Vacation Rental Description
Chez Lesley has a large, well-equipped family kitchen where you can sit round the woodburner in winter or throw open the double doors in summer. Huge table seats 8 with room to spare! The lounge has another woodburner and large leather sofas. It leads to one of the downstirs bedrooms - a double that also has an additional 3/4 bed, and door to a walled garden. The other downstairs bedroom is approached through the kitchen. The 2 downstairs bedrooms share a bathroom with roll-top bath. Upstairs are 2 huge bedrooms with beams and chimney stack, as well as views over the fields. One is a double with additional single bed and ensuite shower room; the other is a twin.
There is central heating, and bedding and towels are supplied. Swimming pool (shared with Chez Michel) basks in the sun, surrounded by fields!
- Cable Satellite
- Cooking Utensils
- Linen Service
- Amenity Parking
- Shared Pool
The stone-built farmhouse has lofty rooms, flagstone floors, 2 woodburners, comfortable furnishings in the traditional style. It has its own grounds, fields on 3 sides, a large barn with indoor space (table tennis, darts etc), and a garden with grape vines and swimming pool (shared with Chez Michel). Le Bouex lies in the heart of the French countryside, 40 miles east of Poitiers, and within easy reach of the Loire region, the Limousin and the Brenne. It has farmland, rivers, woods and quaint ancient villages, but is also accessible to historic cities like Chartres and Limoges. Go on day trips to the coast at La Rochelle, or just wander through the countryside, enjoying the slower pace of life and stopping off to eat (and drink!) in the village auberges. There is plenty of entertainment for the family - snake island, the eagles at Chauvigny, the Ostrich Farm at Vaux, Futurascope at Poitiers. Also swimming, riding, boating, golf, climbing.
- Horse Riding
- Hunting/Rock Climbing
- Theme park
Many people come to the area for the beautiful little villages, chateaux and old churches. It is ideal for painting, photography or just enjoying the ambience. The area also appeals to nature-lovers - go swimming, riding, cycling, walking, boating or climbing....or explore the Brenne national park and other areas of great natural beauty.
- Nearest Airport : Poitiers at 50 kilometers distance;
- Nearest Train Station : Poitiers at 50 kilometers distance
- Nearest Town : St Savin at 7 kilometers distance
- Travel Info: You can drive - it's about 500 kms from Calais. If you go by ferry to Le Havre or Caen, it cuts off quite a lot (just 320 km to drive). Or come by Eurostar to Paris and then change to France's very efficient TGV rail service - the journey is about 5 hours from London to Poitiers. Or fly Ryan Air, Stansted to Poitiers. Poitiers is about 50 km from le Bouex.