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Moulin de la Ronde..an exceptional location
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Excellent
23 reviews
Moulin de la Ronde..an exceptional location
A distinctive and stylish interior
The view from your balcony
400 metres of private river frontage
You've arrived!
The Old Grainstore
...with a view up river
Eat indoors...
...or by the river
Sleep in a seriously big bed
...with a hand painted Chinese screen
Just relax
Enjoy the courtyard...
....or the millpond and the island
Our neighbours!
The birdlife is exceptional
Visit the old city of Poitiers...
..or Chauvigny just 5km away
..or take a trip down the river to Bonnes
..or Angles sur Anglin, une village fleurie
Enjoy being by, or on, the river
Morning mist as seen from The Grainstore
Access our private island through the mill.
Chateau Touffou is within walking distance
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Overview
Watermill -
1 Bedroom, 1 Bathroom, Sleeps 4
Chauvigny, Vienne, Nouvelle-Aquitaine
Moulin de la Ronde with its toes in the Vienne, occupies 4 acres of river frontage with a private island accessible through the mill, where you can fish, bird watch or just relax. Friends, visitors and locals describe it as stunning. La Ronde consists of the owners' cottage, the old watermill and two barns. <BR>The last working mill in the Vienne, La Ronde was a demarcation line between free and occupied France in World War 2. It has over 600 years of history.<BR>The "Old Grainstore" is the upper part of a barn which used to be linked by a footbridge to the mill. Now it is a very spacious, open plan apartment with parquet flooring, imposing original beams and imported furniture reflecting the owners time in Asia. <BR><BR>The local village of Bonnes is 5 mins walk away with a swimming pool, pharma... Read more
About the Owner, Brian D
Languages spoken: English, French
Response Rate: 100 %
Response Time: Within a few hours
Calendar Updated: Today
Listed since : Nov 2008
Overall rating: 5.0 / 5.0
Based on 47 reviews and 2 properties
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Listing #HL74409
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English first
Leicester, United Kingdom
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 12, 2016 for a stay in August 2016

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Fergus M
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 2, 2016 for a stay in June 2016

You simply can't fail to enjoy Moulin de la Ronde. It is a stunning property with great hosts. Simply perfect. Thank you Brian and Gill. X

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Fergus and Louise....it was our very great pleasure. Thanks for taking the time to recommend us. Hope your journey via Bordeaux went well. X

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Stockholm, Wisconsin
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1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 15, 2015 for a stay in September 2015

This spacious gite and its scenic setting are equally stunning. We appreciated how much of our home for a week reflected the personal experiences of our hosts while providing so many amenities to make us comfortable. The bed was first rate, the kitchen ample for us to cook our morning and evening meals, the wood stove a wonderful treat on...

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Amenities
  • Balcony or Terrace
  • Boat Available
  • Books
  • Central Heating
  • Cots:(1)
  • Dining Seats (6)
  • Double Beds:(1)
  • Dryer
  • DVD Player
  • Fireplace
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Hairdryer
  • Highchair
  • Internet Access
  • Iron
  • Kettle
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room Seats (6)
  • Local Guides/Maps
  • Microwave
  • Outdoor Dining Area
  • Private Fishing Lake/River
  • Refrigerator
  • Satellite TV
  • Secure Parking
  • Shared Yard
  • Single Beds:(2)
  • Stereo System
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • VCR
  • Waterfront
  • Water Views
  • Wi-Fi
Additional amenities & feature info
* spacious open plan, quality furniture, rugs and artwork<BR>* river views<BR>* huge king sized bed, with Chinese screen providing privacy<BR>* 'trundle bed' converts to 2 full size single beds or double<BR>* (additional folding beds available)<BR>* dining area with subdued lighting for romance!<BR>* lounge area with UK TV (flat screen)<BR>* kitchen bar - an original 1940's long bar from the "maison pour tous"!<BR>* bathroom, with a view, and massage shower<BR>* log burner and electric radiators for winter visitors (logs available, electricity charged as used)<BR>* velux windows<BR>* babies catered for
House rules
    Kid-friendly
    Pets not allowed
    Smoking not allowed
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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 night Per week
Default 3 nights
$84
£65
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May 20, 2017 -
Jul 21, 2017
Mid season
7 nights --
$508
£395
Jul 22, 2017 -
Sep 1, 2017
High season
7 nights --
$579
£450
Sep 2, 2017 -
Sep 29, 2017
Mid season
7 nights --
$508
£395
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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.
Additional Rate and Availability Information
50% deposit on booking, balance 6 weeks before arrival.

Welcome pack on arrival.
Linen and towels included.
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About the neighborhood
The local village of Bonnes is 5 mins walk away with a swimming pool, pharmacy, boulangerie, 2 bars, one the Cafe des Sports serves a 5 course lunch with wine included for 11 Euros (15 on sunday). Just outside the village is the beautiful Chateau Touffou which is open during the at weekends. There are well stocked fishing lakes at Bonnes and a licence can be obtained from the bars. It is a lovely area for walking, cycling and birdwatching.<BR><BR>10 mins away is Chauvigny with its busy markets, many shops, bars, restaurants, supermarkets and indoor pool. River canoeing trips can be booked, it's a unique way to view the river and its wildlife. Chauvigny's high medieval city, including five chateaux , offers spectacular displays of birds of prey, local museum and music d... more
Access
Car advised
How to get there
Airport: Poitiers Biard: 15.5 mi
Railway: Poitiers: 15.5 mi
Ferry: Caen: 208.2 mi
Flights to Poitiers airport with Ryan Air via Stansted, Birmingham and Edinburgh. <BR><BR>Train ( TGV) to Poitiers from St Pancras London via Lille or Paris.<BR><BR>Excellent deals can be found.<BR><BR>Cars can be hired very easily at the airport or adjacent to the station in Poitiers. Taxis available.
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: 93.2 mi.
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