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'Syrah' Child Friendly Gites nr. St. Jean D'Angely

Syrah Super-King sized oak frame four poster bed. Fabulously comfortable !
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Syrah Super-King sized oak frame four poster bed. Fabulously comfortable !
Syrah Sitting/Dining Room has a large farmhouse table with bench seats and three sofas
Syrah kitchen is equipped with w/m, d/w Fridge/Freezer, microwave and full sized gas oven and hob.
The downstairs bedroom has both a single and a double bed with curtain partition and a wash basin
Some of the pre-schoolers get together for a teddybears picnic on the grass
We have a large covered sandpit full of toys for the younger children
Relax in the hammock with a glass of wine and a good book (if the kids don't get there first) !
We keep hens, quail and ducks for the amusement of the children. Fresh eggs for all !
We encourage our guests to feed our birds with seed and scraps. Nothing goes to waste!
Some of the children have a go at making their own pizzas to cook in our wood-fired oven
The Wendy house is another popular hang-out for the younger children
The trampoline is 10 feet across and under partial shade just outside the play barn
Each cottage is provided with a charcoal BBQ
One of our weekly pizza nights. A great way for all the guests to get to know each other
Syrah cottage outdoor dining area. Syrah has a private dining terrace and separate lawn
The main entrance.
The main pool. We hold optional dive courses for adults and children each Wednesday evening.
The heated pool is separate from the main lawn/playground and fully enclosed and gated
Syrah bathroom
Syrah Kitchen
Syrah master bedroom is very large and has an additional area for a cot or zed bed if needed
Towels and bed linen provided. Beds are always made up on the morning of guests arrival
Syrah upstairs twin room is next to the main bathroom
Syrah downstairs triple room has a standard double bed and a single separated by a curtain
We own the adjoining field, which may be used for soccer, learning to ride or just running around
Wine tasting at one of the many local 'Foire des vins'
Upon request we can organise archery training for the older children
Dive courses are available for adults and children aged from around 8yrs (depending on ability)
The property managers can organise riding courses or pony treks with local schools
We hold pottery painting on Monday evenings for adults and children alike.
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3 Bedrooms , 2 Bathrooms , Sleeps 7
Gibourne, Charente-Maritime, Nouvelle-Aquitaine
Perfect location in the heart of the tranquil and historic Nie Valley (known as the 'Valley of the Sunflowers'), East of St Jean D'Angely.

The property is located on the edge of a small village and was been converted from a 17th century fortified farm into a small complex of five holiday cottages (Gites) with enclosed gardens/play areas, a separate enclosed pool area with 50m2 heated pool. There is also a communal play barn, pizza oven and soccer field.

Syrah cottage is one of the largest with huge master bedroom, featuring super-king sized oak frame four poster bed, en-suite bathroom. Exposed sandstone walls and oak beams typical of the region feature throughout the property.

There is a well equipped kitchen, downstairs triple bedroom, upstairs twin bedroom and another bathroom above the kitchen.

There are two staircases,...
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Listing #HL6319149
About the Owner
Richard D
Languages spoken:English, French
Response Rate:40%
Response Time:Within a day
Reviews from our community
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Reviewed 7 January 2014

We had a wonderful 3 weeks at Gibourne and really did not want to come home. The kids (9 and 5) had a wonderful time playing with all the other children and in the pool. We were able to relax knowing that they were safe...More

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Reviewed 20 June 2011

The gite itself had rustic charm and loads of space. The children just loved being outside in the safe enclosed play area and barn. The highlight for the girls was bring able to collect eggs from the chickens and play with the quails and the...More

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  • Alarm Clock
  • Blender
  • Books
  • Cable/satellite TV
  • Children's Pool
  • Cooker
  • Cots:(2)
  • Dining Seats (8)
  • Dishwasher
  • Double Beds:(1)
  • Dryer
  • DVD Player
  • En Suite Rooms (1)
  • Freezer
  • Full Baths (1)
  • Game Room
  • Grill
  • Hairdryer
  • Highchair
  • Housekeeping Optional
  • Internet Access
  • Iron
  • Kettle
  • King Beds:(1)
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room Seats (7)
  • Local Guides/Maps
  • Microwave
  • Outdoor Dining Area
  • Parking
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Playground
  • Private Fishing Lake/River
  • Private Garden
  • Refrigerator
  • Shared Garden
  • Shared Outdoor Pool (Heated)
  • Single Beds:(3)
  • Staffed Property
  • Stereo System
  • Suitable For Children Under 5
  • Swingset
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • Trampoline
  • TV
  • VCR
  • Washer
  • Wi-Fi
House rules
    Pets not allowed
    Ask about smoking
    1 Full bath
    1 Attached (ensuite)
    1 King
    2 Cribs
    1 Full
    3 Twins
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Dates Min stay Per week
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GBP 1,075
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About the neighbourhood
Top 25 Favorite family activities (not in any particular order, taken from our guest books): LaPalmyre Zoo. Aquarium, LaRochelle. Electric Boats at St.Savignan. Atlantis indoor aqua park in St. Jean. Moules and Frites near the beach at Fouras. Chizes European animal park. Punt and picnic at the “Venice Verte”, near Niort. Cognac Park playground/boat rides on the Charente. Beach and Boats at Thors park. Donkey sanctuary near Dampierre sur Boutonne. Playground and mini-golf at Les Touches de Perigney. Chocolate factory and ramparts at Angouleme. Nautilus Giant water park near Angouleme. Funfair at LaPalmyre beach. Cognac distillary tours. Local Vine walks and tastings. Aulney, Saintes, Matha and St. Jean markets. Roman ampitheatres at Roulliac and Saintes. Outdoor Summer theatre (often FOC... more
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How to get there
Airport: La Rochelle: 92.0 km
Railway: St Jean D'Angely: 19.0 km
Ferry: St Malo: 412.0 km
Activities nearby
Fishing Nearby, There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive, Horse Riding Nearby, Water Park Nearby, Watersports Nearby.
Nearby cities
Dordogne Gites (2,201)
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