La Belle Maison is a Beautiful Charentaise country house built around 1850 for a local doctor/farmer. It has its own large shady terrace to the front of the property. In front of the terrace is a large private mature garden, mainly laid to lawn, with palm trees, cedars, pines and acacia. There is a barbecue and comfortable outdoor furniture. The Bruet is a four cottage complex that is set in four acres of beautiful private parkland, offering plenty of space to kick a ball, play badminton or boules. Located in the peaceful village of Yviers in the south Charente close the Dordogne.
Situated 4 km from the market town of Chalais with Restaurants, bars, shops and the Monday morning market. Auberterre is officially listed as one of the most beautiful villages in France and is within a 15 minute drive, offering a river beach with children's play areas, fishing, swimming, canoeing and picnic areas. Brossac lake beach is 4km and has a lovely Restaurant, water sports and mountain bike routes suitable for all abilities. Walking and cycling from the Le Bruet is excellent with free mounting bikes available for guests. There is a large fenced 12m x 6m swimming pool with lovely views. There is a large games room with table tennis, table football, Tv/Video, books and games.
The atmospheric old barn is set up for guests to gather for drinks or a BBQ.