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Exclusivity of beautiful Farmhouse each July & Aug, heated pool / B&B seasonal

People6
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms3
Separate WC's1
Property type farmhouse
Minimum Stay 2 - 7 nights
Popular Features
  • Fireplace
  • Barbecue
  • Free Wifi
  • Washing Machine
  • Private Pool
  • Parking

Overview

About the property

3 bedrooms all ensuite, large spacious property, Free WIFI, centre village location, 2 mins to amenties

We offer two accommodation options for you to choose from;

Exclusivity of the Farmhouse available each July and August which is rented out as sole use, it is ideal for families and friends to share. Sleeping up to 6 people (a cot can be provided in addition)

We then offer our Bed and Breakfast accommodation throughout the rest of the year (expect July and August).

Based in the Southern Vendee and in the heart of the Marais Poitevin region of France. We are located in the centre of a typical French village and are just a 2 minute walk from an excellent butcher and bakery along with 2 convenience shops, pharmacy, post office, bar and a Pizzeria to either eat in or take away. The Vendee beaches are some of the best in France and are just a 50 minute drive with the historic town and International airport of La Rochelle just 45 minutes drive

EXCLUSIVE / SOLE USE OF THE LA TANNERIE FARMHOUSE, GARDEN AND PRIVATE HEATED SWIMMING POOL AVAILABLE EACH JULY AND AUGUST

The downstairs comprises of a large open plan kitchen / dining room with patio doors to the garden and swimming pool. The kitchen is modern and fully equipped with two electric ovens, 5 ring gas hob, American style fridge/freezer with water dispenser, dishwasher, micro-wave and Tasimo coffee machine. Separate utility area with washing machine. The family lounge has two, three-seater settees and a reclining chair, wide-screen TV with English freeview and DVD player. There is a selection of DVD’s and family board games for your use. Free WIFI is available throughout the house and terrace area. There is a second lounge which overlooks the patio and garden, with a double settee and two chairs. There are also a selection of books for you enjoy during your stay. There is also a downstairs toilet and sink.

Upstairs we have three bedrooms all en suite and each bedroom has its own English Freeview televisions. Free WIFI is throughout the house.

Bedroom One

Kingsize bed, 2 bedside tables with drawer, 2 arm chairs, wardrobe with shelving and modern en suite. A cot can be added to this bedroom

Bedroom Two

Two single beds, 1 bedside table with drawer, 2 arm chairs, wardrobe with shelving and outside balcony leading from the modern en suite.

Bedroom Three

Two single beds, 1 bedside table with drawer, 2 arm chairs, wardrobe with shelving and modern en suite.

En suite comprises of toilet, washbasin with built in cupboard and mirror, shower cubicle.

Bedding, bath towels and a hair dryer are provided in each room.

We can also provide a cot, high chair and a baby bath on a stand.

There is a large attractive patio area with a table, chairs and sun loungers excellent for relaxing and having your meals outside. The garden is walled and secured and includes a lawn area as well as a beautifully maintained flower area and kitchen garden. All outside areas are maintained to a high standard and both pool and garden will be maintained by the owners during your stay. A stainless steel charcoal barbeque is also provided for you use.

Exclusive use of the private heated swimming pool which is 4m x 7m. Please bring your own pool/beach towels

BED & BREAKFAST (Shared heated swimming pool)

There is a guest lounge which overlooks the patio and garden, with a double settee and two chairs. There are also a selection of books for you to enjoy during your stay.

The house comprises of a large open plan kitchen / dining room overlooking the garden and swimming pool where you can take your breakfast. Breakfast is served between 08:30 – 09:30.

Bedroom One

Kingsize bed, 2 bedside tables with drawer, 2 arm chairs, wardrobe with shelving and modern en suite.

Bedroom Two

Two single beds, 1 bedside table with drawer, 2 arm chairs, wardrobe with shelving and outside balcony leading from the modern en suite.

Bedroom Three

Two single beds, 1 bedside table with drawer, 2 arm chairs, wardrobe with shelving and modern en suite.

Each bedroom has a television with English freeview channels and free WIFI is throughout the house.

En suite comprises of toilet, washbasin with built in cupboard and mirror, shower cubicle.

Bedding, bath towels and a hair dryer are provided in each room.

There is a large attractive patio area with table, chairs and sun loungers. The garden is walled and secured and includes a lawn area as well as a beautifully maintained flower area and kitchen garden. All outside areas are maintained to a high standard and both pool and garden will be maintained by the owners during your stay.

The heated swimming pool is 4m x 7m and is for the use of guests only (open mid May – Sept depending on weather). Sun loungers and chairs are provided around the swimming pool for your comfort.

More Details

Owner
Emma and David Barton
Member since: 2012
Speaks English, French
Calendar last updated:
23 August, 2017

About Emma and David Barton

My husband and I moved over to France in June 2011 and started renovating our property on the 1st July 2011, it took us 1 year and 1 day before we moved into the property. We took our first Bed and Breakfast booking in September 2012 and haven't looked back since. There have been lots of challenges but we don't regret it and can't believe how quickly time goes by.

Emma and David Barton purchased this farmhouse in 2010

Why Emma and David Barton chose Vendee

The property has a secure car park and has a walled garden making it both private and secure. We are located in the centre of a small village with easy access to local amenities.

We are within easy reach of La Rochelle, Ile de Re, Fontenay-le-Comte, Vendee beaches, the forest of Mervent and one of the most beautiful villages in France, Vouvant.

The area is filled with canals and therefore very flat perfect for cycling, walking or even just taking a picnic down by the river. There is also a local bus service from Vix to La Rochelle which will take you through some of the local villages and providing a lovely afternoon's adventure.

Vix also offers two local award winning wine producers with wine tasting available.

What makes this farmhouse unique

Private heated swimming pool, private patio area with a charcoal BBQ, own access (each July and August)

Shared pool mid May, June, mid September (subject to weather conditions)

English TV and WIFI throughout the Farmhouse

Guestbook comments from the owner

Emma and David have a lovely home set in a quiet but ameanable village with a shop, tabac, butchers, bakers and a friendly restaurant. The beaches are a short and easy 40 minute drive away. The house is stunning with lots of space and well equipped kitchen. The swimming pool was lovely and warm. Emma and David are fantastic hosts and are there in the background should you need any help which is very reassuring, a truly beautiful place. We had a relaxing stress free week. Amazing!!!
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Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday farmhouse in Vix in Vendee

Property Type:
  • farmhouse
Meals:
  • Self-catering
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 16:00 / Check-out: 10:00
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • children welcome ...
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • river
  • village
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Family
General:
  • Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine
  • Free Wifi
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Hob ...
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
Bathrooms:
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • 1 Separate WC
  • Toilet 1 - Toilet
    Shower room 1 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , Handbasin
    Shower room 3 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , Handbasin
    Shower room 2 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , Handbasin
  • All bedrooms are en-suite and include towels and a hairdryer
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed , 1 Cot , 2 arm chairs, 2 bedside tables, wardrobe, English TV, fan
    Bedroom 3 - 2 Single Bed , 2 chairs, 1 bedside table, wardrobe, fan
    Bedroom 2, balcony off the ensuite - 2 Single Bed , Balcony off bathroom, 2 chairs,1 bedside table,wardrobe, fan
  • Bed linen is provided and included in the price All ensuites Each with English and French television WIFI throughout the property
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Music Library
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
Outside:
  • Bicycles ...
  • Terrace ...
  • Golf ...
  • Garden ...
  • Barbecue ...
  • 6 bicycles
Suitability:
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Heated Pool
  • Outdoor Pool
  • Private Pool ...
Attractions:
  • churches
  • forests
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • mountain biking
  • swimming
Notes:
Notes on accommodation: Between Sat 14th Jul 2018 to Sat 1st Sept 2018 we ONLY offer La Tannerie Farmhouse with EXCLUSIVE / SOLE use of the house, heated swimming pool and all facilities on a weekly rental. NO other accommodation is available between these dates. The swimming pool is heated May to September subject to weather conditions Bedding, bath towels and a hair dryer are provided Please bring your own pool/beach towels. Outside: Within the Farmhouse walls there is an attractive terrace area with table and chairs, excellent for relaxing and having your breakfast, lunch and dinner. The heated swimming pool is 4m x 7m (heated May to September, subject to weather conditions) and is for the use of staying guests (exclusively during July and August when taking the Farmhouse on an all exclusive basis). Sun loungers are around the pool for your comfort. A barbeque is also provided. All outside areas are maintained to a high standard and both pool and garden will be maintained by the owners during your stay. Bikes are available for your use around the local area (Suitable 11+yrs). We also have gated car parking.

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Exclusivity of beautiful Farmhouse each July & Aug, heated pool / B&B seasonal
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Beautiful house and amazing pool

  • 5 of 5

What can I say? What an amazing week we have had. Beautiful house and amazing pool. A very relaxing stay. Thanks so much to Emma and David for being so friendly and helpful. The week went too fast

Vicky, Paul, Ewan (5yrs) and Emily (3yrs)

  • Review Submitted: Aug 18, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your review, we are pleased you enjoyed your holiday at La Tannerie.
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Simply stunning property, great hosts, brilliant

  • 5 of 5

We couldn't have asked for more, property is extremely clean and fully equipped with plenty of space for us all. Bedrooms being all ensuite was a huge bonus along with free WIFI throughout the property and garden. We had a BBQ which was prepared by David and Emma and was excellent, it also gave us a chance to ask about the area and what there was for us to see and do, as it was we spent just about the whole week enjoying the private garden and heated swimming pool. Although the property is in the centre of the village it is peaceful, there is an excellent bakers and butchers at the end of the road which we visited almost every day. Beautiful property and we would definitely recommend it and return.

  • Review Submitted: Jul 18, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your kind review, we are very pleased you enjoyed the Farmhouse, swimming pool and garden. We enjoyed our BBQ evening with you all as well and it would be lovely to see you in the future.
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A lovely stay in a superb house

  • 5 of 5

Emma and David are great hosts who did everything possible to make our stay totally memorable. Both of them are also fantastic cooks, so meals were as good as anything you might hope for in France. In addition their house is very comfortable with all modern amenities, yet blends completely with the local environment - wonderful!

  • Review Submitted: Feb 13, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jan 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your lovely review of our property, it is much appreciated. We are delighted you enjoyed your stay and would be welcome back anytime. Best wishes, Emma and David
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Three days of pleasure

  • 5 of 5

Really enjoyed our stay at La Tannerie with Emma & David. The house was beautiful and very well maintained.Whatever else you do try Emma`s evening meals,she is a marvellous cook. Surrounding villages very pleasant especially Coulon and Arcais. Highly recommended.

  • Review Submitted: Sep 22, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your review we are delighted you enjoyed our Bed and Breakfast along with dinners, thank you for your kind comments. We had a great couple of nights in your company and if you are ever visiting our area again you would be most welcome, best wishes Emma and David
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A fantastic B&B facility

  • 5 of 5

Two nights in a beautifully restored, spacious old property. We were looked after royally by our hosts, Emma and David. They could not have done more to ensure our comfort and enjoyment, including serving up delicious food (and wine!). Didn't get a chance to use pool, but it looked first class

  • Review Submitted: Sep 22, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for taking the time to write such a lovely review, we are glad you enjoyed your stay, we had a great couple of nights in your company and you would be most welcome back, best wishes Emma and David
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Beautiful house, great hospitality and location

  • 5 of 5

This was our third stay with Emma and David and it keeps on getting better. We had a fantastic holiday in their beautiful modern and immaculate house.

Nothing is too much trouble and they are the perfect hosts - there if you need them but not in the way. They always make us feel very welcome and the kids love them both! We even enjoyed fresh veg from the garden.

The area has plenty to do if you want to get out, without being too busy. Worth a visit - Puy du Fou, Futuroscope and Parc Pierre du Brune. We spent a good week of our fortnight just relaxing by the pool however - bliss.

Thank you Emma and David for another great stay - I am sure we will be back!

  • Review Submitted: Sep 11, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your lovely review, we are glad you enjoyed yourselves, it was wonderful to see you all again and we feel the same about your children :) You would be welcome back anytime it is an absolute pleasure to have you and your family holiday here. Best wishes to everyone Emma and David
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Location

Nearest Airport
35 Kilometres
La Rochelle
Nearest Barpub
100 Metres
Vix
Nearest Ferry
415 Kilometres
Caen
Nearest Golf
35 Kilometres
La Rochelle
Nearest Train
35 Kilometres
La Rochelle
Nearest Motorway
12 Kilometres
A83
Nearest Restaurant
12 Kilometres
Fontenay le Comte
Nearest Beach
35 Kilometres
La Rochelle
Car: necessary

Coast/Beach:

40 minute drive to La Rochelle and the Ile de Re beaches.

50 minute drive to La Tranche-sur-Mer, Vendee beaches

Travel:

Journey Time(s)

6 hours, 30 minutes from Calais

4 hours from Caen

40 minutes from La Rochelle Airport

1 hour from Poitiers Airport

1 hour 10 minutes from Nantes Airport

2hours from Bordeaux Airport

Distances:

12 minutes away is Fontenay-le-Comte our nearest town

30 minutes away you will discover Mervent forest where you can walk or cycle within this beautiful area of forest and lakes.

40 minutes to La Rochelle, which is a beautiful historic harbour town with numerous restaurants located around the port, a colourful daily food market and cosmopolitan shops.

45 minutes to Ile de Re, you will find many villages and small towns to visit.

90 minutes are the theme parks of Puy de Fou and Futuroscope.

Further Details:

Within a 2 minute walk we have a bakers, butchers, 2 convenience shops, chemist, bank, post office, take-away pizza restaurant and a snack bar serving salads, sandwiches, lasagne and pizza to either eat in or take-away

12 minutes away is Fontenay-le-Comte our nearest town with many shops, supermarkets, restaurants and a market every Saturday morning.

Evening Meal (24 hours notice)

€24.00 per person, four courses plus half a bottle of wine and coffee

€20.00 per person, grand BBQ with salads, dessert and half a bottle of wine

Packed lunches (24 hours notice)

€7 per person, packed in a cool box (half a baguette with filling (ham, cheese, tuna, egg, salad) crisps, fruit, yoghurt and a cold soft drink)

*A charge or deposit will be required

We operate a non smoking policy within the house

No pets are allowed

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Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday farmhouse in Vix, Pays de la Loire

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
GBP
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
 
B&B seasonal
9 Sep 2017 - 11 Jul 2018
2 night minimum stay
£120
for 2 nights
From
£60
 
 
2018 high Season
14 Jul 2018 - 1 Sep 2018
7 night minimum stay
£1,550
for 7 nights
£1,550
 
 
My Standard Rate
7 night minimum stay
£1,550
for 7 nights
£1,550
 

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees
Damage Deposit £200

Saturday is our change over day for the Farmhouse and Apartment.
Arrival after 16:00 and departure no later than 10:00
In July and August the Farmhouse is rented on an EXCLUSIVE / SOLE basis only, including EXCLUSIVITY to the heated swimming pool, Farmhouse, gardens.

Arrival is after 16:00 and departure no later than 10:00 for all accommodation options.

Notes on prices:
Exclusive Farmhouse Rental Accommodation, sleeping up to 6 people

First Floor Gite, sleeping up to 4 people

B&B Accommodation (including a French Continental Breakfast)
€60 per room, per night for 2 people
3 nights plus; €55 per room, per night for 2 people

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • Cancelled bookings will not receive a refund.
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