A lovely stone built cottage with two double bedrooms, Set in a small Hamlet on the outskirts of Saint Pierre de Juillers, it has a large swimming pool, spacious living room and well equipped kitchen; an ideal base to explore the surrounding villages and the beautiful Atlantic coastline. The surrounding views include fields of sunflowers, melons, wheat, barley, maize and vines. The garden is mainly grass with mature trees, leading to woodland. The cottage is situated in the Charente Maritime region, which is renowned for it's micro climate and is the second sunniest part of France after the Riveria.
La Maisonette was built in 1819 and was part of a small farm, the cottage was built with local limestone. With nearly 200 years of love and care, the cottage is still standing with it's original walls. Inside, there is a large living room (36 square metres) with a log burner and a fully equipped kitchen. Stairs from kitchen lead to the landing and bedrooms, both with a double bed. Off the landing is a newly renovated shower room with a radiator and bathroom storage.
The nearest town is Saint Jean d'Angley, only a short 10 minute drive away. A picturesque town which is lovely to walk around! It has lots of hidden gems including plenty of restaurants and friendly bars. On a Wednesday and Saturday morning there is a market on in the town where you can experience many local delicacies. On the outskirts of the town, there are some large supermarkets which you'll be able to get all your necessities from.
Places to Visit
La Rochelle (60 min)
La Rochelle is a vibrant city which has a fantastic aquarium to visit. The architecture is worth seeing along with great shops and fantastic restaurants. There are street entertainers, market stalls and boat tours are available too. Very popular and always busy.
Poitiers (60 mins)
Poiters has a Romanesque church of Eglise Notre-Dame la Grande which is famous for it’s carved façade and is well worth a visit. There are also plenty of shops and restaurants. Not far from Poitiers is Futuroscope which is one of the largest leisure parks in France, it has 3D and 4D cinemas.
Saint Savinien (30 mins)
Saint Savinien has a lake which in May-Sept has electric boats to use in many different forms. Children over 9 years can captain ferries, paddle steamers and some famous boats!
Venise Verte (60 mins)
Venise Verte or 'Green Venice' is an area where you can hire a boat and explore the waterways, enjoying picturesque views.
Saintes (30 mins)
The roman town of Saintes has many ruins including an amphitheatre and the Arch of Germanicus. Along with plenty of cafes, restaurants and shops, you will never be short of something to do. The market is on a Saturday morning by the river.
Cognac (30 mins)
Set along the River Charente, Cognac offers tours and tastings around it's famous brandy houses. Boating trips are available too.
58 Crete Road
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