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Gite de Rimbard, 2 bedroomed holiday cottage in the grounds of Rimbard Manor

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2 Bedrooms , 2 Bathrooms , Sleeps 6
Lavausseau, Vienne, Nouvelle-Aquitaine
Gite de Rimbard is a holiday cottage in the grounds of our 12th century manor house and is situated in the heart of rural France, in the Poitou-Charentes region, and the department of the Vienne (86), in a tranquil and rural setting close to the river la Boivre. The cottage, with a separate private driveway, private terraces, and sheltered outdoor eating area with BBQ retains an independent feel. It is luxury appointed and well equipped and has 2 bedrooms. The ground floor bedroom has a king size bed, and en-suite bathroom.
On the first floor there is a second family bedroom with a double bed and two single beds. The family bathroom is next to this and has a jacuzzi bath.
There is free WIFI internet, UK satellite TV, underfloor heating , and a lounge log burner.
In addition the games rooms in the Manor are available for all guests, and i...
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Listing #HL8577976
About the Owner
John and Laura H
Languages spoken:English, French
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:January 2017
Interaction with guests
Notes on accommodation: All rooms have free wi-fi internet access and french and uk satelite TV. we also have a varied selection of books cd's, dvd's, games and maps that are available to borrow for a small refundable deposit. A welcome pack for gite quests will include a bottle of wine, milk, bread, butter, cheese, tomatoes (when in season) and fruit. please note all accommodation is strictly non smoking and sorry no pets. Outside: Gardens and grounds, including a meadow and woodland of around 10 acres surround the Manor. Sunloungers, chairs and tables are available for any of the private terraces. The gite also has a BBQ, and a covered outdoor eating terrace.
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Reviewed August 26, 2018 via mobile

Gite De Rimbard is a little piece of paradise hidden in the French countryside. When we arrived John and Laura met us with a bottle of sparkling wine and biscuits. They instantly made us feel welcome. The gite is done to the highest standard. Two...More

Date of stay: August 2018
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Reviewed February 1, 2017

John and Laura are great hosts. They are there to chat to if you want, but leave you alone if you prefer. The gite has everything you need. The furnishings and fittings are 5 star. The pool, although shared, is excellent. You usually have it...More

Date of stay: July 2016
1  Thank Christine W
Rimbard, VR Owner at Gite de Rimbard, 2 bedroomed holiday cottage in the grounds of Rimbard Manor, responded to this reviewResponded February 2, 2017

Many thanks Christine for your kind words.. Looking forward to seeing you all again this summer. Best wishes John and Laura

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Reviewed February 4, 2017
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Date of stay: September 2016
Rimbard, VR Owner at Gite de Rimbard, 2 bedroomed holiday cottage in the grounds of Rimbard Manor, responded to this reviewResponded February 5, 2017
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  • Balcony or Terrace
  • Cable/satellite TV
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Central Heating
  • Dining Seats (6)
  • Dishwasher
  • Double Beds:(1)
  • DVD Player
  • En Suite Rooms (1)
  • Fireplace
  • Freezer
  • Full Baths (1)
  • Game Room
  • Grill
  • Highchair
  • Hot Tub
  • Internet Access
  • Iron
  • Kettle
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room Seats (6)
  • Microwave
  • Parking
  • Patio
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Pool Table
  • Private Yard
  • Queen Beds:(1)
  • Refrigerator
  • Shared Outdoor Pool (Heated)
  • Single Beds:(2)
  • Stereo System
  • Stove
  • Suitable For Children Under 5
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • TV
  • Washer
  • Wi-Fi
House rules
    Pets not allowed
    Smoking not allowed
    Check in: 3:00 PM
    Check out: 11:00 AM
No pets or smoking. Pool closes at 10pm for security purposes. Games rooms in the Manor house available until 11pm.
    1 Full bath
    1 Attached (ensuite)
    1 Full
    1 Queen
    2 Twins
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  • Holiday tax per person/ per night: $0 / stay - Fee
  • Damage Deposit: $228 / stay - Deposit
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About the neighborhood
Our own village of Lavausseau is five minutes drive away, or a pleasant thirty-minute walk.
The village has a restaurant and bar serving traditional french cuisine, traditional French bakery and pharmacy. Lavausseau boasts one of the last remaining tanneries in France, with regular guided tours, visitors centre and gift shop.

​Vouille is 20 minutes drive away, and is a very attractive small town. Here on a Saturday morning you can visit a traditional French market. later relax with a coffee in one of the bars and watch the world go by, or have a meal in one of the restaurants. Vouille also has two large supermarkets on the outskirts of the town.

The immediate area has numerous small pretty villages to explore.
Car advised
How to get there
Airport: Poitiers: 14.9 mi
Railway: Poitiers: 18.6 mi
Ferry: Caen: 248.5 mi
Easily accessible from Poitiers Biard Airport (30 mins); La Rochelle, Tours (90 mins) and further afield Limoges and Nantes (< 2 hours).
Budget flights from most regional airports during the summer months through to mid September. ( Ryanair into Poitiers)

Ferries to Cherbourg, Caen, St Malo, and Le Havre are nearest with drive time of about 5 hours.

The TGV runs to Poitiers - only half an hour away.

A car is essential and at least one of the big hire operators has a presence at each airport and there are several close by the train station in Poitiers.

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Activities nearby
Fishing Nearby, There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive, Watersports Nearby, Nearest Beach: 74.6 mi.
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