Vue de l'Eglise provides comfortable and spacious family and pet-friendly accommodation in the charming village of Brux in the tranquil Vienne department of Western France. Ideally situated on the corner of the square, within a stone's throw of the village shop, the gite enjoys a beautiful view of the 12th century Romanesque church of St. Martin.
The holiday gite sleeps eight people comfortably in three bedrooms (one king, one double and a twin), plus twin beds on a large mezzanine. There are two shower rooms, modern kitchen facilities (including a fridge-freezer, dishwasher and electric range cooker), plus a utility room with washing machine and tumble dryer.. The spacious living room has a cosy wood-burner and a TV with English and French channels. Free WiFi is also available.
With its flat countryside, fields of yellow sunflowers and picturesque villages, the Vienne department is ideal to explore by bike or on foot, while the meandering rivers of the Charente, Vienne and Clain are perfect for a lazy paddle by canoe. Bikes can be hired and collected on site if required.
The holiday gite itself is close to some of the department’s best known tourist attractions, including the Futuroscope theme park and La Vallée des Singes (Monkey Valley), while the beautiful villages of Verteuil sur Charente and Nanteuil en Vallee are just a short drive away.
With easy access to the RN10 and within 35 minutes of the airport and train station at Poitiers, this spacious gite is an ideal holiday base for families, couples or friends.
The large living room is the perfect place to relax.
Electric range cooker with grill
Iron and ironing board
English and French satellite TV
Towels and linen provided
Books and games
Cot and highchair on request
Garden table and chairs
Table tennis table
Badminton rackets and net
Futuristic Poitiers-based theme park with 3D and 4D cinemas, along with other attractions and shows. Highlights include “Arthur the 4D experience” and “Dance with the Robots”. 40 minutes from Brux by car.
One of the region's most popular tourist attractions, Monkey Valley features more than 30 primate species (including gorillas and chimpanzees) in a natural environment. In Romagne, 15 minutes from the gite by car.
Dominated by its beautiful castle, the village of Verteuil-sur-Charente is situated on the banks of the River Charente and is a lovely place to wander around. 25 minutes from the holiday gite by car
The medieval town of Confolens enjoys a beautiful, riverside setting, with its fortified bridge dating from the 13th century, The famous Confolens International Folklore Festival takes place every year in August. 45 minutes from Brux by car.
Poitiers is a historic city that has preserved much of its old-world charm. Besides its monuments, including the 12th century Notre-Dame-la-Grande church, Poitiers has a historic town centre with narrow streets and half-timbered buildings, many of which have been converted into shops and cafes. 40 minutes from the gite by car.
Often referred to as the capital of the Marais Poitevin (Green Venice), Coulon is an ideal starting point for a traditional flat-bottomed boat ride along the maze of canals that in their heyday, were used to transport goods from various points inland to the sea ports of La Rochelle and Nantes. 1 hour 15 minutes from the holiday gite by car.
With its flat countryside, fields of yellow sunflowers and picturesque villages, the Vienne department is ideal to explore by bike, Several waymarked trails of up to a couple of hours' duration can be followed directly from the gite, both of which link up to a wider network of routes, providing opportunities for a full day's cycling, Maps and leaflets can be obtained from the local Office de Tourisme in Civray.
If you don't want to bring your own bike on holiday, why not arrange your bike hire in advance? Through our partnership with BikeHireDirect, bikes of all sizes can be delivered direct to your holiday gite at a time to suit you. Click on the image opposite to visit the BikeHireDirect website, where you will find prices, suggested cycling routes and a booking form.
For more information about cycling in France, including the beautiful Vienne region, click on the image opposite which will take you to a blog written by the team behind BikeHireDirect, The site includes guides to some of the most popular cycle routes in the area (accompanied by photos), as well as suggestions for places to stop along the way.
All prices include bed linen, towels, tea towels and electricity. A cot can be provided free-of-charge on request but please bring your own bedding.. Well-behaved dogs are welcome by prior arrangement, There is a small fee of £10 per dog to cover the cost of additional cleaning.
3rd May to 28th June 2019
30th August to 11th October 2019
29th June to 31st August 2019
Please check the availability calendar to see whether your preferred holiday dates are available.
A full copy of the terms and conditions can be found in the Welcome Pack when you arrive at the gite.