In this beautiful medieval village you will find an exciting romantic retreat for two. The cottage has parts of the building dating back to 12th century and retains the old school charm of a traditional french dwelling, complete with wood burner, but has all the ameniti …see more
The gites are set in a large converted barn, typically French and opens out into a courtyard, where there is also a sun terrace to sit and relax. To left there is a gate which takes you through to the pool. The pool is 10m x 5m and has plenty of space for sunbathing, w …see more
The cottage itself was really nice and perfectly cool place to get out of the sun. The surrounding area is mostly grape vines so it was very peaceful but there is a small village nearby that has a sup… 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
Chez Chiron is a totally refurbished 200 year old stone farmhouse on the edge of a small hamlet. It enjoys privacy and panoramic countryside views yet boasts all modern conveniences. We are located in the Charente but border closely onto the Dordogne and Gironde, This …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!!!
Set in 5 acres of beautiful Charente countryside, Le Tilleul offers premium quality accommodation and enough space to unwind, away from the hustle and bustle of everyday life! The two separate & independent gites share a LARGE (13m x 6m) heated swimming pool (yes, one …see more
We enjoyed a fantastic week at the Gites; 2 families with a total of five children aged between 7-14. The accommodation was clean and exceptionally well appointed with modern kitchen equipment and ot… More
Thank you very much for your detailed Review of your week with us at Le Tilleul. We are so happy that you enjoyed what we offer here and it would be great if you came back to see us again and did all the things you didn't have a chance to fit in this time! Thanks again and A Bientot!
“Great accomodation, hosts and facilities - first class!”
Reviewed 13 Jul 2014
The Gites at Le Tilleul provided us an excellent base to relax and explore the local assets, which there are many - cycle rides, lakes, walks, classic french villages and much more…
The Gites thems… More
Thank you so much for taking the time to write such a comprehensive and complimentary Review of your stay at Le Tilleul. It was an absolute pleasure having you all to stay - fun, interesting people with polite, respectful yet fun-loving children - what more could we ask for in our guests? We sincerely hope you will come back and see us before too long!
The place is lovely, the gites are very tastefully renovated and comfortable. There were 7 of us, aged from 13-76 and there was more than enough room with the beautiful big (soon to be heated) pool, s… More
Thank you so much for reviewing your stay at Le Tilleul, and thank you also for your very kind and complimentary comments. It was an absolute pleasure having you and your extended family to stay at Le Tilleul and I hope you will find the time in your hectic schedules to pay us a return visit before too long.
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
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
Le Cerisier is located in l'Hammeau, in the little village of Longeveau. This two bedroom, ground floor cottage is full of character, offering modern living with the charm of the countryside.The property centres around an open plan living area with plenty of space …see more
"La Petite Grange" is a one bedroomed gite, bathroom en-suite, with additional sleeping in the living area on a single day bed or double sofa bed. It is ideal for a couple or a small family, househunting or sightseeing.You can enjoy a relaxed holiday by the s …see more
“very well equipped property, with excellent swimming pool and friendly host!”
Reviewed 26 Aug 2015
Enough space for parents and two young children (2 & 4 yrs) excellent property with everything we needed. the spacious gardens, fabulous pool allowed for easy entertainment plus a good location with … More
“What are you waiting for”
Reviewed 22 Aug 2014
What strikes you when you arrive at this property is that the owners have completely undersold what is on offer in terms of the property and plot themselves, converted barns completed to a very good s… More
Thanks for such a great review! We enjoyed having you here and look forward to seeing you again in the near future.
Linda and Ian
Reviewed 1 Jul 2013
We spent a glorious week here, the sun shined and we had plenty of barbecues outside. The house is bright and spacious with plenty of room. Beautifully renovated by the owners who live on site but who… 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
Sunset Cottage is a sympathetically restored traditional stone cottage with original features. Set in a large garden with an above ground pool, alongside Sunrise Cottage and the owners house. Ideal for a family holiday. In a rural location yet just 2 kms from the beauti …see more
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
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
Lovely spacious cottage in the middle of the Cognac vineyards. The property is excellently located in a small village with 2 restaurants and close to a boulangerie, a short drive to more restaurants and a larger town, Jarnac, with its lovely river and shops. Only a shor …see more
L'Abreuvoir is a charming 3 bedroomed holiday cottage set in a small hamlet called Puygironde that is located near the Charente/Dordogne border of SW France, L'Abreuvoir is one of 4 holiday cottages set in their own private garden with a 12m x 6m enclosed pool with stu …see 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
Set in the heart of the Cognac region and surrounded on all sides by the vines of the Grande Champagne, this former cognac distillery offers you the highest standard of accommodation and service. Remy Martin is one of 4 properties set around a central courtyard. Each …see more
Our luxury Charentaise style Villa stands in a private woodland gardens and is one of the few villas on site that overlooks the beautiful Brossac Lake providing stunning views from our raised terrace area. We have furnished our villa to a very high standard making it a …see more
Gite La Fleurette is a former farm-worker's cottage. It has a total floor area of 80m2. The main room of the gite is large and benefits from exposed beams and a wood stove. The furnishings are comfortable and there is a TV with UK Freesat channels and a DVD player. The …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
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
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 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
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
Les Hirondelles is a rural gite situated in Saint-Avit, a quiet and pretty hamlet in the south Charente region of France. Ideal for a relaxed holiday for couples with beautiful views over countryside and a private outdoor pool. The gite is well appointed and has its own …see more
The Modern Barn at Bois Blanc is like a dream! Imagine the perfect city pad, waking to a huge picture window view out on the world but instead of city lights you look across vines and sunflowers. At night, you still get twinkling lights, but here they are in the avenu …see more
As the views are magnificent, the barn has been arranged with the 3 double bedrooms on the ground floor and the living accommodation, kitchen and dining room upstairs. It has been developed in two halves with a shared foyer and utility room. Currently, the owners live …see more
“The perfect French getaway with much more to do for kids than you would imagine!”
Reviewed 25 Sep 2012
Had a lovely holiday and a great stay in this lovely house. We had everything we need and all the advice and help from Noel & Margaretr on what to do was a massive part of the week being so succesfu… More
Reviewed 4 Sep 2012
Beautiful countryside, great accommodation, relaxation....... we decided to try France this year with our two young children and their Grandad and were not disappointed. Instead of going to the coast … More
La Grange at Le Moulin du Pont Charraud is a comfortable gite for all year round holidays or a long winter booking. It has a beautiful Godin wood burner which heats the whole property. During the long summer months the heated pool is a real treat to relax in. There is …see more
Dordogne Charente border, in one of the most beautiful villages of France, this renovated apartment in an old characteristic building offers the best views over the village and Dronne valley. The apartment is very comfortable and light, it has on two floors a large sit …see more
We loved it .Very spacious with 2 large bedrooms and beautiful bathrooms.Masses of cupboard and drawer space .Modern lounge and kitchen.Best of all,it's air conditioned (not easy to find in France) Th… More
Thank you Yvonne and Edward,very happy to hear you liked it so much. You have been great guests, and we look forward to welcoming you again in our apartment!
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
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
Just a few minutes stroll up the hill, Le Potager is built over several levels. It offers comfortable living with traditional character. It comprises a dining / living room on the ground floor with steps up to the kitchen. A double bedroom and two twin bedrooms are loca …see more
2km away from Aubeterre sur Dronne, in the heart of a 7 acres property and its river bank, a wonderful 500 m2 Manor awaits you.Up to 14 persons will enjoy the pleasure of the luxurious spacious rooms, furnished in typical French Empire Style but with all modern accommod …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