Stone house in a calm hamlet, in the Deux-Sevres
Hosted by Suzanne
Suzanne is the host.
5 guests
2 bedrooms
3 beds
1 bath
5 guests
2 bedrooms
3 beds
1 bath
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This 14th century stone house is situated in a calm hamlet near the village Celles-sur-Belle, in the Poitou Charentes region. It has been simply furnished and suits those seeking a quiet and restful break. Attractions include the beautiful Roman Churches found throughout the landscape and notably in the larger town of Melle, some 20 minutes away. Disused railway tracks are now bike routes between Celles-sur-Belle and Melle. The largest closest town is Niort.

The space

The space is largely rustic in its look and feel, and best suited to guests who like this kind of ambiance.

Guest access

During your stay, you will also have access to a large garden area as the house surrounding the house, which is beyond the fenced section shown in the photographs which has been erected to assist in containing small children.

There is adequate parking for 2 cars.

Interaction with guests

If I am not in the region, we will arrange a meet and greet service with English-speaking representatives, who can explain any particularities of the house including the use of the heating stoves and access to the granules, along with firewood for those wishing to use the fireplace.

Other things to note

We do not have a shower, as such, but a bathtub with a shower.

The house is available for reservations for a maximum of one month unless otherwise agreed with guests.


Amenities
Wireless Internet
Free parking on premises
Laptop friendly workspace

Prices
Extra people ₹793 / night after 2 guests
Cleaning Fee ₹8719
Security Deposit ₹39632
Weekly Discount: 10%
Weekend Price ₹3963 / night
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Sleeping arrangements
Bedroom 1
1 queen bed
Bedroom 2
1 queen bed
Common spaces
1 single bed

House Rules
No smoking
Not suitable for pets
No parties or events
Check in is anytime after 3PM

- 110E fee is to be paid for the cleaning, done at the departure of guests.


Cancellations

Safety features
Smoke detector

Availability
3 nights minimum stay

4 Reviews

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Martin User Profile
July 2017
It is a wonderful holiday home for those who love a warm home with privacy and it has a remote feel to it (yet a bakery and a supermarket are nearby). The house is clean and well taken care of and it is old, but also modern at the same time. We loved the kitchen/diner area and the old 'bath on legs'. The garden is huge and we loved to wander through it or just sit in a chair in the 'laissez fair' part of the garden and listen to the wind in the trees. The children loved it aswell (our children love to hang about, doing nothing much). This was really a wonderful and calming holiday!
Suzanne User Profile
Response from Suzanne:
We are very touched that Martin and his lovely family appreciated the calm and character of the house, understanding that it loves people looking for intimacy, quiet time and reflection. Thank you Martin for choosing to come, and thank you the entire family for the respect and kindness of your message.
July 2017

Ian User Profile
September 2016
This could not have been a more perfect place to stay for us. We had come to visit family in Celles sur Belle and this provided us a beautiful place to stay that was a 15 minute walk from them. The interior of the house is amazingly well done while still holding many of the original features intact. There is a lovely garden in the back to eat and the inside was cool in the summer heat and a very comfortable place to sleep and relax. The caretakers were in nearby Melle and were very charming and attentive. I will definitely be staying here again if it is an option.

Katia User Profile
August 2017
Maison spacieuse avec un beau jardin. Au calme. Bonne literie. Cheminée et poile à granules si besoin. Baignoire pour le plus grand plaisir des petits et des grands! Beaucoup de charme! Je recommande pour des vacances en famille ou deux couples!

Ekaterina User Profile
November 2016
Das Haus ist noch viel schöner als auf den Fotos. Abends vor dem großen Kamin fühlt man sich wie in einem alten Schloss. In der kalten Jahreszeit (wir waren Ende Oktober da) braucht man warme Socken und Hausschuhe: Wenn man aufsteht und noch nicht geheizt hat, kann es im Haus ziemlich kühl sein. Hinter dem Haus liegt ein riesengroßer Garten, wo wir mit Kindern Fußball gespielt und rumgetobt haben. Auch Feigen, Wahlnüsse und Birnen aus dem Garten konnten wir essen. Und die ganze Ausrüstung für Tischtennis ist da! Wir haben den Aufenthalt sehr genossen. Unsere Gastgeber vor Ort, Elisabeth und Bert, sind super nett und haben alles getan, damit wir uns wohl fühlen können. Suzanne, die zur Zeit unseres Aufenthalts nicht vor Ort war, hat mit uns Kontakt gehalten. Sie ist sehr freundlich und zuverlässig. Nur eine Sache war für uns schwierig: Es war im Haus viel zu dunkel. Im Bad oder Schlafzimmer stört das nicht. Am Esstisch und im Wohnzimmer hätten wir uns allerdings mehr Licht gewünscht. Das Haus ist auf jeden Fall weiter zu empfehlen.

Paris, FranceJoined in October 2013
Suzanne User Profile
Languages: English, Français

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