4 stars
Furnished accommodation and Gîtes

1854 Chassors – Gite Charente

Built in 1854 & on 5 acres, 1854 Chassors is a former Cognac distillery with 2 gîtes situated in the courtyard. Hidden behind high walls & private gates, you relax in our newly renovated gites. Heated pool, spa, gym, games room, large gardens & much more.
1854 Chassors is nestled in a small village surrounded by vineyards, whilst located only 4km and 10km from Jarnac and Cognac respectively – perfect for exploring the Nouvelle Aquitaine area of beautiful countryside, villages, vineyards, beaches and of course picturesque French life and glorious food.

95 m2 CHARENTE GÎTE WITH 2 BEDROOMS AND 2 BATHROOMS has been extensively renovated in a marine theme in levels of blue and neutrals. This gîte sleeps up to 6 people. Sit back and enjoy your holiday in the stunning 53m2 open plan dining/living area with exposed stonework and high ceiling with feature chandelier.

You will find everything in this new gîte. The kitchen includes ceramic hob, oven, large fridge freezer, kettle, toaster, microwave, dish washer, washer/dryer, multi blender, steam cooker and the fantastic hot stone/raclette and pancake set. It also has a lovely bar as part of the kitchen worktop.

The 14m2 bedrooms both have King size beds that can be split into King singles if required. Each room has its own ensuite with Italian shower, double vanity unit and heated towel rails and hairdryers. In the living room, there is a really comfy sofa chaise longue that turns in to a double bed.

This gite also has a private garden with outdoor dining table as well as private seating in the courtyard.

There is free hi-speed wifi throughout both gites. English, French and international TV channels are also available in the gites. Included also is a DVD player and a Sonos music system. Please help yourself to the various books and DVDs available in the barbecue area as well as in your gîte. There is also a wide range of board/ card games.

All bed linen and towels are included along with pool towels free of charge.

Upon arrival, enjoy our welcome basket – No need to rush to the supermarket ! Sample the local cheeses, saucisson, bread, wine and jam. Upon booking, simply tell us your choice of red, white and rose and a bottle will be waiting for you. Also included in the gites are all home essentials such as washing liquid for dishes and linen, cleaning products, dish cloths and condiments which will set you up for your stay.

We will also leave warm bread outside your door each morning at your chosen time

If staying in the cooler months, there is central heating in both gîtes and a gas burner. There is a fan in each room. for the hot Summer months.

Each gîte has its own clothes washing equipment including washer/dryer, linen baskets, clothes line, iron and ironing board.

The grounds of 1854 offer something for everyone.

A large barbecue and dining area has been created in the corner outbuilding, perfect for those hot days or for entertaining evenings. A barbecue is available for each gîte along with separate dining tables and chairs.. It even has its own original bread/ pizza oven!

Outside, enjoy the peacefulness and privacy of the property with the front and back gardens providing the perfect setting . There are lots of sun and shaded areas to enjoy.

A highlight of the property is the stunning 8.6 x 4.5 m open air heated swimming pool, finished in April 2019 within the walls of the original distillery. To the rear is a relaxation area which includes a spa bath and sun beds. The entrance to the pool is by a glass barrier with a secure built in glass gate also childproof .

There are lots of activities at the house and nearby. If you are looking for a laid back day, enjoy a glass of wine whilst playing on the original pétanque lawn in the back garden. Boules provided. Or play a game of Badminton or volleyball. In the orchard, you will find swings and a football area.

There is even a set of giant Jenga and skittles.!

For those with more energy stroll across the courtyard to the games area which has everything from table tennis and table football to a fully equipped gym – complete with treadmill, 2 spin bikes, rower, weightlifting bench, free weights including kettlebells, bands and yoga mats and fitness ball. Newly installed are some exercise DVDs and TV.Or just enjoy a game of darts., skittles, frisbee or even giant Jenga or dominoes

There is also a free tennis court just a 300m stroll away. Tennis racquets and balls are available in the games room free of charge.

To really enjoy the beautiful area, why not hire one of our new bikes for the day for just 10 euros per bike including helmets, child seats, locks and puncture sets and suggested routes. Choose from a range of mountain or road bikes in different sizes.

Or the Charente is just 5 mins away where you can hire kayaks, canoes or motorised boats.

We live in the main house and are on hand if you need anything to help your stay and can recommend places to see or eat and as fluent French speaking can make reservations or anything you might require. We do not use any of the shared outside areas and have our own private terrace.
We’re talking : English, French

Rankings & Labels

  • 4 stars

Location details

  • Close to a public transportation
  • Village centre
  • Bus stop <500 m< li>


Maximum capacity : 6
Number of double beds : 3
Surface area : 95 m2
Number of bedrooms: 2


Opening hours from 01 February to 11 November 2024
From 01/02 to 11/11/2024
daily .


145 €

Payment methods

  • Bank/credit card
  • Cash
  • Credit transfer



  • Garden
  • Games room
  • Raclette set
  • Babyfoot
  • Ping pong table
  • Fenced communal grounds
  • Separate garden
  • Shared garden
  • Free car park
  • Bicycle parking
  • Plancha
  • Loan of games
  • Close to owner
  • semi-detached rental
  • On the same level
  • Car park
  • Spa
  • Fitness centre
  • Separate entrance
  • Detached accommodation
  • Garden room
  • Board games
  • Shady terrace
  • Shady grounds
  • Terrace
  • Launderette
  • Sports hall
  • Sustainable development
  • Waste management
  • Play area
  • Boules area
  • Book shop
  • Barbecue
  • Communal courtyard
  • Swimming pool
  • Heated swimming pool
  • Living room
  • Jacuzzi®
  • Shelter for bikes/mountain bikes
  • Equipment store closed


  • Pets welcome
  • Booking obligatory
  • Wi-fi
  • Tourist brochures
  • Tourist information
  • Cleaning/housekeeping at end of stay
  • Mountainbike hire
  • Repair kit
  • Beds made on arrival


  • Fridge
  • Kitchen
  • Free private internet access
  • Towel dryer
  • Hi-fi system
  • Central heating
  • Electrical heating
  • Private washing machine
  • Dishwasher
  • Hair dryer
  • Private drier
  • Microwave
  • Sofa bed
  • Baby bed
  • Baby chair
  • Ceramic hob
  • Changing table
  • Ironing facilities
  • Cafetière
  • Television
  • Duvet
  • Cooker hood
  • Baby bath
  • Italian shower
  • Coffee machine
  • Cable/Satellite
  • Freezer
  • Double glazing
  • Sheets and towels included
  • Kettle
  • DVD player
  • Television point
  • 2 shower rooms
  • Wi-fi
  • Vacuum cleaner
  • Living room
  • Baby equipment
  • Sound-proofed accommodation
  • Oven
  • Bath
  • No-smoking

Pets home

Pets are allowed


5 Rue de la Chapelle
16200 Chassors
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