4* Charente Maritime cottage - sleeps 6 in 3 bedrooms
A spacious luxury 3 bed cottage (130 sq metres) set discretely in 2.5 acres of gated grounds where you can chill out by the 11 x 5.5 metre heated swimming pool set in the orchard (sleeps 6 + cot).
This sunny, spacious former Estate Manager's House has been tastefully renovated with it's honey coloured stone and sky blue shutters. Step inside the entrance hall to find a home full of original features including terracotta & waxed wooden floors and high beamed ceilings.
A spacious sitting/dining room has an open fireplace with antique woodburner and double doors open onto the private walled courtyard. Comfortably furnished in French & English country style with comfy sofas and a mix of pine and painted furniture. Enjoy well stocked bookcases, glossy magazines & indoor board games as well as high speed WIFI internet connection, Sky Freeview TV and DVD player and a music system.
The fully equipped kitchen opens onto a private terrace ideal for those sunny breakfasts. Gas Oven and hob; microwave, dishwasher, fridge/freezer and washing machine, tumble dryer. Plenty of crisp white china , tablewear, batterie de cuisine as well as Smeg kettle, toaster and N’espresso coffee machine & french presse and a welcome basket which includes wine, home made jams and fresh fruit.
Two double bedrooms, each with en-suite shower room featuring rain showers and pretty Provencal tiles, and a twin bedroom on the first floor all have views over the gardens.
To ensure a relaxing stay, quality beds have Egyptian cotton sheets and Provencal throws. There are snuggly duvets for the cooler months and electric fans to keep you cool in summer.
Outside, discover a secluded terrace with its cherry tree and hollyhocks, wrought iron furniture and shady parasol, ideal for those sunny breakfasts - from here, step through the archway into your private walled courtyard garden. Filled with the scent of honeysuckle and lavender, pots of geraniums and fuschias, a tinkling fountain and ancient, pigeonnier. Shaded by an enormous fig tree, there is a teak table, chairs and parasol, plus a stone BBQ and outdoor candelights where you can dine under the stars.
Help yourself to the fruit growing in the organic orchard whilst the children play ball /badminton or swingball on the lawn overlooking the vineyards.
The table below shows the price of hiring the cottage for a 7-night stay.
|Tariff per cottage
|27th April - 28h June 2024
21st September - 25th October 2024
|29th June - 19th July 2024
|20th July - 20th September 2024
*Tariff includes all electric, heating, gas and heating for the pool.
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