The Courtyard at Ste Catherine


Award-winning gites and rooms in the heart of the Charente

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Embrace the French sunshine at these gorgeous gites and bedrooms. Perfect for individual families or larger groups, the accommodation is set around pretty gardens, with a heated pool and play area. The three gites have been beautifully restored from buildings serving the former priory at the site. Chambre d'hote rooms are equally gorgeous, light and sunny. Spend lazy days on site, or head out into the stunning Charente exploring pretty villages, rivers and historic towns.

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About this place

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What are the facilities like? Where can you eat? What can you do?

  • Swimming pool Swimming pool
  • Wifi Wifi
  • Outdoor play equipment Outdoor play equipment


Eating at The Courtyard at Ste Catherine


Eating at The Courtyard at Ste Catherine


Eating at The Courtyard at Ste Catherine


Bedrooms in the gîtes and the chambre d'hôte are on the 1st floor.

Location & local area

Where is it and how do you get there?

By road

The Courtyard is just over 30 minutes drive from Angeloume, along the D939.

By air

The nearest airport is Limoges, just over an hours drive from The Courtyard. Bordeaux, La Rochelle and Poitiers are all approximately 1.5 hrs away. Transfers available for additional fee.

By rail

The nearest TGV station is Angeloume (30 minutes drive) with connections to Paris that take only 2.5 hrs (or 5 hours from London).

About the owners

Charlie & Stephanie

We moved here in 2010 to live a different life and create a beautiful place for people to come and relax in the Charente – our favourite region of France.

Tips from the owners

Local things to do, places to eat and attractions not to be missed.

  • The River Charente is a wonderful natural playground with places to picnic, canoe, fish and swim.

  • Learn the secrets of sailing on a gabare boat trip along the river Cognac.

  • Just 12 minutes away is Planet Ski with water skiing and wake boarding on offer in a pleasant, safe environment.

  • If you need a bit of culture, nightlife or shopping then head to Angouleme, the region’s capital, or Cognac.

  • Rochefort is a pretty French town with an ancient ship building dock and unique outdoor climbing.