La Lindus

  • Migron Self Catering Let
  • Sleeps 2 to 7, 3 bedrooms
  • £400 to £600 per week

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La Lindus is a typical Charentaise stone built house, located in the heart of Migron in a quiet lane behind the mediaeval church. The house is the holiday home for the owners and therefore all furnishings are to a high standard.

The property is entered via the large 50m² lounge complete with full length shuttered windows, beams and traditional Charentaise fireplaces at both ends of the room, one with a woodburner. The room benefits from two four seater sofas and a 9ft long oak table with seating for six on contemporary leather chairs. A dvd player is available with a range of English language films for all tastes.

The large kitchen is traditionally French with tiled surfaces and curtained cupboards, yet is extensively equipped with gas cooker, fridge/freezer, dishwasher, toaster and coffee maker. A pine table and chairs provide seating for breakfasts if outdoors is too hot in the morning.

There are three bedrooms on the first floor, all with their own shuttered window and timber floors. Sleeping accommodation consists of one kingsize bed, one double bed and a double bed with a bunk above. All rooms have their own wardrobes and chests.

The large bathroom has a wc, basin and bath, plus a separate shower in its own enclosure. The property also benefits from an additional cloakroom with wc and basin on the first floor.

To the front of the property is an enclosed gated garden with ample space to park a car. The rear of the house has a 150' enclosed rear garden mainly laid to grass with trees and shrubs. Garden chairs and a table with a large chimneyed barbecue are provided for those long summer evenings.

Appliances: Fridge/Freezer, Microwave, Cooker, Toaster, Dishwasher and Washing machine. The house unusually has electric heating throughout and is on mains drainage.

The Village

The small village of Migron, with its pretty, 11th-century stone church, is perfect for those who are looking for tranquility, yet don't want to be too remote from key facilities. Migron boasts a bakers and a newly opened butchers at the end of the lane, along with a post office.

Locally harvested oysters are sold near the shop on Saturday morning, when in season.

Migron is an excellent base for cycling, walking and exploring, and there are endless opportunities for days out. Chateaux, museums and ancient churches abound, the beautiful sandy beaches of Royan are just an hour away and the stunning island of Ile d'Oleron, even less. There is an excellent aquarium at La Rochelle, an indoor water-slide park just 20 minutes' distance, and the Futuroscope theme park at Poitiers is also easily accessible and well worth a visit.

Migron is 15 minutes from Cognac, 20 minutes from St Jean d'Angeley and 25 minutes from Saintes.

The Area

Saintes is a lovely town on the river charente and is worth a visit to see the Roman amphitheatre and to wander around the various museums. There is also a market held here every day except Monday.

Cognac is a great visit for its brandy houses and the tours and trips that accompany them. The town itself is particularly pretty and has a good range of shops and a very good restaurant in the park by the river.

St George de Didonne is our nearest beach, just down the road from Royan. The beaches here are extensive and sandy and make a good trip for those with young children. A wide range of seafood restaurants are just down the road approaching Royan.

St Jean d'Angély has a Saturday market and has some lovely old buildings including the twin church towers that are visible on approach. The indoor water park boasts slides and a lagoon area that will appeal to all the family.

Further afield

It is about half an hour off the A10 Paris-Bordeaux autoroute, coming off at St Jean D'Angely. It is about hours from St Malo and 6 hours from Caen or Roscoff. The nearest airports are La Rochelle (an hour or so away) and Poitiers (1hr 30 mins drive), both served by Ryanair. Also within driving distance are Bordeaux(1hr 20 mins), with British Airways, and Limoges (2hrs 30 mins), Ryanair. By train, the nearest TGV station Is Angouleme (40 mins drive away). Full directions will be supplied on booking.

The Booking

Payment is by £100 deposit, with the balance and a refundable £200 breakage/cleaning deposit being due 6 weeks in advance. All heating, gas and electricity are included within the rental price.

Linen, bath and hand towels are provided. Please bring your own towels for the beach. The property should be cleaned prior to departure, however if you do not wish to do this yourself, we can arrange cleaning for £75.


La Lindus

Migron self catering let

5 Rue St Nazaire
Charente Maritime 17770