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Set in a peaceful hamlet in the Charente Maritime amid fields of sunflowers and vineyards Gate Cottage sleeps 2 comfortably and has use of our private garden and salt water pool.A gloriously tranquil ,unspoiled place perfect for French country living and a relaxed holiday. Jackie & Steve look forward to welcoming you.
About the Owner
Response Time:Within a few hours
Interaction with guests:
We are here to welcome you and let you settle in,and then we will tailor our interaction to suit you .We are always happy to share a glass of wine with you in our garden ,point out local places of interest and places to visit ...you are our guests is up to you .
Rates are calculated based on the latest information provided. Please contact the manager/owner to confirm actual rates for your requested dates.
About the neighbourhood
There are many interesting places to visit with the Gironde Estuary just 15 minutes away by car.Also the Medoc with its famous vineyards (St Estephe,Latour,and Paulliac ) to name but a few are in the region.La Rochelle a very pretty harbour town is the second most visited in France after Paris .Rochefort a Maritime town steeped in history.From Fouras take a boat to the unspoilt island of Isle d'Aix .Mortagne is a charming port on the estuary where you can dine by the water savouring Fruits de Mer .In Cognac several well known houses are open to the public and give guided tours around their distilleries.Saint Emillion one of our favourites a very picturesque town the home of excellent red wine.
If you wish to explore in this area of the Charente Maritime then a car is essential ,but locally we have some pretty walks and can provide a secure place for you to leave your push bikes at night should you bring any.
How to get there
Airport: Bordeaux : 50.0 km
Railway: Jonzac: 8.0 km
We are 50 minutes from Bordeaux airport and 1hour 10from La Rochelle. We are easy to find just being 10 minutes off the A 10 motorway. By car we are 7and half hours drive from Calais or the Tunnel 6 hours from Le Havre and Cherbourg and just 5 from Caen . A car is essential for your stay here but if you plan to relax by the pool for a week we have plenty of parking space.