Passirac House Rental Photos and Description
Spacious 5 Bedrooms, 2 Bathrooms. Overall The Property A Sleeps Max Of 25
The Old School House of Passirac, built at the turn of the century for the children of the neighbouring Chateau also used by the Red Cross during the war. Today, having been lovingly renovated, this make a fabulous, very reasonably a priced holiday home. Overlooking the local church and rolling countryside, set in just under an acre of gardens filled with fragrant shrubs with plenty of lawn area for children to be children.
Our aim is to bring together French lifestyles with the best of British hospitality. We try to ensure that everyone in your party enjoys themselves to the full and are on hand to guide you to the best spots of our area.
Maison St Louis may not be elegant or manicured but it is brimming with character and charm making it comfortable, relaxing place for holidays and celebrations and a place children can be children and adults can switch off from the pressures of life.
The overall property houses, 3 gites that accommodate 25 people in total and the owners house.
The Property, Grounds and Bar/Games Room:
Situated on a quiet village lane, entering at the rear into large driveway with ample private parking, all external areas are shared with other guests. The garden is on two levels the top level has flower beds, a large sand pit, it is not uncommon to see the mums and dads in the morning enjoying the morning sun with a coffee watching the children in the sand pit whilst still in there pyjama's! All properties have outside tables, perfect for eating 'al fresco' on lazy summer evenings, the lower garden is large enough for a game of badminton, football or cricket. Enclosed in this area is the swimming pool and jacuzzi. The entire garden is enclosed.
We understand the importance of having fun, so we have installed a games room, this is on the top terrace. You can bring your own drinks here, mix with other guest, play cards or darts. In the games room is table tennis, a football table, dart board,books and numerous board games, for the sporty ones a multi gym, we are happy to show you running paths, walking treks and bike routes.
Outside the games room is a large BBQ and communal seating, where all guests can join each other for sunset cocktails and mull over the days activities. Wifi for the property is available in the games room, it is not available in the properties. At Maison St Louis, the atmosphere is very relaxed, we want you to go home feeling you have totally switched off for a week or so.
Passirac is situated between Chalais and Barbezieux nestled in the hills and forest of the South Charente. Brossac is the local village and provides basic shopping needs, it can be reached by car or a pleasant walk through the countryside for the more athletic ones. Brossac is also home to a beautiful beach fronted swimming lake with sandy shores, stunning scenery and restaurants. Chalais and Barbezieux are only 15km away, both of these towns have weekly markets, where locals sell their produce, you can sample different foods and wines! They both have supermarkets and interesting places to visit. Both neighbouring towns have open-air swimming pools.
Countryside boasts glorious Chateaux, charismatic small towns, ideal for rambling walks and Roman art, not forgetting the fine wines, Pineau and Cognac. Restaurants can be found scattered around at prices to meet anyone’s budget. A short drive away is the historical town of Angouleme to the north and the city of Bordeaux to the south. The Atlantic Ocean is only 50 miles away.
For the small members of your group we are can steer you in the right direction to a weekly children's disco, pony walks, art and craft afternoons and play parks, for the teens, mini golf, weekly open air music concerts, western nights, canoeing, organised group bike rides and optimist sailing lessons.
Also available within 2 miles of the house is an indoor pool, spa and squash courts, offering beauty treatments of every kind.
Motoquad and jetski rentals, hiking and biking trails, as well as farm and vineyards visits, home-made ice cream and honey farm with a maze for the children! The racing circuit of Haute Saintonge is only 10 minutes away for auto and moto racing as well, there is something for everyone, or just relaxing around the pool
Services: We are more than happy to tell you our stories of moving to France, drive you to a local restaurant, so everyone can sample the local wines, book you on local Pineau & Cognac tours at local farms.
We can offer a maid service, this service can be offered for just one day or the duration of your stay and for those with small children we offer a babysitting service for a nominal fee.
We the owners are on site but do try to respect your privacy, the overall property is very large so it is not hard to do so. We want you to be perfectly looked after and enjoy your stay at Maison St Louis, so please ask if you have any special needs to ensure a more relaxing holiday. If you would like to speak to any of our return guests to see what draws them back please ask and we will put you in contact with them.
Details for St Louis 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10, 2 Bathrooms
- unsuitable for elderly or infirm
- Events Allowed
- Long-term Renters Welcome
- children welcome
- wheelchair inaccessible
- pets considered
Guestbook comments from the owner
After not coming back for two years we returned, perfect holiday, relaxed and nothing is never to much bother for the hosts, will be back again next year.