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Self Catering Cottage - Cottage With Own Garden and Heated Large Pool

People6
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms1
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 1 - 2 nights
Popular Features
  • Barbecue
  • Washing Machine
  • Private Pool
  • Hot Tub
  • Internet
  • Parking

Overview

About the property

Cottage in Villeneuve, Mons, Charente, France - Quite Friendly Hamlet With Local Shops 10 Minutes Away, Golf 40 Minutes Away & Beech 90 Minutes

We are located in a friendly hamlet, with own garden and bbq and large heated swimming pool to use anytime. English free view tv and French tv, dvd player & radio provided, we also have a few books/dvds, internet is near-by. The property is newly renovated with tiled floors in kitchen and lounge, and wooded floors upstairs. There are two large bedrooms, one with double bed and the other 2 singles with large shower room, travel cot can be provided. There a bright lounge with sofa bed for extra person if needed at small extra cost and kitchen with washing machine dishwasher and all you will need.

There are lovely walks and the surrounding area is grown with sunflowers and local goods. 4km from local bakery, shop and cafe/bar. There is a small village close by with local shops and restaurants and a tourist office. Visit the many Cognac/Pineau houses, market towns and lakes to swim or boating and many other places of interest. 30 minutes away is a leisure centre. Futurescope in Poitier is approx one hour by car, Monkey park is about one and half hours by car or relax, horse riding can be booked, golf is about 30 minutes away by car. La Rochelle and beech/zoo about one an half hours drive. feel free to ask for advise. Available also for house hunters or overnight stays if available. If you need any help please do not hesitate to contact me.

More Details

Property Manager
Elaine Gregory
Member since: 2012
Speaks English
Calendar last updated:
15 August, 2017

About Elaine Gregory

Bonjour, hubby and i have owned our renovated farm house in France for over 15 years and live nearby the cottage to rent, we both love the relaxing way of life and open space and hope you will too! We have a friendly old dog and share our large heated indoor swimming pool in season & hot tub, our internet is available if needed we try to be very flexible and helpful and want you can enjoy your stay in France.

Elaine Gregory purchased this cottage in 2009

Why Elaine Gregory chose Charente

We brought this property and restored/built it to be a charming two bedroomed modern cottage, it has its own driveway and garden in a lovely quiet hamlet. The cottage is fresh and clean, with all you need. The area of the Charente is one of the best places in France and has alot to offer. It has some lovely walks, lakes to swim, and boating, there are markets, shops, towns and resturants, horse racing nights, ramparts, Coqnac houses, musical events and other events though the year. Near by is Futurescope and theme park Puy du Fou or great for relaxing or sight seeing. If you need to look around for house hunting we can help with this also as have friends as estate agents if need introduction.

What makes this cottage unique

There is a large indoor heated pool (in season) with Hot Tub.

The property has all modern equipment with sky freeview uk tv and French tv, a few dvds and radio, a bbq in the garden. We are in a quiet hamlet but easy to drive to many locations and makes a great base to come back too.

Location

Angoulême
Mansle
"go canoeing on the river, race course, (Hippodrome), restaurants"
Jarnac
"Great Cognac house to visit, fresh market place, shops, great river to swim in, fish in and ..."
Nearest Airport
110 Kilometres
Poitier
Nearest Barpub
4 Kilometres
Gourville & Aigre
Nearest Golf
30 Kilometres
Jarnac
Nearest Train
30 Kilometres
Angoulome
Nearest Motorway
22 Kilometres
N10
Nearest Restaurant
4 Kilometres
Aigre
Nearest Beach
120 Kilometres
La Rochelle & Royan
Car: recommended

Coast/Beach:

La Rochelle/ Royan beaches and small coves with great sandy beaches is approx one and half hours drive away which has an awesome zoo nearby and go karting with much more. On route you can find many old villages of interest.

Travel:

Our nearest airport is Poitier/ La Rochelle or Limoges which you can hire a car. Or drive across the channel and drive down from Calais, Dieppe or Caen would take approx 7 hours from Calais and less from other ports. The other option is the train Euro to Paris or Lille then the TGV to Angouleme and again hire a car.

Distances:

We are 4km from small village Aigre with restaurants and shops and bar and market days and 30 minutes drive to Angouleme, Jarnac or Cognac main towns, but we are in a great position in the Charente to get to many different places around for a days out.

Further Details:

There are many good resturants, local shops near by with banks/supermarket etc. In Angouleme the main town that is only approx 30 mins away by car, that has all you would need and more. Public outdoor pool near-by in Roullac also on 27th of each month a large market and also in Angouleme has a leisure centre with indoor and outdoor pool slides and waves in season. Ice skating in season and more There are many other villages about, and lakes to swim or boating, canoeing, historical places and Charente river with activities. The Cognac houses are famous and interesting to get the know how on the making of Cognac.

Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday cottage in Mons in Charente

Property Type:
  • cottage
Meals:
  • Self-catering
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • pets considered ...
  • Events Allowed
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • rural
  • village
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Family
General:
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob ...
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Shower room 1 - Shower Enclosure
  • Large modern double shower, basin and toilet with towels provided.
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Cot
  • Description of sleeping capacity: Sleeps 4 (2 Bedrooms) Notes on bedrooms: Bedroom 1 with double bed, bedroom 2 with two single beds, travel cot can be provided and sofa double bed in lounge if needed. (extra small rate)
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
Outside:
  • Bicycles
  • Boat ...
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
  • 2 bicycles
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
Pool / Spa:
  • Heated Pool
  • Hot Tub ...
  • Indoor Pool
  • Private Pool ...
Attractions:
  • autumn foliage
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • library
  • live theatre
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • horse riding
  • paddle boating
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hunting
  • ice skating
  • sailing
  • swimming
  • tennis
Notes:
Notes on accommodation: Suitable for elderly if they can climb the stairs and children, dogs welcome. No internet in cottage but can use by pool. Dogs welcome. ( we have a friendly dog) Outside: Garden with BBQ and garden furniture. Heated large swimming pool. Cleaning / Towels / Linen : Linen & towels/tea towels provided. It will be cleaned before arrival and when you leave and there is some cleaning equipment provided.

Reviews

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Self Catering Cottage - Cottage With Own Garden and Heated Large Pool
average rating of 4.2 based on 5 reviews
5

Comfortable gite in a peaceful area

  • 5 of 5

The gite was spacious, clean and very well maintained. The pool and spa area is brilliant and we loved the company of Cooper, the owner's beautiful and well-behaved Golden retriever dog. The owners were not intrusive in any way, but they were there if we needed anything and were very knowledgeable about the local area. Unfortunately, it rained for the vast majority of the week we were there, so we did not get as far afield as Bordeaux, as we had planned. But that could be a reason for returning in the future. We found Angeloueme a lovely town and for Cognac enthusiasts, the Cognac houses are worth a visit. We visited Hennessy at Cognac and found it very interesting. I think it was 17 or 18 euros for an adult and the tour is 1 1/2 hours. Staff are very knowledgeable about the product and we feel that the tour represented very good value for money, but don't just take our word for it! I would have no hesitation in recommending this cottage to friends or relatives.

  • Review Submitted: Jul 16, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Many thanks for your review and we are so pleased you enjoyed your stay
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4

Lovely chilled week

  • 4 of 5

The cottage was comfy and clean, kitchen utensils a little sparse but enough to get by. Pool fantastic and owners friendly and helpful. Could have done without the neighbour reversing into our car on the first day but all got sorted in the end

  • Review Submitted: Aug 20, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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5

Clean helpful people great stay

  • 5 of 5

Brilliant stay clean cottage with all you need and helpful people

  • Review Submitted: Jun 12, 2017
  • Date of Stay: May 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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4

A Rural Retreat

  • 4 of 5

The location of the property at Villeneuve, Mons near Aigre was not easily found as there are detours within Aigre due to the construction of a bridge nearby. This is the first year that this cottage has been available for rent and the owners were extremely helpful in providing alternative routes in and out of the village. Set off the main road through this very quiet village, the cottage has been renovated to a high standard. It was a spacious, clean, light and very peaceful cottage within its own grounds. Maybe additional furniture in the lounge and bedrooms might make it more homely! The heating system was very effective when the weather got cold. Unfortunately it was the end of the season and the pool could not have been used if the weather had been hot. The rental price was fair and I would recommend this accommodation as a comfortable base from which to travel around the area.

  • Review Submitted: Sep 25, 2013
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2013
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your comments and we have now put in more bedroom furniture, in future the pool will be able to be used in all weathers as being renovated to be undercover (indoor)
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3

Très bon accueil mais manque de propreté

  • 3 of 5

Très bon accueil. La propriétaire était très sympa !!! Très belle maison, mais nous avons été déçus par le manque de propreté générale (vaisselle, canapé, meubles de cuisine, piscine.....)

Nous avons apprécié la tranquillité des lieux.

Une très belle région.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 12, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2017
  • Source: Abritel, from HomeAway
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Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday cottage in Mons, Poitou-Charentes

Rental Basis:
per property
Manager accepts payment in:
GBP
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event Price
 
Autumn
3 Sep 2017 - 25 Nov 2017
1 night minimum stay
£70
for 1 night
From
£70
£325
 
 
Spring
1 Apr 2018 - 1 Jul 2018
2 night minimum stay
£140
for 2 nights
From
£70
£350
 
 
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
£140
for 2 nights
From
£70
£350
£1,250
 

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees

Booking Notes:
A deposit of one hundred pounds on booking and full payment made three weeks before arrival. Deposit is non refundable if booking cancelled four weeks before due date. £10 per week extra fee for over 4 persons. You can pay direct to myself with no fees or though this company.

Changeover Day:
Arrival and departures are on a Saturday. Depart by 12pm -Arrivals 3pm
if available other times/days can be catered for (please do not hesitate to contact me)

Notes on prices:
If you need any different days to arrive or any other info please contact me.

Manager's Cancellation Policy

100% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
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