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Landgut Domaine de Chantemerle
Marsac, Poitou-Charentes, Frankreich
Landgut Domaine de Chantemerle

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Unweit der Comicstadt Angoulême liegt mit dem Landgut Domaine de Charlemaine eine nachhaltige Unterkunft, bei der sich in erster Linie alles um Pferde dreht. Das als Pensionsstall ausgelegte Gut begrüßt allerdings auch sehr gerne zweibeinige Gäste und diese sollen sich hier selbstverständlich nicht weniger wohlfühlen. In einem renovierten Natursteinhaus aus dem 18. Jahrhundert sind so vier nach berühmten Reitmeistern benannte Zimmer für zwei bis vier Personen entstanden, die unter Verwendung natürlicher Materialien entstanden sind und darüber hinaus auch mit Upcycling-Elementen ausgestattet wurden. Das große Anwesen bietet ideale Voraussetzungen, um hier im Westen Frankreichs nach Herzenslust zu entspannen, beispielsweise auf ausgiebigen Wanderungen entlang des nahen Flusses Charente. Das Landgut Domaine de Charlemaine eignet sich dabei gleichermaßen für Ihren Urlaub zu zweit oder wenn Sie Ihren Familienurlaub mit Kindern planen.

About the accommodation

Are you looking for a place that is suitable for a full-fledged holiday or a relaxing weekend, but also for a business trip? If so, we would be delighted to welcome you soon to the Domaine de Charlemaine estate in the Nouvelle-Aquitaine region. Our farm is located in the west of France, about twelve kilometres from the centre of Angoulême, in a quiet, solitary location, surrounded by thirty hectares of woodland and meadows where we produce our own organic hay and cut wood for our own needs. The farm is primarily operated as a near-natural stable for horses. We also offer guest rooms for up to four people on our property. The guest rooms are located in a renovated 18th-century stone-built house, renovated using only natural materials. These include, for example, hemp, straw, lime, sand, wood and lime paints, all of which contribute to preserving the character of the historic building.


Apart from the guest rooms, there is a common living and dining room with fireplace, TV and books. You are welcome to use the small kitchen, which is equipped with a refrigerator with freezer, a small oven, a microwave and a stove, to prepare your meals or to warm up a little. Organic teas are also available for self-service. Breakfast is served in the dining room or outside. We work as far as possible with regional quality products from organic farming. Our rooms have been renovated with natural materials such as hemp, lime, wood and stone and decorated with many original upcycling ideas. We offer you style and comfort on a historic estate surrounded by fields and woods. Although you can enjoy a great deal of peace and quiet here, you are only 12 kilometres away in the departmental capital of Angoulême, where all possibilities are open to you.

Surroundings and activites

The easiest way to enjoy your leisure time with us is to relax on our farm or take a walk around the estate, which has been cultivated in accordance with the principles of organic farming for several years. Discover the horses' natural way of life, observe flora and fauna or walk along the country lanes to the river Charente, which gave our department its name and flows just a few kilometres away in a loop past our farm. The historic town of Angoulême is only twelve kilometres away, 30 minutes drive to Cognac and within an hour you are in the Bordeaux region. In summer, the Charente offers a full cultural and festival programme with many free events and you can also take a bike ride to the Château de Balzac or along the river.

Location and getting around

Thanks to its proximity to Angoulême, our estate has a very good connection to the national road N10, which is only nine kilometres away. Coming from Angoulême, about four kilometres before Marsac, turn right towards Les Modillions/Aéromodelisme and then take the first left towards Chantemerle. At the first street, turn right at the sign for Ecurie du Domaine de Chantemerle. Angoulême is also the nearest train station, which is also served by the TGV. From there, there are regular buses that take you to the bus stop Marsac, Eglise, which is about three kilometres away from our farm.
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  • Davina Weitowitz


4 Accommodation units



The Oliveira room is named after the great Portuguese riding master Nuno Oliveira and is located on the ground floor. The room and the bathroom are barrier-free and can accommodate two people. It is equipped with a 1.80 m x 2 m bed, WLAN and its own bathroom with toilet.
2 guests
1 bed
1 bathroom
per night


The Xénophon room is named after the Greek philosopher, historian and army commander Xenophon, who wrote one of the first texts about riding and is located on the first floor. It offers space for three people and is equipped with three (adjustable) beds measuring 0.90 m x 2 m, WLAN and its own bathroom with toilet.
3 guests
3 beds
1 bathroom
per night


The Baucher room is named after the French riding master François Baucher and is located on the first floor. It offers room for two persons and is equipped with two (adjustable) beds measuring 0.90 m x 2 m, WLAN and its own bathroom with toilet.
2 guests
2 beds
1 bathroom
per night

La Guérinière

The room La Guérinière is named after the French equestrian master François Robichon de La Guérinière, whose book l' École de Cavalerie is still considered the equestrian Bible today. This family ensemble for four persons is located on three floors: on the ground floor there is a bathroom with toilet, on the first floor there is a bedroom with two (can be put together) beds measuring 0.90 m x 2 m and on the second floor, which can be reached via a steep staircase, there is a room with two single beds, each 0.90 m x 2 m wide. The ensemble is equipped with WIFI and kettle.
4 guests
4 beds
1 bathroom
per night



  • Family-friendly
  • Business
  • Kamin
  • Location in nature
  • By the water
  • Organic farm
  • Suitable for business

Surrounding area

  • Canoe/Kayak
  • Biking
  • Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Horseback riding

Services offered

  • Bicycle rental
  • WiFi

Food service

  • Breakfast included

More information

Check-In: From 16:00-22:00 Check-out: until 11:00 am

Davina Weitowitz

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