Charente cottage with heated pool and hot tub - PC004080

Chalais (15km from Aubeterre-sur-Dronne), Charente, Poitou Charentes Reference: PC004080 Advertiser since: 12 July 2004
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Le Petit Chene Self Catering Saturday 3 6 1 another 2 people can be accomodated using bunk bed

About this property

Modernised Farm Cottage with Heated Pool and Hot Tub. This cottage/gite is in a rural setting.

Part of an old farm complex, Le Petit Chene is separate from the main farmhouse and converted barn and has its own private garden to the front and side. Fully renovated and all on one level the kitchen/sitting room opens on to the south facing terrace for the sun lovers, while at the side of the property is a covered terrace where you can relax in the shade. There are 3 spacious bedrooms, 2 of which are double rooms, 1 with a toilet next to it. The third big bedroom is next to the shady terrace at the back of the property and provides 2 single beds. There is a separate shower room with toilet.

There is access to a 11m x 6m heated swimming pool and a bespoke hot tub.



Kitchen and dining

Modern clean kitchen with gas hob, electric oven, fridge-freezer, microwave and dishwasher.
Round dining table with seating

Living rooms

The living area has 2 settees and a separate chairs with free broadband wi-fi access and UK satellite tv. There is also a dvd player and hi-fi with usb docking.


Two large double bedrooms and a third bedroom with 2 single beds.


The bathroom has a shower with wash-hand basin and toilet.
There is also a separate toilet


Electric fires/radiators are available


UK satellite tv.
Dvd player.
Music centre.
Free wi-fi access

Garden and outside

Secluded private garden with ample parking. One sunny south facing terrace and one covered sheltered terrace.
Bbq and table tennis table

Parking and garages

Off road parking

Visitor suitability

The property is all on one level apart from 2 steps up to singles bedroom


  • Internet

  • No smoking

  • Linen

  • Child facilities

  • Shared pool


Creative arts


Fishing nearby

Species of fish: Chub, bream
Name of nearest fishing location: River Tude
Distance: 2 km


Name and address of nearest golf course: Longeveau
Distance: 12 km

Horse riding

Name and address of nearest stables: Bonnes
Distance: 12 km

About the Owner/Advertiser, Mr David Buttling

Came to France in 1992 with my wife and 2 young children to start a new life after redundancy in the UK.

Year property purchased 1995
Why this location? Quiet countryside yet only 2 mins to local town with all amenities.
Unique benefits of property We are constantly striving to upgrade the facilities to meet the current requirements of our guests. This shows in our 5 star ratings on HFD and TripAdvisor.
We also live on site and are on-hand for any problems and advice to all holiday makers.
We also offer painting courses in both acrylics and pastels. My wife Helene runs these courses in her fully equipped studio adjacent to the property. Materials can be supplied.

The Owner Recommends

Cognac and Pineau Tasting

A local producer (across the valley at 1 km) has excellent Cognac and Pineau as well as a sparkling wine made in the "champagne tradition"

Eglise Monolithe

The Eglise Monolithe (underground church) at Aubeterre dates back to Roman times