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Serendipity- Hollyhock Cottage SEE SPECIAL OFFER

Cottage by the poolside
4 reviews
Cottage by the poolside
Hollyhock Cottage
Jacuzzi spa
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Mezzanine bedroom Hollyhock Cottage
Living room Hollyhock Cottage
Kitchen Hollyhock Cottage
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1 Bedroom , 1 Bathroom , Sleeps 2
Chef-Boutonne, Deux-Sevres, Nouvelle-Aquitaine
Welcome to our romantic cottage for adults exclusively (To ensure peace & tranquility!) In the beautiful peaceful hamlet of Mandegault de Melleran, just a few minutes drive from the town of Chef Boutonne, in the south west of France.

Situated in a traditional south facing courtyard, the renovated holiday cottages retain many original features, some buildings dating back to early 16th century The beautiful cottage shares use of a 12m x 6m solar heated pool and jacuzzi, wonderful for peace, tranquility and relaxation.

Individually refurbished to a high standard with all necessary requirements for a home from home experience.
Each booking includes bed linen (weekly change), towels, Pool towels & gowns, Welcome basket. awaits your arrival!)

This property has an extra mezzanine bedroom and bathroom with shower and can accomodate 2 e...
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Listing #HL341233
About the Owner
Teresa & Allan J
Languages spoken:English
Response Time:Within a few hours
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Reviewed 12 July 2015

Hollyhock Cottage is quite simply beautiful..We stayed for two weeks and did not want to leave.Alan and Teresa our hosts were superb offering advice about the area,restaurants etc.The finishing touches and the little extras made our holiday one of the most relaxing ever..More

Thank She1954
Cared200, VR Owner at Serendipity- Hollyhock Cottage SEE SPECIAL OFFER, responded to this reviewResponded 17 July 2015

Thank you both so much for your delightful review following your stay with us at Serendipityfrance It is indeed our little piece of paradise in rural France, and we love to share with our customers our little gem of a find, and are pleased that...More

Reviewed 16 September 2013

Hollyhock Cottage, like Lavendar & the Loft are extremely well equiped & as good accomodation as you'll find, no matter how hard you look. The facilities are equally good. There are plenty of local villages to enjoy & the countryside is glorious. Go see for...More

Thank john g
Cared200, VR Owner at Serendipity- Hollyhock Cottage SEE SPECIAL OFFER, responded to this reviewResponded 19 September 2013

Thank you for your review following your stay at Serendipityfrance We are delighted that you found our accommodation to be of an excellent standard, we do try to provide a home from home experience in beautiful surroundings and grounds and work hard to keep up...More

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Reviewed 2 September 2013

Wow! We have just returned from the most wonderful holiday in one of the most beautifully presented gites that we have ever had the privilege of renting. We were made to feel so welcome by the owners, the substantial welcome pack was WAY more than...More

Thank Ems-travellers
Cared200, VR Owner at Serendipity- Hollyhock Cottage SEE SPECIAL OFFER, responded to this reviewResponded 19 September 2013

Thank you for your very kind words regarding your recent stay at Serendipityfrance. We try our very best to ensure that our clients enjoy their stay and our reward is the positive and heartfelt reviews we receive such as the one you have given us....More

  • Cable/satellite TV
  • Cooker
  • Dining Seats (4)
  • Double Beds:(1)
  • DVD Player
  • En Suite Rooms (1)
  • Grill
  • Hairdryer
  • Hot Tub
  • Internet Access
  • Iron
  • Kettle
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room Seats (2)
  • Microwave
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Refrigerator
  • Safe
  • Secure Parking
  • Shared Garden
  • Shared Outdoor Pool (Heated)
  • Stereo System
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • TV
  • Washer
  • Wi-Fi
House rules
    Not kid-friendly
    Pets not allowed
    Smoking not allowed
    1 Attached (ensuite)
    1 Full
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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
5 May 2018 -
29 Jun 2018
7 nights
30 Jun 2018 -
31 Aug 2018
Peak season
7 nights
1 Sep 2018 -
27 Oct 2018
Peak season
7 nights
  • Damage Deposit: £150 / stay - Deposit
Additional Rate and Availability Information
Prices shown include Electricity, Water, and Gas for the cooker..

* Included is all Bed linen, Towels, pool Towels, T-towels, bath mat and gowns *

* Substantial welcome basket awaits your arrival.*

* Use of the Bicycles available and the Hot Tub is of course included in the price! *

* A large library of books and DVDs are available for your use *

* Short term breaks are available in Low Season *

* A Booking Deposit of 25% is required to secure a booking.. The Final Balance is payable eight weeks before rental period commences. A Refundable Security Deposit of £150 is required as a separate cheque along with the final balance. This is refunded within two weeks of your departure subject to satisfactory check of the cottage.. *.
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About the neighbourhood
CHEF BOUTONNE is approx 4km away with its fairytale chateau and 'Lavoirs' (ancient wash houses) which bubble with ice cold spring water, has a bustling market with stalls of freshly caught fish and local produce.

The regional speciality, Pineau de Charente, a delicious aperitif is served in pavement cafes in the town square. Fishing permits can easily be obtained for a days fishing at CHEF BOUTONNE in the well stocked Chateau lake.

Or maybe travel slightly further afield and visit one of the many following attractions in the area:

Futuroscope (69.79 km)
Futuroscope is a Theme Park situated in Poitiers in the Poitou-Charente - Western France. It is one of Frances most visited attractions.

Les Géants du Ciel - Display of large birds of prey (75.04 km)
Located 23 km E of Poitiers...
Car recommended
How to get there
Airport: Poitiers: 50.0 km
Railway: Ruffec: 30.0 km
Ferry: St Malo: 350.0 km
Within easy reach of the channel ports of St.Malo (4.5 hrs), Caen (5hrs), Cherbourg (6hrs), and Calais (7hrs)

Fly to Poitiers and hire a car. Mandegault is just 45 mins drive from the airport

La Rochelle and Limoges airports are a 90 min drive and Bordeaux airport is 2hrs approx

Cheap flights available from Easyjet, Ryanair, Flybe and Bmibaby

Car hire available from all airports.
Activities nearby
Fishing Nearby, Horse Riding Nearby.
Nearby cities
Dordogne Gites (2,213)
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