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Couples, Beautiful Detatched Cottage with Pool

Bedrooms 1
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 5 - 7 nights
Popular Features
  • Barbecue
  • Washing Machine
  • Internet
  • Parking


About the property

Holiday Cottage Champagne Mouton near Confolens Ruffec, Poitou Charente France - Idyllic Countryside Location, 2 Mins Walk from Picturesque Village with Bar and Church

The cottage has been renovated throughout, keeping all its charm and character with stone walls and original oak beams. Comfortable and spacious with French doors leading onto your own private patios, set in the 2 acre garden, swim or relax in the gorgeous pool area, surrounded by lush green countryside. The property is in a little hamlet with a church and bar, 5 minutes drive from the quiet village of Champagne Mouton, where you will find all the essentials you will need. We are also only a 25 minute drive from Ruffec and Confolens, both being pretty towns with a full range of shops, bars and restaurants. Condac, on the Charente River is also only a 20 minute drive, where you can swim, canoe, picnic BBQ or just relax.

Member since: 2009
Speaks English, French
Calendar last updated:
12 January, 2018

Guestbook comments from the owner

This Poitou charentes best kept secret. We had a lovely holiday here and we would definately come back. The gite is beautiful and very comfortable (especially the bed). The location is marvellous and the owners are lovely, we couldn't have asked for more. Mick and Vickie Nottingham.

This is a beautiful, well-maintained property in a peaceful, tranquil setting. The facilities are plentiful and the the family are, warm, helpful and friendly. We had a brilliant, relaxing holiday here and would recommend it highly. Arzu and Nick, London.

We thought the Gite was delightful. You really do seem to have thought of absolutely everything (inside and out). To fall into such a comfortable bed at the end of the day is wonderful. Nigel and Hilary.
Mar 2009
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Accommodation and facilities for this holiday cottage in Champagne-Mouton in Charente

Property Type:
  • cottage
  • Self-catering
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 16:00 / Check-out: 11:00
  • Max. occupancy: 2
  • children welcome
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking
  • Washing Machine
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Area
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath (no shower) , Shower Enclosure
  • The bathroom is a huge room with full size bath, shower, heated towel rail, laundry cupboard and again beams and white washed stone walls.
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 2
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Cot
  • Description of sleeping capacity: Sleeps 2 (1 Bedroom) Notes on bedrooms: Bedroom: lovely large room with king size bed,and space for a travel cot on request, fresh white bedding and original features. Electric heater and hairdryer.
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool
Notes on accommodation: Cosy and comfortable,non smoking little gem, Sit back enjoy the views,fabulous starry skies,great local produce and of course the glass of vino,, A very competitive priced property, for a fantastic break away in the South West of France. Outside: 2 sets of French doors lead onto your own private patios with patio furniture and BBQ.The pool is fully enclosed with sun loungers, towels and parasols, the pool is shared with the friendly non-intrusive resident owners. We have boules, badminton and access to a full size tennis court 10 minutes drive away. Cleaning / Towels / Linen / Maid service: Linen and towels, including pool towels are provided. For 2 week bookings clean linen will be supplied for the second week. The property will be clean upon arrival and should be left in a clean condition as found. Other: Please note: the gite is a non smoking.


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Couples, Beautiful Detatched Cottage with Pool
average rating of 5.0 based on 8 reviews

Lovely shabby chic cottage

  • 5 of 5

Lovely cozy cottage close to local amenities, welcoming hosts will definitely return.

  • Review Submitted: 12-Sep-2017
  • Date of Stay: September 2017
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  • 5 of 5

Nice peaceful place, great atmosphere, good facilities and great couple taking care of the guests all the time, if needed. Thank you very much!

  • Review Submitted: 02-Jul-2017
  • Date of Stay: June 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Fantastic gite and wonderful hosts!

  • 5 of 5

We had a wonderful stay at Jude and Paul's gite. The welcome pack was an unexpected pleasure, and the decor and facilities in the gite are lovely. The pool area is clean and beautifully peaceful, and we loved watching the stars in the black sky at night. The local towns ans villages are plentiful and lovely to explore and we had fun riding the bikes, and canoeing down the Charente. I even managed to do some editing for my book! Thank you!

  • Review Submitted: 04-Sep-2015
  • Date of Stay: August 2015
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Wonderful gite for relaxing break

  • 5 of 5

We have just returned from a wonderful week spent in Jude and Pau's gite which exceeded all our expectations. The gite is beautifully decorated and has everything you need, including a great swimming pool. Whether you want to relax and do nothing, or use it as a base for exploring the region, it's perfect. We also made of use of the Charente Velo cycle routes (route 48 goes past the front door) which are well sign-posted and suitable for all levels with varying distances. We'll definitely be going back and can't recommend it highly enough. Thank you!

  • Review Submitted: 29-Jun-2015
  • Date of Stay: June 2015
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Paula and Adrian O'Neill South Yorkshire

  • 5 of 5

So worthy of five stars,

We have just spent a fabulous week in this lovely cottage, Excellent quality comfort and cleanliness, Everything we needed, the Charente countryside was stunning,with lot's to see and do in the area, Jude and Paul were lovely host's and very helpful without being intrusive, Highly recommended,

  • Review Submitted: 30-May-2015
  • Date of Stay: May 2015
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  • 5 of 5

We stayed at this perfect little place in a beautiful tranquil spot for 5 nights while we were house hunting, it was just what we needed, somewhere to relax after being out all day viewing properties. Clean, well equiped and very comfortable, Jude and Paul are very freindly and gave us a lot of advise about the area and good tips about buying a property, a lovelly couple. The pool was an added bonus, great to cool off in when it was hot. We loved it so much that we ar returning in September for two weeks, would recommend it to anyone.

  • Review Submitted: 29-Jun-2014
  • Date of Stay: June 2014
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Royan is approximately 1.5 hours drive or La Rochelle is about 2 hours for the coast. The Charente lakes with their beaches are within 1/2 an hours drive.


Ryanair fly from Liverpool, East Midlands, Southampton and Stansted to Limoges which is about 1 hours drive. They also fly from Stansted to Angouleme 40 mins, Poitiers 1 hour, La Rochelle 2 hours. BMI Baby fly from Manchester and East Midlands to Bordeaux and British Airways from Gatwick to Bordeaux, which is about 1 hour 45 mins. There is also the TGV from Paris to Angouleme and Ruffec which takes 2 - 2.5 hours. The closest ferry ports are St Malo and Caen both about 4.5 hours away.


Champagne Mouton is a 5 minute drive away. The picturesque villages of Nanteuil en Vallee and Verteuil sur Charente are both a 15 minutes drive away. Condac which is on the River Charente with swimming and canoeing is a 20 minute drive. Confolens, where the famous music festival is held is about 1/2 an hour away and Angouleme with its ramparts and winding medieval streets, great shops, bars and restaurants is 40 minutes. Cognac is around 1 hour and the lakes of Haute Charente about 30 minutes.

Further Details:

Champagne Mouton has a bank, post office, supermarket, petrol station, pharmacy and various other shops, a hotel, restaurant and bar, the village also has a small market on Tuesdays and Fridays. Nanteuil has 2 very good restaurants and Verteuil has a very good one. The village of Condac has a fabulous restaurant, which used to be a mill, overlooking the River Charente. The restaurant has an amazing terrace which is open in the summer with great views to go with the great food served here, there is also a disco next door which opens at the weekend. Confolens is a very pretty medieval town which sits on the banks of the River Vienne. It also hosts a music festival in August, where you can experience all kinds of music and dancing from all over the world. Angouleme is a great place to visit with its vast array of bars and superb restaurants, its historic buildings and its fabulous shopping. There are also tours around the distilleries in Cognac, Futurescope at Poitiers, Vallee de Singes, golf and nautical activities at the lakes All in all there is really something in this part of France to suit everyone. All the towns in the chosen photographs are within an easy 30 mins drive from the property.


Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday cottage in Champagne-Mouton, Poitou-Charentes

Rental Basis:
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
1 Jun 2018 - 1 Sep 2018
5 night minimum stay
for 5 nights
My Standard Rate
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees

Booking Notes:
A booking form will be sent once an enquiry has been received,A non - refundable deposit of £100 per weeks stay will be payable upon booking, the balance will be due in sterling, 6 weeks prior to the start date of the holiday.

Changeover Day:
Changeover day. SATURDAY in high season, can be negotiable at other times, arrival 4pm and departure no later than 10 .30am.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • Cancelled bookings will not receive a refund.
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