Gite / 2 bedrooms / sleeps 4

Key Info
  • Swimming pool
  • Great for children of all ages
  • No pets allowed
  • Private garden

La Roche, our 'upside-down' Gite, has lovely views across to the woods at the front and the wildflower meadow at the back.

The 2 acre site provides ample room for relaxing or playing, and there are lovely walks right on the doorstep.

In this sheltered and unspoilt valley there is an abundance of Wildlife to admire.

Named after the natural feature rock escarpment in the hall and shower room, this 2 bedroom Gite is finished to a high standard and well furnished. Sleeps 4 plus Cot.


Entrance hall leading to the 2 bedrooms - one double overlooking the front and one twin at the rear. The hallway has the unusual and distinctive feature of the granite bedrock of the hillside forming part of the exterior wall.

Shower room with washbasin , heated towel rail and Washing Machine. Separate toilet with washbasin.


Spacious open-plan, well-equipped kitchen area with excellent views over the fields to the rear of the Gite and with the sitting room/dining area at the front, enjoying marvellous views over the woods and surrounding countryside. La Roche is well equipped with Gas Cooker, Fridge-Freezer, Microwave,Dishwasher, TV(freesat), CD player and DVD player with a selection of DVDs ,books and games.An information pack contains many suggestions for 'Days Out' and detailed maps of local amenities.

From the living area, the French doors lead you to your own private barbecue area, with steps leading up to your dining terrace - great for relaxing in the evening sun with a bottle of wine and some good French food. There is also a picnic table under the trees.

These can also be accessed via your private entry at the side of the Gite.

Behind the Pool terrace there are washing lines for each Gite.

Set in a glorious sheltered sun trap, the large shared Pool (9mx4.6 m-1.2m deep)has a capacious sun deck,is securely gated and has loungers,chairs and parasols for relaxing and sunbathing after a refreshing dip.(open May-October) We also provide a Paddling Pool and some Pool toys.The tranquil setting is surrounded by woodland views.

There are benches around the grounds to take in the lovely surroundings.At the top of the site,is our large well-equipped Games field where you can enjoy -Football,Table Tennis and Badminton.A Boules court by the Pool and Croquet Lawn.Enjoy our abundant local Wildlife and walk in our Wildflower meadow maze.We have 3 Adult bikes available and there are many interesting walks right on our doorstep.,

Behind the Pool terrace, there are washing lines for each Gite.

There is off road parking at one end of the site.

We are within an easy drive of two of the top theme parks,Futuroscope and Puy du Fou.The nearby Marais Poitevin is a fascinating area of meadows and marshlands- hire a boat and spend the day meandering through the picturesque waterways.There are beautiful beaches at Les Sables-d'Olonne and La Tranche.La Rochelle is a 'must-do',also Ile de Re's harbour,beaches and cycle tracks. Local 'plans d'eau' have lakes for swimming,beaches,restaurants and water-based activities.Pescalis,Europe's premier fishing complex, is 10 minutes drive away,as are the 'Forest of Adventure' and Karting- VERY popular with our guests. Local Markets are an excellent way to experience French life and food and there are many good restaurants nearby.Parthenay,Niort and Poitiers are vibrant cities rich in medieval history.Vouvant is a very pretty village with some lovely walks.

A 'Welcome Pack' is provided on your arrival.Organic vegetables are available (at cost) from our potager and Eggs from our hens Local artisan bread is delivered daily during July/Aug

We live on site and aim to make your stay as comfortable as possible.

In L'Absie (4 minutes) you will find Restaurants,Bars,a Supermarket and other essential facilities.

Size Sleeps up to 4, 2 bedrooms
Rooms 2 bedrooms, 1 bathrooms of which 1 shower room
Check in time: 16:00
Check out time: 10:00
Will consider Long term lets (over 1 month)
Family friendly Great for children of all ages
Notes No pets allowed, No smoking at this property

Features and Facilities

Luxuries Internet access, DVD player
Pool Shared outdoor pool (unheated), Children's pool
General Video player, CD player, Table tennis, Satellite TV, Wi-Fi available
Standard Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer
Utilities Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine
Furniture Double Beds (1), Single Beds (2), Cots available (2), Dining seats for 4, Lounge seats for 4
Other Linen provided, Towels provided, High chair available
Outdoors Shared outdoor pool (unheated), Balcony or terrace, Private garden, Shared garden, BBQ, Bicycles available
Access Parking, Suitable for people with restricted mobility, Not suitable for wheelchair users