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View of the back of the house from the sun terrace
4.5 of 5 bubbles
Very good
14 reviews
View of the back of the house from the sun terrace
View over the river from the sun terrace
Kitchen/breakfast area
Polished wooden staircase to first floor
Paddle staircase leading to 2nd floor bedroom
Front view of cottage showing main entrance
Nearby village of Angles showing waterwheel
Conservatory Area - Ideal for reading
Sun Terrace
The River Creuse flowing directly behind the cottage
Riverside walk accessed via steps from rear terrace
Bedroom 2
Dining room
Bedroom 1
Bedroom 1
Summer lounge
Summer lounge showing leather sofabed and doors to rear terrace
Kitchen
Kitchen showing oven and coffee maker
First floor shower room
2 adult bicycles and 1 junior for you to use
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Overview
Cottage -
2 Bedrooms, 3 Bathrooms, Sleeps 4
Barrou, Indre-et-Loire, Centre-Val de Loire
Delightful riverside cottage set on the river Creuse. Barrou is a small market town with all local amenities within easy walking distance. These include a superb bakery, butcher and general store/Post Office. There is also a cafe/restaurant which provides excellent value lunches. Other facilities include a petrol station, School, Church, Salle des Fetes and a Mayor's office.

The cottage has a southwest facing rear terrace which directly overlooks the river. This makes a perfect setting for those summer evening barbecues. It is also ideal for observing the birds and other wildlife which inhabit this picturesque river.

The cottage has two bedrooms and by making use of the sprung double sofabed in the lounge then it can comfortably sleep six. The first bedroom has a double bed whilst the second bedroom has twin beds which can be joined...
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About the Owner, Denis W
Languages spoken: English
Response Rate: 100 %
Response Time: Within a few hours
Calendar Updated: 1 day ago
Listed since : Mar 2008
Overall rating: 4.5 / 5.0
Based on 14 reviews and 1 property
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Listing #HL53988
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4.5 of 5 bubbles Very good - based on 14 reviews
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A Holiday Lettings verified reviewer
Exeter, United Kingdom
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 24, 2015 for a stay in August 2015

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Watford, United Kingdom
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 18, 2015 for a stay in August 2015

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A Holiday Lettings verified reviewer
Ely, United Kingdom
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 27, 2015 for a stay in July 2015

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Sandy E
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 4, 2015 for a stay in April 2015
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We booked the cottage and were delighted it was just as we had hoped - so warm, comfortable and beautifully furnished for a relaxing holiday. Nice to have various zones to enjoy eg sunny sitting area for reading, nicely furnished winter lounge which looks directly onto the patio and river. Kitchen very well equipped, 2 bathrooms. The patio area is fantastic for eating dinner, having a drink and reading. The view to the river and...

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A Holiday Lettings verified reviewer
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 30, 2014 for a stay in July 2014
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Amenities
  • Balcony or Terrace
  • Books
  • Central Heating
  • Dining Seats (8)
  • Double Beds:(2)
  • Dryer
  • DVD Player
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Hairdryer
  • Housekeeping Included
  • Internet Access
  • Iron
  • Kettle
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room Seats (5)
  • Local Guides/Maps
  • Microwave
  • Outdoor Dining Area
  • Parking
  • Patio
  • Pool Table
  • Private Yard
  • Refrigerator
  • Satellite TV
  • Shower Rooms (1)
  • Sofa Beds:(1)
  • Stereo System
  • Stove
  • Suitable For Children Under 5
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • TV
  • Washer
  • Waterfront
  • Water Views
  • Wi-Fi
House rules
    Kid-friendly
    Pets not allowed
    Smoking not allowed
Suitable only for children 5 years and above.
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Rates

Rates are calculated based on the latest information provided. Please contact the manager/owner to confirm actual rates for your requested dates.

Dates Min stay Per week
Default 7 nights
$509
£410
Apr 1, 2017 -
Jun 16, 2017
Standard rate
7 nights
$509
£410
Jun 17, 2017 -
Aug 25, 2017
Peak rate
7 nights
$583
£470
Aug 26, 2017 -
Sep 30, 2017
Standard Rate
7 nights
$509
£410
Please note: rates may have been converted from the original local currency to U.S. Dollars and are approximate rates that may change due to exchange rate fluctuation. Please contact the manager to confirm actual rates for your requested dates.
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About the neighborhood
Barrou is situated in the Creuse Valley and is flanked by low hills, forests and fields of sunflowers. It is a beautiful setting and is ideal for those who enjoy cycling or walking. There are many small villages and towns to explore including Descartes with its museums, La Guerche and Le Grand Pressigny. Both of these are historic places and both boast their own Chateau. Let yourself be charmed by the region with its many and varied cultural activities.<BR><BR>There is an excellent golf course at nearby La Roche Posay. This is also a spa town and visitors come from all over France so why not share the benefits of La Roche Posay waters. You will also find a casino and racecourse in the town.<BR><BR>In the nearby town of Descartes there is a leisure park with outdoor... more
Access
Car recommended
How to get there
Airport: Tours: 31.1 mi
Railway: Chatellerault (TGV): 12.4 mi
Ferry: Caen: 186.4 mi
Regular flights from London Stansted to Tours and Poiters and from Edinburgh to Poitiers with low cost airline Ryanair. Barrou is located roughly halfway between these airports. Journey time from airports is approx. one hour. There are also low cost flights from other UK airports to Limoges, Nantes and La Rochelle. The journey time here is two hours from the airports. Car hire is available from all airports.<BR><BR>Nearest Ferry Port is Caen. Journey time is about three and a half hours.
Activities nearby
Fishing Nearby, There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive, There Are Tennis Courts Nearby, Water Park Nearby, Watersports Nearby, Nearest Beach: 1.2 mi.
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