Traditional farmhouse gite for 2 with private garden situated in an area of outstanding natural beauty.
Description of Chez Tartaud Bed & Breakfast:Our gite is often let on a B&B basis, where evening meal can be provided when booked in advance. Please contact us for further details.
Description of Chez Tartaud Gite :Our organic smallholding offers a restored self contained cottage with exposed beams and stonework, adjoining our home. Comfortable living / dining room with bespoke kitchen (dishwasher, washing-machine, fridge / freezer, cooker, microwave etc.). The first floor four poster bedroom with an additional single bed and an adjoining shower room with WC. Private landscaped garden with BBQ and furniture borders the duck pond, perfect for outdoor dining and relaxing.Ideal for walking or cycling around the many well marked tree lined rural lanes 1km to the dramatic rocky waters of the river Gartempe, with small swimming beach, licensed fishing, canoeing - sailing, tennis and horse riding nearby. Local village shops and bar are only 1.5 km, the historic market town of Montmorillon 15 mins drive.About 1.5km by road (or chemin) passing the equestrian centre is the village of LATHUS with a small supermarket which includes the butchers, there are two boulangeries (one who deliver direct to our farm most mornings), florist, doctor, pharmacy, post office, bar/restaurant and bank. Lathus dating from Gallo-Roman times, has its granite-built Church of Saint Maurice (12th – 13th Century) plus dolmen (rocks) of Marchain and several chateaux (e.g. Ouzilly, le Ché and Cluzeau-Bonneau). Heading 1km in the opposite direction to the village from the cottage, you find the wild beauty of the Roc d’Enfer (Stone of Hell) astride the rapids of the Gartempe river. In a quieter part of the river past the chateau de Chez Rogan but still within 1.5km of Chez Tartaud, is the small swimming beach, picnic area and an excellent restaurant.A whole host of activities are on offer locally on the river and at the neighbouring Centre de Plein Air and Equestrian Centre such as fishing, canoeing, sailing, tennis, mountain bikes, rock climbing, archery, horse riding and the educational farm.
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Directions to Chez TartaudOn the border of La Vienne (86) and Haute Vienne (87) departements between Montmorillon and Le Dorat. The gîte is situated off the D10 road between Lathus village and the River Gartempe.
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