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The Granary - Watermill Barn Conversion

Region: Nouvelle-Aquitaine
Department: Deux-Sèvres
Dept No: 79
Location: D28 1km from Voulmentin
Situation: Country
Property Type: Apartment (45 m²)
Ref. No: 454
Rent per month: From £550 to £860 pcm Inclusive of some extras
Long letting period: Available 1st Mar to 1st Nov
Min. rental period: 1-8 month let’s Mar-Oct
Bedrooms: 1 Double bedroom. Super king bed can be two singles
Sleeps: 2 to 4  (Dble bedsettee occ guests only)


The Granary - Living room

The Granary - Living room

Private terrace with seating and river view

Private terrace with seating and river view

Description of Property:   The Granary is a charming apartment on the first-floor of a stone-built barn which dates from the 15th Century. The accommodation is very well-appointed, comfortably furnished and with charming dual aspect views of courtyard and meadows. The entrance hallway has a computer table and chair, hat stand and storage cupboard and large fridge freezer, the stairs lead up to the first floor landing. Off the landing is the shower room. It is tiled and has a luxury shower, hand-wash basin cupboard storage heated towel rail and WC. Also leading off the landing is the double bedroom with beam, fitted wardrobe & vanity unit with hairdryer. The super king-sized bed converts to two singles if preferred. There is comfortable space for a cot if required. French doors lead out to the terrace with table & 4 chairs and lovely views of the river courtyard and fields.
Also from the landing is the living room with dual aspect windows looking out over the courtyard on one side and the meadows and river on the other it has a fully- fitted kitchen area which contains a sink & drainer electric cooker, fridge, dishwasher, microwave, kettle toaster and coffee maker. This area is illuminated by sympathetic recessed lighting . The dining area has a generous table seating 6 and overhead suspended lighting. The living area has a comfortable 3-seater bed settee which sleeps 2 extra occasional guests only and an antique pine dresser A 32" SMART TV with English Satelite channels DVD and free WiFI access The gable end wall has been beautifully pointed to expose the original granite stonework.
There are independantly controlled electric radiators throughout the apartment.
There is access to the terrace via French doors from the living room and bedroom There are charming dual aspect views of the courtyard, garden, pasture, woodland and river.
The terrace is tiled and has a 4 person table and chairs. There is a stunning view over the river and courtyard.
The apartment is entered through a ground floor vestibule with an additional fridge-freezer. Adjacent is a washing-machine and tumble-dryer in the port.
Whilst the interior is completely restored, tastefully furnished, the exterior walls of the barn consist of the original stone.



Fully equiped fitted Kitchen area

Fully equiped fitted Kitchen area

Luxury Shower room

Luxury Shower room

Outside Amenities:  The Granary overlooks a central courtyard, gardens, fields and the river. In addition to the terrace there is a garden area with table and chairs and stone BBQ where meals in the open air may be enjoyed. A rowing boat is available for exploration of a beautiful stretch of the River Argenton. Fishing with tackle available is on our stretch of river and islands. Riverside meadow and woodland for picnics and games. Games room with table tennis, darts etc.



Bedroom Superking size bed can be 2 singles

Bedroom Superking size bed can be 2 singles

View from the terrace willow garden & river

View from the terrace willow garden & river

Surrounding Area:  Situated in the Bocage on the edge of the Anjou wine-growing area in gentle, well-wooded countryside. Wayside chapels (marking traditional pilgrim routes to St. James of Compostella) characterise this area. Wide range of bird- and wildlife. 1 km from historic village of St. Clémentin which has a bar, restaurant, bakery, riding schools and tennis. There are delightful circular walks from the house, with further opportunities for cycling, including the cycle track on the former railway between Bressuire and Nueil-les-Aubiers. There are many opportunities for fishing on our stretch of the river Argenton and islands. There are excellent restaurants, both inexpensive and gourmet. Local markets may be found in Argenton-les-Vallèes, Thouars and Bressuire.

An open-air swimming pool is 7 km away at Argenton-les-Vallées, where there are amenities, a cinema and a supermarket.

Bressuire (at 15 km) has a full range of shops, supermarkets, swimming pool, cinema and a theatre, plus a new events centre with a bowling alley. Bressuire also boasts a sculpture park in the grounds of its 11th C chateau, from which a riverside walk is accessible. The following places of interest are all within easy reach: The Loire Valley (including Angers, Saumur, Chinon), Parthenay, Puy de Fou (theme park re-telling the history of the Vendée), Poitiers (and Futurescope), Nantes, Green Venice and the Atlantic coast. Nearest beach 100km

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Heating system: Central heating (Electric central heating with individually-controlled electric radiators +towel rail in bathroom.). Electric boiler for hot water in bathroom and kitchen
Services / Facilities: Mains water. Septic tank. Electricity. WiFi Broadband Internet Access. Television. Satellite TV. DVD.
Hairdryer
Kitchen Facilities: Conventional oven. Microwave. Fridge. Combined Fridge/Freezer. Dishwasher. Washing Machine. Tumble Dryer.
Kettle Toaster & Coffee Maker.
Additional Info: Not suitable for children. This gite is most suitable for a single or a couple
Smokers accepted. smoking outside only
Pets may be allowed by prior agreement. Contact owners to confirm before booking
BBQ.
Cot is available.
Suitable storage facilities are available for furniture etc.
Travel Cot/bedding and pushchair high hair available on request. Some dry storage available on request. Off-road parking.

Distance to Nearest (in kms):

Village/Town: St Clémentin /Voulmentin 1km
Supermarket: Argenton Le Vallees 7kms
Shops: Argenton 7km Bressuire 17kms
Market: Argenton Le Vallees 7 kms
Airport: Poitiers 98km Nantes 93 kms
Train Station: Bressuire 15 kms
Bus Station: Bressuire 15 kms
Port: St Malo 270km, Caen 322km, Calais 580km



Pricing Info:  Closed 1st Nov-Feb 28th
£550 Mar+Oct / £660 Apr May Jun Sept / £860 Jul Aug Price is per month
Max 2 pets welcome please ask for a quote
Electricity is NOT included, individual meter payable monthly in cash by Euros - sorry but this cannot be deducted from your security deposit.
All bedding, linen, towels, T-towels and internet access are provided free of charge plus initial set of consumables and a welcome pack on arrival are all included. We can provide a contract if required please ask owners.
CLOSED 1st NOVEMBER TO 28th February every year
A non refundable deposit of 1 month rent and a GBP £300 security bond are required to secure your booking. **Deposit will cover the last month of your stay.
*Security bond refunded 14 days after departure minus any costs for damage or breakages caused during your stay.
Payment by Bank transfer or Cheque in Sterling or Euros will be accepted.
Discounts may apply for Longer Lets please email owners for a quote our terms and conditions and a booking form thank you

Availability: This property is available for longer rentals: Available 1st Mar to 1st Nov

Maximum 2 Pets by prior arrangement only Smoking is outside only #Please Note# Due to use being rural a car is essential for guests as there are no local services except in Bressuire which is 17 kilometres away

This property is available for weekly summer holiday rentals.

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For further information and to book please contact:
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Name: Tony and Suzy Witten
Telephone: +33 (0)5 49 80 55 67
Website: N/A
Languages spoken: English
Time to contact: 9.00am to 21:00pm
Comments:e-mail contact is best please

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