Large gite with pool to let, Poitou-Charente - PM004231_C

Chenac (29km from Royan), Charente Maritime, Poitou Charentes Reference: PM004231_C Advertiser since: 9 July 2015

This location has multiple holiday properties

Property Board Arrival Bedrooms Sleeps Bathrooms
Les Rimaudieres Les Hirondelles Self Catering Saturday 3 6 3

About this property

Large spacious property with heated pool 12mx6m . This cottage/gite is in a coastal setting.

This spacious gite consists of a large kitchen area, large sunny dining area, and separate lounge, with terracotta tiled floors.

The downstairs consists of a kitchen with fitted units, a dishwasher, microwave, fridge-freezer, oven hob, and washing machine. The dining area has a farmhouse table for eight people. The lounge area has a three seater settee and a two seater settee with Freeview tv, dvd and cd.

Downstairs the is a bathroom with corner bath, shower enclosure, handbasin and toilet.
Upstairs there are 4 bedrooms which will sleep up to 8 people. Bed linen and towels are provided.
Bedroom 1 with a double bed.
Bedroom 2 has 2 single beds.
Bedroom 3 has a double bed with en suite shower.
Bedroom 4 has 2 single beds.
You will have your own outside private patio with wooden garden furniture and a Weber gas barbecue which overlooks the pool and gardens.



Kitchen and dining

Fully equipped fitted kitchen area with a large pine Welsh dresser.
Dishwasher, washing machine, fridge-freezer and microwave.

There is a large pine table which seats 8 people in the dining area.
A bookcase where you can read or exchange books.

Living rooms

Three seater settee and 2 seater settee.

Freeview tv with cd and dvd.


Four bedrooms which sleeps 8 people.
Two double beds.
Two bedrooms with 2 single beds.


Downstairs a large bathroom with a corner bath, shower enclosure, handbasin and toilet.

Shower room with large shower, handbasin and toilet.
En suite shower room with handbasin and toilet.


Electric heaters.

Garden and outside

Private patio with a 8 seater wooden garden table and chairs. Gas barbecue.
There are plenty of sunloungers and umbrellas where you can lay in the sun around the pool.
The pool can be clearly seen from the patio, ensuring that the children are safe.
Badminton, boules, football nets, swings and slide plus toys for young children are in the extensive garden area.

Parking and garages

Ample parking at the front of the property. There is a garage where the bikes are kept which the guests are welcome to use.

Visitor suitability

This property is suitable for families, young and old.


  • 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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