The Lavender House

From $72 / night

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  • 1 bedrooms
  • 1 bathrooms
  • Sleeps 2
  • Bed and Breakfast

The Lavender House is an English guest house/B&B; ideally placed to explore the French departments of the Charente, Haute Vienne and the Dordogne.

Situated just 15 minutes along the D13 from the pretty chateau town of La Rochefoucauld (Route Claude Bonnier – N141). Montemboeuf is also within easy reach of Limoges, Bordeaux, Cognac, the French coast at La Rochelle or Royan and the through routes to the Spanish border.

Built in 1857, the house has been sympathetically restored by Terry & Kathy Bowen to provide four bedrooms, two double's, a twin and a family room that sleeps 4/5. All with en-suite facilities. The design influence...Read more


The Lavender House
Poitou-Charentes, France

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The Poitou-Charentes / Vendee / Charente region
The Charente is an idolic, unspoilt area of rural France with rolling green lush countryside. It supports a unique micro-climate giving the region the second warmest summers in France. The region has strong historical links with Richard the Lionheart, and the French Resistance. It is famous for slippers, cognac, pineau, foie gras and oysters.

The Chasseneuil-sur-Bonnieure / Montemboeuf area
The local area has many kilometres of marked walking and cycling paths, especially around the Lacs de Haute Charente [10km] which also has sailing swimming and beach activities with lifeguards in July & August. Canoeing on the Vienne and Tardoire. Golf at Le Preize and many local equestrian centres. Chateau's are located at La Rochfoucauld, Rochechouart and Etagnac. Situated close to the Route de Coeur de Lion. Original Roman baths at Chassenon. Internationally famous Music Festivals in Cognac [July} and Confolens [September] and Montemboeuf [September]. Ideal for day trips to Poitiers with the Futuroscope theme park, Limoges with it's porcelain and the French Atlantic coast with the La Rochelle, Ile de Re and Ile d'Oleron, the Dordogne and Perigeaux National Park. Angouleme hosts the Ramparts Classic Car Festival [September].

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Away from it all, Rural retreats, Village


Last updated on May 06, 2013
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  • Fees for additional guests may apply.


  • 24 Hour On Call Maintenance
  • Linens Provided
  • Soap/Shampoo Provided
  • Central heating
  • Towels Provided
  • Safe
Phone / Internet
  • Wireless Internet
  • Telephone
  • Internet Access
Pool / Spa
  • Outdoor Pool
Property Features
  • Parking
  • Media Library
  • Games
  • DVD Player
  • Movie/Video Library
  • Music Library
  • Books
  • Satellite or cable TV
  • Board Games
  • Terrace
  • Balcony or terrace
  • Outdoor Dining Area
  • Garden
  • Patio
  • Pet friendly - no
  • Smoking allowed - no
  • Suitable for children - yes
  • Suitable for the elderly - yes
  • Wheelchair accessible - no
Living space
  • 390 square meters

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