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Charming 19th century Charentaise farm house

Bedrooms 4
Space 1,722 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 1 - 5 nights


About the property

Charming farm house for a rest a with family and friends

Old-world charm, quiet, sunny and established in a very protected environment. Perfect for a stay in the countryside with friends and childrens. The house is 15 minutes from « Les Antilles » of Jonzac Cognac and Saintes, 40 min from the beach and 1 hour drive from La Rochelle, Ile de Ré and Bordeaux. Pons, a pretty Medieval town is at less 5 minute drive. This beautiful Charentaise farmhouse of the 19th century has been fully renovated by an architect in 2010 and is located in an charming hamlet between Avy and Pons. The ground floor is made of : 2 bedrooms with charming and original furniture, a fully renovated and furnished american style kitchen of 30 m2 and dining room of 60m2 with two fireplaces, ceilings and original wooden floors. 1 Bath Room and 1 WC are also available on the Ground Floor. The 1st Floor is made of : 1 Dormitory of 60 m2 with two double bed, a single bet and a futon, a bathroom, a WC and a bedroom with double bed. Beams and stone walls. Facing south, all rooms are very bright all day. Very quiet on 6000m2 of land fully fenced and with lime and centenary pine trees on the front; Road and forest access. Original and ventage furniture. Barbecue available, garden furniture at disposal. Bicycles at disposal.

Member since: 2014
Speaks English, French, Spanish
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
15 May, 2018


I’m 46 years-Old and I’ve been living in Paris since 20 years. I was born in Charente-Maritime. The house is my grand-mother house I bought back when she died. I’ve been renovating it during 5 years with an architect support with the goal of bringing back the orignial set-up and style nased on the knowledge and picture I had. It is my holiday house which enables me to keep the link with my origin and where I can enjoy gardenning. I rent it because I’m keen to share my love of this place.

GALLOT purchased this house in 2005

Why GALLOT chose Avy

Old-world family Farm house of the 19th century fully renovated in 2010 in an hamlet at less than 5 minutes drive of PONS ans 15 min from Jonzac, Saintes and Cognac ; 200 m2 available with vintage and original funiture associated with modern confort including internet free access. Facing south, this sunny and confortable house is located on 6000 m2 garden fenced and safe with direct access to the forest. You will be at the heart of the exceptional patrimoine of the Saintonge with its numerous roman churches you access by car or VTT. Cognac and its caves, Saintes, Ile de Ré, Ile d’Aix , Marennes, Royan are all of less than one hour drive. If you come in May and June you will enjoy the beautifull roses « Pierre de Ronsard » on the front.

What makes this house unique

Charm, Confortable,calm , sunny and spacious


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday house in Avy in Charente-Maritime

Property Type:
  • house
  • Self-catering
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 1722 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: Flexible
  • /
  • Check-out: Flexible
  • Max. occupancy: 10
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets considered
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • rural
  • village
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Farm Holidays
  • Historic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Fireplace
  • Garage
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Living Room
  • Mezzanine
  • Parking Off Street
  • Sunbed
  • Telephone
  • Tumble Dryer
  • Vacuum Cleaner
  • Washing Machine
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • American Kitchen
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Kettle
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 10 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - Shower Enclosure
    Bathroom 2 - Shower Enclosure
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Double Bed
    Bedroom 3 - 1 Double Bed
    - 2 Double Bed , 1 Child Bed , 1 Cot , 1 Sofa bed/Futon
  • 3 private rooms furnished vintage. New bedding, beds 140. Great dorm of 60 m2 with two double beds, a single bed + a futon
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Game Room
  • Games
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Toys
  • Video Player
  • Bicycles
  • Canoe
  • Courtyard
  • Terrace
  • Garden Table & Chairs
  • Garden ...
  • Barbecue
  • 5 bicycles
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • caves
  • churches
  • forests
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • gambling casinos
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • surf fishing
  • tennis
New furniture and in perfect working condition


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(15 traveller reviews)

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Charming 19th century Charentaise farm house
average rating of 5.0 based on 18 reviews

Nicest Place I've Stayed - Anywhere.

  • 5 of 5

Wonderful house with lovely garden in idyllic location. Everything about the house was almost perfect. Particularly the newly refurbished 'suite' on the upper floor with lovely shower room and bedroom.

The property was clean and well maintained.

Customer service provided by Nicolas, the owner (now resident in Paris) and by his father who lives near by was second to none. His father even took us to the nearest supermarket on the first day and waited to take us back to the house. He also lent us a mobile phone as we were having a little trouble with ours.

The location was also excellent with many lovely places (Pons, Saintes, Congnac, Royan, Rocheford, La Rochelle) only a short drive away.

I would be more than happy to stay here again and probably will at the first opportunity and would be more than happy to recommend this to friends (in fact, I already have)!

In short, we had a lovely relaxing holiday in a lovely place and fantastic value for money.

  • Review Submitted: 04-Oct-2014
  • Date of Stay: September 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
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Quiet and spacious!

  • 5 of 5

Lovely house, very well decorated and furnished (with lots of nice details in interior design), with all you need in terms of appliances for comfortable holidays (machines...); the children loved the dormitory/big landing/playroom on the first floor. Large and sunny garden with nice trees. We had walks and bicycle rides in the local woods and countryside area; there are also lots of things to do over a day or half day: Pons, Jonzac, Mornac Sur Seudre for oysters, la Grande Cote nice beach. This accommodation is ideal for relax family holidays, it is very quiet with a lot of space for everyone! The owner was also very welcoming and helpful.

  • Review Submitted: 11-Sep-2014
  • Date of Stay: August 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
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Repos et dépaysement total en seulement 4 jours.

  • 5 of 5

Ce gite est un petit bijoux,

décoré avec goût, il possède le charme d'une vraie maison (et pas d'un gite meublé IKEA).

Les salles de bains sont modernes avec du matériel de qualité (douche balnéo en haut).

Le terrain de 6000m2 est parfaitement entretenu par le Papa si bien que nos 4 enfants ont presque disparus pendant 4 jours sans aucune inquiétude de notre part.

Il n'y a pas de piscine mais pour quoi faire? une piscine extérieure municipale avec 2 bassins et 1 toboggan est à 5 min de voiture pour seulement 2,5euros l'entrée adulte et 1,5 enfant. En plus la mer n'est pas loin (35min).

Nous avons passé un long we absolument parfait.

Le propriétaire depuis Paris est de très bon conseil et est très disponible. Ses parents sur place son tout simplement adorables.

Important de signaler qu'il n'y a pas de voisinage ni propriétaire ni voisin à l'exception d'un homme charmant mitoyen au bout du bout du terrain qui nous a offert de succulentes mirabelles.

Voila sans trop vouloir forcer le trait, nous ne partons jamais deux fois au même endroit, et ce gite va très certainement nous faire changer d'avis.

  • Review Submitted: 28-Jul-2017
  • Date of Stay: July 2017
  • Source: Abritel, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Cher Julien. Je vous remercie pour vos commentaires. Ce fut un plaisir de vous recevoir et vous serez les bienvenus lors d'un prochain séjour dans la région. Bien à vous. Nicolas Gallot
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Très bon séjour dans cette magnifique demeure

  • 5 of 5

Nous avons passé une très belle semaine en famille dans cette belle demeure refaite à neuf avec beaucoup de goût et avons profité de son grand et magnifique jardin. Un grand plus non négligeable, la literie!très bonne! et l'esprit dortoir à l'étage ainsi que tous les jeux mis à disposition ont conquis les enfants!Nous avons également apprécié la région et recommandons le parcours du Château des Énigmes à faire en famille. Merci à la famille Gallot pour leur accueil chaleureux que nous avons beaucoup apprecié et à bientôt!

  • Review Submitted: 19-Aug-2017
  • Date of Stay: August 2017
  • Source: Homelidays, from HomeAway
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Magnifique propriété

  • 5 of 5

Magnifique propriété, aménagée avec goût, avec un grand jardin paysager parfaitement entretenu, à distance des voisins sans pour autant être isolée;

Dans une région riche en patrimoine culturel et gastronomique, pour les grands comme pour les petits qui n'auront que l'embarras du choix entre toutes les activités estivales proposées par l'office de tourisme.

Maison parfaitement équipée et que l'on soit 2 où avec une grande famille, tout concourt à y passer un séjour reposant et déstressant ou bien actif et dynamique...

Propriétaires chaleureux et disponibles.

Tout y est pour se créer de très beaux souvenirs

  • Review Submitted: 01-Mar-2017
  • Date of Stay: August 2016
  • Source: Abritel, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Je vous remercie pour vos appréciations et espère vous accueillir de nouveau; Bien à vous. Nicolas G
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a perfect place for a careless and relaxed holiday

  • 5 of 5

We, a family with 5 children age 2-14) have stayed in this dream house for 3 weeks in August 2016. The house proved to be a perfect place for a careless and relaxed summer holiday: its thick walls and shades ensured cool temperatures inside. The adjustable screens conveniently ensured a good night’s sleep. The gigantic garden with flower beds, swing chairs, hammock, weber bbq and beach chairs for the necessary rest and relaxation for all. We enjoyed the climate in the region (25-35 degrees throughout, only half a day of rain!), visits to Cognac, Saintes, Bordeaux (miroir d’eau!), Royan, Rochefort and La Rochelle (a bit too touristy in high season) and Talmont. The Chateau des Enigmes with a 3 hour treasure hunt was enjoyed by all (only 3 kilometers away),the Water paradise in Jonzac and the wonderful, clean and convenient beaches along the Gironde (very safe waters for small children!). The house is fully equipped for all your needs and you can enjoy your breakfast, aperitif and /or diners in the shade of the magnificent Linden tree (lindeboom/ tilleul). Thank you Nicolas Gallot for letting us stay in your house, we will be back to enjoy it more soon! And again our deepest gratitude to your parents who are truly wonderful people.

  • Review Submitted: 23-Aug-2016
  • Date of Stay: July 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Many thanks Martin for your comments .It has been a great pleasure to welcome you and your familly in Charentes-Maritime. All the best and looking forward to see you again. Nicolas
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Nearest Airport
100 Kilometres
Bordeaux- MERIGNAC
Nearest Barpub
3 Kilometres
Nearest Train
3 Kilometres
Nearest Motorway
7 Kilometres
Nearest Restaurant
3 Kilometres
Nearest Beach
40 Kilometres
Saint Georges de Didonne - Royan
Car: necessary

Ideally located 7km A10, 40 km Royan, La Rochelle and Bordeaux 100km, 20km Cognac, Saintes, Les Antilles de Jonzac, Pons 3km quotes with medieval shopping center;


Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday house in Avy, Poitou-Charentes

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
28 Apr 2018 - 29 Jun 2018
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
30 Jun 2018 - 20 Jul 2018
5 night minimum stay
for 5 nights
été haute saison
21 Jul 2018 - 31 Aug 2018
5 night minimum stay
for 5 nights
été basse saison
1 Sep 2018 - 29 Sep 2018
5 night minimum stay
for 5 nights

Additional pricing information

Ménage £78.67
Pet Fee £0

caution de 400 demandée, paiement du loyer en deux fois, 25% a la reservation et 75% à l'arrivée. Forfait de ménage de 90€ inclus
Du 1er Octobre au 31 Avril, les frais d'électricité de 30 €/Jours sont inclus dans le Tarif

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.
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