Welcome to Chatenet France

Chatenet is a typically idylic french farmhouse situated in the beautiful charente department 45 km south of Poitiers within easy walking distance of Sauze Vaussais village. Sauze Vaussais has a supermarket, bakeries, banks, hairdressers, bars, restaurants etc.

Chatenet has been sympathetically restored by the current owners Melanie and Richard to include all modern utilities. The two gites can be let individually or together to accomodate larger parties. Bed and Breakfast is also available throughout the year.

Set in its own grounds of approximately 3.5 acres of orchard and meadow, it provides the ideal environment for a relaxing holiday whether you choose to relax by the 12 x 6 metre swimming pool or recline in the hammocks under the fig tree. Fields of sunflowers, corn and wheat dominate the surrounding countryside. Creating a perfect holiday for peace and tranquillity, the perfect place for chilling out. The area is abundent with wildflowers and animals. Perfect for bird watching, cycling and lovely walks.

Your host Melanie is an exemplorary cook and evening meals can be arranged in advance at additional cost. Richard has a love of wildlife and is an ideal source of knowledge on the surrounding forna. He is usually never far away and is often found tending to the gardens. As your hosts live in a nearby cottage they are always on hand to ensure that your stay is enjoyable and problem free.

Chatenet has excellent travel links and can be reached by several airports, the nearest being Poitiers and Limoges. For those travellers having difficulty driving to Chatenet from these airports transport may be available upon request. Alternatively there are excellent rail links to this area of France but undoubtably the best way to experience the benefits that the Charente area has to offer would be to arrive by car allowing you to explore the surrounding scenary at your leisure.