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Les Hirondelles Farmhouse & Cottage, Quiet Location on Edge Of Hamlet, - Sunflower Cottage Sleeps 7 (2 Bedrooms)

Overview

Property

Updated: 17-Nov-2016
Farmhouse and Cottage in Saint-Civran, Indre, Centre / Loire Valley, France - Family Friendly Holidays In The Heart Of Rural France

A lovingly restored Farmhouse & Barn each with its own terrace. Large enclosed, child friendly garden with playhouse, swings and a 9m above ground solar heated swimming pool. The gites are set on two acres of land on the edge of a small village and overlooking a small valley. This is a tranquil rural part of France where you can switch off and relax. With plenty of opportunities for walking, cycling, swimming, kayaking and fishing.

Details for holiday cottage Sunflower Cottage Sleeps 7 (2 Bedrooms), 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 7, 1 Bathroom, 1 Separate WC

Ground floor:

Fully fitted kitchen with door to terrace. Equipped with gas oven and hob, microwave, kettle, toaster, coffee machine, fridge/freezer and plenty of cupboards.

Lounge/Dining room with large table, wood burning stove, sofa bed, second sofa and rocking chair, coffee table, UK satellite TV/DVD, IPOD speaker.

Downstairs shower room and toilet.

There is a small library of books and a selection of games and puzzles for guests to use. Free WiFi available.

Upper floor:

Master bedroom with double bed and single bed. Oak beams, wardrobe, chest of drawers, desk and two bed-side tables.

Twin bedroom with wardrobe, chest of drawers and bed-side table

Separate toilet.

  • Sleeps 7
  • 2 Bedrooms
  • 1 Bathroom, 1 Separate Toilet
  • Swimming pool
  • Pets considered
  • Internet
  • Bookable online

About the Owner

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Location

Activity and Interests

Nearest Airport : Limoges at 50 Miles Nearest Barpub : Sacierges St Martin at 2 Miles Nearest Train : Argenton Sur Creuse at 15 Miles Nearest Motorway : A20 at 10 Miles Nearest Restaurant : Sacierges St Martin at 2 Miles Nearest Beach : Lakeside Beach at Chaillac at 15 Kilometres Car: necessary

Travel:

We are approximately 6 hours drive from Calais and 4.5 hours from Le Havre or Caen. Limoges Airport is 1 hour away and Poitiers is 1.5 hours. We are 25 minutes from Argenton-Sur Creuse railway station. A car is recommended, but we can arrange pick-ups from local airports/stations and the local supermarket does car hire at very reasonable rates.

Distances:

Sacierges-St-Martin (bar/restaurant) 5 mins. St. Benoit Du Sault a medieval abbey town which is one of the 'Plus Beaux Villages de France' (nearest shops including supermarket which is open on Sunday mornings, petrol station, bank, post office, bakery, tabac, pharmacy restaurants and more) 10 mins. Argenton-sur-Creuse (large town with wide range of shops & restaurants & indoor swimming pool and train station) 25 mins. The nearest hypermarket is 40 minutes drive in Chateauroux.

Further Details:

Les Hirondelles is inn the Southern part of La Brenne (above), one of France’s Natural Regional Parks. La Brenne comprises over 1,400 small lakes, made during the Middle Ages for fish-farming. Today, it is an internationally important wetland wildlife habitat, harbouring many species, including the endangered European Pond Turtle. It provides many excellent leisure opportunities including bird-watching, angling, cycling, and walking.

Close by is the stunning mediaeval town of St Benoit-du-Sault, which has won awards as one of France’s most beautiful towns

There plenty of lakeside and riverside beaches nearby (Chaillac 15 mins, Mont Cocu 30 mins, & Lac D'Eguzon with a wide range of watersports 35 mins).

There are a large number of pretty towns and villages within a one hour drive including (St Gaultier, Le Blanc, Fresselines, Gargilesse-Dampierre, Montmorrilon, Bellac, Angles Sur L'Anglin).

Just a bit further afield is the beautiful Medieval City of Chauvigny with its towers, ramparts, falconry displays and a velo rail, Poitiers (including the Futuroscope theme park) and Chenonceau Chateaux (built across the River Cher).

Cycling for all ages is popular here, there are many cycle tracks and routes and the country lanes are so peaceful family cycle trips are a real pleasure. There is plenty of room in one of our secure barns for you to store your bicycles too.

There are also plenty of walks nearby including one to the French tree of the year for 2013, an ancient, gnarled oak tree just a couple of miles from our property

There are several local markets - please see our information on arrival for the various days.

There are three horse-riding stables within 10 miles.

We have lots of leaflets and guide books available for you to browse through but if you have any specific places you'd like to visit, please ask us to help with more information.

Availability

Rental rates

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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event Price
 
Autumn 2016
29 Oct 2016 - 3 Dec 2016
3 night minimum stay
£195
for 3 nights
From
£65
£325
 
 
Christmas 2016
18 Dec 2016 - 6 Jan 2017
3 night minimum stay
£270
for 3 nights
From
£90
£450
 
 
Winter 2017
25 Feb 2017 - 17 Mar 2017
3 night minimum stay
£195
for 3 nights
From
£65
£325
£1,000
 
 
Spring 2017
18 Mar 2017 - 30 Jun 2017
3 night minimum stay
£270
for 3 nights
From
£90
£450
£1,600
 
 
Summer 2017
1 Jul 2017 - 1 Sep 2017
7 night minimum stay
£600
for 7 nights
£600
£2,100
 
 
Early Autumn 2017
2 Sep 2017 - 27 Oct 2017
3 night minimum stay
£270
for 3 nights
From
£90
£450
£1,600
 
 
Late Autumn 2017
28 Oct 2017 - 1 Dec 2017
3 night minimum stay
£165
for 3 nights
From
£55
£275
£900
 
 
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
£360
for 3 nights
From
£120
£600
£2,100
 

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees

Booking Notes:
All booking requests can be made either by email or by telephone.

We require a reservation deposit of 20%, a further 30% three months before your holiday the balance to be paid in full, along with the security deposit 6 weeks prior to your holiday date.

Full booking terms & conditions are provided with each reservation enquiry prior to deposit payment being requested.

Bookings of 3 weeks or more attract a discount between 5% and 20% (dependent on number of weeks and time of year).

Changeover Day:
Normal changeover day is Saturday. This can be flexible off-peak. Arrival can be at any time from 16:00 and departure needs to be by 10:00.

Notes on prices:
Part week bookings are available outside of high season at 20% of the weekly rate per night.

We do require a refundable security deposit of £100 for Rose and £75 for Sunflower. Breakages and excessive cleaning costs will be deducted from this deposit.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 60 days before check-in date.
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Facilities

Property Type

  • cottage

General

  • Internet

Dining

  • Dining Area

Pool / Spa

  • Heated Pool
  • Outdoor Pool

Suitability

  • pets considered

Location Type

  • rural
  • village

Attractions

  • autumn foliage
  • churches
  • pond
  • restaurants

Leisure Activities

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

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • massage therapist
  • medical services

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • cycling
  • freshwater fishing
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • swimming

Bathrooms

  • Toilet 1 - Toilet
  • Shower room 1 - Shower Enclosure

Bedrooms

  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 7
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Double Bed, 1 Single Bed
  • Bedroom 2 - 2 Single Bed

Outside

  • Golf ...

Meals

  • Self-catering

Notes:

  • Notes on accommodation: All the beds have a choice of duvet weights and 2 pillows per person. Bed linen is provided, Towels are available for an extra charge. For 2 week bookings we change all linen and towels on the middle Saturday free of charge. Pets are welcome, but we do charge a supplement. Please contact us for details A cot and two highchairs are available on request at no extra charge. There is a safety gate (top and bottom) for the staircase in Rose Farmhouse. We have hair-dryers and UK plug adapters for guests use. Steam iron and ironing board available at no extra cost. WiFi (free) is available throughout the properties. After-stay cleaning is included. Smoking is not allowed in either property but is permitted in the garden. We do ask smokers to respect other guests and to use the provided ashtrays. Outside: Each property has its own rear terrace with plenty of chairs/tables and barbecue. Rose Farmhouse also has its own enclosed front garden with large table and Sunflower Cottage has a front terrace. There is a large enclosed garden with a 9m above ground swimming pool with solar heating. There is also a large play house, swings and slide, plenty of small games and a wide range of sun-loungers. We have secure covered areas for bikes, motorbikes and other large leisure equipment. We also have plenty of on-site parking.

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