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French house and private pool.

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Hotel apartment | 3 bedrooms | sleeps 9

Key Info
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 5 km
  • Swimming pool
  • Great for children of all ages
  • Car advised
  • No pets allowed
  • Private garden

ackson's Cottage sleeps upto 9 people and offers spacious accommodation and a 'Private' inground swimming pool.

* Enclosed inground swimming pool (9m x 4.6m) approx 30 foot x 15 foot.

* Boules court.

* Table tennis.

* Palet - a traditional disc pitching game.

* BBQ.

* UK SKY TV (Freeview).

* Video + DVD and a selection of DVD's / CD's / video cassettes and books.

* Central heating for the cooler months.

* All bedding (FREE).

* Bundle of fresh towels (FREE).

* Only 2 minutes from the popular local market town with all amenities.

* Situated in the sunny region of the Deux Sèvres, on the Vendée border, part of the Poitou Charente.

* The property has been completely renovated from top to tail.

Size Sleeps up to 9, 3 bedrooms
Nearest beach Chassenon le bourg - Lakeside resort 5 km
Will consider Long term lets (over 1 month), Short breaks (1-4 days)
Access Car advised
Nearest Amenities 2 km
Nearest travel links Nearest airport: La Rochelle or Poitiers 60 km, Nearest railway: Niort 22 km
Family friendly Great for children of all ages
Notes No pets allowed, No smoking at this property

Features and Facilities

Luxuries DVD player
Pool Private outdoor pool (unheated)
General Central heating, TV, Video player, Table tennis, Satellite TV
Standard Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer
Utilities Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer
Rooms 3 bedrooms, 1 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms
Furniture 1 Sofa beds, Single beds (1), Double beds (3), Dining seats for 9, Lounge seats for 9
Other Linen provided, Towels provided
Outdoors Private outdoor pool (unheated), Balcony or terrace, Private garden, BBQ
Access Parking

The Pays de la Loire region

The property is in a small hamlet with 9 houses in total, of which 4 are occupied full term. The small lane that passes Jackson's Cottage leads to a 'dead-end' and then open fields. So it is rare to see or hear a car pass the property....apart from the BAKER EVERY MORNING!!

The nearest town of Coulonges sur L'Autize is just 2 minutes away, where you will find a Chateau and museum, restaurants, cafés, pharmacy, boulangeries and supermarket...even a Night Club for the young at heart!!

A bustling weekly market is held in the town square Tuesday and Saturday mornings, selling an abundance of fresh produce, fish and cheese alongside clothing, flowers and ivestock.

This area of France has not been spoilt by heavy tourism and the welcome from local people is friendly and genuine. The countryside is ideal for walking and cycling. Fishing, boating and golf are all available. The larger towns have traditional weekly markets with a variety of stalls, many selling local produce.

The village is surrounded by fields of sunflowers and maize. Easy access to the West coast beaches of Royan, La Tranche sur Mer and La Rochelle.

The area boasts the picturesque forests of Mervent & Vouvant & the beautiful Marais Poitevin with its canals, waterways and abundant restaurants. There is also an outdoor, heated swimming pool & tennis court within Coulonges and a pleasure lake with waterslides and boat hire only a 5 minute drive away.

Golf & fishing are popular activities in this area, with golf courses at La Rochelle & Niort, & easy access to fishing spots along the banks of the L'Autize river, or at the famous "Pescalis" fishing complex a sort drive away.


There is a superb 18 hole course nearby set in the grounds of a Chateau. Facilities also offer club hire, lessons, a pro shop and restaurant.

Full details can be found on Tel 0033 549632095 or Email Address : Golf du Petit Chene, Mazieres en Gatine.

Another course at Niort just 22km..

COULONGES-SUR-L'AUTIZE just 2 minutes has a market every Tues and Sat AM, restaurants, bars, various shops, banks and super market. As well as tennis courts, heated swimming pool and a Night Club!

CHASSENON LE BOURG just 5km has a super pleasure lake and fine beach with water slide, boat hire, cafe and pic-nic area.

MERVENT 12KM this area is famous for it's wonderful lakes and forests. A great day out can be had at the fun park “Pierre Brune”, plus the nearby Zoo.

VOUVANT closeby to Mervant is a beautiful historic town with a super Creperie “Le Pic Vert” , UK Fish and Chips and boat hire. Well recommended!

FAYMOREAU 12KM has a recommended restaurant at the Hotel de Mines and a peaceful fishing lake, daily permits about 6.00€ can be purchased at the Hotel de Mines.

MARAIS POTEVIN 13KM better known as VERISE VERTE, known for it's numerous riverside villages with various restaurants, bars, boat and bike hire. The area is renowned for it's abundance of wildlife and onderful scenery.

COULON 15KM is well recommended.

FONTENAY LE COMTE 16KM is a great town with a market on Saturday, cinema and much to see and do.

NIORT 22KM also has a host of shops, cinema, restaurants and historic buildings to visit. Plus a Golf course, bowling and karting.

LA ROCHELLE 60KM about 50 minutes drive is this interesting old port town, from here you can take the bridge to the unique island of ILE DE RE.

PUY DE FOU 1H 20 MINS to the north is well worth a day out to enjoy the “Grand Parc” spread over 40 hectares - quoted as being “a sensation sure to thrill”!

POITIERS and THE FAMOUS FUTUROSCOPE about 60 mls is certainly worth the drive. - What's on in the area. - Tourist Information. - Futuroscope. - Explore the four departments of the Poitou-Charentes.

Tourist Offices: Email Email Email

Hot Air Balloon Rides at Chantelou. Tel 0033 549973316 & 0033686400563.

Puy Du Fou - Fun day for all the family! Tel 0033 251641111

Mervent Aventures Tel 0033 251002063 & 0033 609642423.

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Calendar last updated:19 Mar 2014

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Languages spoken
  • English
  • French

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