La Belle Echappee is a tradiotional maison bourgeoise, a spacious family home, set on the edge of the picturesque village of Faye L'Abbesse. Surrounded by fields and open countryside, the house is set within walled and gated grounds of 1 hectare offering an abundance of activities and entertainment for all the family. Offering stylish and extremely comfortable living including wireless internet connection with 5 bedrooms sleeping up to 16 plus 3 babies, La Belle Echappee's accommodation is equally suited to family holidays or groups of friends. Within a 5 minute walk are a bar and pizzeria, a small supermarket, a post office, a pharmacy, a boulangerie, a hairdresser and the village church. An abundance of country walks and cycling routes are situated around the property. The nearest town of Bressuire is 10 minutes drive and is the second largest town in Deux-Sevres, with numerous restaurants, shops, supermarkets, bars, theatre, cinema, swimming pool, tennis and ten pin bowling. La Belle Echappee has a gated driveway with ample parking for several cars. The swimming pool is 10x5 metres with roman steps and is full heated (average temp 30 degrees). The salt water system is much kinder for the skin and eyes. At the side is a solar heated shower. Sun loungers, chairs, small tables and parasols surround the pool. Two large patio tables with an abundance of chairs are in place for alfresco dining along with 2 gazebo's and a rattan suite for relaxing the summer kitchen. The summer kitchen has a sink and cupboards, fridge, microwave, kettle, coffee machine, roll out canopy and a large gas BBQ. Here there is also a toilet and washbasin ideal access from the pool and is where the washing machine is located. Large lawn areas are suitable for all outside games with badminton net, football nets, boules, croquet and badminton equipment and an outdoor table tennis table and bicycles are provided. Close to the pool is a play area with swings, slide and a climbing frame.
|Address: 4 Rue Des Fosses, 79350 Faye-l'Abbesse, France|
|Zip/Postal Code: 79350|
|Latitude/Longitude: 46.83078099999999 / -0.3556590000000597|
|Nearest airport||Poitiers||55 minutes|
|Nearest bar / pub||Bar/Pizzeria, Faye L'Abbesse||0.5 km|
|Nearest beach||Les Sables D'olonne||90 minutes|
|Nearest boulangerie||Faye L'Abbesse||0.5 km|
|Nearest doctor||Dr Michel Dominoe||0.5 km|
|Nearest ferry port||St Malo||180 minutes|
|Nearest market||Bressuire||12 km|
|Nearest restaurant||Bar Restuarant, Faye L'Abbesse||0.5 km|
|Nearest river||Thouet||1 km|
|Nearest supermarket||Vival, Faye L'Abbesse||0.5 km|
|Nearest train station||Bressuire||12 km|
La Belle Echappee is in the south west of France. Most visitors will come by car, the nearest port of St Malo is 3 hours and 6 hours from Calais.
Poitiers airport is approximately one hour and Nantes airport is one hour and 10 minutes drive. Airlines such as Ryanair, EasyJet and Flybe all operate the routes.
The village of Faye L'Abbesse and it's amenities is just a 5 minute walk from the property. The nearest town of Bressuire is 10 minutes drive. There is an ancient Chateau and a newer Chateau sitting side by side - both are set in a park with a children's play area and lovely walks along the river. The medieval town of Parthenay with its beautiful ramparts and stunning hill-top views is 20 minjutes drive away. Local markets close by can be found at Bressuire, Airvault, Parthenay and Thouars (all within 25 minutes drive). The Deux-Sevres region has a mild micro-climate and is the second sunniest region in France, benefitting from the warmth of the La Rkochelle Basin. There are many tourist attractions in the region including the Puy du Fou, a picturesque park of over 40 hectares where one can take in chariot racing in a Roman amphitheater, breathtaking displays of falconry, jousting and much more. Within an hour's drive is the Marais Poitevin, a maze of waterways and luxuriant vegetation, known as la Venise Vert, or green Venice. It can be accessed from Coulon, officially one of the most beautiful villages in France. Take a trip on a guided punt, or explore it on a self-guided trip. Futuroscope, the famous theme park of the moving image, offers adventures on land, sea and in outer space using the latest projection system technology. Other towns to visit include Saumur and its Cadre Noir (national Skchool of Horsemanship), and Chinon, site of a medieval castle and the unique gardens of Villandry, all about an hour's drive. The Loire Valley, famous for its chateaux and wines, offers some exceptional scenery. The Mervent Forest, situated on the banks of a lake, has something to offer everyone, including walking, rock climbing, horse riding and mountain biking.
|-||Nightly rate||Weekly rate||Monthly rate||Min. Stay||Change-over|
|Rate summary||£172 - £315||£1,200 - £2,200||-||3 Nights||-|
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|Local Tourist Tax - Payable by adults only||Mandatory||£0.85||Daily - per person|