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Melle, France  (# 27860)
 18th century luxury barn conversion
  VacationsFRBO Melle Vacation Rentals Property ID 27860 Melle Rental  

Major City: Niort
Distance: 10-20 mi

Type:   House
Area: Rural

Bedrooms: 2
Sleeps: 4
Baths: 2
Size: 1000 Sq Ft

Internet: Yes
Pets OK: No
Pool: Yes
Spa: No

Calendar: No
Exchange: Yes
For Sale: No
Credit Cards: No

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Les Hirondelles

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Name: john newman

Phone: 0549 270 940

Languages: English

VacationsFRBO Listing Since: 2007-05-29

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A beautiful barn conversion with both bedrooms ensuite. In river
valley village encompassed by three chateaux. 5km from romanesque
market town of Melle.

Oak beams and exposed stone throughout. A fully equipped kitchen with
fridge, gas cooker, microwave, washing machine. Parquet flooring to
rooms. In the dining area the original manger has been restored.
Dining table and chairs for 4 people, radio and c.d. player. Sofa and
in lounge. Fireplace with wood burning stove and radiators to rooms
for the cooler months. Colour satellite television with d.v.d.
player. Internet wi-fi. A selection of books, films and c.ds are

The lovely ash staircase leads to a hallway with two large bedrooms.
Exposed stone and original old beams. You can almost pick figs from
stone and original old beams. You can almost pick figs from the
The double bedroom has wrought iron double bed,(possibility of small
bed for child) wardrobe and drawer unit, ensuite facilities include
hand basin, w.c. and shower system with massage jets!

The twin room with two wrought iron single beds that can be arranged
as a double. Recessed area for hanging clothes and large chest of
Bathroom with hand basin, w.c. bath and shower attachment.

Hairdryer, iron and iron board. Linen and towels are provided. Please
bring your own pool towels. High chair, cot and baby bath on request.

Private garden where you will find garden furniture to eat out al
fresco plus sun loungers. A gaz barbeque is also provided. You can
almost guarantee eating outside for the majority of your holiday as
we live in a region where on average we have over 2500 hours of
sunshine per year!

In a separate utility room a tumble dryer can be used for a small

In the mature enclosed gardens of over one acre we can offer you a
7.5 metre swimming pool, reaching over 85 degrees in summer. A
converted barn is used as a games room with pool, darts, table
tennis, and small snooker table. Boules, croquet, skittles, ect for
outside use.
Selection of adults and childrens bicycles are available so you can
explore our lovely village and countryside. Walks and cycle ride
details are provided in the gite along with books and leaflets about
our region with numerous suggested places to visit.

Situated near the orchard where you can eat plums, grapes, figs,




Paizay le Tort a charming village in a wooded valley. The river
Berlande meandering through. Pleasant walks and cycle rides can be
taken from our village. A roman church, tennis courts, obstacle
course restaurant/bar with take away pizzas. Fresh bread delivered
daily with meat and fish delivered once a week.



Melle a delightful Romanesque market town only 3 miles away. Oldest
royal silver mines in Europe. Botanical walk around the town with
thousands of shrubs and trees. Classical music events held annually.
Jazz bar, cafes, restaurants. Market on Friday morning. Excellent
horse riding stables.

Chef Boutonne home of the Javersay Chateau (above) with a lovely
lake. Market on Saturday morning. Restaurants and bars.

Niort the town lies on the banks of the Sevre Niortaise river.
Historical dungeon, covered food market, shops and restaurant within
pedestrianised streets. Live music beside the river July and August.
Golf course.

Cognac visit the houses of Hennessey and Otard on the banks of the
Charente river or take the small train around the Remy Martin estate.
Brilliant blues event held in July with well known artists.

Angouleme once the regions capital. Architectural and historic
hilltop town surrounded by ramparts. Watch the classic car event
racing around the town in September. Cartoon festival held in

Poitiers cobbled stone paths lead you from the beautiful park to the
magnificent churches. Market on Saturday morning, splendid shops,
bars and cafes and live music.

La Rochelle beautiful harbour, walks along the river and through the
park. Magnificent aquarium. Free bike hire for two hours. Largest
yachting marina on the Atlantic coast. Seafood, seafood, seafood!!

Marias Poitevin also known as the Venise verte. 600kms of canals and
rivers. Pretty houses and villages through this major natural beauty
spot. Labyrinth of canals. Hire a boat or bicycle.

Futuroscope magnificent theme park based on technology near Poitiers.
A visual journey to different destinations!

Chataillion Plage close to La Rochelle on the Atlantic Coast. 2 miles
of sandy beach. Quaint villas, fish restaurants and casino. Wind
surfing and centre aquatic.

Internet wi-fi connection now available.



Les Hirondelles Weekly Rate September 375 October 295 November to February n/a March & April 285 May & June 345/395 July & August 595* priced for occupancy of 2. Add £15 per extra person except *july/august.


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