House | 2 bedrooms | sleeps 4
La Vieille Maison dates back to the 19th Century and has recently undergone a complete renovation. It has been finished to a high standard and has many original features on show - such as wooden beams and a stone staircase.
On the ground floor there is a fully equipped kitchen which leads into the cosy lounge. Here you will find a log burner for those long winter nights and comfortable sofas on which to relax.
There is a separate utility area to the other side of the kitchen, with a WC, washing machine and office area - with a computer allowing internet access. Wi-Fi is also available.
On the first floor are two en suite bedrooms - one with a king sized bed, and the other with two twin beds. Both have built in wardrobes and a chest of drawers. There is a cot for young children, and a high chair, changing mat and plastic crockery & cutlery is also provided.
Outside is a lovely terrace, with patio chairs, table and a BBQ. This leads on to the lawned gardens where you will find the 10 x 5m heated pool and paddling pool, children's swings and plenty of space for the children to run around! There is also a large games room with PS2, Gameracer seat and many other toys for your children.
|Size||Sleeps up to 4, 2 bedrooms|
|Nearest beach||La Tranche sur Mer 40 km|
|Will consider||Corporate bookings, Long term lets (over 1 month), Short breaks (1-4 days)|
|Nearest Amenities||1 km|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Nantes 70 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||Log fire, Internet access, DVD player|
|General||Central heating, TV, CD player, Games room, Satellite TV, Wi-Fi available|
|Standard||Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer|
|Utilities||Clothes dryer, Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine|
|Rooms||2 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms of which 2 En suites|
|Furniture||Single beds (2), Double beds (1), Cots (1), Dining seats for 4, Lounge seats for 4|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided, High chair|
|Outdoors||Balcony or terrace, Shared garden, BBQ, Bicycles available, Swing set|
|Further details indoors|
- The Computer has secure internet access
- Wi-Fi internet access is available
- The whole house benefits from central heating
- There is an additional heating charge for the colder months (€25 per week)
- All bed linens and towels are provided, except pool towels
- Stairgates and pool fencing is provided for the security of your children
|Further details outdoors|
- There is plenty of off road parking for several cars
- The terrace, pool and garden areas are shared with our other holiday home - La Maison en Pierre
- The Pool is securely fenced and has sun loungers and a decking area
- There is a large games room in the courtyard, complete with toys, PS2, DVDs, Videos and games
- The swimming pool is open from Easter until the end of September
- The pool is shared with 1 other house and the owners
- There is a heating charge for the winter months (€25 per week)
- Please bring your own pool towels
The Poitou-Charentes/Vendee region
St Juire is set in the beautiful countryside of the Vendée. In the nearby unspoilt village of Bazoges you will find a magnificent medieval donjon (keep) along with its beautifully laid out garden and a very popular restaurant. For those who fancy a stroll, there is a large picturesque lake at St Martin Lars or a lovely walk along the river banks, behind the chateau at Sainte Hermine.
Luçon, with its 16th century cathedral and hidden Jardin Dumaine, is within a 20 minutes easy drive. The renaissance town of Fontenay-Le-Comte offers guided tours around the Chateau de Terre Neuve and a lot more besides.
For a spot of wine-tasting, head of to the nearby town of Mareuil-sur-Lay, where local wines can be sampled. Fishing is a popular sport in the Vendée and there are many lakes and rivers to choose from. If golf is your preferred sport, there a 5 golf courses in the region.
The famous sandy Vendéen beaches are approximately a 45 minute drive away, where a host of water sports are available. The unmissable theme park of Le Puy de Fou is 50 minutes away and the exciting and fun-packed Futuroscope is to be found at Poitiers.
St Juire Champgillon
La Maison en Pierre is set in the picturesque village of St Juire where you will find a bar/cafe, a small shop and an excellent restaurant, as well as a hairdresser and the Mairie, where postcards & stamps can be purchased. Fresh bread is delivered to the village 3 times a day, so a local baguette is always available.
The village hosts a small, yet popular local produce market on the 1st Sunday morning of the month and every Sunday morning in July & August. St Juire is known for its free art exhibitions hosted during the summer months. It is surrounded by deserted farm tracks that are perfect for easy and safe cycling and walking.