Comfortable Countryside Gite
|Location:||10 mins walk to Saint Severin|
|Property Type:||Gîte (100 m²)|
|Rent per month:||From 550€ to 650€ pcm Inclusive of some extras|
|Long letting period:||Sept to June only|
|Min. rental period:||1 month|
|Bedrooms:||2 Double bedrooms. 1 Twin bedroom.|
|Sleeps:||1 to 6|
Description of Property: The gite is a real home from home, spacious and comfortable, fully insulated and with double glazing. There is an upstairs with 2 double bedrooms, 1 twin bedroom and a bathroom (bath with overhead shower). All the bedrooms have wardrobes with hanging space and shelves and also wall-mounted electric heaters. The bathroom has a shower over the bath with a thermostatic tap and also a heated towel rail. Downstairs is open plan with a living room with a cosy wood-burning stove, kitchen, dining area and with a downstairs toilet. There is Freeview English and French TV.
Outside Amenities: The gite has its own private patio (approx 6m x 5m) with dining table for 6. The 5 acres of grounds are shared with another gite and also the owners, and includes garden, pool terrace, woodland, orchard and streams and with our own free range chickens. The gite has views to the front, back and side of the surrounding countryside and farmland.
Surrounding Area: The surrounding countryside is perfect for walking or cycling, close by is a public footpath running alongside a river with an abundance of wildlife, flora and fauna. The river is popular with the local fisherman, and can be fished with a licence. The local village of Saint Severin, which is only a 10-15 minute walk away has its own SPAR supermarket, boulangerie, restaurant and bar, coffee shop, chemist, newsagents, hairdresser, Credit Agricole bank and Post Office. The hillside village of Aubeterre-sur-Dronne, one of the most beautiful villages in France, is a 15 minute drive away. It is well worth a visit for its famous monolithic church and a beautiful tree-lined square with cafes and restaurants and its river beach. A short 15 minute drive from the property is a 9 hole FFG golf course, set in peaceful countryside with its own bar/restaurant and tennis courts. The market towns of Riberac, Verteillac and Chalais are all within a 30 minute drive. Brantome the Venice of Perigord is a 50 minute drive away and makes for an interesting day out. There is a Benedictine Abbey, excellent restaurants and bars and with a beautiful river running right through it. The capital town of Angouleme is a 45 minute drive away and has a wide range of shops and museums to visit. Bergerac is an hours' drive away, and the old town has narrow cobbled streets and half-timbered houses. You can take an hour long boat trip on an old gabarres (flat bottomed boat). The Bordeaux, Bergerac and Cognac vineyards are all within a 90 minute drive. Many vineyards offer tastings and the opportunity to buy first rate wines at the cellar door. In Cognac, Martell, Hennessy (includes a boat ride on the Charente river) and Remy Martin (includes a train ride tour around the estate) offer tours of their cellars/estates. There are many places of interest and activities to suit all tastes and ages, including swimming, canoeing, fishing, cycling, golf, woodland zip-wires, horseriding, wine tasting, sites of historic interest and numerous châteaux.
|Heating system:||Wood burning stove and wall-mounted electric heaters upstairs.|
|Services / Facilities:||Mains water. Septic tank. Electricity. WiFi Broadband Internet Access. Television. Satellite TV. DVD.|
|Kitchen Facilities:||Conventional oven. Hob. Microwave. Combined Fridge/Freezer. Dishwasher. Washing Machine.|
Pets may be allowed by prior agreement. Only 1 or possibly 2 depending on the size
The plunge pool is only open in the warmer months (usually from April/May to September/October). Off-road parking.
Distance to Nearest (in kms):
|Village/Town:||St Severin 1.5 kms|
|Supermarket:||SPAR St Severin 1.5 kms|
|Shops:||St Severin 1.5 kms|
|Market:||Riberac (Fridays) 14 kms|
|Airport:||Bergerac 74 kms|
|Train Station:||Montmoreau-Saint-Cybard 17 kms|
|Bus Station:||Angouleme 44 kms|
|Port:||Caen 518 kms|
Pricing Info: Bedding and towels can be included.
An initial basket of logs for the wood burner is included, additional wood can be supplied at cost.
Electricity is charged extra (meter reading is taken on arrival and departure and charged at cost).
The local Taxe de Sejour is extra.
There is a security deposit of 300 euros, which is returned after rental if all is well.
Availability: This property is available for longer rentals: Sept to June only
It is not possible to provide utility bills in the name of the renter(s).
This property is available for weekly summer holiday rentals.
Please contact the advertiser to confirm availability.
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|Telephone:||+33(0)5 45 98 37 09|
|Languages spoken:||English, a little French|
|Time to contact:||09.00-17.00|
|Comments:||Email contact is preferred|
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