PLEASE NOTE:EXCHANGE FULFILLED FOR 2012. 200 year old farmhouse renovated to modern standards but keeping French character with 2 acre garden including pool and 1 acre forest. 2 double bedrooms, 2 bathrooms in house. Self contained Gite with one bedroom and 1 bathroom, living room with double bed settee & kitchen. Set in quiet hamlet, Ideal for bird watchers, cyclists, walkers. Winter snow possibility. 2.5kms to village & 10 minute drive to town with all amenities.
On the borders of Charente and Dordogne 20 minute drive to lively city of Angouleme and 40 minutes to Roman city Perigueux. 1 hour drive to Cognac. 25 minutes to Brantome; Venice of Perigord. French Chateau & Vineyards to visit as well as wonderful French cuisine and cheap wine to enjoy.
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Teresa is a retired secretary and works part time as a masseuse. Ian is a retired Headteacher. We have 4 children all flown the nest and 5 young grandchildren. We have lived in France for 6 years and absolutely love it. We require care for our 2 friendly dogs who live mostly in the 2 acre garden during the summer and need minimal attention. We also have a cat. We enjoy gardening, swimming in our pool and walking the dogs.
We both sing in a local choir of which Ian is President and Teresa is Secretary. Teresa is also Secretary of the Riberac branch of Cancer Support France and when has time she loves experimenting with French cooking. Ian's passion is Rugby & is ex-WASPS scrum half. We have enjoyed 6 successful exchanges within France, the UK and Australia. References available.