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Farmhouse Gites, Nr La Rochelle, Poitou-Charentes - Le Bronwain (4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8)



Updated: 19-Sep-2016
Gites in Le Grand Breuil, Nr. Mauze sur Le Mignon, Poitou-Charentes - Delightful 19th Century Charentaise Stone Farmhouse Gites In Peaceful Location With Pool

Sleeping 4 and 8 persons our 2 gites are situated in the quiet and peaceful hamlet of Le Grand Breuil on the edge of the famous Marais Poitivin. Set in nearly 2 acres both gites have open views of the countryside giving you the perfect opportunity to combine a relaxing holiday with essential sight seeing. Logis de Tertre offers you the ideal location for a holiday that is the essence of France - sun, wines, cheeses and good food! Resident English owners Christina and Mike Pearcy will be delighted to welcome you to Logis de Tertre. Only a half hours drive from the picturesque town of La Rochelle, Logis de Tertre is the ideal base to explore both the Atlantic Coast and the countryside of Poitou Charente, There are numerous attractions - old and new -to suit all tastes and ages and make your holiday a really enjoyable time. From pretty canalside villages of the Marais Poitevin to the historic naval town of Rochefort, from Cognac to Futuroscope at Poitiers there is something for all.

Details for holiday farmhouse Le Bronwain (4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8), 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8, 2 Bathrooms, 1 Separate WC

Renovated from an old farm workers cottage and grain store 'Le Bronwain' is a spacious gite with the advantage of having one of the bedrooms with en-suite bathroom on the ground floor:

Lounge/Dining: 2 settees, 2 armchairs, dining table and 8 chairs, sideboard, book rack and occasional tables with lamps.

Kitchen: Fitted cupboards with cooker, microwave, washing machine, dishwasher, fridge/freezer, kettle, toaster, iron, ironing board, drying rack.

Bedroom 1: French style double bed, bedside tables and lamps, wardrobe.

Bedroom 2: Two single beds, bedside table and lamp, wardrobe.

Bedroom 3: two single beds, bedside table and lamp, chair, and large French style wardrobe.

Bedroom 4: Ground floor: Double bed, bedside tables and lamps, french style wardrobe, chair. Original fireplace.

Bathroom 1: Bath, separate shower with thermostatic control, wash hand basin. Separate WC.

Bathroom 2: Ground floor: Wet room style shower with thermostatic control, wash hand basin and WC.

  • Sleeps 8
  • 4 Bedrooms
  • 2 Bathrooms, 1 Separate Toilet
  • Garden
  • Swimming pool
  • Barbecue
  • Internet
  • Dish washer
  • Washing machine
  • Accept Credit Cards
  • Bookable online

About the Owner

We have lived in France as residents since the spring of 2003 having fell in love with the country over the previous twenty years of family holidays in various locations. Prior to coming here we lived in Solihull in the West Midlands since getting married in 1971.

We have two married sons. Our eldest son lives in the UK and our younger son lives in Brisbane, Australia. Both have families of their own and we are the proud grandparents of five grandsons and one granddaughter.

As we live here permanently we are only too pleased to welcome you here and will be delighted to help and advise you to ensure you have an enjoyable holiday.

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Guestbook comments from the owner

Another enjoyable holiday at Logis de Tertre. It was great having both gites this year ! Our eldest learnt to swim here this year so we are very happy. Thanks for being so tolerant of all our water inflatables and for being so thoughful in proving a paddling pool for the babies.
Jul 2015
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From the Owner

Despite all the advice we were given about not buying the first house we saw, we immediately fell in love with Logis de Tertre the moment we saw it. The similarities with Christina's parents Welsh cottage were amazing and with that in mind we eventually decided to name the gites after 'Trisant' the village they lived in and 'Bronwain' the name of their cottage. Our career backgrounds in architecture and construction enabled us to see past the dilapidated condition and the potential that the property offered. Many would have found the task daunting, but with a good local architect and artisans we were able to complete the major renovations and create our two gites in six months. Our rural location of peace and quiet ideal has easy access to the Autoroutes or La Rochelle airport.

Activity and Interests

Nearest Airport : La Rochelle at 40 Kilometres Nearest Barpub : Dominiques, Usseau at 3 Kilometres Nearest Ferry : St Malo at 300 Kilometres Nearest Golf : Niort at 25 Kilometres Nearest Train : Surgeres at 13 Kilometres Nearest Motorway : N11 at 3 Kilometres Nearest Restaurant : La Maraichine, Mauze sue Le Mignon at 3 Kilometres Nearest Beach : La Rochelle at 35 Kilometres Car: necessary


Only a 30 minute drive to the Atlantic beaches at La Rochelle (Minimes), Chatellailon Plage, Fouras and the islands of Ile de Re and Ile d'Oleron. Further south towards Royan are the long beaches with pine forests and sand dunes of the Cote Sauvage. To the north are the long sandy beaches of the Vendee.


A car is essential.

Ferry: 4 hours drive from from St Malo; 5 hours from Caen; 6 hours from Cherbourg and Le Havre; 8 hours from Calais.

Flying: From Stansted, Birmingham, Southampton and Bristol with Ryanair, Flybe and/or Easyjet to La Rochelle. Also flights to Poitiers with Ryanair from Stansted. Car hire facilities are available at the airports.

Train: Eurostar from Paris to La Rochelle via Poitiers. A stop can be made at Surgeres (subject to timetable) which is 20 minutes away.


Logis de Tertre is a five minute drive from Mauze sur Le Mignon which has a good Intermarche and Lidl supermarkets and many other shops.

The nearest large town is Niort (about 20 minutes by car)where you will find Leclerc, Carrefour and Geant hypermarkets.

La Rochelle is a 30 minute drive away.

Further Details:

We are situated on the southern edge of the famous 'Marais Poitevin' or 'Venise Vert' which is a superb location for birdwatching and fishing. The whole Marais area is a delight of pretty canalside villages and walks. The gites are located 3km from Mauze sur Le Mignon where there is a new recently opened restaurant, an excellent Intermarche supermarket, a Lidl supermarket and also boulangeries and other shops including banks in the high street.

Major hypermarkets can be found in La Rochelle and Niort. There are several traditional French cuisine restaurants in nearby villages within easy reach by car. The area generally has numerous tourist attractions to suit all tastes and ages. The 'jewel' is La Rochelle with its beautiful harbour and pedestrianised streets full of bistros and restaurants. Other historic towns worth visiting include Cognac, Saintes, Rochefort and Poitiers. There is a superb aquarium and a Maritime Museum at La Rochelle, and an excellent zoo at La Palmyre near Royan.


Rental rates

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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
Rate 1
3 Jun 2017 - 30 Jun 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Rate 2
1 Jul 2017 - 1 Sep 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Rate 3
2 Sep 2017 - 16 Sep 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees
Refundable Damage Deposit £150
Stay tax £0 per night, per person. This amount will be due to the owner upon arrival. Does not apply to children under 13 years.

Booking Notes:
All bookings are subject to a 25% deposit payable at the time of booking with the balance payable 8 weeks before arrival.
A damage deposit of £150 is also required refundable after departure less the cost of any breakages or damage.
On-line booking facility available via our web site, updated for 2013 which is Mobile/Tablet friendly

Changeover Day:
July/August changeover day is Saturday with departures at 10am and arrivals at 4pm. Flexible arrival days are possible out of peak season - but please enquire directly to us beforehand..

Notes on prices:
Prices shown are for the property per week in UK Pounds.
All bookings are subject to a Damage Security Deposit of £150.00 which is refundable after departure following a property and equipment inspection.
A local tourist tax of 3 euros 50 centimes per week is payable by all guests over 13 years of age.
Bed Linen included.
No cot linen provided.
No personal, pool or beach towels provided.
Cots, high chairs and stair gates available FOC with advance booking.
No pets allowed.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
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From the Owner

A holiday at Logis de Terte combines a quiet and peaceful location with the ability to easily visit a wide range of attractions to suit all tastes and budgets. The old port area of La Rochelle is a delight with its narrow pedestrianised streets and many bars and restaurants. We are also on the edge of the famous Marais Poitevin with its network of canals and pretty villages. The offshore islands of Ile de Re and Ile d'Oleron are a 'must' to visit with their harbour villages and sandy beaches. Whatever you like to do on holiday this area will give you the opportunity of experiencing a wide range of activities which will not disappoint you. That, combined with the region being the second sunniest area of France will ensure you will have a holiday to remember.

Property Type

  • farmhouse


  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Washing Machine


  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Hob
  • Toaster


  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining
  • Dining Area


  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Game Room
  • Games ...
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Toys

Pool / Spa

  • Communal Pool ...
  • Outdoor Pool


  • children welcome ...
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed

Location Type

  • rural
  • village


  • cinemas
  • restaurants

Leisure Activities

  • bird watching
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • medical services

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • cycling
  • freshwater fishing
  • swimming
  • tennis


  • Shower room 1 - Toilet, Shower Enclosure, Ground floor ensuite with bedroom
  • Bathroom 1 - Bath with Shower, Shower Enclosure
  • Toilet - Toilet, Separate first floor WC.


  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Double Bed, Ground floor bedroom with ensuite WC / Shower room
  • Bedroom 3 - 2 Single Bed
  • Bedroom 4 - 2 Single Bed
  • Bedroom 2 - 1 Double Bed, Large first floor bedroom. Cot available on request.


  • Golf ...
  • Garden
  • Barbecue


  • Self-catering

Learn more about this holiday rental at the owner's website


  • Notes on accommodation: Superb large grassed playing field ideal for children. Quiet rural location yet with easy reach of the Atlantic coast north and south of La Rochelle. Tennis table in adjacent barn. Outside: Both gites overlook a large one acre grassed field which is ideal for ball games etc and are close to the 10 x 5 m swimming pool complete with loungers, parasols and chairs. The pool is fenced and gated to comply with current French regulations, plus the access driveway is gated. Other facilities available include: children's swing and slide, outdoor tables and chairs, parasols, barbecues, table tennis table, board games. Both gites have their own outside seating area with a barbecue.

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