Two kilometres from Saint-Jean d'Angély, set in the countryside, Karen and Grant will welcome you to this lovely residence, with some charming independent houses in the gardens, along with a heated swimming pool.
Renovated as a charming Bed & Breakfast, each room has been tastefully decorated and each have the original stone walls. Each room is spacious with their own independent entrance and all rooms have a private shower room and wc, television, wifi, armchairs and a kettle with tea making facilities.
The Four à Pain has many tables, chairs, sunloungers and parasols, to relax in the tranquility of the garden. There is a private heated swimming pool where you can take a dip in the afternoon and then sit in the shade under the orchard trees.
Approached by a private drive with electric gates, set in the lovely walled garden of this old maison maitre with lavender bushes lining the entrance, you will find safe and secure parking in the shade of the trees.
Breakfast of orange juice, tea/coffee/chocolate, patisseries, jam and butter, yogurts and cereals, cheese and a selection of fruits can be served on the terrace, or in the main house dining room.
The river Boutonne is 200 meters from the back door, with plenty of fishing and lovely walks in the country.
For those guests who are house hunting or thinking of moving to France, Karen and Grant will gladly give them their advice and experience of the French legal system of purchasing a property.
Saint-Jean-d'Angély is at the center of the Charente- Maritime. It is only 5 minutes from the main A10 autoroute, junction 34, separating Nantes/Poitiers to Bordeaux. There is a lively market every Saturday, numerous cafes and restaurants and a large plan d'eau (water area) by the river with boating, fishing and kayaking.
To the West (45minutes) are the wonderful beaches of Royan, La Rochelle, Ile d'Oleron and Ile de Ré.
To the East (45minutes) is the beautiful old town of Angouleme.
To the South (20minutes) is Saintes with its numerous shops, the river and restaurants and (30minutes) is Cognac with its vineyards castles and old town.
To the North (30minutes) is Niort, a lovely large old town, bustling with shops and restaurants and Futuroscope and Poitiers are a further 45 minutes.
Saint-Jean-d'Angely is central to all the airports
Bordeaux 1 and 3/4 hours
La Rochelle 45 minutes
Poitiers 1 and 1/2 hours
Karen and Grant would like to make your stay as pleasurable and relaxing as possible.
Unfortunately we cannot accept pets. SIRET : 491 359 360 00014
Take the exit 34 of the motorway A10 to Saint Jean d'Angely. Follow the directions to Poitiers. At the 3rd roundabout, where you will see Lidl and the restaurant La Boucherie, take the last exit to Courcelles the D218. Stay on this road for exactly 2 kms until you have arrived at the sign Courcelles on the side of the road. Here, take the first left, white wall, private entrance to Le Four a Pain.