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Chez Mamie, Comfortable restored farmhouse with shared heated pool

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Well-equipped kitchen/diner
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Farmhouse -
2 Bedrooms , 1 Bathroom , Sleeps 5
Vibrac, Charente-Maritime, Nouvelle-Aquitaine
Chez Mamie is a two-bedroom gîte with :
Upstairs : Two bedrooms; a double and a triple bedroom, with bunk and a separate single. A cot can be added in either bedroom, and the single bed can also be substituted with a cot, on request. It has a main bathroom with 140cm bath & over-bath shower.
Downstairs : Open-plan kitchen/diner and separate sitting room. The kitchen has an electric oven & gas hob, fridge/freezer, dishwasher, washing machine, microwave, etc. The sitting room has a comfy sofa & armchair, UK satellite Freeview TV/French TNT TV, books, games, and tourist info. There is unlimited free Wi-Fi (who can live without it these days?!).
Outside, there is a decked area and private garden with BBQ & table & chairs.
Beyond the back garden you’ll find our glorious 10mx5m heated pool, and just beyond this is the play a...
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Listing #HL326981
About the Owner
Lisa E
Languages spoken:English, French, Spanish
Response Rate:100%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:June 2012
Interaction with guests
We're here on site to answer any questions you might have, and have lived here for many years as our girls have grown up, so we know the area well, both as a couple and as a family. We'll be here when you arrive, and on hand when you need us, but won't intrude on your holiday when you don't need any help from us!
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Reviewed September 16, 2018 via mobile

Stayed here for a couple of nights on our way down to Spain - lovely place, stunning pool, lots to do for the kids, so we decided to call again on the way home! Happy to recommend to anyone

Thank johnthompson974
TrailBlazer398839, VR Owner at Chez Mamie, Comfortable restored farmhouse with shared heated pool, responded to this reviewResponded September 16, 2018

Hi John Now you've found us, I hope we'll be seeing more of you! Delighted you've had such good time with us, take care of yourselves.

Reviewed September 10, 2018

My brother & I brought our families back this year (we’d been first & recommended it to him and after he’d been we though it’d be ideal to go there together). We stayed in different parts, but everyone got together to play table tennis &...More

Thank mattyharibo
TrailBlazer398839, VR Owner at Chez Mamie, Comfortable restored farmhouse with shared heated pool, responded to this reviewResponded September 13, 2018

Always a pleasure to welcome your families, looking forward to seeing you again

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Reviewed August 21, 2018

Totally relaxing family holiday in beautiful rural setting. With 10 in our party ranging from 3-71 the gites collectively known as Chez Augros (and more particularly Chez Mamie for my 5) comfortably accommodated all with the layout allowing us each to have our own space...More

Thank Tamzin M
Management response:Responded August 23, 2018

Thank you so much for saying such lovely things - we knew you'd enjoyed your holiday, but it's very flattering to see written down, anyway. I'm especially pleased you got such good use out of our home-written guidebook on the 'picks' of the local tourist...More

  • Balcony or Terrace
  • Bunk Beds:(1)
  • Cable/satellite TV
  • Deck
  • Dining Seats (6)
  • Dishwasher
  • Double Beds:(1)
  • Dryer
  • DVD Player
  • Fireplace
  • Freezer
  • Full Baths (1)
  • Grill
  • Hairdryer
  • Highchair
  • Internet Access
  • Iron
  • Kettle
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room Seats (5)
  • Microwave
  • Parking
  • Playground
  • Private Yard
  • Refrigerator
  • Shared Outdoor Pool (Heated)
  • Single Beds:(1)
  • Staffed Property
  • Stove
  • Suitable For Children Under 5
  • Swingset
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • Trampoline
  • TV
  • Washer
  • Wi-Fi
House rules
    Pets not allowed
    Smoking not allowed
    Check in: 4:00 PM
    Check out: 9:00 AM
We ask that you keep the communal areas tidy for the comfort of other guests - this simply means asking you to tidy away any toys or pool paraphernalia before you leave the area!
    1 Full bath
    1 Twin
    1 Bunk
    1 Full
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Additional Rate and Availability Information
End-of-stay cleaning is not included in the price, as many of our guests carry this out themselves. We therefore collect a cleaning deposit of £50/65€ before the start of your holiday, which is retained only if cleaning services are required
Taxe de séjour is collected by the Jonzac Tourist Board, for 2018 this is 0.50€ per adult per night, and for 2019 will change to 2% of the cost of each adult's stay.
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About the neighborhood
The local market town of Jonzac, has a full range of shops, banks and supermarkets. There is an excellent choice of restaurants, within 15 minutes drive. Between them, the local towns of Jonzac and Montendre hold fresh markets four days a week, and in fact there is a market somewhere near us, every day of the week - including Sundays.
Jonzac is a stunning medieval town, with an imposing 15th-century château with guided tours in English. In addition it has thermal baths whose treatments are extensive, and whose waters have been recognised for their effectiveness in treating various complaints. The local swimming complex has a water slide, tropical lagoon, wavepool, bubble spas and saunas.
The views of the countryside surrounding our land are breathtaking, including our over 2 acres of groun...
Getting around
You'll need a car to get out & about, but the local train connections are very good if you'd like to visit local cities without the hassle of taking your car
Car recommended
How to get there
Airport: Bordeaux: 52.8 mi
Railway: Montendre: 6.2 mi
Ferry: St Malo: 295.2 mi
Located between La Rochelle and Bordeaux, close to Cognac, Saintes and Angouleme, we're less than an hour's drive from Bordeaux airport and 1½ hour's drive from La Rochelle. If you're sailing & driving, St Malo is 5 hours' drive, Caen & Le Havre are 6 hours' drive, Dieppe is 7 hours' drive and Calais is 8 hours' drive.
Activities nearby
There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive, Horse Riding Nearby, There Are Tennis Courts Nearby, Water Park Nearby, Watersports Nearby, Nearest Beach: 31.1 mi.
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