Holiday cottage in rural Vendée - LV003857

Saint-Michel-le-Cloucq (11km from Fontenay-le-Comte), Vendée, Western Loire Reference: LV003857 Advertiser since: 18 March 2008
Property Board Arrival Bedrooms Sleeps Bathrooms
Petite Papillon Lodge Self Catering Sunday 2 4 1

About this property

Minutes away from a Lakeside River Beach Setting. This cottage/gite is in a rural setting.

Petite Papillon Cottage is right next door to Papillon Lodge, (LV003854) and sleeps 4 persons or 2 couples only.. If a large group wishes to come together for their holidays, but need their own space to call home, then this is the place to come. as both lodges can be interjoined.
The cottage has 2 double beds, fully-fitted kitchen, 4 hob gas cooker and double oven, microwave, fridge toaster kettle, tv, dvd, music system.  This is ideal for 4 adults. washing machine in the barn as is extra fridge/ freezer as well.
3 Easy chairs, table for 4 persons, log fireplace. There is a power shower upstairs.

The large garden outside has a patio for sunbathing. There is a restored piggery, perfect for al fesco dining in the summer with seating tables, and light. and bbq,  We even have a micoven for a quick pizza to have with your wine, something not to over look. 

Set in the countryside, only 2 mins away from a lovely lakeside river beach, right here in the Vendee.



Kitchen and dining

Open plan fully fitted kitchen which includes a 4 ring hob, double oven, microwave, fridge-freezer, kettle and toaster. There is seating for 4 people along with a tv, dvd and music system. The washing machine is in the barn area next door.

Living rooms

Open plan with easy chairs. tv games and books


Two double beds with side cabinets, a double wardrobe and a hanging area for more clothes.
Bedside lights and linen basket.


One power shower room with all mod cons.


Oak log fireplace, only for winter use. If you want logs for chilly nights other than winter, we can do it for 50 euros a week.


Tv, dvd, music system, books and games etc.

Garden and outside

Outside there in a garden patio area for the sun, a bbq, all private.
The restored piggery has table and chairs for al fresco dining in the shade and lights for evening drinking to star watch by, or bring your own music system to plug in to listen to with great peaceful views of the countryside.

Parking and garages

Safe, private parking for 6 cars.

Visitor suitability

Visitors are permitted but you must inform us first and they should leave by 9pm, no staying over by friends.

Information about any additional facilities

Bedlinen and towels 5 pounds per person per pack. If you don't return the place as you found it 50 euros cleaning will be taken from your deposit.


  • Cleaning

  • Internet

  • No smoking

  • Linen

  • Couples only


Antiques/Brocante Market

Name of nearest antiques/brocante market: Vouvant
Distance: 1 km


Fishing nearby

Species of fish: All river fish
Name of nearest fishing location: Mervent Lake and Rivers
Distance: 1 km


Name and address of nearest golf course: La Rochelle/Noirt
Distance: 35 km

Signed wine route

Name of nearest signed wine route: Pissotte



Name/number of nearest marked trail: Mervent oak forest


Wine tasting

Name and address of nearest wine producer: Pissotte
Distance: 1 km

About the Owner/Advertiser, Mrs CAS Sheppard

Having loved this pretty part of France, and the lake 2 mins away by car, brought and did up this lovely house here in the Vendee. Come and enjoy it all.

Year property purchased 1998
Why this location? By car it's 2 mins away from a riverside beach setting in Mervent which is great for all water sports etc.
Unique benefits of property It's very tranquil, being private and safe, but within easy reach of all shopping and eating places to go and see here in the Vendee.

The Owner Recommends

Aquarium at La Rochelle

Go to La Rochelle to see the Aquarium and all that this lovely city has to offer for the day.

Le Marais Poitevin

45 mins away by car there are the waterways of the Marais. Spend a relaxing day on the boats and all it has to offer.

Mervent Lakeside River Beach Setting

Set in the countryside of the Vendee we have one of the lovely views of the lake with its 3 bars and eating places. By car only 2 mins away.

Pissotte Wines

We are in an area of one of the best wineries here in the Vendee - for you to taste, enjoy and take home.

Puy du Fou Theme Park

One hour away from us a great day out for all the family.

The Beaches 2 nearby. by car.

there are 2 beaches very close by, then1 hour away from 4 great beaches La Tranche sur Mer, la Rochelle etc.

The Medieval Town of Fontenay le Comte

Every Saturday there is one of the best markets held here in the town plus all big shops and bars and very good eating places.

TOUR DE FRANCE HERE in; Fontenay le Comte, 7TH JULY 2018.


New bar and eating place overlooking the lovely lake at MERVENT

This new bar has all that anyone needs to have a super day out: pool table, the view is superb, boating on the lake outside seating area or inside and across the other side of the lake are 2 other eating areas with parking as well .

Parc Pierre Brune

Great day out for all the family right in the heart of Mervent Forest and great for kiddies.