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Very Good 4.5/5 

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Deux-Sevres / Ardilleux

Cottage / 2 Bedrooms / sleeps 4

Very Good 4.5/5 

Short stays welcome

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from £86 / night

£600 / week

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Key info:

  • Nearest beach 100 km
  • Swimming pool
  • Great for children of all ages
  • Car advised
  • Some pets are welcome - please contact the owner
Charentaise cottage within the very private grounds of Chateau Ardilleux. Enjoy the parkland surrounding the cottage ...or take a bike for a ride in the rolling countryside.Lots of nearby places to visit ...Cognac,Futurescope ,Marais Poitovin (green venice)etc Perfect f  …see more


15 Sep 2014

5/5

"Lovely place, great food and very important: dog friendly!"

I stayed in the gite because I was house hunting in the Deux-Sevres. My two little dogs and I had a warm welcome and a lovely stay with Corinne and her husband David. The gite is nice and big, and you… More


9 May 2012

5/5

"Lovely setting, great food & made to feel welcome."

A fabulous setting in the French countryside we had a great week. The food & warm welcome served up by hosts Corinne & Donald was superb and we would recommend this as a great place to stay and a goo… More


28 Jul 2014

4/5

"Gite in the leafy grounds of a small Chateau"

The Gite has a very large lounge/kitchen/dining room, which was wonderfully cool in the high 30 degree weather we experienced there. There are two good sized bedrooms and plenty of storage space. Th… More

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Excellent 5/5 

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Charente-Maritime / Surgeres

Gite / 1 Bedroom / sleeps 2

Excellent 5/5 

7 Nights min stay

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from £65 / night

£450 - £730 / week

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Key info:

  • Nearest beach 42 km
  • Swimming pool
  • Great for children of all ages
  • Car advised
  • Some pets are welcome - please contact the owner
  • Private garden
Cute little bolthole ideal for couples, this cottage oozes french charm and has a swimming pool. 45 minutes inland from La Rochelle. Walking distance to bar/restaurant, mini market, boulangerie. Romantic break for hard working couples, just eat, swim, cycle!  …see more


18 Aug 2015

5/5

"Ideal for our extended group"

Its a small traditional french building with thick walls plenty of space for two. Despite being 32C outside the house was cool inside. Its well equipped and has off road parking. Its in the same gr… More


29 Oct 2014

5/5

"Peaceful and relaxing"

Great place to stay. We stayed in September and had fantastic weather, The cottage is lovely and homely and has a fantastic new lounge area with direct access to the swimming pool. tHe grounds are fan… More

Hi Ben Thank you for your kind comments we love to hear that people have had a great time, hope to welcome you back in the future. Kind Regards Tim


28 Aug 2013

5/5

"Idyllic soul restoring hideaway"

My husband and I spent a week at Le Petit Logis,and we are so glad that we chose it for our holiday. if you are looking for a beautiful and peaceful location, then it's perfect. Le Petit Logis is a ch… More

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Very Good 4.5/5 

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Charente-Maritime / Surgeres

House / 3 Bedrooms / sleeps 8

Very Good 4.5/5 

7 Nights min stay

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from £125 / night

£875 - £1500 / week

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Key info:

  • Nearest beach 42 km
  • Swimming pool
  • Great for children of all ages
  • Car advised
  • No pets allowed
  • Private garden
Elegant former gentleman's residence in prestigious village with swimming pool to share with 1 bed cottage (or take private use). 35 mins to La Rochelle and stunning atlantic coast. Centrally located to plenty of attractions. 3 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, very comfortable.  …see more


18 Aug 2015

5/5

"Exactly what you expect from the pictures"

Its a traditional french building with thick walls and large rooms. Despite being 32C outside the house was cool inside. Its well equipped and even has a separate fridge for drinks. A high walled a… More


24 Sep 2014

5/5

"Large country house in a peaceful village."

Just come back from a weeks holiday with the family (all adults now!), in France staying at Maison Du Puits. We had a great time, the house is so spacious and is like home from home with all it's pro… More

Hi Jo Thanks for your kind comments and we are really pleased you all had a great time. Hope to welcome you back one day. Kind Regards Tim and Lucy


22 Aug 2014

5/5

"Charming House, lovely relaxing holiday."

We stayed here for a week in early August and had a wonderful time. The house is in a very peaceful location but within easy reach of shops, restaurants and attractions. We spent a lot of time in the … More

Hi Jess Thanks for your review it means a lot to hear that people have enjoyed their selves at our property. We hope to be welcoming you back another time!! Kind Regards Tim and Lucy

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Very Good 4.5/5 

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Marennes / Le Gua

Gite / 2 Bedrooms / sleeps 3

Very Good 4.5/5 

1 night min stay

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from £36 / night

£250 - £400 / week

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Key info:

  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 15 km
  • Great for children of all ages
  • Car advised
  • No pets allowed
  • Private garden
Delightful two bedroom, detached holiday home situated on a private lane. Ideal for couples or small family. Easy access to beaches, Royan, Ile d' 'Oleron, La Rochelle, Saintes and Cognac. Excellent location for touring this part of France.  …see more


14 Sep 2014

5/5

"a dream home-from-home"

Beautiful cottage with absolutely everything you could wish for. Ideally placed in a small , tranquil village with everything you need a short cycle or a few minutes drive away.lots of interesting pla… More


26 Apr 2014

5/5

"Lovely, warm, relaxing Spring break"

Lovely early season break. Surprisingly good weather and blue skies for April. Highlights included a trip out to the Charente beyond Saintes to Chanier for a pleasant walk and to see an ancient, derel… More


3 Aug 2013

5/5

"Home from Home!"

This house is so well equipped and comfortable it immediately made us feel at home. We enjoyed using the bicycles to explore around the village. The area is lovely, and there are lots of suggestions a… More

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Excellent 5/5 

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Vienne / Poitiers

Cottage / 1 Bedroom / sleeps 5

Excellent 5/5 

2 Nights min stay

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from £50 / night

£350 - £525 / week

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Key info:

  • Nearest beach 125 km
  • Swimming pool
  • Great for children of all ages
  • Car advised
  • Some pets are welcome - please contact the owner
The gorgeous La P'tite Boulangerie sits in a lovely sunny courtyard in rural Vienne and is a romantic location for honeymooners especially outside of school holidays. Heated swimming-pool, barbecue, ping-pong, pool table. Small market town with shops 2 miles away. *NEW  …see more


3 Sep 2014

5/5

"Beautiful setting and ideal for families of all ages"

We hope to return to this wonderful place as soon as we are able. We hired all three gites and came with teenagers, babies and a few ages in between! Kim and Jim have thought of everything and we f… More


13 Mar 2014

5/5

"Lovely gite in a peaceful location"

The gite was clean and beautifully decorated with all necessary amenities. Very friendly owners. Close to plenty of interesting places to visit. We had a great time and I would thoroughly recommend i… More


16 Aug 2013

5/5

"lovely family friendly holiday"

We have just returned from a fabulous week in this property. It is rare to be so pleasantly surprised. The cottage was much more spacious than we had expected, it is really light and airy, and is very… More

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Excellent 5/5 

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Charente-Maritime / Saint-Romain-de-Benet

Cottage / 3 Bedrooms / sleeps 6

Excellent 5/5 

3 Nights min stay

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from £86 / night

£600 - £750 / week

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Key info:

  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 17 km
  • Great for children of all ages
  • Car advised
  • No pets allowed
  • Private garden
Spacious three bedroom cottage with large private enclosed garden. Easy access 15 minutes from Saintes, A10 and N150, 15 minutes drive from fabulous beaches and chic town of Royan.  …see more


7 Oct 2013

5/5

"Lovely spacious property both inside and out"

An old Charentais property with all mod-cons and very well equipped. A nice quiet location but not far from the main route to Royan and Saintes for trips out. We had no problems but did text/email the… More


13 Aug 2013

5/5

"lovely location"

This villa is everything you need for an excellent holiday, in a rural area but no more than a 10 minute drive from shops and restaurants. Very spacious and well equipped with a lovely patio and garde… More


24 Aug 2011

5/5

"Lovely house and fabulous holiday"

great house, great facilities, lovely garden and patio, good location for beaches and exploring local towns… More

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Very Good 4.5/5 

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Charente-Maritime / Gemozac

House / 2 Bedrooms / sleeps 6

Very Good 4.5/5 

7 Nights min stay

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from £70 / night

£485 / 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
Charming French holiday cottage with many original features including working Charentaise fireplace. WiFi internet, large screen TV, pretty private garden, ancient rooftop and country views, situated in peaceful hamlet close to excellent beaches and restaurants. Pretty  …see more


27 Jul 2014

5/5

"A great house in a lovely location"

We stayed at L'Atelier for a couple of weeks and had a fabulous holiday. The property was very well equipped and extremely comfortable - a real home from home. The local village was very quaint. … More


2 Jul 2014

5/5

"QUINTESSENTIAL RURAL FRANCE"

L'Atelier is a very attractive property in an excellent location for exploring the Gironde estuary with it's photogenic carrelets [fishermen's huts on stilts],and the nearby towns of Saintes,Cognac a… More


11 Aug 2013

5/5

"A Jewel"

L'Atelier was very well placed for visiting the surrounding area, it is a quiet attractive house in a very pleasant garden within a small village, however we arrived during fete weekend and had a love… More

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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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Charente-Maritime / Migron

House / 5 Bedrooms / sleeps 10

Excellent 5/5 

1 night min stay

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from £60 / night

£420 - £1050 / 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
Newly built spacious 5 bed house and 2 bed gite set in the grounds of a family run Cognac estate . Beaches 1hr , Cognac 15 min, Saintes 20 min . Most pursuits are in close proximity . Beautiful Setting, very private but close to all ammenities. The property is not overl  …see more


2 Jun 2013

5/5

"Fabulous holiday in the vineyards"

We have just returned home from our second visit to Les Vignes. It is a great place to unwind and relax being so peaceful and relaxing set amongst the vineyards. There were eight of us altogether with… More


9 Sep 2012

5/5

"Relaxing holiday"

We stayed at the house at end of Aug for a week. As the other reviews have said it is in a great rural location, set back well away from the already quiet road. The house is around 3 years old and is … More


24 Aug 2012

5/5

"Beautiful house and location, great family holiday"

Just returned from a terrific holiday at Les Vignes. Booking was made easy by the owner, Bernie, who was very helpful. The house is set on the edge of a working vineyard with great scenery all around … More

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Excellent 5/5 

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Vienne / Civray

Gite / 3 Bedrooms / sleeps 6

Excellent 5/5 

7 Nights min stay

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from £68 / night

£475 - £899 / week

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Key info:

  • Nearest beach 90 km
  • Swimming pool
  • Great for children of all ages
  • Car advised
  • Pets welcome
  • Private garden
Renovated Barn,with shared 12/6 stunning solar heated swimming pool. Self-catering accommodation in peaceful and quiet surroundings.private gardens and eating area. WIFI English TV. all mod cons rated on Trip Advisor Open all year round.bike hire available contact us or  …see more


28 Jul 2015

5/5

"Another great holiday"

Spent two weeks again with my family of teenager for the 3rd year. Yet again great accomodation, great hosts wonderful area.so much to do so relaxing.coming back for 2016… More

Thank you all very much.its always a pleasure to have such a lovely family come to stay.we look forward to seeing you again in 2016 Aaron and Sharon Vogel XXX


3 Aug 2015

5/5

"Very welcome and excelent gîte"

We are 5 and a dog , we were staying in the grand gîte (Chez Hiboux) it has a beautiful well equipped kitchen , and 3 bedrooms . The spacious bathroom is super . You found all comfort in this gîte… More


7 Sep 2014

5/5

"Fantastic, fantastic,fantastic !!"

Sharon and Aaron were the most fantastic hosts. The gite was beautifully renovated with excellent facilities. Great outdoor area with super pool to enjoy. Highly recommend.… More

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Excellent 5/5 

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Deux-Sevres / Sauze-Vaussais

Gite / 4 Bedrooms / sleeps 8

Excellent 5/5 

7 Nights min stay

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from £79 / night

£550 - £950 / week

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Key info:

  • Nearest beach 90 km
  • Swimming pool
  • Great for children of all ages
  • Car advised
  • Some pets are welcome - please contact the owner
  • Private garden
In the heart of Poitou-Charent nestles " The Old Farmhouse" a charming stone Gite with bundles of character. Set in a small hamlet not far from Sauze-Vaussais and Melle. With views across fields. Terrace, garden, pool, BBQ and lots of home comforts. A great place for ex  …see more


2 Sep 2014

5/5

"The perfect holiday"

Our group (4 adults, 3 toddlers and a baby) spent two brilliant weeks in The Old Farmhouse. The property itself it excellently equipped with everything you require and is furnished to a very high stan… More


27 Aug 2013

5/5

"Perfect Relaxing Holiday in Fantastic Accommodation."

We stayed here for a week, travelling as 2 couples. The farmhouse is a stunning property immaculately maintained and presented by the owners, Sue, Andy and Olive, who struck the perfect balance of fr… More

Thank you so much for your time, to write this review it means a lot to us. We enjoyed having you stay here, and would look forward to you returning. Glad that you had a great time, and that you enjoyed yourselves. That is all we want for our guest.Thank you also for taking such care of our house. Hopefully meet up with you again.


27 Dec 2012

5/5

"A lovely relaxing holiday with loads of space for the kids"

My wife and I stayed with 3 kids for a week in August 2012 and really loved it here. Sue and Andy made us feel really welcome but left us alone to enjoy the space, the pool, the barbecue and the ambie… 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 / Balzac

Guest house / 4 Bedrooms / sleeps 9

Excellent 5/5 

1 night min stay

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from £51 / night

£353 / 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 / 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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Deux-Sevres / Vasles

Gite / 2 Bedrooms / sleeps 6

Excellent 5/5 

Short stays welcome

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from £82 / night

£571 / week

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Key info:

  • Swimming pool
  • Great for children of all ages
  • Car advised
  • No pets allowed
  • Private garden
Situated in the the Deux-Sèvres countryside, Les Campanules has been furnished and equipped for relaxing self-catering holidays. Beautifully renovated, the gîte accommodates up to four people (+2) in 2 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms and a heated swimming pool (exclusive use)  …see more


21 Aug 2015

5/5

"Highly recommended"

Les Campanules is easily one of the most comfortable gites we've ever stayed in. The bedrooms were a decent size with comfy beds, the kitchen was very well-equipped with plenty of room and access to … More

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Excellent 5/5 

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Vienne / Civray

Gite / 6 Bedrooms / sleeps 12

Excellent 5/5 

7 Nights min stay

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from £163 / night

£1140 - £2009 / week

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Key info:

  • Nearest beach 90 km
  • Swimming pool
  • Great for children of all ages
  • Car advised
  • Pets welcome
  • Private garden
Gites for self catering and Bed and Breakfast with stunning 12/6 metre pool.Private gardens and parking.Play-area,and in a stunning rural setting,yet only 5 mins from main town of Civray. WIFI internet access,English TV,and finished to the highest standard  …see more


9 Aug 2014

5/5

"Chez Hiboux is a Lovely Gite in a very peaceful setting run by an amazing couple."

The owners Aaran and Sharon made us very welcome, they are lovely and we're very happy to helped advise us what to see and do in the area, of which there was plenty, just not enough days. One place we… More


29 Jul 2014

5/5

"Perfect location-perfect holiday - We didn't want it to end!"

As you drive down to Gites Du Marigne, you get an overwhelming feeling that you made the right decision. A picturesque hamlet tucked away from the road and surrounded by sunflower fields. Sharon and… More


4 Sep 2012

5/5

"Lovely little house in a lovely setting with a lovely pool!"

Aaron and Sharon were excellent hosts, providing us with extras on our first evening as all the shops were shut - including a much needed bottle of wine! A lovely little house, Le Petite Maison, ju… More

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Excellent 5/5 

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Charente-Maritime / Jonzac

Gite / 3 Bedrooms / sleeps 8

Excellent 5/5 

2 Nights min stay

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from £71 / night

£495 - £1295 / week

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Key info:

  • Nearest beach 40 km
  • Swimming pool
  • Great for children of all ages
  • Car advised
  • Air conditioning
  • Pets welcome
3 Bedroomed all en suite. gite lounge area with air conditioning and stunning views over the countryside, Ground floor bedroom and en suite facilities with extra wide doors for wheel chair users. Private terrace with bbq. "  …see more


18 May 2011

5/5

"I love La Pommeraie and will be going back again and again"

My husband and I stayed in Pineau, one of four gites at La Pommeraie. It was perfect for us. The gite slept 6 but we used only the downstairs suite as I have some mobility problems. The rooms were s… More

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Very Good 4.5/5 

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Charente-Maritime / Surgeres

Cottage / 2 Bedrooms / sleeps 5

Very Good 4.5/5 

7 Nights min stay

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from £138 / night

£960 / 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
  • Private garden
Les Hirondelles is the ideal place for a peaceful holiday in the heart of Charente Maritime. At the edge of a quiet village surrounded by idylic countryside, this late 18th century farmhouse, freshly renovated, blends old-world charm with up-to-the minute facilities.  …see more


14 Sep 2013

5/5

"Wonderful rural getaway, perfect for our family"

The gite was excellent and provided everything we needed for our stay. Our children loved the swimming pool and we all enjoyed playing games on the field. The location is quiet and rural but only ab… More


18 Aug 2013

5/5

"Rural Family Holiday Gite"

We stayed in this Gite with our two children aged 15 years and 8 years . The location is rural and in a small village , Most shops are about 4 miles away but are accessible with a car . The Gite its… More


12 Aug 2013

5/5

"Relaxing holiday in a beautiful setting"

We had such a wonderful stay in this gite for a week we wanted to stay for another. The only sounds you will hear when you wake are those of animals. If you like pools you will love this one. The bed… More

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Very Good 4.5/5 

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Charente-Maritime / Surgeres

Farmhouse / 3 Bedrooms / sleeps 7

Very Good 4.5/5 

Short stays welcome

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from £172 / night

£1200 / 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
  • Private garden
Les Hirondelles is the ideal place for a peaceful holiday in the heart of Charente Maritime. At the edge of a quiet village surrounded by idylic countryside, this late 18th century farmhouse, freshly renovated, blends old-world charm with up-to-the minute facilities.  …see more


4 Aug 2014

5/5

"Beautiful House in beautiful setting"

We spent a very happy week here. The accomodation is beautifully kept and very spacious. The pool is perfect - we were in every day! Perfect for cycling - and the availability of bikes on site is a re… More


23 Jul 2013

5/5

"Perfect holiday rental"

We had another wonderful holiday at Les Hirondelles Logis A. The villa was superbly presented and equipped as usual and the pool and gardens were excellent ! This is an absolute gem of a property in … More


5 Jun 2012

5/5

"relaxing"

Excellent accommodation in a wonderful setting. The area was very interesting, with easy access to other places of interest and we will certainly be returning. Sarah Smith was extremely helpful.… More

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Excellent 5/5 

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Gemozac / Langlade

Watermill / 3 Bedrooms / sleeps 7

Excellent 5/5 

7 Nights min stay

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from £85 / night

£595 - £1595 / 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
Enjoy the charms of this 3 bedroom Charentaise millhouse with private secluded solar heated pool, bordered by a millstream and set within two acres of garden, offering both space and tranquillity. Situated on its own, just 20 mins from the beautiful Atlantic beaches. It  …see more


3 Jan 2015

5/5

"It doesn't get any better than this"

We all hope and pray that our choice of accommodation, booked on the strength of a few photographs and enticing narrative, will prove to be worthwhile. I can tell you that, in this instance, our expec… More

Thank you for taking the time to post a review of your holiday; we're sure it will help others in deciding if the moulin is suitable for them too. Thank you for being great guests and we very much look forward to welcoming you back this year to discover more of the Charente Maritime.


11 Sep 2014

5/5

"Beautiful house, fantastic location, lovely owners"

Thank you so much for a lovely stay in your beautiful house. The house and garden on arrival was very clean and tidy and a real delight to arrive at. There was a food basket on the table which was a … More

Many thanks for posting such a kind review. We are so pleased to hear the moulin lived up to your expectations and the whole family enjoyed themselves. We hope to welcome you back again soon.


3 Aug 2014

5/5

"Perfect Holiday"

We've spent the last two weeks of July staying at Le Moulin and enjoyed a perfect family holiday. The location of Le Moulin is excellent - remote enough to be tranquil but within easy reach of local … More

Thank you so much for taking the time to review your holiday at the moulin. It was a pleasure to have you and your family to stay and we very much look forward to welcoming you back again.

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Very Good 4.5/5 

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Charente-Maritime / Aulnay

Villa / 3 Bedrooms / sleeps 8

Very Good 4.5/5 

7 Nights min stay

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from £108 / night

£750 - £1250 / week

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Key info:

  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 55 km
  • Swimming pool
  • Great for children of all ages
  • Car advised
  • Some pets are welcome - please contact the owner
  • Private garden
Large beautifully restored 3 bed-roomed (+ 2 mezzanine levels), 2 bath-roomed villa with private pool - not shared, with pretty garden around the pool area extending beyond the pool out to the surrounding fields. La Lavande is situated on the edge of a small village a s  …see more


12 Aug 2014

5/5

"Perfect, relaxing French country holiday"

Pat and Evelyn are perfect hosts because they are exceptionally helpful but also very discreet. Any slight issue and they sorted it straight away, above and beyond what is the norm from our experience… More

Thank you for your kind review, it was very helpful.


9 Sep 2013

5/5

"Everything you would wish for in a French country gite holiday"

My husband and I, together with two friends have been holidaying in rented houses in France for over 20 years and feel we have a wealth of experience on which to draw comparison. the properties have r… More

We are very touched by your kind comments, thank you.


16 Jul 2013

5/5

"Fantastic would book again."

Have just come back from 2 weeks at La Lavande. We have had a fantastic time from start to finish. Pat & Evelyn were accommodating, and very welcoming. The house and pool were both clean and had every… More

Thank you for your kind review and we are glad that you enjoyed your stay with us. As you have mentioned we will be pleased to see you out here either at La Lavande or Les Iris next year.

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Excellent 5/5 

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Deux-Sevres / Parthenay

Gite / 2 Bedrooms / sleeps 6

Excellent 5/5 

1 night min stay

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from £29 / night

£200 - £490 / week

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Key info:

  • Nearest beach 120 km
  • Swimming pool
  • Great for children of all ages
  • Car advised
  • Some pets are welcome - please contact the owner
2 Bedroomed Gite in 16th Century farmhouse, with views of open countryside. 10 mins from the medieval town of Parthenay. Can be combined with our small gite to create one single unit. Grounds of 3 acres with swimming pool (30ft x 15ft). Ideal for families and/or couples  …see more


30 Mar 2015

5/5

"Wish we had stayed longer"

After a long drive from Normandy we arrived to the cheerful smile of Anita who greeted us with a smile as warm as the fire she had prepared for us. After talking with Mark and Anita the following mor… More


10 Aug 2014

5/5

"Clean and comfortable nothing is too much trouble fabulous."

Great value for money. Great accommodation and great people, nothing was too much trouble. Highly recommend.… More


23 Aug 2013

5/5

"lovely peaceful setting, great gites and friendly owners"

Anita and Mark were helpful throughout the booking process and welcoming on arrival - the little extras (wine/eggs) were lovely after our long drive! We rented both gites for us, our children and gra… More

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Excellent 5/5 

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Deux-Sevres / Bouille-Loretz

Cottage / 2 Bedrooms / sleeps 6

Excellent 5/5 

7 Nights min stay

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from £86 / night

£600 - £800 / week

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Key info:

  • Nearest beach 158 km
  • Swimming pool
  • Great for children of all ages
  • Car essential
  • No pets allowed
  • Private garden
Delightful cottage which sleeps 4-6 set on 3½ acres of an old vignerons estate, with a beautiful private pool area, in Anjou-Saumur - the heartland of the Loire. Offers spacious living rooms and bedrooms with large private sunny terrace with alfresco dining facilities.  …see more


27 Jul 2015

5/5

"A perfect getaway"

We enjoyed a fabulous week in Farmer's Cottage in early July, and were extremely impressed with Phil & Janet's attention to detail. The cottage is fabulous and full of character - even better than it… More


23 Aug 2015

5/5

"Excellent holiday home!"

The cottage was clean and comfortable and as described on the website; in fact we found the cottage to be more spacious than we expected. The cottage was extremely well equipped and the welcome gifts … More


9 Jan 2015

5/5

"Fabulous holiday cottage"

We stayed at Farmers Cottage in August 2014 and had an absolutely fantastic holiday. The setting of Farmers Cottage is peaceful and relaxing. The only sound to be heard (apart from our kids & us… More

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Excellent 5/5 

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Vienne / Availles-Limouzine

Townhouse / 3 Bedrooms / sleeps 6

Excellent 5/5 

7 Nights min stay

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from £43 / night

£300 - £600 / week

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Key info:

  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 160 km
  • Great for children of all ages
  • Car not necessary
  • Some pets are welcome - please contact the owner
La Poste des Gardes is a charming 16th century former guard post in the historic quarter of this charming town. The house boasts three floors with exposed stonework, beams, a magnificent fireplace and a stunning first floor covered terrace overlooking the River Vienne.  …see more


5 Jul 2013

5/5

"Excellent place to stay. Well placed."

Had a really good relaxing time. The decor of the house is way beyond any expectations. The terrace in the morning is a dream come true.… More

I am really delighted to hear that you enjoyed your stay so much. It's good to know that the decor of the house exceeded your expectations and that you loved the terrace as much as we do! Hand on heart I can say that the terrace is my favourite place to be in the world, morning, noon and night! I am so grateful to you for taking the time to write this review and would be very happy indeed to welcome you back in the future. Please do feel free to recommend us to others who may fancy a stay in the area. I hope they, too, would be as happy as you were.


28 Aug 2012

5/5

"Beautiful house in a perfect location overlooking the River Vienne"

We arrived in the lovely French town of Availles-Limouzine and easily found the beautiful three story house with a covered roof terrace overlooking the River Vienne. The house is absolutely gorgeous,… More

I am so delighted to know that you all enjoyed your stay at La Poste so much and that the house lived up to your expectations. There are so many activities to try in the immediate area and I'm very glad that you were able to take full advantage of these. The Hotel Chatellenie in the village does offer good quality authentic French cuisine and it's good to know you liked it too. We would be absolutely delighted to welcome you all back next year - I'm sure there are plenty of activities that you didn't have time to try out.


8 Aug 2012

5/5

"Perfect!"

The house is beautifully located in the town and furnished to the very highest of standards, having everything you would need (and more) for a holiday. It felt like being at home, only better. As a t… More

I am so delighted that you all enjoyed your stay at La Poste des Gardes and it is lovely to know that you appreciated the location of the house, the accommodation and the facilities on offer in the village and surrounding area. I am so grateful to you for taking the time to write this review and we would be very happy indeed to welcome you back in the future.

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Excellent 5/5 

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Liglet / Jemelle

Cottage / 2 Bedrooms / sleeps 6

Excellent 5/5 

7 Nights min stay

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from £43 / night

£300 - £600 / week

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Key info:

  • Nearest beach 190 km
  • Great for children of all ages
  • Car advised
  • Some pets are welcome - please contact the owner
  • Private garden
Longére Louise is a secluded detached longère in a quiet rural hamlet. It has a large garden with loungers, dining furniture, barbecue; farmhouse kitchen with stove, a sitting room with dining area & stove, a dayroom, a salon, bathroom with shower & 2 charming bedroom  …see more


1 Sep 2014

5/5

"Lovely house, lovely stay!"

We had a very relaxing stay for the nearly two weeks we were there. The location was perfect and the large garden was super for the children. The house is clearly well taken care of, and arranging wit… More

Thank you very much for taking the time to write this lovely review. I am so pleased that you all enjoyed your stay at Longère Louise and that you managed to visit the many beautiful areas around the cottage. You would be welcome back anytime.


31 Jul 2014

5/5

"Absoloutely superb!!"

We stayed at Longere Louise for one week and the only sad part was that it wasn't longer. The cottage is stunningly beautiful and renovated to a very high standard. Everything that you could possibly… More

Thank you so much for your complementary review. I'm delighted that you enjoyed your week at the cottage and that you found the facilities adequate. I'm also glad that the weather was good enough for you to enjoy the garden. I'd be thrilled to welcome you back to the cottage next year and hope your experience will be even better next time. Thank you for taking the time to share your thoughts with others here.


28 Aug 2013

5/5

"An ideal retreat in the beautiful french countryside"

We have stayed at Longere Louise for our last two annual family summer holidays.It is beautifully presented with a super family size kitchen and a delightful garden for the children to play and explor… More

Thank you so much for your lovely review. I'm so pleased that you chose it for two of your summer holidays. I'm glad you found the cottage well presented and that the farmhouse kitchen is roomy enough to prepare and enjoy family meals. It's also good to know that the children made full use of the garden. The rear lawn does provide a huge play space. Dining al fresco on the rear terrace makes it easy for all the family to join in! The cottage is in an outstanding location to visit some of the most beautiful villages and attractions in the area and Angles-sur-l'Anglin is just one of them. We always feel the cottage is a lovely rustic haven to return to after a busy day and are so happy that you enjoyed your stays there. We'd love to have you back.

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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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Couhe / Lage de Messe

Farmhouse / 4 Bedrooms / sleeps 9

Excellent 5/5 

7 Nights min stay

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from £58 / night

£400 - £1450 / week

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Key info:

  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 100 km
  • Swimming pool
  • Great for children of all ages
  • Car advised
  • Some pets are welcome - please contact the owner
  • Private garden
Charming Farmstead situated in a small hamlet. Included in the price are the main house, a pretty, separate house which is ideal for the grandparents and a large pool with roman steps, all for the exclusive use of the renter. The whole property is in a secluded garden.  …see more


24 Aug 2014

5/5

"Fabulous space suitable for extended family with excellent facilities"

An idyllic location set peacefully amid the sunflower fields, Les Canards has everything a family or group could need. Beautiful and well equipped house, brilliantly sized pool, space to run, games r… More


21 Oct 2012

5/5

"get away from the city"

We had a fabulous time in Les Canards. There is lots of space for everyone. The ping pong table and the pool are the winners. But there are loads of other things you could enjoy ie bikes, games, badm… More


9 Apr 2015

5/5

"Great stay"

As long as you like an "away from it all" holiday, this place is perfect. Well equipped both inside and out, les Canards was ideal for our extended family. Everyone loved the pool area with its summe… More

Thanks very much for the kind comments and we look forward to welcoming you back this year

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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-Maritime / Champagnac

Gite / 1 Bedroom / sleeps 3

Excellent 5/5 

Short stays welcome

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from £57 / night

£395 - £465 / week

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Key info:

  • Nearest beach 40 km
  • Swimming pool
  • Great for children of all ages
  • Car advised
  • Air conditioning
  • Some pets are welcome - please contact the owner
Merlot, a single bedroomed gite with air conditioning and over 70 Sq Metres of space, the 12 x 6 metre pool is near by along with 5 person hot tub. Enjoy stunning views out over the countryside with vine and sunflowers. Soak up the sunshine in the South West of France,  …see more


2 Jun 2013

5/5

"Merlot is the best"

We really enjoyed our stay at Merlot. The setting s is fantastic and the peace and quiet was bliss. The gite is simply furnished but beautifully done. The kitchen is very well equipped and the bbq out… More


22 Jun 2014

5/5

"Calme et tranquilite"

Le gite est situe a 4 km du centre de Jonzac, il est tres bien equipe et fonctionnel. Je suis entierement satisfait de la prestation. L'acces a Internet est un plus pour cette location. Je le recomma… More

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Very Good 4/5 

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Charente-Maritime / Jonzac

Gite / 3 Bedrooms / sleeps 7

Very Good 4/5 

2 Nights min stay

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from £64 / night

£445 - £1095 / week

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Key info:

  • Nearest beach 40 km
  • Swimming pool
  • Great for children of all ages
  • Car advised
  • Air conditioning
  • Some pets are welcome - please contact the owner
The original cottage of the farm, this 3 bedroomed gite has all the comforts of home, with stunning views over the countryside. Just 100 metres from the 12 X 6 metre pool and 5 person hot tub/spa nearby.A terrace for outside dining and bbq along with table for 8.  …see more


3 Sep 2013

4/5

"Excellent hosts - couldnt do more for you or be more helpful"

The hosts, Hugh and Dawn, were very friendly and went out of their way to help us and make our stay enjoyable. They sorted out a car problem for us (we couldnt have done it without them!) and cooked … More

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Very Good 4.5/5 

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Vienne / Romagne

Gite / 1 Bedroom / sleeps 2

Very Good 4.5/5 

2 Nights min stay

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from £50 / night

£345 / week

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Key info:

  • Swimming pool
  • Great for children of all ages
  • Car advised
  • No pets allowed
  • Private garden
In a quiet hamlet not far from Monkey Valley, part of 18th century farm retaining many original features. A bedroom with double bed, and a sofabed in the living room or a single-beds option. A kitchen, bathroom and large garden for your use with above-ground pool. For a  …see more


3 Sep 2013

5/5

"Heavenly - wish we could have stayed for longer!"

We had a cracking week here - arrived back in the UK yesterday and missing the place very much. John and Val were lovely - couldn't do enough to help and provided us with fresh cucumbers from the gard… More

Thank you for taking the time and trouble to write such a lovely review, it's good to know that you enjoyed your holiday. We look forward to welcoming you again to the gite.


30 Sep 2012

5/5

"Lovely Gite"

We enjoyed our stay from start to finish. The gite was like a home from home a very well equipped and comfortable. We used to BBQ on several occasions to make the most of the good weather. The area is… More

It was a great pleasure to welcome you to our gite. Many thanks for the excellent review.


8 Aug 2012

5/5

"Comfortable well equipped Gite"

This gite was excellent. It was extremely well equipped. It also had a barbeque, and bikes which is what we were looking for. On the edge of a village which you could walk /cycle to in the rning for f… More

We are so pleased that you enjoyed your holiday in the Poitou-Cherantes and many thanks for the kind review.

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Excellent 5/5 

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Charente-Maritime / Saint James

Cottage / 2 Bedrooms / sleeps 5

Excellent 5/5 

1 night min stay

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from £86 / night

£600 - £700 / week

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Key info:

  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 45 km
  • Swimming pool
  • Great for children of all ages
  • Car advised
  • No pets allowed
This is a spacious cottage set in the grounds of a 19th century Manor house. Consists of two large bedrooms, sleeping 5 (plus cot for baby), bathroom, large living room (40m2), kitchen and dining room. This is a spacious cottage set in the grounds of a 19th century Mano  …see more


7 Jul 2012

5/5

"Great Location"

The Gite was recommended by a friend and was well sited for visiting the beautiful town of Saintes and the Charente especially the riverside villages of Taillebourg and Port d'Envaux within 2 miles to… More

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Excellent 5/5 

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Deux-Sevres / Vernoux-en-Gatine

Gite / 2 Bedrooms / sleeps 5

Excellent 5/5 

7 Nights min stay

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from £42 / night

£290 / week

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Key info:

  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 75 km
  • Swimming pool
  • Great for children of all ages
  • Car advised
  • No pets allowed
  • Private garden
Set in 2 acres of a beautiful,tranquil valley,this cozy gite sleeps 4/5.Large secure suntrap Pool,decking area and well equipped games field.Private terraces and lovely views. Good location for Days Out. Plenty of safe space to run,play or just relax. Great deals for ho  …see more


11 Jul 2015

5/5

"Private and Peaceful Stay"

We arrived on a drizzly day to be welcomed by Anne and Ray, who were very friendly and helpful during the entirety of our stay. The gite itself is in a beautiful valley, surrounded by woodland, with a… More


2 Oct 2013

5/5

"Peaceful retreat"

We are a family of 2 adults and 3 children under 9. We highly recommend this gite. We arrived later than planned and Anne and Ray were waiting to welcome us and give us a tour of the property. She kep… More


25 Jun 2013

5/5

"Beautiful Location"

We have recently returned from a trip to Les Petites Pierres and thoroughly enjoyed our stay. The cottage is has lots of features lovely fireplace and beams and is very cosy, the most comfortable bed… 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 / 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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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-Maritime / Burie

Villa / 4 Bedrooms / sleeps 8

Excellent 5/5 

2 Nights min stay

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from £145 / night

£1015 - £1716 / week

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Key info:

  • Nearest beach 55 km
  • Swimming pool
  • Great for children of all ages
  • Car advised
  • Some pets are welcome - please contact the owner
  • Private garden
L'authenticité et le volume des anciens chais, transformée en un gîte d'exception, moderne et de qualité vous séduiront.Lieu magique avec ces 110 m² de pièce à vivre et ses 7m sous plafond s'ouvrant sur le verger et le parc aux arbres centenaires. www.domainedut  …see more


21 Sep 2014

5/5

"Un gite haut de gamme"

Une très belle semaine en famille dans ce gîte tout confort. De grands volumes intérieurs, un mobilier design et une literie de qualité. Le gîte se trouve dans un grand parc avec piscine. Le lieu… More


12 Jul 2014

5/5

"idéal"

Très beau chai restauré avec de très grands volumes, agréable été grâce au parc et à la piscine comme hiver grâce à la cheminée. Accueil très chaleureux. Et belle région à découvrir.… More


6 Jul 2014

5/5

"Lieu et accueil très agréables"

Nous avons été séduits par cet endroit magique dans lequel nous avons passé un excellent week end : le gîte est très bien équipé et parfaitement adapté pour un week end en famille ou entre am… More

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Very Good 4/5 

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Vienne / La Trimouille

Apartment / 1 Bedroom / sleeps 3

Very Good 4/5 

2 Nights min stay

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from £36 / night

£252 / week

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Key info:

  • Nearest beach 23 km
  • Swimming pool
  • Great for children of all ages
  • Car advised
  • Some pets are welcome - please contact the owner
The studio was originally the bar of the hotel and still has the original bar counter. It has it's own private access and a door leading out to the secluded courtyard perfect for evening barbecues and up the steps to the large garden and enclosed swimming pool. There ar  …see more


29 Sep 2013

4/5

"A little gem"

Just spent a wonderful couple of days here, the apartment is clean comfortable and well equipped. A lovely courtyard to sit out in and enjoy your breakfast and coffee or a glass of wine in the evening… More

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Excellent 5/5 

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Vienne / Chatellerault, Vienne

House / 14 Bedrooms / sleeps 14

Excellent 5/5 

5 Nights min stay

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from £90 / night

£625 - £1350 / 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
5 Bedroom Traditional 18th Century house sleeps up to 14.Private heated swimming pool, large gardens, walking distance to the village with shops, bars and restaurants.2 bathrooms. Perfect for family groups.  …see more


23 Aug 2014

5/5

"Lovely old fashioned, spacious and comfortable cosy farm house"

Had a great stay. House was really sweet, with everything you could need. Plenty of space for the kids to play, lovely pool, well equipped kitchen and comfy, cosy sitting room. A stones throw from … More

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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

Cottage / 3 Bedrooms / sleeps 6

Excellent 5/5 

1 night min stay

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from £41 / night

£285 - £511 / 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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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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Vienne / La Trimouille

Gite / 1 Bedroom / sleeps 4

Excellent 5/5 

3 Nights min stay

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from £47 / night

£323 - £381 / week

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Key info:

  • Nearest beach 23 km
  • Swimming pool
  • Great for children of all ages
  • Car advised
  • Some pets are welcome - please contact the owner
The double bed gite can sleep up to 4 people in the large bedroom. It overlooks a secluded courtyard which is perfect for evening barbecues or a game of table tennis and from the rear window you can see the large garden and enclosed swimming pool. There is a 4'6" bed  …see more


19 Jul 2015

5/5

"Great Gite,everything one needs."

Lovely Gite off a private courtyard in a quiet little village with a few shops, a chemist and a couple of places to eat. The Gite was really comfortable with everything you need to enjoy your stay, in… More


14 Jan 2015

5/5

"Perfect"

We had a wonderful time staying at this gite which is located in a small rural village. The village is peaceful with a few shops and restaurants which meant we could walk to get our bread in the morni… More

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Very Good 4/5 

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Royan / Saint-Georges-de-Didonne

Caravan/Mobile Home / 2 Bedrooms / sleeps 6

Very Good 4/5 

7 Nights min stay

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from £38 / night

£265 - £695 / week

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Key info:

  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.5 km
  • Swimming pool
  • Great for children of all ages
  • Car advised
  • Air conditioning
  • No pets allowed
Superb mobile home holiday in a fabulous seaside location! Lots to see & do locally and many interesting places to visit within a short drive. Activities locally for all age ranges, whether you want a relaxing seaside break or something more energetic! Right by the sea  …see more


4 Aug 2015

4/5

"Satisfaisant"

Seul regret et point faible la télévision est réglée uniquement que sur la télévision britanique, nous avions les petits enfants et ils ne pouvaient donc pas regarder seulement le soir une heur… More


29 Jun 2015

4/5

"Smart, comfortable accomodation"

The mobile home was clean, smart and comfortable with everything you could want or need for your holiday, including milk, water and a nice bottle of wine which was greatly appreciated. The owners w… More

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Excellent 5/5 

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Charente-Maritime / Crazannes

Gite / 2 Bedrooms / sleeps 4

Excellent 5/5 

3 Nights min stay

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from £36 / night

£250 - £825 / week

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Key info:

  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 35 km
  • Swimming pool
  • Great for children of all ages
  • Car advised
  • No pets allowed
  • Private garden
This attractive, comfortable and very well equipped gite is ideal for family holidays with everything you would need for a young family. Or this peaceful setting is ideal for a quiet get away. Spend the day by the pool or relaxing in the garden. Please note the pool is  …see more


20 Jul 2015

5/5

"Fantastic Gite in a wonderful location"

We have just spent a fantastic fortnight at this gorgeous gite! The gite is well equipped and extremely clean! We wanted for nothing! Outside there is a lovely private garden as well as a communal ga… More


23 Jul 2014

5/5

"Beautiful gite in a lovely area!"

We stayed here for a week at the end of May and had a great time. Catherine, Terry and family were very friendly and helpful and worked the balance beautifully between being available for advice, etc… More


30 Jun 2014

5/5

"What a great place"

A fantastic Gite in lovely grounds. Swimming pool was great and of immaculate quality. Loved the added extras such as the fenced off pool area, and the swings which was ideal for our son. There is a b… More

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Very Good 4/5 

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Deux-Sevres / Vernoux-en-Gatine

Gite / 2 Bedrooms / sleeps 4

Very Good 4/5 

3 Nights min stay

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from £42 / night

£290 - £340 / week

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Key info:

  • Swimming pool
  • Great for children of all ages
  • No pets allowed
  • Private garden
Set in 2 acres in a beautiful,tranquil valley,this is a bright & airy gite.Large secure suntrap Pool with decking area,big games field, Potager & Hens.Private terraces.Lovely views.Good location for Days Out,walks,cycling.Plenty of safe space to run,play or just relax.  …see more


27 Jun 2013

4/5

"Quiet and peaceful area deep in the forest"

We enjoyed a very relaxing two weeks at Les Glycines.Nothing was too much trouble for Anne & Ray and they did everything possible to make our stay enjoyable.Some lovely walks in the area and it was ni… More

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Very Good 4.5/5 

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Charente-Maritime / Jonzac

Farmhouse / 2 Bedrooms / sleeps 4

Very Good 4.5/5 

2 Nights min stay

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from £58 / night

£400 - £825 / week

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Key info:

  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 50 km
  • Swimming pool
  • Great for children of all ages
  • Car essential
  • No pets allowed
  • Private garden
L'Atelier is part of our beautifully restored Charentaise character farmhouse at the edge of a sleepy village surrounded by fields of sunflowers and an oak wood. With a larged heated swimming pool, allowing swimming in comfort from April to September L'Atelier has two b  …see more


3 Sep 2012

5/5

"A great base to explore"

The gite was very well equipped and the pool was lovely - our seven year old daughter would have spent all holiday in the pool if she could!! However this lovely quiet village was a great launch pad … More


5 Jul 2012

5/5

"Lovely week in June 2012!"

My partner and I stayed here for a week in June 2012 with our two girls aged two and five. We all had a great week. The gite was really cosy and had everything we needed, including some toys and books… More


28 Jun 2011

5/5

"great hoildays"

we love it lisa and lan are lovey they made us feel at home and could not do enough for us we love our home we stayed for 4 weeks and when l say home l mean home you do not need a thing it was like my… More

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Excellent 5/5 

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Charente / Confolens

Gite / 5 Bedrooms / sleeps 11

Excellent 5/5 

3 Nights min stay

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from £172 / night

£1200 - £1800 / week

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Key info:

  • Swimming pool
  • Great for children of all ages
  • No pets allowed
  • Private garden
This is the ideal holiday home for a large, extended family or for several families travelling together. Parents can relax while children enjoy the pool and play areas. Secure parking in our large barn and fabulous cycle routes make this the ideal place for cyclists. i  …see more


29 Oct 2014

5/5

"A perfect short break in an absolutely wonderful place!"

Having viewed and discussed the travel options with Karen (the Owner), we decided to forego the hustle and bustle of air travel and let the train take the strain! The price was similar, and although i… More


19 Oct 2014

5/5

"Memorable stay"

An outstanding house for a group of people. Lots of space both inside and out and beautifully furnished and equipped. Wonderful to lounge by the pool, wander around the lovely, extensive gardens, walk… More


12 Aug 2014

5/5

"Fabulous!"

Fantastic place! We spent a week here at the end of July/August, big family, lots of children from toddler to teenager and this place was ideal for all. The house is fabulous, extremely well equipped… More

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Very Good 4.5/5 

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Charente-Maritime / Jonzac

Farmhouse / 4 Bedrooms / sleeps 8

Very Good 4.5/5 

7 Nights min stay

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from £113 / night

£785 - £1600 / week

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Key info:

  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 50 km
  • Swimming pool
  • Great for children of all ages
  • Car essential
  • No pets allowed
  • Private garden
Maison Augros is part of our beautifully restored Charentaise character farmhouse at the edge of a sleepy village surrounded by sunflower fields and an oak wood. With a larged heated swimming pool allowing swimming in 30-degree comfort from April to the end of October.  …see more


13 May 2012

5/5

"Fantastic place"

This is a fantastice place to stay. Lisa and Ian made us very weloome and the accommodation was first class. The property has been well renovated and the finish in our gite was excellent. It is also … More


16 Sep 2011

5/5

"A genuinely warm welcome!"

Ian, Lisa and family make every effort to ensure you have all that you need for a good holiday. They are totally relaxed and you have no need to worry about anyone breaking anything or using the wrong… More


27 Apr 2011

5/5

"Get away from it all with your friends"

My best friend & I took our families away together last year and this was the perfect place to stay - the kitchen is easily big enough to cook for 8, and the beds are very comfortable. Lisa and family… More

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Excellent 5/5 

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Ile de Re / Sainte Marie de Re

House / 3 Bedrooms / sleeps 6

Excellent 5/5 

Short stays welcome

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from £189 / night

£1317 / week

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Key info:

  • Great for children of all ages
  • Car not necessary
  • No pets allowed
  • Private garden
SAINTE MARIE DE RE for 6 with private heated pool not overlooked. Rating 4 **** for this lovely 3 bedroom house in peace. Thalasso 500m - Shops 1500m. Opportunity to return the vehicles in the driveway outside the house. - Entrance (2 m²) - Bright living room (45,60 m  …see more


9 Aug 2015

5/5

"Top quality property - very well decorated"

Summary: We left it late to book a place on Ile de Re, and so didn't have a lot of choice as properties seem to be booked up quickly for our criteria (3 bedrooms plus pool). My expectations were t… More

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