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Le Chai (renovated wine makers barn) – Home 143559 Barn

  • 4 bedrooms
  • 10 sleeps
  •  min stay varies

Le Chai (renovated wine makers barn) – Home 143559

Excellent 5/5 Excellent – based on 7 reviews

  • Barn
  • 4 bedrooms
  • 10 sleeps
  •  min stay varies

Barn / 4 bedrooms / 4 bathrooms / sleeps 10

Key Info

  • Nearest beach 42 km
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
  • Car essential
  • No pets allowed
  • Private garden

Description from owner

Description

Welcome to our renovated Chai (a winemaker's barn) with it's own underwater floodlit, heated pool, making it an ideal secluded holiday destination for family and friends. Home comforts, wood burning stove, large patio and veranda to sit out, relax and soak up the sun during the day and watch it set at night.

Peace and quiet whenever you want it, yet close to village bars, restaurants, beach / city day trips and the famous Chateaux of Bordeaux. Le Chai offers you all the ingredients for a memorable break.

Further details outdoors

The property is set in 1/3 acre of land that used to be vineyard. The private pool is 12 x 6 meters and purposely built deep enough for the spring board. The surrounding large patio is equipped with sun loungers for all, a gazebo to provide shade when needed and brick BBQ. The patio furniture seats 10 and cane armchairs allow you enjoy the sunsets from the veranda. There is secure parking for up to 4 cars. There are 4 bicycles which can

Welcome to our renovated Chai (a winemaker's barn) with it's own underwater floodlit, heated pool, making it an ideal secluded holiday destination for family and friends. Home comforts, wood burning stove, large patio and veranda to sit out, relax and soak up the sun during the day and watch it set at night.

Peace and quiet whenever you want it, yet close to village bars, restaurants, beach / city day trips and the famous Chateaux of Bordeaux. Le Chai offers you all the ingredients for a memorable break.

Further details outdoors

The property is set in 1/3 acre of land that used to be vineyard. The private pool is 12 x 6 meters and purposely built deep enough for the spring board. The surrounding large patio is equipped with sun loungers for all, a gazebo to provide shade when needed and brick BBQ. The patio furniture seats 10 and cane armchairs allow you enjoy the sunsets from the veranda. There is secure parking for up to 4 cars. There are 4 bicycles which can be used for a morning ride through the vineyards to the boulangerie or further afield for the adventurous.

Location description from owner

The Poitou-Charentes region

The Charente Maritime is one of the sunniest and most picturesque areas of France. With the hundreds of sunny days needed to ripen the grapes that end up as some of the finest wines in the world, the summer weather in this region is perfect.

Fascinating cities, towns and villages to explore and enjoy. Visit the world famous Chteaux of Bordeaux, the zoo at La Palymre, the fabulous beaches at St Palais and the Iles de Oleron and Re. The cities of Saintes, Cognac and Bordeaux have something to offer every member of your party. Further afield the Dune du Pilar at Arcachon and canoeing on the Charente or Dordogne make for special day trips.

Saint-Sorlin-de-Conac

Whatever you enjoy doing on holiday (if you can drag yourself away from the pool), the Charente Maritime has something for everyone. Fascinating villages, towns and cities to explore and enjoy. We recommend the world famous Chateaux of Latour and St Emilion. But if you want to just taste and buy wine direct from the producer, we can direct you to "Bernard" on our doorstep. The summer evening market at Montendre is worth the visit and the acclaimed zoo at La Palymre with the amazing nearby beaches of the Cote Sauvage make for a full day out.

A little nearer home is the children's leisure and adventure area at Jonzac where you can swim and relax by the lake, while the younger ones choose from trying their hands at sailing, kayaking, pedalos, rock climbing, archery and the exciting tree top trails. The cities of Saintes, Cognac and Bordeaux are all musts, if time allows. An established riding school is very close to the barn. Public tennis courts are situated in the villages either side of our hamlet. There are bicycles guests are welcome to use and several CTC cycle tracks (National and local routes), catering for all abilities, easily accessible from Le Chai.

A fuller account of all local activities are to be found in a file inside Le Chai. However, for most people, the occasional outing to locals shops, supermarket and street markets, for food and drink to enjoy back home on the patio by the pool, or before relaxing by the wood stove, is enough to ensure you finish the your holiday, rested, relaxed and recharged.

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Families

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

Bed & bathroom

  • Bedroom 1: King Bed
    Bedroom 2: King Bed
    Bedroom 3: 2 Single Beds
    Bedroom 4: 2 Single Beds
    Beds in other rooms: 2 Sofa Beds
  • 1 Family bathroom, 2 En suites, 1 Toilet Only

Amenities

  • Wi-Fi available
  • Private outdoor pool (heated)
  • Private garden
  • BBQ
  • Balcony or terrace
  • Bicycles available
  • Internet access
  • Fireplace
  • Pool or snooker table
  • Cooker
  • Fridge
  • Freezer
  • Microwave
  • Toaster
  • Kettle
  • Dishwasher
  • Washing machine
  • Iron
  • TV
  • DVD player
  • CD player
  • Linen provided
  • Towels provided

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Access

  • Parking
  • Secure parking
  • Accessible for wheelchair users — please contact the owner for details before booking

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Payment
This owner does not use online booking. Please contact them and they will be able to offer you a secure way to pay for your stay. Never pay for your holiday rental by wire transfer (such as Western Union or Moneygram) as this type of payment is untraceable.
Smoking
No smoking at this property
Cancellation policy
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About the owner

Nick & Debbie S
Response rate:
73%
Calendar updated:
01 Sep 2016
Years listed:
5
Based in:
United Kingdom

Languages spoken: English, French


This Barn has 4 bedrooms, 4 bathrooms and sleeps 10. It’s been listed on Holiday Lettings since 09 Dec 2010. Located in Charente-Maritime, it has 7 reviews with an overall rating of 5. The average weekly rate varies from £700 to £1750.

The Owner has a response rate of 73% and the property’s calendar was last updated on 01 Sep 2016.

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“Location of a great family holiday”

Reviewed 11 Sep 2012

A wonderful refurbished and extended barn, Le Chai was the location of a fantastic, relaxing family holiday. We rarely ventured far from the swimming pool during the day, or the pub quality pool table at night! The property is in a quiet rural area but a local village and town are easily accessible by car. If you can drag yourself away from the pool, there are plenty of tourist attractions a drive away, as well as numerous vineyards keen to let you sample their Cognac / Pineau. Would certainly consider a return visit.

Thank you kind review and so glad you enjoyed the pool by day and pool table and piano by night

“Beautifully renovated barn”

Reviewed 23 Aug 2011

We spent a wonderful week at Le Chai, beginning of July. The house is amazing, the pool is fantastic. We felt like we were staying at a 5 star resort. Peaceful and idyllic but with close access to shopping and plenty to do in the greater vicinity.

Many thanks for taking the time to add feedback.

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