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Bagnizeau holiday gite rental with beach/lake nearby, internet access and balcony/terrace and walking

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Gite / 3 bedrooms / sleeps 7 Home 20395

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Gite / 3 bedrooms / sleeps 7

Key Info
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Great for children of all ages
  • Car advised
  • No pets allowed

La Vigne is a very spacious characteristic gite that can accommodate 6/7 people. There are 3 spacious bedrooms - 1 with a superking bed (this room also has a single bed in it), and 2 twin rooms with single beds. The bedrooms could also take a cot if required. They are situated on the first floor along with the bathroom which has a bath/separate shower & toilet. All of the bedrooms have ample storage and have either carpet or wooden flooring.

There very large lounge has an open fireplace and enough comfortable seating for everyone - there is also a television/DVD player (where you can access BBC/ITV channels). The kitchen has a full sized cooker, fridge/freezer, washing machine, dishwasher, microwave, toaster, kettle, coffee machine and crockery/cutlery - we also provide an iron/ironing board & hairdryer. The gite has 2 entrances - one that opens up into hangar which is a covered area with a table tennis & football table which are for communal use. It also leads to the courtyard where the heated pool is. The other entrance leads to the main courtyard where you will find garden table & chairs and a stone BBQ for your sole use.

We have 2 acres of walled grounds, which is ideal for any families as it provides a safe playing environment. Les Vieilles Ombres is situated in a very tranquil setting to provide a relaxing, peaceful holiday yet there is plenty to do in the area should you wish to.

Size Sleeps up to 7, 3 bedrooms
Nearest beach La Rochelle/Royan
Will consider Corporate bookings, Long term lets (over 1 month)
Access Car advised
Nearest travel links Nearest airport: Poitiers/La Rochelle/Bordeaux/Angouleme, Nearest railway: Angouleme
Family friendly Great for children of all ages
Notes No pets allowed, No smoking at this property

Features and Facilities

Luxuries Log fire, Internet access, DVD player, Staffed property
Pool Shared outdoor pool (heated)
General Central heating, TV, CD player, Table tennis, Satellite TV, Wi-Fi available
Standard Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer
Utilities Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine
Rooms 3 bedrooms, 1 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms
Furniture King Beds (1), Single beds (5), Cots (1), Dining seats for 8, Lounge seats for 8
Other Linen provided, Towels provided, High chair
Outdoors Shared outdoor pool (heated), Balcony or terrace, Shared garden, BBQ, Bicycles available, Swing set, Trampoline
Access Secure parking, Suitable for people with restricted mobility, Not suitable for wheelchair users
Further details indoors

La Vigne has central heating so is perfect for all the year round - there is also a wood burner in the fireplace in the lounge. It is a lovely gite with ample space for a family to enjoy that home from home feeling.

We also have 3 other gites which can sleep from 2 - 5 persons. Please ask for more details

Full sized babies cot /high chair available if required.

Further details outdoors

The gites are situated in walled grounds & gated courtyards which make it a very safe playing environment for children. At the far end of the gardens is the park area of the grounds full of beautiful old trees and offering some very welcome shade in the height of the summer. Les Vieilles Ombres has 2 separate courtyards and entrances to the gites. The heated salt water swimming pool is fenced for safety and has a large sun patio poolside with sun loungers and umbrellas - there is also a changing room with shower & toilet located close to the pool for added convenience. We also have a hangar which is sheltered area for all to enjoy should it get to warm for you. The hangar has a table tennis table and football table available for use. There is access to the local tennis court in the village which is just a few minutes walk away - we can provide rackets and balls. We have also built a boules court within the garden for you to be able to try the favourite French pastime - we have all the equipment that you may need. .

Further details

Welcome pack provided on arrival along with a starter pack of gite essentails

Local tourist information is available from either ourselves or the tourist board.

50% deposit required qt the time of booking with the remainder payable 8 weeks prior to arrival. A security deposit of £100/150 € is payable with the final payment.

The Poitou-Charentes region

Charente Maritime is an area known for many things, its gastronomic fayre, the making of Cognac/Pineau, fields and fields of sunflowers, its deep history and the stunning countryside and beaches to name but a few.

You can have peace and tranquility or you can have the action of Futurscope in Poitiers approximately one hours drive from Bagnizeau. Bordeaux is a must for its art galleries, restaurants and historic buildings not forgetting the fields of vvines producing the world famous wines.


Matha is the local market town which is only 5 minutes drive from Bagnizeau and 15 minutes from St Jean D'Angely. In Matha you will find supermarkets, banks and a variety of other local shops. We are approximately 30 minutes drive from the historic Saintes & Angouleme - both with character, things to do and plenty of shopping. Within 30 minutes you would find yourself in Cognac with its world famous distilleries such as Remy Martin & Hennessey - visit one of the Cognac houses for a tour or you can try the local drink of Pineau at many distilleries throughout the villages or even the local Charentaise wine. There are many golf courses within 30 - 45 minutes drive and fishing is also available - hire a boat on the Charente - horse ride, walk or cycle through the beautiful countryside of sunflowers and vines. Just about an hour away is the Palmyre Zoo at Royan and the Aquarium at La Rochelle - not forgetting the wonderful beaches of the Atlantic Coast

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21 Dec 2014


"Home away from home"

We're a family of 5, with children between the ages of 7 and 18. We've visited the Old shades several times, also when our children we're a lot younger, and each time it's been lovely. Richard & Nicky always made us feel more then welcome. The swimming pool has been a joy, especially for our children. The hanger is a bonus. It is full of entertainment like a football table, bicycles, skates and more. It's handy on a rainy day, but also really nice on a hot day, because it offers you a bit of shade. The gîtes are nicely decorated with lots of personal touches, which makes you feel your in a home and not a holidayhouse. This summer our children tried the scuba-diving course they offer. It was a great experience. The Charente-Maritime also offers lots of nice cities to visit like Angoulème, la Rochelle and Saintes and the 14 juilliet festivities are always lots of fun in Bagnizeau. We do really recommend this holiday adress to anyone who wants a nice and relaxing holiday away from the larger tourists area and parcs.

Thank you for your lovely comments....hope to see you again

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      • 8 Years listed

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      Calendar last updated:08 Jul 2015

      Based in France

      Languages spoken
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      • French

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