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Poitou-Charentes

Popular with the discerning French, Poitou-Charentes has all the ingredients for a wonderful holiday in western France. This is an area of great variety; miles of golden sandy beaches, fields of vineyards, marshes rich in wildlife and medieval cities. We can offer self catering accommodation throughout the region; take a look at our villas in Poitou-Charentes.

Imagine vast beaches, historic castles and lighthouses, romantic islands and the freshest seafood all packed into one holiday. Then visit Poitou-Charentes. Nestled on France''s western coast and with a lovely unspoilt interior, it''s a hub for lovers of the outdoor life.

The historic medieval capital Poitiers in fact offering 2000 years of history with quaint streets, charming squares, delightful gardens and the architectural masterpiece that is Notre Dame la Grande, one of the region''s finest churches.

Make sure you visit the medieval fishing town of La Rochelle. Guarded by the picturesque Vieux Fort with its twin towers, there''s much to see and do. Step on board historic ships at the town''s maritime museum or visit one of Europe''s largest aquariums. With 160km of cycle tracks, it''s easy to take a ride to Ile de Re or ''White Island'' across the toll bridge to visit some of France''s most beautiful villages.

For wonderful beaches you''re spoilt for choice. Visit the resort of Royan with five sandy bays ranging from secluded covers to acres of golden sand. If you like to get away from it all visit the car free Aix Island, and take a horse and cart tour to visit the house where Napolean surrendered to the English. Olreon Island is also another wonderful destination with no less than 25 sandy beaches and the famous Chassiron lighthouse. The Gironde Estuary is packed with charming fishing villages.

Poitou-Charentes also has much to offer inland. Marais Poitevin is known as France''s ''green Venice''. An extensive wetland, best explored by boat or bike, you can enjoy birdwatching, nature trails or outdoor adventures. Don''t forget to sample the area''s specialities.

The area also has some great leisure facilities including France''s biggest leisure park Futuroscope near Poitiers and La Palmyre Zoo.

No holiday would be complete without great food and Poitou-Charentes has it in abundance. Famous for its seafood particularly oysters, the restaurants, cafes and markets offer some of France''s best cuisine. Start searching for holiday cottages in Poitou-Charentes for an unforgettable holiday.
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  • Genouillé,
    Genouillé, ×
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    Au Bord du Village

    Au Bord du Village

    Genouillé,

    9
    4
    2
    2
    Ref: FJV027
    Key Features:
    - Wifi - Swimming pool - Car parking on site - Enclosed Garden / Patio - Garden / Patio - Woodburning Stove
    A charming restored farmhouse with original features and a beautiful garden complete with private swimming pool and stunning countryside views.
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    This pretty semi-detached four bedroom, two bathroom cottage has its own private swimming pool and lies on the outskirts of the small village of Genouillé. The house, which sits adjacent to the owner’s home, has many original features such as exposed beams, stone walls and vaulted ceilings. There is a kingsize bedroom downstairs with en-suite shower room which is also accessible from the hallway. There is also a separate toilet. The kitchen area, living area and bedroom...

  • Mouzon, Poitou-Charentes
    Mouzon, Poitou-Charentes×

    La Chouette Grange

    Mouzon, Poitou-Charentes

    9
    4
    4
    0
    Ref: FJC048
    Key Features:
    - Swimming pool - Car parking on site - Garden / Patio
    La Chouette Grange has been cleverly restored to a very good standard
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    La Chouette Grange has been cleverly restored to a very good standard. The converted barn offers guests a truly unique holiday property, from the balustraded balcony over the living room to the large French windows which flood the house with light. There are also views of the terrace and the pool from the living room, where you can enjoy the morning sunshine over breakfast on the terrace. A few kilometres to the west is the town of La Rochefoucauld where you can see the...

  • Brossac, Poitou-Charentes
    Brossac, Poitou-Charentes×
    Newly Listed
    L’Étang Vallier - Les Pins 2

    L’Étang Vallier - Les Pins 2

    Brossac, Poitou-Charentes

    10
    3
    2
    0
    Ref: FJC067
    Key Features:
    - Swimming pool - Car parking on site - Garden / Patio - Ground Floor Facilities
    In a forest setting, this holiday home has cycling and walking trails to enjoy, as well as a children’s playroom.
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    This complex comprises many holiday homes, and these two properties (FJC066 and FJC067) are set in 8 hectares of pine forest. Comfortably furnished, they each have a terrace that is partly covered, as well as a private garden. Guests have free access to the outdoor swimming pool and an additional children’s pool, as well as a playground. Many activities await you on-site: children will enjoy the lake beach and you can try your hand at many water sports including water skiing...

    L’Étang Vallier - Les Pins 1
    7
    2
    2
  • Migron, Poitou-Charentes
    Migron, Poitou-Charentes×

    Migron

    Migron, Poitou-Charentes

    10
    5
    2
    0
    Ref: F17234
    Key Features:
    - Swimming pool - Car parking on site - Garden / Patio - Woodburning Stove
    Enjoying a quiet position on the edge of the pretty village of Migron, this property enjoys a swimming pool and terraced area.
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    On the edge of the pretty village of Migron, in a quiet position, this holiday property faces a private outdoor swimming pool with 8 sun loungers, and a covered seating area with kitchenette. There is also an external games room with ping-pong and an external shower room with toilet and basin. Explore the nearby Charentais countryside, a five minute drive to the lake of Thors with a beach, Cognac with day trips on the river Charente, famous distilleries and a market. Close by is Royan...

  • Ribérac, Poitou-Charentes
    Ribérac, Poitou-Charentes×

    Ribérac

    Ribérac, Poitou-Charentes

    10
    4
    2
    0
    Ref: W12541
    Key Features:
    - Swimming pool - Car parking on site - Garden / Patio
    This spacious 17th-century stone cottage, with exposed wooden beams, is situated in Bors de Montmoreau, in the peaceful countryside of the Charente, a few kms from the town of Ribérac
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    This spacious 17th-century stone cottage, with exposed wooden beams, is situated in Bors de Montmoreau, in the peaceful countryside of the Charente, a few kms from the town of Ribérac. From the gravelled terrace there is a nice view over the surrounding maize and sunflower fields. The lawned garden in front of the house provides some shade on hot summer days but you can also choose to have a refreshing swim in the private outdoor swimming pool. About 8km from...

  • St. Maixent l’Ecole, Poitou-Charentes
    St. Maixent l’Ecole, Poitou-Charentes×

    Les Papillons

    St. Maixent l’Ecole, Poitou-Charentes

    10
    4
    5
    0
    Ref: F79151
    Key Features:
    - Swimming pool - Car parking on site - Enclosed Garden / Patio - Detached Property - Garden / Patio - Rural Location - Woodburning Stove
    This lovely detached holiday home has been beautifully restored to provide very comfortable and roomy accommodation
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    This lovely detached holiday home has been beautifully restored to provide very comfortable and roomy accommodation. As well as the downstairs double bedroom with en-suite, you also have three other sleeping areas, one twin with its own en-suite and its own private stairs from the living room. An attractive mezzanine kingsize bedroom is accessed from a second set of stairs, from the magnificent high vaulted living/dining room, and from the main staircase you have two more large...

  • St-Jean-d’Angély, Poitou-Charentes
    St-Jean-d’Angély, Poitou-Charentes×
    Newly Listed
    La Maison de Ville

    La Maison de Ville

    St-Jean-d’Angély, Poitou-Charentes

    10
    5
    2
    0
    Ref: FCH200
    Key Features:
    - Wifi - Swimming pool - Enclosed Garden / Patio - Garden / Patio
    Spend your day cooling off in the swimming pool and then enjoy a family BBQ, or head off and explore the local pretty town.
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    This superb holiday property is situated down a quiet road, in the pretty town of Saint-Jean-d’Angély. Complete with a private, enclosed, walled garden, southfacing terrace and outdoor swimming pool surrounded by a wooden terrace, this property provides the perfect base for a family holiday. The open plan living space boasts lovely views and a small bar by the living area. There is also a contemporary kitchen with walk-in larder, as well as a second kitchen that opens on to...

  • Thouars, Poitou-Charentes
    Thouars, Poitou-Charentes×

    Mage

    Thouars, Poitou-Charentes

    10
    5
    2
    1
    Ref: T79019
    Key Features:
    - Wifi - Swimming pool - Pub within 1 mile - Garden / Patio - Open Fire
    This farmhouse, situated in a very quiet, sleepy village ’off the beaten track’, has been carefully converted by the owners
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    This farmhouse, situated in a very quiet, sleepy village ’off the beaten track’, has been carefully converted by the owners. The area is a comfortable drive from the western Loire châteaux (Angers, Saumur, Chinon, Montreuil-Bellay), and an excellent touring base to explore the vineyards of the Loire Valley, the waterways of the Marais Poitevin or Fontevraud Abbey. Visit the recreational lake (5km), a golf course at Roiffé (36km), Futuroscope Park at Poitiers...

  • Coulonges-sur-l’Autize, Poitou-Charentes
    Coulonges-sur-l’Autize, Poitou-Charentes×

    Coulonges-sur-l’Autize

    Coulonges-sur-l’Autize, Poitou-Charentes

    10
    5
    3
    0
    Ref: FJD029
    Key Features:
    - Wifi - Swimming pool - Car parking on site - Enclosed Garden / Patio - Garden / Patio
    This large and characterful property offers spacious accommodation for 10 guests with two lounges and a lovely outdoor swimming pool.
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    This lovely holiday house has a superb outdoor swimming pool and acres of private space to sit and relax or play badminton and table tennis. Lovingly restored, there is exposed stonework and beams, a great fitted kitchen, a large lounge with dining area and a second lounge. Two of the bedrooms have zip and link beds, there is also a double, a twin and a single, all spacious rooms. If you can tear yourself away from the house and its great facilities, visit the pretty town of Coulonges 4km,...

  • Chasseneuil, Poitou-Charentes
    Chasseneuil, Poitou-Charentes×

    La Ferme d’Alba

    Chasseneuil, Poitou-Charentes

    11
    6
    4
    1
    Ref: F16157
    Key Features:
    - Wifi - Swimming pool - Car parking on site - Enclosed Garden / Patio - Pets go free - Garden / Patio
    Set in the countryside between Limoges and La Rochefoucauld, this old stone farm is located in a very peaceful hamlet
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    Set in the countryside between Limoges and La Rochefoucauld, this old stone farm is located in a very peaceful hamlet. Spacious and comfortable, it has retained its original beams, paved floors and large fireplace, yet it has been carefully modernised with attractive soft furnishings. The large garden has a big mulberry tree and a swimming pool (heated at extra cost). Less than 25km away is the huge lake of Lavaud, ideal for swimming, sailing or just lazing in the sun. Angoulême is...

  • Romegoux, near St. Savinien, Poitou-Charentes
    Romegoux, near St. Savinien, Poitou-Charentes×

    La Maison du Papillon

    Romegoux, near St. Savinien, Poitou-Charentes

    11
    5
    3
    0
    Ref: F17297
    Key Features:
    - Swimming pool - Car parking on site - Enclosed Garden / Patio - Pub within 1 mile - Detached Property - Garden / Patio - Rural Location - Woodburning Stove
    This very pretty detached villa has a private swimming pool and large terrace ideal for enjoying an al fresco meal.
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    This very pretty detached holiday villa is set in a quiet village between Rochefort, La Rochelle, 55km, and Saintes, 22km. It has an enclosed private swimming pool and a large covered terrace, ideal for al fresco meals. The spacious interior is great for two families sharing and has been tastefully furnished whilst retaining original features and stone walls. A short drive away are the pretty towns of St Porchaire, 2km, La Rochelle and Saintes which has classical music festivals in...

  • Sérigny, Poitou-Charentes
    Sérigny, Poitou-Charentes×

    Sérigny

    Sérigny, Poitou-Charentes

    12
    6
    4
    0
    Ref: FJV023
    Key Features:
    - Wifi - Swimming pool - Car parking on site - Enclosed Garden / Patio - Garden / Patio
    Surrounded by open countryside, this traditional cottage is ideal for larger groups wanting to holiday together.
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    This traditional cottage consists of two self-contained properties (FJV023 and FJV024)connected by a conservatory. Both benefit from the shared above ground swimming pool, with fantastic panoramic views over the surrounding countryside. There are two large covered terraces so you can relax in the shade, and each gives onto a larger terrace in the fully enclosed shared gardens. The swimming pool is 50m away and features an open area overlooking the pool and with views beyond onto the...

    Sérigny
    6
    3
    3
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