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Le Puits

Holiday Rental House -
3 Bedrooms , 4 Bathrooms , Sleeps 5
Surgeres, Charente-Maritime, Nouvelle-Aquitaine
Le Puits is a beautifully restored Charentais house, set in the Charente Maritime (renowned for being the second most sunny part of France). Chambon Bourg is a typical French hamlet with beautiful areas for birdwatching, cycling and walking. The bakery delivers bread to your kitchen window on request daily, except Wednesday. The town of Surgeres, 5 miles to the east, has supermarkets, bars and restaurants, an indoor swimming pool and pretty river walks. Aigrefeuille d'Aunis, 5 miles to the west, has an outdoor market twice a week selling fresh fruit, vegetables and fish. It also has an outdoor swimming pool and a landscaped lake. Historic La Rochelle is only 25 mins drive away. Here you can sunbathe on the beach at Les Minimes, visit the aquarium or take the bus boat from Les Minimes to the beautiful harbour and enjoy the excellent re... Read more
Listing #HL209275
About the Owner
Hazel F
Languages spoken:English
Response Rate:100%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:February 2012
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Reviews (2)
Reviewed 22 June 2017

What a beautifully restored property. From the moment we arrived until the moment we left we were totally relaxed. If you really want to get away from it all for a break and without the tourist trappings, then this is the place to stay. Close...More

Date of stay: December 2016
Thank GlenStewart2424
Management response:Responded 22 June 2017

Thank you so much for your review. Chambon is certainly the place to relax and recharge your batteries. I am so pleased you enjoyed staying in Le Puits and very much look forward to your return. A bientot, Hazel

Reviewed 5 June 2016

This attractive gite (we have stayed there twice before) is in the peaceful hamlet of Chambon Bourg. It has been tastefully restored and can accommodate up to six people. The garden is delightful (the owner is a keen gardener), providing a private area for eating,...More

Date of stay: May 2016
Thank mlandon2016
Management response:Responded 10 June 2016

Thank you for the lovely review. I am looking forward to your next visit when maybe you can explore Cognac and visit one of the distilleries, or cross the bridge to lle de Re and enjoy the beautiful beaches there and the fine foods offered...More

  • Cable/satellite TV
  • Central Heating
  • Cooker
  • Dining Seats (7)
  • Dishwasher
  • Double Beds:(2)
  • DVD Player
  • En Suite Rooms (1)
  • Fireplace
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Hairdryer
  • Half Baths (1)
  • Highchair
  • Internet Access
  • Iron
  • Kettle
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room Seats (7)
  • Microwave
  • Parking
  • Private Garden
  • Refrigerator
  • Shower Rooms (2)
  • Single Beds:(2)
  • Suitable For Children Under 5
  • Toaster
  • Washer
  • Wi-Fi
House rules
    Pets not allowed
    Smoking not allowed
    Check in: 4:00 PM
    Check out: 10:00 AM
    1 Half bath
    2 Showers
    1 Attached (ensuite)
    2 Twins
    2 Fulls
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  • cleaning: ₹ 4,057 / stay - Fee
  • Damage Deposit: ₹ 16,226 / stay - Deposit
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About the neighbourhood
The village of Chambon Bourg has an historic church and cemetery. The separate village of Chambon-Gare, 2 miles to the south has a post office. Flat country lanes fan out from Chambon, providing quiet and safe walking and cycling routes. The tall hedgerows lining the lanes harbour many species of songbirds. Buzzards, harriers, kites and owls are frequent visitors. Deer and hares are also to be seen. During June and July many of the fields surrounding Chambon are full of sunflowers. A 25 minute drive west will take you to La Rochelle with its historic medieval towers guarding the entrance to the beautiful Old Port. The choice of excellent places to eat and drink is endless. Street entertainments around the harbour every night during the summer make for a pleasant after dinner stroll. At the... more
Car recommended
How to get there
Airport: La Rochelle: 30.0 km
Railway: Surgeres: 10.0 km
Ferry: St Malo: 343.0 km
There are reasonably priced direct flights to La Rochelle from London, Stansted and Dublin with Ryan Air; Southampton, Birmingham, Glasgow and Manchester with Flybe; Edinburgh and Leeds with Jet2; London, Gatwick and Bristol with Easyjet. The gite is 1.5 hours motorway drive from Bordeaux airport. Europcar, Hertz or Budget can arrange hire cars from either airport.The ferry port of St Malo is a four-hour drive, and the Eurostar runs from St Pancras to La Rochelle/Surgeres.
Activities nearby
There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive, Horse Riding Nearby, Water Park Nearby, Watersports Nearby, Nearest Beach: 30.0 km.
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