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Tournesol (inc. 1 bed Gite)

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15 minutes to Sun sea and sandy beaches or relax by the pool
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3 reviews
15 minutes to Sun sea and sandy beaches or relax by the pool
Traditional Charentaise farmhouse
Fully fitted kitchen with oven,ceramic hob,dishwasher & microwave - leads onto the terrace and p
Large living room with views over the pool with a CD,DVD/VHS player, library and games)
The sun sets at the end of your garden with a view towards the woods and sunflower fields
New for 2014 Outdoor Cornilleau table tennis table
Each room has a a double bed and natural light
Bathroom with walk in shower, roll top and washing machine
There are also a number of family rooms
Local 10 pin bowling,pool tables and childrens play close by with bar and restaurant on site
Velo rail at St Andre - has to be done
Pedal boats on the river at Pons - a citadel on the pilgrimage route to Compostello
Climbing in the trees at St George (min height limit) or Royan for all ages 4 upwards
Local attractions are seafood,wine and of course Charentaise melon
shallow water beaches
The local pine forests run right up to the beach front
The well guarded beach at Meschers
All year round Zoo at Royan near the golf course
The whole area is steeped in history - this the Roman Amphitheatre at Saintes
The beautiful town of Talmont is within 15 minutes - one of the prettiest in the region
The Grottes de Mattata (caves in the chalk cliffs) with a museum and outdoor/indoor dining
Traditional Carrelat (fishing huts) line the estuary - trout fishing suitable for children is 5km
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Overview
Farmhouse -
5 Bedrooms, 3 Bathrooms, Sleeps 14
Cozes, Charente-Maritime, Nouvelle-Aquitaine
Ideal for large groups/ multiple families with children.Tournesol is a spacious, traditional 5 bedroom Charentaise farmhouse. 3 bedrooms on the ground floor & 2 upstairs in the loft "grenier". An additional self contained 1 bed Gite can be hired as part of your package (ideal for grandparents or in-laws). All rooms are capable of taking a double + single as a minimum.
Exclusive use of your own 10m alarmed pool, a new full size Cornilleau Table Tennis Table, 2 outdoor BBQs, solar shower an acre of garden space. A modern fully-fitted kitchen dining room, very large living room with CD,DVD and i-phone dock, small library , plenty of games plus 3 bathrooms with large showers and one with a roll top bath.
Bikes & Golf clubs are available for hire and the local terrain is ideal for novice and experienced cyclists, tracks...
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About the Owner, Neil H
Languages spoken: English, Italian, French
Response Rate: 90 %
Response Time: Within a few hours
Calendar Updated: 45 days ago
Listed since : Jun 2013
Overall rating: 4.8 / 5.0
Based on 4 reviews and 3 properties
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Listing #HL531514
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Justin08r...
West End, United Kingdom
2 reviews
Reviewed July 19, 2015 for a stay in July 2013

We have returned several times to this fabulous holiday home. Nearby beaches, restaurants and tourist spots are surprisingly easy to acces and hassle free, not the case when we visited the over developed South of France. The guide book was very helpful in identifying local points of interest and even finding a decent takeaway one night. The house, large garden...

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Kate T
Cardiff, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
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Reviewed August 15, 2014 for a stay in July 2014

We stayed here for 2 weeks in July to celebrate my parents 70th. There were 11 of us in total ranging from 4 to 70. THe house was well equipped and very spacious. We all had plenty of room with enough room for another family!!!! Being an old farm house the rooms were very cool so meant we all slept...

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Farnham Common, United Kingdom
Reviewed September 18, 2013 for a stay in August 2013

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Amenities
  • Balcony or Terrace
  • Central Heating
  • Cots:(1)
  • Dining Seats (14)
  • Dishwasher
  • Double Beds:(5)
  • DVD Player
  • Fireplace
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Highchair
  • Iron
  • Kettle
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room Seats (8)
  • Microwave
  • Parking
  • Patio
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Playground
  • Private Outdoor Pool (Unheated)
  • Private Yard
  • Queen Beds:(1)
  • Refrigerator
  • Safe
  • Single Beds:(2)
  • Stereo System
  • Stove
  • Suitable For Children Under 5
  • Swingset
  • Toaster
  • TV
  • VCR
  • Washer
House rules
    Kid-friendly
    Ask about pets
    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.

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Dates Min stay Per night Per week
Default 5 nights
$127
£100
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Jul 1, 2017 -
Sep 9, 2017
High
7 nights --
$2,528
£1,985
Sep 10, 2017 -
Sep 30, 2017
Mid season
5 nights
$248
£195
$1,636
£1,285
Please note: rates may have been converted from the original local currency to U.S. Dollars and are approximate rates that may change due to exchange rate fluctuation. Please contact the manager to confirm actual rates for your requested dates.
Fees
  • Cleaning: $108 / stay - Fee
Additional Rate and Availability Information
Out of peak season smaller groups can be accommodated at less than the rates advertised as there are 3 bed (sleeping up to 6) and 5 bed options (sleeping up to 10) or the 5 bed option plus a gite (sleeping up to 12). The property can take even larger groups dependent upon the number of adults.
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About the neighborhood
St Andre de Lidon (2 min drive or a cycle) has a local boulangerie, bar and general store as well as tennis courts and the local attraction of Chateau D'Eau gardens. Cozes (5 min drive) has a 12c Church and 14c covered market which operates every week with special night time markets, arts and music festivals in the summer plus all the amenities you need (banks,boulangerie, hairdressers,post office, supermarket,garage etc). Gemozac also has a very large supermarket. <BR> Every kind of activity imaginable is available in the area from go-ape style climbing in the trees, fishing, golf, water sports, tennis, cycling and horse riding plus the Velo Rail at Cozes, an incredible Zoo at Palmyre, ten pin bowling, pool, caves and play centre with harborside restaurants and safe beaches at... more
Access
Car recommended
How to get there
Airport: La Rochelle or Bordeaux: 55.9 mi
Railway: Saintes: 12.4 mi
Ferry: St Malo , Caen or any Northern port: 267.2 mi
Please contact the owner for discounts on Brittany Ferries or for assistance on selecting the best route. There is guidance on the website under "Directions" and the owners have taken nearly all the routes available should you need advice.
Activities nearby
Fishing Nearby, There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive, Horse Riding Nearby, There Are Tennis Courts Nearby, Watersports Nearby, Nearest Beach: 11.8 mi.
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