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Official Contact Details - Le Grand Saule chambre d'hote

Phone: 00 33 (0)5 49 22 56 02 Fax: 00 33 (0)5 49 22 56

A spacious, comfortable home of character on the edge of a pretty, historical village - Moncontour. On the border of Vienne/Deux Sevres - 45 mins from Poitiers, offering forest and riverside walks.

  • Price from 35 EUR / Day
  • 3 bedrooms & 3 bathrooms
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Last updated: 12/07/2009

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Le Grand Saule nestles below the 11th century keep in Moncontour, Vienne. A house of character and history, it provides tranquil, elegant and spacious accommodation. The house is set in its own private grounds and offers secure parking. The large lounge / dining area looks on to the beautiful garden, provides satellite and french television and a DVD library. The continental breakfast offered can be taken in the dining area or on the patio overlooking the sunfilled garden. Relax on the patio amongst the roses and herbs, or in the rear of the garden which backs onto the River Dive. In the garden can be found an original, medieval ball from a catapult used during the seige of the tower.

The accommodation consists of family room with double bed and single bed (with room for a further bed and cot); and a double room with double bed (room for further single bed or cot). Both are ensuite, with satellite tv and tea and coffee making facilities.

Moncontour houses an 11th century donjon and a water sports lake including a ski lift, beach, mini golf and auberge. There are also numerous forest and riverside walks. The area is a paradise for fishermen, bird watchers, cyclists, horseriders. The town includes all the general amenities required including a doctors, dentist, bank, supermarket, boulangerie, bar/pizzeria. Euros and Sterling accepted.

Prices & deals

Lowest Daily Price:
35 EUR
Highest Daily Price:
45 EUR
Lowest Weekly Price:
210 EUR
Cleaning fee:
Charging Method:
Payment Types:
  • No Cash
  • No Credit Card
  • No Cheque
  • No Travellers cheque
  • No Paypal
  • No Wire Transfer

Location & area

Moncontour is based on the edge of Deux Sevres and Vienne in the Poitou Charentes region. It is approximately 4 - 5 hours from the ports of Le Havre, Dieppe and Caen making it an excellent stop over for your journey to the South of France. It is also an excellent point for house hunting.

10 Rue des Eterrasses, Moncontour, 86330, Poitiers, France
Accommodation located in:
countryside, cycling routes, forest and riverside walks, leisure area, near cultural interest, near diving spot, near fishing area, near golf course, near historical interest, near horse riding, near loire valley chateaux, near restaurants & bars, near shopping area, near tennis courts, near the beach, near water sports, old town, one hour from chateaux of loire, rural, village, water sports lake!

Amenities & services

Le Grand Saule offers a family room and a double room en-suite with satellite tv and tea and coffee making facilities. Keith and Anji have continued to develop the property and hope to provide a room for the disabled on the ground floor next year.

# of Units: 1... and each unit includes:

  • Bedrooms: 3
  • Bathrooms: 3
  • Single beds: 3
  • Double beds: 3
  • Baby cots: 1
  • Single sofa beds: 0
  • Double sofa beds: 0


  • Yes Bath:
  • Yes Hair Drier:
  • Yes Shower:
  • Yes Towels:


  • Yes Washing Machine:
  • No Work Desk:
  • Yes Bed Sheets:
  • Yes Bikes:
  • Yes Cable/Satelite TV:
  • Yes Internet Broadband:
  • Yes Internet Dial Up:
  • Yes Ironing Board:
  • Yes Stereo/Radio System:
  • Yes Library:
  • Yes Telephone:
  • Yes DVD Player:
  • No Fax:


  • No Butler Service:
  • No House Chef:
  • Yes Local Guides:
  • No Local Transportation:
  • No 24h Concierge:
  • Yes Tours & Excursions:


  • Yes Fridge & Freezer:
  • Yes Crockery & Utensils:
  • No Dish Washer:
  • Yes Microwave:
  • Yes Oven:
  • No American Kitchen:

Living room

  • Yes Fireplace:
  • Yes Sofa Bed:
  • Yes Table & Chairs:


  • No Private Beach:
  • Yes Barbecue:
  • No Sauna:
  • Yes Garden:
  • No Shared Bathroom:
  • No Spa / Jacuzzi:
  • No Swimming Pool:
  • No Lift / Elevator:
  • Yes Disabled Facilities:
  • Yes Tennis Court:
  • Yes Terrace:
  • Yes Parking:
  • Yes Pets Welcome:


  • No Safe:
  • No Sea View:
  • No Central Heating:
  • No City View:
  • Yes Daily Cleaning:
  • No Air Conditioning:
  • Yes DVD/Music Collection:
  • Yes Ensuite Bathroom:
  • No Balcony:

Additional information

Board Basis:
Bed & Breakfast
Welcome pack:
Tea and coffe making facilities. Local and regional guides.
Extra meal info:
Dinner is available by prior arrangement at a cost of 15 euros per person for a four course meal including aperatif and wine.

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