French Family Gites, Courant, Charente Maritime, France

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Gites and Farmhouses
Family holiday gites sleeping 27 with a swimming pool and games facilities near sandy beaches in western France

Holiday Rental for Groups of Families and Friends.
French Family Gites, Courant, Charente Maritime, France, sleeps 4-27 in 12 bedrooms.

Sleeps 4 to 27 in 5 gites
School House sleeps 8
Barn House sleeps 6
Forge House sleeps 5
Owl House sleeps 4
White House sleeps 4

Competitively priced – book two cottages or all five.

French Family Gites offers a unique farmhouse setting, with five holiday homes clustered around two swimming pools. Near fabulous beaches and with lots to entertain everyone in your group, this is perfect venue for an extended family holiday or a get together with a group of friends. Your hosts, Giles and Sarah, will do everything in their power to make your holiday relaxing and enjoyable.

There’s plenty for the kids to do on-site, with a games room containing table football, table tennis, a unique climbing frame, sandpit, badminton, swimming and toddler pools and much more – and the balmy evenings are perfect for relaxing with other adults. Off site there is even more - check out our website.

Each cottage has been restored combining ancient stone walls, fully fitted kitchens and modern white tiled floors. There is an 11m by 7m swimming pool and a 5m in-ground filtered paddling pool, a games room and lots of games and play equipment for outside use.

Off site we are ten minutes drive - and a reasonably priced shared taxi ride - from bars and restaurants in St Jean D'Angely. We're within easy reach of beaches and La Rochelle, Rochefort, Saintes, Royan and Poitiers. Our website uses what3words to locate a wide range of activities - it can be download onto your phone for free.


Kitchens include cooker, fridge freezer, microwave and a wide range of cutlery, pots and pans and all that's required for your stay.
No separate dining rooms but each cottage has seating for 6 to 8 both in and out. With notice, we can arrange dining for whole group in open barn.
The sitting rooms vary in size up to the School House, which includes the kitchen and dining area, and is 30 feet by 20 feet.
Each cottage has a television for DVDs - we have an extensive library of DVDs.
There is on-site WiFi.
The games room has a table tennis, football table and a unique game which is started life as a pool table.
We only let our accommodation in the summer.
The Owl House, White House and Forge have two bedrooms. The Barn House and School House have three bedrooms. There are doubles and singles.
We provide linen.
There is a bath with a shower in each bathroom and plentiful hot water from individual tanks.
Two of the cottages - the White House and the Barn House - are on one level.
All cottages have cots, high chairs and stair gates.
Games room with table tennis, football table and crazy game (formerly a pool table) and play frame, sand pit, basketball and badminton all on site.
11m by 7m swimming pool and 5m in-ground filtered paddling pool.
There is sufficient parking on site.
Smokers welcome but please smoke outside!
Pets welcome.


In the town of Courant in western France, close to fabulous beaches and many interesting places to visit including La Rochelle.
St Jean D'Angely has bars, restaurants and shops and is ten minutes drive away or a reasonable shared taxi ride.
The Intermarché just outside St Jean D'Angely is the nearest shop.
St Jean D'Angely has bars, restaurants and shops and is ten minutes drive away or an affordable shared taxi ride.

Booking Information

You can rent two cottages or all five - please enquire.

Self Catering
Outside Caterers
Other Meals
Full Board Only
Games Room
Hot Tub
Swimming Pool
Tennis Court
Open Fire
Disabled Access

Getting here

25 Rue Saint Jean
17330 Courant
St Jean D'Angely and Surgeres train stations are fifteen minutes drive away.
I wouldn't recommend the buses!
La Rochelle airport is 45 minutes drive away.

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French Family Gites, Courant, Charente Maritime, France

Giles Curtis

Joined us: 2017
+44 (0)7904 837 808
25 Rue Saint Jean
17330 Courant