Gites with Pools | Gites Complex | Gites with private
you are looking for family friendly holiday accommodation in the Pays de la
Loire or Charente Maritime region of France look no further, Our Cottages vary
from 1 to 7 bedrooms, plus holiday complexes, and in combinations can cater for
really large groups. Set in Rural tranquil surroundings allowing you to unwind
in a truly relaxing atmosphere, yet both on site and nearby are all the
activities needed to keep you and the kids entertained in as safe an environment
as is possible.
If you have any queries or questions please give us a call,
were here waiting to take your call.
Quiet Location, Close to all Amenities
Heated Swimming Pool and Large Garden, Children's Play Area
consisting of 5 Bedroomed Farmhouse, 2 x 2 Bedroomed Gites
and a 1 Bedroomed
Property Ref: FR122
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with no obligation whatsoever.
This is a lovely property situated in a quiet location yet within
easy reach of all amenities. It is comfortably furnished retaining
character and original features, equipped to a high standard, and set around an
enclosed sunny courtyard with a children's play area.
La Forge actually
consists of 4 seperate buildings, the farmhouse (5 bedrooms), the
Lodgehouse (1 bedroom), The Forge (2 bedrooms) and the pumphouse (2 bedrooms) .
More Details and photos of the Lodgehouse - Click
here Pumphouse - Click
The Forge -
Click Here The Farmhouse - Click
Shared leisure facilities include a large garden comprising a lawn
suitable for ball games. A large swimming pool (heated by solar panals) with
Roman end, sunbathing terrace and lawns. Situated adjacent to the pool there is
a large open barn complete with bar area, BBQ, fridge and patio furniture. Here
are various games and activities suitable for all the family including a darts
board, board games, books and toys. Broadband Internet Access
There is a large communal recreation area at the rear of the Property
which is fully enclosed by a wall and safety gates. Within this area is the
swimming pool (heated by solar panals),which is 10m x 5m with additional 2.76m
Roman end steps. The swimming pool depth is 1.20m sloping to 1.80m. Beside the
pool there is a large terrace with sun loungers sheltered by the Fossil wall,
(Fossils personally selected by our daughter Megan) and surrounded by lawns.
Behind the swimming pool is a large lawn suitable for games and outdoor
activities, a selection of which are available. Table Tennis.
to the swimming pool is a large traditional open barn equipped with a BBQ,
fridge, tables and chairs. This area is undercover and provides plentiful shade
for those hot days and evenings. It is also useful for enjoying being outside in
warm weather during the occasional shower. Within this area are also various
activities including a darts board, books, games and toys suitable for all ages
The front of all three properties open onto the enclosed
courtyard. The children's play area is situated here at the side of the
courtyard. The play area is equipped with a playframe comprising climbing
platform, slide and swing. There is an additional swing situated in the
GATED ENTRANCE TO POOL – for
FREE COTS – FULL SIZE WOODEN
MOTHERCARE COT and travel cot
Cots will fit in any
of our bedrooms. Travel cot can be used as a playpen for sitting or
FREE HIGHCHAIRS – with
adjustable height and back positions
CHANGING UNIT & MAT
SELECTION OF TOYS - FIRST TOYS -
in the ensuite bedroom,
SELECTION OF TODDLER TOYS &
OLDER TOYS in the children's bedroom
REQUEST =we also have 1 or more of the following items
unit and mat
Box of first toys
Plastic wear and cutlery
Baby car seat
Baby pop up
No night lights, but there are lamps in
THE FARMHOUSE which sleeps 14 people plus a toddler and a baby in 5
On the first floor a large landing area leads to 4 bedrooms, a
bathroom and a separate toilet. Bedroom 1 sleeps two people plus a baby and is a
double bedded room with an exposed beamed ceiling, furnished with a wooden
Mothercare cot and changing unit. There is an ensuite bathroom off comprising
bath with shower over, toilet and wash basin. Bedroom 2 sleeps four people and
has a set of bunk beds and 2 single beds, there is a selection of toys, a TV and
films in this room. Bedroom 3 sleeps four people and has two double beds.
Bedroom 4 sleeps two and has a double bed.
The bathroom has a low sloping
ceiling and comprises a bath with hand held shower unit, a bidet and a wash
basin. There is also a separate toilet.
On the ground floor there is a
traditional French oak fitted kitchen fully equipped with dishwasher, microwave,
toaster, kettle, coffee maker, fridge, electric oven and gas hob. The kitchen is
furnished with a table and chairs to seat four people. The kitchen leads to a
dining room with large table and seating for 12 people. There is a large lounge
furnished with comfortable sofas and chairs with patio doors opening onto the
courtyard, an open fireplace and exposed beams. The lounge is equipped with a
36" wide screen TV with English language satellite channels and a DVD player.
The fifth bedroom is situated on the ground floor, it sleeps two
people plus a toddler in one double bed and one toddler bed. There is a shower
room and a separate toilet on the ground floor also. Washing Machine.
rear of the farmhouse is an enclosed seating area complete with summer kitchen,
BBQ and patio furniture for al fresco dining.
The Farmhouse is suitable for
all year round use being fully heated via an oil central heating system and in
addition has an open fireplace in the lounge. A supplement may apply for use of
the heating system please ask for full details.
PUMPHOUSE - 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 5
Entrance is via double
French doors into a large open plan living room / Kitchen complete with
woodburning stove, comfortable seating, flat screen TV and DVD player. There is
a dining table and chairs and a fully equipped kitchen. The kitchen has an
electric oven and hob, fridge, microwave, kettle, toaster and coffee maker.
There is a hallway leading to the bathroom and bedrooms. The first bedroom
has exposed stone walls and beamed ceiling and sleeps two people with a King
size bed. The second bedroom which is ideally suited for 3 children, also has an
exposed stone wall and beamed ceiling furnished with a set of bunk beds, a small
fitted wardrobe and chest of drawers. There is a mezzanine area above and to one
side with a single bed. Please be aware that the mezzanine area has low head
room and is accessed via a steep narrow staircase.
Private area for outside
dining, barbeque area and loungers.
There is a bathroom also off the hallway
which has a small bath with shower, a toilet and hand basin and heated towel
The Pumphouse is heated via a wood burning stove and electric heaters
in the bedrooms making it suitable for all year use. The Pumphouse is suitable
for short breaks and available for longer term lets during spring, autumn and
The Pumphouse shares all facilities, the communal recreation area
with open barn/bar area and swimming pool, games lawn, the courtyard with play
The Forge - 2 bedrooms, sleeps 4-6
The forge is newly renovated
and retains many original features.
Entrance is from the patio area into a
large open plan kitchen / living area complete with woodburning stove. The
lounge area has a double sofa bed, armchair, TV with free to air satellite
channels and a DVD player. There is a dining table and chairs and a fully
equipped kitchen. The kitchen has a gas cooker, fridge, microwave, kettle and
There is a hallway leading to the bathroom and bedrooms with built
in storage cupboards. The first bedroom has French doors opening onto the patio
area, an exposed stone pillar and beamed ceiling and sleeps two people in a
Double bed. The second bedroom which is ideally suited for 2/3 children, also
has an exposed stone pillar and beamed ceiling furnished with a set of bunk
beds, and a toddler bed which is situated on a split level area with two steps
up. The bathroom has a bath with shower over, a toilet and a wash hand basin.
Situated just outside of the entrance gates into the courtyard, The Forge
has a dedicated parking space next to the garden and Barbeque area. The Forge
shares all the facilities provided including the children's play area and
security enclosed Heated swimming pool.
WIFI available in the summer
The Forge is heated via a wood burning stove and electric
heater in the main bedroom making it suitable for winter use. The Forge is
suitable for short breaks and is available for longer term lets during spring,
autumn and winter.
LODGEHOUSE - 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4
The lodgehouse is a
detached holiday home on 2 floors sleeping up to 4 people. The Lodgehouse is
ideally suited for a couple or a young family.
On the ground floor of the
Lodgehouse there is a living room which has an archway opening into the kitchen.
The living room has comfortable seating and is equipped with a dining table and
chairs to seat 4 people. The living room is furnished with a large screen TV
with satellite channels and a DVD player. There is a selection of DVD's
available to borrow. The kitchen is equipped with fridge, gas cooker, microwave,
kettle, coffee maker and toaster.
There is a separate toilet and a shower
room with wash basin, bidet and shower also situated on the ground floor.
The first floor is accessed via an open tread staircase from the living
room, giving direct access into the bedroom which has a double bed and 2 single
There is a large, enclosed seperate garden to the front of the
Lodgehouse which is equipped with patio furniture and a BBQ for outside dining.
The garden is accessed via a single gate off the courtyard.
is heated via a woodburning stove situated in the living room and is suitable
for all year use. Special rates can be negotiated for long term lets, suitable
for house hunters or similar. The Lodgehouse is also suitable for short breaks.
Shared facilities include use of the swimming pool and recreation area, the
play area and the laundry room. There are a selection of toys, books and DVD's
available for guests to borrow.
04 January - 01 April
£600 per week
02 April -
June - 12 July
£1250 per week
- 30 August
August - 06 September
Sept - 30 September
October - Dec
Xmas and New
£900 per week
Friday Changeover day
04 January - 28
£240 per week
- 30 May
£395 per week
- 11 July
£575 per week
July - 29
£675 per week
- 05 September
£550 per week
06 September - 26
September £450 per
September - December
Xmas and New
£400 per week
Forge Friday Changeover
January - 28 March
£225 per week
March - 30
£325 per week
- 11 July
£495 per week
- 29 August
£625 per week
- 05 September
£525 per week
06 September - 26
September £395 per
September - 12 December
£225 per week
13 December - 02
£400 per week
Friday Changeover day
- 31 March
April - 30 May
£250 per week
- 11 July
£320 per week
12 July -
£475 per week
August - 05 September
06 September -
£275 per week
£180 per week
Xmas and New Year
£270 per week
Price includes hire of bed linen. You will
need to take towels with you.
We request that the property is left in the
same condition as found.
There will be a £300 security deposit for the Farmhouse and £200
security deposit for the Lodgehouse, The Forge and Pumphouse which is fully
refundable if no damage to property or breakages and left in a clean and tidy
Dear Hazel, dear David,
again, thank you very much for our
"chill-out" in France. Your property is very very nice, (especially the
Lodgehouse is lovely). I miss that French region and style already. Especially
the guy from the "boulangerie". He has really the best croissants and
chocolatines. See you soon! Silke & Martin
Many thanks again for your wonderful hospitality and the great
accommodation. We had a fantastic time and would recommend you to anyone both in
terms of facilities and hospitality but also location with reasonable drives to
the coast and to both puy de fou and to futuroscope, all of which we thought
(The Wiles Family)
Situated at the edge of the village of Oulmes our properties are
quiet but within easy walking distance of local amenities. Shops include a
baker, small shop, post office, hairdresser, garage, bar/tabac and restaurant
with bar also providing a take away pizzeria. The historic town of
Fontenay-le-Comte, the large city of Niort and the picturesque village of Coulon
on the Marais are all within 20 minutes drive, all have tourist information
offices and offer shopping facilities, numerous restaurants and leisure
pursuits. Nearest supermarket is 10 minutes away.
Located in the 2nd sunniest
region in France we are 5 minutes from the canals of the Marais Poitevin (Green
More information on Vendee beaches, lakeside beaches, activities,
attractions, weather etc can be found at the top of this page in the links box
to the left
The forest at Mervent and lakeside beaches are within 15 minutes.
We are 1 hour from the lovely Vendee coast, known for its wonderful
coastline and year round warm climate, vast sandy beaches, sea fishing, mussel
and oyster farming. Beaches close by include L'Aiguillon sur Mer, Faute sur Mer,
La Tranche sur Mer and Les Sables d'Olonne famous for its boat races such as the
Vendee Globe, fantastic beach and Zoo. The beautiful historic harbour of La
Rochelle with its two towers and the Aquarium, La Rochelle also provides the
opportunity to take a boat trip to visit the adjacent islands. Visit the island
of Ile de Re accessible by car for fantastic beaches with calm shallow waters,
the island also host numerous oyster bed farms which sell direct to the public.
We are ideally located minutes away from the A83 motorway, being
3 hours from St Malo and 4 hours from Caen ferry ports. Contact us for
discounted ferry prices.
We are also a 1 hour drive from La Rochelle, Nantes
and Poitiers airports which offer low cost airlines.
Outdoor barn with BBQ, Fridge table and chairs, ideal for alfresco
Various games and toys available, TABLE TENNIS, darts and various
Gazebo and large, secure gardens with various games
Secure children's play area
Heated swimming pool and large secure gardens. The swimming pool is
fenced off for security.