Apply filters
£ to

Mirambeau holiday house rental with private pool, beach/lake nearby and internet access and walking

Spring & Summer holidays

from £136 /night help Price for guests, Nights approx:

Excellent 5/5

4 reviews

from £136 /night help Price for guests, Nights approx:

Estimated nightly price based on a weekly stay. Contact the advertiser to confirm the total cost.

This is what holidays are about!

House / 5 bedrooms / sleeps 10 Home 80064

Need more information about booking Home 80064 ?

House / 5 bedrooms / sleeps 10

Key Info
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 40 km
  • Swimming pool
  • Great for children of all ages
  • Car essential
  • No pets allowed
  • Private garden

The house is in a tiny, rural hamlet; there are only four other houses nearby, on a road that averages about one car every five minutes. St Ciers du Taillon selling bread, wine and basic supplies is five minutes away (by car) and the supermarket and shops in Mirambeau is ten minutes distant.

La Renaudrie provides a peaceful haven for those who wish to explore the area, sample the excellent sea food restaurants in Royan and investigate the liquid delights of Cognac, St Emillion and the Medoc. Not forgetting the cultural life in Saintes and Bordeaux.

In the school holiday season this is a wonderful area for family holidays. However in the early and late summer the region takes on a different charm. The roads are even quieter and the restaurants and shops are especially pleased to see you. And of course, flights are very cheap particularly in mid-week.

Size Sleeps up to 10, 5 bedrooms
Rooms 5 bedrooms, 4 bathrooms of which 2 Family bathrooms and 2 Shower rooms
Nearest beach Meschers 40 km
Will consider Long term lets (over 1 month)
Access Car essential
Nearest travel links Nearest airport: La Rochelle 112 km, Nearest railway: Angouleme 118 km
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
Pool Private outdoor pool (unheated)
General Central heating, TV, CD player, Telephone, Pool or snooker table, Table tennis, Games room
Standard Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer
Utilities Clothes dryer, Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine
Furniture Double beds (3), Single beds (4), Cots (1), Dining seats for 10, Lounge seats for 8
Other High chair
Outdoors Private outdoor pool (unheated), Private garden, BBQ, Bicycles available, Climbing frame, Swing set, Trampoline
Access Parking, Suitable for people with restricted mobility, Wheelchair users
Further details indoors

Local craftsmen, who worked to high standards, undertook the renovation of the house. All the shutters have been replaced and the new, wooden shutters are of the traditional Charentais design. Upstairs all the double-glazed windows have an integrated mosquito screen; so cool, fresh air at night comes without the irritating whine of a midnight mozzie! Three of the bedrooms have en suite shower, or bath rooms. There is also a separate large bathroom on the ground floor.

Downstairs is light and airy. The kitchen, dining area and sitting room are combined into one comfortable space. The kitchen is recently installed and the electrics are mainly Bosch.

A separate walk-in tiled pantry keeps food cool and the utility room off the kitchen is the washing and drying area for wet swimming costumes and towels. Also on the ground floor is one of the double bedrooms and the family bathroom.

The whole house is well insulated, keeping it warm in winter. Heating downstairs is under floor and the radiators upstairs are run of an electrically heated boiler.

The games room in the former dairy has pool and football tables. Table tennis is in an open barn. There is a good supply of DVDs, CDs, books and board games.

Further details outdoors

The garden has well established fig and cherry trees and has plenty for children to do with a 14' trampoline, a swing/slide/climbing frame and a Wendy House.

The 11m x 6m L-shaped pool has been designed for family holidays, open for the first time this summer. The large shallow area makes up half of the pool and is accessed by wide, easily negotiable steps. The pool then slopes to the deep end, to give competent swimmers the opportunity to play too!

The pool is in a fenced area and equipped with an alarm so as to give you peace of mind. It is set by a fig tree and has wonderful views across the vines and fields of sunflowers. The paved area around the pool is excellent for sunbathing, or relaxing with a drink and watching the sun go down.

There is a movable BBQ.

Further details

Feedback from Holidaylettings holidaymakers - the Saxton & Pearson Families:

We have been in many parts of France in rented accommodation over the years and this property far surpasses them all.

We all enjoyed very much this very splendid home and consistently admired and were extremely impressed with the attention to detail in every single aspect of which the list would be endless!!

The owners deserve congratulations of the highest order for the way they have organised the interior design of this superb house.

The Poitou-Charentes region

The Charente-Maritime on the south west coast of France enjoys the long hot summers and mild winters so necessary for the production of the fine grapes used make wonderful wines and cognac. Located with the Atlantic to the west with its 200km of coastline, the Charente and Dordogne to the east and the Gironde to the south, the Charente-Maritime is a magnificent and exceptional part of France. This is a quiet agricultural area, with vineyards and fields growing sunflower, wheat and maize, yet close to the sea.

The population density for the Charente Maritime is on a par with Cumbria – England’s least populous county – for those used to Britain’s congested roads the comparative peace of rural French roads makes driving a pleasure again. Royan, 40 minutes to the west of La Renaudrie, is a popular holiday destination for the French who enjoy the excellent beaches and appreciate the local oysters, mussels and freshly caught fish. All the local restaurants have excellent fresh fish dishes. A visit to the morning fish market in Royan is a pleasurable education!

The local vineyards are famous for their production of Cognac. Pineau des Charentes, the local aperitif, is a blend of Cognac and grape juice and delicious when served cold. There are many local tiny wineries and distilleries where one can taste and buy wine, Cognac and Pineau directly from the producers. Our local vinyard will arrange tastings. La Renaudrie is 40 minutes away from Cognac, an interesting town to visit. We are also 45 minutes from wonderful St. Emilion and about an hour from Bordeaux. The nearby world-famous wine region of Medoc is worth visiting as are the nearer Cotes de Bourg and Cotes de Blaye.


Mirambeau, about ten minutes away is the nearest town, it boasts a Super U supermarket, a wonderful boulangerie, two hairdressers plus a range of other shops. It has a Saturday morning market and a fair on the last Saturday of the month.

Royan is one of the most prestigious seaside resorts on the Atlantic coast, a favourite with the French. Rebuilt since the Second World War, it has a fifties charm and ultra smart beaches. To the west of Royan is 'Zoo de La Palmyre' the most visited tourist attraction in the Charente-Maritime. This is a breeding zoo, with an emphasis on conservation, leaving many of the 1,600 animals free to roam. Near the zoo is a great beach.

The nearest village to La Renaudrie is St Ciers-du-Taillon. There is a small supermarket; the village also has a boulangerie, charcuterie, wine merchants and excellent chemist/pharmacist.

Build your perfect trip, with Holiday Lettings & TripAdvisor

Real opinions, real reviews

Genuine guest feedback from 100,000+ reviews

Quick response times

Know where you're staying within 24 hours

Guest reviewsPowered by TripAdvisor

Guest reviews no reviews

Guest reviews Powered by TripAdvisor

5 star
4 star
3 star
2 star
1 star

Excellent 5/5

4 reviews Excellent 5/5

Help other travellers decide where to stay

Add your voice to the conversation about this holiday home and your review will appear on TripAdvisor too.

Write a review

Write a review
Review 1-4 of 4

3 Sep 2013


"Brilliant Holiday"

Our holiday was wonderful and the house had everything one could possibly hope for our 3 generations. There was enough to keep 4 small grandchildren under 5 years of age happy. A plethora of books , toys and games and a wooden ride on toy which was hotly competed for.Some very interesting adult books too.The garden was large with a Wendy house, trampoline and slightly unstable hammock. The house was clean and very well appointed and had a nights worth of provisions to tide us over including 2 bottles of excellent local wine. The swimming pool was a huge asset and very popular , it was assiduously maintained and cleaned while we were there by a local couple who were also on hand to sort out any problems. In fact , nothing was too much trouble for them. The house is conveniently located approx 50 minutes from beautiful Bordeaux which is well worth a visit as is La Rochelle. The Atlantic beaches are slightly further away but beautiful and relatively empty.La Palmyre was our favourite beach, approached through the sand dunes. The nearest supermarket was about 15 minutes in the car and a local boulangerie about 8 minutes by car. We were surrounded by fields full of sunflowers and of course vines. Ample opportunity to try local tastings on the speciality brew, Pineau. We were rather pestered by mossies but a quick spray with repellent soon had them on the run. The house is very well suited to extended families and small children, it has been very carefully thought out and we felt the children were in a safe environment which enabled us to relax.. well as much as one can with 3 three year old boys!

11 Aug 2012


"Our second visit, and just as amazing as the first!"

This was our second visit to La Renaudrie, having stayed there in 2009. The house is immaculate with absolutely everything a family could need. The house caters for all ages and immense thought has clearly gone in to ensuring guests have as relaxing (or as active) a time as possible. The region offers plenty for families to do. We hired bikes on this stay and enjoyed cycling with our young family around the meandering country rounds surrounded by vineyards and sunflowers. I would highly recommend this for large/extended families or perhaps two families holidaying together. One of our best holidays ever.

Review 1-4 of 4

This advert is created and maintained by the advertiser; we can only publish adverts in good faith as we don't own, manage or inspect any of the properties. We advise you to familiarise yourself with our terms of use.

Contact the owner

This price is an estimate based on the latest rate information available to us. Contact the advertiser to ask for the exact price, including any additional fees.

from £136 /night help Price for guests, Nights approx:

Reservation rules

7 Nights min stay

Changeover day Sat

Estimated nightly price based on a weekly stay. Contact the advertiser to confirm the total cost.

Email the owner

    By sending this email you agree to our terms of use and privacy policy.

    You're booking with

    Gus C.

    • 6 Years listed

    65% Response rate

    Calendar last updated:12 Sep 2015

    Based in United Kingdom

    Languages spoken
    • English

    Also consider

    Gites Jonzac 28 properties
    Houses Cognac 27 properties
    Gites Gemozac 27 properties
    Gites Saintes 23 properties
    Brossac 21 properties
    Mortagne-sur-Gironde 18 properties
    Montguyon 12 properties
    Blaye 12 properties
    Barbezieux-Saint-Hilaire 11 properties
    Cozes 10 properties
    Pons 10 properties
    Meschers-sur-Gironde 9 properties
    Saint Thomas de Conac 7 properties
    Saint Fort sur Gironde 7 properties
    Pauillac 6 properties
    Mazion 5 properties
    Brives-sur-Charente 5 properties
    Pugnac 5 properties

    Start a new search

    Don’t let an old browser slow down your holiday

    Your browser is out of date and might not work well with our website. Download the latest version to speed up your hunt for the perfect holiday home.

    Just click on the icons to get to the download page