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Appartement de la Gare

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Penny & John

Appartement de la Gare

Entire apartment
4 guests2 bedrooms2 beds1 bath
4 guests
2 bedrooms
2 beds
1 bath

It is a first floor self-contained fully equipped apartment in this 19th century former Paris-Orleans railway station. A 5 minute walk to Coulonges sur L'Autize town centre, which has a busy market Tuesday mornings, cafes and shops. Beautiful countryside nearby includes a swimming lake with picnic area, boats, slides etc. Within an hour or so, you can reach La Rochelle, Puy du Fou. We are located about 30 minutes from the A83, A10, Fontenay-le-Comte and Niort with its medieval fortress.


Free parking on premises
Unavailable: Carbon monoxide detector
The host hasn't reported a carbon monoxide detector on the property.
Entire place
You’ll have the space to yourself and will only share it with those you’re travelling with.

Sleeping arrangements

Bedroom 1
1 double bed
Bedroom 2
1 double bed



45 reviews
Kilda User Profile
August 2018
A special place to stay. Our hosts were great, recommended a restaurant to us and were very attentive. Well recommended for a short stay to relax or explore the area.
Lyndsey User Profile
August 2018
A beautiful, stylish home. Penny and John were very friendly but allowed us to have our own space. Our boys loves the swimming pool!
Adam User Profile
July 2018
We had a wonderful stay in this very interesting old railway station which has been converted to a very high standard. We had full private use of the fully equipped kitchen and enjoyed the big bathroom and comfortable bed. We were met in the driveway and made to feel very welcome…
Pippa User Profile
July 2018
Spacious two bed first floor flat with owners on ground floor Walking distance of small town We chose it as it was near to a wedding we were attending but good base for exploring the Vendee
Joanna User Profile
July 2018
What a fantastic place, one of the nicest places we have stayed. The house was full of character and very comfortable, the location was perfect with fantastic amenities but felt secluded. John & Penny were great hosts that gave lots of local tips/suggestions. We will definitely…
Jennifer User Profile
July 2018
Penny and John were wonderful, attentive hosts who were around all the time to answer any questions. The home is full of history and railway memorabilia, and penny and john’s dog is very friendly. The place is actually more spacious than the pictures show. The location is fairly…
Marian User Profile
August 2017
A Railway Station is not usually the best place to spend a night. However, this one has welcoming hosts, a beautiful home from home feel, well appointed, self contained kitchen, bathroom and lounge, nice locality and a very refreshing small garden swimming pool. We loved it…

Hosted by Penny & John

Coulonges-sur-l'Autize, FranceJoined in May 2016
Penny & John User Profile
45 Reviews
We are from Hampshire UK but now live in France. We are both retired and have three children. We are passionate about living in France and property restoration.
Interaction with guests
We live on the ground floor with one friendly dog, but the dog is not allowed upstairs. We are normally available to help with any questions or issues.
Languages: English, Français
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Things to keep in mind

Check-in: After 3PM
Checkout: 12PM (noon)
After 3PM
12PM (noon)

House Rules

  • No smoking
  • No parties or events
  • Pets are allowed


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