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Historic Riverside "au pont"

The 11th Century Roman Bridge is one of the views, down by the private river frontage
32 reviews
The 11th Century Roman Bridge is one of the views, down by the private river frontage
Front entry to the Gîte in Summer
A family boating trip up the river
A full length Boules Court is in the garden area
Trout was the day's catch!
The Medieval Watermill opposite is the other historical view
And there is also a Basketball Court
Looking up the garden from the private river frontage
There are 3 bikes for you to use and enjoy, plus table tennis
Around the private BBQ area
Hot air ballooning over 'au pont'
The Kitchen
Chambre 1
Chambre 2 also has an ensuite
L'Eglise at night, Gourgé
As you do...when confronted by,  Château de la Roche Faton XVc. 3 mins up the road
Horse drawn wagons go past daily in Summer
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2 Bedrooms, 2 Bathrooms, Sleeps 6
Parthenay, Deux-Sevres, Nouvelle-Aquitaine
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1 hour to the famous wine region of the Loire Valley and 1.5 hours by train to Paris, is a place called...
French Country Getaway (with a touch of Aussie!)

If you are thinking of buying in France this is the perfect medium term stay for you to try before you buy. Alternatively a fantastic location for some R&R.

One of France's Best Secrets (as described in a magazine). Gourgé is situated in the Deux-Sèvres department, Poitou-Charentes region. Deux-Sèvres is a place to unwind, relax and recharge your batteries; lazy rivers, quiet roads leading to unexpected villages and hamlets, historic towns and of course wonderful markets. Guaranteed your first holiday in this beautiful area will not be your last!

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About the Owner, Donna and Peter H
Languages spoken: English, French
Response Rate: 100 %
Response Time: Within a few hours
Calendar Updated: 109 days ago
Listed since : Nov 2010
Overall rating: 5.0 / 5.0
Based on 32 reviews and 1 property
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39 reviews
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Reviewed September 29, 2015 for a stay in August 2015

We stayed here for a glorious two weeks in August this year. Peter and Donna are wonderful hosts.....always able to give helpful advice on things to do locally, where to shop etc and they are great fun as well. Many a glass of wine was sipped with them in the garden! The gite was immaculately clean and very well equipped...

Paris, France
Reviewed August 13, 2015 for a stay in July 2015

Management response:

Merci. It was our pleasure to have you stay with us once again! Our best wishes...


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Chinon, France
Reviewed April 23, 2015 for a stay in April 2015

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It was a pleasure to have you stay with us. We look forward to seeing you again soon. Peter & Donna


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  • Balcony or Terrace
  • Boat Available
  • Central Heating
  • Dining Seats (8)
  • Double Beds:(1)
  • DVD Player
  • En Suite Rooms (2)
  • Fireplace
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Hairdryer
  • Highchair
  • Internet Access
  • Iron
  • Kettle
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room Seats (7)
  • Microwave
  • Mountain Views
  • Outdoor Dining Area
  • Parking
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Private Fishing Lake/River
  • Private Yard
  • Refrigerator
  • Satellite TV
  • Single Beds:(3)
  • Sofa Beds:(1)
  • Stereo System
  • Stove
  • Suitable For Children Under 5
  • Telephone
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • TV
  • VCR
  • Washer
  • Wheelchair Accessible
  • Wi-Fi
House rules
    Ask about pets
    Smoking allowed
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Dates Min stay Per month
Default 30 nights
Jul 1, 2017 -
Aug 31, 2017
Very High Season
30 nights
Sep 1, 2017 -
Oct 31, 2017
Mid Season
30 nights
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.
Additional Rate and Availability Information
Welcome pack upon arrival to help you settle in and relax.....
'au pont' can accommodate up to 6 people maximum
Electricity and/or fire place timber is not included in the monthly pricing. High speed internet is available for an additional fee.
Medium-term rentals are available and pricing is calculated on the length of stay
Payment can be made by Direct Deposit and by Credit Card through PayPal. Once payment is received, a Booking Confirmation will be sent to you
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About the neighborhood
Gourgé is situated in the Deux Sèrves Department, Poitou-Charantes Region. It is one of the most historical and picturesque regions of France. It is well know for its cultured walking and cycling trails along the Thouet Valley, also for the fabulous goat's cheeses that are made in the district.<BR><BR>13 - 15th Century Châteaux are a common sight, and in the village of Gourgé is one of the oldest Churches in France, Saint-Hilaire, which was built on the old roman way linking Poitiers to Nantes. The site was first occupied in Gallo-Roman times and the village was mentioned as early as the year 889.<BR><BR>There is also on the riverbank of the Thouet an 11th Century Romanesque bridge and a Medieval Water Mill. One of the Compostella Pilgrim trails (the Way of St J... more
Car advised
How to get there
Airport: Poitiers: 24.2 mi
Railway: Poitiers: 24.2 mi
Ferry: Ouistreham: 220.0 mi
The closest airport and train station is in the city of Poitiers, which is a 50 minute drive by car. In addition there are other airports at La Rochelle, Nantes, Limoges and Tours.<BR><BR>If you are travelling by train from Paris (TGV) it takes 1.5 hours to reach Poitiers. There are a number of car hire companies in Poitiers, where you can hire a vehicle. It is a 45 minute, scenic drive from Potiters to Gourgé.<BR><BR>If you are driving by car from Paris it is 381km SW, and it will take you around 4 hours to reach Gourgé.<BR><BR>However you are travelling, we will assist you by providing more detailed directions when you book.<BR><BR>
Activities nearby
Fishing 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: 73.9 mi.
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