“Forget any apprehensions.” Have recently returned from an extremely pleasant week spent at Eeyores Corner. The location was excellent - quiet and restful, which was exactly what we wanted. Property was very comfortable and obviously maintained to a ve
We had such a lovely experience staying at Eeyores Corner. The cottage was beautiful and the owners made us feel very welcome. We settled in straight away and enjoyed every minute of the lovely place … More
“Has all and more than needed to high standards......Just perfect”
Reviewed 28 Aug 2012
Eeyores corner is the perfect base for all. Couples to large families will enjoy. Hosts fantastic, location and weather excellent. As a family we have spent the last six holidays in various locations … More
“Everything we expected and lots more!!!!”
Reviewed 17 Jul 2012
Great location to stay, with lots to see and do, if thats what you want.
Otherwise just kick back and relax in the hot tub, or enjoy a glass or two on the riverbank. If you are lucky you may see the … More
Newly renovated holiday home with exposed stonework, set in peaceful rural location, ideal for families, nature-lovers, ramblers and cyclists. Located in beautiful contryside yet close enough to tourist attractions and Atlantic Coast …see more
“Fabulous” You will look for nothing more in a Gite than you get with Des Arbres! The house is fab, with lots of space for everyone. Our teenage boys loved the house and would have just stayed. The pool is stunning, with a great outdoor area, you could
This property exceeded expectations on all counts. When we first arrived I thought we were being taken through another property to reach the one we were to use so when we were told 'this is it' I was … More
1 Bedroomed Gite in 16th Century farmhouse, with views of open countryside. 10 mins from the medieval town of Parthenay. Can be combined with large gite to create a single unit. Grounds of 3 acres with swimming pool (30ft x 15ft). Ideal for families and/or couplesOn th …see more
“If it is perfection you want, this house is it.” We all loved the swimming pool. The children loved all the games supplied. Siobhan was very helpful when needed. There were many places to visit not too far away.We used to eat all our meal on the pati
We had a fantastic stay at Belle Maison. The house was perfectly equipped and large enough to hold the 5 children we had with us (all under 5). The enclosed garden meant they could run around and we d… More
Thank you. This 3 family group and their beautiful children were a joy to have as guests.
Our lovely 3 bedroomed cottage offers a large living room with wood burner and double doors to a rear terrace area, There is a separate dining room with wood burner and stairs leading to the first floor.The kitchen is modern and fully equiped. To the right of the kitche …see more
“What a beautiful place!!” On arrival we were welcomed with milk, bread, preserves and a lovely bottle of wine, which was gratefully received after the drive from Calais. Also, the owners had put a comprehensive visitors folder together to make sure we
We really enjoyed our stay at le cottage de bois Nalbert, the pool was so magnificent we used it every day of our stay. The lake with its jumping fish, herons and resident Coypu and Kingfisher was st… More
Thank you for your review, we are pleased that you enjoyed your visit and the pool and hope to see you next year.
A roaring fire as we walked in the door was set when we arrived. This was before we realised the gite is peaceful, clean, well equipped, conveniently placed and a hot tub as a bonus. It is placed in t… More
Thank you very much, David, for having expressed your opinion. I am very glad you were satisfied with your stay. We will be very happy to welcome you again when you wish.
“lovely peaceful setting, great gites and friendly owners” Anita and Mark were helpful throughout the booking process and welcoming on arrival - the little extras (wine/eggs) were lovely after our long drive! We rented both gites for us, our children
The gite is in a very rural location, but only 8 miles from Parthenay. Anita and Mark are excellent owners, always ready with advice on interesting places to go in the area. We travelled by motorbi… More
“loved every minute of our two week stay”
Reviewed 30 Aug 2012
we walkedmiles along safe country roads. We had bril company at the giet. We toured the area with hired car with little difficulty. It had its own fab pool. read 3 great books in the sun. would highly… More
“Our 2nd visit, Blissful peace and quiet, great place forkids to play safely”
Reviewed 30 Aug 2012
We stayed at Mark and Anita's place last year and enjoyed it so much that we came back this year with another family. Weather was great. The pool and massive garden/grounds keep the kids busy.
The … More
This is an ideal break for people who are going further South and want to break the journey up. It is also good for a longer stay to explore this up and coming region with it's many well hidden Gems. Ramblers, cyclists, bikers, families with children and/or pets.Re …see more
“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.
“Nice Rural Gite in good location for interesting day trips”
Reviewed 4 Feb 2012
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 inter… More
2 bedroom barn located in a very charming village with a lovely garden close to the local amenities of Sauze Vaussais with a traditional French feel.
In Sauze Vaussais there is a supermarket, 2 boulangers, pharmacy, tabac, post office, bar, florist etc. There is also …see more
“Beautiful cottage, relaxing location” Our stay at No.22 was a perfect holiday. The cottage has been designed and decorated to an exceptional standard. The furnishings are comfortable and in keeping with the cottage. The beds were very comfortable and
“Beautiful well equipped cottage in a stunning part of France”
Reviewed 27 Jul 2012
No 22 is a beautiful traditional French cottage that has been tastefully modernised and decorated throughout. It is extremely well equipped which means that you only need to take your clothes and toil… More
“A beautiful cottage, that made for a very relaxing holiday.”
Reviewed 16 Jul 2012
This is a lovely house to stay in, the owners have thought of everything and go out of their way to make the visitors stay troublefree. It is very well equipped and comfortable, in a quiet, relaxing s… More
“Lovely and homely cottage”
Reviewed 29 Apr 2012
The owner responded to my enquiry on holiday lettings very quickly with a phone call. We thought the cottage looked lovely in the photos so had high expectations that were more than satisfied on arriv… More
Many thanks for your kind comments regarding our much loved cottage - guest satisfaction is very important to us and we hope to welcome you again in the future.
“Great stay, amazing area” We had a superb week in St Jouin des Marnes. House is great for 2 families with kids - lots of space, outdoor eating, pool at perfect temperature. Tim and Carol are lovely and unobtrusive but always there when you need them.
“We had a fabulous week, not long enough to see everything, spent a lot of time around the pool.”
Reviewed 30 Jun 2012
The cottage was lovely, very clean, and we had a warm welcoming.The pool was great, although the weather wasn't the best, having a heated pool didn't matter. The area was beautiful, lovely villages, w… More
Thank you for taking the time to write a review. we are so pleased you found the property clean and felt welcomed. As you say this area is great for biking and there is a lot to see on traffic free roads, if you can draw yourself away from the pool and gardens that it!! - we look forward to seeing you next year and will guide you in the right direction for some fabulous chateaux
“A great location for a relaxing family holiday.”
Reviewed 12 Aug 2015
Maison Des Tournesols was extremely easy to find, so much so that we arrived earlier than anticipated. Fortunately, our hosts, Tim and Carol, when we telephoned them, were more than happy for us to ga… More
Thank you for taking the time to write such a great review. We are so pleased you enjoyed yourselves and were able to visit some of the lovely villages in the area, it is certainly an undiscovered part of France. It does make a change in France where you will find many attractions, etc. free - even the parking at the seaside is free - a refreshing change. The children must have become water babies and it is good the weather picked up to the 30s - we normally have great weather in the region - so great you could feel some of it!! Thank you once again it is much appreciated.
“St Jouin de Marnes space and relaxation”
Reviewed 6 Jun 2013
We have stayed with this welcoming couple 3 times now. The pool is lovely and the house is spacious with a lovely large living come dining room, though we spent every evening out on the warm patio, e… More
Thank you for taking the time to write about your holiday at Maison des Tournesols. Yes, there is a lot of space and creature comforts at the beautiful property, and it is a great spot for relaxing and there are so many "things" to do in the area for a truly rural holiday. We are pleased you enjoyed your stay
“So relaxing and just the place to unwind.” we stayed here as 2 families, 4 adults and 4 children aged 11 to 15. The bedrooms were lovely and large with really comfortable beds and nice clean sheets and towels. The 15 year old slept in the 2nd lounge a
Fantastic place to stay if you want peace and quiet away from city life. Owners Christine and Phil are a delight, helpful and very welcoming into their home. Son loved the animals and enjoyed helpin… More
“Great little haven. Peaceful and excellant” Booked this as a freind recommended it and i was not disappointed. La Petite Sojourn is a beautiful converted barnhouse in a small French village. Its a well maintained and looked after property. lots to do
“A wonderful large child friendly home with fantastic outside space” We thoroughly enjoyed our stay at La Belle Echappee. The owners could not have been more friendly and helpful and have created a home that is ideal for big families or even two famili
We had a really Beautiful Escape at La Belle Echappee. Excellent facilities - beautiful pool, table-tennis, badminton, football, bikes, cricket.... and more. Very rural location which was perfect fo… More
Thank you for taking the time to write this excellent review for us, it was lovely meeting you all and hope to see you again.
“Well equipped house and large garden”
Reviewed 11 Sep 2014
We arrived in the middle of the night to a warm welcome from Diane. Our welcome pack meant we could immediately make hot drinks of tea and coffee and when our toddlers woke up early next morning we ha… More
Thank you very much for writing this wonderful, very detailed review for us which gives future guests a great insight. We are so pleased that you had such a relaxing family holiday and enjoyed all that La Belle Echappee has to offer. It was lovely to meet you all and we hope you will visit us again.
“Everything you could want - excellent”
Reviewed 10 Sep 2014
We had a fantastic week at La Belle Echappee - the house is large and spacious, the pool is fabulous and the garden is huge. With several small children in our party, it met all of our needs. Fully eq… More
Thank you so much for writing this excellent review for us. We are really pleased that you enjoyed the house, pool and gardens. It was a pleasure meeting you all and we hope you will visit again. The chickens and quails were certainly spoilt by the extra attention and treats that the children loved giving them.
“Relaxing and comfortable stay, a real get away from it all!” Our party of 9 occupied both of the cottages available at this beautiful holiday let. Both cottages offer excellent accommodation, they were decorated and maintained to a very high standard
The Farmhouse which sleeps 12, features Wifi, Swimming Pool, BBQ, Table Tennis, Games room with Freeview TV, Pool table, Football table, and a piano, set in an area of beautiful countryside with rivers, streams and canals perfect for cycling and walking and boating.
Th …see more
This character stone farmhouse is a 16th century baronial hunting lodge set in 10 acres of private grounds in the middle of a 100 acre estate, with a private fishing lake and a large 10 x 5 metre swimming pool with panoramic views over rolling countryside. …see more
One of three lovely 2-bedroomed cottages, with a 3-4 bedroomed Charentais farmhouse to accommodate groups of various sizes, all with the use of a beautiful heated pool and 3/4 acre of enclosed family-friendly gardens in the heart of the Poitou-Charentes countrysideMore …see more
“Excellent Holiday” My husband and two young teenagers stayed at the Alpaca farm in August 2012. It was fabulous - the accommodation was a really decent size, very clean and modern bathroom and kitchen with the added touch of a typical french wooden s
The house is fantastic with all mod cons and the added bonus of alpacas, chickens, frogs and a goose in the back garden.
Everything is in perfect condition and presented beautifully when you arrive,… More
A very peaceful rural location ideal for walking cycling fishing boating bird watching and artists.Games room BBQ Gardens A cot highchair pushchair available on request.Nearby are many lively attractions including Puy du Fou, Futurescope, Green Venice Chateaus Zoo' …see more
There are three en-suite bedrooms at La Pagerie each with original wooden beams so that you never forget you are in a French house built nearly 200 years ago. La Pagerie has been renovated to a high standard but ensuring that the original features are still there to see …see more
One of 3 lovely 2-bedroomed cottages, along with a 3-4 bedroomed Charentais farmhouse to accommodate groups of various sizes, all with the use of a beautiful pool and 3/4 acre of enclosed family-friendly gardens in the heart of the Poitou-Charentes countrysideMore peopl …see more
Indoor swimming pool, and games room. Large play area for badminton & football Accommodation for up to 10. Ideal for families and groups Not suitable for disabled due to stairs/ steps.
Peaceful area walk and cycle routes locally
Golf and Fishing near by,
Groups …see more
A perfect, peaceful retreat for two with a private garden and terrace. Set in the small hamlet of Crezieres the gite is ideal for those with a yearning for a stress free holiday, with plenty of opportunity to visit the area or just stay by the pool.Just an hour away fro …see more
“One of our best holidays” We had a family holiday at Le Chene, there were nine of us all together and there was plenty of room for us all without feeling like you had no space of your own. The gite was very comfortable and the grounds were just as goo
Memories are made up of times like this, we had an amazing stay.
From the minute we arrived we were smitten with this amazing arrangement of buildings, such character and a sense of history.We loved our spotlessly clean accommodation and were comfortable and happy.
The site is perfectly placed on the outskirts of …
La Ferme de la Vallee
Lovely holiday in the countryside
Fantastic place to stay if you want peace and quiet away from city life. Owners Christine and Phil are a delight, helpful and very welcoming into their home. Son loved the animals and enjoyed helping Phil to feed them. Purchased a pair of wellies …
Bed & Breakfast - La Grange de Gournay
Excellent chambre d'hôtes
This was the first time we had ever used a bed and breakfast for accommodation and it turned out to be an excellent choice. The owners Walter and Lynda made us (and our dog) most welcome during our stay. Situated in a small village, the converted bar …
What a lovely Gite, small but excellent facilities , a real home from home. It was well placed for us as we own a let out house in Lezay, so we check our house and see old friends. We will certainly be booking again . …
THE COUNTRY LIFE
LOVELY CLEAN PROPERTY IN A GREAT LOCATION
We chose an apartment as we really wanted just to have a base to visit Puy du Fou, Futurocope and Pescalis and this property is ideal for doing just that, but how surprised we were to find it has beautiful grounds, secure parking, the apartment was r …
Les Volets Bleus
Relaxing with character
Les Volets Bleu is a lovely, comfortable, family house with everything you would need including dishwasher, washing machine plenty of crockery etc. We ate outside every day as the weather was so good! Arcais has plenty of character, the residents wer …