Tournesol Ferme translates to ‘Sunflower Farm’, an ideal name for a home set amongst sunflower fields and cognac vines. Both the farmhouse and gîte are surrounded by meadowland, on the edge of a small hamlet.
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Sandra and Stuart purchased the Farm in 1998 and have made it their second home. Every year they have updated and added new features, so expect to find all of your home comforts and gadgets that you will need for a perfect holiday.
The large garden and gated courtyard provides a peaceful setting to relax by the pool and enjoy evening BBQs. There is everything to keep every member of the family entertained, table tennis in the shade of the barn, boules pitch, selection of bikes, 14ft trampoline, garden games (including croquet, badminton, cricket, garden Jenga) and for the teenagers Wi-Fi, CD’s and UK satellite TV.
The 11m by 5m swimming pool provides a perfect respite from the heat. With a shallow end 1.1m with gentle steps and deep end of 2.2m (unusual in most french pools) ideal for teenagers jumping and diving. There are plenty of loungers for the spacious patio providing a great place to relax with the family. It is accessed via a childproof gate, giving parents ‘peace of mind’ when the children are playing in the fenced garden.
The large garden provides the perfect space for those family tournaments, such as badminton and the 14ft trampoline is sure to keep the children entertained. There are also a range of bikes available, six adult, three child-size bikes and two toddler bikes for your use.
A welcome pack is provided, including, fresh bread, butter, jam, eggs, milk, tea,coffee, a bottle of wine and cleaning products. All linen is provided but guests are asked to provide their own towels.