|'Les Hirondelles' Private Villa
in the Charente Maritime region of
South West France
A modern villa set in a stunning rural location and surrounded
by open fields. The Villa sleeps eight in four bedrooms, two
doubles and two twin rooms, ideally planned for two small
families to share with a double and twin and a bathroom on
each side of the house.
Two bathrooms and a large open plan sitting and dining room, good
sized, fully equipped kitchen with stainless steel range cooker, fridge
freezer, dishwasher, washing machine, breakfast table, microwave,
lots of storage, toaster and electric kettle, it has all the equipment
needed for a comfortable and relaxing self catering holiday. Large
garden with enclosed heated and alarmed 9mx4m swimming pool.
Driveway with plenty of parking for several cars.
An ideal property for one large family wanting space and privacy or
for two small families wanting to holiday together. The villa is set on
the edge of the small rural hamlet of puy de brette in the Charente
Maritime region of western France. It is a short 15min drive to all
conveniences in the town of St Jean d'Angely but due to the rural
location, a car is essential to explore the region and all it has to offer.
Cognac with it's distillery tours and Saintes with its Roman
ampitheatre are just a 30 min drive; La Rochelle with it's aquarium,
shops and restaurants and Royans La Palmyre animal park are just
an hour away. There are hundreds of miles of beaches all within an
hours drive. Closer to home there is the lovely market town of St
Jean d'Angely with its twice weekly market, bars and good selection
As one of our family friendly properties, families with children and
babies are welcome and we can provide any baby and toddler
Stunning views in all directions of open countryside offering a peaceful retreat from the pressures of modern life. The villa is
accessed by a private driveway shared only by our Hirondelle and Alouette villas. The Alouette villa is our families private
second home and is not available for rental. On entering the Hirondelle villa, there is a twin bedroom with draws and built in
wardrobe with hanging space and shelving. The window has views over the pool. At the end of the corridor is a master bedroom
with double bed, built in wardrobe and set of draws. Windows look out over the pool and open fields. Between these two
bedrooms is a bathroom with full sized bath, shower facility over the bath, modern low flush toilet and basin, good water pressure
and plenty of hot water.
Off the entrance hall is a doorway through to the spacious and well equipped kitchen. There is a fridge freezer, dishwasher,
washing machine, toaster, microwave, electric kettle and full sized stainless steel range cooker with 5 ring gas hob and electric
convection oven, lots of cupboard space and work top and a breakfast table too. It is supplied with all crockery and cutlery for a
group of eight including childrens plastic crockery and cutlery, hand blender and high chair (more high chairs can be supplied on
Two open arches lead into the large sitting room with wooden flooring, comfortable seating for 8, large dining table with chair and
bench seating, bookcase and plenty of space to relax and play. There are windows on 3 sides making it a lovely light area. Doors
open out onto the private terrace area with wooden dining table with chairs for 8, large parasol and barbecue for outdoor
entertainment. Views over open countryside. You may even be lucky enough to see a deer wandering past early in the early
From the kitchen another doorway leads to the second sleeping area where there is a second master bedroom with built in
wardrobe and chest of draws, a second bathroom, fully equipped again with full sized bath, shower facility over the bath, modern
toilet and basin, lots of hot water (second hot water tank) and good pressure. A second twin room with wardrobe and draws
completes the sleeping areas for a group of eight. Windows for these bedrooms also looks out onto open countryside and stunning
Outside the villa is a gravelled terrace area as mentioned before and the pool area. The pool is enclosed by fencing and is alarmed
for extra safety and to comply with French safety laws. Please note that one of the twin bedrooms windows opens out onto the pool
area. The pool is 9m by 5m and is 1m at the shallow end which then slopes down to a deeper 1m80, it is also heated to 28c by a
heat exchanger and maintained throughout your stay by ourselves, so will always be crystal clear. It is surrounded by a sunbathing
terrace with sunbeds and is for the exclusive use of the guests in the Hirondelle villa.
Surrounding the villa is a large area of grass, where children can run around and play, please note however it is completely
unfenced from the adjacent fields or private driveway, so young children should not be left unattended.
The Hirondelle villa is set on the edge of the small hamlet of Puy de Brette and its land is adjacent to our land for our family friendly
Les Vallaies property but does not have use of the facilities at this property. Hirondelle is designed to be for the use of an individual
group or family, providing a peaceful and private property from which to relax and also discover this beautiful part of France. We can
however provide all the baby and toddler equipment you should need and you will be welcome to join in any of the activities on offer
at La Grange du Moulin should you wish to such as fabric and pottery painting.
Please contact us to ask any questions you may have at all regarding the Hirondelle or any of our other properties at