Family friendly gite to let Charente Maritime - PM005869

5km from Semoussac, Charente Maritime, Poitou Charentes Reference: PM005869 Advertiser since: 30 November 2017
Property Board Arrival Bedrooms Sleeps Bathrooms
Les Morrioners Self Catering Flexible 4 8 1

About this property

Family Friendly Gites Catering for Multi Generations. This cottage/gite is in a village setting.

Semoussac is in a very rural location, yet is only 5 minutes drive from the market town of Mirambeau, (restaurants, supermarket, chemist, baker etc.) and about half an hour from the seaside resort of Royan, with its golden, sandy beaches - an ideal situation!

Within 40 minutes of the well-known cities - Bordeaux, Cognac, Royan and Saintes.
Street markets/night markets with entertainment.
Enjoy an excellent-value meal in one of the many local restaurants or let us cook for you
Simply relax by the 10 x 5 floodlit, saltwater swimming pool (heated for early or late holidays), soaking up the warm sunshine and the tranquil atmosphere.
Sporting facilities nearby - golf, tennis, horse-riding, water-sports, fishing and lots more.
Village boules area just behind the house.
Wine tasting (and cognac and pineau!) at local chateaux and nearby Cognac.
Bicycles available to borrow - explore the area (safely!) on 2 wheels.
Sea fishing rods and reels are also available
Leisurely walks both locally and in the nature reserves close by.

The holiday homes are personally cared for and maintained to a high standard by the owners who are proud to say that they have received many heart-warming compliments about the cottages and have had the pleasure of welcoming back many of their visitors time and time again.

Les Marroniers is a pretty 4 bedroom stone cottage with wheelchair access to ground floor bedroom and wet room and wc.
Kitchen - with access to living room.
Living room - comfortably furnished with sofabed.
Two double bedroom. With room for a cot
Two twin bedrooms - with 2 single beds / cot in each.
Shower room - with vanity unit and wc.

By ferry and road - The nearest ports are St.Malo (roughly 4 hours drive), Caen (roughly 6 hours drive) or Roscoff (5 1/2 hours drive).
By air and hired car - Ryanair fly from Stansted to La Rochelle, Angouleme, Bergerac and Poitiers. Also East Midlands and Leeds to Limoges. Ryanair also fly from Dublin to La Rochelle and Edingburgh to Poitiers as well as many other options. Easy Jet and BA fly to Bordeaux. Other airlines flying into the area include Flybe and Jet2.
By rail and hired car - From Waterloo to Angouleme, Jonzac or Bordeaux (both about 1 hour’s drive away).



Kitchen and dining

Les Morrioners has a fully equipped kitchen that includes full-size gas cooker with overhead extractor, fridge-freezer and all the pots, pans and dishes you could ever need. The dining room has table and chairs for 8 adults plus a highchair and/or booster.

Living rooms

The large living room has plenty of seating for everyone. There is Sky tv and dvd player. Wi-fi throughout and on your private terrace. We also can provide some indoor games/activities for the young and old.


There is a large double bedroom on the ground floor. Upstairs another large double and 2 twin rooms. We supply all bed linen, hair dryer, iron and ironing board. Upstairs is the cot but we can supply another in the downstairs bedroom.


The large shower room has a very large shower, large enough for parents to be in with the children.


We have electric heating throughout.

Garden and outside

The garden is very large ensuring privacy to all. Whether you want to sit quietly reading in our hammock chairs in the shade of the fruit trees or on your private terrace. we have swings, slide, table-tennis, trampoline, sand pit, swing ball, etc. The 10 x 5 meter heated saltwater pool is fully enclosed with lock and self closing gate. The pool area is equipped with chairs, loungers and tables. Also small chairs for our little ones. All our gites have their own terrace with bbq. We also have a outdoor wood burning pizza oven which you are welcome to use. We can organise a pizza night where everybody, even the children, is welcome to put together their very own pizza.

Visitor suitability

Ideal for extended family. With 2 double bedrooms and 2 twin rooms we can sleep either the grandparents in the downstairs double room or second set of parents.There is no bedroom over this room which makes it very quite at night.Upstairs is another double bedroom and two twin bedrooms. There is plenty of room in both double bedrooms for a cot or it can be place on the upstairs landing.

Information about any additional facilities

As professional chefs we can provide meals on your arrival or any time during your stay. Below is an example of one of our menus you can choose from. but we can cook most anything you may require.
Menu €16.00

Fresh Prawn Salad.
Oysters (6)
Warm Goats Cheese Salad

Baked Fish with a herb crust

Mussels in a white wine sauce

Pork cooked in a mushroom and cider cream sauce

All the above served with seasonal vegetables or salad.
Potatoes or Fries

Fresh Fruit Pavlova

Sponge cake with Red Berries and Cream

Ice Cream

Children’s Menu (€8.50 )

Beef Burger
Fish Fingers
Pasta dish
All the above are served with fries, potatoes or salad.

Selection of ice creams
Fruit Yogurt
Chocolate Brownie


  • Cleaning

  • Internet

  • No smoking

  • Linen

  • Child facilities

  • Meals

  • Shared pool


Antiques/Brocante Market

Name of nearest antiques/brocante market: Mirambeau
Distance: 5 km


Family activities

Fishing nearby

Species of fish: Carp, roach, etc
Name of nearest fishing location: Vitrezay Nature Reserve or sea
Distance: 6 km

Organic produce/dining


Name/number of nearest marked trail: Vitrezay nature reserve

Wine tasting

Name and address of nearest wine producer: Bossi, St George
Distance: 6 km

Wine tasting and cookery

About the Owner/Advertiser, Mr Michael Noctor

Mary and Michael are on hand for any help or information you need. As trained chefs, we provide a meal(s) on your arrival or at any time during your stay. You can also avail of our one-to-one cookery classes. Please let us know in advance so we can arrange these classes to suit you or your children. Well equipped with modern appliances including full size cooker, microwave, fridge-freezer, washing machine, tv. Bed linen is provided.

Year property purchased 2010
Why this location? Les Petits Coins is a large converted old French Charentaise village farm. It comprises 3 separate and private gites each with its own terrace and bbq area for those intimate family holiday meals in the sun. Situated on the edge of the small French very quiet hamlet of Semoussac, surrounded by sunflowers, vineyards and beautiful, rolling countryside, yet just 4 mins from the large town of Mirambeau. It has now been lovingly restored and offers 3 separate holiday homes in a superb setting.
We are within 30 to 45 minutes of Bordeaux, Saint and Royan. Beaches just 20 minutes away.
Unique benefits of property We pride ourselves on being very family friendly. Our large garden is fully secure with lot of actives including table tennis, swings, slides etc. The 10 x 5 metre heated pool is fully fenced. We also provide meals cooked by professional chefs.

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