This charming cottage, to the rear of the Manoir back garden, was once the home of the most famous pig in France! Although he was obviously well cosseted, he would definitely not recognise his quarters now.
La Porcherie consists of an open plan kitchen, dining and livi …see more
We have just had the pleasure of spending two weeks at Longeveau with our 15 month old toddler!
After quite a long stressful journey we arrived in the dark and the rain with a toddler in full melt d… More
A beautiful Napoleonic farmhouse renovated to a high standard. The property is ideally suited to a large family, 2 smaller families or a group. We can provide meals on arrival and throughout your stay. Fully equipped kitchen, dinning room, huge 85m2 lounge and sun loung …see more
Self-catering cottage in the Charente sleeps 6, perfect for families & couples.A warm welcome awaits you at Chez Beaugis, a traditional Charentais cottage situated in one of the sunniest and friendliest regions of France. It is surrounded by the peaceful Charente co …see more
Le Pressoire de Pierre is situated at the top of the hill in the little hamlet of Puygironde. It is It is renovated from a barn used as an old wine press and retains some of the character features. Inside, the property has been entirely refurbished to provide an elegant …see more
A relaxing holiday with a heated pool and hot tub but with the amenities of modern life. Surrounded by sunflowers and vines the place to unwind, take quite walks or bicycle rides.In addition to the bathroom with WC there is a separate WC.For more information please do n …see more
Child friendly ; Ask about pets; Private garden;
Stone cottage on edge of a village with large garden and excellent views.
Two double bedrooms, one single bedroom with bathroom and further wash basin and two WCs. Second independent cottage all on one level also available just 15 metres away !
Open plan kitchen/dining …see more
It is ideal for couples and families alike. We are situated in the countryside, with amenities close by in Exideuil (2km) and Chabanais (6km). It's great for walkers and cyclists too with beautiful, quiet roads and views.Here at Tranquille Vienne, we have 3 holiday …see more
Swimming pool; Child friendly ; Car essential;
A fairytale French chateau with a very large (14,5 X4,5) heated swimming pool in the Charente, close to the Dordogne, available to rent for up to 8 people, perfect for two families with children. Chateau for private French holiday rental & accommodation in France …see more
A fantastic use of stone, bleached wood & light contemporary furnishings along with a roof terrace perfect for an alfresco breakfast or wine & cheese as you watch the sun go down make Le Batiment a very special place to stay.The house is converted from a traditi …see more
We hired this Gite for a week - it's so stylish, with wonderful soft furnishings and painted in F&B hues, yet still keeps all the orignal features of a French Barn - pure luxury. The upstairs terrac… More
“Amazing hosts and a truly French experience!”
Reviewed 24 Aug 2012
Brilliant property for:
A truly French experience in a friendly rural hamlet
Fantastic scenery and so many attractions within easy reach
Kind, thoughtful (but in no way intrusive) hosts who provide… More
The detached ex goat farm is some 200 years old and is full of delightful character. Each room either has hardwood or stone floors which have been tastefully decorated with quality period furniture to the highest standard. Four of the six bedrooms are south facing with …see more
New on the site , this tastefully restored Charentais cottage offers luxury and tranquillity for a great holiday with family or friends .The cottage " Les Vallons"(The valleys) is located in the countryside of North Charente,near to the small village of Cou …see more
Swimming pool; Not suitable for children; Car advised;
Beautiful, rustic typical French, stone cottage set in the grounds of the owners property with exclusive use of the swimming pool and gym, all of which is very private. The cottage nestles in the south west of the Charente region just 42km from the historic city of An …see more
L'envers is a 300 year old manor house set within 2.5 hectares in the village of Chardat, Charente region of South West France. Idyllic countryside setting for walking, fishing, horse riding, cycling and visiting and exploring the many quaint villages France has to …see more
We stayed during half term and couldn't have asked for a more relaxing destination. After a long drive from the UK we were welcomed with great customer service. Our room was ready, very clean and comp… More
“First class accommodation and cleanliness with a personal touch by the owners”
Reviewed 8 Mar 2013
We were recommended to L'envers by a friend whilst searching to buy a house in France We stayed with Trevor & Lesley on numerous occasions and found them extremely warm and helpful during our stay wi… More
Le Phaéton is at Le Relais de Saint Preuil, a guest mansion ranked in France Top 25 "2013 Travellers Choice TripAdvisor"This apartment, 90sqm large, is part of a hamlet from the 17th/18th century, a former coach inn, converted into our home together with our …see more
Located in the village of Montboyer in the rolling countryside of Charente, Villa Anglade is the ideal holiday location for all the family. We can host individual families or groups of up to sixteen people in our two beautifully renovated four bed-roomed holiday homes, …see more
Renovated from an old barn, this three bed cottage offers a contemporary feel with plenty of character and comfort. La Vieille Grange is one of a small cluster of cottages in L'Hammeau, just a couple minutes stroll from Longeveau. There are two bedrooms on the grou …see more
Our spacious 4 bedroom bungalow is situated in a holiday park in the Charente. The 60 m2 living room with the 5m40 high ceiling has a large kitchen adjoining it. It is fully equipped with known branded, crockery, cutlery, pots and pans, refrigerator, microwave, coffeem …see more
If its croissants, great french wine and a relaxing break with a mix of adventure, Chez Sophie should definitely be on your wish list. An easy stroll to the patisserie and an outstanding local butcher. Relax in the fenced back garden with private swimming pool and enj …see more
We decided to return to Chez Sophie after our shorter stay in 2013. The house still felt like home and I suspect it will continue to do so, considering the improvements and additions that the owners k… More
We are glad you loved Chez Sophie again. You are right we will continue to improve the house and furnishings as it is always good to have a fresh approach. Hope we see you again. Regards Rose
“Perfect little French getaway”
Reviewed 19 Aug 2013
Wonderful house in a French village with nearly all the necessary amenities. The house itself is beautifully decorated. The garden is a big plus; lots of privacy and space. We had very nice weather wh… More
Many thanks for your kind comments, we are glad you enjoyed your stay,
“Fab property in a great location....we'll be back!”
Reviewed 18 Aug 2013
Loved our stay here, lots if great day trips out & the local lake was fab for relaxing with the kids by. Will definitely recommend to others! … More
Thank you for your comments, we are glad you loved the house and the local area. We would certainly welcome you back, regards Chez Sophie
Verina is a fully-modernized 2-storey cottage at the end of a country lane that passes through a farm. It has 5 bedrooms, a spacious kitchen and living room. It is the perfect place for a summer holiday. You can while away many hours in the 10 x 5 m swimming pool and …see more
“Life as it should be, peace,quiet tranquillity, and all things needed.”
Reviewed 30 Sep 2015
Fantastic rejuvenating holiday, all six adults enjoyed as much, the quiet is audible and was my first remark on arrival.
The house is idyllic with plenty of space for all, two bathrooms and a separat… More
“Groot leuk huis met groot zwembad”
Reviewed 8 Oct 2015
Prima huis, heerlijk rustig, afgelegen!! 900 meter van de openbare weg.
Basic ingericht, maar voldoet helemaal.
Zeer aardige eigenaar.
Lekker zwembad, mooi gelegen, God in Frankrijk!!… More
“August at verina”
Reviewed 27 Aug 2014
The house is in a lovely location. It is very quiet and peaceful but only a short drive to the shops. We really enjoyed the large pool. The owners family were very friendly and helpful, but not obtrus… More
A charming family house in what is officially one of the most beautiful villages in France, sleeping 14 adults/children, with an additional 3 cots for infants. Perfect entertaining space for large extended families or groups of friends, with flexible accommodation organ …see more
We loved the location and the house was beautiful! We stayed with my parents and another family, 12 of us altogether, so much space and very well equipped with everything you'd need.
Would deffinate… More
Stunning barn conversion, sleeps 12-14, in the beautiful Charente/Dordogne countryside. 5 minutes from Aubeterre-sur-Dronne, one of Les Plus Beaux Villages de France. 1 acre private garden, heated 10x5 salt-system swimming pool, fabulous facilities and comfort. 6 bedroo …see more
Here at Tranquille Vienne, we have 3 holiday gites available on site. Our Confolen gite is the largest and benefits from it's own private garden (for the summer) and a log burner (for the winter) Our other two gites are to the rear overlooking the shared garden a …see more
La Grange is a 300 year old barn which has been sympathetically restored and converted to provide modern holiday accommodation whilst retaining its original charm and character. This barn has been tastefully furnished with a mixture of modern and antique furniture. The …see more
A delightful character property consisting of a living room with fitted kitchen on the ground floor and upstairs a good-sized double bedroom and shower room. Why choose Brossac? Why indeed? Why choose a village, instead of staying in remote countryside? Well, for a sta …see more
“Brilliant place from which to explore the region”
Reviewed 22 Jul 2015
A warm welcome from Susan and Dennis to a really quirky little place located bang in the centre of Brossac. There was everything you could need in the Tower, which was very clean and well organised. W… More
We're very pleased that you enjoyed your stay with us and found the area as delightful as we do!
Reviewed 14 Aug 2015
My partner and I stayed at the Tower house just a few weeks ago. We were welcomed by Susan & Dennis, who were very informative throughout our stay & the wonderful shadow...who I'm sure would have tal… More
Thank you for your kind remarks. We're pleased that you enjoyed a restful holiday in our area of rural France.
“Relaxing and peaceful - a hidden gem!”
Reviewed 3 Sep 2013
My husband and I were looking for a quiet and relaxing place to holiday somewhere in Southern France where we could chill out and unwind. We found The Tower House and it was perfect. The accommodatio… More
We're pleased you had a relaxing time and thank you for your positive remarks.
New for 2016 --
You can now book both the house and the 2 bed apartment together which will sleep a total of 14 as well as a further kitchen, lounge, and 2 toilets/shower rooms. ( ask for further details)
- Babysitting available, with Annabelle, a fully qualified pr …see more
La Maison Seronera is a large and beautifully renovated French farmhouse set in the heart of rural Charente. The beautiful rolling countryside of the High Charente together with the nearby leisure lakes provide a perfect setting for walking, cycling, swimming, sailing, …see more
“Best holiday I've had in years, a lovely house in a great location”
Reviewed 5 Sep 2013
a fantastic property located in a beautiful part of France. The house is great and the kids loved the attic rooms, the pool was great for our use (5 adults and 5 children) and we had to drag the kids … More
“You Just Gotta Go to This Place!”
Reviewed 4 Sep 2013
We travelled to this gite with close friends with whom we have rented a number of gites over the years. This was, by far, the best we have rented. Fantastic pool, big room for dinner and socialising… More
“Perfect place for a family holiday”
Reviewed 3 Sep 2013
We have stayed in this house twice and loved it both times. The house and gardens are great and the pool is fantastic.
Well equipped with all the normal house things, incl tv DVD and wifi if you nee… More
Swimming pool; Child friendly ; Ask about pets;
Set in the beautiful Charente countryside, this 3 bedroomed gite has been refurbished to the highest standard. There are two double bedrooms, one with ensuite and a bedroom with bunk beds in the tower for the children. A comfy lounge/ dining room has Uk and French TV , …see more
La Grange Souris has a pretty front garden and large established garden to the rear with nectarine and peach trees and a wonderful oak and ash garden border. The French doors lead to large patio with BBQ facilities and private pool, and has lovely views over the surroun …see more
Everything we wanted. Comfortable, clean, and everything working. Good area with plenty of walking, cycling, sightseeing, local markets and restaurants. Supplies available in local village, with a … More
“Sun & wine far from the madding crowd”
Reviewed 16 Sep 2013
Lovely relaxing, rural location with great on site ammenties and nearby villages and towns that are not on the usual tourist trail (though Bradd Pitt is rumoured to have stayed nearby). Great walks an… More
Swimming pool; Child friendly ; No pets allowed;
Our Farmhouse is situated in a small hamlet on the edge of the village. The living accommodation is all on the ground floor with easy access from the kitchen area to the dining area outside. We have kept the exposed beams and original stonework in some of the rooms an …see more
Swimming pool; Child friendly ; No pets allowed;
This property offers stylish and sophisticated accommodation. Situated in a wing of a beautiful 17th century Château, Chateau Bella has been completely renovated and tastefully decorated and offers peace and tranquillity in a gorgeous setting.Guests have exclusive use …see more
Decorated and furnished to a very high standard to ensure your stay in France goes perfectly. With a generously packed Welcome Box your holiday is guaranteed to get off to a great start. Montbron is a short distance away with its supermarkets, restaurants, French and Ir …see more
A group of 6 six friends arrived at Elsa of Kora and we all went WOW, it was a wonderful place to have a holiday.
The decor was very well done, and it was the finishing touches that made the whole ho… More
Many thanks for your amazing review of our property in France. Being our first year it is so important to receive feedback in order to continually improve the service we offer.
We look forward to receiving you again soon.
“Fantastic, tranquil getaway!”
Reviewed 5 Mar 2013
Stayed at Elsa of Kora for a week with friends, the house to start with is incredible, very high standard of finish complete with idyllic views over the French countryside. Nearby shops, bars and rest… More
We at EoK are pleased you enjoyed your stay and thank you for your amazing feedback on our property. Being our first year it is very important to receive positive feedback in order to continually improve our service.
In your response you stated that you would not recommend to your best friend is this something we are able to assist with in improving our service.
Swimming pool; Child friendly ; Car essential;
Sleeps 4. 1 bedroom tower with sofa in lounge that converts into a double bed. Recently constructed and featuring characteristic qualities that you would expect. The top floor comprises of a large bedroom with kingsize bed and panoramic views over surrounding countrysid …see more
La Baroque is a beautiful detached townhouse set within an area of outstanding natural beauty. The house comprises of an open plan kitchen diner / lounge area on the ground floor with access to the secure garden over looking rural grazing land.
The 1st floor comprises …see more
Situated in the centre of the Charente you will be with in easy reach of all the area has to offer. The region has something for everyone. Visits and tastings are available at the Cognac distilleries – and don't forget to try the local specialty of Pineau. There …see more
A lovely rural retreat, ideal location for visiting Circuit des Remparts in Angouleme. The gite is well equiped and comfortable, with a great courtyard garden, for sitting out and relaxing.The owners … More
Swimming pool; Child friendly ; No pets allowed;
The Gatehouse is a picturesque detached house standing close to the lake which abounds with fish and wildlife. Upstairs it has 4 substantial bedrooms (3 double and 1 twin) and 3 bathrooms (2 en-suite). Downstairs is a living area with comfortable seating and TV at one e …see more
A beautiful Maison Maitre , a traditional Charantaise house standing in its own private grounds. The house and grounds are so lovely you won't want to leave! Huge master bedroom with ensuite bathroom.
Bedroom 2 has a double bed.
Bedroom 3 has a double bed and a junior …see more
Swimming pool; Child friendly ; Car advised;
Probably the best example of a Charentaise house in the region, la Maison du Maitre has been renovated to an exceptionally high standard making it a fabulous place to relax and spend your holiday.
La Grange Terrou is the name of this small domain comprising three very …see more