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
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
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
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
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
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
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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
Nestling beside the private lake, with use of rowing boat, binoculars for the numerous wildlife and birds , sun loungers to relax and shady areas in the garden to dine alfresco. A tranquil place to relax and unwind .
The cottage has a spacious living room, dining ha …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
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
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
Comfort and character feature in this detached stone cottage set in the owners' 1.5 acre garden. The ground floor is airy and open plan with a log burner for cooler times. Upstairs sleeps four in two double bedrooms divided by a shower room with WC. One room has an …see more
We spent a very relaxing week in this comfortable cottage. The setting of a beautiful garden in a quiet rural setting made this a perfect place to unwind. Dennis and Wendy were the perfect hosts and m… More
Really please you enjoyed your stay. We aim to please. Would be great to have you visit again. Wendy and Denis.
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
• Charming old property but recently full renovated. Original character retained.• Private balcony, with table, chairs and sun umbrella, overlooking the surrounding cognac vines and pool.• Private, decked, courtyard garden off the downstairs area, with sun lounge …see more
“Comfortable Tasteful Gite with every you would need for a great holiday”
Reviewed 24 Jan 2013
We stayed with Yvonne and John, the English owners in January 2013 and were very impressed with their Gite.
It is very well furnished with everything you would need for a great holiday. The pool w… More
Great for Couples or Families. 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.Swimming po …see more
We enjoyed our stay with Wendy and Steve such nice people . We felt as if we were family (uncle Steve and aunty Wendy) We had a lot of laughs. The gite was pleasant it was nice and the area arround To… More
Hope you was not too tired after your long drive back home.
Lovely to meet your lovely family and we hope to see you again.
Reviewed 8 Sep 2012
We spent 3 weeks in the stables gite in August and had a fantastic time. The gite and complex exceeded our expectations, the pictures on the web sites do not do it justice. It was a large, spacious, … More
Thanks for your review and we can't wait to welcome you back next year.
“Fantastic place to stay during our holiday!”
Reviewed 9 Aug 2011
Nice cottages, beautiful and peaceful surroundings and very friendly hosts. The property is very suitable for children and they loved the chickens and the horses.
We also loved the supermarket lo… More
Thankyou for that. Hope to see you all again soon.
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
Stone built 2 Bedroom cottage fully renovated 4 years ago to a quality standard keeping the Charantese fireplace and oak beams with a open plan design. On the first floor is a fully fitted kitchen, open plan lounge and wash room. First floor consists of 1 Double bedro …see 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
This beautiful country house is set in the Charentaise countryside, close to Longeveau. It has been finished to the highest standards and delivers everything you could need for a truly relaxing and memorable holiday.The house has recently been renovated, offering a wond …see more
Situated in the Vienne valley we have a two bedroom Gite (Le Terrier) available, which can sleep up to 5 people.There is a plunge pool in the garden to help you cool off on those hot summer days."Le Terrier" has the following features:- 1 double bedroom wit …see more
We arrived mid afternoon in glorious hot sunshine and was welcomed by David who had brought us fresh bread from the local boulangerie along with other essentials such as milk, jam and wine!!! Our two … More
Reviewed 12 Aug 2013
In an amazing position overlooking the river Vienne, with a bedroom balcony to die for! Dave, Heather and Mahrey were perfect hosts - always there when you need them but not overpowering. The pool was… More
“Relaxing, comfortable riverside retreat, love it!”
Reviewed 19 Mar 2013
I travelled to France for a week to relax and unwind. I had found Le Terrier after a web search and it seemed ideal for my needs. The location is lovely, overlooking the river Vienne. The owners, Davi… More
Our period village house, on the edge of the picturesque village of Exideuil-sur-Vienne, is in the heart of the Charente Limousine.
We've retained the beams and the wooden shutters but added central heating and modern en suite bathrooms.
Staying with us you'll find co …see more
This is a small house, situated in a quiet village near to Angouleme in the Charente about 20 mins by car. It has two floors, lower lounge with dining and kitchen area; upper floor is a double bedroom and toilet/shower room. It is open and modern with a small oven and 2 …see more
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
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
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
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
Imagine approaching down our 400m drive and discovering at the end of your journey our 2 storey converted barn, situated in a tranquil location surrounded by farmland. There are beautiful views in all directions, especially in sunflower season.The house is adjacent to a …see more
The School House gites are perfectly located in the pretty village of Saint-Romain offering peace and tranquillity with traditional French living. Surrounded by beautiful countryside, sunflowers and vineyards, its location is perfect to explore the local area by foot, b …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
Les Tournesols is a converted stone barn retaining many original features. It is one of 5 properties arranged around an attractive courtyard with fountain and large swimming pool (open June to October). The spacious living, kitchen dining area has patio doors leading o …see more
Jim and his family were very welcoming and fantastic hosts for our stay. Very helpful with local information and places to visit. Accommodation was clean and fully equipped with everything needed. … More
Thank you very much, it was a pleasure having such a nice family stay with us.
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
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
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.