3 Bedroom (Sleeps 6) Gite in Jonzac

Moulin De Malineau is a 200 year old, stone mill house situated in 4 acres of gardens surrounded by a small lake.

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Owner/Property Manager: Ashley Wykes
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Property Type: Gite
Location: Jonzac
Sleeps: 6
Bedrooms: 3 Bedroom
Bathrooms: 1
Minimum nights stay: 2
Low season price per week: £1095
High season price per week: £1500
Please contact the owner directly to confirm the price and availability


Moulin De Malineau is a 200 year old, stone mill house situated in 4 acres of gardens surrounded by a small lake. The gardens feature a variety of trees and scrubs together with plum, peach, apple, fig and cherry trees. The area also features a wide variety of wildlife including, kingfishers, hen-harriers, buzzards, sparrow hawks and lizards and the mill is surrounded by meadows and sunflower fields. Moulin De Malineau is situated in a small village called Messac and it is in an ideal location to easily reach the cities of Bordeaux, Angouleme and Cognac, together with the Atlantic beaches which are approximately 45 minutes away. The nearest village with amenities is Leoville, which is a couple of minutes by car and it has a Post Office, an Epiciery, two bakeries and a Tabac. Montendre is approximately ten minutes away and it has a good variety of shops and supermarkets. It also, during the summer has an excellent night market on Tuesday evenings and a street market on Thursdays. Jonzac is approximately fifteen minutes drive from Messac and features a very impressive Chateau, a larger range of shops, a Cinema and an excellent variety of good quality restaurants. There is also Les Antilles which is an excellent water park, with a Casino, excellent Spa facilities, which are very popular with visitors to Jonzac and it is also possible to take a flight in a hot air balloon. There are also two indoor markets on a Tuesday and a Friday and an excellent night market on Wednesday evenings with live music.
Moulin De Malineau has two three bedroom Gites, Monet and Matisse, each of which can sleep up to six people. Monet has three bedrooms upstairs and features exposed beams and stone walls. There is a large double room, a twin room and a family room with a double bed and two singles. Downstairs there is an open plan Dining/Kitchen area with both being well defined, together with a living area with two sofa beds, SAT TV/DVD and french doors which lead out onto a shaded, gravelled area looking out over the lake. This area is an ideal spot for outside dining. The Kitchen is fully equipped with a microwave, full sized oven, fridge/freezer, dishwasher, washing machine, coffee maker and large dining table and chairs to seat up to ten people.
Matisse has a family bedroom downstairs and two bedrooms upstairs, one double and one twin. Again, the living/dining/kitchen areas are open plan with a fully equipped kitchen. The dining area leads out to a shaded, gravelled verandah, overlooking the pool and french doors lead out to a shaded, gravelled area from the living room. Outside is a 10x5m pool, which is fenced to prevent unsupervised access and there is plenty of room by the lake to enjoy a picnic.
Arrival day: Saturday
Distance to nearest airport: Bordeaux - 40 miles
Distance to nearest train station: Jonzac – 10 miles
Distance to nearest shop: 2 miles

Sporting activities/facilities nearby
Canoeing, Horse Riding, Cycling,Tennis, Swimming, Golf and Fishing.

T-towels and hand towels are supplied together with all bedding but not bath or beach towels.
May – June – Monet, £1095 – Matisse, £1095 .
June – July – Monet, £1500 – Matisse, £11500
August – September – Monet, £1500 – Matisse, £1500

Booking conditions
A 25% deposit is required to secure the booking.
The balance is required 8 weeks before arrival.
No refunds can be made within eight weeks of the booked dates.
The balance is non refundable in the event of cancellation within eight weeks of booking.
Monies can be made by sterling or Euro cheques, by post or by bank transfer, ( details to be supplied ).
A returnable 100Euro deposit will be asked for on arrival.
Gites to be cleaned after occupation.
Pets welcome.


By car:
50 minutes approximately from Bordeaux, 90 minutes approximately from La Rochelle and Bergerac with regular services from the UK throughout the year.
By Ferry:
Approximately 8 hours from the ports of Calais and Boulogne, 5 hours from St Malo and Caen and 6 hours 30 minutes from Roscoff.
By Rail:
Nearest train stations are: Bordeaux – 50 minutes and Angouleme – 40 minutes. Both of these are served by the TGV network.
Approximate driving times

Jonzac – 15 minutes.
Pons - ( beautiful medieval town ) - 25 minutes.
Cognac – 40 minutes.
Bordeaux – 1 hour.
La Rochelle - ( beaches, aquarium and zoo ) - 1 hour fifteen minutes
Beaches – 40 minutes upwards, depending on where you travel to!
Dune de Pila - ( largest sand dune in europe ) - 1 hour 45 minutes.

The summer of 2018 was my first as a Gite owner after retiring as a secondary school teacher. I hope that you will read the reviews form my guests and get a positive impression of what is on offer here. I wanted to rent out my Gites for a limited time to begin with in 2018 but now I am fully prepared to offer further weeks during this year. With the up and coming Olympics in France in 2024 there will be several events based in Bordeaux which is reached from here by car and train in a little less than an hour. Also, Paris can be reached by TGV train from Bordeaux in just over two hours. This is of course where the Athletics and other events will be based.

3 Reviews - 5/5 Average Rating

Reviews Summer 2019

By Mr & Mrs Ganner on 21-Feb-2020

August 2019 - Mr &Mrs Banner, Stratford Upon Avon. A fantastic, relaxing holiday. Pool is fantastic. A very relaxing holiday.

Reviews Summer 2019.

By Laura, Nick, Rita, Florence and William Fussey. on 21-Feb-2020

Family Fussey - Thank you Ashley for the loveliest of family holidays. You,'ve been wonderful as a host. The use of the private pool was fantastic and the Gite and the grounds are beautiful. We have not felt this relaxed for some time and hope to see you again. Florence Fussey, age 9 - I loved the pool and I spent hours in it! It was fantastic for playing in. The Lizards were very cute and I spotted a Deer. William Fussey, age 7 - Thank you Ashley for putting your Gite on the internet and letting us stay here for two weeks. It has been fantastic!

Reviews summer 2018.

By on 06-Feb-2019

2018 – 28.7.18 – 11.8.18 – Julie Wickham and family. “ We had a great time at your beautiful place and thank you for letting us stay. It is truly amazing how much you have achieved in such a short time!” 2018 – 12.8.18 – 21.8.18 – James O’Neill and family. “ Great holiday. Thank you so much for looking after us. Can we discuss booking next year.”