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Vendee Village House With Sunny Garden And Heated Private saltwater Pool

People7
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms2
Separate WC's1
Property type house
Minimum Stay 7 nights
Popular Features
  • Barbecue
  • Washing Machine
  • Private Pool
  • Internet
  • Parking

Overview

About the property

House in Reaumur, Nr. Pouzauges, Vendee, Pays de la Loire, France - Village Centre, All Facilities On Hand. Ideally Situated For Many Tourist Facilities And Beaches

Our lovely village house is newly on the rental market. Built at the turn of the last century it is a classic double aspect French village house with a tall slate roof and high ceilings and windows which flood the house with light. The are still lots of original features and we are delighted to offer it as an ideal family accommodation with a totally private courtyard garden and heated salt water pool. The house has three bedrooms, one double and two twin rooms. Downstairs there is a comfortable lounge with English satellite TV and Wi-F throughout the house. The dining room has an inset wood burning fireplace and the kitchen is fully equipped with a seperate scullery area with washing machine and dishwasher. It is set right in the middle of the village which is ideally located in the southern vendee within short distance of many fantastic family attractions. Reaumur is a very pretty village set in the rolling hills of the Vendee 'bocage' with no less than two chateaux, a 12th century church and a manor house now converted to a small, but interesting Science Musuem. Within 100 metres of the house there is a boulangerie, a small grocery store, a friendly bar with terrace and a restaurant. for the young (and the young at heart) there is a nightclub complex within walking distance catering for all ages. The world famous 'Puy du Fou' is only 30 minutes away and there are dozens of other tourist facilities in the area as well as the Atlantic coast nearby.


Owner
Owner
Member since: 2010
Speaks English, French
Calendar last updated:
2 July, 2017

About The Owner

Before we had kids we came to this area several times on motorbiking trips and just loved the whole area - the people, the scenery, the lifestyle, the weather. When our children arrived we found it to be a perfect place to holiday as it really is, in our opinion, probably the best family destination in Europe. It was on one of those holidays that we decided to look at some properties and in a whirlwind of excitement (and a few glasses of wine!) we suddenly had found our dream home and made the big decision to move here lock stock. We converted an old stables block behind the house into a gite and have found that we really enjoy it - meeting new people all the time and providing them with the kind of quality accommodation and facilities that they demand and deserve from their annual break.

The Owner purchased this house in 2013

Why The Owner chose Vendee

Ten years on and we saw the house in Reaumur and fell in love with it, it is a classic French townhouse. Tall ceilings and windows, light, bright and airy and fabulous features and within a short stroll of a boulangerie, small grocery, friendly bar and restaurant - everything on your doorstep! The courtyard garden is totally private with sun all day and perfect for a small pool and sun trap terrace and barbecue area.

And if you do decide to stray out you have, within ten minutes, three larger and attractive country towns with all the facilities you would ever need.

Fifteen minutes away from the world famous Puy du Fou and surrounded by the plethora of family attractions that makes the Vendee one of the prime tourist locations in France, and of course, less than an hour from the beaches..

What makes this house unique

The house is right in the centre of a very pretty Vendee village, within 100 metres from all the local shops and bar/restaurant etc. There's even a night club complex on the outskirts if you feel energetic enough! It is an easy drive from the ferry ports and less than an hour to the Atlantic jbeaches but yet is remote and rural enough to not feel in any way touristy.

The house itself is elegant and tastefully decorated but still modern and comfortable with all the usual facilities you would expect. Whether you are after a chilled out holiday staying in and enjoying the pool and the house or want to use the house as a base for exploring and enjoying the many facilities on your doorstep, you will find Reaumur an ideal location for your holiday.

Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday house in Montournais in Vendee

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Self-catering
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 16:00 / Check-out: 10:00
  • Max. occupancy: 7
  • pets considered
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • rural
  • village
General:
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wood Stove
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Hob ...
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 1 Separate WC
  • Toilet 1 - Toilet
    Shower room 1 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
    Bathroom 3 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
  • Toilet and hand basin upstairs Ensuite shower, hand basin and toilet to third bedroom Shower and toilet downstairs
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 7
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Large Double Bed , 1 Cot
    Bedroom 2 - 2 Single Bed
    Bedroom 3 - 2 Single Bed
  • Description of sleeping capacity: Sleeps 7 (3 Bedrooms) Notes on bedrooms: Bedroom 1 double bed Bedroom 2 - two singles Bedroom 3 - two single (can be doubled)
Entertainment:
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player
  • Television ...
Outside:
  • Bicycles ...
  • Terrace ...
  • Barbecue ...
  • 1 bicycles
Suitability:
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Heated Pool
  • Private Pool ...
Attractions:
  • autumn foliage
  • churches
  • forests
  • library
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • winery tours
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • horse riding
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • golf
  • hunting
  • sailing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
Notes:
Notes on accommodation: Ideal family accommodation, couples sharing or extended family. We live nearby and will happily adapt to your need within reason by moving/changing beds etc. We can supply facilities for small children or babies and the house and garden are very secure for small families as the garden is completely enclosed by a high wall on two sides and the house on the other two. Outside: The garden is a fairly small courtyard type garden enclosed on two sides by the house and on the other two by a high wall. It is south facing and gets the sun from midday until late evening. There are two entrances from the house to the garden, one from the hallway and one from the kitchen. The garden is divided into three areas, one gravelled area has an outdoor table and chairs, the BBQ area is brick paved and there is a decked area around the pool with sun loungers. The pool is completely private and not overlooked by anyone. It is seven metres by four, flat bottom 1.3 metres deep so ideal for games and for younger people. It is a salt water pool with nice soft water, ideal for people with sensitive skin or allergies. It is comfortably heated and has an alarm system. Ideal if there are small children in the party. There is a garage adjacent to the pool area which has some games and can be used as an all weather play area. Utility Room: Washing machine Dishwasher Cleaning / Towels / Linen / Maid service: Towels and linen included, house cleaned before occupation. Other: Original tiled entrance hall with lovely winding staircase and door to rear garden. Upstairs has a seating area in front of double doors leading to a small balcony at the front of the house. Utility room has double doors leading to the garden and pool

Reviews

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Vendee Village House With Sunny Garden And Heated Private saltwater Pool
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Brilliant holiday

  • 5 of 5

A lovely house and a warm welcome from our excellent hosts, Brian and Jane. The weather was fantastic and hot, the saltwater pool being a life-saver. And it was so great to smell the sea in the pool rather than chlorine. The barbecue worked hard during our stay. The house itself is charming, well-appointed and decorated. The local boulangerie has a selection of breads and 'fancies', while the SuperU and Lidl at Pouzauges sell just about everything we needed.

Out and about, Fontenay-le-Comte is lovely, with a wide boulevard and river walk. Having horse-mad daughters, the Haras de Vendee in La Roche sur Yon was a must, and the horse riding demonstrations were very good. The town centre, with its mechanical animals and birds is also worth seeing. The Oriental Garden at Maulevrier was a great visit, with a surprise round every corner. A day at the beach at La Tranche sur Mer made a pleasant change, but look out for the rocks off-shore.

All-in-all a brilliant holiday!

  • Review Submitted: Aug 31, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Maison très appréciable mais environnement bruyant

  • 3 of 5

La maison est grande. Elle dispose de nombreuses pièces de taille confortable et tout est fait pour apporter un maximum de confort aux vacanciers. La piscine est un plus mais sa taille réduite fait qu'on s'en lasse assez vite.

Le problème de cette maison, c'est qu'elle est située en bordure d'une route très fréquentée la journée et suffisamment fréquentée la nuit pour troubler le sommeil dès cinq heures du matin. Une seule chambre dispose du double vitrage mais pas le reste de la maison. Ce qui fait qu'au bout d'une semaine, nous étions plutôt heureux de retrouver les nuits calmes de notre propre maison. Cette semaine de vacances n'a pas vraiment été reposante à cause de cela. Le prix assez élevé de la location peut se justifier par la taille de la maison mais pas par la piscine et encore moins par le bruit. Pour résumer, à ce prix-là, nous avons été plutôt déçus. La semaine de rêve à laquelle nous nous attendions par la lecture du descriptif ne s'est pas présentée comme telle.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 14, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2017
  • Source: Abritel, from HomeAway
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Location

Car: recommended

Coast/Beach:

The closest Atlantic beach is just over an hours drive. There are dozens of fantastic beaches to choose from and a huge variety of water sports on offer

Travel:

Nantes airport is just under one hour

La Rochelle one hour and ten

Poitiers one hour and thirty

Use of a car would definitely be recommended

Distances:

Nearest larger town with multiple shopping facilities is Pouzauges 8k away

Chantonnay is 14k

La Roche sur Yon 40k

The Puy du Fou 25k

Futurscope 60k

Les Sables d'Olonne 60k

Further Details:

Small grocery in the village 100 metres

Restaurant serving daytime and evening meals and pizzas at weekends - eat in or take away

Bar with nice outdoor terrace area - 100 metres

Nightclub complex that caters for all ages 1pm - walking distance

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Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday house in Montournais, Pays de la Loire

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
 
Late season
3 Sep 2017 - 21 Oct 2017
7 night minimum stay
£700
for 7 nights
£700
 

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees

Booking Notes:
Please contact owner.


Changeover Day:
Changeover day is Saturday. Arrival after 4pm, departure by 10am.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund for cancellations more than 14 days before check-in date.
  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
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