|Property type||chateau / country house|
The south facing Logis, with its landscaped gardens, enclosed within high stone walls, is totally secluded. Set at the edge of a sleepy little hamlet, with far reaching uninterrupted views over fields,vineyards and woodland. Within a few minutes drive of the local market town and various other shops, banks, Post office, bars and restaurants. The hamlet is also served by daily delivery vans (bread,meat etc).
Within 45 minute drive to local airport (Angouleme). One hour drive to two further airports(la Rochelle and Poitiers) both with UK connections. TGV train service to Angouleme. Bus service from Angouleme to next village. 20 minutes to Cognac/Jarnac. Less than one hour to some of the finest beaches in France. The region boasts the second highest sunshine record throughout the country.
Rooms: Four rooms, including one 40ft long room suitable for children.
Facilities: Secluded gardens, library, including DVDs and CDs. Taxi service for guests (transfers and short journeys only). Bicycles available. Large selection of Toys. Prams, cots, car seats, strollers available for families. Cooked dinners on request with complimentary welcome goodies on arrival.
In rooms: free Wifi, flat screen TV, CD/DVD, kettle, fridge and mini bar.
Poolside: Surrounded by boxwood there is an outdoor, unheated pool, tiled in limestone, enclosed in the courtyard garden.
Children : children are more than welcome! The pool is unsupervised, but fitted with an alarm and fenced off. Children will love the courtyard garden with its free range chickens. Egg hunts are a daily occurrence!
The house keepers include 2 cats - Benson and Kitty and Strawberry the dog all are very friendly and can be found in the 2 acres of land around the Logis. They will consider fellow pets on request.
No smoking inside – ashtrays are left on the terraces.
Perfectly positioned on the edge of a pretty village, just 15 min from the busy market town of Rouillac, where the largest Farmers Market in S.W of France happens on the 27th of every month. With it's selection of cafes, restaurants and shops it is a vibrant market town. Fabulous town of Cognac is just less than 30 min away where the historic cognac industry thrives and offers great visitor tours. The walled city of Angouleme is around 35 min, with great shopping, restaurants and evening scene and spectacular medieval ramparts. There is also a Nautilis water park a giant water park with flumes that go on for ever, water slides, wave machines, large pools and lakes, an Olympic size pool, leisure area with high slides, wave machine and man-made beach with many different water sports. The beaches of the west coast France are about 1 hour. A choice of lovely resorts, including La Rochelle & Royan, the closest being Meschers with the evocative fishing cabane perched on their long stilts. Family adventure days at Futuroscope in Poitiers & Valley of the Monkeys are all near by.