Ancienne Ecole - Puy-de-Dôme - Sleeps 4

2 Ensuite Bedrooms in Converted French village school in stunning rural location 

  • Ancienne Ecole exterior
  • Bedroom
  • Bedroom
  • Shower Room
  • Dining room
  • Ancienne Ecole exterior
  • Kitchen
  • Lounge
  • Lounge
  • Games Room
  • Garden and Grounds
  • Nearby Town/Village
  • Shower Room
  • Dining room
  • Nearby Town/Village
Ancienne Ecole in Puy-de-Dôme, a cottage in Auvergne: Ancienne Ecole exterior

Luminous double-height space with exposed beams and huge south facing windows

Ancienne Ecole has 2 double bedrooms with ensuite facilities, perfect for 2 couples. There is enough space to be together but also have space apart.

Ancienne Ecole is not suitable for children.

It has a vaulted ceiling with exposed beams, huge windows, and a mezzanine with a modern kitchen, dining area, and tv salon with library. The mezzanine makes use of the high ceilings and is positioned so the most is made of the views over the garden, and mountains beyond. There is one flight of steep stairs leading up to the mezzanine. If you have reduced mobility this may be an obstacle for you.

What we offer you:

• A welcome basket of local produce
• Breakfast for the first morning included, and available for the following days for a small fee
• Bed linens, towels, and toiletries, hairdryer etc provided
• 2 double beds and 2 sofa beds for flexible sleeping arrangements
• Beds beautifully made up for your arrival
• 2 salons – one with a woodburning stove, the other with a tv and a library of books
• An open plan kitchen which is fully equipped for cooking and entertaining
• A large dining table with comfy chairs inviting long evenings over meals
• 2 antique French double beds dressed with French linen sheets, duvets, and lots of pillows to aid a perfect night’s sleep.
• Extra blankets for cosiness.
• Both bedrooms are centrally heated and have a wardrobe and ensuite shower room with toilet and vanity.

Ancienne Ecole is on the edge of a small quiet village, and attached on one side only, to what used to be the Mayors’ office, now our house, and is completely independant with its own entrance door and outside seating.

Do feel free to make use of the lovely garden with its flower beds and different seating areas to eat, read a book or just gaze at the view.

The village is perched on a promontory with spectacular views. We are in the heart of the beautiful Livradois Forez Natural Park, an area of mountain pastures and forests with lowing cattle and wildflowers.

Our closest town of Ambert (famous for its cheese) 10 mins away has cafes, bars, restaurants, shops, and a fabulous twice weekly open air market.

What to do in the local area :

• cycling and off road cycling through the forests
• hiking routes straight from the door, or stroll along the tiny lanes around the hamlets which make up our village, all in peaceful rural splendour.
• donkey walking, horse riding, flying
• local museums
• chateaux – from old castles to furnished palaces
• scenic railway lines
• mediaeval towns and villages to explore with their flea markets and local produce fetes
• Many events throughout the summer – cycling races, motorcycle races, rallying, country music festival, classical music festival, world music festival
• A chain of volcanoes at the Puy de Dome, Napoleonic Vichy, or mediaeval Puy en Velay are all just a short drive away

This property has been listed with Chez Nous for 2 years

Ancienne Ecole Property Features

Location Type
  • Rural
  • Mountain
  • Village

  • Car Required

Housekeeping & Services
  • Iron and Ironing Board
  • Bed Linen Included
  • Towels Included
  • Fuel and Power Included
  • No Smoking

Open Fire/Wood Burner
  • Wood burner

Catering Services Available
  • Breakfast available (payable locally)
  • Evening meal available (payable locally)

  • 2 Double Bedrooms

Ground Floor Facilities
  • Ground Floor Bedroom
  • Ground Floor Toilet
  • Ground Floor Shower

  • Dishwasher
  • Microwave
  • Fridge
  • Freezer
  • Oven
  • Hob
  • Grill
  • Coffee Machine

Internet Access
  • Broadband
  • Wireless Broadband

  • TV - Satellite or Cable
  • DVD Player
  • Books
  • Games
  • Table Tennis
  • TV

Leisure Equipment
  • Sun Loungers
  • Patio Furniture
  • Barbecue

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

Parking available
  • Off road parking

Activities within 20min drive of the property
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Mountaineering
  • Mountain Biking
  • Horse Riding
  • Walking
  • Cycling

Local Water Sports
  • Swimming (indoor pool)
  • Swimming (outdoor pool)
Pricing and availability unknown.
Please contact the owner for details
Key Property Details
Property Name Ancienne Ecole
Reference 307758
Sleeps 4
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms 2
Owner's Website
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Ancienne Ecole in Puy-de-Dôme

Nearest TownAmbert - 8 kms (approx)
Nearest AirportClermont Ferrand - More than 30 kms (approx)
Nearest Ferry PortCalais - More than 30 kms (approx)

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