Cottage with shared pool in Poitou Charentes - PC006591

Chirac (6km from Chabanais), Charente, Poitou Charentes Reference: PC006591 Advertiser since: 20 September 2018
Property Board Arrival Bedrooms Sleeps Bathrooms
Chabanais Gite Self Catering Flexible 2 4 1

About this property

Two Bedroomed Gite Overlooking the Garden and Pool. This cottage/gite is in a rural setting.

Access is via your own private terrace (table and chairs provided) leading to the open plan kitchen/living room on the first floor to appreciate the views, you can sit out with a bottle of wine and watch the sunset!

Bedrooms are on the ground floor with a separate wc.



Kitchen and dining

Fully equipped kitchen to include gas hob, electric oven, microwave, coffee-machine and fridge-freezer.

Dining table and 4 chairs inside and also on the terrace.

Living rooms

Part of the open plan living - with sofa and 2 chairs, French and English tv available.


One double (King size bed from 2020) and one twin, both with built-in wardrobes.


Shower room with wc and washbasin on first floor.

Second wc between the bedrooms


Electric radiators


Lots of tourist information within the Gite book and on the noticeboard.

Garden and outside

Tables and chairs and sunloungers all provided and shared between our 3 gites.

Above ground swimming pool 9.15m x 5m

Slide for toddlers

Parking and garages

Off road parking for one car in our courtyard area

Visitor suitability

Suitable and popular with couples and families
Group bookings also welcomed for extended families and friends

Information about any additional facilities

Each gite is provided with a charcoal bbq
Shared washing machine


  • Internet

  • No smoking

  • Special needs

  • Linen

  • Child facilities

  • Meals

  • Shared pool


Antiques/Brocante Market

Name of nearest antiques/brocante market: Confolens
Distance: 12 km


Family activities

Fishing nearby

Species of fish: carp, catfish
Name of nearest fishing location: River Vienne, Exideuil
Distance: 2 km


Name and address of nearest golf course: St Junien
Distance: 20 km

Horse riding

Name and address of nearest stables: Pressignac
Distance: 10 km

Mountain biking

Organic produce/dining


Name/number of nearest marked trail: numerous marked walks


Wine tasting

Name and address of nearest wine producer: Saint Sornin
Distance: 35 km

About the Owner/Advertiser, Mrs Julie Rowley

We moved to France in 2007, from the Yorkshire Dales, with our daughter and created our gite complex from scratch! We live on-site and renovated an old cottage and converted a barn into 2 more gites - it's very quiet at Tranquille Vienne!

Year property purchased 2007
Why this location? It's quiet here at Tranquille Vienne.
Unique benefits of property Upside down living to appreciate the views and sunset. Covered terrace with dining area and sofas
Barn conversion and attached to another gite.

The Owner Recommends

Vallee des Singes

Monkey World - a fantastic day out for all the family


Local French bar and restaurant with live music

Aventure Parc

Swinging through the trees!

La Plage Guerlie

Guerlie beach is just a 10 minute drive from us and a very popular place our guests go to. With a lovely long sandy beach, designated swimming area in the lake (life guard on during high season) snack bar, mini golf and watersports.

Aquarium du Limousin

A great place to see all kinds of sealife.

La Guinguette d'Exideuil

Local snack bar down on the local campsite in Exideuil - also regular live music nights.

Oradour sur Glane

Some local history. A village that was attacked by the Germans during the war, has been left as a tourist attraction - a must see.

Outdoor swimming pools with slides

Available at Confolens, St Junien, Nautilis at Angouleme.

Parc Bellevue

An adventure park near Limoges airport - more popular with younger children.

Pineau et Cognac Roussille

See how the local tipple Pineau des Charentes is made along with Cognac and then tasting and the chance to buy what you like.

Porcelain Factory

Famous factory based in Limoges

Wine Tasting

at Saint Sornin

1 Review
  • Cleanliness: 10
  • Comfort: 10
  • Condition: 10
  • Facilities: 10
  • Local Amenities: 10
  • Setting: 10
  • Value for Money: 10
10 / 10 Gary /dorking 19 August, 2019

Julie and guy were great hosts there if you needed anything or information on local things couldn’t fault anything,with teenagers there was still plenty to do wouldn’t hesitate to recommend it

Owner response

thank you! it was great to meet you all and we hope to be able to welcome you here again for some badminton and other sporting activities - kayaking maybe next time too!