Holiday rental & pool nr St Jean-d'Angély - PM000398_D

Courant (15km from Saint-Jean-d'Angely), Charente Maritime, Poitou Charentes Reference: PM000398_D Advertiser since: 30 June 2005

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Les Marrons Self Catering Saturday 2 4 1 Double sofabed

About this property

Cosy Gite Suitable for Couples or Small Family. This cottage/gite is in a rural setting.

Les Marrons is a newly re-furbished (2018) gite, part of our 18th Century Longere- it adjoins owners' farmhouse and our other 2 gites La Vigne and La Grange - the gites share the use of our large indoor swimming pool and the extensive communal gardens. Pool season 2020 1 May to end September We offer a discount for a couple/ i.e. reduced occupancy
Entry into a large 'Salle de Sejour' living area with kitchen area, dining area, and lounge area: the well equipped kitchen includes a dishwasher, washing machine, oven: glasses, cutlery, crockery sufficient for min 6 persons: a tall built-in-cupboard contains iron and ironing board, hoover, broom, dustpan etc.
Dining area has table and 4 chairs: the lounge area includes a comfortable sofabed and 2 easy chairs, flat screen tv with English Freeview channels, bookcase with a selection of adult/children's books: the gite has free wi-fi access: there is also a log burner for spring and autumn use when it is cooler, plus electric radiators.
Upstairs: landing area with built in wardrobe, double bedroom with 2 bedside chests and lamps, laminate flooring, window is fitted with sliding fly screen: a smaller room with 3 foot wide bunkbeds, chest of drawers and hanging area, Velux window with blind, laminate flooring: family bathroom with bath, shower over bath with folding glass shower screen: basin over vanity unit, wc.
There is a stairgate fitted at the top of the stairs. We supply all bed linen (beds made up for your arrival) house towels, one bath, one hand per person and tea towels: in the kitchen you will find starter loo rolls, kitchen rolls, bin bags, cleaning products.



Kitchen and dining

Fully-fitted new kitchen area with built-in ceramic hob and fan oven, dishwasher and washing machine, microwave, electric kettle, built-in stainless steel sink, ample worktop area.
Dining area with table and 4/5 chairs.

Living rooms

Living area with comfortable sofa bed, 2 easy chairs, coffee-table, lamps, flatscreen tv with Engish Freeview channels, cosy log burner for cooler periods.


One double room with 4'6" bed, 2 bedside chest of drawers with lamps, one smaller room with 3 foot wide bunk beds, hanging rail and chest of drawers.


Family bathroom with bath, shower over bath, shower screen, wc, and basin over vanity unit.


Electric heating throughout plus log burner in lounge area.


Flat screen tv, selection of books(adult and children) children's toys and games.

Garden and outside

Paved screened patio area with table, 4 chairs, parasol and bbq. Shared use of indoor heated swimming pool and pool sun terrace, shared use of table tennis table, play areas, communal gardens, parking area: there is a large grassed communal play area with net for badminton/ volley ball (we supply racquets and shuttlecocks) the children's play area has swings, slide and covered sand pit. Mature trees provide plenty of shaded areas to sit and relax with a drink.

Parking and garages

Ample parking for several cars, just inside the entrance gates- on arrival we ask guests to unload cars in front of their chosen property then to park in the area indicated.
We have a bike rack in one of our barns (locked at night) where bikes can be securely stored.

Visitor suitability

Suitable for a couple or small families: we can supply baby/toddler items including cot and highchair, please ask: we offer a reduction for a couple, even in peak season, please ask.

Information about any additional facilities

The grounds are extensive with lots of shady areas to sit and relax: we also have pick your own herbs, chives, thyme, rosemary, mint and fresh bay leaves: depending on the crop yield, Liz will share out freshly picked tomatoes and courgettes, in season there are grapes, pears, blackberries and fresh figs.


  • Cleaning

  • Internet

  • Linen

  • Child facilities

  • Shared pool

  • Indoor pool




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

Horse riding

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



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

Bar in Landes,6 mins drive, new bar/restaurant in Parencay 4 mins drive, various in St Jean d'Angely (12 mins drive) also in Surgeres(15mins) and some great seafood restaurants in la Rochelle (40mins).

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