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Peaceful & Charming Holiday Cottage

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2 Bedrooms , 1 Bathroom , Sleeps 4
Deux-Sevres, Nouvelle-Aquitaine
La Maison d’Art is a uniquely beautiful cottage lies in the rural French countryside. This peaceful and renovated cottage is the perfect retreat from the hustle and bustle of life and is ideally situated to explore this beautiful and historic region, which has a wealth of sites, activities and attractions to suit the whole family, close by.

Delight yourself with medieval treasures, Romanesque churches, chateaux and vineyards, sample the local delicacies, or just relax in the seclusion of the tranquil garden.

The market town of Chef Boutonne with a 12th century Romanesque church and the Chateau Javazary, situated on the Boutonne river is just a 10 minutes drive from the house, holding markets every Saturday.

Walking, cycling, horse ridding, fishing, swimming, and canoeing in a tranquil setting is on the doorstep with a plethora of unsp...
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Listing #HL6628514
About the Owner
Jean n Isix .
Languages spoken:English
Response Rate:100%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:June 2015
Interaction with guests
We have been traveling around the world and stayed at many different places, so we know the score and are happy to interact and share our local knowledge or leave you in peace.
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Reviewed September 23, 2017

Situated in a very rural landscape with a mixture of open farmland (lots of sunflowers) and shady woodland. The gite was located at the side of the owners house but felt private. We had everything we needed and received a lovely welcome and orientation from...More

Thank simon9966
I6ArtFinder, VR Owner at Peaceful & Charming Holiday Cottage, responded to this reviewResponded October 2, 2017

Thank you so much for your comments. It was a great pleasure to meet you & your family. We are really pleased that you enjoyed the holiday here and the surrounding areas. We will be delighted to welcome you back next time!

Reviewed August 19, 2017

We were made so welcome by friendly hosts Jean amd Isix who have all the ideas and knowledge for your stay in the area. They are available as required but not intrusive. The cottage is perfectly comfortable and well appointed, meeting every need. The bed...More

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I6ArtFinder, VR Owner at Peaceful & Charming Holiday Cottage, responded to this reviewResponded August 21, 2017

It was a great pleasure to have Bretties & her husband with us at La Maison d’Art. They were respectful and considerate guests, and left the Maison clean and tidy. We would be delighted to recommend as guests them to any prospective owner. Thank you...More

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Reviewed June 4, 2016

Wonderful location and a very warm welcome from our hosts who were incredibly accommodating and helpful. I'd highly recommend this let - it was well equipped, clean, spacious and had a lovely garden area.

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I6ArtFinder, VR Owner at Peaceful & Charming Holiday Cottage, responded to this reviewResponded June 6, 2016

Thank you very much for your lovely review. It was a great pleasure having you and your family to stay with us. You are most welcome again any time if you are passing by.

  • Balcony or Terrace
  • Books
  • Cable/satellite TV
  • Cots:(1)
  • Deck
  • Dining Seats (6)
  • Double Beds:(1)
  • DVD Player
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Hairdryer
  • Highchair
  • Internet Access
  • Kettle
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room Seats (3)
  • Local Guides/Maps
  • Microwave
  • Paper Towels Provided
  • Private Yard
  • Refrigerator
  • Secure Parking
  • Shared Yard
  • Shower Rooms (1)
  • Single Beds:(2)
  • Stove
  • Suitable For Children Under 5
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • TV
  • VCR
  • Wi-Fi
House rules
    Pets not allowed
    Smoking not allowed
    Check in: 3:00 PM
    Check out: 10:00 AM
Respect the neighbours, and keep noise levels to a minimum after 11pm inside or outside the cottage. Our checkin time is 3pm, and check-out time is 10am. If you have a special...
    1 Shower
    2 Twins
    1 Full
    1 Crib
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About the neighborhood
Although rurally situated, we are close to many attractions:
5min - forest where you can enjoy birdwatching & nature
10min - Chef Boutonne where is the sources of the river Boutonne
25min - historic town of Melle with its UNESCO church, & historical silver mines
26min - natural lake for swim, sunbathing, fishing, snack
30min - enjoy the Zoodyssée zoo in Virollet
40min - visit the 'Green Venice' of Marais Poitevin
45min - Cognac tasting & visit famous distilleries in Cognac
50min - visit monkey park Vallée des Singes
1hr25min - enjoy a magical experience in Aquarium of La Rochelle
1hr30min - amazing theme park Futuroscope

We have also prepared a variety of day trips, which are highly recommended to our guests. Plenty to go & see.
Car recommended
How to get there
Airport: Poitiers Airport: 51.0 mi
Railway: Niort: 24.2 mi
Ferry: St Malo: 238.6 mi
By Road:
From Poitiers via Chef Boutonne:
Take D910 to N10 in the direction of Angoulême. Follow N10 to D948 in Limalonges. Take the D948 exit from N10. Continue on D948. Take D1 and then take D109 to Crézières. Follow the Semoussais sign, then take Rue de l'Ancienne Gare Semouss to Impasse des Jardins. La Maison d'Art is on the first gate of your right.

From Niort via Brioux-sur-Boutonne:
Head southwest on Rue du Commerce/D950 toward Place du Champ de Foire. Continue to follow D950 for 190 m. Turn left onto Route de Paizay le Chapt (D104). Continue to follow D104 for 7.4 km. Turn right onto Rue de la Mairie (D109) for 83 m. Turn left onto Route d'Aubigné (D104). Continue to follow D104 for 2.1 km. Turn left onto Rue de l'Ancienne Gare and continue about 750 m, turn ri...
Activities nearby
Fishing Nearby, Horse Riding Nearby, There Are Tennis Courts Nearby, Watersports Nearby, Nearest Beach: 59.7 mi.
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