First Night Design | Charente Gites — French Holidays

This is a shameless plug for my friends Ana-Luisa and Simon Scrutton who recently moved to South West France to open two exquisite, traditional gites for idyllic holidays. As soon as I am properly settled back in England, I shall be booking myself in for a restorative break, of that you can be sure.


‘We offer the visitor the most wonderful and unique experience in the tranquillity of a beautiful traditional Charente village of Lesterps, which is famous for its bonhomie, 11th/13th Century Abbaie (which can be seen from our garden) and the Richard Coeur de Lions trail which begins nearby. Lesterps has many public events including a famous accordion festival. The gardens here are extensive, We offer two splendid gites, Garden Gite, opens directly onto the landscaped grounds, from its beautiful kitchen, equipped with a splendid cooker range and log-burner. It has its own dining terrace which invites the visitor to…’

Source: Traditional Charente Holiday Cottages

Take care and keep laughing!


16 thoughts on “First Night Design | Charente Gites — French Holidays

  1. Good morning Sarah….looks lovely….I will pass on the word. Just returned from a wonderful trip to Wales…will write about it tomorrow….and have been thinking about you. Talk soon and of course keep smiling….Janet. xxx

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  2. Nothing wrong with a shameless plug for something worth plugging. I have looked at the link, and the area looks idyllic. I hope that your friends enjoy a fully-booked season.
    Best wishes, Pete. x

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  3. I hope you’ll let me know when you do book in to visit your friends – I’m in Charente too in the south part and I shall be baking you a Victoria sponge specially anticipation of afternoon tea with you! 🙂 😀

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