Old Atelier Gite - Charente - Sleeps 2

The Old Stone Atelier Gite - a real rural getaway for two with private garden 

  • Old Atelier Gite exterior
  • Kitchen
  • Barbeque Area
  • Bedroom
  • Nearby Attraction
  • Shower Room
  • Garden and Grounds
  • Dining room
  • Barbeque Area
  • Old Atelier Gite exterior
  • Bedroom
  • Garden and Grounds
  • Bathroom
  • Sitting/dining room
  • Old Atelier Gite exterior
  • Nearby Attraction
Old Atelier Gite in Charente, a gite in Poitou-Charentes: Old Atelier Gite exterior

Beautifully Converted Old Stone Gite with Secure Garden and Free Wi-fi

A newly converted old stone house with its own secure garden, providing a real get-away-from-it-all escape for two. This is a quiet rural location where you can really lose yourself, far away from the usual hurly-burly but just 6km from the N10 motorway and the bustling town of Ruffec, which lies on the beautiful Charente River.

It is now nearly ten years since we bought our beautiful Charentais barn, and three years since we converted one of the outhouses into a Gîte. We have had such a positive experience in letting this out, that we decided we should also convert a lovely old stone workshop into another gîte. The Old Atelier has its own entrance further along the drive with gates opening onto a large gravelled parking area with plenty of room for both Boules and Barbecuing, then down a couple of stone steps into the secluded garden area which is equipped with comfortable reclining chairs, assorted tables, chairs, and the very important parasol.

The conversion was completed a couple of years ago now, and it was very important to us that it was carried out sympathetically, and to a very high standard. We are proud to have been awarded the prestigious 4-Star accolade by Charentes Tourisme under the 'Meublés de Tourisme' scheme.

We are particularly keen to provide everything we think is important for a happy holiday; a local oak dining table, a dishwasher, Broadband Wi-fi, Denby bone china, sharp knives, two types of corkscrew, a huge flat-screen TV with 5.1 cinema surround-sound UK TV & lots of good DVDs, a large firm and especially comfortable bed, and a large walk-in shower...

Outside, in the secluded gated garden, there are three discrete relaxing areas, the main north-facing dining area for summer dining away from the direct heat, a smaller east-facing dining area for breakfasts, coffee etc., and a south-facing relaxation area with reclining chairs and a small table with a large parasol for that all-important soaking up of the wonderful Charentais sun. Remember in the lovely summer micro-climate of the Charente, clouds are rarely seen and it stays warm until 2am - perfect for an extremely leisurely al-fresco apéritif and barbecue, as you unwind at the end of a long day!

This property has been listed with Chez Nous for 5 years

Old Atelier Gite Property Features

Location Type
  • Rural

  • Car Required

Housekeeping & Services
  • Iron and Ironing Board
  • Bed Linen Included
  • Towels Included
  • No Smoking

  • 1 Double Bedroom

  • Washing Machine
  • Dishwasher
  • Microwave
  • Fridge
  • Freezer
  • Toaster
  • Oven
  • Hob
  • Grill

Internet Access
  • Broadband
  • Wireless Broadband

  • TV - Satellite or Cable
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • TV

Leisure Equipment
  • Sun Loungers
  • Patio Furniture
  • Barbecue
  • Beach Towels

Garden/Terrace/Play area
  • Private garden
  • Terrace / patio
  • Enclosed garden / play area
  • Outdoor games area

Parking available
  • Off road parking

Activities within 20min drive of the property
  • Fishing
  • Tennis
  • Hiking
  • Walking
  • Cycling

Local Water Sports
  • Swimming (indoor pool)
  • Canoeing
  • Kayaking
7 night(s) · 10 July 2021
Key Property Details
Property Name Old Atelier Gite
Reference 270134
Sleeps 2
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms 1
Reviews 2 Add a Review
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Old Atelier Gite in Charente

Nearest TownRuffec - 3 miles (approx)
Nearest AirportPoitiers, Limoges, Bordeaux - More than 30 miles (approx)
Nearest Ferry PortSt. Malo - More than 30 miles (approx)

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