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“Fantastic Holiday”
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24 reviews
Your gite opening onto pool and garden
Your garden room/terrace opening upon the pool area
Garden outside your gite
View from your garden room/terrace, across pool, garden & valley beyond
Your superb all-weather garden room with sliding glass doors
Your gite to the right, owners house to the left - privacy guaranteed !
Acre of garden outside pool area
Your view across the pool to the village church on the hill ...
Paradise at night as well ...
A swim under the stars perhaps ?
Fully equipped kitchen & dining room
Comfortable living room with log fire (if needed !)
Main bedroom, with french window views across rolling countryside
Space in the garden to get away from it all !
View from main bedroom  in July
Surrounded by vineyards, sunflowers & rolling countryside
Just 10 mins drive to Gironde Esuary & nature reserve
3 lovely beaches at Meschers - 30 mins drive
Blaye citadel - views over estuary & surrounded by vineyards
Could be from a California holiday brochure !
Glass doors closed and you're in a world of your own - but still in the garden !
Vineyards all around - spend a day wine tasting !
Cosmopolitan La Rochelle - just over 1 hour - motorway all the way
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Holiday Rental House -
1 Bedroom, 2 Bathrooms, Sleeps 2
Semoussac, Charente-Maritime, Nouvelle-Aquitaine

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David H
1 review
“Fantastic Holiday”
Reviewed 17 August 2016 for a stay in August 2016

Really enjoyed our stay. Gite was exactly as described and worked perfectly for four friends. Was amazing to have such a lovely clean pool overlooking the fabulous Bordeaux countryside. Chris and Martin could not have been more helpful. We would all wholeheartedly recommend and I'm sure we will return. Thanks Chris and Martin!

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Travelling group: Friends
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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Management Response
17 Aug 2016
David

Many thanks for your very kind review ! It was a pleasure welcoming people who were so clearly having a great time !

Although the gite's primarily designed for 2 people, we're delighted that you were able to have 2 friends stay also and apparently have plenty of room !

Thanks again.

Best wishes

Martin & Chris
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blondeath...
bournemouth, england
Level 3 Contributor
10 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
“Fantastic relaxation!”
Reviewed 8 October 2015 for a stay in September 2015
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Beautiful gite, spacious and clean, well equipped and provisioned. Exceptional hosts, especially Keanu! We had the most relaxing weeks holiday ever in this lovely tranquil area. The gite was even nicer and much bigger than it appears in the photos. Chris and Martin were wonderful hosts, attentive but unobtrusive. The pool was a delight and maintained to the highest standards with lots of different seating areas to just chill and follow the sun. Outstanding and can't rate it highly enough on all counts. You could say we had a lovely time!

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Liked best: Everything!
Liked least: Nothing! Except we couldn't stay longer.
Travelling group: Spouse/Partner
Your age range 50-64
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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Glasgow, United Kingdom
Reviewed 26 July 2015 for a stay in July 2015

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Liked best: pool garden and view
Liked least: nothing
Travelling group: Spouse/Partner
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
Friends getaway Older travelers
People with pets
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  • Would you recommend the location of this property?
  • Was it a good value for the price paid?
  • Did the property offer wi-fi/internet access?
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Management Response
29 Jul 2015
Many thanks for taking the time to write your very kind review - much appreciated !

We look forward to your return visit next year !

Best wishes

Chris and Martin
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888DMPM
Bristol, United Kingdom
Level 6 Contributor
88 reviews
19 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
“Ticks all the boxes and does 'what it says on tin'.”
Reviewed 1 August 2014 for a stay in June 2014

The brochure does not do justice to this place, the gite is huge with a pool to match and, you do not have to share with other holiday makers. We were made to feel very much 'at home' by Martin and Chris, who were unassuming and charming. The gite had everything we needed, including a comprehensive library of 'places to see'. The setting is beautiful and tranquil, a great place to chill, but within easy reach of many attractions and the A10. We used as a base for touring the vineyards of Blaye and, it is a boat ride away from the Medoc.
Take a visit to the historic citadel at Blaye, it also has some good restaurants with views of the estuary. The village of Talmont is picturesque, try the local white wine 'Le Colombard' , it is excellent. For stunning reds, search out Chateau des Tourtes in Saint-Capris-De-Blaye. Finally, if you are in Cognac city and you want some 'wow' go to Meukow distillery.

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Liked best: The relaxed stay
Liked least: The horrendus thunder storm
Travelling group: Spouse/Partner
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
Friends getaway
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  • Was it a good value for the price paid?
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Cullompton, United Kingdom
Reviewed 10 July 2014 for a stay in June 2014

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Liked best: Fantastic garden & pool
Liked least: Low beams in Bedroom!
Travelling group: Spouse/Partner
Your age range 50-64
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
Friends getaway
  • Was the property as advertised?
  • Would you recommend the location of this property?
  • Was it a good value for the price paid?
  • Did the property offer wi-fi/internet access?
  • Was your security deposit returned on time?
Was this review helpful? Yes
This review is the subjective opinion of an individual traveller and not of TripAdvisor LLC nor of its partners.
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