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Beautiful Home With Indoor Pool And Luxury Interior Near St Jean D'Angely

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Overview

Property

Updated: 23-Feb-2017
  • Sleeps 9
  • 4 Bedrooms
  • 4 Bathrooms
  • Parking
  • Garden
  • Swimming pool
  • Barbecue
  • Internet
  • Dish washer
  • Washing machine
  • Bookable online

About the property

House in Torxe, Nr. Saint Jean D'Angely, Charente, Poitou Charentes, France - Peaceful Location Only 10 Minutes From Local Market Town

Set in the heart of the Boutonne Valley and within walking distance from the River Boutonne, is our lovely home, Les Mirabelles, which we offer for rent from June until October. The house has a heated indoor pool, four bedrooms all with their own bathrooms and a huge well equipped modern kitchen and a games room with a pool table. Having recently been renovated and re-decorated you can be assured that there will be no compromise on style. The heated indoor pool is floodlit in the evenings and has a child security alarm. The pool area forms part of the lounge, a huge 72sqm in all. The kitchen/dining room has large areas of work space and has everything from a juicer and spice grinder to the more essential electric whisk and food processor! There are three terraces wrapped around the house and a huge lawn with paddling pool and American style BBQ and table tennis table.

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About the Owner

Anna KEYS
Member since: 2014
Speaks English, French
Calendar last updated:
23 February, 2017

About Anna KEYS

We are a mid forties and a fifty something couple with one son at Uni in Bordeaux. We moved to France 19 years ago.

Anna KEYS purchased this house in 1998

2 Reviews

5/5 -
(2 traveller reviews)

5

Lovingly kept holiday home

  • 5 of 5

Our stay at Les Mirabelles was wonderful. We met Anna on arrival who was very warm and welcoming. She had made delicious canapes for us and put champagne, wine, juice and milk ready for us in the fridge - what a lovely surprise!

The whole house is tastefully decorated; the beds were comfortable and were changed mid week for us.

The children made great use of the pool and stayed in there forever!

The kitchen is enormous and has every kind of kitchen utensil you could think of - and sharp knives (which are rare on holiday lets). We were all able to help with the cooking prep without getting in each others way.

The garden is large and tranquil with loads of seating, a pool table and table tennis table.

The house is located near a town (St Jean D'Angely) and is good for visiting several beaches, a fantastic zoo in La Palmyre, La Rochelle, Cognac and lovely bike rides along the river.

We had a small problem with the upstairs shower and Tony came over immediately and fixed it - brilliant.

Overall we had a fantastic two weeks (glorious weather) in a beautiful house owned by lovely people, Anna and Tony - Thank you

The Burch Family & The Topliffe Family

  • Review Submitted: Sep 22, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Gorgeous house for a relaxing break

  • 5 of 5

I stayed here with my family (6 in total) for 9 days at the end of July.

All email communication between me and the owners, Anna and Tony was clear and answered promptly.

Upon arrival Anna was there to greet us - and show us the house and gardens. Anna had prepared home made canapes for us and left two bottles of wine and a bottle of champagne. This was perfect - as after such a long drive we had no desire to drive anywhere else that evening.

The house is in a small, peaceful hamlet. The closest town is St Jean D'Angely which is about 9 miles away - not too far at all.

We all had a very comfortable stay at Les Mirabelles. Three of the bedrooms were en-suite, the fourth having its own bathroom just down stairs. I slept very well - the bed was extremely comfortable.

The kitchen is huge. Quite a treat to cook in - especially when there is more than one cook. Everything was provided to make preparing a meal simple. I was very envious of that kitchen!!

The lounge area was spacious and relaxing.

The swimming pool is indoors - at the far end of the lounge. It was quite large enough to swim in - and had underwater lighting - a nice feature in the evening.

Outside was fantastic and large enough for us all to spread out if we wished. Sunloungers galore, a couple of seating areas, bbq, pool table(very popular) and table tennis!

Overall we had a wonderful, relaxing stay. I would definitely recommend it to anyone who enjoys holidaying in a comfortable home in a peaceful location.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 30, 2014
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2014
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Location

Taillebourg
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Activity and Interests

Nearest Airport : La Rochelle at 60 Kilometres Nearest Barpub : St Jean D'ANGELY at 10 Kilometres Nearest Ferry : St Malo at 400 Kilometres Nearest Golf : St Palais at 60 Kilometres Nearest Train : St Jean D'ANGELY at 10 Kilometres Nearest Motorway : St jean D'ANGELY A10 at 10 Kilometres Nearest Restaurant : St jean D'ANGELY at 10 Kilometres Nearest Beach : Fouras at 40 Kilometres Car: necessary

Coast/Beach:

25 minutes drive from Fouras, where there are 5 beaches to choose from. A little further afield is St Palais, 45 mins by car, ideal for younger children. For waves and surf there is La Grande Cote, again 45 mins by car or Ile d'Oleron about an hour away.

Travel:

45 minutes from La Rochelle airport.

80 minutes from Bordeaux airport.

60 minutes from Poitiers airport.

4 1/2 hours from St Malo port.

5 1/2 hours from Caen.

6 1/2 hours from Le Harvre and Cherbourg.

2 hours from Limoges airport.

Distances:

10 minutes by car to St Jean d'Angely, a bi weekly market town with two huge supermarkets. Plenty of good restaurants and local shops and an indoor pool complex.

1 hour from La Palmyre Zoo and the fairground Luna Park.

30 minutes from Cognac and Saintes and Rochefort.

45 from the beautiful port of La Rochelle and the beaches of Royan, St Palais and Vaux sur Mer.

80 minutes from chic Bordeaux, a shopping and architectural mecca!

30-60 minutes from the islands of Oleron, d'Aix and Ré.

Further Details:

There is a local bread shop 5 minutes by car at Tonnay Boutonne where there is also a cash point, post office, 'Spar' style shop and pharmacy.

Abundance of good restaurants in St Jean d'Y, 10 minutes by car.

There is also a park, lake with pedaloes and outdoor lido at St Jeam d'Y.

Self drive boats and river cruises on the lake at St Savinien, 10 minutes away.

Prices and Availability

Rental rates

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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
 
Easter
14 Apr 2017 - 17 Apr 2017
4 night minimum stay
£500
 
 
Off Peak
6 May 2017 - 15 Jul 2017
5 night minimum stay
£714
for 5 nights
£1,000
 
 
Peak
16 Jul 2017 - 1 Sep 2017
7 night minimum stay
£1,600
for 7 nights
£1,600
 
 
Autumn
2 Sep 2017 - 27 Oct 2017
5 night minimum stay
£714
for 5 nights
£1,000
 

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees
Refundable Damage Deposit £300

Booking Notes:
25% deposit on booking and the balance 60 days before the start of the holiday. We ask a £300 security deposit against breakages refundable after the house has been cleaned and checked. We do not ask our guests to clean after their stay, just that the house is left tidy.

Changeover Day:
Saturday changeover but we are flexible. The house is available from 4pm and we ask you to depart at 10am.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

Please ask the owner or check their rental agreement when booking the property.
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Facilities

Property Type

  • house

General

  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking
  • Telephone
  • Washing Machine

Kitchen

  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob

Dining

  • Child's Highchair

Entertainment

  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television

Pool / Spa

  • Heated Pool
  • Private Pool

Suitability

  • children welcome

Location Type

  • rural
  • village

Attractions

  • churches
  • marina
  • museums
  • naturist beach
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • zoo

Leisure Activities

  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • gambling casinos
  • horse riding
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
  • medical services

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • jet skiing
  • sailing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing

Bathrooms

  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet, Bath (no shower), Shower Enclosure, Bidet
  • Bathroom 2 - Toilet, Bath (no shower), Shower Enclosure, Bidet
  • Shower room 1 - Shower Enclosure
  • Shower room 2 - Shower Enclosure
  • En suite to master bedroom with shower, wc, whb and bidet. Ensuite to bedroom 2 with shower, wc and whb. Ensuite to bedroom 3 with bath, wc and whb. Ground floor shower room with wc and whb.

Bedrooms

  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 9
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Cot
  • Bedroom 2
  • Bedroom 3
  • Bedroom 4
  • Description of sleeping capacity: Sleeps 9 (4 Bedrooms) Notes on bedrooms: Master Bedroom, double bed, 1st floor. Bedroom 2, double bed, ground floor. Bedroom 3, single bed, ground floor. Bedroom 4, double bed, extra sofa bed on adjacent landing, 1st floor. Mezzanine library with day bed adjacent to Master bedroom.

Outside

  • Golf ...
  • Garden
  • Barbecue

Notes:

  • Outside: There are 3 terraces, one from the kitchen, one from the pool area and another at the front of the house completely in the shade. We have an American style BBQ, table tennis table, huge kiddies paddling pool and lots of table and chair configurations and sun loungers. Utility Room: Washing machine and extra fridge in the laundry room. Cleaning / Towels / Linen / Maid service: Fresh, coordinated bedlinen and towels are provided, along with towels for the pool. There is a small supplementary charge if you wish to have a mid week linen change. Other: There is a first floor library with hundreds of books and a single day bed and desk. And a games room with pool table and electric piano.

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