Restored and modernised, the house is in a quiet village and makes a comfortable base from which to explore the beautiful Vendee.
The cottage is situated in the quiet and hilly village of Saint Michel le Cloucq, above fontenay le comte, in a peaceful street. The village is on the edge of the forest with many places for walking and cycling. The Vendee apart from its beauty, is filled with history and fine architecture, notably the abbaye de Maillezais and the abbaye royale in Nieul. Niort (30 kms), set on the river sèvre, has a castle built by Henry Plantagenet and Richard the lionheart.
Few kilometers away there is le marais poitevin, also known as the green venice, with its green canals for idyllic boating and fishing.
The great sandy beaches of the atlantic coast are about 50 kms away and you can easily get to the lovely islands of Ré, Aix or Oleron just off the coast.
Only 50 km from the renowned sailing part and beautiful city of La Rochelle. Approx an hour away is Futuroscope, the science and technology theme park near poitiers and the Puy du Fou historic theme park with its day attractions.
The house, awarded 3 epis and 3 stars for comfort and charm, is situated in the quiet village of St Michel le Cloucq, 5 kms from Fontenay le Comte, 50 kms from La Rochelle and the beaches of the Atlantic.
Our cottage is very comfortable for up to 4 people.
It is located in the peaceful setting in the small south Vendee hamlet.
A rustic cottage fully restored to its original appearance, with exposed local stone walls, wooden beams and wooden floors, tiled ground floor. It is furnished with antique French country style furniture. It is comfortable and done with good taste.
The ground floor has a large living/room with a fireplace, a kitchen/dining room, bathroom and separate washroom, utility room, and one double bedroom with en suite shower room.
The upstairs has one double bedroom and one mezzanine bedroom.
There are 2 bedrooms and one mezzanine room. One bedroom is on the ground floor with a large double bed (160cm), TV, DVD player and an en suite with shower, sink and WC. The other bedroom is upstairs with a double bed (140cm). The mezzanine is also upstairs, enclosed on three sides, and has two 3/4 beds (120cm) - an ideal room for children. We provided bedding and we make the beds fresh for when you arrive.
There is 1 bathroom with bath and sink.
There is also a separate WC and an en suite shower room in the downstairs bedroom with shower, sink and WC. Bath towels, hand towels, flannels and bath mats are provided. The bathrooms are fitted electric heated towel rails.
The facilities include satellite TV with English, german, dutch, Spanish, Italian channels, 1 frenchTV, 1VCR, 2 DVD players, telephone, games, dvd and video cassettes, free wifi internet access by wifi.
Fully fitted kitchen with all modern facilities, well equipped with crockery, cutlery and plenty of utensils, kettle, dishwasher, ceramic hobs, microwaves oven, full oven, fridge, freezer, washing machine.
For a restful and enjoyable stay, you find a private garden, a stone patio with garden furniture, a large outdoor dining area with a purpose built chimney-barbecue, a private garden.
Bathroom towels, house linen, and bed linen is provided, the beds are made prior to arrival. A cot, highchair and baby bath can be provided on request.