Les Basses Roches - 'Exceptional' Country Residence, Superb 17th Century Farmhouse.


Details of the Farmhouse

Sleeps 6/7. 'Exceptional' country residence. Superb spacious 17th century Farmhouse packed with original features and oozing charm and character. Set in large private lawned gardens with walled courtyard, the house is situated in idyllic peaceful countryside yet is only 1-2 miles from restaurants, shops, and all amenities. All within easy reach of the historic yet lively towns and beautiful beaches of the Charente-Maritime, renowned as one of the sunniest regions of France.

Facilities of the Farmhouse

General / living area
  • TV
  • Satellite / cable TV
  • DVD player
  • CD player
  • Books
  • Log fire
Includes: Sofa beds (1)
The lounge has a large stone fireplace with woodburning stove, satellite TV, DVD player, coffee table, table, two single chairs, one two-seater. French doors lead to pretty outdoor courtyard with table, seating and gardens beyond. There is a small library of books, music, and film. The living room also has a large woodburning stove ideal for the winter months.
Kitchen / utility
  • 4 ring hob
  • Fridge
  • Freezer
  • Oven
  • Grill
  • Microwave oven
  • Washing machine
  • Toaster
  • Kettle
  • Coffee maker
  • Iron & ironing board
  • Towels provided
  • Linens provided
  • Toilet paper provided
Stunning full-height 40m2 kitchen. Cooker, hob, fridge-freezer, microwave, washing machine, etc. Large dining area with exposed stone and beams. Plentiful storage.
Bedrooms (3)
Includes: Double beds (2), single beds (2)
Master with double bed / Sat tv
East room with double bed
West room with twin beds
Extra pull-out bed.
The rooms are beautifully converted haylofts & feature exposed stone walls, cathedral ceilings, exposed beams, wood floors and wardrobes throughout.
Bathrooms (3)
Includes: Bathrooms (3). Shower (2) and WC (2)
Bathroom with corner bath, handbasin and original charentaise stone fireplace and faux woodburning stove.
2 separate shower rooms, both with wc.
  • Patio
  • Garden
  • Play area
  • Parking (secure)

Les Basses Roches is located in Aulnay, Charente Maritime

The village of Les Basses Roches is in a UNESCO World Heritage Site and is surrounded by unspoilt countryside and historic towns. There is a wealth of architectural treasures in the surrounding area.
The pretty market town of Aulnay is 5 minutes away by car or a pleasant walk. Here there are restaurants, cafes/bars, supermarket, fuel, an open air pool, local shops, brocantes and twice weekly market. 15 minutes' drive away is the mediaeval town of St Jean d'Angély with more options for restaurants, cafes, banks, shops and the large Atlantis indoor swimming centre. Some of France's most famous historic towns such as Poitiers, Angouleme and Cognac are also within an hour's drive.
The coast can be reached by car in less than an hour. Chataillon-le-Plage is the nearest beach at approx 45 minute drive, offering miles of golden sand and safe swimming. The busy seaside resort of Royan with five sheltered beaches, the beautiful Ile de Ré and Ile d'Oleron near La Rochelle are all an hour away

  • La Rochelle: 50 km
  • Poitiers: 60 km
  • Chatailion: 35 km
  • Nearest Shops: 2 km
  • Nearest Restaurants: 2 km
  • Nearest Bars: 2 km


Rental Rates

Rental rates £285 - £665 per week
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From £285 per week

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