Greengates - Charming French Gites - Dates filling fast for Summer 2023 & 2024
A Gorgeous Way to Experience the French Culture and Country.
This beautiful holiday complex ensures space, privacy and above all relaxation. Surrounded by fruit trees producing cherry plums, walnuts, figs, peaches, pears and apples as well as many local herb plants. Three charming three bedroom cottages and plans to complete a one bedroom apartment shortly. All with private terraces and outdoor spaces with BBQ's and all the modern conveniences you need in the heart of French rural life.
This property is made up of three, three bedroom authentic and modernised gîtes and a one bedroom Gite as well as the main house, where the owners live. A charming and traditional Gite complex set on the edge of the picturesque village of SecheBoue in the magnificent Charente-Maritime.
About the Area
All the charm with the facilities you would expect for modern living. Perfect for families in a safe and secure environment with the owners on site to ensure the most enjoyable holiday or base from which to explore the top attractions in the region. We have so much to choose from it is difficult to know where to start, but to name a few; Cognac F. Gacon distillery and winery, Feel Nature Kayaking, The wonderful traditional Markets (every Saturday in Chef Boutonne), The coastal maritime port of La Rochelle including their seawater Aquarium. Don't forget a visit to the Futurescope theme park. A fun packed day for all the family.
A great central location with an abundance of historic Chateaus; fine Churches; Cognac Distilleries; wonderful wineries; picture postcard villages; super fresh produce and seafood; tastetastic local cheeses and of course wine that will warm the heart.
Who We Are
We chose our own slice of paradise and love everything that living in France has offered us and we are delighted to share this with our wonderful guests.
Welcoming guests has been our passion for over thirty years in international hospitality. We love food and entertaining and the company of others.
Rest assured we will assist whenever requested, but we know the value and importance of having space to do whatever you want and we will give you the freedom and privacy we all crave.
Our beautiful traditional 17th Century Longere is packed with rustic charm and character. We have created three warm and welcoming, three bedroom homes all with two bathrooms as well as a one bedroom independent cottage that all share extensive and mature grounds with plenty of space for running around, playing or just steeling away from it all.
Beyond the walls of the barn is a gated pool that is surrounded by walls to add peace of mind and we are able to provide this through the extended Summer months.
About our Properties
We have three gites that have 3 bedrooms and two bathrooms as well as a one bedroom Gite. All the properties are under full refurbishment and will offer something slightly different, but all will comfortably furnished and packed with charm and character with private terraces.
Our properties have free access to WiFi. Guests can also purchase improved bandwidth should they need to as this area has yet to be upgraded to the new fiber. Rest assured this will not spoil the enjoyment, but more over enhance it! The owners are on hand to assist and advise for those that simply cannot live without it!
Rosemary, Rose and Lavender are the names of our beautiful 3 bedroom cottages. They offer the freedom and space that all families need with three spacious bedrooms. Extra beds and cots available free on request as well as high chairs. We recommend you bring your own baby bedding, however we can supply if required.
Honeysuckle will be our 1 bedroom Gite and is currently under construction. Perfect for 2 or a small family as the sofa converts into a bed for added value and convenience. The property is a French Longeire and all accommodation is one one row.
Smart TV's and full kitchens as well as all linen is provided, so that you can just relax from the very moment you arrive.