Les Lavandes - Vendée - Sleeps 6

A beautiful, self-contained holiday home with a vine shaded patio 

  • Les Lavandes exterior
  • Lounge
  • Dining room
  • Kitchen
  • Bedroom
  • Bedroom
  • Garden and Grounds
  • Les Lavandes exterior
  • Swimming Pool
  • View from Les Lavandes
  • Swimming Pool
Les Lavandes in Vendée, a cottage in Vendée: Les Lavandes exterior

POOL, PRIVATE GARDEN. Close to Mervent-Vouvant forest and lakes with beaches.

The entrance to Les Lavandes is through green gates set in a high laurel hedge onto private gravelled parking. Les Lavandes is constructed with thick stone walls, which are partially rendered leaving some of the stonework exposed both outside and inside, all beneath a low sloping roof covered in the local curved tiles. You enter Les Lavandes from the patio into a cool, tiled lounge whose ceiling soars up to the rafters while beyond is the low beamed dining area. A well-equipped, open plan kitchen is off to one side. Off the lounge are a bathroom (bath with shower over, wash basin and W.C.), double bedroom and stairs. Upstairs is a double bedroom, shower room with v. low beam (shower, wash basin and W.C.), a mezzanine floor with sofa overlooking the lounge, and a twin bedded room with a low beam. Each bedroom has a wardrobe and chest of drawers. The upstairs rooms have wooden floors and beamed ceilings that go up to the apex.
Les Lavandes is one of our three properties in a small hamlet near Cheffois in the Vendee, south of the Loire valley, with its famous chateaux and wines, and between the cities of Nantes and Poitiers. In 2018 the 1st stage of the Tour de France finishes just 20 minutes away and the 2nd stage starts less than 10 minutes away. The original farmhouse and barns were built between 150 and 200 years ago and have been converted into the farmhouse called Le Rossignol (where the owners live), and two gîtes, Les Lavandes and Les Hirondelles. Les Lavandes has its own private garden and vine shaded patio where you can sit and enjoy a meal and a glass of wine in tranquil surroundings. The fenced pool (open from mid May to mid Sept), surrounded by a terracotta coloured terrace and ample space for sun worshippers, is shared with Les Hirondelles and the owners. To one side of the pool is a gazebo with a table tennis table and there is an open games area where football nets are provided.
In the beautiful Mervent-Vouvant forest you can hire canoes, kayaks, sailing boats, pedal-boats, mountain bikes etc. or go to the Pierre Brune family amusement park or to the Natur’Zoo. Activities - walking, horse riding, fishing, karting, aerial adventure course, micro-lite or bungee-jumping. Further afield is Maillezais where you could take a punt to explore the green waterways of Le Marais Poitevin after visiting the abbey. At the coast visit La Rochelle with its fortified harbour or relax on the beach at La Tranche-sur-Mer. Or spend a day or two at Puy du Fou being delighted by their dramatic re-enactments of an invasion by Vikings or Roman gladiator fights and chariot racing in a huge coliseum, or if the history and the future of film is your thing, visit Futuroscope near Poitiers. For those who enjoy a local weekly market, there is one at Fontenay-le-Comte selling food, clothing, jewellery and some unusual gifts and larger ones at Niort and La Rochelle.
Tourist tax of 0.44€ pppn (aged 18+) and a security deposit of £200 payable with the balance.

This property has been listed with Holidaybank for 18 years

Les Lavandes Property Features

Location Type
  • Rural

  • Car Required

Housekeeping & Services
  • Iron and Ironing Board
  • Bed Linen Included
  • Telephone
  • Fuel and Power Included
  • Cot
  • High Chair
  • No Smoking

  • 2 Double Bedrooms
  • 1 Twin Bedroom

Ground Floor Facilities
  • Ground Floor Bedroom
  • Ground Floor Toilet
  • Ground Floor Bath
  • Ground Floor Shower

  • Outdoor Pool

  • Washing Machine
  • Dishwasher
  • Microwave
  • Fridge
  • Freezer
  • Toaster
  • Oven
  • Hob
  • Grill
  • Coffee Machine

Internet Access
  • Wireless Broadband

  • TV - Satellite or Cable
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Books
  • Games
  • Table Tennis
  • Radio

Leisure Equipment
  • Sun Loungers
  • Patio Furniture
  • Barbecue

Garden/Terrace/Play area
  • Private garden
  • Communal garden
  • Terrace / patio
  • Outdoor games area

Parking available
  • Off road parking

Activities within 20min drive of the property
  • Wind Surfing
  • Fishing
  • Theatre
  • Tennis
  • Hiking
  • Mountain Biking
  • Horse Riding
  • Walking
  • Cycling

Local Water Sports
  • Sailing
  • Swimming (indoor pool)
  • Swimming (outdoor pool)
  • Canoeing
  • Kayaking
7 night(s) · 22 September 2018
Key Property Details
Property Name Les Lavandes
Reference 11944A
Sleeps 6
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms 2
Reviews 1 Add a Review
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Les Lavandes in Vendée

Nearest TownLa Chataigneraie - 6 kms (approx)
Nearest AirportNantes - More than 30 kms (approx)
Nearest Ferry PortSt Malo - More than 30 kms (approx)

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Bedrooms: 1
Reference: 11944B
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