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Charming Holiday Cottage. Enclosed & Lovely Gardens.

Bedrooms 2
Space 645 sq. ft.
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 2 - 7 nights


About the property

Excellent Base for Exploring the wine region of France, with ready access to all amenities

La Maison d’Art is a uniquely beautiful cottage lies in the rural French countryside. This peaceful and renovated cottage is the perfect retreat from the hustle and bustle of life and is ideally situated to explore this beautiful and historic region, which has a wealth of sites, activities and attractions to suit the whole family, close by.

Delight yourself with medieval treasures, Romanesque churches, chateaux and vineyards, sample the local delicacies, or just relax in the seclusion of the tranquil garden.

The market town of Chef Boutonne with a 12th century Romanesque church and the Chateau Javazary, situated on the Boutonne river is just a 10 minutes drive from the house, holding markets every Saturday.

Walking, cycling, horse ridding, fishing, swimming, and canoeing in a tranquil setting is on the doorstep with a plethora of unspoilt, historic villages/towns to explore within easy reach.

La Maison d'Art is a completely detached and self-contained house with a private courtyard and access to larger gardens. The cottage is fully equipped to accommodate and sleep 4 peoples.

** Note on rental rate **

If you book over 7 days, you are entitled to have 10% discount.

The rental price includes all bed linen and towels. Everything in your gite will be ready for your arrival – beds made up.

Free wifi connection. The BBQ is also free for the guest of La Maison d'Art.

The cottage is non-smoking, but you are welcome to smoke outside using the ashtrays provided.

Outside: Enclosed private garden, barbecue, outdoor table and chairs for outdoor dining, and parasol.

We also offer painting holidays in beautiful surroundings for lovers of all things French. Get creative and rouse your inner artist on a painting holiday. Go, sit, stare and take in the view. Combine France’s superb scenery, and expert tuition from the inspirational Jean David, and experience your picture-perfect art holiday.

More Details

Jean & Isix
Member since: 2015
Speaks English, Cantonese
Calendar last updated:
23 June, 2017

About Jean & Isix

Your hosts are Jean and Isix, and both are Australian. Jean is a professional artist who is an internationally renowned oil painter and teacher. He is passionate about art and painting. Isix previously worked in IT industry for 22 years, and is now forging ahead establishing the Maison and the business. After travelling around Europe for the last few years, they have now setup La Maison d’Art to expand and develop Jean’s art practice, and also provided fantastic holiday ideas to our guest.

Jean & Isix purchased this cottage in 2013

Why Jean & Isix chose Deux-Sevres

La Maison d’Art has been completely renovated to an exceptionally high standard to provide a quality environment within a rural setting. Please note that you do not have to be an artist or be interested in art to book a stay at the maison – all are welcome!

What makes this cottage unique

For the artistically minded, there is a fully equipped studio available to share with Jean if you come on a ‘Painting Holiday‘.


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday cottage in Paizay-le-Chapt in Poitou-Charentes

Property Type:
  • cottage
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 645 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • city centre
  • rural
  • town
  • village
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Free Wifi
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Shower room 1 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
  • Bathroom situated on the first floor with shower, washbasin, WC, & hair dryer. You need to bring your own shower gel or soap, and shampoo.
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Double Bed
    Bedroom 2 - 2 Single Bed
  • 2 Bedrooms situated on the first floor. Master Bedroom has a double bed. 2nd Bedroom has 2 single beds. This property is fully equipped to accommodate 4 peoples.
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Music Library
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Video Library
  • Terrace
  • Barbecue
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • autumn foliage
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • forests
  • library
  • museums
  • playground
  • pond
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • theme parks
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • horse riding
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • hunting
  • bay fishing
  • swimming
Interaction with Guests: We have been traveling around the world and stayed at many different places, so we know the score and are happy to interact and share our local knowledge or leave you in peace. House Rules: The cottage is non-smoking, but you are welcome to smoke outside using the ashtrays provided. Please enjoy yourself and treat the house as you would your own. Respect the neighbours, and keep noise levels to a minimum after 11pm inside or outside the cottage. Our normal checkin time is 3pm, and check-out time is 10am. If you have a special need either checkin early or check-out later. It is recommended to organise it with the owner prior to arrival or as soon as possible.


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Prices & Availability

Rental rates

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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
2017 Shoulder Season
29 Apr 2017 - 23 Jun 2017
2 night minimum stay
for 2 nights
2017 High Season
24 Jun 2017 - 7 Jul 2017
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
2017 Very High Season
8 Jul 2017 - 25 Aug 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
2017 High Season
26 Aug 2017 - 31 Aug 2017
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
2017 Shoulder Season
1 Sep 2017 - 29 Sep 2017
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
2017 Low Season
30 Sep 2017 - 29 Oct 2017
2 night minimum stay
for 2 nights
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
for 2 nights

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees

If you book over 7 days, you are entitled to have 10% discount.

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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