For Sale:

Please note that if you have missed the ad on French Locations our beautiful cottage is up for sale. Until a sale is agreed it is available for rental for a maximum of three months at a time in order to allow a sale completion to be achieved.




Grand Sejour

Garden Room


Bedroom 1

Bedroom 2


Places to Visit



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La Rochelle and Ile de Ré are not far away

The house is situated in a small hamlet surrounded by lovely countryside and a short drive from Surgeres, the home of dairy farming in the Charente. This charming town has many shops and restaurants as well as the impressive remains of a medieval fortress surrounded by beautiful gardens. Surgeres has a swimming pool and regular markets.



  • River Boutonne is 2.5 miles to the south
  • River Charente is 8 miles to the south

Nearby villages and towns include:

  • Surgeres -the local town for shopping
  • Vandre with an open-air pool.
  • St Savinien on the River Charente where you can hire river cruisers for the day or week.
  • La Rochelle often called the prettiest port in France, with its museums, ancient port and aquarium
  • Rochefort with its maritime history
  • Saintes with its stunning medieval buildings and the music festival in July
  • St Jean-d'Angely with its delightful town centre
  • Fouras is the nearest coast
  • Ile de Ré is just beyond La Rochelle
  • Cognac -the home of the worlds most famous brandies
Maison Pilet is situated in the Poitou-Charente region (Charente-Maritime department) of western France bordering on the Atlantic Ocean.