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Rochebonne: Cottage 5 "La Cave"

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27 reviews
Three bedroom cottage.
plenty of space in a child-friendly environment
dining area
Typical double bedroom
living area
twin bedroom
double bedroom
there are miles of sandy beach, the nearest one just 4 kms
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Overview
Cottage -
3 Bedrooms, 1 Bathroom, Sleeps 6
Saint-Just-Luzac, Marennes, Charente-Maritime, Nouvelle-Aquitaine
Close to beaches, one of six cottages loaded with rustic charm; this one with 3 bedrooms, free Wifi, linen and utilities (within reason!) Highly sought after (school holidays usually booked well in advance) each with private fenced gardens and big communal gardens all walled-in, children's play area, fenced swimming pool 16 x 8 metres with efficient solar heating, Roman-style steps and fully fenced, secure parking facilities. Microwave, dishwasher, TV, DVD, washing machine, stair gates, hair dryer. Towels, cot & high chair can be hired. These lovely rustic cottages are situated at the edge of a village, barely 5 kms from the beach, not far from the old port of Marennes, opposite the island of Oleron. Ideal cycling country. Markets, wines, chateaux, golf, Fort Boyard, water sports, riding, cycling. Pets low season only, by p... Read more
About the Owner, Catherine B
Languages spoken: English, French, Spanish
Response Rate: 95 %
Response Time: Within a day
Calendar Updated: Today
Listed since : Oct 2006
Overall rating: 4.5 / 5.0
Based on 70 reviews and 9 properties
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Listing #HL16760
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JennieHut...
Ipswich, United Kingdom
1 review
Reviewed 22 July 2016 for a stay in June 2016

We spent 12 nights in one of the 2 bed cottages at Domaine de Rochebonne and thoroughly enjoyed our stay. It is certainly 'rustic' but suited us perfectly and had everything we needed for our holiday. The staff were all extremely helpful and welcoming and made us feel right at home straight away. We were very lucky with the weather...

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Management response:

We are all so pleased you enjoyed your stay and look forward to welcoming you back in the future. Warmest regards Catherine,Sarah and the team! 🤓

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Freddy d
Southend-on-Sea, United Kingdom
1 review
Reviewed 8 January 2016 for a stay in October 2015

It was an amazing setting for a wonderful family based holiday. Something for everyone to do with everything you could possibly need. Owners were approachable and communication was excellent from booking through to the end of our stay. Thank you we will most definitely be back!

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Management response:

That is really nice of you. We enjoyed meeting you too. Looking forward to seeing you again one day.

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Anne P
Ile d'Oleron, France
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Reviewed 19 October 2015 for a stay in September 2015

I was so surprised to read the awful review just left by an obviously very grumpy person. We could not be talking of the same place? Rochebonne is welcoming with lots of little (free!) extras, it is friendly, very french although the owners are English, well situated for visits and sandy beaches, and I also find the price fair. What...

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Management response:

Thank you very much for this lovely review and for backing me after the rotten review recently left.Most people love the property and it is so hurtful when somebody is nasty like that. It is always the same type of person too! thanks again and we'd love to welcome you in France next year if you are holidaying in our...

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Amenities
  • Cooker
  • Cots:(1)
  • Dining Seats (8)
  • Dishwasher
  • Double Beds:(1)
  • Dryer
  • DVD Player
  • Fireplace
  • Freezer
  • Game Room
  • Grill
  • Highchair
  • Internet Access
  • Iron
  • Kettle
  • Living Room Seats (8)
  • Microwave
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Playground
  • Private Garden
  • Refrigerator
  • Satellite TV
  • Secure Parking
  • Shared Garden
  • Shared Outdoor Pool (Heated)
  • Single Beds:(4)
  • Staffed Property
  • Stereo System
  • Suitable For Children Under 5
  • Swingset
  • Toaster
  • TV
  • Washer
  • Wi-Fi
Additional amenities & feature info
Staff will be on site to welcome you. There is a games room with table football, books, DVDs, ping-pong and in the grounds basket ball and informal facilities for games of badminton, football, volley ball etc. Own private garden patio and barbecue as well as the big shared grounds and the 16 metre decked solar-heated pool. It is a short stroll through woodland in to the village which has all essential shops. Can sometimes be rented along with the Chateau (see separate ad) out of high season and by prior arrangement only.Prices are based on 2 people per bedroom but extras sometimes accepted by prior arrangement & at a supplement. The property belongs to the author Catherine Broughton
House rules
    Kid-friendly
    Ask about pets
    Smoking not allowed
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Rates

Rates are calculated based on the latest information provided. Please contact the manager/owner to confirm actual rates for your requested dates.

Dates Min stay Weeknight Weekend night Per week
Default 2 nights
£57
£57
£395
24 Jun 2017 -
14 Jul 2017
early summer
3 nights
£75
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£468
15 Jul 2017 -
21 Jul 2017
Summer
7 nights -- --
£578
22 Jul 2017 -
25 Aug 2017
summer
7 nights -- --
£1,075
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Additional Rate and Availability Information
PLEASE NOTE that prices go up every year on 1st January!! Linen & towels etc can be hired from the caretakers - just let me know - price includes all bedding and towels, tea towels, bath mats & the beds will be made. Cot includes cot linen & blankets, high chair - small supplement
Utilities are included in high and peak season within reason. Where a price has been slashed for last-minute availability utilities will not be included, even if in high season. We will sometimes take pets by prior arrangement only at supplement, though never in high or peak season. The cottages are all designed for 2 people per bedroom but we will sometimes take an extra person (on a Z-bed) at supplement by prior arrangement only. All prices net to the owner. Apologies - this system does not allow me to quotes any prices at this stage but I can do once you have enquired.
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About the neighbourhood
There is an excellent zoo at La Palmyre, also a good golf course. The island of Oleron is just a few minutes' drive with cycle tracks and all water sports. La Rochelle is probably the most famous town in this area, along with Fort Boyard where the TV games are held. The Roman town of Saintes is well worth a visit (stunning amphitheatre among other things) and the old military town of Rochefort with its famous fortifications is nearby. Royan is a relatively new town, having been blitzed during World War II, but nonetheless boasts miles of sandy beach and lots of restaurants. Visit the markets, chateaux, picturesque rivers, taste the local wines and eat at a wealth of seafood restaurants. Sporting opportunities are also abundant with cycling, golf, diving and other water sports. Swimm... more
Access
Car advised
How to get there
Airport: La Rochelle: 35.0 km
Railway: Rochefort: 20.0 km
Ferry: St Malo: 200.0 km
Airport at La Rochelle with often very cheap flights with Ryan Air and FlyBe. We will supply directions in good time.
Activities nearby
Fishing Nearby, There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive, Horse Riding Nearby, There Are Tennis Courts Nearby, Water Park Nearby, Watersports Nearby, Nearest Beach: 6.0 km.
Nearby cities
Dordogne Gites (2,109)
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