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Rose Cottage ****

A large luxury 3 bedroom holiday property  set discretely in 2.5 acres of gated grounds of a former Cognac Domaine in the Charente Maritime; where you can chill out by the 11 x 5.5 metre heated pool set in the orchard  (sleeps 6+ cot).    Rose Cottage, converted from the former stables is the larger of the two properties, and with one ground floor double bedroom with ensuite shower room is very popular with 3 generation families.

Relax in the spacious sitting room, with its' soaring cathedral ceiling.  Furnished in a chic country style  with comfy leather sofas, cowhide rug, painted furniture, original terracotta floors and ancient beams.   Two sets of  French windows open onto a private terrace overlooking the lily pond on one side,  and the south facing private walled garden on the other.  There are well stocked bookcases, glossy magazines and indoor board games a well as  FIBRE high speed internet connection, Sky Freeview TV and DVD player, and music system.

The open tread staircase leads to a romantic master bedroom on the mezzanine floor.  Under a sparkling chandelier, the super king size bed, has a pretty wrought iron ciel du lit with fine voile drapes and a mix of painted and old pine furniture, a comfy sofa and antique chair add to the charm.

From here a door opens onto a large twin bedroom , which also has a sofa bed, and is ideal for younger  family members   (Cot, highchair and stairgate are available)

Completing the accommodation on the ground floor there is a charming double bedroom with pretty old pine furniture and a cage chandelier, benefitting from an ensuite shower room;   the fully equippped  large farmhouse kitchen/dining room with  direct access to the south facing walled garden and terrace; and  a spacious family bathroom with pretty provencal tiles with twin washbasins, corner bath and shower.    

To ensure a relaxing stay quality beds are made up for your arrival with Egyptian cotton sheets and provencal throws and both bathrooms have heated towel rails and are stocked with fluffy white towels, pool towels and a hairdryer.

Outside windowsills hold cheery geraniums and the large walled garden planted with wisteria, hollyhocks and roses includes a gravelled sitting area furnished with a teak table, chairs and parasol, stone BBQ  and outdoor candle lights.   The lawn is shaded by bay, pine and mock orange trees.  Through a stone archway you will find the terrace shaded by a wisteria, overlooking the lily pond also furnished with table chairs and a bench seat.

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