A lovely traditional Charentaise house ('The Old Bakery') in Burie, 5 minutes walk to shops, 15 minutes drive to Cognac with its restaurants and distillery tours, 20 minutes drive to the Roman town of Saintes, and 45 minutes drive to the large sandy beaches of the West coast such as Royan.
It is one hour from La Rochelle (airport) and 30 minutes from Angouleme (TGV high speed train)
The house is newly-refurbished, very spacious, with comfortable brand new beds and mattresses, and with a large tranquil garden. It is perfect for family holidays, activity holidays, or couples wanting to get away from it all. It has central heating, WiFi, TV, a working fireplace, dishwasher, washing machine, oven, hob, and microwave and two impressive fireplaces. It was formerly the village bakery and is next to a Cognac and Pineau producer with vineyard. The market town of Burie has a well-stocked small supermarket, restaurant, patisserie, butcher, bank with 24 hour cash dispenser, library, and chemist all within 5 minutes walk.
The surrounding area is perfect for rambling, cycling, boating or bathing in the Charente river; visiting the Cognac houses of Remy Martin, Hennessy, Martel, and more; visiting magnificent churches such as the one at St Jean D'Angely or the Roman Ampitheatre in Saintes; or take an hour's drive to La Rochelle, the sandy beaches of Royan and Chatelaillon, or the islands: Ile de Re, ile d'Oleron, and ile d'Aix.