House | 4 bedrooms | sleeps 8
Set in the heart of the Cognac region and surrounded on all sides by the vines of the Grande Champagne, this former cognac distillery offers you the highest standard of accommodation and service. Remy Martin is one of 4 properties set around a central courtyard. Each property is independent with a private terrrace whilst sharing the wonderful landscaped gardens, BBQ areas, parkland, pool and gamesroom. Each property has an individual style and retains a wealth of original features such as exposed beams and stonework. The properties sleeping 8, 6, 4 and 2, can be rented individually or together making this the perfect venue for famillies, special interest groups, friends and couples. All the properties are insulated, double glazed and are heated for those out of season stays.
The gite, Remy Martin has been created through the renovation of the old grape pressoir.
The beamed open plan living area incorporates the lounge, dining and kitchen areas along with the wooden stairs leading to the first floor bedrooms. Along one wall there are 4 french windows leading you out on to your private, covered south facing terrace with tables and chairs for outside dining. The 4 bedrooms and 2 shower rooms are on the first floor and there is also a third toilet on the ground floor. Decoration throughout is a mixture of traditional furniture and modern pieces ensuring that comfort, convenience and style are never compromised.
On site there is also laundry room, TV/DVD room, well stocked gamesroom and a secure 13m by 6 m pool.
The gentle rolling countryside of this area is perfect for cycling and walking and the beautiful Charente river provides plenty of opportunities to enjoy the water be it for a gently boat cruise or an afternoon's kayaking. To ensure that you make the most of your stay we also provide tourist information, guide books, maps, recommended day trips and restaurant reviews.
Rated 3 stars by the Tourist office and consistantly recommended by our guests, why not come and try the L'Ancienne Distillerie experience.
|Size||Sleeps up to 8, 4 bedrooms|
|Nearest beach||St Georges de Didonne|
|Will consider||Corporate bookings, Short breaks (1-4 days)|
|Nearest Amenities||1 km|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Bordeaux 110 km, Nearest railway: Angouleme 35 km|
|Family friendly||Great for children of all ages|
|Notes||No pets allowed, No smoking at this property|
Features and Facilities
|Luxuries||Log fire, DVD player|
|General||Central heating, Video player, CD player, Pool or snooker table, Table tennis, Games room, Satellite TV, Wi-Fi available|
|Standard||Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer|
|Utilities||Clothes dryer, Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine|
|Rooms||4 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms of which 2 Shower rooms|
|Furniture||Single beds (4), Double beds (2), Dining seats for 8, Lounge seats for 8|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided, High chair|
|Outdoors||Balcony or terrace, Shared garden, BBQ, Bicycles available, Swing set|
The Poitou-Charentes/Vendee region
L'Ancienne distillerie is located in the Charente a region which is dissected by the beautiful river Charente. With it's gentle rolling countryside covered with vines, the architecture of the Romanesque churches and chateaux and the pretty villages and hamlets this is the perfect region to explore by car, bike or on foot. Peaceful and relaxing this is the perfect holiday location for families, friends and couples.
The town of Cognac is famous for it's namesake product and a visit to the region would not be complete without a tour of one of the many producers. Maybe even try some the local liqueur - Pineau - made from Cognac and grape juice.
In the summer the sleepy villages and towns come alive with festivals and events such as the International Jazz and Blues Festival in Cognac, the classical concerts on the beach at Royan or the World Ballooning campionships along the river valley.
If you fancy a day at the beach then the area can offer the unspoilt sandy bays and beaches on the Gironde estuary and the Atlantic coast
Whatever your interests you are assured of a memorable holiday.
L'Ancienne distillerie is perfectly positioned for visits to the major towns and attractions in the area such as La Rochelle, Cognac, Angouleme, Saintes,Brantom, Royan, Bordeaux, St Emillion and many more.
If you are looking for something more energetic then there is everything from horse riding, kayaking, quad biking and waterskiing within a short drive. We also have a number of bikes for our guests to use.
Sample some Cognac, Pineau or the wines of Blaye, Bordeaux, St Emillion.....
All too much? Then simply enjoy the peace and tranquillity of this beautiful area. Relax by the pool, spend a day at the beach, wander across the vines to the local boulangerie for your croissants or try some of the many excellent local restaurants.