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Private Villa with Heated Pool and Huge Garden - Ideal for Families



Updated: 26-Oct-2016
Villa in Thouarsais Bouildroux, Pays de la Loire, Vendee. - Beautiful Mervent Forest and Vouvant only 10 minutes drive. Great Cycling and Walking Trails

The villa is a new build which with its modern conveniences and large garden is ideal for families catering for all ages. The property comprises of a large open plan sitting/ dining area with French windows leading to the outdoor veranda, dining area and swimming pool. It has four bedrooms, one double en-suite downstairs and a further 3 bedrooms upstairs one of which is also a double en-suite. The third bedroom has two single beds while the fourth bedroom is ideal for children sleeping three or four as required. A cot and highchair is also available. The large outside garden offers plenty of space for children to freely run around and play while the huge Oak trees give a welcome reprieve from the hot Vendee summers.

Heated pool from June to September. Exceptions in April and May for longer booking periods.

  • Sleeps 10
  • 4 Bedrooms
  • 2 Bathrooms, 1 Separate Toilet
  • Parking
  • Garden
  • Swimming pool
  • Barbecue
  • Internet
  • Dish washer
  • Washing machine
  • Towels provided
  • Linens provided
  • Bookable online

Top Traveller Review

About the Owner

We have been holidaying in this region for several years and now that we have our own place makes it even more special.

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3 Reviews

based on 3 holidaymaker reviews


Highly recommend

  • 5 of 5

This is our second visit to the Villa as we made a late booking last year as well which is a good indication of how we feel about it. It’s very spacious, lovely grounds with space to relax into and swimming pool. Internally the decor is done to a high standard and it is clean and tidy with nice touches which add to the customer experience. The owners responded quickly to any questions we had and have been very honest and reliable in our dealings with them. We have a young family and liked the location – quiet small village away from the hustle and bustle meaning dividing our time between pool days, beach days (really good beaches for young children about 1 hour away) and local towns so worked very well for us. Highly recommend it.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 23, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2015
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Lovely stay in the Vendee

  • 4 of 5

We had a great week in the villa. The property was clean and well maintained. The garden is huge and enabled us to play so many games with the kids. The pool was great too and lovely that it was so close to the house, meaning that we could keep on easy eye on the kids if we needed to.

The garden is private, with a high fence and hedge around most of it. It does border the village school, but when we were there the school was closed for the holidays so that wasn't a problem for us.

There's lots to do in the area. You have to drive to most of it, but it's not too far to things. La Rochelle worth a visit and the Mervent Forest and Marais Poitevan also nice for cycling around. The later has some very well marked out cycle rides that take you through some lovely villages.

I've given the Villa a 4 star rating as it would have been great to have air con in the bedrooms at night. Also would have been good to be able to put the bikes in the garage. However, that said, we had a great time. The place is lovely.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 17, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2015
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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An amazing villa

  • 5 of 5

This property was just perfect for us. We were two families of five sharing and we found that we had enough space to have a fantastic two week holiday here. It was clean and tidy and extremely well equipped. The pool was just perfect and the children lived in this for the whole two weeks of our stay.

The house is situated in an area which enable us to have some really good days out. Supermarkets are only a short drive away. We drove from Calais and if memory serves me right I think it took us four hours. Very easy and pleasant drive down.

I would definitely come back to this property for another holiday sometime. Thank you for a great holiday.

  • Review Submitted: Feb 1, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2011
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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From the Owner

The property is a new build. We love this area because of the climate and also the variety of activities it offers. Cycling, walking and day trips to the beaches.

Activity and Interests

Nearest Airport : Nantes at 100 Kilometres Nearest Ferry : St. Malo at 300 Kilometres Nearest Restaurant : La Caillère-Saint-Hilaire at 3 Kilometres Nearest Beach : Jard-sur-Mer at 70 Kilometres Car: necessary


There is a selection of lovely beaches under an hours drive.


St. Malo (3.5 hrs). Dieppe, Boulogne or Calais (4.5 - 6 hrs). Approx. 1hr to Nantes and La Rochelle airports and 1hr30 mins to Poitiers.


The nearest village La Caillere 2.5km away has a well stocked Spar, a boulangerie, a boucherie, a tabac, pharmacy a restaurant and hairdressers. Larger supermarkets are situated 10 minutes drive away at La Chataigneraie and most nearby towns have weekly markets selling fresh local produce. There is a wonderful seafood market at Fontenay le Comte. (20mins drive away).

Further Details:

Sample two lovely local restaurants – The Donjon at Bazoge en Pareds & The Pic vert in Vouvant. Under an hour’s drive to the wonderful Vendee beaches and close by to Mervent for canoeing, walking, cycling, fishing and adventure sports, Puy de Fou (France's premier historical theme park) and the tranquil canals of Marais Poitevin (Venise Verte). The lovely Mervant and Vouvant area is within ten minutes drive.

The Mervant forest is a haven for walkers and nature lovers and interesting features, many hidden away.

A man made beach with cafe and picnic tables offers the chance to lake swim in beautiful surroundings.

The Puy du Fou - In the north of the Vendee (just 45 mins away) this theme park for young or old is based on the history of the area, displaying events through live re-enactments of the highest quality; this is absolutely fabulous and many guests visit more than once. Don’t miss this!

La Rochelle-A beautiful and historic city just 60 mins away. The port is busy with yachts and from here you can go to the quay which has excellent restaurants. The 17th century town centre has extensive shopping facilities and the aquarium is the largest in Europe and has thousands of species from all over the world.

Wine - The local wines of the Vendee are well worth testing; there are a number of vineyards locally that offer tasting and direct sale.

The region enjoys a Mediterranean climate with long hot sunny days from May to September.

There are many attractions to explore: Chateux, churches, forests, boating, horse riding, bicycling and several weekly markets. There really is something for all the family, and if you do not fancy driving just relax by the pool with a glass of local wine.

Famous attraction parks, like Le puy du fou, le Futuroscope are close to here.


Rental rates

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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
Oct - Mid March
1 Oct 2016 - 24 Mar 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
25 Mar 2017 - 21 Apr 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
22 Apr 2017 - 26 May 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
June Half Term
27 May 2017 - 3 Jun 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Peak Season
2 Jul 2017 - 1 Sep 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Late Summer
2 Sep 2017 - 30 Sep 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
My Standard Rate
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees
Refundable Damage Deposit £300

Booking Notes:
30% Deposit is required to secure your booking with the remaining 70% being paid 8 weeks prior to your holiday. Payment is in Sterling or Euros and by direct bank transfer. Security Deposit £300 is fully refundable if no damage to property and left in a clean and tidy condition. Optional extra: End of stay cleaning service £80. No Pets and No smoking at this property.
NOTE: As Brittany Ferries Club Voyager members you can get up to 10% discount on your ferry booking if you book with us.

Changeover Day:
Change over is on a Saturday. Arrivals after 4pm and departures by 10am.

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Updated: 26-Oct-2016
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From the Owner

Heated Swimming pool and spacious garden for children to run around in and have fun.

Property Type

  • villa


  • Family


  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Tumble Dryer
  • Washing Machine


  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Hob ...
  • Toaster


  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Area


  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television

Pool / Spa

  • Heated Pool
  • Private Pool ...


  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome

Location Type

  • village


  • forests

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • cycling
  • fishing
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • swimming

Floor Area

  • 145 m²


  • Toilet 1 - Toilet
  • Shower room 1 - Shower Enclosure
  • Shower room 2 - Shower Enclosure
  • Downstairs: bedroom1 en-suite: shower, sink. downstairs WC. Upstairs: bedroom 2 en-suite: WC, shower, sink, storage space. Main bathroom: large corner bath and sink plenty of storage space Separate WC.


  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Cot
  • Bedroom 2
  • Bedroom 3
  • Bedroom 4
  • Description of sleeping capacity: Sleeps 8/10 (4 Bedrooms) Notes on bedrooms: Bedroom 1: king size bed, en-suite, wardrobe & drawer space. Bedroom 2: double bed built in wardrobe and en-suite. Bedroom 3: two single beds, wardrobe, lovely views. Bedroom 4: one set of bunk beds & comfortable size daybed can convert to sleep 2.


  • Terrace ...
  • Garden ...
  • Barbecue


  • Self-catering

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


  • Notes on accommodation: French Law dictates strict measures regarding pool security which at our premises is via a pool cover. All guests are expected to fully comply with this during their rental period. To keep the use of chemicals to a minimum we use a salt filtration system in our pool which naturally maintains the PH levels of the pool. Heated pool from June to September. Exceptions in April and May for longer booking periods. Maximum pool tem Outside: The large outside garden offers plenty of space for children to freely run around and play while the huge Oak trees give a welcome reprieve from the hot Vendee summers. There is ample parking for up to 3 cars. Utility Room: A utility room leading from the kitchen houses a washer/dryer & a second sink. Cleaning / Towels / Linen / Maid service: Bed linen and house towels are provided for your holiday but it is necessary to bring your own beach/pool towels. The house is made clean and tidy for your arrival and is expected to be left in the same condition by departing guests. Max pool temp 26C

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