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The Cornflowers Holiday Home – Home 199608 House

  • 4 bedrooms
  • 8 sleeps
  • 7 nights min stay

The Cornflowers Holiday Home – Home 199608

  • House
  • 4 bedrooms
  • sleeps 8
  • 7 nights min stay

Key Info

  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 20 km
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
  • Car essential
  • Pet friendly
  • Private garden

Description from manager

Description

The Cornflowers is set in the peaceful hamlet of L'Oulerie, near to Lucon, and is surrounded by fields and countryside, yet is only a 20 minute drive to the lovely beaches of the Southern Vendée. An ideal holiday home for two families sharing or a large family gathering.

The house has been tastefully renovated and now offers spacious accommodation for up to 8 guests in four good sized bedrooms. There is a private garden with sunny terrace, BBQ area and 10m x 4m heated pool.

The large lounge has two leather sofas, a TV with UK and French channels, DVD player and internet access. A new games room, with play station, Wii, board games, books and films has been created to keep your children entertained.

The kitchen has a large dining table and chairs and is fully fitted with a gas/electric range oven, wine fridge, dishwasher, kettle, toaster and coffee maker. The washing machine, tumble dryer and large fridge freezer are located in the nearby utility room.

There is a family bathroom and separate WC on the ground floor.

Upstairs there are 4 bedrooms - two with two single beds each and two with double beds. One of the double bedrooms has an en suite shower room and there is a separate WC in the hallway.

Outside there is a shady veranda, with a large dining table and chairs, along with a built-in BBQ.

The heated pool is fenced off from the rest of the garden for the security of younger children and there are tall hedges surrounding the garden for privacy.

The house caters for younger children - with a cot, high chair, stairgates, plastic crockery & cutlery and lots of games and drwaing materials.

The Cornflowers is only a 20 minute drive to the lovely sandy beaches of the Vendee - suitable for surfing, body boarding, rock pooling or just relaxing and making sand castles.

The area is great for cycling and walking and is a haven for birdwatchers with the Wetlands nearby.

There are lots of tourist attractions within 30 minutes drive - such as the Indian Forest Adventure Park (with zip wires through the forest, pony rides, karting and water slides.), the Château des Aventuriers with its treasure trail through the house and gardens and the seaside towns of La Tranches sur Mer and La Faute sur Mer.

La Rochelle is less than an hour away - with its aquarium, old Port, 100s of restaurants and boat trips along the coast. The il de Re is also Worth a visit - with picturesque harbours, busy markets and wild beaches.

The Vendee is famous for the Puy du Fou Theme Park - only 1 hour away - a great day out for all the family - with fantastic shows with Gladiators, Vikings, Knights and Musketeers and a spectacular Evening 'Sound and Light' show.

Further details indoors

The house has been tastefully renovated, with many exposed stone walls and wooden beams. The large living room has leather sofas, TV (UK and French channels), DVD player and films, and a log burner for the cooler months. There are lots of books for holiday reading and a new games room has board games, games consoles, films and toys for your use.

Internet access is provided via an access point for guests who want to pick up emails or surf the internet.

The living room and kitchen are separated by a long breakfast bar and the dining area can seat 8 around the dining table. The kitchen has recently been installed,and is equipped with all mod-cons. (dishwasher, wine fridge, microwave, fridge, 5 burner gas hob and double oven.) There is a separate utility area with washing machine and second fridge/freezer.

The family bathroom is on the ground floor and has a full-sized bath, overhead shower, hand basin and separate WC.

Upstairs, there are 4 good sized bedrooms - two with double beds, one with a set of bunk beds and a fourth with two single beds. All have bedside tables and storage areas. The shower room is located on the first floor and there is separate WC here as well.

There are radiators in all rooms for the winter months.

All bed linens and towels (hand, bath and tea towels) are provided, but please bring your own pool/beach towels and cot bedding.

A cot, highchair, stair gates and plastic utensils are available for younger children.

Further details outdoors

The garden is completely private, with no overlooking neighbours and is surrounded by high hedges. In front of the house is a covered veranda area, with a table and chairs for al fresco dining. A charcoal BBQ is available for your use.

The garden is laid to lawns and flower beds and the pool is located at the far side of the garden. The pool is 10m x 4m and is heated from May until the end of September.

The house is located at the end of a quiet cul de sac and is bordered with open fields and pastures.

Cars can be parked on the road outside the house, or in the garden on a wide gravel path.

The garden is secure if you are bringing your dog or small children.

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Families

  • Great for children of all ages
  • Pets welcome
  • Cot available
  • High chair available

Bed & bathroom

  • Bedroom 1: Double Bed
    Bedroom 2: 2 Single Beds
    Bedroom 3: Double Bed
    Bedroom 4: 2 Single Beds
  • 1 Family bathroom, 1 Shower room

Amenities

  • Wi-Fi available
  • Private outdoor pool (heated)
  • Private garden
  • BBQ
  • Balcony or terrace
  • Internet access
  • Central heating
  • Fireplace
  • Games room
  • Cooker
  • Fridge
  • Freezer
  • Microwave
  • Toaster
  • Kettle
  • Dishwasher
  • Washing machine
  • Clothes dryer
  • Iron
  • High chair available
  • TV
  • Satellite TV
  • DVD player
  • Stereo system
  • Linen provided
  • Towels provided

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Access

  • Parking
  • Secure parking
  • Not suitable for wheelchair users

Getting around

A car is essential for this property as it is located in a small hamlet, with shops, bakeries and restaurants a 10 minute drive away.

Interaction with guest

Sarah & Jeremy, the property owners, live in the UK. You will be met by a local English speaking representative - Annette - who lives in the same village and will be on hand to offer help and advice.

Policies

Check in time: 17:00, Check out time: 10:00
If you have any questions about check-in or check-out times, please contact the owner/manager.
Payment
This owner does not use online booking. Please contact them and they will be able to offer you a secure way to pay for your stay. Never pay for your holiday rental by wire transfer (such as Western Union or Moneygram) as this type of payment is untraceable.

Damage deposit: £100.00
Smoking
No smoking at this property

About the manager

Vendee Holiday Cottages
Average reply time:
2 hours 21 minutes
Response rate:
60%
Calendar updated:
01 Aug 2020
Years listed:
13
Based in:
France
Overall rating:
4_5

Languages spoken: English, French

This House has 4 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms and sleeps 8. It’s been listed on Holiday Lettings since 03 Jan 2012. Located in Lairoux, it has 7 reviews with an overall rating of 4.5. The average weekly rate varies from £1050 to £1750.

The Manager has a response rate of 60% and the property’s calendar was last updated on 01 Aug 2020.

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Guest reviews

Very Good
7 reviews

Excellent
3
Very Good
4
Average
0
Poor
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“Comfortable home from home”

Reviewed 27 Jul 2020

Stayed here for the first couple of weeks after travel restrictions were lifted due to COVID. We found Annette and Vendee Holiday Cottages helpful and flexible and reassuring during all the uncertaint… More

“Great pet friendly holiday home”

Reviewed 20 Aug 2019

Wonderful holiday with 3 generations including baby of 11 months in spacious house. Great equipment for baby available. Pool was a real treat on the warm days. Very quiet, rural area but close to lots… More

Response from the manager So glad that you enjoyed yourselves here at The Cornflowers Holiday Home in Lairoux.

“Thoroughly relaxing holiday (even with teenagers)”

Reviewed 3 Jul 2018

We stayed in the Cornflowers Holiday Home for 2 weeks at the end of June - 2 adults, 3 teenagers (17, 15, 13) and a 7 year old. It's not easy to convince older teenagers to leave their friends an… More

Response from the manager Thanks for leaving such a great review! Happy that you enjoyed yourselves!

“Fantastic house”

Reviewed 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.

“Comfortable house with a great pool in a beautiful location”

Reviewed 16 Jun 2014

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 generously … More

“Proper 'Ansome”

Reviewed 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

“Charming and well equipped.”

Reviewed 13 Sep 2012

We had a lovely holiday in this beautiful and well equipped gite. The set up was great for two families, with the bedrooms being split into two and two. The shady garden had plenty of furniture and w… More

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FAQs

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