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Chez Nous

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6 bedrooms
7 bathrooms
12 guests
7 nights minimum
Holiday Rental House
We are located in a small hamlet in the heart of rolling countryside, and are ideally situated to explore the varied and beautiful attractions of the Charente maritime and Bordeaux region which enjoys a lovely warm sunny climate, great food and great local wines and cognac. If you enjoy outdoor pursuits then you can fish, swim, cycle or meander around the quite country roads in the area. The nearest beach is St george De Didonne about 30 minutes by car. Golf is also available at Golf courses nearby and there are many more attractions situated locally. The Zoo in Palmyre is a must see for it varied animals and the seal and walrus show. We are only 8 km from the pretty market town of Mirambeau, which provides full amenities including a petrol station, banks and supermarkets. Mirambeau also...We are located in a small hamlet in the heart of rolling countryside, and are ideally situated to explore the varied and beautiful attractions of the Charente maritime and Bordeaux region which enjoys a lovely warm sunny climate, great food and great local wines and cognac. If you enjoy outdoor pursuits then you can fish, swim, cycle or meander around the quite country roads in the area. The nearest beach is St george De Didonne about 30 minutes by car. Golf is also available at Golf courses nearby and there are many more attractions situated locally. The Zoo in Palmyre is a must see for it varied animals and the seal and walrus show. We are only 8 km from the pretty market town of Mirambeau, which provides full amenities including a petrol station, banks and supermarkets. Mirambeau also has a beautiful chateau/5 star hotel and several bars, restaurants and shops. We are 3 kilometers from St Ciers du Taillon which has the best Boulangerie and several local shops, bar and restaurants. Chez Nous is a charming two hundred year old, lovely stone farmhouse with wood beams and exposed stone work, beautifully renovated into a 5-bedroomed luxury villa for up to 10 people and an adjoining apartment for additional room if required by larger groups of 12.The house is set in a fantastic large garden with mature walnut and cherry trees, overlooking fields of sunflowers, wheat, corn, vines, and woodland. The location is an easy to get to rural location and close to lots of different amenities .More
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John McKnight U
Languages spoken:German, English, French
Response Rate:100%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:November 2012
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We stayed here with two other families with children. The advertisement does not do it justice on how beautuful and spacious the home is. The kids absolutely loved the pool and there was plenty of toys and games there to play including football, badminton, table...More

Date of stay: August 2019
Thank Adam W
Reviewed 7 August 2017

The villa was a perfect place to fit our extended family of 12, including 3 children. We used all 6 bedrooms (for an extra to use the 6th bedroom). The pool was clean and warm, the garden spacious enough for football and badminton, the kitchen...More

Date of stay: July 2017
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Reviewed 23 September 2016

This is a large and comfortable villa with plenty of space both inside and outside. We loved the fact that there were bikes available to use and the garden had a badminton net and mini football goals. My only reservation is the fact that the...More

Date of stay: July 2016
Thank 916sallyanneh
John M, VR Owner at Chez Nous, responded to this reviewResponded 7 February 2017

Apologies for the pool heater, a small circulation pump for the hot water was failing intermittently and was not discovered until August. this pump has been replaced and a backup heater has been installed.

Reviewed 9 August 2016

We, nine family members from 8 to 68, stayed here for two weeks in July and the house was very roomy with enough space so we did not feel on top of each other. The bedrooms were light and airy with loads of excellent storage...More

Date of stay: July 2016
Thank Pauline G
John M, VR Owner at Chez Nous, responded to this reviewResponded 7 February 2017

Thank you for the lovely review. As regards the pool heater, a small circulation pump for the hot water was failing intermittently and was not discovered until August. this pump has been replaced and a backup heater has been installed.

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Ware, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 9 September 2015

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Date of stay: August 2015
Amenities
Pets Allowed: No
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
DVD Player
Suitable For Children Under 5
Refrigerator
Washer
Outdoor Dining Area
Towels Provided
Private Garden
There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive
Cycling Trips
Hairdryer
Water Park Nearby
TV
Corporate Bookings
Parking
Rural/Countryside Retreats
Linens Provided
Horse Riding Nearby
Internet Access
VCR
Toaster
Cooker
Grill
Fishing Nearby
Game Room
Long Term Rentals (Over 1 Month)
Central Heating
Dishwasher
Freezer
Cable/satellite TV
Iron
Beach Or Lakeside Relaxation
Stereo System
Hiking Trips
Microwave
Balcony
Ping Pong Table
Private Outdoor Pool (Heated)
Wi-Fi
Kettle
Watersports Nearby
Terrace
Patio
Fireplace
Deck
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The accommodation consists of a large semi open plan living room, kitchen, and dining room with large Charentaise Fireplace, 5 bedrooms, three en-suites and a family bathroom, a downstairs shower room, with basin and WC. The ensuites all have basin, WC and shower. The family bathroom also has a bath. The main house accomodates up to 10 in 5 bedrooms. There are two adjoining apartments one of which is reserved for the caretaker and the other is available to accomodate an extra 2 to 4 people as it contains a double bedroom and a living dining room with a double couch bed.Living room. Large spacious room with TV, DVD player, british free to view satellite dish, french free to view chanels are available also, a large sofa and occasional chairs, doors leading to two terraces which between them have all day sun, ideal for alfresco meals. Lovely beamed rooms. Kitchen. This room is also beamed.The kitchen is fitted with, washing machine, cooker, micro wave, toaster, kettle, all cutlery, and crockery, pots and pans, sink etc. There is a table and chairs in the kitchen to seat up to 6 people. The dining room has seating for 8 people and the main terrace has seating for up to 12 people.Games room with table tennis table and various games. Bikes available for use at your own risk.Bedroom 1. Double with ensuite, bedside cabinets and walk in wardrobe. This room is downstairs. Bedroom 2. Double with ensuite, wardrobe, and bedside cabinet Bedroom 3. Double with en suite, wardrobe, and bedside cabinet Bedroom 4. Twin bedroom, wardrobe, and bedside cabinets Bedroom 5. Double with bedside cabinets and walk in wardrobe.Bedroom 6. Double bedroom en suite, wardrobe, and bedside cabinet. in adjoining apartment Connecting door on upstairs landing leads to adjoining self contained apartments which can be opened up if additional rooms are required according the the booking charges.A travelling cot is available on request.The Garden. 1.4 hectares approx with BBQ facilities, swimming pool, chairs, loungers, tables and chairs, the ideal location to chill out and admire the views. Ideal area for children to play safe and secure from the road but lots of room to run around.
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About the neighbourhood
Enjoy freshly caught fish in seaside resorts such as Royan or Ile de Re or get some retail therapy in La Rochelle's chic boutiques. Rich in natural beauty, Charente-Maritime has long been a popular holiday destination with the French- come and share the secret!
How to get there
Bordeaux Airport is 55 minutes by car and is served by most airlines and car hire companies. La Rochelle airport is 1 hour 30 minutes and is served by Ryanair. Our house is 7.5 km from exit 37 on the A10 autoroute
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