Des Tilleuls, 8 Ecoutron, La Chapelaude, France
Relax in the French Countryside
and a half hours south of Paris, in a very small village, Ecoutron, close to the
center of France, about 15 minutes from Montluçon
is our old farmhouse. It has four bedrooms; a master bedroom, and three other
bedrooms. There is a large eat-in kitchen, the living room with a working fireplace,
two bathrooms, an attic, cellar, and a large attached barn. The house is suitable
for 4 to 6 people. There is central heating, a dishwasher, washing machine, telephone,
fax machine, and television.
the large garden and grounds (5.000
m² = 1.5 acres) there is a beautiful view over
meadowlands. In front of the house are three large linden trees ("les Tilleuls")
which give wonderful shade during the summer and keep the house cool.
are some beautiful medieval towns and sites in the area -- Hérisson
and Boussac, the castle in Montluçon,
the casino in Néris
Les Bains, the resort and spa city Vichy, and the wine caves of Saint Pourça,
where one can taste the wines and of course take some home.
a 15-minute drive there is an eighteen-hole golf course surrounding an old castle
and winding along the river Cher. The clubhouse is simple and friendly. The green
fee is very reasonable.
golf course is close to Montluçon
and is beautifully hilly; it is advisable to rent
a golf cart there.
place to swim is only 20 minutes away on a lake. On the river Cher is a canoe
you enjoy cycling, by all means bring your bike along.
the evening you relax by candlelight under the linden trees or in front of the
fireplace with a glass of wine from Saint
· For availability and more information:
· by phone:
Luc Hamaker & Giny
Tel.& Fax: 0571-291582