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Gites with 2 outdoor pools, restaurant,squash, gym... - LES ECURIES - LES GRANGES

People6
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms2
Space 731 sq. ft.
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 7 nights
Popular Features
  • Barbecue
  • Wireless Internet
  • Washing Machine
  • Heated Pool
  • Parking

Overview

Description

LES ECURIES - LES GRANGES

Farmyard Cottage overlooking the second swimming pool, converted in 2000 in a XVII open stone barn, this cottage combines the charm of old beams and stone walls with the advantages of modern building and design techniques.

The cottage measures approximately 7.2m x 4.6m, has an open plan layout throughout and a private terrace of 20m2 with BBQ.

Upstairs: En-suite double bedroom, beds 1.60m a second shower room with WC, a twin bedroom and a third bedroom with 2 bunk beds.


About the property

Domaine Les Granges

Domaine Les Granges, arguably the premier gite and leisure destination in France, situated in gentle Cognac country in the heart of the Charente Maritime, overlooking the medieval town of St Jean d’Angély across the banks of the River Boutonne.

On-site facilities include a fitness centre, swimming pools, paddling pool area for children, 2 squash courts and mini tennis court, games room and a children’s play area nearby.

Those seeking a more relaxing holiday can take advantage of our other facilities, followed by a drink at our bar and on Saturday a dinner at our own on-site restaurant (restaurant open July and August).

The cottages have been refurbished. Fully equipped kitchens including washing machine, dishwasher, micro-wave and full oven. All the facilities on site are included in the rental price, except bicycle hire. Domaine Les Granges is ideally situated, within easy walking distance of a lake for fishing, pedaloes, the river and the town of St Jean D'Angely. A traditional french market every Wednesday and Saturday and many bars and restaurants. We recommend a visit to a cognac estate and the museum at Cognac.

The countryside is dotted with picturesque villages and along the banks of the river Charente, Port d' Envaux, St Savinien offer boat hire, water skiing and lovely walks and bike rides.

More Details

Owner
Richard and Eva EDDS
Member since: 2011
Speaks English, French, Spanish, Portuguese, french, spanish, portuguese
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
90%
Calendar last updated:
14 June, 2017

Guestbook comments from the owner

Excellent location, Richard and Eva were very generous with advice and their knowledge of the locality. The bed was especially comfortable.

Corinne M.
Mar 2016
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Available Rentals

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Notes

We request a 200 euros deposit on arrival to cover eventual damages. Other facilities and activities are included in the price, except bicycle hire.
LOW SEASON: WEEKS 1 - 21 and 40-43 Changeover: FLEXIBLE
MID SEASON: WEEKS 22 - 26 and 36-39 Changeover: FLEXIBLE
HIGH SAVER: WEEKS 27-28


Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday cottage in Saint-Jean-d'Angély in Charente-Maritime

Property Type:
  • cottage (terraced)
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Housekeeping:
  • Housekeeper Included
Floor Area:
  • 731 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • rural
  • town
Theme:
  • Family
  • Sports & Activities
General:
  • Activities Guide
  • Fitness Room / Equipment
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Parking
  • Sunbed
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
Kitchen:
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath with Shower , Separate bathroom
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , en-suite with double bedroom
  • 1 OR 2 BATHROOMS DEPENDING ON COTTAGES
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Large Double Bed
    Bedroom 2 - 2 Single Bed
    Bedroom 3 - 2 Single Bed , full-size bunk set
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • Books - Fiction / Non-fiction
  • Books for Kids
  • Game Room
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Pool Table
Outside:
  • Bicycles ...
  • Terrace
  • Gated Community
  • Barbecue
  • Terrace
  • Wood Decking
  • 1 bicycles
  • 6 garden chairs
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool
  • Heated Pool
  • Outdoor Pool
Attractions:
  • autumn foliage
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • laundrette - not serviced
  • forests
  • live theatre
  • museums
  • playground
  • pond
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • winery tours
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • horse riding
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • golf pass optional
  • hunting
  • paragliding
  • pier fishing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • diving
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
Notes:
Bicycles hire. http://www.bikehiredirect.com/ We accept CHEQUES VACANCES - ANCV We operate a no smoking and no pets policy for the safety and comfort of all guests. Access to 2 indoor squash courts.

Reviews

5/5 -
(3 traveller reviews)

LES ECURIES - LES GRANGES
average rating of 5.0 based on 5 reviews
5

Fabulous Family Holiday

  • 5 of 5

We were warmly greeted by Richard & Eva which was very reassuring after a long drive.

The villa was spotless and very well equipped. Our beds were very comfortable so we had a great nights sleep.

The pools were warm and crystal clear with lots of loungers to relax and soak up the peace, tranquility and sun! A great location from which to explore the Charente Maritime. Saint Jean d'Angely ( a stroll away )is the local town and is charming and has a fabulous food market with lots of lovely fresh produce. But with so much to do on site, with Boule games Badminton, Table Tennis, the well equipped gym, it is hard to drag the children away. We had forgotten how much fun ( and how competitive ) a game of squash can be.We made many new friends at the pool and in the Bar / Restaurant which was a lovely relief from cooking every day ! We shall be back to explore more of the area. Thank you again for being so helpful and making our holiday very special.

  • Review Submitted: Jun 17, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Lovely domain

  • 5 of 5

Warm welcome, pretty grounds, clean and well equipped house. Swimming pools and gym well maintained and clean. Thanks Richard and Eva for another great stay our children really enjoyed themselves.

  • Review Submitted: May 31, 2016
  • Date of Stay: May 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Great holiday - lovely area - excellent hosts.

  • 5 of 5

We have stayed at Domaine Les Granges about 4 times now. Each time we have stayed in the not so busy months and have found the roads quieter, weather softer. All restaurants, shops, markets still in full swing around May, June, and September.

Domaine Les Granges is a really good holiday complex and has great facilities.....so much choice. Plus many other activities nearby.

The cottages are very comfortable (lovely beds!). Richard and Eva are great hosts and keep Les Granges looking good.

Will go again and again!

  • Review Submitted: Apr 24, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hello Anonymous! Many thanks for the kind comments about Domaine Les Granges. After more than 3 years that you have visited us, we have a pretty good idea who you are? See you again soon.
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Location

Nearest Airport
56 Kilometres
La Rochelle
Nearest Ferry
375 Kilometres
St Malo - Caen
Nearest Train
1 Kilometres
St Jean d'Angely
Nearest Motorway
2 Kilometres
A10 junction 34
Nearest Beach
40 Kilometres
Car: recommended

Situated in the heart of rural France, looking down on the poplars which line the fish-filled River Boutonne, yet only a stone’s throw from the medieval town of St Jean d’Angély, with its magnificent abbey.

Within less than an hour’s easy drive are:

The magnificent Atlantic coast

La Rochelle - 'France's Most Handsome Port’

Futuroscope - the most successful leisure park in Europe

Cognac - home of the most famous brandy in the world

Palmyre Zoo - one of the best zoos in the world

Ile d’Oléron and Ile de Ré - with their bygone charm and sandy beaches

Rochefort - with La Corderie, France’s equivalent to Chatham

Venise Verte - a naturalist's paradise with its canal transport system

Saintes, Royan and Angoulême - “ancient City of the Kings”

More than 100 Châteaux

Other Activities: squash, fitness gym, go-karting

Golf: 4 golf courses within a hour:

Golf de Saintonge. 17100 Saintes

Golf Club de Montendre. 17130 Montendre

Golf de la Pree La Rochelle. 17137 Marsily

Golf du Château de la Vallade. 17250 Porchaire

+ Royan, Ile D'oleron...

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