. They had a tasty meal prepared for our arrival.
We had a fabulous two weeks there and would highly recommend!
Our guests are our priority regarding comfort and cleanliness.Our latest guests were charming and the two children adorable.We do hope they will call in again and stay another time.....Thankyou for your review .....we are very pleased indeed as customer care is the forefront of our business.I know it has been during the hottest heatwave recorded and yet you stayed cool in the Gite and Pool.We have guests now and look forward to welcoming more soon.Susan McNeil
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