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Entire villa hosted by Fran
5 guests2 bedrooms4 beds1.5 baths
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The 2 self-contained gîtes are well furnished and comfortable. The quiet country atmosphere is appreciated by those who need a rest from the hectic life of the town. You can laze by the natural pool and barbeque your meals, read a book and relax. But there is plenty to do if you want! There are maps of local walks and bike rides, suggestions for visits and reviews by other guests. There are games for children of all ages and a playground. Bring your dog (or cat) they are all welcome.

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A well-equipped gîte in a charming location looking out over a wooded valley. Ideal for walkers and cyclists as the area is criss-crossed by signed paths and tracks and a 'voie verte' for cyclists starts 5 km away and goes all the way to Bressuire (and beyond) There are laminated cards in the gîte giving maps and directions for a range of local walks/rides. Dogs are welcome and there is a spacious kennel with outside run for those days you visit attractions which don't accept pets.
The main bedroom has a double and a single bed, the second bedroom has a low ceiling and bunk beds so is not suitable for 6-footers! The bathroom has a shower and a full-sized bath and the toilet is separate. The kitchen has a full-size cooker and lots of cooking equipment, microwave, kettle, toaster, pressure cooker and wok. There is a family size dishwasher and a fridge-freezer. The lounge has a sofa , an easy chair and a coffee table. In the same room is the dining table and 5 chairs, TV, DVDs,CDs. There are 2 extension leads converting French plugs to English for your UK appliances.
The terrace has a table and 5 chairs, parasol and BBQ for those summer meals outdoors! Your clothes drying rack is there (iron and ironing cloth are in the gîte) The laundry in the barn has 3 machines, a tumble drier and a drying rack.
Outside there is a play area, natural swimming pool (no chlorine so good for those who are sensitive to chemicals) boules pitch with outside lighting and car park. The games room is in the barn along with a selection of bikes you can borrow.
The 2 self-contained gîtes are well furnished and comfortable. The quiet country atmosphere is appreciated by those who need a rest from the hectic life of the town. You can laze by the natural pool and barbeque your meals, read a book and relax. But there is plenty to do if you want! There are maps of local walks and bike rides, suggestions for visits and reviews by other guests. There are games for children of all…

Sleeping arrangements

Bedroom 1
1 double bed, 1 single bed
Bedroom 2
2 bunk beds

Amenities

Free parking on premises
Kitchen
Wi-Fi
Pay TV
Pool
TV
Iron
Essentials
Unavailable: Carbon monoxide alarm
Unavailable: Smoke alarm

Accessibility

Fixed grab rails for toilet

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ST PAUL EN GATINE, Deux-Sèvres, France

La Chandurière is a tiny village overlooking a wooded valley with a stream. It is peaceful and rural with beautiful rolling farmland and scattered hamlets. We are between Puy du Fou (40 mins) and Futuroscope (75 mins) which are two of the biggest attractions in France. There are a lot of other great places to visit nearby and always loads of local festivals, markets, competitions and shows. La Rochelle and nearby beaches are 90 minutes away.
La Chandurière is a tiny village overlooking a wooded valley with a stream. It is peaceful and rural with beautiful rolling farmland and scattered hamlets. We are between Puy du Fou (40 mins) and Futuroscope (7…

Hosted by Fran

Joined in January 2017
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During your stay
I live in the adjoining house so I will be there to welcome you, resolve any problems and to give you advice on what to do locally. I am English but belong to Gâtin'émois, a local association charged with promoting the area and its tourist attractions but also local shops, restaurants, food producers and accommodaton. We even have our own currency!
If you like I can organise social events between guests and my neighbours (that'll help improve your French!) involving a BBQ or aperitifs or a boules match... And you might want a visit from Cyril's two elderly horses or a tour of Didier' farm. None of this is compulsory!
I live in the adjoining house so I will be there to welcome you, resolve any problems and to give you advice on what to do locally. I am English but belong to Gâtin'émois, a local…
  • Languages: English, Français
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House rules
Check-in: 2:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Checkout: 11:00 am
Not suitable for infants (under 2 years)
No parties or events
Pets are allowed
Smoking is allowed
Health & safety
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No carbon monoxide alarm
No smoke alarm