Table Outside


La Mirabelle Holiday Home - La Jarge, Charente, France

La Mirabelle is situated on the edge of a small, quiet hamlet in the heart of the Charente region.It is a rural area, with an abundance of small traditional communities to explore. As you travel about, you are very likely to see farms offering produce for sale.

The market town of Sauzé Vaussais is nearby (5km) and has a large supermarket and other essential amenities. Other towns and villages are just a short journey away, including Montjean, with a small bar / restaurant plus a boulangerie, also Ruffec, the largest of the local towns, which offers markets, a good choice of restaurants and a choice of supermarkets.

La Mirabelle is also a great base for numerous leisure activities such as walking, cycling, fishing, horse-riding, tennis and canoeing. There are also several public lakeside beaches that have safe children's play areas, picnic tables and barbeques.

La Mirabelle is an excellent base for day trips to either the coast or inland to some of the beautiful old cities and of course attractions such as Futuroscope, near Poitiers.

La Mirabelle is an attractive and spacious farmhouse, offering the comforts of home with the appeal of an old French property. It is perfect for large families or groups, with room enough inside and out, for it it not to feel crowded.

Sitting Room and Kitchen - Click on image to enlarge


The large homely living room has three comfortable sofas to chill out in, or to enjoy the warmth of the wood burner in cooler times.

Facilities include:

  • TV with a choice of either French or English programs
  • DVD player with a selection of DVDs
  • Small library area, with a choice of books, games, jigsaws etc.
  • For the little ones, there is a 'kiddies corner' complete with a child-sized table and chairs and a selection of toys

 The fully equiped kitchen-diner is large enough for up to 12 people to enjoy their meals round the table. There is under-floor heating installed for use in the cooler months!

There is an ample supply of crockery, cutlery and glasses for all your needs and for saftey there are plastic glasses supplied for outside use around the pool. There is a large fridge-freezer and everything is provided that would make preparing family meals a real pleasure! Included are:

  • Large fridge-freezer
  • 5-burner gas hob
  • Large oven
  • Microwave
  • Dishwasher
  • Coffee machine
  • Toaster
  • Plus the usual gadgets
Bedrooms - Click on image to enlarge


The 6 bedrooms are located in two seperate wings, each with a double room with space for a cot, pklus two additional twin rooms. This makes the house particularly well suited for two families. There are fans available to help with coling in the summer months if the weather gets a little hot.


Each wing has its own shower-room and toilet. Bother shower-rooms also have under floor heating.

Games Room

There is a dedicated games room which has table-tennis, a 5ft. snooker / pool table and a darts board! Various garden games equipment is also stored in here.


Step out of the house on to a large terrace, with tables an chairs, ideal for sitting out in the evenings. This leads to a large sunny garden with is completely fenced and quite private. There is a small well, which is securely covered, so completely safe for the little ones.

The outside facilities include:

  •  Childrens swings
  • An 8m x 4m swimming pool with terrace
  • Ample sun-beds for lounging
  • A bespoke BBQ area for summer cooking
  • A 'folly' which can provide some shade and privacy if needed

There  are various flower beds and a number of fruit trees, including damson, cherry, fig and pear. When ripe, you are welcome to pick and enjoy.

The Outside - Click on image to enlarge