Located just 1.8 miles from the popular village of Mauprevoir and situated on a plot of over 2 hectares with views over the surrounding farmland, this large one bedroom gite offers a peaceful and stress free environment for short or long stays.

There is ample outdoor space for relaxing and alfresco dining. On a hot day you can cool down by taking a dip in the 7.5m x 3.5m shared above ground swimming pool whilst simultaneously enjoying the views across the open countryside where the wildlife abounds.

With the exception of access to the above ground swimming pool, the gite and surrounding area is accessible for wheelchairs users – please contact the owner before booking.

The gite facilities include: King size bed, en-suite shower room, large open plan living area, satellite TV, fridge, freezer, electric oven and hob, microwave, washing machine, hair dryer, towels, flannels, sun loungers, DVDs, boards games, books, CDs, WiFi, the use of a portable BBQ and views over the land.

Your welcome pack includes: bottle of wine, tea, coffee, milk, sugar, bread, butter, shower gel, and washing up liquid.

Bed linen and towels are replaced every Saturday.

The owners will be discreetly available to assist you as much as possible if required. Normally heating should not be necessary from May to September but if required the gite is equipped with two electric radiators in the main living area, one in the bedroom and a heated towel rail in the shower room.

Other facilities & activities available weather & time permitting are:

FREE use of the golf ball pitching range - dry weather only

Supervised basic tuition Clay Pigeon shooting

Cost: 10 euros per hour plus 1 euro for a single cartridge and clay.

Supervised basic tuition Archery

Cost: 10 euros per hour per person.

Free Bicycle hire

Any cost relating to damage caused by the client will be taken from the deposit.

Deposit: 50 euros deposit per bike

The village of Mauprevoir boasts a busy local bar frequented by both English and French residents, boulangerie, grocery shop, hairdresser and chemist.

3 minutes by car, 10 minutes by bike and 25 minutes to walk.

The historic town of Charroux is less than 10 minutes by car where you can find the remains of a medieval monastery in the centre of the town along with other ancient buildings, cafe’s and shops.

The racing circuit, 'Circuit du Val de Vienne' is only a 15 minute drive away and hosts regular race car and motorbike events both vintage and modern and classic car meetings.

Although this area has many places of interest, it is not spoilt by tourism. The roads and lanes are reasonably flat and free from busy traffic making it enjoyable for short or longer bicycle excursions.

The ancient cities of Angouleme, Poitiers & Limoges with airports are all approximately an hour’s drive. La Rochelle and the Ile De Re are 2 hours by car and Paris can be reached in approximately 90 minutes by the TGV embarking at either Ruffec or Poitiers

A car is a necessity for a trip to the nearest supermarket in Savigne which is a 15 minute drive away or if you want to visit the host of ancient towns and hamlets with restaurants and local bars for picnicking or eating out.

A friendly welcome awaits you at Villeneuve where you are invited to make yourself at home.

Cost:

1st of January to end of February £350 per week

1st of March to end of May £350 per week

1st of June to end of August £350 per week

1st September to end of October £350 per week

1st November to end of December £350 per week

Policies:

Check in time 4pm

Check out time 11am

If you have any queries about checking in or out times then please contact the owner.

Payment:

A 25% non-refundable deposit is to be paid at the time of booking with the balance paid in full 10 weeks prior to the arrival date. Failure to do either cannot guarantee the booking.

On arrival £200 euros must be lodged with the owner to cover any damages, breakages or repairs that have occurred during your stay. The deposit will be reimbursed after inspection minus any costs due to damage etc.

This rental can only be paid for in pounds by bank transfer into the account to be designated 10 weeks prior to arrival.

Smoking Policy:

No smoking at this property.

Pets:

Pets Welcome.

Wheelchair access: With the exception of access to the above ground swimming pool, the gite and surrounding area is accessible for wheelchairs users – please contact the owner before booking.

Languages spoken: English and some French

Cancellation policy:

If you cancel within 4 weeks before check-in, then another 25% of the holiday cost will be retained by the owner.