Maison de Moulin - Charente-Maritime - Sleeps 6

Beautiful large Charentaise House, own use pool, gardens, near Saintes 

  • Maison de Moulin exterior
  • Maison de Moulin exterior
  • Maison de Moulin exterior
  • Terrace
  • Barbeque Area
  • View from Maison de Moulin
  • Swimming Pool
  • Kitchen
  • Master Bedroom
  • Bedroom
  • Bedroom
  • Shower Room
  • Shower Room
  • Lounge
  • Dining room
  • Garden and Grounds
Maison de Moulin in Charente-Maritime, a cottage in Poitou-Charentes: Maison de Moulin exterior

Stunning stone house, heated pool, luxury family bathrooms, large garden/terrace

Maison de Moulin offers you the opportunity to enjoy the character and beauty of a traditional maison charentaise with exposed stone, beams and impressive stone fireplaces, alongside the luxury of contemporary living. The house is situated in rural countryside, surrounded by vines and farm land and a 5 mins walk along the road from the small village of Rioux, which offers a shop/bar, butchers/delicatessen, playground, church, and a weekly market. The house is set back from the road which has passing traffic from cyclists to combine harvesters!

From the road, the house is reached through gates with parking for several cars and a covered ‘hangar’ for 2 cars or football on a rainy day! The attached unused barns are part of the property. The enclosed lawned gardens are surrounded by walls/hedges and extend to the front, side, rear and include a wide selection of fruit trees (feel free to pick whatever is ripe!), mature trees, flower beds, a pond and a well.
The terrace, with built in BBQ faces the side/rear garden it's ideally located off the kitchen and is a great sun trap, it’s furnished with a large table/chairs, shade is provided by a retractable awning and the many trees in the garden.
Further seating and sun loungers are found round the newly built glorious 10m x 5m salt-water/low chorine pool (designed to be gentler on eyes/skin), it's heated with a hard cover, and 3 steps to a graduated slope and 1.5m deep end, open mid May-end Sept, weather dependent.
There are several stone outbuildings, and part of a windmill – ‘moulin’.
A variety of games and equipment are available (pool table, badminton, bat 'n ball, cricket)

On the left of the large entrance hall is: sitting room - TV/DVD, sofas, exposed stone, beams, stone fireplace and double doors to the rear terrace and windows to the front. Opposite is: dining room - large wooden table/seating, exposed stone, beams stone fireplace, windows to the front, leading through to the newly fitted kitchen. From there, onto the indoor games room, WC and small utility room - washing machine, ironing board/iron, clothes airer. There’s a clothes line outside.

All bedrooms are reached by wooden stairs, have wooden floors and electric fans.
Bedroom 1 – big room with large king bed (160 x 200 cm), two windows to the front.
Bedroom 2 – large twin beds (105 x 190 cm), one window to the front.
Bedroom 3 – king bed (150 x 200 cm), one window to the rear.
Bathroom 1 - (1 step access), amazing walk-in Hansgrohe Raindance shower, double sink, WC. Bathroom 2 - (1 step access), in-bath Hansgrohe shower, WC, single sink.

Historic towns of Saintes, Cognac and Royan within 30mins drive, with bars, zoo, restaurants, shopping, wine tours, beaches. For days out head to fabulous sandy beaches on Ile d’Oleron, Ile de Re, and up the coast from Royan to La Rochelle.

Beach towels are not included. Min. age of primary renter: 21. Parties/events not allowed. Friday to Friday bookings only.

This property has been listed with Chez Nous for 3 years

Maison de Moulin Property Features

Location Type
  • Rural
  • Village

  • Car Required

Housekeeping & Services
  • Iron and Ironing Board
  • Weekly Maid Service
  • Bed Linen Included
  • Towels Included
  • Fuel and Power Included
  • Cot
  • High Chair
  • No Smoking

Open Fire/Wood Burner
  • Open fire

  • 2 Double Bedrooms
  • 1 Twin Bedroom

Ground Floor Facilities
  • Ground Floor Toilet

  • Outdoor Pool
  • Heated Pool
  • Private Pool

  • Washing Machine
  • Dishwasher
  • Microwave
  • Fridge
  • Freezer
  • Toaster
  • Oven
  • Hob
  • Grill

Internet Access
  • Wireless Broadband

  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Books
  • Games
  • TV

Leisure Equipment
  • Sun Loungers
  • Patio Furniture
  • Barbecue

Garden/Terrace/Play area
  • Private garden
  • Terrace / patio
  • Enclosed garden / play area
  • Outdoor games area

Parking available
  • Covered parking
  • Off road parking

Activities within 20min drive of the property
  • Fishing
  • Wine Tour
  • Outlet Shopping
  • Theatre
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Horse Riding
  • Walking
  • Cycling
  • Pub/Bar within 1 mile

Local Water Sports
  • Water Skiing
  • Jet Skiing
  • Snorkeling
  • Scuba Diving
  • Sailing
  • Swimming (outdoor pool)
  • Kayaking
7 night(s) · 05 March 2021
Key Property Details
Property Name Maison de Moulin
Reference 295120
Sleeps 6
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms 2
Reviews 1 Add a Review
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Maison de Moulin in Charente-Maritime

Nearest TownSaintes - 14 kms (approx)
Nearest AirportLa Rochelle/Bordeaux - More than 30 kms (approx)
Nearest Ferry PortSt Malo / Caen - More than 30 kms (approx)

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