Les Vesluères is a French country farmhouse in 3 acres of of grounds in rural north-western France. A beautiful stone-built property with huge oak beams, it is comfortably furnished and very homely.
Seclusion is guaranteed - it is the only property at the end of a long drive. It can accommodate 9 people in comfort, has a large outdoor pool, a garden and plenty of outdoor space. Apart from that, and all the attractions nearby, there is a TV and satellite dish, a hi-fi system, broadband internet connection and many games.
The pool is 11.5 metres long, by 5.5 metres wide with 'Roman steps' at one end. It is 1.2 metres deep apart from a deeper point (at the opposite end from the steps) that is 1.8m. It is covered with a retractable 'abri' which also heats the water. You can swim under cover or in the open air. There is a large surrounding terrace with sun-loungers.
On Ground Floor: Entrance lobby with store and downstairs WC; Utility Room; Lounge/dining room; Kitchen; Bedroom 4.
On First Floor: Master Bedroom; Bedrooms 2 & 3; Bathroom; Upstairs WC; Extensive Landing/Office with storage & additional bed.
Lounge / dining room: A large room with a wood-burner as its focal point; Three sofas, dining table with 2 benches & a further 6 wooden folding chairs; HD TV with a Sky box (non-HD,'free-to-air' channels only), local digital TV (TNT) via the aerial; selection of DVDs; hi-fi with CD player & auxiliary connection for iPods/MP3 players; bookcase with large selection of books; games cupboard with range of games.
Kitchen: Fitted kitchen overlooking pool area; equipment includes fridge-freezer,fan oven with grill, gas hob ,ample pots, pans, utensils, crockery, glasses & cutlery for at least 10 people - please note there is no dishwasher, microwave or toaster.
Bedroom 4: 2 single beds (bunk bed); wardrobe
Utility room: Contains oil-fired boiler & oil tank for CH; automatic washing machine & tumble dryer; some outdoor games equipment; small shower cubicle.
Master Bedroom: Large room with king-size double bed, bedside tables, large chest of drawers, wardrobe with hanging and shelf space. Views over the duck-pond and east to the village of Saint-Denis-d'Orques.
Bedroom 2: Medium-sized room with single bed, full-size pull-out guest bed, chest of drawers and wardrobe with hanging and shelf space.
Bedroom 3: Large bedroom with two single beds, chest of drawers, large alcove with hanging and shelf space. The large window provides views west over the fields to the side of the house.
Landing: Containing a single bed and extensive storage cupboards for linen, pillows, towels etc.
Bathroom: Bath with safety mixer tap, two basins and shelf space.
In all, Les Vesluères covers just over an hectare (about 3 acres, including the duck-pond). Around Les Vesluères can be found a wealth of wildlife including deer, the odd wild boar, frogs, lizards, a variety of butterflies, toads, coypu, hawks, kites, owls, woodpeckers, jays, swifts, swallows and martins and even the occasional hoopoe.
The property is surrounded on all sides by farmland. The farms specialise in beef and free range poultry, and grow crops mainly as feed for their own animals. Normally Les Vesluères is surrounded by crops (not farm animals) such as maize, sunflowers, wheat or barley. The only visitors, and rare ones at that, are the postman and occasional trades.
For more information please see www.lesveslueres.com