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Our much loved cottage
26 reviews
Our much loved cottage
Charming living room with comfy sofas, log burner & television
Master Bedroom with vaulted beamed ceiling
A cosy corner for reading
Sociable open plan living area
Log burner for cooler months
View of kitchen from the galleried landing
Dining Kitchen
Bedroom 2 with vaulted beamed ceiling.
Upstairs Shower room
Stairway to bedrooms & shower room
Fully enclosed garden with 10ft summer splash pool, ideal for cooling off!
No.22 at night
Interior Decor
Joyeux Noel
Fields surrounding No.22
Playground at Sauze Vaussais Plan d'eau, near the crazy golf and seasonal snack bar.
Market day in nearby Sauze Vaussais (Thursday & Saturdays)
Meeting the locals at Vallee des Singes - 20 minutes from No.22
Pretty river at Ruffec with seasonal kayak hire a lovely restaurant and cafe (20 mins from cottage
Boat trip to Fort Bouyard & Ile D'aix from La Rochelle
Saint Martin - Ile de Re .
Verteuil-sur-Charente with pretty riverside restaurants & chateau open to the public
St, Macoux lake with water slide, play area, snack bar, picnic areas, and shaded parking
Fun at Futuroscope
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2 Bedrooms, 2 Bathrooms, Sleeps 6
Maire-Levescault, Deux-Sevres, Nouvelle-Aquitaine
No.22 is located on a quite country lane near the tiny village of Mairie L'evescault, in the Deux-Sevres department of the Poitou-Charente region of France. The Stone cottage has been renovated and beautifully furnished to a very high standard yet still maintains its French charm. Ideally suited to couples or families who enjoy activities such as walking, cycling and those who truly want a slice of rural France.Open-plan living areas make the property very light and airy. Both bedrooms have double beds, and an additional double bed is in the form of a fold out sofa bed in the living room. Alternatively, a single z bed and travel cot are also available. The property boasts many luxury items and amenities including welcome pack, 42" LCD screen television with Free sat (UK free TV channels), Wii games console, iPod dock, dishwashe... Read more
About the Owner, Mandy W
Languages spoken: English
Response Rate: 100 %
Response Time: Within a few hours
Calendar Updated: Today
Listed since : May 2011
Overall rating: 5.0 / 5.0
Based on 26 reviews and 1 property
Interaction with guests
English neighbours are on hand for any needs you may have. In addition the owner is easily accessible by phone (numbers provided). The cottage is fully equipped with emergency numbers, guest information folder and guides and leaflets for the surrounding area.
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Listing #HL97337
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9 reviews
3 hotel reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago for a stay in July 2017

Beautiful French vintage inside & outside. Attention to internal detail outstanding with added touches of 'Alfresco Dining' hamper and toy box for the kids & adults. Pool an added bonus during the 30+ degree heat. Fly swatters a real life saver and kept the adults entertained. Quiet, peaceful and relaxing location with easy access to local facilities. Baguette vending machine...

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Reviewed 9 August 2016 for a stay in July 2016

We stayed here for a week in July 2016 with our 3 children aged 9, 7 and 4. The house is beautifully decorated and has a very personal feel to it. Every possible piece of equipment you might need is provided - from boogie boards to picnic basket to board games! The bed linen and towels are of a high...

Management response:

I am so pleased you enjoyed your stay at No 22 and that everything was to your satisfaction. However, I am so sorry to hear that you were unable to find many of the local restaurants. There is a folder in the cottage detailing them together with lots of recommendations in the guest comment book. I hope if you ever...


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Reviewed 17 July 2016 for a stay in July 2016

Management response:

Many thanks for your kind review and hope to welcome you again soon.


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  • Alarm Clock
  • Balcony or Terrace
  • Books
  • Cooker
  • Cots:(1)
  • Dining Seats (6)
  • Dishwasher
  • Double Beds:(2)
  • DVD Player
  • Fireplace
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Hairdryer
  • Highchair
  • Iron
  • Kettle
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room Seats (6)
  • Local Guides/Maps
  • Microwave
  • Outdoor Dining Area
  • Parking
  • Private Garden
  • Private Outdoor Pool (Unheated)
  • Refrigerator
  • Satellite TV
  • Shower Rooms (1)
  • Single Beds:(1)
  • Sofa Beds:(1)
  • Suitable For Children Under 5
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • TV
  • Washer
House rules
    Pets not allowed
    Smoking not allowed
Please kindly remember to treat our home with care and respect. Please report any damages or breakages immediately to either myself or the housekeeper. On departing, please ensure...
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Dates Min stay Per week
Default 7 nights
23 Jul 2017 -
31 Aug 2017
23 July to 31 August 2017
7 nights
1 Sep 2017 -
31 Oct 2017
September-October 2017
7 nights
1 Nov 2017 -
15 Dec 2017
Nov - Mid Dec 2017
7 nights
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Additional Rate and Availability Information
Special long let rates available November to April (minimum 1 month)

Favourable rates available for stays of over 14 nights on certain dates.


A midweek maid service can be arranged to change beds and towels at an extra cost of £50
per visit, ideal for 2 week rentals!

Bookings are secured with a 25% non refundable deposit. Balance paid 8 weeks prior to departure.

We would kindly ask for a refundable security deposit, in case of breakages of £150 with final balance payment.

Arrival time on arrival day- 4pm onwards please.
Departure time on departure day - by 11am please

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About the neighbourhood
The local town of Sauze Vaussias is a mere 3 minutes away by car . This charming town boasts a weekly market (Saturdays) two supermarkets, cafes and restaurants, a mobile fish and chip van two nights a week, 2 boulangeries, public swimming pool (during summer months), banks, pharmacies and a doctor. The town also boasts its own Plan d'eau - lake with childrens play area, bbq & picnic area, seasonal snack bar, crazy golf and fishing.<BR><BR>Ruffec (10mins) a truly pretty little market town with flower filled squares which are bordered by charming shops and cafes. Children and adults alike will enjoy hiring a canoe and taking in the sights on the river.<BR><BR>Futuroscope (50 mins) is a French theme park offering thrills and spills for families and couples... more
Getting around
A car is really necessary for this area. However, the m=nearest train station is at Ruffec.
Car recommended
How to get there
Airport: Biard Airport Poitiers: 65.0 km
Railway: Gare de Poitiers: 62.0 km
Ferry: Caen: 435.0 km
*Fly to Limoges Airport, No.22 is approx 1hour 20 (106km) from airport. You have more airline options with Limoges Airport. Ryanair fly often and are good value for money from many UK airports.<BR>*Alternatively you can fly to Poitiers which is closer at only 65km (approx 50mins drive) or La Rochelle airport 1 hour 30 mins<BR>*Car hire available from either airport, Europcar or Alamo are recommended<BR>* The Ferry from Dover to Bolougne is quick and cheap and the journey by car to No.22 takes 6hours, with beautiful cities such as Rouen and Le Mans to visit along the way.<BR>*Ferries from Portsmouth to either St Malo, Caen or Le Harve are all very good and are all approx 4.5hours drive from No.22.<BR>*Brittany Ferries and LD Lines are very good.<BR>All... more
Activities nearby
Fishing Nearby, There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive, Horse Riding Nearby, Watersports Nearby, Nearest Beach: 100.0 km.
Nearby cities
Dordogne Gites (2,030)
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