Le Gite Tranquille
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Gite / 2 bedrooms / sleeps 5
Le Gite Tranquille is set in a peaceful location surrounded by fields and orchards. It is an ideal location for country walks or cycling through quiet lanes.
The house has an open plan ground floor, with 2 large sofas, a dining table & chairs and a fully equipped kitchen, with cooker, microwave, dishwasher, toaster and kettle. There is a fridge/freezer and washing machine in the utility room, along with a WC and hand basin.
Upstairs, there are two comfortable bedrooms. One bedroom has a double bed and en-suite shower room, and the other has two single beds and an en-suite bathroom. Both have a wardrobe and side tables. A third single bed or cot can be added to the twin bedroom.
Outside there is a patio area with comfy chairs, and a table - ideal for an aperitif after a hectic day of sightseeing or sunbathing in the private garden area. There is also a BBQ, al fresco dining table & chairs and sunloungers. The private garden is surrounded by the main gardens which belong to property owners, who live next door and who are always on hand to offer advice about where to visit. These gardens contain a fantastic fruit & vegetable area, along with a large orchard of cherry and walnut trees. There is plenty of space for the children to run around or play football - as well as table tennis and a set of swings.
|Size||Sleeps up to 5, 2 bedrooms|
|Nearest beach||La Faute Sur Mer 45 km|
|Will consider||Long term lets (over 1 month)|
|Nearest Amenities||3 km|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Nantes 80 km, Nearest railway: Chantonnay 10 km|
|Family friendly||Great for children of all ages|
|Notes||No pets allowed, No smoking at this property|
Features and Facilities
|Luxuries||Internet access, DVD player|
|General||Central heating, TV, Video player, CD player, Table tennis, Satellite TV, Wi-Fi available|
|Standard||Kettle, Toaster, Iron|
|Utilities||Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine|
|Rooms||2 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms of which 2 En suites|
|Furniture||Double beds (1), Single beds (3), Cots (1), Dining seats for 4, Lounge seats for 6|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided, High chair|
|Outdoors||Private garden, Shared garden, BBQ, Bicycles available, Swing set|
|Further details indoors|
- The house has secure internet access
- The whole house benefits from central heating radiators (Included in price for winter months)
- All bed linens and towels are provided
- A stair gate can be provided for the security of your children
|Further details outdoors|
- There is a private BBQ area with seating and sun loungers.
- There is off-road parking for your vehicle
- Cycles are available to use at the house
- There is a boules court, swings and table tennis in the garden
- A car can be loaned to guests without transport, and airport pick-ups can be arranged
- The house is set within a 6000m² garden and orchard
- Heating costs for the winter months are included within the rental price
- Pets are not allowed
- Smoking is only permitted outside
- A 30% deposit is required to secure your reservation, with the remaining 70% being paid 8 weeks prior to the start date of your holiday
- Payment is accpted in Sterling or Euros, by either cheque or direct bank transfer
About this location
The Pays de la Loire region
Le Gite Tranquille is set on the edge of the peaceful village of La Jousselinière near La Chapelle Themer, only 7km from Sainte Hermine, which has many shops, restaurants and bars. The village of Thiré is only 2km away, where there is a bar & pizzeria open nightly.
The house is in a rural area surrounded by fields and forests - perfect for walking or cycling and the climate is warm - the Vendee is the 2nd sunniest region in France!
The beaches of the Southern Vendee are only a 45 minute drive away and there are many tourist attractions all within an hour's drive.
Le Gite Tranquille lives up to its name, and you will find many a quiet country lane to walk or cycle along - you will be able to bird watch en route with many birds of prey and migratory birds nesting in the area - we'll even provide the bikes for your days out!
Boating and fishing are available nearby on the lake at St Martin Lars or in the Forest of Mervent. For the more energetic guests, there is horse riding or a swimming pool within 20 minutes and the beaches of the southern Vendée are only 45 minutes drive away.
The Theme Park of Puy du Fou is only a 30 minute drive away and the Marais Poitevin is close by too.
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18 Oct 2014
We chose this holiday after reading the reviews and it surpassed our expectations. What lovely hosts Martin and Vicky were, from sharing their converted home made wines to advising us on the abundanc… More
9 Oct 2014
"Couldn't be better!"
La Gite Tranquille is in a lovely quiet spot - it lives up to its name - but is in easy reach of lots to do. It is very comfortable, with lots of space and very well equipped - english tv, wifi etc. T… More
23 Sep 2014
"Excellent relaxing and friendly give in the Vendeé"
We had been camping for about 3 weeks across France before arriving at la Gite Tranquille. It was a little difficult to find - though that might have been more my navigation - once we arrived we were … More
16 Jun 2014
"Gite Tranquile is exactly what it says"
Very relaxing and peacefull, lovely welcome from the hosts Vicky and Martin, who gave a lot of advise about the region and it's many attractions. Not far from ameneties and facilities, bars, shop… More
28 Aug 2013
"What a welcome!"
A very comfortable and well equipped Gite with the best of hosts. I've been travelling to France for 40 years and my wife and I have used Gites for the past 20. This is the best package we ever c… More
26 Aug 2013
The only place to stay when visiting this beautiful part of the world. Fantastic host's , great Gite ,everything you need is provided, so quite, but within easy reach of bars etc. can't wait… More
21 Aug 2013
"Fantastic holiday had by all"
Just returned from a very relaxing holiday at Le Gite Tranquille. Martin and Vicky the hosts were brilliant. The gite was lovely and clean, well equipped and the gardens were wonderful. Our teenage bo… More
18 Oct 2012
"the aptly named Gite Tranquille"
This gite is in a small village which has been revived by the incoming British. The hosts, Vicky & Martin, take a predominant role in the village life so you will meet a few 'locals', Frenc… More
8 Sep 2012
"Beautiful, peaceful home from home"
Vicky & Martin were the perfect hosts. Very helpful with advice on where to go and what to do. Lovely fresh vegetables straight from their garden and the table tennis and orchard football was geat for… More
4 Jul 2012
Le Gite tranquille was certainly well named. Setting was beautiful, very rural and peaceful. Never heard so much birdsong or seen so many butterflies in one place before.
Welcome was very warm and gite supplied with everything you could need. Martin and Vicky (the owners) were very helpful and kind without being at all intrusive. Thoroughly enjoyed the stay. Accommodation was very clean and private garden was good
You do need to use a car to reach any shops but if you do not have your own a car is available for you to use.
Would happily stay there again.
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Calendar last updated:19 Mar 2015
Based in France