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“Perfect rural retreat”
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A bed to die for!
La Petite Maison Beautiful Interior
La Petite Maison in full view
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A wake up view from the Petite Maison
La Petite Maison, calm and tranquil in the morning!
Time for Aperitifs!
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La Petite Maison Terrace
Poolside over the roof
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Poolside Entrance
Dappled Shade in the Afternoon
Tea for Two
Basking in the Afternoon Sunshine
Shared Garden
Poolside at Night
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1 Bedroom, 1 Bathroom, Sleeps 2
Chateauneuf-sur-Charente, Charente, Nouvelle-Aquitaine

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Liz K
Dublin, Ireland
1 review
“Perfect rural retreat”
Reviewed August 22, 2012 for a stay in August 2012

We have just returned from a wonderful 2 week stay at La Petite Maison.
The gite exceeded all our expectations, it is beautifully situated in the small hamlet of Chadeuil a few KM off the motorway running from Angouleme to Bordeaux. The accomidation is extremely well kitted out with more than enough glasses, plates, cutelery, pots , pans etc. While ther is no washing machine in the gite, Christine iallows you to use hers when you want. The standard of decoration is very high and quality of furnishings linen. towels etc excellent. We felt the bed was probably one of the most comfartable etiher of us have ever slept in!!
Les & Christine are fantastic hosts, really making a huge effort to ensure everyone staying at the gites is enjoying themselves - they even threw a drinks party on their terrace, for all guests, one evening while we were staying!!
As we were staying 2 weeks Christine allowed me to see all three gites - and I have to say the other 2 were equally as nice as ours
The area around Chadeuiil is great - rolling countryside with fields of vines and sunflowers. There are plenty of toens and villages close by, and lots great restaurants if you dont fancy cooking. All amenities can be found in nearby Chateauneuf, (complete with railway station conecting to Aungleme, Royan, Cognac etc) a few minutes away by car or about 20 by bike. We loved going there in the morning for coffe, and to shop at the local market - I'd expecially recommend the fish stall.
If you don't feel like going out, then the pool area and gardens are great to chill in. A lot of thought has gone into providing different zones for guests to use
All in all I have no problem highly recommending these gites if you are looking for a relaxing break in a beautiful part of France - you will come back completely refreshed!!

Date of stay: August 2012
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Liked best: Pool area, bed, bathroom, reading area in garden
Liked least: I liked averything
Traveling group: Spouse/Partner
Your age range 35-49
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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RebeccaC1...
Manchester, United Kingdom
1 review
“Amazing, relaxing week”
Reviewed August 20, 2012 for a stay in June 2012

We stayed at the La Petite Maison after getting married in the Charente and we had the most amazing, relaxing week.
We had planned to visit lots of places around France and use the Maison as a base, but we felt so comfortable there we just decided to stay local and only going as far as Cognac.
Christine and Les are brilliant hosts and very welcoming, sharing lots of interesting places to visit. whilst we were staying with them they invited us to the local village fete that was being held in their orchard, we joined in with the locals and their families and had a wonderful evening, everyone was so nice!
We would defiantly come back and visit, this time stay for 2 weeks.

Date of stay: June 2012
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Liked best: The location
Liked least: Nothing
Traveling group: Spouse/Partner
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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Kirkcaldy, United Kingdom
Reviewed May 29, 2012 for a stay in May 2012
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Date of stay: May 2012
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Liked best: Standard of the accommodation
Liked least: Nothing
Traveling group: With Spouse/Partner
Your age range 25-34
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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Lynne B
Luton, Bedfordshire
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3 reviews
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“Tranquility, comfort and thoughtful and welcoming hosts”
Reviewed January 31, 2012 for a stay in September 2011

What a great holiday and what lovely accommodation!

We were made so welcome and every need provided for. The home grown figs walnuts were very special. The gîte was lovely, the surroundings really peaceful and the bed – oh so comfortable! We couldn’t have wished for more. Would love to come again and definitely recommend the accommodation at Maison du Ruisseau.

L and K Bennett, Luton

September 2011

Date of stay: September 2011
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Liked best: The peaceful setting, French Wine and Cheese
Traveling group: With Spouse/Partner
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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MrJonners
Ipswich, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
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“Accommodation is faultless, truly, we discussed it, and there’s nothing we would change.”
Reviewed January 26, 2012 for a stay in August 2010

One week in the Petite Maison, Charente, what could be more perfect? Well, certainly, two weeks! Accommodation is faultless, truly, we discussed it, and there’s nothing we would change.

Christine and Les were perfect hosts, helpful, kind, informative, the list goes on…..

The Charente is a beautiful region, with lots to see, more than we had time for.

We return home relaxed but reluctant. Many thanks.

K and M Johnson, Suffolk

Date of stay: August 2010
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