Tourist Board Official 4 Star Rating.
Always our most popular cottage, just right a for a small family or two couples.
This gite is fabulous for those seeking stylish luxury, chic and quirky it has all you need home from home with touch of luxury.
We are well equippe …see more
Please note that this gite is only bookable from Saturday after 4 PM to Saturday before 10 AM.This gite is the annexe to a 19C barn conversion, undertaken by the bilingual English owners who live next door. It is approached across a large courtyard which provides secur …see more
Lovely, Secluded Holiday Gite situated in the second sunniest region of South-West France.The accommodation is a newly restored stone building of an excellent standard, and has been awarded 3 stars by Charente Tourism Board. This is the ideal location for a quiet relax …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.
This wonderful property sits in the heart of the village of Aubeterre-sur- Dronne. All of the facilities and entertainment are within walking distance which is a huge bonus for a relaxing and enjoyable holiday.
Walk into this property and you will experience the magi …see more
We drove and took the route calais to Rouen and when I arrived at the village of Aubeterre it was bustling with people as it was the local market day and all the quaint little shops were open which wa… More
Set in Beautiful grounds of the Charetaise manor house. Only 3mins walk from the fantastic village of Baignes with all amenities. You can walk to the local bars and restaurant yet are set in the peace and quiet of the Country.You have use of the swimmingpool and terra …see more
La Courbee is a lovely charentais farmhouse with sunny south facing terrace, benefiting from almost 3 acres of lawns and gardens. and sunbathing area.There is also a large covered terrace that joins La Courbee to our Cottage Harmonie. the perfect spot for alfresco dinn …see more
This wonderful property is located in the Charente region of france, which boasts beautiful unspoilt countryside for either the energetic or persons wanting a relaxed quiet holiday. Please note the beach is a lakeside beach with facilities.
The cottage comprises on th …see more
This property is 5 star +++. The best we have ever stayed in in 20+ years of rentals. Everything was just perfect and more than met our expectations. Spotlessly clean. Huge bedrooms. Masses of towels … More
Thank you Maggie for such a wonderful review. Hope to meet you again sometime as it would be a pleasure!!!
Le Tilleul is a typical Charentais farmhouse near Chalais and Aubeterre sur Dronne, comfortably modernised and furnished to a luxury standard. The large private 12x6m pool has Roman steps and a deep end. The 2 pool terraces offer space for loungers, tables, ice coolers, …see more
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
The house is easy to use & has direct access to the lake just 40 metres away. The property is detached & the garden is laid to lawn. The ground floor is open plan loosely divided into three sections of lounge, diner & Kitchen. On the first floor there are two bedrooms o …see more
Situated on the edge of a small hamlet close to the river Charente, this large 5 bedroom house has everything you need for a relaxing holiday in the Cognac countryside. The kitchen opens out onto the fully enclosed garden leading down to the large swimming pool with am …see more
The Charente is said to be the second sunniest region in France allowing for long summer days and evenings where the pace of life is slower and gentle. The property is in an ideal location to explore not only the Charente also the Dordogne which is 10 mins drive, with N …see more
We have stayed in several gites in France and Bellevue is no.1 on our list. Superb location quiet,rural and fantastic countryside. Ideal for exploring Cognac, Aubuterre, local chateau and musuems… More
“Beautiful gite in a stunning location, a little gem we'll return to again and again.”
Reviewed 30 Apr 2012
We wanted a quiet two weeks somewhere in a good location for touring the region - this gite was perfect, we could not fault it. Set in stunning countryside, equipped with everything anyone could need… More
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
This Gite was perfect for us. Positioned behind the owners' house, surrounded by lush green countryside, wildlife everywhere, bats, buzzards, stag beetles. A pool alongside to jump into after a day to… More
bonjour ian et karen
merci pour ce joli compliment, nous avons été très heureux de vous accueillir dans notre gîte, vous êtes des gens vraiment très gentils et sympathiques, nous garderons un très bon souvenir de vous, en esperant vous revoir un jour ou l'autre
Muriel et frederic
Surrounded by sunflower and corn filled countryside, this newly renovated property is just waiting to be discovered. With its private pool, for the exclusive use of guests Chez Nous is a lovely 19th century converted barn mixing contemporary features and traditional sty …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
Originally home to the cognac distillery at Longeveau, La Distillerie has been thoughtfully renovated over several levels. The first floor lounge / dining room takes advantage of the superb views over the garden, golf course and valley. Further steps lead up to the main …see 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
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
Had a thoroughly enjoyable stay here, whilst using it as a base for a relaxing break in the Charante and Limousin areas, in a gap between Euro 2016 fixtures. The owners went out of their way to accom… More
We are pleased you enjoyed your stay with us and look forward to welcoming you back.
“Quaint rural Gite”
Reviewed 7 Apr 2012
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
Charming Logis du XVII th and XVIII th century, overlooking the Charente, walled yard, 450 m2, beautiful living rooms, 24 acres of park with its own spring, , large pool, quiet and with no nuisance. Excellent overall condition, house renovated in 2006 and 2009. Numerous …see more
Beautiful old farmhouse with stunning tranquil views ideal for getting away from it all. The lakes of the Haute Charente are nearby where you can swim, canoe, windsurf, sail and fish. Lots of great restaurants where you can eat great local food and drink wine at great p …see more
Le Figuier is located in l'Hammeau, at the heart of the village. It features one of the three pigeonnier towers at Longeveau!The property is centred around an open plan living area with plenty of space for living and dining, plus an open plan kitchen. Leading off f …see more
We stayed here for the first time on our twelfth visit to Longeveau. We absolutely lovely the generous ground floor accommodation with plenty of space for relaxing inside, eating inside and eating out… More
Situated among the sunflower fields and vineyards of South Charente, La Grange is a fabulous new high-end barn conversion made up of 6 bedrooms each with an en-suite shower room, and a huge open-plan double-height cooking, dining, living area. The downstairs three bedro …see more
As soon as you step through the doors you will be blown away by this character property.Set amid the scenic rural farmland of the Charente/ Vienne border this former farm building has been converted to provide luxury accommodation. Downstairs you have a super-sized kitc …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
A beautifully restored, tranquil water mill situated in the rolling countryside of the Charentes/Limousin border, Moulin de Marousse is on a river and surrounded by fields and woods. This delightful stone property boasts period features, open fireplaces, a private walle …see more
Lovely relaxing time . Very rural and quiet. Lovely house . Great fete in Saint Christophe with an amazing firework display . Great walks with the children all set in beautiful surroundings. … More
“A peaceful and authentically French experience”
Reviewed 26 Oct 2012
We were first attracted to the Moulin by the photos, and we were not disappointed. What you see is what you get. It is a magic property, in a beautiful, if unspectacular, part of rural France.
Reviewed 17 Oct 2012
Aug 12 was our fifth visit to Moulin de Marousse and as expected we had a really great time. Peaceful surroundings and a large house means we do not get in each others space. Moulin has
everything f… More
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Family friendly holidays in Charente - south west France.
Relaxing rural setting with children's play area and heated swimming pool. The gite garden is enclosed giving a safe environment for little on …see more
Countryside gite in Charente a few miles from lakeside beach. All bedrooms are en-suite and are tastefully restored with many original features. Lounge diner with working wood fired stove. magniéras is surrounded by pretty rolling countryside with many paths ideal for …see more
Boutique style B&B&B Bed, Breakfast and Bar with leisure area. Poppy's has 2 luxury letting rooms. With a separate lounge area exclusive for guests. Heated Pool and spa area and full size patanque. 35m2 room with Luxury kingsize beds and air conditioning with large en-s …see more
Originally the old farmhouse at Puygironde, this cleverly converted house with its country antique furniture has a first floor lounge with views out to the golf course. Downstairs there is a separate kitchen (with dishwasher / washing machine) and dining room with a lar …see more
The chateau can accommodate up to 19 persons in two wings connected by a music room: one grand piano Pleyel is at the disposal of reasoned musicians. It's ideal for family holidays, parties, anniversaries or small weddings. Families with children or groups (up to …see more
La Voute is your private and exclusive hamlet holiday destination, surrounded by 55 acres of our woodland and meadows this is a truly relaxing and tranquil holiday home.The ground floor consists of a large kitchen/diner, lounge with log burner, downstairs double bedroom …see more
Forsythia is an attractive detached cottage/ gite, with many original features which adds to the charm of the property. It is situated in a beautiful landscaped garden and has a large pool, and orchard. Forsythia has a spacious open plan lounge, well equipped kitchen an …see more
“Idyllic, rural French retreat with wonderful hosts.”
Reviewed 20 Jul 2016
This was a fantastic place to chill out with its beautiful swimming pool, atmospheric fire pit for evening star-gazing and gastronomic delights in the surrounding restaurants. The cycling was great to… More
Thank you so much for this great review. It was a pleasure getting to know you both and we're so pleased you had such a marvellous holiday.
We hope to see you again. Warm regards Alison & Rob