You'll find all the space and comfort you'll ever need for an unforgettable holiday in La Marinette, our self-catering gîte for eight people, at La Longère Rose. Whether your break is with family or friends, there's plenty of room to spread out and enjoy yourselves. As a bonus, there's a cosy galleried landing where you can hide with a good book - or sleep off a long lunch! Preparing memorable friends-and-family meals with bountiful fresh produce from the Poitou-Charentes is a real pleasure in La Marinette's well-equipped kitchen.
La Marinette is a spacious, comfortable holiday cottage sleeping up to eight people, with room for extra beds or cots. There is one bedroom and a family bathroom on the ground floor, with two bedrooms and a shower room on the first floor. Mosquito screens are provided for the windows. Equipped with a large table, chairs, a parasol and a gas-fired barbecue, La Marinette's private patio is ideal for French-style summer dining!
Lounge area: spacious, stylish and designed for maximum comfort, the air-conditioned open-plan lounge area has a large settee, a matching corner unit and a double sofa bed. Also provided are satellite TV, a DVD player and wi-fi/ethernet access to the internet. Keen readers will find a selection of paperbacks, along with a useful selection of tourist brochures and details of local attractions, markets and restaurants. Board games are also available to borrow.
Dining area: furnished in a contemporary French style, the separate dining area comfortably seats up to ten people. Plenty of crockery, glasses and cutlery are provided, including items for younger guests, highchairs and booster seats.
Kitchen: we think you'll find everything you could ever need to whip up great meals during your self-catering holiday: a 5-burner gas hob, an eye-level electric oven with a spit-roaster, an eye-level microwave/combination oven, a large fridge-freezer and a range of small appliances, along with saucepans, oven dishes and matching glasses, cutlery and crockery. There is also a dishwasher and a washing machine. Kitchen linen is provided, plus an initial supply of cleaning materials and dishwasher tablets. If you think we've forgotten anything, just let us know!
Ground-floor bedroom: the ground-floor bedroom accommodates up to three people. Comfortably furnished with a double bed and a single bed, a large wardrobe and bedside tables, there is also room for a cot. Summer nights are kept cool with a ceiling fan, while blankets and heaters are provided for when the weather turns chilly. Bed linen is supplied and changed every week.
Ground-floor bathroom: enjoy a summer soak in the family bathroom's generous bath (170cm x 80cm). There is also an over-bath shower, a WC, a well-lit vanity unit, a heated towel rail and a built-in hairdryer with shaver point. All the taps have thermostatic controls to set the water temperature. Towels and bath mats are supplied and changed every week.
Galleried landing: stairs lead up to La Marinette's galleried landing, two further bedrooms and a shower room. The galleried landing is a great place relax, so grab a book and a glass of wine and enjoy some quality time on the comfortable sofa provided. A stair gate is available for the top of the staircase.
First-floor double bedroom: the first-floor double bedroom is comfortably furnished with a double bed, a full-size wardrobe and bedside tables with lights. There is also room for a cot in this bedroom. In addition, there is a ceiling fan for summer nights, plus blankets and heaters for the cooler months. Bed linen is supplied and changed every week.
First-floor triple bedroom: the first-floor triple bedroom is furnished with three full-size single beds, a large wardrobe and bedside tables with lights. This bedroom also has room for a cot or a bed for a small child. There is a ceiling fan, with blankets and heaters provided for cooler months. The velux roof window has a blackout screen. Bed linen is supplied and changed every week.
First-floor shower room: the spacious first-floor shower room has a 90cm-quadrant shower cubicle, a WC, a well-lit vanity unit, a heated towel rail and a built-in hairdryer with shaver point. All the taps have thermostatic controls to set the water temperature. Towels and bath mats are supplied and changed every week.