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Clairette Cottage La Vendange Family Gites

Clairette has four bedrooms; a double and a twin + cot with a bathroom on each floor
4 reviews
Clairette has four bedrooms; a double and a twin + cot with a bathroom on each floor
We have pottery painting each week in the garden or in the barn
Theres a large trampoline in a shady corner of the shared central area
We also have a large, covered sandpit for the younger children
The children love to pet the baby quail and the ducklings
We have a wood-fired pizza oven and the children love to have a go at making their own
Each of the five cottages has a charcoal BBQ and outdoor dining furniture
Guests get together for an evening show put on by the children
The children love to collect the eggs laid by the hens and the quail
The main entrance. We have off road covered parking for most of the cottages
Relax in the hammock with a good book ....
We have two swing sets, one with a double swing.
Jamie gets his PADI 'bubble maker' certificate after an hour of scuba training in the pool
We are lucky to have qualified dive instructors living around the corner. Courses available on Weds.
Clairette 'Zen Gaden' is a peaceful haven for relaxing ( well away from the main playground)
Clairette sitting room. We bought new sofas since this photos was taken !
Twin room upstairs
Kitchen dining table. There are also two outdoor tables, one at the front and one in the Zen Garden
Clairette features a 'Balneo therapie' Spa bath in the downstairs bathroom
Just beyond our field at the back of the cottages
The view across the sunflowers to our property.
The quiet lane that runs pas the cottages. We are very far from any busy roads
One of the many local produce markets
A hairy Poitou donkey at the local donkey sanctuary
Punting at the 'Venice Verte' A huge system of canals passing through meadows a short drive North
One of the many local beaches. The best ones are mostly within an hours drive
Clairette Kitchen is well equipped for one large or two small families
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4 Bedrooms , 2 Bathrooms , Sleeps 8
Gibourne, Charente-Maritime, Nouvelle-Aquitaine
Largest cottage in an established complex of five family gites with large enclosed heated pool, play barn, sports field and gardens near St Jean D'Angely, Poitou-Charentes / Charante Maritime

Sleeps max 8 +cot.

Historic Napoleonic era fortified farm setting with secure pool area and separate central enclosed gardens/playground.

Setup especially designed for families with young children.

Quiet rural edge-of-village Location in central Nie Valley (famous for spectacular fields of sunflowers)

Easy drive to beaches.

Baby/toddler equipment supplied FOC. Babysitting available (10euro/hr).

La Rochelle airport 1hr. St Malo 4hrs.
Listing #HL6278153
About the Owner
Richard D
Languages spoken:English, French
Response Rate:40%
Response Time:Within a day
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Reviewed 1 September 2014

This was our second trip to this region and we picked La Vendage on a recommendation. We stayed in the largest Gite here and it is great accommodation. It has a big spacious kitchen that's well equipped (including a sharp knife which is a rarity)...More

1  Thank Martin S
Reviewed 1 September 2014

This was our first gite holiday, having previously gone for villa / apartments in Turkey and Portugal. When we just had one toddler, a private villa was lovely (and no school holidays to worry about) but with an 8 yr old and nearly 3 yr...More

2  Thank ailbhejoe
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Reviewed 9 January 2014

Well we came back for our third year and will no doubt soon be booking again. The houses are all built around the main play garden and the children love to play together in the sunshine and see the chicken and quail. The swimming pool...More

Thank Fairing
  • Blender
  • Books
  • Cable/satellite TV
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Cooker
  • Cots:(2)
  • Dining Seats (8)
  • Dishwasher
  • Double Beds:(1)
  • Dryer
  • DVD Player
  • Freezer
  • Full Baths (2)
  • Game Room
  • Grill
  • Hairdryer
  • Highchair
  • Housekeeping Optional
  • Internet Access
  • Iron
  • Kettle
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room Seats (8)
  • Local Guides/Maps
  • Microwave
  • Outdoor Dining Area
  • Patio
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Playground
  • Private Garden
  • Refrigerator
  • Secure Parking
  • Shared Garden
  • Shared Outdoor Pool (Heated)
  • Single Beds:(4)
  • Staffed Property
  • Stereo System
  • Suitable For Children Under 5
  • SuperKing Beds:(1)
  • Swingset
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • Trampoline
  • TV
  • Washer
  • Wi-Fi
House rules
    Pets not allowed
    Ask about smoking
    Check in: 4:00 PM
    Check out: 10:00 AM
    2 Full baths
    1 King
    1 Full
    4 Twins
    2 Cribs
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