Le Grand Saule B&B/Chambre d'Hote near Poitiers France
Le Grand Saule B&B Moncontour Poitiers France Chambre d'Hote Bed and Breakfast Places To Stay Lodgings Accommodations


Hosts: Keith and Anji Weston

Guestrooms: 2

Address: Le Grand Saule Chambre d'Hote, 10 Rue de Eterrasses, 86330 Moncontour, Vienne, France

Telephone: 00 33 (0)5 49 22 56 02

Activities/Attractions: Moncontour, famous for a battle between Catholic and Huguenots in 1569, houses an 11th century Donjon which can be seen from the grounds of Le Grand Saule Chambre d'Hote. It is also rumoured that Sir Walter Raleigh planned an attack on the Donjon with General Coligny, whilst sitting at a fireplace of one of the village houses.  The village is also famous for its ancient lavoirs (riverside wash houses).

A paradise for fishermen and nature lovers alike - the area offers opportunities for walking, cycling, birdwatching, horse riding, golf, watersports, flying, history and culture.


"C'est parfait!"

"C'était tres bien, très agreable.  Beaucoup de gentillesse."

"Everything was excellent - we would certainly use you again and recommend you to friends etc."

"Nous avons eu votre address par l'office de Tourism de Moncontour.  Nous ne regrettons notre choix.  L'accueil est chaleureux."

"It was a lovely place to stay, the rooms were very airy and the family room was ideal for a family of four!  We will be recommending you."

"The beautiful setting - the garden of herbs and roses, the river - so relaxing.  Your lovely house with its huge windows and beamed ceilings.  The food was delicious.  And your hospitality and welcome beyond compare.  We look forward to returning."


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General Information: Welcome to Le Grand Saule B&B/Chambre d'Hote in Moncontour, France  ... taking its name from the beautiful ancient Willow Tree in the garden which overlooks the river Dive. Keith and Anji have travelled throughout Europe, but especially France, where they have visited most areas over the years, both on holiday and in search for their future home. They would be very happy to share their knowledge and experience and to welcome you to their home.

This  enchanting, historic family run bed and breakfast accommodation is set on the edge of the attractive, historical french village of Moncontour, on the border of Vienne and Deux Sevres. Set in it's own private sunny grounds, it can be found amongst flowing rivers and forest walks, but within walking distance of all amenities.

  • The rear of the house overlooks the river and the local forest, whilst the front door is within walking distance of all amenities
  • There is a large beamed sitting room with beautiful double patio windows and a log burner for those cosy winter evenings
  • Guests have use of the lounge where both French and English television are available
  • There is also a DVD player, stereo, books, games, internet access and a piano
  • We offer a very elegant  and spacious family room ensuite( with power shower), with a double bed and single bed (possible further two single beds/cot)
  • A spacious and elegant double room with double bed which has room for further single bed or cot. The room is ensuite - the bathroom being part tiled  and which includes a beautiful old roll top bath, as well as the comfort of a shower
  • Both are beautiful beamed rooms with large sunny windows both overlooking our beautiful garden and the river Dive.  The family room has a huge beautiful fireplace and the double room an ancient charentaise fireplace
  • Every effort has been made to offer comfort whilst retaining the character of the rooms.  Beautiful white cotton sheets and embroidered pillowcases add that taste of luxury to the rooms
  • The rooms are all equipped with satellite television and tea and coffee making facilities
  • Breakfast can be taken in the dining area overlooking the garden or out on the patio
  • A set four course evening meal including drinks is also available for 15 euros

Payment Accepted: Cash or cheque in Euros or Pounds Sterling.

Rates: (Prices quoted in Euros).

€39-49/night/room

All prices are inclusive of continental breakfast.

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