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Beautiful Gite in House With Private Pool Near Jonzac, Charente Maritime



Updated: 15-Oct-2016
Sleeps 2/8 +2 Cots. 4 Bedroom Gite In A Private House With Private Pool. WI-FI

Half the house has been sympathetically renovated and converted to offer four double bedrooms plus 2 cots. The property is set in its own grounds of approximately 1 acre which are fenced and gated, and includes a 12m x 6m swimming pool (heated from 2017) with roman steps, in its own gated enclosure (conforming to the new French regulations).

The nearest shops, boulangerie, patisserie & mini-market are in St Genis with supermarkets available in Pons, Jonzac & Mirambeau. There are regular markets and brocantes in nearby towns and villages. There are pleasant estuary walks nearby in Port Maubert, where sailing courses are available, and Mortagne sur Gironde which offers a marina and restaurants. Our chef will also prepare a full french 3 course menu on request, with prior notice on booking, and subject to availability. Please contact the owner for more details. Free WI-FI is available.

November to March rates are 2 bedrooms, one double, one twin and cots available.

  • Sleeps 8
  • 4 Bedrooms
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Parking
  • Garden
  • Swimming pool
  • Barbecue
  • Pets considered
  • Internet
  • Dish washer
  • Washing machine
  • Towels provided
  • Linens provided
  • Accept Credit Cards
  • Bookable online

Top Traveller Review

About the Owner

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Speaks English, French

Guestbook comments from the owner


Wonderful house, wonderful holiday, wonderful weather! We've fallen in love with France, thank you.

Brilliant family holiday, amazing weather and warm welcome awaited us! Girls adored the swimming pool. Alex you thought of everything.
Sep 2014
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3 Reviews

based on 3 holidaymaker reviews



  • 5 of 5

We have just left this amazing family and gite after a long term winter stay of just over three months.

Alex and Serge and their daughters are the most hospitable, genuine and kind people you could meet.

They truly care about their guests,nothing is too much trouble, from a fabulous welcome pack to wood arriving for the log burner! (Obviously not needed in the summer!) a well kept pool and outdoor facilities, and advice re the local area, the beautiful coast, restaurants etc. Alex and Serge were even kind enough to arrange restaurant bookings, a visit to the Dr etc for us.

The gite is stunning, old, rustic with some gorgeous French features, fabulous exposed stone walls along side amazing character.

This is a home from home!

The attention to detail is carefully planned so you quite literally have everything at your fingertips - from a kitchen equipped for an experienced chef, a lovely walk in wet room, hot water on constant supply, to smaller details like adaptor plugs, Hoover, cleaning products and luxury linen and towels. The list could go on and on!

The house is immaculate and very well maintained. It's been well thought out and is warm and homely.

We would highly recommend a stay in this gite.

It's rural but has great facilities very close by. There are a number of restaurants in St.Genis (mins away from the gite) including a Creperie, traditional French restaurant, Pizza takeaway (for those nights where you're just too relaxed to cook) and a great truck stop where you can get a delicious French 3 course meal for less than €14. The waitresses are great and so welcoming!

There are local shops with everything you need. Your morning crosswinds are only a short drive away!!

Serge is an amazing chef,so if you're lucky enough and he's around, don't miss your chance to have a gourmet traditional French meal cooked by him. Thank you Serge, we were lucky on a number of occasions!

There is lots to do around and about including towns close by such as Saintes, Jonzac and Cognac. Bordeaux and St Emilion are less than an hour and well worth a visit. If you want to tour a vineyard or cognac house Alex and Serge will arrange it for you and it's well worth it.

The stunning coastline which can be reached in as little as 20 mins,includes small harbours with little restaurants, beautifully lit at night, to the larger and grand places like Royan which is home to the more exclusive French people who own beach front mansions.

What else can I say!!xx

  • Review Submitted: Jun 16, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Feb 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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The Winery in Jonzac

  • 5 of 5

Wow, The Winery in Jonzac was the perfect venue for our road trip around South West France.

As a mixed group we had everything we wanted from a pool, bbq facilites, great lounge, idilic setting and well furnished a comfortable place house with everything we wanted!!

Location was execellent - easy trips to St Emillion, Cognac and Bordeaux and for me lots of quality locals golf courses Cognac being the best!! We had Go Karting locally too......

The highlight was the 5 courses Chefs table Serge the owner created with his wife Alex, amaing food, great wine and company all for 45 euros a head!! This is NOT to be missed!!

A great trip and I would recommend the property to a family / families and a mixed group in their early 30's like us!! We had great holiday!!

  • Review Submitted: Feb 18, 2013
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2012
  • Source: HomeAway
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il ne manque rien !!!

  • 5 of 5

superbe gite avec une très belle piscine dans un espace clos.

accueil très sympa

très belles prestations

sublime literie

très beaux volumes

  • Review Submitted: Sep 4, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2016
  • Source: Abritel, from HomeAway
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Activity and Interests

Nearest Airport : Bordeaux or la Rochelle at 97 Kilometres Nearest Barpub : Relais, St Genis de Saintonge at 3 Kilometres Nearest Ferry : Caen at 456 Kilometres Nearest Golf : Saintes at 35 Kilometres Nearest Train : Jonzac at 11 Kilometres Nearest Motorway : Pons or Mirambeau at 14 Kilometres Nearest Restaurant : St Genis de Saintonge at 3 Kilometres Nearest Beach : Meschers at 40 Kilometres Car: necessary

Beautiful Charentaise House near Jonzac, Poitou-Charentes, France. 4 Bedroom gite in a private house with private heated pool (2017) and garden. Countryside views. Situated in a small, peaceful hamlet within easy reach of Jonzac, Pons, Mirambeau, Saintes, Cognac. 30-40 minutes from the sandy beaches of Meschers, St Georges de Didonne, Royan (La Palmyre Zoo, 45 mins). Around 1 Hour to Bordeaux, St Emilion, Margaux, Pauillac, La Rochelle (Aquarium & Port), Angouleme.

La Rochelle & Bordeaux Airport 1 hr.We provide free WI-FI.


Rental rates

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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
Winter - Early Spring 2017
1 Oct 2016 - 31 Mar 2017
1 night minimum stay
for 1 night
Spring 2017
1 Apr 2017 - 31 May 2017
1 night minimum stay
for 1 night
Early Summer
1 Jun 2017 - 30 Jun 2017
1 night minimum stay
for 1 night
Summer 2017
1 Jul 2017 - 25 Aug 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Late Summer 2017
27 Aug 2017 - 30 Sep 2017
1 night minimum stay
for 1 night
Early Autumn 2017
1 Oct 2017 - 31 Oct 2017
1 night minimum stay
for 1 night
Summer 2018
30 Jun 2018 - 29 Sep 2018
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
My Standard Rate
1 night minimum stay
for 1 night

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees
Refundable Damage Deposit £200

Changeover Day is flexible out of high season. Please contact owner.
Nightly rental is available. Please contact owner.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 60 days before check-in date.
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Updated: 15-Oct-2016
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Property Type

  • house


  • Away From It All
  • Family


  • Activities Guide
  • Backpack
  • Fireplace
  • Firewood
  • Garage
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Mosquito Magnet
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Wood Stove


  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Grill
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Stove
  • Toaster


  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Room


  • Audio Tape Player
  • Books
  • Books - Fiction / Non-fiction
  • Books for Kids
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Games for Kids
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Toys
  • Video Library

Pool / Spa

  • Heated Pool
  • Outdoor Pool
  • Private Pool ...


  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair inaccessible

Location Type

  • rural


  • autumn foliage
  • bay
  • caves
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • library
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • water parks
  • winery tours
  • zoo

Leisure Activities

  • bird watching
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
  • medical services

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • sailing
  • bay fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis

Floor Area

  • 200 m²


  • Ensuite Bathroom - Toilet, Bath with Shower, Shower Enclosure
  • Bathroom 2 - Toilet, Bath with Shower
  • Bathroom 3 - Toilet, Shower Enclosure


  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Family Suite - Master - 1 Large Double Bed, Ensuite Bathroom/Family Suite
  • Family Suite - Twin - 2 Single Bed, 1 Cot, Part of Family Suite
  • Bedroom 3 - 1 Double Bed
  • Bedroom 4 - 2 Single Bed, 1 Cot
  • Family Suite has its own staircase, and consists of Master Bedroom & connected Twin Bedroom with Cot. En-suite Bathroom is off the Master Bedroom. Bedrooms 3 & 4 have their own staircase, and consist of Double Bedroom and a twin Bedroom, with Travel cot. Small Bathroom.


  • Garden
  • Barbecue
  • Patio
  • Terrace
  • 8 garden chairs
  • 8 deck chairs


  • Self-catering

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