The pool area seen through the gates (1 / 27)

The pool and al fresco dining area (2 / 27)

The pretty walled garden (3 / 27)

Sit under the luscious vine in the walled garden where you can barbecue. (4 / 27)

Dining area on the upper terrace. (5 / 27)

The kitchen with its traditional French armoire (6 / 27)

Spacious salon. (7 / 27)

Inviting leather sofas for relaxing in the cool of the salon. (8 / 27)

The salon looks out on the walled garden to the rear. (9 / 27)

Ground floor bedroom with integral en-suite. (10 / 27)

Pretty double bedroom with King size bed has aspect over the walled garden. (11 / 27)

A corner of the spacious family bedroom with aspect over terrace and pool. (12 / 27)

Single bedroom with aspect over the walled garden. (13 / 27)

Little feet running up the stairs! (14 / 27)

Shower unit and basin in the spacious first floor bathroom. (15 / 27)

Antique books and vintage items in the sitting room. (16 / 27)

Window to the ground floor bedroom suite overlooking the terrace and pool. (17 / 27)

Bicycles are available to cycle through the vineyards and to the bakery. (18 / 27)

View of the pool and wooden sun loungers. (19 / 27)

Badminton can be set up under the covered barn. (20 / 27)

Pretty Hollyhocks ... abundant in the Charente region. (21 / 27)

Fragrant pink roses in the walled garden. (22 / 27)

The pool at sundown (23 / 27)

Gorgeous scented roses under the vine in the walled garden. (24 / 27)

A vase of sunflowers picked in the local fields. (25 / 27)

Foie gras is on the menu at many local restaurants. (26 / 27)

Pudding lovers are well catered for too ..fondant au chocolat (27 / 27)