Heated private pool and lavender filled terrace with vines beyond (1 / 45)

Elegant stone house and front garden (2 / 45)

Rear of the house and garden in early Spring (3 / 45)

Pool and shaded gazebo with dining for 8-10 (4 / 45)

Relaxing on the deck away from the pool side (5 / 45)

Looking from the gazebo to the garden and pool side (6 / 45)

Deck with lovely vine views: great place for an "apero" (7 / 45)

Shaded table for cool drinks (8 / 45)

Old french table and entrance to rear garden (9 / 45)

May roses in a favourite spot for morning coffee (10 / 45)

Early lavender and roses on the pool terrace (11 / 45)

Pretty and private front courtyard from the kitchen window (12 / 45)

Sunny front courtyard with vine views (13 / 45)

View of the front garden and the hamlet from your bedroom (14 / 45)

Our wild garden below the pool and terrace (15 / 45)

Light entrance hall with door to salon and outside (16 / 45)

Elegant beamed salon with large selection of books, dvd's and games (17 / 45)

Comfortable seating for 8-10 in main salon (18 / 45)

Very well equipped kitchen (19 / 45)

Revealed stone in the kitchen dining area (20 / 45)

Sunny seat in the kitchen with courtyard views (21 / 45)

One of two large windows in the elegant master bedroom (22 / 45)

King sized bedroom through to airy landing (23 / 45)

Fresh and clean twin room (24 / 45)

Our street in the delightful hamlet of Chez Billon (25 / 45)

Neighbour's workshop (26 / 45)

Chez Billon pretty stone trough at the entrance (27 / 45)

Our neighbour's gates Chez Billon (28 / 45)

Our neighbour's pretty flower filled potager (29 / 45)

Vegetables from our neighbour's potager (30 / 45)

Abbaye de Font Douce a historic site within walking distance (31 / 45)

Take a picnic and enjoy the summer festival right on your doorstep (32 / 45)

Hiking and biking trails from Chez Billon (four bikes provided) (33 / 45)

Pretty Roman city of Saintes 20 minutes by car (34 / 45)

Saintes in the early spring sunshine (35 / 45)

Beautiful early evening in Cognac near Hennessey and castle (36 / 45)

Hennessey in Cognac about 8 miles from the house (37 / 45)

Talmont one of the "plus beaux villages" 30 minutes drive (38 / 45)

Chateau Baulon taste estate grown pineau in lovely surroundings (39 / 45)

Taillebourg riverside a short drive (40 / 45)

Impressive Chateau de la Roche Courbon within easy driving distance (41 / 45)

One of Ile de Re's chic quay side towns in October sunshine (42 / 45)

Vibrant and beautiful La Rochelle makes a lovely day trip (43 / 45)

Montagne sur Gironde half an hour's drive (44 / 45)

Creperie in Mortagne sur Gironde (45 / 45)