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Tournesol (inc. 1 bed Gite)

The sun sets at the end of your garden with a view towards the woods and sunflower fields
7 reviews
The sun sets at the end of your garden with a view towards the woods and sunflower fields
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)
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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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: 100 %
Response Time: Within a few hours
Calendar Updated: 5 days ago
Listed since : Jun 2013
Overall rating: 4.9 / 5.0
Based on 8 reviews and 3 properties
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Listing #HL531514
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Ornskoldsvik, Sweden
1 review
Reviewed 3 weeks ago for a stay in July 2017

Le Tournesol is a big house with plenty of space for the grand company. We were 7 adults and 6 children and had space enough. The kitchen is well equipped for many people and with two refrigirators, except only 4 seatings. We had all the meals outdoor where there were planty of chairs, and sunloungers. The children loved the pool...

Management response:

Thank you for your lovely review Lykke. We are so glad you enjoyed staying at Tournesol and visiting this wonderful part of France. We often come out in the evenings simply to watch the stars; there have been some amazing displays of shooting stars over the years! We do hope to welcome you back another time. Best wishes, Neil and...


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Chas R
Farnham Common, United Kingdom
1 review
Reviewed 3 weeks ago for a stay in August 2016

Great pool, plenty of space in the house. The location is ideal, the nearest town, Cozes has all we needed and is only a few minutes drive. A safe beach is only a few miles away at Mecher . We will go again.

Cheltenham, United Kingdom
1 review
Reviewed 4 weeks ago for a stay in July 2016

We had a fabulous time at Tournesol. The rooms are huge, with plenty of space to spread out. Room for several families. The kids loved splashing in the beautiful pool - as, of course, did the grown ups! The garden is big enough for football. Plenty of local countryside for cycling, running and walking, and a short hop to beautiful,...

Management response:

Thank you very much for your review.We are delighted that you and your family enjoyed staying at Tournesol and we do hope to welcome you again very soon.


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  • 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
    Ask about pets
    Smoking not allowed
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Dates Min stay Per night Per week
Default 5 nights
Jul 1, 2017 -
Sep 9, 2017
7 nights --
Sep 10, 2017 -
Sep 30, 2017
Mid season
5 nights
Oct 1, 2017 -
Mar 24, 2018
Low Season
3 nights
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  • Cleaning: $110 / 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
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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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