La Grue Gites, ‘Bois’
La Grue Gites, ‘Bois’ - From £300 - £600 per Week
Welcome to our beautiful gites in the sunny Charente area in South-West of France. The Charente is famous for its semi-Mediterranean climate – it’s the second sunniest region in the whole of France!
La Grue is a small hamlet set amongst rolling fields of stunning sunflowers and vines in the gorgeous French countryside – perfect for cycling and walking. We’re only 4kms from the picturesque market town of Aigre with its supermarket, restaurants, cafes, shops, Cognac producer, tourist office and open-air markets on Thursdays, Saturdays and Sundays selling a range of local produce. Aigre also hosts an English market on the first Saturday of each month from April to October.
‘Bois’ has one upstairs bedroom with an en-suite, modern shower-room and is perfect for couples – ideal for romantic get-aways or for additional family members should you wish to book more than one gite.
Rennovated in the traditional Charentais style, our former woodstore, and petite maison, Bois, has an open-plan living and kitchen-dining area. There is a separate downstairs toilet.The bedroom is located up a spiral staircase off the dining area and this has a modern, en-suite shower room.‘Bois’ has a television with English free-view channels, a DVD player with a selection of DVDs in the library area. The kitchen is well equipped with an electric cooker, a fridge, a microwave and plenty of cooking utensils, tableware and glasses.
Things to do
Have bicycles delivered to your door. Visit our Cognac/Pineau producing neighbours! Cycle to Tusson which is a village protege and has a museum, artisan workshops, Le Compostelle restaurant, La Maison de Charente (purveyors of all delights of duck) and the fabulous, Gateaux coffee shop.
There’s a beautiful Plan d’Eau 10 mins away at Les Gours.
Go canoeing at Mansle, Rouillac or Jarnac.
The infamous, historic town of Cognac is under forty minutes away with its distillery tours and river trips along the Charente.
Rouillac which is a fifteen minute drive away, boasts one of the largest markets in South-West France and offers a real treat for ‘foodies’.
The Atlantic coast beaches of Fourras (70mins), La Rochelle, Royan and Meschers are approximately 90 minutes away.
Verteuil-sur-Charente, thirty minutes away, has a beautiful Chateau and is a lovely day out.
- Bedrooms 1
- Sleeps Up To 2
- Holiday Type Countryside
- Price From £300 - £600 per Week
- Swimming Pool - Heated
- Swimming Pool - Shared
- Linen Included
- Satellite TV
- Smoke Alarms
- Washing Machine
- Long term Renters
- Pets allowed