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Complex Of 3 Gites With Shared Swimming Pool And Large Gardens - Le Sapin (Sleeps 5. 2 Bedrooms)



Updated: 16-Oct-2016
Gites in St Juire Champgillon, Vendee, Pays de La Loire, France,Peaceful Rural Location, Ideal For Walking And Cycling

Complex of 3 self catering gites, sleeping up to 17 people in 7 bedrooms. There is a shared 12x6 swimming pool together with small round children's pool, sun loungers, this area is walled and has security gates, all fully compliant to the French Law. We have a children's play area with swings and slide and children's wooden play house, there is a boule court and extensive gardens. Ample parking. The complex is ideally located for visiting many local places of interest, many just a short drive away, for example Puy du Fou. The complex is also an ideal place for walking and cycling with many rural lanes and dirt tracks.

Details for holiday cottage Le Sapin (Sleeps 5. 2 Bedrooms), 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 5, 1 Bathroom

1st floor bathroom with shower, wc and wash basin.

1 double bedroom with balcony overlooking gardens, driveway and swimming pool area and 1 bedroom with a set of bunk beds and a single bed.

The ground floor has a large open plan kitchen/dining area with cooker, microwave and washing machine and a lounge area with satellite freeview, Wifi internet access.

Outside there is a seating area and BBQ.

  • Sleeps 5
  • 2 Bedrooms
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Parking
  • Garden
  • Swimming pool
  • Barbecue
  • Pets considered
  • Internet
  • Washing machine
  • Towels provided
  • Linens provided

Top Traveller Review

About the Owner

Hello, We are Andrew and Ruth,

We moved to France from Guernsey in April 2002 with our two children Denham and Fern, then aged 2 and 9 months respectively.

We have since been running the gites and enjoying the lovely micro climate that the Vendee has to offer.

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Speaks English, French

1 Reviews

1 holidaymaker review


Home from home

  • 4 of 5

This is our second stay in La Sapin, which is like a home from home. The lounge/kitchen is spacious and well equipped. The bedrooms are comfortable and the grounds and pool are open and enjoyable. Ruth and Andrew are always on hand and very willing to help and advise upon places to go and stay. We particularly like the common area under the willow tree where all the guests and Ruth and Andrew gather for ann evening soiree. The area is very peaceful and rural, and has extensive nearby supermarkets. We reccomend this property for those with children who want to get away from the hurly burly of life.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 24, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2015
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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From the Owner

We decided to buy a property in St Juire Champgillon because we liked the rural location and the fact that we had plenty of garden, which would be ideal for the gites as it enables children lots of space to play in. The property is easily accessible from the main roads, but far enough away to offer tranquility with an abundance of tracks and lanes suitable for walking and cycling. We also have easy access to the beaches and local attractions like Puy du Fou (well worth the visit), but at the end of the day you can leave the hustle and bustle and just come back and chill out with a beer or a glass of wine. 2011 the Tour de France cyclists raced straight past our front door, this was another life experience for us something we had never seen before, we made a day of it with friends.

Activity and Interests

Nearest Airport : La Rochelle/Nantes at 100 Kilometres Nearest Barpub : St George at 1 Kilometres Nearest Ferry : St Malo at 350 Kilometres Nearest Train : Lucon at 20 Kilometres Nearest Motorway : A83/D137 at 10 Kilometres Nearest Restaurant : St George at 1 Kilometres Nearest Beach : La Tranche Sur Mer at 50 Kilometres Car: necessary


Various beaches 45 minutes drive. La Rochelle 45 minute drive.


Nantes Airport 1 hours drive. La Rochelle Airport 50 minutes drive. St Malo ferry port 3 hours drive. Car is essential.


Village -St Juire Champgillon 3km. Town - Ste Hermine 8km. Numerous places of interest all within easy driving distance - information pack available upon arrival.

Further Details:

Amenities in St Juire Champgillon - bar/restaurant, hairdressers all within walking distance. Supermarket, banks, restaurants in Ste Hermine 5 minute drive.


Rental rates

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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
Off Season
1 Oct 2016 - 16 Dec 2016
2 night minimum stay
for 2 nights
Low Season
17 Dec 2016 - 30 Dec 2016
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
off season
31 Dec 2016 - 24 Mar 2017
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
low season
25 Mar 2017 - 28 Apr 2017
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
mid season
29 Apr 2017 - 23 Jun 2017
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
High Season
24 Jun 2017 - 1 Sep 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
mid season
2 Sep 2017 - 29 Sep 2017
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
off season
30 Sep 2017 - 15 Dec 2017
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
low season
16 Dec 2017 - 29 Dec 2017
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees
Refundable Damage Deposit £100

Booking Notes:
Booking forms to be completed from web site, 30% deposit required to secure any booking with full payment to be received 8 weeks prior to arrival date.

Changeover Day:
From Easter to end of September changeovers are Saturday. October til end of March changeover day is flexible by arrangement.

Long weekends and short stays of 2 or more days and long winter lets available. Ask for price details on these options.

Notes on prices:
Prices are per week and not per person. For rentals during off peak season, charges will be payable locally for central heating or wood if used.

A deposit of 30% is required to confirm a booking with the full balance due 8 weeks prior to arrival date.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund for cancellations more than 7 days before check-in date.
  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 14 days before check-in date.
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Updated: 16-Oct-2016
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From the Owner

The benefits of staying with us here at La Guillemandiere are that we have spacious gites, well equipped with ample parking. For the children (or adults alike!) we have a large enclosed swimming pool with childrens pool, large gardens with the childrens play area, boule court and playhouse, and a large trampoline with safety net surround. You can enjoy the abundance of fruit and nut trees in the garden, help youselves. The adjacent fields are filled with either wheat, maize or sunflowers and make for good photographs. At dusk the odd deer can be seen as well as magnificent sunsets.

Property Type

  • cottage


  • Away From It All
  • Family


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


  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Hob ...
  • Toaster


  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area


  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Video Games

Pool / Spa

  • Communal Pool
  • Outdoor Pool


  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
  • wheelchair inaccessible

Location Type

  • rural


  • churches
  • cinemas
  • forests
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • winery tours

Leisure Activities

  • bird watching
  • horse riding
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • medical services

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • swimming


  • Shower room 1 - Toilet, Shower Enclosure, wash hand basin


  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 5
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Large Double Bed
  • Bedroom 2 - 3 Single Bed
  • main bedroom has plenty of room for a cot if necessary.


  • Balcony
  • Terrace
  • Garden
  • Barbecue


  • Self-catering

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


  • Notes on accommodation: All gites are no smoking. Ample parking on site. Each gite has ample room for a cot (available by request together with high chair and baby bath). Bed linen and towels included except for pool/beach towels, which we kindly ask you to bring. Outside: Large gardens with a fully enclosed walled and gated (fully compliant to the French Law) 12x6 shared swimming pool with children's round pool, sun loungers. Children's play area with swings, slide and wooden play house. Each gite has an outdoor seating area together with BBQ.

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