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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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  • 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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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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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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Ile de Re / Rivedoux Plage

Villa / 3 Bedrooms / sleeps 7

Excellent 5/5 

3 Nights min stay

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from £89 / night

£621 - £1424 / 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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Very Good 4.5/5 

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Charente / Villefagnan

Cottage / 2 Bedrooms / sleeps 5

Very Good 4.5/5 

2 Nights min stay

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from £50 / night

£347 - £493 / week

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Key info:

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


5 Aug 2014

5/5

"Great base for a relaxing Rural break"

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


26 Mar 2014

5/5

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

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

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


19 Jul 2015

4/5

"Thanks Jim"

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

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Excellent 5/5 

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Charente / Rouillac

House / 2 Bedrooms / sleeps 4

Excellent 5/5 

3 Nights min stay

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from £76 / night

£530 - £946 / week

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Key info:

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


2 Mar 2015

5/5

"The Courtyard"

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

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


3 Aug 2014

5/5

"A Fabulous Holiday Experience"

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

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


9 Jul 2014

5/5

"Fabulous"

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

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

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Excellent 5/5 

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Charente-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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Charente-Maritime / Burie

Villa / 3 Bedrooms / sleeps 6

Excellent 5/5 

2 Nights min stay

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from £177 / night

£1234 - £1818 / week

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Key info:

  • Swimming pool
  • Great for children of all ages
  • Some pets are welcome - please contact the owner
  • Private garden
A 50 minutes des plages de Royan, cet élégant château du 18éme siècle entouré d'un parc classé de 2,7 hectares clos de murs, vous ouvre les portes de ces dépendances, entièrement modernisée, spacieuses et épurées, vous offrant qualité d'hébergement et calm  …see more


11 Aug 2014

5/5

"Elegant surroundings and stylish, quality accomodation"

This is a beautiful and spacious villa, in a wonderful parkland setting. Very friendly and helpful - Christophe and Corinthe are the ideal hosts. They respected our privacy and were always availabl… More


17 Jul 2014

5/5

"Superb Quality, relaxed atmosphere with perfect hosts Christopher and Corinthe"

Wonderful property that has been fitted out to a very standard by present owner operators. Perfect place to relax and chill out from the day to day stresses of life. Near to Cognac and Saintes so… 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

Thank you for your comments. We are delighted that you enjoyed your stay. We hope to hear from you again in the future Kind regards Villas Away.

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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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Excellent 5/5 

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Charente / Exideuil

Gite / 2 Bedrooms / sleeps 5

Excellent 5/5 

2 Nights min stay

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from £47 / night

£329 - £530 / week

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Key info:

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


3 Aug 2014

5/5

"Excellent accommodation in a fantastic area"

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


29 Oct 2013

5/5

"Gorgeous Sunrise!"

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


17 Sep 2013

5/5

"Perfect"

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

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Excellent 5/5 

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Charente-Maritime / Saint-Jean-d'Angely

Gite / 2 Bedrooms / sleeps 6

Excellent 5/5 

3 Nights min stay

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from £43 / night

£300 - £900 / week

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Key info:

  • Nearest beach 65 km
  • Swimming pool
  • Great for children of all ages
  • Car essential
  • Some pets are welcome - please contact the owner
  • Private garden
Peaceful, rural, idyll, surrounded by wheat, sunflower, corn fields, not overlooked, beautiful all day sunshine swimming pool within easy reach of many chateau's, stunning beaches, family activities, historic towns a perfect get away from it all location.  …see more


25 Aug 2014

5/5

"Amazing Gite, place and owners."

Stayed here for a week with my husband, two children and their grandparents. The Gite was beautiful with an amazing pool. So relaxing and the area is lovely. So much to do like cognac and wine tasting… More


19 Aug 2014

5/5

"A fantastic rural retreat to recharge batteries!"

Our family recently stayed at the gite for 6 nights and only wish we could have stayed longer. Alison, Stewart and Shannon plus the four resident chickens greeted us warmly on arrival and made us ver… More


10 Aug 2014

5/5

"Fantastic Gite, great hospitality, wonderful pool."

La Miellerie is a well-appointed rural gite situated in a peaceful village and is ideal for a relaxing holiday. The village of Loulay, with its Boulangerie and Coop is a couple of minutes drive for … More

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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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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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Excellent 5/5 

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Charente-Maritime / Chatelaillon-Plage

Apartment / 1 Bedroom / sleeps 4

Excellent 5/5 

2 Nights min stay

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from £31 / night

£212 - £417 / week

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Key info:

  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Great for children of all ages
  • Some pets are welcome - please contact the owner
  • Private garden
Logement 36 m². Terrasse bois sur jardin paysager. 800 m plage et commerces. Séjour-cuisine avec réfrigérateur,(canapé convertible ). Chambre avec lit 140 (+ possibilité lit bébé). Grande salle d'eau avec sèche serviette et wc. Buanderie commune. Prêt vélos.  …see more


2 Nov 2014

5/5

"Fantastic holiday at Chatelaillon-Plage"

We had a fantastic holiday at Chatelaillon-Plage. The owners of the apartment were very kind and helpful. The beach is lovely and close by. There is also a very nice market. There are plenty of good r… More


14 Jun 2014

5/5

"Excellent accommodation, location and hosts!"

My husband and I stayed in Chatelaillion Plage for 1 week with our 8 month old son and loved it. The apartment is excellent, very clean and spacious. The outside terrace and garden are brilliant. The … More


7 Nov 2014

5/5

"Une super semaine charentaise"

Appartement très agréable, calme, joliment décoré et bien équipé et un petit plus un petit jardin .... les propriétaires sont très gentils et intéressants, ils prennent du temps pour conseill… 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 £79 / night

£550 - £780 / week

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Key info:

  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Not suitable for children
  • Some pets are welcome - please contact the owner
  • Private garden
Super luxury gite for 2 persons with hot tub. Private exclusive for adults. Super kingsize bed. Double walk in shower with his and hers washbasins. Large solar heated pool. Fantastic panoramic views. Prices totally inclusive. Private garden/ parking. Shops 5 mins by car  …see more


10 Aug 2015

5/5

"Fabulous time had and a totally relaxing holiday"

We stayed in La Belle Epoque August 2015. We arrived at Chez Goret and we were met by the owners (Roz & Derek). They made us feel very welcome and accommodated all our holiday requirements. The git… More

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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 / Confolens

Gite / 3 Bedrooms / sleeps 6

Excellent 5/5 

3 Nights min stay

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from £72 / night

£500 - £900 / week

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Key info:

  • Swimming pool
  • Great for children of all ages
  • Some pets are welcome - please contact the owner
  • Private garden
This is the perfect holiday location for those wanting to find a little peace and quiet but still keep the children occupied. The property is surrounded by beautiful gardens and pastures where the owner keeps her horses.  …see more


28 May 2014

5/5

"Home from home - everything you could want in a relaxing holiday"

The first impressions of a holiday location are often the most accurate. In this case, the experience just kept getting better! The gite is a beautifully equipped private house set in lovely grounds, … More


11 Aug 2014

5/5

"Fabulous Gite"

What a great gite and made all the better by the fabulous welcome and care from Karen and Robert. Would strongly recommend to families. Our boys loved the bunk bed in the tower and Robert's impromptu … More

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Excellent 5/5 

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Charente-Maritime / Cozes

Farmhouse / 5 Bedrooms / sleeps 14

Excellent 5/5 

3 Nights min stay

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from £128 / night

£895 - £2045 / week

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Key info:

  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 19 km
  • Swimming pool
  • Great for children of all ages
  • Car essential
  • Some pets are welcome - please contact the owner
  • Private garden
Activity or relaxed break? Large farmhouse - own secluded pool & terrace near the Gironde estuary beaches & relaxed restaurants of Meschers & St George. (self contained Gite also available - see listings) . Royan, Saintes, La Rochelle & Cognac are nearby. water sports a  …see more


15 Aug 2014

5/5

"70th celebration"

We stayed here for 2 weeks in July to celebrate my parents 70th. There were 11 of us in total ranging from 4 to 70. THe house was well equipped and very spacious. We all had plenty of room with enough… More


18 Sep 2013

5/5

"A perfect family holiday"

There is plenty of room and more to spare for our party of 14 with ages from 5 – 76 years. The house has a huge living room overlooking the pool, and with three bathrooms plus one en suite in the gi… More


19 Jul 2015

5/5

"Excellent holiday home for stress free family vacations"

We have returned several times to this fabulous holiday home. Nearby beaches, restaurants and tourist spots are surprisingly easy to acces and hassle free, not the case when we visited the over d… More

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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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Very Good 4/5 

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Charente / Beaulieu-sur-Sonnette

Gite / 2 Bedrooms / sleeps 4

Very Good 4/5 

1 night min stay

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from £52 / night

£360 - £450 / week

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Key info:

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


20 Aug 2013

4/5

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

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

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

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Excellent 5/5 

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Charente-Maritime / La Rochelle

Apartment / 1 Bedroom / sleeps 4

Excellent 5/5 

7 Nights min stay

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from £53 / night

£365 - £438 / week

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Key info:

  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 1 km
  • Suitable for children over 5
  • Car not necessary
  • Some pets are welcome - please contact the owner
GRAND T2 HYPERCENTRE DANS LE SECTEUR SAUVEGARDÉ DE LA ROCHELLEt.TT À PIE TARIF À LA SEMAINE DU SAMEDI 15 HEURES AU SAMEDI SUIVANT À 11 HEURES. CAUTION (À PART) :500 EUROS (CHÈQUE NON DEPOSÉ, RENDU À LA FIN DU SÉJOUR SI L'APPARTEMENT EST DANS LE MÊME ÉTAT QU'A  …see more


22 Aug 2014

5/5

"Gilles and Michel were very hospitable and accommodating :)"

This is in an excellent location and very roomy. Gilles and Michel stocked our fridge with cold drinks and snacks for our arrival, which we appreciated very much! Would definitely rent this apartment … More

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Very Good 4/5 

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Charente-Maritime / Aytre

Apartment / 2 Bedrooms / sleeps 6

Very Good 4/5 

7 Nights min stay

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from £47 / night

£329 - £424 / 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
A proximité de la plage des Minimes et du port de plaisance  …see more


9 Aug 2015

4/5

"SATISFAITS DE NOTRE LOCATION"

Appartement très agréable, idéalement bien situé, très calme avec parking en sous-sol. Propriétaires très réactifs et sympathiques.… More


5 Aug 2014

4/5

"Comfortable and good value for money"

The apartment is in a residential block in a residential part of La Rochelle. It was clean and comfortable. You must pay extra for sheets and towels, which we did, but even at that we didn't even get … More

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Very Good 4.5/5 

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Ile de Re / Ars-en-Re

B&B / 1 Bedroom / sleeps 3

Very Good 4.5/5 

1 night min stay

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from £34 / night

£234 - £471 / week

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Key info:

  • Great for children of all ages
  • Some pets are welcome - please contact the owner
Chambre, studio, meublé, pour 1 à 11 personnes au coeur de Ars-en-ré, île de ré. À proximité de tous les commerces, restaurants et marché. Parking gratuit à 250 mètres. Les tarifs indiqués s'entendent par location.  …see more


14 May 2015

5/5

"JE RECOMMANDE!"

Très bien décoré et avec goût! Et tout ce qu'il faut pour passer un agréable séjour. Equipement de qualité et propreté! Bravo! Ilda et Yann répondent très rapidement aux questions.Le correct… More

Nous vous remercions pour votre avis, sommes ravis que vous ayez apprécié les lieux, et vous souhaitons une bonne continuation.


7 Aug 2015

4/5

"Bien situé"

Le logement est bien situé, propre, bien équipé Aux vues des prix pratiqués sur l'ile de ré le rapport qualité prix est correct Par contre le canapé-lit a un matelas en mousse de 5 cm max donc … More

Nous vous remercions pour votre avis, et vous souhaitons une bonne continuation. Yann

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Very Good 4.5/5 

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Charente / Mansle

Gite / 3 Bedrooms / sleeps 6

Very Good 4.5/5 

Min stay varies

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from £136 / night

£950 - £995 / week

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Key info:

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


21 Aug 2014

5/5

"Excellent family holiday"

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

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


28 Mar 2014

5/5

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

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

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


12 Mar 2014

5/5

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

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

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

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Excellent 5/5 

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Charente-Maritime / Montendre

Cottage / 3 Bedrooms / sleeps 6

Excellent 5/5 

5 Nights min stay

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from £51 / night

£351 - £395 / week

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Key info:

  • Nearest beach 60 km
  • Great for children of all ages
  • Car essential
  • Some pets are welcome - please contact the owner
  • Private garden
I would be more than happy to recommend some more sites to visite in my region; please do not hesitate to ask I put bikes has your arrangement  …see more


21 Jul 2015

5/5

"Fabulous gite in quiet rural location surrounded by large garden grounds"

Fantastic gite - pictures online don't do the gite justice. Rooms are large and comfortable. The main room with the vaulted ceiling is amazing. Lovely 360 degree views with lots of garden space and am… More

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Excellent 5/5 

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Charente / Chabanais

Gite / 2 Bedrooms / sleeps 4

Excellent 5/5 

1 night min stay

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from £43 / night

£300 - £440 / week

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Key info:

  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 8 km
  • Swimming pool
  • Great for children of all ages
  • Car advised
  • Some pets are welcome - please contact the owner
  • Private garden
Fabulous base for exploring the Charentes area, with 2 lakes on the doorstep offering kayaking, swimming, sunbathing (white sand beach), sailing and fishing. Wonderful ancient villages full of history abound. Cycling, horse riding, walking, sightseeing are available. Pe  …see more


21 Jan 2015

5/5

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

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


20 Nov 2014

5/5

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

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


21 Jan 2015

5/5

"Définitivement un souvenir très sympa!"

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

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Excellent 5/5 

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Charente / Lesignac-Durand

Cottage / 1 Bedroom / sleeps 4

Excellent 5/5 

2 Nights min stay

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from £36 / night

£250 - £390 / week

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Key info:

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


4 May 2015

5/5

"Glorious Gallic Retreat!"

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

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


20 Jul 2015

5/5

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

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

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


8 Jul 2015

5/5

"Utterly relaxed"

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

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

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Excellent 5/5 

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Charente-Maritime / Gemozac

Gite / 7 Bedrooms / sleeps 14

Excellent 5/5 

1 night min stay

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from £105 / night

£730 - £1752 / 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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Very Good 4/5 

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Charente-Maritime / La Rochelle

Villa / 3 Bedrooms / sleeps 6

Very Good 4/5 

7 Nights min stay

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from £75 / night

£519 - £621 / 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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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

£402 - £727 / 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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Very Good 4/5 

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Charente-Maritime / Loulay

Gite / 2 Bedrooms / sleeps 4

Very Good 4/5 

7 Nights min stay

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from £65 / night

£450 - £650 / week

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Key info:

  • Swimming pool
  • Great for children of all ages
  • Car essential
  • Some pets are welcome - please contact the owner
  • Private garden
2 Bed, 4 person gite with private gardens and heated private pool - not shared. Restored Charentaise stone built longhouse set deep in French countryside.  …see more


25 Jul 2014

5/5

"Exceptional .. Truly"

If you want to have a holiday where you totally relax this is it! We have visited France every year for past 6 years. We obviously love France. This has been our favourite holiday . Evelyn and Pat are… More

Thank you for the really nice review, we are so pleased that you enjoyed your stay and we do hope to see you again. Funny you mentioned the wifi as we have now sorted it out, so you'll be Ok next time.


30 Jun 2014

5/5

"Lovely Gite with fantastic pool"

Just got back from 2 weeks at Les Iris with our dog. Gite is beautiful in a lovely rural location and the pool is absolutely idyllic. Pat and Evelyn are lovely and very welcoming. We took our dog and… More

Thank you very much for that very nice review and we hope to see you here again another time.


3 Sep 2013

5/5

"A fantastic place for a relaxing break"

We have just returned from a fabulous week at Les Iris and it was exactly what we wanted. The accommodation was clean and very comfortable and we found Pat and Evelyn to be very friendly and helpful … More

Thanks very much for your really nice comments, and we hope to see you out here again.

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Excellent 5/5 

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Charente / Villefagnan

Cottage / 2 Bedrooms / sleeps 4

Excellent 5/5 

1 night min stay

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from £52 / night

£363 - £472 / week

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Key info:

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


28 Jul 2015

5/5

"fantastic value for money"

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


10 Aug 2015

5/5

"Amazing"

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


19 Jul 2015

5/5

"Very good ,super family."

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

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Excellent 5/5 

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Charente-Maritime / Montguyon

Gite / 3 Bedrooms / sleeps 6

Excellent 5/5 

4 Nights min stay

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from £40 / night

£279 - £660 / week

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Key info:

  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 5 km
  • Swimming pool
  • Great for children of all ages
  • Car essential
  • Some pets are welcome - please contact the owner
La Fanchon is a well furnished, comfortable & fully equipped gite on a beautiful 73 acre, family friendly, Charantais country estate with plenty to do on-site and nearby - ideal for a relaxing or activity-filled holiday. Many of our guests return year after year.  …see more


12 Apr 2015

5/5

"Quality Gite, peaceful & relaxing."

Well equiped Gite, with a great welcome pack of bread, milk, wine etc. so no need to rush to the supermarket. Freindly owners on site to welcome you and provide all the useful info on the surroundin… More

Many thanks for the review. We hope to welcome you back soon.


11 Aug 2015

5/5

"truly enjoyable place and John and Keith make the feeling of being welcome to the next level. True Gents !"

our hosts greeted us with a very warm welcome and a drink of our choice on arrival.the gite was far better than we had expected with ample space and everything you could possibly need. the pictures re… More


13 Jun 2014

5/5

"Paradise in France"

John and Keith were excellent hosts and more than willing to pass on their knowledge of the local area. Provide an excellent Information Folder with everything you need to know. The property was spot… More

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Excellent 5/5 

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Charente-Maritime / Montguyon

Gite / 4 Bedrooms / sleeps 10

Excellent 5/5 

4 Nights min stay

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from £48 / night

£330 - £1119 / week

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Key info:

  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 5 km
  • Swimming pool
  • Great for children of all ages
  • Car essential
  • Some pets are welcome - please contact the owner
  • Private garden
La Marquise is a large, beautiful, comfortable & fully equipped gite on a beautiful 73 acre, family friendly, Charantais country estate with plenty to do on-site and nearby - ideal for a relaxing or activity-filled holiday. Many of our guests return year after year.  …see more


27 Aug 2014

5/5

"Every thing supplied, very friendly and attentive owners, lg pool."

John and Keith are helpful and have supplied the geite with all you could need, we had a lovely evening were they made crepes for all the guests, real value for money and sociable evening. The large … 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 

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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. Boasts a wealth of exposed timbers and stone work. Bikes for hire  …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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