Park your car right outside to load and unload on a flat and hard surface.
You enter through step free wide french doors to a spacious bright and airy living area downstairs (35m2).
There is a wide door to the disabled access suite, hardwood stairs to the upstairs bedrooms and galleried landing. A wide opening leads to the utility area with washing machine. French doors lead onto the large patio with hardwood furniture, large parasole and BBQ.
Door Width 78 or 157 (French Doors)cm
Total no. of bedrooms with ensuite 
Total no. of bedrooms without ensuite 
Total no. of accessible bathrooms 
Room types available : [Twin] [Double]
Bedroom doorway width 78cm.
Height of lowest bed (floor to top of mattress) 48 or 58cm.
Distance between floor and bottom of bed base 26 or 36cm.
Bed raisers are available.
Lights can be turned off in bed.
Bathroom doorway width 80cm
Height of lowest toilet (from floor to seat) 41cm
Height of highest toilet (from floor to seat) 51cm
Grab rails are available in the shower.
Disabled Parking Available
Distance to Town : 3
We are situated in sunny Charente Maritime amidst a wealth of vineyards, sunflowers and rolling countryside, neighbouring historic towns nearby like Jonzac, Pons and Montendre offer typical French market town life.When you are ready to explore the area, just hop in the car for a huge variety of fun, exploring and sight-seeing. We are only 30 minutes from the fabulous family friendly golden atlantic beaches at Royan and only 15 minutes from the quaint fishing ports on the massive Gironde estuary. The area is steeped in history and has a range of good quality family tourist attractions, several are world class.
Set in gently rolling countryside and surrounded by woodland, apple orchards, sunflowers and vineyards yet only a short drive to the coast. The local lanes are a delight for a quiet stroll or a family cycle ride when you can spot lots of interesting wildlife including huge birds of prey circling the woodland. When you are bored with watching the sun go down over your BBQ, there are plenty of good restaurants within a short drive.
There are a wealth of pretty villages and fishing harbours to be explored on the nearby massive Gironde Estuary, 15 minutes by car. There are cycling paths and fishing along much of the estuary shore. The fabulous golden family-friendly beaches at Royan and St Georges are little more than half an hour away. You have a choice of sophisticated and safe town beaches, cornish coves with superb rock pools and completely wild atlantic surf. If you bring a fishing rod you could have some really fresh fish for the BBQ!
Royan, St Georges and Meschers offer everything you would expect from good seaside resorts. There is a world class zoo just north of Royan at La Palmyre.
There are a wide range of tourist attractions for adults and children for example, the aquarium at La Rochelle is superb, you can become a prehistoric man and try to spear a wild boar at the Paleosite near Saintes, you can go boating on the river Charente or the sea at Royan, there are caves to explore and loads of the usual seaside entertainments like mini-golf. We have a superb Go-Kart track and paint-balling less than 5 minutes by car.
You will see from our guest book that other guests have enjoyed such things as, the eating in the street night market, kayaking with some exciting white water flumes, Gardens of the World by electric boat and jet ski.
There is so much to explore and the history is extraordinarily rich. The nearby town of Saintes offers Roman arches, amphitheatre and churches to explore and a plethora of chateaux and restaurants are waiting to be discovered. Jonzac (10 minutes) has a lovely Chateau and historic walks through the medeival walled town.
Wide choice of lovely restaurants in old market towns, in the country, at fishing harbours, overlooking the sea or near to beaches.
Cognac, Rochefort and Ile DÃƒÂ¢Ã¢â€šÂ¬Ã¢â€žÂ¢oleron are all within easy driving distance, with La Rochelle and Ile de Rey further up the coast. Cognac has some surprisingly entertaining visits at the headquarters of brands like Remy Martin.
Heading south, Arcachon with itÃƒÂ¢Ã¢â€šÂ¬Ã¢â€žÂ¢s famous Pyla sand dune and beaches are a must to visit and Bordeaux offers chic French city life.
The wildlife of the area is unbelievable - a tribute to the traditional farming methods in use. You will see lots of very large birds of prey as you drive around. There are some very good nature reserves with english speaking guides.
There are a wide variety of activities for all ages within easy reach of Le Manoir for example:
10 pin bowling at Saintes and Meschers, both 30 mins
Quad bikes - an excellent forest track with exciting dips and climbs and bridges. 35 mins Royan
Go - Zip Wires - 5 courses some very high and challenging. 30mins Royan.
Go Karting - a huge track almost Formula 1 - only 7 mins by car
Paint Ball - several in the area but nearest one is 5 mins.
Good evening fixed funfair called Luna Park near Royan.
Good Canoeing on the Charente at Jarnac including some white water if you like that sort of thing!
Several very good golf courses including Royan, Cognac, Saintes and several around Bordeax. The owner is always keen for a round and can loan clubs, trolley etc.
Tennis, riding, sailing, walking and fishing (freshwater, estuary & atlantic) all available nearby.
Excellent indoor/outdoor swimming complex in nearby Jonzac with wave machine, flume, rapids, hot tub, ice plunge, steam room, saua etc.
The local lanes are very safe for family cycling and walking.
Excellent Water Ride Theme Park at Arcachon
Spoilt for choice on learning about wine and tasting the available vintages. St Emillion is a favourite.
Every conceivable beach and sea activity around Royan. Jet ski, hire a 6 seater motor cruiser with cabin,windsurf, dingy sailing, sand yachting, great rock pooling and of course sea fishing.
See owners web site or enquire about specific needs.
Airport : Bordeaux or La Rochelle about 75mins
Flight Time: 1-1.5h
Transfer to the airport is available.