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Chez les Hirondelles

Farmhouse -
3 Bedrooms , 1 Bathroom , Sleeps 6
Manot, Charente, Nouvelle-Aquitaine
Chez les Hirondelles, a spacious three-bedroomed farmhouse, is located in the valley of the River Vienne, classified as an area of outstanding beauty, and has uninterrupted views across the fields to the River Vienne which passes by on its way from the Central Massif mountains to the Loire Valley.

Set in approximately 1 acre of land, with a large 10 x 5.5 m swimming pool and with shaded outside dining area, the three-bedroomed house (2 double and 1 twin) offers lots of space for that perfect family holiday. There is a large dining and lounge area, freeview UK TV, Wi-Fi, kitchen with gas cooker, microwave, dishwasher, washing machine, toaster and coffee maker.

Chez les Hirondelles is just a few minutes' walk from the old water mill with its small river beach.

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Listing #HL40399
About the Owner
Carol S
Languages spoken:English, French
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:May 2007
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Reviewed 18 August 2013

What a beautiful and relaxing place these cottages are! We had a great two weeks, with parties most nights, either with the locals at one of their many festivals, or BBQ'ing with other families in the cottages. Being made welcome by the owners, Gary and...More

Date of stay: August 2013
Thank JP R
  • Cable/satellite TV
  • Cooker
  • Cots:(1)
  • Dining Seats (6)
  • Dishwasher
  • Double Beds:(2)
  • DVD Player
  • Fireplace
  • Freezer
  • Full Baths (1)
  • Grill
  • Highchair
  • Internet Access
  • Iron
  • Kettle
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room Seats (6)
  • Microwave
  • Parking
  • Private Garden
  • Private Outdoor Pool (Unheated)
  • Refrigerator
  • Safe
  • Single Beds:(2)
  • Stereo System
  • Suitable For Children Under 5
  • Toaster
  • TV
  • VCR
  • Washer
  • Wi-Fi
Additional amenities & feature info
Chez les Hirondelles is a 400-year-old farmhouse and is attached to Domaine Rive Gauche but is completely private from it and has its own separate facilities.

Downstairs there are enormous oak beams, a traditional Charentais open fireplace, exposed stone and tiled floors. Along with the Louis XV style lounge furniture, a beautiful oak cabinet houses the TV/DVD player and CD player. The dining area has a large Basque oak dining table, with six chairs. The fully equipped kitchen has a Smeg dishwasher, microwave oven, gas cooker and fridge, together with plenty of cooking utensils, serving dishes and cookware.

Upstairs there are three bedrooms - two double and one twin. The two double bedrooms have traditional French bedroom furniture, with chevets and bedside lamps for that late...
House rules
    Ask about pets
    Smoking allowed
    1 Full bath
    1 Crib
    2 Twins
    2 Fulls
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  • Damage Deposit: AU$351 / stay - Deposit
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About the neighbourhood
Just a scratch on the map but Manot is situated between Confolens and Roumazières, a route indicated as one of outstanding beauty. A typical sleepy French village with the old bridge crossing the River Vienne, the beautiful church dominates the skyline on your approach.

Manot station may not have seen a train for some years, but many people pass through it or board from it using the velo-rail. The best way to describe the velo-rail is to liken it to pedaloes that run on rail tracks - a great day out for the whole family.

Manot also boasts a very small beach by the ruins of the old mill. Here, the beds of the local river contain minute deposits of gold and garnet for which you can prospect whilst paddling in the cool clear water. For the more ambitious it is one of the starting point...
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How to get there
Airport: Limoges: 40.0 km
Railway: Angouleme: 40.0 km
Ferry: Calais: 600.0 km
The region is well served by budget airlines flying to Limoges and Poitiers
Activities nearby
Fishing Nearby, There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive, Horse Riding Nearby, There Are Tennis Courts Nearby, Watersports Nearby, Nearest Beach: 10.0 km.
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