La Maison en Pierre Holiday Home
St Juire Champgillon, Vendée
5 bedroom house
Courtyard seating area
10m x 5m heated pool
45 minutes to the beach
Very Family Friendly
Wi-Fi Internet Access
Holiday Home Description
The house is a high quality renovated farmhouse with five good-sized bedrooms. One large bedroom is on the ground floor - with shower room and WC nearby, so would be suitable for guests with limited mobility. The other four bedrooms are on the first floor (two with king sized beds and two with two single beds each.) Each of these bedrooms has its own en suite shower or bathroom.
The large living room has leather sofas, a TV with UK free-to-air satellite channels, DVD player and a dining table that seats up to 10 guests. The long kitchen has a double range cooker with gas hob and a large breakfast table and benches. There is a separate utility room with washing machine in the hallway. The house has Wi-Fi internet access, and a computer for your use.
The house is well-equipped for young children - with cots, stair gates, high chairs, plastic cutlery & crockery and a games room full of toys!
Outside in the courtyard, there is a selection of tables and chairs for al fresco dining and a barbecue. The courtyard is securely fenced and gated and also contains the well-equipped games room (with PS2, games, dvd library, dressing up clothes and much more!)
The heated swimming pool is 12m x 7m and is fenced off from the main garden. There is also a paddling pool for younger children. It is shaded by three large walnut trees and has many sun loungers and picnic tables for relaxing. The main garden is over 5000m² and is laid to lawns and flower beds - very pretty in Spring & Summer!
The owners live on-site, so are often on hand to offer help and advice, as well as the odd glass of home made fruit liqueur!
This house is the ideal location for family get-togethers or groups of friends holidaying together. It can be rented by itself, or with the two bedroom holiday home on the other side of the courtyard - La Vieille Maison.
- Washing Machine
- Kettle, toaster, coffee maker
- Double Range Oven & gas hob
- Fridge & Freezer
- All Bed linens provided
- Hand, bath and tea towels provided
- Pets not accepted
- Open All Year
- Heated swimming pool (Easter - End of September)
- Pool & gardens shared with 1 other holiday home
- TV with UK & French Channels
- DVD/video Player & DVD/video Library
- Wi-Fi Internet Access
- Cot, Highchair, stair gates
- Selection of Bikes
St Juire and the Local Area
The roads and country lanes around the village are safe for cycling and walking, and there are many sign-posted walks in the area.
The Puy du Fou Theme Park is only 40 minutes away and the forests and lake at Mervent are only 20 minutes away. The lake has its own beach and waterside cafes and restaurants, along with a zoo and water park in the forest.
The beaches of the Southern Vendée are around 45 minutes away and make a great day out! You can surf and bodyboard in the big waves at Les Conches, or relax on the long flat beach at Les Sables d'Olonne. The seafood restaurants along the coast are famous for their freshly caught ingredients and all have their own special dishes.
For a great day out - the coastal town of La Rochelle is worth the drive. It has arcaded shopping streets, a lovely old market hall and so many festivals and fetes throughout the summer months. Every evening the old port area is closed to traffic, and street entertainers amuse the passers by. There is a wide selection of restaurants and harbour-side cafés where you can watch the world go by.
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Weekly Rental for Holiday Home
Bed Linens, Towels (Bath, Hand & Tea Towels), Internet Access, Electricity. Water, Full use of House, Gardens & Pool
Pool is heated from Easter until the end of September.
Please bring your own pool and beach towels.
Out of season pool heating, central heating and wood.
30% Deposit required to secure the booking.
70% Balance paid 8 weeks prior to the start date of holiday.
£100/€130 Security Deposit Cheque payable with final balance (returned within 2 weeks of end of holiday.)
Methods of Payment: Cheque or Direct bank transfer into UK or French Bank Account, in Sterling or Euros.
The House will be clean and tidy for your arrival, and it is expected to be left in the same condition, otherwise a portion of your security deposit may be withheld.
We had a brilliant holiday and the accommodation ticked all the boxes.
The place catered for everything and Jan & Mick were most helpful in making our stay as pleasant and relaxing as possible. Highly recommended.
A 9 strong family from Bristol. June 2016
Wow! This should say it all. Your holiday home caters for everyone in
A* form. Our week has been wonderful here, the house and gardens exceeded our expectations. Gwyneth says she was warm & comfortable here. Auntie Mar says 'If it's not here, we don't need it'. Little Alice & Victoria - well, the toy room, pool & bikes and the fact that they could pick strawberries and collect eggs for breakfast added to their adventures. The best holiday home visited - anywhere - by us - by far. 'Thank you so much'. from Gwyneth.
Pam & Ray, Farnham, Lorraine & Mick, Aldershot, Brenda & Rob, Alton. June 2016
Lovely restoration, very well equipped property. We all enjoyed our weeks holiday here. Shame about the rain, but it did not spoil our trips to Puy de Fou which was well worth coming for. Lovely gardens and pool area. We did not use them, due to the weather, but they look wonderful. Will certainly recommend to friends. Mick & Jan were good, and helpful with everything. Many thanks for everything.
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Vendée Holiday Cottages, Annette & Jason Khan, 3 rue de la Motte, 85400 Lairoux. Siret: 53011496600019
Tel: 00 33 (0)2 51 28 43 98