La Tannerie is a beautiful old stone farmhouse that has been fully renovated to a high standard and modernised. We are located in the Marais Poitevin region of France in the South Vendee.
Private heated swimming pool (7m x 4m), free WIFI throughout the property and terrace. 3 bedrooms comprising of 1 x king size and 2 x twin bedrooms, all with en-suite shower rooms, televisions are in each bedroom with english freesat channels.
The property is situated in the centre of a small village. The village has an award winning bakers, butchers, bar and tabac, pizzeria restaurant and take-away, convenience shop, as well as a chemist, post-office all of which are just a 2/3 minute walk from the property.
There is also a children's public play area in the village. Our village also offers two local award winning wine producers with wine tasting available.
10 minute drive from the renaissance town of Fontenay le Comte where you will find a variety of restaurants, weekly market, shops and large supermarkets. La Rochelle is just a 35 minute drive as are the famous Vendee sandy beaches For children, there are theme parks locally and the re-knowned Puy de Fou park within an hours drive. A superb nature zoo just 10 minutes away or one of the best aquarium's in La Rochelle. We are within an easy drive to the Marais Poitevin, Mervent-Vouvant forest or if you feel like staying local, borrow our bikes and enjoy a cycle along the river banks and see the beautiful canal views and wildlife.
Excellent access by air from La Rochelle, Nantes and Poitiers airports or by car from the channel ports.
The downstairs comprises of a large open plan kitchen / dining room with patio doors to the garden and swimming pool. The kitchen is modern and fully equipped with two electric ovens, 5 ring gas hob, American style fridge/freezer with water dispenser, dishwasher, micro-wave and Tasimo coffee machine. Separate utility area with washing machine.
The family lounge has two, three-seater settees and a reclining chair, wide-screen TV with English freeview and DVD player. There is a selection of DVD’s and family board games for your use.
There is a second lounge which overlooks the patio and garden, with a double settee and two chairs. There are also a selection of books for you enjoy during your stay. There is also a downstairs toilet and sink.
Upstairs are the three en-suite bedrooms. Bedding, bath towels and a hair dryer are provided in each room. We can also provide a cot, high chair and a baby bath on a stand.
There is a large attractive patio area with a table, chairs and sun loungers excellent for relaxing and enjoying your meals outside. The garden is walled and secured and includes a lawn area as well as a beautifully maintained flower area and kitchen garden. All outside areas are maintained to a high standard and both pool and garden will be maintained by the owners during your stay. A stainless steel charcoal barbeque is also provided for you use.
Exclusive use of the private heated swimming pool which is 4m x 7m. Please bring your own pool/beach towels. Heated mid May – Sept depending on weather). Sun loungers and chairs are provided around the swimming pool for your comfort.