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Local guide and map for Quality Cottages, Beautiful Countryside, Heated Pool and Games Room, France
Logis de lussais is located in the Boutonne Valley, in the centre of the Poitou Charentes region of South West France, between the valleys of the Loire and Dordogne, close to local amenities in the small market town of Chef-Boutonne and within easy reach of the beaches and islands along the Atlantic coast, the airports at La Rochelle, Angoulème and Poitiers and regional attractions.
The quaint village of Lussais is flanked by the river Boutonne and the surrounding countryside offers an ideal opportunity for pleasant walks and cycle rides. Fresh or smoked trout can be purchased fom the local farm and the family run bar/restaurant at Des Canards is a short walk along a country lane beside the river.
Within walking distance are a local restaurant, a trout farm to buy fresh and smoked fish, a fairytale château with a park and lake, and a boulangerie to buy fresh bread and speciality cakes and pasteries of the region.
There are local possibilities for fishing, horse riding and tennis
The local market town of Chef Boutonne is a 3 min drive in the car, a short cycle ride or can be walked in about 25 mins. The town is well serviced by local amenities including two supermarkets, a bar and two restaurants, tabac, boulangeries, charcouterie, boucherie, banks, doctors and pharmacies. There is a bustling weekly market here and in the neighbouring villages of Aulnay, Melle and Lezay.
The town hosts a table tennis tournement in mid June and during the last week of June the Brocante at Chateaux Javarzay followed by Foire aux Pirons and Fete Fontain ending with a firework display. The Chateaux also hosts the annual Bastille Day celebrations on 14th July starting with the mayors picnic, music and dancing into the night and of course a firework display over the lake.
The property is surrounded by beautiful countryside, with woodlands and sunflower fields, yet only a short distance from local amenities in the rural market town of Chef-Boutonne which has two supermarkets, a charcuterie, boucherie, boulangerie, wine cellars, banks, pharmacies and other shops. A number of bars, cafés, and restaurants are around or overlook the town square.
Des Canards, a very popular local bar and restaurant is within walking distance, and at La Herroniere, on the edge of Chef-Boutonne, there is a lakeside bar and restaurant with childrens play area and indoor swimming pool.
A weekly bustling market takes place in Chef Boutonne and other local towns at Aulnay, Melle and Lezay, the opportunity to soak up the local atmosphere and to buy the best of local food and wine.
The Poitou-Charentes, has varied landscapes with meandering rivers and enjoys a warm and sunny climate. The sandy beaches at La Rochelle, Fouras, Royan, Chataillion le Plage and the lovely islands of Oleron, Aix and Re, are all within easy reach for a family day out. Some of the beaches are suitable for surfing and water sports.
With it's wonderful warm and sunny climate, sunflower fields and vinegrowing countryside, Logis de Lussais is ideally placed for visiting the many family attractions, historical buildings and Chateaux throughout the region.
Where you will find the nearest...
Bakery: Chef Boutonne (Deux Sèvres)
Closer to home is the Boulangerie Delice de Chateau de Javarzay a walking/cycling distance of approx. 1 km Comments from property owner
Bar (Tabac): Chef Boutonne (Deux Sèvres)
There are 3 bars in Chef Boutonne and Bar Chez Francois is next to the Hotel Voyageurs overlooking the town square. Comments from property owner
Market: Chef Boutonne (Deux Sèvres)
The street market in the town square is open every Saturday selling, cheeses, meat, fish, vegetables, seafood and local fresh produce Comments from property owner
Pharmacy: Chef Boutonne (Deux Sèvres)
There are 3 Doctors surgeries in Chef Boutonne including an English speaking doctor. Comments from property owner
Supermarket: Chef Boutonne (Deux Sèvres)
There are two Supermarkets to choose from Champion and Intermarche Comments from property owner
Tourist Information office: Chef Boutonne (Deux Sèvres)
Chef Boutonne is also served with a 2 restaurants, Boucherie, 2 Boulangeries, Charcouterie and 2 banks Comments from property owner
See Activities and attractions for more information on nearby activities and places of interest.
Local area details
Angouleme Airport (30.4 miles)
Angoulême’s Brie-Champniers airport welcomes low cost airline Ryanair from 1st April 2008 with flights from [...]
Poitiers Airport (38.3 miles)
There are flights from Stansted and Birmingham. Hire cars are available at the airport (suggest [...]
La Rochelle Airport (53.0 miles)
A very accessible airport with flights from many UK airports. Car hire available. [...]
Limoges Airport (63.6 miles)
Limoges airport is served by Ryanair (from several locations in the UK, including Stansted, Liverpool, [...]
Bordeaux Airport - Gironde (93.6 miles)
Bordeaux is a very modern, very clean and very well organised airport. [...]
Bergerac Airport (93.6 miles)
Bergerac is situated east of Bordeaux and is the most convenient airport for those travelling [...]
Tours Airport (99.5 miles)
Tours has flights direct from Stansted and Dublin. It is a modern airport, which is [...]
Angers Airport (100.9 miles)
Nantes Airport - Loire Atlantique (102.0 miles)
Ryanair Flights from East Midlands, Stansted, Shannon and Dublin. Car hire available. [...]
Brive Souillac Airport - Dordogne (106.8 miles)
Brive Airport is ideally located in the heart of Dordogne. The airport is easily accessible [...]
Chef Boutonne (Deux Sèvres) (2.2 miles)
Maisonnay (Deux Sèvres) (5.3 miles)
L Enclave De La Martinier (Deux Sèvres) (6.3 miles)
Chail (Deux Sèvres) (6.3 miles)
Pouffonds (Deux Sèvres) (6.3 miles)
St Leger De La Martiniere (Deux Sèvres) (6.3 miles)
St Romans Les Melle (Deux Sèvres) (7.6 miles)
Mazieres Sur Beronne (Deux Sèvres) (7.6 miles)
Melle (Deux Sèvres) (7.7 miles)
St Martin Les Melle (Deux Sèvres) (7.9 miles)
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