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Delightful stone cottage with lots of charm and private pool (exclusive)

7 Reviews
Bedrooms 3
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 2 - 7 nights

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Minimum Stay
2 - 7 nights


Ozillac Cottage Rental Photos and Description

3 bedrooms, 3 bathroom, sleeps for 6 people, in rural France

Petit Etourneau - A delightful stone cottage (formerly millers cottage) with a wealth of charm, retaining many of its original features.

A private swimming pool for your exclusive use and secluded enclosed garden ensure that you can enjoy the tranquillity of the countryside.

However, the historic town of Jonzac is within 4 miles and offers bars, restaurants, casino, inland beach, cycle routes, indoor swimming pool/leisure complex and local market.

The Moulin makes a perfect base from which to explore the Charente region. Cognac, Angouleme, Bordeaux and Royan are within one hours drive.

Accommodation includes: 3 double bedrooms; 3 bath/shower rooms; lounge; kitchen/dining Room; laundry room.

Sleeps for 6 people.

  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • pets considered

Lesley Powick
Member since: 2009
Speaks: english, french
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Within 2 days
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Calendar last updated:
October 21, 2016
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Why Lesley Powick chose Charente-Maritime

We fell in love with this wonderful watermill and love the area because of its sunny climate, however, the countryside is still green. We enjoy the tranquility, but like the fact that we are not too far away from some lovely towns i.e. Bordeaux, La Rochelle, Angouleme and Cognac.


based on 7 traveler reviews

Delightful stone cottage with lots of charm and private pool (exclusive)
average rating of 4.857143 based on 7 reviews

A beautiful, characterful and quiet house, perfect for a young family

  • 5 of 5

Our family of five (kids ages 3, 5 and 7) had a lovely week in this house. The old mill has been beautifully rebuilt/refurbished, the photos on the website don't do it justice. The 2 main bedrooms, both with double beds (one with a spare single and the other with a cot), were enormous and tastefully decorated, the twin room perfect for our two boys. Downstairs was lovely, all very comfortable, the old water mill in the kitchen area being a stunning feature well preserved. Given the searing temperatures we had when there we spent much of our time outside dipping in and out of the pool while the kids played, blackberry hunting down the local lanes, swinging in the exceedingly comfy hammocks in the garden, playing cricket and football in the large shared garden, retreating indoors occasionally to cool off. The area is quiet, away from it all, with Jonzac, including the man made lake and sandy beach where we spent a very fun few hours, a 5 minute drive and the large sandy town beach (calm shallow waters) at St George an hours' drive. Leslie and Richard, who live in the adjoining cottage, were brilliant hosts, very friendly and helpful. Highly recommended.

  • Submitted: Aug 31, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
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Owner's Response: Thank you so much for your lovely review. Hopefully see you again!
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Perfect holiday

  • 5 of 5

We could not have wished for a more wonderful holiday. Not only was the lovely cottage in a quiet and relaxing location, but it was clean, well equipped and very comfortable. We could not have hoped for better hosts and highly recommend for anyone looking for some peace and quiet. Absolutely perfect!

  • Submitted: Aug 16, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
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Owner's Response: Thanks so much for your lovely review. It was a real pleasure having you and your family stay with us. Richard and Lee
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June 2011 holiday at Petit Etourneau

  • 5 of 5

We thoroughly enjoyed our stay at Petit Etourneau. The property is characterful, well equipped, tastefully furnished and even better than the pictures on the website. It's conveniently located the explore the beautiful countryside and nearby towns. The swimming pool was a big hit with all of us, especially our five year old daughter and the lovely hammocks in the garden were an added bonus.

Richard and Lee are incredibly friendly and helpful, providing us with useful weather updates (the temperatures reached a scorching 38 degrees whilst we were there) and suggesting family friendly eateries nearby - the restaurant at the base loisirs in Jonzac was a popular choice.

In addition to the nearby towns of Jonzac and Pons, we enjoyed visits to historic Saintes with its Roman amphitheatre and the beaches at St Georges de Didonne and Royan are also well worth the trip. It was a wonderful holiday and I wouldn't hesitate to recommend Petit Etourneau to anyone.

The Broome family - Cardiff

  • Submitted: Jul 21, 2011
  • Stayed: Jun 2011
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Great family get together

  • 4 of 5

Very relaxing family holiday with all the ingredients to make it a success. The lovely swimming pool was definitely a focal point of our stay.We were with a party consisting of the very young and not so young but it suited all.Great accommodation for a large family gathering if you take both properties.The countryside was beautiful and we can recommend The Coq D'or in Jonzac for an evening meal.

  • Submitted: Jun 18, 2011
  • Stayed: May 2011
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Summer 2009 at Petit Etourneau

  • 5 of 5

Great Location - Lovely people - cool house and lots to appreciate.

We went to Le Vieux Logis Restaurant in Clam which although not cheap was excellent and brilliant if you want to celebrate but on the other end of the scale we had a good lunch at the local bar - great value at 5 euros.

This was our first visit to this region, having been to many other parts of France. We will definately come back and Richard and Lee will be our first point of contact.

We had a great time!

  • Submitted: Jan 18, 2010
  • Stayed: Jul 2009
  • Source: HomeAway
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Petit Etourneau

  • 5 of 5

Beautiful place, excellent hosts and a very happy week.

We wish everyone happy holidays here and once again "Thanks" Lee & Richard for everything you did to make ours so enjoyable.

  • Submitted: Jan 6, 2010
  • Stayed: Jun 2009
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Les Antilles de Jonzac
Nearest Airport
75 Kilometres
Nearest Barpub
2 Kilometres
Nearest Ferry
600 Kilometres
St Malo
Nearest Golf
12 Kilometres
Nearest Train
7 Kilometres
Nearest Motorway
20 Kilometres
Nearest Restaurant
5 Kilometres
Nearest Ski
300 Kilometres
Nearest Beach
35 Kilometres
Car: necessary

Champagnac is a small village situated just outside the thermal town of Jonzac located in the Charente-Maritime.

Leisure complex with a large swimming pool with slides etc. Casino and inland beach are all located about 5 km from house.

Other Activities: Leisure complex with lagoon and casino and inland beach


Rates & Availability

Ozillac Cottage Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
|Low season
Sep 17 2016 - Nov 11 2016
7 night minimum stay
Low season
Mar 25 2017 - May 26 2017
7 night minimum stay
Mid season
May 27 2017 - Jun 16 2017
7 night minimum stay
high season
Jun 17 2017 - Jul 21 2017
7 night minimum stay
Very High Season
Jul 22 2017 - Aug 25 2017
7 night minimum stay
Mid season
Aug 26 2017 - Sep 22 2017
7 night minimum stay
Low season
Sep 23 2017 - Nov 10 2017
7 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Fees No additional mandatory fees

€200 security deposit.

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Ozillac Cottage Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cottage
  • Guests provide their own meals
  • Housekeeper Optional
Location Type:
  • Rural
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Fireplace
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , tub
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , shower
  • Bathroom 3 is a downstairs wet room.
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen , en-suite shower room
    Bedroom 2 - 1 double
    Bedroom 3 - 2 twin/ single
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Child's Swing
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Patio
  • 6 garden chairs
  • 6 beach chairs
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • pets considered
Pool / Spa:
  • Outdoor Pool
  • Private Pool
Onsite Services:
  • Housekeeper
  • autumn foliage
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • coin laundry
  • live theater
  • playground
  • pond
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • winery tours
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • sailing
  • swimming
  • tennis

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