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rear garden and pool, 14 loungers/hammocks. Dining table for 12, large barbecue, extra table for 4.
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8 reviews
rear garden and pool, 14 loungers/hammocks. Dining table for 12, large barbecue, extra table for 4.
front of house
salt water pool 10x5 metre 100 decibel alarm. underwater lighting.State of the art robot.
main conservatory great for breakfast, too hot later
main lounge with Sky+ TV/DVD
main kitchen with induction hob and superb oven
bedroom 2 Ground floor with electric velux skylights
bedroom 3 ground floor with en-suite washbasin and power shower. TV/DVD
Bedroom 4 has skyTV, video, and electric skylight + double sofa bed.
bedroom 1  ground floor with Sky+ TV/DVD king size bed
Bedroom 5
2 singles(one large)
front garden and garage
Large parking area
main bathroom  ground floor, with wetroom adjoining, with power shower.
front garden
2nd conservatory overlooks the pool. Has drinks fridge, ice maker, superb stereo system , many DVDs
lower garden and extensive woods.
additional front door for 1st floor bedrooms and lounge/kitchen
kitchen dining table can seat 12
2nd lounge kitchen with hob/ microwave/ grill etc.,
sofa bed
garden dining
rear garden
Our horses Quassine, and Sooky the pony have about 20acres to roam!
Le Lion D'Or restaurant terrace at Gemozac     8mins away. 14euro 3 course lunch
Cravans patisserie 1 kilometre from home
main lounge
lower garden
The ancient citadel at Pons 8 kilometres away.
conservatory view
side garden
taken from pool conservatory
our horse Quassine, in the field next to the house. Likes children, specially if they bring carrots!
Sooky the pony, lives with Quassine.Also likes carrots.
Chez Bouquet
Main gate
Le Petit Gourmand- Cravans. Our local  restaurant at 1km. Excellent food - excellent prices!
Relax here amongst thousands of bamboo trees
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Overview
Farmhouse -
6 Bedrooms, 4 Bathrooms, Sleeps 14
Cravans, Charente-Maritime, Nouvelle-Aquitaine
Chez Bouquet is a beautiful 250 year old farmhouse converted to a high standard as a holiday home. Set at the end of a cul-de-sac, in a small hamlet in South West France consisting of ten houses. Our visitors say it has a homely feeling, unlike impersonal hotels. Also perfect for reunions,and sophisticated stag/hen weekends

The house is completely secluded, set in more than two acres of garden and woods with, a large salt water private pool, and surrounded by sunflower fields and vineyards producing wine, cognac, and our local apperitif, pineau de charentes. Beautifully furnished with new Charentaise furniture, many pictures, fitted wardrobes and craftsman made units.two fireplaces, very large bedrooms....
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About the Owner, Stephen F
Languages spoken: English, French
Response Rate: 100 %
Response Time: Within a few hours
Calendar Updated: 51 days ago
Listed since : Jan 2014
Overall rating: 5.0 / 5.0
Based on 8 reviews and 1 property
Interaction with guests
If I am not here to receive you, then my housekeepers, Fernand and Evelyn will be here to greet you, show you around, and make sure that you have everything you need. And, they only live in the detached house next door, fifty yard away.
Stephen
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Listing #HL1939650
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anne r
Newcastle and Gateshead, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
3 reviews
Reviewed 19 October 2016 for a stay in September 2016

We have just had a fabulous holiday staying at Chez Bouquet, the house and garden and pool were just what was required. Having breakfast and our evening meals in the conservatory overlooking the garden was great. The house was very large and comfortable and the addition of Sky TV (with the sports channels) was a great bonus. Stephen (the owner...

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Management response:

Thank you Anne and Mick, It was a pleasure having you here, you were perfect visitors. I would certainly recommend you too! (And Ollie) Looking forward to seeing you next year. Stephen.

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Waveney B
Launceston, United Kingdom
2 reviews
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Reviewed 5 December 2014 for a stay in September 2014
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My partner and I were just so lucky to find this place! It is so beautiful and the neighbours are absolutely lovely. I have now returned 3 times, which just about says it all. My then partner and I arrived to be treated by the neighbours who showed us round. Told us where was good to eat and how to...

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Management response:

Keep coming back, you will always be welcome. Stephen

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freddy74
Cheltenham
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4 reviews
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Reviewed 3 July 2014 for a stay in June 2014

My son and I toured France and Spain and stayed at Chez Bouquet for two nights on our way back to UK. What a find ! We just loved the rural location and the general setting of the place. For me (a lover of peace and quite), it was absolutely ideal. The beautiful gardens of about two acres were very...

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Amenities
  • Balcony or Terrace
  • Blender
  • Books
  • Cooker
  • Dining Seats (20)
  • Dishwasher
  • Double Beds:(1)
  • Dryer
  • DVD Player
  • Fireplace
  • Freezer
  • Garage
  • Grill
  • Hairdryer
  • Highchair
  • Internet Access
  • Iron
  • Kettle
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room Seats (8)
  • Microwave
  • Outdoor Dining Area
  • Patio
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Private Garden
  • Private Outdoor Pool (Unheated)
  • Queen Beds:(1)
  • Refrigerator
  • Satellite TV
  • Secure Parking
  • Shower Rooms (2)
  • Single Beds:(8)
  • Sofa Beds:(2)
  • Stereo System
  • Suitable For Children Under 5
  • Telephone
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • TV
  • VCR
  • Washer
  • Wi-Fi
House rules
    Kid-friendly
    Pets allowed
    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
£280
£280
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3 Jun 2017 -
7 Jul 2017
Early summer
7 nights -- --
£2,100
8 Jul 2017 -
14 Jul 2017
Summer
7 nights -- --
£2,300
15 Jul 2017 -
2 Sep 2017
High season
7 nights -- --
£2,495
Additional Rate and Availability Information
we can accomodate smaller groups or individual room bookings out of season on a bed and breakfast basis Please contact for details.
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About the neighbourhood
We are close to Royan, Saintes, Cognac. The famous vineyards of Bordeaux and the Medoc, are accessible by ferry from Royan. There is excellent shopping in Saintes and Royan .There is a large supermarket in Gemozac, just eight minutes away, also a Lidls. Local restaurants are excellent and very reasonabl .Cravans has an excellent lunchtime restaurant, which has a three course menu with wine and coffee for 14 euros50!.in Gemozac is La Florentine pizza restaurant/take away, very good! The Caravelle restaurant has good value food also. The Lion;Or hotel has superb lunch me... more
Access
Car recommended
How to get there
Airport: la rochelle: 87.0 km
Railway: saintes: 18.0 km
Ferry: st malo: 451.0 km
If you are driving from Calais you could consider an overnight stop, perhaps at Alencon which is about 200 miles from Calais.
The easiest route is from St Malo, which is about 4hrs 30. Also good are Dieppe, Caan,, leHavre, or coming from the West Country, Plymouth to Roscoff.

By plane La Rochelle is the nearest, and easiest, with Ryanair, Easyjet
Flybe, or Jet2. Bordeaux is also available with Ryanair, British airways, and easyJet. This takes a further thirty minutes to reach the house.
Alternately, Bordeaux airport also hosts Ryanair and Easyjet on an almost daily basis
Activities nearby
Fishing Nearby, There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive, Horse Riding Nearby, There Are Tennis Courts Nearby, Nearest Beach: 19.0 km.
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