19th Century French manor house located within pretty English style gardens including beautiful David Austin Roses. The manor house has been beautifully renovated to include today's modern luxuries, but conserving its chic french charm. The property sits behind beautiful cast iron gates and has ample parking for 4 cars. Spend the long summer evenings enjoying a glass of wine in the private walled in garden, take bike rides around the local countryside, enjoy gourmet cuisine in the beautiful city of La Rochelle or simply take time to relax in this tranquil property. The Manor House is located in the quaint historic village of Mouilleron en Pareds in the Vendee and only 1 hour from the hustle and bustle of La Rochelle. House Details All rooms have been carefully renovated and beautifully decorated. Ground Floor Kitchen: Spacious kitchen includes, dishwasher, range style double oven with 5 burner hob and grill, microwave, integrated fridge freezer, double sink, breakfast bar that seats 4 and all necessary kitchen equipment. Reception Room (1): 3 Seater sofa, two arm chairs plus two occasional chairs. Wood burner for those cosy winter evenings (wood provided during winter months only). Reception Room (2): 4 Seater sofa, 3 seater sofa with a 42" TV with English Sky free view. Dining-room: Beautiful dining-room seating 8 with open fire for winter months (wood provided during winter months) Powder Room: Including toilet, hand basin, large shower, towel rail Large master bedroom with Millbrook deluxe super kind bed (very comfortable) and hand painted bedside tables, hand painted French dressing table, oak wardrobe, hand painted chest of draws and two large windows with beautiful views. Sleeps 2 + Baby (Travel cot available). Guest bedroom 1: Large guestroom with antique French double bed with matching armoire and dressing table. Sleeps 2. Guest bedroom 2: Large guestroom with 2 single beds, wardrobe and bedside tables. Sleeps 2 Bar/Games Room: (can be made into a 4th bedroom easily) Includes bar, Wii, 42" TV, games, seating. (Option to sleep 1 or 2) Family Bathroom: Beautiful claw foot bath with shower mixer tap, toilet, large hand basin, storage. Cots and highchairs can be provided – please let us know at time of booking if you require either Large landscaped courtyard to the front of the property (space for 4 cars), walled in private gardens, garden seating, garden lights, sun loungers, garden fire and seating. Bakery, highly recommended (offering croissants, pain au chocolat, huge choice of fresh bread, quiches, prefou, cakes etc (all fresh and homemade). Village shop (stocking essentials) English bar/restaurant offering food, drinks, afternoon tea etc Bar/Tabac (The bar offers food on certain days) Outdoor village swimming pool (open only at certain times of the year)
Located in Saint-Maurice-des-Noues, Gîtes de Broue features free WiFi, a garden and barbecue. Niort is 22 miles from the property. Free private parking is available on site. All units have a flat-screen TV. Some units feature a sitting area and/or terrace. Some units also have a kitchenette, equipped with a dishwasher and oven. There is a private bathroom with a bathtub or shower in every unit. Towels are provided. Gîtes de Broue also includes a terrace. Free use of bicycles is available at the property and the area is popular for biking and fishing. Les Herbiers is 24 miles from Gîtes de Broue, and Parthenay is 22 miles away. The nearest airport is La Rochelle - Île de Ré Airport, 37 miles from Gîtes de Broue.
## 2018 Tour de France - Grand Depart - stage 1, 2 and 3 all within 10 - 35 miles. Stage 2 starts under 10 miles. from Gite and passes through village. ## Village location - 4 bed gite, just a 5 minute walk to the picturesque village of St Pierre Du Chemin in the beautiful Vendee region. The gite comprises of a private 8 meter x 4 meter underground pool, games room (pub pool table and darts board), large lounge, dining, seating area, 4 bedrooms: Bedroom 1 largest bedroom room double bed and 2 x bunk beds. 2 bathrooms (both with showers, 1 as a ground floor wet room and the other 1st floor over bath to cater for any customer circumstance). Outside there is an enclosed garden with 2 x eating areas (6 x seat table & 4 x seat table - great if the kids want to be a little independent) along with a BBQ and secure access to the pool area (under French law - lockable gate access to all pools to prevent accidents) To the front of the property there is a large driveway with space for several cars and road access into the village. The property currently has all new white goods - fridge/freezer, washing machine and dishwasher to make you feel at home. Free Wi-fi internet access to keep up to date online if you choose. The TV system has all UK free view channels in the lounge area as well a brand new 42 inch smart TV. Also paid channels for French satelite on a seperate satelite system. To the rear of the property is a 'plan d'eau' -a large park area with lake, picnic areas (including washrooms, lighting, electric and games area). This is great place to walk, ride bikes and is a perfect way to enter the heart of the village in the summer. In the village there is an award winning bakery, mini-supermarket, chemist, church, bank (with cashpoint) and a large bar serving menu routier - very popular Plat Du Jours at lunchtimes and serving bar meals most evenings including pizzas, burgers and fantastic fillet steaks. Just 5 kms south is the town of La Châtaigneraie with 3 large supermarkets and further restaurants. Located about an hour from La Rochelle and Nantes (with airports and high speed trains) and the white sandy beaches of the Vendee coast, you have access to many nearby facilities including Mervent (for sailing, canoeing, cycling, 'Go Ape', zoo, riding etc), Puy de Fou theme park, the Green Venice and Futuroscope. Vendée does have some of the finest Theme Parks of their kind in France. The largest and best known Theme Park in the Vendée is without doubt the Puy-du-Fou. The Park offers two distinctly different experiences with the Grand Parc du Puy du Fou operating during daytime hours and the spectacular Son et lumière of the Cinescenie which operates after dark. Both are unique and are world renown. The daytime experience requires an early start if you intend to see all of the attractions and such is the popularity of the Cinescenie that booking well in advance is advised. If you want to get the most of your visit to the Vendée, there is no better way than by cycling or walking. One can discover the hidden treasures that only a leisurely pace will reveal. Within the Vendée a vast network of cycle tracks can be found, these have been designed for riding in complete safety while taking in the natural attractions that Vendée has to offer. There are over 1000 kilometres of tracks you can take a complete cycle tour of the Vendée. On the tracks everything has been put in place for maximum safety including designated cycle lanes and all the necessary signposts. One will also find excellent picnic areas along the route for relaxing and refreshing oneself. A holiday never seems complete without a visit to one of those colourful markets that France is so famous for. Though there has been a decline both in the number and size of markets in recent years due mainly to the increase in super and hyper-markets with lower prices and a larger range of products, there are still ample markets left for the visitor to enjoy. La Châtaigneraie, Fontenay-le-Comte, Chantonnay, Bressuire, Cholet and Pouzauges are all local towns hosting weekly markets. If you fancy something a little more informal and some potential real French bargains then there are plenty of Vide Greniers (car boot sales/ house clearance sales) across the region.
Featuring free WiFi, La Tour des Laudes offers accommodations in Breuil-Barret. Every room includes a private bathroom. Extras include free toiletries and a hairdryer. A number of activities are available in the area, such as biking and hiking. Niort is 25 miles from La Tour des Laudes, and Cholet is 30 miles away. The nearest airport is La Rochelle - Île de Ré Airport, 41 miles from La Tour des Laudes.
La Seurie is situated approximately 1km from Mouilleron En Pareds, a small peaceful town with a number of shops, including a supermarket, baker/patisserie, restaurants, a bar, chemist and two banks. At present there are two Restaurants - La Table Du Centre and The Galopin both are both good standard rural restaurants. In addition we have two Bar's; Bar Clemenceau run by a young English couple which serves light lunches and Tapas style food in the evening and Bar Le Tigre which is a typical Bar Tabac. A good range for the size of town. Set in the picturesque Vendee countryside merely an hours drive from beautiful sandy beaches. Nearest airports are Nantes, La Rochelle and Poitiers. Nearest Ports are St Malo, Caen and Cherbourg. The Vendee countryside it is an ideal base for exploring the area, the cottage has exposed beams and many original features. Two of the bedrooms have double beds and one has twin beds. Outside the cottage has its own parking and a private patio, equipped with a table, six chairs and a solid fuel BBQ. To the rear and above the cottage (it is situated on a slight gradient) is a large rough grassed garden with fruit trees.
3-room "La Verrie", house, detached, for 5 people, 110 m2, comfortable furnishings. Living/dining room with satellite TV and open fireplace. Smoking allowed. Internet (Wireless LAN [WLAN]). Sleeping room with 2 single beds. Sleeping room with 3 single beds. Kitchen with 4 hot plates, micro wave, oven, dining table and dishwasher. Bath/WC, shower/WC and separate WC. Terrace, terrace furniture. Other equipment: children's high chair, hair dryer, iron, washing machine.