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Gite | 2 bedrooms | sleeps 4

Key Info
  • Swimming Pool
  • Great for children of all ages
  • No pets allowed
  • Car advised
  • Nearest beach 70km

Apartement du Ruisseau with its two bedrooms is the ideal accommodation for a family or two couples. It is situated adjacent to the main residence of the complex. It retains complete privacy from the main building with its own private entrance to the rear of the property, overlooking the swimming pool and terrace area. It has its own large private terrace ideal for "al fresco" dining either for lunch or a relaxing dinner in the evening facing the glorious sunsets of the western sky. The Apartment Ruisseau is perfectly situated to visit the coast of Royan or to amble slowly around the towns of Angouleme and Cognac.

Size Sleeps up to 4, 2 bedrooms
Nearest beach Royan 70 km
Will consider Corporate bookings, Long term lets (over 1 month), Short breaks (1-4 days)
Access Car advised
Nearest Amenities 7 km
Nearest travel links Nearest airport: Bordeaux 98 km, Nearest railway: Angouleme 18 km
Family friendly Great for children of all ages, Suitable for people with restricted mobility
Notes No pets allowed, No smoking at this property

Features and Facilities

Luxuries Internet access, DVD player
General Central heating, TV, CD player, Table tennis, Satellite TV, Wi-Fi available
Standard Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer
Utilities Clothes dryer, Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine
Rooms 2 bedrooms, 1 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms
Furniture Single beds (2), Double beds (1), Dining seats for 6, Lounge seats for 4
Other Linen provided, Towels provided, High chair
Outdoors Balcony or terrace, Shared garden, BBQ
Access Parking
Further details indoors

Apartment Ruisseau has been carefully planned to make our clients feel relaxed and stress free whilst accommodating the needs of all four people to the highest of standards. The downstairs of the property has an open plan living/eating area (27sq.m) fitted with Sky freeview television, a DVD and CD player.

The recently fitted kitchen includes dishwasher, electric cooker/hob, microwave, fridge/freezer and washing machine. It has been fitted to highest standard for your comfort and convenience.

The two double bedrooms are airy and cool and light. The main bedroom (17sq.m) contains a double bed, plenty of storage space and individual balcony. The second bedroom (10.5sq.m) is equipped with twin beds.

The property is generously equipped to make your holiday as stress free as we possibly can.

Further details outdoors

Apartement du Ruisseau is adjacent to the main residence of the complex. It retains complete privacy from the main building with its own private entrance to the rear of the property, overlooking the swimming pool and terrace area. The swimming pool is 9 x 5 mts complete with security alarm. The property is not suitable for those with wheelchairs. And sorry no dogs as the owners have two cats.

The property is provided with patio tables and chairs for all the gites; they are located on the terrace and in the garden to ensure sun all day and early evening, it's ideal for eating breakfast, lunch and dinner outside. Sun loungers and umbrellas are also provided for the garden and the pool area. Each of the gites is equipped with a barbecue and tools for 'al fresco' dining.

The gites have their own parking area.

Further details

Our gite is family friendly where you can be sure of first class hospitality and a warm welcome from the owners who strive to make your holiday as enjoyable as possible. A welcome pack is included on arrival. All towels, bedlinen and pool towels are provided. Access to Internet is provided through site-wide Wi-Fi. Should you wish to have a mid-stay clean please let us know and we can provide further details. Bikes are available with table tennis and badmington, with an area for ball games. Our gite is fully central heated and is strictly non-smoking. There is room for a child's cot (which we can provide) and we can also provide a high chair if necessary.

The Poitou-Charentes/Vendee region

The Charente is a beautiful unspoilt area of France. Set in the heart of the Cognac vineyard region it is an excellent location to access many of the local towns and surrounding areas. The landscape is rich and varied with acres of sunflowers and vines. The climate is temperate and comfortable with an average temperature of around 25° but often reaching over 30°. We are ideally situated for visiting many of the regional activities of the area. Cognac is a 30 minute drive where you can visit many world famous distilleries. Or if you prefer, the picturesque vineyards of St Emillion are a pleasant hours drive away. Our nearest city is Angouleme inhabited from the year 600 and is the capital of the Charente. It is known as the "City of Festivals" set high above the old city walls with views for miles around. The festivals begin in January with the cartoon/comic strip event, the “Musique Metisses” in May, the classic car race and rallye, “Circuit des Remparts” in September and the piano festival, “Piano en Valois” in October just to mention a few. It is a lively and still very much "French" town with an abundance of excellent bars and restaurants for your pleasure.

Chateauneuf-sur-Charente

Chateauneuf sur Charente is our closest town built in the plains and hills bordering the Charente with 3500 inhabitants. On market days Tuesday, Thursday and Saturdays it is a place where people gather to sit and catch up in the local bars and cafes whilst leisurely shopping. There are two large supermarkets, three banks, chemists, bars, restaurants, doctors and a hospital. In the opposite direction is the town of Barbezieux St Hilaire which is larger than Chateauneuf with more restaurants a larger market and a hospital with an emergency department. Jonzac is just 15 minutes drive away where there is a large leisure complex with indoor and outdoor swimming, gym, solarium and spa. This pretty village has a market on Fridays and there are plenty of bars and restaurants to explore.

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Review 1-5 of 5

22 Oct 2013

5/5

"Lovely cottage. Friendly, helpful owners."

Les made us feel very welcome and provided a welcome pack of various foods and wine. He knows the area really well and recommended some nice places to eat and visit. The cottage is spacious, yet cos… More

23 Aug 2012

4/5

"Perfect relaxation"

A lovely, spacious house in excellent condition. Very peaceful surroundings. The owners were helpful and generous.… More

19 Aug 2012

5/5

"The Perfect French Getaway for Couples or Families"

After a full-on week in North Wales my wife, 2 children (ages 12 and 16) and I drove down to Charente for the second week of our summer holiday with the aim of re-charging the batteries in what we hop… More

27 Feb 2012

5/5

"Fabulous apartment, highly recommended, great decor and fantastic hosts"

We stayed in the Appartement de Ruisseau February for a property hunting trip and all was absolutely excellent. The furnishing and decor in the extremely well equipped apartment was faultless. Les and… More

19 Feb 2012

5/5

"Very well-appointed gite in beautiful, peaceful surroundings"

We have stayed in many gites and this is by far one of the best. Too often in France, the accommodation can be dark, dingy and old-fashioned. These gites have been sympathetically refurbished offeri… More

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