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Gite With Pool In The Country



Updated: 14-Sep-2016
Gite in Vix, Marais Poitevin, South Vendee - Calm And Relaxed Location In The Heart Of The Marais Poitevin

Our gite as two bedrooms plus a sofa that can be used as a third bed. In the gite you'll have a kitchen with fridge, oven, gaz burner, microwave and a washing machine. There is a shower and toilet in the gite. There is a barbecue area with private terrace. In the property there is a pond that you can use for fishing, a small forest where you can enjoy picnic and walk. There is a pool 5m by 10m with sun bed.

  • Sleeps 6
  • 2 Bedrooms
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Parking
  • Garden
  • Swimming pool
  • Barbecue
  • Internet
  • Washing machine
  • Accept Credit Cards

About the Owner

We are Christine and Claude Faivre. I'm 57years old and my husband is 62. We have been married for 40 years. We have two sons who are grown up and are making their own way in the world. We are grandparents , our granddaughter is 3 years old and her name is Margaux .My husband is a plumber, he is retired now. I was a seamstress and maked clothes for Hermès, St Laurent, Dior, Balenciaga, etc.I was laid off December 16th ,2014. We bought our house in 1982.It's a typical stone house in the" Marais Poitevin". It has been built in 1840 . It was an old farm and we have restored it. We opened the gite in 2007. We want to introduce our beautiful region to visitors who come to show how we live in the countryside.

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From the Owner

We bought our house in Vix, because we were both born in this area.We have given it the name ‘Le Bas des Vignes’ which means ‘Below the vines’. Our house can be found at the base of a vine covered slope. The ‘Marais Poitevin’ is very beautiful with special trees, called " Frenes" and countless Poplars and is famous for its many canals. The Marais Poitevin is also known as "La Venise Verte", the Green Venice. We are near rivers for fishing,beautiful Atlantic beaches,the enchanting Mervent forest,historic La Rochelle, Ile de Re, Puy du Fou, etc. In our local village you will find a butcher, baker, post office, banks, chemist,2 general stores. A quarter of an hour away in Fontenay le Comte the nearest town, you will find many services. Motorway's exit is a quarter of an hour from our house.

Activity and Interests

Nearest Airport : Nantes at 100 Kilometres Nearest Train : Niort or La Rochelle at 40 Kilometres Nearest Motorway : A83 at 10 Kilometres Nearest Restaurant : at Fontenay-le-Comte at 12 Kilometres Nearest Beach : La Faute-sur-Mer at 45 Kilometres Car: necessary

Special interest holidays:

Ideal for walkers and cycling riders.


45 min by car of the beach and town coast.


We are at 45 min of La Rochelle airport and 1h of Nantes airport. 3.5 hours from St Malo.


We are 15 mins from the nearest town center with all facilities like supermarket, bar tabac and banks.

Further Details:

We are in the heart of the Marais Poitevin. It's ideal for nature lovers. We are at 15min of Damvix where you can do horse riding and visit the country by boat.


Rental rates

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees
Refundable Damage Deposit £223
Stay tax €0 per night, per person. This amount will be due to the owner upon arrival. Does not apply to children under 18 years.

Booking Notes:
We ask a quarter of the payment up front for the reservation and another 250€ in case of damages of the location that we give back when you go. The rest of the payment can be done when you arrive.

Changeover Day:
Arriving Saturday 14h30 and you leave the next Saturday at 11h30.

Notes on prices:
Prices are for the property per week in euros.

25% to book
the full balance of the rent will be paid on arrival

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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Updated: 14-Sep-2016
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From the Owner

Our house is in a private and secluded spot. No noise, only the breeze in the poplars! Our house nestles in 3 hectares of land, so, we have many animals Quad the horse, Kalou the donkey, , sheep, ducks, geese, hens and Scratch our lovely dog. In Le Bas des Vignes, you will find space, peace and quiet. The swimming pool ( heating )waits for you to relax, the pond offers fishing and there are bicycles available to explore the local area. Quad, the horse, with his cart will take you for a ride too! On a private lake nearby, you can take out a small rowing boat with Claude. Claude and I will be happy to invite you into our home for a welcome drink. Here you will be able to taste specialties of our Marais Poitevin. Welcome to 'Le Bas des Vignes'.

Property Type

  • farmhouse


  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking
  • Washing Machine


  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob


  • Child's Highchair


  • Television

Pool / Spa

  • Heated Pool
  • Private Pool

Location Type

  • rural
  • village


  • churches
  • cinemas
  • forests
  • library
  • museums
  • naturist beach
  • pond
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • zoo

Leisure Activities

  • horse riding
  • outlet shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • medical services

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • cycling
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • hiking
  • swimming


  • Shower room 1 - Shower Enclosure
  • A cute little shower with sink and toilet.


  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Cot
  • Bedroom 2
  • Description of sleeping capacity: Sleeps 4/6 (2 Bedrooms) Notes on bedrooms: We have 2 bedrooms, 2 single beds and 1 double bed plus a double sofa bed.


  • Garden
  • Barbecue

Learn more about this holiday rental at the owner's website


  • Outside: We are located on a 3 acres of land (two acres of forest). There is a pond, swimming pool, barbecue and private terrace. Cleaning / Towels / Linen / Maid service: Everything is change before use of every renter. We do not include any towels. Other: A terrace with outside table and chairs. A private barbecue on the terrace is free to use.

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