Beautiful spacious traditional rustic charentais gite, 5 min walk to excellent village shop, Les Tilleuls restaurant, Post Office and ancient Abbey 11-13th century. perfect country walks on your doorstep, own entrance,roadside and French windows into spectacular garden. 5 min drive to Esse, restaurant, 10 min drive to Confolens, Saint Germain du Confolens, 15 mins to Saint Junien, Chabonais etc , 40 mins to Limoges, easy journey to Poitiers, Angouleme,Montmorillon etc
White painted interior, wood burner, huge gas range, sofa in kitchen sitting
room, dining table, kitchen has direct access to large garden, and private patio. wi fi, English TV in double bedroom ground floor, Upstairs mezzanine double bedroom accessible via downstairs double bedroom with two single beds. Hallway leads upstairs to gallery landing and bathroom on first floor. Woodburner in kitchen/sitting room. Bedrooms heated by portable oil filled radiators except bathroom. Bath,shower and WC spacious room.
Car park available, but also parking over the road, nr the school. Careful coming and going if using the proprietors car park, always close the double gates, as we have a young border collie and a kitten. Front door of gite opens onto road leading to the village,via three steep steps. Access to garden via side steps next to Le petit gite which also faces the road. Close wooden gate very carefully coming and going. There are three stone terraces at the back of the property, one patio accessible via the French windows of the Gite du jardin, please be aware it can be slippery in wet weather, steps lead from this patio to another on the left and then side passage and steps leading to the road. Access to the car park, via the garden across the lawn or through the middle island in the garden, down a small slope to the right, please kindly do not access the car park via the proprietors garden terrace.
Interaction with guests
Either in person if we happen to be around, as we live next door, or by airbnb message. Always more than happy to help
Other things to note
Creative craft courses also available, feltmaking, textile jewellery, collage etc. Pay on arrival for classes, 2 hour sessions, morning or afternoon 20 euros per head adults..includes materials Bistro style Cookery Classes, award winning chef....Please enquire re times, prices when booking. From time to time, wonderful festivals take place in this village of Lesterps, and also in Confolens. Passing traffic, not a busy road, occasional tractors, cyclists. We have a lovely two year old border collie who loves to play ball and a very sweet kitten/cat who is very gentle and sociable and we ask that during their stay guests coming and going to always shut the front gate .Wonderful variety of birds, so camping in the garden to listen to the birds and watch the abundance of stars recommended. Extraordinary night skies. Perfect place to stay if you are chilling out, with friends or family, writing that book, or recharging your batteries. 5 mins walk from your Gite to the wonderful amenities in our village. Or visit Esse, St Junien and its wonderful indoor and outdoor Saturday market, St Christophe Le Relais Restaurant, Limoges only 45 mins drive , Angouleme , Poitiers etc..
No smoking, no loud music...this can also be used as a perfect wedding venue, so always permission if you are planning a special event or party etc. please also always carefully open and shut car park gates or side stair garden gates as we have a young Border collie dog and young cat
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