The TVG (fast train) goes from St Pancras to Angouleme (20 mins north of the cottages) with a change at either Paris or Lille. Car hire is available across the road from the station.
Angeloume is approximately 20 minutes north of the cottages and is well connected to Paris and Bordeaux by the N10 motorway.
Nearest airports are either Bergerac or Limoges. Airports within 1 half and a half hours drive - Bordeaux, Poitiers, Bergerac and Limoges.