La Cascade, with it's spacious and bright open plan living/dining area with views over the woods and waterfall, has been tastefully renovated with exposed beams and original stonework giving you a real sense of history whilst feeling comfortable and modern.
There is a wood-burning stove for cosy nights in with a glass of wine and a movie and a fully equipped kitchen with fridge, microwave, oven, dishwasher and all the equipment you need for a traditional home-cooked meal around the large dining table.
A furnished private terrace and BBQ is located on the sunniest side of the Gite, lending itself to sunbathing and relaxing with a good book or dining al fresco.
Perfect for a large family, two families or a group of friends traveling together, this gîte has three large bedrooms in total. The Master bedroom is on the ground floor with its own shower and toilet and on the first floor there are a further two double rooms arranged as twins, with a shower and toilet.
La Cascade is the uppermost gite at La Maillerie, a 17th century water mill where chainmail was forged. It makes an ideal spot to get away from it all and really relax with family and friends. Popular with Ramblers, Cyclists, Car enthusiasts ( Circuit des Remparts Angouleme 19th-21st September), Artists, Writers, Wine-tasters, Foodies, Golfers (course approx 12kms away), Tennis players (local municipal court just down the road), walkers/hikers, Bird-watchers and lovers of the natural world.
La Maillerie is 'a special place in a beautiful setting', as one guest put it. It occupies a stunning rural position with 7 acres of naturally landscaped garden and woodland beside a small river with gentle waterfall. Yet La Maillerie is just 200m from the centre of the village of Busserolles with its boulangerie (fresh bread for breakfast!), restaurant and bar. Le Vieux Puits offers a fantastic value lunch time traditional 'menu du jour' (Starter, Main, Cheese, Dessert, Coffee and wine included!) as well as evening service.
Bright and comfortable, the gites have all the modern facilities you will require (washing machine, dishwasher, DVD/TV, WiFi access) with bed linen and towels provided. Our gites, retain their original character and charm with wooden beams, pierre apparent stone walls and a wood burner for the colder months. Each gite is sympathetically separated from the others, with private patios and BBQ area, giving you all the privacy you need, whilst at the same time having the opportunity to socialise and dine with other members of your group or families you may meet during your stay.
With a wide variety of facilities onsite for all ages (golf pitching onsite, table tennis, badminton, boules, swimming, sand pit, woodland swings, den making) as well as many other attractions including the night markets, prehistoric caves, golf courses, beautiful chateaux, leisure lakes (with their beaches, bathing and watersports) and adventure centres, the oasis of La Maillerie provides all you need for a relaxing and enjoyable holiday.