Restored barn to let, Poitou-Charente - PM004231_A

Chenac (29km from Royan), Charente Maritime, Poitou Charentes Reference: PM004231_A Advertiser since: 9 July 2015

This location has multiple holiday properties

Property Board Arrival Bedrooms Sleeps Bathrooms
Les Rimaudieres Le Faucon Self Catering Flexible 4 8 2

About this property

Beautiful restored Barn with Large Heated Pool . This cottage/gite is in a coastal setting.

Large tastefully restored barn with fitted kitchen including dishwasher, 4 ring gas stove, grill, microwave, fridge-freezer, fridge, oven. Large Dining area with woodburning stove. Large pine table with seating for 8 people. Lounge with woodburning stove and ample seating. CD, radio, DVD, satellite TV. Large utility room  with washing machine, ironing board and clothes dryer. Downstairs WC with hand basin.Bathroom 1 with WC, bath with shower. Bathroom 2 with WC and shower enclosure. Bedroom 1 has a king sized bed. Bedroom 2 has a double bed. Bedroom 3 has 2 single beds and Bedroom 4 has 2 single beds. This property has a  private shaded patio overlooking the large heated pool and gardens. On the patio there is a wooden dining table with seating for 8, gas barbecue. There are plenty of sunloungers, parasols around the pool.



Kitchen and dining

Fully-fitted kitchen with dishwasher, fridge, electric oven with a gas hob.
Large pine table with seating for 8 people.
Welsh dresser which has many books to read whilst on holiday.
Leather settee and wood burning stove.

Living rooms

Lounge with wood burning stove and ample seating. CD, radio, DVD, satellite TV.


Bedroom 1 has a king sized bed. Bedroom 2 has a double bed.
Bedroom 3 has 2 single beds and bedroom 4 has 2 single beds.


Bathroom 1 with WC, bath with shower. Bathroom 2 with WC and shower enclosure.
Downstairs WC with handbasin.


Woodburning stoves in lounge and dining area.
Electric heaters.


Table tennis, boules, badminton, football nets, cricket sets. Swings and slide. Various toys suitable for small children. Bikes available.

Garden and outside

Extensive gardens surrounding the large heated pool. There is a vegetable plot where you can help yourself to organic seasonal produce.

Parking and garages

Ample parking at the front of the property.

Visitor suitability

Suitable for all parties. This property is one of 3 cottages which is a great way for families to come on holiday together, but still have their own space.


  • Internet

  • No smoking

  • Linen

  • Child facilities

  • Shared pool


Antiques/Brocante Market

Name of nearest antiques/brocante market: Le Troc Royan
Distance: 15 km


Fishing nearby

Species of fish: Maigre, Bar, Dorade
Name of nearest fishing location: Mortagne sur Gironde
Distance: 4 km


Name and address of nearest golf course: Royan
Distance: 20 km

Horse riding

Name and address of nearest stables: Le Ranchero
Distance: 4 km

Signed wine route

Name of nearest signed wine route: Route de Pineau


Name/number of nearest marked trail: Chenac St Seurin D'Uzet


Wine tasting

Name and address of nearest wine producer: Domaine St Remy
Distance: 1 km

About the Owner/Advertiser, Mrs Moira Reed

We have been renting the holiday cottages since 2001. We love travelling ourselves and have a particular love of France. We love the scenery food and wine and lets not forget the bread. we used to manage the Gites during the Summer then went back to England for the winter but now we are here all year so we can manage the properties even better.We love walking, cycling and swimming. Our main aim is to ensure that you all have a great enjoyable holiday.

Owner's website
Year property purchased 1996
Why this location? This area is great for all ages. The scenery is very diverse and beautiful. You have the lovely sandy safe beaches and the countryside with the vines and sunflowers. Les Rimaudieres is very relaxing just what you need for a holiday in France. The location is also near to the a routes going from Paris to Bordeaux or La Rochelle to Bordeaux making this easy to travel to by car or by air. The wildlife in this region is superb especially the birds eg Hoopoo and Storks.
The lovely safe sandy beaches are only 10 mins away from the property. Along the coast road to Royan there are many coves to explore. St George de Didonne has a large beach as well as the Grande Conche at Royan. After Royan there are many beaches until you reach the Phare de Coubre.
Unique benefits of property The properties are all equipped with all the things you need to make your holiday. There are barbecues on the private patios. The heated pool is a real hit with the children as well as the garden area, allowing children to play safely.. All properties are spacious with adequate bathrooms.. They are cleaned after each rental by Moira and her French cleaner Annie. Bryan makes sure that the gardens and pool are in tip top condition. For many years now we have grown various vegetables for the guests. Mainly tomatoes, herbs, peppers and strawberries.

The Owner Recommends

Wine, Cognac and Pineau Tasting

The property is in one of the main cognac areas. There is wine tasting on your doorstep, or you can visit the Medoc where the famous wine houses can be found eg. Chateau Margot, Rothchild etc. St Emillion is 1 hour away. Cognac 40min away. There are many producers of wine, cognac and Pineau which is the speciality of this region. Pineau is an aperitif made from cognac and wine.

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