Gites with Pools | Gites Complex | Gites with private
Lovely house set in peaceful surroundings in Deux Sevres.
Lovely Swimming Pool & Gardens
3 Bedrooms - Sleeps
Property Ref: FR143
Located near Melle in the Poitou Charente region of France you will
find this Charming Maison Bourgeoise, former "Baronnerie”. The property
consists of Main House which sleeps 6-8 max.
Our ideal self-catering
holiday-home is set in peaceful surroundings with delightful gardens and a Large
swimming pool (14 x 5.50 m) with gentle roman steps making it ideal for families
The surrounding landscaped gardens are full of flowers and
trees (olive, silk, palm and pine trees) and a little fountain in the lower
garden adds to the atmosphere of quietness and well-being - providing late
afternoon shade, whilst the upper gardens and the swimming pool will stay sunlit
till late in the evening.
house has deliberately been kept unchanged in its structures to keep it as a
typical ‘maison poitevin’ - respecting the style and tradition of this region
and that of a 19th century gentleman’s residence (though parts of the property
date back to far earlier).
It has been decorated with care and attention to
detail - retaining many original features including exposed beams and flagstone
Entrance with flagstones, beams and the wooden staircase
leading to the bedrooms.
Lovely spacious fitted kitchen with hob, oven,
microwave, fridge, freezer, kettle, toaster, cafetiere, dishwasher and large
dining table and separate kids corner.
Small pantry for storing all extra
food and drink
Attractive lounge with sofas, armchairs and TV with English
channels (please bring your Skycard for other channels).
This lounge can be
used as a spare bedroom when booking for larger parties.
Shower room with
basin and washing machine, WC - back door to area reserved for hanging out your
One comfortable good sized triple room which has a double bed
and a single bed and a smaller twin bedroom next to it.
Upstairs ‘The Loft,’
a very large room with twin beds on the mezzanine and two single beds in the
spacious sitting area with an additional pull-out sofa. This area is sealed off
towards the landing.
Bathroom with large, comfortable corner bath.
Our ideal self-catering holiday-home is set in peaceful
surroundings with delightful gardens and a Large swimming pool (14 x 5.50 m)
with gentle roman steps making it ideal for families with children.
surrounding landscaped gardens are full of flowers and trees (olive, silk, palm
and pine trees) and a little fountain in the lower garden adds to the atmosphere
of quietness and well-being - providing late afternoon shade, whilst the upper
gardens and the swimming pool will stay sunlit till late in the evening.
Several terraces are perfect for al-fresco dining during the season next to
the flood-lit pool and close to the paved built in barbecue area.
spot has been reserved for playing table tennis.
Above the upper garden that
surrounds the pool -you will find a small field, ideal for playing football or
volleyball, and lined fruit trees offer cherries, pears, apples, plums,
chestnuts and figs when in season.
There is plenty of space for everyone to
find his own little corner where to simply sit to read a book or enjoy the views
and see the swallows hover over the swimming pool at dusk.
In front of the
house is a large terrace for your meals, overlooking the lower garden, full of
flowers with a fountain.
Behind the house parking spaces for 3 cars from
where you can access the front of the house and the lower garden via the wooden
27 June - 10
- 24 July
25 July - 21
22 August - 28
29 August - 11
September - 20 September
Prices in Sterling per week
Bed linen provided, beds made up upon
Special deals for monthly stays possible and upon request.
Extras: electricity above 150 kw/week payable locally at 0.30 €/kw.
Set of 3 towels (€ 6.50 pp) - Change of bed linen
(€ 10 per bed) to be ordered and paid for before arrival.
charges (optional) at end of stay 65 €
Refundable safety deposit
in CASH upon arrival 400 € - keys are not handed over until this is
During the high season your property will not be available before 17.00
Always call for late arrivals - no check in after 23.00h local time.
The owners are on hand and help with any queries you may have.
ALLOWED. NO SMOKING IN THE PROPERTY.
The property is situated in a small hamlet, enclosed by garden walls
and yet not isolated and once you’ve entered it through the wrought iron-gates a
small paradise will open itself up to you.
Between the two historical towns Melle and Celles sur Belle, only 3
miles from shops, services and gastronomic restaurants.
Horseriding, Fishing, walking, swimming, cycling Golf and lots more....
Niort is only 15 miles away and 2 minutes from the city center, ’18- hole golf
course; clubs can be hired etc. Easy sporting feel as you move through straight,
flat paths until you reach the gentle slope. Special maps showing cycling and
hiking routes can be obtained the local bookshops.
The nature reserve of
VeniseVerte nearby is well worth visiting as is Poitiers and Futuroscope, 30
La Rochelle and the Atlantic Beaches are approx 1 hours drive.
This region is rich in beautiful countryside and Romanesque art and
architecture. Cognac and Saintes are all close by.
For children there are
several zoo's in the area.
Celles and Melle are only a few miles from
each other. Close to Celles there is ' Plan de Lambon', an artificial lake
(small entrance fee) as a fantastic alternative to the pool for children with
playgrounds and a small sandy beach.Celles itself offers its abbey and gardens,
a seemingly good pizzeria, tourist office and guided tours.
Melle is somewhat
bigger and has 3 supermarkets and one discount (Aldi) Marketday=Friday. With its
3 churches, the silvermines, a botanic fitness path leading around town, a
motorcycle museum, a horseriding
centre and apart from shops, the tourist
The local activities like fairs, car boot sales, riding,
fishing in lakes and rivers, cycling, horseback-riding, playing tennis, golfing
are all available and details can be obtained whilst here.
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Beautiful house, great pool, lovely owners”
We (2 adults, 2
kids - 10 and 5) stayed in this house in the middle of August. Right from the
moment we arrived we were made to feel very welcome by Eva and Gilles, who
spolied us with a a welcome drink and didnt mind when 3 of us dived in the pool
on our first night at 10pm!
The house is huge and would easily
accommodate 8 people. Kitchen well equipped too.
The real highlight is
the beautiful pool and its surrounding area - a great place to relax, sunbathe
and cool off. The gardens are huge and a great place for the kids to
To check availability/prices or if you have any queries contact us
with no obligation whatsoever.