Welcome to the website for our beautiful gites situated in small villages in this unspoiled part of France. We live in the small village of Croué with our two dogs, Max a Labrador and Duke a German Short-haired Pointer (GSP) . It is a wonderful and relaxing place to live. nestled […]

La Belle Ferme at la Bataille

La Belle Ferme “The Beautiful Farmhouse” (sleeps 2 to 12) Located less than 3km from the town of Chef Boutonne with all its amenities, this former French farmhouse stands in 2 acres of private meadow and garden with a large private pool. This lovely spacious property has recently been converted to provide […]

Summer 2020 is almost here !

Our Gite in France   To be found in the Poitou-Charente region, the second sunniest region of France after the Cote d’Azur, Le Vieux Grenier is an old grain attic which has recently been converted into a spacious and comfortable 3 bedroom gite. Situated approximately 50 minutes from La Rochelle […]

Croue on the River Belle

We have operated one of our gites for 10 years and the second one, the large house at La Bataille for 3 years. We have holidayed here ourselves with family and friends for nearly 15 years. We know the area very well and look forward to welcoming our future guests […]


Fouras is on a peninsula. It is bordered by five beaches and a forest named “Bois Vert” (“Green Wood” in English) which covers 20% of its area. It extends into a roadway to discover tide to the low Fort Enet in the direction of the Île-d’Aix. The pier for the island of Aix is also located in the […]