Gite / 3 bedrooms / sleeps 6

Key Info
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 40 km
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
  • Car essential
  • No pets allowed

In the heart of the "Saintonge romane" and its medieval treasures, just besides the world famous vineyards of Cognac, on the road of the pilgrims to Saint-Jacques de Compostelle, our Domaine overhangs the hamlet of La Laigne and its 26 houses.

Until the early sixties, the Domaine produced Cognac and Pineau des Charentes.
Today, it will greet you and let you enjoy the peace of a mansion of the XVIIIth century, in a 2,5 hectares park, 5 minutes away from the historical centre of Saint-Jean-d'Angély and its shops, 30 minutes away from the Ocean.

Size Sleeps up to 6, 3 bedrooms
Rooms 3 bedrooms, 1 bathrooms of which 1 shower room
Nearest beach Fouras 40 km
Access Car essential
Nearest Amenities 3 km
Nearest travel links Nearest airport: La Rochelle 60 km, Nearest railway: St Jean d'Angély 3 km
Family friendly Great for children of all ages
Notes No pets allowed, No smoking at this property

Features and Facilities

Luxuries Internet access, DVD player
Pool Shared outdoor pool (unheated)
General TV, Table tennis, Wi-Fi available
Standard Kettle
Utilities Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine
Furniture Double Beds (1), Sofa Beds (1), Single Beds (4)
Other Linen provided, Towels provided, High chair available
Outdoors Shared outdoor pool (unheated), Balcony or terrace, Shared garden, BBQ, Bicycles available, Swing set, Trampoline
Access Parking, Wheelchair users
Further details indoors

Old barn converted in a warm and comfortable cottage.

• Many services:
- Welcome Basket
To satisfy your first needs, the dinner and everything to prepare a breakfast wait for your arrival in the Domaine.
Caution: all the shops around are closed on Sunday afternoons !
Price depending on your needs
- "Fresh bread " Service
Fresh bread and viennoiserie in the Domaine every morning at 8am.
Price depending on your needs
- Breakfast Service:
Price: 7,50 € per day and per person
- Fireplace Service:
Logs and chopped wood during all your stay.
Price depending on your needs
- Baby-sitting on request

• Ground level
- Living-room ± 48 m² incl. toilets ± 3m
• Second floor
- 3 Bedrooms ± 13, 11 & 10 m²
- Bathroom ± 8 m²
- Landing ± 2 m²

Further details outdoors

Many exterior facilities
• 5,5 ha park
• Swimming pool (13 X 7 m)
• Bike Rental
• Trampoline
• Table tennis table
• Sand
• Swings
• Animals (donkeys)

Further details

See the terms and conditions on our Website.

Grocery store & refreshment room

• The refreshment room

Our user-friendly refreshment room is open 7/7 from 8 am to 7 pm, to enjoy an ice-cream after bathing in the swimming-pool or to have a glass with friends.

Located in the heart of the Domaine, it's a perfect place to relax. It also offers a library with books and board games.

• La Laigne's grocery store

Basic foodstuff, local specialties of the Vals de Saintonge… For your satisfaction, our store will evolute to fit to your cooking needs.

Craving for authenticity and quality? Discover the products traditionnally grown & crafted in our region.

Enjoy the various tastes, and do not hesitate to come again and discover our new findings!

• Our store also offers:

• Welcome Basket

To satisfy your first needs, the dinner and everything to prepare a breakfast

wait for your arrival in the Domaine.

Caution: all the shops around are closed on sunday afternoons !

Price depending on your needs

• Fresh Bread

Fresh bread and viennoiserie in the Domaine every morning.

Price depending on your needs

• Breakfast

Price: 7,50 € per day and per person

• Fireplace

Logs and chopped wood during all your stay.

Price depending on your needs

• Postal service & Events Booking:

Book your tickets with no queue for local places or events (parc Atlantys, Francofolies, etc.), drop your mail, buy your stamps…

The Nouvelle-Aquitaine region

With an average of more than 2600 sunshine hours a year , the climate in Charente-Maritime is one of the most pleasant in France. Besides its many beaches on the Atlantic coast, our region offers numerous activities, for the body as well as for the mind, and no matter what your age is.

Our Domaine stands between half an hour and an hour away from some of the most beautiful beaches of the French Atlantic coast:

Fouras, Chatelaillon-Plage, Royan, La Côte Sauvage, Ile d'Oléron and Ile de Ré, not to forget Port d'Envaux, 15 mn From the Domaine, a nice beach on the banks of the Charente.


• History:

Besides the famous fortifications of La Rochelle, our region contains many Roman Art monuments, as the famous church in Aulnay de Saintonge, and gallo-roman vestiges. The Office de Tourisme de Saint-Jean-d'Angély proposes nightly guided theatrical visits with many costumed actors that will take you to the heart of our region's rich history. Immerse yourself in prehistory with the famous Paléosite, 15 mn from the Domaine.

• Theatre :

Every summer , a Theatre Festival takes place in Saint-Jean-d'Angély.

You can find one or more theatres in the towns of La Rochelle, Cognac, Saintes and Niort.

• Music:

The Francofolies de La Rochelle are one of the most famous festivals in France, but many other things happen here around music, Cognac Blues Passion for instance. A Jazz Club offers you several concerts per week in Saint-Savinien (15 km).

• Cinéma:

A movie theatre in Saint-Jean-d'Angély, many in Saintes, La Rochelle, Rochefort, Cognac will allow you to satisfy your passion for the movies.

A Crime Movie Festival takes place every year in Cognac.

• Golf:

A 18 holes golf ground awaits on you in Saintes (25 km), some others in Royan, Niort, Cognac and La Rochelle.

• Swimming Pool:

The aquatic complex Atlantys of Saint-Jean-d'Angély, 5 mn from the Domain is one of the most beautiful swimming pools of the region, with its jacuzzi, its sauna, and its aqua gym and water-polo clubs.

• Canoe & Kayak Club:

Rowing down the Boutonne, two days excursions or single hour trips, 5 mn away from the Domain, in Saint-Jean-d'Angély.

• And: Moto-cross ground, bicross ground, Karting, Microlite, Tennis, Squash, Skate-Board track..

• Outside Swimming-pool and games in Saint-Jean-d'Angély, 5 mn away from the Domaine, on the banks of a pond where many ducks, geese and swans live.

• Port Miniature de Saint Savinien: mini boats that kids can securely sail alone.

• And: bicross ground, Skate-Board ground, fishing on the banks of the Boutonne, Flying models encounters...

• Restaurants:

5 mn from the Domaine, Saint-Jean-d'Angély offers you a large range of restaurants: Crèperies, Grills, Asian Restaurants and Pizzerias, of course, besides a few gastronomic places, as Le Scorlion, ideally situated in the Royal Abbey or L'Hotel de la Place, with its original fine food.

• Cognacs and Pineaux:

Our region has been producing world famous alcohols for centuries. Visits and degustations will please you, drive carefully !

• Asnières-la-Giraud:

2 km from the Domaine, a baker and a Grocer's shop.

• Saint-Jean-d'Angély:

2 supermarkets, many small shops selling food and clothing, book stores, a record shop, a cyberspace to read your emails, Saint-Jean holds everything to satisfy your needs. A market is held in the superb "Halle couverte" every Wednesday and Saturday morning. A fair takes place on the third Saturday of each month.

• Saintes:

Shopping lovers, Saintes offers you a great choice in every kind of shops.