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Beautiful Watermill Accomodation With Heated Pool, sleeps 6, Poitou Charentes !

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3 bedrooms
2 bathrooms
6 guests
1 night minimum
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SPECIAL OFFER PRICES ARE FOR 2 WEEK BOOKINGS ! FREE WI-FI NEW FOR 2019 A 7m X 4m WOODEN HEATED ABOVE GROUND POOL IN LAND SCAPED GARDENS OVER LOOKING THE RIVER ! Unique rental accommodation in an ancient Water Mill with helpful/discreet owners on site. Set in acres of landscaped gardens minutes from the medieval town of Melle.Within 1hrs easy reach of Golden Beaches, Cognac,La Rochelle, Futuroscope,Green Venice,Monkey valley etc.. The Mill has been renovated and furnished to a very high standard maintaining its illuminated mill workings & fitted kitchen in the original millrace.The lounge/dining room has just been converted into a 'low carbon' area (waterwheel electricity, rain water toilet, Solar hot water etc..) Large flat screen Sky TV, large patio doors that look out across the g...SPECIAL OFFER PRICES ARE FOR 2 WEEK BOOKINGS ! FREE WI-FI NEW FOR 2019 A 7m X 4m WOODEN HEATED ABOVE GROUND POOL IN LAND SCAPED GARDENS OVER LOOKING THE RIVER ! Unique rental accommodation in an ancient Water Mill with helpful/discreet owners on site. Set in acres of landscaped gardens minutes from the medieval town of Melle.Within 1hrs easy reach of Golden Beaches, Cognac,La Rochelle, Futuroscope,Green Venice,Monkey valley etc.. The Mill has been renovated and furnished to a very high standard maintaining its illuminated mill workings & fitted kitchen in the original millrace.The lounge/dining room has just been converted into a 'low carbon' area (waterwheel electricity, rain water toilet, Solar hot water etc..) Large flat screen Sky TV, large patio doors that look out across the garden.A fully fitted kitchen has been installed in the original mill race, indoor fishing! Large work surfaces with double sink, microwave/grill, oven, microwave,dishwasher, washing machine, kettle, toaster and large fridge/freezer.The 'machine room' has a stone flagged floor,oak beams and the original 18th century illuminated mill workings, armchairs/settee, SKY TV/DVD, Sound system, books and games. A wide hardwood staircase leads to the first floor where there are 3 bedrooms. The 'Oak room' with the old mill stones embedded in the floor has a double bed,wardrobe, TV/DVD player & en suite shower room, WC, hand basin. Annexed 'Millers room' with 2x single beds which can also be accessed by its own private balcony. A third double bedroom called the 'Granary' has a TV/DVD with en suite Jacuzzi bath, separate WC and host's a four poster bed and a single bed.All bedrooms are equipped with electric fans to keep you cool in the hot summer months. The 'Green Venice' (Marais Poitevin) is only a pleasant 40 minutes drive. An hour to the south is Cognac with its many distilleries offering guided tours, including the famous Hennessy, Martell and Remy Martin. Wildlife parks, historical buildings, chateaux, museums, aquariums, golf courses and theme parks make this area the perfect choice for that very special holiday that bring returning guests year after year. Facilities include, Free Wi-Fi ,French & English TV,Badminton, Table Tennis,Boules,6' snooker table, mountain Bikes, 7m x 4m x 1.3m Heated Plunge Pool, Gas & charcoal Barbeques, Bread oven covered Barbeque eating area, pool covered eating area, garden furniture. We have brought up 3 children here and have rented out to families with children of all ages over the past 17 years.We have done every thing possible to make the property & grounds as safe and child friendly as possible,enclosed garden around the pool,electric gates etc..but nothing can replace parent supervision.Welcome Hamper on arrival, seasonal fruit & vegetables fresh from our gardens, reductions for longer lets & couples.More
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About the Owner
Jason S
Languages spoken:English, French
Response Rate:100%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:November 2012
Interaction with guests
Owners welcome to the property on hand if needed and very discrete if not !
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

What a beautiful spot. Grounds so peaceful, with 'babbling brooks' and little streams . Had a lovely 3 days with glorious weather; so relaxing. Went to Melle, which was about 5 minutes drive. Even in March, we sat on a bar terrace for a beer;...More

Date of stay: March 2019
Thank Sandie M
Freedom420421, VR Owner at Beautiful Watermill Accomodation With Heated Pool, sleeps 6, Poitou Charentes !, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi Sandie Thanks for your kind comments. Kind Regards Jason & Marie-Laure

Reviewed 29 October 2018 via mobile

We have recently returned from a weeks stay at Le Moulin de la Combe and what a great week we had! The converted water mill is a superb place to stay.There are three bedrooms,one with a four poster bed. The accommodation is comfortable,practical and also...More

Date of stay: October 2018
Thank Andy R
Freedom420421, VR Owner at Beautiful Watermill Accomodation With Heated Pool, sleeps 6, Poitou Charentes !, responded to this reviewResponded 31 October 2018

Dear Andy & Linda Thank you for your kind comments. We are so happy that you enjoyed your stay and enjoyed our chats together . Thank you once again for your stay Kind Regards Jason & Marie-Laure

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Reviewed 29 September 2018

A very unique place, water running through the kitchen and the sound of running water 24/7. You get an excellent welcome with fruit and flowers and other welcome pack items. A well kept and high standard accommodation and well worth a stay. A few miles...More

Date of stay: August 2018
Thank helenweill
Freedom420421, VR Owner at Beautiful Watermill Accomodation With Heated Pool, sleeps 6, Poitou Charentes !, responded to this reviewResponded 1 October 2018

Dear Helen Thank you for your kind comments and all the best for the future. Jason & Marie-Laure PS: The goats send their regards :-)

Reviewed 27 August 2018

We returned to the mill after a break of six years and it is now even better. The accomodation is fantastic with some really quirky features which make this a unique property. We chose the mill again because we were desperate for some peace and...More

Date of stay: August 2018
Thank Z828JCmike
Management response:Responded 30 August 2018

Dear Mike & Co It was great to see you again and glad you had a nice time. A bientot ! Kind Regards Jason & Marie-Laure

Reviewed 27 August 2018

This is a super holiday rental. The house and grounds are all really nice as you can see from the photos, in fact the photos don't do the grounds justice at all. You are made to feel very welcome and encouraged to use all the...More

Date of stay: August 2018
Thank No S
Management response:Responded 30 August 2018

Hi Ian Thank you for your kind comments and glad you enjoyed your holiday ! I dont know what to say about the bathroom comment as having just renovated the shower room (re-decorated,new toilet,shower cubicle,washbasin/storage furniture and massive over head lighted mirror) I'm a bit...More

Amenities
Pets Allowed: Yes
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
DVD Player
Suitable For Children Under 5
Refrigerator
Washer
Highchair
Towels Provided
Private Garden
There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive
Cycling Trips
Hairdryer
TV
Shared Garden
Rural/Countryside Retreats
Linens Provided
There Are Tennis Courts Nearby
Secure Parking
Horse Riding Nearby
Internet Access
VCR
Toaster
Cooker
Grill
Private Fishing Lake/River
Short Term Rentals (4 Days Or Fewer)
Fishing Nearby
Game Room
Pool Table
Central Heating
Water Views
Dishwasher
Freezer
Cable/satellite TV
Waterfront
Iron
Beach Or Lakeside Relaxation
Stereo System
Hiking Trips
Microwave
Balcony
Ping Pong Table
Private Outdoor Pool (Heated)
Wi-Fi
Kettle
Terrace
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About the neighbourhood
Just a few minutes away by car Melle is a beautiful market town in the heart of the Poitou Charentes region of France.Melle with it silver mines that used to serve the kings of France offers,romanesque churches,nature trails and a superb base for old & young a like to discover the region and all it has to offer
Getting around
You can fly to one of many of the local airports which are only 1hr away. Where you can hire a car which is essential to see this beautiful region of France. Or equaly by train to either Niort or Poitiers where car hire is also available.
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