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La Grange Ardoux
5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10, Changeover
La Grange Ardoux is a spacious 5 bedroom gite on a
complex of 5 gites, of which Ardoux is the largest.
The Ardoux gite is truly
a spacious Farmhouse of nearly 200sq metres of living accommodation. The 5
bedrooms, three of which have en-suite bathrooms, together with the large
kitchen and lounge/dining room have been modernised to give very comfortable and
spacious holiday accommodation.
There are two entrances on the front of the building, the main
entrance and the kitchen door. There are also two patio doors onto the
terrace at the rear.
From every room in the Gite there are excellent views of
the gardens and surrounding countryside.
The main entrance leads into the
hall, with a ground floor bedroom to the right and the lounge to the left. The
beautiful Oak staircase take you to the first floor landing where there is quiet
lounging area with antique easy chairs. On the first floor you will find 4
bedrooms and the bathroom. There is a WC and washbasin under the
The Kitchen is large and has all modern appliances.
a hob with 4 burners, double fan over, microwave, large fridge/freezer,
dishwasher, washing machine,and tumble dryer.
The double sink has views over
the swimming pool and gardens.
There are very large work surfaces and huge
storage and you will find all the pots, pans, and utensils etc., needed to cater
for 10 people.
The kitchen is fully tiled for ease of
Bedroom 1. off the hall, has a double bed, en-suite
bathroom with shower cubicle,WC., and washbasin, a dressing room with wardrobe
storage, and a lounge area with two easy chairs and a coffee table. There are
patio doors onto the terrace.
Bedroom 2. on the first floor, has
double bed, en-suite bathroom with shower cubicle, WC., and washbasin, a
dressing room with wardrobe storage, and a lounge area with two easy chairs and
a coffee table. The bedroom has magnificent exposed Oak beams with King
Bedroom 3. on the first floor, has double bed, ensuite
bathroom with shower cubicle,WC., and washbasin, wardrobe and two easy chairs
and coffee table. Exposed Oak beams with king post are a great feature of this
Bedrooms 4 & 5each have two single beds, wardrobe and
chest of draws. The rooms have exposed Oak beams.
The Bathroom on the
first floor has shower cubicle, WC.,and washbasin.
Patio with table and
Cot and Highchair available.
Visit the Picture Gallery for
the Ardoux Gite with pools in the South Vendee
18 May - 12
13 June - 03
04 July - 04 Sept
05 Sept - 28
Prices include the free use of all the facilities except were safety
restrictions may be in force,eg., small children un-supervised around the pools
and size restrictions on snooker table. please see condition for full
OPTIONAL EXTRAS: Hire of bed linen - £10.00 per person per
week. Hire of house towels £10 per set - you need to bring pool/beach
Supplement for 7 night durations in school summer holidays
A refundable £500.00 security deposit is required,this is fully
refundable if no damage to the property and left in a clean and tidy
To Book, email or Telephone Cindy to make sure there is
availability then download the booking form and conditions from the booking page
fill in and sign the form, then return with your deposit to the address on the
If you have any queries please do not hesitate to contact Cindy either
or telepone 0044 (0)117 3296187.
Activities and Gardens
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We are proud of our gardens at La Grange not only because of the way
they are landscaped and the vast amount of colour in the flower beds, but
because of the amount of enjoyment that they bring to our visitors.
gardens were designed so that where ever you are on the site there is always
something interesting to view, and with the gardens blending into the natural
landscape it has the feel of space and being together with nature.
gardens are basically in two parts, the landscaped garden and the sports field
though within the former there is a boules court.
The Activities and
Facilities at La Grange are very extensive,with something for all
2½acres of landscaped gardens with quiet
corners and shady nooks.
Swimming Pool - 10m x 6m with roman steps has
a depth of 2.4m shallowing to 80cm, which is fenced off for security.
Swings and Slides, including a turbo
Sports and Games Hall
Heated Indoor Swimming Pool 8m x
Full Size Snooker Table
2 x American Pool tables
3 x Table Tennis
TV lounge with: Satelite TV,
DVD, Video, XBOX, Music Center
Library with books and videos.
Site the folowing are some of the activities that can be found
Fishing - We have free use of a nearby lake, with Carp, Pike,
Roach etc. fishing in the Canals, Rivers and lakes requires a
Tennis - Available in the local Village.
There are several courses within easy driving distance.
Boating - The
lakes at mervent have sailboats, canoes, kayaks and pedalos for hire.
Green Venice also has boat hire with or without a guide.
Biking - The
hiring of bikes is possible at several locations.
Horse Riding -
Available in the Mervent/Vouvant forest.
Karting - There is an
excellent course at Fontenay-le-Comte, where karts can be
The Vendee is a wonderful region of France, lots more information
is available on attractions, beaches, weather etc by clicking on the links
towards the top of this page, to the left.
The ARDOUX gite is the largest of 4 gites on the La Grange Gites
Complex at St.Martin-des-Fountaines in the South Vendee. The two large Renovated
farmhouses have been converted into 4 gites ranging from 2 to 5 bedrooms and
maintaining many of their original features ie. centuries old Oak Beams, Stone
walls and bread oven. The large Barn has been converted into an Activities
Center with Heated indoor Pool,Games and Sports Facilities and an Entertainment
Lounge with TV, DVD, Video, XBOX, Library and much more. The Gardens consist of
2½acres of landscaped gardens, with shady nooks, quiet corners, Boules Court and
full of flowers and mature trees. A further 1 acre of garden has football pitch,
swings and slides and Trampoline. The large outdoor pool has a terrace area
around it with secure fencing. L'Hermenault 1½ Kms has super market, bakers,
Bank and post office.
La Grange is loccated in the village of St Martins des Fountaines
has a bar "le Cossoutte" which does pizzas and steaks. The village of
L'Hermenault 2km away has a small supermarket, a bakery , Post office and
The Renaissence town of Fontenay le Comte is just 12km away and is
listed as one of the "beau Detours de France".
Our gites make an ideal
location for discovering this interesting part of France.
The Vendee is a wonderful
region of France, lots more information is available on attractions, beaches,
weather etc by clicking on the links towards the top of this page, to the
To check availability/prices or if you have any queries contact us
with no obligation whatsoever.