About the property
- Half Baths0
- Minimum Stay3 nights
An Apartment in a rural setting, close to many attractions.
An apartment which is in a separate annex attached to the main house with its own entrance and stairway. There is a bedroom with a double bedroom and hanging space, which has a good view of the garden. There is a bathroom with shower and a separate wc. The main room has a large IKEA sofabed which can sleep one person comfortably.
There is television and wi - fi. There is a new cooker and cooking utensils, an electric kettle and toaster, with a wash basin. For dining there is a corner table with chairs and seating.
The apartment is in a garden setting and visitors would have full access to the garden and the patio. The garden includes a croquet lawn for croquet or badminton, a fish pond and extensive walkways. There is a variety of plants, flowers and trees.
Scille is a quiet location in the Frernch countryside, but is only 3 kilometres from the village of Absie, which has banks, cafes and restaurants, a post office, and a supermarket with a petrol station.
Scille is within easy driving distance of La Rochelle and Sables d'Olonne on the French Atlantic coast. The historic city of Poitiers is close with the famous attraction of Futuroscope. The Puy Du Fou attraction is even closer. The town of Niort is a forty minute drive away and the TGV to Paris takes about two hours from Niort. Coulon in the Poitevan Marais with its restaurants, boat rides and art workshops is 34 kilometres away and the picturesque village of Vouvant, with its art workshops, ancient church and coffee shops is only 19 kilometres away.
The owners of the house will be in residence and this would be a perfect location for a holiday for a small family, for garden lovers, or for visitors wishing to explore this part of France.
There is fishing, swimming, golf, riding and other activities available locally. For walkers, the house is on an official rambling route and there is plenty to interest ornithologists.
- Response time:
- within one hour
- English, French, German
- Calendar last updated:
- Sep 25, 2017
About John Lillywhite
I am a retired History teacher who has taught in leading schools in the UK and abroad. I am married with four grown up children. My hobbies are gardening and reading.
John Lillywhite purchased this Apartment in 2000
Why John Lillywhite chose Scillé
Scille is in the Deux Sevres is only 3 kilometres from the Vendee border and this part of France, which was for centuries ruled by English Kings, is full of historic cities such as Poitiers, Nantes, Bordeaux, [ now with its new Museum of Wine ] and La Rochelle. The house is not overlooked, has plenty of parking space for visitor's cars or vehicles, and an extensive and interesting garden.
What makes this Apartment unique
La Cure, Scille, has a unique atmosphere. From the garden the church bell can be heard throughout the day and Mass takes place there every three or so weeks. Bird life includes woodpeckers, owls, cuckoos and buzzards at various times of the year and animal visitors include a red squirrel.
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Check-in: 4:00 PM
Check-out: 11:00 AM
100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date. 50% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date. You must contact the owner directly to request cancellation.
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The apartment is only 61 kilometres from the Puy Du Fou and 81 kilometres from Futuroscope, two of the greatest family attractions in France. La Rochelle with its beaches and old city is only 79 kilometres away and the Poitevan Marais is only 29 kilometres away. The special fishing centre at Pescalis is 14 kilometres away.