“Forget any apprehensions.” Have recently returned from an extremely pleasant week spent at Eeyores Corner. The location was excellent - quiet and restful, which was exactly what we wanted. Property was very comfortable and obviously maintained to a ve
We had such a lovely experience staying at Eeyores Corner. The cottage was beautiful and the owners made us feel very welcome. We settled in straight away and enjoyed every minute of the lovely place … More
“Has all and more than needed to high standards......Just perfect”
Reviewed 28 Aug 2012
Eeyores corner is the perfect base for all. Couples to large families will enjoy. Hosts fantastic, location and weather excellent. As a family we have spent the last six holidays in various locations … More
“Everything we expected and lots more!!!!”
Reviewed 17 Jul 2012
Great location to stay, with lots to see and do, if thats what you want.
Otherwise just kick back and relax in the hot tub, or enjoy a glass or two on the riverbank. If you are lucky you may see the … More
Newly renovated holiday home with exposed stonework, set in peaceful rural location, ideal for families, nature-lovers, ramblers and cyclists. Located in beautiful contryside yet close enough to tourist attractions and Atlantic Coast …see more
“A lovely relaxing holiday with loads of space for the kids” My wife and I stayed with 3 kids for a week in August 2012 and really loved it here. Sue and Andy made us feel really welcome but left us alone to enjoy the space, the pool, the barbecue and
I speak on behalf of our family party of 8 who were fortunate enough to spend a blissful week in this stunning, spacious house & setting. Our hosts were superb. They were friendly, helpful but let us… More
“Great accomadation first class location excellent hosts”
Reviewed 5 Jun 2012
We would recommend this fabulous spacious gite to anyone looking for a holiday base in Potior Charente.
Our thanks to Sue Andy and Olive for making us feel welcome.
Great location, accomadation and … More
1 & 2 Bedroomed Gites in 16th C farmhouse, with views of open countryside. 10 mins from the medieval town of Parthenay. Can be combined with our small gite to create one single unit. Grounds of 3 acres with swimming pool (30ft x 15ft). Ideal for families and/or couples …see more
“What a beautiful place!!” On arrival we were welcomed with milk, bread, preserves and a lovely bottle of wine, which was gratefully received after the drive from Calais. Also, the owners had put a comprehensive visitors folder together to make sure we
We really enjoyed our stay at le cottage de bois Nalbert, the pool was so magnificent we used it every day of our stay. The lake with its jumping fish, herons and resident Coypu and Kingfisher was st… More
Thank you for your review, we are pleased that you enjoyed your visit and the pool and hope to see you next year.
“lovely peaceful setting, great gites and friendly owners” Anita and Mark were helpful throughout the booking process and welcoming on arrival - the little extras (wine/eggs) were lovely after our long drive! We rented both gites for us, our children
The gite is in a very rural location, but only 8 miles from Parthenay. Anita and Mark are excellent owners, always ready with advice on interesting places to go in the area. We travelled by motorbi… More
“loved every minute of our two week stay”
Reviewed 30 Aug 2012
we walkedmiles along safe country roads. We had bril company at the giet. We toured the area with hired car with little difficulty. It had its own fab pool. read 3 great books in the sun. would highly… More
“Our 2nd visit, Blissful peace and quiet, great place forkids to play safely”
Reviewed 30 Aug 2012
We stayed at Mark and Anita's place last year and enjoyed it so much that we came back this year with another family. Weather was great. The pool and massive garden/grounds keep the kids busy.
The … More
“Fabulous” You will look for nothing more in a Gite than you get with Des Arbres! The house is fab, with lots of space for everyone. Our teenage boys loved the house and would have just stayed. The pool is stunning, with a great outdoor area, you could
This property exceeded expectations on all counts. When we first arrived I thought we were being taken through another property to reach the one we were to use so when we were told 'this is it' I was … More
“Beautiful cottage, relaxing location” Our stay at No.22 was a perfect holiday. The cottage has been designed and decorated to an exceptional standard. The furnishings are comfortable and in keeping with the cottage. The beds were very comfortable and
“Beautiful well equipped cottage in a stunning part of France”
Reviewed 27 Jul 2012
No 22 is a beautiful traditional French cottage that has been tastefully modernised and decorated throughout. It is extremely well equipped which means that you only need to take your clothes and toil… More
“A beautiful cottage, that made for a very relaxing holiday.”
Reviewed 16 Jul 2012
This is a lovely house to stay in, the owners have thought of everything and go out of their way to make the visitors stay troublefree. It is very well equipped and comfortable, in a quiet, relaxing s… More
“Lovely and homely cottage”
Reviewed 29 Apr 2012
The owner responded to my enquiry on holiday lettings very quickly with a phone call. We thought the cottage looked lovely in the photos so had high expectations that were more than satisfied on arriv… More
Many thanks for your kind comments regarding our much loved cottage - guest satisfaction is very important to us and we hope to welcome you again in the future.
Available for longer holiday, perhaps you are thinking about moving to France and want to try living here first.
Ideal retreat, lots of local walks, enjoy evenings in the lovely garden. Explore the local area ! get away from it all!
Prices quoted exclude utilities which …see more
Our lovely 3 bedroomed cottage offers a large living room with wood burner and double doors to a rear terrace area, There is a separate dining room with wood burner and stairs leading to the first floor.The kitchen is modern and fully equiped. To the right of the kitche …see more
1 Bedroomed Gite in 16th Century farmhouse, with views of open countryside. 10 mins from the medieval town of Parthenay. Can be combined with large gite to create a single unit. Grounds of 3 acres with swimming pool (30ft x 15ft). Ideal for families and/or couplesOn th …see more
This charming detached cottage is set in a rural community, but only 8km from a main town with supermarkets, restaurants and bars.
The cottage sleeps 4. One double bedroom,a very large lounge diner with two sofas one of which converts to a double bed, shower room and …see more
This is an ideal break for people who are going further South and want to break the journey up. It is also good for a longer stay to explore this up and coming region with it's many well hidden Gems. Ramblers, cyclists, bikers, families with children and/or pets.Re …see more
“If it is perfection you want, this house is it.” We all loved the swimming pool. The children loved all the games supplied. Siobhan was very helpful when needed. There were many places to visit not too far away.We used to eat all our meal on the pati
We had a fantastic stay at Belle Maison. The house was perfectly equipped and large enough to hold the 5 children we had with us (all under 5). The enclosed garden meant they could run around and we d… More
Thank you. This 3 family group and their beautiful children were a joy to have as guests.
Welcome to our romantic cottage for adults exclusively (To ensure peace & tranquility!) In the beautiful peaceful hamlet of Mandegault de Melleran, just a few minutes drive from the town of Chef Boutonne, in the south west of France.
Situated in a traditional south fac …see more
One of three lovely 2-bedroomed cottages, with a 3-4 bedroomed Charentais farmhouse to accommodate groups of various sizes, all with the use of a beautiful heated pool and 3/4 acre of enclosed family-friendly gardens in the heart of the Poitou-Charentes countrysideMore …see more
Ce GÏTE est en prise direct avec le marais, : point de départ des circuits vélos et pédestre.Barque en temps partagé à disposition, embarcadère privé: départ sur l eau direct. Tarif 55O euros la semaine et 590E du 04/07 au 22/08.2015 Nuit sup. 89 eurosA la même adresse …see more
This character stone farmhouse is a 16th century baronial hunting lodge set in 10 acres of private grounds in the middle of a 100 acre estate, with a private fishing lake and a large 10 x 5 metre swimming pool with panoramic views over rolling countryside. …see more
A roaring fire as we walked in the door was set when we arrived. This was before we realised the gite is peaceful, clean, well equipped, conveniently placed and a hot tub as a bonus. It is placed in t… More
Thank you very much, David, for having expressed your opinion. I am very glad you were satisfied with your stay. We will be very happy to welcome you again when you wish.
“The ideal get away, peaceful, restful but plenty for the kids” Spent two lovely weeks at these cottages. Very clean and beautifully restored and decorated. Swimming pool, grounds and games room were great for kids (age 9,7 and 5) and for the adults.
“Nice Rural Gite in good location for interesting day trips”
Reviewed 4 Feb 2012
Spent a lovely week here. Lovely clean house, very well restored in a quiet location. Owners very helpful, friendly and honest. Good location for us. We travelled most days (less than 1 hour) to inter… More
L'Audebaudiere du Lac is a farm estate built in the 16th century as a baronial hunting lodge with 6 bedrooms that sleep 12 people.The property is set in 10 acres of private grounds in the middle of a 100 acre estate, with a fishing lake stocked with carp and pi …see more
“A beautiful place to stay” We loved our fortnight in the gite in Arcais. It had lots of charm, was very comfortable and had everything that we might need. It was lovely being able to eat outside too. Plenty to keep us occupied in the surrounding ar
Les Volets Bleu is a lovely, comfortable, family house with everything you would need including dishwasher, washing machine plenty of crockery etc. We ate outside every day as the weather was so good!… More
“A wonderful large child friendly home with fantastic outside space” We thoroughly enjoyed our stay at La Belle Echappee. The owners could not have been more friendly and helpful and have created a home that is ideal for big families or even two famili
We had a really Beautiful Escape at La Belle Echappee. Excellent facilities - beautiful pool, table-tennis, badminton, football, bikes, cricket.... and more. Very rural location which was perfect fo… More
Thank you for taking the time to write this excellent review for us, it was lovely meeting you all and hope to see you again.
“Well equipped house and large garden”
Reviewed 11 Sep 2014
We arrived in the middle of the night to a warm welcome from Diane. Our welcome pack meant we could immediately make hot drinks of tea and coffee and when our toddlers woke up early next morning we ha… More
Thank you very much for writing this wonderful, very detailed review for us which gives future guests a great insight. We are so pleased that you had such a relaxing family holiday and enjoyed all that La Belle Echappee has to offer. It was lovely to meet you all and we hope you will visit us again.
“Everything you could want - excellent”
Reviewed 10 Sep 2014
We had a fantastic week at La Belle Echappee - the house is large and spacious, the pool is fabulous and the garden is huge. With several small children in our party, it met all of our needs. Fully eq… More
Thank you so much for writing this excellent review for us. We are really pleased that you enjoyed the house, pool and gardens. It was a pleasure meeting you all and we hope you will visit again. The chickens and quails were certainly spoilt by the extra attention and treats that the children loved giving them.
A very peaceful rural location ideal for walking cycling fishing boating bird watching and artists.Games room BBQ Gardens A cot highchair pushchair available on request.Nearby are many lively attractions including Puy du Fou, Futurescope, Green Venice Chateaus Zoo' …see more
The Prieure St Therese lies in a small village location in the Deux-Sevres, Poitou Charente region. It is about 70km inland from La Rochelle. The house is a stunning 14th century Priory, next to a pretty church, offering the highest standards of living. …see more
Ideally located for a relaxing holiday in quiet surroundings yet perfectly located with easy access to La Rochelle and the west coast Atlantic beaches to the north and south of the town.
'Bronwain' is a large four bedroom gite with two bathrooms set in the quiet hamlet …see more
“Everything you could want from a relaxed and quiet getaway” A gorgeous cottage in a lovely quiet area, the accomodation was just amazing, facilities all brilliant, Steve and Tracey were wonderful owners who could not be more helpful or approachable, t
“Rural France- Farmland, sunflowers, sunshine and 70 minutes to coast”
Reviewed 7 Jun 2011
Wonderful Hideaway Cottage. We've been at most times of the year and it is wonderful in all seasons. Everything you need downstairs, including woodburner for cool Autumn and Winter visits. Upstairs be… More
“One of our most relaxing and enjoyable holidays ever”
Reviewed 16 May 2011
Being met by Steve & Tracey at Hideaway was like being met by long lost friends, it was like we had known them for years. Nothing was too much trouble for the whole of our stay.
When we had tired of … More
“Hideaway Cottage sums it up beautifully, a gem of a place to stay.”
Reviewed 18 May 2011
Steve and Tracey have continued to sensitively improve the cottage and the surrounding area, it's a lovely place to stay and I look forward to further visits. They are very helpful and welcoming hosts… More
La Maison d’Art is a uniquely beautiful cottage lies in the rural French countryside. This peaceful and newly renovated cottage is the perfect retreat from the hustle and bustle of life and is ideally situated to explore this beautiful and historic region, which has a …see more
“Relaxing and comfortable stay, a real get away from it all!” Our party of 9 occupied both of the cottages available at this beautiful holiday let. Both cottages offer excellent accommodation, they were decorated and maintained to a very high standard
“Great stay, amazing area” We had a superb week in St Jouin des Marnes. House is great for 2 families with kids - lots of space, outdoor eating, pool at perfect temperature. Tim and Carol are lovely and unobtrusive but always there when you need them.
“We had a fabulous week, not long enough to see everything, spent a lot of time around the pool.”
Reviewed 30 Jun 2012
The cottage was lovely, very clean, and we had a warm welcoming.The pool was great, although the weather wasn't the best, having a heated pool didn't matter. The area was beautiful, lovely villages, w… More
Thank you for taking the time to write a review. we are so pleased you found the property clean and felt welcomed. As you say this area is great for biking and there is a lot to see on traffic free roads, if you can draw yourself away from the pool and gardens that it!! - we look forward to seeing you next year and will guide you in the right direction for some fabulous chateaux
“A great location for a relaxing family holiday.”
Reviewed 12 Aug 2015
Maison Des Tournesols was extremely easy to find, so much so that we arrived earlier than anticipated. Fortunately, our hosts, Tim and Carol, when we telephoned them, were more than happy for us to ga… More
Thank you for taking the time to write such a great review. We are so pleased you enjoyed yourselves and were able to visit some of the lovely villages in the area, it is certainly an undiscovered part of France. It does make a change in France where you will find many attractions, etc. free - even the parking at the seaside is free - a refreshing change. The children must have become water babies and it is good the weather picked up to the 30s - we normally have great weather in the region - so great you could feel some of it!! Thank you once again it is much appreciated.
“St Jouin de Marnes space and relaxation”
Reviewed 6 Jun 2013
We have stayed with this welcoming couple 3 times now. The pool is lovely and the house is spacious with a lovely large living come dining room, though we spent every evening out on the warm patio, e… More
Thank you for taking the time to write about your holiday at Maison des Tournesols. Yes, there is a lot of space and creature comforts at the beautiful property, and it is a great spot for relaxing and there are so many "things" to do in the area for a truly rural holiday. We are pleased you enjoyed your stay
2 bedroom barn located in a very charming village with a lovely garden close to the local amenities of Sauze Vaussais with a traditional French feel.
In Sauze Vaussais there is a supermarket, 2 boulangers, pharmacy, tabac, post office, bar, florist etc. There is also …see more
Our self-catering gite has been created by careful renovation of a 220 year old barn which was originally in three separate parts.
We have tried to maintain the traditional feel of the original building as much as possible, and have used reclaimed materials, including o …see more
“Great little haven. Peaceful and excellant” Booked this as a freind recommended it and i was not disappointed. La Petite Sojourn is a beautiful converted barnhouse in a small French village. Its a well maintained and looked after property. lots to do
Memories are made up of times like this, we had an amazing stay.
From the minute we arrived we were smitten with this amazing arrangement of buildings, such character and a sense of history.We loved our spotlessly clean accommodation and were comfortable and happy.
The site is perfectly placed on the outskirts of …
La Ferme de la Vallee
Lovely holiday in the countryside
Fantastic place to stay if you want peace and quiet away from city life. Owners Christine and Phil are a delight, helpful and very welcoming into their home. Son loved the animals and enjoyed helping Phil to feed them. Purchased a pair of wellies …
Bed & Breakfast - La Grange de Gournay
Excellent chambre d'hôtes
This was the first time we had ever used a bed and breakfast for accommodation and it turned out to be an excellent choice. The owners Walter and Lynda made us (and our dog) most welcome during our stay. Situated in a small village, the converted bar …
What a lovely Gite, small but excellent facilities , a real home from home. It was well placed for us as we own a let out house in Lezay, so we check our house and see old friends. We will certainly be booking again . …
THE COUNTRY LIFE
LOVELY CLEAN PROPERTY IN A GREAT LOCATION
We chose an apartment as we really wanted just to have a base to visit Puy du Fou, Futurocope and Pescalis and this property is ideal for doing just that, but how surprised we were to find it has beautiful grounds, secure parking, the apartment was r …
Les Volets Bleus
Relaxing with character
Les Volets Bleu is a lovely, comfortable, family house with everything you would need including dishwasher, washing machine plenty of crockery etc. We ate outside every day as the weather was so good! Arcais has plenty of character, the residents wer …