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Font Remy - Jasmine

Sitting Room Jasmine
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Holiday Rental House -
5 Bedrooms , 3 Bathrooms , Sleeps 10
Mortagne-sur-Gironde, Charente-Maritime, Nouvelle-Aquitaine
Font Remy is a 17th Century manor house converted into 4 lovely self-contained houses. All can be rented individually or together (see separate details or contact owners). Jasmine is a stylish, well-equipped 5 bedroom house that used to be the wine barn. There are 2 double rooms with king-sized beds downstairs, both en-suite, and 3 twins upstairs with a shared bathroom.

Font Remy is located 2km inland from the pretty fishing village of Mortagne-sur-Gironde near the mouth of the Gironde Estuary. Set in 2 acres of walled grounds overlooking the vineyards with its heated, fenced 15m x 8m pool Font Remy is the ideal place for a family holiday. Whether you want to relax by the pool, visit the nearby sandy beaches, stroll into the village port nearby, indulge in the local history, food and wine or be more active you'll find it all in the...
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Listing #HL17775
About the Owner
Cathy T
Languages spoken:English, French, Spanish
Response Rate:100%
Response Time:Within a few hours
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Amazing place. So kid friendly. Everything you could possibly need if on holiday with children. Awesome playroom and pool. We all had a ball. Vineyard across the road who does very agreeable wine and is less than £5 a bottle. Beautiful countryside. Fab beaches only...More

Thank Nomad552956
cathy t, VR Owner at Font Remy - Jasmine, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you Isabelle - I'm so glad you had a good time. I'll let Lilian and Cecile know you enjoyed their wine. We would love to welcome you back - Katie said you were super guests :)

Reviewed 13 June 2016

Idyllic holiday home with beautiful surrounding, equipped with everything needed to keep all generations happy: a games room, pool and short distance to the local town. I have visited more than once and would recommend to anyone!

Thank elliecshipton
cathy t, VR Owner at Font Remy - Jasmine, responded to this reviewResponded 23 June 2016

Thank you for your kind review Ellie. We look forward to having you return. Kind regards, Cathy

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Reviewed 11 April 2016

We stayed at Jasmine with our two young children, along with our friends and their two young children. The kitchen is well equipped with cutlery and crockery, the living area is spacious and comfortable, the patio gets the sun most of the day and is...More

Thank JamesWarrington1
cathy t, VR Owner at Font Remy - Jasmine, responded to this reviewResponded 13 April 2016

Thank you James - delighted you have such good memories of your holiday in jasmine. We would love to welcome you back again some time. Kind regards, Cathy

  • Balcony or Terrace
  • Books
  • Cable/satellite TV
  • Central Heating
  • Cooker
  • Cots:(2)
  • Deck
  • Dining Seats (10)
  • Dishwasher
  • Dryer
  • DVD Player
  • En Suite Rooms (2)
  • Fireplace
  • Freezer
  • Full Baths (1)
  • Game Room
  • Grill
  • Hairdryer
  • Highchair
  • Internet Access
  • Iron
  • Kettle
  • King Beds:(2)
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room Seats (10)
  • Microwave
  • Outdoor Dining Area
  • Parking
  • Patio
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Playground
  • Pool Table
  • Refrigerator
  • Shared Garden
  • Shared Outdoor Pool (Heated)
  • Single Beds:(6)
  • Stereo System
  • Suitable For Children Under 5
  • Swingset
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • TV
  • Washer
  • Wi-Fi
Additional amenities & feature info
Jasmine is a lovely house with lots of exposed beams. All ground floor rooms have ceramic tiled floors and first floor rooms have polished wood floors. Well-equipped new shaker-style kitchen with range cooker. The kitchen leads down steps to the large dual aspect living room, complete with working fireplace, Plasma satellite tv, cd/dvd, and a dining area which, in turn, opens onto an individual patio area via French doors. Two ground floor double bedrooms with king-sized beds and new en-suite bathrooms. Three twin bedrooms with exposed beams and a small bathroom with wc. This property is ideal for two families (or for two couples without utilising the upstairs). Double glazed so great for out-of-season lets.
House rules
    Pets not allowed
    Smoking not allowed
    Check in: 4:00 PM
    1 Full bath
    2 Attached (ensuite)
    2 Cribs
    6 Twins
    2 Kings
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  • Damage Deposit: AU$272 / stay - Deposit
Additional Rate and Availability Information
Special rates are available for long-term lets. Bed linen, indoor towels and pool heating included. Pool heated from May to October.

All taxes and final clean included in the price.
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About the neighbourhood
There is so much to do locally you will have to come time and time again.... Sandy Beaches: Within 15 minutes drive of Font Remy you will find some of the best sandy beaches in Europe. The 3 star Michelin rated 2km long fine sandy beach at Royan, the capital of the Cote de Beaute (Coast of Beauty), stretches north to south from the yachting marina to Saint-Georges-de-Didonne. Here you can hire the wonderful old-fashioned blue and white tents to protect you from the hot summer sun. Saint-Georges-de-Didonne, south of Royan, has its own long sandy beach and closer still to Font Remy at Merschers and La Plages des Vergnes you will find more sandy coves with caves and rock pools. The beaches of the Cote Sauvage (north of Royan) have the best waves for water sports and fabulous sand dunes – though some of them are nudist! Similarly the islands of Ile de Re and Ile d’Oleron have some wonderful stretches of sand. Watersports: As well as bathing and basking in the sun, Royan and the Ile d’Oleron are centres for water sports such as windsurfing and sailing. Go on a boat trip or rent a boat. In the northern Charente Maritime, west of Niort, are the waterways of the Marais Poitevin, or Green Venice area. At several villages you can rent flat-bottomed boats and paddle around a delightful maze of tiny canals, lined with willows and poplars. Cycling: There is a network of quiet lanes winding among the vineyards around Font Remy and Mortagne, and there are numerous cycle paths in the area. Either bring your own bikes or hire them locally. From St Palais-sur-Mer near Royan there is 60 km of cycle track through the forest and along the coast. There are also marked routes for mountain bikes. Walking: As you would also expect, this is a wonderful area for walking with some breathtaking views of the estuary beyond the vineyards. There are some wonderful seaside and cliff top walks. Details of walks can be found in the house. Golfers are well catered for with excellent courses at Royan, Saintes, Cognac and Bordeaux. Horse Riding: There are several good horse riding facilities locally. Bird Watching: There are always birds of prey circling in the area around Font Remy and you are likely to see black redstarts, cuckoos, black kites, hen harriers, buzzards, goshawks, herons, pied flycatchers and hoopoes, among others. The area as a whole is excellent for spotting migratory birds (particularly spring and autumn). At Rochefort, about 35 minutes north of Font Remy, 74 hectares of ecological lagoons welcome thousands of birds each year. Fishing: Trout, pike, perch, big carp and whitefish are among the first class catches that the fishing enthusiast can pull out of the waters of the River Charente and other rivers and lakes in the area. The local tourist office in Mortagne has details of where permits can be purchased. Deep sea fishing is also available in Mortagne and Royan. Wine Tasting: You can taste (and buy) Cognac, chardonnay, sauvignon or pineau on the doorstep of Font Remy. Within easy reach is Cognac itself, where you can visit the famous producers and then, of course, there is the famous wine growing region of Bordeaux. St Emilion is a must or take a tour of the Medoc, home to some of the most famous Bordeaux vineyards. The Zoo at La Palmyre: In the heart of one of the most beautiful pine forests in the area just north of Royan (35 minutes’ drive) lies La Palmyre zoo. The most famous zoological park in France and recently voted European Zoo of the Year, it is the most visited tourist attraction in the department of Charente-Maritime. As a breeding zoo it is different from most people’s idea of a zoo with many animals free to roam – there are more than 1600 in all! See apes, elephants, bears, jaguars, lions, panthers, giraffes, hippopotamuses, wolves, crocodiles, pink flamingos, cockatoos, red ibis, parrots. There is a new polar bear basin and tropical greenhouse, a reptile house and shows with trained parrots and sea lions. Kids love it!
How to get there
BY CAR: Font Remy is about 4 hours' drive from St Malo, 5 hours from Le Havre or 7 hours from Calais. The motorway which brings you into Charente Maritime is the A10. The best route from Calais is via Boulogne, Rouen, Le Mans and Tours - simply follow the signs and you can't go wrong. It's motorway all the way (apart from going around Rouen) and brand new roads make the drive a pleasure and quicker than the route via Paris. BY AIR: Font Remy is 1 hour's drive from both La Rochelle and Bordeaux airports, 90 mins from Poitiers and about 2 hours from Limoges and Bergerac. Ryanair and Easyjet both fly into the area.
Airport: La Rochelle and Bordeaux: 100.0 km
Railway: pons: 22.0 km
Ferry: Saint Malo: 460.0 km
Activities nearby
Fishing Nearby, There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive, Horse Riding Nearby, There Are Tennis Courts Nearby, Water Park Nearby, Watersports Nearby, Nearest Beach: 10.0 km
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