La Poste des Gardes:

"The house is furnished beautifully. From the moment you walk through the door you know you are going to have a wonderful holiday."
Longère Louise:

“Lovely house, lovely stay! 
The location was perfect and the large garden was super for the children. The house is clearly well taken care of."

La Poste des Gardes:

“Beautiful house, perfectly presented, in a wonderful location. Much more than a holiday house - it is an entree into French village life."
Longère Louise:

"The cottage is stunningly beautiful and renovated to a very high standard. 
The gardens are private and totally relaxing."

La Poste des Gardes:

"A relaxing fun holiday in a home away from home. 
Our accommodation this year was the most comfortable and spacious we have experienced."


Longère Louise:

"If you are looking for an oasis of rustic French charm in the depth of the peaceful and rural countryside then this is the destination for you."
La Poste des Gardes:
 
"It was so comfortable that it was difficult to leave. The balcony is a real haven as the breeze from the river flows in and cools the hottest days."

Longère Louise:

"For us the real retreat was the haven just outside the front door, to sit there with all day sun or gain shade from the many plants."

La Poste des Gardes:

"A beautiful and well equipped house. It was superbly clean and had everything we needed at hand to keep a family of five very happy."


Longère Louise:

"Upstairs was a dream, two large romantic bedrooms, extremely comfortable beds/bedding along with the large downstairs bathroom."
La Poste des Gardes:

"From the beginning when you decide to concrete the quality of your holiday with staying at La Poste you will find the whole process seamless." 

Longère Louise:

"The garden is huge with lots to explore. We enjoyed lunch on the south-facing terrace and our evening meal on the west-facing terrace."

La Poste des Gardes:

"We adored the river terrace. It was a delightful start to the day and a relaxing end to the evening as well, after the children went to bed."

Longère Louise:

"An ideal retreat. It is beautifully presented with a super family size kitchen and a delightful garden for the children to play and explore in."

La Poste des Gardes:

"The house is absolutely gorgeous, well equipped and very clean; it catered easily for six adults and a baby.
We will definitely return."

Longère Louise:

"The house itself is in a quiet hamlet with only a few neighbours. You are surrounded by fields of corn and sunflowers. Idyllic!"

La Poste des Gardes:

"Perfect! Right from arriving it was relaxing. The house is comfortable, well equipped and the river terrace was definitely our favourite spot."

Longère Louise:

"Spectacular! A wonderful holiday meeting all my expectations and more. We achieved relaxtion - very rare for a mother of three!"

La Poste des Gardes:

"Availles is wonderful to walk around - all sorts of loops and little tracks present themselves. The village is much larger than it first appears."
Longère Louise:

"Tranquil hamlet, beautiful cottage, spacious garden, perfect stay! A wonderful holiday in a charming cottage. We'd love to do it again"
La Poste des Gardes:

"The house is beautifully located in the town and furnished to the very highest of standards, having everything you would need for a holiday."

Longère Louise:

"Super retreat in the Vienne! Home comforts abound, comfortable beds supplied, kitchen fully equipped. All you need is your food and drink."

French Rental Holidays

Poitou-Charentes Gîtes ... Your Way

THE FARMHOUSE KITCHEN

The kitchen is a traditional French country farmhouse kitchen and is very substantial. The original fireplace is a feature of the room with its large wood burning stove and cauldron. The original floor tiles remain, having been fully restored and the beamed ceiling is typical of longères of this period. There is a large pine farmhouse table with seating for six people.

Longère Louise: The kitchen is a traditional French country farmhouse kitchen and is very substantial. The original fireplace is a feature of the room with its wood burning stove.

Longère Louise: The original floor tiles remain, having been fully restored. There is a pine farmhouse table with seating for six people.Longère Louise: Fully tiled worktops and splash backs on both sides house an electric oven, a gas hob, fridge, freezer and washing machine. There is also a microwave, toaster, coffee maker &  free-standing work units. There is a TV with UK TV stations.

Fully tiled worktops and splash backs on both sides house an electric oven, a gas hob, full-sized fridge, full-sized freezer and washing machine. There is also a microwave, toaster, kettle and coffee maker with additional rustic free-standing work units for ample storage. There is a corner television receiving the major UK TV stations.

 


 THE SÉJOUR

At the heart of the comfortable sitting room is an efficient wood burning stove. There are two roomy sofas with a large coffee table and ample smaller tables. There is a large sideboard containing stationery and a good variety of games for entertainment. The corner of the sitting room offers a useful dining area with attractive wrought iron table and chairs. There is a television with Sky digibox that receives the major UK satellite stations. There is a DVD player with a small selection of films, a portable CD/radio player and an Xbox games console with a large selection of games for all ages.

Longère Louise: At the heart of the comfortable sitting room is an efficient wood burning stove. There are two roomy sofas with a large coffee table and ample smaller tables. There is a large sideboard containing stationery and a good variety of games for entertainment.

Longère Louise: The fully exposed stone wall and light decor give a cosy yet airy feel to the room, enhanced by the traditional tall south-facing French windows. The floor still boasts the original French tiles that have been fully restored. This is a wonderful room to relax in the evenings and indulge in some TV dinners!Longère Louise: The corner of the sitting room offers a useful dining area with attractive table and chairs. There is a large television with Sky digibox that can receive UK satellite stations. There is a DVD player, a CD/radio player and an Xbox games console with a selection of games.

The fully exposed stone wall and light decor give a cosy yet airy feel to the room, enhanced by the traditional tall south-facing French windows. The floor still boasts the original French tiles that have been fully restored. This is a wonderful room to relax in the evenings and indulge in some TV dinners!

 


 THE "SNUG"

There is a second small sitting room, situated between the kitchen and the séjour. This room also has the original floor tiles and you will find a large comfortable chair and a good selection of books and magazines.

Longère Louise: There is a second small sitting room, situated between the kitchen and the sejour. This room also has the original floor tiles and you will find a large comfortable chair and a good selection of books.

This is a good space to take time out and browse the library. You will find plenty of French magazines to give you inspirational ideas for furnishing and decorating.

 


 THE TERRACOTTA ROOM

The terracotta bedroom in the old grenier is large with ample space and character. It has a plethora of original exposed beams and a feature brick chimney. The floor is tiled with original reclaimed terracotta tomette tiles covered with large rugs/bedside rugs where appropriate.

The terracotta bedroom in the old grenier is large with ample space and character. It has a plethora of original exposed beams and a feature brick chimney. The floor is tiled with original reclaimed terracotta tommette tiles covered with large rugs/bedside rugs where appropriate.

Longère Louise: The far end of the room offers an attractive double bed of white metal and brass. There are 2 vintage chests of drawers, small dressing table & chair and a sizeable hanging rail.Longère Louise: This part of the room is divided off by full-length curtains. The remaining part of the bedroom offers two single beds.

The far end of the room offers an attractive double bed of white metal and brass. There are 2 vintage chests of drawers, large dressing table & chair and a sizeable hanging rail. This part of the room is divided off by full-length curtains. The remaining part of the bedroom offers two single beds. A grille set into the chimney provides warm air heating from the wood burner in the kitchen below.

 


 THE OAK ROOM

The oak bedroom, also in the grenier, features a beautiful exposed stone wall, the original polished oak floor and a large window opening over the rear garden. There is an attractive wrought iron double bed with memory-foam mattress, a chest of drawers and a small dressing table & chair. There is also a double wardrobe, a nightstand and a comfy chair.

The oak bedroom, also in the grenier, features a beautiful exposed stone wall, the original polished oak floor and a large window opening over the rear garden.

There is an attractive wrought iron double bed with tempura mattress, a chest of drawers and a small dressing table & chair.ll bedding and bed linen is included and is exclusively white bed linen. Patchwork quilts are provided if a little extra warmth is required. A grille set into the chimney provides warm air heating from the wood burner in the séjour below.

All bedding and bed linen is included and is exclusively white bed linen. Patchwork quilts are provided if a little extra warmth is required. A grille set into the chimney provides warm air heating from the wood burner in the séjour below.

 


 THE SALON

The upstairs of the property also features a galleried area between the two bedrooms. This serves as a charming salon. It is set out as a relaxing seating area with a large futon and occasional tables.

Longère Louise: The upstairs of the property also features a galleried area between the two bedrooms. This serves as a charming salon.

Longère Louise: It is set out as a relaxing seating area with a large futon and occassional tables.Longère Louise: This is a delightful room at any time of the day as the sunshine streams in through the roof window and bathes the whole room in light.

This is a delightful room at any time of the day as the sunshine streams in through the roof window and bathes the whole room in light. It really is the perfect place to escape with a cup of tea (or a glass of wine) and while away your cares.

 


 THE BATHROOM

The bathroom is on the ground floor. It is a good size and the walls are fully tiled in white. It has a full sized bath with shower over, WC and large hand basin. There is a towel ladder, a bathroom chair and ample hanging hooks.

Longère Louise: The bathroom is on the ground floor. It is a good size and the walls are fully tiled in white. It has a full sized bath with shower over, WC and large hand basin.

The tall French window makes this room particularly light and airy and the floor is tiled with the original restored floor tiles. Bath sheets and hand towels are included.

French Rental Holidays on FacebookFrench Rental Holidays on TwitterFrench Rental Holidays on Google +French Rental Holidays on Linkedin

SiteLock
Wildcard SSL Certificates