By / 27th March, 2014 / gites de vergne / 1 Comment

Limalonges-20131026-00449Gites de Vergne is nestled within the tiny hamlet of Vergne in the Poitou-Charente department in southwestern France – a collection of red-roofed tiled, stone cottages surrounded by open countryside with fields of sunflowers and maize stretching as far as the eye can see. This beautiful, Charentais house is set within a garden of established trees, an orchard filled with apple, pear, plum and cherry trees with its own private swimming pool. The accommodation comprises of a private, self-sufficient gite and a quaint L’Abri de Berger (shepherds hut).

The Gites are wonderfully situated, peacefully rural, with a wealth of sites, activities and attractions close by.

The market town of Civray, with a 12th century Romanesque church, situated on the Charente river is within walking/cycling distance from the house, holding markets twice weekly.

As well as having the  traditional independent shops, there is the convenience of an intermarche less than a mile away.

Walking, cycling, canoeing in a tranquil setting is on the doorstep with a plethora of unspoilt, historic villages/towns to explore within easy reach.

Ideally situated for those wanting to relax it is the perfect retreat to recharge worn-out, urban batteries. Enjoy fresh produce from the market, swim, walk and sample the local Pineau – a regional aperitif.

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  • allan crocker July 8, 2014 at 10:42 am

    The house and accommodation look wonderful, maybe next year! I have the privilege (!!!) of working with Victoria…………..


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