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La Belena

Gite La Belena, with private parking, dining area and BBQ
10 reviews
Gite La Belena, with private parking, dining area and BBQ
10x5m pool, 1.2m shallow end, 2 m deep end with child friendly ledge
Master bedroom, en-suite and private balcony with table & chairs
Twin room with bunk beds
Fully equiped kitchen
Lounge with 2 sofas, flat screen TV
Open plan lounge
Relax on the sundeck overlooking the pool, with 8 seat table & chairs
Evening meals served on the sundeck, twice weekly
Honesty bar, with pub games. darts, cards & table skittles
Pool overlooking the grounds
Dining area from lounge
The view from your private balcony
Explore the 55 acres of paddocks, field and woodlands
La Voute surrounded by sunflowers
Local weekly market a must for all our guests
Beautiful village of Varaignes with weekly open BBQ's cooked by local French residents
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2 Bedrooms , 2 Bathrooms , Sleeps 4
Angouleme, Charente, Nouvelle-Aquitaine
La Belena is set in the middle of 55 acres of its own gardens ,pasture, farm and woodland, and has been converted to a high standard. The gite offers a large open-plan living/dining area with a fully fitted kitchen and exposed stone work and beams, all tastefully decorated and furnished to a high standard. On the first floor are two bedrooms with en-suite shower rooms and WCs. The master bedroom has double french doors leading to your own veranda and the second bedroom has bunk beds suitable for adults. There is also a sofa bed, childrens cot & high chair available.
Listing #HL29129
About the Owner
John L
Languages spoken:English
Response Rate:85%
Response Time:Within a day
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Reviewed 24 August 2016

We had a great week at La Belena. Our children (7 and 5) spent most of the week in the swimming pool which was a good size and we had to ourselves almost all of the time. The children also loved meeting the various animals...More

Thank Chris_J_5656
Reviewed 5 April 2014

Paula and John answered my million questions before we booked (and after). Once we arrived they were really friendly and helpful, nothing was too much trouble. They look after their customers like welcome guests and that really makes the holiday a peaceful and enjoyable experience....More

Thank Avanturistika
TheLadyFrance, VR Owner at La Belena, responded to this reviewResponded 24 September 2014

Sorry my response is so late, but thank you so very much for your fantastic review !! We loved our meal with you and hope to be able to cook for you both next time. Hope you are still cycling ..... Best wishes Paula &...More

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Reviewed 9 October 2013

We stayed here for a week and enjoyed every single moment. The gite is immaculate and very well equipped with everything you could need. Paula & John are so friendly and willing that we hated having to leave. The dogs made it for us -...More

Thank JackieEdmonds
TheLadyFrance, VR Owner at La Belena, responded to this reviewResponded 18 October 2013

Thank you so much for your fantastic review !! We are so happy you had such a lovely time with us and all our four legged friends....Hope you had a very 'special day' when you arrived home . We look forward to seeing you both...More

  • Balcony or Terrace
  • Cable/satellite TV
  • Central Heating
  • Cooker
  • Cots:(1)
  • Dining Seats (6)
  • Double Beds:(1)
  • DVD Player
  • En Suite Rooms (2)
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Highchair
  • Iron
  • Kettle
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room Seats (4)
  • Microwave
  • Parking
  • Private Garden
  • Refrigerator
  • Shared Outdoor Pool (Unheated)
  • Single Beds:(2)
  • Sofa Beds:(1)
  • Stereo System
  • Suitable For Children Under 5
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • TV
  • Washer
Additional amenities & feature info
The accommodation comprises:
* Kitchen/diner with fitted units, single sink, gas cooker, microwave, kettle, toaster & coffee machine. Fridge freezer and washing machine.the kitchen is well stocked with crockery, cutlery, glasses and utensils. There is an iron and ironning board. A farmhouse table and chairs in the dining area.

* Living room with 2 comfortable sofas, one being a double sofa bed. Satelite tv ( freeview ), dvd and music system with CD player.. If you would like to bring your own 'sky card' then please do.

* A cupboard in the lounge has a selection of books, magazines and games for your enjoyment. We have a selection of children's videos and video player available upon request.

* Bedroom 1 is a large double room with solid oak flooring, large pine bed and n...
House rules
    Pets not allowed
    Smoking not allowed
    Check in: 4:00 PM
    Check out: 10:00 AM
    2 Attached (ensuite)
    1 Sofa
    1 Crib
    1 Full
    2 Twins
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Rates are calculated based on the latest information provided. Please contact the manager/owner to confirm actual rates for your requested dates.

Dates Min stay Per night Per week
Default 3 nights
GBP 70
2 Jun 2018 -
14 Sep 2018
7 nights --
GBP 695
15 Sep 2018 -
14 Dec 2018
3 nights
GBP 53
GBP 425
15 Dec 2018 -
4 Jan 2019
3 nights
GBP 60
GBP 350
Please note: rates may have been converted from the original local currency to Australian Dollars and are approximate rates that may change due to exchange rate fluctuation. Please contact the manager to confirm actual rates for your requested dates.
  • Damage Deposit: AU$175 / stay - Deposit
Additional Rate and Availability Information
Weekly rental prices include substantial welcome pack,
Out of season nightly rates per night 80 euros per night (for use of the whole gite)
30 % deposit at time of booking, balance due 6 weeks prior to holiday, UK cheques accepted
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About the neighbourhood
Angouleme is a historic walled city, home of the National Comics and Image Centre and the venue of the historic vintage car race 'Circuit des Ramparts' in the autumn. There is a wide choice of gourmet restaurants, bars and shops.
The gite is 3km from restaurants and bars in Haute-Faye, Marthon, Charras, Varignes and Javerlhac. The market towns of Montbron, Piegut, Nontron and La Rochefoucald, with its beautiful chateau, restaurants, shops and brocantes, are within a 10 to 30 minute drive away. Many of the local restaurants offer 5 course lunches with wine for around €14.
The towns of Perigueux, Aubeterre and the world famous Cognac are all within easy reach. The coast at Royan and La Rochelle, with its beautiful beaches, is 1½ hours away.
Car advised
How to get there
Airport: Limoges: 60.0 km
Railway: Angouleme: 25.0 km
Ferry: St Malo: 512.0 km
Ryan Air and Flybe currently fly to Limoges, Poitiers and Bergerac. BA fly into Bordeaux.
In 2013 we are hoping that flights will come into Angouleme airport with Easy Jet.
Activities nearby
Fishing Nearby, There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive, Horse Riding Nearby, There Are Tennis Courts Nearby, Watersports Nearby, Nearest Beach: 95.0 km.
Nearby cities
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