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Rural. Pool. Close to Puy du Fou and Mervent-Vouvant forest - Le Rossignol

Pat Conway

Member since: 2007
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Speaks: english, french
Sleeps10
Bedrooms 4
Bathrooms2
Property type farmhouse
Minimum Stay 2 - 7 nights

Pat Conway

Member since: 2007
Speaks: english, french
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Within 12 hours
Response rate:
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Calendar last updated:
May 1, 2015
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Rural. Pool. Close to Puy du Fou and Mervent-Vouvant forest - Le Rossignol

Sleeps10
Bedrooms 4
Bathrooms2
Property type farmhouse
Minimum Stay 2 - 7 nights

Overview

La Chataigneraie Farmhouse Rental Photos and Description

All tastefully renovated, quality accommodation sleeping 4, 6 or 9

Our three properties are in a small hamlet near Cheffois in the Vendée, south of the Loire valley and between the cities of Nantes and Poitiers. They were built between 150 and 200 years ago but have been renovated and modernised over the last few years. The original farmhouse and barns have been converted to three properties - the farmhouse called Le Rossignol, and two gîtes, Les Lavandes and Les Hirondelles. They stand in around one acre of private and secluded gardens, with many areas of flowerbeds, lawns and shady corners. In the gardens is the shared pool with its terracotta coloured terrace and ample space for sun worshippers. To one side of the terrace is a gazebo where you can escape from the heat of the sun or, if you are energetic enough, play table tennis. There is even a more open area where, during the cooler parts of the day, the children (big and little!) can play football –even football nets are provided! Year round hire is available. All properties are non-smoking.

Details for Le Rossignol 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10, 2 Bathrooms

Le Rossignol has been finished in the traditional cream coloured plaster beneath a low slopping roof covered in the local curved tiles. You enter through two, heavy Vendéen green gates set in a high, thick laurel hedge. Going into Le Rossignol, you enter into a large, cool, tiled dining area with a well-equipped, open plan kitchen to one side and a splendid lounge, with its many settees and enclosed fireplace, to the other, again, both tiled and all with beamed ceilings. Off the lounge leads the stairs up to the four substantial, carpeted bedrooms, bathroom and shower room, both with W.C., all with the high, beamed ceilings that go right up to the apex of the house.
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pat Conway (Owner)
Member since: 2007
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Speaks: english, french
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
May 1, 2015

Why HomeAway

Sleeps10
Bedrooms 4
Bathrooms2
Property type farmhouse
Minimum Stay 2 - 7 nights
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Reviews

4.7
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Le Rossignol
average rating of 4.6666665 based on 3 reviews
5

What a find.

  • 5 of 5

If you are looking for a very relaxing and an extremely well equipped and spotlessly clean gite this is the place for you. We have just spent two weeks in this delightful gite... the views, the pool, the garden and the surrounding area superb. Everything you might need has been thought of.

A huge thank you to Pat and Ian for all their kindness to us.

  • Submitted: Sep 20, 2011
  • Stayed: Sep 2011
  • Source: HomeAway
5

Maison at La Gueriniere

  • 5 of 5

Just returned from our summer holiday 2011. We stayed in the lovely maison in this gite and maison complex. The maison was everything and more and we did not need to worry about anything. Pat and Ian have thought of everything that the holiday maker may need for a short or long stay in their superb property. The first thing we encountered was the maison handbook. I might add at this point that you would be hard pressed to find as much detail and needed info in some so called professional publications. The handbook was vital reading giving local info as well detailed info regarding the maison and appliances and pool. We had four adults and four children in our party and there was ample room, bedrooms, pots, pans, etc for all of us. The garden and pool area is excellent and we spent a full day catching the little gecko lizards that come out to sunbathe. The children loved the pool and football pitch and there was no danger of them escaping out of the property due to the gated garden. When we ate at home we loved the terrace and sat out till late evening with bottles of wine looking out over the countryside. The view is superb and we enjoyed every family meal here. Special moments like that stay with you forever. The pool is a good size and deep at one end which I found useful since I am fairly tall and there is nothing worse than being in a pool that only comes up to your waist. The shallow end was suitable for our kids as they could stand up in it and they loved playing with the inflatables. The wife and sister in law loved the sun loungers around the outside of the pool area and caught a few rays in the hot vendee sun. There are lots of great walks in the area and cycle routes if that is your thing and if like me you are into canoeing then Mervent (30 mins away) is for you. We spent a full day idling down the river / lake Mere - another special day! Due to it's location you will need a car, but everywhere is within reach. The max drive we had for a family day out was 1.5 hrs away. If you have never been to France before then please remember to visit the local tourist info office. They use a card system for all the places of interest and you can take one of each and plan your days out in advance. I would not hesitate to come back here and if my lottery numbers come up I will be making Pat an offer she can't refuse tho' I would not blame her if she didn’t. Thank you once again for a superb summer holiday 2011. Brian / Sam and girls. Darren / Mandy & boys

  • Submitted: Aug 20, 2011
  • Stayed: Jul 2011
  • Source: HomeAway
4

Agréables vacances en famille

  • 4 of 5

Nous étions curieux de découvrir cette "Maison" appartenant à des anglais. La description était précise, la situation également. Nous avons trouvé une maison propre, bien entretenue, comportant tout ce dont on peut avoir besoin quand on n'est pas chez soi. Nous avons apprécié tout particulièrement les produits d'entretien, les éponges neuves et les flacons de savon à la cuisine et dans les salles de bains. Beaucoup de propriétaires devraient s'en inspirer !

Cette location est à recommander sans hésitation. La visite du Puy du Fou restera un moment inoubliable pour toute la famille.

  • Submitted: Jul 29, 2012
  • Stayed: Jun 2012
  • Source: Abritel, from HomeAway

Map

Nearest Airport
104 Kilometres
Nantes
Nearest Barpub
4 Kilometres
Cheffois
Nearest Ferry
346 Kilometres
St. Malo
Nearest Train
25 Kilometres
Chantonnay
Nearest Motorway
32 Kilometres
Chantonnay
Nearest Restaurant
4 Kilometres
Cheffois
Nearest Beach
72 Kilometres
La Tranche sur Mer
Car: necessary

From our hamlet, La Guérinière, it is not far to Maillezais where you could take a punt to explore the green waterways of Le Marais Poitevin, or you could relax on the beach at La Tranche-sur-Mer. La Rochelle with its bustling, fortified harbour is only 35 miles further down the coast. You could even spend a whole day at Puy du Fou being delighted by their dramatic re-enactments of an invasion by Vikings or Roman gladiator fights and chariot racing in a huge coliseum, or, if the history and the future of film is your thing, then a visit to Futuroscope near Poitiers is a must. You could, of course, visit a museum - every town has a least one covering all manner of interests - or even try out a restaurant or two – there are many, sometimes in the most unexpected locations, around the area. For those who enjoy a local market, there is a big one at Fontenay-le-Comte every Saturday selling food, clothing, jewellery and some unusual gifts. Other local towns hold markets on different days.

Other Activities: Bungee-jumping, micro-light flying, paint balling

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Rates & Availability

From £94 Per night

La Chataigneraie Farmhouse Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Rental rates quoted in:
GBP
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
MID
May 17 2015 - Jun 27 2015
2 night minimum stay
£140
From
£150
Fri,Sat,Sun
£800
 
 
HIGH
Jun 28 2015 - Jul 25 2015
Changeover Day: Sunday
7 night minimum stay
£1,075
 
 
PEAK
Jul 26 2015 - Aug 29 2015
Changeover Day: Sunday
7 night minimum stay
£1,345
 
 
MID
Aug 30 2015 - Sep 12 2015
3 night minimum stay
£140
From
£150
Fri,Sat,Sun
£800
 
 
LOW
Sep 13 2015 - Nov 28 2015
2 night minimum stay
£94
From
£100
Fri,Sat,Sun
£540
 

Additional information about rental rates

Fees No additional mandatory fees
Refundable damage deposit £200.00
Stay tax £0.37 per night, per person. This amount will be due to the owner upon arrival. Does not apply to children under 13 years.
Notes In 2015 the pool will be open from 23rd May until 19th September.

Please contact us if, outside of the High and Peak Season, you wish to discuss rental periods other than in weeks or if you wish to have a start day other than a Sunday.
Please contact us for special rates for long term lets.

Cancellation Policy

Cancelled bookings will not receive a refund
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Amenities

La Chataigneraie Farmhouse Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • farmhouse (semi-detached)
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 135 m²
Location Type:
  • Rural
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Family
General:
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Parking ...
  • Parking Off Street
  • Sofa Bed
  • Telephone ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet
  • Wood Stove ...
Kitchen:
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 10 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower , Large and includes a modern double vanity unit.
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower
Bedrooms:
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 double
    Bedroom 2 - 1 double , 1 twin/ single , The single bed is a 6'x3' fold-up
    Bedroom 3 - 3 twin/ single
    Bedroom 4 - 1 double , 1 twin/ single , The single bed is a 6'x3' fold-up
  • All bedrooms have ample space for storage and hanging clothes The settee in the dining area can be folded down to make a comfortable double bed to give greater flexibility with sleeping arrangements. A fold-up (travel) cot is available if requested when confirming your booking.
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games ...
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Television
Outside:
  • Barbecue
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Porch / Veranda ...
  • Unscreened Porch / Veranda
  • 12 garden chairs
  • 6 beach chairs
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • Outdoor Pool
Attractions:
  • autumn foliage
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • forests
  • library
  • live theater
  • museums
  • pond
  • restaurants
  • ruins
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • horseback riding
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • sailing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
The balcony/veranda is amply large enough for ten guests - and even some friends - to dine on and opens directly off the dining area and lounge through french windows. Elderly and/or infirm guests have stayed here but please be aware that there is no W.C. downstairs. A child's high chair is available if requested when confirming your booking. Although not specifically a low allergen environment, none of our bedding or other furniture contains feathers. The pool has an area of about 50 square metres with both deep and shallow ends and is fenced to comply with French regulations for outdoor pools.

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