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Ann

Member since: 2014
Speaks English
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200 Year Old Restored Farmhouse With Pool In Peaceful Rural Surroundings

1 Review
People4
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms1
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights

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Overview

Photos and Description of this 1 bedroom holiday cottage in Charente - Chez Chiron

200 Year Old Restored Farmhouse With Pool In Peaceful Rural Surroundings

Self -contained large 1 bedroom gite with en suite and king sized bed. The kitchen/lounge area is spacious and very well equipped with seating for4 guests at the table.There is a gas stove, frig, microwave, toaster, kettle and numerous other appliances and gadgets. In the sitting area there are 2 oversized leather chairs and a lounge suite seating 4-5 that can convert to a full double bed.

Outside there is a Jarrah wood table and chairs for 6 with umbrella and a BBQ in a private patio/garden setting. Around the back of the house is the in ground salt-water pool surrounded by timber decking and sun loungers. The salt water is perfect for those who get red eyes from chlorine pools.

The views are of the beautiful Charente countryside. Sunflowers,maize and church steeples fill the horizon.

There are peach,cherry and a 100 year old olive tree. And hens who gratefully supply fresh eggs for your breakfast.

Suitability:
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Ann (Owner)
Member since: 2014
Speaks English

About Ann

We have lived in France for the past 3 years

Ann purchased this cottage in 2012

Why Ann chose Charente

After visiting many areas we decided that the Charente was visually appealing and offered the lifestyle we desired.

What makes this cottage unique

The house setting is tranquil yet close enough for all the necessities of life. The stone walls give it real charm and authenticity. There is even a cornerstone that tells us the house was built in 1833, around Napoleons time!

Reviews

1 holidaymaker review

200 Year Old Restored Farmhouse With Pool In Peaceful Rural Surroundings
average rating of 5.0 based on 1 reviews
5

Highly recommended gite and superb location

  • 5 of 5

Spent a lovely week in this well equipped and beautifully situated gite. It is a wonderful centre for visiting cognac, Bordeaux and the western dordogne with their delicious food and wines. When not visiting these areas, it was a delight to be able to relax, using the swimming pool and enjoying the peaceful and beautiful countryside and pretty garden. Hosts were most welcoming and helpful with advice for trips. Highly recommended and we would certainly come again.

  • Review Submitted: Oct 1, 2014
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
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Location

Nearest Airport
90 Kilometres
Bordeaux
Nearest Barpub
2.5 Kilometres
Bardenac
Nearest Train
7 Kilometres
Chalais
Nearest Restaurant
2.5 Kilometres
Bardenac
Nearest Beach
15 Kilometres
Aubeterre sur Dronne
Car: recommended

Monday Market day in Chalais. Soak up local culture, food and gifts.

Aubeterre sur Drone is a must see village rated as one of the most beautiful in France. There is a Monolithic Church to visit and the town square is right out of a movie set with cafes shaded by leafy trees. There is also a sandy beach, and the tourism office provides 1/2 or whole day children's' activities to keep the little ones occupied. As well as tennis courts, canoes and kayaks.

Wineries of Bordeaux and St. Emillion are an easy drive away as is Cognac, where you can take tours of Remy, Hennessy or Couvosier cognac houses.

For those who like to be physically active there are scenic cycling ways, horse back riding, golf or just leisurely walks. We can even arrange cycle hire with prior notice if you forgot to bring your own.

Brantome, known as the Venice of France is very lovely and has a stunning Abbey. There are also caves with prehistoric drawing.

Angouleme, with it's magnificent cathedral, is about a 45 minute drive and holds a Classic Car Rally each September. With a race around the city wall ramparts .

Royan and the surrounding area offers the Atlantic Ocean beaches. There are beaches for surfers, kiddies, or even naturists!

Should you wish to relax at the house you can simply sit back at the pool, read , play games or just enjoy the far reaching countryside views.

You'll have a garden and BBQ with a table and chairs for 6 to sit and enjoy some local wine and cheese from your market forays.

We provide a welcome basket of our freshly laid eggs and home cured bacon and other basics, so your first breakfast is all sorted.

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Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday cottage in Chalais, Charente

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
 
Summer
25 Jun 2016 - 27 Aug 2016
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
£583
for 7 nights
£583
 
 
Autumn
29 Aug 2016 - 29 Oct 2016
7 night minimum stay
£462
for 7 nights
£462
 
 
Winter
30 Oct 2016 - 10 Dec 2016
3 night minimum stay
£153
for 3 nights
£357
 
 
Spring
4 Mar 2017 - 3 Jun 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
3 night minimum stay
£198
for 3 nights
£462
 

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees
Refundable Damage Deposit £231

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 60 days before check-in date.
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Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday cottage in Charente in Poitou-Charentes

Property Type:
  • cottage
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Location Type:
  • rural
General:
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob ...
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 -
  • There is an en suite bathroom with modern shower cubicle. Towels and bed linen are provided.
Bedrooms:
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4
  • A very large sunny bedroom with a king sized bed. A single bed can be added for an additional guest without cost or compromise to space. Stone walls and shuttered windows give you a French feel.
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Video Games ...
  • Video Library
Outside:
  • Bicycles ...
  • Deck Furniture
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Garden
  • Outdoor Furniture
  • Barbecue
  • Tennis ...
  • Yard
Suitability:
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
Attractions:
  • caves
  • churches
  • forests
  • museums
  • naturist beach
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • horse riding
  • scenic drives
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • golf
  • golf pass optional
  • hiking
  • tennis

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