This 'away from it all' typically French family-friendly country house is just 25 kms away from all the best beaches and sights of the Vendee and has picturesque lakes close by.
The property has been tastefully decorated and furnished whilst retaining its turn of the century charm. It has a large 3/4 acre private garden surrounded by grapevines and rose bushes. A private 4 x 8 metre swimming pool with sunbathing area provides our guests with good quality sunloungers and wooden outside table and chair. Two large parasols and an assortment of outside games are available. An outdoor cast iron stone bread oven is a feature as well as a barbecue.
The house has a well equipped kitchen including breakfast table and chairs. There is a large living/dining room with a feature fireplace, large flatscreen tv and a selection of dvds. An impressive beamed hallway and traditional-style staircase leads to the first floor.
La Vassaliere boasts a super king bed (6ft ) in the master bedroom, a 5 ft bed in the second bedroom, a 4 ft and a single in the third bedroom and 2 sets of bunk beds in the fourth bedroom. All bedrooms have beautiful views of the gardens and surrounding countryside. Also on the first floor are 2 bathrooms, 1 with a bath and shower above, plus toilet. The second is fitted with shower. There is also a downstairs double shower and separate toilet.
Nearby picturesque Mareuil sur Lay is just a 5 minute drive. With its pretty river frontage, offfering boat hire for a trip down the River Lay it has a selection of bars and restaurants, 3 boulangeries, hair salons, banks, doctors, dentists etc. The Vendean beaches are a mere 30 minute drive away. The tranquil lake at Chateau Guibert is perfect for fishing and only a short cycle ride. Golf, at a magnificent course, is just a 15 min. drive, whilst tennis is a 1 km. away.
Our local wine producer 'Mourat' in Mareuil conducts organised wine tours on both foot and bycycle.
A Deposit Against Breakages of £300 will be required refundable 7 days following departure.