Chez Goret, Luxury, Grand Gite
Gite | 1 bedrooms | sleeps 2
Very pretty, peaceful and private, exclusive adult accommodation. 1 of 1 bed luxury gites. Prices held for 2014. Newly fitted and furnished to the highest standards. Set in large secluded grounds with beautiful views over the surrounding valley and a large solar heated pool with terrace. Our nearest neighbours are a quarter mile away, as is the little road, and yet everything you need is a 5 minute drive. So peace and tranquility are guaranteed but access to all facilities is close by. We pride ourselves on making sure you have the best holiday, ever, read our reviews. The accommodation is totally private and independent yet integrated, all being part of a traditional Charentais farmhouse longere. Perfect for relaxing but plenty to see and do too. From wine tasting tours to canoeing to hot air ballooning, most things are possible. Excellent local restaurants, from budget to exquisite cuisine. Plenty of local history and architecture. Well behaved dogs are welcome
English satellite TV and internet access, Wifi. Value, home cooked tasty 3 course evening meals offered - see our reviews.
|Size||Sleeps up to 2, 1 bedrooms|
|Nearest beach||10 km 10 km|
|Will consider||Corporate bookings, Long term lets (over 1 month), Short breaks (1-4 days)|
|Access||Car advised, Wheelchair users|
|Nearest Amenities||4 km|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Bordeaux/Bergerac 100 km, Nearest railway: Montmoreau 5 km|
|Family friendly||Suitable for people with restricted mobility|
|Notes||Pets welcome, No smoking at this property|
Features and Facilities
|Luxuries||Log fire, Internet access, DVD player, Staffed property|
|General||Central heating, TV, Satellite TV, Wi-Fi available|
|Standard||Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer|
|Utilities||Clothes dryer, Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine|
|Rooms||1 bedroom, 2 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms and 1 En suites|
|Furniture||Double beds (1), Dining seats for 4, Lounge seats for 4|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided|
|Outdoors||Balcony or terrace, Private garden, Shared garden, BBQ, Bicycles available|
|Access||Wheelchair users, Secure parking|
|Further details indoors|
Our nearest neighbours and the road are a quarter of a mile away, guaranteeing total peace and tranquillity. So you can just relax and enjoy your holiday
The whole accommodation is spacious, light and airy and tastefully furnished. Grand Gite offers the height of luxury for those wanting a very special holiday. It offers 2 bathrooms, a large sunny through lounge/diner and american kitchen (30 sq m). A very spacious (25 sq m) bedroom with super king size bed and roccoco style head board. The living area has 2 double sofas, a large satellite TV, coffee tables and a huge log burner. The dining area has a good quality table with 4 matching chairs. The kitchen is fully fitted with a fridge/freezer, washing machine, dishwasher, microwave, built in electric oven and gas hob, with plenty of storage units and is fully equipped. The bedroom also has a ceiling fan and mosquito net, personal lamps and bedside cabinets, full length mirror, wardrobes, peacock chair, dressing table and mirror and a flatscreen satellite TV and a hairdryer, with views out to the back garden and pool. The family bathroom has corner bath and shower with mood lighting and light/shaver point, pedestal sink and WC. The en-suite offers a large walk in rain shower, WC, and small sink. Grand Gite has 2 terraces one from the lounge and the other leading from the bedroom. Grand gite offers beautiful views to the rear and side of the property. Covered terrace and barbeque, patio furniture and covered sunbeds.
|Further details outdoors|
Each gite has its own private entrance and terrace with garden furniture and sunbeds with covers. All have views to the rear of the surrounding fields and woods .
All gites have sun loungers for two persons and a gas barbeque. Other sun loungers are provided by the pool.
No hidden extras - all towels, bed linen, heating, cleaning, pool towels, welcome basket etc included in the price.
We don't ask for a damages deposit (as we prefer to trust people) just that you let us know if something gets broken.
A double sofa bed can be arranged in each gite but please note there is an extra cost for extra person/s.
A large selection of games/books are also available. A generous welcome basket, bottle of wine and complimentary tea/coffee/biscuits etc also awaits you.
We also offer our 'best of both' service, in case you don't fancy being completely self catering. This comprises a romantic 3 course dinner with wine, served to you personally in your gite, at 20 euro pppn. In this way we hope to offer the perfect holiday tailored to you. If you're arriving late or have had a long day out, then have dinner waiting for you. We can also arrange breakfast left in your gite at 5 euro pp. Please see further details for more info.
Special packages also provided, e.g flowers, chocolates and champagne on arrival - just ask
Up to 2 well behaved dogs are welcome at £10 each p.w
The Poitou-Charentes/Vendee region
The Charente is famous for its sunny micro-climate. The countryside is undulating, growing sunflowers and grapevines. Producing its own famous delicious drink 'Pineau', a very nice aperitif. The way of life is relaxed and local people are very friendly.
The west coast of France is about 1.5 hours drive away. There you will find pretty white sandy beach and parts with high waves; good for surfing! In the other direction there is Arcachon known for its waves and blue sea.
There is a beach and lake with water sports and indoor/outdoor pools in Angouleme and other lakes with beautiful beaches at Brossac (10mins) and La Jimaye (30mins).
Everything you need is 5 minutes away at Montmoreau, local Carrefour supermarket, boulangeries, pharmacies, newsagents, bars, restaurants, banks, post office etc etc. The local market, 10 mins away, at Chalais on a Monday sells everything (including live chickens).
Bordeaux - 90mins, St Emilion - 60mins, Cognac - 50mins, Royan 90mins.
And last but not least there is Aubeterre! (10mins) Voted one of France's most beautiful villages, Aubeterre is most definitely worth a visit.
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15 Aug 2014
"Idyllic peace and quiet, very relaxing holiday!"
We stayed in the Bon Nuit gite in August 2014, needing a week of peace and quiet away from it all. It was the first time we had stayed in a Gite, and a first summer holiday in France. Roz and Del are… More
30 May 2014
"Beautiful gite, lovely setting."
We were drawn to this property because everything is included in the rental price, a lovely welcome pack, towels and bed linen, electricity, gas and logs. Although the 3 gites are attached to the ow… More
10 Dec 2013
"Fabulous relaxing gite with fantastic pool!"
My husband and I stayed for 5 nights in Bon Nuit during the Summer and found Chez Goret to be an absolutely perfect location for a relaxing and enjoyable vacation. Roz and Del were very welcoming and… More
3 Sep 2013
"Peace and tranquility in perfect sunny, luxury surroundings"
This was our 3rd year staying at Roz and Derek's place and we would not go anywhere else. We stayed in Bon Nuit and had, as usual 2 weeks of perfect bliss. The Gite has all the amenities you co… More
16 Aug 2013
"Total relaxation in a beautiful rural location with dedicated warm hosts."
We have just spent a fantastic week with Roz and Derek. What a find this place is. If you want a relaxing laid back holiday with really enthusiastic hosts who really care about their guests and want t… More
10 Jul 2013
"Tranquil and home from home"
We had booked a holiday much father north in France and with the pending dower weather and lack of interest in the area we decided to make a break further south and return to the Dordogne hopefully, We happened on this accommodation in the Charentes region with availability at short notice and we were glad we did as its a gem of an area.
We were lucky enough to have the Gite to ourselves so it made the experience very pleasant and tranquil and thoroughly enjoyed the surrounding nature literally all around us (wild deer and birds in the fields and woods next door) and some days we just sat outside with a quick dip in the pool, others we travelled 40min to cognac or St Emilion or locally to Auberterre. There are plenty of places to visit near by which are tourist friendly but not over crowded in june so make for a nice french experience.
The Gite its self is well equipped (we had the grand gite for 4 nights) and specious and has a great shower and bath, The bed is extremely comfortable and we both slept very well. The TV has UK channels but took a while so sort them all out to a more usable list , its a bit annoying having to look through 12 regional variations of ITV before getting to the next channel. The Gite was very clean up arriving and we had a little furry friend with us and he was made very welcome too.
We were greeted with a welcome pack which was excellent, the home made jam was to die for and i managed to secure an extra supply from Roz when leaving (thanx). Del and Roz's hard work with these Gite's really does show and we would recommend a stay here if you want to RELAX as we certainly did. This area is a hidden gem and a worth alternative to the much loved Dordogne.
We did stay one night in the Bon Nuit as we decided to stay on the area for one extra night (the grand gite was booked that night) and found this to be well equipped but a little too small, with it backing onto the owners accommodation it was quite loud and didn't feel very private but perfect for one night.
Thank you so much for all your kind words and feedback. Just to say normally Bon Nuit has extra sound insulation between the barn and the gite but due to the one night stay this didn't seem practicable
3 Jun 2013
"Stunning setting and great attention to detail from owners"
Lovely rural setting. Accommodation and pool are to a high standard. The welcome pack was very helpful and tasty. The home cooked meals are very good - you'll struggle to eat it all and cheaper t… More
7 Apr 2013
"Delightful gite, comfortable, hospitable, fabulous food and wine and excellent friendly hosts mean we'll return."
We highly recommend a stay in one of the three gites at Chez Goret, deep in the Charente countryside. You will be seduced by the tranquility and wildlife as well as the fabulous food, cooked by Roz a… More
16 Sep 2012
"Excellent gite and pool in a lovely country location with some great added extras."
A very comfortable gite with some welcome extra features such a very useful welcome basket, mosquito net over the bed and practical things like soap, loo paper, tea towels etc.The gas BBQ was handy an… More
10 Sep 2012
"Beautiful, tranquil, relaxing French gite in the heart of the rural countryside"
My boyfriend and i stayed in the petite gite for 2 nights as we were attending a friend's wedding nearby and we wished we had booked for longer! Not only was the gite in the most gorgeous locatio… More
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