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2 Stunning Cottages with Pool, Games Room and Summer House - Maison Cerisier (Sleeps 5/6, 2 Bedrooms)



Updated: 24-Oct-2016
Cottages in Migron, Nr. Cognac, Charente-Maritime, France - Rural Location Amongst the Vineyards

Maison Poirier and Cerisier are two beautiful Charentais cottages set amongst the vineyards and sunflower fields of Cognac. They have been lovingly restored to provide comfortable modern accommodation whist still retaining many of their original features. Each cottage has a private courtyard and guests can enjoy the beautiful stone summer house, large swimming pool, well equipped games room and sunny mature gardens.

Details for holiday home Maison Cerisier (Sleeps 5/6, 2 Bedrooms), 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6, 1 Bathroom

In Maison Cerisier there is a spacious living room with 2 large sofas, wood burner, CD player, DVD player and satellite TV.

The original stable doors have now been replaced by a beautiful arched window, which is also in the living room.

The kitchen is through from the lounge through a sandstone archway and is fully fitted for your comfort, it has the following appliances - fridge, freezer, dishwasher, built in cooker, ceramic hob, extractor fan, washing machine, kettle and toaster. There is a dining area for 6, which leads onto the sunny terrace with a garden table and chairs with views of the pool.

Upstairs there are 2 large bedrooms with the original beams and dressed stone walls, there is a double room (with a king sized bed) and a singles room with 3 single beds. A cot can be placed in either bedroom.

Finally, the fully tiled modern bathroom decorated in tones of beige and chrome, which has a toilet, shower cubicle, bath and sink unit.

Internet access available.

  • Sleeps 6
  • 2 Bedrooms
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Parking
  • Garden
  • Swimming pool
  • Barbecue
  • Internet
  • Dish washer
  • Washing machine
  • Linens provided
  • Accept Credit Cards
  • Bookable online

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About the Owner

We first came to France when my parents bought a property in Brittany, and soon fell in love with the easy lifestyle, endless summer sun, stunning countryside and of course the food. Now myself and my family have moved here permanently (five years ago) to enjoy the best of what this beautiful region has to offer.

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Speaks English, French

16 Reviews

based on 16 holidaymaker reviews


Picture Postcard Property

  • 5 of 5

We stayed for seven days in May 2016 in Maison Cerisier and found it to be excellent and very clean and comfortable with a view over the pool and well kept garden .We will definitely revisit in the not to distant future .

Highly Recommended . The owners Amanda and Ian were very friendly and helpful nothing was too much trouble.( Sandra and Bernard Callac.)

  • Review Submitted: May 30, 2016
  • Date of Stay: May 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Beautiful property, lovely family holiday

  • 5 of 5

We had a lovely time in this property, there is everything you need for a excellent holiday, the pool and the summer house are lovely, our little girl loved the play house and all the toys in the house, we enjoyed the pool table and table football in the games room. We had some great trips out to nearby Cognac, la Rochelle with a fantastic aquarium and enjoyed cycling around the local area including woodland tracks with horses, donkeys & goats on route! So lovely we are looking to come back with friends.

  • Review Submitted: May 15, 2016
  • Date of Stay: May 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Fabulous cottage in tranquil countryside

  • 5 of 5

This is a beautiful cottage with facilities of the highest standard! I spent a week here with my family and had a thoroughly relaxing and enjoyable holiday. The accommodation is beautifully maintained, is equipped with everything you need inside and out including, a pool,bikes, toys, wendyhouse and a stream!! The owners are delightful and very knowledgable about the area, places to visit, eateries etc. The property is exactly as described and I can thoroughly recommend this as the ideal spot for a great holiday in perfect surroundings.

  • Review Submitted: Apr 11, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Oct 2015
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Superb in every way!

  • 5 of 5

The property was exactly as described, if anything the description failed to do it justice. Spotlessly clean,beautifully appointed, and maintained to the highest of standards to provide everything anybody could need for a perfect stay. Nothing was too much trouble for Amanda and Ian, who are the perfect hosts. Available and helpful when needed, but never intrusive. I will happily recommend Maison Cerisier to anyone looking for a base for a wonderful holiday in this beautiful part of France. The location has something for everyone. Within easy reach of the coast and all it offers, and close to many other fascinating attractions (both historical and natural). We particularly enjoyed the many chateaux, and found the flora and fauna a constant source of pleasure. The peace and tranquillity of the local countryside is a joy. The proximity of beautiful cities like Cognac and Saintes with their cultural and gastronomic delights is a bonus. A visit to a Cognac house is a must, and a wander around Saintes on a Saturday market day would be another recommendation.

Just about the perfect holiday location!

  • Review Submitted: Apr 2, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2015
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Luxury relaxing holiday home

  • 5 of 5

A truly wonderful escape from the hustle and bustle of busy family life. A converted barn to the highest standards. Very quiet, with an inviting pool to cool off in the afternoon sun. A well resourced games room for our children aged 7, 10 and 14 to relax in, with a large amount of independence.

Would recommend this property to any family who wants to escape to a secluded part of France to relax, relax and relax. Only 20 minutes drive for evening entertainment etc if you wish or 50 minutes to the beaches on the west coast. Must finish with huge compliments to the English speaking family who own the property, can't do enough to make you feel welcome.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 4, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2015
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Fabulous Holiday

  • 5 of 5

We stayed at Maison Cerisier for a week in July. Ian and Amanda were instantly welcoming, the gite was well equipped and spotlessly clean and the location beautiful. Best of all, the kids made instant friends with Ian and Amanda's son, Caden and we had a week of relaxing with happy kids playing in the pool or in the games room. No 'I'm bored' and no squabbling. Ian and Amanda have a wealth of knowledge about what to do in the local area - from where to get your groceries to great days out with the family. We wouldn't hesitate to recommend Maison Cerisier to our friends (in fact, we have) and would love to go back again. The area itself is beautiful and you can explore the city of Cognac, travel slightly further afield to the beach or visit small local villages and try out local produce. Lots to do but to be honest, the gite and the pool were so lovely, we spent lots of time relaxing, reading books and playing with the children. We left a relaxed and happy family - and only wished we could have stayed for longer.

  • Review Submitted: Jun 12, 2014
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2013
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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From the Owner

After searching long and hard in the Charente, we finally settled on this area for many reasons: The beauty of the countryside with endless vineyards and fields of golden sunflowers. Knowing that we were only 50 mins from some of the best beaches in Europe. The strong attraction of historic towns such as Saintes and Cognac and the stunning port of La Rochelle. The variety of attractions for children such as zoos, aquariums, water parks and hopping over to the islands of Isle de Re and Isle D'Oleron. Being amongst such amazing gastronomy, markets and wonderful seafood!

Activity and Interests


There are numerous excellent golden sandy beaches - Royan, Chataillion, St Gerges de Didon, La Rochelle, La Palmyre. The nearest of which is only 50 mins by car.


By car - ferries to Cherbourg, St Malo, Caen, Le Havre

Euro Tunnel to Calais. By air - airports at La Rochelle, Bordeaux, Poitiers, Limoges and Angouleme. A car is recommended for this area.


The village of Migron is 3km away and the nearest town of Matha (supermarket, bakers, butchers etc) is 10 mins by car.

We are also 14km away from the historic town of Cognac.

Further Details:

You can explore historic market towns such as Saintes, Poitiers and Angouleme with their beautiful sandstone facades, visit the revered brandy houses of Remy Martin, Martell and Courvoisier in Cognac or head for the coastline with it's many sun-drenched sandy beaches and islands. For those a little more energetic, guests can choose from a selection of bikes and explore the pretty local villages and pineau vineyards (not forgetting to try a few tipples along the way). Locally, there are numerous good restaurants to try and superb local markets offering a wide range of fresh seafood, cheeses and farm produce. The village of Migron has a village store, butchers and bakery where you can buy your fresh morning croissants. There is also canoeing and fishing, along the Charente River, local golf courses, and water sports along the coastline. For the children there are zoos, aquariums, mini train rides, boat trips to the Islands of Ré, Aix and Oleron and the Futuroscope adventure park near Poitiers.


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15 Jul 2017 - 1 Sep 2017
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2 Sep 2017 - 30 Sep 2017
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Additional pricing information

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Booking Notes:
Booking forms can be forwarded by email or post. We ask for a 25% deposit at the time of booking (paid in sterling into our UK bank account, by cheque or by debit/credit card) and the balance to be paid no later than 8 weeks before the holiday start date.

Changeover Day:
Our changeover day is Saturday. We kindly ask guests to arrive after 4pm and to depart before 10pm.

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Property Type

  • house


  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions


  • Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Washing Machine


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


  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Area


  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Table Football
  • Game Room
  • Games
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Pool Table
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Toys
  • Video Library

Pool / Spa

  • Communal Pool
  • Outdoor Pool


  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed

Location Type

  • rural


  • churches
  • winery tours
  • zoo

Leisure Activities

  • beachcombing
  • horse riding
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • swimming


  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet, Bath (no shower), Shower Enclosure


  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1
  • Bedroom 2


  • Terrace
  • Garden
  • Barbecue


  • Self-catering

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


  • Notes on accommodation: Both the cottages are child friendly with numerous baby equipment available. Children can also enjoy the sand pit, wooden play chalet, ride on toys, inflatable toys for the pool, outdoor games chest, box of toys in each cottage along with books and DVDs. Outside: External facilities (shared). An enclosed shared 10 x 5m swimming pool (with sunbeds, parasols and inflatable toys). Stone summer house overlooking the pool for shaded dining in the day and evening barbecues (with CD player, fridge, barbecue, dining tables, chairs and sofas). Variety of bikes, helmets and baby seats. Games room with pool table, table tennis, table football and darts. Games pitch for badminton, football, croquet and boules. Children's facilities include - wooden playhouse, sandpit, ride on toys and garden games.

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