Villefagnan holiday house rental with private pool, beach/lake nearby and internet access and walking

Chez Sophie - character stone house & private pool

from £85 /night help Price for guests, Nights

Excellent 5/5

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House / 2 bedrooms / sleeps 7 Home 304538

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House / 2 bedrooms / sleeps 7

Key Info
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0 km
  • Swimming pool
  • Great for children of all ages
  • Car essential
  • Some pets are welcome - please contact the owner
  • Private garden

HALF TERM BREAK OFFER, PLEASE ASK! 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 enjoy barbecues and easy outdoor living. Chez Sophie is fully equipped for plenty of private dining and linen for all guests.Typical of the Charente stone, the interior has stone features and the downstairs living area provides a sofa bed and pod chairs. Dvds are available as well as a facility for your ipod. Off this area is a fully equipped kitchen, bbq and outdoor area is accessed from here. To the front of the kitchen you can access the 2nd bathroom and laundry facilities. Upstairs features stone walls in the master bedroom and overlooks the private garden. Offering queen bed and a single day bed. The 2nd double brm has a queen size bed and both rooms access the bathroom with shower and claw bath. This is also a double sofa bed available downstairs. What our guests say they love is Chez Sophie feels like home, so we have included what we think you will need for a relaxing family or peaceful private holiday.Day trips to Cognac, Bordeaux, Poitiers or as far as you wish is easy access from here, so relax or enjoy the local countryside.

Size Sleeps up to 7, 2 bedrooms
Rooms 2 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms and 1 Shower rooms
Nearest beach La Rochelle
Will consider Corporate bookings, House swap, Long term lets (over 1 month)
Access Car essential
Nearest Amenities 150 m
Nearest travel links Nearest airport: Poitiers 75 km, Nearest railway: Ruffec 10 km
Family friendly Great for children of all ages
Notes Some pets are welcome - please contact the owner, No smoking at this property

Features and Facilities

Luxuries Log fire, Internet access, DVD player
Pool Private outdoor pool (unheated)
General TV, CD player, Wi-Fi available
Standard Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer
Utilities Clothes dryer, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine
Furniture 1 Sofa beds, Double beds (2), Single beds (1), Cots (1), Dining seats for 4, Lounge seats for 3
Other Linen provided, Towels provided
Outdoors Private outdoor pool (unheated), Private garden, BBQ
Access Secure parking, Not suitable for wheelchair users

The Poitou-Charentes region

Situated in the south west of France, the Charente enjoys brilliant weather and an agricultural area with stunning landscapes, fields of sunflowers and a variety of activities for all ages.

Its Cognac country as well as having beautiful riverside locations and picture postcard castles. The attraction to this area is the accessibility to other regions and places of interest within this region. With great proximity to Angouleme, Cognac, Bordeaux and Limoges, this area is central to airports, transport and many holiday activities. It is the perfect spot for cycling with cycle tracks in the region as well as low traffic volumes. Relax, rejunevate and discover the real France.


Villefagnan is a small french village with more than the usual amount of shops. It is very well cared for and offers a quiet village lifestyle.

There are twice weekly markets, a swimming and fishing lake and various other attractions in close proximity. There is an abundance of tourist attractions, animal parks, golf etc in reasonable driving distance from the village. There are also some beautiful villages in close proximity including Vertuil sur Charente with its riverside location and picture postcard Castle and Nanteiul en Vallee.

Your holiday can be as busy as you like or a relaxing retreat is also possible. Hire a bike and discover the area or lounge in the back garden.

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Review 1-10 of 10

4 Aug 2014


"Once again an absolute delight in rural France"

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 keep making to it. The newly installed pool was very, very welcome during our 2,5 weeks there. The temperature of the water varied from 20 degrees (pretty cold) to 26 degrees (comfortable). The garden could benefit from more comfortable chairs and an umbrella. The bedrooms could use more storage space. But having said that, we absolutely adore this house and the village it is in. Quietness, peace yet friendly French and amenities literally around the corner. Special appreciation for Sylvie and Mike. Thank you so much! Would recommend to anyone and will definitely return in the future.

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

19 Aug 2013


"Perfect little French getaway"

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 when we were there, so we practically lived outside. We suspect that when the weather is less good, that the house would be on the small side for anything over 4 people. We did miss a dishwasher, which we expected to be in a house so well appointed (towels, toiletries etc are included). Furthermore, the ceiling of the kitchen is very low. My husband is 1.94 m tall and really had to bend down all the time. This is not a problem anywhere else in the house, however. Big thumbs up to house manager Silvie who lives just around the corner. Villefagnan is a sleepy village with two bakers, two small supermarkets, a pub et cetera. Very convenient. Ruffec (larger) 10 minutes' drive. Very English oriented area.

Many thanks for your kind comments, we are glad you enjoyed your stay, Chez Sophie

18 Aug 2013


"Fab property in a great location....we'll be back!"

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!

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

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