Rural gite to let with heated pool, Charente - PC006317

1km from Saint-Germain-de-Confolens, Charente, Poitou Charentes Reference: PC006317 Advertiser since: 16 April 2018
Property Board Arrival Bedrooms Sleeps Bathrooms
Maison de la Tour Self Catering Friday 3 6 2

About this property

Quaint Rural Gite with Heated Pool. This cottage/gite is in a rural setting.

La Grange Terrou is a small estate with the owners house, 2 gites and an assortment of barns and stable buildings set in 50 acres of pastureland and woodland.
Maison de la Tour is located on the main courtyard, next door to the owner's house but with its own private garden.
It is an old property which we have fully renovated but at the same time keeping its old charm.
A favourite with children is the bunk room in the tower.



Kitchen and dining

There is a fully-fitted modern kitchen with dishwasher, electric oven and gas hob, microwave, coffee-maker, kettle, toaster etc. The washing machine is in the adjacent utility area.
The indoor dining area is a part of the main living area plus there is outdoor dining for 6.

Living rooms

The living room is spacious with 2 comfy sofas and dining area to one end.
Frenchdoors lead to the outside living area.
There is UK tv plus dvd player and stereo.


There is a ground floor double bedroom with en suite walk-in shower which is ideal for elderly parents or anyone who has difficulty with stairs.
The main double room is on the first floor and uses the main bathroom. It is a triple aspect room overlooking the fields to the front, swimming pool to the rear and main courtyard to the side.
Up a wooden staircase to the turret room and the third bedroom with bunk beds for children.


There is one en suite bathroom plus a main family bathroom both with walk in Italian style showers, wash basin and loo. Plus there is an outside loo.


There are electric heaters in all rooms and a wood burner in the kitchen. Wood is suppplied free of charge. The house is lovely and cosy if you fancy a winter let!


There is an assortment of books and board games plus cds and dvds.
There is a playground area with swings and ping pong table and badminton net in the main grounds

Garden and outside

The garden is fenced which makes it ideal for those wishing to bring a dog. There is a small garden gazebo offering shade for those who prefer it or sun loungers in the garden. Alternatively a path through the garden leads to the large heated swimming pool which also has a gazebo for shade and a variety of sun loungers.

Parking and garages

There is parking for 2 cars outside the gite and extra parking by the stable block.
There is secure parking in the barns for cycles or motorbikes.

Visitor suitability

An ideal holiday home for a family or extended family or friends holidaying together.
As one double bedroom and en suite is downstairs it is ideal for those with elderly parents or if anyone has difficulty with stairs.
This is a rural setting for those who love the countryside and want rest and relaxation. Let the children enjoy the pool while you enjoy the sunshine.
It is also the place for animal lovers as we have 3 cats, 3 dogs, chickens and 2 horses. The gite has its own private area of fenced garden so is ideal if you wish to bring a dog, plus we have extensive woodlands and pasture for dog walking.

Information about any additional facilities

If you prefer not to cook you can join us for table d'hôte or alternatively let us organise a special meal for you.


  • Cleaning

  • Internet

  • Pets welcomed *

  • Linen

  • Child facilities

  • Meals

  • Shared pool

* Vet details: Capveto Confolens



Mountain biking

Distance: 1 km

Organic produce/dining


Name/number of nearest marked trail: La Grand Mandragore


About the Owner/Advertiser, Mrs Karen Nunwick

A keen gardener and aspiring show jumper, France is the perfect place to indulge my hobbies. We (Karen and Robert) live on site at La Grange Terrou and run bed and breakfast in our home plus we have 2 gites as well so we are always busy. <br/>We are keen DIYers and have totally renovated the properites and are still busy making improvements to the land, at the moment cutting paths through our extensive woodland.

Year property purchased 2010
Why this location? The Charente has the perfect climate and countryside.
Unique benefits of property Maison de la Tour is a beautifully renovated old property set in in own garden but part of our beautiful landscaped garden. It shares a large heated pool with bed and breakfast guests visiting the main house.

The Owner Recommends

Kayaking on the Vienne

Leave from the town of Confolens and kayak back to our local village

Visit our local castles

Our local village is home to the remains of a 13c castle.


Our local restaurant in the village of Esse

For adrenaline junkies

Zip wire and bungee jumping at L'Isle Jourdain