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Gite | 3 bedrooms | sleeps 7
Stone built cottage next to original farm house, this gite offers coolness in the summer and is centally heated for winter.Well equipped throughout Colombard is the perfect family gite. Outside there is a terrace with seating for 8 and a bbq all with views over the gardens and the pool.
The original cottage of the farm, this 3 bedroomed gite has all the comforts of home, with stunning views over the countryside. Just 100 metres from the 12 X 6 metre pool and 5 person hot tub/spa nearby. The spa and pool machinery are housed under a large open barn which provides much needed shade in the summer and also allows to have a summer kitchen complete with dishwasher for those al-fresco moments. Thee is a toilet and shower in the area as well so outside dining by the pool is a must.
|Size||Sleeps up to 7, 3 bedrooms|
|Nearest beach||St Georges de Didon 40 km|
|Will consider||Corporate bookings, Long term lets (over 1 month), Short breaks (1-4 days)|
|Nearest Amenities||3 km|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Bordeaux 80 km, Nearest railway: Jonzac 5 km|
|Family friendly||Great for children of all ages, Suitable for people with restricted mobility|
|Notes||Some pets are welcome - please contact the owner, No smoking at this property|
Features and Facilities
|Luxuries||Jacuzzi or hot tub, Internet access, DVD player|
|Pool||Shared outdoor pool (heated)|
|General||Central heating, Air conditioning, CD player, Table tennis, Satellite TV, Wi-Fi available|
|Standard||Kettle, Toaster, Iron|
|Utilities||Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine|
|Rooms||3 bedrooms, 1 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms|
|Furniture||Single beds (4), Double beds (1), Cots (1), Dining seats for 8, Lounge seats for 8|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided, High chair|
|Outdoors||Shared outdoor pool (heated), Balcony or terrace, Shared garden, BBQ, Climbing frame, Swing set|
The Poitou-Charentes region
Soak up the sunshine in the South West of France, and enjoy the local Pineau or Cognac. Our gites are a little haven away from the hustle and bustle of modern life but close enough for those little comforts.
We are between Cognac and Bordeaux, within easy access of Angouleme, Bordeaux and La Rochelle airports, right in the heart of the Poitou-Charentes region (easy access from the A10) and close enough to the coast for a relaxed day trip.
The Charente Maritime region has a lot to offer, with plenty to do and see nearby. We are in easy reach of Cognac, St Emillion, Bordeaux and La Rochell.
Many interesting villages nearby including St Savinien,on the River Charente which has a boating lake popular with adults & children, kayaking hire on the River, bike hire & walks and many excellent local restaurants from family-friendly to gourmet restaurants.
Superb clean sandy beaches at St Georges de Didon just 45 mins easy drive and the Island of Ile d'Oloron (ideal for good surfing and/or wind-surfing)
A perfect base to "chill out" and relax from the outside world, read, swim,relax, an ideal area also for walking and cycling (bring your own bikes or hire them locally in the village). Horse-riding is also popular locally just 2kms away for both the beginner or more experienced rider and treks can be arranged in advance.
Jonzac (3 kms) is a stunning medieval town, with an imposing 15th-century château and offering a number of shops, bars etc and 3 supermarkets to ease the search for food and drink. In addition it has thermal baths offering extensive treatments, and a swimming complex with a water slide, tropical lagoon, wave pool, bubble spas and saunas, indoor and outdoor pools, as well as offering various beauty and relaxation treatments.
Next door is the Casino for thoses wishing to have a flutter. The "Bas Du Loisir" at Jonzac offers sailing, swimming in the lake (With life guard) and many attractions including archery, rope walk etc., plus and excellent restaurant (BBQ style).
During the summer there is a "Marche Nocturne" every Wednesday evening complete with live entertainment, an ideal way to sample some of the local delicacies, a Pineau and maybe a little Cognac as well.
Hot air ballooning is very popular in the early morning or late afternoon/evening for the more adventurous why not book a ride and take off from our gardens!
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3 Sep 2013
"Excellent hosts - couldnt do more for you or be more helpful"
The hosts, Hugh and Dawn, were very friendly and went out of their way to help us and make our stay enjoyable. They sorted out a car problem for us (we couldnt have done it without them!) and cooked us a lovely meal one evening. They also recommended the evening market and took us to a vineyard. The swimming pool was clean and a good size and the children made the most of the huge outdoor space, games barn including table tennis, hot tub and pool toys. The location is great - in the country but just outside the beautiful market town of Jonzac.
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