Le Puy Renou is a lovely 3 Bed/ 2 Bathroom 19th century Vendée farmhouse, beautifully restored with beamed rooms and views overlooking the surrounding countryside.
Situated in a large secluded grassed garden of approximately an acre. Ideal for those looking for a taste of relaxing rural France.
|Size||Sleeps up to 7, 3 bedrooms|
|Nearest beach||La Tranche sur Mer 75 km|
|Nearest Amenities||10 km|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Nantes, La Rochelle and Poitiers 75 km, Nearest railway: Niort 50 km|
|Family friendly||Great for children of all ages|
|Notes||Some pets are welcome - please contact the owner, No smoking at this property|
|Luxuries||Log fire, Internet access, DVD player|
|General||TV, Video player, CD player, Satellite TV, Wi-Fi available|
|Standard||Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer|
|Utilities||Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine|
|Rooms||3 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms and 1 En suites|
|Furniture||Double beds (2), Single beds (3), Cots (1), Dining seats for 8, Lounge seats for 8|
|Outdoors||Private garden, BBQ|
|Access||Parking, Not suitable for wheelchair users|
The Vendee is a region situated on the west coast of France . With its long sandy beaches, rolling countryside and unique micro climate it is an ideal family holiday destination. It has a long and varied history with the Vendee revolt of 1795 being of major interest, there are many buildings and monuments to explore this period of time.
Among the many towns and sights to be found in the region are:
La Rochelle with its historical old town, harbour and fort is approximately 60 minutes drive.
The Vendee coast with its numerous beaches is 75 minutes drive.
The Loire Valley with many historically important castles and vineyards is approximately 50 miles north (75 mins drive).
Niort with great shopping and a market on Thursday is approximately 40 minutes drive.
The Marais Poitevin (Green Venice) where a boat might be hired and you may travel the peaceful waterways is 45 mins drive.
Poitiers, the ancient regional capital and home to Futurascope is 50 miles distance.
Nantes, the modern regional capital with its large shopping and historical buildings is 90 minutes drive away
Le Puy Renou is a small hamlet in the Vendée, half a mile from the village of La Chapelle aux Lys, a pretty village with a church and small bar.
The nearest town is La Chataigneraie which is a 10 minutes drive away and has a variety of small shops, a monthly market and three supermarkets.
Activities near to the house include fishing, golf, an adventure park, go-karting, swimming, walking, cycling and horse riding.
Local Attractions include the following:
Picturesque fortified walled Vouvant, said to be one of the prettiest villages in France, is nearby.
The forest and lake at Mervent has excellent walks, a zoo and a fun park.
There are swimming pools at La Chataigneraie, Moncoutant and Fontenay-Le-Comte.
Freshwater fishing lakes can be found at Montcoutant and Vouvant, the cost per day is approximately 15 Euros.
Le Puy de Fou, near Pouzauges, has regular historical re-enactments during the summer months, with illuminated evening performances (45 mins drive).
Fontenay-Le-Comte, an historical town with an ancient chateau is 17 miles away. Market day is Saturday (25 mins drive)
Parthenay is an lovely old town with a medieval quarter and interesting shops (30 mins drive).
The Marais Poitevin (Green Venice) where you may hire a boat and travel the peaceful waterways (45 mins drive).