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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

Golfing breaks at our French Gite that sleeps more than ‘Fore’!

by French Gite on August 22, 2010

We’re all familiar with the traditional golfing holidays… the fail-safe golf holidays in Spain, but have you ever considered French golf holidays? No? Here at the Old Forge French holiday rental, we’re not only blessed with beautiful surroundings and famous French red wines but we are also lucky to be close by to 3 excellent 18 hole golf courses.

When your planning your golfing breaks, whether your thinking about golf weekends or longer golfing holidays, within a short drive of the Gite you can be teeing off next to the River Yon or looking out over the Marina of Port Bourgenay, enjoying the spectacular western coast of France.

Accommodation at the Gite is flexible, so whether your looking for unusual golf presents such as a romantic golfing trip for two or if you would like a family break or French golf holidays with friends, the Gite sleeps up to 12 people in luxurious comfort accommodating all your needs.

The first of the courses is Golf Club de la Domangere just south of La Roche Sur Yon. This is a long and majestic course with plenty of strategic water, mature trees and bordered by the River Yon. It has 18 holes and is Par 72. In addition there is a 4 hole practice course, a driving range and putting green. There is also club cart and trolley hire and to complete your round of golf, there is excellent food at the bar grill-room.

Next up is Port Bourgenay Golf Course. This 18 hole course with a Par 54 is ideally located on the edge of the sea, and bordering an enclosed forest, the golf course also overlooks the marina of Port Bourgenay. Both the 16th and the 17th holes overlook the beautiful sea where the sunsets create a stunning view, worth visiting for this alone! In addition there is also covered and uncovered practice and a putting green.

The third course close by is Golf des Fontenelles at L’Aiguillon-sur-Vie. This 18 hole course has a Par 72 and a large range of facilities for you to enjoy. It’s an ideal course for holiday golf with generous fairways and a lake, approach green and putting green. In addition there is a a Pro Shop, changing rooms, tea and coffee, bar snacks, trolley hire (including motor trolley), buggy hire and driving range.

To book your perfect French golfing holiday, please see our booking section or contact us for further information.

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