Le Clos du Marais, luxury in a natural paradise
from £63 /night help Price for guests, Nights
from £63 /night help Price for guests, Nights
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B&B / 2 bedrooms / sleeps 4 Home 1325198
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B&B / 2 bedrooms / sleeps 4
Le Clos du Marais - luxury bed and breakfastNow listed in Alistair Sawdays Special Places to Stay! BOOKINGS NOW BEING TAKEN FOR 2016!Massages and treatments available (prior booking). OUR B&B HAS TWO ROOMS Les Dimes (sleeps 3) and Hortensia (sleeps 2). 15 minutes from blue flag beaches, set overlooking a regional protected parc with storks and herons.Wondeful sunny microclimate with long sunny Autumns and early Spring sunshine. Long walks straight from the gate into Marais with Storks, Herons etc.Enjoy 3 course meals with wine overlooking the pool or by a cozy fire out of season. Using local produce our chef will prepare and cook your meal. No need to drive to find restaurants just walk across the garden back to your room! The propertyProbably built over 200 years ago there is still speculation about its original purpose. Located at the foot of the former chateau, it possbily was used as a storage for the 'dimes' or payment of taxes to the owner. The property is a rare old Vendée longère, with white washed walls and shutters. Guest accommodation is situated with independent access and has been totally renovated this year to maintain the charm of the property. Book now >Chambre HortensiaDesigned with a Cote Ouest feel, the room has a double bed with a very comfortable mattress for a really good night's sleep. Luxury pillows and quilt ensure a cocoon by the sea. The ensuite bathroom offers a beautiful roll top bath and double basins set in a marble unit. Luxury toiletries are provided along with fluffy white towels so that you can slip into relaxation mode and leave your stressful life behind. Your very own door leads you out onto a small terrace with a table for 2. We can even serve you a romantic candlit dinner for 2, cooked by our French chef using local produce. Price includes a scrummy breakfast served overlooking the pool. Start your day with a choice of tasty temptations including fresh baguette, croissants, caramel fleur de sel jams, coffee, tea etc. Chambre Les DimesThis suite offers a romantic stay with a bedroom overlooking your terrace through French windows. Comfy beds, lovely linen, everything you need for a peaceful night. The only sounds outside are the birds in the marshes.The sitting room allows you to enjoy views of the garden.Lit bateau for 3rd guest (supplement).The new bathroom has a shower and gorgeous old French meuble with a vanity basin. Fragrant toiletries, lush towels, everything for a special stay. Room price 110 euros per night (3 night minimum in July and August, 2 nights at other times). 90 low season Price includes the same delicious breakfastPlease note that we have a spaniel and a standard poodleDue to the adjacent water and security our property is not suitable for children under 10 years. Come and stay in our beautiful Vendée longère set in a historical village near La Tranche sur Mer. This wonderful period property has been tastefully renovated this year and has been decorated and furnished to provide luxury accommodation that you won't want to leave. There is a sunny peaceful garden with a heated swimming pool, perfect for lazy relaxing days. When the evening comes enjoy a 3 course dinner, complete with local wine for just 25 euros per person. Ideal for a romantic holiday at any time of the year. or a peaceful retreat from an hectic life. Stargaze in the garden, swim in the pool or walk straight outside into the marais with its protected wildlife including herons. Relax, slip into a pace of life in a village that time has forgotten. Practice your French, sample the wonderful local cuisine and fall in love with the Vendée coastline.
|Size||Sleeps up to 4, 2 bedrooms|
|Rooms||2 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms of which 2 En suites|
|Check in time:||16:00|
|Check out time:||11:00|
|Will consider||Long term lets (over 1 month)|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: La Rochelle 40 km, Nearest railway: La Roche sur Yon|
|Notes||No pets allowed, No smoking at this property|
Features and Facilities
|Luxuries||Internet access, Staffed property|
|Pool||Shared outdoor pool (heated)|
|General||Central heating, Wi-Fi available|
|Standard||Kettle, Iron, Hair dryer|
|Furniture||Double beds (2), Dining seats for 4, Lounge seats for 3|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided|
|Outdoors||Shared outdoor pool (heated), Balcony or terrace, Shared garden, Bicycles available|
|Access||Parking, Not suitable for wheelchair users|
The Pays de la Loire region
Soak up the sunny Vendée with 2400 average hours of sunshine each year from March to October. Unspoilt (and typically French) the Vendée has miles of sandy beaches and fishing ports with harbourside restaurants. La Rochelle and Nantes airports 1 hour or 3 hrs from St Malo.
The small village of Curzon is situated on the coast of light and is ideal for enjoying the chic nearby resort of La Tranche, Ile de Ré or La Rochelle. The Vendée has miles of coastal cycle routes, golf and fishing. Within 15 mins there is a wine route where you can sample the local wines or enjoy locally caught fish in a portside restaurant
.We would love to welcome you to our beautiful French home nestled in an historic coastal village. Tastefully restored, it is ideal for a romantic/peaceful retreat at any time with the wildlife of the Marais at the foot of the garden and the pine forested coast just 12 mins drive away.
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26 Aug 2014
"The perfect place, with the perfect hosts and settings."
We had an amazing week in this property. Everything is just beautiful and so well presented. Jacqueline and Gilles are wonderful people who would go beyond to make you feel at home. I am not even starting on the food, cooked with love and passion by Gilles!! You will not find this kind of quality meals (including drinks) anywhere around the area. The quality is second to none!! We met wonderful people and hope to stay friends. I would highly recommend Le Clos du Marais to whoever wants to spend a relaxing time in a beautiful environment, far away from the seaside crowd!! Thank you again.
10 Aug 2014
"Best Family Holiday Ever!"
The website looked great and when we arrived, it was even lovelier. Two luxury rooms with great bathrooms, fluffy towels and wifi access. We came with two teenagers so they had their own space which they appreciated. The pool was warm and inviting and we swam every day. The property borders the Marais marshes so we had great walks, saw storks, egrets, water voles, woodpeckers, owls and heard the frogs. The breakfast was fantastic with fresh selection of different croissants, bread and toast every day with a selection of freshly made jams. A nice pot of tea for mum too! And then evening dinner... We were truly spoilt, Gil's cooking was a delight. Started with drinks and nibbles, three courses and a bottle of wine, experiencing food from the area and an explanation of everything we ate. We liked it so much we had dinner every night. The table was laid beautifully and changing in theme regularly. Jacqueline & Gil were delightful hosts and nothing was too much trouble and great advice about where to visit. We were 15-20 minutes to the beach and there were a good variety from calm to surfing. Being with two teenagers they were happy mixing swimming with watching films and playing games on their handheld devices, we didn't have an I'm bored once so happy parents too. We made the Caen Ferry in 3.5 hours on the motorway. On our way home we voted it our best ever family holiday.
6 Aug 2014
"A beautifully presented and extremely welcoming B&B with superb food."
We would thoroughly recommend this B&B. The decor is very tasteful,the beds extremely comfortable and we enjoyed a peaceful night's sleep. The heated swimming pool was a delight and the hosts charming. We would highly recommend the evening meal which was beautifully cooked and amazing value for money.We will definitely be back.
4 Aug 2014
"Lovely accomodation - Couldn't be more helpful."
We took both of Gils' two rooms as we were travelling with our children aged 13 and 8. The rooms are recently refurbished, both beautiful and lovely and cool. The pool is a big bonus. Gil couldn't be a better host - up early ensuring we had fresh pastries, candles on a birthday brioche for our son and he even offered to cook us dinner on two of our busier days. An experience not to be missed. His English is very good, but he endeavours to ensure the experience stays very French. Our children are still in love with Hortense.........
15 Jul 2014
"Fantastic, comfortable, wonderful food and a great welcome"
Arrived to a very warm welcome by Jacqueline and Gil our hoists. Spent an afternoon in their fantastic warm pool. The room was beautifully decorated with loads of detail. We opted for an evening meal, really high standard, great value and a lovely setting. Most importantly the bed was really comfortable and the towels both large and thick. We had a wonderful stay and defiantly would return and recommend to our friends. Local area very beautiful, good walks and great for bird spotting.
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