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  • Nearest airports are Limoges, Poitiers and Angouleme, all approximately one hour’s drive from La Vieille Gorce.
  • Nearest train station is at Ruffec (25 minutes from La Vieille Gorce), the TGV from Paris to Ruffec is approximately 2 1/2 hours.
  • We are situated just off the D4, 5kms from Charroux in the direction of Chatain and 4kms from Asnois.
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Thank you so much for your interest! We’d love to hear from you and help you book your dream vacation! Please complete the form below or email directly to:

contact@gorcegitesandpool.com

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Frequently Asked Questions

Check availability on the calendar and once you have decided on your dates click on the book now button, you will be directed to a secure payment platform where you can pay and finalise your reservation. Or use the contact form to ask any questions you might have.

Check-in is from 4pm to 9pm and check-out is by 10am.
Unfortunately we cannot allow earlier arrivals or later check-outs for any reason due to our deep cleaning regime. Please do let us know what time you plan to arrive so we can greet you and show you to your room.

Because we are a small business reliant upon seasonal bookings, cancellations have a considerable impact. We therefore adhere strictly to our cancellation policy without exception. In the unfortunate event that you do need to cancel a refund (minus the reservation deposit) is given up to 4 weeks prior to your arrival date.
Cancellations within 4 weeks of your arrival date will not be refunded. We strongly advise taking holiday insurance to cover any unforeseen problems which may lead to you having to cancel.
In the event of imposed travel restrictions due to the pandemic we will offer a voucher which can be redeemed within 18 months of the holiday period originally booked.

A full refund is given up to 24 hours prior to your arrival date.
Cancellations within 24 hours of your arrival date will not be refunded. We strongly advise taking holiday insurance to cover any unforeseen problems which may lead to you having to cancel.
In the event of imposed travel restrictions due to the pandemic we will offer a voucher which can be redeemed within 18 months of the holiday period originally booked.

A deposit of 250 euros is required to secure your reservation and is non-refundable. The balance is required 4 weeks prior to your arrival date.

? In off peak season a gite can be booked for a minimum of 3 nights. In peak season a gite can be booked for a minimum of 1 week.

Bed linen, bathroom and kitchen towels are provided free of charge. Pool towels are not provided with gite rentals.

The bedrooms in the chambres d’hotes are on the first floor. Each gite has 1 bedroom on the ground floor.

Yes all the rooms have their own private en-suite.

Yes a delicious continental breakfast is included when you stay in the chambres d’hotes.

Yes, however, your pet must be well-behaved and kept on a lead at all times when outside.

Unfortunately the property is not suitable for small children under 12 years of age.

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We welcome cyclists and walkers. An evening meal can be provided with advance notice, or bring a picnic and enjoy eating your dinner on the terrace or in the salon.

Bikes are available to hire from www.bikehiredirect.com. We suggest booking your bikes as soon as possible as they are very popular. Your bikes will be delivered to our property and collected after your holiday. You can also bring your own and enjoy the miles of tracks and quiet country lanes directly from the door.

The racetrack is only 30 minutes away. It has a very busy calendar of events throughout the year, check out their website for upcoming events.

Yes the owners live on site. They remain discreet but are there to maintain the pool and grounds and make sure everything is perfect for your stay. They are always happy to help if you have any questions.

There are 3 bed and breakfast rooms, each room sleeps up to 2 people maximum. There are no pull out beds, cots, sofa beds or extra mattresses available.

Each gite is ideal for a couple, however there are 2 extra single beds on the mezzanine. The maximum number allowed in each gite is 4. There is an extra charge for each additional person.

Each room has a hairdryer. An iron and ironing board can be provided on request.

Each room has a kettle with complimentary tea, herbal teas, coffee and decaf. There is a shared salon/breakfast room with a fridge and microwave for guests to use. If you do not wish to dine out at a restaurant you are more than welcome to bring your own supplies and have a picnic on the terrace or in the salon.

Smoking is not permitted in any of the accommodation or by the pool. If you do smoke, ashtrays are provided away from the accommodation and other guests.

La Vieille Gorce is located in the countryside yet only 5 minutes by car to the nearest town of Charroux 86250 where there is a choice of bars and restaurants. There are more restaurants and bars about 15 minutes away in Civray.

Yes the pool is heated to 28 degrees centigrade.

The nearest TGV is 15 minutes away at St Saviol, and Ruffec is 30 minutes away, changing at Poitiers. The nearest Airports are Limoges, Poitiers, and Angouleme all approximately 1 hour away respectively.

Our local supermarket in Charroux is only 5 minutes away. The bigger supermarkets Intermarche, SuperU and Lidl are approximately 15 minutes away in Savigne and Civray. The nearest filling station is at Intermarche, Savigne. The nearest electric charging point is in Charroux.

If you are looking for peace and tranquility, comfortable and spacious accommodation, friendly and welcoming hosts, a stunning heated pool set in beautiful surroundings then you have just found what you are looking for.

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