THE GITE - La Charente

Currently being renovated and due to be available from April 2020. This pretty 2 bedroom house is located in the quiet, pretty village of Benest. It has its own garden with outside furniture and a barbeque, and a parking space for one car.

Enter into the kitchen diner which is equipped with cooker, dishwasher and washing machine and is well equipped with everything you could wish for a comfortable stay. The comfortable living room is off the kitchen with satellite tv and internet facility.

Go up the stairs and you will find two double bedrooms and shower room. Sleeps 4 plus a baby

Both L’Or and La Charente can be booked together.

On your arrival you will find a welcome pack with our complements, comprising tea, coffee, milk, water and a bottle of wine. If there are any additional items (within reason) which you would like us to obtain for you before your arrival please let us know, and we will endeavour to provide them for you and let you know the cost.

All bed linen and towels are provided.

The kitchen is well equipped with combination gas/electric cooker, fridge/freezer, washing machine and microwave. The kitchen can be accessed by a separate entrance from the garden and there is a toilet leading off the kitchen.

At the top of the stone spiral staircase leading from the kitchen up to the living room is a stairgate.

On the second floor are two bedrooms and bathroom. One bedroom with a double bed and the other has twin beds.



Rates & Availabilty


L'Or can be booked on a weekly basis.

We try and be flexible on dates and will also consider shorter booking periods (minimum 2 night stay).

Our usual changeover day is Saturday and subject to availability we are happy to discuss alternative days or any other needs which you may have.

We want to make your stay as enjoyable and relaxing as possible, so if you have any questions please ask us.

The prices given are for 4 people staying, additional 1 or 2 people will be charged at 50 euros each, per week or 8 euros per night for shorter stays, plus tourist tax.



1 April to 31 May
48 euros per night
+ tourist tax.


1 June to 31 August
58 euros per night
+ tourist tax.


1 September to 31 October
48 euros per night
+ tourist tax.


1 November to 31 March 2021
48 euros per night
+ tourist tax.


Please contact us for prices for longer lets

If you would like to reserve La Charente, please email us for more information and availability.   Reservations will be acknowledged by email and confirmation of your booking will be sent on receipt of a deposit of 25% of your total booking (full payment is required if booking is less than 6 weeks from arrival date).    Payments are accepted by direct bank transfer only.