Located in an elevated position overlooking beautiful French countryside on the outskirts of the harbour village of Mortagne-Sur-Gironde near Royan, the La Flotte estate is an original 18th century Maison de Maître, tastefully modernised. The property is accessed via a well-maintained private drive of about 250 metres with electric gates and video entry system and lighting.
The main house consists of a spacious family home then four individual holiday gîtes located in four acres of private parkland plus additional meadows. In total there is accommodation for 16 holiday guests.
The family home consists of an entrance hall, informal family sitting room with fireplace, elegant drawing room with fireplace, kitchen / dining room, laundry, 4 bedrooms (one with en-suite shower room) and 2 further bath/shower rooms. There are also three large cellars of 116 m². From the drawing room there are double doors leading to a pretty private terrace over-looking the swimming pool.
Le Petit Manoir is the largest of the four gîtes with three bedrooms, two modern bathrooms, sitting room, dining area and a kitchen with a breakfast bar. External dining area with BBQ to the front of the house looking out on the magnificent parkland plus a large open garden area to the rear.
Les Volets Bleus gîte has two large, light and airy bedrooms, a spacious kitchen/dining room and cosy sitting room. Pretty private garden overlooking the pool.
Honeysuckle gîte offers accommodation for four in two bedrooms along with a fully equipped kitchen, bathroom and huge vaulted sitting room. Large private garden.
The Old Bakery, the original bake house for La Flotte is a charming gîte with the original bread oven featured next to the fireplace. A single bedroom gîte with a large modern bathroom, large open plan kitchen/dining/sitting room and lovely log burner for the cooler months. This gîte is perfect for couples who want to enjoy the peace and quiet of La Flotte overlooking vineyards, sunflower fields and meadows currently used as paddocks for our horses.
All gites are equipped with wifi and satellite TV. Fully fitted kitchens including dishwashers and new cookers.
With a total of 7 HA of land, electric fencing and 4 paddocks of around 3.5 HA, La Flotte has good facilities for keeping horses including a small sand school and simple cross country course.
The 10m x 5m swimming pool allows guests to relax and keep cool even on the hottest days of summer. Located next to the communal area with adjacent family play area including large trampoline and climbing frame/swings, the swimming pool was recently renovated and is equipped with poolside shower and necessary security fencing. All poolside furniture is included in the purchase.
We have worked hard to build up a successful gites business over the past 10 years, with bookings already confirmed for the next season and a 5 star reputation on TripAdvisor. All our guests agree that our gîtes are spacious, comfortable and well equipped. Don’t take our word for it, check out what people are saying about La Flotte on TripAdvisor.
What is your dream? La Flotte is perfectly suited for people that want to live their own dream and develop the property further and place their own stamp on this historic property. With substantial outbuildings and barns just waiting to be further renovated you can write the next chapter in the history of La Flotte. A wedding venue, an equestrian school, more traditional gîtes, a large additional family home… the La Flotte estate has superb potential.