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Pretty Cottage . Rural Village Location With Enclosed Gardens and private pool



Updated: 30-Jul-2016
Cottage in Le Vert, located on the edge of the Charente Maritime region. Poitou-Charentes, France - Peaceful Village Location, Just A Short Stroll From The River Boutonne, Great For Kayaking

Situated in the centre of a small village is our pretty cottage with in-ground covered pool. Only a few minutes from Chize and surrounding villages with an excellent range of local amenities. Ideal for a relaxing family holiday within easy drive to the beaches around La Rochelle. The river Boutonne runs round the edge of the village, just a short stroll from the cottage where you can fish and kayak on the river. The garden is completely enclosed with a lovely in-ground covered pool and two terraces for al fresco dining.

  • Sleeps 8
  • 3 Bedrooms
  • 2 Bathrooms, 1 Separate Toilet
  • Parking
  • Garden
  • Swimming pool
  • Barbecue
  • Pets considered
  • Internet
  • Washing machine
  • Linens provided

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Guestbook comments from the owner

We had a fabulous two weeks in this comfortable gite, in the hot weather the pool offered hours of fun with the water as warm as bath water.

We had a fantastic two weeks ! Cottage and pool have been great .

A very enjoyable and relaxing week. We thought the house was one of the best we had stayed in in France. The pool cover ensured the swimming pool was a very welcoming temperature.
Jan 2013
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Comfortable Gite

  • 4 of 5

We had a wonderful family holiday in this well equipped Gite. The village is very peaceful with a short walk to the river. The boulangerie was only a short drive away. We enjoyed exploring the surrounding area and the coast to visit La Rochelle. However we and our 2 young children were just as happy to play in the fabulous pool. Thank you for a stress free holiday!

  • Review Submitted: Mar 30, 2014
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2013
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your kind review, so glad you had a peaceful and relaxing holiday with the family.
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Activity and Interests

Car: necessary


The beaches at La Rochelle and south of there are within 1 hours drive away.

The islands of Ile de Re and Ile de Oleron are within easy reach by car for a great day out.


Airport La Rochelle : 80km

Railway Niort : 35km

Ferry St Malo : 380km

Car is essential.


Chize and Dampierre sur Boutonne are the nearest villages to Le Vert with local shops and amenities. Both less than 3 miles away.

Chef Boutonne is a small town with a local market and is 30 minutes away by car. Aulnay is the nearest small town with shops and market, 8 miles from Le Vert.

St Jean d'Angely is a pleasant 20 minute drive away,with some good shops, markets, restaurants and cafes. There is an in-door leisure complex and a boating lake.

Further Details:

Dampierre has a grocery shop at the campsite where you can also hire bikes.

Also small restaurant in the village , open lunchtimes and Friday , Saturday evenings , times may vary .

Chize has a boulangerie , also delivers to Le Vert every morning about 9ish , beeps the van horn when going through the village.

Aulnay has local shops , including bank , cafés, bars . Market every Sunday morning , where people meet to chat and have a coffee.

Intermarche just outside Aulnay .

St Jean D'Angely has larger supermarkets , shops , cafés , bars and lots of nice restaurants.


Rental rates

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees
Refundable Damage Deposit £150

Booking Notes:
A 25% deposit will secure the booking
Final payment due 8 weeks before holiday dates
A refundable security deposit of £150 will also be due with final payment.

Changeover Day:
Changeover day is Sunday
Arrival time after 5pm - unless arrangements made to arrive earlier.
Departure time - 10am - to allow the cottage to be cleaned and prepared for the next guests.

Payment either by bank transfer or cheque.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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Updated: 30-Jul-2016
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Property Type

  • cottage


  • Family


  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking
  • Tumble Dryer
  • Washing Machine
  • Wood Stove


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


  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Room


  • Books
  • DVD Player ...
  • Stereo
  • Toys

Pool / Spa

  • Private Pool ...


  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
  • wheelchair inaccessible

Location Type

  • river
  • rural
  • village


  • forests
  • zoo

Leisure Activities

  • sight seeing
  • walking

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • cycling
  • fishing
  • swimming


  • Toilet 1 - Toilet
  • Shower room 1 - Shower Enclosure
  • Shower room 2 - Shower Enclosure
  • Ground floor shower room with wash basin and toilet Shower room with wash basin on first floor Separate toilet on first floor


  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Double Bed
  • Bedroom 2 - 1 Double Bed, 1 Cot
  • Bedroom 3 - 1 Double Bed, 2 Single Bed
  • Description of sleeping capacity: Sleeps 8 (3 Bedrooms) Notes on bedrooms: Bedroom 1 with double bed Bedroom 2 with double bed and cot bedroom 3 with double bed and 2 singles


  • Bicycles ...
  • Terrace ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
  • 2 bicycles


  • Self-catering

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


  • Notes on accommodation: No smoking in the property Pets will be considered with a responsible owner Arrival and Departure day is Sunday Outside: Double gates lead into the front garden with lawn, flower borders and large gravelled parking area. The rear garden comprises of two terraces, a section of garden with in-ground swimming pool and lawn, a second area with fruit trees and lawn. There is garden furniture for al fresco dining and shade from the summer sun. Utility Room: iron and ironing board clothes airer Bed linen provided, please supply your own towels for personal use and the pool/beach . Cottage will be cleaned before you arrive and on departure. Please bring your own beach/swimming towels. House keeper will visit mid week to clean the pool. Other: There is a separate dining room with a solid oak table and seating for 6 people with a wood burner and stairs to the first floor. A small conservatory leads off the kitchen, great for family breakfast over looking the gardens

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