Farmhouse - Charente-Maritime - Sleeps 6


  • Farmhouse exterior
  • Farmhouse exterior
  • Farmhouse exterior
  • Farmhouse exterior
  • Lounge
  • Dining room
  • Dining room
  • Dining room
  • Lounge
  • Bedroom
  • Bedroom
  • Farmhouse exterior
  • Bedroom
  • Garden and Grounds
  • Farmhouse exterior
  • Nearby Town/Village
Farmhouse in Charente-Maritime, a cottage in Poitou-Charentes: Farmhouse exterior

Nestled amongst vineyards and sunflower fields, in pretty French hameau.

Traditional farmhouse, full of Charentaise character nestled amongst sunflower fields in a tranquil hamlet on the edge of the pretty village of Berneuil.
This beautifully proportioned three-bedroomed fermette retains many of its original features with stone fireplaces and exposed beams, combining modern living with French charm.
The house is set in its own grounds with lawned garden dotted with fruit trees. The rear of the house looks across sunflower fields and distant vineyards – perfect for sundowners.
Ground floor comprises separate salon and dining rooms, tastefully decorated. Comfortable, parquet floored salon with armchairs, sofa, TV/DVD and ornate fireplace. Bright, tiled dining room comprising dining table and chairs, wall cabinet set around original fireplace. Modern kitchen/breakfast room with hob, oven, fridge, microwave is located in the original farm workers cottage exuding atmosphere. Bathroom with separate bath and shower, wash-basin, shelves, heated towel-rail, washing machine. Separate WC.
Upstairs the spacious master bedroom has a four-poster bed and the second double bedroom comprises rustic, beamed ceiling. There are two further single bedrooms.
The village of Berneuil is located in rolling landscape approx 12 kms south of the Romanesque town of Saintes with its fine amphitheatre and each July the majestic Abbaye-Aux-Dames is host to a Festival of Classical/Sacred music. The ancient pilgrimage town of Pons is 9 kms to the south on the medieval route to Santiago de Compostella.
The farmhouse is 40 minutes’ drive from the family-friendly beaches of St. Georges de Didonne with their wealth of water sports and the pine-fringed sandy beaches of Meschers-sur-Gironde. Further along the Grande Conche is the seaside town of Royan with its many sea-front restaurants. A ferry across the Gironde (20 mins) links Royan with the Médoc and its world-renowned vineyards and Atlantic surfing beaches.
North along the coast lies the chic seaside resort of Saint-Palais s/Mer and onwards to La Grande Côte and La Côte Sauvage with their wonderful sweeping sandy beaches backed by dunes and pine glades.
The beautiful artist’s village of Talmont with its colourful arts/craft community is 30 minutes’ drive; and a visit to the nearby Gallo-Roman archaeological site and museum at Le Fâ is unforgettable. Mortagne-sur-Gironde with its pretty port and marina-side restaurants is 30 minutes drive.
Further attractive destinations in the region include the largest, most-visited zoo in France at La Palmyre with more than 1,600 animals (55 kms).
The world-famous Marennes-Oléron (50 kms) is Europe’s largest oyster cultivation area and is en route to the magical L’île d’Oléron.
The region around Berneuil offers a wealth of country walks, bird-watching, horse-riding, golf and great cycling along the Charente riverside tracks.
Cognac is an hour away, where the world famous houses offer excellent tours.

This property has been listed with Holidaybank for 13 years

Farmhouse Property Features

Location Type
  • Coastal
  • Rural
  • Village

  • Car Required

Housekeeping & Services
  • Iron and Ironing Board
  • Bed Linen Included
  • Fuel and Power Included
  • Cot
  • High Chair
  • Towels for Hire
  • No Smoking

Open Fire/Wood Burner
  • Wood burner

  • 2 Double Bedrooms
  • 2 Single Bedrooms

Ground Floor Facilities
  • Ground Floor Toilet
  • Ground Floor Bath
  • Ground Floor Shower

  • Washing Machine
  • Dishwasher
  • Microwave
  • Fridge
  • Toaster
  • Oven
  • Hob
  • Grill
  • Coffee Machine

  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Books
  • Games
  • TV

Leisure Equipment
  • Sun Loungers
  • Patio Furniture
  • Barbecue

Garden/Terrace/Play area
  • Private garden

Parking available
  • Off road parking

Activities within 20min drive of the property
  • Wind Surfing
  • Fishing
  • Wine Tour
  • Theatre
  • Tennis
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Horse Riding
  • Walking
  • Cycling
  • Pub/Bar within 1 mile

Local Water Sports
  • Water Skiing
  • Jet Skiing
  • Sailing
  • Swimming (indoor pool)
  • Canoeing
  • Kayaking
7 night(s) · 22 September 2018
Key Property Details
Property Name Farmhouse
Reference 16274
Sleeps 6
Bedrooms 4
Bathrooms 1
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Farmhouse in Charente-Maritime

Nearest TownSAINTES - 11 kms (approx)
Nearest AirportBORDEAUX - More than 30 kms (approx)
Nearest Ferry PortSAINT-MALO - More than 30 kms (approx)

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