Gite | 2 bedrooms | sleeps 4

Key Info
  • Nearest beach 60 km
  • Swimming pool
  • Great for children of all ages 5
  • Car advised
  • No pets allowed
  • Private garden

OFFERS - 31May - 27June €495 instead of €595, 28June - 11July €595 instead of €750, 12-19 July €600 instead of €875 (due to cancellation)

Beautiful 200 year old Charentaise farmhouse, offers 3 cottages or B&B accommodation for 2-16, near Cognac and 60 mins from the coast and airports. With heated pool and jacuzzi set in interesting and tranquil gardens, this is the ideal place for a relaxing holiday or short break. Free WIFI in all cottages and garden.

International table d'hote dining is also available, using fruit and vegetables from the garden and local produce.

One of three,cottages which are 3 Star French Tourist Board Approved and Gites de France 3 epis are extremely comfortable and have been renovated to a high standard with electric central heating. Each cottage is for 4 persons comprising two double en-suite bedrooms (1 double, 1 twin), excellent mattresses, bedside lamps, clock-radio and hair dryer.

The spacious open-plan living room is furnished to a superior standard consisting of sofas, chairs, dining area and kitchen. The well equipped kitchen has oven, hob, fridge/freezer, dishwasher, washing machine, microwave, plus a very extensive range of crockery and utensils.

All linen, towels (not beach) and cleaning materials, including loo rolls, black sacks, dishwasher and washing machine products, toilet cleaner, etc are provided.

Each cottage has its own private terrace, garden with garden furniture, barbecue facilities and private parking. Two cottages can be joined together for a bigger group. The other cottage has a bedroom situated on the ground floor for ease of access.

There is a large (1.5 acres) enclosed tranquil garden which is ideal for small children. The walled heated pool has large terrace, housing jacuzzi, shaded bar and barbecue area. Bicycles are available for hire.

Please note that Bambou Grove can take an additional bed or cot for a third child. Oleander Cottage can only take an additional cot for a third child (Baby). Bambou Garden is only for four people. Book early to avoid disappointment if the calendar still shows availability.

We are open all year and also do B&B, short breaks out of season, including Christmas and New Year. Table d'hote dinner (by arrangement) is available for all guests using fruit and vegetables from our garden and local produce. Please note we take credit cards and we have not increased out prices since 2008..

Set amongst vineyards and fields of sunflowers, we are ideally situated for visits to Cognac, Saintes, Angouleme, Royan and the airports of La Rochelle, Poitiers and Bordeaux, as well as many charming French market towns, churches, gardens and historic sites.

We offer guided tours of local distilleries and wineries. This provides the opportunity to taste and appreciate the different flavours of individual cognacs, which go into the blended cognacs from the major international houses. Your favourites are available at very reasonable prices.

This is an ideal venue for small groups up to 16 people with a minimum of 4 who would share one cottage. There are, in total, 6 ensuite rooms as well as two rooms in the house with shared facilities. Your stay can be catered or self-catered. The catered option is Dinner, Bed and Breakfast from €58pppn. Self-catering lets you do your own thing but you can still book dinner with us if you do not want to cook or eat out at €28 per head including aperitif and wine.

Size Sleeps up to 4, 2 bedrooms
Nearest beach Fouras 60 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: La Rochells (also Poitiers and Bordeaux) 100 km, Nearest railway: Angouleme TGV 35 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 Jacuzzi or hot tub, DVD player, Staffed property
General Central heating, CD player, Telephone, Fax machine, Satellite TV, Wi-Fi available
Standard Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer
Utilities Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine
Rooms 2 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms of which 2 En suites
Furniture Single beds (2), Double beds (1), Cots (1), Dining seats for 6, Lounge seats for 6
Other Linen provided, Towels provided, High chair
Outdoors Balcony or terrace, Private garden, Shared garden, BBQ, Bicycles available
Access Secure parking
Further details indoors

All bedrooms are ensuite and come with heated towel rails, hair dryer as well as fans in the summer. Please ask for cot, high chair or futon for a third child when booking

The spacious open-plan living room is furnished to a superior standard consisting of sofas, chairs, dining area and kitchen. The well equipped kitchen has oven, hob, fridge/freezer, dishwasher, washing machine, microwave, plus a very extensive range of crockery and utensils. There is both french and english satellite on new flat screen televisions plus an extensive range of DVDs plus games and books.

All linen, towels (beach available on request) and cleaning materials, including loo rolls, black sacks, dishwasher and washing machine products, toilet cleaner, etc are provided. Cleaning service on departure - available at €70.

Further details outdoors

The pool area is fully enclosed and meets the French legal requirements and is heated to 28 degrees from April to October. The 1.5 acre garden is fully enclosed and is ideal and safe for small children to run and play.

Each cottage has its own BBQ, garden furniture and terrace area as well as the large communal garden.

SMOKING permitted only in the garden.

Further details

- Prices are per week – Saturday 1600 hrs to Saturday to 1000 hrs

- 30% deposit (non-refundable) at time of booking

- Balance to be paid 6 weeks before arrival

- Breakages deposit ·- €160 or GBP100 cheque required on arrival which will be returned within one week of departure

- Flexibility on arrival day and timings may be possible out of high season. Please ask.

- Short breaks and long lets are also available. Please ask.

The Poitou-Charentes/Vendee region

Second sunniest region in France after the Cote d'Azur.

Louzignac is in the area of Le Pay de Vals de Saintonge. The is one of the major grape growing area for cognac. There are many distilleries in the area which supply the main international cognac houses, for tasting and buying.

The coast and beaches are an hour away and make for a wonderful day out. There is the Aquarium at La rochelle, Monkey Valley towards Poitiers and many more attractions for children and adults alike.

Cognac, Saintes, Angouleme and St Jean d'Angely provide good shopping and historic sites. The Wolrd Heritage site is 90 minutes away and a tour of this beautiful city is a must as well as excellent shops and restaurants.

Cognac

Nearest

Town/doctor/bank/supermarket - Matha 7kms

Bar/restaurant/baker - Siecq/Sonnac 2kms

Beach - Fouras, Royan, La Rochellle 50 mins

Golf - Cognac 17kms, Angouleme 35kms, Saintes 35kms

Fishing - Lake-Matha 7kms River-Cognac area 12kms

Our website provides more information on places of local interest and ask for a list of the local market days.