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6 reviews
a view from the banks of the lake
front view of the cottage with parking in front of the gates
the living room
view of the kitchen
view of dining hall
view of bedroom 1
view of en-suite shower room
view of bedroom 2 with two single beds
the ground floor bedroom opens onto small terrace
the terrace to the ground floor bedroom
messing about on the boat
a kingfisher enjoying the arum lilly
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3 Bedrooms, 3 Bathrooms, Sleeps 6
Chalais, Charente, Nouvelle-Aquitaine

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Excellent - based on 6 reviews
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Sienahard...
Newbury, United Kingdom
1 review
“Charming cottage with the perfect location to visit many destinations”
Reviewed 6 August 2018 for a stay in July 2018

We returned for another fantastic holiday at Masperier. Rod and Kay are so welcoming and thought of everything to make our stay magical. The kitchen has all you need to be able to cook at home with plenty of space in the dining and living areas to enjoy spending time relaxing together. There's wifi and a TV/DVD.
We had beautiful evenings in the garden enjoying delicious food and wine with views across the lake.
The days were filled with visits to the local markets, restaurants, beaches, kayaking and trips to St Emilion/Cognac. There is so much to do and Kay is only to happy to suggest recommended places and activities.

A perfect holiday for all the family.

Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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Management Response
9 Aug 2018
A pleasure to welcome you and your family again, thank you for choosing to stay with us. The children loved rowing around our lake , Parcoul, and Aubeterre for kayaking were popular , and when the children could tear themselves away you enjoyed some wine and cognac tasting ! The Monday morning market in a Chalais was also a "must do " We hope we may look forward to seeing you again Rod and Kay
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Pip F
Nottingham, United Kingdom
2 reviews
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“Beautiful cottage for 6 in idyllic countryside location.”
Reviewed 14 September 2017 for a stay in July 2017

Holidaying in this beautiful place is like finding a rare gem. The spacious, three double bedroom cottage is beautifully appointed and Rod and Kay have provided everything any visitor could expect. The welcome pack is lavish, the rooms are beautifully decorated and the location is perfect for a tranquil, lakeside holiday. The town of Chalais is close by with its Monday market, supermarkets and restaurants. The local restaurant is fantastic and within walking distance. Rod and Kay are the perfect hosts, offering advice on where to visit and making sure their guests enjoy every moment of their stay. We loved relaxing by the lake on the supremely comfortable sun loungers. It certainly is a special piece of paradise. Will we be back? Absolutely!

Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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Management Response
17 Sep 2017
Thank you taking the time and trouble for writing such a beautiful review. We loved having you , and we hope to see you again , you will always be welcome ! Rod and Kay
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Emma S
Level 1 Contributor
3 reviews
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“The best holiday ever!”
Reviewed 12 September 2017 for a stay in August 2017

Our second visit to this beautiful location, it's like a home from home (but far warmer) Rod and Kay make you feel so welcome and made our family holiday so very special. Perfect hosts that are full of local knowledge such as restaurants and fun things to do in France.

You would be a fool not to book this gem!

Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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Management Response
17 Sep 2017
Thank you for your very generous review. It was good to see you all again ! Loved how the boys couldn't wait to explore, and row the little boat around the lake as soon as they arrived !
Glad you enjoyed the Open Air Concerts. at Brossac lake ...

We hope we may look forward to welcoming you all another time .... Rod and Kay
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Meredith...
Dorchester, United Kingdom
Level 1 Contributor
4 reviews
4 hotel reviews
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“This is a small hamlet in a beautiful region of France.”
Reviewed 7 August 2017 for a stay in July 2017

This is a lovely rural location in a quiet, little visited area of France, the Charente. The climate is perfect , and the area is very laid back with many interesting villages and places to visit.
The property has been restored beautifully by a professional ,who is the owner.It has superb facilities and is comprehensively equipped .
You will be made to feel welcome and you will want for nothing .
Absolutely gorgeous !!!!!
We shall return.

Your age range 65+
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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Management Response
7 Aug 2017
Thank you for your review, having been recommended by previous guests we are happy the location and the gite came up to your expectations !! We know your interests included cycling, VTT routes, .... and the wine regions. There certainly are an abundance of both , including local producers of pineau,the region's speciality . We certainly hope you will return to discover more that the Charente can offer !!
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Adam D
Level 1 Contributor
4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
“A wonderful week”
Reviewed 5 August 2017 for a stay in July 2017

What a perfect place to stay to get away from it all.. a home from home in the beautiful French countryside surrounded by fields of sun flowers, a relaxing lake and rolling hills. The well presented accommodation is spacious and comfortable, the kitchen and bathrooms clean and well appointed, the parking convenient and the gardens lush and green.
The welcome pack on arrival was perfect after a long drive and the experienced host contributed to a truly wonderful week.
There is plenty to do in nearby towns, villages, lakes and rivers - Aubeterre is an absolute must.

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Management Response
7 Aug 2017
Thank you for your review, and for choosing to stay with us again. It was a pleasure to welcome you back ! We know you loved Aubeterre with it's pretty square , Chalais market and restaurants,,... and after a busy day , just relaxing back at the gite , beside the lake . We hope to see you all, another year.
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