About the property
- Half Baths0
- Minimum Stay1 - 7 nights
A charming country cottage with lovely views, on the edge of a quiet rural hamlet, in its own grounds of 6 acres of formal garden, orchard, woods and pasture. Not far from the market town of Chalais - 5 kms - and 10 kms to the attractive village of Aubeterre sur Dronne.
Kitchen and dining
The main room is big - 60 m2 - and offers a central open plan living area with a fully equipped kitchen and breakfast bar, plus a spacious lounge and dining area. This room opens onto the south facing terrace with a shady area for outside meals.
In the main room you will find fast / free wi-fi, tv with both english and UK satellite channels (freeview), and a dvd player. The ground floor of the dovecote tower, which connects with the main room, provides a quiet area for reading.
We provide comfortable beds, and good bedding.
- from the entrance to the bathroom 3 steps to the bedroom (25 m2) with 2, or if necessary 3 single beds.
- upstairs in the pigeon tower is another good-sized bedroom with a double bed (accessed via a spiral staircase). A charming room with 4 windows, and lovely 360 ° views.
One in suite bathroom, with a shower, a claw-foot bath, and toilet.
A separate wash-room, and toilet.
There is electric heating in the bathroom.
Any other heating is unnecessary in the summer months.
A secure 8 x 4 single depth pool for your home use, with comfortable steps to the water.
2 bikes available for hire (15 € / week).
Direct access from the house to tracks and trails for walks.
Kayack / canoes available at Aubeterre, for hot summer afternoons on the river Dronne.
A walled garden runs along the north side of the house and allows dog owners to keep an eye on their pet from the main room.
There is also a pretty garden, an old orchard, a wood, and some pasture land.
Parking and garages
There is ample parking space inside the property. No garage, I'm afraid!
Would not follow people with physical disabilities, but there is one bed provided on the ground floor of the dovecote.
- Response time:
- within a few days
- English, French
- Calendar last updated:
- Apr 11, 2018
Sports & Adventure Activities
Check-in: 4:00 PM
Check-out: 10:00 AM
100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date. You must contact the owner directly to request cancellation.
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-Golf. The Manor of Longeveau, at Pillac (0545985513) is a nine-hole, by 64 race. Visitors are welcome to daily, weekly or fortnightly green fees. Distance: 10 km -Main local markets Chalais every Monday morning, in Riberac on Friday mornings (15 kms). The Riberac is worth the drive. -Name and address of nearest stable: the Idalgo at Condéon (26 kms). This is an equestrian farm. Even if you have never had a horse before, they will escort you on horseback riding. Fun! -Don't miss the church troglodyte at Auberterre, Quite something. -drifting down the river on a hot afternoon, with butterflies and dragonflies. You can do that at Aubeterre, they can take you with your kayaks and canoes. 2 hours journey, or more.