Le manoir - the 10 x 5m pool with diving board - deep end is 2. 3m!! (1 / 43)

Le Manoir - Layout of the buildings and facilities (2 / 43)

Our 4 acre grounds taken in 2005 - the pinkish areas are now all grass (3 / 43)

The cottage with private patio and adjoining stone barn with game area. (4 / 43)

The cottage patio and 1 acre garden loads of space! (5 / 43)

The gite - front with easy access (6 / 43)

The gite - patio with large bbq. (7 / 43)

The cottage - upstairs double bedroom (8 / 43)

The cottage - double bedroom - ensuite beyond (9 / 43)

The Cottage - upstairs twin bedroom with two windows to the grounds (10 / 43)

Cottage - galleried landing oak floorboards and chandelier (11 / 43)

The Cottage - huge open plan living area (12 / 43)

The cottage - kitchen & dining area (13 / 43)

The Cottage - Plenty of room to relax (14 / 43)

The cottage - ensuite shower room to double bedroom (15 / 43)

The cottage - main bathroom with large walk-in shower (16 / 43)

The cottage - main bathroom upstairs with walk-in shower (17 / 43)

The cottage - main bathroom upstairs with twin wash-basins (18 / 43)

The Cottage - downstairs bedroom made up as a double - ensuite beyond. (19 / 43)

Cottage - downstairs bedroom can be a twin - ensuite wet room beyond (20 / 43)

The cottage - ensuite wet-room to downstairs bedroom (21 / 43)

The cottage - ensuite wet-room to downstairs bedroom (22 / 43)

The gite - master bedroom with huge comfy bed (23 / 43)

The gite - spacious second bedroom - can easily take an extra bed or cot (24 / 43)

The gite - large open plan living area (25 / 43)

Grounds - the pool with wide steps and hand-rail to shallow end (26 / 43)

Le Manoir Pool with wonderful views across the huge grounds (27 / 43)

Le Manoir - lovely surroundings in the huge grounds. (28 / 43)

Barn games area - Table tennis, pool, table football, darts, pogo stick. (29 / 43)

Grounds - 14ft trampoline (30 / 43)

Grounds - basketball (31 / 43)

Grounds - volley-ball & badmington net and rope swing behind launch ladder (32 / 43)

Grounds - swings, trapeze, acrobatic hoops and tree climbing ladder (33 / 43)

Grounds - swings, trapeze (34 / 43)

The local lanes are very safe for cycling (35 / 43)

Le manoir - a selection of mountain bikes for hire - many almost new (36 / 43)

View behind Le Manoir (37 / 43)

Beautiful uninhabited Chateau just down the lane (38 / 43)

Enjoy a meal or a stroll at one of the delightful fishing harbours nearby. (39 / 43)

Wonderful golden beaches at Royan - arguably the best in France. (40 / 43)

The Citadelle at Blaye, one of the many historic sites within easy reach (41 / 43)

Delightful painting from the Gite patio by 2017 guest kathmumby@gmail.com (42 / 43)

Delightful painting of part of the buildings by 2017 guest Helen Amos (43 / 43)