Selfcatering cottage holiday let, Charente

Haimps (4km from Matha), Charente Maritime, Poitou Charentes Reference: PM004126 Advertiser since: 28 April 2015
Property Board Arrival Bedrooms Sleeps Bathrooms
Le Chai de Fresneau Self Catering Saturday 3 6 1

About this property

Charming ancient former wine producing farm. This cottage/gite is in a village setting.

Situated in Charente Maritime, close to Cognac, this charming ancient former wine producing farm offers a haven of peace and tranquillity set in 5 acres of meadows, trees and flower gardens.
In the heart of a small village, we are close to all shops, and several supermarkets are open on Sunday mornings.
The property is equipped for everybody to enjoy it, and to satisfy the small ones as well as adults.
The region is full of sites to discover such as Cognac, Saint Jean d'Angely, Saintes, L'Ile d'Oleron, Marais Poitevin... Plenty of activities are also available, such as distillery tours, fishing, leisure centres (pedaloes, canoes...), walking trails, parks, carriage rides, etc

Full documentation awaits you in your rental for you to discover the best our region.



Kitchen and dining

The kitchen is part of the open plan living/dining area, and is fully-equipped with cooker, dishwasher, fridge-freezer, microwave oven, washing machine, kettle, coffee-maker, toaster, etc.

Living rooms

The living room is open plan with a dining area and a lounge area. It has a table and chairs, a settee and armchairs, a coffee-table, a television and dvd player and a hi-fi system.


All bedrooms have wardrobes. There are 2 double bed bedrooms, and 1 with 2 single beds. Babybed available and can be added in one of the rooms.


The bathroom is fitted with a shower and a bath.


There is a pool with pool toys and games and a paddling pool for the little ones.
Play area with sandpit, slides, wendy house and swings, a number of ride on toys.
Table tennis, badminton and boules.
Nearby tennis courts.
In each gite, there are toys, games and books.

Garden and outside

5 acres of meadows, trees and flower gardens.
Private garden furniture with rectangular parasol.
Individual barbecue.
Loungers are available for round the pool.

Parking and garages

A gated parking area is available close to the gites.
Closed car park is in the property next to the gites.

Information about any additional facilities

Our prices include bed linen (bed made for your arrival), towels and baby equipment.
Towels for the pool are not included.
Electricity is included.
No supplementary taxes.
Free wi-fi.

Tourist tax : 0,80 euros per adult per night
We respectfully request our guests to leave the gites clean and tidy on departure. If it is impossible for you to do so before departure, we can arrange to do this for a charge of 60 Euros.


  • Cleaning

  • Internet

  • No smoking

  • Linen

  • Child facilities

  • Shared pool



Family activities

Fishing nearby

Species of fish: Trout
Name of nearest fishing location: Touches de Perigny
Distance: 5 km



Name/number of nearest marked trail: More than 20

Wine tasting

Name and address of nearest wine producer: Siecq
Distance: 10 km

The Owner Recommends

Places to visit

Town to visit : Saintes, Cognac, Saint Jean d'Angely, Ile d'Oleron, La Rochelle..... Parks and zoos : The Asinerie du baudet du poitou to Dampierre-sur-Boutonne (30 Mins) Zoodyssée of Chizé (30 Mins) Zoo de la Palmyre (1h25) The Aquarium of La Rochelle (1h20) Paléosite to Saint-Césaire (30 Mins) Le Cep Enchanté to Macqueville (10 Mins) Le Futuroscope to Poitiers (1h10) La planète des crocodiles to Civaux (1h50) Parc aventure de la vallée de Fontdouce to Saint Bris des Bois (30 Mins) Le Château des énigmes to Pons (55 Mins) Yaka-Jouer to Saint Laurent de la Prée (1h00) Le Puy du Fou to Les Epesses (2h00) Pedestrian and bike path: Besides the path of Saint Jacques de Compostelle which go through Saint Jean d'Angely (25mins), the region offers multiple possibility of ballads, hikes or bikes. Ballads in bike or by feet are from Haimps or its surroundings. We hold at your disposal topographical guides and maps to discover our region. Miscellaneous: Leisure park of Thors (10 mins) Pédalos, mini-golf, bathing, cafes..... Aquatic center Atlantys to Saint Jean D'Angely (25 Mins) Bowling and Billiards table to Saintes (40 Mins) Fishing in family to Saint Césaire (30 Mins) Marais Poitevin to La Ronde (1h15) The Lapidiales à Port-d'Envaux (45 Mins) Old stony careers which welcome sculptors But you can also find walks in carriage, visit of castles, of abbeys, sea excursions, rent of boats...