Enchanting stone farmhouse in Charente region w terrace, gardens, private pool – near Angoulême
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Full property description
For a vacation to be remembered by every member of the family, bring them to this six-bedroom country house just outside the village of Montignac-Charente in south-western France. Its gardens and private swimming pool are just the crowning touches on a majestic layout evoking Old World charm and dignity, while still managing to feel warm and inviting to the young and old alike.
The house features wireless internet at no extra charge, available throughout the estate. An indoor fireplace is available, in addition to a wood-burning stove and a washing machine and ironing table/iron are also provided for your convenience.
The modern kitchen is equipped to meet your every need, and the terrace sports a BBQ; have your meals there or outside on the many dining sets dotted about the extensive gardens. As a special treat, you will be provided with a welcome pack including local wines, a baguette and locally sources goat’s cheese. The communal family dinner table provides plenty of room for all, while the living room extends the warmth with comfortable furniture and a TV with a DVD/Blu-Ray player.
The guest wing of the house holds two double bedrooms, as well as a shared bathroom. The family wing has the master bedroom, with a double bed and ensuite bathroom with a shower. In addition, there are also three children’s rooms in this wing, each containing a single bed (a baby cot is also available). There is also another full bathroom here, as well as a WC near the children’s playroom.
In addition to a Pétanque strip and provided footballs, the best feature of the outdoors is of course the beautiful swimming pool. Measuring 12x5 metres and available in spring and summer, it is protected by an alarm system and surrounded by an extensive set of well-kept gardens and comfortable lounge furniture.
End cleaning, linen and towels are included in the rental price.
Private parking is available. Smoking and pets are not allowed.
You’ve chosen the perfect locale in which to experience rural French life; Montignac-Charente is a thriving village full of life, just a a couple of km from your house. From the daily fruit- and vegetable markets to the Donjon (the medieval fortress overlooking the village).
Start by visiting the Boulangerie and village centre to stock up your kitchen, for there is nothing quite like fresh French breads and locally-grown produce. The village square also hosts fresh seafood and fish on certain days.
There are cafes and restaurants in the surrounding villages and Angouleme itself in which to enjoy a cup of coffee and a croissant, or a glass of wine and evening dinner – be adventurous, and try something new every day. The children will especially love the Pizza Van, which visits the village on Saturday evenings. You can found a supermarket and a shopping centre 15km away.
Exploring the countryside will yield you many opportunities for fishing, canoeing, mountain biking, and countless other active pursuits.
- Parking - private
- Washing machine
- DVD player
- I-Pod station
- Ping pong table
- High-speed Internet
- Coffee maker
- Water kettle
- Kitchen utensils provided
- BBQ Grill
- Pool - private
- Fireplace - Wood
- Separate WC
- Mountain biking
- Horseback riding