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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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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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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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Very Good 4.5/5 

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Charente-Maritime / La Rochelle

Chateau / 8 Bedrooms / sleeps 12

Very Good 4.5/5 

3 Nights min stay

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from £271 / night

£1895 - £3730 / week

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Key info:

  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 6 km
  • Swimming pool
  • Great for children of all ages
  • Car advised
  • Some pets are welcome - please contact the owner
  • Private garden
Barely 5 kms from the beach. Quality property in Charente Maritime Chateau; sleeps 12 - 14; fenced private pool; beaches; child-friendly; 8 bedrooms; 4 bathrooms; enclosed grounds; kiddy play area; much sought after; all mod cons. Bikes for hire. Linen,cot etc, bikes,Wi  …see more


4 Aug 2015

5/5

"A special place for a special occasion"

Having spent two weeks in this charming location with extended family and friends for my daughters wedding I don't think we could have found a better place to stay. With all the style and charm it is … More

We are so glad you enjoyed your time at the property and thank you very much indeed for your nice comments. So appreciated.


15 Dec 2014

5/5

"Simply Fantastic"

We stayed at Chateau de Rochebonne in October as a group of three families with Children, and all agreed that it was simply the best holiday we have had. The Chateau is stunning on arrival, and inter… More

This is such a lovely review, and I am delighted you liked the property and the area so much. I was sad not to meet you (we were in India at that time - I have to say I prefer France!!) but would love to see you if there is a next time ! Happy New Year.


15 Nov 2014

5/5

"Awesome"

We stayed with some friend ps at chateau Roche in September and loved every minute. When we arrived through the gates, up the lomg driveway we honestly couldn't believe it was ours for the week. Des… More

So glad you like the property and that you had a good holiday. Thank you very much for this great review! Hope to see you again some time.

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Very Good 4.5/5 

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Charente-Maritime / La Rochelle

Cottage / 3 Bedrooms / sleeps 6

Very Good 4.5/5 

2 Nights min stay

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from £53 / night

£365 - £995 / week

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Key info:

  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 6 km
  • Swimming pool
  • Great for children of all ages
  • Car advised
  • Some pets are welcome - please contact the owner
  • Private garden
Near the beach with pool. Cottage in a group of 6, most charming, Charente Maritime, 3 bedrooms, much sought after. Shared pool 16m x 8m fenced and decked with sun beds, Roman-style steps. 1 acre walled garden, play area, sandy beaches. all age groups. Child friendly  …see more


10 Aug 2015

5/5

"Fantastic holiday - would have loved to stay longer!"

We stayed in one of the cottages with our 17 year old son and 17 year old nephew. The rustic style of the cottage was beautiful and it had all the amenities to make the holiday easy - washing machine… More

Excellent - glad the bikes worked out well and that you had such a good holiday. Thank you so much for this lovely review - appreciated.


31 Jul 2015

5/5

"Perfect accommodation for a family holiday"

We have just had the most wonderful holiday in a cottage at the Le Domaine de Rochebonne. The facilities were great - the pool fantastic and the kids (10 & 7) really enjoyed the playroom and the open… More

Thank you for this lovely review. I am so glad you enjoyed your stay.


14 Dec 2014

5/5

"Amazing stay, lovely owners and facilities."

I wanted to say how much we enjoyed our lovely stay in this property. It was well furnished with all that we needed, the owners are friendly and efficient, and answered all our queries very quickly. G… More

It was nice to meet you too and we are delighted you enjoyed your holiday. The gardener, by the way, asks me to tell you that she found homes for all the kittens ... whatever that may be about ! All good wishes for the New Year and we'd love to see you again.

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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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Excellent 5/5 

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Ile d'Oleron / Le Grand-Village-Plage

Villa / 3 Bedrooms / sleeps 6

Excellent 5/5 

Short stays welcome

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from £58 / night

£405 - £732 / week

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Key info:

  • Great for children of all ages
  • Some pets are welcome - please contact the owner
  • Private garden
Maison ancienne rénovée,au calme sur un joli jardin proximité de la plage, de la forêt, des spots de surf. Décoration soignée, volumes, mobilier de bon goût. Une maison de charme pour des vacances insulaires.. Du 1/11 au 30/4, électricité en sus (0.144€ du  …see more


27 Dec 2013

5/5

"Nice spot"

We had a nice week in this house, large, comfortable, so quiet and close to the beach.. we enjoyed the free bikes and the nice paintings. The owners gave us many usefull tips about the island (resta… 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 / 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 £43 / night

£295 - £387 / 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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Very Good 4.5/5 

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Ile de Re / La Noue

Cottage / 1 Bedroom / sleeps 4

Very Good 4.5/5 

7 Nights min stay

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from £47 / night

£325 - £1295 / week

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Key info:

  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.7 km
  • Great for children of all ages
  • Car not necessary
  • Some pets are welcome - please contact the owner
  • Private garden
Charming cottage with secure parking, front garden and private walled courtyard back garden. 2min walk to beach/bakery/fishmonger/ local market/bike hire and restaurants. Furnished to high standard,decorated with style, located in the stylish La Noue district.Internet.  …see more


6 Oct 2014

5/5

"Magnifique!"

My partner, dog and I stayed at the cottage for a late-summer break, and it does indeed live up to its name. Simply charming, and a perfect base for a couple visiting the island. It's tucked away in a… More


2 Oct 2014

5/5

"Another fabulous stay"

This summer we returned for our second holiday in this beautiful cottage. In all aspects, we were yet again delighted. It remains wonderfully peaceful whilst being so close to everything you could nee… More


13 Aug 2014

5/5

"A picture perfect retreat"

This beautiful cottage certainly lives up to it's reviews. No sooner have we arrived home, I am looking to book up to return to this fabulous place again! The location was just perfect with all ame… More

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Excellent 5/5 

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Vienne / Poitiers

House / 5 Bedrooms / sleeps 17

Excellent 5/5 

1 night min stay

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from £143 / night

£1000 - £1650 / week

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Key info:

  • Nearest beach 125 km
  • Swimming pool
  • Great for children of all ages
  • Car advised
  • Pets welcome
All three gites together will accommodate 17 people. Come with your friends and/or extended family and share the complex, large heated swimming pool, games area, NEW FOR 2015 CRAZY GOLF COURSE, BBQ and enjoy a relaxing holiday in the beautiful rural Poitou-Charentes.  …see more


26 Jul 2015

5/5

"Perfect Holiday"

I can't say enough about this fantastic rental property. For the second year in a row we have had a superb holiday. Normally we like to rent a different property every year but as last year was so suc… More


31 Oct 2013

5/5

"Relaxing Holiday"

Nice relaxing holiday spent in this countryside setting. The owners were very helpful. The cottage was great and had everything we needed. A good base for visiting nearby attractions. Will book for ne… More


1 Sep 2013

5/5

"fantastic place for a relaxed stay"

We stayed for a week with our young children and had a really wonderful relaxed holiday here. The cottage is surprisingly spacious and equipped with everything you might conceivably need. Lovely, pret… More

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Excellent 5/5 

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Ile de Re / Rivedoux Plage

Villa / 3 Bedrooms / sleeps 7

Excellent 5/5 

3 Nights min stay

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from £90 / night

£625 - £1434 / week

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Key info:

  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.5 km
  • Great for children of all ages
  • Car advised
  • Some pets are welcome - please contact the owner
  • Private garden
TAXE DE SEJOUR 1,20 € PAR NUIT ET PAR PERSONNE A REGLER SUR PLACELOCATION DU LINGE POSSIBLE ET FACULTATIFDRAPS 20 € PAR LITSERVIETTE DE BAIN 8 €MENAGE FIN DE SEJOUR 80 €CAUTION 1000 € A L' ARRIVEEARRIVEE A PARTIR DE 14 H DEPART 10 H IMPERATIF RIVEDOUX A 2  …see more


25 May 2015

5/5

"Wunderbar"

Wir haben uns in dem grosszügigen Haus sehr wohl gefühlt. Alles stimmte: Sehr gut ausgestattete Küche Grosse Zimmer Freundlich und praktisch eingerichtet Schöner Gartensitzplatz mit Tisch und… More


29 Sep 2014

5/5

"Lovely place to stay"

We stayed here for a week and all 6 adults really loved the place. The owners are a lovely couple who live nearby but the only time we saw them was on arrival/departure and when they dropped off some … More


25 Sep 2014

5/5

"Wonderful"

We so enjoyed staying at this lovely house. Its bright and airy with lots of windows and many doors opening out onto a private quiet patio area and garden. We were so lucky with the weather we ate … 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

£356 / 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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  • 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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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-Maritime / Chatelaillon-Plage

Apartment / 1 Bedroom / sleeps 2

Excellent 5/5 

7 Nights min stay

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from £48 / night

£331 - £364 / week

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  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.6 km
  • Swimming pool
  • Not suitable for children
  • Car not necessary
  • Some pets are welcome - please contact the owner
Appartement aux portes de La Rochelle Tranquilité Piscine Parking facile Tous commerces à pied Pistes cyclables/pietonnes Ocean 600m Location de drap:10€ location de vélo:5€/jour  …see more


18 Aug 2014

5/5

"Very quaint French accommodation"

Lovely family run accommodation in Angolins sur mer. The owners were very welcoming and accommodating. The studio appartment is located on the first floor and I wouldn't recommend for anyone with trou… More

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Very Good 4/5 

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Charente-Maritime / Chatelaillon-Plage

B&B / 1 Bedroom / sleeps 2

Very Good 4/5 

1 night min stay

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from £30 / night

£206 - £309 / week

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  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.6 km
  • Swimming pool
  • Great for children of all ages
  • Car advised
  • Some pets are welcome - please contact the owner
Chambre confortable 2 personnes parking facile proche océan et ville tous commerces location de vélos : 5€/jour  …see more


18 Jul 2014

4/5

"Away from it all..."

This is a room adjoining the main house, which is a lovely old property in the little village of Angoulin sur Mer, which is about 7km from La Rochelle. The room is spacious and airy, and has a large b… More

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Excellent 5/5 

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Charente-Maritime / Gemozac

Gite / 7 Bedrooms / sleeps 14

Excellent 5/5 

1 night min stay

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from £106 / night

£736 - £1765 / week

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Key info:

  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Great for children of all ages
  • Air conditioning
  • Some pets are welcome - please contact the owner
  • Private garden
GRANGE ENTIÈREMENT RESTAURÉE, en plein cœur de la campagne, proche de la mer,grand standing, confort moderne, entièrement climatisée, piscine chauffée 10 x 5, grande salle à vivre avec vidéoprojection, cuisine intégrée tout confort, salle de sport, grand jardi  …see more


8 Sep 2014

5/5

"De l'espace, du confort et de la sécurité"

Un excellent accueil, une grande disponibilité et gentillesse de l'hôte et de sa charmante épouse. Toujours présents pour nous rendre service mais avec une extrême discrétion. Nous étions deux… More


6 Jul 2014

5/5

"sejour bucolique et contemporain"

Accueil chaleureux avec un sens de l'hospitalité placé sous le signe de la bonne humeur nous ont permis de passer des vacances agréables. Soirées au bord de la piscine, barbecue, vélos à dispos… More


3 Jul 2014

5/5

"excellent"

Excellent séjour, gîte entièrement neuf et équipé, localisation idéale, proche de la mer (30 min) et des commerces, le coin est très calme, la piscine chauffée, propriétaire très accueillant… 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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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

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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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Very Good 4.5/5 

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Charente-Maritime / Gemozac

Gite / 1 Bedroom / sleeps 2

Very Good 4.5/5 

2 Nights min stay

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from £46 / night

£317 - £339 / week

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Key info:

  • Nearest beach 15 km
  • Swimming pool
  • Great for children of all ages
  • Car essential
  • Air conditioning
  • No pets allowed
Gites et chambres d'hôtes LES ROSES en Charente maritime proche des plages de Royan, des villes de Saintes, Cognac, Pons, Jonzac. Gîte et chambre d'hôtes les roses pour 2 personnes. Piscine chauffée, les gîtes sont classés meublé de tourisme 3 étoiles tout con  …see more


17 Aug 2015

5/5

"LE PARADIS"

Nous avons passé un séjour excellent au sein de ce logement. les propriétaires sont tout simplement adorables et discrets. la terrasse individuelle rajoute beaucoup de charme au séjour.. la piscin… More


15 Apr 2015

5/5

"que du bonheur"

super accueil ,exellente prestation ,tres bonne literie et d'une proprete parfaite ,et nous avons aime le decor dans cette ancienne ecole des proprietaires d'une tres grande gentillesse,merci pour … More


10 Aug 2015

4/5

"jolie!!"

gite tres agreable , tres propre avec ses petites terrasses privatives,, transats , salon extérieur , parasol tt le confort !! piscine tres propre et dispo tte la journée !! jeux et b… More

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Very Good 4.5/5 

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Deux-Sevres / Secondigny

Cottage / 2 Bedrooms / sleeps 4

Very Good 4.5/5 

7 Nights min stay

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from £43 / night

£295 - £825 / week

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Key info:

  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 60 km
  • Swimming pool
  • Great for children of all ages
  • Car advised
  • Pets welcome
  • Private garden
Detached beautiful renovated cottage overlooking a 3 acre fishing lake The cottage is fully equipped and includes lakeside BBQ and private solar heated pool. Poitou Charente is featured in the sunshine leaque tables as having the second highest sunshine hours in France  …see more


19 Jul 2015

5/5

"A lovely getaway in rural France with a fabulous pool!"

From our initial booking to the time we left, the owner (John) couldn't have been more helpful or friendly. John welcomed us on our first day and checked we were ok throughout our stay without being a… More

Thank you for your kind review, it was a pleasure to meet you all, the pool had just been landscaped so glad you had lots of room with your family and Nelson certainly enjoyed the lake.


17 Aug 2014

5/5

"Fantastic cottage in a lovely setting"

We had a really great time at the cottage and are sorry to have had to leave. The cottage itself gives you all you need on holiday - the two bedrooms are a good size (and with comfortable beds), and b… More


3 Jul 2014

5/5

"Perfect little spot for a total 'get away from it all experience'"

We have just come back from 12 nights at the cottage, originally we booked for 10 but we loved it so much we were lucky enough to pay for 2 extra nights and would have stayed longer if we didn't have … More

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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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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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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 / Marennes

Cottage / 2 Bedrooms / sleeps 4

Excellent 5/5 

3 Nights min stay

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from £49 / night

£340 - £935 / 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
Beach, pool, family friendly, child friendly  …see more


5 Jun 2015

5/5

"Great place , very safe for kids"

Our friends were staying in cottage next to us and it was great as a section of fence in garden could be removed so we could enjoy evening BBQs together with extra space. Very friendly staff and owner… More

Thank you for this lovely review. Really appreciated.

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Excellent 5/5 

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Charente-Maritime / Marennes

Cottage / 3 Bedrooms / sleeps 6

Excellent 5/5 

3 Nights min stay

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from £53 / night

£365 - £995 / 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
Near the beach with pool. Cottage in a group of 6, most charming, Charente Maritime, 3 bedrooms, much sought after. Shared pool 16m x 8m fenced and decked with sun beds, Roman-style steps. 1 acre walled garden, play area, sand pit etc. Wonderful cycle tracks, Bikes fo  …see more


14 Jul 2014

5/5

"Thoroughly family friendly"

Exactly what we had hoped for! All gites contained within the walled garden of the châteaux meant my son (2yrs) could roam freely with the other kids on site and play in the kiddie fort, the table te… More

So pleased you enjoyed your holiday. The mattresses - just one word to us and we'd have bought padded mattress covers (or whatever). The extras - these are all stated on the web site, the only difficulty being that the holidaylettings system does not allow me to give prices. The fact that these are payable, however, is clear. We loved meeting you and your lovely family, and thank you so much for your nice comments.


22 Jun 2014

5/5

"The holiday we hoped for"

After a flight into La Rochelle, and getting to grips with the rental car, the directions provided by the owner, supplemented with Google Maps Satellite and Street view, got us to the gates of Domaine… More

Thank you for your nice review, it is really appreciated. We loved meeting you and your gorgeous family and would love to see you again.


5 Jun 2015

5/5

"Charming cottage, close to everything, great for families"

I stayed here for 2 weeks in May with my husband and 2 young children and it was absolutely lovely. Beaches were not too far, the owners were very helpful as were the staff. Only thing is that there… More

Yes, it was bloomin' hot that week, wasn't it ? Thanks for the lovely review.

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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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Late Deal: save up to £179

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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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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Very Good 4/5 

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Royan / Vaux-sur-Mer

Cottage / 4 Bedrooms / sleeps 8

Very Good 4/5 

3 Nights min stay

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from £56 / night

£390 - £1340 / week

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Key info:

  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 4 km
  • Swimming pool
  • Great for children of all ages
  • Car advised
  • Some pets are welcome - please contact the owner
  • Private garden
Beach,pool,grounds,child friendly,family holidays. The cottage dates back to the 17th century and boasts a wealth of exposed timbers and stone work. Bikes  …see more


21 Jul 2015

4/5

"Perfect venue for all the family"

Far from being a rural French backwater this is a few kilometres from a large but still attractive series of holiday towns and seaside villages. However, the row of comfortable and characterful conver… More

It was great to meet you and your family and we are so pleased that you liked everything. Thank you for the great review.


1 Jun 2015

4/5

"Rustic and peaceful, just what we needed!"

Booked through holidaylettings.co.uk. Just spent a week with partner and friends in this lovely rustic, spacious and peaceful location. The location allowed for a relaxed atmosphere which was suitable… More

Thank you for this lovely review. So glad you enjoyed your holiday. Hope to see you all again one day.

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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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Excellent 5/5 

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Argenton-les-Vallees / Le Breuil Sous Argenton

Gite / 3 Bedrooms / sleeps 8

Excellent 5/5 

1 night min stay

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from £50 / night

£346 - £378 / week

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Key info:

  • Nearest beach 144 km
  • Great for children of all ages
  • Car advised
  • No pets allowed
  • Private garden
Rural gite with all comforts, adjoined to Charentaise farmhouse - tranquil location on a working alpaca farm. Private lawn, BBQ, parking, Wifi, easy access to market towns, local attractions/activities (Puy du Fou, Futuroscope, vineyards, chateaux, wildlife). Children  …see more


1 Sep 2014

5/5

"Lovely gite -very happy to recommend it strongly"

We had a lovely week. The gite was very well furnished and comfortable, as described. Kit & Tony were welcoming - we all enjoyed the tour of the alpaca farm. Having breakfast in the garden each day… More


9 Aug 2015

5/5

"Super Relaxing Break!"

Kit and Tony were really welcoming and were helpful even before our break started by giving us an idea of the restaurants and markets in the local area. The Gite was lovely and well equipped with ever… More

Thank you, both - we would not hesitate to recommend you as guests and are glad that you enjoyed staying here and relaxing in the sunshine. And thank you for test-driving alpaca walking for us! All the best from sunny France.


30 Oct 2012

5/5

"Could be the most relaxing place on the planet"

The perfect place to relax and unwind. Excellent facilities and Tony and Kit were friendly and helpful but not intrusive.… More

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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

£221 - £442 / 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

£350 - £497 / 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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Very Good 4.5/5 

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Charente-Maritime / La Rochelle

Villa / 3 Bedrooms / sleeps 6

Very Good 4.5/5 

7 Nights min stay

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from £75 / night

£523 - £625 / week

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Key info:

  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 1 km
  • Swimming pool
  • Great for children of all ages
  • Some pets are welcome - please contact the owner
  • Private garden
juste à coté des parcs, tout près du centre ville à pieds, de la plage et du vieux port à 30mn à pieds, en traversant les grands parcs de la rochelle, (une très jolie promenade avec jeux pour enfants , animaux ,) villa très agréable à vivre, clair , bien déco  …see more


3 Jul 2014

5/5

"great base"

We enjoyed our stay here.Its a great base for la rochelle and surounding area.Walking to La Rochelle centre is easy and pleasant through adjacent park.The house is well and very artistically decorated… More


5 Aug 2015

5/5

"Tres beau séjour en famille"

Tres belle villa avec décoration raffinée Beaucoup d'espace pour les enfants Piscine et jardin agréable et au calme Bien situé la plage est accessible en quelques minutes en voiture Charmant… More


19 Jul 2014

4/5

"Lots of space in quiet location"

Nice sized apartment with lovely garden. The plunge pool was good for cooling down. Good location for bus & local train routes.… More

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Very Good 4/5 

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Ile d'Oleron / Le Chateau d'Oleron

House / 4 Bedrooms / sleeps 11

Very Good 4/5 

7 Nights min stay

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from £89 / night

£620 - £1800 / week

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Key info:

  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 1 km
  • Great for children of all ages
  • Car not necessary
  • No pets allowed
  • Private garden
A luxury, well equipped holiday home on Île d'Oléron - just a short walk through the woods from glorious family & surf beaches. A detached, modern, four bedroom house located on the edge of Grand-Village-Plage. There is a large garden & terrace. Cleaning and linen ca  …see more


26 Aug 2013

4/5

"Excellent, spacious retreat"

Have just spent a week at this villa with wife and 2 teenage kids. Can confirm that everything is as stated in the advertising. It is a large house, well presented, good facilities in a good locatio… More

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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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Charente-Maritime / Mortagne-sur-Gironde

Gite / 8 Bedrooms / sleeps 16

Excellent 5/5 

Min stay varies

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Key info:

  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 15 km
  • Swimming pool
  • Great for children of all ages
  • Car essential
  • Pets welcome
  • Private garden
Welcome to La Flotte, a tastefully restored 18th century period manor house with four gites set amongst 16 acres of private grounds and parkland. See our website www.laflottefrance.com with interactive video.  …see more


27 Aug 2013

5/5

"The perfect place for a great, relaxing family holiday"

When I was researching our holiday this year I found La Flotte's website, liked the look of it, and thought, there has to be a catch. After a fabulous fortnight I can confirm that there is no catch a… More


26 Aug 2013

5/5

"Wonderful famiy holiday in fabulous surroundings."

We stayed in Le Petit Manoir as we are a family of 5. The gite was wonderful, really well thought out, with everything we could have possibly needed. The grounds are stunning with a lovely play area f… More


6 Aug 2013

5/5

"Beautiful gite in an ideal location"

To be met by a smiling host, wonderful meal, two bottles of chilled wine and a pretty, well appointed gite reassured us that we'd made a good choice. The grounds have a fantastic pool, places to sit a… More

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Excellent 5/5 

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Charente-Maritime / Mortagne-sur-Gironde

Gite / 2 Bedrooms / sleeps 4

Excellent 5/5 

7 Nights min stay

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from £75 / night

£525 - £1100 / week

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Key info:

  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 15 km
  • Swimming pool
  • Great for children of all ages
  • Car essential
  • Some pets are welcome - please contact the owner
  • Private garden
La Flotte is a tastefully restored 18th century period manor house with four gites set amongst 16 acres of private grounds and parkland. Les Volets Bleus is a traditional two bedroom stone-built period country cottage with pretty secluded garden.  …see more


20 Jun 2014

5/5

"So pretty, so French"

We have just returned from a lovely week staying at the gite Les Volets Bleus. It is part of a small group of properties (4 gites) at La Flotte close to Mortagne sur Gironde In the Charente. Tim & Ama… More


23 Sep 2012

5/5

"Relaxing, friendly, home from home set in beautiful countryside."

Les Volets Bleus is situated in picturesque countryside but within 20 -30 minutes of the beach depending on whether you wish for pretty coves or golden sandy beaches and waves ideal for surfing and bo… More


13 Aug 2012

5/5

"A beautifully decorated gite in a haven of tranquility."

Fabulous gite, great hosts, super pool in stunning countryside. We have just spent 2 wonderful weeks at La Flotte.… 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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