Rose Double Room
Rose Double Room

Blue Twin Room
Blue Twin Room

Living Room
Living Room

Appartement kitchen
Appartement kitchen

Lemon Double Room
Lemon Double Room

Blue Single Room
Blue Single Room

Welcome to our site, and thank you for looking. 

We are confident that you, like us, will fall in love with the Charente and will want to make your home here.  The Charente offers such a widespread versatility of colour, culture and interests that it seems to hold something for everyone.


 Our appartement is a self-contained flat on the first floor, and is accessed by our grande hall-way and staircase (please see photos).

Rose Double Room

The rose double room is at the rear of the house, and has a standard size 140 cm double bed.  A folding bed is kept in this room for spare. 

Blue Twin Room

The blue twin room overlooks the front of the house, with lovely views over the river and Confolens.  The two beds measure 120 cm each, which is the old french double bed measurement.  A bit of a squeeze if you were big...  We use these beds as roomy single beds, but they would comfortably fit two children or a romantique couple!

In the living room, there are two cream leather sofas, seating 5 people, plus a bed setee for one person.  A real marble fireplace and large glass windows overlooking the Vienne and Confolens finnish off this pretty room.

The Kitchen

The kitchen is well stocked with plates, bowls, serving dishes, cutlery, glasses, mugs, serving spoons etc.  There are numerous saucepans, casseroles and frying pans.  In the cutlery draw there are preparing knives, potatoe peelers, a cork skrew, can opener etc.

The cooker is electric as well as the hob.  There is a microwave.  The fridge is a full size built in fridge. We supply T Towels, sponges, scouring pads and cloths, washing up liquid and hand soap.  There is a roll of bin bags under the sink for changing the kitchen bin when it's full.

The extendable table seats 6 comfortably.We offer a welcome pack on arrival consisting of: Bowl of fruit, milk; orange juice, jams, butter, eggs, tea and coffee.

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All of our bedrooms have been tastefully decorated and luxuriously furnished with antique Charentaise furniture, giving character and individuality to each room.

Bedrooms are located on the first floor, accessed by the Grande Staircase. We have kept the original 17th century wood flooring throughout, which is waxed to a high shine. Some rooms benefit from the added comfort of handmade woollen rugs. We ask guests to bring and wear slippers to wear in your rooms to protect both your feet and the wooden floors. Chandelier lighting in the rooms gives that extra feeling of luxury.

Our Blue Single Bedroom looks over our rear garden and terrace.

Our Lemon Double Bedroom has dual facing windows. The first window looks south over our back terrace, the lawn and Confolens. The front window looks over what appears to be a well laid out garden and the river vienne. (It is in fact the municipal camping de confolens.)

Both bedrooms share a large communal bathroom and can be taken individually or as our "Lemon Family Suite".

Our Lime Family Suite consists of two adjoining rooms. The parents room boasts an ornate original antique double bed. The childrens room has two antique french double beds, which we use as generous single beds. Pretty chandeliers light up the pastel shaded walls. The en-suite multi-jet showered bathroom facilities lead off the parents bedroom.

A substantial breakfast is included in your room price.

Tea and coffee facilities are available for guest use throughout the day and evening.

We offer a selection of Table D'hote evening menus for our guests, ranging from simple light meals to gastronomic taste-bud popping extravaganzas. It's just a matter of how big your appetite is and how much you wish to spend.



We have four different breeds of rabbit, which we raise to champion standards.  Our champion Geant Papillion Francaise weighs in at about 7.5 kilo!

Our daughter, Rebekah, has caught the rabbit bug, we have included a photo of her winning her first cup at a recent exposition.

We have two lady goats and babies, depending on the time of year ... Come and watch at milking time, stroke our goats or give a bottle to the babies.  If you are feeling really brave, why not try tasting some of our fresh delicious milk?

We have some friends that breed a rare breed dog called "Hovawarts" and have asked us if we can put in a link to their site.  If you like rare or unusual breed doges - here's one for you:  http://chana.la.hovawart.free.fr/accueil_021.htm



Looking for that perfect plact to host your wedding, conference etc, then look no further.....  In co-operation with Alain Marchal, owner of Domain de Longeville, your dream can become reality. 

For more information please do not hesitate to contact us or telephone direct Alain Marchal on 0033 (0) 660 825117 or 0033 (0) 963 492014

or visit his site web http://www.domaine-de-longeville.com


Breakfast is served in the dining room from 8.00 am until 10.30 am each day.  Breakfast is continental buffet style, offering freshly brewed coffee, tea and hot chocolate.  Help yourself to cereals, fresh fruit, croissants, baguette, yoghurt and fruit compote.  Nearly all our jams and marmalades are home-made.

Coffee and tea facilities remain available all day through, for guests to "help themselves".

Dinner is served in the dining-room for guests opting to eat "Table D'hote". (Please note that you will need to reserve in advance)


We offer a "pick-up" and "drop-off" service for clients arriving by plane or train in our ultra-comfort minibus.  Please note maximum capacity 9 (including driver)


Situated on the first floor landing is our book cupboard.  Here you will find a large sellection of fictional and factual reading in both english and french for old and young alike.

In the bottom cupboard of the bookcase is a selection of board and card games like Junior Monopoly, Cleudo, UNO, etc


For table-tennis lovers, we have a full-size indoor table tennis table, bats and balls.  The table is assembled in our Grande Hall on demand.  Unfortunately, when not in use, the table is stored away, because of it's size.

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