The Gite - Le Bois
The property is entered via a split stable door directly into the centre piece kitchen with its handmade fitted shaker kitchen complete with integral twin oven, halogen hob, dishwasher and full size microwave. The dominating Tuffeau stone fireplace is inlaid with a large log burning stove creating a warm and comfortable heat when required outside of the summer season. A matching shaker style table and six chairs are provided for French style family meal times.
The lounge and dining room are extremely spacious and are furnished with two luxurious three seater leather settees and a matching chair. The lounge contains a wide screen TV, DVD player and a Satellite receiver with English Free-to-Air channels included. From the lounge there are two full size double doors leading to the large West facing terrace which frame the large log burning fire which provides guests staying in the cooler months with a source of heat and ambiance. There is a separate dining area at the end of the lounge where guest will find a further Oak table and four dining chairs for a more formal dining experience. A music system is provided which has CD player, AM/FM stereo radio and taper recorder. A library of CD's and DVD's are provided for our guests’ entertainment together with a large selection of books and local information guides for use during our guests holiday.
The hallway and office is accessed through the kitchen and gives access to the first floor accommodation and benefits from a second split stable door allowing the wonderful outdoors into the room, flooding the area with natural light. Here guests will find a comfortable desk and chair providing a quiet and peaceful area for writing, working or reading. The desk has both wireless and Ethernet cable access to our high speed internet service. The telephone for the property is also located here and guests are able to use the phone to make outgoing landline calls to most countries in the world and as well as calls to mobile telephones within the mainland France area. The internet and telephone service are provided free of charge to our guests. The handmade tulipwood stairs lead upto a mezzanine floor were a comfortable bed settee is located for those occasions when additional sleeping capacity may be required but also provides a light and airy area to sit quietly to read or listen to music.
From the upper landing the master bedroom is located immediately in front of you. This master bedroom has windows on three sides (North, South and West) with a wonderful window seat in the bay of the south facing window. From here you can see the village of Meigne and its imposing church spire. There is a large ensuite bathroom which provides a full size bath and shower with a large old fashioned shower head together with a heated towel rail.
The remaining two bedrooms are accessed by a quaint corridor with all the original beams exposed and provide one double bedded room and a twin bedded room. These two bedrooms share a fully equipped bathroom with separate shower cubicle and full size bath with a heated towel rail.
The double room has a full size leather sleigh bed with a West facing window complete with window seat and a separate North facing window looking out over the fields to the rear of the property. The twin room contains two quality single beds with matching bedside cabinet and chest of draws. This room too has a view over the east garden with integral window seat.
Downstairs the property benefits from a separate WC as well as a substantial utility room containing a washing machine with integral tumble drier and a large utility sink and coat rack.
The exterior of the house is very private with a terrace on the south facing aspect complete with a table and six chairs, parasol and four fully reclining sun chairs. On the west aspect there is a sun terrace with a further table and chair set and a BBQ exclusively for guest of Le Bois. The large above ground pool (20’ x 12’) is shared with our other property and is heated by a solar cover and is fully filtered for guests use during daylight hours.
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