FERRY & COTTAGE
Chollet, La Clotte
France > Poitou Charentes > LA CLOTTE
Attractively restored cosy cottage adjoining owners' 15thC farmhouse in peaceful countryside. Beamed ceilings and exposed sto nework are among the original features of the property and furnishings are a mix of modern and antique. Living room with woodburner, sofa, tv (English channels), small dining table/chairs and kitchen area (m/wave, w/machine, mini oven and 2-ring hob - no full size oven). Steep open tread stairs to charming, light and airy attic bedroom with double bed, sloping beamed ceilings, low window, single bed used as a sofa and a small en suite shower/wc. Duvets. Shared use of owners' huge gardens with lovely country views. Private gravel terrace with garden furniture & bbq. No smoking & cottage unsuitable for children. 1 dog accepted. Welcome pack. The Pool: Above ground, via a few steps, with wooden terrace. 8.1m x 4.3m, it has solar panels and a constant depth of 1.30m. Shared with owners very occasionally. Open beginning May to end Sept, weather permitting.
The famous wine centre of St Emilion (30k) is worth a visit for shopping in the old town, guided tours and wine tasting. Other places to visit within an hour's drive or less include Jonzac, which has a good aquapark, the vibrant city of Bordeaux and beautiful Aubeterre sur Dronne for canoeing and excellent restaurants.