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Gite De Lavande

Chez Jabier, St Priest La Marche, Cher, Centre

Property Ref:
1921

Bedrooms:
2

Sleeps:
4

Pets:
Yes (max 1)

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Contact:
Ann Gorvett

Telephone:
0248566218

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  • Lounge, with Sat Tv, Dvd, cd player, wood burning fire. Selection of books, cd's and dvd's. Free wifi
  • Modern Kitchen with all modern appliances inc:frige/freezer, coffe maker, microwave etc
  • Bathroom with power shower, wasbasin & toilet. Heated towel rail
  • Master bedroom with double bed, bedside tables & lamps,wardrobe, dressing table,bookcase with selection of books. Views over gar
  • Twin bedroom with 2 single beds, tv, vcr, selection of videos to suit all. Views overlooking the countryside
  • Above ground unheated swimming pool, ideal for cooling off on a hot day
  • Playarea for our younger guests with playhouse, sandpit, trampoline, see-saw & slide


Description of Gite De Lavande

Gite du Lavande is on the borders of the Auvergne, Limousin and Centre Region, is ideally situated to explore an area full of history, charm and beauty.

Within half an hour's drive you can discover castles and chateaux, picturesque historical market towns and villages, swimming lakes with sandy beaches and cafés, woodland walks, and plenty of wonderful picnic sites.

Go a little further and you will get more of the same, in any direction.

However, there is no need to go very far. You could simply spend your holiday relaxing at 'home' by the pool, sipping chilled local wine, reading your favourite books and cooking up a delicious BBQ in the evening. You'll go home feeling refreshed and happy whatever you choose to do.

Gite du Lavande has a private enclosed mature garden which also boasts an above ground swimming-pool , and views over the adjoining fields. the locality is ideal for walking, biking and swimming, or simply a place to relax within its tranquil rural surroundings. Chez Jabier also has the unique feature of having no street lights, making it ideal for star-gazers.

PRIVATE SWIMMING POOL - above ground approx 4.5m, ideal to cool off on a hot sumers day Beach towels can be provided. Inflatables provided.

PLAY GARDEN with playhouse, trampoline,sandpit and slide, outdoor games are available, badminton, boules etc. Enclosed and suitable to let dog off lead.

FLOWER & VEGETABLE GARDENS with edible herbs and salad crops in season, a selectin of herbs are available outside the gite.

GREEN LANE WALKING and cycling direct from the door.

BEACHES and SWIMMING LAKES Three marvellous local swimming lakes (with fishing as well) within 20 to 35 minutes drive.All lakes have lifeguards in high season and swimming areas are cordoned off for safety, you can hire pedalos, canoes and rowing boats. At Sidiailles there is an adventure in the trees suitable for young and older and also a cafe on site.

GOLF Within 15 mins drive there is a superb international 18 hole course.One at Pouligny Notre Dame and another at Gouzon. There is also a spa at Poligny Notre Dame should you feel the need for a pampering treat.

CYCLING is very popular here in France and there are some excellent cycle routes.

FISHING there are numerous local fishing lakes, where you can get daily permits.

LOCAL CUISINE A wide variety of cuisine is available in our local towns and villages, with menus from 11 euros for 3 to 4 courses.

CHATEAUX and GARDENS and HISTORICAL SITES There are many fabulous places to visit - full details are in the gite

FAMILY ACTIVITIES There are numerous family activities to keep all the family amused, there are two adventure in the trees parks close by, laser shooting, bouncy castles and trampolines, Llama treking, Pony Treking, Zoo de Beauval is the largest zoo in Europe and well worth a visit, Le Pal is a zoo and theme park with rides for all ages a fantastic day out for all the family, Futuroscope is about 2hours drive away, again a fun packed day, closer to home there is the wolf park and giant maze at Guéret, Kayaking and electric boats at St Amand Montrond.

MARKETS Everyone wants to visit a traditional French Market, our closest are Boussac - Thursday morning, St Aout animal market - Tuesday morning, Chateaumeillant - Friday morning and La Chatre- Saturday morning.

Why not try your hand at bartering at one of the many brocantes held on weekend here in France, you will discover some beautiful villages and taste the true meaning of France. Children are well catered for with rides and games to keep them amused. Full details are available in the gite.



Accommodation description
Bedrooms:
Bedroom 1 with double bed,Bedroom 2 with twin beds.Cot can be provided on request, wardrobe, dressing table, bedside tables with lamps. Bookcase with selection of books. Views over pool area and garden.

Bathrooms:
Bathroom with multi jet shower, toilet & wash hand basin.

Kitchen:
Fully equipped kitchen. Gas hob & electric oven,fridge/freezer,microwave,kettle and toaster.
Dining room with table and chairs to sit at least 4 people & high chair.

Utility Room:
There is no washing machine in the gite this year but there is a washing machine avail for use at 2 euros a load.

Living Rooms:
Comfortable, yet retaining a wonderful French charm, you will find two seater setee with two armchairs, tv and dvd with selection of dvds, . Wood burining fire which is great any time of year. First basket of logs included in the rental price.

Cleaning/Towels/Linen/Maid service:
The property is cleaned to a high standard on the morning before you arrive. Fresh linen & towels are provided for your stay.
Your comfort is our goal. We have created restful retreat that you can think of as your home away from home when you’re in the a

Amenities/Facilities:
Barbecue, Private Pool, Parking, Garden.

Fridge/Freezer, Hob/Stove, Iron, Microwave, Oven.

Cot, High Chair, Internet Access, Room Fans, Satellite, TV.

Location Type:
Lake, Rural.

Accessibility
The property is unsuitable for anyone with mobility problems as it is set on two floors and steps to enter the cottage.

Outside
There is a private small garden to the side of the gite ideal for sunbathing and relaxing, a patio to the front with table, chairs, parasol and BBQ, plus off road parking.
In the main garden you have use of the above ground pool, a play area for younger children including slide & sandpit.

Important notes on accommodation
Secured enclosed parking All linen/towels are provided and changed weekly. TV, DVD & CD player. WiFi free connection. Good selection of books, DVDs, CDs and garden games. BBQ Logs available for the woodburner Cycle track and vineyards are on the doorstep. Plenty of maps, walking guides and information leaflets available in the cottage. Babysitting is available at an extra charge with a fully qualified NNEB/ RGN, Bookings for restaurants can be arranged free of charge and if you would like to enjoy an evening out without the worries of driving, a service can be arranged at an extra charge. We just hope you will have a wonderful, happy holiday with us at Gite du Lavande.

Features of Gite De Lavande

  • General
  • Garden
  • Freezer
  • Cot available
  • Car parking (1 car)
  • Bed linen included
  • Bed linen & towels inc
  • Woodburning stove
  • Balcony / terrace
  • Washing machine
  • Open fire
  • Microwave
  • High chair
  • Entertainment
  • Garden Barbecue
  • DVD player
  • Colour TV
  • Wifi / Internet Access
  • Video
  • Sat. Tv
  • Outdoor pool
  • Additional Facilities
  • cd player with selection of cd's.
  • DVD, videos and books available at the gite.
  • Free WIFI connection
  • Highchair, cot, changing mat, microwave steriliser, buggy, booster chair, bottle warmer, bouncy chair, stairgates at both top & bottom of staircase ( please let us know in advance if you require any or all of the above, there is no charge).
  • A basket of wood is included in the price of the rental, extra is available at 10 euros/ barrow.
  • During the cooler months if required electric heaters are available at a cost of £75/week.
  • Pets are welcome at a cost of £80/stay: please ensure that they are treated for fleas & ticks prior to arrival and they are prohibited from sitting on the furniture and upstairs.
  • There is no washing machine in the gite, but guests are welcome to use ours which is situated in the utility room ( it has its own entrance) at 2 euros per load.
  • A safe is available for hire available for 10 euros per week (optional)
  • We offer the option of an evening meal on arrival: please enquire and a menu will be sent to you, there is a seperate children's menu.


Local Information

Gite du Lavande is on the borders of the Auvergne, Limousin and Centre Region, is ideally situated to explore an area full of history, charm and beauty.

Within half an hour's drive you can discover castles and chateaux, picturesque historical market towns and villages, swimming lakes with sandy beaches and cafés, woodland walks, and plenty of wonderful picnic sites.

Go a little further and you will get more of the same, in any direction.

However, there is no need to go very far. You could simply spend your holiday relaxing at 'home' by the pool, sipping chilled local wine, reading your favourite books and cooking up a delicious BBQ in the evening. You'll go home feeling refreshed and happy whatever you choose to do.

Gite du Lavande has a private enclosed mature garden which also boasts an above ground swimming-pool , and views over the adjoining fields. the locality is ideal for walking, biking and swimming, or simply a place to relax within its tranquil rural surroundings. Chez Jabier also has the unique feature of having no street lights, making it ideal for star-gazers.

PRIVATE SWIMMING POOL - above ground approx 4.5m, ideal to cool off on a hot sumers day Beach towels can be provided. Inflatables provided.

PLAY GARDEN with playhouse, trampoline,sandpit and slide, outdoor games are available, badminton, boules etc. Enclosed and suitable to let dog off lead.

FLOWER & VEGETABLE GARDENS with edible herbs and salad crops in season, a selectin of herbs are available outside the gite.

GREEN LANE WALKING and cycling direct from the door.

BEACHES and SWIMMING LAKES Three marvellous local swimming lakes (with fishing as well) within 20 to 35 minutes drive.All lakes have lifeguards in high season and swimming areas are cordoned off for safety, you can hire pedalos, canoes and rowing boats. At Sidiailles there is an adventure in the trees suitable for young and older and also a cafe on site.

GOLF Within 15 mins drive there is a superb international 18 hole course.One at Pouligny Notre Dame and another at Gouzon. There is also a spa at Poligny Notre Dame should you feel the need for a pampering treat.

CYCLING is very popular here in France and there are some excellent cycle routes.

FISHING there are numerous local fishing lakes, where you can get daily permits.

LOCAL CUISINE A wide variety of cuisine is available in our local towns and villages, with menus from 11 euros for 3 to 4 courses.

CHATEAUX and GARDENS and HISTORICAL SITES There are many fabulous places to visit - full details are in the gite

FAMILY ACTIVITIES There are numerous family activities to keep all the family amused, there are two adventure in the trees parks close by, laser shooting, bouncy castles and trampolines, Llama treking, Pony Treking, Zoo de Beauval is the largest zoo in Europe and well worth a visit, Le Pal is a zoo and theme park with rides for all ages a fantastic day out for all the family, Futuroscope is about 2hours drive away, again a fun packed day, closer to home there is the wolf park and giant maze at Guéret, Kayaking and electric boats at St Amand Montrond.

MARKETS Everyone wants to visit a traditional French Market, our closest are Boussac - Thursday morning, St Aout animal market - Tuesday morning, Chateaumeillant - Friday morning and La Chatre- Saturday morning.

Why not try your hand at bartering at one of the many brocantes held on weekend here in France, you will discover some beautiful villages and taste the true meaning of France. Children are well catered for with rides and games to keep them amused. Full details are available in the gite.



Accommodation description
Bedrooms:
Bedroom 1 with double bed,Bedroom 2 with twin beds.Cot can be provided on request, wardrobe, dressing table, bedside tables with lamps. Bookcase with selection of books. Views over pool area and garden.

Bathrooms:
Bathroom with multi jet shower, toilet & wash hand basin.

Kitchen:
Fully equipped kitchen. Gas hob & electric oven,fridge/freezer,microwave,kettle and toaster.
Dining room with table and chairs to sit at least 4 people & high chair.

Utility Room:
There is no washing machine in the gite this year but there is a washing machine avail for use at 2 euros a load.

Living Rooms:
Comfortable, yet retaining a wonderful French charm, you will find two seater setee with two armchairs, tv and dvd with selection of dvds, . Wood burining fire which is great any time of year. First basket of logs included in the rental price.

Cleaning/Towels/Linen/Maid service:
The property is cleaned to a high standard on the morning before you arrive. Fresh linen & towels are provided for your stay.
Your comfort is our goal. We have created restful retreat that you can think of as your home away from home when you’re in the a

Amenities/Facilities:
Barbecue, Private Pool, Parking, Garden.

Fridge/Freezer, Hob/Stove, Iron, Microwave, Oven.

Cot, High Chair, Internet Access, Room Fans, Satellite, TV.

Location Type:
Lake, Rural.

Accessibility
The property is unsuitable for anyone with mobility problems as it is set on two floors and steps to enter the cottage.

Outside
There is a private small garden to the side of the gite ideal for sunbathing and relaxing, a patio to the front with table, chairs, parasol and BBQ, plus off road parking.
In the main garden you have use of the above ground pool, a play area for younger children including slide & sandpit.

Important notes on accommodation
Secured enclosed parking All linen/towels are provided and changed weekly. TV, DVD & CD player. WiFi free connection. Good selection of books, DVDs, CDs and garden games. BBQ Logs available for the woodburner Cycle track and vineyards are on the doorstep. Plenty of maps, walking guides and information leaflets available in the cottage. Babysitting is available at an extra charge with a fully qualified NNEB/ RGN, Bookings for restaurants can be arranged free of charge and if you would like to enjoy an evening out without the worries of driving, a service can be arranged at an extra charge. We just hope you will have a wonderful, happy holiday with us at Gite du Lavande. Full details are available in the gite.

Accessibility Details

The property is not suitable for wheelchair users as it is on two floors with steps leading into the cottage



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Property ref:
BC1921

Contact name:
Ann Gorvett

Telephone:
0248566218

Location details for Gite De Lavande

  • Distance from:
  • 1 hour 4 minutes drive from Chateauroux (38 miles)
  • 1 hour 41 minutes drive from Moulins (81 miles)
  • 2 hours 30 minutes drive from Orleans (127 miles)


(All distances and times are approximations)

Getting Here

First set :(613kms)
Take A10 towards Orléans, Nantes, Bordeaux, then follow A71/A20 towards Toulouse, Clermont-Ferrand continue along this road and head towards the A20 Toulouse,Limoges, Chateauroux.Take exit 12 on the A20 towards Chateauroux centre, Deols, La Chatre (D920).
Continue along the D920 towards La Chatre at the 2nd roundabout take the 2nd exit (D67) towards Montluçon, La Chatre.
Continue straight on until you reach & go through La Chatre ( passing Super U on your left), again continue straight on until you see a sign on your right (D917) to St Sévére sur Indre, turn right here. Again continue straight on through St Severe until you reach a village called Marembert, pass through Marembert and turn left (D203) St Priest La Marche,continue on this road until you come to the junction and turn right (D3E) towards Chez Jabier. Keep going straight on , you will see the sign for Chez Jabier on your right hand side, keep going straight on and Gite du Lavande is the last house on your right hand side. It is a white house with blue shutters.

Second Set: (652kms)
From the port turn left onto the E15 towards A26,A16 Paris , Reims. At the roundabout take the 4th exit E15 Rocade. Turn left A26/E15 toward Saint-Omer, Paris, Reims. Close to Arras turn right (A1/E15) Arras-Est, Lille, Paris continue on this road towards Arras -Est, Paris.
Turn right A3/E15 towards Bordeaux, Nantes, Paris, continue on this road until you reach E15 Boulevard Périphérique and turn left.Continue on the E15/E50/ L'Autoroute du Soleil towards A6b Bordeaux, Nantes, continue along this road turning left A6/E15 towards Evry, Lyon. Turn right A77 towards Nevers, Montargis road changes to N7.at the roundabout take the 2nd exit (N7) towards Moulins, Sancoins, take the exit N76 towards Bourges, Sancoins.
Close to Sancoins, turn left onto the D951, continue on this road until you pass Charenton-du-Cher and turn left onto the D1, Stay on the D1 until you pass Fosse-Nouvelle and at the roundabout take the 3rd exit D997, continue along this road until you pass Culan at the traffic lights turn right onto the D943, pass Spar on your right hand side and just slightly after turn left D997. Continue along this road until you pass Villers, then take the D111, continue right.
Close to Saint-Saturnin turn left onto the D3, continue on this road which turns into the D3E, when you come to a crossroads keep going straight on, pass through St Priest La Marche and continue along the D3E, you will see a sign on your right hand side for Chez Jabier continue a bit further and Gite du Lavande is the last house on your right hand side, white house with blue shutters.
This route is a bit longer but you avoid Paris and you will not get stuck in any traffic jams.