Farmhouse | 3 bedrooms | sleeps 4
Chez Jacqueline is situated in the quaint village of Marignac, a small wine producing and farming community nestling in the beautiful Charente-Maritime landscape. A tranquil setting in which to relax and unwind.
This quiet, rural retreat is ideally situated for guests to take advantage of the many attractions of the area - the Charente- Maritime landscape which is dotted with vineyards, farms and small villages and is only 40 minutes away from the sweeping beaches of St .George ,Royan and the pretty ports of the Gironde,Ile de Re and Oleron -not to mention all the local markets.
Situated in the village of Marignac there is a boulangerie, post office and church; the nearest restaurant is just 5 minutes away by car in the local hamlet of Clam.The two medieval towns, Pons and Jonzac are just 15 minutes away offering a host of amenities and local culture.
This property has been lovingly restored and has a number of traditional features whilst benefiting from a range of modern facilities.
Kitchen and dining room : There is a fully fitted kitchen with dining table , fridge small freezer , oven , 4 ring hob, microwave and coffee maker.
Living room : This is cosy room with traditional beams , a log burning stove ,comfy sofa and dining table.
Bedrooms : Upstairs there are 3 bedrooms , one double , one twin with original sleigh beds , one single . Access to the double room and the bathroom is through the twin room- this is traditional and adds to the character of this charming property.
Bathroom:There is a large bath ,shower cubicle and separate wc.
Entertainment :This property and location is for those seeking a rural retreat .It offers cd player , boules,a range of music , boardgames and bikes.
Garden and outside: Infront of the farmhouse is a south -facing paved area where you can dine. This looks out onto the rear of the neighbouring property ,however is an idea suntrap.
The garden which is not fully enclosed , is set apart from the house and is a short walk ( 40 yds ) around the adjoining storage yard. The wood store skirting the edge of the garden houses the bikes for those who want to explore the beautiful surrounding country lanes.
Parking: A space to park the car is located next to the wood store.
This property is ideal for those who enjoy walking ,cycling, history and not to mention the bon viveurs of fine food and wine .
|Size||Sleeps up to 4, 3 bedrooms|
|Nearest beach||St. George de Didonne 30 km|
|Will consider||Long term lets (over 1 month), Short breaks (1-4 days)|
|Nearest Amenities||8 km|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Bordeaux / La Rochelle 100 km, Nearest railway: Jonzac 10 km|
|Notes||No pets allowed, No smoking at this property|
Features and Facilities
|Standard||Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer|
|Utilities||Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine|
|Rooms||3 bedrooms, 1 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms|
|Furniture||Single beds (3), Double beds (1), Dining seats for 5, Lounge seats for 5|
|Outdoors||Private garden, Bicycles available|
The Poitou-Charentes/Vendee region
Charente- Maritime region is situated in southwest France and is renowned for its sunny climate ( 2nd sunniest region in France ). This region has many tourist attractions from the breathtaking beaches of the Atlantic coast where you can enjoy watersports and the rich spoils of the sea ,oysters and fresh fish. Visit the pretty harbour on Ile De Re, the cycle path of Ile de Oleron,the beaches of La Gironde and of course the vibrant La Rochelle . Enjoy the diversity of scenery and nature with 150 bird species at Marennes - Oleron , the storks at Brouage and the tranquility of Marais Poitevin ( Green Venice ).
Other places to visit include : the town of Cognac with its countless famous cognac houses , Bordeaux , Saintes , Pons and Jonzac. Staying with the wine theme visit the St.Emillion and the wine producers of Bordeaux and try Pineau des Charente, the local aperitif.
There is plenty to see and do or just soak up the local atmosphere at one of the many local markets or brocantes.
Chez Jacqueline is situated in the quaint village of Marignac ,a small wine producing and farming community in the Charente- Maritime region. This quaint, rural retreat is ideally located for guests who can take advantage of the many local attractions of the area. The local towns of Pons and Jonzac offer a range of amenities. Jonzac is a pleasant spa town with an oasis style water park and lake . The area around the ancient Chateau in the centre of the town, is a great place for eating and soaking in the local atmosphere and the typically french market is popular with locals and tourists alike.
Situated on the river Seugne and the ancient route of the pilgrims ,Pons is dominated by the impressive 'donjon', a 12th century keep. You can enjoy the restaurants and bars or have a leisurely trip down the river or enjoy a spot of fishing .
The Atlantic coast is just 30 minutes away where you can enjoy the beautiful beaches or for the more energetic there is cycling and surfing !
And finally enjoy a meal of the region in one of the many nearby restaurants !