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The Moulin De Guinche, Luxury Villa With Huge 11 X 6 Meter Heated Indoor Pool

Overview

Property

Updated: 03-Dec-2016
Villa in Ligne, Nr. St Valerien / Fontenay Le Comte, Vendee, France - 2 Acres Of Landscaped Grounds With Its Own Private Lake

The Moulin De Guinche is a superbly located attractive Luxury Villa complete with its own huge heated indoor swimming pool, and benefits from being newly and professionally renovated to a very high standard. It sits in 2 acres of tranquil landscaped gardens with its own private lake that is stocked with large and numerous fish. Free WIFI is included and SKY TV. Guests can enjoy the gardens and the lake and can catch Carp to 20lbs. A fleet of mountain bikes is available to explore the many quiet local country roads. There is also an outdoor american pool table and bar football table. Fontenay le Comte is a larger town and is only a 20 minute drive away. Fontenay has several historic buildings, many shops and restaurants, and a nice street market. Newly available for holidays in the Vendee region of France! Sorry we do not accept Pets.

  • Sleeps 10
  • 5 Bedrooms
  • 3 Bathrooms, 1 Separate Toilet
  • Parking
  • Garden
  • Swimming pool
  • Barbecue
  • Internet
  • Dish washer
  • Washing machine
  • Towels provided
  • Linens provided

About the Owner

We love the Vendee and have enjoyed many happy family holidays there over the years. In 2008 we decided to buy our own holiday home and as soon as we saw the Moulin De Guinche we fell in love with it and purchased it straight away. Since then we have had the house refurbished to an extremely high standard and decided to then rent the Moulin out to help pay towards the costs which given the huge size of the place coupled with over 2 acres of grounds and the lake are not insignificant... Our children love going over there and we have introduced options such as the cycling package and fishing package for our guests. We do not think there is a finer holiday Villa in the Vendee and get the same feedback for our guests. We pay attention to every detail to make sure your holiday is perfect!

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Guestbook comments from the owner

I felt that I had to let you know what a wonderful holiday we had. A week wasn`t long enough. The house was perfect; how envious we are of you all. Do all visitors want to move to France after a holiday there? After holidaying in the Vendee (6 times now) we always come home wanting to move out there.



We found the location to be ideal for touring up and down the coast and spending one day sightseeing/beach – having the next day fishing and lounging around the pool.



Not enough can be said about your house - it made us feel instantly welcome and the quality of the fixtures etc fell way above our expectations. It really is a credit to how French Holiday homes should be done. The little things like the balcony, overlooking the garden and having the confidence for the big people to sit in the kitchen and keep an eye on the little people in the garden - made all the difference.



A home from home holiday and we very much appreciated the attention to detail.
Jun 2011
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Location

From the Owner

The area is perfect and local micro climate makes the southern Vendee one of the sunniest areas with an average of 2,600hrs of sunshine per year (London has just 1,490). The Moulin De Guinche is situated in a hamlet called Ligne; it is peaceful but not isolated and is very near the village of St Valerien which has a small bar/shop which is just a 2 minute drive from the house and in the summer months the bar holds special BBQ nights. More shops and restaurants are just 10 minutes away and the location is perfect for visiting the west coast beaches (1 hour) and La Rochelle etc. The amazing Puy Du Fou is just 45 mins away.

Activity and Interests

Nearest Airport : LA ROCHELLE at 45 Miles Nearest Barpub : LA COMMMERCE, IN ST VALERIEN at 1 Miles Nearest Restaurant : STE HERMINE at 5 Miles Nearest Beach : WEST COAST VENDEE BEACHES at 50 Miles Car: necessary

Special interest holidays:

Cycling and fishing packages are now available for our guests. If you want to explore the quiet country lanes and tracks in the surrounding area and to enjoy the delightful scenery at a leisurely pace or go fishing for the large carp in the private lake in the grounds of Moulin De Guinche then cycles and fishing equipment are available.

There are 10 mountain bikes to choose from; 6 for adults and 4 for children. The cycling package provides enjoyment for the entire family and is great for a gentle bike ride across the open countryside. Why not plan upon a family expedition to the local lakes for a lunchtime picnic! The lack of any heavy traffic and use of farm tracks allows for great peace and safety.

At the request of guests who have wanted to enjoy the fishing but have not had the space in the car to bring fishing equipment on holiday we now provide 5 sets of fishing rods within the fishing package.

See our website for further details.

Coast/Beach:

The Vendee is famous for its beaches and the coast and many beaches are well within a 60 minute drive from the house. Just one of these, La Tranche sur mer, has over 13km of sandy beaches and is a popular family resort and is a paradise for surfers and wind surfers.

Distances:

Fontenay le Comte is a larger town and is only a 20 minute drive away. Fontenay has several historic buildings, many shops and restaurants, and a nice street market. 2 minute drive to St Valerien.

Further Details:

The Moulin De Guinche is situated in a hamlet called Ligne; it is peaceful but not isolated and is very near the village of St Valerien which has a small bar/shop (Tabac) which is just a 2 minute drive from the house. A number of locals/ex-pats are around most evenings and in the summer months the bar holds special BBQ nights with live music that are very popular and are recommended. Fresh bread, croissants and baguettes are delivered to the shop every morning and there is always a reasonable selection of groceries, fruit and local vegetables for sale as well. The shop and bar opens 6 days a week (closed on Wednesdays and Sunday afternoons).

Availability

Rental rates

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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
 
Low Season 2016 to 2017
2 Oct 2016 - 19 May 2017
7 night minimum stay
£1,195
for 7 nights
£1,195
 
 
Mid Season 2017
20 May 2017 - 14 Jul 2017
7 night minimum stay
£1,490
for 7 nights
£1,490
 
 
High Season 2017
15 Jul 2017 - 1 Sep 2017
7 night minimum stay
£2,450
for 7 nights
£2,450
 
 
Low Season 2017 to 2018
2 Sep 2017 - 27 Apr 2018
7 night minimum stay
£1,195
for 7 nights
£1,195
 
 
My Standard Rate

Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
£1,195
for 7 nights
£1,195
 

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees
Refundable Damage Deposit £500

Booking Notes:
Please enquire here or via The Moulin De Guinche website: www.moulindeguinche.com
We are happy to answer any queries that you may have.

Changeover Day:
The changeover day is Saturday; this may be flexible dependant upon other bookings. We ask guest to arrive for 4pm and depart before 10am. This to ensure that the Moulin can be properly prepared for your arrival. A meet and greet service is provided.

Notes on prices:
Discounts may be given for smaller parties of guests depending upon the time of year etc. Please enquire.

Deposit of £500 upon booking. Security cheque of £500 (which is NOT cashed unless there is damage) and balance due latest 6 weeks before arrival

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
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Facilities

From the Owner

The Moulin is probably unique in the Vendee and certainly within the local area. Its of a modern Villa design with the kitchen and lounge upstairs for superior summer living. It also has a huge indoor heated pool rather than an outdoor one so in the unlikely event of poor weather you can still enjoy the pool! The private lake with its own population of well fed ducks is also wonderful. The large 2 acres of gardens are great for kids to explore and it overlooks open countryside. Cycling and fishing packages are also available for our guests.

Property Type

  • villa

Theme

  • Away From It All
  • Family

General

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

Kitchen

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

Dining

  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area

Entertainment

  • Books ...
  • DVD Player ...
  • Table Football
  • Games ...
  • Music Library ...
  • Pool Table
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
  • Video Games ...
  • Video Library ...

Pool / Spa

  • Heated Pool
  • Indoor Pool
  • Private Pool ...

Suitability

  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed

Location Type

  • rural
  • village

Attractions

  • forests
  • pond
  • restaurants

Leisure Activities

  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • medical services

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • cycling
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing

Bathrooms

  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet, Bath (no shower), Shower Enclosure, Bidet
  • Toilet 1 - Toilet
  • Shower room 1 - Shower Enclosure
  • Shower room 2 - Shower Enclosure
  • One family bathroom with shower and bath, one ensuite bathroom with shower and WC, one additional shower room with WC, one separate WC.

Bedrooms

  • 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • Bedroom 2 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed, 1 Cot
  • Bedroom 3 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed
  • Bedroom 4 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed
  • Bedroom 5 - 2 Single Bed
  • Description of sleeping capacity: Sleeps 10 (5 Bedrooms) Notes on bedrooms: Master bedroom with King-size double bed and TV. Ensuite bedroom 2 with kingsize bed, shower and WC. Bedroom 3 with 2 single beds and wash basin. Bedroom 4 with king-size double bed. Bedroom 5 with king-size double bed. Sleeps 10 in comfort.

Outside

  • Balcony ...
  • Bicycles ...
  • Terrace ...
  • Garden ...
  • Barbecue ...
  • 10 bicycles

Meals

  • Self-catering

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

Notes:

  • Outside: Huge heated indoor swimming pool 11 x 6 meters, large balcony/terrace, private landscaped gardens in over 2 acres, large traditional brick built BBQ area, separate secondary Webber BBQ, private fishing lake stocked with fish, separate "beach area" for sunbathing, secure parking for 4 or more cars. There is also a large outdoor chess set, an american pool table and a bar football table. Utility Room: Separate utility/laundry room with linen, washing machine and tumble dryer, ironing board etc. Linen and bathroom towels are provided and also towels for use in the indoor heated swimming pool. Cleaning / Towels / Linen / Maid service: All linen and bathroom towels are provided and also towels for use in the swimming pool. A full maid service is provided with the property being made ready for your arrival. For those staying for two weeks or more then linen and towels are changed weekly

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