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France — Beau­ti­ful peri­od house in 2 acres, Octo­ber offers includ­ing use of heat­ed pool

Vou­vant,

Spa­cious peri­od prop­er­ty set in 2 acres ide­al for large fam­i­ly gatherings. 

This beau­ti­ful 19th cen­tu­ry mai­son de maître sleep­ing up to 21 is set in two acres of seclud­ed and pri­vate French coun­try­side. Per­fect for large groups of fam­i­lies and friends to relax and reju­ve­nate in the French sun­shine by the lux­u­ri­ous 13m long, heat­ed swim­ming pool. There is also the oppor­tu­ni­ty to curl up by the fire­place in the evenings, eat at the mag­nif­i­cent yew din­ing room table, or just kick back and enjoy a deli­cious bar­be­cue at one of two out­side seat­ing areas.

The house has been suc­cess­ful­ly let for over fif­teen years and is man­aged by an Eng­lish cou­ple who will vis­it and attend to all your needs. House­hold help such as cook­ing, babysit­ting, clean­ing can be arranged, if required. The house is very spa­cious and there­fore ide­al for sev­er­al fam­i­lies wish­ing to share a hol­i­day together. 

Activ­i­ties can be arranged at the house like yoga class­es or beau­ty treatments.

Dis­counts avail­able for 2 week bookings.

Note of inter­est; this is the for­mer prop­er­ty of French super­star singer, Jean Luc Lahaye!

Indoors

This hol­i­day home is ful­ly ren­o­vat­ed main­tain­ing all of the mod­ern fea­tures you could hope for. The house com­pris­es eight bed­rooms, 6 bath­rooms, a sit­ting room, din­ing room and mod­ern kitchen. Max­i­mum sleep­ing capac­i­ty is twen­ty. When stay­ing in Les Tilleuls there is no need to sac­ri­fice com­fort for beau­ty. Facil­i­ties Include a dish­wash­er, wash­ing machine, dry­er, a TV and, of course, Wi-Fi. There is also table foot­ball along with plen­ty of board games and toys.

Out­doors

The swim­ming pool area tends to be the focal point of the hol­i­day for guests, both dur­ing the day and in the evening. The 14m x 6.5m heat­ed pool is sur­round­ed by a large patio area with mature palm trees. The pool is flood­lit at night and pro­vides an idyl­lic loca­tion for alfres­co din­ing or a late night swim. There is a built-in bar­be­cue on the patio and plen­ty of seat­ing and tables.

The house sits in 2 acres of mature gar­dens. There is a sand­pit and swings for chil­dren to play on. Table ten­nis, a vol­ley ball net and foot­ball goal posts for all the fam­i­ly to enjoy. On the ter­race over­look­ing the gar­den there is a sec­ond bar­be­cue, rat­tan sofa and chairs, a per­go­la with din­ing table and chairs and a patio heater.

A hot tub may be able to be pro­vid­ed for an addi­tion­al charge.

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Local Area

The clos­est restau­rant, boulan­gerie and gen­er­al store is with­in 2 kilo­me­tres. The sur­round­ing region is of gen­tly rolling coun­try­side, beau­ti­ful lakes and the forest­ed areas along with scat­ter­ings of pic­turesque vil­lages, such as the medieval vil­lage of Vou­vant (11km) recent­ly vot­ed one of the most beau­ti­ful vil­lages in France. Only an hour’s dri­ve from Poitiers (home of Futur­o­scope) and the impres­sive coastal towns of La Rochelle and Les Sables d’Olonne, the set­ting for this impres­sive prop­er­ty is per­fect for a seclud­ed hol­i­day. With­in easy reach are golf cours­es, lake­side beach­es, sail­ing, fish­ing and horse riding.There is a VTT sta­tion near­by and it is an ide­al loca­tion for cycling. Many of the near­by vil­lages have their own sum­mer fetes and mar­ket days along with excel­lent, good-val­ue cui­sine that typ­i­fies rur­al France. The area is rich in his­to­ry and boasts the sec­ond sun­ni­est cli­mate in France with as many hours of sun­shine as the Mediter­ranean coast.

Mer­vant Zoo — A small zoo ide­al for young chil­dren is a 15 minute dri­ve away.

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Parc de Pierre Brune — Theme park, suit­able for all ages. Water activ­i­ties, minia­ture golf, mini karts, tram­po­lines, inflat­a­bles etc…15 minutes.

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Coulon — Known as the Green Venice’ — boat trips, hire canoes with or with­out guides, bike hire. Cafes and restau­rants in the village.

Mon­coutant — Nature walks around the lakes, chil­dren’s play area, crazy golf. 25 minutes

Aquar­i­um — La Rochelle, 1 hour away. More than just an aquar­i­um, also a research, train­ing and aware­ness centre.

Futur­o­scope, Poitiers — Theme park, cin­e­mas, open air games — lots to do for all ages

Air­ports

  • La Rochelle (70Km)
  • Poitiers (86Km)

Essen­tial Information

  • Sleeps 21 peo­ple in 8 bed­rooms Bed Linen is provided
  • 5 Baths
  • 1 Shower
  • Din­ing table for 12 people
  • Wheel­chair accessible
  • 5+
  • Pets allowed 

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Short breaks?

Short breaks accept­ed for an addi­tion­al charge

Changeover day

Sat­ur­day but can be flexible

Facil­i­ties and Amenities

Bed­rooms

  • Fam­i­ly Rooms: 3
  • Dou­ble Rooms: 3
  • Twin Rooms: 1
  • Sin­gle Rooms: 1
  • Cots: 2

Bed linen and tow­els are pro­vid­ed for week­ly stays. A dis­count can be giv­en if you choose to bring your own.

Gen­er­al

  • WiFi/​Internet
  • Wheel­chair access

For your entertainment

  • TV

Table Ten­nis, Table Foot­ball and Foot­ball and goals, Sand­pit, Play house, swing set, Numer­ous Board games and Toys and also a Blue­tooth Speaker.

In the kitchen

  • Cook­er
  • Microwave
  • Fridge
  • Freez­er
  • Dish­wash­er
  • Wash­ing machine
  • Tum­ble dryer
  • Kitchen table
  • High chair provided

Out­side

  • Swim­ming pool (out­door)
  • Gar­den
  • Terrace/​patio
  • Gar­den furniture
  • Bar­be­cue
  • Play equip­ment
  • Park­ing

Near­by Activities

  • Ten­nis
  • Fish­ing
  • Sail­ing
  • Horse rid­ing

Prices

Dates Price
Low sea­son
31st Aug 2019 — 4th Apr 2020 
£1,800
Low sea­son
4th Apr 2020 — 4th Jul 2020 
£1,500
Mid sea­son
4th Jul 2020 — 18th Jul 2020 
£2,500
High Sea­son
18th Jul 2020 — 29th Aug 2020 
£3,750
Christ­mas
19th Dec 2020 — 4th Jan 2021 
£2,100
Sum­mer 2021
17th Jul 2021 — 27th Aug 2021 
£3,950