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A fabulous base for extended familys or two families holidaying together.

Bedrooms 4
Separate WC's1
Space 2,152 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 7 nights
Popular Features
  • Barbecue
  • Washing Machine
  • Internet
  • Parking


About the property

This tastefully converted Charantais barn has space for up to 10 guests and a superb varanda for lunches evening relaxation.It has satalite T.V. and Wi Fi. There is an outside bar-b-que area, all kitchen and washing facilities and four large bedrooms, Bedrooms 1 and 2 have large double beds, a large cupboard for your holiday wear, a dressing table with a mirror and share a shower room with w.c. en suite. Bedroom 3 has three single beds cupboards and bedroom 4 has bunk a bed, a single bed and a childs cot is avalable. There is an aditional bath room with bath, wc and basin with mirror and light above for shaving. There is also a seperate w.c. with wash hand basin.

Member since: 2015
Speaks English, French
Calendar last updated:
4 August, 2017


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday house in Saint-Savinien in Charente-Maritime

Property Type:
  • house
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 2152 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 15:00 / Check-out: 10:30
  • Max. occupancy: 10
  • pets considered
  • children welcome ...
  • non smoking only ...
  • Family
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Hob ...
  • Toaster ...
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 12 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 1 Separate WC
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , This bathroom is en suite between bedrooms 1 and 2.
    Bathroom 3 - Toilet , Seperate w.c. with a small wash basin.
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Bath (no shower) , Family bathroom with illuminated mirror above the wash basin
  • The house has two bathrooms and a seperate w.c.
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Large Double Bed , With bedside lamps, large wardrobe and dressingtable.
    Bedroom 2 - 1 Large Double Bed , With large cupboard and dressing table, similar to bedroom 1
    Bedroom 3 - 3 Single Bed , 1 Child Bed , the largest bedroom at 6m x 4m
    Bedroom 4 - 3 Single Bed , 1 Cot , Two of the singles are bunk beds. The cot is in a box on top
  • All the bedrooms are of traditional Chrantais stye with high ceillings and widows with shutters. In summer we open the windows and fix the shutters in the almost closed position to keep the rooms cooler. All upstairs rooms have wooden floors and are very slippery if you have wet feet!
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Game Room
  • Games
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Toys
  • Bicycles
  • Boat ...
  • Barbecue ...
  • Veranda
  • Ski & Snowboard ...
  • 2 bicycles
  • wheelchair inaccessible ...
There is a swimming pool with waterslide in St. Savienien and catching crayfish is a family activity available a few hundred yards away. Quite walks are in all directions. Look out for deer, hare, coypu, and foxes. For bird watchers there are lots of egrets, storks,pee-weets, kestrals, buzzards, black kites and hoopoes. Beaches are about an hour away but call at the tourist office to what is on locally. For inclusive family lunches try Le bec fin by the lake in St Savinien or le gare in Talliboug or to go up market the Glycines also in Talliboug. The super-u in St Savinien has most of the things you need but the first monday of the month the street market in Saints is worth a visit.


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A fabulous base for extended familys or two families holidaying together.
average rating of 2.5 based on 2 reviews

Dirty and Dated

  • 1 of 5

Whilst the location is good and the overall size of the gite giving good space the place is very dated, which in reality you can live with for a couple of weeks but a basic level of cleanliness is a fundemental expectation. We arrived to a dishwasher full of dirty dishes from previous guests, a cooker extractor hood that has significant amounts of grease and dust build up not only underneath on top but also on the controls. The freezer was full of mould as was the seal (although owner claims this is corrosion) trust me it's mould. Under the beds have clearly never seen a hoover and the amount of cobwebs shows any cleaning that is attempted is not carried out well.

The bath tub had a thick build up of dust around it and the 1 single shower had a very dirty shower tray and the side panels having black spots that I can only assume was more mould.

The equipment in the house is tired and/or broken. The bikes have punctures, gears mash, the ping pong table has broken legs, the outside table covered in fly excrement and the BBQ left with all the burnt coals of previous guests and the cooking grid thick which old cooked food and grease.

We are experienced travellers and this is by far the single most disgusting property we have ever been too. The owner doesn't care less and despite pictures being sent no form of apology was received. I expect if he replies below it will be full of nonsense.

Stay well clear and keep looking for a decent gite, this is not it.

  • Review Submitted: 04-Sep-2017
  • Date of Stay: August 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Fabulous farmhouse

  • 4 of 5

Property is very well resourced.Extras really made holiday experience e.g. badminton on the terrace,table tennis, would recommend to friends for super family holiday base.

  • Review Submitted: 09-Aug-2017
  • Date of Stay: July 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday house in Saint-Savinien, Charente-Maritime

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7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees
Refundable Damage Deposit £200

You are expected to leave the property in a clean and tidy state. If you require this to be done for you or require some additional help this will be arranged locally. Silvie, who will welcome you will arrange this for you and tell you the cost. Bed linen and towels are included in the price, but their loss or damage will be charge against your security deposit. (Beach towels are not included)

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund for cancellations more than 14 days before check-in date.
  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.
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