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Sunrise Cottage, close to Verteuil-sur-Charente

Region: Nouvelle-Aquitaine
Department: Charente
Dept No: 16
Location: 9 kms from Ruffec
Situation: Country
Property Type: Cottage (88 m²)
Ref. No: 404
Rent per month: 800€ pcm Inclusive of some extras
Long letting period: October till May
Min. rental period: 2 months
Bedrooms: 1 Single bedroom. 1 Double bedroom. 1 Twin bedroom.
Sleeps: 5

South facing terrace

South facing terrace

Pool with a view

Pool with a view

Description of Property:   Sunrise Cottage is one of two on site, alongside our house. The whole property is set in an acre of garden. Sunrise has a lounge/diner, kitchen and shower room downstairs. Upstairs are one double bedroom, one twin and one single.

The cottage is comfortably furnished. In the lounge area is a large Charentaise fireplace with woodburner. Seating is two 2 seater settees and an armchair. There is a TV/DVD player and a selection of books, DVDs and games. English and French free to air tv channels.

The dining area has a large farmhouse table which seats 5 and a sideboard with all the crockery, cutlery, glasses and dishes that you will need. There is high chair for a baby/toddler.

In the kitchen is a double sink unit, gas cooker, microwave, fridge/freezer and washing machine, toaster and all the necessary pans and utensils.

The shower room has a shower cubicle, WC and washbasin.

Upstairs there is a double room, twin room and a single room. Plenty of wardrobe space and chests of drawers.

Master bedroom

Master bedroom

Newly appointed kitchen

Newly appointed kitchen

Outside Amenities:  The front of the cottage is south facing with a patio to the front and side. There is garden furniture, parasols and a barbecue. Surrounding the whole property is an acre of garden which is fenced and gated.

There is a swimming pool for the summer months, (normally May until the end of September), table tennis and a pool/snooker table.

Champ Giraud is surrounded by fields of maize, sunflowers and woods with tracks and paths ideal for walking and cycling. There is plenty of wildlife to spot including, deer, foxes, hare and buzzards. The clear night skies are spectacular, because of no light pollution, ideal for star gazing.

The property has plenty of parking space.

Twin bedroom

Twin bedroom

Wood pellet burner c/w thermostat

Wood pellet burner c/w thermostat

Surrounding Area:  Verteuil-sur-Charente is 2.5km from the cottage. In the village are all amenities including a baker, post office, a butcher/charcuterie, general store/tabac, chemist, hairdresser and bar/restaurants. The beautiful château stands overlooking the village and the pretty river Charente meanders south towards Angouleme.

Ruffec has large supermarkets, various shops, bars and restaurants, indoor pool, 2 screen cinema and a weekly market.

Within easy driving distance for a day out are the towns of Poitiers (Futuroscope), Limoges (porcelain), Angouleme and Cognac. Kids will enjoy Monkey Valley 30 minutes away. The coastal town of La Rochelle and west coast sandy beaches are about one and a half hours drive.

The medieval town of Confolens is 45 minutes away. It is particularly famous for its international folklore festival of song and dance.

Oradour-sur-Glane is a village that was brutally destroyed by the Nazis in WWII and now preserved as a memorial. It stands today exactly as it was left on 10th June 1944. A very moving and worthwhile experience to visit it.

The area has a lot to offer for interesting days out.

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Heating system: Wood pellet burning stove in the lounge and electric heaters in bedrooms and bathroom.
Services / Facilities: Mains water. Septic tank. Electricity. Telephone. WiFi Broadband Internet Access. Television. Satellite TV. DVD. Alarm.
Note: Free use of owners telephone to landline numbers in the UK and Europe. Unlimited Broadband WiFi internet access. English Freeview Satellite Television.
Kitchen Facilities: Conventional oven. Microwave. Combined Fridge/Freezer. Washing Machine.
Conventional range type gas cooker.
Additional Info: Children welcome. Large garden for kids to run around in and 'let off steam'!
No smokers. Smoking is permitted outside the cottage only
Pets may be allowed by prior agreement. 2 pets maximum
BBQ. Pool.
Cot is available.
The owners live on site, we are discreet but friendly.
Longer lets can be made from September up to the end of June depending on availability Off-road parking.

Distance to Nearest (in kms):

Village/Town: Verteuil-sur-Charente 2.5kms
Supermarket: Ruffec 6kms
Shops: Verteuil-sur-Charente 2.5kms
Market: Ruffec 6kms
Airport: Poitiers 65kms
Train Station: Ruffec 6kms
Bus Station: N/A
Port: St Malo 420kms

Pricing Info:  Rental is per calendar month inclusive of gas, water, internet and linen but NOT electricity or wood pellets. Electricity will be charged for monthly, in line with edf. Wood pellets available on site to purchase from us at cost price.
Taxe de sejour is also payable separately, we collect this on behalf of the French tourist office. Cost will be advised in conjunction with completion of booking form.

Availability: This property is available for longer rentals: October till May

Longer lets can be made from September up to the end of June depending on availability. Please refer to our website for up to date availability calendars

This property is available for weekly summer holiday rentals.

Please check availability first before contacting the owner - Click for Availability -  Avilability calendar

For further information and to book please contact:
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Name: Dave Johnson
Telephone No 1: +33 (0)5 45 31 58 29
Telephone No 2: +33 (0)6 95 49 52 91
Website: https://www.champgiraud.com
Languages spoken: English, French
Time to contact: Anytime
Time to contact: Anytime

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