Holiday SW France, Farmhouse sleeps 10, heated pool
This listing is for the whole house for one week from Saturday 1st August.La Ferme is situated in a private complex of five holiday properties on a gated complex in a beautiful area of the Charente with many possibilities to explore the local area or just relax in the sun shine and take advantage of the heated pool. The Charente region has the 2nd most hours of sunshine in France after the med so you can be sure of long, hot days from May to October. See us on homeandawayThere is a bar, boulangerie and Post Office within walking distance of the property whilst more facilities are available in nearby market towns of Aigre, Ruffec and Mansle just a few minutes drive away. For active individuals and families there are bikes available for guests of the complex on a 1st come 1st served basis which are ideal for exploring the local area and there is a well equipped gym. For the children's amusement there is a play barn with table tennis, pool table, fishing rods and many games. The house is ideal for 2 families wishing to share a property, as there are 2 separate upstairs floors each with their own bathroom/shower room so privacy can be obtained while just sharing the kitchen and lounge/dining area.We have wifi and a vast library of DVDs, games a Bose iPhone/iPod dock, enough to keep all ages interested There is a farmhouse kitchen with integrated oven and hob, microwave, fridge freezer, dishwasher, coffee maker, toaster, kettle and washing machine. Our property is well equipped in the kitchen area to cater for large groups The 1st floor consists of three bedrooms, one double bedroom, 1 twin bedroom and 1 single bedroom. There is also a bathroom with bath and wall shower and separate WC on the 1st floor. The 2nd floor consists of, 1 double bedroom and 1 twin bedroom, both with exposed beams. A separate single sofa bed in an alcove under the eaves is provided for the 10th person should the house be at full capacity. There is also a shower room with WC on this floor. The whole complex has been designed with the safety of children in mind and is walled and gated giving them the freedom to play and wander the grounds. The pool has a security fence and alarm. There are no open tread staircases in the house and includes smoke alarms and fire extinguishers . We can also provide travel cots, highchairs and stair-gates which can be requested upon booking (subject to availability). Activities in this region are as varied as the landscape; market towns and traditional villages offer plenty of scope to soak up the culture, haggle at the local markets, shop and immerse yourself in the French way of life. For the energetic and younger members of your group, day trips are abundant, Futuroscope theme park, the beautiful seaside town of La Rochelle, The Valley of the Monkeys, Planet of the Crocodiles, Aquariums, inland lakes and beaches, horse riding, canoeing, go karting, fishing, sailing, cycling, water parks, Velo Rail, Cognac tours/tasting, boat trips, adventure parks, Museums, Chateaux, a giant maze in which to lose yourselves and much, much more…!The rolling countryside surrounding Fouqueure, ideal for cycling and walking, is dotted with vineyards and distilleries producing the local specialty… COGNAC! With a selection of tours to suit all tastes, you’re sure to come across some famous names such as Hennessey, Courvoisier, Remy Martin and Hine.
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