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    Back of house and pool
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    View of Barro church from back of house
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    Property description
    Ruffec
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    Holiday Rental House – 
    3 Bedrooms, 1 Bathroom, Sleeps 7
    A spacious yet cosy Charentais bungalow home of honey-coloured brick with large grounds offering peaceful respite. Backs onto 12th-century church, next to Charente river and lavoir in delightful village of Barro in one of France's sunniest regions.

    The 110 sq m French country home has 3/4 acre of land (once you shut the gates the kids can run around safely) and is just off the N10 south of the market town of Ruffec. The fairly modern house benefits from being in a rural location next to the Charente river and a short walk to the village lavoir where you can picnic (and even take a dip in the river if you fancy), while also making it a good base to explore the region. The area is known for its sunflower fields.
  • Amenities & details
    • Central Heating
    • Cooker
    • Dining Seats (8)
    • Dishwasher
    • Double Beds:(2)
    • Dryer
    • DVD Player
    • Fireplace
    • Freezer
    • Hairdryer
    • Internet Access
    • Iron
    • Kettle
    • Linens Provided
    • Living Room Seats (7)
    • Microwave
    • Parking
    • Private Garden
    • Refrigerator
    • Satellite TV
    • Single Beds:(3)
    • Stereo System
    • Toaster
    • Towels Provided
    • TV
    • Washer
    • Wi-Fi
    Suitability
    • Wheelchair Access:
      No
    • Elder Access:
      Yes
    • Pets Allowed:
      No
    • Smoking Allowed:
      No
    • Suitable for Children:
      Yes
    Additional amenities & feature info
    Within the property, there's free Wi-Fi broadband (bring your own computer/printer). The main TV has satellite television and all UK freeview channels. The triple room (1 bunk bed and 1 single) also has a TV/DVD player (no channels but you can watch DVDs) and a Playstation. DVDs/games are available at the property to use free of charge.
    All rooms have stand-up fans, and are equipped with shutters to keep the heat out in summer. In winter, there's a log fire and heaters in all the rooms.
    The kitchen is fully equipped, and is ideal for people who like to cook. There's also a Nescafe Dolce Gusto coffee machine.
    Listing #HL140202 by: Holiday Lettings
  • Rates

    Rates are calculated based on the latest information provided. Please contact the manager/owner to confirm actual rates for your requested dates.

      Begins Ends Min stay Per week
      22 Jun 2014 30 Aug 2014 7 nights
    £790
      31 Aug 2014 20 Sep 2014 7 nights
    £583
    Low season 21 Sep 2014 27 Sep 2014 7 nights
    £477
    Additional Rate and Availability Information
    Booking deposit of £200. Balance is due 8 weeks before rental period. Refundable damage/security deposit of £200 required with final balance and returned by owner within 10 days of vacating property.

    We can accept payment by cheque or bank transfer in sterling or euros.
    Preferred payment: Bank Transfer.

    During peak season, a reduction of 10% on each additional week so e.g. Week 1 = £695; Week 2 = £625 (includes clean bedding provided and pool clean during stay).

    Winter stays will incur an additional charge for firewood.
  • Property location
    Restaurants
    Things to Do
    Access
    Car advised
    How to get there
    Airport: Angouleme (Brie-Champniers): 35.0 km
    Railway: Ruffec: 6.0 km
    Ferry: Saint-Malo: 436.0 km
    Activities nearby
    Fishing Nearby, There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive, Horse Riding Nearby, Watersports Nearby, Nearest Beach: 117.0 km.
    Nearby cities
    Dordogne Gites (1,364)
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787EmmaN
Helston, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 10 April 2013 for a stay in September 2012

Villa Valmary is in a really pretty French village with friendly locals. The villa is spacious and peaceful with a fantastic garden, boasting a beautiful stained glass window at the end, as the village church backs on to it. It's a fantastic base to explore the surrounding countryside or just chill out if you're feeling the need for a tranquil... more

Maria M
Glasgow, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 25 August 2012 for a stay in June 2012

I spent a wonderful two weeks with my children staying in Villa Valmary. The house and the garden is extremely spacious which allows lots of freedom for children. Location is excellent - and there is always lots to explore in the region. We will definately be back next year. Thoroughly recommmended. more

kbanyard
London, United Kingdom
Senior Reviewer
7 reviews 7 reviews
4 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 June 2011 for a stay in May 2011
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people found this review helpful

Stayed for a long weekend in this lovely bungalow in Barro near Ruffec. Absolutely picture perfect French village surrounded by countryside, but still easy to get to places of interest and even onto Bordeaux. Accommodation was good, rooms spacious and the layout of the bungalow was perfect for 4 adults.. there was even another room spare with bunk beds that... more

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