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House | 3 bedrooms | sleeps 6
A spacious house with high ceilings, character features and offering many home comforts.
This is ideal for guests who want to experience the real France,take a short walk to the award winning bakers, visit Patrick's bar and follow the artists' trail. Enjoy scenic river walks, horseriding, cycling, fishing and visit the wonderful Vouvant Mervent forest..
The Ile de Re, Puy du Fou and the flat sandy Vendee beaches and the Marais Poitevin are all about one hour away.
|Size||Sleeps up to 6, 3 bedrooms|
|Nearest beach||La Tranche|
|Will consider||Long term lets (over 1 month)|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: La Rochelle, Nearest railway: Lucon|
|Family friendly||Great for children of all ages|
|Notes||No pets allowed, No smoking at this property|
Features and Facilities
|Luxuries||Log fire, DVD player|
|General||Video player, CD player, Satellite TV|
|Standard||Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer|
|Utilities||Clothes dryer, Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine|
|Rooms||3 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms of which 1 En suites and 1 Shower rooms|
|Furniture||1 Sofa beds, Single beds (1), Double beds (2), Dining seats for 6, Lounge seats for 6|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided|
|Outdoors||Private garden, BBQ|
|Further details indoors|
Le Vivier's accommodation is on three floors. The ground floor has a spacious well equipped kitchen/dining area with large sliding windows opening onto a partly decked south facing secluded garden. There is a double futon in the dining area. The large sitting room is always cool in the summer and has a traditional stone fireplace with wood burner. The house contains numerous books, games and films for guests to enjoy.
There is a cloakroom with toilet and washbasin on this floor. On the first floor we have a large ensuite master bedroom with a king size sleigh bed.
The second floor has a double and single bedroom with a separate shower room.There are natural wood floors throughout the whole house. Beams, high ceilings and some revealed stonework enhance a spacious and quiet venue for a relaxing holida
|Further details outdoors|
There is a small public car park very near to the house or park outside the house.
The Poitou-Charentes/Vendee region
The Vendee is famous for its wonderful weather, miles of long sandy, pine backed beaches and fields of sunflowers.
Visit historic La Rochelle, take a boat on the canals of the Marais Poitevin, enjoy wonderful walks in the Vouvant Mervent forest. and visit the Saturday market at Fontenay le Comte.
The nearby cave at Pissotte produces and sells direct to the public excellent well-known local red and white wines. A must for wine lovers.
Vouvant in the south of the Vendee is a well noted beauty spot with "plus beaux villages de France" and Petite Cite de Caractere" awards, making it a terrrific base for your holiday.
Spend hours wandering the old streets, enjoy the beauty of the floodlit rampart.s and visit the many artists' galleries.
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12 Sep 2013
"Spacious French house on edge of lovely village."
We enjoyed very much this comfortable French house in a lovely old village. The house has all amenities and is very spacious and attractive. Nice long garden with BBQ , loungers , table and chairs. Large bright kitchen and cool lounge . Very comfortable beds in large bedrooms . Books, TV with English satellite channels, DVDs , Videos and games available. Nice quiet situation but only 8-10 minutes walk to Vouvant with cafes , shops , art galleries , river walks , and historic ruins. Parking outside of house or in quiet car park 20 meters across minor road .Near to a large forest with waymarked walks and drives .
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1 Aug 2013
"A gem of a house in a jewel of a village."
If you find yourself lucky enough to be planning a break in Vouvant, then you will not find a nicer retreat than at Le Vivier. We arrived on a warm day to a warm reception and a wonderfully cool inter… More
Thank you, so glad you had a nice time.
26 Apr 2013
"Very comfortable accommodation in lovely location"
My wife and I stayed in le vivier on the outskirts of the beautiful village of vouvant.We could walk easily to the heart of the village which offered all the amenities necessary for a relaxing holiday… More
Glad you enjoyed your holiday at Le Vivier.
1 Oct 2012
"Lovely accommodation in a perfect, tranquil location."
Myself, my partner and her two teenage kids holidayed here in July / August 2012. The house is fabulous - very spacious with a lovely cool lounge, TV, DVD, Music system, indoor and outdoor games for … More
So nice to read your lovely comments.
25 Aug 2012
"Very clean and spacious"
We really enjoyed our holiday at Le Vivier. The house was wonderful, really clean, spacious and it had a lovely garden with barbeque. It is also a lovely quiet area so you can really relax and get away from it all. It was very useful having two bathrooms so the children had there own bathroom upstairs and we had ours downstairs. The house is on three levels so it is not suitable for very young children.
The reason I have given the rating as very good and not excellent is because there was no television service, just a screen and a DVD player which did not bother us too much because most of it would have been in French anyway.
We are installing satellite tv in the house later this month.
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