Self catering holiday cottage in Deux Sevres - PS004085

1km from Chef-Boutonne, Deux Sèvres, Poitou Charentes Reference: PS004085 Advertiser since: 2 April 2015
Property Board Arrival Bedrooms Sleeps Bathrooms
Le Marronier Self Catering Flexible 2 4 1

About this property

Charantais Cottage in Chateau Grounds. This cottage/gite is in a rural setting.

Quaint spacious stone cottage nestling in the private walled parkland of the chateau. Downstairs: large open lounge with log burner, dining area (satellite tv and cd player), and a fully fitted kitchen. Upstairs: double bedroom and twin bedroom, separate bathroom with shower, toilet and washbasin.
Outside: lovely gazebo for al fresco dining, barbecue, sun loungers. Guests can also use the indoor pool ( 11 x 3.8 metres) of the chateau, tennis court & table tennis. There are swings for the children.
Ideal for a relaxing holiday or visiting the many local attractions, such as Futuroscope, Cognac, Green Venice, Monkey Valley and many more.
On an evening treat yourself to a gourmet meal at the chateau, cooked by passionate chef/owner Corinne, served in the oak panel dining room - a taste of 'Downtown Abbey'.



Kitchen and dining

The open plan kitchen is fully-fitted, with lots of crockery and utensils .There is an electric oven, gas hob and fridge-freezer and a washing machine and a microwave.

There is a dining table and seating for 4.

Living rooms

Large open plan living area with log burner. Comfy 3 seater sofa, armchair and stool to relax and watch television. (French or English on free sat).


One double bedroom and 1 twin bedroom.


Bathroom with shower, wc and washbasin.


Wood burner.


Dvd player and use of all the chateau facilities : indoor pool (9x3m), gym, lounge with library.

Garden and outside

Private parkland, your own gazebo for al fresco dining with barbecue, table and chairs for 4 , or book a romantic dinner, cooked and served by owner/chef.
Sunloungers (4)
Table tennis
Full kit for badminton.
Loads of room to enjoy the outside life and great country walks the cottage is on the edge of a hamlet & surrounded by open countryside !

Parking and garages

Secure parking outside the cottage.

Visitor suitability

Lots of nearby places of interest!
50 mins from Cognac & the brandy houses
1hr from Futuroscope.. a great day out with interesting rides !
1.30 mins from La Rochelle, with its 3 marinas & beach & shops ....
40 mins from Venise Vert.. Green Venice with its miles of waterways ....

Information about any additional facilities

Use of the chateau facilities, including indoor pool, tennis, games room etc.


  • Internet

  • No smoking

  • Linen

  • Meals

  • Shared pool

  • Indoor pool


Fishing nearby

Species of fish: Various
Name of nearest fishing location: Chateau Javazay
Distance: 3 km


Horse riding

Name and address of nearest stables: Boin
Distance: 6 km

Organic produce/dining

About the Owner/Advertiser, Mrs Corinne Dingley

Inspired chef ,

Year property purchased 2002
Why this location? Love living in a french country house , in private walled gardens ..a peaceful haven, but only 5 mins from the market town of chef boutonne
Unique benefits of property Tranquil ,cosy cottage in a quiet hamlet.

The Owner Recommends


Lots of brandy distilleries to visit (and sample the produce).


Exciting day out for all.

Green Venice

Miles of canals, an opportunity to take a punt and explore.


Visit the many pottery and china manufacturers.

Monkey Valley

Fabulous day out for children and adults! this huge parkland is expending year by year & is definitely worth a visit ...