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Character house early nineteenth, charm and comfort, with swimming pool, near the sea

Bedrooms 9
Space 5,920 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 - 7 nights


About the property

Spacious house for 18 people. with 9 bedrooms / 6 bathrooms in 10 hectare park

In the heart of the Pays de Retz between Nantes and Pornic lies the area of ​​Pierre-Lifting the forest Princé.

Former hunting lodge burned during the Revolution, the current residence, rebuilt in 1810, is surrounded by a large park with a pond.

This beautiful but discreet domain is a privileged holiday resort for to stay with family or friends and discover the activities of the Atlantic coast and the Nantes region. The 4 * in furnished accommodation in 2015.

On request, weekends and bridges: possible mid-September to mid-June.

Fully restored, this spacious home has 9 bedrooms, 6 bathrooms, 6 toilets and combining ancient charm, comfort and modernity over 2 floors.

On the ground floor, living rooms with fireplace, game room, large dining room and kitchen offer great reception and living spaces for a comfortable stay in a family.

1st floor: large landing leads 5 spacious and bright bedrooms, 4 bathrooms and 3 toilets.

The 2nd floor has 4 large bedrooms and 2 bathrooms (WC), which have stunning views over the park.

More Details

Catherine Faulquier
Member since: 2014
Speaks: english, french
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
March 12, 2018


Chéméré House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
  • Housekeeper Included
Floor Area:
  • 5920 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 18
  • children welcome ...
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Near The Ocean
  • Rural
  • Family
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Raclette Machine
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 20 people
  • 5 Bathrooms
  • - toilet , combination tub/shower
    - toilet , shower
    - toilet , shower
    - toilet , shower
    - toilet , shower
    - tub , shower
  • All bathrooms have bath mat and towel rail radiators
  • 9 Bedrooms, Sleeps 18
  • Children's bedroom - 3 twin/ single , 1 person bed and bunk beds, cabinet/wardrobe, table, chairs
    Blue bedroom - 1 double , queensize bed, cabinet/wardrobe, table, chairs...
    Grey bedroom - 1 queen , Kingsize bed, large cabinet/wardrobe, table, chairs,
    Red bedroom - 1 double , Queensize bed, large cabinet/wardrobe, desk, armchairs
    Balcony bedroom - 1 queen , kingsize bed, dresser, table, chimney and mirror
    Pond bedroom - 1 queen , Kingsize bed, dresser, cabinet/wardrobe, table, chairs
    Avenue bedroom - 3 twin/ single , 3 single beds, dresser, cabinet/wardrobe, table, chairs
    Marine bedroom - 2 twin/ single , 2 single beds, cabinet/wardrobe, table, chairs
    Empire bedroom - 1 twin/ single , 1 large single bed, dresser, cabinet/wardrobe, mirror
  • All rooms are equipped with single or double beds, bedside tables with lamps, dressers and wardrobes with cupboards, tables, chairs, carpets, curtains ...
  • Books
  • Game Room
  • Games
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Toys
  • Balcony
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Heated Pool
  • Private Pool
  • autumn foliage
  • bay/sound
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • forests
  • marina
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • outlet shopping
  • scenic drives
  • thalassotherapy
  • walking
  • water sports
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • mountain biking
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing
On request and according to your needs, we can offer home cooks or caterers for the organization, the preparation of meals there: family reunion, an event party or just offload stewardship during a weekend or holiday ...


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Character house early nineteenth, charm and comfort, with swimming pool, near the sea
average rating of 4.982143 based on 56 reviews

Historic and comfortable

  • 5 of 5

Over the years we have rented some great places in Normandy and Brittany for our family reunions. Domaine de Pierre Levée exceeded our expectations and was perfect for our needs. The house is as described on the website but far more beautiful than pictures can show. We spent 2 wonderful weeks in Pierre Levée this July / August of 2015.

The history of the house is impressive. There is even an ancient menhir in the surrounding Princé forest. It is a quiet location with working farms nearby. We would often see the neighbor’s horses and foal stroll into view. Our early risers saw deer in the field. It’s a great area for biking, running or long walks.

The kitchen is modern & updated but has a beautiful old fireplace with a large table in front of it. There is an extra refrigerator/freezer in the next room and a well-equipped laundry room. Although there are antiques everywhere, the house does not feel like a museum. The decoration is cozy, with warm colors and we felt at ease. We were happy to be able to use the piano in the TV room.

The website picture does not really show how many people the dining room can hold. For our stay the dining room table was extended to seat 18-20 guests comfortably. We had most of our meals outside. There is a BBQ and more than enough tables and chairs to accommodate a large group.

Bedrooms are beautifully decorated. Many have renovated en suite bathrooms. The master bedroom has a balcony overlooking the pond and meadows. “The Napoleon bedroom” was an instant success.

We received a warm welcome from the owners when we arrived and they were there when we left. Owners and neighbors were very helpful and accommodating. We admire the owner’s efforts to restore and conserve the history of their property and appreciate they share it with visitors.

We can highly recommend this rental to friends / future vacationers and would love to come back ourselves. We have even been wondering how awesome the house would be in the winter time!

The Hendrikse & Creces families from the Netherlands, Belgium and USA.

  • Submitted: Sep 19, 2015
  • Stayed: July 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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Beautiful home, perfect for family reunion!

  • 5 of 5

Domaine de Pierre Levée is a beautiful home in a convenient location, absolutely perfect for family reunions. We stayed here last week with our extended family (a group of 18, ranging in age from 10 to 75) and the house accommodated all of us perfectly. It was spacious, clean, and inviting, with a large dining room and living room, ideal for family gatherings. We have stayed at many houses over the last decade and none was as beautiful or elegant as this one. The location of the house also provides easy access to different regions of France. It is close to the city of Nantes and the beach at Pornic, and it is also relatively easy to use the house as a launching pad for trips to Brittany and Normandy and to the castles and vineyards of the Loire Valley. We had a wonderful time at Pierre Levee and would highly recommend it!

  • Submitted: Aug 1, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

Nous avons passé un fabuleux week-end dans cette maison à l'occasion de mon anniversaire en famille.

Après l'accueil chaleureux de la propriétaire nous nous sommes très vite senti dans l'endroit idéal.

Vous n'aurez pas besoin de connection internet, parce que l'atmosphère des lieux se chargera de vous (re)connecter avec vos proches...

...Lors d'un apéritif avec nos parents près d'un grand feu de cheminée

...Lors des plats préparés avec mes sœurs dans une cuisine conviviale et bien équipée

...Lors du repas dans cette salle à manger spacieuse où l'on pourrait rester des heures à rire et à refaire le monde

...Lors d'une nuit ou chacun à son espace et chaque chambre son caractère. Par ailleurs l'insonorisation est très bonne. La literie et le linge de lit sont confortables et propres. Les salles de bains sont toutes rénovées et propres.

...Lors d'un réveil avec la vue sur le parc embrumé qui s'étend au dessus l'étang

...Lors d'une balade dans les bois, d'une danse dans le salon avec les enfants ou un air de piano dans le petit salon ...

N'allez pas plus loin, voici une vraie perle rare ! Un grand merci Catherine

  • Submitted: Mar 11, 2017
  • Stayed: March 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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The perfect house for a family gathering.

  • 5 of 5

We were a party of 16, 3 generations comprising 9 adults and 7 children. The house more than catered for our needs and far exceeded our expectations. The owners had thought of everything and could not do enough for us even down to sourcing a car seat for one of the grandchildren. Everyone could easily amuse themselves all day without leaving the property although we obviously did. The beaches, Nantes, Pornic, the U Boat pens and the bunker were some of the many highlights not forgetting the expeditions to the local vineyards! We would thoroughly recommend Domaine de Pierre Levee.

  • Submitted: Aug 23, 2016
  • Stayed: August 2016
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Spacious house and outdoors, good comfort

  • 5 of 5

We stayed at Pierre Levee for a week with 16 people. The house is very nicely renovated, all comfort is there. Plenty of bed- and bathrooms for our group. We have had lovely weather which meant we could enjoy the large gardens for BBQ, volleyball, football or some fishing. The area is quiet which makes you feel there is nobody around. The pool is very nice, quite large and the heating is good.

The state of the house, the gardens and the pool are excellent.

Nantes is nearby, the sea at Pornic, and a bit further at La Baule is only a short drive by car.

We have enjoyed our stay very much, no negatives and recommend this house to others.

  • Submitted: Jul 18, 2016
  • Stayed: July 2016
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Super house, full of character

  • 5 of 5

We had a wonderful week at Pierre Levee as a family group of 15, including 7 children, parents and grandparents. The house suited our needs perfectly and we were impressed with the way the kitchen, bathrooms etc. had been modernised while maintaining the original character of the house. The children loved the pool and had great fun with the rowing boat on the lake and there was plenty of room for games of football, cricket, tennis and of course boules.

There are many possibilities for outings in the area although the children were reluctant to leave the house and grounds! The owners were very friendly, welcoming and helpful and speak excellent English.

  • Submitted: Jun 22, 2016
  • Stayed: May 2016
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Nearest Airport
28 Kilometres
Nantes Atlantique
Nearest Golf
18 Kilometres
Nearest Train
35 Kilometres
Nearest Motorway
30 Kilometres
A 11
Nearest Beach
15 Kilometres
Pornic, La Bernerie
Car: necessary

- Pornic (18 km): Breaks, casino, golf, boat rentals, rentals and internship catamarans and windsurfers, Aquacentre Val St Martin (pool, sauna, steam room), the center of quads, walk along the coastal footpath , shops and restaurants, beaches, creeks, ...

- St Brevin (35 km): casino, bowling, sailing, kite surfing, shops and restaurants, large sandy beaches ...

- Port St Père (17km): animal theme park 'Planète Sauvage'

- Frossay (15 km): Amusement 'Deer Trail' Park, Adventure Park 'Escal'arbres' Zip Lines, Paintball ...

- Between Arthon and Vallet: cellar tours and Muscadet Loire wines ...

- Noirmoutier (55km): visit of the island, access by bridge

- Ile d'Yeu (70 km): boat access via Fromentine

- Nantes (35 km): Dobrée Museum, Museum of Fine Arts, Museum of Natural History, Jules Verne Museum, Planetarium, Museum of Naval Maille-Breze, Castle and Museum of the Duchess Anne, 'The Island Machines' and the great elephant ...

- Northern Loire, St Nazaire (45 km): visit shipyards,

- Northern Loire (65 km): Parc de la Brière Missillac

- Northern Loire (60 km): Guerande, medieval city, the peninsula Croisic, the wild coast of Batz sur Mer, La Baule, Pouliguen ...

- Vendee, Le Puy du Fou (119 km): historical theme park: the 'Great Courses' Cinéscénie ...

- In Vendée, many beaches between St Jean de Monts, St Gilles Croix de Vie and Les Sables d'Olonne ...


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Fees No additional mandatory fees
Stay tax $1.85 per night, per person. This amount will be due to the owner upon arrival. Does not apply to children under 18 years.

les tarifs de location incluent :
- les frais de chauffage et les dépenses d'électricité sous réserve d'une consommation normale, (thermostat de température à 19/20°)
- le bois de chauffage (cheminée)
- une prestation "ordinaire" de ménage en fin de séjour,
- Le cas échéant, une prestation "maximale" sera forfaitairement facturée à 250 €

Owner's Cancellation Policy

Canceled bookings will not receive a refund

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