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View of Eeyores corner from the hammock

Cottage | 3 bedrooms | sleeps 6

Key Info
  • Nearest beach 90 km
  • Swimming pool
  • Great for children of all ages
  • Car essential
  • No pets allowed
  • Private garden

Eeyores corner is situated less than 10 minutes from the Medieval and historic town of Parthenay, but totally rural in aspect. Just a 15 minute walk along the picturesque River Thouet or 2 minutes by car and your in our local village with it's Bar/Restaurant, Bakers, Butchers P.O. Pharmacy and Doctors.

The cottage has it's own garden and terrace with tables and chairs and BBQ for al fresco eating with a parasol for shade and hot tub for the cool evenings.

Inside 1st floor, the sleeping arrangements Bedroom 1 double bed + 1 cot , Bedroom 2, 2 single beds, bedroom 3 with bunks, TV and playstation , all rooms have ample storage facilities. The bathroom has a bath, toilet and hand basin with large dressing mirror. all rooms have character with old beams and oak parquet floors.

Down stairs the lounge has Satelite English TV, DVD player, log burner and radiators( C/H ) and seating for 8 people and a selection of board games and books are for your enjoyment.

The diner has Table and chairs for 8 people and a high chair is available and a CD player.

The Kitchen has all necessary equipment and plenty of utensils, crockery, cutlery and glass ware.

There is a down stairs shower room and separate W/C and small utility room.

There is also internet access with WI/FI.

In the larger garden there is a splash pool to cool down on the hot summer days and a second BBQ area with swing seat, parasol and table and chairs overlooking the river.

NEW FOR 2012!

We are offering 3 night pampering lady day breaks, out of season for 4 people full board including wine all set in a homely and relaxed environment

You have the use of a hot tub, with a selection of massages from deep tissue therapy to holistic aromatherapy for stress relief, Reiki, Yoga, beauty therapy and hairdressing .all by highly skilled practitioners

For further information and tariffs please contact us at Eeyores Corner and inform us as to your requirements so we can arrange a personalised itinerary.

Size Sleeps up to 6, 3 bedrooms
Nearest beach North of La Rochelle 90 km
Will consider Long term lets (over 1 month), Short breaks (1-4 days)
Access Car essential
Nearest Amenities 1 km
Nearest travel links Nearest airport: Poitier 50 km, Nearest railway: Niort 40 km
Family friendly Great for children of all ages, Suitable for people with restricted mobility
Notes No pets allowed, No smoking at this property

Features and Facilities

Luxuries Jacuzzi or hot tub, Log fire, Internet access, DVD player
General Central heating, TV, CD player, Satellite TV, Wi-Fi available
Standard Kettle, Toaster, Iron
Utilities Clothes dryer, Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine
Rooms 3 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms and 1 Shower rooms
Furniture Single beds (4), Double beds (1), Cots (1), Dining seats for 6, Lounge seats for 6
Other Linen provided, Towels provided, High chair
Outdoors Balcony or terrace, Private garden, Shared garden, BBQ, Swing set, Private fishing lake or river
Access Parking
Further details indoors

The cottage is tastefully decorated to the style of the provence region and has a bright and airy atmosphere.

Bed linen is provided. Towels are provided for use in the cottage, Beach and activity towels are not provided

Further details outdoors

The larger garden is shared with the owners who are on site for information and assistance.

The splash pool is available from Mid June- Beginning September

The Hot tub will be available Mid May - Beginning September

Further details

A 20% deposit is required on booking to secure the property and the balance to be paid 4 weeks before commencement of the holiday.

A £150 security deposit is to be paid at the same time as the deposit. Repayment will be made 7 days after the completion of the holiday, assuming there are no damages, when a deduction will be made.

The cottage has a no smoking policy and failure to comply will result in loss of security deposit.

The Poitou-Charentes/Vendee region

The Poitou- Charentes is historicalyl the second hottest place in France next to the Cote D'azure and has many places of interest from the beaches of the Vendee and La Rochelle to the west, to Poitier and Futuroscope in the East from The Marias Poitevin ( Venice verte) to the south to Samaur and it's chateau's on the Loire river and not to leave out Puy du fou a must visit theme park for all the family you'll never forget it.

The region has something for everone either relaxation or an activity holiday.


Parthenay is a medieval town on the River Thouet and a visit to the old quarter is well worth it. The ramparts of the old fortress is the back drop to the Bastialle day firework celebrations when wine and food and music go on into the evening.

There are many festivals and events in and around Parthenay through the Spring and Summer from Antique fairs to Medieval festivals and a Week long games festival with over 3000 games to play for children from 6- 60 years young

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14 Sep 2014


"A perfect place to unwind and recharge those batteries. Super!"

A wonderful week! Everyone enjoyed their stay at Eeyores Corner. Spacious, spotless, characterful property complete with pool and hot tub and the run of a huge garden by a river, what more could you w… More

21 Aug 2014


"Eeyores retreat."

Excellent holiday accommodation, very good amenities. Dave & Jilly were the perfect hosts,very friendly and helpful. Would not hesitate staying here again.… More

22 Jul 2014


"Excellect property - great location, lot to do in area. Not far from Poiters airport."

This property is kept to a very high standard. Very clean and spacious. My kids 10, 12, 14 enjoyed this house. House has one large master bedroom, one room with two single beds, one room with bunk bed… More

7 Jun 2014


"It Disney gets much better than this......5 Stars"

This is a five star property with 6 Star hosts. We needed to recharge our batteries and "chill" and we could not have chosen better, but if we'd have wanted a full on couple of weeks … More

Hi Geoff& Yvonne,
Where did you get the Scottish accent from?
Thanks for the review and it was a joy having you as our guests?
Hope to see you again soon.
Dave & Jilly

3 Sep 2013


"Even better than before"

This was our second holiday at Eeyores Corner, and with the improvements that the ever helpful Dave and Jilly have made, was even better than before. Hot tub in a nicer position, new sofa's and h… More

Thank you for your review,It was very much appreciated, we did not expect such a glowing recommendation.
And if you are considering a third visit we would be delighted to see you.
Once again thank you for booking Eeyores corner and hope to see you next year

17 Aug 2013


"A fabulous find!"

I searched the Internet for weeks trying to find the right holiday destination for me and my family and then I discovered Eeyores Corner. What a fabulous find! The cottage is full of charm and very … More

Hi Nicola & Tony,
Thank you for your comments and the little gift you left for Jilly.
It was a pleasure, to have your family stay with us and for looking after the property.
We hope to see you all again in the future,but until then, have a good year.
Thanks again
Dave & Jilly

7 Aug 2013


"Owner could not be bothered getting back to me"

So could not book - the following bit of rubbish should get me to 50 characters - but will not be published anyway.… More

Dear Sir,
I do apologize for not getting back to you, this is due to the fact that holiday lettings did not send an email alert notifying me that an inquiry had been made, and therefore I did not enter their inbox on there site, to respond. It is not our intention to ignore any inquires. how ever it is not always possible to respond,ie a bereavement in the family or loss of internet etc.

Once again I do apologize.

16 Jul 2013


"A Little Gem"

Rarely does a holiday let exceed expectations but Eeyore's Corner does in every way. Charming characterful property in the heart of the French countryside, maintained and equipped to a very high … More

Thank you for your lovely comments, we strive to please.
Good luck with your future endeavors and we hope to see you all again in the future.
Dave & Jilly

14 Jun 2013


"wat een heerlijke plek"

Wat een geweldige plek om even helemaal tot rust te komen. Een prachtige tuin, een fijne hot top met bubbels. En bovenal wat zijn Jill en Dave gastvrij.Een aanrader dus… More

5 Oct 2012


"Forget any apprehensions."

Have recently returned from an extremely pleasant week spent at Eeyores Corner. The location was excellent - quiet and restful, which was exactly what we wanted. Property was very comfortable and obviously maintained to a very high standard by the owners, Dave and Jilly Rosenberg who had provided everything that was necessary within the house. Our hosts made us most welcome (including a much appreciated welcome pack, wine, milk etc.) and thoroughly explained all the general workings of the property and guidelines for making the most of our stay. We found Dave and Jilly the best of "neighbours" being both very helpful and concerned that we enjoy our stay yet without in any way being obtrusive. We would highly recommend this holiday rental.

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