Les Petits Terriers is a lovingly restored detached 200 year old house which oozes charm and that home from home feel. Positioned on top of it's very own mini mountain in the Charente Maritime with spectacular views over the surrounding French countryside. 5 mins d …see more
We really enjoyed our stay at this Villa but the double beds where a little small so I slept in the spare room away from the wife. And there wasn't any duvet covers to go on any of the duvets. So if y… More
Columba ( 2 bedrooms) You enter via a glass door into the open plan lounge, dining & kitchen area, the stairs lead from the rear to the first floor which has a has a double bed in room 1, three singles in room 2, there is a bed sofa in the lounge. Sleeps 5, In the bathr …see more
THE HOUSE IS NEWLY RENOVATED AND EXTENDED TO INCLUDE 5 BEDROOMS, 3 BATHROOMS, TV ROOM, SITTING ROOM, HEATED SWIMMING POOL, LARGE DECKED AND PAVED GARDEN, PARKING AREA FOR A FAMILY CAR.The location of the house is central and yet tranquil and is the ideal base from which …see more
“Beautifully renovated house in fantastic location”
Reviewed 30 Sep 2015
Our family stayed here in August 2015 and had a most enjoyable stay. It would be hard to improve on the location, within walking distance of all of the amenities of La Flotte. The house has recently… More
The farmhouse retains much of the original charm with stone fireplaces and sinks ,oak beams and everything needed for a self catering holiday.Set in the countryside surrounded by vinyards and sunflowers ,the house stands in a very large garden 7,000 m2 with an orchard a …see more
“A true bit of French Paradise, peaceful, great pool area..Lots to do..”
Reviewed 23 Jun 2013
Where do I start, my husband and our four year old boy stayed here for a week in June. This property is on 2 acres, my little boy could walk to 'visit the hens' then walk and pick 3 strawberries - one… More
Reviewed 10 Jul 2016
Back again, last here in 2013. We traveled with our 7 year old son and another couple. While the weather was disappointing Chez Chavlier was not. A great base to head for for day trips. We went to a n… More
“An absolute gem!”
Reviewed 22 Sep 2012
If it is a french rustic experience you are looking for then this is for you. We spent one week of our lives in a dream house providing an unforgetable experience. Located only 10 minutes from the Gi… More
Le Studio has been sympathetically restored and furnished to a high standard, blending contemporary with traditional features. Le Studio is a comfortable, light and airy first-floor apartment (25M2) in a recently converted charentaise barn. Le Studio is well-equipped a …see more
Thanks to Phil & Glyn for a wonderful week in the lovely well kept, well provisioned Le Studio. Peaceful surroundings with a gorgeous pool for cooling off in the afternoon sun !
15-20 minutes to Cogn… More
Reviewed 25 Aug 2013
I stayed at Brives for 4 weeks. The accommodation was as advertised or better. The owners were always available, without in any sense being in the way. They look after the site carefully every day and… More
Reviewed 20 Aug 2013
Excellent welcome by host owners to superb accommodation. Very comfortable bed and everything we could possibly need for our short stay… More
just bring your personal belongings, everything is included: linens maximum 12 persons, provided food, all cleaning products, heating, indoor recreation (internet, tv, dvd, books, board games) and outer (swing, games, sunlounger, garden bed)
nature walks on foot and bic …see more
Le Chai is part of our recently restored 200-year-old farmhouse at the edge of a sleepy village, and retains much of its original character. Traditional in style, you will love the feel of the exposed beams and light and airy rooms. It is perfect for a long summer holid …see more
The house is on the edge of La Flotte, a small fishing port with numerous restaurants and shops as well as a famous daily medieval food market, tourist information, banks and tennis courts. All of these are within a few minutes walk of the house.The accommodation inclu …see more
This our 4th stay at 2 Rue de La Cote, it is a lovely house very well equipped and perfect location for exploring the island. Only a 5min walk to the daily market, shops, restaurants and bars in La Fl… More
“Delightful, well equipped, great location”
Reviewed 15 Jul 2013
We enjoyed a lovely two weeks as a family at the house. We found it roomy, well equipped with everything you would need and in an ideal location. Very easy and short walk to the harbour and shops in l… More
Reviewed 1 May 2012
Stayed for 1 week with family from age 70 to 5, beautiful place to stay, well equipped, well positioned and has a homely feel.… More
Ideal for families of all ages, with easy access to all amenities, including local shops and supermarkets, football pitch, tennis courts, cinema, boating lakes and water parks.
Quiet and peaceful yet only 40 minutes from Bordeaux to the south west and St.Emilion to the …see more
The villa was perfect, spotless and very well equipped. The pool was a welcome relief in the very hot weather that we had while we were there.
The villas is situated in a beautiful, peaceful area,… More
“fantastic holiday villa with superb facilities”
Reviewed 26 Jun 2012
We are just back from our second consecutive visit to Les Chenes. Had a absolutely brilliant holiday at this gorgeous villa. The swimming pool was loved by our 4 year old son and our friends children… More
The house, with its old stone walls, was extensively refurbished in June 2007, is full of charm and has every modern convenience. With four bedrooms, two of which are en suite, the house sleeps nine in total. A deluxe kitchen accommodates every need and you can enjoy d …see more
“Beautiful house in a great central location on the island”
Reviewed 30 Jul 2013
Fantastic for our two families of 5 (10 total). Only downside with small children is that the two kids bedrooms are at the other end of the house from the two en-suite double bedrooms.
BBQ works very… More
“Lovely holiday home”
Reviewed 17 Apr 2013
The house is prettier than than the photos show, very well organised and very well located. It really is a 3 minute walk to a very beautiful beach, and the cycle paths. surrounded by some of the prett… More
“The perfect holiday home”
Reviewed 9 Oct 2012
We couldn't recommend this holiday home highly enough!
We had a perfect week, in a beautiful house, along with 3 teenage children and grandparents. The house was clean, comfortable, stylishly decorat… More
Entirely refurbished and newly equipped in 2006, this stylishly decorated house for 8 offer tranquil accommodations just minutes from the beach and the centre of LA FLOTTE (shops : 50m, beach 200 m, harbour 100m).
About 130 m2 of living space, 4 bedrooms, sleeps for 8 …see more
Perfect spot: secluded in a private forest and 400m from the beach. Three levels, 4 decks or terraces,. Pleasant indoors and out-of-doors, designed for several couples or generations to share comfortably.We have a glimpse of sea. Trees have grown in. beautiful views of …see more
The house is very pleasant with a multi-level design. Most rooms connect to a private terrace or dorr to the outside, so one can sit in the sun or the shade at all times of day. The surrounding land i… More
“multi generation house”
Reviewed 18 Jan 2015
With a large group, we spend summer holidays here.
The house overlooks the sea and is not far away from the sandy beach.
There is enough space for 10, inside and outside the house. The garden is eno… More
Quality conversion of a wine producing barn, the gite offers couples privacy, relaxation, views, large 4x6m all weather garden room (with full width, sliding glass doors), acre of garden, 11x5m swimming pool & all mod cons (aircon in bedroom) - with no booking fee!
La …see more
Chris and Martin were extremely helpful and informative without being intrusive. The booklet provided before arrival, told us everything we needed to know about food, places to see and the best direct… More
Many thanks for taking the time to write your very kind review - much appreciated !
We look forward to your return visit next year !
Chris and Martin
“Everything we wanted - and more!”
Reviewed 10 Jul 2014
We were met on arrival by Chris & Martin, owners of the gite, & welcomed with a hamper of goodies: food for a quick supper & breakfast next day, a bottle of wine & flowers!
The house was spacious… More
“Pure indulgence - France at its best”
Reviewed 28 Jul 2013
Upon arrival at La Vieille Grange, its tranquility and charm completely captured us and we have returned home fully under its spell.
The gite itself is very well equipped and the garden room is a stu… More
Le Marronnier has been sympathetically restored from an old charentaise stable block and furnished to a high standard, blending contemporary with traditional features (with beautiful, old oak beams and honey-coloured stone). The spacious, detached gite (90M2) is well-e …see more
Just returned from a brilliant holiday to Gites De Brives. The owners Philip an Glynn where the perfect hosts, giving us top tips about the area and good places to visit but at the same time they wer… More
“Ultimate peace in very comfortable suroundings!”
Reviewed 21 Jul 2013
Le Marronier is a very spacious 2 bedroomed gite. The owners were very friendly and helpful attending to all our needs.I would certainly recommend Gites de Brive to anyone.
Lovely holiday!… More
“An excellent gite in the heart of the beautiful Charente”
Reviewed 20 Apr 2012
Phil and Glyn are very welcoming hosts. They have considerable knowledge of the area and helped us understand more about life in the Charente.
La Marronnier provides the essentials and much more. … More
The house, an old charentaise fully renovated in 2010, is located in the middle of the village of Mortagne sur Gironde at the estuary of the Gironde. The place is picturesque and authentic, still undiscovered by mass tourism. It is a great location to explore this fanta …see more
This charming cottage is comfortable and well equipped with parking inside gate, set in walled and gated front garden and private courtyard back garden, a 2 minute walk to the delightful village square of La Noue which offers cafe-bakery-market -bike hire-deli- fish mo …see more
This summer we returned for our second holiday in this beautiful cottage. In all aspects, we were yet again delighted. It remains wonderfully peaceful whilst being so close to everything you could nee… More
“Very charming cottage, the perfect place to stay on the island”
Reviewed 28 Aug 2013
We have been spending our holidays on Ile de Re for four years now, cause the island is such a magical place to us and we already stayed in this charming cottage last year. Last summer we had such a w… More
“Charming Indeed! A wonderful comfortable home to relax and enjoy the french lifestyle and beauty of Ile de Re.”
Reviewed 29 Jul 2013
We had an absolutely wonderful stay at the cottage! After visiting busy London and Paris we were really excited to go to Ile de Re to relax. I had high expectations of the cottage from the photos … More
This cottage is set in a quiet rural location with easy access to many beautiful towns including Cognac, Pons, Saintes, Talmont etc. It is about 30 mins to the coastal resorts of St Georges de Didonne , Meschers and Royan. Take a day trip to the Isles de Re and Oleron a …see more
“A beautifully restored cottage in rural SW France”
Reviewed 21 Aug 2011
A very comfortable & well equipped cottage which is situated in a rural hamlet, 10 minutes drive from Pons in the Charente Maritime region. Ideally located to visit La Rochelle, Cognac & Saintes. Th… More
“Lovely gite with a great pool”
Reviewed 13 Aug 2016
We really enjoyed our stay in this gite. It is very well presented, clean and well equipped. It was actually more spacious than we expected. The outside area and pool are fab- couldn't get the kids … More
Hi there..thank you so much for the lovely review . It is exactly as you say...peaceful and relaxing
“Charming gite in peaceful surroundings with a fantastic pool”
Reviewed 13 Aug 2012
This is lovely gite which retains a rustic charm while having all the things you need to have a comfortable stay. The pool is excellent and you have the option of eating outside or in. We stayed for … More