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Cottage close to beaches. Swimming pool, tennis court, bikes. golf eq

Bedrooms 2
Space 1,076 sq. ft.
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 7 - 14 nights


About the property

2 Bedrooms, 1 bathroom, sleeps up to 6 persons.

Ancient stone cottage, fully equipped with all modern conveniences and beamed throughout. Fire places in both main rooms, furnished with antique furniture. Its floor space is 100 m². The property benefits of landscaped gardens including woodland, a secured swimming-pool and a tennis court. The house is particularly pleasant in May-June when the garden is beautifully flowered. They are our favorite periods to benefit of the beaches, walks and cycling tracks.

September is normally a warm month; we call it 'l'été indien'.

Swimming pool + Tennis court (rackets provided if you want), both shared with the owners - Bikes and golf equipment for the use of and English TV.

And if this can help you, we speak French (Fabienne is French) / English (John is English) / Italian (Fabienne lived in Italy for fourteen years / and some Spanish .

...: The house is particularly pleasant in May-June when the garden is beautifully flowered. They are our favourite periods to benefit of the beaches, cycling tracks and walks.

September is normally a warm month; we call it 'l'été indien'.

More Details

John Potts
Member since: 2006
Speaks: english, french, spanish, italian
Response time:
Within a few days
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Calendar last updated:
March 18, 2018


Médis Cottage Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cottage (semi-detached)
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1076 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM / Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • pets considered
  • children welcome
Location Type:
  • Near The Ocean
  • Rural
  • Family
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Activities Guide
  • Basic Soaps
  • Fireplace
  • Garage
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Mosquito Magnet
  • Parking
  • Sofa Bed
  • Sunbed
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 8 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
  • Spacious bathroom with large walk-in shower area.
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king , 1 twin/ single , 1 baby crib
    Bedroom 2 - 1 double , 1 twin/ single , 1 baby crib
    Living room - 2 sleep sofa /futon
  • The click clack or sofa bed is a double bed and is situated in the lounge. English TV. Bikes (adults and children) . Golf equipment . Tennis rackets (adults and children) and balls. Badminton rackets
  • Books
  • Books for Adults
  • Books for Kids
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Games for Kids
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • VCR
  • Bicycles
  • Child's Swing
  • Golf Clubs
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Sand Box
  • Tennis Court
  • Terrace
  • 12 garden chairs
  • 8 beach chairs
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair accessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Private Pool
  • bay/sound
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • forests
  • library
  • marina
  • nude beach
  • pond
  • restaurants
  • water parks
  • winery tours
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • golf
  • jet skiing
  • sailing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing


Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
(16 traveler reviews)

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Cottage close to beaches. Swimming pool, tennis court, bikes. golf eq
average rating of 4.875 based on 16 reviews

Vacances +++

  • 5 of 5

Superbe gîte, amménagé avec goût. Les propriétaires fabienne et John sont très agréables, discrets et toujours disponibles si besoin.

Nous recommandons +++

  • Submitted: May 29, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
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Home from home

  • 5 of 5

Our family of two adults and two girls (15 &13) had the most fantastic stay at Fabienne and Jon's in the summer of 2015. Fabienne and Jon were wonderful hosts. Always attentive but never overbearing. The girls loved the pool, tennis court and table tennis, while the use of the bikes gave us the chance to explore the local area. The gite is lovely and, certainly as far as I was concerned, bigger than the images would have you believe. The garden is an adventure in itself and we really felt privileged when we were hanging out at 'home' rather than out exploring. My personal favourite was barbecuing undercover in the 'grange' and sitting out late sipping the local Pineau. The area is very nice with plenty to explore, and some fab beaches. We shopped at Lidl just a mile or so up the road on the edge of Royan when we needed to. Couldn't recommend the whole experience highly enough. It certainly ranks as one of our favourite holidays.

  • Submitted: Jan 25, 2016
  • Stayed: July 2015
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Petit paradis

  • 5 of 5

Pour la deuxième fois nous avons passé de merveilleuses vacances dans ce petit paradis avec ses vieux arbres, le joli potager, la piscine qui invite à s'y reposer et le terrain de tennis pour les matchs en famille.

L'accueil était chaleureux et les propriétaires toujours aimables et prets à contribuer à ce séjour sans nuages. Merci bien!!

  • Submitted: Oct 21, 2015
  • Stayed: June 2015
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For us simply perfect!

  • 5 of 5

Fabienne and John were perfect hosts.

The cottage was a lot larger than we expected, Lovely outside space and garden.

We took our dogs and the garden was simply marvellous for them. Well kept swimming pool. Truly in our humble opinn a home away from home.

Graham and Sariah.

  • Submitted: Oct 1, 2015
  • Stayed: September 2015
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Fantastic holiday rental for a family

  • 4 of 5

We had a wonderful holiday here. We have stayed in this area before and loved it - there is so much to see and do. The house is clean and well maintained and has a lot of character. Fabienne and John were great hosts and helped a lot with booking activities when our French wasn't up to scratch. They had bikes to suit us all and its a short cycle into the village to pick up bread and pastries from the bakery. The gardens, pool area and tennis courts were terrific. We wouldn't hesitate to recommend.

  • Submitted: Dec 3, 2013
  • Stayed: June 2013
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Que du bonheur!

  • 5 of 5

Nous sommes un groupe d'amis et avons l'habitude de passer une semaine ensemble. La maison de Médis est un vrai coup de coeur : les pièces sont conviviales permettant de se retrouver pour partager les repas ou des moments de détente (sans oublier l'immense jardin, la piscine si bien noyée dans la verdure et le tennis au bout du bout du jardin!). Les photos du site et la description correspondent tout à fait à ce que nous avons trouvé. 

Il s'agit réellement d'une maison qui donne l'impression d'être en vacances chez quelqu'un de la famille. L'accueil est assuré par des propriétaires charmants qui ont à coeur que l'on se sente bien chez eux / chez nous.

Une belle adresse où nous reviendrons certainement !

  • Submitted: Nov 27, 2013
  • Stayed: June 2013
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Nearest Airport
45 Kilometres
La Rochelle
Nearest Ferry
400 Kilometres
St Malo
Nearest Golf
8 Kilometres
Maine Gaudin
Nearest Train
2 Kilometres
Nearest Motorway
25 Kilometres
Car: recommended

The house is situated in a small hamlet 'le clouzit' part of the village of MEDIS. It is close to all amenities (baker, butcher shop, general grocery store, bar-tabac, chemist and medical center, post-office).

It is situated 4km from the beautiful sandy beaches of ROYAN, 20km from the historical town of SAINTES. Lovely long quiet and safe cycling tracks in the forests along the beaches. Sailing, surfing, golfing and horse ridding, all in easy reach from the cottage.

Other Activities: parachutes, go-karting


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Fees No additional mandatory fees
Refundable damage deposit $184.59
Stay tax $2.03 per night, per person. This amount will be due to the owner upon arrival. Does not apply to children under 18 years.

DEPOSIT in euros or pounds cheque at your convenience, the remaining sum paid in euros, thank you.
The Week end rate is based on 4 persons. For a personal estimation, please contact us.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.

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