Champiau is our larger gîte, with room sizes to match.
there is one double and two twin bedrooms, a bath/shower-room, and
a shower-room, there is a further WC downstairs off the hall.
fully-equipped kitchen marries the old with the new, having exposed
beams and stone walls, as well as all the mod-cons you would expect.
It is equipped with a range-style, wood-burning cooker, separate
gas cooker, dishwasher, washing-machine, microwave, fridge-freezer,
solid oak dining table, and solid ash work-surfaces. The rear door
from the kitchen leads out onto the private dining terrace (including
barbeque) and garden.
the hallway is an equally large, comfortable lounge with wood-burning
stove and corner games-table and chairs. It has a supply of books
and games for when you just need to unwind. There is enough comfortable
seating for all.
and security are always a concern, the solid wood staircase has
child security gates top and bottom. There are smoke and carbon
monoxide detectors throughout, and a fire blanket is available in
warmth for the cooler months is provided by electric wall heaters
throughout the gîte. Hot water is supplied by two gas combination
boilers, so plentiful hot water at all times.
is a connecting door to Le petit Champiau (bolted if not booked
Champiau has a shared mature garden (with Le petit Champiau) which
also boasts a swimming-pool (security fenced) and views over the
There is also a games room with pool table.
note: our gites are non-smoking and pets are not welcome (see Pets).
pictures of Le grand Champiau are available in the Gallery