The Maison de maître is the Master’s house, where the landowner would have lived and presided over the farming and hunting activity in the local area. Consequently the house is large but simple with an understated elegance. The house has been sympathetically renovated with care and attention to detail, focusing on the retention of original features whilst providing a comfortable, clean and modern environment.
The house has large gardens to the front, side and rear. There is a flat grassed area to while away the hours playing boules or football. The kids can play in the ‘play cafe’ set up in the outhouses or bounce on the giant sunken trampoline while you enjoy an apéro on the terrace!
Accommodation – Ground Floor
The kitchen is spacious, complete with oven and hob, american fridge freezer plumbed in for ice and filtered water, dishwasher, microwave, kettle, toaster, raclette machine, hand blender, microwave and filter coffee machine. The oak refectory dining table comfortably seats ten, or fourteen at a squeeze! For our younger guests, we have a high chair and booster seat. There is an excellent range of crockery, pots, pans, glasses, mugs and cutlery.
The large and comfortable dual aspect living room has an open fire and tall original windows. For relaxing evenings there is a flat screen TV with DVD player and a good collection of favourite films,TV series and dozens of books.
In the adjoining hallway there is a small cloakroom at the foot of the stairs.The washing machine is in the cupboard under the stairs.
Up the winding chestnut staircase four amply proportioned bedrooms can be found off the landing. In total, the house sleeps nine adults. A travel cot can be provided on request.
The “Red Chair Bedroom” boasts a super king size bed and feature fireplace with views to the front of the house.
The “Triple Bedroom” is to the rear, with views of the fields behind the house. The room is suitable for a couple (the bed is a double bed with single bunk over) or is perfect for three children. This room can be opened up into a family suite with the Red Chair bedroom for families with young children.
The generously proportioned “White Bedroom” to the front of the house has a king sized bed and fireplace.
To the rear, the “Pink Bedroom” is a twin, with two single beds. These two rooms can be used separately or opened up into a family suite using the adjoining door.
There is a shared bathroom, separate toilet and an additional shower room with sink – enough to cope with a good house full.
Floor plan (click to view)