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- 4 bedroom house
- 3.6m x 2.3m Swimming Pool
- Private BBQ terrace
- 75km from La Faute sur Mer
- Family Friendly
- Wi-Fi Internet Access
- 33km from the Puy du Fou
- Village shops within walking distance
Les Poiriers Holiday Cottage, St Pierre du Chemin, Vendée
Lounge: The ground floor of this cottage is open plan, and the lounge is a great place to catch up on the events of the day - with a 3 seater sofa and 2 two seater sofas. There is a flat screen TV with both UK and French TV channels, a DVD player & films, and WiFi in the house too.
Kitchen: The large kitchen is well equipped with a gas cooker and hob, microwave, dishwasher, tall fridge/freezer, washing machine, kettle, toaster and filter coffee maker. The large dining table easily seats 10 guests and is located next to the kitchen.
Utility cupboard: Cleaning equipment and an ironing board & iron can be found in this storage cupboard next to the games room.
Games Room: Next to the kitchen is a games room complete with billiard table, dartboard and full-sized table football - hours of fun for everyone!
Shower room: Next to the games room is the ground floor shower room, with a shower cubicle, WC and hand basin with cupboards underneath.
Bedrooms: There are 4 first floor bedrooms: two have double beds, one has two single beds and the 4th bedroom is a family room, with a king sized bed and a set of bunk beds for younger children (There is a set of curtains between the bed and bunk beds for a little privacy. All bedrooms have plenty of storage in wardrobes and drawers.
Bathroom: Upstairs, there is a second bathroom with full-sized bath & overhead shower, hand basin and a WC.
Children: Two travel cots are available for your use, plus a highchair and there are stair gates at the top and bottom of the wooden staircase. There is also a set of plastic cutlery and crockery for children.
Outside Space: The 3.6m x 2.3m (1m-1.5m deep) pool is securely fenced off for the security of your children. It is open from the end of May until the end of September each year (depending upon the weather). There are 4 sun loungers set around the pool, plus there is a covered pergola on the gravelled terrace next to the pool - with a table and chairs for up to 10 guests for al fresco dining. There is also a covered BBQ area with a charcoal barbecue. This terrace has direct access to the lounge in the cottage.
Parking: There is off-road parking in front of the cottage for up to 4 cars.
Dogs: Dogs are not accepted at this property.
Accessibility: The cottage is not suitable for guests with limited mobility or wheelchairs as there is a step up at the entrance to the house, and a step down into the house, plus, all the bedrooms are on the first floor.
Les Poiriers Holiday Cottage is open from May until the end of September each year. From early July until the end of August, there is a 7 night minimum stay, outside of these dates there is a 2 night minimum stay.
All bed linens and towels are provided with this rental, but please bring your own beach / pool towels and cot bedding.
- Washing machine
- Kettle, toaster, filter coffee maker
- Gas cooker with gas hob
- Large fridge/freezer
- TV with UK & French Free to Air TV Channels
- DVD Player
- Wi-Fi Internet Access
- Cot, Highchair, stair gates
- Games room with billiards, darts and table football
- All Bed linens provided
- Hand, bath and tea towels provided
- Swimming pool
- Sun loungers
- Charcoal BBQ
St Pierre du Chemin and the Local Area
The Cottage is within an hour of the following attractions:
Puy du Fou: The main attraction in the area is the Puy du Fou Park - a multi Award-winning park with amazing shows. Step back in time to the age of the Gladiators, Vikings, Napoleonic sailors and Medieval Knights. The bird of prey show is fantastic, as is the late night Cinescenie Sound & Light show. This is a must see attraction of the Vendée where you could spend at least 2 full days exploring - You will not be disappointed!
Pescalis: If you enjoy fishing or walking around a lake, then this is the place to visit - only a 12 minute drive away.
Châteaux Country: If you want to explore the history of the area, then there are several châteaux to visit: St Mesmin, Bressuire, Pouzauges and Tiffauges are all worth a visit and many hold fêtes and festivals over the summer months.
Steam Trains: The Train à Vapeur leaves the station at Mortagne sur Sèvre heading towards St Laurent sur Sèvre travelling trough some lovely countryside. You can also travel in style in the Restaurant Carriage - decked out in the style of the Orient Express.
Parc Aventure 79 Chantemerle: Less than 15 minutes away is this amazing adventure park where you can climb through the trees, zoom around on zip wires, , play mini golf, enjoy a walk through the forest or take part in a digital treasure hunt. Perfect for all ages.
Terra Aventura at Largeasse: A Geo-caching route through nature, suitable for all ages.
Parc Oriental de Maulevrier: The largest Ido inspired gardens in western Europe. Set around a lake, with many beautiful vistas to see. In Spring the cherry blossom is amazing, in summer there are evening events with lanterns and the trees are illuminated - very peaceful to see at any time of the year.
Mauléon: This 'Petit Cité de Caractère' has over a 1000 years of history to explore.
Marais Poitevin: For a more tranquil day out, then a visit to the Marais Poitevin is perfect - miles of criss-crossing canals to explore, either on foot, by bike or by boat. The pretty canal side villages of Coulon and Maillezais have restaurants and cafés overlooking the waterways, plus a few ruined abbeys to visit too.
For more information about the Vendée, click on this link.
Rental Prices for this cottage are listed in Euros, and a conversion rate will be established on the day of the reservation.
Bed Linens, Towels (Bath, Hand & Tea Towels), Internet Access, Electricity. Water, Full use of House & Pool
Pool is open from the end of May until the end of September.
Please bring your own pool and beach towels and cot bedding.
This holiday property is located in a commune (village or town) that charges a tourist tax to all paying visitors over the age of 18 years old. The tax helps local communes finance advertising, marketing, events, and initiatives to develop tourism.
The tax is paid per person, per night basis, and the charge varies depending upon whether the property is Classified (Star rated by an official organisation) or not. The charge is typically set between 0.40€ and 4.20€ depending upon where the commune is located and the classification level.
When you go through the booking process, the rental costs shown in the tariff table (per week/night) do not include this tax, this will show as an 'Additional Cost' on the form once you have clicked on 'Continue' after choosing your dates on the calendar.
Initially, the tax will be calculated for all members of your holiday group - including children under 18 years old. Once we receive your completed form, we will revise the total Tourist Tax chargeable to only include the adults in your group. This is a quirk of our booking system as it is only capable to add additional costs for all group members.
- Use this calendar to reserve your holiday.
- Check the availability on the calendar below.
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Green & Underlined = Possible Start Date
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- Click on the start date for your holiday
- Then follow the instructions on the pages that follow and complete your booking form.
- This will be sent to Vendée Holiday Cottages, you will receive an automatic reply, and then we will confirm back to you with payment details.
- Please ensure that you read all of our booking terms & conditions before completing your reservation.
A minimum of 2 nights rental is required during May, June, July and September with rates from as little as €140 per night for up to 10 guests.
During August, rentals are for a 7 night minimum with a Saturday start and end day.
Reviews - written in the Guest Comments Book at Gîte Les Poiriers
Large, clean house with two games rooms, at the top for teenagers and adults. Quiet place. Very nice owner. Thank you for everything.
We had a very good weekend with friends, thank you so much. Great pool and game room.
The hosts are very welcoming, available and kind. The cottage is very well equipped, very clean, the pool and the games made us and our children happy. Very relaxing place.
We had a great time in your home. Thank you very much for giving us a clean house, clean pool. We are gonna miss this house. We felt like home. The only thing we missed and especially the teenagers was a hairdryer. You are very kind people and discreet. Thank you very much and we will certainly recommend it to our friends.
Thank you very much for this welcome. We had a very good weekend in the gite. Beautiful large clean and quiet house with top games rooms, See you soon.
Nous avons beaucoup apprécié ce gîte avec des hôtes sympathiques et attentionnés. Nous n'avons aucune marque sur quoi que ce soit. Peut-être que le vent nous ramènera encore aux poiriers.
(We really appreciated this cottage with friendly and attentive hosts. We don't have a mark on anything. Maybe the wind will bring us back to the pear trees again.)
Merci pour l'accueil. la maison est parfaite grâce à la piscine les équipements les enfants ont adoré les parents aussi.
(Thank you for the welcoming. the house is perfect due to the swimming pool the equipment the children loved it the parents too.)
Merci à Pauline chez Norman pour ce superbe séjour ! Votre logement ne masquait rien d'un superbe séjour, surtout la piscine qui nous a rafraîchi lors des derniers jours de chaleur intense. Bonne chance à toi.
(Thanks to Pauline at Norman for this superb stay! Your lodging masked nothing of a superb stay, especially the swimming pool which refreshed us during the last days of intense heat. Good luck to you.)
Merci pour l'accueil malgré notre retard. le logement est top sur l'ensemble de notre séjour vous avez été très arrangeant malgré la canicule merci pour tout a bientôt.
(Thank you for the welcome despite our delay. The accommodation is top. Throughout our stay you were very accommodating despite the heat wave thank you for everything see you soon.)
Merci pour l'accueil nous avons passe un très bon weekend en famille.
(Thank you for the welcome we had a very good weekend with the family)
Thank you for letting us stay in your lovely home. The beautiful lights outside when it's dark brightens my day and the thing I am going to miss the most is the large sized pool that refreshed me when it was hot.
Thank you. We really enjoyed staying in your home. It is very beautiful and peaceful. Thank you for the cot bed. House immaculately clean.
Thank you Pauline and Norman for an enjoyable stay. A beautiful gite, good games room and a fabulous swimming pool. Both Pauline and Norman were attentive, helpful and friendly. A well equipped gite for a family of 10. The pool, bbq and outside area is lovely in the evening. We're sad to be leaving especially the kids.
Thank you for a very enjoyable stay in the gite. We took advantage of the pool as the weather was very hot. We would recommend a visit to La Rochelle, Vouvant and Coulon. Pauline was very courteous and attentive but at same time respected our privacy. We had a great holiday.
Merci pour votre accueil, la maison était parfaite. Je ne manquais de rien, vous étiez des hôtes très chaleureux et attentionnés.
(Thank you for your welcome, the house was perfect. I lacked nothing, you were very charming and attentive hosts)