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Comfortably Furnished Chai With Private Heated Pool And 360 degree Views

Bedrooms 4
Property type barn
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights


About the property

Barn in Leoville, Jonzac, Charente Maritime, Poitou-Charente, France - Surrounded By Vineyards And Sunflowers Yet Within 10 Minutes’ Walk Of Village Amenities

Recently renovated Chai (Barrel Store) in a beautiful setting with 360 degree views and the gentle Charente-Maritime climate. Surrounded by Vineyards and Sunflowers yet within 10 minutes’ walk of Village amenities. Equally ideal for couples looking for a romantic break in a breath-taking setting or for families wanting to make the most of their time together. The Chai is a comfortably furnished and well-equipped holiday base which enjoys exclusive use of the heated leisure pool, English language/International TV and Home Theatre system. With 3 generously proportioned bedrooms and two bathrooms The Chai at La Chapelle comfortably sleeps 6/8 people and is conveniently arranged over a single floor. (A fourth Bedroom can be made available on request, at additional cost.).

Anne Styles
Member since: 2015
Speaks: english, french
Calendar last updated:
April 21, 2017

About Anne Styles

Please contact via email or website

Anne Styles purchased this barn in 2013

Why Anne Styles chose Jonzac area

Centrally located between Cognac and Bordeaux and the mid Charent-Maritime climate.

What makes this barn unique

La Chapelle is a former Winery which was renovated in 2008, and the Chai forms the North-Western corner of the building—easy to keep the wine cool in the warm climate of Haute Saintonge.

The Chai has been renovated and equipped to a high standard in 2014 and enjoys exclusive use of the Chai garden, pool, terrace and adjoining small barn.


Léoville Barn Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • barn
  • Guests provide their own meals
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • children welcome
Location Type:
  • Rural
  • Village
  • Sports & Activities
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wood Stove
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Shower room 1 - toilet , shower
  • En-suite with large shower (1600 X 800), basin and toilet. Main Bathroom with full-sized bath, shower over, basin and toilet.
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Green Room - 1 king , 1 baby crib
    Red Room - 2 twin/ single
    French Room - 1 king , Room for an additonal single bed if required
    Bedroom 4 - Only available by request and at extra cost
  • Description of sleeping capacity: Sleeps 6/8 (3/4 Bedrooms) Notes on bedrooms: Green Room - En-suite with King-size bed, (cot if required). French Room - King-size bed and Door to Garden, (cot if required). Red Room - single beds, bunk beds can also be provided. (A fourth bedroom adjoining can be made available at additional cost).
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Foosball
  • Game Room
  • Games
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Toys
  • Bicycles
  • Deck / Patio
  • Golf ...
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Tennis ...
  • 2 bicycles
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
Pool / Spa:
  • Heated Pool
  • Private Pool
  • autumn foliage
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • library
  • live theater
  • museums
  • playground
  • pond
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • water parks
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • scenic drives
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • sailing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing
Notes on accommodation: Flexible accommodation, with facilities for babies and young children freely available on request. Exclusive use of heated leisure pool, pool terrace and the Chai garden (south west facing with the most beautiful sunsets). Sorry, no pets or smoking in the Chai or around the Pool Terrace. Outside: South-west facing Pool Terrace with sun-loungers and Bar-b-que, enclosed by shrubbery and flower beds. Large Chai garden with fruit and ornamental trees, golf net, and space for croquet, football and other outside games. Parking for up to 4 cars, covered parking can be provided for bikes. Cleaning / Towels / Linen / Maid service: Towels and bed linen are provided and are changed on a weekly basis. Pool towels are also available. Other: Dining Area - marble topped dining table and 6/8 comfortable dining chairs. Highchair available on request. The Small Barn - teak patio table and chairs provides a covered area for dining and table football etc with direct access to the pool terrace.


4.8/5 -
(4 traveler reviews)

Comfortably Furnished Chai With Private Heated Pool And 360 degree Views
average rating of 4.75 based on 4 reviews

Beautiful and relaxing

  • 4 of 5

We stayed for 10 days in August 2016 and were immediately blown away by the property, the garden and the stunning views. The bedrooms were all comfortable and the kitchen was fully equipped. The pool was lovely and with a 2 year old and 11 month old running around the raised style was perfect as we didn't need to worry about any unexpected swims! There were lots of toys and games for the kiddies to play with during the day. The views from the garden were wonderful and every evening we enjoyed the lovely sunsets with a glass of wine!

There was only one restaurant in the village which was a BBQ style and was a bit too far to walk in the evening so we tended to head out in the car if we were eating out.

I would definately reccomend the Chai for families with children. A beautiful, spacious place, with everything you need and sunsets to always remember!

  • Submitted: Apr 20, 2017
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your great review! We are glad you enjoyed your stay and hope to see you again in the future.
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Beautiful property, stunning location.

  • 5 of 5

We had a wonderful time in this beautiful Chai. The accommodation is clean, spacious and comfortable with plenty of outdoor space. The owners are helpful and welcoming, with plenty of ideas if you ask where to visit. We will certainly recommend this property to friends. Good for couples or families.

  • Submitted: Nov 8, 2016
  • Stayed: Oct 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Many thanks for your lovely review. We look forward to seeing you again in the future.
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Stunning Chai

  • 5 of 5

This property was underestimated as it was more than we expected. Clean, well maintained and plenty of facilities even down to toys for the children. Extremely pleasant and very helpful owners without being imposing. Would certainly recommend to friends and family. Superb views especially from the seat under the tree, lovely extensive house and garden.

  • Submitted: Sep 28, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Many thanks for your lovely review, we hope to see you again in the future.
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Great location!

  • 5 of 5

We had a lovely holiday here with many attractions and site seeing opportunities within easy reach. The Chai is very well equipt and is a relaxing place to stay, with its own pool and decking to watch the sun go down. The owners are extremely kind and welcoming and are always on hand if required to offer advice on days out or assist with any queries. Would recommend staying here for families and couples. I will definitely return with my family again!! A*

  • Submitted: Aug 25, 2015
  • Stayed: Aug 2015
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Many thanks for your lovely review. We are very pleased that you enjoyed your stay at The Chai and look forward to welcoming you back in the future.
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Nearest Airport
50 Miles
Nearest Barpub
Leoville (June to September)
Nearest Golf
10 Miles
Nearest Train
8 Miles
Nearest Motorway
20 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
0.5 Miles
Leoville (June to Sept)
Nearest Beach
10 Miles
Montendre (Lake)
Car: recommended

Special interest holidays:

The Chai at La Chapelle is situated centrally between Cognac and Bordeaux and an itinerary can be provided for exploration of the regions wines, by advanced request, for a "Wine-themed" holiday.


Lake Beaches at Montendre (15 minutes drive) and Angouleme (30 minutes drive) with facilities for swimming, sailing, and fishing.

Mescher (35 minutes drive) - Picturesque and authentic French seaside resort.

Royan/La Tremblade (55 minutes drive) - One of the best Seaside Resorts anywhere (Chatelaillon-Plage (further up the coast) also worth a visit).

There are also opportunities to surf from the Atlantic coast, west of Bordeaux.


Car Ferries

Caen (approx. 5 hours from Leoville), Le Havre (5.5 hours), or Calais (8 hours).

Flights direct from the UK to Bordeaux (1 hour from Leoville), La Rochelle (1 hour 30 minutes), Bergerac (2 hours) or Limoges (2 hours).

Regular interconnecting flights from Paris for Intercontinental travellers.

TGV (Train Grand Vitesse) direct from Paris to Angouleme (30 minutes from Leoville) or Bordeaux (1 hour from Leoville). Local services to Jonzac (approx. 15 mins from Leoville).


Leoville (10 minutes walk) - Restaurant and Bar, Boulangerie, Tabac, Post Office, Boucherie/General Store, Tennis, Boules, Childrens playground, Viewpoint.

Les Antilles de Jonzac (10 mins drive) - Water Park and "Relaxology Centre".

Vitrezay and the Estuary (25 mins) - Nature Park, Restaurant.

La Palmyre (1 hrs 15 mins) - best Zoo, ever.

La Vallee des Singes (1 hr 40 mins) - Over 400 animals presented in a unique format - famous for its Bonoboes and Gorillas.


Rates & Availability

Léoville Barn Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
Apr 8 2017 - Jun 16 2017
3 night minimum stay
Jun 17 2017 - Jul 14 2017
7 night minimum stay
Jul 15 2017 - Sep 1 2017
7 night minimum stay
Sep 2 2017 - Oct 13 2017
3 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
7 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Fees No additional mandatory fees
Refundable damage deposit $256.74

Booking Notes:
For availability and booking information email or call +33 5 46 49 44 90

Non-refundable deposit of £200 is payable on booking to secure your reservation.
Balance payable 8 weeks prior to arrival date.
A damage deposit cheque of £200 is also required with the final payment, which will be returned on completion of your stay.

Changeover Day:
Change over day — Saturday, Departure by 10.00am, Arrival after 4.00pm.

Notes on prices:
All prices are per week i.e. from 16:00 on Saturday until 10:00 on Saturday of departure.

For all other periods please contact us with your requirements.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.

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