Lovely gite for family holidays in Gibourne - PM005171

Gibourne (12km from Matha), Charente Maritime, Poitou Charentes Reference: PM005171 Advertiser since: 5 January 2017
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Logis Self Catering Saturday 4 10 3 Cot

About this property

Family Friendly Holiday Home. This cottage/gite is in a rural setting.

Logis is a spacious family home for 1 or 2 families to share. Set on the edge of a traditional Charentaise village, surrounded by open farmland and vineyards.
Logis is one of 4 family gites at Logis de la Croix.

From the courtyard into the fully-equipped kitchen with gas cooker, dishwasher, washing machine, fridge-freezer and microwave. The large dining table seats 10 guests. Archway to the lounge with beamed cathedral ceiling, stone fireplace with log burner, tv (with UK Satellite tv) and dvd player and plenty of room to relax.

On the ground floor there is a family bedroom with a double bed, set of bunk beds and fitted wardrobe. Across the corridor is a second bedroom with 2 single beds. Between these 2 bedrooms is the bathroom. On the first floor there are 2 bedrooms, both of which have a double bed, and each has an en suite shower room with shower, sink and toilet.
Frenchdoors open onto the hardwood decked terrace, there is a large adjustable blind to give shade. There is also a gas bbq.
The terrace has beautiful views across the pool area, you can see for miles over the open countryside.



Kitchen and dining

Logis has an oak fitted kitchen with a gas stove, large fridge-freezer and microwave. There is a washing machine, Tassimo coffee-machine, toaster and kettle. The dining table comfortably seats 10. We also have highchairs available

Living rooms

The living room has a selection of sofa's and armchairs, plenty of small tables, board games and dvds. The tv has UK sat and a dvd player.


Logis has 4 bedrooms, there are 2 bedrooms on the ground floor, a twin bedded room and a family room which has a double bed and bunk beds. The main bathroom is between these 2 bedrooms.
On the first floor there are 2 double bedded room, both have en suite shower rooms


Main bathroom is on the ground floor. Bath with shower, vanity sink and toilet.
The 2 en suites have cubicle shower, sink and toilet.


For early visitors there is a large woodburner in the lounge and electric panel heaters in the bedrooms.


The tv has all free to air UK channels and there is a dvd player. there is a selection of films to watch and childrens board games.

Garden and outside

In the large playing field there is a wooden climbing frame, swings and slide. We also have a 6 hole crazy golf.
The heated pool and splash pool are in a secure, child proof enclosure, all in clear view from the terrace.

Parking and garages

Car parking is in the large courtyard at the front of the gite. There is plenty of room for bikes next to the gite.

Visitor suitability

Logis is all about family friendly holidays, we only take bookings in the summer for families with children. The large rear playing field and pool are away from any traffic so parents can relax and still keep an eye on the children.
We are on the edge of a small village, apart from a few tractors, the lanes and roads are very quiet, great for a walk or cycling with young children.


  • Cleaning

  • Internet

  • No smoking

  • Linen

  • Child facilities

  • Meals

  • Shared pool

  • Splash pool


Antiques/Brocante Market

Name of nearest antiques/brocante market: Matha
Distance: 7 km


Fishing nearby

Species of fish: Carp
Name of nearest fishing location: Thors
Distance: 10 km


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


Horse riding

Name and address of nearest stables: Petit Caberet
Distance: 12 km

Mountain biking

Distance: 10 km


Name/number of nearest marked trail: Gibourne/3

Wine tasting

Name and address of nearest wine producer: Cave de Liboreau, Siecq
Distance: 15 km

About the Owner/Advertiser, Mr Martin Keys

We are from Poole in Dorset and we moved to France with our 2 young children in 1999.

Year property purchased 1999
Why this location? We chose this area of France for many reasons, the climate, close to the coast for days out, a nice selection of good sized towns but still peaceful.
Unique benefits of property Logis de la Croix is a family friendly holiday in the heart of the Charentaise countryside.

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La Rochelle

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