Chez Lussaud is a beautiful 300 year old private hamlet located in the southern tip of the Charente. Set in 8 acres of gardens, woods & open spaces, it is the perfect place to kick off your shoes, relax & take in the views. Le Four a Pain is one of two luxury gites we have, with its own private garden & pool access.
Holidays are very precious, our aim is for you to go home completely relaxed and rested, having enjoyed the peace, tranquility and hospitality Chez Lussaud has to offer.
Le Four a Pain (The Bread Oven) - Sleeps 4/6
Comprising of two very comfortable ensuite bedrooms with walk-in showers. In addition, the mezzanine with its quiet reading area provides a sprung mattress sofa bed for additional two guests if required. A good nights sleep is paramount for our guests, the master bed is a super king with a quality deep sprung mattress.
Upstairs in the Loft Chambre, the zip and link bed with deep sprung mattress and topper can be set up as either a super-king or two 3ft singles. (Please advise your preference on the booking form). We provide good quality 100% Egyptian cotton bedding and towels free of charge.
The cottage has a large fully equipped country kitchen with a wood burning stove providing the perfect area to dine and entertain. The dining area has a farmhouse table, and the dresser contains a wide range of glassware and a 8 place setting of beautiful Denby crockery, including serving dishes and oven to tableware.
There is dual aspect lounge with sublime views down the valley cross cornfields on one side and an enclosed private garden to the other. Traditional terracotta floors ensure the cottage is cool in the summer months, while an open fire ensures a warm and comfortable evening when staying off season.
Equipped with a flat screen tv, Freeview UK satellite channels, and comfortably furnished, the lounge provides the perfect area to relax after a day out exploring. In addition the cottage has full central heating and includes a complimentary basket of logs, perfect for those out of season breaks.
The private garden with traditional stone walls, large terrace and soft planting has steps up to a large lawned area with fruit trees, providing shade and seating areas to relax and take in the peace and quiet. To the right, the cottage garden has a secret ... an enclosed walled garden with climbing roses, a palm tree, an olive tree and an abundance of herbs. Wooden doors from the walled garden open out onto a lavender lined pathway giving you your own private access to the 10x5 metre pool and views up the Chatignac valley.
Pool - The pool is 10m x 5m with a depth ranging from 1m up to 1.80m in the deep end. Equipped with sun loungers, parasols and a cabana, we also provide pool towels and pool baskets for your stay. The pool is shared with one other gite.
Pétanque - there is a Pétanque court and boules for your enjoyment.
Parking space is provided for two cars at the front of the cottage.
Free WIFI is available.
A welcome basket with local Charentise produce is provided on arrival, and when in season, fruit from our trees.
Pets with 'well behaved owners' are welcome (max 2 per gite). Dog bowls and doggy treats provided! Please note that while your gardens are private, they are not fenced off, so leads are required at all times please. We have a large field at the back which is ideal for dog walking. The owners have two very friendly Golden Retrievers.
*Our other property is La Maison du Charpentier
Chez Lussaud is situated next to the pretty village of Chatignac with its active events calendar, tennis court, mini golf area and pétanque court. Within 3kms is the beautiful village of Brossac with restaurants, a village store, bakery, butchers, tourist information, hairdressers and a launderette, as well as a large swimming lake with water sports, mini golf, a clubhouse and an active social calendar throughout the summer.
Surrounded by beautiful villages, Chez Lussaud is perfectly situated to explore the local area, by foot - there are numerous walking routes for all levels, or you have the quieter country roads if you prefer cycling. With stunning views and open skies, it is also an artists paradise! Not to mention ornithologists and due to its location, the skies have no ambient light at night - perfect for a budding star-gazer!
The market town of Chalais is within 7km and encompasses all the amenities associated with a medium sized town, including two large supermarkets. The Chateau des Tallyrand - a Relais Chateaux with a drawbridge has an excellent restaurant. There are numerous other restaurants in the local area to cater for all tastes.
Chatignac, Nouvelle-Aquitaine, Ranska