Gite / 2 bedrooms / sleeps 5

Key Info
  • Child friendly
  • Car advised
  • Ask about pets
  • Private garden

The gîte at Saugé is an excellent base to combine a relaxing holiday with exploring the many attractions and historic sites in this area. The gîte offers comfortable and well-equipped accommodation for 4 or 5 people in a peaceful setting with a sunny terrace and gardens overlooking the picturesque village of Sanxay. There is also a chambre d’hôtes in the main house if you wish to sleep a further two people. The large open-air swimming pool in the village is nearby and a long distance footpath passes the gates to the house and is ideal for walking, cycling or horse-riding. Facilities include table-tennis, table football, bicycles and pétanque or boules; arrangements can be made for fishing or horse-riding.

Size Sleeps up to 5, 2 bedrooms
Rooms 2 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms of which 2 en suites
Nearest beach La Rochelle
Access Car advised
Nearest Amenities 500 m
Nearest travel links Nearest airport: Poitiers 25 km, Nearest railway: Poitiers
Family friendly Great for children of all ages
Notes Some pets are welcome - please contact the owner, No smoking at this property

Features and Facilities

Luxuries Fireplace, Internet access, DVD player
General Central heating, TV, Table tennis, Safe, Wi-Fi available
Standard Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer
Utilities Clothes dryer, Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine
Furniture Double Beds (2), Dining seats for 6, Lounge seats for 5
Other Linen provided, Towels provided
Outdoors Balcony or terrace, Private garden, BBQ, Bicycles available
Access Parking, Not suitable for wheelchair users


The picturesque village of Sanxay is situated within a loop of the river Vonne with houses dating from the 15th century. There are good local amenities including village shops, a bakery and bar. There is a tourist information office, campsite, children's’ play area and a 50 metre open air swimming pool with accompanying children's’ pool. The village is a good centre for fishing and cycling. The moated Château de Marconnay is a venue for a memorable meal and the interesting Gallo-Roman site, which is open year-round, also stages an internationally acclaimed opera in the amphitheatre each August. In the last week of October the famous International Bird Fair is held at Mènigoute.