The Blacksmith's Cottage
Pricing ( Weekly )
MAY/OCT – £750
JUNE/ SEPT – £800
JULY / AUG -£850
These beautiful cottages are the latest addition to the Chateau des Barres holiday accommodation. Set in their own private grounds next to the Chateau.
At the turn of the century the Cottages were where the local blacksmith lived and worked. The Blacksmith’s Cottage has retained many of its original features, all the rooms have retained their lovely terracotta floors, oak beams and in the salon and the kitchen/dining area the huge original stone fireplaces.
The entrance to this typically French Provincial Farmhouse which has a very cottage feel is through a lovely rustic hall leading to a large kitchen, a dishwasher and washing machine have been provided as well as all the other usual facilities. The kitchen has also the luxury of an original tuffeau stone fireplace (logs provided) where once the iron was heated to make the shoes for the horses, leading on from the kitchen is a large dining area.
The rooms are large and spacious with original oak beamed ceilings and the salon also has the luxury of a beautiful original tuffeau stone fireplace (logs provided), in the salon there are two large sofa/beds.. an ideal place you can relax after a day’s sight-seeing or sunbathing.
All the rooms are furnished in antique rustic country French furniture in keeping with the style and age of the cottage.
Sleeping 4 to 6 plus cot it comprises of 2 double bedrooms with antique rustic country French furniture. The master bedroom has a double bed and sofa/bed, the second bedroom has a double bed with an additional single bed, both rooms are in the eaves of the cottage both having beautiful exposed solid oak beams.
There is also a large shower room downstairs with WC and a bathroom with WC on the second floor. There is a large flagged outdoor eating area with BBQ and enclosed garden. Off the flagged outdoor area is a garden room with a french day bed for quiet reading in the shade. The large gardens have a separate play and camping area with badminton and racket ball and there are skittles, table tennis table, a 18′ trampoline and a paddling pool for smaller children.
Booking and Availability
Please do get in touch with us to enquire about renting or booking any of our Gites, or the Chateau - based near Saumur, Loire Valley, France