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Excellent 5/5 

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Charente / Cognac

Barn / 2 Bedrooms / sleeps 8

Excellent 5/5 

2 Nights min stay

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from £65 / night

£450 - £550 / week

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Key info:

  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 85 km
  • Swimming pool
  • Great for children of all ages
  • Car essential
  • No pets allowed
  • Private garden
Recently restored traditional Charentais Barn located in the middle of the village, close to all amenities. Half way between Jarnac and Cognac, in the heart of the Cognac Country. Lots of Character features, private enclosed garden and parking area. New for the summer 2  …see more


3 Aug 2012

5/5

"Great place for quiet relaxing holiday or base for exploring the countryside"

We (2 adults and 1 child, aged 4) stayed at La Charente Grange for 1 week in late July. The house was very spacious and would comfortably sleep 6, even 8. It was clean, well maintained and had every… More


21 Aug 2013

5/5

"Delightful house and pool."

We stayed here mid August with our two children aged 9 and 7 years and had a fantastic time. The house is beautifully maintained and well equipped. The new above ground pool is great and kept our boys… More


26 Apr 2013

5/5

"Very enjoyable!"

We stayed here at the beginning of April for a weeks holiday and had a lovely time. The house is spacious, comfortable and nicely decorated /maintained. The weather was quite cold while we were ther… More

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Excellent 5/5 

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Montbron / Menet

Gite / 2 Bedrooms / sleeps 6

Excellent 5/5 

1 night min stay

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from £42 / night

£292 - £384 / week

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Key info:

  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 19 km
  • Great for children of all ages
  • Car advised
  • Some pets are welcome - please contact the owner
  • Private garden
Stunning Location. Self Catering Gite in Charente France, Stunning views from terrace bar of the river Tardoire, approx 1 km from shopping facilities, bars and restaurants and lakeside beach only 12 km away. Ideal for Golf, Cycling, Walking, Fishing, Canoeing, Wildlife.  …see more


20 Aug 2015

5/5

"Fantastic Gite in a fantastic location - very relaxing"

My husband and I, along with family friends (2 adults and 2 children) stayed in the Gite for a week during August. Everyone loved the Gite and the location. The Gite itself is clean and tidy and mos… More


3 Jun 2015

5/5

"Little piece of heaven!!"

Fantastic gite in a beautiful location,wonderful hosts who could not do enough for us. Wonderful walks ...only 15 to 20 minutes to Montbron the nearest town.Nice Italian restaurant and a few cafe bars… More


25 Mar 2015

5/5

"Good accomodation in a lovely location with great hosts."

This was a lovely gite in a truly wonderful location next to the river. Gite was comfortable and clean and perfect as a base for exploring the area. Montbron is a lovely town within walking distance… More

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Excellent 5/5 

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Charente / Le Lindois

Cottage / 2 Bedrooms / sleeps 4

Excellent 5/5 

1 night min stay

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from £50 / night

£350 - £675 / week

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Key info:

  • Nearest beach 10 km
  • Swimming pool
  • Not suitable for children
  • Car advised
  • No pets allowed
  • Private garden
Unwind in this tranquil haven. Ipomoea cottage is a complete holiday with its one depth private pool, sun terrace, BBQ, parking, pretty garden and nearby shops. For folk wishing to explore countryside and cuisine it is a homely haven with TV and Wifi. Owners are nearby.  …see more


28 Jun 2015

5/5

"Just try it - you won't be sorry."

From the light hearted banter exchanged in emails following our booking, we expected to enjoy this holiday - and we weren't disappointed. It's a clean and comfortable gite, ideally situated for real … More


27 Aug 2012

5/5

"Fantastic holiday gite"

We stayed in this house at the beginning of August and it exceeded all our expectations. The location is beautiful and the gite is set in lovely gardens.The house is well equipped and there is every c… More


22 Jul 2011

5/5

"Peace and quiet, beauty and first rate hospitality in rural France"

We spent two weeks at this beautiful little holiday cottage and loved it. The owners, Denis and Wendy Rowell, live next door and could not have been kinder or more generous. They let us use wood for… More

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Excellent 5/5 

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Montmoreau-Saint-Cybard / Courgeac

Gite / 1 Bedroom / sleeps 2

Excellent 5/5 

4 Nights min stay

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from £63 / night

£440 - £680 / week

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Key info:

  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 10 km
  • Swimming pool
  • Not suitable for children
  • Car advised
  • Pets welcome
  • Private garden
Very pretty, peaceful and private, exclusive adult accomodation. 3 x 1 bed luxury gites. Newly fitted and furnished to the highest standards. Set in secluded grounds, large solar heated pool, beautiful views over the surrounding valley. Shops etc a 5 minute drive away.  …see more


24 Apr 2012

5/5

"Charming and relaxing holiday gite in a beautiful part of France."

Petit gite at Chez Goret was very relaxing and set within beautiful countryside. We were surrounded by fields and enjoyed the peaceful sight of cows happily grazing in one of the nearby fields. The gi… More

Many thanks to both of you and we're so pleased you enjoyed your stay. We look forward to seeing you both again in the future. Perhaps next time you could try the pool if you come during the warmer weather? Its 30 degrees today.


22 Sep 2011

5/5

"Tranquiility of solitude in a haven of aged wine and France of old"

My wife and I had the most relaxing holiday ever. A perfect place Chez goret to visit some fine old towns. Easy access to Cognac, St Emilion, Bordeaux, Royan and Aubeterre is well worth a visit. We st… More

Thank you so much for your comments and we're glad you enjoyed all the beautiful places you visited.


21 Sep 2011

5/5

"Perfect in so many ways"

We came across Chez Goret purely by chance. We were looking for somewhere very close to Angouleme as we wanted to be near the 'Circuit des Remparts' classic car event. We couldn't have chosen better,… More

Thank you both for your kind words and we're so pleased you enjoyed the special event you came for as well as having a lovely holiday in Bon Nuit

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Excellent 5/5 

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Charente / St Avit

House / 2 Bedrooms / sleeps 5

Excellent 5/5 

3 Nights min stay

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from £32 / night

£219 - £438 / week

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Key info:

  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 100 km
  • Swimming pool
  • Great for children of all ages
  • Car advised
  • Pets welcome
  • Private garden
2 Spacious double bedrooms, one ensuite Extra bathroom with shower and bath Private, fenced garden with pool Stunning views of the countryside Fully equipped house including the kitchen, wifi, free sat, outside dining, pool, bbq area, terrace, parking Pets welcome Sun  …see more


7 Jun 2015

5/5

"beautiful little cottage"

After a very long drive we arrived at the cottage and were blown away with how lovey it really is, the pictures do not do it justice. the owner Sarah had provided us with a welcome bastket that was pe… More


11 May 2015

5/5

"Stunning, peaceful & great location!"

We had a wonderful short stay in this beautiful property. It had everything we needed for a comfortable stay and the garden is private, well kept and really relaxing. We're already looking forward t… More


12 Jul 2015

5/5

"Excellent rural house close to all amenities with everything you need"

Just arrived back from our 12 night stay in St Avit a very lovely house we arrived to find a spotless property and a much appreciated welcome basket full of goodies the house is only 5 minutes from a … More

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Very Good 4.5/5 

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Charente / Villefagnan

Cottage / 2 Bedrooms / sleeps 5

Very Good 4.5/5 

2 Nights min stay

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from £50 / night

£347 - £493 / week

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Key info:

  • Swimming pool
  • Great for children of all ages
  • Car essential
  • Some pets are welcome - please contact the owner
This complex is set in a very peaceful country area yet readily accessible to the large cities of Poitiers and Angouleme.  …see more


5 Aug 2014

5/5

"Great base for a relaxing Rural break"

I had to write and say what a wonderful relaxing holiday we have just enjoyed, staying in Le Grand Lieu. Accomodation was good, setting is rural, but only few miles from Ruffec, and easy to find. Lo… More


26 Mar 2014

5/5

"A beautiful location and wonderful, traditional accommodation provided the ideal setting for a lovely, relaxing holiday."

Our family stayed at Le Grand Lieu in August last year and we all really enjoyed the peaceful surroundings of the French countryside. Within easy reach is the beautiful town of Rufec which has some lo… More

Thank you for your kind comments. We look forward to welcoming you back to Le Grand Lieu


19 Jul 2015

4/5

"Thanks Jim"

Lovely traditional French cottage. We, a family of 4, had a great holiday. Car is essential as the village is small and does not have any shops. It is central for a lot of day trips. Jim and his fa… More

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Excellent 5/5 

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Charente / Rouillac

House / 2 Bedrooms / sleeps 4

Excellent 5/5 

3 Nights min stay

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from £76 / night

£530 - £946 / week

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Key info:

  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 85 km
  • Swimming pool
  • Great for children of all ages
  • Car advised
  • Some pets are welcome - please contact the owner
  • Private garden
Luxury, rural retreat, beautiful property furnished to a high standard in idyllic rural location. Sleeps up to 4, family suite with en suite shower room, separate childrens play area, secure in ground 10 x 5 heated pool. Only 3 gites plus owners on site. SPECIAL PRICES  …see more


2 Mar 2015

5/5

"The Courtyard"

We had a great time at The Courtyard in the Gîte called: "La Maison Cachée". We were very welcome, our little dogs too. Breakfast and dinner were very good. We look forward to visit them again !!… More

Thank you for your lovely comments, I hope to see you and the little "big" dogs again!


3 Aug 2014

5/5

"A Fabulous Holiday Experience"

We were warmly welcomed into The Courtyard by owners, Steph and Charlie May and immediately felt relaxed. Steph offered welcome drinks and homemade canapes on our first evening so that we could meet o… More

Thank you for your kinds words, it was a pleasure to host you and your lovely family. I really hope to have you here to stay again! Best wishes Steph


9 Jul 2014

5/5

"Fabulous"

I always know a place is going to be good when after the first day im looking forward to writing a review when I get home. Then I often think will these places be booked out the next time I want to go… More

Thank you. I can't wait to meet your Dad!

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Excellent 5/5 

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Charente / Segonzac

Gite / 2 Bedrooms / sleeps 4

Excellent 5/5 

7 Nights min stay

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from £30 / night

£205 - £318 / week

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Key info:

  • Nearest beach 80 km
  • Suitable for children over 5
  • Car essential
  • Air conditioning
  • No pets allowed
Character property with modern facilities but retaining original features.Air-conditioned on Ground FloorGreat country location with easy access to local shops, bigger towns and the River Charente.Owners live next door.English and French spoken.Secure gated parking .UK  …see more


17 Sep 2014

5/5

"Perfect venue if you wish to discover the region around Cognac"

The apartment was located ideally for us as we wished to explore the Poitou Charentes region of France and especially around the Cognac area. Ideal for a couple or young family (it has one double bed… More


16 Jul 2014

5/5

"excellent"

The gite was centrally located in the cognac region. It was exceptionally clean and very well layed out.. The owners were on site, very friendly and informative on the area and things to do and see. A… More


8 Jul 2014

5/5

"Excellent quality gite in country surroundings"

We had a great week based in this high quality gite. The standard of the fittings and furnishings were superb and the gite is in a great location for visiting Cognac and the surrounding countryside. J… More

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Excellent 5/5 

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Chabanais / Chirac

Gite / 2 Bedrooms / sleeps 4

Excellent 5/5 

1 night min stay

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from £38 / night

£263 - £438 / week

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Key info:

  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Great for children of all ages
  • Car advised
  • No pets allowed
Here at Tranquille Vienne, we have 3 holiday gites available on site. Our Rochechouart gite is part of our barn conversion, with it's own private south facing terrace and overlooks the shared garden and pool area. NEW LARGER POOL AVAILABLE FOR 2015!  …see more


10 Sep 2014

5/5

"Fantastic"

Perfect holiday accommodation couldn't ask for anything else kitchen/dining room/living room upstairs bathroom with toilet sink and brill shower,2 bedrooms downstairs and toilet room. I have been comi… More

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Excellent 5/5 

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Charente / Manot

Cottage / 3 Bedrooms / sleeps 6

Excellent 5/5 

1 night min stay

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from £47 / night

£325 - £540 / week

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Key info:

  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Great for children of all ages
  • No pets allowed
  • Private garden
3 bedroomed cottage sleeps 5 with a Z bed for the 6th . With a pool, situated in Historic Manot, a picturesque village on the banks of the River vienne. A damage deposit of £200 is refundable within 2 weeks of the end of the stay after a full property inspection. Duri  …see more


7 Sep 2014

5/5

"Lovely retreat in picturesque location"

We came across this little gem whilst house hunting in the area and were lucky enough to be able to spend a week here. The gite is very well equipped and ideal for couples or families. As it was March… More


3 Aug 2014

5/5

"Perfect getaway for a quiet rural French experience"

What a fantastic little gîte. Set in the picturesque town of Manot, and run by a lovely couple, this gîte is well located. There are lots of fun activities to do in the surrounding areas to exhaust … More


13 Aug 2015

5/5

"Perfect location for chilling out"

My family has just spent a fantastic two weeks at this lovely old house in Manot. The owners were very welcoming, friendly and helpful. They did not intrude at all but we knew where they were if we… More

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Excellent 5/5 

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Charente / Rouillac

Gite / 2 Bedrooms / sleeps 5

Excellent 5/5 

2 Nights min stay

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from £63 / night

£435 - £946 / week

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Key info:

  • Swimming pool
  • Great for children of all ages
  • Car essential
  • No pets allowed
  • Private garden
Luxury, rural retreat, beautiful property furnished to a high standard in idyllic rural location. Sleeps up to 5 plus a baby. Two bedrooms each with en suite shower room, separate childrens play area, secure in ground 10 x 5 heated pool. Only 3 gites plus owners on site  …see more


20 Apr 2015

5/5

"Fantastic place to stay."

We would highly recommend this self-catering accommodation, in a lovely area of Poitou Charentes. So peaceful, with light and airy spacious living area, very comfortable beds, lovely furniture. Very c… More

It was an absolute pleasure to meet you both and your lovely little boy! I really hope to welcome you back again. Thank you for being such lovely guests


15 Aug 2015

5/5

"Beautiful, relaxing, great location with fabulous hosts providing superb food and service"

We had a wonderful holiday with many highlights. We loved the gîte- spacious, well-equipped and tastefully decorated. The pool area was lovely. Steph is a great cook and we enjoyed several of her del… More


21 Sep 2014

5/5

"Exceeding our expectation by a huge margin!!"

Delightful welcoming owners,very comfortable,spacious classic French accommodation, extremely tranquil with beautiful vistas. We have come for the Angouleme Circuit des Ramparts Classic Car Rally and … More

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Very Good 4/5 

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Charente / Beaulieu-sur-Sonnette

Gite / 2 Bedrooms / sleeps 4

Very Good 4/5 

1 night min stay

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from £52 / night

£360 - £450 / week

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Key info:

  • Nearest beach 35 km
  • Swimming pool
  • Great for children of all ages
  • Car essential
  • Some pets are welcome - please contact the owner
  • Private garden
This is a peaceful private retreat in lovely rural Surroundings. There is WiFi plus TV available. Relax as a family and unwind in quality and comfort. Pricing is competitive and simple and late breaks are sometimes available if booked within a week of arrival. High qua  …see more


20 Aug 2013

4/5

"Great for a quiet break, very comfortable, recommended"

We stayed in the smaller wing of the gite. Both wings are extremely comfortable and our dog had a great time with the acreage around the property. The hamlet in which the gite is located is about a mi… More

This is an entirely objective and fair review and we agree with the comments made. The guest's took advantage of our current discount for bookings made within two weeks of arrival and made their booking the day before arrival. They were model guest's and left the Gite and grounds as they found them, very clean and tidy. The flies were a nuisance that week for us and many of our local friends as well and we believe this unusual occurrence was linked with the fact that we had had a major wind storm (Tornado) a few days prior with 100MPH winds. The unusual phenomenon eased off a day or so after the guest's left and we assure future guest's that this is not a normal feature of the property. The comments about the BBQ and the micro wave have been taken on board and will be actioned for future guest’s. We would welcome these guest’s back any time.

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Very Good 4.5/5 

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Charente / Mansle

Gite / 3 Bedrooms / sleeps 6

Very Good 4.5/5 

Min stay varies

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from £136 / night

£950 - £995 / week

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Key info:

  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 30 km
  • Swimming pool
  • Great for children of all ages
  • Car essential
  • Some pets are welcome - please contact the owner
Child friendly - 3 bedroom property with open plan living space, a play area, large heated pool and lots of local family activities - Free WiFi.  …see more


21 Aug 2014

5/5

"Excellent family holiday"

We (wife & 4 children (5, 4, 2 & 1 years old)) stayed here for a week - fantastic accommodation, very helpful owners and great location. The gite was very well equipped with very comfortable beds. The… More

Thank you for a great review. Sorry, due to our rural location, the WiFi can sometimes match the Charentaise pace of life! Kind regards, Martin


28 Mar 2014

5/5

"Perfect for a relaxing, comfortable, fun break with young children."

We were back for our third booking and had another lovely time. The property is smart. tidy, well equipped with very comfortable beds (a must!). The setting is wonderful and relaxing from a busy life … More

Thank you for your review. Regards, Martin at 'Escape to Charente'


12 Mar 2014

5/5

"Beautiful gite, relaxing setting, great for young kids."

Loved the whole holiday. The beautifully finished gite had everything we could have wanted, and the pool area was safe and very well maintained. The play area with trampoline was well used by the … More

Thank you for your review. Regards, Martin at 'Escape to Charente'

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Excellent 5/5 

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Charente / Chabanais

Gite / 2 Bedrooms / sleeps 4

Excellent 5/5 

1 night min stay

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from £43 / night

£300 - £440 / week

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Key info:

  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 8 km
  • Swimming pool
  • Great for children of all ages
  • Car advised
  • Some pets are welcome - please contact the owner
  • 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. Pe  …see more


21 Jan 2015

5/5

"The most beautiful and cozy country house with all the comfort of the modern day"

The gite is very spacious and comfortable but still has the spirit of the old days. Just a perfect mix. I fell in love with the sofa in the living room, it was so soft - you just sink in and don't w… More


20 Nov 2014

5/5

"Beautiful and relaxing get away - can't wait to return!"

My husband and I stayed in Cogulet for our 15th wedding anniversary and it was simply stunning. The jite is kept wonderfully rustic with the log burner and exposed beams it has a warm cosy atmosphere … More


21 Jan 2015

5/5

"Définitivement un souvenir très sympa!"

J'ai été enchanté de mon séjour avec ma copine dans ce gîte. Les hôtes (Ugne et Trevor) nous ont accueillis très chaleureusement, on se sentirait presque en famille! Un retour aux sources bien … More

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Excellent 5/5 

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Charente / Lesignac-Durand

Cottage / 1 Bedroom / sleeps 4

Excellent 5/5 

2 Nights min stay

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from £36 / night

£250 - £390 / week

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Key info:

  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 3 km
  • Swimming pool
  • Great for children of all ages
  • Car advised
  • Some pets are welcome - please contact the owner
Beautiful sunshine and a quiet traditional cottage on one of the Charente fishing lakes . Many and varied activities are available for those that want (Swimming, beach, walking ,cycling, riding, golf, history and chateaus ). Bakers, restaurants and supermarket nearby. A  …see more


4 May 2015

5/5

"Glorious Gallic Retreat!"

From the moment we arrived, our hosts, Anna and Jim, did their utmost to ensure we had a wonderful holiday. Their local knowledge was invaluable in informing our itinerary and their tips on everything… More

We are so very pleased that you enjoyed your stay and look forward to seeing you again soon.


20 Jul 2015

5/5

"Relaxing, refreshing get-away in a beautiful area with friendly, welcoming hosts"

Anna and Jim provided a wonderful welcome and ongoing support during our two week stay here. The Gite is spacious, comfortable and in a beautiful spot. The weather was glorious, the garden large and t… More

Thank you for your review. We are so pleased that you enjoyed your holiday. We enjoyed having you stay. Anna and Jim


8 Jul 2015

5/5

"Utterly relaxed"

If you really want to get away from it all then Pine Cottages is for you. In the middle of France and driving distance from Limoges and Angouleme these cottages are embedded in the heart of rural Fra… More

Thank you for your review. We are so glad that you enjoyed your stay.

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Excellent 5/5 

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Chabanais / Chirac

Cottage / 3 Bedrooms / sleeps 6

Excellent 5/5 

1 night min stay

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from £41 / night

£283 - £508 / week

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Key info:

  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 15 km
  • Swimming pool
  • Great for children of all ages
  • Car advised
  • No pets allowed
Cute, cosy cottage with exposed stone & original features. Spacious living room with three piece suite, fully equipped kitchen diner, one ground floor bedroom with house bathroom adjacent. Private garden to the front with table, chairs & BBQ, shared garden to the rear  …see more


10 Sep 2014

5/5

"Well worth going"

2nd time here and again amazing clean Gites the hosts are English but speak French as well very very helpful the gite was so clean and was like living home fro home separate kitchen lounge with suite… More


22 Jul 2014

5/5

"Peace in Rural France"

If you want a quiet relaxing break away from it all then this is the place to stay ! A choice of three Gites all well appointed and kept to a high Standard. Located in the Haute - Vienne department in… More

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Excellent 5/5 

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Charente / Villefagnan

Cottage / 2 Bedrooms / sleeps 4

Excellent 5/5 

1 night min stay

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from £52 / night

£363 - £472 / week

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Key info:

  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 5 km
  • Swimming pool
  • Great for children of all ages
  • Car advised
  • Some pets are welcome - please contact the owner
  • Private garden
Property is set in stunning Charente countryside with amazing views of sunflower fields. Ideal area for walking and cycling. Great location for exploring the bigger cities of Angouleme and Poitiers and of course the world famous Cognac region. Suitable for children of  …see more


28 Jul 2015

5/5

"fantastic value for money"

we had a lovely holiday at Les Tournesols Jim and his wife were very helpful and full of information about the local area and things to do. The accommadition was good and we had everything we could … More


10 Aug 2015

5/5

"Amazing"

We had the most fantastic time, better than expected! The accomodation had everything we needed and was very clean and comfortable, the pool was great and has been looked after and is very clean, t… More


19 Jul 2015

5/5

"Very good ,super family."

Jim Wilson is a very helpful owner,nothing is too much trouble for him.we arrived late but Jim had every thing under control,welcome pack,introduction to the property,and anything we needed,he would s… More

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Excellent 5/5 

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Charente / Ecuras

Bungalow / 4 Bedrooms / sleeps 8

Excellent 5/5 

1 night min stay

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from £63 / night

£435 - £863 / week

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Key info:

  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Great for children of all ages
  • Car advised
  • No pets allowed
  • Private garden
Spacious four-bedroom bungalow with two bathrooms plus one separate toilet. Well suited for large families or two families with children. Two big outdoor terraces and a 3000m2 garden. Located in a family holidaypark with lots of childrens activities during the season. W  …see more


25 Sep 2014

5/5

"A well designed bungalow for a relaxing holiday"

Three of us stayed for a week in September. The property is perfect for a relaxing holiday. We did stay out of season and therefore the dining and bar facilities were very limited but the pools were o… More


3 Sep 2013

5/5

"A Lovely Spacious Property"

My wife and 3 young children ( 3,5 and 9) stayed in the property as a stop off for 3 nights. The property was huge, lovely terrace areas to eat or relax in the evening with an equally spacious living … More

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Excellent 5/5 

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Charente / Balzac

Guest house / 4 Bedrooms / sleeps 9

Excellent 5/5 

1 night min stay

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from £50 / night

£350 / week

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Key info:

  • Swimming pool
  • Great for children of all ages
  • Air conditioning
  • No pets allowed
  • Private garden
Bien-être et détente. Calme et convivialité.  …see more


17 Jul 2015

5/5

"Séjour très agréable"

Nous avons passé 4 nuits dans la chambre Doloire. Tout le site est très propre et très bien entretenu, et la literie très confortable. Surtout nous avons apprécié la gentillesse (et les petits-d… More

C'est toujours un vrai plaisir de recevoir des hôtes charmants et de leur faire apprécier notre belle région. Au plaisir de vous revoir.


31 Jul 2015

5/5

"Très très agréable"

Après plusieurs séjours toujours aussi sympa, si on habitait plus près on passerait souvent un petit week-end. Petits déjeuners très bons des gâteaux que Marie-Claire confectionnent avec amour.… More

Un vrai plaisir de faire découvrir notre village et notre département à des hôtes aussi sympathiques.


25 Apr 2015

5/5

"Excellent moment "

Nous avons séjourné une nuit profité de la piscine et d'un petit restaurant sur Angoulême conseillé par la propriétaire très très sympathique bon petit déjeuner à recommander … More

Nous aimons faire découvrir notre village et ses alentours à nos hôtes.

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Excellent 5/5 

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Charente / Exideuil

Gite / 1 Bedroom / sleeps 3

Excellent 5/5 

1 night min stay

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from £40 / night

£280 - £410 / week

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Key info:

  • 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. Pe  …see more


21 Feb 2015

5/5

"A beautifully restored, cosy and comfortable cottage with loads of character."

A lovely place to stay with friendly and helpful owners. The cottage has lots of character and is in an excellent location for exploring the area - the owners had great suggestions for places to visit… More


14 Aug 2015

5/5

"Lovely old farm buildings in a quiet rural setting."

My Wife and I stayed at La Peruse for the last two weeks in July 15 the weather was in the high 20s really hot. The property th… More


11 Sep 2014

5/5

"Beautiful cottage, quiet and comfortable, great value"

I stayed here for three nights with my wife and young son. La Peruse was beautifully presented and proved to be wonderfully quiet and very comfortable. The owners were very helpful and welcoming and t… More

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Excellent 5/5 

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Charente / Chabanais

House / 4 Bedrooms / sleeps 11

Excellent 5/5 

2 Nights min stay

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from £72 / night

£499 - £767 / week

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Key info:

  • Great for children of all ages
  • No pets allowed
  • Private garden
Beautiful Old House in the center of the village, sleeping up to 11 persons in comfort. Registered with the local Office De Tourism and awarded 3 stars  …see more


5 May 2015

5/5

"What a fabulous house !!"

A group of 9 of us (3 generations) needed somewhere to stay in the Chabanais area for a family birthday party. The house is beautiful - comfy beds, extremely well equipped - the weather was awful but… More

Thank you very much for the fantastic review. We are glad you enjoyed your stay with us and hope to see you again soon.


29 Dec 2014

5/5

"A fabulous family home."

Our trip to France was a sad one this time, to be with my Nieces for their first Christmas without my sister, their Mum. Our stay at L'ancienne Notaires was superb, the house was beautiful with ample … More

We are so glad that you enjoyed your time at our house in Chabanais. Thank you for your kind words and we hope to see you again.


21 Oct 2013

5/5

"Very comfortable large house of Character"

We travelled to Chabanais to visit my parents, We needed a large place with all the amenities and this lovely house suited our needs perfectly. The beds are so comfortable with lovely clean linen and … More

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Excellent 5/5 

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Charente / Exideuil

Gite / 2 Bedrooms / sleeps 5

Excellent 5/5 

2 Nights min stay

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from £47 / night

£329 - £530 / week

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Key info:

  • Swimming pool
  • Great for children of all ages
  • Car advised
  • Some pets are welcome - please contact the owner
  • Private garden
Self catering ,Riverside Gite for up to 5 people. Registered with the local Office de Tourism and awarded 2 stars.  …see more


3 Aug 2014

5/5

"Excellent accommodation in a fantastic area"

Le Terrier is everything it is advertised to be. It is spacious, very well equipped, and clean. As a family of four, we wanted for nothing, and didn't find ourselves tripping over each other at all. I… More


29 Oct 2013

5/5

"Gorgeous Sunrise!"

We stayed at Le Terrier for a week whilst working on our house nearby. Dave and Heather were very welcoming along with the goodie basket! Everything was there that we needed for our stay. It was clean… More


17 Sep 2013

5/5

"Perfect"

Awesome accommodation for the price in very picturesque location. The owners are very friendly and willing to cater to any need you may have. Good weather would have meant better use of the great outd… More

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Excellent 5/5 

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Charente / Puymoreau

Barn / 2 Bedrooms / sleeps 4

Excellent 5/5 

2 Nights min stay

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from £114 / night

£798 - £1050 / week

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Key info:

  • Nearest beach 45 km
  • Great for children of all ages
  • Car advised
  • No pets allowed
  • Private garden
Stunning converted stone barn in peaceful French village . Styled on a bijou hotel, all the original features have been preserved whilst giving the high level of comfort that our guests adore. Meals can be prepared and delivered to your door , just order ahead for you  …see more


30 Jun 2014

5/5

"Fantastic house in a gorgeous area"

This property exceeded our expectations. It is beautifully restored and decorated with some lovely finishing touches and very well equipped. The owners, Lesley and Alan, are really welcoming and have … More


17 Sep 2012

5/5

"stylish accomodation with wonderful views"

We hired this Gite for a week - it's so stylish, with wonderful soft furnishings and painted in F&B hues, yet still keeps all the orignal features of a French Barn - pure luxury. The upstairs terrac… More


24 Aug 2012

5/5

"Amazing hosts and a truly French experience!"

Brilliant property for: A truly French experience in a friendly rural hamlet Fantastic scenery and so many attractions within easy reach Kind, thoughtful (but in no way intrusive) hosts who provide… More

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Very Good 4.5/5 

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Charente / Brigueuil

Cottage / 2 Bedrooms / sleeps 5

Very Good 4.5/5 

5 Nights min stay

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from £54 / night

£374 - £385 / week

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Key info:

  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 30 km
  • Suitable for children over 5
  • Car advised
  • Some pets are welcome - please contact the owner
  • Private garden
Our guests and the locals say 'truly magniifique' . This quaint cottage is like a tardis once inside. Very comfy and homely with a small fitted kitchen. Two large bedrooms with shower room and a living/kitchen diner. Large garden across from the cottage with orchard  …see more


15 Aug 2014

5/5

"A very warm welcome!"

Lynn welcomed us to the cottage so warmly that I knew we were going to have a lovely time. The cottage was beautiful- perfect for us. The local knowledge shared by Lynn on our arrival, the brochures i… More


27 Jun 2014

4/5

"A most charming cottage in Briqueuil, Charente"

This is the second time we have stayed here in this pretty cottage. Everything is to hand for all sorts of leisure activities at the nearby lakes and towns. The village itself is very French with a me… More

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Excellent 5/5 

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Charente / Brigueuil

House / 3 Bedrooms / sleeps 6

Excellent 5/5 

5 Nights min stay

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from £65 / night

£450 - £575 / week

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Key info:

  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 30 km
  • Great for children of all ages
  • Car advised
  • Some pets are welcome - please contact the owner
  • Private garden
17th Century Farmhouse - Dine outdoors in the private garden with BBQ and patio furniture. Set in a Medieval Village with nearby activities:public pools, beach lakes, fishing, golfing, canoeing, riding, walking, biking, chateau, city shopping. Also Cottage available. H  …see more


24 Aug 2014

5/5

"Beautiful French Cottage"

A stay at the beautiful Maison Des Roses is must ,for a family break set in the French Country Side ,with lakes for fishing on the doorstep.The pictures on web don't do the cottage justice. 9 of us … More


13 Aug 2014

5/5

"Fantastic, well-equipped house in a great part of France"

We stayed at Lynn's lovely property for two weeks in July/August - with our three grown-up children. The house was clean, comfortable and had everything we needed (including wifi). The garden is locat… More


6 Jul 2014

5/5

"Quiet and Friendly, slow life down"

Lovely break, well equipped comfy cottage with a French rustic feel to it. Log burner but didn't need it 30c every day (cottage stayed cool) Excellent garden with BBQ which was a sun trap. Lynn (the o… More

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Excellent 5/5 

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Charente / Cognac

House / 3 Bedrooms / sleeps 5

Excellent 5/5 

4 Nights min stay

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from £43 / night

£300 - £475 / week

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Key info:

  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 60 km
  • Great for children of all ages
  • No pets allowed
Nestled in the heart of the historic town of Cognac, home to the famous cognac houses & the birth place of Francis 1st. This 3 bedroom town house ideally situated to explore the region & experience French culture. 2 mins walk to restaurants, shops, cafés,museums & park  …see more


2 Mar 2015

5/5

"Enjoyed this property had to revisit!"

Having stayed at this lovely town house in the summer and thoroughly enjoyed it I have just returned from 2nd visit. This time the weather was not so good but the house was just as comfortable. It is … More

Thank you for your lovely review. It is always so nice when guests are pleased after a repeat visit. We hope to welcome you again in the future. Kindest regards, N & J Walker


12 Jul 2015

5/5

"A home from home.."

This gite had everything that you could ask for. It was very much a home from home and made a great centre from which to explore Cognac and the surrounding area.… More


25 Aug 2014

5/5

"Splendid House"

Lovely calm house well maintained and in our opinion a gem in Cognac. I would be certain to recommend it to anyone else and would book it again if in Cognac.… More

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Excellent 5/5 

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Charente / Le Lindois

Gite / 3 Bedrooms / sleeps 6

Excellent 5/5 

5 Nights min stay

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from £100 / night

£700 - £1570 / week

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Key info:

  • Nearest beach 7 km
  • Swimming pool
  • Great for children of all ages
  • Car advised
  • No pets allowed
Le Pommier is a beautifully converted hay barn with LARGE (13m x 6m) heated pool, gym and sauna. Set in the picturesque Charente countryside with fabulous views, its shady poolside Summer Terrace is ideal for outdoor relaxation. Golf, fishing and lakes nearby. Wi-Fi. N  …see more


5 Jul 2015

5/5

"Ticked all our boxes and more ..."

Le Pommier is a fantastic gite in a superb location. It's well appointed with good quality appliances and furnishing - literally everything you could wish for. A welcome pack with local produce, inclu… More

Thank you for writing such a positive and complimentary review of your stay in Le Pommier - it is much appreiated! It will be a pleasure to welcome you back to Le Tilleul for your next visit!


30 May 2015

5/5

"Fantastic property - brill facilities"

We stayed at Le Pommier during the half term break. There were four adults and two children aged 8 &10. There is a lovely pool at the property which was enjoyed by all of us for swimming and playing. … More

Thank you for taking the time to write such a positive Review of your say in Le Pommier! We're thrilled that you had such a great time and enjoyed the facilities we have on offer here. We look forward to seeing you all again before too long!


1 Feb 2015

5/5

"Great in many respects. Would definitely recommend."

The house is well equipped with absolutely everything that you need. We loved eating out on the balcony. We sat out for hours watching the sky change. The balcony furniture for long durations was a l… More

Thank you for taking the time to write such a complimentary Review of your stay in Le Pommier and it was great that you were able to enjoy such tremendous September weather. We look forward to welcoming you back to Le Tilleul before too long!

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Excellent 5/5 

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Charente / Le Lindois

Gite / 2 Bedrooms / sleeps 5

Excellent 5/5 

5 Nights min stay

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from £50 / night

£350 - £1415 / week

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Key info:

  • Nearest beach 7 km
  • Swimming pool
  • Great for children of all ages
  • Car advised
  • No pets allowed
Recently converted, Le Cerisier combines modern comfort with traditional character. Both bedrooms are en-suite. The King size Master bedroom has sumptuous shower room c/w large shower & twin WHBs, twin bedroom has bath with shower. LARGE heated Pool, Gym, Sauna Wi-Fi  …see more


12 Jul 2015

5/5

"Perfect Holiday at Le Cerisier"

My husband and I with our two daughters, aged 16 and 18, have just returned from a wonderful stay at Le Cerisier. Having seen the website photos we knew the gite had been finished to a high standard … More

Thank you so much for taking the time to post such a hugely complimentary Review of your stay at Le Tilleul. We make every effort to provide the ingredients for our guests to have a fantastic holiday and it's very gratifying when it is confirmed by Reviews such as yours that we have succeeded in doing so! It was a pleasure to have you and your family to stay and we look forward to welcoming you all to Le Tilleul again before too long!


7 Sep 2014

5/5

"Fantastic"

Lovely Gite well appointed and with excellent facilities. If you feel like doing nothing but lazing around by the pool, playing boules, tables tennis and volleyball, walking in the woods it's perfect.… More

Thank you for taking the time to write such a positive Review of your stay and we are so pleased that you enjoyed your holiday in Le Cerisier. As you say, there are lots of activities close at hand for the more energetic visitor but equally, more than enough to do on-site for the slightly less active guest and we are pleased that you were able to enjoy a mixture of both, assisted by some glorious early September weather! It was a joy having you and your family to stay and we hope you will visit us again in the future!


28 Aug 2014

5/5

"Believe the reviews! It's a top quality gite in beautiful, rural surroundings. First class."

We spent two weeks in Le Cerisier in August with our two sons aged 9 and 6. The gite was great - all home comforts laid on - and the setting and location are wonderful. The boys had a great time swi… More

Thank you for taking the time to write a Review on your stay in Le Cerisier this summer and thank you also for your kind comments! We look forward to welcoming you back to Le Tilleul again before too long!

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Charente / Aubeterre-sur-Dronne

Apartment / 6 Bedrooms / sleeps 12

2 Nights min stay

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from £111 / night

£771 - £1355 / week

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Key info:

  • Swimming pool
  • Not suitable for children
  • No pets allowed
  • Private garden
3 apartmens for max 12 persons with 3 kitchens and 3 bathrooms and 6 bedrooms. Outdoor swimmingpool, biljart tables with bar and relax room, terraces and garden, a lot of activities in the area tennis, golf, horse riding, kano, river Dronne with sandy beach  …see more

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Charente / Saint-Germain-de-Confolens

Apartment / 1 Bedroom / sleeps 2

1 night min stay

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from £50 / night

£350 - £525 / week

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Key info:

  • Swimming pool
  • Great for children of all ages
  • No pets allowed
  • Private garden
Beautifully arranged and furnished I bedroom apartment, private courtyard, use of shared pool, exceptionally well equipped kitchen all set in amazing gardens and grounds. Only 45 mins Limoges airport so ideal for a long weekend break.  …see more

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Charente / Exideuil

Farmhouse / 2 Bedrooms / sleeps 6

1 night min stay

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from £63 / night

£435 - £511 / week

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Key info:

  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Great for children of all ages
  • Some pets are welcome - please contact the owner
  • 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.  …see more

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Charente / Beaulieu-sur-Sonnette

Gite / 3 Bedrooms / sleeps 6

2 Nights min stay

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from £66 / night

£460 - £700 / week

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Key info:

  • Nearest beach 35 km
  • Swimming pool
  • Great for children of all ages
  • Car essential
  • No pets allowed
  • Private garden
Private quality accommodation set in acres of gardens. A great place to unwind! WiFi plus English and French TV if you want it. Separate B&B for up to six all en suite. This Gite can accommodate six adults in real comfort and maybe more if required. Ask for a quote  …see more

Excellent 5/5 

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Chasseneuil-sur-Bonnieure / Montemboeuf

Farmhouse / 5 Bedrooms / sleeps 11

Excellent 5/5 

7 Nights min stay

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from £200 / night

£1395 - £1595 / week

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Key info:

  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 13 km
  • Swimming pool
  • Great for children of all ages
  • Car advised
  • No pets allowed
  • Private garden
Les Deux Pins is a recently renovated farmhouse situated in tranquil countryside and centrally located to nearby towns with all essential amenities. It has been tastefully renovated keeping all it's rustic character with exposed beams and stone walls throughout. The ho  …see more


23 Jul 2015

5/5

"Super place, plenty to do and fantastic weather"

We had a family holiday with our 3 children aged 10-14 at Les Deux Pins and had a fantastic time. There was lots to keep the children entertained from the swimming pool, to billiards table and ping po… More

It was an absolute pleasure having you here. Glad you enjoyed the scenic cycle routes down through the wooded tracks and lanes, albeit a bit challenging in places. Hope to see you again one day.


28 Aug 2014

5/5

"Perfectly situated property , comprehensive amenities for the whole family . Friendly and Helpful owners"

Garry and Deana have a wonderful traditional granite and stone property , copious land to enjoy and wonderfully proportioned rooms with all mod cons . Property has been renovated to a very high stand… More

So glad that you were able to utilise all the outdoor facilities at Les Deux Pins also taking time out to explore the surrounding area. Hope to see you all again one day.


29 Jul 2014

5/5

"A truly beautiful location & fantastic hosts"

6 of us in total stayed at Les Deux Pins - my wife & I, 2 children (10 yrs & 4 yrs), and in-laws/grandparents. We all had a fantastic time. The location is very rural and relatively remote, but with … More

Thank you for your comments and suggestions. We are always open to receiving feedback and will definately look into the comments you have raised. There are stairgates available on request for the younger visitors and I agree wooden floors can be a bit slippery with just socks on so extra care should be taken when walking around especially when using the stairs. Maybe there is a product which can be utilised in this case otherthan carpets which don't normally exist here in France (only on rare ocassions). We will look to placing a rug adhesive in the lounge or even discard the rug altogether. Flies can be a problem sometimes in France and so maybe by purchasing a 'electronic wall mounted zapper' may help the situation but is not a problem all summer round. We are glad that you enjoyed your stay here and look forward to seeing you all next year.

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Charente / Aubeterre-sur-Dronne

B&B / 8 Bedrooms / sleeps 17

1 night min stay

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from £315 / night

£2203 / week

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Key info:

  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0 km
  • Great for children of all ages
  • Car advised
  • Some pets are welcome - please contact the owner
Single, double or family rooms, restaurant, bar, breakfast, for individuals or groups up to 17 persons.  …see more

Excellent 5/5 

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Confolens / Ambernac

Gite / 2 Bedrooms / sleeps 4

Excellent 5/5 

2 Nights min stay

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from £57 / night

£395 - £750 / week

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Key info:

  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Great for children of all ages
  • Car advised
  • Some pets are welcome - please contact the owner
  • Private garden
Beautiful riverside location with heated pool.  …see more


16 Jul 2015

5/5

"Idyllic and peaceful - perfect for a restful stay!"

Sue, the host, made us feel very welcomed and at home on our arrival. She was able to offer advice on local shopping and places of interest. The cottage itself was spacious and clean and was equipped … More


6 Oct 2014

5/5

"peaceful location"

Beautiful property approx 6 miles from Confolens. The host was most helpful with many excellent suggestions regarding places to visit.… More

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Excellent 5/5 

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Charente / Confolens

Gite / 3 Bedrooms / sleeps 6

Excellent 5/5 

2 Nights min stay

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from £85 / night

£595 - £1050 / week

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Key info:

  • Swimming pool
  • Great for children of all ages
  • Some pets are welcome - please contact the owner
Beautiful 3 bedroom gite on a river Le Moulin du Pont Charraud is set in a very picturesque location with the old mill across the river.  …see more


4 Nov 2014

5/5

"So nice, it was hard to leave"

This was one of the nicest gites we have stayed in. The location, by an old mill pond, provided a picturesque and tranquil setting. It was hard to leave to go sight-seeing! The heated swimming pool w… More

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Very Good 4.5/5 

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Chalais / Bazac

Gite / 2 Bedrooms / sleeps 4

Very Good 4.5/5 

Min stay varies

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from £58 / night

£400 / week

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Key info:

  • Swimming pool
  • Great for children of all ages
  • Car advised
  • No pets allowed
  • Private garden
Four quality award winning gites with a12m x6m outdoor pool, perfect for family holidays or large groups in idyllic surroundings. There are three other gites available please see website for further details.  …see more


28 Aug 2013

5/5

"Superb location and fantastic hospitality"

Superb rustic location, beautiful scenery, very peaceful, very friendly local people and steve was so helpful with information on the area, local markets, local restaurants etc.… More


8 May 2012

4/5

"If you want peace and quiet, relaxation, this place fits the bill."

We're not so young, so the quiet appealed to us. We're really looking forward to coming back in August with son,daughter in law and 2 children (10 and 7) - there's enough to do for active kids in the … More

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Very Good 4.5/5 

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Montbron / Eymoutheirs

Gite / 3 Bedrooms / sleeps 8

Very Good 4.5/5 

Min stay varies

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from £86 / night

£600 - £895 / week

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Key info:

  • Nearest beach 50 km
  • Swimming pool
  • Great for children of all ages
  • Car advised
  • No pets allowed
  • Private garden
Elsa of Kora is a peaceful, newly renovated stone barn, sleeping up to 8 people and nestling in 3500sq metres of land with stunning views over open fields and the Les Gorges du Chambon, close to the Charente/Dordogne border.  …see more


26 Aug 2014

5/5

"What a wonderful place to spend a relaxing holiday!"

If you want a relaxing holiday in rural France, this property is well worth considering. Elsa of Kora is a beautiful house, excellently furnished and equipped for six people, with fabulous views over… More


25 Aug 2013

5/5

"Wow, what a view from the patio, the barns standards are amazing!"

My wife and I stayed at Elsa of Kora with friends and found the barn to be outstanding accommodation with first class facilities. The cleanliness of the place was excellent in terms of bedding, bathro… More

We at EoK would like to extend a big thank you for your generous comments after your stay at EoK. It is vitally important to us that we receive these comments in order to continually improve our service. I hope you are able enjoy EoK once again on your next holiday. Many thanks EoK


15 Jul 2013

5/5

"The perfect relaxing holiday home, with everything you could ask for."

An absolutely fantastic holiday! I could not fault anything, the house was decorated to perfection, the view was amazing, the places to visit nearby were so picturesque and each day allowed me to rela… More

We at EoK would like to extend a big thank you for your amazing review of our property. It leaves a lump in the throat to know that we are able to provide our guests with the perfect stay. This feedback is so important to us so that we may continually improve our service. Once again thank you, and hope that you are able to enjoy EoK once again. EoK

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Excellent 5/5 

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Charente / Villefagnan

House / 2 Bedrooms / sleeps 7

Excellent 5/5 

3 Nights min stay

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from £65 / night

£450 - £600 / week

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Key info:

  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0 km
  • Swimming pool
  • Great for children of all ages
  • Car essential
  • Some pets are welcome - please contact the owner
  • Private garden
Walk to the village shops Private pool fenced garden. Close proximity to Angoleme, Bordeaux, Cognac Short drive to supermarkets in Ruffec Fishing and swimming lake on the edge of the village. . perfect family holidays Swimming pool and pool loungers quiet french neighbo  …see more


18 Aug 2014

5/5

"Lovely holiday house in a friendly village - a perfect break!"

We have just returned from a wonderful break at Chez Sophie. The house is very well equipped, beds very comfy, nicely decorated and everything has been thought of. We arrived v late Saturday to find … More

We are glad you enjoyed your stay. We look forward to seeing you again. Regards Rose


4 Aug 2014

5/5

"Once again an absolute delight in rural France"

We decided to return to Chez Sophie after our shorter stay in 2013. The house still felt like home and I suspect it will continue to do so, considering the improvements and additions that the owners k… More

We are glad you loved Chez Sophie again. You are right we will continue to improve the house and furnishings as it is always good to have a fresh approach. Hope we see you again. Regards Rose


20 May 2014

5/5

""HOME FROM HOME""

Chez Sophie is a home from home, not just a holiday let. The house feels lived in and loved. Decor and fittings are lovely and have a nice french feel. There is currently a swimming pool being bu… More

Glad you felt like you were at home. Regards Rose

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Excellent 5/5 

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Brossac / Etang Vallier

Villa / 3 Bedrooms / sleeps 8

Excellent 5/5 

7 Nights min stay

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from £72 / night

£500 - £850 / week

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Key info:

  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0 km
  • Swimming pool
  • Great for children of all ages
  • Car advised
  • Some pets are welcome - please contact the owner
  • Private garden
With stunning views across the lake, 3 bed/2 bath lakeside villa, sleeping up to eight people, providing the perfect spot to dine, sunbathe or relax with a glass of wine and watch the sunset. Ideal for families seeking relaxation and or activity based holidays Large out  …see more


20 Jun 2014

5/5

"Fabulous lakeside family vacation"

We stayed here with our two young kids and they were busy from start to finish. Excellent facilities, no detail overlooked, and in a great location for exploring the local area. I'd heartily recommend… More


2 Apr 2013

5/5

"Fantastic Family Holiday Destination"

We have been lucky enough to have stayed in this villa twice. First in May half term and second in July - both times the weather was great. The setup was perfect for our two families with two double… More


18 Nov 2012

5/5

"What a beautiful place! All the family feel well and truly rested."

The villa had by far the best view onto the lake and was just the right distance from all amenities at the Etang Vallier resort. My wife and I were able to relax on the terrace with a book and a glass… More

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Excellent 5/5 

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Cognac / Deuville

House / 4 Bedrooms / sleeps 8

Excellent 5/5 

3 Nights min stay

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from £117 / night

£818 - £1351 / week

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Key info:

  • Swimming pool
  • Great for children of all ages
  • Car advised
  • No pets allowed
Set on the edge of a peaceful hamlet this 3 star rated former cognac distillery is consistantly recommended by it's guests. Offering luxury accommodation and everything for a perfect holiday in this beautiful area of France  …see more


11 Sep 2014

5/5

"Faultless accommodation, perfect for family and friends"

We stayed at the Remy Martin Gite in August for a week, with two families of four (children aged 7,10 and two 14). The owners Jacky and Neville were delightful, very welcoming and extremely knowledga… More

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Excellent 5/5 

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Cognac / Deuville

Gite / 3 Bedrooms / sleeps 6

Excellent 5/5 

3 Nights min stay

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from £88 / night

£614 - £1022 / week

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Key info:

  • Swimming pool
  • Great for children of all ages
  • Car advised
  • No pets allowed
Set on the edge of a peaceful hamlet this 3 star rated former cognac distillery is consistantly recommended by it's guests. The property offers luxury accomodation and everything required for a perfect holiday in this beautiful area of France.  …see more


31 Aug 2013

5/5

"Lovely destination for a family reunion"

We stayed at L'Ancienne Distillerie for a family celebration with a very wide range of ages. We occupied two of the gites on the property and thoroughly enjoyed our stay. Everything was very relaxed, … More

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Excellent 5/5 

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Charente / Salles-Lavalette

Farmhouse / 8 Bedrooms / sleeps 18

Excellent 5/5 

Short stays welcome

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from £133 / night

£925 - £2400 / week

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Key info:

  • Swimming pool
  • Great for children of all ages
  • Car essential
  • Some pets are welcome - please contact the owner
  • Private garden
70 square metre walled swimming pool with jet stream Games room with table tennis and pool table, bar and gym (multi-gym, running machine, cross trainer) Bikes Flatscreen TV with English channels WiFi connectivity throughout (even at poolside) Magnificent views BOOK NO  …see more


25 Aug 2015

5/5

"Fabulous holiday"

What a wonderful farmhouse, set in a beautiful part of France. Our stay at Les Chauvin was fantastic. Staying with friends there was ample space for everyone. The children adored the pool, trampoline… More


13 Aug 2014

5/5

"Fabulous house, gardens and pool ,really is a home from home with everything you could ask for."

I have just returned from two very relaxing weeks spent with family and friend ranging from 14-83. The hosts Madeleine and Marcus were really accomodating and have really made the properties a home fr… More


4 Aug 2014

5/5

"A wonderful home from home!"

Our family stayed at Les Chauvins from July 5th – 17th 2014. We had the best holiday ever in a rental property! We rented both properties, as we were a group of two young families and two sets of g… More

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Excellent 5/5 

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Charente / Aubeterre-sur-Dronne

Farmhouse / 2 Bedrooms / sleeps 6

Excellent 5/5 

7 Nights min stay

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from £51 / night

£351 - £949 / week

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Key info:

  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.05 km
  • Great for children of all ages
  • Car essential
  • Some pets are welcome - please contact the owner
  • Private garden
Enchanting 16th century home by a river, set admist 20 hectares of wood and meadowland, just 2 kilometers from Aubeterre-sur-Dronne, classified as one of France's most beautiful villages. Swimming, canoes, donkeys, barbecue, badminton, near Saint Emilion and Cognac. Cle  …see more


9 Sep 2013

5/5

"Peace and tranquility in a charming setting"

We recently returned from a stay at the wonderful Maison au bord de la Rivière in Aubeterre sur Dronne. This beautiful house is attached to the main house and has 2 bedrooms, the loft bedroom being o… More


9 Aug 2013

5/5

"A lovely place to stay"

We loved our stay in this enchanting house. We spent our time outside, swimming in the river and eating BBQ. The owners were very kind, and let us used one of the canoe. They stay on the other sid… More


30 Jul 2014

5/5

"Merveilleux"

J'ai passé une semaine dans cette magnifique maison. Denise a été charmante et nous a conseillé tout au long de notre séjour. Une rivière passe au bout du jardin et nous a permis de faire du can… More

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Excellent 5/5 

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Charente / Verteuil-sur-Charente

Cottage / 2 Bedrooms / sleeps 5

Excellent 5/5 

Short stays welcome

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from £70 / night

£490 - £590 / week

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Key info:

  • Nearest beach 145 km
  • Swimming pool
  • Great for children of all ages
  • Car essential
  • Some pets are welcome - please contact the owner
Traditional Charentaise cottage surrounded by fields of maize, sunflowers, woods and quiet lanes which is ideal for walking or cycling.  …see more


30 Aug 2013

5/5

"rural, rustic and very relaxing - all you can want from a break in France"

two weeks in rural France is just what we were looking for with 3 children under 15 - relaxing, enjoying the sunshine and the local area - wifi was a great hit the oldest of the 3 - the swimming pool … More

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Excellent 5/5 

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Charente / Aubeterre-sur-Dronne

House / 4 Bedrooms / sleeps 9

Excellent 5/5 

3 Nights min stay

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from £108 / night

£750 - £1100 / week

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Key info:

  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Great for children of all ages
  • Car essential
  • Some pets are welcome - please contact the owner
  • Private garden
Will consider price reduction for September bookings and prices for couples, village house, private, terrace, France, near to the beach, activities, restaurants, Will reduce price for 2 - 4 people in September or October No short breaks available in the peak season  …see more


14 Jun 2013

5/5

"Fun filled holiday"

We drove and took the route calais to Rouen and when I arrived at the village of Aubeterre it was bustling with people as it was the local market day and all the quaint little shops were open which wa… More

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Very Good 4.5/5 

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Charente / Confolens

Gite / 5 Bedrooms / sleeps 9

Very Good 4.5/5 

7 Nights min stay

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from £38 / night

£260 - £760 / week

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Key info:

  • Nearest beach 150 km
  • Swimming pool
  • Great for children of all ages
  • Car essential
  • Pets welcome
  • Private garden
Discount Prices in Summer 2016 for Limited Period!!! 16 - 22 July £620 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


7 Feb 2014

5/5

"Beautiful and peaceful holiday location"

We were made most welcome at Verina. This is a beautifully secluded ancient farm cottage, off the beaten track and with beautiful rural vistas. It was quite amazing to be able to sunbathe and barbecu… More


27 Aug 2014

4/5

"August at verina"

The house is in a lovely location. It is very quiet and peaceful but only a short drive to the shops. We really enjoyed the large pool. The owners family were very friendly and helpful, but not obtrus… More


17 Aug 2014

4/5

"Very rural, great for getting away from it all!"

Very rural, perfect for getting away from it all! Swimming pool great for the children. Good restaurant in Lesterps - child friendly and great French food.… More

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Excellent 5/5 

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Charente / Mansle

Manor House / 4 Bedrooms / sleeps 8

Excellent 5/5 

7 Nights min stay

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from £232 / night

£1620 - £1700 / week

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Key info:

  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 60 km
  • Swimming pool
  • Great for children of all ages
  • Car not necessary
  • No pets allowed
  • Private garden
Charming stone house with private pool in a town yet located in a delightful private walled garden. The in-ground tiled pool 5 x 10 metres, has a safety alarm and has a constant depth of 1.4 metres. The land runs down to the private bank of the Charente and fishing. A  …see more


27 Dec 2013

5/5

"Sunny, peaceful & relaxing"

Even with young teenage children there was plenty to keep them busy whilst us adults caught some sun by the pool. A nice private house and garden, with plenty of room for all. The town (2 minute walk)… More

Thank you for you review, and I am so pleased you and your family enjoyed your holiday.


21 Dec 2013

5/5

"Great place for a lovely holiday."

Hi, we stayed at the Maison and Apartment in August 2013. Both properties were fantastic and the outside pool, gardens and riverside were beautiful. The property is based in a lovely little town with … More

I am so pleased you enjoyed your holiday in the apartment and that you made good use of the pool, the garden and walks to the local town.

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Excellent 5/5 

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Charente / Mansle

Apartment / 1 Bedroom / sleeps 3

Excellent 5/5 

5 Nights min stay

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from £56 / night

£390 - £420 / week

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Key info:

  • Nearest beach 80 km
  • Swimming pool
  • Great for children of all ages
  • Car advised
  • No pets allowed
Detached stone apartment - offers a delightful private garden and in ground tiled pool with steps, the convenience to shops and restaurants and the private grounds leading to the Charente. Garden croquet and badminton are set out in the garden, or sit and watch red squi  …see more


21 Aug 2014

5/5

"Relaxing and refreshing"

Welcomed cheerfully on arrival by the owner, and shown around the gite and grounds. The gite is a well appointed, spacious open plan room containing sleeping, lounge and dining furniture and kitchen. … More


2 Feb 2014

5/5

"A small slice of peace"

This property will not be everyone's taste,but if you want clean basic and peace and quite and large pool for yourself ,than read on. This apartment is above a few store rooms situated beside the … More


21 Dec 2013

5/5

"Fabulous Apartment"

Hi, we stayed at the Maison and Apartment in August 2013. Both properties were fantastic and the outside pool, gardens and riverside were beautiful. The property is based in a lovely little town with … More

I am so pleased you enjoyed your holiday in the apartment and that you made good use of the pool, the garden and the bbq!

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Excellent 5/5 

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Charente / Barbezieux-Saint-Hilaire

Gite / 1 Bedroom / sleeps 4

Excellent 5/5 

3 Nights min stay

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from £43 / night

£300 - £475 / week

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Key info:

  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0 km
  • Swimming pool
  • Great for children of all ages
  • Car essential
  • Some pets are welcome - please contact the owner
This comfortable, family friendly,gite in Charente,France,sleeps between 2 & 4 people,is well equipped and full of character with exposed beams and stone walls.There is a terrace with BBQ and a swimming pool of 10 X 5 m with roman steps which sits in the wooded garden.  …see more


8 Sep 2014

5/5

"Excellent hosts and top class accommodation"

The gite was in pristine condition and out hosts Linda and Ian were most helpful with any questions we had. The facilities within the gite were first class and there was really nothing they had not th… More


26 Aug 2015

5/5

"very well equipped property, with excellent swimming pool and friendly host!"

Enough space for parents and two young children (2 & 4 yrs) excellent property with everything we needed. the spacious gardens, fabulous pool allowed for easy entertainment plus a good location with … More


22 Aug 2014

5/5

"What are you waiting for"

What strikes you when you arrive at this property is that the owners have completely undersold what is on offer in terms of the property and plot themselves, converted barns completed to a very good s… More

Thanks for such a great review! We enjoyed having you here and look forward to seeing you again in the near future. Best wishes, Linda and Ian

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