This tastefully decorated cottage is fully equipped and suitable for couples, solo adventurers, business travellers, and families (not suitable for children under 6 years of age). Includes free wi-fi and French and British TV. Two bedrooms, one double and one twin and private garden with seating area, eating area, BBQ and 'quiet corner', sun-loungers and deck-chairs. Note; Price is all-inclusive, no extra cleaning charge. Linen and towels included.
This is a spacious cottage within walking distance of the historic town centre and a few metres from the River Charente. The new leisure centre with two swimming pools (heated, one indoor, one outdoor) is just a 5 minute stroll away. The house is fully equipped for all-year-round stays, complete with garden furniture and BBQ you can just relax away from the stresses of every day life. A five minute walk brings you to the heart of Civray with its bars, restaurants, boulangeries, private cinema, shops, new leisure centre with two swimming pools. Alternatively, you can stroll along the River Charente that flows through the town. If you fancy travelling out of town, you are on the edge of beautiful rural France with its fields of sunflowers, woodland and meadows. Local attractions include 'La Vallée des Singes" (Monkey Valley) where you can walk among the apes, set in a beautiful park. Futuroscope at nearby Poitiers is the largest attraction in France after Disneland Paris and hosts a science and media-interactive park, events and concerts. A visit to nearby L'Isle Jourdain allows the adventurer in you to bungee jump off the famous viaduct, but if you don't fancy that a stroll along the river and lunch in the charming town is equally as enjoyable.
Other pretty towns abound including Ruffec, Niort, and Angouleme where each year there is an historic car race and rally that runs around the ancient ramparts of the town. A must for vintage car enthusiasts! Cognac with its tours of tasting houses is just an hour away and La Rochelle on the coast just 1 1/2 hours. This really is an excellent base for exploring any part of France. Even Paris is only 1 1/4 hours away by fast TGV train boarding this direct service at nearby Poitiers. The service also takes one directly into the terminals at Charles de Gaulle airport.
There are several local restaurants but we are happy to provide you with a lovely evening meal, made with local ingredients. Choice of menus and prices.