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Gorgeous 16th Century Farmhouse - private swimming pool - stunning views

Sleeps12
Bedrooms 6
Bathrooms4
Property type chateau / country house
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights

Overview

About the property

6 Double Bedrooms - 4 Bathrooms/showers - 2 kitchens - 2 lounges - Tranquil

A Gorgeous 16th Century Farmhouse - 3 Acre Lawns - Gated Entrance For Total Privacy and Security- Secluded Gardens - Large Private Swimming Pool (12m x 6m) - Stunning Views Over Medieval Village - Chateau - Priory - Romanesque Church - Village Museums of Rural Life and of cultural heritage (miniature) - Surrounded by Sunflowers and Meadows - Sunny All Day - Shade in the small wood - Football on the lawn - Table Tennis - Boules - Badminton - Outdoor games for Children

Canoeing - Horse Riding - Tennis - Cycling - Rambles - Adventure TreeTop Walks -Adventure Water Slide - Sandy River Beaches and Lakes nearby - Stroll to the village for fresh croissant and bread, fruit and vegetables - Village Bar

This 16th century Farmhouse lovingly renovated provides luxury accommodation - Hand-painted tiles in the showers and kitchens - Each bedroom has its own discrete style - bare timbers, little nooks and crannies, old wooden doors, Wood Stove.

Partys allowed, Children welcome, dogs on request, booking for 6 persons is possible

More Details

Owner
Struffert Joelle and Michael
Member since: 2015
Speaks: english, french, german, spanish, italian
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
October 19, 2017

About Struffert Joelle and Michael

We are a french-german couple, Joelle and Michael, we speak french, german and english. We are living in La Marteille since the end of October 2015 with our Husky dog and our two cats.

We like the nature, sport and travel all over the world.

Joelle is french and german teacher.

Struffert Joelle and Michael purchased this chateau / country house in 2015

Amenities

Saint-Privat-des-Prés Chateau / Country House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • chateau / country house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Housekeeping:
  • Housekeeper Included
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM / Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 12
  • pets considered
  • Events Allowed
  • children welcome ...
Location Type:
  • Lake
  • River
  • Rural
  • Village
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wood Stove
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 12 people
Bathrooms:
  • 4 Bathrooms
  • - toilet , shower
    - toilet , shower
    - toilet , combination tub/shower
    - toilet , combination tub/shower
Bedrooms:
  • 6 Bedrooms, Sleeps 12
  • - 1 double , 1 baby crib
    - 2 twin/ single
    - 2 twin/ single
    - 1 double
    - 1 double
    - 1 double
  • 4 bedrooms with double bed, 2 bedrooms with 2 single beds
Entertainment:
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Toys
  • Video Library ...
Outside:
  • Bicycles ...
  • Deck / Patio
  • Golf ...
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Tennis ...
  • 4 bicycles
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Private Pool
  • Sauna
Attractions:
  • autumn foliage
  • caves
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • forests
  • library
  • live theater
  • museums
  • playground
  • pond
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • horseback riding
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • walking
  • water sports
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • mountain biking
  • rafting
  • swimming
  • tennis
Notes:
Last minute offer: 20 % if you book 1 or 2 weeks before your arrival On enquiry: - Holiday with french courses : concentrated french classes and discovery of the local particularities - Outdoor Aerobic, Aquagym, Walking, Jogging - Make up for wedding

Reviews

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(11 traveler reviews)

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Gorgeous 16th Century Farmhouse - private swimming pool - stunning views
average rating of 5.0 based on 11 reviews
5

Beautiful villa within easy reach to all the local amenities supermarkets restaurants and lots more

  • 5 of 5

We arrived to a lovely welcome from the owners we got a bit lost in the village but with a phone call soon got sorted infact the owner cycled down to show us the way

We were a family of 12 with ages from 2 years to 74 years we got sorted out with rooms that really suited our family group

every thing was there in the villa

toys to keep the children happy plus adults that had a lovely time some behaving like children at times ,!,! ....

We have stayed in many villas in France but this was by far our nicest

We knew the area well as we once owned a small house near by in Aubeterre sur drome that bought back many happy memories

To sum it up lovely villa in a lovely part of France with helpful owners

Beautiful swimming pool that we spent a lot of time in the weather was really warm so it was difficult to keep the children away from

  • Submitted: Aug 31, 2017
  • Stayed: Aug 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Wonderful week

  • 5 of 5

Our party consisted of nine people spread across 3 generations although still room for more. Plenty to do onsite table tennis, boule etc and of course the pool where the temperature of the water reached 29 degrees earlier in the week. Very hot there to start with so the shade under the trees was most welcome, there is plenty of room to spread out if you want a quiet spot. Missing the morning walk (ok a couple of times the car!) into the village to collect croissants, pain au chocolat etc. The owners Michel and Joelle very attentive without being intrusive.

  • Submitted: Jul 25, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are glad that you enjoyed your stay in our property! You were also very pleasant and quiet guests.
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5

Delightful holiday home

  • 5 of 5

As a family group of 9 adults, we really enjoyed our stay at La Marteille. The attractive house with its pretty grounds is a good size with enough space for everyone to eat together, or find a quiet spot if they prefer some solitude.

The pool is lovely; the weather was exceptionally hot while we were there, but because of its thick walls the house remains cool.

The hosts were helpful and friendly without being intrusive.

We particularly enjoyed swimming in the excellent lake at La Jemaye, canoeing from Brantome, visiting the gorgeous town of St Emilion and being able to stroll to the local village for croissants.

We thoroughly enjoyed our stay.

  • Submitted: Aug 29, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are very pleased that you enjoyed your holiday! It was a pleasure to received you and we enjoyed the talks with you!
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5

Excellent. Beautiful position; well equipped; charming and helpful owners nextdoor.

  • 5 of 5

We had a fairly comprehensive group of our family gathered for the 50th Birthday of our eldest daughter who lives about 10km from La Marteille. The French part of the family came over for the occasional meal, and a party was had at theirs. All went well.

I would however add that Home & Away themselves could have been more helpful; I found them tricky to deal with and rather "bureaucratic", but this was solved by my contacting the owners themselves. "Home & Away" can count themselves lucky to have been entrusted with this charming property; I am not sure I would wish to use such an agency again.

Covering the "tips", 1) the listing was fairly accurate

2) the property was clean & well maintained

3) The owner did provide excellent customer service

4) I probably would recommend the property to friends & relatives

5) We liked the markets at Chalais & Riberac, and the younger grandchildren loved the big play area by Nabinaud, and

Aubeterre has lots to offer, and is especially nice out of season. A good new restaurant "Le Cochon Prieure" in the lower part of Aubeterre, and a newish good Creperie just outside Chenaud

  • Submitted: May 31, 2016
  • Stayed: May 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: It was a pleasure to receive you and your family. You were all very friendly and we enjoyed to talk with you in french, english and german!
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5

Superbe Gite idéalement placé

  • 5 of 5

Nous avons passé un excellent séjour à la Marteille. Nous étions nombreux (11 adultes/7enfants) et la capacité du gite nous a très largement permis de passer 4 jours grâce a sa grande capacité d'accueil. Toute l'équipe était ravie des différentes commodités du gite : chambres spacieuses, plusieurs salle de bain, cadre authentique, piscine protégé pour les enfants, nombreux jeux extérieur (balançoire, table de ping pong ...), barbecue. Les propriétaires sont très accueillants et arrangeants sans être intrusifs. La localisation en pleine campagne est top, le cadre est relaxant, idéalement situé à coté de Riberac avec son marché à ne pas manquer. Le gite est également situé à coté d'une ferme avec de nombreux animaux pour le plus grand plaisir des petits. Je recommande ce gite dans lequel nous avons passé un excellent moment.

  • Submitted: May 31, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: Homelidays, from HomeAway
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5

Erholung pur

  • 5 of 5

Traumhafte Lage, großes, gepflegtes Gelände; liebevoll eingerichtete FW; super Betreuung durch Vermieter; viele verschiedene Freizeitmöglichkeiten; Empfehlenswert!

  • Submitted: Oct 11, 2016
  • Stayed: Oct 2016
  • Source: Fewo Direkt, from HomeAway
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Map

Nearest Airport
70 Kilometres
Bergerac / Bordeaux
Nearest Barpub
1 Kilometres
dans le village
Nearest Train
20 Kilometres
Chalais / Angoulême (TGV)
Nearest Restaurant
5 Kilometres
Aubeterre / Saint Aulaye
Nearest Beach
148 Kilometres
Lacanau
Car: necessary

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Rates & Availability

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Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $588.44
Pet Fee $0
Stay tax $0.65 per night, per person. This amount will be due to the owner upon arrival. Does not apply to children under 18 years.

WEDDING PACKAGE ( 3 nuits ) pour la période du 4/03/2016 jusqu’à fin octobre 2017
Tarifs pour les 3 nuits ==> 1250 EUROS/

Location pour 6 personnes possible avec 1 cuisine, 1 salon, 3 chambres et 2 salles de bains (Tarifs à diviser par 2)

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.

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