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Detached house with private, exclusive, heated swimming pool

Les Forges, France
  • House861 sq. ft.
  • Bedrooms2
  • Sleeps4
  • Bathrooms1
  • Half Baths0
  • Minimum Stay7 nights

2 bedrooms , 2 bathrooms, sleeps 4

Situated in the small , well maintained luxury complex of Le Bois Senis , just outside the picturesque village of Les Forges. The house can accommodate up to 4 people comfortably.

There is a private heated swimming pool in the garden of the house for the exclusive use of guests. This pool has an electrically operated cover for safety when the pool is not in use.

There is also a large communal swimming pool in the centre of the complex , for use by owners and guests. There is wi- fi in the house.

The house has 2 bedrooms, one with en-suite bathroom, and a separate shower room.

The spacious lounge contains a comfortable sofa bed which sleeps 2 people. This large lounge is open plan with the dining area and well equipped kitchen.

The house provides a comfortable and well appointed house for relaxing after a rewarding day visiting places of local interest, or simply chilling out around the terrace , pool and garden.

The garden is well maintained and it's Southerly aspect overlooks open fields to the East.

There is electric heating throughout the house and an enclosed wood-burning stove is also provided for additional comfort if required.

A 40-inch HD Samsung TV with home cinema system is installed , together with Blue-ray DVD. Sky TV is available.

The kitchen area is fully equipped with ample cutlery and crockery and ceramic hob and oven, dishwasher, fridge freezer, washing machine/drier.

There is a lovely covered terrace area and barbecue.


Alastair Gove

Member Since 2010
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Calendar last updated:
Mar 24, 2018
About Alastair Gove

Retired Chartered Surveyor Formerly senior partner , Chairman of F G Burnett, Chartered Surveyors in Aberdeen, Scotland. Company Director Now living in Aberdeenshire.

Alastair Gove purchased this House in 2007

Why Alastair Gove chose Les Forges

Purchased this house in 2007, having carried out extensive search in Spain , Portugal and France. Loved the rural setting, and liked the design of the complex and house. Ideal base for relaxing and exploring the areas between the Loire valley and the Durdogne.

What makes this House unique

House located on the perimeter of the estate with lovely views.


    • Internet
    • Swimming pool
    • Accessible
    • Heater
    • Fireplace
    • Satellite or Cable
    • Kids Welcome
    • Washer & Dryer
    • Parking
    • TV
    • No Smoking


      • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
      • Master bedroom
        2 twin/ single, 2 single beds together
      • Bedroom 2
        2 twin/ single, 2 single beds
      • Master bedroom has 2 single beds together, large wardrobe, 2 bedside tables with lights, chest of drawers. Bedroom 2 has 2 single beds, chest of drawers, 2 bedside tables with lights. There is an electric cooling fan in each bedroom.


      • 1 Bathroom
      • En-suite bathroom
        Bathroom has WC, WHB , bath with enclosed shower.
      • Shower room
        Shower room has WC, WHB and enclosed shower
      • Fully tiled bathroom and shower room , each with bathroom cabinet and hair drier.

      Location Type

        • Resort
        • Rural
        • Village


            • Away From It All
            • Family
            • Historic
            • Holiday Resort
            • Luxury
            • Romantic
            • Sports & Activities
            • Tourist Attractions


                • Guests provide their own meals


                    • Parking
                      Parking space available for loading and unloading. Large communal car park at entrance to development.
                    • Fireplace
                    • Heating
                      Electric panel heating
                    • Internet
                      Wi-Fi available to guests upon request in house for access to emails and Internet .
                    • Iron & Board
                    • Linens Provided
                    • Living Room
                      Well furnished with comfortable leather sofa bed, 3 comfortable chairs, cocktail cabinet, wine rack, and occasional tables and footstool.
                    • Hair Dryer
                    • Parking Off Street
                    • Sunbed
                    • Towels Provided
                    • Vacuum Cleaner
                    • Washing Machine
                      Washing machines at the disposal of all tenants
                    • Wood Stove


                        • Kettle
                        • 4 Ring Stove
                        • Dishes & Utensils
                          Ample cutlery and crockery
                        • Dishwasher
                        • Freezer
                        • Coffee Maker
                          Senseo coffee maker
                        • Kitchen
                          Fully integrated and modern , well equipped kitchen
                        • Oven
                        • Refrigerator
                          Fridge freezer
                        • Stove
                          Ceramic electric hob
                        • Toaster


                            • Dining
                              Dining table and 6 chairs
                            • Dining Room
                            • comfy seating for 6 people


                                • Books
                                • DVD Player
                                  Blue-ray DVD player
                                • Games
                                • Music Library
                                • Satellite / Cable
                                  Sky TV available
                                • Stereo
                                • Television
                                  40 inch Samsung HD TV, with home cinema system
                                • Video Library


                                    • Bicycles
                                      There are no bicycles attached to the house.
                                    • Deck / Patio
                                      Covered terrace overlooking pool and garden with table , 6 chairs, and 4 loungers
                                    • Garden Table & Chairs
                                    • Golf
                                      Golf available at nearby golf resort Domaine Des Forges
                                    • Lawn / Garden
                                      Lovely garden with pleasant view overlooking open fields.
                                    • Outdoor Grill
                                      Weber gas fired BBQ
                                    • Parasol
                                    • Porch / Veranda
                                      Attractive veranda overlooking pool and garden
                                    • Pétanque Court
                                      There are two Pétanque courts within the complex
                                    • Tennis
                                      Tennis avaiailable at nearby golf resort Domaine Des Forges


                                        • wheelchair accessible

                                          Pool / Spa

                                            • Communal Pool
                                              Large communal pool in centre of development complex for exclusive use of owners and guests.
                                            • Heated Pool
                                            • Private Pool
                                              Private swimming pool in Garden for exclusive use of renter. Heated and with electronically controlled cover for safety when not in use.


                                                • pond
                                                • autumn foliage
                                                • cinemas
                                                • forests
                                                • live theater
                                                • playground
                                                • churches
                                                • recreation center
                                                • restaurants
                                                • ruins
                                                • theme parks
                                                • winery tours

                                                  Leisure Activities

                                                    • bird watching
                                                    • horseback riding
                                                    • paddle boating
                                                    • scenic drives
                                                    • sight seeing
                                                    • walking

                                                      Local Services & Businesses

                                                        • ATM/bank
                                                        • groceries
                                                        • hospital
                                                        • medical services

                                                          Sports & Adventure Activities

                                                            • cycling
                                                            • equestrian events
                                                            • fishing
                                                            • freshwater fishing
                                                            • golf
                                                            • golf privileges optional
                                                            • hiking
                                                            • mountain biking
                                                            • swimming
                                                            • tennis


                                                                • A great venue for exploring the areas between the Loire Valley and the Durdoyne

                                                                  House Rules

                                                                  Check-in: 4:00 PM

                                                                  Check-out: 10:00 AM

                                                                  Cancellation Policy

                                                                  100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date. You must contact the owner directly to request cancellation.

                                                                  7 Reviews


                                                                  Latest reviews

                                                                  A home from home holiday let!

                                                                  Tracy S.

                                                                  We had a really great holiday. The property was amazing with home from home comforts. The beds were really comfortable. My son (17) was very happy to have Sky sports so he was able to watch football! The pool was lovely and the temperature was perfect. The only downside about the pool area was that there were only two sunloungers which wasn't great with four of us,especially as in the website pictures it shows that there are four. Overall a fantastic place to stay and would definitely think about going back.

                                                                  Owner's Response:

                                                                  Thanks for your observations regarding there being only 2 sun loungers. I confirm that we will ensure that in 2018 there will be 4 sun loungers.

                                                                  Lovely property in quiet part of France

                                                                  sarah w.

                                                                  A well-maintained property with a lovely pool on a site in rural France. The pool and the on-site AstroTurf putting area made the location ideal for our 10 year old. The site was quiet and the property private. The property is a home me from home with Sky sports and a small but well- equipped kitchen. The only downside was a lack of a fan as temperatures high in August. The surrounding area is quiet although if prepared to try the local restaurants then great value - although they tend to be a set menu. Try Auberge des Voyageurs in Meningute which was particularly good and owner speaks English.

                                                                  Poitiers is the largest city in the area, about 45 mins away - well worth a visit. Do watch out for the crazy local drivers on the small roads.

                                                                  We would certainly recommend this property.

                                                                  Owner's Response:

                                                                  The owners will ensure that there are fans in the bedrooms from 2017 onwards.

                                                                  Back for a second year

                                                                  Marius M.

                                                                  This is the second year we have stayed at the villa. It is peaceful and just like stepping into the pictures. The pretty villa is high spec and has the charm without the old fashioned inconveniences of an old villa. The sun terrace gets sun for most of the day and a lovely sun trap in the afternoon / evening. The pool is heated all the time so excellent for an early or late swim and surrounded by very well maintained gardens with a lovely view over adjoining field.

                                                                  Our children are six and one year old and it was pretty easy to keep an eye on them. Two minutes away is a large communal pool with a climbing frame.

                                                                  The local village has an amazing boulangerie with cakes to die for and any locals we came across were very friendly. The journey to / from Calais was virtually traffic free 2nd / 16th August (about 7hrs) so not too bad a day travelling but within minutes of arriving one is on a worry free holiday.

                                                                  The meet and greet speaks English and is very welcoming. The owner in terms of contact and providing all that one needs in the villa makes this feel a home from home – cannot recommend highly enough.

                                                                  Owner's Response:

                                                                  Thanks for your review. Alastair

                                                                  "In a nutshell - fantasti...

                                                                  Ivan A.

                                                                  "In a nutshell - fantastic holiday in a great setting with wonderful hosts ! And all that in the low season !!!

                                                                  Booking: we were positively impressed by Alastair''s redness to help and to furnish us with every small detail we were asking for. At arrival we were met (picked in the middle of nowhere :) where we were lost due to satnav faul) by Patricia - the agent and she gave all details about the property and surroundings.

                                                                  Property: all as pictured, no surprises. Perfectly maintained house, rather big but small enough to be warm and home-like. Great surroundings. Everything was working well and we did not require any special help. As it was a low season not much people around.

                                                                  Stay: we traveled a lot and in this respect the place is well located. Just 15-20 minutes of a nice drive take you to a-10 (toll motorway which will bring you to various places around from wonderful Loire valley down to the city of Bordeaux and all in just few hours).

                                                                  So, great place for a holiday, should be even better in season.

                                                                  NB: enjoy the silence and the taste of the air ..."

                                                                  Moi huis en zwembad

                                                                  Hans K.

                                                                  Top huis en zwembad!. Rustige locatie.

                                                                  "Maison très agréable dan...

                                                                  nathalie a.

                                                                  "Maison très agréable dans un lotissement. Décorée avec goût, disposant de tous les aménagements nécessaires. Sa situation légèrement à l'écart assure une tranquilité absolue. Excellent séjour."


                                                                  Les Forges, France

                                                                  Ideal location for playing golf, cycling, walking, tennis, visiting and exploring the Loire valley, and the Durdogne.


                                                                  Additional information about rental rates

                                                                  Owner not present on location. The owner has an agent on location to meet and greet visitors and show them round.

                                                                  7 Reviews
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