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Farmhouse | 3 bedrooms | sleeps 8
The farmhouse retains much of the original charm with stone fireplaces and sinks ,oak beams and everything needed for a self catering holiday.Set in the countryside surrounded by vinyards and sunflowers ,the house stands in a very large garden 7,000 m2 with an orchard a vegetable garden and chicken run,we always have fresh eggs for our guests.
Master bedroom with ensuite bathroom.and another seperate showeroom.
There is a great kitchen/diner ideal for family meals or entertaining,next to the kitchen is a utilitly room with dishwasher and washing machine.
The house is just 20 miles from the beach at Mecshers.There are lots of small fishing ports and restaurants within the area as well as great countryside and wildlife reserves.Good walks along the Gironde estuary great for bird watching !
The owners have a barn convetion at the property with it's own private garden and are on hand to maintian the pool and garden.
|Size||Sleeps up to 8, 3 bedrooms|
|Nearest beach||Mechers 20 km|
|Nearest Amenities||5 km|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Bordeaux 90 km, Nearest railway: Jonzac 20 km|
|Family friendly||Great for children of all ages, Suitable for people with restricted mobility|
|Notes||Pets welcome, No smoking at this property|
Features and Facilities
|Luxuries||Log fire, Internet access, DVD player|
|General||TV, Video player, Satellite TV, Wi-Fi available|
|Standard||Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer|
|Utilities||Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine|
|Rooms||3 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms and 1 En suites|
|Furniture||Single beds (4), Double beds (2), Cots (1), Dining seats for 8, Lounge seats for 8|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided|
|Outdoors||Balcony or terrace, Private garden, BBQ, Bicycles available|
|Further details indoors|
Lounge with tv and seating log burning stove Kitchen /diner with wood burning range ,gas cooker,utility room with dishwasher and washing machine,one ground floor bedroom with ensuite bathroom with double bed this room has a mezanine floor above with a single bed.
Two upstairs rooms, each with a double and a single beds
|Further details outdoors|
12X6 Meter private pool full with stone steps and paddling area poolside bar with covered seating,large paved area around the pool over 100m2 BBQ and outside dining table and chairs Large garden with orchard and parking for several cars.
The Poitou-Charentes/Vendee region
Close to lots of wonderful beaches and the Cote Sauvage nearby towns are Bordeaux, Royan La Rochelle, Congac, Saintes.The Charete Maritime is noted for a unique micro climate giving it three hundred days of sunshine a year.
A true agricultural area ,very picturesc, mostly vineyards with lots of wine making, there are many Chateaux giving wine tastings and tours.
The house is close to the Gironde estuary about 4 kilometers from there you can see the Medoc region well known for it's fine wine.There are great places to go walking and an abundance of birdlife to see.
Mortagne sur Gironde
The Village of St Fort Sur Gironde has local shops and a bar ,there are larger supermarkets in the town of Gemozac 13 killometers. The Gironde estuary is 4kilometers from the house and there is a fishing and leasure boat harbour at Port Moubert. The nearby beaches offer long stretches of silver sand and there are watersport activities of all kinds and patroled swimming areas.
Along the estuary there many small ports with resaurants and shops to visit.A little further afield there is a water parc at Jonzac 20kilometes and the techno theme park Futuroscope at Poitier .
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13 Jul 2014
"Lovely house, lovely hosts, and a really beautiful region."
We stayed at chez chevalier with 2 young children (1 and 3) and our extended family (4 generations in total). The property is spacious, well equipped and has real rustic charm. The pool area is outsta… More
2 Jun 2014
"Perfect half-term escape"
Just returned from a super half-term break with our 2 young boys and the in-laws. Only an hour from Bordeaux airport, perfect location, own pool, nice & quiet. The property is immaculate, lovingly res… More
16 Jan 2014
"French rustic charm...with a gorgeous pool!"
Chez Chevalier provides a rural haven, set amongst the sunflowers and vineyards of Charente-Maritime. The house is utterly charming, managing to be both airy and cosy. Kim and Maggie are friendly, h… More
21 Jul 2013
Just home from fab two weeks in Chez Chevalier - a gem of a property in the heart of the Gironde countryside - surrounded by sunflowers and vines! Beautifully renovated and well equipped house with a … More
23 Jun 2013
"A true bit of French Paradise, peaceful, great pool area..Lots to do.."
Where do I start, my husband and our four year old boy stayed here for a week in June. This property is on 2 acres, my little boy could walk to 'visit the hens' then walk and pick 3 strawberries - one for each of us and we could see him at all times. Fantastic place to chill and unwind. The pool is amazing- shallow area for smaller children and toddlers and then 6ft deep for more experienced swimmers. About 15 mins to a good supermarket, local and reasonable restaurants nearby. Great for walks and cycling, very peaceful, a great place to get away from it all.
We visited La Palmyre Zoo in Royan which was great and a favourite of ours Saint Emilion.
Highly recommend this property with excellent hosts to anyone wanting some decent downtime.
Sitting room very comfortable with log fire, also the main bedroom has a log fire as well.. While we did not need to lit the fire we could not resist on one or two occasions.
Kitchen is well equipped should you decide to stay in which we did on most evenings.The property was so nice we enjoyed sitting out for dinner at the pool or cooking on the barbeque.
I would highly recommend this property we had a great time.
22 Sep 2012
"An absolute gem!"
If it is a french rustic experience you are looking for then this is for you. We spent one week of our lives in a dream house providing an unforgetable experience. Located only 10 minutes from the Gironde but in the middle of the Pinaeu vineyards this is the real french deal with either the gorgeous pool or the nearby towns to entertain you then I promise you will not be disappointed. The hosts Kim and Maggie are a lovely couple and will ensure that all of your requirements including fresh eggs from the resident hens are met.
16 Sep 2012
"Gorgeous landscape, house and pool, dont know which was best"
Firstly the House. Beautifully modernised with lots of character. Really comfortable and home from Home. The Pool was something else, tremenedously popular with all the family. Being close to water to… More
4 Sep 2012
"Beautiful accommodation with individuality and style"
We stayed in this renovated farmhouse during August with 3 younger children & 2 teenagers. The setting is quiet & peaceful, in a small hamlet surrounded by fields of vines & sunflowers. The house offers a great combination of rustic charm & contemporary style. Most of our time was spent relaxing in the pool area which was larger than expected & beautifully clean. There is a comfortable shaded seating area & bar with a fridge in addition to a BBQ area & further outdoor fridge, great for keeping drinks cool without needing to go back inside the house!
There was WiFi & a TV with British channels available which was perfect for our teenage children.
Kim & Maggie were friendly & helpful hosts. We really enjoyed our stay in this great house which offers far more than you would usually expect with a holiday let.
3 Sep 2012
"A superb experience from start to finish"
This place is simply a delight. The property owners Kim and Maggie have restored the house and grounds to the highest standard - far more like a home than a rental property. The pool is simply the bes… More
11 Jun 2012
This is a lovely property and the pictures on the website dont do this property any justice. This is a wonderful place that has been renovated most authentically by Kim and Maggie. Everything was cate… More
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