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B&B | 2 bedrooms | sleeps 4

Key Info
  • Not suitable for children
  • Car essential
  • No pets allowed
  • Private garden

Alouette is a small chamber de hote's situated in a hamlet that is very close to Verteuil sur Charente it is ideal for the holidaymaker who wants a taste of the true French lifestyle in traditional and tranquil surroundings with individual bedrooms providing luxury, we have white cotton sheets dressing gowns and fluffy towels. The property is situated between Angouleme and Poitiers and only 4 klms from the N10 so ideal for those who want to explore the Pitou Charente and Dordogne area. . You can visit places such as Royan, La Rochelle and ile de re. A perfect place to stay when wanting to explore South West France with the Dordogne and the Loire only two hours away. With lots of different attractions that are within easy reach you can truly have a holiday with a varied experience. Alouette is also ideal as an overnight stop for those driving to the South of France or to Spain as we are roughly half way between England and the Spanish boarder it is somewhere for visitors who want to use their overnight experience as a positive start to their holiday and many visitors book for their return stay booking an extra night to explore the area. With many good restaurants close by and other attractions to see Alouette is truly a French experience. We consider that we are the perfect holiday venue for walkers or for people who want to explore the Charente on bike, their are lots of country tracks to explore through forest and farm land hills and valleys. Situated in the beautiful Nanteuil Valley Alouette is close to the ancient village of Verteuil with its fairy tale chateau and Moulin were you can sit in the shadow of chateau by the river in the sunshine and enjoy coffee or lunch. There is also the beautiful village of Nanteuil with its ancient Monastery, super restaurants and other attractions. Alouette's charm is its individuality with only two letting rooms both en suite it enables its guests to have a truly tranquil and peaceful stay in pretty surroundings, after a busy day you can enjoy sitting outside on one of the patios taking afternoon tea with the cake of the day, we also do cream teas. Their is a coffee machine in the lounge area and biscuits and fresh fruit they are available free of charge. The lounge has English and French television and we have a DVD and video machine, cards and games Internet is available. Breakfast is continental however we also serve cereals fruit, yoghurt, cold meats, porridge, fresh farm eggs as well as the french bread and croissants. An English breakfast can be requested providing we are given prior notice as we like to ensure all meat is fresh and locally sourced, all vegetables served are seasonal and grown within our own gardens. Our aim is to please and to ensure we can help in anyway, therefore if you are going to arrive late please ring us and we will do our best to ensure we can provide you with your needs. An ideal venue for a holiday or weekend away, or overnight stay. With lots to see and things to do .

Size Sleeps up to 4, 2 bedrooms
Nearest beach Royan
Will consider Short breaks (1-4 days)
Access Car essential
Nearest travel links Nearest airport: Limoges, Poitiers, 80 km, Nearest railway: Angouleme. 32 km
Notes No pets allowed, No smoking at this property

Features and Facilities

Luxuries Log fire, Internet access, DVD player, Staffed property
General Central heating, TV, Video player, CD player, Satellite TV
Standard Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer
Utilities Microwave, Fridge
Rooms 2 bedrooms, 4 bathrooms of which 2 Family bathrooms and 2 En suites
Furniture Double beds (2), Dining seats for 8, Lounge seats for 4
Other Linen provided, Towels provided
Outdoors Private garden, Shared garden, Bicycles available
Access Secure parking

The Poitou-Charentes/Vendee region

Alouette is situated in the Charente close to the beautiful historic village of Verteuil en Charente and near Nanteuil a beautiful village situated in the Nanteuil valley with wonderful restaurant's and picture postcard buildings. Alouette is also close to the Market town of Ruffec and situated 4 klms from the N10 lying between Angouleme and Poitiers, staying at Alouette provides holidaymakers with easy access to many places of interest in the South West of France. As we are central and close to all routes you can get to the coast within an hour and half visiting places such as La Rochelle, Royan, ile de Oreon or Ile de re. The Dordogne and Loire are within two hours reach. We are close to the town of Confolen's which hosts a well known folk festival in August, and 25 mins from Angouleme where they have a grand vintage car festival in August in fact there is something for everyone in our area with zoos, nature reserves, lakes and rivers, canoeing, horse riding, golf, fishing, Brocantes for those who love to look for antiques and many other activities. The Charente is known as the second sunniest place in France, it is ideal for walking or bicycle holidays, a wonderful area where visitors can experience true France with its many small traditional villages, and gastronomic experiences.


Alouette lies in the rolling hillside o the Charente with its forests, rivers and tiny hamlets it is a place of natural beauty, It is like going back in time, experience the traditional area of France, with wonderful French cuisine, also see the fields of sunflowers and enjoy the balmy days and gentle breezes. Pitou charente is known as the second sunniest place in France. It has many historic areas with beautiful Chateau's sandy beaches, and pretty villages to see, ideal for walking holiday, horse riding or for those who like to explore areas on a bicycle. Bicycles can be provided with prior notice, pack lunches are available for walkers.

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Calendar last updated:17 Sep 2014

Based in France

Languages spoken
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