House | 2 bedrooms | sleeps 7

Key Info
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0 km
  • Swimming pool
  • Great for children of all ages
  • Car essential
  • Some pets are welcome - please contact the owner
  • Private garden

Chez Sophie is set in a quiet french village in the heart of the Charente. Easy walking distance to bakeries, butcher, grocery shops, restaurant and a local bar.

The character stone house is fully fenced and enjoys your own private above ground pool. There are pool loungers for relaxing, hammocks, a substantial gas barbecue and plenty of outdoor dining options. Relax on the hammock under the cherry tree.

The house is fully equipped and includes linen, pool and bath towels and plenty of kitchen equipment. Suitable in the winter with a cosy wood burner and enjoy the summer in the cool stone house.

Typical of the Charente stone, the interior has stone features and the downstairs living area provides a sofa bed and pod chairs. Dvds are available as well as a facility for your ipod. Off this area is a fully equipped kitchen and the bbq and outdoor area is accessed from here. To the front of the kitchen you can access the 2nd bathroom and laundry facilities.

The upstairs of the house is beautiful stone walls in the master bedroom with this overlooking the private garden and offers a double bed. A single day bed is also in this room suitable for a child or just a relaxing day bed. The guest bedroom has a double bed and is located off the stairs and the upstairs bathroom with claw bath, shower and toilet is between the two rooms. A great place to relax!

Size Sleeps up to 7, 2 bedrooms
Nearest beach La Rochelle
Will consider Corporate bookings, House swap, Long term lets (over 1 month), Short breaks (1-4 days)
Access Car essential
Nearest Amenities 150 m
Nearest travel links Nearest airport: Poitiers 75 km, Nearest railway: Ruffec 10 km
Family friendly Great for children of all ages
Notes Some pets are welcome - please contact the owner, No smoking at this property

Features and Facilities

Luxuries Log fire, Internet access, DVD player
Pool Private outdoor pool (unheated)
General TV, CD player, Wi-Fi available
Standard Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer
Utilities Clothes dryer, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine
Rooms 2 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms and 1 Shower rooms
Furniture 1 Sofa beds, Single beds (1), Double beds (2), Cots (1), Dining seats for 4, Lounge seats for 3
Other Linen provided, Towels provided
Outdoors Private outdoor pool (unheated), Private garden, BBQ
Access Secure parking

The Poitou-Charentes region

Situated in the south west of France, the Charente enjoys brilliant weather and an agricultural area with stunning landscapes, fields of sunflowers and a variety of activities for all ages.

Its Cognac country as well as having beautiful riverside locations and picture postcard castles. The attraction to this area is the accessibility to other regions and places of interest within this region. With great proximity to Angouleme, Cognac, Bordeaux and Limoges, this area is central to airports, transport and many holiday activities. It is the perfect spot for cycling with cycle tracks in the region as well as low traffic volumes. Relax, rejunevate and discover the real France.


Villefagnan is a small french village with more than the usual amount of shops. It is very well cared for and offers a quiet village lifestyle.

There are twice weekly markets, a swimming and fishing lake and various other attractions in close proximity. There is an abundance of tourist attractions, animal parks, golf etc in reasonable driving distance from the village. There are also some beautiful villages in close proximity including Vertuil sur Charente with its riverside location and picture postcard Castle and Nanteiul en Vallee.

Your holiday can be as busy as you like or a relaxing retreat is also possible. Hire a bike and discover the area or lounge in the back garden.