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Gorgeous Manor House with Private Heated Pool in Gemozac

Large Heated Fully Enclosed Private Swimming Pool overlooked by Large Terrace from Open Kitchen
1 of 24Large Heated Fully Enclosed Private Swimming Pool overlooked by Large Terrace from Open Kitchen
Manor House -
4 Bedrooms , 3 Bathrooms , Sleeps 10
Gemozac, Charente-Maritime, Nouvelle-Aquitaine
St Caprais Manor house is a charming 200 years old property with its own private heated swimming pool set in a beautiful garden with lots of green private space to play, sun bathe and barbecue with family and friends while watching the sunset.

The house offers all the charms of an old French country side property only 20 minutes from beautiful beaches of Royan area and lots of stunning historical towns such as Cognac & Talmont. The nearest charming town of Gemozac hosts a farm market twice a week.

The house and its grounds are surrounded by sunflower fields and vineyards and back onto a forest. The shaded terrace right outside the kitchen overlooks the swimming pool and the garden, so you can quietly enjoy your glass of wine during the warm sunset hours, whilst the children play in the pool or the garden under your close supervis...
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Listing #HL85985
About the Owner
Stephen & Katerina L
Languages spoken:Czech, German, English, French
Response Rate:35%
Response Time:Within a day
Listed Since:March 2009
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1 - 3 of 7 reviews

Reviewed 1 September 2016

This was our second stay in Katerina and Stephen's home at St Caprais and it was just as lovely as our first stay last year. Our party was made up of 4 adults and 3 children and there was plenty of room for another family....More

Thank Sarah E
Reviewed 18 August 2016

Just returned from a really good holiday at Katerina and Stephen's house. We soon felt like it was home from home for us, our son, daughter in law and our grandchildren. It is a very child and family friendly house and the garden and pool...More

Thank Andykathy2014
Katerina L, VR Owner at Gorgeous Manor House with Private Heated Pool in Gemozac, responded to this reviewResponded 19 August 2016

thank you Kathy and Andy we are so glad you and your family enjoyed our wonderful retreat

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Reviewed 26 August 2015

This was our second stay at Katerina's and Stephens house in gemozac and it was as good if not better than our first! The home itself is so beautiful and well equipped, set in lovely surroundings and has everything you need for a great holiday...More

1  Thank gillian c
  • Balcony or Terrace
  • Cable/satellite TV
  • Central Heating
  • Cooker
  • Cots:(1)
  • Dining Seats (8)
  • Dishwasher
  • Double Beds:(3)
  • DVD Player
  • En Suite Rooms (1)
  • Fireplace
  • Freezer
  • Full Baths (2)
  • Game Room
  • Grill
  • Hairdryer
  • Highchair
  • Internet Access
  • Iron
  • Kettle
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room Seats (10)
  • Microwave
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Playground
  • Private Garden
  • Private Outdoor Pool (Heated)
  • Refrigerator
  • Secure Parking
  • Single Beds:(1)
  • Sofa Beds:(1)
  • Stereo System
  • Suitable For Children Under 5
  • SuperKing Beds:(1)
  • Swingset
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • TV
  • VCR
  • Washer
  • Wheelchair Accessible
  • Wi-Fi
Additional amenities & feature info
The house has been carefully and lovingly restored to its original 1780s charm yet with all the modern comforts that we today expect. It is cosy, spacious, easy to maintain yet very family friendly oriented.

The kitchen is very large divided into two main areas, both with large glass doors onto the terrace, its a French hand made kitchen, full of light and has plenty of space for cooking, storing things or family socialising. It has a dining area & table that can seat up to ten people and an additional breakfast table that seats four. The table is often used for kids to eat at or do their creative activities.

The living room has a large modern TV with a DVD & video player and lots of movies for grown ups and little ones. It has two big leather sofas, that can comfortably sit e...
House rules
    Pets not allowed
    Smoking not allowed
    Check in: 2:00 PM
    Check out: 10:00 AM
Recycling of rubbish is very appreciated
Pool cover needs to be pulled over the whole length of pool every night
Do not park your car on the grassy bit please
    2 Full baths
    1 Attached (ensuite)
    1 King
    1 Sofa
    1 Crib
    1 Twin
    3 Fulls
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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 Per week
Default 7 nights
1 Sep 2018 -
31 Dec 2018
7 nights
Please note: rates may have been converted from the original local currency to British Pounds and are approximate rates that may change due to exchange rate fluctuation. Please contact the manager to confirm actual rates for your requested dates.
  • Damage Deposit: £500 / stay - Deposit
Additional Rate and Availability Information
We accept stays seven nights long in High Season. We offer discount for stays longer than two weeks. Our change over day is Saturday. We also kindly ask for a refundable deposit of 500 GBP.
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About the neighbourhood
You will find prospects for almost all the places mentioned below in our kitchen drawer, with contact numbers, opening hours, etc. Here is a description of the main sites but there is so much more to do and see. The landscape is gentle and easy for long bike rides and walks, you can also go golfing, sailing, horse riding, fishing, tennis...

The nearby towns of Gemozac, Pons, Cozes, Saintes, Saint George de Didonne and Royan offer all necessary infrastructure, including supermarkets, bakeries, pharmacies and others. All these towns also hold fantastic markets Gemozac being held on Friday mornings and in Cozes a night market every Friday evening - a fantastic experience for the whole family.

Gemozac has an activity centre for children, tennis courts and a municipal outdoor swimming pool,...
Getting around
The most convenient to explore the beautiful area of Charente Maritime is by car, it will give you most flexibility. The towns of Cognac, Bordeaux, Saintes, St Emillion, Royan, La Rochelle are within half an hour to an hour drive and parking is fairly easy, especially if you leave in the morning.

The stunning wine region of Haut Medoc is accessible by ferry from Royan, again, you can bring your car on the ferry. The peninsula offers stunning beaches and great range of sea side activities.
Car recommended
How to get there
Airport: La Rochelle and Bordeaux: 80.0 km
Railway: Pons: 15.0 km
Ferry: La Rochelle: 80.0 km
By Air
British Airways and Air France fly from main airports into Bordeaux
Aer Lingus Dublin to Bordeaux
Manchester to Bordeaux
Birmingham to Bordeaux
Bristol to La Rochelle
London Luton to Bordeaux.
Birmingham to La Rochelle & Bergerac
Southampton to La Rochelle, Bordeaux, Bergerac and Limoges
Bristol to Bordeaux & Bergerac
Norwich to Bordeaux
Exeter to Bergerac
Leeds Bradford to Bergerac
Stansted to La Rochelle & Poitiers
Dublin to La Rochelle
East Midlands to Limoges & Bergerac
Liverpool to Limoges & Bergerac

By Car:
The house is about 4 hours' drive from St Malo, 5 hours from Le Havre or 7 hours from Calais. The motorway that brings you into Charente Maritime is the A10.

The best route from Calais is via Boulogne, Rouen,...
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: 20.0 km.
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