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Gite | 3 bedrooms | sleeps 6

Key Info
  • Nearest beach 110 km
  • Swimming pool
  • Great for children of all ages
  • Car essential
  • No pets allowed

Fully furnished holiday gite with many original features complete with modern amenities providing spacious accommodation in beautiful countryside location. The property is situated in approx. 2.5 acres of garden with plenty of space for children to play safely, together with an above-ground pool, 9.5 x 4.5mts with decking area and children's pool. Many other outdoor toys & activities available.

The gite has an open-plan kitchen, dining room and living room downstairs with staircase leading to Master bedroom with en suite facilities. Also downstairs are 2 double bedrooms, shower room and separate W.C. Extra beds and travel cots can be provided if required..

Nearest shops and restaurants approx. 5kms away in Sauze-Vaussais.

Size Sleeps up to 6, 3 bedrooms
Nearest beach La Rochelle 110 km
Will consider Long term lets (over 1 month), Short breaks (1-4 days)
Access Car essential
Nearest Amenities 5 km
Nearest travel links Nearest airport: Poitiers 60 km, Nearest railway: Ruffec 12 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 Log fire, DVD player
Pool Children's pool
General Central heating, TV, CD player, Pool or snooker table, Table tennis, Games room, Satellite TV, Wi-Fi available
Standard Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer
Utilities Clothes dryer, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine
Rooms 3 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms of which 1 En suites and 1 Shower rooms
Furniture Double beds (3), Cots (1), Dining seats for 6, Lounge seats for 6
Other Linen provided, Towels provided, High chair
Outdoors Shared garden, BBQ, Bicycles available, Swing set, Trampoline
Access Parking
Further details indoors

All the bedrooms and bathroms have electric heating making it suitable for all year round.

Pool towels also provided.

Further details outdoors

Patio table, chairs, parasols and sunloungers provided. Badminton, table tennis, boules, darts, pool table, etc available.

Further details

Arrivals after 4pm. Departures by 10am.

A non refundable deposit of 25% is required on booking and the balance payable 8 weeks prior to departure or immediately if booking is made within 8 weeks of departure date.

£150 security deposit required upon booking, refundable within 7 days of departure provided there has been no damage or breakages.

The Poitou-Charentes/Vendee region

This region is the second sunniest area in France making it attractive all year round.

Here are some of the attractions we recommend you see.

Valley of the Monkeys about 30 minutes away, here you can discover over 350 primates, 30 species, where you can come in contact with them in a very natural setting. There is also a farm nursery with sheep, goats, pigs, chickens and rabbits you can pet.

Futuroscope the second largest theme park in France.Approximately 45 minutes drive,an exciting day for the whole family.

Poitiers: The regions capital. Here you will find lots of architectural and historical interest, with its cathedral, museums and churches also good for shopping.

Marais Poitevin - "Green Venice" - approx. 40 minutes drive, hire a boat and explore the waterways.

Golf course at Mazieres en Gatine - approx. 1 hours drive.

Cognac - famous for its distilleries and the famous spirit as well as the local speciality Pineau.

Many local towns & villages have markets and car boot sales throughout the Summer.

Sauze Vaussais

The local market town of Sauze Vaussais is only a 10 minute drive away, fresh local produce in abundance on Thursdays & Saturdays. There you will find two supermarkets (one of which is a large Super U ) There is also a variety of boulangeries, tabacs and other small shops including a beauticians. There are several restaurants and cafes, including mobile fish n chips two nights per week. We also have a large lake just outside the village with fishing facilities, crazy golf, picnic area, slides and climbing frames for children.

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Review 1-4 of 4

2 Jun 2014


"nice house for short stay...."

It is a nice house for a short stay, not for a long stay. The price was much too high for the house. The price was also different on the site then we had to pay....When we got there it was realy cold,… More

23 Feb 2014


"Perfect chill-out holiday"

A beautifully clean and well presented cottage with great facilities including an outdoor pool and games area with ping-pong and darts. We thoroughly enjoyed being able to relax and use the facilities… More

5 Sep 2012


"The ideal get away, peaceful, restful but plenty for the kids"

Spent two lovely weeks at these cottages. Very clean and beautifully restored and decorated. Swimming pool, grounds and games room were great for kids (age 9,7 and 5) and for the adults. Cyril and Agnes and their grand-daughter Tamela were very welcoming and made us feel extremely comfortable. They were not intrusive but were on hand when we needed them. The kids enjoyed the freedom the location offers. Bicycles were made available and the men enjoyed a cycle to a local boulangerie for bread in the morning. Plenty to do within short drive and because it's not a big tourist area most places of interest we visited were quiet. Coast and beaches about 1 hours 20 mins drive. We did go off and explore but to be honest much of the time was spent relaxing at the cottages and everyone was happy. I cannot recommend this place highly enough. Thank you to Cyril and Agnes for their hospitality (and for tomatoes, pavlova and scones) we hope to be back very soon.

4 Feb 2012


"Nice Rural Gite in good location for interesting day trips"

Spent a lovely week here. Lovely clean house, very well restored in a quiet location. Owners very helpful, friendly and honest. Good location for us. We travelled most days (less than 1 hour) to interesting places - for example Chateau de Rochefoucauld (kids & adults can dress in medivial costumes), lazy day boating in the marsh in Marais Poitevin (near Niort). Gite convienent to Angouleme, Poitiers and Niort..
Pool and pool area very nice on hot days. Kiddies paddling pool also. On quiet road so possible for kids to cycle on roads also.

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Cyril & Agnes M.

  • 5 Years listed

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Calendar last updated:20 Sep 2014

Based in France

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