Fine Historic Home
Fine Historic Home

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Comfortable Surroundings

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Fine Historic Home
Fine Historic Home

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Welcome to Maison Du Puits, an historic village home of considerable charm and character yet with all the modern facilities expected by today's discerning traveller. We hope you enjoy our website.
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Looking for a baby friendly holiday rental near La Rochelle? Youve just found an absolute gem!
Maison Du Puits is a large Charentaise country house, seriously stylish and brimming with character, equipped with high quality furnishings and equipment. Located 45 minutes inland from bustling La Rochelle and the stunning Atlantic coast, in the sunny Charente Maritime region of south west France.
The house has been tastefully renovated with lots of creature comforts and has a swimming pool available for shared or private use. Much care has been taken to provide Mum and Dad with stylish accommodation with lots of extras such as an outside kitchen, free wifi, Sky tv, large 4k TV with 4k blue ray player and soundbar, dvd library, the all important dishwasher and of course the bar and restaurant a three minute stroll!
We have not forgotten about the little ones! This child friendly house has lots of items you wouldn't expect such as high chairs, toilet seat reducers, stair gates, bed guards, baby monitor, baby bath, plastic crockery and cutlery, sterilizer, blender and lots more. There are lots of of toys like a dolls house, rocking horse, art easel and all manor of other toys are in the large dining room which can double up as a play room and screened off when not in use.

The house is located within 4 hours of the ferry port of St Malo, Maison Du Puits is only 45 minutes inland from the bustling seaside town of La Rochelle and the sandy beaches of Chatelaillon Plage. The airports of Bordeaux, Poitiers and La Rochelle are all between 1 hour and 2 hours and there are good links to the A10 and D650.

This stylish child friendly accommodation charente maritime, comprises of 3 large double bedrooms of which one is a large quadruple bedroom - all tastefully appointed. The master bedroom has an ensuite bathroom with a shower, toilet and washbasin.

In addition to the ensuite, there is a very large luxury house bathroom with shower pod, roll-top bath and toilet.

Maison Du Puits boasts a large quality dining kitchen with wood-burning stove, utility room (with washing machine and extra fridge freezer, ideal for all that ice and drinks!), oven, hob, fridge-freezer, kettle, toaster, slow cooker and microwave. A side exit leads to the garden, driveway and the rest of the grounds.

To the front of the house is a spacious, well-appointed lounge with feature fireplace and wood burning stove, a large 4k plasma screen TV linked to English satellite television, 4k blu ray player and shelves packed with books and a sizable dvd collection. Next to the lounge is the large formal dining room with marble fireplace with Indian Teak dining furniture. This large elegant room is fabulous for dining in style if you can drag yourself inside! It's spaciousness and the fact it is such a little used room has made it perfect to double up as a playroom with various toys (see check list below) and can be screened off elegantly when not in use. Both reception rooms have large shuttered windows looking out over the mature garden.

To the rear is a fabulous swimming pool in its own walled garden with teak steamers in full sun all day. A fantastic summer kitchen resides in the Charentaise stone courtyard with stone pizza oven, large wood store areas complete with polished concrete worktops, Belfast sink with hot and cold running water, fire pit/bbq and a complete covered kitchen with oven hob and fridge. This courtyard is a fantastic shaded area and has a rattan garden furniture lounge area with chiminea, children's sandpit and a teenagers nook with a pool table and table football. This amazing space has been designed to please all ages all at the same time, making child supervision really easy. Sitting inbetween the main house and the guest cottage, this is a brilliant place for everyone to meet for an evening meal or a long lazy lunch in the shade.

See Below for upstairs and downstairs
floorplans and full check list of facilities...

​La Rochelle Holiday Rental, Charente Maritime Holiday Home, French villa with pool La Rochelle.





>Ceramic 4 ring hob

> Extractor Fan

> Microwave

> Toaster

> Dishwasher

> Kettle

> Electric Oven

> Above average sized Fridge Freezer plus back up fridge freezer ideal for drinks


> Sky TV Free to air channels (uk)

> 49 inch 4k smart flat screen TV (Netflix and internet etc )

> 300 watt Soundbar with wireless boom box

> Washing Machine

> 4k bluray Player

> South Facing lawned front garden

> Stone BBQ

> Outdoor table furniture for 8 and Parasol

> Off Street Parking (Plenty)

> Entrance Gates to the front

> Indian teak dining furniture in dining room for 6 (extra seats from Kitchen can be squeezed on)

> 8.1 m by 4.6 m Swimming pool

>  Teak Steamer Sunloungers

> Communal Shaded Courtyard with table and chairs for 10

> Communal wood fired Pizza oven and complete alfresco kitchen in courtyard

>Rattan Sofa set

>Games nook with pool table and table football

> Hammock in shaded courtyard

> Outside lighting

> Extra Sofa in dining room

> Kitchen dining table with seating for 4

> Games cupboard with Monopoly, travel scrabble and various books

> Substantial dvd collection, films, comedy and box sets

>Large Family bedroom with double wrought iron bed and double sofa bed and fireplace (not to be lit in summer)

>Wood burning Stove in Kitchen (not to be lit in summer please)

>Baby bath


>Iron and Ironing Board

>Clothes airer for internal use

>Washing Line

>2 Travel cots (fold away) please check availalability

>2 plastic high chairs

> Baby equipment:-

Pram, bed guards x2, 2 potties, 2 toilet seat reducers and foot stools, baby monitor x1, steriliser, stair gates x2, plastic crockery and cutlery, baby bath, changing matt, moses basket x1, Dolls house, rocking horse, art easel, childs table and 2 chairs for drawing/playing, Large selection of Duplo, toys and games, children's dvds and extra 22 inch  tv and dvd for watching dvds only

> Bicycle hire at 7:50 Euros per day or reduced weekly rates in village 5 minutes drive away (Dampieere Su Buttonne)

>House bathroom with large Parisian sink, Shower pod, toilet and roll top bath

>Double bedroom adjacent to house bathroom

> Wrought iron king sized bed in Master with Ensuite shower, toilet and sink with electric heater

>Lawn Croquet

>Badminton net and equipment




Authentic French charm....
Authentic French charm....

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Huge bathroom fit for a king!
Huge bathroom fit for a king!

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Fully equipped large kitchen
Fully equipped large kitchen

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Authentic French charm....
Authentic French charm....

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French house with outside kitchen to rent

French villa with separate guest cottage to rent