£81 / night
Price for guests, Nights

Le Marronier – Home 14845 Cottage

  • 2 bedrooms
  • 4 sleeps
  • 3 nights min stay

Key Info

  • Nearest beach 100 km
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
  • Car advised
  • Ask about pets

Description from owner


Triple Award winning holiday chateau offers Le Marronier - a quaint stone Charantaise cottage, nestling in the very private grounds of Chateau Ardilleux. It accomodates four, has original stone features with a fireplace and wood burner. Originally the chauffeurs house, it is located in the tiny hamlet of Ardilleux, surrounded by beautiful French countryside.,but only 5 mins from local town of chef boutonne with supermarkets,pattisseries & restaurants. It has one double bedroom, a twin bedroom, bathroom, a large living room and fitted kitchen. The Chateau was used as a resistance head quarters in the second world war ( with a tunnel of 3 kms purported to link it to Chef Boutonne ). The games room has a pool table& table football.Table tennis in the grounds There are also bicycles available to enjoy the ambiance of rural France. Our chateau garden produces seasonal vegetables, chickens and ducks provide fresh eggs, If you would like to experience a ' fine dining experience' ; book a meal in the dining room at the chateau , and enjoy a meal prepared by owner/chef Corinne using local produce and fine wines before a very brief walk home!

Further details

Arrivals after 4.30pm Corinne (chef) is available for evening meals for table d'hote or a lacarte ,using fresh vegetables/herbs grown in the kitchen garden ... & free range eggs ....all fresh produce !!

Further details indoors

New contemporary kitchen with all new appliances ,(gas hob & electric oven )...dinning area & large lounge area retaining original features of beams/fireplace & exposed stone wall .Great place to relax & unwind ....with fabulous facilities ...indoor heated pool, tennis court ,table tennis, pool table table football etc ...& the chance to eat at the chateau ...with chef Corinne producing inspiring menus ,with fresh produce .....

Further details outdoors

Table tennis, pool table & indoor pool(not available July /August- the cottage will have its own private above ground pool ,solar heated, (20x 10 ft)duringJuly/ August, indoor pool available rest of yearOutside activities include tennis court,swings, trampoline, table tennis, badminton,boules & bikes !!!Indoor heated poolGazebo for al fresco dinning .(barbecue)Sun loungersFree Wifi available ...

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  • Great for children of all ages
  • Some pets are welcome - please contact the owner
  • Cot available
  • High chair available

Bed & bathroom

  • 1 Double Bed, 2 Single Beds, 1 Cot available
  • 1 Family bathroom


  • Wi-Fi available
  • Private outdoor pool (heated)
  • Shared indoor pool
  • Shared garden
  • Climbing frame
  • Swing set
  • Trampoline
  • BBQ
  • Bicycles available
  • Internet access
  • Fireplace
  • Table tennis
  • Pool or snooker table
  • Games room
  • Cooker
  • Fridge
  • Freezer
  • Microwave
  • Toaster
  • Kettle
  • Washing machine
  • Iron
  • High chair available
  • Satellite TV
  • Video player
  • DVD player
  • Linen provided
  • Towels provided

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  • Parking
  • Not suitable for wheelchair users


This rental can only be paid for online through Holiday Lettings using your credit/debit card or PayPal (never by bank or wire transfer).
No smoking at this property


Change of plans? No problem. You could receive a partial or full refund, depending on when you cancel.

Booking confirmed

100% refund within 24 hours after booking (provided the stay is at least 60 days away).

24 hours after booking

50% refund of the amount paid (minus the booking fee*) if cancelled at least 4 weeks before check-in.

4 weeks before

No refund if cancelled less than 4 weeks before check-in.

Check-in date

* The booking fee is stated in the cancellation policy information on the payment page. This fee helps us run our secure platform and enables us to provide 24/7 customer support

About the owner

Corinne D.
Calendar updated:
12 Jun 2018
Years listed:
Based in:
Overall rating:

Languages spoken: English

This Cottage has 2 bedrooms, 1 bathroom and sleeps 4. It’s been listed on Holiday Lettings since 30 Jan 2007. Located in Deux-Sevres, it has 4 reviews with an overall rating of 4.5. The average weekly rate is £401.

The property’s calendar was last updated on 12 Jun 2018.


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Guest reviews

Very Good
4 reviews

Very Good

“Lovely place, great food and very important: dog friendly!”

Reviewed 15 Sep 2014

I stayed in the gite because I was house hunting in the Deux-Sevres. My two little dogs and I had a warm welcome and a lovely stay with Corinne and her husband David. The gite is nice and big, and you… More

“Gite in the leafy grounds of a small Chateau”

Reviewed 28 Jul 2014

The Gite has a very large lounge/kitchen/dining room, which was wonderfully cool in the high 30 degree weather we experienced there. There are two good sized bedrooms and plenty of storage space. Th… More

“Nice location - tired gite”

Reviewed 20 Jul 2014

The gite is in a nice location and the people running the property are very friendly and pleasant. It seemed pretty clear to us that the owners main interest is in the B and B business that they also… More

Owner's reply: The gite is currently undergoing a replacement kitchen floor, & new tiles< & electric cooker ... We have experienced some problems installing WIFi in the gite , hopefully soon resolved ! However free wifi is available in the chateau ..for all guests !

“Lovely setting, great food & made to feel welcome.”

Reviewed 8 May 2012

A fabulous setting in the French countryside we had a great week. The food & warm welcome served up by hosts Corinne & Donald was superb and we would recommend this as a great place to stay and a good base to explore the area.

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How do I find more info about the property?

You can get in touch with Corinne (the owner) through the contact form on this page.

If you’ve already booked, go to Manage your holiday booking to send the owner a message.

What if I have questions before I book?

Send Corinne (the owner) an email through the contact form on this page. Alternatively, if there’s a phone number on this page, you can call them.

How do I contact Corinne (the owner)?

Send an email through the contact form on this page. Or if there’s a phone number on this page, you can call them.

If you’ve already booked, go to Manage your holiday booking to view Corinne the owner's contact details or send them a message.

What's the difference between 'Book your stay' and 'Contact the owner/manager'?

Use the Book your stay form to pay provisionally online and send Corinne (the owner) a booking request. You’ll find out within 24 hours whether they’ve accepted - no money will leave your account before then

Or send Corinne (the owner) an enquiry through the Contact the owner/manager form if you’d like a quote or more info first.

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Simply enter your holiday dates in the Book your stay form to calculate the cost of your stay.
Click Book now to see a full breakdown of the price.

You can also request a quote from Corinne (the owner) through the contact form. The owner will email you the total cost for your dates and a link to book and pay online.

How do I know if my booking request has been accepted?

You’ll receive an email within 24 hours to let you know. Or you can check in Manage your holiday booking. No money will leave your account unless it’s accepted.

How do I pay for my holiday?

Use the Book your stay form to pay provisionally online. You can pay by credit/debit card or PayPal. Corinne (the owner) will have 24 hours to accept the booking and no money will leave your account before then.

If you’ve been sent a quote, simply accept it and pay online through the email we sent you. You can also do this in Manage your holiday booking.

Only bookings paid for through our site are covered by our trusted Payment Protection.

Why can't I call Corinne (the owner) before booking?

You can exchange contact details with the property owner/manager once your booking is confirmed and you’ve paid in full. Paying and communicating only through our platform allows us to ensure that your booking is covered by our Payment Protection policy.

If you have any questions before booking, you can send the property owner/manager a message via the contact form on their listing. Once you’ve booked, you can discuss the rental and make arrangements for your trip by logging into Manage my booking.

How do damage deposits work?

In most cases, you don’t pay a damage deposit up front. Instead, we save your payment details securely and you’re only charged in the event of damage to the property.

Occasionally, you will pay a damage deposit up front as part of the total rental cost. In this case, the owner has 10 days after you check out to report any damage. If they don’t, we’ll return your deposit. If their claim is successful, we’ll deduct the agreed cost and return the remainder.

How can I view and manage my booking?

Go to Manage your holiday booking to view all your booking details, pay the balance of your holiday or cancel it if you need to.

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We’ll automatically charge the balance payment to the same payment method 10 days before it’s due. Go to Manage my holiday booking to see when the payment will be taken.

How can I retract my booking request?

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How do I cancel my booking?

Go to Manage your holiday booking to cancel your booking. Here you can view your cancellation policy to see if you’ll be refunded.

How do I edit my booking?

You can request to change the dates or number of people on your booking via the Manage your holiday booking page. To change your holiday dates use the Edit booking button. If you need to change the number of guests staying then send Corinne (the owner) a message.

If Corinne (the owner) agrees, they’ll send you a revised quote outlining the changes. You can review and accept/decline this from the Manage your holiday booking page. You’ll have 48 hours to take action before the revised quote expires.

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