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Gite With Private Patio/Garden And Stunning Views



Updated: 24-Jun-2017
  • Sleeps 3
  • 1 Bedroom
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Parking
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
  • Internet
  • Dish washer
  • Washing machine
  • Towels provided
  • Linens provided
  • Accept Credit Cards
  • Bookable online

About the property

Logis Sainte-Terre, Benest, Nr. Ruffec, Poitou-Charentes, France - Peaceful Location Within Easy Reach Of Nearby Market Towns

The property is situated in south west France in an area renowned for being one of the sunniest parts of the country. Set amidst rolling farmlands, which are ablaze with sunflowers in summer, Logis Sainte­-Terre offers a haven of peace and tranquillity. The village of Benest with its bar/restaurant, local post office and boulangerie/grocer is three kilometres away, while the larger village of Champagne Mouton with its twice weekly market is seven kilometres away. Here you will find all your daily needs from supermarket with petrol station, pharmacy and bank.

Ideally situated for exploring the treasures of this area known as Poitou Charente, with its medieval buildings and chateaux etc, La Rochelle, Royan, Futurescope (Poitiers), Cognac and Limoges are all within easy reach. The area is perfect for walking (well marked trails leave from the property), cycling, fishing, and other activities such as golf, boating and swimming are also available nearby.

Inside the gite it is well appointed and comfortable. Downstairs is the kitchen and the sitting area with flat screen television and wifi. There is a small table for dining with three chairs and a two seater sofa and armchair. Upstairs is a bedroom with a large double bed and a single bed. Space is provided for hanging clothes and there is a chest of drawers. There is an en-suite bathroom with a shower wash hand basin and wc. and a heated towel rail. Outside is a lovely private and sunny garden with loungers and a table and chairs. There is Weber BBQ. There is ample parking.

More Details

About the Owner

Vicki Burton
Member since: 2013
Speaks English, French
Calendar last updated:
24 June, 2017

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Activity and Interests

Nearest Airport : Limoges or Poitier at 44 Miles Nearest Barpub : Benest at 1 Miles Nearest Ferry : Caen at 276 Miles Nearest Train : Ruffec at 15 Miles Nearest Motorway : N10 at 20 Miles Nearest Restaurant : Benest at 1 Miles Nearest Beach : La Rochelle at 98 Miles Car: necessary


The beaches at La Rochelle and Royan are worth a visit but it's a good hour and half drive.

It is a french tradition to create artificial beaches by rivers and lakes, both natural and man made. One of the largest is found in an area known as Les Lacs de Haute Charente about 45 mins drive.

Airport Limoges 45 mins

Airport Poitiers 55 mins

Airport Bordeaux 120 mins

Beach La Rochelle 100 mins

Ferry port Caen 400 kms

Motorway junction N10 25 mins

Railway station Ruffec 25 mins

Car essential

Further Details:

The local village Benest is 3 km with bar bakery and postoffice

Champagne Mouton with twice weekly market, bank, supermarket, pharmacy and all daily needs is 7km.

Prices and Availability

Rental rates

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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
29 Apr 2017 - 30 Jun 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
1 Jul 2017 - 1 Sep 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
2 Sep 2017 - 29 Sep 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Winter 2017
30 Sep 2017 - 29 Dec 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
My Standard Rate
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees
Refundable Damage Deposit £200

Booking Notes:
Please contact owner. 25% of the total is required as a non refundable deposit.
The rest is due 5 weeks before the start date of the holiday.
Payment can be made by bank transfer only.
200 Pounds extra security deposit, will be taken with the final payment, which will be returned via internet banking, if no damage, breakages etc have been found, and the house is left as clean as it was found. There is a Pack and Go option charged at £50 if you prefer.

Changeover Day:
Departure times 11.00
Arrival times 15.00

Manager's Cancellation Policy

  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 60 days before check-in date.
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Updated: 24-Jun-2017


Property Type

  • cottage


  • Away From It All
  • Romantic


  • Ceiling Fans
  • Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Tumble Dryer ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wood Stove


  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster


  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area


  • Books ...
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television


  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible

Location Type

  • rural
  • village


  • churches

Leisure Activities

  • bird watching
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • medical services

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • cycling

Floor Area

  • 60 sq. ft.


  • Shower room 1 - Shower Enclosure
  • Newly fitted en- suite shower with wash hand basin and wc. Plus heated towel rail. With a door that locks.


  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 3
  • Bedroom 1
  • Description of sleeping capacity: Spacious bedroom with double bed plus single bed Notes on bedrooms: Large double bedroom with additional single bed in alcove. Crisp Egyptian cotton bed linen and silk duvet guarantees a luxuriously comfortable bed. It boasts magnificent views of the 15th century house to the rear and the garden and fields to the front.


  • Bicycles ...
  • Terrace ...
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Garden ...
  • Barbecue ...
  • Tennis


  • Booking Possible
  • Booking Possible
  • Booking Possible
  • Catering available

House Rules

  • Max. occupancy: 3
  • pets considered
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only


  • Notes on accommodation: With many original features and painted floorboards this is a delightful and individual gite offering space and comfort. A charming slice of French rural life in an historic setting with all the comforts of modern day living. Pets accepted by prior arrangement with owner. Evening meal can be provided if required. Outside: The Gite has its own private garden area, with outdoor table and chairs provided. There are also two loungers. / Towels / Linen / Towels and linen are included and changed weekly.