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Gite | 5 Bedrooms | sleeps 9

Very Good 4.5/5 

7 Nights min stay

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from £40 /night

£276 - £827 / week

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  • Nearest beach 150 km
  • Swimming pool
  • Great for children of all ages
  • Car essential
  • Pets welcome
  • Private garden
Verina is a fully-modernized, 5-bedroom farm cottage situated at the end of a country lane in the Charente. It has a 10 x 5 m swimming pool just for you, and there is perfect peace and quiet.  …see more

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Gite | 4 Bedrooms | sleeps 8

Very Good 4.5/5 

1 night min stay

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from £51 /night

£354 - £870 / week

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  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 20 km
  • Swimming pool
  • Great for children of all ages
  • Car advised
  • Some pets are welcome - please contact the owner
  • Private garden
Confolens is a great town with some beautiful medieval buildings. It has a range of shops a 5 minutes walk away and a large Intermarche 5 minutes drive from the house. It is a two minute walk to the main square, bars, restaurants, shops and the medieval city. nicely decorated large 19th century stone cottage with private pool provides "home away from home'  …see more

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Farmhouse | 3 Bedrooms | sleeps 6

Excellent 5/5 

7 Nights min stay

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from £71 /night

£495 - £660 / week

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  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 10 km
  • Swimming pool
  • Great for children of all ages
  • Car advised
  • Some pets are welcome - please contact the owner
  • Private garden
Built in 1601, Chez les Hirondelles is located in the valley of the River Vienne, which is classified as an area of outstanding beauty. Manot is a typical sleepy French village with the old bridge crossing the River Vienne  …see more

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Manor House | 5 Bedrooms | sleeps 14

Excellent 5/5 

2 Nights min stay

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from £342 /night

£2394 / week

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  • Swimming pool
  • Great for children of all ages
  • Car essential
  • Pets welcome
  • Private garden
Locally Confolens is the nearest town with about 3000 inhabitants. There you will find various large supermarkets, bakers, butchers, various other shops as well as a local hospital, dentists, and chemists Pays du Cognac, châteaux de la Loire, côte Atlantique, Porcelaine de Limoges, local products  …see more

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Gite | 1 Bedroom | sleeps 3

Excellent 5/5 

1 night min stay

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from £44 /night

£308 - £451 / week

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  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 6 km
  • Swimming pool
  • Great for children of all ages
  • Car essential
  • Pets welcome
  • Private garden
Fabulous base for exploring the Charentes area, with 2 lakes on the doorstep offering kayaking, swimming, sunbathing (white sand beach), sailing and fishing. Wonderful ancient villages full of history abound. Cycling, horse riding, walking, sightseeing are available. Pets are welcome here and for those that love birdwatching, 170 species are recorded here!  …see more

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Manor House | 3 Bedrooms | sleeps 9

Excellent 5/5 

3 Nights min stay

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from £86 /night

£599 - £770 / week

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  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 200 km
  • Great for children of all ages
  • Car essential
  • No pets allowed
  • Private garden
Belle Mansart du 18 eme sur trois niveaux, dominant la vallée et la forêt. Parc de 2 hectares 5 avec tilleuls et cèdre tricentenaire. Dimensions exceptionnelles pour cette ancienne résidence d'un général : 380 m2, 3m, 50 - 4m de hauteur sous plafond Location possible pour séminaires, mariages, anniversaires..  …see more

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Manor House | 5 Bedrooms | sleeps 12

Excellent 5/5 

2 Nights min stay

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from £79 /night

£550 / week

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  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0 km
  • Great for children of all ages
  • Car essential
  • Pets welcome
  • Private garden
4km from the town of Ruffec with4 major supermarkets & many bars/ restaurants & a fresh fish & fruit & veg market on Wednesdays & Saturdays. Cycling, walking, kayaking & horseriding are just some of the activities available in the beautiful Charente countryside. The restaurant and river where kayaks can be hired & a child's play area is just a 5 min walk away  …see more

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Gite | 2 Bedrooms | sleeps 4

Short stays welcome

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from £51 /night

£355 / week

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  • Swimming pool
  • Great for children of all ages
  • Some pets are welcome - please contact the owner
ANGOULEME: Circuit des murs peints, salon de la bande dessinée ( BD),circuits des remparts, musées, salons, gastronomades, film Francophone d'Angoulême, musiques métisses, Pole image Magelis, espace Carat... auroflore.com A proximité: Zone commerciale à 7 Kms,tennis, pêche, golf, paint ball, chemin pédestre, parc accrobranche...  …see more

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Cottage | 2 Bedrooms | sleeps 6

1 night min stay

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from £44 /night

£308 - £403 / week

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  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Great for children of all ages
  • Some pets are welcome - please contact the owner
  • Private garden
The pool is great for relaxing and not going anyway! we have a local village with restaurants and shops as well as supermarkets but we have plenty of places to go local markets, Cognac houses, museums, walks and lakes to swim or boating also canoeing on the rivers  …see more

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Farmhouse | 11 Bedrooms | sleeps 22

Excellent 5/5 

Short stays welcome

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from £424 /night

£2968 - £3816 / week

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  • Nearest beach 87 km
  • Swimming pool
  • Great for children of all ages
  • Car essential
  • No pets allowed
  • Private garden
Fantastic Farmhouse and Barn, with two pools, jacuzzi and sauna. Sleeps 22/24 people.50 minutes away from Bordeaux Airport See our website www.frenchweddingvenue.com  …see more

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Farmhouse | 2 Bedrooms | sleeps 6

1 night min stay

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from £79 /night

£550 / week

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  • Swimming pool
  • Great for children of all ages
  • Car advised
  • Some pets are welcome - please contact the owner
  • Private garden
Swimming pool Garden Rural Charente Typical farmhouse from 1750 Nicely decorated  …see more

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Guest house | 5 Bedrooms | sleeps 12

1 night min stay

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from £98 /night

£684 / week

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  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Great for children of all ages
  • Air conditioning
  • Some pets are welcome - please contact the owner
5 Chambres à thème: La Mer, la suite chinoise, l'impériale, l'andalouse et la sénateur peuvent accueillir 12 hôtes, Un lit pour bébé est a disposition. Nos amis a 4 pattes sont les bienvenus. Table d'hôte sur demande, petits déjeuners inclus dans la prestation.  …see more

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Cottage | 2 Bedrooms | sleeps 4

1 night min stay

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from £35 /night

£239 / week

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  • Not suitable for children
  • Car advised
  • Some pets are welcome - please contact the owner
  • Private garden
Ideal for a peaceful chill out. Read a book,listen to music,sunbathe ,play games ,go for a walk,just experience the french life in a tiny hamlet.  …see more

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Gite | 6 Bedrooms | sleeps 12

1 night min stay

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from £147 /night

£1026 - £1368 / week

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  • Nearest beach 75 km
  • Swimming pool
  • Great for children of all ages
  • Some pets are welcome - please contact the owner
" La Vieille Etable " Classement de 3 ETOILES*** par Charente Tourisme, est un gîte avec piscine de six chambres, avec salon spacieux et décloisonné , une galerie au premier étage montrant les magnifiques poutres apparentes et de magnifiques vues sur le paysage. Pour plusieurs photos voir: www.legrandboisgites.iowners.net  …see more

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House | 2 Bedrooms | sleeps 4

21 Nights min stay

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from £16 /night

£107 - £257 / week

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  • Great for children of all ages
  • Car advised
  • Pets welcome
  • Private garden
The house is to let for minimum 3 week stays, Sunday to Sunday ... but please see prices for seasonal changes as below...... Please contact Barbara on 0044 20 8541 4409 (leave message) or text/tel mobile 0044 7552 105999  …see more

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Gite | 1 Bedroom | sleeps 2

Very Good 4/5 

1 night min stay

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from £22 /night

£149 - £313 / week

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  • Not suitable for children
  • Car essential
  • No pets allowed
  • Private garden
Independant gite. Charentaise countryside. two people. Calm. Tranquility. Nature. Walks. Birds. Shops. Bar. Restaurants. No dogs. A small bed can be provided for a baby or a young child with advance notice. Private car necessary  …see more

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Yurt | 1 Bedroom | sleeps 3

Excellent 5/5 

3 Nights min stay

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from £67 /night

£467 - £663 / week

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  • Nearest beach 11 km
  • Swimming pool
  • Great for children of all ages
  • Car essential
  • No pets allowed
You can wander around the 55 acres of land surrounding the Yurts, we have plenty of wildlife including deer, wild boar, red squirrels and a huge variety of wild birds, cuckoos in the spring, nightingales during the summer, hoopoes even golden oriels. Each Yurt has its own private decking area overlooking paddocks and woodland, garden furniture & BBQ  …see more

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Gite | 5 Bedrooms | sleeps 14

Excellent 5/5 

7 Nights min stay

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from £129 /night

£900 / week

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  • Swimming pool
  • Great for children of all ages
  • Car advised
  • No pets allowed
  • Private garden
Self-catering gite,Rouillac. Renovated stone farmhouse, near Angouleme and Cognac. Sleeps 14; tranquil private location; excellent heated private pool; fine views; large verandah; well-equipped games room; good cycling area. La Rochelle and Futuroscope 90 minutes. And for day trips? - the beach, Futuroscope, the zoo, water park - there's plenty to keep you entertained!  …see more

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Gite | 4 Bedrooms | sleeps 7

1 night min stay

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from £31 /night

£214 - £283 / week

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  • Great for children of all ages
  • Pets welcome
  • Private garden
très calme et en pleine campagne . possibilité de remise selon durée de location . proche de Confolens pour son folklore au mois d'aout .Futuroscope à 1h 30. Aéroport de limoges à 40 mn.  …see more

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House | 5 Bedrooms | sleeps 14

7 Nights min stay

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from £97 /night

£673 / week

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  • Swimming pool
  • Great for children of all ages
  • Pets welcome
  • Private garden
Maisons idéales pour profiter d'un séjour inoubliable en famille ou entre amis ; calme, espace, confort et disponibilité sauront vous ravir. Sur place : piscine, pétanque, pêche, parcours de santé, beachground, billard, baby-foot, ping-pong. Matériel bébés et/ou jeunes enfants à votre disposition. Location possible draps, option ménage-départ.  …see more

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House | 3 Bedrooms | sleeps 6

1 night min stay

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from £96 /night

£668 - £1957 / week

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  • Not suitable for children
  • No pets allowed

4-room house, comfortable furnishings: living/dining room with dining table, TV, CD-player and stereo unit. 1 room with 1 french bed, bath-room and hand-basin. 1 room with 2 beds (90 cm). 1 room with 1 x 2 bunk beds. Luggage room. Open kitchen (4 hotplates, oven, dishwasher, micro wave).  …see more

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House | 3 Bedrooms | sleeps 8

1 night min stay

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from £83 /night

£575 - £1538 / week

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  • Not suitable for children
  • No pets allowed

4-room house, comfortable and nice furnishings: lounge with 1 sofa bed, open fireplace, TV, video and stereo unit. Kitchen (2 hotplates, oven, dishwasher, micro wave, freezer) with dining table. Exit to the swimming pool. Upper floor: 2 rooms, each room with 2 beds (90 cm). 1 room with 1  …see more

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House | 4 Bedrooms | sleeps 10

1 night min stay

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from £275 /night

£1923 - £3553 / week

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  • Not suitable for children
  • Pets welcome

5-room house 180 m2 on 2 levels, comfortable and nice furnishings: living/dining room with open fireplace, satellite-TV and stereo unit. Exit to the terrace, to the swimming pool. 1 room with 1 french bed (140 cm). Open kitchen (4 hotplates, oven, dishwasher, micro wave). Bath/shower, sep.  …see more

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House | 4 Bedrooms | sleeps 7

1 night min stay

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from £138 /night

£963 - £1622 / week

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  • Not suitable for children
  • No pets allowed

6-room house 280 m2 on 3 levels, comfortable and stylish furnishings: large dining room with open fireplace and TV (flat screen TV). 1 room with 2 beds (90 cm), shower. Kitchen (4 hotplates, oven, dishwasher, micro wave). Upper floor: 1 room with 2 beds. 1 room with 1 bed (90 cm). Bath  …see more

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Villa | 3 Bedrooms | sleeps 6

1 night min stay

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from £109 /night

£758 - £917 / week

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  • Great for children of all ages
  • No pets allowed
4-room house 100 m2, very comfortable and tasteful furnishings: living/dining room with TV and stereo unit. Exit to the garden. 2 rooms, each room with 2 beds (90 cm). 1 room with 1 french bed. Open kitchen (4 hotplates, oven, dishwasher, micro wave). Shower, sep. WC. F  …see more

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House | 3 Bedrooms | sleeps 8

1 night min stay

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from £96 /night

£668 - £1889 / week

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  • Not suitable for children
  • No pets allowed

4-room house 140 m2, simple and practical furnishings: living room with open fireplace, dining corner and TV. 1 room with 1 french bed, separate WC and shower. Open kitchen (4 hotplates, oven, dishwasher). Upper floor: 1 room with 1 french bed. 1 large room with 3 beds (90 cm), 1 fold-away  …see more

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Gite | 2 Bedrooms | sleeps 4

2 Nights min stay

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from £47 /night

£329 / week

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  • Nearest beach 20 km
  • Swimming pool
  • Great for children of all ages
  • Car essential
  • Pets welcome
Four Gites With Heated Pool And Stunning Views Other gites sleeping upt to 6 or 8 people are also available.  …see more

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Villa | 5 Bedrooms | sleeps 10

7 Nights min stay

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from £439 /night

£3070 - £4640 / week

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  • Swimming pool
  • Great for children of all ages
  • Car essential
  • Pets welcome
  • Private garden

A delightful, spacious chateau with pool & tennis court in a rural environment, yet close to attractive market towns and villages. 

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Villa | 9 Bedrooms | sleeps 26

7 Nights min stay

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from £1488 /night

£10415 - £10775 / week

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  • Swimming pool
  • Great for children of all ages
  • Car essential
  • No pets allowed
  • Private garden

A highly original boutique chateau with huge rooms and stunning contemporary interiors fusing original features with chic furnishings, design icons from the 60s and 70s, specially commissioned pieces and original artworks. Function room plus cinema & music room, and just 500m to village facilities.

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Villa | 6 Bedrooms | sleeps 16

7 Nights min stay

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from £360 /night

£2515 - £5560 / week

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  • Swimming pool
  • Great for children of all ages
  • Car essential
  • No pets allowed
  • Private garden

Dating from the 16th century, this charming family villa with private pool and covered games area was once the centre of a Cognac estate, now refurbished and converted into a beautiful, spacious home.

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Cottage | 2 Bedrooms | sleeps 8

Good 3/5 

1 night min stay

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from £48 /night

£334 - £719 / week

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  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 95 km
  • Swimming pool
  • Great for children of all ages
  • Car essential
  • Pets welcome
  • Private garden
2 bedroom cottages in a rural lakeside Resort in Charente. Onsite mini golf, lake, bike hire, kayaks, restaurant/bar, occasional evening entertainment. This is a very calm family resort park open year round with lots of surprising extra services.  …see more

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Chalet | 2 Bedrooms | sleeps 6

1 night min stay

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from £41 /night

£283 / week

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  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 80 km
  • Swimming pool
  • Great for children of all ages
  • Car essential
  • Some pets are welcome - please contact the owner
  • Private garden
Wonderful wood chalet in a rural lakeside resort - included access to indoor pool and fitness plus outdoor pool and lake. On site: spa, beauty treatments, lake, Téléski on the lake, bikes, kayak hire, minigolf, evening entertainment, 2 restaurants/bars.  …see more

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Gite | 3 Bedrooms | sleeps 8

Excellent 5/5 

Short stays welcome

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from £73 /night

£509 - £1007 / week

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  • Nearest beach 120 km
  • Swimming pool
  • Great for children of all ages
  • Car advised
  • Some pets are welcome - please contact the owner
Stay in a Luxury Gite with a *** Star rating through the Tourist Board in the heart of the Cognac country. The gite is set in a large converted barn typically French style and has a large 10m x 5m swimming pool which is set in its own secluded area.  …see more

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Gite | 2 Bedrooms | sleeps 6

Very Good 4.5/5 

Short stays welcome

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from £73 /night

£509 - £817 / week

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  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 65 km
  • Swimming pool
  • Great for children of all ages
  • Car advised
  • Some pets are welcome - please contact the owner
Stay in a *** Star rating luxury gite in the heart of the cognac country with a 10M x 5M secluded swimming pool  …see more

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Gite | 3 Bedrooms | sleeps 8

7 Nights min stay

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from £82 /night

£569 - £1078 / week

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  • Nearest beach 150 km
  • Swimming pool
  • Great for children of all ages
  • Car advised
  • No pets allowed
  • Private garden
vacances dans une aile d'un chateau : gite pour 8 pers :piscine ; vélos ;  …see more

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Gite | 2 Bedrooms | sleeps 6

Excellent 5/5 

7 Nights min stay

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from £35 /night

£240 - £340 / week

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  • Swimming pool
  • Great for children of all ages
  • Car advised
  • Pets welcome
Self catering gite for a family friendly holiday with fishing. The gite is set in 6 acres of countryside with a private 2 acre fishing lake. A perfect retreat to relax, fish, explore, golf, cycle along one of the many cycling routes or go canoeing on the river Vienne.  …see more

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Gite | 5 Bedrooms | sleeps 12

7 Nights min stay

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from £140 /night

£980 - £1400 / week

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  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 30 km
  • Swimming pool
  • Great for children of all ages
  • Car advised
  • Pets welcome
  • Private garden
Charmingly restored five-bedroomed farmhouse with indoor heated pool in the sun-kissed Charente. Quality well-equipped and spacious all-year-round self-catering accommodation, ideal for large families and adult groups. Excellent value for money rental rates.  …see more

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Villa | 5 Bedrooms | sleeps 11

Min stay varies

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from £125 /night

£875 - £1705 / week

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  • Nearest beach 90 km
  • Swimming pool
  • Great for children of all ages
  • Car essential
  • No pets allowed
  • Private garden
Delightful 5 bedroom home with private pool and enclosed garden set in the heart of the countryside. Covered dutch barn ideal for alfresco dining and evening barbecues. A great place for relaxation and enjoying a few glasses of wine on a hot balmy evening.  …see more

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Villa | 4 Bedrooms | sleeps 8

Min stay varies

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from £127 /night

£888 - £1597 / week

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  • Nearest beach 6 km
  • Swimming pool
  • Great for children of all ages
  • Car essential
  • Some pets are welcome - please contact the owner
  • Private garden
A PROXIMITE LE GOLF DE LONGEVEAU A PILLAC 5 KM LE CHATEAU DE TALEYRAN A CHALAIS 10 KM VISITE DE COGNAC 60 KM , ILE D'OLERON 150 KM, ILE DE RE , ROYAN. 100 KM SAINT EMILLION 60 KM ET LA ROUTE DES VINS DE BORDEAUX 100 KM BASSIN D'ARCACHON 170 KM CLES REMISES PAR LE PROPRIETAIRE. SVP APPELER 1 HEURE AVANT VOTRE ARRIVEE. REGLER GPS : LE MAINE-ROY 16210  …see more

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House | 2 Bedrooms | sleeps 6

Min stay varies

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from £49 /night

£342 / week

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  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Great for children of all ages
  • Car essential
  • Some pets are welcome - please contact the owner
  • Private garden
spa et sauna privatif équipés de jeux de lumières et musique intégrés pour des soirées inoubliables en famille jeux de boules a disposition  …see more

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Gite | 3 Bedrooms | sleeps 8

Very Good 4.5/5 

Min stay varies

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from £60 /night

£414 - £997 / week

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  • Nearest beach 20 km
  • Swimming pool
  • Great for children of all ages
  • Car essential
  • Pets welcome
Four Gites With Large Heated Pool And Stunning Views Smaller gites sleeping up to 4 or 6 guests are also available.  …see more

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Gite | 2 Bedrooms | sleeps 6

Min stay varies

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from £55 /night

£382 - £917 / week

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  • Nearest beach 20 km
  • Swimming pool
  • Great for children of all ages
  • Car essential
  • Pets welcome
Four Gites With Heated Pool And Stunning Views Gites sleeping up to 4 or 8 guests are also available.  …see more

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Chateau | 11 Bedrooms | sleeps 22

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from £916 /night

£6412 / week

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  • Swimming pool
  • Great for children of all ages
  • Car essential
  • Pets welcome
  • Private garden
Adapté aux groupes , particulièrement calme .  …see more

Set in one of the sunniest corners of the western-coastline of France, Charente is one of the most popular holiday Châteaux destinations in the country. Once a busy industrial shipping inland waterway, today it is a tranquil land full of vineyards and châteaux, dunes, pine forests and long beaches. Home to the pretty and distinctive towns of La Rochelle, and Vendee, this sun filled region with glorious landscape boasts many resorts and holiday hot spots, all with their own unique charm.