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House with enclosed front garden

Barn | 4 bedrooms | sleeps 8

Key Info
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 30 km
  • Swimming pool
  • Great for children of all ages 5
  • Car essential
  • No pets allowed
  • Private garden

Our countryside property is situated in the hamlet of La Poulaillerie which is located 2km from the nearest village.

There is a wide choice of good supermarkets,shops,bars,restaurants,banks in Surgeres 10 minutes away by car or pleasant cycle ride.In Surgeres and Vandre there are outdoor heated swimming pools.

We are 30 minutes from the historical port of La Rochelle and the beaches of Chatelaillon Plage.

The islands of Ile de Re and Ile de Oleron are within reach also Royan, Cognac and Saintes are worth a visit.

Ideal for a relaxing family holiday and a good location for walking,cycling and sailing.

Size Sleeps up to 8, 4 bedrooms
Nearest beach South of La Rochelle 30 km
Will consider Long term lets (over 1 month)
Access Car essential
Nearest Amenities 2 km
Nearest travel links Nearest airport: La Rochelle 50 km, Nearest railway: Surgeres 10 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, Internet access, DVD player
General Central heating, CD player, Pool or snooker table, Wi-Fi available
Standard Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer
Utilities Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine
Rooms 4 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms and 1 En suites
Furniture 1 Sofa beds, Single beds (2), Double beds (3), Dining seats for 10, Lounge seats for 8
Other Linen provided, Towels provided, High chair
Outdoors Private garden, BBQ, Bicycles available, Swing set
Access Parking
Further details indoors

Our large and spacious property offers open plan accommodation with access to a walled private south facing garden.

Gallery landing area with pool table and sofas.

The second sitting room offers additional sofa bed,with patio doors to side garden.

Large downstairs bathroom with shower,full size bath and toilet.

En suite corner bath with overhead shower to main bedroom.Separate WC upstairs.

Selection of books,jigsaws and games,in the lounge

Utility room with washing machine,iron and ironing board. Separate drinks fridge.

Further details outdoors

BBQ with patio and covered terrace area

Garden furniture

Sun umbrella

Sun loungers

Pergoda and shaded areas

Selection of bikes and outdoor games

Private heated outdoor pool and large patio area ( pool heated for the high and peak season )

The Poitou-Charentes/Vendee region

Situated in the south-west of France. the region is great for walking and cycling , for those keen on exploring the lovely countryside there are plenty of marked cycle routes. It is a fun way to see the beauty of the surroundings.

Great location for a relaxing family holiday and within easy reach of La Rochelle for the beaches and sailing.

The long summer months are ideal for al fresco dining and lazy days.The beaches south of La Rochelle are great for a family day out .In La Rochelle there is a small animal park,great for children,lots of lovely shops and chic boutiques,plentry of restaurants,cafes and a must visit to Ernest icecream shop.A great place to watch the world go by and also keep the children happy.


The nearest village is Vandre, it has a local shop open every day, butchers and pizza takeaway. A 15 minute cycle ride from the house down single track lanes will take you into the village where there is a local outdoor swimming pool open July and August .The local butcher is very friendly and also has a market stall on Saturday ,Tuesday and Thursday in Surgeres.The market is great for practicing your french with the locals.

.Surgeres has many shops,an indoor market,3 supermarkets and some good restaurants and is 10km away.

Plenty of attractions nearby, from the miniature boats at St Savinien(fun for adults and children) to the ancient roman town of Saintes,with its great roman amphitheaters.

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2 Sep 2014


"Another wonderful family holiday!"

This was our 2nd visit to La Poulaillerie, we just had to come back as we had such a wonderful time last year. (This is the 1st time I have EVER returned to the same holiday destination, which says a lot!)

Our group consisted of 4 adults and 4 children aged 8,7,6 & 3 and the house is pefect for family groups.

The swimming pool is delightful and was well used by the children.

Tracey is a great owner and sorted a minor probelm we had with spedd and without fuss. She also provided a nice welcome basket which is a nice touch.

Would totally recommend and we are very likely to be back in the future.

31 Aug 2014


"Beautiful home."

This is a very spacious attractive house. It was ideal for our extended family; everyone could have their own space. It is very well equipped, even a coffee machine! There are plenty of outside areas and a lovely pool. It is a very rural area which suited us fine but makes a car absolutely essential.

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