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Holiday Villa - Cognac vineyards - swimming pool for 6 adults 2 children

Bedrooms 3
Space 1,937 sq. ft.
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 7 nights


About the property

3 Bedrooms 3 Bathrooms -Cognac vine countryside

Comfortable and homely villa holiday home. Three double bedrooms with en-suite shower rooms and WC. The family suite ( Oak) has an adjoining twin room for 2 children kitted out with toys and books. The lounge has furniture enough for everyone to relax, watch TV or play or read comfortably. The kitchen is fully equipped. The house is set in a large garden with garden games including a swimming pool - 4m trampoline, ping pong - swing and BBQ and private parking.

Gite du Calme is situated 10 km from Cognac and 11km to Saintes two fabulous villes - Cognac is great for the obvious reasons, for those who like alcohol and Saintes for its Roman architecture, it being the Roman capital of France, both villes are situated on the Charente river. There is stacks to for all ages - river activities - food markets bursting with local produce, great shopping, restaurants, cafes, Cognac tours and tasting plus a plethora of cultural, kid and teenage tourist attrations. The area renowned for its delicious local oysters and mussels, cheeses, breads, Cognac, Pineau it is a gastronomic pleasure. The Gite has a book of what there is to do or simply you can visit the informative tourist offices in Cognac or Saintes. Sitting by the pool overlooking the vineyards is a very good option! There are many music events while on holiday here - July offers 'The Blues Passion' 4 days of music around the ville day and night - The 'Fete du Cognac' in July also boast great musicians who play on a night stage on the bank of the charente, it is sublime! September brings 'Le Circuit des Remparts' d'Angoulême a feast of vintage cars racing along the streets and all the cars to wander around and chat with their owners. There are so many events we will let you know when you are here.

More Details

julia weisbaum
Member since: 2017
Speaks English, French
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
10 April, 2018

About julia weisbaum

Left London with baby for a new life in France. Bought a wreck, renovated it which is now Gite du Calme. We have met wonderful clients many of whom have become friends and some neighbours.

julia weisbaum purchased this villa in 2004

Why julia weisbaum chose Chérac

We chose this property because it is rural but just 10kms away from the commercial and historical villes of Cognac and Saintes. The beaches are just 30 mins drive and there is cultural and fun stuff to do all year.

What makes this villa unique

We live on site so you if you need anything we can help also we have just one Gite so whoever books it has it all to themselves!


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday villa in Chérac in Charente-Maritime

Property Type:
  • villa
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 1937 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 16:00 / Check-out: 11:00
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • pets considered
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only ...
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • oak family suite - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
    pine bathroom - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
    acacia bathroom - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • oak family suite - 1 Double Bed , 2 Single Bed , 1 Cot
    pine double bedroom - 1 Double Bed
    acacia double bedroom on ground floor - 1 Double Bed
  • All bedrooms are en-suite
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Music Library
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Toys
  • Video Games
  • Video Library
  • Bicycles ...
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Garden
  • Tennis ...
  • 1 bicycles
  • wheelchair accessible ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Private Pool


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Holiday Villa - Cognac vineyards - swimming pool for 6 adults 2 children
average rating of 4.5 based on 2 reviews

Perfect !!

  • 5 of 5

Gite du Calme exceeded our expectations. Nestled in the Martell vineyards the beautifully refurbished farmhouse provides a very high standard of accommodation. The gite had everything we wanted for our stay. The large garden benefited from nearly12h of sunshine and the pool was perfectly positioned. The bedrooms are large and the farmhouse style kitchen was a focal point for the family.

Julia cared about our stay and provided that local knowledge and recommendation that made our trip better.

We would give the gite du calme 10/10 and only wish that all gites/cottages were like this.

Communication before our stay was swift and accurate which gave us confidence for we had found a good one.

  • Review Submitted: 01-Aug-2017
  • Date of Stay: July 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Bel endroit paisible dans une jolie maison

  • 4 of 5

Jolie maison en pierre confortable, agréable, spacieuse.Grand jardin extérieur très bien agencé avec piscine et jeux pour les enfants. Julia la propriétaire est très sympathique. Petit bémol : lits deux personnes trop étroits et trop courts...😊

Sinon à recommander chaleureusement !!

  • Review Submitted: 27-Aug-2017
  • Date of Stay: August 2017
  • Source: Abritel, from HomeAway
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Additional pricing information

Damage Deposit £175.55

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 60 days before check-in date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.