Lovely gite to let on complex in Charente - PC005895

Plassac-Rouffiac (19km from Angouleme), Charente, Poitou Charentes Reference: PC005895 Advertiser since: 29 November 2017
Property Board Arrival Bedrooms Sleeps Bathrooms
Souris Self Catering Flexible 3 6 2

About this property

Beautiful Gite Complex with heated pool in Charente. This cottage/gite is in a rural setting.

Souris is one of 3 Gites situated within a converted Charentaise Barn. The downstairs with solid tiled floors throughout consists of an open plan lounge, dining area and French style kitchen. There is a utility room with washing machine and a downstairs shower room with wc and wash basin.
Upstairs consists of 3 bedrooms, a large spacious master bedroom with garden/pool views and 2 twin bedrooms. Upstairs is completed by a second shower room with wc and wash basin.

Souris is located on Tillac Gites complex - please also look at our other property reference PC005866 and PC005939.



Kitchen and dining

The French style kitchen contains all modern compliances needed for a self catering holiday. Appliances include fridge-freezer, electric cooker and hob, washing machine, dishwasher, microwave, kettle and toaster.

All utensils are supplied along with crockery, cutlery and glassware.

Living rooms

The open plan lounge consists of 2 sofas and a HD tv, satellite receiver, dvd player and a logburner. The living room has double doors that lead out onto a private patio area with bbq and the garden.


The 3 bedrooms are light and airy with open face stone walls, huge original wood ceiling beams and wooden floors. There is plenty of available storage and plentiful hangers.


All bathrooms are shower rooms with wc and washbasin.


Log burners are available for guests when the temperature is on the low side.


Each gite has an HDTV, Freeview box, a dvd player with an extensive dvd library, as well as games, puzzles and books.
Table tennis tables and garden games are also available for use by guests.

Garden and outside

The gite faces out onto the large 1.5 acre garden with the heated pool taking centre stage. The pool has a uniform depth of 1.25 metres and is entered via Roman steps. The pool is in a secure area as required by French law and has ample paved area for sun loungers, chairs and parasols. There is a double hammock in the pool area.
The upper garden has several hammocks and the lower meadow has a secret garden in the corner which is a quiet zone for those who want to chill out or perhaps read a book.
The courtyard garden is exclusive to the courtyard guests.

Parking and garages

There is plentiful parking for guests adjacent to the Gites and in the courtyard for courtyard guests.

Visitor suitability

The complex has wheelchair access and has downstairs shower and wc.

**Please note that all bedrooms are upstairs **

Information about any additional facilities

A Welcome Pack is provided upon arrival that includes a bottle of wine, some beers, bread, butter and milk, coffee, tea, sugar and jam.
A pre-arrival shop can be arranged if required at a small charge so that guests can enjoy their holiday from the moment that they arrive.
Bed linen, towels and pool towels are included free of charge.


  • Cleaning

  • Internet

  • Linen

  • Child facilities

  • Shared pool


Antiques/Brocante Market

Name of nearest antiques/brocante market: Angouleme
Distance: 19 km


Family activities

Fishing nearby

Species of fish: Various
Name of nearest fishing location: Angouleme
Distance: 19 km


Name and address of nearest golf course: Angouleme Hirondelle
Distance: 19 km



Name/number of nearest marked trail: Blanzac


Wine tasting

Name and address of nearest wine producer: Domaines Francis Abecassis - Domain de chez Maillard
Distance: 4 km

About the Owner/Advertiser, Mr Stephen Wilson

Friendly couple who enjoy sharing Tillac with their guests

Year property purchased 2017
Why this location? The location whilst being rural is close to local amenities.
Unique benefits of property Peace and tranquility provide for a relaxing holiday.

The Owner Recommends

Villebois Lavalette

Visit the fantastic Chateau Le Mercurie with it’s fascinating history or visit the castle atop the hill in the town.

Angouleme L'Eau

The lakes at Angouleme offer fishing, sailing, paddle boating and water skiing. In the summer months, the lake has several large scale inflatables which are reasonably priced. The park is great for walking for cycling and have play areas for younger children and cafeteria.

Angouleme Town

The town with it's ancient ramparts is well worth a visit. The old town with cobbled streets blends well with modern shopping centre areas. Restaurants and bars abound with plentiful parking.

Cognac and Cognac Tours

Cognac is about 40 minutes drive away where guests can visit Martel, Remi Martin and Corvoisier Cognac houses. The town has shops, bars and restaurants a plenty. The cobbled streets and period architecture transport you back in time.
Tour some of the brandy houses in Cognac, one of the most famous brandy producing regions in the world. Learn about how this unique beverage is made and also enjoy the town of Cognac.


Guests can hire canoe's from the Brantome Canoe Company. The canals built by monks centuries ago and the river at Brantome circle the town. A choice of trip durations (1 hour, 4 hours or 8 hours) are available. A great day out with lovely restaurants on the river banks, historical buildings and a great Friday morning market.


Brantome is a great family day out. Guests can visit historical buildings, canoe on the shallow river, take a boat tour and eat at a number of outdoor restaurants on the rivers edge

The Atlantic Beaches

The sandy Atlantic beaches are just over an hours drive away. Royan is highly recommended.


Bordeaux is about an hour's drive away or 35 minutes by train. Park and Ride is available from several points in the city. The city has everything that a city can offer. The new “Cite de Vin” wine museum is a great day visit.