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A Beautifully Converted Barn with Its Own Secluded, Private Swimming Pool

People10
Bedrooms 4
Bathrooms3
Space 1,313 sq. ft.
Property type barn
Minimum Stay 7 nights

Overview

About the property

Barn Conversion near Aigre, Poitou Charente / Charente, France - Luxurious Holiday Home In The Heart of the French Countryside Surrounded by Sunflowers & Vineyard

A delightful conversion of a huge stone barn nestled in the heart of sunflower fields and vineyards, La Grange de Chille provides a luxurious holiday experience for up to 10 people with its four bedrooms and spacious open plan living area. The house has its own private swimming pool for the exclusive use of guests and also benefits from a secluded orchard garden populated with a variety of fruit and nut trees. From the moment you arrive at La Grange de Chille you will find the pace of life winding down…


Owner
Christopher Morrow
Member since: 2011
Speaks English, French
Calendar last updated:
6 May, 2017

About Christopher Morrow

La Grange is run by Sarah Morrow who worked for over twenty years in the hotel industry. Her meticulous attention to detail means that guests at La Grange enjoy an unparalleled holiday experience.

Sarah spends the whole summer in the Charente every year in order to ensure that our guests enjoy the best holiday experience possible and is well placed to provide information and guidance on all the facilities and attractions offered in the area.

Christopher Morrow purchased this barn in 2002

Why Christopher Morrow chose Charente

Chris, Sarah's husband had spent many years visiting the Dordogne/Charente Departments of France. He had wanted to own a house in France since he was 15 years old and was finally in a position to realise his ambition after selling his business in the UK.

Chris and Sarah chose the Charente because of its brilliant climate (over 2,600 hours of sunshine every year on average) and the tranquility and rural atmosphere of the region.

What makes this barn unique

First impressions count and all of our guests are delighted by the huge, airy, bright spaces of La Grange.

Although the house is only minutes from the bustling local town of Aigre, you are truly in la France Profonde where the pace of life is gentle and you can forget the pressures of day to day living.

But is you want to party, then there are a wide range of activities, restaurants and other facilities within easy striking distance.

Our aim is that our guests should leave La Grange with fond memories of an outstanding holiday and a desire to return to the region again in future.

Guestbook comments from the owner

Reynolds Family: Pool and accommodation excellent. Chris and Sarah great hosts. Weather top notch. Horse riding teacher very good for 8 year old. Kevin gained two more admirers. Great hols.



Nicholas Family: Thank you Chris, Sarah and Kevin for a lovely holiday in excellent accommodation.



Oldfields Family: Very hospitable welcome including one from Kevin. Thank you for all of the advice on trips and restaurants. The house and pool provide everything needed for an excellent holiday.



Palser & Windsor Families: V welcoming hosts and comfortable accommodation. Cycle hire allowed tour of Jarnac. A delightful stay. Thanks.



Fabien Famille: Très bon acceuil, tres belle maison. Piscine agréable. Avons bien apprécie la balade en bateau sur la Charente. (Lovely welcome, very beautiful house. Nice pool. We loved the boat trip on the Charente.)
Jan 2011
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Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday barn in Oradour in Poitou-Charentes

Property Type:
  • barn
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 1313 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 10
  • children welcome
Location Type:
  • rural
  • village
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Farm Holidays
General:
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Hob ...
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 10 people
Bathrooms:
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath (no shower) , Shower Enclosure , Bidet
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Bath (no shower) , Shower Enclosure , Bidet
    Shower room 1 - Shower Enclosure
  • En-suite to bedroom 1 has wet room shower. Bathroom suite comprising separate bathroom with bath, separate shower, and separate toilet. Further WC on ground floor.
Bedrooms:
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Cot
  • Description of sleeping capacity: Sleeps 8/10 (4 Bedrooms) Cot Available Notes on bedrooms: Bedroom 1 with double bed and en-suite. Bedroom 2 with double bed. Bedrooms 3 and 4 with twin beds with possibility of adding further bed in each room. Cot available.
Entertainment:
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • Video Library ...
Outside:
  • Bicycles ...
  • Terrace
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
  • Tennis ...
Suitability:
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair accessible ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Private Pool
Attractions:
  • churches
  • playground
  • pond
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • winery tours
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • horse riding
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hunting
  • mountain biking
  • swimming
  • tennis
Notes:
Outside: There is a sunny patio to the front of the house with easy access to the dining room for al-fresco eating. The swimming pool which is for the exclusive use of guests staying at La Grange is equipped with sun loungers and has a shaded hangar with tables and chairs to shelter from the sun. There is a Weber barbecue for the pool area. There is a delightful orchard garden with mature fruit and nut trees where guests may sit in the shade. The garden has a further barbecue. Utility Room: Additional fridge for drinks. Central heating and hot water boiler. Cleaning / Towels / Linen / Maid service: Bed linen and bathroom towels are provided and are changed on Saturdays. Poolside towels are not provided. The property is fully cleaned and prepared prior to arrival of guests.

Reviews

4.5/5 -
(2 traveller reviews)

5

Wonderful property and very helpful owners

  • 5 of 5

We had a fantastic time at La Grange de Chille. The owners were exceedingly helpful both before the trip with travel advice and while we were there with booking activities over the phone. The house is beautiful and unusually has just about everything you would need for a place this big. The location is lovely and quiet. The only issue we had was with the internet which is a little slow - but after speaking to the owner they reset the router and all was ok.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 7, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2015
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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4

A lovely retreat

  • 4 of 5

A wonderful break and Chris & Sarah were very welcoming and hospitable. Would def recommend. A lovely property, and very secure - we have a little one prone to escaping. So we had complete peace of mind regarding this! Fab salt water pool, and nice orchard garden with swings. Very relaxing stay.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 6, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2015
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: It is always a great pleasure to welcome new guests to La Grange de Chillé. Thank you for your review. I hope we will see you again.
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Location

Aigre
16140

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Prices & Availability

Rental rates

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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
 
Low Season
3 Jun 2017 - 30 Jun 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
£600
for 7 nights
£600
 
Notes: Rates are based on 8 guests; add £7 per night, per additional guest
 
Mid Season
1 Jul 2017 - 14 Jul 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
£700
for 7 nights
£700
 
Notes: Rates are based on 8 guests; add £7 per night, per additional guest
 
Special Offer
15 Jul 2017 - 28 Jul 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
£895
for 7 nights
£895
 
Notes: Rates are based on 8 guests; add £7 per night, per additional guest
 
High Season
30 Jul 2017 - 18 Aug 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
£1,100
for 7 nights
£1,100
 
Notes: Rates are based on 8 guests; add £7 per night, per additional guest
 
Special Offer
19 Aug 2017 - 25 Aug 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
£895
for 7 nights
£895
 
Notes: Rates are based on 8 guests; add £7 per night, per additional guest
 
Post Season
26 Aug 2017 - 15 Sep 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
£750
for 7 nights
£750
 
Notes: Rates are based on 8 guests; add £7 per night, per additional guest
 
My Standard Rate

Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
£700
for 7 nights
£700
 
Notes: Rates are based on 8 guests; add £50 per night, per additional guest

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees
Refundable Damage Deposit £200

Booking Notes:

Cancellations may be made up to 8 weeks prior to arrival but thereafter no refunds will be made.

Changeover Day:
Normal changeover day is Saturday. Guests may arrive any time after 16.00 hours and should vacate the house by 10.00 hours on the day of departure.
Please do ask if we can vary length of stay, arrival/departure dates etc.

Notes on prices:
Prices are based on 8 people sharing the house. A £50 per person supplement is charged for each additional guest above 8 people. No additional charge is made for infants using the cot.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund for cancellations more than 60 days before check-in date.
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