Large beautifully restored 3 bed-roomed (+ 2 mezzanine levels), 2 bath-roomed villa with private pool - not shared, with pretty garden around the pool area extending beyond the pool out to the surrounding fields. La Lavande is situated on the edge of a small village a s …see more
12 Aug 2014
"Perfect, relaxing French country holiday"
Pat and Evelyn are perfect hosts because they are exceptionally helpful but also very discreet. Any slight issue and they sorted it straight away, above and beyond what is the norm from our experience… More
Thank you for your kind review, it was very helpful.
9 Sep 2013
"Everything you would wish for in a French country gite holiday"
My husband and I, together with two friends have been holidaying in rented houses in France for over 20 years and feel we have a wealth of experience on which to draw comparison. the properties have r… More
We are very touched by your kind comments, thank you.
16 Jul 2013
"Fantastic would book again."
Have just come back from 2 weeks at La Lavande. We have had a fantastic time from start to finish. Pat & Evelyn were accommodating, and very welcoming. The house and pool were both clean and had every… More
Thank you for your kind review and we are glad that you enjoyed your stay with us. As you have mentioned we will be pleased to see you out here either at La Lavande or Les Iris next year.
Spacious accommodation with lots of character and original features, Sunflower is a superb and relaxing family base to explore the Charente Maritime. Within easy reach of all the Charente's attractions including La Rochelle, La Palymyre Zoo, Futuroscope and beaches. …see more
4 May 2015
"Charming and Great Hosts"
We stayed in the gite for a month while house hunting. It is very close to commerce in Aulnay and the village of Villemorin is very quaint. The gite is very well stocked.… More
Thank you for your review. Plumbing in the cottage for a new washing machine is being carried out at this moment in time and a machine will be fitted shortly. A soup pot is on the shopping list.
Romantic and spacious accommodation with lots of character and original features, Lavender is a superb and relaxing base to explore the Charente Maritime. Within easy reach of all the Charente's attractions including La Rochelle, Cognac, historic villages and islands …see more
19 Jun 2014
"Absolutely everything was perfect!"
We booked seven days but stayed for eight. Perfectly furnished, and so well equipped, this charming cottage with peaceful gardens is set next to the church in a small farming community. Wish we could … More
29 May 2014
"Wish we could have stayed longer."
Lavender Cottage is one of a group of 4 converted outbuildings around a pleasant lawned garden. Parking is on site although it could be a bit of a squeeze if all cottages are occupied. We were met by … More
Our pretty cottage offers privacy with its own garden, terrace & BBQ... Large heated pool. Table Tennis. Boules. Games. Bikes. Sandy beaches, zoos, Il de Re, Futuroscope, wine tours, historic towns, golf, fishing, riding, cycle tracks & walking nearby.
Relax & Enjoy! …see more
14 Jan 2013
We travelled with friends arriving in France in the morning having taken the short trip on the Shuttle, we did the drive to the Villa in approx 7 hours including a couple of stops. The directions we w… More
We are situated in a very quiet Hamlet surrounded by fields of sunflowers, wheat and maize and within a short distance of Aulnay with all local facilities. Within 1 hours drive of many tourists attractions a coastline. …see more
10 Jan 2015
"Wow,it does not disappoint."
Very tidy,clean accommodation with beautiful surroundings and great location. Pool area is a great sun trap. Bike hire to experience local areas. Supermarket for food and the people who own the prop… More
16 Aug 2013
"iddyllic french cottage in beautiful countryside, extremely peaceful"
Wanted my kids to experience the 'real france' so rented this gite for a fortnight. Was very easy to book, and subsequent email communications with the owner were quick and easy. the prices are simila… More
Great for families or large groups. Garden, terrace & BBQ... Large heated pool. Table Tennis. Boules. Games. Bikes. Sandy beaches, zoos, Il de Re, Futuroscope, wine tours, historic towns, golf, fishing, riding, cycle tracks & walking nearby.
Relax & Enjoy! We have bee …see more
29 Sep 2014
"Superb property in a peaceful little village"
We had a great stay at The Rose Cottage.
The superb property is located in a very peaceful little authentic village.
We felt totally at home for the first day!
Weather was great, so we've absolu… More
We are situated in a very quiet Hamlet within a short distance of Aulnay with its famous Romanesque church, shops, bars, restaurants, banks, supermarket, petrol station, open-air swimming pool and tennis court.
The peaceful surrounding countryside of maize, wheat and …see more
Five lovely Gites that are perfect for families or couples.
La Foye is situated in a gloriously tranquil, unspoiled setting, absolutely perfect for French country living and ideal for a relaxed, refreshing holiday. Located in Charente Maritime, the second sunniest regio …see more
23 Sep 2014
"Fabulous, fun and relaxing"
Our first trip back to France for 5 years and we decided to go a little further than Britanny, the Charente area is magnificent, fields of sunflowers and Vineyards mixed with an almost Mediteranean fe… More
Thank you so much, we hope to see you back some time in the future!
This was our second visit to the Nick and Chania's lovely gites. They managed to fit us in as an emergency booking because the gite we were meant to be staying in was awful! Yet again, despite the v… More
Glad you enjoyed yourselves and the wine gums have arrived, thank you so much!
26 Aug 2014
"A Perfect Destination for an Idyllic Holiday"
We cannot recommend Le Manoir highly enough and would encourage everyone to experience a little of the outstanding hospitality which Nick and Chania offer. Experts in their field, they have quite sim… More
Thank you so much for your generous comments. It was super to meet you all and we look forward to a repeat visit some time in the future!
This is a delightful and spacious, two bedroom stone gîte in an enclosed courtyard. Located in the grounds of a former Cognac distillery, Le Gîte du Portail is approached through grand entrance gates and has its own large, partially shaded garden. …see more
29 May 2015
We stayed here for 8 nights and found it to be perfect for our needs. There are 4 gites but we liked this on the best being a beautiful old picture box house. Everything you need is in the house we ev… More
Newly-refurbed nineteenth century stone gite in a tiny hamlet in the midst of the Charentaise countryside. Private walled garden with fruit trees and gated entrance. Private swimming pool. Tranquil setting with local amenities within easy reach. …see more
29 Oct 2014
"A beautiful Gite in a great setting."
We had a really enjoyable and relaxing holiday in Le Beau Fief. Peace and quiet is almost guaranteed and the owners have equipped the Gite to a very high standard with many imaginative touches which h… More
28 Sep 2014
"A little piece of heaven!"
Wow – such an amazing find! We loved our time at Le Beau Fief and will definitely be going back! The gite was truly beautiful, full of charm and equipped with everything you could ever need - along … More
4 Sep 2014
"Fantastic Holiday Gite"
Our family enjoyed a fabulous fortnight at this beautiful and well-equipped gite.
Booking and communication before arrival with owner Tori was excellent, and when we arrived with the caretakers (Mi… More
Idéale pour des vacances pour 4 personnes. Toutes prestations comprises (draps, serviettes de toilette). Nous sommes à votre disposition pour vous faire connaître les lieux pittoresques de notre région très touristiques.Petit jardin bio à votre disposition Accueil …see more
12 Apr 2015
"Perfect holiday accommodation."
Beautiful house, wonderful location and fantastic hosts. If you are looking for a peaceful holiday, I cannot recommend this enough.… More
AULNAY- Gîte à louer- privatif- sécurisé- calme- pour une grande famille ou fêtes entre amis- 2 minutes d'Aulnay de Saintonge -4 Chambres - 2 salles de bain - buanderie- 8 couchages + lit bébé Linge de maison et de toilette fournis. Couchage de qualité.
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Spacious accommodation with lots of character and original features, Wishing Well cottage is a superb and relaxing base to explore the Charente Maritime. Within easy reach of all the Charente's attractions including La Rochelle, La Palymyre Zoo, Futuroscope and beaches …see more
lovely farmhouse ideal for families.& large groups. Huge garden, terrace & BBQ... Large heated pool. Table Tennis. Boules. Games. Bikes. Sandy beaches, zoos, Il de Re, Futuroscope, wine tours, historic towns, golf, fishing, riding, cycling nearby. Relax & Enjoy! we hav …see more
What a lovely time we have had here at Le Manoir, so lovely: excellent gite, clean & well presented. Lots of little things to make us feel very welcome. Great BBQ but the Paella - WOW! Great holiday and good times = fabulous memories. …see more
Kerry & Ian back again for the "Hat-trick" As before, relaxing, friendly and we are returning home refreshed. Thank you both for your hospitality - we have enjoyed your contribution to our stay. …see more
This holiday property, part of the owner's offers a rustic-style interior with stone walls and exposed beams.
Additional amenities include: highchair, bed linen & towels included, fuel and power included, cot available, short breaks all year, car parking available, ... …see more
Near the charming village of Aulnay and five minutes drive from the old town of St. Jean d'Angély stands this old restored stone house with a private swimming pool. It has a light interior with stone walls, cool in hot summers, a comfortable living room with the orig.. …see more
This one bedroomed semi-detached bungalow has been completely refurbished and features now include a cosy lounge and fitted kitchen.
Additional amenities include: shower, highchair, shower room, car parking available, bed linen & towels included, shared laundry room... …see more
This lovely detached house has been completely renovated to a good standard by its owners, and features original oak beams and an enclosed above-ground swimming pool (3.5m x 7.5m).
Additional amenities include: wood stove, highchair, shower room, enclosed garden / p... …see more
This detached holiday property is renovated in a contemporary style to achieve a blend of the old with the new, and has a feature wood-burning stove in the living room. With two double bedrooms, two twin bedrooms, and two bathrooms, the house can sleep 8 comfortably.... …see more
This large, semi-detached holiday house sits in the small hamlet of Saint-Pardoult in the Charentes countryside. Downstairs, the kitchen leads into the dining area and lounge from where you can access the terrace and barbecue.
Additional amenities include: ideal for... …see more