La Belle Echappee (The Beautiful Escape)

Chateau / Country House in Poitou-Charentes
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Description

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.

Location

Address: 4 Rue Des Fosses, 79350 Faye-l'Abbesse, France
Zip/Postal Code: 79350
Latitude/Longitude: 46.83078099999999 / -0.3556590000000597
Nearest airportPoitiers55 minutes
Nearest bar / pubBar/Pizzeria, Faye L'Abbesse0.5 km
Nearest beachLes Sables D'olonne90 minutes
Nearest boulangerieFaye L'Abbesse0.5 km
Nearest doctorDr Michel Dominoe0.5 km
Nearest ferry portSt Malo180 minutes
Nearest marketBressuire12 km
Nearest restaurantBar Restuarant, Faye L'Abbesse0.5 km
Nearest riverThouet1 km
Nearest supermarketVival, Faye L'Abbesse0.5 km
Nearest train stationBressuire12 km

Directions

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.

Neighborhood

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.

Accommodation, facilities, utilities

All properties
Chateau / Country House , 150 sq. m.
Bedroom(s)
5 Bedroom(s), 16 Sleeps
Cots: 3
Double bedrooms: 3
Double bedrooms en-suite: 1
Twin bedrooms: 1
Bathroom(s)
3 Bathroom(s)
Baths: 2
Showers: 3
Toilets: 5
Wash basins: 6
View
Countryside views
Village views
Holiday type
Family holidays
Romantic holidays
Rural holidays
Board
Self catering
Access
Private car park
Parking
6 Cars
Off street
Utilities
Tv Cable
General facilities
Balcony
Garden
Garden furniture
High speed internet
Parking
Pool table
WiFi
Indoor facilities
CD Player
Central heating
Coffee Maker
Dishwasher
DVD Player
Fireplace
Fridge
Fridge freezer
Iron and Board
Microwave
Satellite TV
Sky TV
Washing machine
Outdoor facilities
BBQ
Gas BBQ
Heated pool (private)
Patio
Terrace
Services
Laundry inclusive
Linen inclusive
Towels inclusive
Local activities
Boule
Cycling
Fishing
Golf
Horse riding
Swimming
Tennis
Walking
Other activities
Canoeing (30 minutes)
Climbing (20 minutes)
Fishing (20 minutes)
Golf (12 km)
Horse riding (12 km)
Pedaloes (30 minutes)
Tennis (12 km)
Watersports (90 minutes)
Windsurfing (90 minutes)

Availability

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Rates

-Nightly rateWeekly rateMonthly rateMin. StayChange-over
WeekWeekend
Rate summary £172 - £315 £1,200 - £2,200 - 3 Nights -

Policies

Check in: 16:00 / Check out: 10:00
Payment options
Bank transfer
La Belle Echappee
Booking and payment terms

A non refundable deposit will be required to secure your booking of £300 within 7 days of making a booking, then the balance of the stay is due within 8 weeks of arrival date, also a Security deposit £200 (refundable if no damage to property and left in a clean and tidy condition). This will be returned by direct bank transfer as agreed with the Guest.
 Payment can be made by paypal, cheque or bank transfer to our UK bank account or French bank account
The property bookings run from Saturday to Saturday. However, if you do wish to arrive a day earlier (for example) it may be possible to accommodate you depending on availability. Likewise if you require a shorter break of 3 to 6 days in off peak times - I would be pleased to see what I can do.
Prices include hire of bed linen, electricity and towels – you will need to bring your own beach/pool towels. 
CHECK IN:- times are from 4.00pm and all guests must check out no later than 10:00 on the day of departure.  
Well behaved dogs(maximum of 2) are welcome however please note there is a charge of £25.00 per dog per week which is payable on arrival.                                       
Tax de sejour (Tourist Tax) is not included in the price and is payable on departure at the rate of 75 centimes per adult per night.
 The rates are quoted in pounds sterling.
Upon your arrival you'll be provided with a welcome basket, providing a few essentials (including a glass of something to quench the thirst) to help you along until you get out and about. ​

Please note: the property is non-smoking  
Children must be supervised at all times, especially in the grounds and near the pool area. Children’s safety remains the sole responsibility of the parents/guardians at all times.
No glasses (including bottles and cans) or sharp objects are allowed within the swimming pool area. The swimming pool is available April-October.
Use of the accommodation and all amenities is entirely at Guests’ own risk. Guests’ personal belongings, including motor vehicles, left in or around the property are entirely at Guests’ own risk. No responsibility can be accepted for loss or damage thereto.
In the event of cancellation by the Guest(s) the charges are as follows:
· 4 weeks or less before rental period begins, no refund is made.
· between 4 and 8 weeks before rental period begins, 25% of the total cost is refunded.
· more than 8 weeks before rental period begins 50% of the fee is refunded.
 If it is possible to re-let the property after the cancellation a full refund less £50/€62.50 admin fee will be made.

 Should you have any complaints about the property  please let me know and I will endeavour to solve the problem.

Included in Booking Policy
Security deposit
£200 security deposit, returned if no damage or breakages
Suitability
Pets: Some pets, please enquire
Smoking: No smoking
Children: Yes, great for kids
Long term rentals: Yes
Elderly or infirm: Yes
Wheelchair: No

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