Holiday rental & pool nr St Jean-d'Angély

Courant (18km from Saint-Jean-d'Angely), Charente Maritime, Poitou Charentes Reference: PM000398_C Advertiser since: 30 June 2005

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La Vigne Self Catering Saturday 4 9 3 + Sleeping area off lounge

About this property

La Vigne, One of 2 Gites and Farmhouse, Indoor Pool, nr Atlantic Beaches. This cottage/gite is in a rural setting.

18th century property set in approximately 2 acres of land, facing south and looking over rolling fields. Ten minutes from St Jean, 40 mins from Cognac, La Rochelle, Rochefort and Atlantic coast beaches.

Local amenities include tennis, boating, horse riding, golf and is great for walking and cycling.
There are 2 letting gites adjoining the owners farmhouse. La Vigne is fully equipped and is especially designed for easy wheelchair access as it has a double sleeping area off of the lounge, plus a ground floor shower room. Included in the rental rates, bed linen, house towels, local tourist tax.
 
La Vigne and La Grange share the use of the indoor pool, plus there is a pool room with a wc, shower room and easy wheelchair access. The pool is heated to a minimum of 28 degrees.

Both properties are available year-round with the pool season 2017 being 8 April  to end September; other times are possible by request for a supplement. If you are not tied by school holidays, May, June, early July and September are wonderful months to come and visit this area of France: short breaks available out of peak season. Please ask about suitability for young families and all items we can provide.
 
Sorry, no smoking indoors.

Type

Cottage/Gite

Kitchen and dining

La Vigne kitchen is well equipped including Bosch washing machine, dishwasher, microwave, toaster, electric kettle, electric coffee-machine, full size electric ceramic hob and fan oven, large fridge-freezer plus additional fridge. We supply starter toilet rolls, kitchen roll, washing tabs, dishwasher tabs and cleaning materials. A large extending dining table seats up to 10.

Living rooms

Ample comfortable seating, large flat screen tv with built-in dvd player, and satellite freeview tv for English programmes, bookcase with good selection of books for adults and children along with a selection of dvds and videos. We also provide a selection of badminton racquets to use in our outdoor play area, a set of children's boules, plus items for use in covered sand pit.
Wi-fi access available.

Bedrooms

All bedrooms have comfortable beds, (beds are made up for your arrival) bedside lamps, ample wardrobe space with lots of hangers: from 2017 we also supply house towels and T towels. The large family bedroom has a double bed plus seating area with easy chair, double sofabed and tv with video/dvd player. there is a collection of video cassettes and DVD's: We supply electric fans , plus a hairdryer in each gite. We have fitted sliding fly screens to bedroom windows. The windows open inwards so you can have fresh air without flying insects coming in!

Bathrooms

La Vigne has 3 bathrooms. upstairs, one en suite shower room with large shower cubicle, wc and basin, one family bathroom with bath, wc and basin. There is a wet room on the ground floor suitable for wheelchair users, very large tiled room with basin, wc and large shower area.

Heating

For cooler periods we have electric heating in all gites plus logburner in La Vigne. The meter is read in winter periods and electricity charged at cost.

Garden and outside

Grounds enclosed with several mature trees providing shade. Each property has its own paved sitting out area with table, chairs, parasol and bbqs, sunloungers for use in the pool area and sunterrace outside. There is a large grassed area with net for badminton/volley-ball (we supply racquets and shuttlecocks), the children's play area has swings, slide and covered sand pit. There is a full size outdoor table tennis table.

There are fresh herbs growing in the garden, please help yourselves (chives, parsley, rosemary, thyme, mint). Large indoor heated pool (28 degrees) with adjoining shower room and wc, all wheelchair accessible. A large lockable sliding door leads you onto the paved sunterrace, a light airy room with sun streaming in. With inclement weather, just shut the sliding door and enjoy! You get the best of both worlds.

Parking and garages

Plenty of parking space provided within the enclosed grounds.
Unload the car outside your property then park in the parking area just inside the entrance gates.

Visitor suitability

La Vigne is specially suitable for wheelchair users. For little ones we provide cots and highchairs free of charge, plus stairgates are fitted at top of stairs.
For large family gatherings, rent with adjoining gite La Grange.
We can also supply additional baby/toddler items, baby bath, changing mat, toddler toilet seat and step-up, baby bowls/spoons, electric blender, pushchair, please ask.

Not suitable for pets owing to close proximity of farmland.

Facilities

  • Cleaning

  • Internet

  • No smoking

  • Special needs

  • Linen

  • Child facilities

  • Shared pool

  • Indoor pool

Activities

Cycling

Family activities

Golf

Name and address of nearest golf course: Niort
Distance: 25 km

Horse riding

Name and address of nearest stables: La Benate
Distance: 5 km

Sports

Watersports

Wine tasting

Name and address of nearest wine producer: St Jean D'Angely
Distance: 15 km

The Owner Recommends

Location and Activities

Set on outskirts of a peaceful rural village with nearby horseriding, tennis, golf, watersports, great for cycling in the surrounding quiet lanes. For details of cycle hire from a firm who deliver to and collect from the gites please see link on our web site.

Nearest Restaurant

St Loup near Nachamps, Landes, various in St Jean d'Angely (10 mins drive) also in Surgeres(15mins) and some great seafood restaurants in la Rochelle (40mins).

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