Exquisite retreat, a nature lovers dream.

Sleeps: 8
Bedrooms: 3
Weekly price guide: £1584-£2828
Pool: Yes
Type: House
Property Ref: VEN1944

General Description

Peace and tranquillity await you at the Manoir. This exquisite retreat is set along a long private country drive, surrounded on all sides by meadows, cornfields and the occasional grazing cattle. Forming the centre of a courtyard of ancient barns and encircled by gardens and shrubs. The Manoir offers a warm welcome to all who visit. The house and range of barns offer a beautiful private rural getaway and the whole property is comprised of 32 acres of meadows, woodland and gardens to explore. A completely private heated pool with jumbo sunbathing terraces and full security fencing awaits you. It is a true nature lovers dream with herds of visiting red deer, barn owls, humming birds, birds of prey, rare butterflies, bullfrogs, foxes, badgers, wild boar and so much more. The owners keep a wildlife book where guests record their sightings. The nearest neighbour is over a mile away and the whole property is truly 'yours' for your time. If you love nature, peace and seclusion, this is definitely the place for you!

Accommodation Facilities

Bedrooms: Downstairs bedroom
Mezannine bedroom
2 Further bedrooms
Bathrooms: Separate downstairs toilet
Downstairs walk in shower
1st floor bathroom and toilet.
Kitchen: Fully Fitted Kitchen
Living Rooms: A large living Room and Dining Room
Other Rooms: A quiet upstairs reading area
Linen/Cleaning/Towels etc: Included but not pool towels.
Outside: Set in 32 acres of woodland, meadows and gardens, we offer complete privacy for you and your family.

The gardens are colourful and casual with tulips, wild narcissi, cosmos, roses, lillies, camelias, lavender and lilacs. Filling the garden with a beautiful scent.

Eating outside during the day is a must. There is a purpose built BBQ, outside tables and chairs tucked under the shade of the sumach trees.

We take great pride in our pool which is perfectly located just to the side of the main house. The pool is surrounded by a natural stone walls on 3 sides and security fenced on the fourth. The pool is heated and maintained each week to a high standard.

There is a large terraces affording plenty of room for sunbathing and relaxing. Guest can take advantage of the comfortable pool side sun lounge chairs.

Each guest is given keys to the security gates, thus enabling peace of mind for children and all visitors.
Additional notes (if any): We can usually help you arrange any of the following. Please enquire at time of booking.

Maid service/extra cleaning
Local day-trips or tours
Airport pick-up/drop-off
Babysitting service
Welcome hamper/pre-stocked fridge

- Swimming Pool: Use of the pool is entirely at the Hirer’s own risk and should remain locked at all times unless an adult is present. Covers to be replaced at night. From time to time, general maintenance may be necessary. Under no circumstances should any equipment/pumps/heaters etc be touched. If you suspect a problem with the pool, please contact our Maintenance person named in the house book immediately.

- Keys: A set of keys will be provided on arrival. House to be locked when guests are not at the property and returned as requested at the end of the stay. Keys are provided for upstairs windows. Please keep locked at all times when young children are present.

- The number of people staying at the property must not exceed those on your booking form.
- The accommodation must be left clean and in the same condition as found.

- Please adhere to our refuse notes in the house.

- Any breakages should be reported and we reserve the right to charge for any non-trivial damage.

- The use of accommodation and amenities is entirely at the Hirer’s risk and no responsibility can be accepted for injury, loss or damage to the Hirer or the Hirer’s companions or guests.

- Gardening/lawn maintenance will occasionally be undertaken during guests stay.
- There is no land line, please ensure you have a mobile phone with you.


Wonderful and peaceful
Posted by Anon . on 21/05/2013

Driving up the avenue to Trebuchet, through the wheat and barley fields, watching the farmers cutting the corn, what a lovely sight. Your home is wonderful and peaceful. Visited some beautiful Chateaux and villages. We have had a wonderful time. See you soon.

Mrs Farrell
A lovely place and time
Posted by Anon . on 21/05/2013

Thoroughly relaxed after a few days here. Ready to face another year of 6th formers ! A lovely place and time !

M Wigg
Beautiful house, wonderful environment
Posted by Anon . on 21/05/2013

Beautiful house, wonderful environment. A little piece of heaven on earth. Work seems a distant memory. Not long enough....

I Currie

Terms & Conditions

Security deposit £500: The security deposit is paid on arrival and will be refunded in full after departure subject to damage inspection.
End of stay cleaning included? Please enquire.
Pets welcome? Please enquire.
Insurance It is recommended that all guests take out insurance to cover against potential cancellation and any accidental damage caused during your stay at the property.
Changeover day Saturday.

Local Area / Activities

The manoir is set in a truly delightful area in Central France close to the border of The Vienne. With Medieval towns, beautiful villages tumbling into local rivers, local markets full of fresh produce, Chateaux, Cathedrals and so much more, there really is something for everyone! The outstanding countryside is completely unspoiled, with a beautiful mix of wild flowers and unusual vegetation. Roaming herds of deer are common, as are wild boar - but these can prove a little harder to spot! Montmorillon - Approximately 10 miles away is a beautiful Medieval town set on the banks of the river with an excellent twice weekly local market, ancient buildings, restaurants, cafes, bars, banks and supermarkets. There is a diverse selection of local hotels, small town bars, cafes and markets in the local towns of villages and towns of St. Savin, Nalliers, Montmorillon and Angles Sur L'Anglin. The award winning 'Fleuri Village de France' of Angles Sur L'Anglin is a must see with its beautiful cobbled streets, antique shops, towering castle ruins, prehistoric caves, friendly restaurants with superb views across the river and so much more. The manoir is surrounded by nature. Guests can see herds of deer, rare butterflies, fireflies, humming birds, eagles, barn owls, wild boar - along with much more! There is so much to see and so much to do: - Why not visit the local lakes in the Brenne. - Have a relaxing time fishing from the banks of the beautiful River in Nalliers. - Go Canoeing. - Hire Bicycles and enjoy the myriad of tracks. - Horse riding just a mile from the house. - Horse and trap rides through the countryside. - Visit the Prehistoric caves in Angles. - Take the Velo Ride in Chauvigny. - Eagle Displays from the ramparts. The manoir is approximately 2 kms from the village of Nalliers and 8 kms from the town of St Savin with cafes, banks, shops etc. Local Amenities Nearest Airport Poitiers (21-25 km) Nearest Ferry port Caen (Over 100 km) Nearest Village Nalliers (2 km) Nearest Town/City St Savin (5 km) Nearest Restaurant Nalliers (2 km) Nearest Bar/Pub Nalliers (2 km) Nearest Beach La Rochelle (Over 100 km) Nearest Golf Montmorillon (10 km)

Price Guide

These prices are a guideline only, please use the calendar at the top of the page to search availability and prices for specific weeks. Then you have the option to book the property online.

Low Season: £1584
High Season: £2828

Key Features

  • Swimming pool
  • TV
  • BBQ
  • Cot available
  • Close to local amenities
  • Walk to village
  • Suitable for young children
  • Near river beach
  • Golf nearby
  • Fishing nearby
  • Watersports nearby


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