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La Grange - luxury family-friendly gite Gite

3bedrooms
7sleeps
 min stay varies

Gite / 3 bedrooms / 3 bathrooms / sleeps 7

Key Info

  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 58 km
  • Swimming pool
  • Great for children of all ages
  • Car advised
  • No pets allowed
  • Private garden

Families

  • Great for children of all ages
  • No pets allowed
  • Cot available
  • High chair available

Description from owner

Description

La Grange has been beautifully renovated from an old charentaise barn to produce a stunning gite which successfully blends contemporary and traditional features; it benefits from having lots of honey-coloured stone walls and traditional oak beams (in 100M2). La Grange has two bedrooms upstairs and a shower/toilet room. Downstairs, there is a large lounge/kitchen/diner (with a sofa bed) with a washing room and an additional toilet leading to a large, additional bedroom (with double bed and en-suite shower). Upstairs there is a further double (king size bed) and one large, twin bedroom, the gite is ideal for families. The gite benefits from having mosquito blinds to all bedroom windows. The gite enjoys shared use of a large, floodlit swimming pool, children's play area, table-tennis table, boule and badminton courts and gym. La Grange enjoys fast and free WiFi throughout the gite and even on the patio.

La Grange is located in six acres of well-maintained, landscaped grounds

La Grange has been beautifully renovated from an old charentaise barn to produce a stunning gite which successfully blends contemporary and traditional features; it benefits from having lots of honey-coloured stone walls and traditional oak beams (in 100M2). La Grange has two bedrooms upstairs and a shower/toilet room. Downstairs, there is a large lounge/kitchen/diner (with a sofa bed) with a washing room and an additional toilet leading to a large, additional bedroom (with double bed and en-suite shower). Upstairs there is a further double (king size bed) and one large, twin bedroom, the gite is ideal for families. The gite benefits from having mosquito blinds to all bedroom windows. The gite enjoys shared use of a large, floodlit swimming pool, children's play area, table-tennis table, boule and badminton courts and gym. La Grange enjoys fast and free WiFi throughout the gite and even on the patio.

La Grange is located in six acres of well-maintained, landscaped grounds on the outskirts of Brives sur Charente, just ten minutes' drive from Cognac. Quiet and peaceful, the gite has easy access to all amenities, including local markets for bargain hunting, and many excellent restaurants for eating out. We are minutes away from a superb choice of local restaurants and some thirty minutes' drive from the superb beaches of the Cote Sauvage. Share the tranquility and the wonderful climate of the Charente Maritime - relax in an idyllic setting in Poitou-Charentes. Our luxury family-friendly gites and chambres d'hôte are nestled in the heart of the 'Petite Champagne', the grape growing region that produces the world renowned Cognac brandy and the local aperitif, pineau.

There is a mouth-watering choice of places to visit locally (the beautiful beaches of the Cote Sauvage, Royan, La Rochelle, Cognac, Pons, Saintes, Angouleme, Bordeaux, La Palmyre Zoo and sleepy villages) and a host of activities, including walking, cycling, fishing, canoeing, horse-riding, golf, tennis, swimming and surfing. You can enjoy a relaxing walk or cycle ride to the nearby villages for your breakfast croissants or bread.

We hope you will choose Gites de Brives to savour what France has to offer the discerning visitor with something for the whole family!

Further details

A full information pack is provided detailing nearby places of interest etc.

All properties are cleaned on a weekly basis with all linen and towels provided (see Booking Form). We do not supply beach/swimming pool towels.

La Grange is a two storey gite with a staircase.

Further details indoors

The property is suitable for year round letting as it benefits from full double-glazing, insulation and central heating. High speed internet access (WiFi) available throughout. Highchair, stairgate, pushchair and cot available at no cost. A luxury, family-friendly gite.

Further details outdoors

On site amenities: well-equipped gym, boule-court, children's play area, table-tennis, badminton and superb swimming pool. Bicycles for hire.

Location description from owner

The Poitou-Charentes region

The Charente Maritime enjoys fantastic weather! The Charente Maritime is the second sunniest region of France, after the Mediterranean; we enjoy a quite superb micro-climate. We also have short but cold winters - so we have the best of both worlds!

Dining alfresco and enjoying the long warm evenings while you are on holiday is the stuff memories are made of...

Brives-sur-Charente

The surrounding area has a great deal to offer from the buzzing town of Cognac (lots of cafes and boutique shops, not forgetting the world-famous distillery tours - Hennessy, Otard, Remy-Martin, Martell and Camus!), to the beautiful ancient towns of Pons and Saintes. Weekly local markets are held in Cognac, Pons and Saintes. There are a multitude of local restaurants and bars all within an easy drive. Some are (luckily!) only about 15 minutes by bike.

The beautiful beaches of St George-de-Didonne and St Palais-sur-Mer are a 30 minute drive way and La Palmyre Zoo (one of the biggest zoos in Europe with over 1600 animals to delight all the family) is about an hour's drive.

Other 'bits':

Post Office: Brives sur Charente.

Local shops: Salignac, Perignac, Dompierre and Rouffiac.

Supermarkets: Cognac, Pons or Saintes.

Cash point: Chaniers and at all local supermarkets.

Banks: Cognac and Pons.

Golf: Cognac, Saintes & Angouleme.

Tennis: Rouffiac or Ars.

Swimming (indoor and outdoor): Cognac and Saintes, Charente, coast.

Fishing: Charente.

Canoeing: Charente, Seugne (Pons), coast.

Aquatic Centre (pools, gym, sauna, massage): Jonzac.

Doctor, Dentist & Hospital: Cognac.

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Bed & bathroom

  • 2 Double Beds, 3 Single Beds, 1 Cot available
  • 2 family bathrooms, 1 en suite

Amenities

  • Wi-Fi available
  • Shared outdoor pool (unheated)
  • Shared garden
  • Private garden
  • Climbing frame
  • Swing set
  • BBQ
  • Balcony or terrace
  • Bicycles available
  • Internet access
  • Central heating
  • Staffed property
  • Table tennis
  • Cooker
  • Fridge
  • Freezer
  • Microwave
  • Toaster
  • Kettle
  • Dishwasher
  • Washing machine
  • Clothes dryer
  • Iron
  • High chair available
  • TV
  • Satellite TV
  • DVD player
  • CD player
  • Hair dryer
  • Linen provided
  • Towels provided

Will consider

  • Long term lets (over 1 month)
  • Corporate bookings

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Access

  • Parking
  • Secure parking
  • Suitable for people with restricted mobility
  • Not suitable for wheelchair users

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Smoking
No smoking at this property
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About the owner

Phil & Glyn S
Response rate:
95%
Calendar updated:
07 Apr 2016
Years listed:
6
Based in:
France

Languages spoken: English, French

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