Farmhouse, all Year Heated Pool, Free Wifi, Rural Setting & Close to Everything
La Blatière – THE FARMHOUSE (sleeps 6) Picture your perfect French gîte holiday… Wooden beams and wood burning stoves… cosy bedrooms, iron bedsteads and fresh linen… lazy lengths in the all year round heated swimming pool… neighbouring village, with boulangerie and bistro… or dine al fresco beneath the twinkling stars and fairy lights…La Blatière has it all… and more. Just over an hour’s drive from La Rochelle, Nantes and Poitiers airports and within easy reach of Ferry Ports and the TGV (high-speed train) network, The Farmhouse at La Blatière makes a beautiful setting for your French adventure. Set in half an acre of land with fruit trees, plants and lawns and surrounded by winding lanes and farmland, the newly redecorated Farmhouse comes complete with a shared all-year-round heated covered swimming pool with inflatables, free Wifi, books, DVD'S, bikes, fitness room, indoor and outdoor games, terrace, outdoor dining areas, BBQ, patio heater and garden. Our little part of south-western France also boasts 2400 hours of sunshine a year making it the perfect all-year-round place to enjoy the peace and tranquility of country living but still be close to all that Poitou-Charantes has to offer. This perfect, easy-to-reach location means there are so many wonderful things to do on your doorstep or slightly further afield. A leisurely stroll will take you into the local village for a coffee or to pick up a baguette or 10 mins along the road try Go Karting or the Parc Aventure with the kids, fishing at Pescalis or Moncoutant with its restaurants and market. Then just a little further away you can explore the beautiful cites of Niort, Poitiers and La Rochelle, go golfing at Bressuire enjoy the excitement of Futurescope, step back in time at Puy du Fou. Why not visit the wolves at the Zoodyssee or enjoy a relaxing day boating along the canals of France’s own Green Venice and there is so much more too… you will be spoilt for choice! We can’t wait to welcome you to La Blatière – your little piece of French heaven… Lesley & Paul THE FARMHOUSE The enchanting Farmhouse at La Blatière sleeps 6 and features a magical mezzanine master bedroom with exposed beams, an iron bedstead and en-suite. Enjoy long lazy days dining beneath the wisteria covered terrace, then light the wood burning stoves for cosy nights in. INSIDE • Sleeps 6. Ground floor with mezzanine level. • Mezzanine master bedroom with king size bed, beamed ceiling, dressing alcove, en-suite shower room with WC. • Ground floor double bedroom with king size bed. • Ground floor twin bedroom with two single beds. • Shower room with hand basin and WC. • Spacious living room with fireplace with wood burning stove, logs and doors to terrace. Freesat TV (British channels, Free Wifi and DVD player. • Books, DVDs, board games. Plus table football/hockey table. • Well-equipped kitchen/diner with second wood burning stove, logs,microwave, washing machine, gas cooker fridge/freezer and dishwasher. Dining table with 6 chairs. • All bedding, tea towels, bath towels, pool towels and outdoor blankets provided. • Hairdryer. • Travel cot, baby bath, stair gate, and highchair available. • Double glazing. OUTSIDE • Private/Own terrace and garden/lawn area. • Shared solar-heated swimming pool with sun loungers and inflatables. • Outdoor dining area with BBQ and patio heater. • Outdoor games, swingball, boules etc. • Free use of 4 full size bikes and 1 child's bike • Fitness room with free-weights, benches, mats and heavy punch-bag. • Parking for several cars including motorhome/caravan.