|Minimum Stay||7 nights|
This beautifully renovated Gite was originally the stables area of the ancient Watermill,’ Moulin du Fontcourt’, situated on the La Bonnieure river close to the historical Town of Chasseneuil sur Bonnieure. The Stables were an integral part of the Property itself and have now been converted into a luxury, spacious, ground level holiday rental affording comfort, excellent facilities and spectacular views of the La Bonnieure river, aquatic wildlife, birds and countryside. The lovely gardens comprise of four land islands intersected by the river and small tributaries which meander through and around the property.
The Gite consist of 1 double size bedroom for two people with either a King size double bed or 2 Single beds, whichever is preferred. Bedside tables, clothes hanging and storage plus a safety deposit box. An excellent quality Sofa Bed is provided in the Lounge which also sleeps 2. The Bathroom has a Bath with Shower cubicle, Washbasin, heated towel rail. WC is separate with Washbasin and Unit. The large Hall, with own beautiful entrance leads to the Charente stone walled and exposed Oak beamed spacious Lounge/diner with Sofa (bed), Armchair. Kitchen is of a good working size and has a Washing machine, Refrigerator, Electric oven and Ceramic 4 plate Hob. Extractor and Units.
Moulin du Fontcourt Gite is in the perfect location for touring South West France, its beautiful villages, many historical sights, superb coastlines and numerous other attractions. The gardens are of particular interest to Artists, Photographers, Fishermen, Cyclists, Holiday makers, home hunters seeking holiday homes, or those who, just like us, who have fallen under the spell of the warm and friendly Charente region and decided to make this area of South West France their permanent home.
Despite its quiet, rural outlook Moulin du Fontcourt Gite is in within walking distance to Chasseneuil sur Bonnieure Town with its excellent range of Bistro’s, Cafes & Restaurants plus all the shops and services you could need and is just 5 minutes by car to La Rochefoucauld and its grand Chateau. It is en route for Angouleme, Cognac, Limoges, Bordeaux, Royan. La Rochelle and many other great places.
We are an English couple who grew to love France and visited often. Thomas spent many years in the UK Newspaper Industry in Executive Management. Susan owned and managed a chain of high quality Lingerie retail units before retiring in 2009. We are both 'people' people who love meeting others and entertaining whenever we can. It was almost inevitable that after our busy professional lives in the UK we find ourselves providing hospitality whilst living in our beloved France.
We first saw this property in 2002 and although it was in pretty poor state at the time we fell in love with the sheer grandeur of the house and its beautiful surroundings on the river. We holidayed nearby and each time we viewed it we knew it was for us and set out to buy it and restore it to its former majesty. It helped that the Town was so close and the local people so supportive. So many years later we have never regretted our decision. It gives us so much pleasure to now share this wonderful Moulin and unique gardens with guests who appreciate its history, architecture and character and return to visit us year after year..
The Moulin is built in, on and around the La Bonnieure river and has spectacular river and countryside views. The gardens comprise of 4 islands intersected by the river and small tributaries. It abounds with Birdlife, river life and other wildlife. It is a fantastic place to relax and enjoy the Charentaise sunshine. Chasseneuil sur Bonnieure Town, just walking distance away, has many restaurants and facilities, The area is a great base for touring with excellent transport links links by Air, Train, Bus & Car and has many sporting and leisure facilities nearby..
|Rate Period||Nightly||Weekend Night||Weekly||Monthly *||Event|
7 night minimum stay
|Fees||No additional mandatory fees|
|Refundable damage deposit||$108|
|Stay tax||€0 per night, per person. This amount will be due to the manager upon arrival. Does not apply to children under 1 years.|
Rates are subject to change until final payment has been made. We regret we are unable to accept Pets. We reserve the right to refuse admission to any person not confirmed on the booking form.
* Approximate monthly rate. Actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay.