La Porterie - Charente - Sleeps 8

Charming gite in the grounds of a 17th century Chateau. 

  • Garden and Grounds
La Porterie in Charente, a gite in Poitou-Charentes: Garden and Grounds

Rustic gite, with shared pool, in the heart of the Charente countryside.

Originally home to a French cavalier, 17th century Chateau de Labaurie overlooks the market town of Chalais in the beautiful Charente countryside

La Porterie is one of four spacious, rustic gites at Chateau de Labaurie. Detached from the other gites, the cottage has 3 bedrooms and sleeps 6 people..

Relax in the open plan kitchen/dining and sitting area. Create meals in the well equipped kitchen from fresh produce purchased at the local markets.

Downstairs is a bedroom with a double bed and a cot. A shower wet room is next door.
Also 1 double bedroom with an en-suite shower wet room and upstairs a further bedroom with 3 single beds.

La Porterie has a charming covered terrace with garden furniture and a barbecue, enjoy dining al fresco and relaxing in the evening with a glass of wine whilst watching the sun go down. A returnable breakage deposit of £250 will be required.

Set in 40 acres of delightful woodland walks and meadows Chateau de Labaurie has everything need to completely relax and escape. Take a swim in the 6m x 12m pool, illuminated in the evenings, or soak up the sun lounging by its side. There is plenty of space for children (and grown ups too!) to run around and enjoy themselves. Play badminton on the grassed courts, host a football tournament on the half sized football pitch, play a game of table tennis or just walk through the meadows taking in the peace and quiet.

With so much to do at Chateau de Labaurie and with all the comforts in La Porterie it may be hard to drag yourself away, but the surrounding area has much to offer everyone.

Chalais is just a short walk from Chateau de Labaurie, visit the weekly street market (held on Mondays), have lunch in one of the cafes or restaurants or just sit with a coffee and watch the world go by.

Chateau de Labaurie is situated in the heart of many famous wine growing regions, make the journey to St Emilion, Bordeaux and Bergerac to sample and purchase the excellent wine produced here. St Emilion is just under an hour away, with Bordeaux and Bergerac around an hour and a half's journey. Cognac is close by and there are many local producers of the regional drink 'Pineau', Cognac and grape juice that is aged in oak barrels.

The Atlantic beaches are 100km away with Royan being the closest. Spend the day on the sandy beaches, then head into the town and enjoy a meal in one of the lovely restaurants close to the town square.

For golfers there are a number of excellent courses close to Chateau de Labaurie. The 9 hole course at Pillac is only 15kms away, whilst Le Golf de Montendre offers a superb course set in beautiful Charente countryside.

Chateau de Labaurie is not only a holiday venue but can also host weddings for up to 45 people, with La Porterie being one of the lovely properties that guests can stay. Please see owners website.

This property has been listed with Chez Nous for 5 years

La Porterie Property Features

Location Type
  • Rural

Housekeeping & Services
  • Iron and Ironing Board
  • Cot
  • High Chair
  • Bed Linen for Hire
  • Towels for Hire
  • No Smoking

  • 1 Double Bedroom
  • 2 Twin Bedrooms

Ground Floor Facilities
  • Ground Floor Bedroom
  • Ground Floor Toilet
  • Ground Floor Shower

  • Outdoor Pool
  • Communal Pool

  • Dishwasher
  • Microwave
  • Fridge
  • Oven
  • Hob

  • TV - Satellite or Cable
  • DVD Player
  • Books
  • Table Tennis

Leisure Equipment
  • Patio Furniture
  • Barbecue

Garden/Terrace/Play area
  • Terrace / patio
  • Childrens play area
  • Outdoor games area

Parking available
  • Off road parking

Activities within 20min drive of the property
  • Fishing
  • Outlet Shopping
  • Theatre
  • Tennis
  • Golf
  • Horse Riding
  • Walking
  • Cycling
  • Pub/Bar within 1 mile

Local Water Sports
  • Swimming (outdoor pool)
  • Canoeing
7 night(s) · 18 July 2020
Key Property Details
Property Name La Porterie
Reference 226924
Sleeps 8
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms 2
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La Porterie in Charente

Nearest TownChalais - 2 kms (approx)
Nearest AirportAngouleme - More than 30 kms (approx)
Nearest Ferry PortSt Malo - More than 30 kms (approx)

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