Cottages and Classics presents La Rose des Vents luxury holiday cottages. Two beautifully restored Charentais cottages in the heart of the Charente Maritime - set discretely within the 2.5 acre gated grounds of an elegant Manor House on the outskirts of a small village, surrounded by vineyards and sunflowers - yet just 15 minutes from Cognac, and within easy reach of the Atlantic beaches, La Rochelle and the beautiful Il de Re.
Renovated to preserve the original character, with wooden beams, terracotta floors and blue shutters, each cottage sleeps 6 or 7 (+ cot). Tastefully furnished in English and French Country style and equipped with every luxury for 21scentury comfort, they have been awarded a 4 star classification by the French Tourist Office.
Offering total privacy and tranquillity with their own private flower filled gardens equipped for outdoor dining, there is an idyllic heated 11 x 5.5 metre swimming pool (for sole use of guests) set within the fruit orchard overlooking the vineyards.
The resident owners, have owned classic sports cars for over 25 years, and included in your stay is a complimentary tour of the vineyards in a 4 seater Morgan.
Choose from a self catering holiday or a B & B mini break which includes breakfast delivered to your cottage each morning, with tea and cakes on arrival and a welcome 4 course dinner served in the Manor House. Or why not start your holiday with a reservation for a candle lit dinner to be served in your cottage or under the stars in your private walled garden
Classic and sports car owners will find everything supplied – from pool towels to picnic hampers, secure covered parking, the use of a garage and tools and a programme of scenic drives to take you off the beaten track through vineyards and picturesque countryside to unspoilt villages in the Charente, Charente Maritime, Dordogne and Bordeaux regions.
7 day inclusive touring itineraries can also be organised for groups of Classic Car Owners during May, June & September, including the famous Circuit des Remparts held in Angouleme each year. Additional accommodation is available for larger groups.
Whether you enjoy a family holiday, sightseeing, gourmet dining and fine wines, classic cars, or just chilling out - you can be assured of a warm welcome at La Rose des Vents
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