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Charentais Cottages In A Delightful Village In The Heart Of Cognac Country - Chez Anatole (Sleeps 2.1 Bedroom)



Updated: 12-Jul-2016
Cottages in Vaux Rouillac, Poitou Charente, Charente, France - On The Edge Of The Village But Only 2 Minutes' Walk To The Baker's!

Le Rosier has a lovely open fireplace, while the original manger in Chez Anatole gives a taste of the property's past. They are in a typical Charentais courtyard, surrounded by a stone wall. The small market town of Rouillac, with its restaurants, is only 5km away. Both Jarnac 10km and Cognac 25km offer the opportunity to take boat trips on the river Charente or taste the local specialty in one of the cognac houses. Historic Angoulême is only 25 km away. For those who want to venture further, an hour's drive will take you to the coast or into the Dordogne. Golf, horse-riding and swimming are among the sporting activities to be found in the area.

Details for holiday cottage Chez Anatole (Sleeps 2.1 Bedroom), 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 2, 1 Bathroom

Chez Anatole takes its name from the horse whose stable it once was and the original manger has been kept as a reminder, though the cottage now has much more modern facilities.

Double bedroom with en-suite shower.

Tastefully decorated with well-equipped kitchen. Washing machine.

Dine inside at the pine dining table or outside with a BBQ.

  • Sleeps 2
  • 1 Bedroom
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Internet

About the Owner

We moved to this lovely village 20 years ago and certainly have no regrets. We both work in the area and are well integrated in the community, Linda is even a local councillor! We love following the seasons with the changes in the vineyard and harvesting is always an exciting time with some lovely, intoxicating aromas.

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Stephen Tetlow
16170 VAUX ROUILLAC France
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From the Owner

We chose the village because we have the advantage of living in the country, but with three towns within easy reach - Jarnac, Cognac and Angoulême. The area itself has become more easily accessible by plane now, with cheap flights to the airports of Limoges, La Rochelle and Poitiers, all around one and a half hours away.

Activity and Interests

Nearest Airport : Limoges La Rochelle Bordeaux at 150 Kilometres Nearest Barpub : Rouillac at 5 Kilometres Nearest Golf : Cognac at 20 Kilometres Nearest Train : Angoulême at 30 Kilometres Nearest Motorway : N10 at 30 Kilometres Nearest Restaurant : Rouillac at 5 Kilometres Nearest Beach : Royan at 100 Kilometres Car: necessary


The Atlantic coast is between approximately one and a half hours away. You can visit the towns of La Rochelle or Royan or enjoy one of many beaches along the coast.


The nearest airports are Poitiers, La Rochelle or Limoges, each approximately 75km away. Bordeaux airport is one and a half hours' drive. Driving times from Channel ports : 8 hours from Calais, 6 hours from Dieppe , 5 hours from St Malo.


The village centre is a 2-minute walk. The small market town of Rouillac is 5 km away, with restaurants and supermarkets. Jarnac :10km Cognac and Angoulême :25km.


Rental rates


  • Booking Notes:
    We will send a booking form(along with further information if required) which guests are asked to return with a £50 deposit, the balance being due 6 weeks before the start of the holiday.

    Changeover Day:
    The usual changeover day is Saturday, but this could be altered for a low-season let. We ask guests to not to arrive before 4pm and to leave by 10am on the day of departure.

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Updated: 12-Jul-2016
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From the Owner

The Charente has the second-highest number of hours of sunshine after the south of France, so there is ample opportunity for you to just relax in the peace and quiet of our courtyard and enjoy a glass of wine, either with a meal or sunbathing on a lounger. If you want to be more energetic, golf, horse-riding and canoeing are some of the sports available. The Atlantic coast is an hour away or if you prefer there are several lovely spots where you can sit by the river Charente and also go for a swim.

Property Type

  • cottage


  • Internet

Location Type

  • rural
  • village


  • caves
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • forests
  • live theatre
  • museums
  • pond
  • restaurants
  • winery tours

Leisure Activities

  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • horse riding
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • medical services

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • golf
  • golf pass optional
  • swimming
  • tennis


  • Shower room 1 - Shower Enclosure


  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 2
  • Bedroom 1


  • Golf ...


  • Notes on accommodation: Within a typical Charentais courtyard. Possibility to combine Le Rosier with Chez Anatole with a discount, allowing 2 couples to holiday together while retaining some privacy. Each cottage has its own garden area with garden furniture and BBQ for each one. Bed-linen and all services included. Outside: Both cottages have their own garden areas, with garden furniture (table and chairs) and loungers, as well as a barbecue for each cottage. Parking is within the walled courtyard.

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