Charentaise 'Maison de Campagne' with a barn conversion in a quiet cul-de-sac hamlet, 5 km from Chalais. The house has three double bedrooms, fully equipped kitchen, separate dining room with mezzanine library, living room with TV/DVD and bathroom. Outdoors there is a large sun terrace with built-in barbecue and dining area, shady patio with mezzanine, front house garden and a separate secluded garden with 10m swimming pool. There is private parking for up to 4 cars.
Le Pressoir is in a very peaceful location in the little hamlet of Chez Blanchet, part of the commune of Courlac. It has lovely views of the countryside, but you are within an easy drive of many places of interest. This area has something for all ages and tastes, and with beautiful countryside - fields upon fields of sunflowers, and vines, and lovely quiet roads.
Courlac is close to the Charente / Dordogne border in beautiful, rural South West France. Nearby villages are full of activity, with places to visit, dine and drink. The picturesque old Roman town of Aubeterre, which was recently voted one of the prettiest villages in France is only 5km away. Discover the 12th century subterranean church carved out of the rock or enjoy a drink on the tree-covered village square with its variety of shops, eateries and museums, all overlooked by a 1000 year old chateau. Alternatively walk down to the river beach for a swim or canoeing (great for families).
Chalais the local town with all its amenities is only 4kms away, a 5 mins drive. Chalais has everything you may need to enjoy your holiday - supermarket, banks, doctors, chemists, newsagents, post office, boulangeries, delicatessens, hairdressers, shops, cafes, restaurants, and an outdoor market every Monday. It also has tennis courts, an open air swimming pool with diving boards and a football pitch with stands. Also, a chateau with a first class restaurant, which often has art exhibitions. Next to the Chateau is the old church, and every summer there is a large horse show.
Local activities range from walking, sight seeing, horse-riding, golf, fishing, cycling, canoeing or even jet–skiing and quad biking. Wine tastings (degustations) are of course a staple part of the experience!