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Beautifully Renovated Barn Conversions With All Original Features And A Pool - barn douglas gite 1

Bedrooms 4
Property type barn
Minimum Stay 1 - 4 nights
Popular Features
  • Fireplace
  • Barbecue
  • Washing Machine
  • Outdoor Pool
  • Internet
  • Parking



barn douglas gite 1

Bedroom 1 with king size bed on the ground floor with a full en-suite bathroom inc large shower and jaquzzi. A patio door opens onto the front garden, a lovely place for tea or a glass of vino . Bedroom 2 double bed. Bedroom 3 twin beds. Bedroom 4 with bunk beds which sleep 3. 2 cots available. En-suite bathroom to bedroom 1 is also accessible from the lounge with large Jacuzzi bath and separate large shower, wc and sink. Bathroom has a separate Jacuzzi bath and a large multifunctional shower including a radio and various jet selections. Fully kitted out modern kitchen with cooker, hob, 2 fridges(beer and wine fridge) a freezer, washing machine, dishwasher, microwave, toaster and kettle. Open area living space downstairs which includes a solid oak table which would comfortably sit 10 plus a lounge which has an original 400 year old fire place with log burner. Upstairs there is a gallery lounge with a TV, DVD, Playstation, games and double sprung sofa bed. the barn has wifi and sky tv.

About the property

Gites in Chevanceaux, Charente Maritime, Poitou Charentes - Magnificent Views Over The Sun Flower Fields On The Edge Of A Pretty Village

This beautifully converted barn is one of three holiday homes with great views over the sunflower fields. There is a large pool with sun loungers etc. The local village of Chevanceaux is only a 10 minute walk away and has many of the required amenities to provide a great holiday. There is a variety of local shops plus a bar and recommended restaurant "Le grain du sel". There is also an open air swimming pool and local fishing. In the summer there are bustling evening markets. The local towns of Mondendre and Montguyon are accessible by car and both have restaurants, bars, large supermarkets and evening markets. Local activities include cycling, fishing, swimming, sightseeing, shopping, wine tasting, a safari park, canoeing and a local beach.

The magnificent old town of St Emillion is 45 minutes away, Bordeaux and all its chateaux are only 40 minutes away. Jon Zack with a beautiful chateau and indoor and outdoor water parks is 20 minutes away.

More Details

oliver douglas
Member since: 2008
Speaks English
Response time:
Within 12 hours
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Calendar last updated:
22 June, 2018

About oliver douglas

We have had a lovely stone houses and barns in france from 2006 when we came on our summer vaction to this region and fell in love. They have been loving restored from old ruins with many orginal features retained. The whole family has enjoyed being part of this project and now spends as much time as possible at La Ville.

oliver douglas purchased this barn in 2006

Why oliver douglas chose Chevanceaux

We were amazing lucky to find these properties and to work with local and english craftsmen to restore such beautiful stone buildings which date back to the 17th Century. The area is one of outstanding beauty in the second warmest region in france. La Ville is walking distance into a large Village which has everything you may need to make your vaction wonderful but is in the country side overlooking stunning sunflower fields best of both worlds. The area is easily accessible from England and the spanish border is only 2 hours away.

What makes this barn unique

The houses are in a peaceful rural area but there are two large towns only a ten minute drive away and the prestigious wine region of Bordeaux and Congac are only 40 minutes away. The fantastic swimming complex at Jonzac is only 20 minutes away and we have catered hopefully in the houses with everything you need from great cooking facilities, english TV, extensive books games and DVDs to the outside where there are bikes, swimming, boules and many more games and my favourite aspect of the La Ville is having a glass of red wine whilst watching the amazing sun sets over the sunflower fields.

Available Rentals

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Booking Notes:
25% is due on booking and the remaining balance is due 8 weeks before. There are discounts for early bookings and longer than 2 weeks lets, or for all the 3 propertys rented together. Alternative change over days are available out of season. Short lets are also available.

Changeover Day:
Saturday is preferable but please contact with any unusual requests.

Notes on prices:
Prices are for the property per week in UK Pounds. Discounts for long winter lets. Discounts also available for longer than 2 weeks booked in summer. There is a supplementary cleaning and bedding charge of a £100 per week for seven guests or more.


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday barn in Chevanceaux in Charente-Maritime

Property Type:
  • barn
  • Self-catering
  • Housekeeper Optional
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 11
  • pets considered
  • Events Allowed
  • children welcome
Location Type:
  • rural
  • village
  • Family
  • Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Washing Machine
  • Wood Stove
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 11 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath with Shower , Shower Enclosure , Jacuzzi
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Bath with Shower , Shower Enclosure , Jacuzzi
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 11
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed , 1 Cot
    Bedroom 2 - 1 Large Double Bed
    Bedroom 3 - Bunk beds with a double on the bottom
    Bedroom 4 - 2 Single Bed
  • Landing upstairs with a sprung double bed
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Music Library
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television
  • Toys
  • Video Games
  • Video Library
  • Bicycles
  • Terrace
  • Golf ...
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
  • 1 bicycles
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool
  • Outdoor Pool
  • caves
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • forests
  • library
  • playground
  • pond
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • winery tours
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • gambling casinos
  • horse riding
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • jet skiing
  • mountain biking
  • swimming
Notes on accommodation: Property available in winter and for longer lets. Please call regarding pets. Fantastic for children. Early booking discounts available. information brochures including, shopping, sight seeing, restaurants etc are available in the gites and a complimentary welcome pack will be left for your arrival. All 3 properties are wifi, and equipped with Sky (you just need to bring your card on holiday). Outside: The outside has a central court yard round a lime tree which the barns face and each barn has a separate patio area with a BBQ area and eating facilities. There is a large garden full of fruit trees and plenty of places to sit and enjoy the view over the sun flower fields. There is a selection of outdoor toys including a good range of bikes and a large trampoline. There is a large fenced shared swimming pool which is heated with toys and sunloungers and a large grassed area for children to play on, with climbing frames. There is also an off road area to park your vechicles away from the houses leaving the outdoor space safe


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Nearest Airport
50 Kilometres
Nearest Barpub
Nearest Ferry
500 Kilometres
Nearest Golf
20 Kilometres
Nearest Train
20 Kilometres
Nearest Motorway
1 Kilometres
Nearest Restaurant
Nearest Beach
10 Kilometres


There are 3 lovely beaches on local lakes which are only 10 minutes away. Beau Vallon which is on the outskirts of Montguyon has a great grill and bar and all the activities you could ask for. The beach at guizengard also has quad bikes and jet skis.


Bordeaux, 60km 40 mins.

Bergerac, 80km 90 mins.

Angouleme, 60km 35 mins.

La Rochelle, 120km 90 mins.

Limoge, 130km 120 mins.

Caen/St Malo 5 hrs.

Tunnel/Calais 8 hrs.

Cherbourg 7 hrs.

Further Details:

All three houses have sky boxes which give english tv . All houses are wifi and fast internet connection is available.