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Rimbard Manor B&B - Queen Marie-Antoinette suite

Overview
Private Room , 1 Bathroom , Sleeps 2
Lavausseau, Vienne, Nouvelle-Aquitaine
Our 12th century manor house, Manoir de Rimbard is situated in the heart of rural France, in the Poitou-Charentes region, and the department of the Vienne (86), in a tranquil and rural setting close to the river la Boivre.
It is set in 10 acres of garden, meadow and woodland, with a large heated outdoor swimming pool. Two games rooms with snooker/pool table, and table tennis.
The south wing of the manor has 4 luxury en-suite bedrooms for bed and breakfast, with open views of the private grounds, and separate guest access from the graveled courtyard.

The Manor was built in 1192 and purchased by ourselves John and Laura Henderson in 2003, and was opened for guests in 2011.

With history dating back to the time of King Richard the Lionheart’s crusades, Rimbard has many a tale to tell. (see our history section on our web site for more inf...
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About the Owner
John and Laura H
Languages spoken:English, French
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:January 2017
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Amenities
  • Balcony or Terrace
  • Cable/satellite TV
  • Central Heating
  • Dining Seats (6)
  • Double Beds:(1)
  • En Suite Rooms (1)
  • Game Room
  • Housekeeping Included
  • Internet Access
  • Kettle
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room Seats (3)
  • Microwave
  • Parking
  • Patio
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Pool Table
  • Private Garden
  • Refrigerator
  • Shared Outdoor Pool (Heated)
  • Staffed Property
  • Towels Provided
  • TV
  • Wi-Fi
House rules
    Not kid-friendly
    Pets not allowed
    Smoking not allowed
Bathrooms
    1 Attached (ensuite)
Bedrooms
    1 Full
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About the neighbourhood
Our own village of Lavausseau is five minutes drive away, or a pleasant thirty-minute walk.
The village has a restaurant and bar serving traditional french cuisine, traditional French bakery and pharmacy. Lavausseau boasts one of the last remaining tanneries in France, with regular guided tours, visitors centre and gift shop.

​Vouille is 20 minutes drive away, and is a very attractive small town. Here on a Saturday morning you can visit a traditional French market. later relax with a coffee in one of the bars and watch the world go by, or have a meal in one of the restaurants. Vouille also has two large supermarkets on the outskirts of the town.

The immediate area has numerous small pretty villages to explore.
Access
Car advised
How to get there
Airport: Poitiers: 24.0 km
Railway: Poitiers: 30.0 km
Ferry: Caen: 400.0 km
Easily accessible from Poitiers Biard Airport (30 mins); La Rochelle, Tours (90 mins) and further afield Limoges and Nantes (< 2 hours).
Budget flights from most regional airports during the summer months through to mid September. ( Ryanair into Poitiers)

Ferries to Cherbourg, Caen, St Malo, and Le Havre are nearest with drive time of about 5 hours.

The TGV runs to Poitiers - only half an hour away.

A car is essential and at least one of the big hire operators has a presence at each airport and there are several close by the train station in Poitiers.

For more details - please email us
Activities nearby
There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive, Watersports Nearby.
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