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Le Grand Saule sunny garden in the shade of the ancient willow tree
1 of 15Le Grand Saule sunny garden in the shade of the ancient willow tree
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2 Bedrooms , 2 Bathrooms , Sleeps 4
Moncontour, Vienne, Nouvelle-Aquitaine
LOCATION, LOCATION, LOCATION<BR><BR>This beautiful traditional Charentaise house is set within its own private, sunny grounds alongside a beautiful meandering river and wonderful forest walks. Just south 30 minutes south of the Loire Valley and its chateaux, the house is situated on the edge of a picturesque historical village with all amenities including supermarket, bank, post office, pharmacy and water sports lake with children's play area. The area is steeped in history and fields of sunflowers, melons, vineyards and orchards. A short distance from Futuroscope near Poitiers and within easy reach of La Rochelle on the coast.<BR><BR>The house consists of:two double bedrooms both ensuite and overlooking river and forest (2 x extra fold out beds also available). Large lounge /diner opening onto sunny patio/... Read more
Listing #HL1667401
About the Owner
Keith and Anji Weston
Response Time:Within a few hours
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Reviewed July 28, 2015

This house is located by a river bank and the peace and tranquility were wonderful. The only sound being the birds and the bees buzzing round the lavender bush. Just minutes walk from the boulangerie and other amenities .The Hotel/ Restaurant" La Coligny" in the...More

Thank carole d
Reviewed August 17, 2014

The house was perfect for us, but you can mostly tell that from the photographs. What was more of a surprise was Moncontour itself, which is a lovely medieval village with two bars, a boulangerie and small shop all within an easy 5 minute walk,...More

2  Thank russellgww
  • Balcony or Terrace
  • Cable/satellite TV
  • Dining Seats (4)
  • Double Beds:(2)
  • DVD Player
  • En Suite Rooms (2)
  • Fireplace
  • Freezer
  • Garage
  • Grill
  • Internet Access
  • Iron
  • Kettle
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room Seats (6)
  • Local Guides/Maps
  • Microwave
  • Outdoor Dining Area
  • Patio
  • Private Fishing Lake/River
  • Private Yard
  • Refrigerator
  • Secure Parking
  • Sofa Beds:(2)
  • Staffed Property
  • Stereo System
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • TV
  • VCR
  • Washer
  • Waterfront
  • Water Views
  • Wi-Fi
House rules
    Ask about pets
    Smoking not allowed
    2 Attached (ensuite)
    2 Fulls
    2 Sofas
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About the neighborhood
Moncontour offers a water sports lake as well as a gym and a tennis court. There are numerous swimming pools - both indoor and outdoor within the area; and many of the local towns hold markets throughout the week.
Car recommended
How to get there
Airport: Poitiers: 28.0 mi
Railway: Poitiers: 28.0 mi
Ferry: Le Havre: 279.6 mi
Travelling from the northern ports of Caen or Le Havre takes just 4 - 5 hours and it is possible to stop off in the famous towns of Le Mans, Saumur, Chinon or Tours on the way. <BR>The seaports of Dieppe or Calais are around 5 - 6 hours journey.<BR><BR>If travelling up from the south of France it is approximately 6 - 7 hours and the beautiful towns of Cognac, Angouleme, Sarlat, or Limoges are great for a stop off.
Activities nearby
Fishing Nearby, There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive, Horse Riding Nearby, There Are Tennis Courts Nearby, Water Park Nearby, Watersports Nearby, Nearest Beach: 0.6 mi.
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