The property is situated in the centre of a small village. The village has an award winning bakers, butchers, bar/ 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. 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.
A converted Scierie (saw mill) our apartment has been completely modernised whilst maintaining some of its original features including stone walls, original “A” frame bean and oak lintels over the windows. It is located on the first floor with its own front door and stairs. La Petite Tannerie is suitable for couples. It comprises of an open plan kitchen / dining room / lounge overlooking your own terrace area. The kitchen is modern and fully equipped with electric oven, 4 ring electric hob, fridge/freezer and micro-wave. There is a modern style dining table for 4 people. Separate utility area with washing machine and storage area is located on the ground floor. The lounge has two, two-seater settees, wide-screen TV with English freeview and DVD player. There is a selection of DVD’s and books for you to enjoy during your stay. Free WIFI is available throughout the apartment and terrace area.
Bedroom One = Double bed, 2 bedside tables with drawer, space saver wardrobe with shelving
Bedroom Two = Double bed, 1 bedside table with drawer, space saver wardrobe with shelving
The family shower room comprises of toilet, washbasin with built in cupboard, shelving and mirror, shower cubicle.
Bedding, bath towels and a hair dryer are provided.
Please bring your own pool/beach towels
The apartment comes with its own terrace area and includes a charcoal barbeque, table and chairs, perfect for relaxing in the sun. You can also benefit from the heated swimming pool (shared) (4m x 7m) (opened mid May - mid Sept subject to weather) and sun loungers located within the Farmhouse just across from the apartment. All outside areas are maintained to a high standard and both pool and garden will be maintained by the owners during your stay. The property has a secure car park.