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Spacious Detached Stone Cottage, Enclosed Garden & 5m Plunge Pool

Bedrooms 2
Space 968 sq. ft.
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 4 - 7 nights
Popular Features
  • Barbecue
  • Washing Machine
  • Private Pool
  • Internet
  • Parking


About the property

2 Bedroom, Lounge/diner, TV studio, Sun Terrace, Garden, Pool & Country views.

Le Figuier (Fig Tree) at Chez Bushell, is an exceptionally spacious tranquil Cottage in the heart of the Charente Countryside.

An ideal base to explore the "Haute Charente" within easy reach of Restaurants, Shops, Golf, The Lakes "Lacs de Haute Charente" with Beaches, Fishing and Watersports. Also many towns and villages with Markets and Vide Greniers (Boot Sales) and other Local Interest. Ideal base for many Chateaux, The Roman Spa at Chassenon, The WWII Martyr village at Oradour sur Glane, Cognac and the Cities of Limoges and Angouleme.

The 200 year old, but fully modernised cottage comprises a large living/dining room, kitchenette and shower room on the ground floor. Upstairs you will find a spacious studio space with UK TV, DVD player and VHS player, 2 large bedrooms - one with a king size bed, the other has a double bed.

Outside the cottage guests have their own sun terrace and small enclosed private garden, which overlooks a garden railway. Guests have access to a permanent brick barbecue, 5m plunge pool, solar shower and laundry facilities.

The cottage is fully detached and the only other people on site are ourselves. Our own home is close by and we are on hand to help with any aspect of your stay, including walks, free cycle loan, sailing trips and advice on the local area.

Well behaved pets are welcome and there are many local walks and local lakes ideal for your dog.

More Details

Brian & Caroline
Member since: 2015
Premier Partner

This partner has demonstrated and is committed to fast response times, the best rates, and a great guest experience.

Speaks English, French
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
17 June, 2018

About Brian & Caroline

We moved to the Charente from the South of England in September 2006. Brian retired from his marketing business, but Caroline still works from time to time as an IT consultant both here and abroad.

Brian and Caroline are happy to help guests with any aspect of their stay and can interact as much OR as little as guests desire!

Brian & Caroline purchased this cottage in 2006

Why Brian & Caroline chose Le Lindois

The cottage offers exceptionally spacious accommodation in the heart of tranquil countryside. Despite being over 200 years old, a complete restoration was finished in Summer 2015 including new roof, floors, doors, windows and insulation and modern amenities throughout whilst maintaining the essential character of this charming cottage and location.

What makes this cottage unique

Tranquil rural setting overlooking farmland, but within easy access of all amenities. Loads of local activities and interest.


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday cottage in Le Lindois in Charente

Property Type:
  • cottage
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 968 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 16:00
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • Min. age of primary renter: 21
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets considered ...
  • Non smoking only ...
  • We are located in a quiet rural community and guests are invited to respect this.
Location Type:
  • rural
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Farm Holidays
  • Historic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Hob ...
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
  • Small Shower room on ground floor
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Double Bed
    Bedroom 2 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed
  • Large comfortable bedrooms on the first floor
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player ...
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
  • Video Games ...
  • Video Library ...
  • Bicycles ...
  • Boat ...
  • Terrace ...
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Garden ...
  • Barbecue ...
  • 5 bicycles
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Private Pool ...
  • autumn foliage
  • churches
  • forests
  • pond
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • theme parks
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • horse riding
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • golf pass optional
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • sailing
  • swimming
  • wind-surfing
Suitable for well behaved children and pets.


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Spacious Detached Stone Cottage, Enclosed Garden & 5m Plunge Pool
average rating of 4.5 based on 8 reviews

Beautiful Gite, very well finished and very comfortable.

  • 5 of 5

Brian and Caroline were the perfect hosts. We felt very welcome and they were always on hand to answer any questions or help us find our way around. Would highly recommend renting this Gite. The area is just beautiful and so peaceful, just the perfect holiday. We are already planning to visit Brian and Caroline next year and looking forward to sharing a glass of wine with our new friends.

  • Review Submitted: 29-Aug-2017
  • Date of Stay: August 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: The pleasure was mutual we really enjoyed this stay, a fitting end to high season. Also appreciate how clean and tidy the cottage was left. Quite a feat with two young boys and four dogs! Thank You!
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Peaceful and pretty location with great hosts

  • 5 of 5

Lovely gite in a peaceful setting in a beautiful part of France. Caroline and Brian are really great hosts and made us very welcome.

  • Review Submitted: 30-Jul-2017
  • Date of Stay: July 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: We equally enjoyed hosting Tim, Charley, Jake and their puppy Midge. Particularly pleased they had a good time despite the unusually "mixed" weather during their stay!
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Great little place ,very quiet

  • 3 of 5

Lovely little place , very quiet , but no good for food lovers as not many high end places within 15 miles ,

that said if you want a quiet escape from every thing ,there's a bbq at the villa and there's a great supermarket about 20 minutes drive away with everything you could want ,

  • Review Submitted: 18-Jun-2017
  • Date of Stay: June 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Actually there are two five star restaurants within a 10 minute drive :- The Domaine des Etangs at Massignac, and The Grange des Oies at the Chateau of Neuil. We are always happy to direct our guests to these and/or make reservations in advance, if requested.
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perfect holiday, perfect property, perfect hosts

  • 5 of 5

Sitting at my desk in dreary London our stay in Chez Bushell seems a world away. The property is gorgrous, Brian and Caroline have managed to keep the character of the 200 year old barn with the twist of a few mod cons (wifi and TV perfect for watching some late night Olympics) With scorching weather we took full advantage of the pool. Every recommendation given to us whether a restaurant or town was top notch.

cant recommend enough

  • Review Submitted: 23-Aug-2016
  • Date of Stay: August 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We thoroughly enjoyed having Robyn, Tom, Jade and Tim stay with u, they are welcome back any time!
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Saint-Priest, France

vacances au calme

  • 5 of 5

Nous avons passé une semaine très agréable en pleine campagne. Le cottage est très agréable et spacieux. Seul petit bémol, la taille du frigo un peu juste pour une famille de 4. Le lieu est idéal pour des vacances au vert, pour se reposer mais aussi profiter des activités sportives à proximité (kayak, paddle, vélorail, randonnées,....). Il y a aussi beaucoup de lieux à visiter dans le coin (château de la Rochefoucauld, Confolens, Village Gaulois, site gallo-romain,...). Mais notre séjour n'aurait pas été aussi agréable sans la gentillesse de Brian et Caroline les propriétaires et de leur chien Bubbles. Ils font tout pour vous mettre à l'aise tout en étant discrets. Point bonus au fait que le linge de lit et de toilette sont compris dans la location ainsi que la mise à disposition des vélos. Un grand merci à eux de nous avoir permis de nous retrouver en famille.

  • Review Submitted: 12-Aug-2017
  • Date of Stay: August 2017
  • Source: Abritel, from HomeAway
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Rust en ruimte in Le Lindois

  • 4 of 5

Met 3 volwassenen hebben wij een week doorgebracht in Le LINDOIS. Vooral de ruimte en de rust waren weldadig. We hebben genoten van de mooi uitgeschreven wandelingen in de omgeving. Het zwembad ( nou ja... ) was heerlijk ter verkoeling.

Brian en Caroline zijn de gastvrije eigenaren en hebben ons veel verteld over de mogelijkheden in de omgeving om te bezoeken. Kortom een fantastische week!

Louis, Karin en Ria uit Utrecht, Nederland.

  • Review Submitted: 25-Jul-2017
  • Date of Stay: July 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
63 Kilometres
Nearest Barpub
3 Kilometres
Le Lindois
Nearest Ferry
495 Kilometres
Caen (Ouestreham)
Nearest Golf
5.5 Kilometres
Golf International La Preze
Nearest Train
41 Kilometres
Angouleme TGV
Nearest Motorway
19 Kilometres
N141 (N10/A20)
Nearest Restaurant
3 Kilometres
Le Lindois
Nearest Ski
543 Kilometres
Nearest Beach
10 Kilometres
La Guerlie
Car: necessary

Within easy reach of Restaurants, Shops, Markets, Lakes, Golf, Beaches and other Local Interest. Ideal base for several local Chateaux, Roman Baths at Chassenon, Martyr Village at Oradour sur Glane, Cognac and the Cities of Limoges and Angouleme.


Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday cottage in Le Lindois, Poitou-Charentes

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
Summer 2018
14 Jul 2018 - 25 Aug 2018
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
My Standard Rate
4 night minimum stay
for 4 nights

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees
Stay tax £0.18 per night, per person. This amount will be due to the owner upon arrival. Does not apply to children under 18 years.

Not suitable for people of restricted mobility.
We have one friendly dog, and a field with a pony, donkey!
Well behaved dogs are allowed.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund for cancellations more than 14 days before check-in date.
  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.
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