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L'Abeille Gite, Charente - 2 bedroom cottage

The gite and courtyard await your arrival.
1 of 24The gite and courtyard await your arrival.
Overview
Cottage -
2 Bedrooms , 1 Bathroom , Sleeps 4
Hiersac, Charente, Nouvelle-Aquitaine
Our two bedroom gite is spacious, bright and well equipped. You enter the courtyard and the gite door is to your right. There is a hallway with a large storage cupboard. To the right is the bathroom (bath with shower over, washbasin, toilet and washing machine). Ahead is the living room/kitchen overlooking the quiet lane. The living room has a two seater sofa, single armchair, flat screen tv, free sat UK channels and DVD player, a dining table and four chairs. The kitchen equipment includes a fridge/freezer, microwave, cooker and toaster, kettle and cafetiere. Basic supplies are included (such as toiletries, washing liquids, condiments, toilet rolls, oil, vinegar, salt, pepper, tea, coffee). Cleaning materials, tea towels and cloth napkins are also supplied. The bedrooms are off the main living room with a small (2 cm) step. Each bedroom... Read more
Listing #HL6607428
About the Owner
June S
Languages spoken:English, French
Response Rate:75%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:May 2015
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Reviewed January 8, 2017

We spent a fortnight in this pretty, peaceful place with our two young children (aged 7 and 3) and we all loved it. The setting is quiet and rural but is only a short drive to Angouleme and a good base for exploring the area;...More

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JuneSB999, VR Owner at L'Abeille Gite, Charente - 2 bedroom cottage, responded to this reviewResponded January 9, 2017

We are delighted that you enjoyed your stay and took full advantage of the garden and exploring the area. We would be delighted to welcome you back anytime.

Reviewed October 3, 2016

The owners have made this gite extremely comfortable with all equipment one might need. The rooms are nicely furnished and very comfortable. It is a very relaxing peaceful place and there is also a garden to use with loungers and large table and chairs to...More

Thank Voyage322963
JuneSB999, VR Owner at L'Abeille Gite, Charente - 2 bedroom cottage, responded to this reviewResponded October 9, 2016

So glad you enjoyed your stay and the area & we enjoyed your company too. I second your recommendation of Paul Giraud - fantastic cognac and pineau and a charming family. We have some of his cognac in our cellar!

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Reviewed August 31, 2015

We stayed with June & Anthony in August 2015, with our two young children. In short, we had a fabulous time. The gite is located extremely close to a large town (Angouleme) with all the associated amenities (shops, cafes, supermarkets). There is also a brilliant...More

Thank Huw M
JuneSB999, VR Owner at L'Abeille Gite, Charente - 2 bedroom cottage, responded to this reviewResponded September 23, 2015

Thank you for your kind review. We were delighted to meet you and so pleased that you had an enjoyable time in our gite and the area. June & Anthony

Amenities
  • Balcony or Terrace
  • Books
  • Cable/satellite TV
  • Central Heating
  • Dining Seats (4)
  • DVD Player
  • Freezer
  • Full Baths (1)
  • Grill
  • Hairdryer
  • Highchair
  • Internet Access
  • Iron
  • Kettle
  • King Beds:(2)
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room Seats (3)
  • Local Guides/Maps
  • Microwave
  • Outdoor Dining Area
  • Parking
  • Patio
  • Refrigerator
  • Shared Yard
  • Stereo System
  • Stove
  • Suitable For Children Under 5
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • TV
  • VCR
  • Washer
  • Wi-Fi
House rules
    Kid-friendly
    Pets not allowed
    Ask about smoking
Bathrooms
    1 Full bath
Bedrooms
    2 Kings
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About the neighborhood
The gite is in a small hamlet in the commune of Saint Saturnin, close to Hiersac. You are as likely to see a tractor as a car - and there are not many of either. It is peaceful and quiet but a short drive will take you into local villages and towns where you can explore the markets and restaurants or walk along the river banks. Jarnac and Chateauneuf are just 20 minutes away and Cognac a mere 30 minutes. Angouleme is an attractive ancient rampart city 20 minutes from here and the town centre is high on a plateau with wonderful architecture and a pedestrianised restaurant quarter with over 60 restaurants. We've tried most over the years and have some firm favourites we can recommend.
Access
Car recommended
How to get there
Airport: Bordeaux, Limoges, Poitiers: 74.6 mi
Railway: Angouleme: 6.2 mi
Activities nearby
Fishing Nearby, There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive, Horse Riding Nearby, Water Park Nearby, Nearest Beach: 9.3 mi.
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