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Farmhouse Holiday in Arvert, France
This charming C19th Charentaise farmhouse is in a rural setting
surrounded by farmlands and forests. It is set on its own just 2mins
from the village of Arvert by car. Fully-enclosed garden with lawns, shrubs and
trees. Pool 11 x 5 x 0.2-2m depth with rigid security cover and roman
steps is heated, ensuring comfortable temperatures for swimming.
Covered summerhouse for dining al fresco, large sunny terrace for
relaxing around the pool. BBQ.
Built in local stone this is a large open plan house which has been
recently sympathetically restored retaining original features. Sitting
room has a cathedral beamed ceiling, comfortable sofas and armchairs with music centre/TV/WIFI, a feature stone fireplace and French doors to the terrace & pool.
Archway to large ‘farmhouse'
kitchen with dishwasher, microwave, table and chairs, open fire, door
Bath/WC. Laundry room with washing machine, extra fridge.
From sitting room open-tread stairs (rope hand rail) to 1st floor
mezzanine and 4 bedrooms. Spacious Bed 1: king-size, polished wooden
floor and rugs with ensuite shower room/WC. Bed 2: double. Shower room
with WC.2 attic rooms Beds 3 and 4: children''s rooms under the eaves
with limited headroom in some parts, both carpeted, each with 2 singles
(suitable for children under 14 yrs old only) and limited hanging
space. Some low windows upstairs.
Only 6km from the coast but close to Arvert, a small town with supermarkets and several family restaurants.
Nearby are an excellent choice of beautiful sandy beaches within biking distance. The Cote Sauvage is a particular favorite accessible through the pine forests with huge Atlantic rollers providing thrilling surfing. Bike hire in Les Mathes 3km. Safer beaches at la Palmyre 10 min drive and Ronce Les Bains 10min. Palmyre also boasts Europe''s biggest zoo.
More shops and reknowned seafood restaurants with famous Marennes oysters and Mussels in la Tremblade 5 min drive also with pavement cafes and daily markets. Coastal town of Royan is just 20 min by car with beaches, choice of water sports, championship golf course, boutiques, good restaurants, casino and ferry to the Medoc area across the Gironde. Perfect for forest walks and riding with stables at Royan Golf Club and la Fouasse 3 min drive.
International airports: La Rochelle 75 km or Bordeaux 125 km.
No linen available. Min 2 week lets preferred.5th bedroom may be available on request with ensuite facilities and full wheel chair access. (but not specifically equipped for those with disabilities).
Private Outdoor Heated Pool