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House / Farmhouse - Tournesol (5 Bedrooms + further 1 bed Gite)

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15 minutes to Sun sea and sandy beaches or relax by the pool
Sunflowers - a local crop alongside Maize and Vines (these are at the end of the garden)
1 of 2715 minutes to Sun sea and sandy beaches or relax by the pool
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Overview
5 bedrooms
3 bathrooms
14 guests
4 nights minimum
Farmhouse
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 a...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 directly from the house through the woods to the village. Large pool terrace with recliners, huge outdoor dining table, two BBQs Terrace faces the setting sun with views across the pool towards woods and farmland where you can enjoy a glass of wine from the neighbouring vineyard Located between St Andre de Lidon and Cozes, 2 minutes to the boulangerie & bar at St Andre , 5 minutes into the covered market at Cozes with Gemozac not much further with La Rochelle and Bordeaux accessible in an hour. Close to excellent restaurants & the safe estuary beaches or the neighbouring beaches of the Atlantic, plenty of excellent restaurants for eating out in Meschers or St George/Royan. An ideal location for family holidays with children. The prices quoted are for the House + Gite . The gite can only be booked individually outside High season - please see 534781 for the Gite on its own.More
House Rules
Pets Allowed: Yes
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
Well behaved dogs are allowed by prior arrangement. They are not allowed on furniture, in bedrooms or in the kitchen (but there is plenty of space for them elsewhere and a huge garden to play in!)
Bathrooms
3 Full baths
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About the Owner
Neil H
Languages spoken:English, French, Italian
Response Rate:100%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:June 2013
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Reviewed 1 October 2018

The Gite comfortably accommodated 3 couples and our motorbikes, The rooms were large and simply decorated. The kitchen was well equipped and we used the B-B-Q outside as well. The pool was well maintained and we would have used it more had the weather not...More

Date of stay: September 2017
Thank VFR_Nomad
Reviewed 11 April 2018

Having never been to this area of France, this was a great introduction. Although things at Tournesol weren't quite as I expected them to be, it was a fabulous base for us all and a lovely holiday for everyone. We were 9 adults and 5...More

Date of stay: April 2018
Thank bodbee
neilandheather2018, VR Owner at House / Farmhouse - Tournesol (5 Bedrooms + further 1 bed Gite), responded to this reviewResponded 11 April 2018

Thank you for your review - we have taken your comments on board and are changing the set up slightly for the future based on your feedback.

Reviewed 27 July 2017

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.

Date of stay: August 2016
Thank Chas R
Reviewed 25 July 2017

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....More

Date of stay: July 2016
Thank jokey1234
Management response:Responded 27 July 2017

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.

Reviewed 24 July 2017

We have stayed in this lovely property on several occasions. Surrounded by fields and farmland, it is a fabulous get-away from the hustle and bustle of life. Cycle through the sunflower fields, relax in the pool, or take a short drive to one of the...More

Date of stay: August 2016
Thank Sharon J
Management response:Responded 27 July 2017

Thank you Sharon J. We are so pleased that you enjoy staying at Tournesol and we are delighted that you are returning again this year.

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Reviewed 19 July 2015

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...More

Date of stay: July 2013
Thank Justin08rien
Reviewed 15 August 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!!!!...More

Date of stay: July 2014
Thank Kate T
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Farnham Common, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 18 September 2013

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Date of stay: August 2013
Amenities
Pets Allowed: Yes
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
DVD Player
Balcony
Grill
Central Heating
Dishwasher
Fireplace
Freezer
Refrigerator
Highchair
Iron
Kettle
Linens Provided
Microwave
Parking
Patio
Ping Pong Table
Playground
Private Outdoor Pool (Unheated)
Private Garden
Safe
Stereo System
Cooker
Swingset
Terrace
Toaster
TV
VCR
Washer
Fishing Nearby
There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive
Horse Riding Nearby
There Are Tennis Courts Nearby
Watersports Nearby
Beach Or Lakeside Relaxation
Cycling Trips
Hiking Trips
Rural/Countryside Retreats
Short Term Rentals (4 Days Or Fewer)
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About the neighbourhood
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. 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 Meschers, a g...
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House / Farmhouse - Tournesol (5 Bedrooms + further 1 bed Gite) is able to accommodate up to 14 guests. See all property details.

House / Farmhouse - Tournesol (5 Bedrooms + further 1 bed Gite) has 3 bathrooms available. See all property details.

House / Farmhouse - Tournesol (5 Bedrooms + further 1 bed Gite) has 5 bedrooms available. See all property details.

Stays at House / Farmhouse - Tournesol (5 Bedrooms + further 1 bed Gite) must last at least 4 nights. See all property details.