Photos and Description of this 1 bedroom holiday cottage in Saint-Jean-d'Angely area
In a quiet village; english & french TV; full central heating
Our semi-detached gite can accommodate 2 adults and a baby/small child and is part of the main house which is a typical Charentais style farmhouse in the quiet village of Bagnizeau, population about 200. The gite opens into the sunny courtyard at the front of the house, great for al fresco dining, and there is a back garden with a lawn, shaded patio area and 4.6m diameter above ground pool. The gite has full central heating for those cooler months. In the village there is an 11th century church and a park with a boules pitch, table tennis table and tennis court, we have the necessary equipment you can borrow if you wish to play. The gite is well equipped, having british and French TV channels and a free high speed WIFI broadband coonections.
There are bikes available for guests' use and we are keen to encourage this by providing local maps and suggested routes through the countryside which is ideal for cycling or walking. If you wish to bring your own bikes we have ample secure storage for them. Alternatively let us know if you are coming to house hunt and we will do what we can to help you.
Local facilities: The country town of Matha is less than 2km from Bagnizeau and here you will find a range of small shops, banks, estate agents, hairdressers, 4 supermarkets, 2 restaurants and small market hall. A bigger outdoor street market takes place here on the 1st Friday of each month. There is a brand new open air swimming pool (lido) which is open in the summer months and has a large slide for those thrillseekers.
15 minutes away is the lovely town of St. Jean d'Angely with its quaint town centre and ancient twin towered abbey. There is a very good market here on Wednesday and Saturday mornings; St. Jean has an impressive indoor swimming/leisure complex next to the park and boating lake, and some of the bigger retail stores on the outskirts of town.
Also 15 minutes away is the market town of Aulnay with its picturesque town centre where you can enjoy al fresco refreshments and the regular Sunday morning market.
- Long-term Renters Welcome
- children welcome
- non smoking only
- pets not allowed
- wheelchair inaccessible