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Affordable luxury with the comfort of home - L'Ancienne Distillerie - Otard

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1 Bedroom , 1 Bathroom , Sleeps 2
Cognac, Charente, Nouvelle-Aquitaine
Set in the heart of the Cognac region and surrounded on all sides by the vines of the Grande Champagne, this former cognac distillery offers you the highest standard of accommodation and service. Otard is one of 4 gites on site. Each gite is independent and has a private terrace whilst sharing the wonderful landscaped gardens, BBQ areas, parkland, pool and gamesroom. Each property has an individual style and retains a wealth of original features such as exposed beams and stonework. The properties sleeping 8, 6, 4 and 2 can be rented individually or together making this the perfect venue for families, special interest groups, friends and couples. All the properties are insulated, double glazed and heated for those off season stays.

The gite Otard has been created from an old cognac storage barn. Built into the walls of the courtyard...
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Listing #HL283107
About the Owner
Jacky J
Languages spoken:English, French
Response Rate:100%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:November 2012
Interaction with guests
We live on site in a separate house and so are available to help you in any way be it recommending and booking restaurants or suggesting day trip and places to visit.
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Reviewed 5 December 2017

Very pleased , very good , every thing v/g The whole system worked well from booking to notification of deposit return , the directions were good , they left a sign outside on arrival day , so we could not miss the property , and...More

Date of stay: November 2017
Thank Relax643961
Management response:Responded 6 December 2017

Glad you enjoyed your stay. It was lovely to meet you both and I hope that we will see you again when you need some more Pineau and cognac supplies! Jacky and Neville

Reviewed 15 April 2017 via mobile

Had a lovely stay at this great Gite. Everything you needed plus a really comfy big bed. I was very pleased when we arrived. Jacky and Neville were so helpful and friendly and of course Remi the dog who was adorable.

Date of stay: April 2017
Thank turnernicki
Management response:Responded 17 April 2017

Thank you so much for this lovely review it is always good to hear that we are getting it right for our clients. Hope to see you again as your dream of living in France progresses.

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Reviewed 21 October 2014

This location was just perfect for us. Nearby Segonzac is a delightful village, and both Jarnac and Cognac are a short drive away. The whole Gite complex has been beautifully developed. The Gite itself was lovely, well equipped and furnished and very quiet at night....More

Date of stay: October 2014
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  • Balcony or Terrace
  • Cable/satellite TV
  • Central Heating
  • Cooker
  • Dining Seats (4)
  • DVD Player
  • Full Baths (1)
  • Game Room
  • Grill
  • Gym
  • Hairdryer
  • Internet Access
  • King Beds:(1)
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room Seats (2)
  • Microwave
  • Parking
  • Playground
  • Pool Table
  • Refrigerator
  • Shared Garden
  • Shared Outdoor Pool (Unheated)
  • Stereo System
  • Suitable For Children Under 5
  • Swingset
  • Towels Provided
  • Washer
  • Wheelchair Accessible
  • Wi-Fi
House rules
    Pets allowed
    Smoking not allowed
    Check in: 4:00 PM
    Check out: 10:00 AM
Smoking is allowed outside the property but not inside
    1 Full bath
    1 King
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  • Damage Deposit: $423 / stay - Deposit
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About the neighbourhood
L'Ancienne Distillerie is perfectly positioned for visits to all the major towns and tourist attractions in the area such as La Rochelle, Cognac, Saintes, Angouleme, Bordeaux. St Emillion and many more.

If you are looking for something more energetic, then there is horse riding, kayaking, quad biking and water skiing all within a short drive. We also have a number of bikes for our guests to use.

Sample some cognac, Pineau or the wines of Blaye, Bordeaux, St Emillion....

All too much? Then simply enjoy the peace and tranquility of this beautiful area. Relax by the pool, spend the day at the beach, wander across the vines to the local boulangerie for your croissants or try some of the many excellent local restaurants.
Getting around
A car is essential during your stay
Car advised
How to get there
Airport: Bordeaux: 110.0 km
Railway: Angouleme: 35.0 km
Ferry: Calais: 800.0 km
Full travel information can be provided on request.

We are easily accessible from the airports of Bordeaux, La Rochelle, Poitiers, Limoges and Bergerac.

The Eurostar (via Paris or Lille) connects with the TGV system with a direct line to Angouleme station where there are connections to the local stations of Jarnac and Cognac.

There are multiple car rental agencies at all the airports as well as the station at Angouleme.
Activities nearby
Fishing Nearby, There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive, Horse Riding Nearby, There Are Tennis Courts Nearby, Watersports Nearby, Nearest Beach: 50.0 km.
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