Gabillou gite SW France with private pool
GABILLOU: The house is independent and for your sole use and offers spacious accommodation (200 sq.m. of indoor living space) as well as an adjoining 60 sq.m. terrace with both charcoal and gas barbecues which is part covered. The house and terrace look out onto the pool (11 x 4.2m) and its 80 sq.m. terrace, with sunbeds, cushions and parasols, and beyond to the surrounding fields and woodlands. Board games, toys, a huge selection of books and DVDs in French and in English for all ages, badminton/volleyball net, 2 swings, 5 adult mountain bikes, one with child-seat and 3 child bikes with helmets and wi-fi internet access are provided for your comfort. Child gates at the bottom and top of stairs also provide added peace of mind for toddlers at the house. Outside: The setting, open rolling countryside doted with old farmhouses and hilltop churches. Private large and fully enclosed garden with fruit trees and vines (help-yourself if in season). Swimming pool and large terrace with 8 sun-beds. The pool security is provided by alarm and the pool area is also fenced for added security. Terrace adjacent to house (part-covered) and 2 BBQs (gas and charcoal). There are many activities on-site to keep children and adults alike entertained including a full size table-tennis table, a swingball game, swings, badminton and a set of boules. Situated off a quiet winding lane (cul-de-sac) with many circular walks and bicycle rides through the local countryside directly from the property. Undercover parking for 2 cars. There is a large empty barn on the grounds which belongs to the owners and is not in use. Utility Room: Washing machine, iron, ironing-board. Cleaning / Towels / Linen / Maid service: Maid service/pet sitting can be arranged. Weekly pool and garden maintenance. Weekly linen change. Other: Upstairs, the large 18 sq.m. landing overlooking the pool and garden provides a library area stocked with hundreds of books and a vast collection of DVD's. There are also 2 comfy armchairs in which to relax.