Villa in La Baffardiere, Nr. Le Champs St Pere, Vendee, France

Luxury Villa With Private Heated Pool

Tranquil Location, 20 Minutes To Some Of The Best Beaches On Atlantic Coast

Sleeps 6 (3 bedrooms)

  • Rates: (GBP)

    £895 - £1695WEEKLY
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    • Property type:Villa
    • Sleeps:6 (3 bedrooms)
    • Bathrooms/Toilets:2
    • Pool with heating
    • Internet access

    Special offer:

    20% discount on all remaining dates in April/May and June 2015


    Property description

    Built in a traditional Vendeene style, Les Peupliers is situated in the unspoilt hamlet of La Baffardiere, which forms part of a protected area of outstanding natural beauty, within the River Yon Nature Reserve. The property sits in a quiet lane with no through traffic, from where there are many walks and cycle rides through wooded lanes and paths down to the River yon. The pretty village of Le Champs St Pere is only a short drive or bike ride away, where you will find a supermarket with petrol station, pharmacy, bakery, bar and restaurant and a market in the village square in Thursday mornings. 20 minutes to the North of Le Champs St Pere is the thriving university town of La Roche Sur Yon, and equidistant to the South is the historic, cathedral town of Lucon. The beautiful city of La Rochelle and exclusive Ile de Re are under 1 hour away.

    Accommodation description

    Bedroom 1 with en-suite bathroom: double bed, French windows.
    Bedroom 2 with full size twin beds (converts to double).
    Bedroom 3 with full size twin beds, TV and PS2 with games.
    All bedrooms have fitted wardrobes, drawers and mirrors with lights over.

    En-suite: bath with shower over, separate shower cubicle, bidet, wash basin and wc.
    Family bathroom: bath with shower over, separate shower cubicle, bidet, wash basin and wc.

    Fully fitted with Ikea units, built-in electric oven, halogen hob with extractor over, large fridge/freezer, dishwasher, microwave, coffee maker. You will also find essentials like washing up liquid, bin bags, cling film, salt and pepper grinders etc.

    Utility Room:
    Washing machine, sink, storage and door to front garden. There is also a clothes maiden, vacuum cleaner and other cleaning equipment such as floor brushes, mop and bucket etc.

    Living Rooms:
    2 sofas, plus a leather chair, extendable table and chairs, bookshelves with a selection of books and DVDs, flat screen satellite TV, DVD, IPOD dock with speakers and a CD player. There are 3 French windows in the lounge leading to the terraces and pool.

    The entrance hall has extra storage cupboards, cloaks area and telephone (for all incoming and local outgoing calls).

    Cleaning/Towels/Linen/Maid service:
    All bedding, some towels a welcome pack and end of stay clean are included in the rental price. Please bring bath sheets (if required) and beach towels.

    Barbecue, Pool Heating, Private Pool, Parking, Garden.

    Dishwasher, Fridge/Freezer, Hob/Stove, Iron, Microwave, Oven, Washing Machine.

    Central Heating, Cot, High Chair, Internet Access, Satellite, Telephone, TV.

    Location Type:
    River, Near ocean.

    Both the front and pool terraces have tables and chairs for outdoor dining and there is a charcoal BBQ. The pool area has 6 loungers and a parasol. Pool: 8 x 4m walled, private, heated pool with roman steps and underwater lighting. There is a lockable gate leading from the garden to the pool area and child safety features on the french doors leading from inside the villa to the pool. The pool is heated by a heat exchange system, which keeps it at a temperature approximately 6-8C above the ambient air temperature and is fully maintained and open from the beginning of April until the end of October. There is a full size outdoor table tennis table at the rear of the property. The villa is extremely private and set well back from the lane. There are double gates at the front, leading to the long gravel driveway with ample parking for several cars.



    Rental Period Per Night Per Week Per Month Min. Stay (Nights)
    28 March 2015 - 23 May 2015 £ 895.00 7
    23 May 2015 - 11 July 2015 £ 1195.00 7
    11 July 2015 - 29 August 2015 £ 1695.00 7
    29 August 2015 - 12 September 2015 £ 1195.00 7
    12 September 2015 - 31 October 2015 £ 895.00 7

    Notes on prices
    Prices for the property are listed in UK pounds. Prices include all services, pool heating, welcome pack, internet, local telephone calls, pool heating, bedlinen (beds made ready for your arrival, towels and end of stay cleaning.

    Special offer
    20% discount on all remaining dates in April/May and June 2015

    Changeover day
    Preferred changeover day is Saturday in Peak season, but with more flexibility at other times of the year.

    Booking notes
    A deposit of 20% is required to secure a booking, with the balance due 8 weeks before departure. A refundable damages deposit of 250 is also required with the full payment and will be returned within 2 weeks of departure.


    Villa in La Baffardiere, Nr. Le Champs St Pere, Vendee, France

    About the area

    In this area we are spoiled for choice when it comes to beaches. Our nearest beach is Longeville, which is approximately 20 minutes drive from the villa, is great for water sports and very safe for young children. Beautiful, unspoilt beaches also at Bourgenay, La Tranche-sur-mer, Les Sables and many others. Our favourite is 'La Terrier', which is part of the stretch at La Tranche and has a fantastic surfing beach, great beach bars, water sports and is never too crowded.

    For golfers there are excellent courses at Domangere in Nesmy (approximately 15 minutes) - golf course with the highest slope in France and at Port Bourgenay (approximately 30 minutes) - one championship standard course combining sea, forest and views from above the marina and also a second 18 hole pitch and put.

    How to get there
    Both the airports at La Rochelle (45 minutes) and Nantes (1 hour), are well serviced with flights from the UK, namely by the budget airlines Ryanair and Flybe. The house can be reached by motorway in under 3 hours from St Malo (4 hours Caen), into which Brittany Ferries have frequent sailings from Portsmouth and others We can offer guests traveling with Brittany Ferries a discount. Please contact us for further information and advice about traveling to the Vendee.

    Further Details
    Sailing, fishing, canoeing, horse riding and go-carting are all available locally and a Zip Wire Adventure Park is situated in the nearby Indian Forest. It is only a short walk from the villa down to the River Yon which also provides great fishing and cycling, with picnic areas and the local wine trail clearly signposted.

    Guest reviews

    2 reviews
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    Reviewed by: The Crafts, United Kingdom

    Reviewed: 21 September 2014

    Date of stay: August 2014

    "Excellent holiday"

    This is the 3rd time out of 4 years that we have stayed at this villa and it hasn't disappointed. If you want somewhere peaceful but still within reach of tourist areas then this is the place for you. The villa is very well equipped and maintained to a high standard. Natalie the house manager provides an excellent service if needed. We are looking forward to returning in the near future.

    Recommended for: Age 55+, sightseeing, families with teenagers, families with young children and romantic getaway

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    Reviewed by: Rainz, United Kingdom

    Reviewed: 1 September 2013

    Date of stay: August 2013


    Lovely, clean villa well equipped and beautiful. Amazing pool and terrace areas. We went to beach and towns advised by owners which were great but always wanted to get back to the villa and that amazing pool!!! Good place for holidaying with people with special needs, very roomy and well laid out especially the bathrooms. Owners very friendly and helpful. Will return again.

    Recommended for: Age 55+, families with teenagers, families with young children and people with disabilities

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    Guest comments

    We got back last night and wanted to tell you what a fantastic holiday we had. You've decorated and furnished the villa so beautifully, it's the nicest place we've ever stayed, so much so we would love to go again next year. We've never booked a holiday the day we got back before, but we all loved it so much. - S.Thompson, Herts

    Fabulous hospitality offered us in respect of the villa. Everything we could have wanted was available and we felt very much at home. The location was amazing as it covered rural, sea, and city. A perfect spot. - Elaine and Dave Wilkinson, Buckingham.

    Quite simply perfect in every way. - A&S Beckett, Wigan.

    We had a fantastic week at this beautiful holiday home. It is so welcoming and feels like home - I really could live here. Only down side is that the house is so nice we hardly left! Had fantastic days at the beach and the sun shone every day- beautiful. Would love to come back here very soon. - Thornton Family, Huddersfield.

    About the Owner

    We are an English family with 3 children.

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    Why this location?

    We chose to buy a holiday home in this area because we love the combination of peaceful, unspoiled countryside alongside miles of beautiful uncrowded beaches. It's the perfect place to relax, but we also like being able to dip into the more 'touristy' areas when the fancy takes us! The villa is where we spend most of our holiday time and so is furnished and equipped to a very high standard.

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