TIM’S PLACE VERTEUIL
Tim’s Place in Verteuil is situated in the heart of the village of Verteuil sur Charente between the castle and the mill and only 10 metres from the Charente river. Verteuil is in the Charente region of France and is 2.5 hours from Paris and 1 hour from Bordeaux by the TGV. The Charente is located in the south West of France. The train stops at Ruffec and it is 6km to Verteuil by taxi.
Accommodation – Verteuil sur Charente:
The ground level has the kitchen, entrance hall, a lounge and toilet. It is an open plan with lovely views of the river and the mill which is next door.
The first floor has 2 bedrooms and the washing machine. The top floor has a bedroom, bathroom and the attic which has a table tennis table and dart board. All rooms have wonderful views of either the castle and river, or mill and river.
The house has a 4 person canoe, 5 bikes, a table tennis table and a dart board. A table and chairs can be carried 10 metres to the grass in front of the house and along the river edge to enjoy the fine local wines and produce.
Weekly Rate: $600 AUD
Nightly Rate: $120 AUD ( minimum of 3 nights )
Things To Do:
There are many walks around and through the medieval village of Verteuil. One of the walks of St Jacques del Compestella passes through the village. The village is surrounded by many forests and pretty French countryside. It is in a region known as the Three Valleys and the medieval village of Verteuil is officially classified as “one of the most beautiful villages of France”. The village has restaurants, a pub, a french bar, a general store, a hairdressers, a barber, a butcher, art shops and galleries.
Restaurants and cafes in the region are wonderful. There are links below to some of the restaurants in the region.
For history enthusiasts look no further than the Charente. Dolmens abound in the region, Roman ruins and buildings, medieval castles, ancient farmhouses and 12th Century churches are all around. For a step back in time and a relaxing French holiday look no further than Tim’s Place in France.
The region is famous for cognac, beautiful wines and fresh produce from the farming communities. For a great days activity why not visit the great wineries in the region.
Things To Do In France – http://www.france-voyage.com/travel-photos/verteuil-sur-charente-13173.htm
YouTube Video showcasing Verteuil – http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QEFtQUViXac
Other businesses and resources in the village of Vertueil sur Charente
Website showcasing the village of Vertueil sur Charente. http://www.verteuil.fr
Cafe Porte Bleue – unique little restaurant in the heart of Vertueil sur Charente. www.portebleue.com
Moulin de Vertueil – an exceptional cafe and working mill located on the Charente River in the centre of Vertueil sur Charente. http://moulindeverteuil.blogspot.com
Les Bruyeres – chambre d’hotes (B&B) in Vertueil sur Charente. Friendly Hosts Heather and Phil. www.lesbruyeres.iowners.net
La Regie a Verteuil – Guided History Tours of the Village, Art Gallery, Products Charentais. www.wix.com/verteuil/verteuillaregie
La Demeure des Roses – Art Gallery and Gift Shop. Facebook: La Demeure des Roses www.virginiestefani.canalblog.com
L’immobiliere du village – Real Estate Agent – Verteuil. www.limmobiliereduvillage.com
Le Couvent des Cordeliers – Chambres d’Hotes – Bed and Breakfast. www.lecouventdescordeliers.com
Other businesses and resources nearby to the village of Vertueil sur Charente
Galerie XXIV et Cafe des Artistes – 24 Rue de la Cloche Verte 16000 Angouleme, 0545 929027. www.galeriexxiv.com
Car rental – Garage Musset, 56 Avenue Celestin Sieur 16700 Ruffec. 05 45310631. firstname.lastname@example.org
Taxis – Taxi Raynaud 05 45311008 Taxi Musset 05 45310794
Aux Choeurs de Bacchus – Restaurant and Bar in Ruffec at 11 Place Aristide Briand – 16700 Ruffec Friendly hosts Isabelle and Alain. tel – 05 45301980
Le Chadeuil – A beautiful 2 bedroom gite set in a lovely garden overlooking the picturesque Charente countryside. www.gitescharente.com
Logis de la Fouchardière – A beautiful Chambre d’Hote in a beautifully restored Chateau in the picturesque Charente countryside. http://logisfouchardiere.free.fr
Domaine De La Font De Bussac Cognac, Pineau. www.cognac-prisset.fr
Domaine Breuil De Segonzac Wine produced from organically grown grapes. www.domaine-breuil-segonzac.fr
Saint Sornin Winery Come and discover the wines of St Sornin. www.cavesaintsornin.com
Owners Direct – Over 40,000 accommodation options. www.ownersdirect.co.uk
French Properties for Sale
Charente Property – http://www.frenchpropertycentre.com/poitou-charentes/charente