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Les Hirondelles

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Peaceful gite in the heart of the Charente countryside
The Lounge, with comfortable leather 3 piece suite
Towers at La Rochelle by night
1 of 19Peaceful gite in the heart of the Charente countryside
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Overview
2 bedrooms
1 bathroom
4 guests
2 nights minimum
Holiday Rental House
Situated in the centre of the Charente you will be with in easy reach of all the area has to offer. The region has something for everyone. Visits and tastings are available at the Cognac distilleries – and don't forget to try the local specialty of Pineau. There are a wide variety of restaurants for all budgets, including specialist fish restaurants. For historians the Charente has a rich Gallo-Roman heritage, with numerous churches and architectural sites to visit. Not least the underground church at Aubeterre, and the ramparts of Angouleme. For those looking for walking and cycling there are signposted routes to follow. For the more energetic there 2 mountain bike centres with graded routes from easy to difficult, about half an hour away, as are the local canoeing centres. Keep the ki...Situated in the centre of the Charente you will be with in easy reach of all the area has to offer. The region has something for everyone. Visits and tastings are available at the Cognac distilleries – and don't forget to try the local specialty of Pineau. There are a wide variety of restaurants for all budgets, including specialist fish restaurants. For historians the Charente has a rich Gallo-Roman heritage, with numerous churches and architectural sites to visit. Not least the underground church at Aubeterre, and the ramparts of Angouleme. For those looking for walking and cycling there are signposted routes to follow. For the more energetic there 2 mountain bike centres with graded routes from easy to difficult, about half an hour away, as are the local canoeing centres. Keep the kids amused with a trip to the beaches at the local lakes (half an hour away) or a day out at the coastal resorts of Royan or La Rochelle (only a couple of hours away). Futuroscope is about an hour away, with the Valley of the monkeys a little nearer. More
House Rules
Pets Allowed: No
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
Bathrooms
1 Full bath
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About the Owner
Chris G
Languages spoken:English, French
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:December 2011
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A Holiday Lettings verified reviewer
London
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Reviewed 25 August 2016

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Date of stay: July 2016
Management response:Responded 25 August 2016

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Reviewed 30 October 2015

Lovely comfortable stay at the property, the owners made us feel very welcome and were really helpful with local attractions and places to go. Rather rural but if you hire a care this is not an issues. Would return. thanks for the hospitality.

Date of stay: October 2015
Thank shirleysixpence
Management response:Responded 31 October 2015

Thanks very much, a pleasure to have you as guests, hope to see you again soon. Chris

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Exeter, United Kingdom
Reviewed 7 April 2012

Date of stay: September 2011
Reviewed 7 August 2018
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Date of stay: July 2018
Reviewed 26 August 2017 via mobile
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Date of stay: August 2017
Management response:Responded 3 September 2017

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Amenities
Pets Allowed: No
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
DVD Player
Grill
Books
Ceiling Fans
Suitable For Children Under 5
Dishwasher
Dryer
Fireplace
Freezer
Refrigerator
Hairdryer
Highchair
Internet Access
Iron
Kettle
Linens Provided
Local Guides/Maps
Microwave
Outdoor Dining Area
Private Garden
Cable/satellite TV
Secure Parking
Stereo System
Cooker
Toaster
Towels Provided
TV
Washer
Wi-Fi
Fishing Nearby
There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive
Horse Riding Nearby
Watersports Nearby
Cycling Trips
Hiking Trips
Long Term Rentals (Over 1 Month)
Rural/Countryside Retreats
Short Term Rentals (4 Days Or Fewer)
House Swap
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About the neighbourhood
Coulgens is a small village between La Rochefoucauld and Mansle, with a lovely 12th century church and a bar / restaurant / shop. There is also a small grocery shop, a butchers, bakers and a pharmacy in St Angeau, 2kms away. The nearest towns are La Rochefoucauld, with its impressive chateau (12km) and Angoulême (25km) which hosts a number of festivals throughout the year. There are 2 man-made beaches half an hour away either at the lake at St Yrieix or the 'Lacs de Haute Charente', which also offer water-sports such as boating. There are 2 golf courses within a 30 minute drive at La Prez and L'Hirondelle in Angoulême. Futuroscope (Poitiers) is just over an hours easy drive. The distilleries of Cognac are an hours drive through the beautiful Charente countryside.
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