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Superb Rural Gite with Private Heated Pool

People6
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms2
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights
Popular Features
  • Barbecue
  • Washing Machine
  • Private Pool
  • Internet
  • Parking

Overview

About the property

Gite near Mouilleron En Pareds, Vendee, Pays de la Loire - Tastefully Converted Barn Set in Peaceful Vendeen Countryside

Sleeps up to 6 people (or 7 as a cot/day bed can be made available) offers a total floor space of 110 sq.m. It is situated approximately 2km from Mouilleron En Pareds which has a bakers, chemist,supermarket,banks,restaurants and a bar. The property has been awarded 3 keys by CléVacances for its level of comfort and facilities which includes a large kitchen/dining room, spacious living room with exposed beams, large master bedroom with an en suite shower room, 2 further bedrooms, separate bathroom with washbasin and a separate toilet.Outside there is a private entrance,parking and garden. The swimming pool, sun terrace and sun loungers are for the exclusive use of the gite guests, while a second shaded patio area provides outside dining with table and chairs plus a gas barbecue.There is also a games room with mini snooker, table tennis and darts board. We are affiliated with the local and regional tourist offices,listed with our mayor and are a registered & insured French business.


Owner
Roland Attenborough
Member since: 2007
Speaks English, French, German
Calendar last updated:
23 November, 2017

Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday house in Mouilleron-en-Pareds in Vendee

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Self-catering
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 16:00
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • rural
General:
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Area
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath (no shower) , Shower Enclosure
    Shower room 1 - Shower Enclosure
  • En-suite shower room to bedroom 1. Downstairs there is a bathroom with washbasin and heated towel rail and a separate toilet with washbasin.
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Cot
  • Description of sleeping capacity: Sleeps 6 (3 Bedrooms) Notes on bedrooms: Bedroom 1: king size bed, with fitted wardrobe & 2 chests of drawers.The en suite shower room has a vanity unit and heated towel rail. Bedroom 2: twin single beds with wardrobe & chest of drawers Bedroom 3: bunk beds with chest of drawers and a wardrobe
Entertainment:
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
Outside:
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
Pool / Spa:
  • Heated Pool
  • Private Pool
Attractions:
  • autumn foliage
  • forests
  • library
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • winery tours
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • horse riding
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • freshwater fishing
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • swimming
  • tennis
Notes:
Notes on accommodation: The gite is cleaned before your arrival and we only ask that you leave it in a tidy and presentable condition. It will also be cleaned on Saturdays if your stay is longer than a week, if required. Outside: The gite has its own private entrance, garden and parking area. The pool area consists of the heated pool (8x4m) with surrounding patio and sun loungers. There is a further patio area under the shade of a large walnut tree with table and chairs, plus a gas barbecue. There is a separate games room offering table tennis, mini snooker, table football and a darts board. The field in front of the gite has a larger play area for ball games. In total there are 5 acres of fields to explore, along with goats, chickens and ducks to feed. Cleaning / Towels / Linen / Maid service: All towels and bedlinen are provided however guests are asked to provide their own towels for around the pool. We supply dishwasher tablets, washing machine tablets, bin liners, cloths and cleaning materials.

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
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Superb Rural Gite with Private Heated Pool
average rating of 4.875 based on 16 reviews
5

Relaxing countryside gite in peaceful setting

  • 5 of 5

We had an excellent two week stay at La Bernerie. The pool was fantastic and was used everyday. Roland ensured it was clean and safe each day our stay. The range seating areas outside meant we could sit in the sunshine or the shade. This is a beautiful, clean, well maintained and well equipped gite in a quiet countryside setting. We found plenty of interesting local places to visit during our two week stay. Roland and Tracey were incredibly helpful both during the stay and before our visit - on hand and available if needed but also left us in peace to relax. We would certainly recommend this gite to anyone wanting to explore rural French life.

  • Review Submitted: 07-Sep-2017
  • Date of Stay: August 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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5

Fabulous accomodation ideal for families

  • 5 of 5

We had a lovely stay in this very well equipped gite. The pool and garden area were great to enjoy in the sunshine, whilst in the evening the lounge area was comfy, with British TV and added bonus. Great location only 1/ 2 hour from puy du fou which was amazing. The owners are friendly and helpful and great correspondence. Highly recommended to families wanting to visit the area.

  • Review Submitted: 06-Sep-2017
  • Date of Stay: August 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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5

A wonderful family holiday here - again!

  • 5 of 5

This was our second two week stay and once again we had a wonderful family holiday in this beautiful gite which feels like home (but much, much better!) Tracey and Roland are perfect hosts - discrete but there if needed and just a lovely couple who lead a fascinating and enviable life in this picturesque spot in the countryside. The gite is very clean and well equipped. Bedrooms and bathrooms upstairs and downstairs are great. We enjoyed many memorable al fresco family meals at the dining table under the large tree in the garden - after hours of fun in the swimming pool and often late into the evening, enjoying the quiet sounds and smells of nature. Many highly competitive table tennis tournaments were had in the games room. The best bread and pastries ever tasted are a short cycle ride away. The beautiful Mervent forest and fabulous children's park are a short drive away. Getting to the beach for the day was no problem if we wanted to venture a bit further. We ate very well in plentiful nearby restaurants. We will return for sure, we just love it!

  • Review Submitted: 17-Aug-2017
  • Date of Stay: July 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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4

Prima vakantiehuis

  • 4 of 5

We vonden het een zeer goed huisje. Ook voor onze kindjes was het ideaal. Alles was er voorzien. Goed uitgeruste keuken, ruime slaapkamers, verwarmd afgesloten privézwembad, proper... De eigenaars wonen vlakbij maar geven je alle privacy, wel praktisch als je hen iets wil vragen. Het huis is rustig gelegen, wie veel wil bezoeken moet wel bereid zijn om even onderweg te zijn. Voor wie de rust opzoekt is het ideaal.

  • Review Submitted: 28-Jul-2017
  • Date of Stay: July 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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5

Beautiful property with heated pool in the Vendee

  • 5 of 5

A revisit, our first ever one anywhere after many years, this being nine years after we first stayed. It was everything we remembered, both the property itself and the welcome from Tracey and Roland. The gite is close to the owners so there is support if required or you can just be left to your own devices. Your privacy if you so wish is secure, but Tracey and Roland are on hand if so desired and they are great, both through the whole booking process to payment and to returning your deposit as well as being friendly, helpful and informative when you are actually there. The gite is spotless, the back bedrooms remain cool which is great for the kids and you have a welcome basket upon arrival. The upstairs lounge is roomy and there is free view TV and the master bedroom is spacious with an ensuite. Outside we particularly like the great walnut tree which provides shade over an outside table, there is a spacious lawned area for any games or just a simple kick about and the pool is lovely and heated. There is also a games room. Locally in the town there is a boulangerie, a small supermarket and on a Friday night a bar that works with a fish and chip van. The menu of the day in the local restaurant was also good as witnessed by all the people dining at lunch time - simple, hearty fair with wine included. There are good supermarkets in both directions. A must if you stay is a visit to the Puy du Fou - brilliant, bonkers in some ways, but excellent and great entertainment for all the family with spectacular shows. It is only half an hour or so away. Whilst this time we did not do too much you can get to the coast if you so wish, we just had great fun trying all the local little roads and working our way to and from the gite. All in all, highly recommended and if you stay we wish you a great holiday! Our thanks to Tracey and Roland for another great week.

  • Review Submitted: 21-Jul-2017
  • Date of Stay: July 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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5

Fabulous - heel tof, sfeervol en rustig

  • 5 of 5

We've stayed 3d/4n at La Bernerie on half april and we've had a very good time there. The gite is wonderfull, cosy, well maintained and very well equiped and is situated in a calm rural town. Our children loved the games room.

Easy reachable by car form Belgium and north of France by the A11/A87.

We spend two days at Le Puy Du Fou and a day at the Vendée beaches.

We thank Roland and Tracey for there warm welcome, we greatly appreciate the supplied tea, coffee, milk, orange juice and local wine, honey and eggs for a good start of the holiday.

Een toffe, gezinsvriendelijke familiegite in een rustig landelijk gehuchtje. Netjes ingericht en volledig uitgerust. Goed bereikbaar met de wagen via de A11/A87. Bezoek Puy Du Fou en ook de stranden van de Vendée. Warm en vriendelijk onthaal en heel tof : een pakketje streekprodukten staat klaar op tafel. Ongezien.

  • Review Submitted: 02-May-2017
  • Date of Stay: April 2017
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Location

Nearest Airport
80 Kilometres
La Rochelle
Nearest Ferry
280 Kilometres
St Malo
Nearest Restaurant
2 Kilometres
La Table de Centre
Nearest Beach
60 Kilometres
L'Aiguillon sur Mer
Car: necessary

Coast/Beach:

The beautiful sandy Vendeen beaches are about an hour's drive away. Most have miles of golden sand , surfing and many have lifeguards and blue flag awards.The ancient ports and modern marinas of La Rochelle, Ille de Ré and Sables d'Olonne are just over an hours drive away and are a must for any boating enthusiasts.

Travel:

Nearest airports are Nantes and La Rochelle, both being approximately 75 minutes' drive. The Channel ports of St. Malo and Caen are approximately 4 hours' drive. Calais and the tunnel are 7 to 8 hours drive, longer in peak season. Use of a car is essential.

Distances:

La Bernerie is 2kms from Mouilleron En Pareds which is midway between Chantonnay and La Chataigneraie. Nantes and La Rochelle are approximately 75 minutes' drive and Poitiers (Futuroscope) is approximately 90 minutes' drive. Puy-de-Fou is 30 minutes' drive.

Further Details:

Mouilleron has two restaurants and a bar, a small supermarket, boulangerie and a couple of banks. There is also a pharmacy, doctor and dentist. Mouilleron has tennis courts and boule club (open to visitors during Summer).

There are a wide variety of restaurants and takeaways within a short drive.

Fishing is available at Lac Rochereau and Pescalis, horse riding in the nearby Mervent forest along with the zoo and air park, karting at Moncoutant, golf courses are about 45 minutes drive.

The theme park Puy de Fou is less than 30 minutes away and is well worth a visit being the only one of its' kind in Europe.

Further afield is Futurescope at Poitiers (one and a half hours).

There are regular markets in Fontenay le Comte and Niort selling a large range of local produce as well as smaller local ones, along with brocantes and vide greiners.

There are several local vineyards who offer advise and tastings.

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Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday house in Mouilleron-en-Pareds, Vendee

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
EUR
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
 
Winter
28 Oct 2017 - 30 Mar 2018
4 night minimum stay
£279
for 4 nights
£488
 
 
Spring
31 Mar 2018 - 25 May 2018
3 night minimum stay
£312
for 3 nights
£728
 
 
Early Summer
26 May 2018 - 29 Jun 2018
7 night minimum stay
£932
for 7 nights
£932
 
 
Summer
7 Jul 2018 - 31 Aug 2018
7 night minimum stay
£1,384
for 7 nights
£1,384
 
 
Early Autumn
1 Sep 2018 - 28 Sep 2018
7 night minimum stay
£932
for 7 nights
£932
 
 
Late Autumn
29 Sep 2018 - 26 Oct 2018
4 night minimum stay
£416
for 4 nights
£728
 

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees

Booking Notes:
25% deposit, full payment 8 weeks before arrival. Security deposit of £300 payable by bank transfer, which is returned by transfer or cheque as required, to be paid at the same time as the outstanding balance.

Changeover Day:
Normally Saturday to Saturday, however outside of peak season this may be negotiated with the owners. Part weeks and long weekends will also be considered. The property must be vacated by 10am and will be available by 3pm.

Notes on prices:
Prices are for the property per week in UK Pounds. As a fully registered business Taxe de sejour (holiday tax) is payable on our property, this is included in the price charged, details are available on request. Bookings for two weeks or more will receive a £50 per week discount. Please contact the owners for longer term winter lets and out of season or low occupancy discounts.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • Cancelled bookings will not receive a refund.
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