Beautiful authentic stone house with large garden and equipped with modern kitchen and two modern bathrooms. This holiday home is located in a green setting, as in the summer the area is full with the many sunflowers that are cultivated there. Right on the river Charente (200 m) and with numerous excellent tourist attractions within 80 km. Both inside and outside the house is designed to enjoy a peaceful and relaxing time. The private landscape garden with fruit trees gives you plenty of privacy and tranquillity. Get comfy in a Lafuma Lounge Chair for an afternoon nap under the trees or to read a good book. The garden is fenced so children can play freely. If the weather requires, there is also a great big space for activities and games inside. This big entrance hall/room is referred to as the Cathedral. The Interior of the House is comfortable and cosy. A spacious living room with sofa and comfortable lounge chairs. Also the open kitchen adjoins the living room and there is a built in fireplace. The living room also offers access to the large bathroom, separate wc and the master double bedroom (1 x 2 Bed). The double doors give you quick access to the garden and plenty of sunlight. However if you want to keep the sun out, just close the shutters. In the living room there are stairs to the top floor 2 bedrooms (1 x single sofa bed, 1 x Double Bed, Cot available).
The big hall also functions as a dining room with seating for 8 persons at the large dining table. Here's another fireplace and access to the utility room/pantry. You can also access the fourth bedroom (2 x single Bed) with en-suite from the large hall. There is an outside dinner table with chairs available and also an outside lounge-set. Both from the living room and through the main hall you can access the terrace. The kitchen is equipped with stove, refrigerator and dishwasher. The pantry has a second fridge, oven, microwave and washing machine. There is also a bbq, fire pit and outdoor lounge set.
On arrival you will be treated by our lovely friend Jo who is our caretaker. British but lives locally so speaks fluent French and English.
The house is located 10 km from Ruffec and Mansle, 35 km from Angoulème each with facilities as swimming pools, cinema, supermarkets, markets and restaurants. Beautiful cities (within 1 hr driving) to visit are Limoges, Cognac and Poitiers. Tree climbing, karting and neolithic sites are all very class too. A day of Bordeaux or the wine region is also an option! Don't feel like travelling, just visit the local baths or Chateau en Verteuil all within 10km.