In an ancient quarter of the town, a short walk to amenities and river. Sleeps 4
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About Frances Wedge
I have lived in France permanently for 6 years, and had a home here for 10 years. Civray is my 'local' town and I know the area very well, happy to advise places to eat, things to do and see. My background is in public relations so going the extra kilometre to keep guests happy is second nature and I will do all I can to make your stay an enjoyable one.
Frances Wedge purchased this House in 2017
Why Frances Wedge chose Civray
I fell in love with this house the first time I visited it, it is set in an historic part of the town, where the Knights Templar once walked the streets. In fact their Commanderie is just 200 metres away! You are just a stroll away from the market and yet also on the edge of open countryside and opposite the river; the best of all worlds!
What makes this House unique
Relaxing. Peace and quiet but near to the town centre. The pretty garden is so peaceful with plenty of places to sit, eat and relax. A few metres from riverside walks and kayaking. Five minutes walk to two beautiful new swimming pools, one indoor, one outdoor (and heated!). Five minute walk to the boulangerie in the morning for fresh bread and scurmptions pastries/cakes! Loads to do and places to see. Lovely, private garden. Beautifully decorated throughout. 1 1/4 hours to Paris by direct train. 1 1/2 hours from the coast (La Rochelle). Historic town but on the edge of countryside. Welcome pack for guests. Shopping upon request. Dine-in meal option during your stay with a selection of menus, using local and seasonal ingredients where possible
Check-in: 3:00 PM
Check-out: 11:00 AM
Children not allowed
Minimum age of primary renter:25
Max guests:4 (sleeps up to 4 adults)
House to be left in a clean and tidy state please. Please contact owners directly if there are any issues and we will deal with them.
100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date. 50% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date.
Lovely house in a good location. Very well equipped.
Just spent a lovely week in Civray exploring the area. The house was an ideal base to do this and very comfortable and well equipped, including a welcome pack. There was even central heating, which unfortunately we needed as it was cold and wet for early June. The house was cosy though, with a lovely garden. It was also nice not to be limited to Saturday changeover so we could take advantage of cheaper flights.
Perfect retreat in a small town
The whole experience from start to finish has been a pleasure at this beautiful gite. It’s central location made it the perfect spot to return to each night after exploring the many attractions that the area has to offer. The gite is tastefully decorated and has all the amenities that you could possible need (and many more) from the gorgeous garden to sip a glass of wine after taking a nice soak in the bath before retiring in front if the fire.
Thank you so much for your lovely review, we are so glad you enjoyed your stay
Frances and Mike
Marvellous cottage, marvellous welcome
Frances and Mike were wonderful hosts - nothing was too much trouble, including the rapid replacement of a fitting that a previous visitor had broken. The cottage has been set up with taste and is very well equipped. It is in a quiet corner of the village which has all the facilities anyone could want. We were house-hunting and our hosts were even able to help us there too. Highly recommended.
Thank you very much for your kind comments, we hope to see you again soon as you come closer to realising your dream of living in these parts
Top Quality Gite
An excellent, well equipped gite very close to Civray Town centre but with a quiet secluded garden.
We enjoyed our stay very much.
Thank you so much for your positive review and we hope we can welcome you again in the future.
Lovely well equipped house in great location
Wonderful friendly host. Perfect location. Everything we needed.
Great little village property
With a bi-weekly market, village shops and lovely public pool within five minutes walk, this little property is just great if you want to feel part of the community. Downstairs is fully modernized with an ample lounge/diner and lovely kitchen. Upstairs there are two tiny bedrooms, with comfy beds and crisp white cotton bedding, and a huge bath with modern shower.
The whole property is immaculately clean and tastefully decorated, with so many little touches to help things along - herb rack, apron, full supply of loo rolls...... and the English owners are really helpful.
Less mobile should be aware of the steep lane, tricky parking and steep stairs.
La Vallée des Singes
Shopping; Poitiers and Angouleme
Direct train to Paris 1 1/4 hours
Cognac; 1 hour
Bordeaux 30 minutes by train
New leisure centre
Cinema showing films in English and French
1 1/2 hours to the coast (La Rochelle / Ile de Ré)