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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


2014 Booking Rates:
Low season (Jan, Feb, Mar, Nov, Dec)
£500 per week or £75 per day
Mid season (April, May, Oct)
£650 per week or £95 per day
High season (June, July, Aug, Sep) including Easter, Whit week, Christmas & New Year
£800 per week or £120 per day

Thank you for choosing to book with The Old Forge, please call Lesley on tel. 07778 790303 to discuss booking your holiday with us or send an email to info@gite-in-france-to-rent.com.

Please make sure you read our full terms and conditions prior to booking, the key points of which can be found below.

Key points of our terms and conditions:

- Smoking. We do not allow smoking inside The Old Forge.
- Pets. We are sorry but for the comfort of other guests we do not allow pets.
- Arrival and Departure. We allow short breaks by special arrangement, however under normal circumstance the start of your gîte holiday is Saturday. Arrival is from 4pm onwards and we request you vacate the gîte by 10 a.m. on your last day so we can prepare for the next guests. Late departure may be available on request.
- Booking Deposit. We require a deposit of £300.00 at the time of booking. If a deposit has been paid then payment in full is required at least eight weeks before the arrival date.
- Cancellation Terms.

  • Outside 12 weeks of departure date loss of deposit
  • Between 12 weeks to 8 weeks 35% charge
  • Between 8 weeks to 6 weeks 45% charge
  • Between 6 weeks to 4 weeks 55% charge
  • Between 4 weeks to 2 weeks 65% charge
  • Between 2 weeks to 1 week 75% charge
  • Between 1 week to departure date 100% charge

Cancellation charges are based on the total holiday costs. Cancellation charges are sometimes reclaimable on your insurance policy.
- Breakage Deposit. We require an Inventory Deposit to cover the costs of potential breakages of £300.00. The Inventory Deposit shall be refunded less any amount in respect of any breakages, damages etc., if applicable, approximately 1 month after your departure.

Your holiday deposit becomes your Inventory Deposit twelve weeks before your departure.
- Electricity and Water. The cost for these utilities is included in the gîte rental.
- Bed Linen, bed linen is included in the price.
- Long out of season lets,  prices negotiable.
- Methods of Payment.

  • Cheques. These should be British bank or building society cheques and made payable to Forge Properties Limited, signed and dated with the date the booking was made NOT the date of your holiday please!
  • Bank Transfer. You may want to transfer the sterling or Euro equivalent amount direct to our bank. We can provide you with the necessary information.
  • Credit cards. Unfortunately we are not yet able to accept credit cards