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Les Hirondelles Charming detached private house

Pool visible from House
3 reviews
Pool visible from House
Pool with Safety Wall and Fence
Les Hirondelles
BBQ and dining area with shelter
Pool side
View from Bedroom
Entrance Hall and Stairs
Kitchen Dining Room
Living Room
Nestling in rural France
Family bathroom
Master bedroom with king size bed and en-suite
Fine cherry wood banister on the landing
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3 Bedrooms, 2 Bathrooms , Sleeps 8
Chef-Boutonne, Deux-Sevres, Nouvelle-Aquitaine
Resting in the quiet hamlet of Villemain, Les Hirondelles is a comfortable and beautifully restored family home. The large farmhouse kitchen featuring a six ring gas top Range, electric oven and grill, granite worktops, large central island and dining area becomes the heart of the house for families who enjoy self catering. The private pool and outdoor dining area are the perfect place for spending tranquil days relaxing and enjoying the weather.<BR><BR>The village of Villemain is situated in one of the sunniest parts of France and close to the town of Chef Boutonne where there are two Supermarkets, restaurant, cafes and Patisseries, Boulangeries, along with the weekly fresh produce market on Saturdays. Renovated to a high standard this detached Maison de Maitre has three bedrooms, the main bedroom has a superking bed and ens... Read more
About the Owner, Sally F
Languages spoken: English
Response Rate: 54 %
Response Time: Within a day
Calendar Updated: 200 days ago
Listed since : Jun 2012
Overall rating: 5.0 / 5.0
Based on 3 reviews and 1 property
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Listing #HL243597
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Anthony H
2 reviews
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Reviewed September 12, 2016 for a stay in August 2016
person found this review helpful

a great house in a great location if you enjoy rural settings, it is private and not overlooked, the house itself is of a high standard,3 large bedrooms(1 en suite) a comfortable living room with uk tv tho we never really used it as there is a good sized kitchen diner which we made full use of.The kitchen is equipped...

David G
Ipswich, United Kingdom
Level 1 Contributor
4 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed September 15, 2015 for a stay in July 2015
person found this review helpful

Les Hirondelles is a wonderful, very well appointed, family orientated holiday home. It's rural location is private, quiet and peaceful, yet within easy travel of small towns with their restaurants and shops. The house is magnificent, full of character and tastefully well appointed with everything a family would need for their holiday in France! It is a true home from...

Level 1 Contributor
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed August 31, 2015 for a stay in August 2015
person found this review helpful

we were 2 families, with a baby, 7 year old and teenager, the house was beautiful and well equipped. Travel cot & highchair available which saved on luggage space! Set in a rural and peaceful location, you relax immediately, the pool kept us and the kids entertained, kitchen and outdoor eating area were great for our dinners. Slept really well...

  • Books
  • Cots:(1)
  • Dining Seats (6)
  • Dishwasher
  • Double Beds:(4)
  • Dryer
  • DVD Player
  • En Suite Rooms (1)
  • Fireplace
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Hairdryer
  • Highchair
  • Internet Access
  • Iron
  • Kettle
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room Seats (6)
  • Local Guides/Maps
  • Microwave
  • Outdoor Dining Area
  • Paper Towels Provided
  • Parking
  • Patio
  • Private Outdoor Pool (Unheated)
  • Private Yard
  • Refrigerator
  • Stereo System
  • Stove
  • Suitable For Children Under 5
  • Telephone
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • TV
  • VCR
  • Washer
  • Wi-Fi
House rules
    Ask about pets
    Smoking allowed
    Attached (ensuite)
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About the neighborhood
Chef Boutonne is the source of the Boutonne River, which is popular for fishing. The site of the remains of the Chateau de Chef Boutonne is a place to get panoramic views over the countryside. There is a traditional market each week on a Saturday at La Place Cail. Close-by is the Chateau de Javerzay, a 16th century castle built in the Renaissance style and housing the Musee de la Coiffe (400 period bonnets and hats). There is a park with picnic facilities and a small lake close to the Chateau that offers fishing by permit. Also at Javerzay is the 12th century church and listed building L'Eglise Saint-Chartier, and the 19th century wash house, formerly the site of a fountain spring.There are two Supermarkets, one opens on Sunday mornings, Patisseries, Boulangerie, Restaurant and ca... more
Car recommended
How to get there
Airport: Angouleme or La Rochelle: 28.6 mi
Railway: Melle Potiers: 12.4 mi
Ferry: Caen Calais: 174.0 mi
!. -Brittany Ferries from Portsmouth to Caen, Morning, Over night or Fast ferry (in summer) 4 and a half hour drive to Les Hirondelles via Auto-route.<BR>2. Fly Drive, Southampton to La Rochelle, Hire care - 1 and a half hour drive to Les Hirondelles<BR>3. Train from Paris to Melle, Poitier, car hire essential.<BR><BR>Guest Book review from last summer: 2013<BR>"Stunning house, fantastic pool, lovely setting all go to make a brilliant, relaxing holiday, thanks" The Brennan family<BR>"Very relaxing, wonderful Holiday, house and pool have looked after us perfectly. Fantastic spot, hope to return next year. Thank you" The Graham Family<BR>"we have had such a fantastic relaxing time. The pool is the best we have used, very cle... more
Activities nearby
There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive, Horse Riding Nearby, Nearest Beach: 49.7 mi.
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