About this listing
Moulin des Vaux is a beautifully renovated stone mill cottage located with it's own river frontage and weir. Surrounded by nature, with stunning views, cool and comfy in Summer, warm and cosy in the cooler months.
There is a boat for rowing trips along the river, BBQ and picnic table
The location of the cottage is serene and beautiful. Only 20 minutes drive to the Medieval towns of Montmorillon and Le Dorat. One hours drive to Limogues or Poitiers airports. Five minutes walk to a local well stocked grocery and bread store.
Ideal for walking, bird watching, fishing and exploring all the local beautiful villages..
Inside there are three double bedrooms, one also has an extra single bed. All bed linen and towels are supplied. An air mattress is also provided for extra children.
The ground floor has a beautiful open plan kitchen fitted with gas cooker, microwave, coffee machine, toaster, a well stocked pantry and plenty of crockery for large groups. Dining area and cosy log fire are also on the ground floor. Bathroom with toilet and small bath with overhead shower.
Windows overlook the stunning riverside setting.
The first floor has a second cosy snug living room with log burner , flat screen TV and double bedroom and 2nd bathroom with toilet and seperate shower.
The second floor has two further double bedrooms.
Outside there is a BBQ, boat, two push bikes, picnic table, hammocks and outdoor furniture for al fresco meals. Have breakfast overlooking the weir and river, simply breath taking!
The Mill cottage is SURROUNDED by water and may not be suitable for young children. Parental supervision is a must!
There are lots of books, scrabble, puzzles, dominoes , local travel magazines for relaxing days and nights. The television has UK satellite tv.
There are many signposted walking tracks on our doorstep, the scenery is stunning!
Interaction with guests
For guests arriving in daylight hours a meet and greet service is provided where possible. A key safe is also provided for access after hours. Our phone number is provided and we are always contactable.
We live just 20 minutes drive from the cottage. A car is recommended but for guests wishing to arrive by train or plane who don't drive pick up can be arranged for a small fee. We are an Australian couple, Montmorillon is our permanent home and we are passionate about all this area offers and we are happy to help so your holiday is hassle free!
Other things to note
For animal lovers the cottage is a nature paradise! We have otters in our stream and weir. The weir has many fish. The bird life is prolific including, king fishers, blue tits, herons. Ducks, wrens, and finches. Also woodpeckers and owls are spotted. Red squirrels, wild deer and boar are often seen at dusk in the surrounding countryside.
We only take bookings for a minimum of four days but for bookings for out of season we can quote the cheaper rate of 120 euros per night.
Please advise if there are any problems or breakages. The cottage is cleaned after each visit but there will be a 50 euro surcharge for any exceptional cleaning such as unwashed dishes.
WiFi is provided for email and(website hidden)etc but strictly no downloading of movies or large files, extra wifi can be provided at a cost, please ask at booking time.
The cottage is for all to enjoy please respect us and others and leave things tidy.
We only take bookings for a minimum of seven nights.
From 1st October to 30 May the price reduced to 120 euros a night with a four night min
Cancel up to 7 days before your trip and get a 50% refund plus service fees back.
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We are an Australian couple living permanently in Poitou Charente France. After running a guest house in Vietnam for several years we have now settled in this beautiful part of France. We have travelled all over the world and love to meet people!
Looking forward to making your stay with us wonderful!
Rosie and Huw