Sophie Leech

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Sleeps14
Bedrooms 5
Bathrooms2
Half Baths1
Property type farmhouse
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights

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LA FERME DE MEURSAC

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18th Century Stone Built Farmhouse Near Royan sleeps 14.

The house is situated in the countryside amongst sunflower fields and vineyards in the small hamlet of Les Epeaux de Meursac.

It is 18 km from Royan and the roman town of Saintes, and is a 15 minute drive away from the nearest beaches at Meschers and 5 minutes away from the nearest restaurant and shops.

The coastline is known as the coast of Beauty in France and there are numerous beaches and coves as well as the famous 40 kilometres of white sandy beaches backed by pine forests at the côte sauvage in La Palmyre.

The historic and lively town of La Rochelle is just 40 minutes away and a visit to Il de Ré across the bridge from La Rochelle is a must.

We are surrounded by numerous little villages typical of the Charente Maritime area, and classed as amongst the most beautiful villages in France like Talmont and Mornac sur Seudre. Bordeaux and Futuroscope in Poitiers are easily accessible and just 1hr and 20 minutes away.

Details for La Ferme de Meursac 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 14, 2 Bathrooms, 1 Half Bathrooms

La Ferme de Meursac has been lovingly restored and is decorated with antiques, old paintings and persian rugs. The bathrooms are modern and both have showers; the upstairs bathroom also has a bath. There is a large well equipped fitted kitchen measuring 25m2. It has a new range style ‘leisure’ cooker with a 5 gas hob and 3 electric ovens and a grill. There is also a tall fridge freezer, kettle, coffee filter machine and toaster. There is also a 6ft farmhouse table and benches to sit and have breakfast or chat over a glass of wine whilst preparing dinner. In the utility room there is a washing machine and dishwasher. The large living room/dining room is off the kitchen and measures 45m2. The living room has an open fireplace, a bed settee, a large settee and armchairs. The dining table extends to seat from 4 to 14 people. There is also a large TV and DVD player and a CD/MP3 player.
Suitability:
  • non smoking only
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • pets considered

Sophie Leech

This advertiser has been with HomeAway.com since 2008
Speaks french, english
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Sleeps14
Bedrooms 5
Bathrooms2
Half Baths1
Property type farmhouse
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights
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4.8
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La Ferme de Meursac
average rating of 4.8 based on 5 reviews
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La Ferme de Meursac
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p630177a
+44 12 26 79 16 79
Saint-Simon Charente
4

DE TRÈS BELLES VACANCES

  • 4 of 5
Gite spacieux avec beaucoup de charme ( il y a même des arbres fruitiers dans le jardin). Bien équipé et rénové. Les lits étaient faits à l'arrivée ce qui nous a été fort appréciable. La voisine qui s'occupe du gîte est gentille et efficace. Le gîte est bien situé pour découvrir les différentes plages de la région. Petits bémols : les fenêtres d'une des chambres du haut sont très basses et non sécurisées pour de jeunes enfants. Route ( peu passante) au bord du gîte.
Notre séjour fut fort agréable et nous comptons bien y revenir.
  • Submitted: Aug 17, 2013
  • Stayed: Jul 2013
  • Source: Abritel, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Nous sommes tres contents que vous avez appreciez notre Gite surtout depuis que nous avons fini les nouveaux renovations ce printemps. Merci de nous allertir que les fenetres d'une des chambres a l'etage a besoin de plus de securite pour les petits enfants et nous allons donc mettre une grille de securite au mois de Septembre.
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La Ferme de Meursac
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p630177a
+44 12 26 79 16 79
Saint-Simon Charente
5

COZY AND CHARMING!

  • 5 of 5
We stayed in this charming, cozy house with friends for two wonderful weeks last summer. We were two Finnish families with 5 kids, and the house was absolutely perfect for us, just the right size for our nine person's group, not too big, but big enough that everyone could get their own space when needed. (With 5 noisy children that was often needed.) From the very first moment we saw the house we fell in love, it was decorated so warmly and beautifully, with lots of lovely items, it was just like a real home! And even much better than in pictures. Kitchen equipment was good and everything worked well. The gateway to the house was a bit narrow for the MB Vito we had, but a good driver manages quite well with it.

The house was a bit dusty but we didn't mind that, it was kind of part of the old atmosphere... Everything worked nicely, and the neighbour lady that took care of the house was charming and so kind to us, she had bought some good variety of food that we asked for in advance. She explained everything and we got some good advises from her. Although she didn't speak much English, but I could manage with my poor French.

I LOVED the bread van that went by every day, although it took a while before we found out which time that was. I can't count how many breads we bought from it... Oh, and the restaurant in Meursac is a gem! We loved driving around the countryside on Sundays spotting country markets in many villages, oh what finds! Oh the little narrow roads through variety of little villages, such charming places everywhere.

I truly recommend this place to all that want to stay in a quiet little French village, and who don't need swimming pool (a public pool is in village nearby so that was convenient) or too modern or fancy house. If you want rural, cozy, simple charmy and easy going house, this is the a perfect choice!
  • Submitted: Feb 4, 2012
  • Stayed: Jun 2011
  • Source: Abritel, from HomeAway
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La Ferme de Meursac
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p630177a
+44 12 26 79 16 79
Saint-Simon Charente
5

VACANCES EN FAMILLE, 89 ET 95

  • 5 of 5
séjour en famille dans la campagne Charentaise. Cette ferme est vraiment belle et spacieuse. Nous étions 8 et chacun avait son espace à vivre sans gêner les autres. Maison bien équipée, dommage que certain locataire ne respecte pas la maison et laisse les lieux pas très propre, la voisine qui gère la location est très discrète et bien sympathique.
  • Submitted: Sep 20, 2010
  • Stayed: Jul 2010
  • Source: HomeAway
Recommended for:  Adventure Seekers, Girls Getaway, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children
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La Ferme de Meursac
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p630177a
+44 12 26 79 16 79
Saint-Simon Charente
Val d'Oise
5

UN VRAI COUP DE COEUR !!!

  • 5 of 5
Merveilleux séjour en famille dans la campagne Charentaise. Cette ferme est vraiment belle et spacieuse. on est tout de suite sous le charme et l'on s'y sent bien immédiatement. Nous étions 8 et chacun avait son espace à vivre sans gêner les autres. Le village est très agréable et le dépaysement est total. Une petite demie heure de route pour aller à la mer, c'était parfais. Je recommanderais volontié cet endroit à ma famille et à mes amis et peut-être même y reviendrais-je une prochaine fois. A noté aussi que la voisine qui gère la location est charmante et très discrète.
  • Submitted: Aug 26, 2010
  • Stayed: Jul 2010
  • Source: HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Adventure Seekers, Pet-friendly, Families with Young Children
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La Ferme de Meursac
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p630177a
+44 12 26 79 16 79
Saint-Simon Charente
5

EXCELLENT RAPPORT QUALITE PRIX

  • 5 of 5
Il devait y avoir 4 chambres à l étage en fait seulement 3 et une au rez de chaussé , surement changement d aménagement mais cela aurait été bien de remettre à jour.Cadre très agréable , maison bien équipée . T.Bon accueil . Table de cuisine plus grande permettrait de déjeuner à 8 dans la cuisine..Endroit en pleine campagne ,assez isolé , tranquille à 20 mn du bord de mer , du zoo de la Palmyre ...Les propriétaires font super confiance car la maison est décorée avec plein de vieux objets( casserole cuivre , tableaux.....° comme si vous y habitiez
  • Submitted: Jun 14, 2010
  • Stayed: May 2010
  • Source: HomeAway
Recommended for:  Families with Teenagers, Romantic Getaway
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Map

Nearest Train
17 Kilometres
Saintes
Nearest Motorway
17 Kilometres
Saintes
Nearest Beach
17 Kilometres
Meschers
Nearest Barpub
8 Kilometres
Cozes
Nearest Restaurant
1.5 Kilometres
La Table - Meursac
Car: recommended

Royan 17 km

Saintes 17 km

La Rochelle 40 minutes

Nearest Beaches: 17 km

Nearest shops: 1.5 km

Nearest restaurant: 1.5 km

View on the countryside

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Saint-Simon Farmhouse Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
Haute saison
Jul 12 2014 - Aug 30 2014
7 night minimum stay
€950
 
 
Basse saison
Aug 31 2014 - Sep 27 2014
3 night minimum stay
€150
€750
 

Additional information about rental rates

Pet Fee €10
Refundable damage deposit €300
Notes Tarifs peuvent etre payer par virement seulement, nous demandons 25% d'arrhes du loyer au moment de reservation pour confirmer.
Nous offrons un service de menage si vous le desirez.
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Amenities

Saint-Simon Farmhouse Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • farmhouse (detached)
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 200 m²
Location Type:
  • Near The Ocean
  • Beach
  • Rural
  • Village
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Farm Holidays
General:
  • Vacuum Cleaner
  • Parking Off Street
  • Alarm Clock
  • Laundry Soap
  • Sofa Bed
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Mezzanine
  • Hair Dryer
  • Fireplace
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Toaster
  • Oven
  • Dishwasher
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Microwave
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Freezer
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Grill
  • Coffee Maker
  • Refrigerator
  • Kitchen
  • Stove
  • Stove
Dining:
  • Dining Room
  • Child's Highchair
  • seating for 14 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bath room - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Shower room - toilet , shower
    Toilet - toilet
  • There is a double bedroom overlooking the garden on the ground floor next to the kitchen. It is carpeted and has a double bed, wardrobe, chest of drawers, and mirror and is next door to the ground floor bathroom and toilet. There are three more bedrooms upstairs, one has a king size four-poster bed, bed side tables and table lights, a wardrobe, chest of drawers, antique marble topped dressing table, mirror and TV with DVD player. The second bedroom has a double bed, bed side tables, table lights, a single bed, wardrobe, chest of drawers and a television. The third bedroom has a double bed and a single bed, with bed side tables and table lights, a wardrobe, chest of drawers and a mirror. There is a bedroom on the mezzanine in the chai which sleeps 1 or 2 people and a bed settee in the Living room which also sleeps 2 people. Both of these rooms are separate and private from the rest of the house which ensures privacy. There is a ground floor and 1st floor bathroom.
Bedrooms:
  • 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 14
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen , 1 twin/ single
    Bedroom 3 - 1 queen , 1 twin/ single
    Bedroom 4 - 1 queen
    Mezzanine bedroom 5 - 1 queen
    Living room - 1 sleep sofa /futon , Double bed size
  • There is a second living room accessed through the utility room which has French doors opening out onto the terrace. This was an old barn or ‘Chai’ where once wine and pineau would have been made. It has a full height ceiling (6 metres) with exposed beams and a mezzanine bedroom with a Hemnes Ikea bed opening up from 90cm wide to 180 cm. The Chai has 2 exposed stone walls and a wood burning stove, settee and armchairs, extending dining table and chairs and a flatscreen TV with French freeview and English Sky freeview channels. There is also a DVD player and a CD/MP3 player. A child’s high chair is available upon request. Outside there is a terrace leading from the chai and another circular terrace in the garden. Steps lead from the courtyard to the garden which measures 1350m2 and is planted with cherry trees, olive trees, shrubs and flowers. There is a large lawned area which is ideal for children to play football, volleyball, badminton etc. There are also 2 swings.
Entertainment:
  • Television
  • VCR
  • Stereo
  • Games
  • Books
  • Foosball
  • Music Library
  • CD Player
  • Books for Kids
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Video Library
  • Games for Kids
  • Toys
  • Books for Adults
  • Radio
  • DVD Player
Outside:
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Terrace
  • Gated Community
  • Child's Swing
  • Garden Chairs
  • Courtyard
  • Barbecue
  • Garden Table & Chairs
  • 5 beach chairs
Suitability:
  • non smoking only
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • pets considered
Attractions:
  • marina
  • winery tours
  • coin laundry
  • cinemas
  • nude beach
  • forests
  • museums
  • botanical garden
  • library
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • ruins
  • churches
  • caves
  • playground
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • hydrotherapy
  • outlet shopping
  • beachcombing
  • water sports
  • paddle boating
  • bird watching
  • walking
  • disco club
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • naturism
  • thalassotherapy
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • sailing
  • equestrian events
  • sound/bay fishing
  • golf
  • tennis
  • deepsea fishing
  • hiking
  • fishing
  • surfing
  • cycling
  • surf fishing
  • mountain biking
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
  • swimming
  • jet skiing
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