Maison Du Puits
Country house with 4 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms and private pool in Villeneuve-la-Comtesse, France
From £1,045 per week
Country house to rent in Villeneuve-la-Comtesse, France
Stunning private 4 bedroomed gentlemans residence 40 minutes from La Rochelle with outside kitchen, swimming pool, guest cottage and private walled garden. Exceptionally well appointed and spacious.
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Country house overview - owner's description
Set in a nice village surrounded by sunflower fields and conveniences of walking distance to boulangerie, mini market, park, train station and bar/restaurant.
Central location in the Charente Maritime with easy reach of the A10 meaning 3 and 3/4 hours from Port of St Malo, 45 mins from La Rochelle, 20 minutes from Marais Poitevin, 40 mins Cognac. Bordeaux 90 mins. Limoges 2.5 hours.
Former gentlemans residence of considerable character built in 1880 for a Doctor, this spacious house has large bedrooms, living spaces and all the extras you would kill for such as a dishwasher, wifi, large 4k tv with 4k blue ray, stylish bathrooms, really well kitted out kitchens and several places to sit down and lounge and dine both inside and out.
The main house has 3 bedrooms, the master is ensuite and the 2 other bedrooms (one is a quadruple room with double bed and double sofa bed, good for families or for all the kids to share) share a large family bathroom with separate shower and roll top bath.
Large kitchen with everything in, large table to seat upto ten with benches and works as a large prep island, huge fridge freezer,wood burning stove, hand painted oak units and travertine floor. Lumber room with washing machine an additional fridge freezer.
Stylish dining room with Indian teak furniture, original marble fireplace and chestnut flooring, a little used room as there are many dining areas dotted around the garden, some in shade and some in sun. Doubles up as a playroom with kids toys books games and small tv with dvd.
Large lounge with 3 sofas seating 8. 50 inch smart 4k tv, 4k blue ray player, sound woofer, great for films or to use as a stereo for your cds or sky radio etc. UK sky tv and huge dvd collection. Chess, board games.
Large private walled garden not overlooked and shut in secure with wrought iron entrance gates ensuring no children can escape onto roads. Parking for at least 6 cars off street. Separate walled garden within the walled garden with child safety gate leading into swimming pool.
Fantastic Al fresco kitchen with concrete worktops, Belfast sink, pizza oven, large table and chairs for dining and 6 piece rattan lounge set coffee table and chiminea, fully working oven, fridge freezer and 6 ring gas hob under cover. Nook in the barn with pool table off this area, ideal for teenagers to be part of it all but with their own den. Small sandpit near to this area too. Totally perfect for Mums peace of mind.
Finally a detached guest cottage at the bottom of the garden with 1 bedroom ensuite, large kitchen and light bright lounge. Large corner sofa which converts to double bed, uk sky tv and patio doors off to the pool. This is the 4th bedroom and works fantastically for a couple with young children or as a grandparents hideaway.
3 stone bbqs in various places around the garden.
Swimming pool 8.1 m by 4.6 (1.2 deep) with teak steamers in full sun all day with parasols and table and chairs.
Stunning sunny region with quant little villages and towns near for supermarkets, café culture and nice and flat for cycling and walking. Perfectly placed to see all the hot spots of the region.
Must see La Rochelle is a charming fishing harbour and bustling seaside town with boutiques and harbour side restaurants galore is around 45 minutes drive. Near by Ile de Re, an island connected by a bridge is chic and frequented by Parisians and home to Jonny Depps Pied a terre.
Cognac country with its rolling hills and vineyards is another must see with Cognac the town in particular worthy of note for a long lunch and to visit one of the many Cognac distilleries who offer tours.
The Marias Poitevin is dubbed "Green Venice" and 20 minutes you can be there at Coulon. Hire a boat to row yourself of hop aboard a tour boat and stop on one of the lush embankments for a picnic.
Rental licence or registration number: 50907186600016
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Outside this country house in Villeneuve-la-Comtesse, FranceThis country house is in the countryside and in a quiet area. It has a pool, a balcony, a barbecue, outside lighting and a garden. Car hire is recommended as the country house is less than a 15 minute walk to at least a couple of shops, bars and restaurants; however parking is available if required.
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Updated 12 June 2019
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Changeover days and minimum stays
- 18 June 2019 - 18 June 2022: changeover day is Saturday, bookings must be for whole weeks only and the minimum stay is 7 nights.
Early booking discounts
- Arrive between 12 May - 30 June and receive 10% off if the booking is made 120 days before the arrival date.
Long stay discounts
- Arrive between 1 July - 22 September and receive 10% off if the booking is for 4 weeks or more.
If more than one discount matches your arrival date, please be aware that only one discount of the highest amount will be applied to your booking.
4 bedrooms, Sleeps 12:
- 1 king size bed and en suite
- 1 double bed, 1 double sofa bed
- 1 double bed
- 1 double bed and en suite
There is also 2 double sofa beds in Quad room and guest cottage lounge, 2 cots
3 bathrooms including 2 en suites
Private pool with solar heating, Size 8.1m x 4.6m, Depth 1.2m to 1.2m
CD player, DVD/Blu-ray player, Internet / WiFi, Radio, TV Languages in English, Satellite / cable
Living area seats 8, Dining area seats 10, Open fire, Clothes drier, Iron / board, Towels / linen, Washing machine, High chair, Car hire recommended
Cooker, Crockery, Cutlery, Dishwasher, Fridge, Freezer, Glassware, Kettle, Microwave, Oven, Pots / pans, Toaster
Balcony or terrace, Barbecue, Outside lighting, Parking, Private garden
Snooker / pool table
Children, Infants, Single gender groups
Large private not overlooked walled garden with entrance gates, Outside kitchen & lounge, pizza oven
Private Owner From Burley In Wharfedale, United Kingdom Member since Dec 2018
Last seen: 6 months ago
Number of properties: 1