This bright,spacious,stone farmhouse has been sympathetically restored to keep its traditional character with double french doors to all ground floor rooms
The farmhouse, of area 270 square metres, can comfortably accomodate up to ten people and if the adjoining gite (area 55 square metres) is included this number can reach fourteen or fifteen.
GROUND FLOOR accomodation is as follows:
Two medium/large bedrooms, one twin and one double.
Large kitchen area with modern conveniences such as Gas Hob, Electric Oven, Washing machine, Dishwasher, Wine cooler, Microwave, Halogen Oven.
Large Living/Dining room which includes 50" HD TV with freesat receiver for numerous UK channels as well as French TV stations, CD player, Sound Bar, Large dining table to accomodate eight people, Corner drinks bar.
Newly constructed Bathroom with large bath and walk-in shower, wash basin and WC.
Separate toilet and WC.
FIRST FLOOR Accommodation:
Two large double bedrooms, one en-suite.
Large Bathroom with jacuzzi bath, shower, wash hand basin and WC.
Extensive Playroom area including pool table, table football, dart board, Hifi system and satellite TV, numerous toys and board games.
The internet router is sited in this area and affords good coverage throughout the house and the patio area.
55 sq m Gite area, totally self contained with Kitchen units, Shower Room, Two single beds and one double bed at mezzanine level. Satellite TV.
To the front of the house is the the large gravelled courtyard area for parking which can comfortably accommodate up to six cars. Opposite the house are numerous farm buildings including a chicken shed and massive bread oven which was formerly used as a communal oven for the hamlet.
To the rear is the patio area which is partially paved with concrete slabs and partially gravelled. The barbecues and several lounge seats are in this area with the large outdoor table in the 12 metre squared covered area to facilitate al fresco dining in the shade. Extra outdoor table and chairs are available if the numbers demand.
The large garden area (slightly less than one acre) is accessed by descending steps from the patio as is the 5.4 metre diameter swimming pool (not the same steps!). Access to the pool is guarded by a lockable gate. The pool and patio areas as well as parts of the garden are afforded intermittent shade by the numerous very tall trees which surround the area.
There's an extensive range of sporting utensils e.g.tennis rackets, cricket bat, hurleys, footballs, rugby balls, golf clubs, boules, croquet set for use in the garden area. Several bicycles are provided along with helmets.
|Address: La Couriere, 16700 Nanteuil-en-Vallée, France|
|Zip/Postal Code: 16700|
|Latitude/Longitude: 46.01517679024461 / 0.3432761610107491|
|Nearest airport||Angouleme||45 km|
|Nearest bar / pub||L'argentor||3 km|
|Nearest boulangerie||Nanteuil en Vallee||3 km|
|Nearest market||Champagne Mouton||8 km|
|Nearest restaurant||L'Argentor||3 km|
|Nearest river||Argentor||2 km|
|Nearest supermarket||Champagne Mouton||7 km|
|Nearest train station||Ruffec||15 km|
The farmhouse is situated in the quiet peaceful hamlet of La Couriere roughly one km from the small village of Messeux.
The local village of Nanteuil en Vallee (2 km) is surrounded by woods and fields and the Rivers Argentor and Charente are ideal for walking along, running and cycling. The village has two excellent restaurants, bar, small grocery shop, pizza restaurant, hairdressers and a very good butcher shop. The town of Ruffec (12 km) offers the usual medium town facilities including 3 Supermarkets, banking facilities, indoor swimming pool, cinema, restaurants, fast food (including McD’s) & Tourist office. Markets on Wednesday & Saturday mornings.The leisure area at Le Rejallant (8 km) has been recently revamped to a high standard and offers swimming facilities and childrens paddling areas and the option to hire canoes and kayaks to explore more of the river.
Other small towns within 20 minutes drive are Champagne Mouton, Civray and the picturesque Verteuil sur Charente.
The city of Angouleme is just over 40 minutes drive away and Poitiers is an hour's drive.
Further details from messeuxmoss.weebly.com
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|Rate summary||£120 - £200||£750 - £1,275||£2,600 - £4,550||5 Nights||-|