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“A hidden haven for families”
Clairette has four bedrooms; a double and a twin + cot with a bathroom on each floor
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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
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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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Cottage -
4 Bedrooms, 2 Bathrooms, Sleeps 8
Gibourne, Charente-Maritime, Nouvelle-Aquitaine

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Fairing
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35 reviews
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“A hidden haven for families”
Reviewed January 9, 2014 for a stay in June 2013

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 is always a lot of fun and this year the paving round the pool had been replaced - it looked very smart.
Whilst there is WIfi, it is not in all houses and actually not having it in ours meant we stopped checking continually for email and messages and so got a real rest for the 23 hours a day we gave ourselves.
Another fab communal pizza party and with real friendships made - we love our holidays here. Richard and family make you feel so welcome and nothing is too much trouble. Highly recommended.
If you want luxury, or new build this is not the place for you - but if you are relaxed and want clean beds and a chance for the whole family to slow down and relax - then book!

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Fairing
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“A child's paradise”
Reviewed June 18, 2012 for a stay in June 2012

Simply perfect for a family holiday!
I can't believe how relaxed and enjoyable it was - kids love playing in courtyard when not swimming
Very sociable too - and pizza night and BBQ nights were a real highlight - thanks Richard!

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