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Stunning Converted Stone Barn In Quintessential French Village

Bedrooms 2
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 - 6 nights

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Minimum Stay
2 - 6 nights

About the property

Converted Barn in Puymoreau, Nr. St Jean D'Angely - Luxury Accommodation In Tr anquil French Villag

Styled more on a boutique hotel than a traditional French gite - A fantastic use of stone, bleached wood and light contemporary furnishings along with a roof terrace perfect for an alfresco breakfast or wine and cheese as you watch the sun go down makes Le Batiment a very special place to stay. The house is converted from a traditional stone barn and stands in the small, peaceful and very pretty French village of Puymoreau. The village is surrounded by the rolling countryside of the Charente Maritime region, bordered by vibrant sunflower fields. All the old features of exposed stone walls and original beams have been carefully preserved but the finish is light, airy and contemporary to give a comfortable living space with all modern comforts. We believe that time away is precious and we want our guests to have the best experience possible

Member since: 2009
Speaks English, French, Italian
Calendar last updated:
15 February, 2017

About Lesley

We have owned our home in France for 15 years and 5 years ago we converted one of our stone barns to create Le Batiment. We love this house and this beautiful part of France with its lovely climate and look forward to helping you to explore it too...

Lesley purchased this house in 1998

Why Lesley chose Saint-Jean-d'Angely area

We think this is the perfect area in France to own a house. It has more sunshine than any other region of France after Provence but is less crowded and more unspoilt than the South Coast. We are set amongst farmland and sunflower fields but just 30 minutes from the coast.

What makes this house unique

Le Batiment was designed to be a home away from home. We designed it based on our own experience . We believe that time away is precious and we want you to relax and enjoy your stay in lovely surroundings.

Guestbook comments from the owner

"In a beautiful (and our favourite) part of France Le Batiment was exactly what we expected it be and more. It provided us with a totally relaxing 2 weeks. It is spacious and airy and has been designed to a high standard. The owners - Lesley and Alan went out of their way to make us feel welcome. We were able to start living the 'French Life' from the moment we arrived and put the key in the door. Nearby St Jean has lovely restaurants - You are close to the tranquil Charente River and it's stunning riverside towns. It is perfect for cyclists of all abilities - as we had fun finding out! Super!"
Aug 2015
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5/5 -
(1 traveller reviews)


Great little hideaway.

  • 5 of 5

Lesley and her husband are just the best hosts. Booked us into a few restaurants on arrival for the first few nights. Above and beyond! Lovely barn conversion, very comfortable all modern conveniences can't recommend them or the area highly enough! Wonderful.

  • Review Submitted: Jul 7, 2016
  • Date of Stay: May 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Prices & Availability

Rental rates

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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
Spring 2017
4 Mar 2017 - 23 Jun 2017
2 night minimum stay
for 2 nights
Early Summer 2017
24 Jun 2017 - 21 Jul 2017
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
Summer 2017
22 Jul 2017 - 1 Sep 2017
6 night minimum stay
for 6 nights
Late summer 2017
2 Sep 2017 - 6 Oct 2017
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
Autumn 2017
7 Oct 2017 - 17 Nov 2017
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees
Refundable Damage Deposit £150

Booking Notes:
Please contact owner for a booking form. We do also offer offer short stays and bed & breakfast may be available by arrangement. We can deliver a breakfast basket to you each morning (must be booked in advance). If you are arriving late don't worry - our keysafe system allows you to arrive at any time that suits you. If you would like a meal left ready prepared for you, we can arrange that too.

Changeover Day:
Changeover day is flexible. Please ask us and we will try to meet your dates. Arrival from 16.00. Departure by 10.00.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 60 days before check-in date.
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Accommodation and facilities for this holiday house in La Benâte in Charente-Maritime

Property Type:
  • house
  • Self-catering
Location Type:
  • rural
  • village
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine
  • Wood Stove
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Hob ...
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath (no shower)
    Shower room 1 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
  • En-suite to master bedroom; walk in wet room with shower, WC and twin hand basins. Second Bathroom with bath, WC and handbasin.
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Large Double Bed
    Bedroom 2 - 2 Single Bed
  • Description of sleeping capacity: Sleeps 4 (2 Bedrooms) Notes on bedrooms: Master bedroom with double bed, en-suite shower room and French doors to lower terrace. Bedroom 2 with twin beds and adjacent bathroom. Cot available if required
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player
  • Game Room ...
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Terrace ...
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Garden
  • Tennis ...
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • limited accessibility
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • arboretum
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • library
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • winery tours
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • horse riding
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • hiking
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
Notes on accommodation: Free WIFI. We are Eco-friendly with a solar hot water system. A travel cot and high chair are available free of charge but need to be booked in advance. Telephone can be provided on request (normal call charges apply). Outside: The upstairs roof terrace is a great place for outdoor dining and perfect for sunbathing in the afternoon. There is a table, parasol, chairs for 4 people. There is a second terrace on the ground floor with bistro table and chairs. Off road parking available. Utility Room: The utility room is located off the mezzanine and has a washing machine ,iron and ironing board. Cleaning / Towels / Linen / Maid service: Towels (not beach towels) and bedlinen are included in the rental price.

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