Holiday cottage with shared pool near Bourges - VR005402_B

Saint-Pierre-les-Bois (22km from Saint-Amand-Mont-Rond), Cher, Loire Valley Reference: VR005402_B Advertiser since: 20 March 2017

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Property Board Arrival Bedrooms Sleeps Bathrooms
Le Petit Champiau Self Catering Saturday 1 2 1

About this property

A Charming Stone-built Longère for 2 With Pool. This cottage/gite is in a rural setting.

Le Petit Champiau is a cosy and comfortable, yet spacious cottage.

The solid wood staircase has child security gates top and bottom, and there are smoke and carbon monoxide detectors throughout. A fire blanket is available in the corner kitchen.

There is a connecting door to Le Grand Champiau (bolted if not booked together).



Kitchen and dining

Downstairs is the main living area, a corner kitchen (with gas cooker, washing-machine, fridge and microwave) and a dining area. French windows lead out onto the private dining area (with barbeque), and garden.

Living rooms

There is a separate smaller lounge area off the main living area.


One double bedroom under the eaves.


One bath/shower room downstairs.


Le Petit Champiau has a wood burning stove and electric heaters for the cooler months. Hot water is supplied by a gas combination boiler, so plentiful hot water at all times.
Please note, parts of the main living area have low exposed wooden beams.


Le Petit Champiau has a number of books and games to entertain you in your quieter moments.There is also a games room with pool table.

Garden and outside

Le Petit Champiau has its own dining terrace which leads onto the shared mature garden (with Le grand Champiau) which also boasts a swimming-pool (security fenced), and views over the adjoining fields.

Parking and garages

Off-street parking (shared with Le Grand Champiau).

Visitor suitability

Unfortunately, Le petit Champiau is not suitable for people with reduced mobility as the bedroom is upstairs. A cot and high chair is available at no extra charge. Sorry, pets are not accepted.


  • No smoking

  • Linen

  • Shared pool


Antiques/Brocante Market

Name of nearest antiques/brocante market: Touchay
Distance: 12 km


Family activities

Fishing nearby

Species of fish: Carp, etc
Name of nearest fishing location: Etangs du Bois Dore
Distance: 2 km

Horse riding

Name and address of nearest stables: Rio Javar
Distance: 14 km

Signed wine route

Name of nearest signed wine route: Chateaumeillant

Wine tasting

Name and address of nearest wine producer: Bituriges Vins Chateaumeillant
Distance: 16 km

About the Owner/Advertiser, Mr Derek Scoins

After living and working in a big city for many years, we felt we needed a change and so made the move to central rural France and a completely different pace of life. Derek is a freelance translator.

Owner's website
Year property purchased 2004
Why this location? The general peace and quiet, myriad wildlife (including annual bird migrations) and its accessibility were the main factors in drawing us to this area.
Unique benefits of property Our guests can enjoy the sights and sounds of nature from the garden, have a refreshing swim in the pool or go for gentle walks in the surrounding lanes, whilst not being far away from historic sites (including several chateaux and churches and the wonderful city of Bourges), race tracks (motor and horse) and vineyards.

The Owner Recommends


UNESCO world heritage site (Cathedrale Saint-Etienne)
Marais gardens
Palais Jacques Coeur
Old town
Printemps de Bourges music festival (April)

Wine tasting

The local vineyards of Venesmes and Chateaumeillant are within 20 kms
Quincy, Reuilly, Menetou-Salon and Sancerre are a little further away but within a pleasant hour and a half's drive


Ainay-le-Vieil, Culan, Meillant are within a half-hour drive. A little further afield are the chateaux of Boucard, Blancafort and La Verrerie.
Visit the well-known chateaux of the Loire Valley (Chambord, Chenonceaux, etc for a pleasant day trip

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