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The Old Forge holiday rental near La Rochelle

Come and enjoy your family holidays in France at The Old Forge self catering holiday cottage to rent located in Antigny near the historic port of La Rochelle and the vineyards of the Vendee region. Set in the countryside and sleeping up to 12, the accommodation consists of three double bedrooms, two twin rooms and a double bunk bed, three bathrooms, kitchen, lounge, snug, dining room, study, and courtyard. Lesley Bridge - Owner of The Old Forge


Looking for cottages or gites in France? A holiday rent? Look no further, welcome to The Old Forge, a self catering holiday cottage perfect for family holidays in France.

Plage des Minimes, La Rochelle

Relaxing days at the beach at Plage des Minimes, La Rochelle

Situated in Antigny, close to La Rochelle, the holiday cottage and courtyard garden provide a relaxing, quiet and peaceful self caterng holiday for you and your family with accommodation for 12. Ideally located to explore the region, there is no shortage of places to visit – from the hisotric port of La Rochelle, visits to the local Chateaux with wine tours, family days out at the beach, walking and cycling around the vineyards and eating out locally at places such as the World famous two-Michelin-star restaurant, Coutanceau’s.

In addition to France’s excellent road network (via Eurotunnel), many airlines fly to La Rochelle airport where it is possible to hire a car from a range of companies such as Hertz, Avis and Europcar  or a comparator such as Rhino Car Hire. However you choose to travel France you can be certain to enjoy your holiday at The Old Forge.

For further information on where the gîte is located and how to get here, click here.

The House

- Sleeps up to 12 people
- 3 Double bedrooms, 2 twin rooms and a double bunkbed
- 3 bathrooms
- All year availability

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Use our online booking system to plan your perfect holiday at The Old Forge. Our calendar system allows you to select dates up to 1 year in advance, just simply click book now to start planing your break.

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