About the property
- Cottage441 sq. ft.
- Half Baths0
- Minimum Stay2 - 7 nights
The self-catering gites are ideal for couples and families, nr La Rochelle
We are situated in the Charente Maritime on the west coast of France. Nearby are the historic towns of La Rochelle and Rochefort & Surgeres. This area is rich in History with many forts, Romanesque churches, castles and Chateaux. Sandy beaches just 20 mins.
The 17th century Farmhouse, Pigeonnier & Pressoir have recently been renovated to a very high standard. Each gite is fully equipped with everthing you would need for a fantastic holiday. We are surrounded by rolling countryside with fields of sunflowers & wheat, close to a pretty Charentaise village with local shop, bar, post office and a local restaurant specializing in local cuisine. Nearby there’s fishing, cycling, pony riding and lovely country walks.
WIFI is available in each of the properties.
Outside there's a seating area for each of the gites, bbq, large garden, children's play area and free use of cycles. There is a large 11x5 meter salt water swimming pool secured by stone walls and a locked gate for safety reasons.
There is one off road parking space per gite in the courtyard of the farm.
There's a the bar/restaurant/shop in Landrais, village post office, Artist studio and a Garage (it's not possible to buy Petrol).
Antique Markets (brocantes) & Car boots (vide greniers) usually most weekends from April through to October.
For more upto date local information please visit our website; www.larochellegite.com
Pony riding: Pony Riding at Toucherit (10min walk away)
Art lessons: In the village of Landrais there is an artist studio, it's possible to arrange an hours lesson in painting 20 euro's per hour (it would be ideal if you have a good level of French language).
La Rochelle has some of the best fish restaurants dotted around the old port and all along the coast. You'll find several museums, Aquarium, Boutique shops, beautiful old stone architecture & boats rides etc.
All along the coasts there are long sandy beaches some of the best are Chatelaillon, Fouras, Ile d'Oleron & ild de Ré.
Nigel or Suzanne
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- Response time:
- within a few hours
- english, french, Please contact in french via email
- Calendar last updated:
- May 22, 2018
Why Nigel or Suzanne chose Landrais
We chose this property ,because of its location to La Rochelle and the Atlantic coast. It was in need of renovation and we could see what a fabulous holiday complex it would make once it had been renovated.
What makes this Cottage unique
Beautiful Traditional stone Farmhouse with outbuildings in an ideal setting. Surrounded by open countryside, peace and quiet guarenteed.
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A relaxing stay..
Really enjoyed staying in the authentic stone Pigeonnier. Had everything I needed, bed very comfy! Set in lovely countryside very peaceful & relaxing.
Beautifully built maintaining country charm.
Suzanne and Nigel,
Thank you for sharing your fantastique cottage with me. I loved it! Can't wait to come back. The location is perfect for me and the setting allows me to work when not visiting friends.
Thank you for taking time to review the Pigeonnier, we very much look forward to seeing you again in the future.
Lovely stone cottage in the middle of beautiful countryside
This is a charming little cottage near La Rochelle. It has everything you need for a peaceful stay. The owners are very helpful and accommodating.
Lovely, lovely little house, really well equipped in a fantastic location. Would definitely recommend .
Thank you for taking the time to write a review, we very much look forward to welcoming your lovely family again in the future.
Excellent winter break
Would definitely recommend a stay in the wonderful Pigeonnier, everything you need for a relaxing break with lots of little added extras that made the stay even more special. Nigel, Suzanne and their family cannot do enough for you and have plenty of local knowledge and recommendations if needed. The gite is ideally situated for lots of different interests that are within easy reach. The weather for the time of year with being in the micro climate was fantastic. We were fortunate enough to be their when there was a car rally on which was an amazing experience. Thank you again for making our holiday one to remember.
Thank you for your comments, we really appreciate you taking the time to write a review.
We are really pleased you enjoyed your stay here in November 2015 in the Pigeonnier.
We look forward to welcoming you both again in the future.
The Farmhouse is a lovely place to relax and explore the local area. Nigel and Suzanne are terrific hosts and the local area has so much to offer. The gite is well equipped, incredibly quiet and peaceful and the pool puts the icing on the proverbial cake. Our 8 year old daughter had her first scuba diving lessons in the pool and is now hooked. A lovely gite in a lovely area of France. Couldn't ask for more.
Sandy beaches are just a 20mins drive away at Chàtelaillon-Plage or Fouras (35 Mins) both are quaint small seaside resorts with beautiful sandy beaches, dotted with bars, restaurants and Casino's.
. La Rochelle is a lively vibrant city with lots of atmosphere, along the fortified port there’s numerous cafés and bars, boating marina, boat trips to the local islands and fort Boyard, Aquarium, museums, bowling, animal park, casino, fantastic shops and boutiques, lots of fantastic seafood restaurants and beaches.
Easy access to the local islands of Ile de Re with the beautiful fishing ports of St. Martin and La Flotte, Ile d'Oleron, Ile d'Aix and Ile Madam.
Venise Vert is about a 30mins drive north from here, a totally different experience with an intricate canal system to explore, you can hire kayaks or even electric boats for the whole family.
Great days out can be had at Puy de fou, Futurescope, Cognac, Zoo, Wild bird reserves, Corderie Royale, etc. You'll find something to suit everyone.
Other Activities: Karting, Golf 20 mins drive away,
Golf: Saintes has an 18 hole golf course 45mins drive.
Saint Laurent de Preé near Fouras has a 9 hole golf course 35mins drive.
La Jarne close to La Rochelle has a 9 hole golf course 20mins drive.
Rates & Availability
Additional information about rental rates
PRICES INCLUDES ALL BILLS (except a small heating supplement for med & low season) BED LINEN, TOWELS AND TEATOWELS. Bed linen is provided per bed, for extra bed linen & towels there will be a small charge for. SECURITY DEPOSIT IS REQUIRED OF £200 OR 200euro's (REFUNDABLE) after your stay. Please pay this when you pay the balance 8 weeks before your arrival. We request that our guests arrive after 4pm and on day of departure we request that guests leave before 10am, unless previously arranged.