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Our gites or (self catering rental homes) near La Rochelle are situated in a region called the Charente Maritime on the South-West coast of France. Nearby are the historic towns of La Rochelle, Cognac, Bordeaux and Rochefort. The chic island of Ile de Re is nearby, boasting many celebrity home owners such as Johnny Depp, Vanessa Paradis and visited by famous stars and singers, such as Katy Perry. Sandy beaches ideal for children are a short drive away with easy access to many beautiful islands, some accessable by foot at low tide, others needing a small boat trip. With as many hours of sunlight annually as Monaco and Nice and less traffic and congestion, it is ideal for everyone. There are lots of places to visit and things to do to keep everyone happy. The region boasts Europe's largest water parks, aquariums and ports, all less than 30 minutes away by car.

Enclosed 11x5m salt water swimming pool Pool

For those just wanting to relax, have a dip in the pool and sip some locally produced chilled wine overlooking sunflower fields in a gorgeous quiet location.


The 17th century Farmhouse, Pigeonnier and Pressoir have been renovated to a very high standard. Outside there are table and chairs for each of the gites, secure swimming pool, bbq's and a large garden with childrens play area, swings, wendy house, trampoline, football goal and sun loungers, plus free hire of cycles. They are surrounded by rolling countryside with fields of sunflowers and wheat, close to a pretty Charentaise village with local supermarket, bar, post office and a highly popular restaurant specializing in local cuisine. Nearby there are plenty of fishing lakes, cycling, pony riding and lovely country walks.

You can prepare and book your next holiday on this site, direct with us, Nigel and Suzie, the owners. We have also provided links to the many different ways of getting here, including low rate flights to La Rochelle, ferries, trains and by car and of course what to do in La Rochelle once here! So, why not start by taking a look around our gites or holiday homes in La Rochelle by clicking here.


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