Between La Rochelle, Rochefort and the Green Venice, in a peaceful village near Surgeres, Le Clos de la Garenne is a 10 acres property. Formely hunting lodge for the village Lord, then wine estate, this outstanding manor house has opened its doors to guests in 1998. The numerous and spacious rooms tell the story of a family home, so old but so lively. Each window opens on nature, each door opens on the terraces. The enclosed parkland is huge: gardens, a field for the 2 donkeys, a wood, an orchard with chickens and turqueys. Birds are singing everywhere. Old oak trees are offering generous shade. 4 times a week, guests' dinners propose a healthy family cooking using local fresh products and inspired by Slow Food. Couples & families are positively welcome (2 rooms, 2 family accommodations, 1 studio apartment, 1 holiday home). Many games & entertainments. Baby equipment & little kitchen corner. Quality advice and documents to discover the region. Disabled access.