Les Ammonites is a lovely 3 bedroom renovated stone farmhouse set in the hamlet of Les Chaffauds in the Vendée countryside. The house sleeps 6 guests and has large gardens with panoramic views across the unspoilt countryside and heated pool. Great for families. …see more
1 Sep 2014
"Very well equipped and comfortable gite - perfect for a family holiday"
This is a very nicely renovated farm house, very clean and well equipped and set on the edgeof a peaceful little village. The owners live on the site and were most welcoming and friendly and our tee… More
9 Sep 2012
"Excellent, relaxing holiday [-]home from home[--]"
We had a great time, the cottage was large, well equipped and of a very high standard. Paul and Isabelle were very welcoming and full of useful information and tips. Large garden, swings and swimmin… More
26 Aug 2012
"Good & well appointed, with friendly owners"
Situated within easy reach of the coast/beaches and the city of Nantes. The kids loved the open space abd especially the pool.
We will definately come back again.… More
Sleeps 11. 5 bedroom large detached house. Set in 1.75 acres of grounds and located in a rural farming hamlet surrounded by fields, historic villages and chateaux, it is a perfect place for a relaxing and interesting holiday. A small supermarket is a 5 min walk in the l …see more
4 Apr 2013
"The french experience"
Excelent communications with the owner. The property was/is just as described and as the picture. It is a typical farm house of the area. With shuttered windows. Although on a road this was never an… More
Thanks for the great review. We feel it is important to communicate with Guests before they go so we can send the detailed directions base on your arrival point in France. The last thing you want when you are getting to your holiday home is to get lost. We are very happy you had "fantastic trip".
3 Apr 2013
"Room to swing lots of cats, but still cozy."
We stayed at a time when the weather was pretty nippy. Unfortunately, there did not seem to have been anyone staying the previous week, so the house was very cold; however the heating system is very e… More
Thanks for the good review. We liked the comment about there being plenty of room but it still felt cozy. We wanted to create a home for people on holiday so they could be comfortable and relax. Thanks again
3 Apr 2013
"Home from home"
As a group of motorcyclists seeking a base from which to explore the area, this place fitted the bill nicely. An excellent garage with level access we could fit all four bikes in with ease. In the hou… More
Thanks for the comments. We wanted it to feel like a home from home and we appear to have succeeded. We are glad you enjoyed your holiday.
la location peut se faire à la semaine ou à la nuit .Nous acceptons les cheques vacances. les locations peuvent partir du samedi au samedi ou autres jours selon votre choix et disponibilitées. …see more
An ideal property close to a major theme park offering all the benefits of countryside living with the opportunity to travel further afield to enhance your holiday experience.
Although the local area is tranquil your shopping needs can be met in Chantonnay (8kms). Enj …see more
Offering 5 bedrooms and an annex (sleeping 2), this property exudes charm and period character, featuring original beams, flagstone floors and decorative fireplaces.
Additional amenities include: highchair, bed linen & towels included, garden / patio, cot available,... …see more
La Vieille Maison is a tastefully renovated cottage, located in the peaceful village of St Juire Champgillon. There are 2 en suite bedrooms & a fully equipped kitchen. There is a heated swimming pool in the large gardens & plenty of room for the children to run around. …see more
10 Dec 2014
"Amazing in every way imaginable"
La Vieille Maison was the perfect place to stay in this tranquil village. The house itself could not have been better, with every possible provision and an amazing kitchen. The delightful garden and f… More
14 Aug 2014
"Quaint and Quirky"
We stayed in this property with our extended family next door for a family celebration and couldn't have been more delighted with the accommodation and facilities. la Vielle Maison was beautifully fin… More
27 Oct 2013
"Hard to beat!"
We stayed at La Vielle Maison in August and had the most amazing week. The property was appointed to the highest standards and the grounds and pool were amazing. Our children had the best time explo… More
Traditional stone built farmhouse, ideal for large families or two families sharing. Extensive lawned gardens containing heated swimming pool surrounded by paving, children's play area and BBQ & sheltered courtyard. Five bedrooms and lots of character. …see more
2 Oct 2014
"Beautiful and relaxing!"
After years and years of staying at a family friends chateau we decided to book this house to have a change and I am so glad we did! We were greeted by Mick and Jan with a tour, welcome drinks and add… More
25 Aug 2014
We stayed as three generations of the same family in La Maison en Pierre. The house was beautifully presented and brilliantly equipped - literally, everything had been thought of. We have a lot of exp… More
14 Aug 2014
"A stay to remember"
We booked this house for our children and their young families for an extended family celebration and wow we were not disappointed, Mick and Jan our hosts had thought of everything for young families … More
Our beautiful Vendée hideaway, a fully restored large four bedroom home, is a perfect base to explore the Vendee, or simply relax and enjoy rural France and the many nearby attractions and beautiful beaches. Fully equipped and close to shops, beaches and all amenities …see more
12 Sep 2013
"Le Paradis? It most certainly is!"
We really liked the property, it was clean, very spacious, had everything we could need and was in just the right location. The garden was huge, enclosed and very safe so if you have young (or older) … More
22 May 2013
"Peace and quiet in France"
We visted this charming old farmhouse last year it proved to be a great base to explore the Vendee region. Close to some of Fraces top attractions (our kids loved Pui de Fou).The area is steeped in hi… More
A quiet location, ideal for those wanting to live the French lifestyle. It is an easy property to live in within easy reach of a cross section of activities including, canoeing, swimming, lakes, equestrian, beaches, walks, cycling, chateaus and the Puy du Fou …see more
A two bedroom restored stone farmhouse with pool and surrounded by beautiful countryside, Le Gite Tournesol is the ideal place to unwind and relax in the sunshine. Great for walking & cycling holidays, and less than an hour to the stunning beaches of the Vendée. …see more
8 Nov 2014
We stayed here in July 2014. The owners Paul and Esme were very welcoming and could not have been more kind to our 7 year old son.
The Gite is comfortable. The pool warm and clean and there is lots… More
9 Sep 2012
"Gite with pool in Vendee countryside"
Tastefully converted barn in Vendee countryside. Although pool is shared with owners who live next door, our use was completely unrestricted. The English owners are very friendly and hospitable. We fe… More
The architect Patrice Linÿer converted this detached holiday home to incorporate the original mill and expose many historical features. The owner, a descendant from its French ancestry, is well known in France as a Diplomée of the Acadamie de Cuisine and has written . …see more
This three bedroom detached holiday cottage has been completely renovated by its owners exposing much of the original beamwork and local stone walling.
Additional amenities include: shower, highchair, car parking available, enclosed garden / patio, horse riding near... …see more
Charming, newly renovated period property in a pretty village in the Vendee.The building formed part of the original chateau dwellings for the church offering a very interesting history. Renovated to a very high standard whilst retaining wonderful original features. New …see more
9 Dec 2011
"Pretty, well furnished cottage in lovely setting"
We really enjoyed our stay here. The cottage was a great size for our family of 2 adults and 3 teenagers. This is a well equipped cottage with all the facilities you need and in a idyllic setting aw… More
22 Nov 2011
"Wonderful Accommodation in a Pretty Village"
Had a wonderful week in the Vendee made even better by the excellent accommodation provided by James and Fran Collings. The cottage is cosy and comfortable, beautifully appointed. We especially loved … More
22 Nov 2011
"Ideal gite holiday"
We stayed in this delightful and comfortable gite in September 2011, one of the first visitors. We had previously stayed in the Collings’ other gite, Chateau Cottage. Eglise House is very similar … More
Ideal family accommodation or two couples sharing. We can supply facilities for small children or babies and the house, pool and garden are very secure for small families as the garden is enclosed by a high wall on two sides and the house on the other two. The sunny cou …see more
20 May 2015
"Potential, but it needs improvement"
This could be a really nice village property and it is well situated for Le Puy du fou and other places of interest but the lack of cleanliness and poor standard of the bathrooms left us disappointed.… More
Three bedroom restored farmhouse, with heated pool and large garden, set in a small Hamlet only 10 minutes drive to a town with lots of restaurants and shops. Great base for families and owners live next door, so are on hand to offer lots of practical advice. …see more
21 Jan 2015
"Beautiful pool area in a rural but lovely location"
Me and my two children a (9 year old and an 18 month old) and my friend and her 16 year old son stayed for a week at this holiday rental. It is a very secluded hamlet and you will need your own trans… More
Many thanks for your comments. The owners welcome all comments as it was only their first year of renting the house out, and realise that there may have been some 'teething problems' as you said. They are looking forward to this year's rentals and will take everything that was said on board.
18 Aug 2014
"A taste of French rural life !"
If you want some peace and quiet and to 'get away from it all' this is the perfect place. At times the only noise was made by ourselves. A lovely well equipped cottage with many original features. The… More
Mirabelle Holiday Home is set in the pretty town of Mareuil-sur-Lay in the sunny Vendée, France. An ideal base for families & only 25km to the sandy beaches. 3 bedroom house with garden, within walking distance to shops and restaurants and close to a local wine route. …see more
17 Aug 2014
"Nice property, good location"
This was our 11th consecutive visit to this area, all previous stays have been generally "in the middle of nowhere" and it was a nice change to be a 10' ish walk from the centre of this pleasant town … More
The large garden is totally private and child friendly, being tree lined on all sides with BBQ area and further trees giving shaded areas.
Off road Parking on private driveway . Internally the property is well equipped including free-sat t.v …see more
7 Jul 2015
"Comfortable quiet rural setting"
If you want a quiet relaxing base, this property is ideal, You need to have transport as there are no local shops, in common with many of the local villages, The locals/neighbours are very friendly an… More
Thank you very much for your kind review. We are glad you enjoyed your stay.
5-room house, detached, for 6 people, 180 m2 on 2 levels, comfortable and luxurious furnishings.
Living/dining room with local TV, DVD, radio, CD player, open fireplace and dining-table. Smoking allowed.
Sleeping room with 1 double bed. Sleeping room with 1 double bed …see more
5-room house for 6 people, 200 m2 on 2 levels, comfortable and luxurious furnishings.
Living/dining room with local TV, DVD, radio, CD player, open fireplace and dining-table. Smoking allowed.
Sleeping room with 1 double bed. Sleeping room with 2 single beds. Sleeping …see more
This delightful converted barn enjoys a tranquil rural setting in a wooded valley, ideal for country walks. Situated next to the owners' house, it has its own terrace and grassy garden, as well as shared use of a lovely semi-sunken, heated swimming pool overlooking a... …see more
Spacious house near golf course. Private pool. Sleeping 10 to 14 in 5 en-suite bedrooms. Within easy reach of the Vendee coast (20 miles / 32km) and a mile / 2km from village amenities. …see more
25 Aug 2014
"Lovely spacious home"
Really nice space with plenty of room for a large group. lovely private pool with lots of seating and sun beds. Bedrooms are huge all with en suite which made the stay very comfortable for everyone. … More
20 Aug 2014
"Lovely villa, excellent location with great hosts"
This is a 5 bedroom (all en-suite) villa with additional bunk beds making it capable of sleeping 12/14 persons. It is in beautiful condition and adjacant to an 18 hole golf club where non Members are … More
This architect-designed, detached holiday property, has open views onto the private, heated swimming pool and the garden, as well as over the lake and fields beyond. The fully fiited kitchen is excellent, and is supplemented by a back kitchen/utility. The kitchen lea... …see more
The house is a large 3Bed/3Bath Maison de Bourg situated just off the main street.
There are many sign posted walks through the nearby countryside to enjoy.
The Vendee region on the west coast of France has long sandy beaches and a unique micro climate. The Grand Pa …see more
Maison Lavande (Sleeps 8-10)
Newly renovated character stone property with PRIVATE HEATED POOL in its own grounds of around 2 acres. The property is surrounded by rural countryside which offers privacy and tranquillity ideal for a relaxing holiday.
7 Sep 2014
We went down to Maison Lavande on the 2 August 2014, It was ideal for the area we were able to visit local areas including La Rochelle, Poitiers and surrounding countryside. Food shopping was great … More
14 Aug 2013
"A very relaxing holiday in a spacious and comfortable house. We didn't want to leave."
We were six adults and three children under three staying here for two weeks and we felt that there was plenty of space for us to properly relax. The rooms are large and comfortable and it was great f… More
8 Sep 2012
"Beautiful house and pool - very relaxing break"
This is a very beautiful property - clean and very roomy. Every bedroom has its own bathroom so no squabbling over showers in the morning!
The kitchen is huge and relatively well equipped and the … More
Les Nouelles enjoys an ideal location on the edge of a village, just five minutes from town amenities and only half an hour from the beautiful Vendée Coast. A traditional stone building, it has been carefully renovated in country style, and stands in lovely mature ga.. …see more
This semi-detached cottage has been renovated throughout to expose original stonework and beams in every room. The cosy lounge/diner includes a bar whilst the bathroom features a spa shower.
Additional amenities include: bed linen for hire, highchair, café / bar nea.. …see more
Les Rosiers is a delightful, quiet spot surrounded by fields, yet only 1km from the local village shop and bar.
Additional amenities include: shower room, bed linen & towels included, open fire, fuel and power included, garden / patio, cot available, downstairs toil... …see more
Soleil is our 2 Bedroom holiday cottage, ideal for families. There is a large secure 1 1/2 acre garden, with a 10m x 5m swimming pool, table tennis, games/laundry room which is shared with 2 other gites, as well as their own private garden. …see more
5-room house 170 m2, rustic furnishings: large dining room. Large lounge with open-hearth fireplace, TV and hi-fi system. 1 large room with 2 beds (90 cm), bath/WC. Kitchen (4 hot plates, oven, dishwasher, microwave). Electric heating. Upper floor: 1 room, 2 beds (90 cm …see more
5-room house 210 m2. Rustic furnishings: dining room with open-hearth fireplace and dining table. Large lounge with open-hearth fireplace and TV. 1 room with 2 beds (90 cm), separate WC and shower. Open kitchen (4 hot plates, oven, dishwasher, electric coffee machine) w …see more
3-room house 110 m2, comfortable and tasteful furnishings: dining room. Lounge with open-hearth fireplace and TV. 1 room with 2 beds (90 cm), bath/WC. 1 room with 3 beds (90 cm), shower/WC. Open kitchen (4 hot plates, oven, dishwasher, microwave). Facilities: washing ma …see more
The Cornflowers Holiday Home is a fantastic location for family holidays and is only 20 minutes from the beaches of the Southern Vendée. With private garden, sunny terrace and heated swimming pool - a great place to relax and unwind with a glass of the local wine. …see more
3 Sep 2014
An amazing house very clean with lovely big rooms. The corn flowers has everything you need to make your holiday very enjoyable. The swimming pool is fantastic with toys for the kids to play with. … More
16 Jun 2014
"Comfortable house with a great pool in a beautiful location"
The service we received from the reservations manager was first rate throughout - she was very flexible in accommodating our travel plans, and was helpful when called upon.
The house is generousl… More
10 Aug 2013
We are two families of four adults and four teenagers from Cornwall. Gite was in a rural location. There was a good level of equipment however some items in the kitchen needed to be re-cleaned. We mad… More
Situated in the peaceful countryside of the heritage site of Marais de Poitevin Inter-Regional Park, this 200-year-old converted farmhouse of traditional style and decor has a homely feel and 4 acres of land to explore or to relax in.
Additional amenities include: w... …see more
This stone holiday cottage enjoys an idyllic location amid wooded grounds overlooking a stream, yet is within walking distance of the village centre with its bars, shops and restaurants, and just 15 minutes from the coast. It has been sympathetically restored with or... …see more
A self catering house in stunning historical village. An easy stroll to the bakers, bars, cafes and small supermarket.
Vouvant, un des plus beau villages de France with a romantic ruined tower, a legend and flood lit medieval ramparts. The Ile de Re, Puy du Fou and t …see more
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. La… More
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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
Spacious house with private heated pool. Rural location, superb view. 5 bedrooms for 10. Reduced rates for small groups outside peak season. 3 miles / 5km from village amenities, 11 miles / 18km from bathing lake, 22 miles / 35km from the coast (St Gilles Croix de Vie). …see more
This four bedroom detached house dates back to the 18th century and has been carefully modernised to retain many of the original beams and stonework yet with all modern comforts and contemporary style. The house is spacious throughout and includes two bathrooms, a se... …see more
Vendee cottage with heated pool near beaches - Maison Talmondaise is an attractive countryside villa, close to sandy beaches and fun places for memorable days out. There are two restaurants and a bakery only half a mile away, and markets, shops and more restaurants are …see more
Le Vieux Café Holiday Home is a renovated stone-built 3 bedroom house with stunning views over the Wetlands. Ideal for families - with a large outdoor heated pool, gardens, fully equipped gamesroom and gym. Only 20 minutes from the beaches of the Southern Vendee. …see more
2 Jun 2015
"Charming, relaxing and authentic.....perfect!"
This was a return visit so we knew it would be wonderful..and it was!
Genuine old house renovated and lovingly looked after. The owners couldn't be more helpful and nothing was too much trouble. The … More
11 Sep 2014
"Lovely house, and setting perfect for a friends and family holiday"
A lovely house which was well equipped for all your needs.
Every aspect of the house and its facilities had been carefully thought out, the games room for the children (and adults) provided many hour… More
3 Sep 2014
"Beautiful setting, extremely we'll equipped gite, including heated pool, games room, gym & veggie patch"
Lovely spacious, well equipped gite. The kids loved the heated pool & the games room. Annette & Jason were perfect hosts, giving great advice on where to visit & eat. We made great use of the well sto… More
L'Ecurie holiday home is a well-restored 2 bedroom gite, with stunning views over the valley below. An ideal base for families - with a large outdoor heated pool, gardens, fully equipped games room and gym. Only 20 minutes from the sandy beaches of the southern Vendée. …see more
18 Jun 2015
"We had a fantastic time"
Lovely accommodation and very well equipped to entertain our 3 young children. The surrounding areas are very pretty. The owners were very friendly, helpful and approachable. … More
25 Nov 2014
"Home from Home"
Annette and Jason made us feel so welcome. The facilities were excellent, good wi-fi and Jason on hand to sort out any problems. They have a programme of improvements so it will only get better. Fresh… More
15 Sep 2014
"Everything to make an excellent family holiday."
This is our 2nd visit to Maison Lairoux and like our first visit it didn't disappoint. The accommodation is very well equipt and cleaned to a high standard. Facilities provided on the site are well t… More
Lapwing House Holiday Home in Lairoux is a large restored 4 bedroom farmhouse, only 15 minutes from the lovely sandy beaches of the Southern Vendee. This is an ideal base for family holidays, with large private garden, pool and games room. Great for cycling & walking. …see more
27 Aug 2013
"Wonderful holiday house"
What a lovely holiday house, great sized rooms and a lovely large garden and pool. We had a fab holiday and fantastic weather up to 34C. We meet my brother and his family there and the kids loved it -… More
6 Aug 2013
"A relaxing, family break in a brilliant, quiet location."
We had a wonderful time at Lapwing House, just the relaxing week away that we needed. Annette was there to great us, as promised, and she was always on hand should we need her throughout the week.
9 Oct 2012
"Great cottage for family holiday"
Good location for visiting the Vendee region. A car is a must as there are no facilities in the village apart from good bar serving food occasionally opposite. The cottage is spacious and has an excel… More
This unrivalled, detached property overlooks a large 2.5 acre lake with coarse fishing, rowing boat and a small island in the middle, favourable for lounging on the bank. The holiday home provides good comfort for six people, with a TV in each bedroom and its large l... …see more
Fantastic location in the heart of the Mervent forest, highly recommended for a great holiday, don't delay book today! La Rochelle airport is 45 minutes away; Poitiers and Nantes airport are all just over an hour. …see more
This spacious detached bungalow lies in the village of Moutiers, famous for its church and its old covered market, 550 yards (500m) away.
Additional amenities include: café / bar nearby, enclosed garden / patio, bed linen & towels included, fuel and power included, .. …see more
Beautiful 5-bedroom house in Vendee village, with own grounds and orchard, sunny terrace with countryside views, library and games room. Ideal for families. Situated in a pretty village, about 45 minutes from the wonderful Vendee beaches. Pet friendly. WIFI. Right besid …see more
20 Feb 2012
"Lovely house, great location, good value."
Massive house in a quiet village and country location, but loads to do nearby. It would easily accommodate a couple of family's or friends travelling together. Was excellent value and easy to find eve… More
3-room chalet 36 m2. Comfortable furnishings: living/dining room with 1 pull-out bed (2 pers.), TV. Exit to the terrace. 1 room with 1 double bed. 1 room with 2 beds. Small kitchen (2 hot plates, dishwasher, microwave, electric coffee machine). Bathroom, sep. WC. Electr …see more