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Family/Pet Friendly, Location, Private Pool/Garden

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View from the private garden, 11th century church
View from the private garden, 11th century church
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2 bedrooms
2 bathrooms
5 guests
1 night minimum
Holiday Rental House
Charming house dating from the 18th century in Saint Avit, close to the beautiful village of Aubeterre-Sur-Dronne Saint Avit is a tiny hamlet located on the Charente / Dordogne borders in South West France. The property is a spacious house, set within a large garden. The house is comfortable, light and full of character. It has a lovely bright living room with French doors and an open fireplace. There are two large bedrooms, one with an ensuite bathroom and French doors, which open on to your own private decking with stunning views of the countryside. There is a separate bathroom with bath, shower and toilet. Additional beds can be added for increased accommodation. Cots, high chairs and plenty of other baby items are available if needed. The kitchen is fully equipped, with dishw...Charming house dating from the 18th century in Saint Avit, close to the beautiful village of Aubeterre-Sur-Dronne Saint Avit is a tiny hamlet located on the Charente / Dordogne borders in South West France. The property is a spacious house, set within a large garden. The house is comfortable, light and full of character. It has a lovely bright living room with French doors and an open fireplace. There are two large bedrooms, one with an ensuite bathroom and French doors, which open on to your own private decking with stunning views of the countryside. There is a separate bathroom with bath, shower and toilet. Additional beds can be added for increased accommodation. Cots, high chairs and plenty of other baby items are available if needed. The kitchen is fully equipped, with dishwasher, washing machine and all of the utensils you will need to enjoy your holiday banquets. There is outside dinning and a BBQ area. The private swimming pool and the terraces are wonderful places for all of the family to relax and enjoy the sun. Plenty of activities are available to keep the family entertained including table tennis, darts and the use of two adult mountain bikes to help you explore the local countryside. All pets are welcome Saint Avit is 45 minutes drive to Bergerac and Bordeaux airports. The TGV stops in Libourne and the local train station in 5 mins away. We are surrounded by some of the most fantastic wine regions in the world, Pomerol, Saint emilion, Bordeaux and Grave all offering vineyards and wine tours. River beaches can be found at Aubeterre and St Aulaye. Kayaks and canoes can be found at Riberac, Brantome and Aubeterre. The countryside boasts glorious Chateaux's, charismatic small towns. There are fishing lakes nearby and ideal walks for rambling. Angouleme is a 40 minute drive and you will find the Nautilus Water Park with 50m indoor pool, diving pools and outdoor, indoor slides and a wave machine. Angouleme also offers one of the best carting tracks around, run by a former Indy car-racing driver. For the small members of your group we can steer you in the right direction for, pony walks and play parks. For teens, there are mini golf courses and weekly open-air music concerts during summer. The local area offers Moto quad and Jet Ski rental, hiking expeditions, biking trails and horse riding. There are several golf courses within reasonable driving distance at Cognac (18 hole), Aubeterre and Angouleme (9 hole). The local town of Chalais, which is only 5 minutes away by car, has great shopping and amenities including banks, bars, boulangeries and restaurants. Every Monday morning there is a fantastic market selling local produces and wines. More
House Rules
Pets Allowed: Yes
Smoking Allowed: Yes
Kid Friendly: Yes
Smoking is only permitted outside Be respectful with noise levels for the neighbors
Bathrooms
1 Attached (ensuite), 1 Full bath
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Response Time:Within a few hours
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Reviewed 31 July 2019

Sara’s gite was beautifully located in a lovely quiet part of France - with lots to see and do around the area and some really handy supermarkets nearby. The Monday market in the nearest town was excellent. The house itself was very well equipped with...More

Date of stay: July 2019
Thank Louise M
Reviewed 24 April 2019

As soon as we booked, communications with Sarah were first class. She was very helpful and agreed to allow us to check in early and check out late to fit in with our flight times. Directions to the cottage from the airport were good and...More

Date of stay: April 2019
Thank bucks72
Reviewed 29 September 2018

This house is in an idyllic location to relax and enjoy the tranquil setting.It is in the middle of the countryside, but within easy access of many villages and larger towns. The house has everything you could possibly need and is beautifully furnished. I would...More

Date of stay: September 2018
Thank susanl1023
Reviewed 26 September 2018

This beautifully appointed gite is situated a short distance from Chalais, a medium sized town with all the amenities you need for your stay. There is an amazing artisan baker a short drive from the house. Sandwiches are fabulous. The house is well placed for...More

Date of stay: September 2018
Thank hotfuzz2015
Reviewed 24 September 2018

We booked the house to have a quiet & relaxing week and to enjoy a rural part of France we didn't know that much about. We had planned a few days prior to our stay travelling around in our campervan so when we arrived we...More

Date of stay: September 2018
Thank MissBrightside79
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Reviewed 3 September 2017

This was our second stay at this lovely cottage in Saint Avit, and we enjoyed it just as much as the first time. So relaxing and peaceful, and well positioned for many river and lake beaches which our children loved. The cottage is so well...More

Date of stay: August 2017
Thank Loopdiloop
Reviewed 8 July 2017

The location was quiet light and sunny with a large dog friendly garden there was also good walks for the dog very near by.the town Chalais was only a 10 minute drive having all the shops we needed plus a good Sunday market.saint-emilion which was...More

Date of stay: June 2017
Thank Mrs Jacqueline k
Reviewed 28 June 2017

are second visit its very hard to find a dog friendly garden but this is nice tiled floor so the dogs kept cool it was 36 "

Date of stay: June 2017
Thank tetley0123
Reviewed 14 June 2017

Rural France so relaxing! The house was super comfortable and well equipped in a lovely quiet sleepy village but close to Chalais with its facilities, supermarkets and lovely market. Sarah was very responsive and helpful. A really lovely stay.

Date of stay: June 2017
Thank JulieH60
Management response:Responded 14 June 2017

Thank you for your review. Julie and guests were great, clean, tidy and respectful!

Reviewed 13 June 2017

The house is based in a lovely little village nice and quiet and peaceful. It has everything you need lots of space and a beautiful large garden. Its clean and comfortable and has English TV, Netflix and an Amazon Fire Stick, there are also loads...More

Date of stay: May 2017
Thank debsg824
Amenities
Pets Allowed: Yes
Smoking Allowed: Yes
Kid Friendly: Yes
DVD Player
Balcony
Grill
Central Heating
Suitable For Children Under 5
Deck
Dishwasher
Fireplace
Freezer
Refrigerator
Garage
Highchair
Internet Access
Iron
Kettle
Linens Provided
Local Guides/Maps
Microwave
Outdoor Dining Area
Ping Pong Table
Private Outdoor Pool (Unheated)
Private Garden
Cable/satellite TV
Secure Parking
Cooker
Terrace
Toaster
Towels Provided
TV
Washer
Wi-Fi
Fishing Nearby
There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive
Horse Riding Nearby
There Are Tennis Courts Nearby
Watersports Nearby
Beach Or Lakeside Relaxation
Cycling Trips
Hiking Trips
Rural/Countryside Retreats
Short Term Rentals (4 Days Or Fewer)
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About the neighbourhood
The local town of Chalais, which is only 5 minutes away by car, has great shopping and amenities including banks, bars, boulangeries and restaurants. Every Monday morning there is a fantastic market selling local produces and wines. River beaches can be found at Aubeterre and St Aulaye. Wine tasting and vineyards to visit in Saint Emilion region and visit stunning places to visit like Brantome.
Getting around
You definitely need a car to explore the Charente and Dordogne regions and to get to and from the property.
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