Category: Gîtes


Barn Renovation to classic car workshop

Being a large traditional Charantais farmhouse there are a number of barns here that have served a variety of purposes over the last 200 or so years. One of our barns was used as a pigeonnier (dovecote) in a previous…

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Gîtes With Pool … now with pool bar

An old friend and me were sitting by the swimming pool last summer daydreaming about having cold beer and wine at hand, since it is a bit of a walk back to the house to refresh one’s glass. And so…

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Gîte Accommodation for Large Groups: The Surprise 70th Birthday Party

If you are looking for spacious accommodation for a large party, here’s a post that tells how we provided this for a large group of friends celebrating a birthday for a week this summer.

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A New Swimming Pool for our Gîtes

Once we were settled in here we began to look at plans to install a swimming pool. Three hot summers without one had brought home the need and so having settled on a supplier and timetable the deal was signed…

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Our gites and classic cars are featured in Living France magazine 2013

La Ferme de L'Eglise Gites, Vanzay

We’re delighted to have been featured in a recent edition of the popular Living France magazine. Find our what Abi has to say about the neighbours…

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