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Beautiful Watermill Accomodation With Heated Pool, sleeps 6, Poitou Charentes !

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3 bedrooms
2 bathrooms
6 guests
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SPECIAL OFFER PRICES ARE FOR 2 WEEK BOOKINGS ! FREE WI-FI NEW FOR 2019 A 7m X 4m WOODEN HEATED ABOVE GROUND POOL IN LAND SCAPED GARDENS OVER LOOKING THE RIVER ! Unique rental accommodation in an ancient Water Mill with helpful/discreet owners on site. Set in acres of landscaped gardens minutes from the medieval town of Melle.Within 1hrs easy reach of Golden Beaches, Cognac,La Rochelle, Futuroscope,Green Venice,Monkey valley etc.. The Mill has been renovated and furnished to a very high standard maintaining its illuminated mill workings & fitted kitchen in the original millrace.The lounge/dining room has just been converted into a 'low carbon' area (waterwheel electricity, rain water toilet, Solar hot water etc..) Large flat screen Sky TV, large patio doors that look out across the g...SPECIAL OFFER PRICES ARE FOR 2 WEEK BOOKINGS ! FREE WI-FI NEW FOR 2019 A 7m X 4m WOODEN HEATED ABOVE GROUND POOL IN LAND SCAPED GARDENS OVER LOOKING THE RIVER ! Unique rental accommodation in an ancient Water Mill with helpful/discreet owners on site. Set in acres of landscaped gardens minutes from the medieval town of Melle.Within 1hrs easy reach of Golden Beaches, Cognac,La Rochelle, Futuroscope,Green Venice,Monkey valley etc.. The Mill has been renovated and furnished to a very high standard maintaining its illuminated mill workings & fitted kitchen in the original millrace.The lounge/dining room has just been converted into a 'low carbon' area (waterwheel electricity, rain water toilet, Solar hot water etc..) Large flat screen Sky TV, large patio doors that look out across the garden.A fully fitted kitchen has been installed in the original mill race, indoor fishing! Large work surfaces with double sink, microwave/grill, oven, microwave,dishwasher, washing machine, kettle, toaster and large fridge/freezer.The 'machine room' has a stone flagged floor,oak beams and the original 18th century illuminated mill workings, armchairs/settee, SKY TV/DVD, Sound system, books and games. A wide hardwood staircase leads to the first floor where there are 3 bedrooms. The 'Oak room' with the old mill stones embedded in the floor has a double bed,wardrobe, TV/DVD player & en suite shower room, WC, hand basin. Annexed 'Millers room' with 2x single beds which can also be accessed by its own private balcony. A third double bedroom called the 'Granary' has a TV/DVD with en suite Jacuzzi bath, separate WC and host's a four poster bed and a single bed.All bedrooms are equipped with electric fans to keep you cool in the hot summer months. The 'Green Venice' (Marais Poitevin) is only a pleasant 40 minutes drive. An hour to the south is Cognac with its many distilleries offering guided tours, including the famous Hennessy, Martell and Remy Martin. Wildlife parks, historical buildings, chateaux, museums, aquariums, golf courses and theme parks make this area the perfect choice for that very special holiday that bring returning guests year after year. Facilities include, Free Wi-Fi ,French & English TV,Badminton, Table Tennis,Boules,6' snooker table, mountain Bikes, 7m x 4m x 1.3m Heated Plunge Pool, Gas & charcoal Barbeques, Bread oven covered Barbeque eating area, pool covered eating area, garden furniture. We have brought up 3 children here and have rented out to families with children of all ages over the past 17 years.We have done every thing possible to make the property & grounds as safe and child friendly as possible,enclosed garden around the pool,electric gates etc..but nothing can replace parent supervision.Welcome Hamper on arrival, seasonal fruit & vegetables fresh from our gardens, reductions for longer lets & couples.More
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Jason S
Languages spoken:English, French
Response Rate:100%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:November 2012
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Reviewed 18 November 2019

This was a beautiful watermill in an even more beautiful setting with great service! When we arrived at the watermill, we could not have received a warmer welcome from the owner. We enjoyed sitting outside on the Adirondack chairs looking out at the water. The...More

Date of stay: July 2019
1  Thank Liam S
Reviewed 28 October 2019

What a find! Hubbie and I had the luxury of this watermill to our two selves for two weeks! Quirky, thoughtfully decorated watermill, with sole use of the private front gardens with outdoor dining area with BBQ, Breadoven and raised pool what's not to like....More

Date of stay: October 2019
Thank Clare S
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Reviewed 20 August 2019

Had an amazing time relaxing in this perfect location. Everything was as we had expected and more! The dogs loved playing endlessly in the stream and the back garden area near the bread oven was a perfect sun trap in the evening, a lovely place...More

Date of stay: June 2019
Thank JoAndy50
Freedom420421, VR Owner at Beautiful Watermill Accomodation With Heated Pool, sleeps 6, Poitou Charentes !, responded to this reviewResponded 21 August 2019

Hi Andy & Jo Thank you for your kind comments ! It means a lot to us :-) Happy clients = Happy owners :-) !!!!! All the best Jason & Marie-Laure

Reviewed 8 August 2019

We were so lucky to find Le Moulin, and stayed here at the beginning of July with our 3 grown up daughters and Golden Retriever. What a beautiful place! Jason met us on arrival and showed us around, explaining that his lovely wife, Marie-Laure, had...More

Date of stay: July 2019
Thank 198Fionski
Freedom420421, VR Owner at Beautiful Watermill Accomodation With Heated Pool, sleeps 6, Poitou Charentes !, responded to this reviewResponded 10 August 2019

Dear Fiona & Family Thank you so much for your kind comments ! It has restored our faith in human nature after getting an absolute slateing on tripadvisor because we were not prepared to except the state our last guest's left our property. Thank you...More

Reviewed 6 August 2019

We had a good week and were going to leave good reviews but having received a very rude email from them, we won’t be. We left the property in a very good condition, we stripped the beds and started a wash. We took photos of...More

Date of stay: July 2019
Thank 227EmmaB227
Freedom420421, VR Owner at Beautiful Watermill Accomodation With Heated Pool, sleeps 6, Poitou Charentes !, responded to this reviewResponded 7 August 2019

Dear Emma Thank you for being the first person in 20 years to give us negative feed back ! Is this a sign of the times ? It gives Me, Marie-Laure & family great pleasure in sharing our property and have always gone out of...More

Amenities
Pets Allowed: Yes
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
DVD Player
Suitable For Children Under 5
Refrigerator
Washer
Highchair
Towels Provided
Private Garden
There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive
Cycling Trips
Hairdryer
TV
Shared Garden
Rural/Countryside Retreats
Linens Provided
There Are Tennis Courts Nearby
Horse Riding Nearby
Secure Parking
Internet Access
VCR
Toaster
Cooker
Grill
Private Fishing Lake/River
Short Term Rentals (4 Days Or Fewer)
Fishing Nearby
Game Room
Pool Table
Central Heating
Water Views
Dishwasher
Freezer
Cable/satellite TV
Waterfront
Iron
Beach Or Lakeside Relaxation
Stereo System
Hiking Trips
Microwave
Balcony
Ping Pong Table
Private Outdoor Pool (Heated)
Wi-Fi
Kettle
Terrace
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About the neighbourhood
Just a few minutes away by car Melle is a beautiful market town in the heart of the Poitou Charentes region of France.Melle with it silver mines that used to serve the kings of France offers,romanesque churches,nature trails and a superb base for old & young a like to discover the region and all it has to offer
Getting around
You can fly to one of many of the local airports which are only 1hr away. Where you can hire a car which is essential to see this beautiful region of France. Or equaly by train to either Niort or Poitiers where car hire is also available.
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