La Chevriere is a traditional French farmhouse on an acre of land with an orchard and swimming pool. This self-contained relaxed retreat is incredibly quiet (with no passing traffic except for the occasional tractor!) and the perfect spot for a tranquil, away-from-it-all holiday or an active break.
La Chevriere comprises a family kitchen and living room (both with wood-burning stoves) three bedrooms and a bathroom with bath/shower. There is a patio at the front of the house, with dining table and chairs and a brick bar-be-cue, and a swimming pool with loungers to the side.
This traditional French farmhouse is secluded in the heart of the Vendee countryside, but with easy access of the coast, picturesque villages, rolling countryside and bustling traditional French towns. La Chevriere is nestled in a quiet hamlet in the heart of the Vendee, about an hour from La Rochelle, Nantes, Niort and Poitiers, with airports and stations offering lots of budget flights and high speed train connections. Despite its proximity to civilisation, the environment is very quiet and calm, and, without any light pollution, the night sky is often bright with stars and planets in easy view.
The white sandy beaches of the Vendee coast - we love La Tranche sur Mer, La Faute sur Mer, Bourgenay and Les Sable d'Olonne (a favourite Parisian haunt) - are around an hour away. And, Vouvant ('un des plus beaux villages de France'), Mervent Forest Park and lakes (for sailing, canoeing, cycling, zoo, riding etc), Puy de Fou theme park (the fourth most popular attraction in France), Lac de Rochereau Sigournais, the Green Venice and Futuroscope are all nearby.
La Calliere, with a baker, butcher, restaurant, tabac, well-stocked Spar, bank and ATM, and café, is 10 minutes' from the house. The Renaissance town of Fontenay le Comte (with a traditional Saturday market) the picturesque town of Chantonnay, both with restaurants, cafes, shops and supermarkets, are also nearby.
La Chevriere is very relaxed, both beautifully quiet and full of potential for active family holidays. The house - which you will have full access to - sleeps eight with two upstairs bedrooms and one downstairs. There are electric fitted radiators (in upstairs bedrooms) and electric radiator downstairs. The house has a family kitchen and living room (both with wood-burning stoves - wood provided) and a bathroom with bath/shower and electric towel rail. The thick farmhouse walls make the house beautifully cool in the summer and snug in the winter.
La Chevriere has large private gardens at both the front and back and the private swimming pool is exclusively for your use. There is an orchard with a variety of fruit trees (help yourselves!). There is a terrace at the front of the house with a large outdoor table and barbecue facilities.
Traditional Brick charcoal BBQ
Bedding and towels provided but not beach towels
La Chevriere Thouarsais- Bouldroux 85410 France