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Surrounded by beautiful French countryside, Le Clos des Jardins offers two exquisitely restored holiday cottages, set in the extensive grounds of a typically French, 18th century Charentaise farmhouse. Each cottage, bursting with rural charm, has its own private lawned garden and everything on hand to ensure an utterly relaxing stay.

Situated in the peaceful hamlet of Mandegault, just 100 km inland from La Rochelle and enjoying a blissful climate likened to that of the Mediterranean, a shared above ground swimming pool has been carefully chosen to integrate harmoniously into the natural environment.

A haven of peace and tranquility, our guests can enjoy the simple pleasures of rural France and pick organically produced fruit and vegetables, collect free range eggs and enjoy a meal at our ‘table d’hôtes’.

Set amidst fields of sunflowers in the Summer and chestnut coppice, the tiny, friendly village of Mandegault with its honey coloured stone walls and and canal tile roofs seems to sleep and shimmer in the heat of the day. Many of our visitors are struck by the tranquillity of life here, ‘the rural charm of England 50 years ago’!

Our gites are featured in Alastair Sawday’s guide, ‘Special Places to Stay’ and ‘Green Europe’.

Special Offers

Le Four du Boulanger Just one week left from the 29th September - 6th October 2018 5% off for couples
Les Ecuries 10 night stay available from 26 September to 06 October. Free bedlinen & towels.
La Laiterie 5% off second week on two week bookings throughout September
Le Ruisseau Perdu Special rates for couples in October
Early Bird Offer We are now taking bookings for 2019 Book before 31st December and benefit from 2018 rates

Latest News

07-06-2018 Tisane de Tilleul : Early June is a most exciting and busy time in the garden here...

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28-04-2018 Soupe d’orties : Just picked a few handfuls of fresh young nettle leaves from the garden...

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01-05-2017 Vin d’Epines : The longer nights drawing in this Autumn were compensated by the first sampling...

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04-04-2010 New Doors : New artisanal wooden double glazed French doors/windows have been made to our specific...

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