Old character cottage in south Vendee

Gite in Pays de la Loire
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Description

Located between the Marais Poitevin known as the Green Venice and the forest, not too far from La Rochelle, our gite, very comfortable for 4 people, is located in the peaceful setting of a small south Vendée Hamlet.
The cottage, awarded 3 epis and 3 stars for comfort and charm, is situated in the quiet village of St Michel le Cloucq, 5 kms from Fontenay le Comte, 50 kms from La Rochelle and the beaches of the Atlantic. The ideal base for exploring and enjoying the Vendee Region.
A rustic cottage fully restored to its original appearance, with exposed stone walls, wooden beams and wooden floor and tiled ground floor. It is furnished with antique French country style comfortable furniture.
Ground floor : a large living room with a fireplace, a fully fitted modern kitchen, bathroom and separate WC. Utility room. One double bedroom with en suite shower room. (bed 1.60 mt wide)
Upstairs : a double bedroom with one 1.40 mt wide bed, one mezzanine bedroom with two single beds, each 1.20 mt wide.
Facilities included :
Chimney, 1 satellite TV with English, german, dutch, Spanish … channels, 1 french TV, videorecorder/player, DVD player, telephone, mini hi-fi, games, books and video cassettes, free wifi internet connection.
Dishwasher, microwaves oven, full oven, washing machine, deep freezer.
All rooms have electric heating.
To enhance comfort for a restful and enjoyable stay, there are a 500 square meters private garden, a stone patio with garden furniture, a large outdoor roofed dining area with rustic furniture and a purpose built chimney-barbecue.
Bathroom towels, house linen, and bed linen is provided, the beds are made prior to arrival.
The gîte is open all year round.

Location

Address: 23 Rue de la Gravée, 85200 Saint-Michel-le-Cloucq, France
Zip/Postal Code: 85200
Latitude/Longitude: 46.48464280510764 / -0.7519922256469727
Nearest airportLa Rochelle55 km
Nearest beachL'Aiguillon sur Mer55 km
Nearest boulangerieLa Lutine1 km
Nearest ferry portSaint Malo325 km
Nearest marketFontenay le Comte5 km
Nearest restaurantFontenay le Comte5 km
Nearest riverLa Vendée2 km
Nearest supermarketLeclerc5 km

Directions

The cottage is about an hour away from Nantes, La Rochelle and Poitiers airports.. Nantes is served by Ryanair flights from Leeds Bardford and East Midlands.

La Rochelle is served by Ryanair flights from London Stansted , Dublin and Cork. Jet 2 fly to La Rochelle from Leeds Bradford and Edinburgh.

The cottage is also convenient for self drive customers driving from either the short channel crossings or by the overnight Brittany Ferries Portsmouth to St Malo route which is ideal.

Neighborhood

The cottage is situated in the quiet and hilly village of Saint Michel le Cloucq, above Fontenay le Comte, in a peaceful street.
The village is on the edge of the forest with many places for walking and cycling.
Only 50 km from the renowned sailing part and beautiful city of La Rochelle and the beaches of the Atlantic.
The islands of Ré, Aix or Oléron are just off the coast. Few kilometers away there is Le Marais Poitevin, also known as the Green Venice, with its green canals for idyllic boating and fishing.
The river Vendee ideal for fishing is less than 5 km away.
Approx an hour away is Futuroscope, the science and technology theme park near Poitiers The Puy du Fou historic theme park with its day attractions, the summer evening concerts and displays is within 60 km.
There are several good restaurants within a reasonable distance and the owners will be happy to give you a small taste of some of the regional specialities here.
The village is on the edge of a large forest and there are lots of places to walk and cycle. Less than 5 kms from the house is the River Vendée where you can fish and there is good fishing and boating on the canals of Le Marais Poitevin (12 kms). Lac de Chassenon has a beach with supervised swimming.
Fontenay le Comte (5 kms) has good shopping, supermarkets, restaurants and a weekly market.
The Vendee apart from its beauty, is filled with history and fine architecture, notably the Abbaye de Maillezais and the Abbaye Royale in Nieul. Niort (30 kms), set on the River Sèvre, has a castle built by Henry Plantagenet and Richard the Lionheart and some lovely old houses around Rue St-Pierre, as well as an attractive art museum.

Accommodation, facilities, utilities

All properties
Gite , 100 sq. m.
Bedroom(s)
2 Bedroom(s), 4 Sleeps
Cots: 1
Double bedrooms: 1
Double bedrooms en-suite: 1
Twin bedrooms: 1
Bathroom(s)
2 Bathroom(s)
Baths: 1
Showers: 1
Toilets: 2
Wash basins: 2
View
Village views
Holiday type
Activity holidays
Family holidays
Romantic holidays
Rural holidays
Rustic holidays
Board
Self catering
Access
Private car park
Parking
1 Cars
Off street
Utilities
Telephone
General facilities
Garden
Garden furniture
Parking
WiFi
Indoor facilities
CD Player
Coffee Maker
Dishwasher
DVD Player
Fireplace
Freezer
Fridge
Fridge freezer
Iron and Board
Microwave
Phone
Satellite TV
TV
Washing machine
Outdoor facilities
BBQ
Patio
Terrace
Services
Cleaning extra
Linen inclusive
Towels inclusive
Local activities
Cycling
Fishing
Walking

Availability

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Rates

-Nightly rateWeekly rateMonthly rateMin. StayChange-over
WeekWeekend
Rate summary £39.60 - £88 £272.80 - £611.60 - 7 Nights -

Policies

Check in: 16:00 / Check out: 10:00
Payment options
Paypal, Bank transfer, Checks
Prices include normal electricity expenses, water, towels, house linen and bed linen. Prices exclude additional consumption of electricity for heating and wood for fireplace.
The rental price excludes end of stay cleaning. End of stay cleaning is the responsibility of the departing client(s). A supplement of Euros 60 may be paid to provide this service
Deposit of 25% is requested at time of booking with balance due 4 weeks prior to arrival.
We accept bank transfer or cheque only in Euros.

Changeover Day: change over day is a Saturday
Suitability
Pets: No
Smoking: No smoking
Children: Yes, great for kids
Long term rentals: No
Elderly or infirm: Not suitable
Wheelchair: No

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