Grange Lapin is a large and beautifully renovated stone barn located in a stunning and tranquil location with far reaching views over the French countryside. The night sky is amazing with no light pollution so is a star gazers dream! The barn is fully equipped with all the modern facilities, yet still retains the character features of huge oak beams and Charentais stone walls. There are breathtaking views from every room, and the well established, spacious garden leads in to the surrounding countryside. The 10.5 x 5.5 m pool is totally private to the property and surrounded by a decking patio with plenty of space for sun bathing with views over the fields and forests beyond. The pool has an alarm system and is fenced with lovely cast iron fencing, so is very safe for children. The property can sleep up to 14 people plus cot and is extremely spacious both inside and out and makes for an inexpensive option for a large family or group get together.
The stunning town of Aubeterre sur Dronne is only 15 minutes away with its unusual Romanesque monolithic underground church and voted one of the most beautiful villages in France. A wonderful beach and swimming area has been created at the river, which is great fun for all the family. There is also a lovely golf course near Aubeterre with a bar, terrace and restaurant.
Montmoreau St Cybard is a lively town with a train station (you can catch a train to nearby Angouleme or Bordeaux here), bars and restaurants, swimming pool and tennis courts, which are only a few minutes away.
This spacious property includes the following features;
A light and airy entrance leads to the large dining kitchen with breakfast bar, separate dining area with large farmhouse table to seat up to 14, and in turn leads to the lounge with patio doors leading out to the huge patio, pool and garden beyond
There is a large lounge with comfortable seating, and with exposed Charente stone walls and huge oak beams. Double doors lead to the stunning pool area and there is a wood burner for cosy winter evenings. Satellite TV with all UK Freesat channels, plus DVD player and Wifi internet access.
The dining area has a large table able to seat 14 people.
The modern and well equipped dining kitchen (oven, dishwasher, washing machine, microwave, fridge freezer, dining table) has a fantastic breakfast bar made with reclaimed oak beams and Douglas pine. It makes a for a great atmosphere for sitting having an aperitif whilst creating some wonderful French dishes.
The private alarmed 10.5 m x 5.5 m pool is surrounded by decking with views out over the countryside to the pretty village of St Martial beyond and with plenty of space for sunbeds and tables. The pool is surrounded by lovely cast iron fencing decorated with vines and honeysuckles.
There is a downstairs en-suite bedroom for anyone who may have trouble with the stairs as well as a separate toilet and hand basin.
Upstairs there are 5 very spacious and airy bedrooms leading off a landing featuring huge oak beams.
The master King bedroom has an en-suite bathroom, and there is a 2nd large double en-suite bedroom.
A twin bedded room, and two children's rooms both with three single beds.
There is an oak beamed half tiled family bathroom with bath, toilet, shower and the sink which sits on top of an old cast iron singer sewing machine base adding yet more character.
A cot and high chair can be provided upon request.