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Liz Butler

Member since: 2012
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Speaks: english, french

Beautifully Restored 5 Bedroomed Farmhouse sleeps 10 with private heated pool

3 Reviews
Sleeps10
Bedrooms 5
Bathrooms4
Property type farmhouse
Minimum Stay 7 nights

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Overview

Availles-Limouzine Farmhouse Rental Photos and Description

5 Bedrooms 4 Bathrooms 2 Wcs 3 Reception Rooms Kithchen

Le Poteau has 5 bedrooms on the 1st floor, 2 super king doubles with en suite bathrooms, 1 double with en suite shower room and 1double room and twin room sharing a bathroom. There is also a separate WC.

On the ground floor there is a large entrance hall with the stairs leading to the 1st floor, good sized sitting room with satellite TV, WC, Utility room with washing machine, Large well equipped kitchen. beautifully beamed Dining room with large table and seating for at least 10, and very large vaulted well furnished salon with vaulted ceiling and over looking mezzanine.

Outside the front door there's a large terrace and courtyard with plenty of parking, and beyond 1 hectare of enclosed gardens, and a 12 x 6m heated swimming pool with sun loungers. Beside the pool there is a barn with a small kitchen , BBQ, and table for al fresco dining. Behind the barn is another area where you can sit and have a drink, or eat, and enjoy the superb sunsets.

Suitability:
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
Liz Butler (Owner)
Member since: 2012
Call Owner
Speaks: english, french

Reviews

5
based on 3 traveler reviews

Beautifully Restored 5 Bedroomed Farmhouse sleeps 10 with private heated pool
average rating of 5.0 based on 3 reviews
5

Beautiful French Proerty with everything you need

  • 5 of 5

Le Poteau is a superb French Barn Conversion, we were a family of 10 and the house had everything we needed . The swimming pool was perfect, with the outside kitchen and eating areas we barely used the wonderful indoor rooms. The kitchen was great and had everything we needed to cater for a large group.

There are lots of lovely French towns and villages within a short drive.

  • Submitted: Aug 20, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
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5

Great house with such a huge amount of space!!

  • 5 of 5

This house suited us perfectly-we were a family of 7 and the younger members of the party loved having their own part of the house; leaving the four adults to the two master bedrooms! Brilliant!

The downstairs is gigantic; some rooms we never used as the garden is huge. We ate at a different table (with diff views!) most nights and having the outdoor kitchen by the pool was great for an evening bbq!

We found we used Iles Jourdain for our big shop and then stocked up in the village-the breakfast run took less than 10 minutes.

The house location is very peaceful-being in the middle of nowhere helps. The photos of this house don't do it justice-think big; think quietness; think relaxing holiday beside the pool!

Thank you so much, we'll be back!!!

  • Submitted: Jul 17, 2015
  • Stayed: Jul 2015
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5

Le Poteau

  • 5 of 5

A very well thought out property, finished to a high standard. We've stayed in a lot of places in this part of France and Le Poteau is the best we've seen. Great social spaces but plenty of room for privacy if desired. Surrounded by sunflower fields and not another building in sight.

Owner and local representatives all friendly and helpful.

Sunsets over a glass of wine in one of the three outdoor seating areas are a fantastic way to wind down the evening.

All in all a great set up for a relaxing family ( 9 of us in comfort) holiday, but local shops a bit too far to walk or cycle due to the hill down in to Availles.

  • Submitted: Aug 20, 2013
  • Stayed: Aug 2013
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: It is great to see that others enjoy it as we do.
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Map

Nearest Airport
60 Kilometres
Poitiers or Limoges
Nearest Barpub
5 Kilometres
Availles Limouzine
Nearest Ferry
450 Kilometres
St Malo Or Caen
Nearest Golf
35 Kilometres
St Junien
Nearest Train
60 Kilometres
Poitiers
Nearest Motorway
60 Kilometres
Poitiers
Nearest Restaurant
5 Kilometres
Availles Limouzine
Nearest Beach
160 Kilometres
La Rochelle
Car: necessary

Le Poteau is a beautifully restored farmhouse, with a pool and large garden, in a quiet rural position about 5 kms from Availles Limouzine which sits on the banks of the very lovely River Vienne. Poitiers and Futuroscope are about an hours drive away. Limoges, famous for its porcelain, is also an hours drive. The village of Oradour sur Glane, destroyed in World War 2 by the SS is preserved in a ruined state, a poignant memorial that should not be missed, is about 40 minutes by car.

Other places of interest to visit include Chauvigny, Saint-Savain and Montmorillon.

Besides the good walking in the area of Le Poteau there is the lovely area of the Monts de Blond about half an hour's drive.

For the motor racing enthusiast the Cicuit de Val De Vienne is 5 minutes away.

There are 3 golf courses less than an hour away.

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Rates & Availability

Availles-Limouzine Farmhouse Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
Atumn
Sep 10 2016 - Oct 28 2016
7 night minimum stay
$2,273
 
 
Spring
Apr 15 2017 - Jun 9 2017
7 night minimum stay
$1,949
 
 
Early Summer
Jun 10 2017 - Jul 7 2017
7 night minimum stay
$2,273
 
 
High Summer
Jul 8 2017 - Sep 8 2017
7 night minimum stay
$3,248
 
 
Autumn
Sep 9 2017 - Oct 27 2017
7 night minimum stay
$2,273
 
 
My Standard Rate
7 night minimum stay
$1,949
 

Additional information about rental rates

Fees No additional mandatory fees
Refundable damage deposit $520

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Amenities

Availles-Limouzine Farmhouse Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • farmhouse (detached)
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 300 m²
Location Type:
  • Rural
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Family
General:
  • Alarm Clock
  • Filtered Water
  • Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
Kitchen:
  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 10 people
Bathrooms:
  • 4 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , tub , shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 4 - toilet , combination tub/shower , bidet
  • The bathrooms are all large and well equipped.
Bedrooms:
  • 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king , ensuite bath & shower seperate WC
    Bedroom 2 - 1 king , ensuite bath & shower, seperate C
    Bedroom 3 - 1 double , ensuite shower & WC
    Bedroom 4 - 2 twin/ single , 1 baby crib , shared bathroom
    Bedroom 5 - 1 double , shared bathroom
  • All bedrooms are finished to a high standard with good quality linen provided. A cot is available and can be put in whichever room it is required. 3 bedrooms have ensuite bathrooms.
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • MP3 Dock
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Toys
Outside:
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Terrace
  • 20 garden chairs
Suitability:
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
Pool / Spa:
  • Heated Pool
  • Outdoor Pool
  • Private Pool ...
Attractions:
  • churches
  • playground
  • pond
  • restaurants
  • ruins
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • horseback riding
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • swimming
  • tennis

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