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Les Iris

Gite with 2 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms and swimming pool in Coivert, France

From £496 per week

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Gite to rent in Coivert, France

  • Gite
  • Sleeps 4
  • 2 Bedrooms
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Private pool
  • Balcony / terrace
  • Parking
  • Private garden
  • BBQ
  • Washing machine

Gite overview - owner's description

Situated in the heart of the Poitou Charente region of South Western France, Les Iris forms part of a large beautifully restored Charentaise Longhouse dating back in parts some 300 or 400 years, maybe

Les Iris is located in a small hamlet just 10 minutes drive from the market town of Aulnay de Saintonge and 3 minutes drive from the market town of Loulay. In Aulnay you will find a supermarket, several Boulangeries, several Restaurants, three Bars, four Hairdressers, Press or News Agent, two Chemists, three Banks, a Public Library, Post Office and Tennis Courts. Aulnay de Saintonge also has a fine example of a Romanesque Church that periodically hosts Choral evenings. You can also enjoy the lively Thursday and larger Sunday market at Aulnay de Saintonge, and a Friday market at Loulay where you can buy fresh local produce. Loulay also has a Pizza bar, Bar and Restaurant, Co-op, Press, Bank and Post Office.

Nearby is the pretty market town of St Jean d’Angely that has a large Wednesday and Saturday market offering a delight in colour and ambiance. Here you will find many shops, Supermarkets, Bars and Restaurants offering both French and international cuisine.

A short picturesque lane off the main road (D115) leads into Les Groies and Les Iris where you will find ample secure parking. Les Iris offers spacious accommodation and is set in beautiful tranquil gardens with fully maintained secluded pool and of course absolute peace and quiet.

The accommodation comprises two bedrooms upstairs, Bedroom 1 being 15 m2 and has a double bed. Bedroom 2 is 16m2 and has 2 single beds. The accommodation downstairs is open planed and covers 38 m2. It comprises fully equipped kitchen with fridge, washing machine, dish washer, electric oven and hob, micro wave, with combined dining and living area. The living area has , TV, English Sky freeview, video and DVD player and comfortable seating for all guests. There is also a shower, wash basin and WC on the ground floor.

There is a private patio area for eating outside or just relaxing in the sun. To the side of the Gite is a large garden area for your enjoyment together with access to the secluded pool. A table and chairs, BBQ, Sun-loungers, and Parasols are provided.
All bed linen, towels and beach towels are also provided.
Cot and highchair are available on request.
The owners live on site and are always happy to assist in any way possible.

Out and about
Les Iris is within easy reach of the local towns of St Jean d’Angely, Niort and Saintes. Larger Towns such as La Rochelle, Rochefort, Angouleme, Bordeaux and Poitiers are an hour or so’s drive away.
The area is ideal for exploring the Poitou Charente region. Rolling hills and very little traffic together with some of the best sunshine in France makes it ideal for walking and cycling. Being at the heart of the Cognac region, numerous distilleries can be found nearby as well as local wine producers who welcome visitors for tastings. Why not try some of the regions aperitif Pineau, which is made from cognac and unfermented grape juice.
Other attractions such as Coulon in the Marais Poitevin near Niort where you can explore its twisty rivers by boat, or just simply enjoy its marshes and outstanding natural beauty.
The nearby Ile D’Oleron and Ile de Re with its many sea food restaurants, oyster beds, beaches and small colorful villages make a really fantastic day out.

Numerous beaches are found within a relatively short distance, the nearest being Chatelaillon-Plage and Fouras next to La Rochelle which is about 60 minutes drive, where you will find many beach-side restaurants.
Other beaches such as La Palmyre near Royan are also about an hour away. Or you can simply lounge around over a glass or two of wine by the pool whilst the BBQ warms up. What ever you decide you will always be sure of a great holiday at Les Iris.


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This gite is:

60km from the nearest beach 3km from the nearest bar 3km from the nearest restaurant 12km from the nearest supermarket 60km from La Rochelle airport 10km from Aulnay 10km from Nearest Town for supplies 60km from Nearest Beaches

Local activities

Golf 45km Sailling 45km Sports center 45km Tennis 15km Wind surfing 45km

Sights and attractions

Historic site 15km Museum 45km Shopping 15km Theatre 10km Zoo 45km Cinema 10km

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Outside this gite in Coivert, France
This gite is in the countryside and in a quiet area. It has a pool, a balcony, a barbecue and a garden. Car hire is necessary as the renter will need a car to get about for shopping, eating out and the beach; however parking is available if required.

Prices and availability

Updated 6 March 2017

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Changeover days and minimum stays

  • 15 July - 29 September 2017: changeover day is Saturday and the minimum stay is 7 nights.



2 bedrooms, Sleeps 4:

  • 1 double bed
  • 2 single beds

There is also 1 double sofa bed, 1 cot


2 bathrooms, 2 Separate WC's

Swimming pool

Private pool with electric heating, Size 9.7m x 4.5m, Depth 1m to 2m


CD player, DVD/Blu-ray player, Radio, TV Languages in English, Local, Satellite / cable


Living area seats 4, Dining area seats 4, Clothes drier, Hair dryer, Iron / board, Towels / linen, Washing machine, Car hire essential


Cooker, Crockery, Cutlery, Fridge, Freezer, Glassware, Kettle, Microwave, Oven, Pots / pans, Toaster


Balcony or terrace, Barbecue, Parking, Private garden

Suitable for

Children, Infants, Pets


Average rating from 1 review

Private Owner From Aulnay, France Member since May 2010

Having run a B+B in Ireland for 9 years we are looking to suppliment our income in France with what we know and enjoy doing.

Past bookings: 4 bookings

Last logged in: 5 months ago

Number of properties: 2

Having run a B+B in Ireland for 9 years we are looking to suppliment our income in France with what we know and enjoy doing.

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