The large garden is mostly laid to grass, with a number of fruit trees and seating areas dotted about. This area includes volleyball / badminton net, petanque court, croquet lawn, football mini-goals a 14ft trampoline (with safety net) and a Cornilleau table tennis table (with overhead shade) available to all guests. Racquets, bats/balls, boules, croquet equipment etc. are all provided.
For the younger guests, a fenced in safe Play Park with baby and toddler swings, slide, rope ladder and mini-climbing wall. There is a decking area for parents to relax whilst the children play and the Play Park is surrounded by a pretty picket fence for added security.
There is a large (13 x 6m) heated swimming pool (End May to mid-September) with depths ranging from 2.5m to 1 m and walk-in steps for those who like to ease themselves in gently. An adjoining poolside terrace with sunloungers and two retractable sun parasols offers shade from the midday sun.
The summer terrace provides another welcome shaded area overlooking the pool, a perfect spot for supervising the children enjoying themselves in the water, to dine al fresco on warm evenings, or to simply relax with a good book in the hammock . The summer terrace is equipped with a sofa, table football, dart board, sink, fridge, large family dining table and chairs.
A small well equipped gym (exercise bike, running machine, cross trainer, bench press, matted area with exercise ball and small selection of dumbells) is available to all guests at no extra charge. Sauna room featuring a swedish timber style four person sauna (additional charge), changing area with a beautiful tiled stone floor, exposed stone walls and a cold water shower to cool you down after your session.
The property is surrounded by beautiful Charente countryside and by farmland which is planted once every three years with the most fabulous fields of Sunflowers.
Ample parking is available adjacent to the gite and additional under cover parking is available on request.