Le manoir - the 10 x 5m pool with diving board - deep end is 2. 3m!! (1 / 26)

The gite - front with easy access - park right outside! (2 / 26)

The gite - patio with large bbq. (3 / 26)

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Our 4 acre grounds taken in 2005 - the pinkish areas are now all grass. (5 / 26)

The gite - double bedroom - huge comfy bed (6 / 26)

Spacious 2nd bedroom with large antique wardrobe & room for additional bed. (7 / 26)

The gite - open plan living area with comfy sofa and chairs. (8 / 26)

The pool with wide steps and hand-rail to shallow end (9 / 26)

Le Manoir - lovely surroundings in the huge grounds. (10 / 26)

Barn games area - Table tennis, pool, table football, darts, pogo stick. (11 / 26)

Grounds - 14ft trampoline (12 / 26)

Grounds - basket-ball (13 / 26)

Grounds - volley-ball & badmington net with rope swing beyond (14 / 26)

Grounds - volley-ball & badmington net and rope swing behind launch ladder (15 / 26)

Grounds - swings, trapeeze, acrobatic hoop and tree climbing ladder (16 / 26)

Grounds - swings, trapeze (17 / 26)

The local lanes are very safe for cycling (18 / 26)

A selection of mountain bikes for hire - many almost new - very good rates (19 / 26)

View behind Le Manoir (20 / 26)

Beautiful uninhabited Chateau just down the lane (21 / 26)

Enjoy a meal or a stroll at one of the delightful fishing harbours nearby. (22 / 26)

Wonderful golden beaches at Royan - arguably the best in France. (23 / 26)

The Citadelle at Blaye, one of the many historic sites within easy reach (24 / 26)

Delightful painting from the Gite patio by 2017 guest kathmumby@gmail.com (25 / 26)

Delightful painting of part of the buildings by guest Helen Amos (26 / 26)