Renovated gite in the Vendee

9.4/10
Talmont-Saint-Hilaire, Vendée, Western Loire Reference: LV004472_B Advertiser since: 4 January 2016

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La Lumiere Est at Le Village du Bois Self Catering Saturday 3 8 2 Sofabed

About this property

A Superb, Modernised Gite with Great Facilities.. This villa is in a coastal setting.

Renovated to a very high standard, this stylish gîte has 3 double/twin bedrooms, a double bathroom, large open plan living/dining area and a separate kitchen. The large glazed front doors are set within a larger glazed frontage which sits across the full breadth of the original entrance and retains the original French oak barn doors. These lead to the open plan living area 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Type

Villa

Kitchen and dining

It has an open plan dining area with seating for eight immediately adjacent to a separate, brand new, fully fitted kitchen. This has all the equipment needed for modern day living; sink and drainer, four burner hob, microwave, large fridge, dishwasher, work surfaces, and the pots, pans and utensils needed for your self-catering holiday.

Living rooms

The open plan living area, in addition to the great aspect, features warm real wood floors exposed beams and the original stone walls. There are comfortable settees (one of which is a sofabed).
The open tread staircases lead directly from the living and dining areas to the upstairs bedrooms.

Bedrooms

The individually designed open tread staircases take you up to the first floor bedrooms each of which, while completely modernised, has its own shape and features French oak beams plus vellux windows. They can be set up either as double or twin rooms.

Bedroom one overlooks the gîte patio and, along with bedroom 3 offers completely private space while bedroom 2 located above the dining room/lounge has a more open plan staircase and is perfect for accommodating younger children while adults carry on relaxing below. Each bedroom has open and hanger based storage plus bedside cabinets, reading lamps and a fan.

Bathrooms

The two modern bathrooms are at the rear of the gîte. Each has ‘power-showers’, hand-basins and a toilet.

Heating

Extra warmth for the cooler months is provided by electric wall heaters in the main living areas. In line with our eco-friendly approach, hot water is supplied by solar powered and electric boilers and is, thus, plentiful at all times.

Entertainment

There is a TV and DVD player; this is not connected to mainstream French/UK channels - but may offer options for this via the wi-fi.

There is wi-fi throughout.

Garden and outside

Outdoors, La Lumière Est it has its own extended east facing patio enabling guests to, as they choose, enjoy breakfast in the sun or relax in the shade at any time.

It shares the swimming-pool (which is security fenced) and associated play and park areas with the other gîtes at le Village.

Parking and garages

There is ample space for guest parking,

Visitor suitability

This gite is suitable for families and/or larger groups of up to 8 people.

Information about any additional facilities

A range of bikes of different styles and sizes is kept for free guest use.

A stock of films and books is also available for guest use.

The area is fantastic for things to to. In addition to the blue flag beach which is ideal for swimming, surfing and kite-surfing, there is an excellent golf course, Port Bourgenay, the Seven Ocean Aquarium, a racecourse, and the chateaux at Talmont St Hilaire. 20 minutes down the road is Les Sables d'Olonne and Puy de Fou is just an hour away.

Facilities

  • Cleaning

  • Internet

  • Linen

  • Shared pool

Activities

Cycling

Fishing nearby

Species of fish: Various
Name of nearest fishing location: On site

Fishing on-site

Golf

Name and address of nearest golf course: Port Bourgenay Golf
Distance: 4 km

Horse riding

Name and address of nearest stables: Various
Distance: 5 km

Walking

Name/number of nearest marked trail: Walking/cycling on le Vélodyssée

Watersports

About the Owner, Mr John EADY

John Eady, the owner, combines family and business interests in Manchester with running his gite complex.

Year property purchased 2014
Why this location? This is a superb part of France; great weather, beautiful countryside, beaches and towns and loads of things to do. It is also great for cyclists, golfers, walkers and watersports enthusiasts.
Unique benefits of property Le Village du Bois, which opened for the first time in 2016, is just four hours from the main channel ports of Caen, Roscoff and St Malo, it is just a lovely location. It is rural and tranquil while just five minutes from beaches, towns, restaurants, supermarkets/shops and a range of visitor attractions.

The Owner Recommends

Cycling

Excellent on and off road cycling on le Vélodyssée and a range of inland and coastal cycle routes.

Eating out

There is a superb choice of restaurants of all types within close proximity. Seafood is a speciality and much of what is on offer is caught locally.

Golf

Le Village du Bois is ideally situated for golf breaks with Port Bourgenay on the doorstep and five courses located within a one hour drive. The quality and variety is excellent while the approach taken at the various courses is, within reason, pretty relaxed in respect of clothing and footwear. All venues hire clubs and buggies and it is also possible to combine your golf with some very good food.

Water-sports

Plage du Veillon, just 5 minutes away, which has in-season lifeguarding, is excellent for surfing, kitesurfing and body-boarding

1 Review
9.4/10
  • Cleanliness: 10
  • Comfort: 9
  • Condition: 10
  • Facilities: 9
  • Local Amenities: 8
  • Setting: 10
  • Value for Money: 10
9.4 / 10 Cesouthern 8 July, 2016

We had a great time at le village de Bois, location is stunning, really quiet and peaceful. Great bike rides, the port is lovely- just 5 mins drive and the local beach is ideal...great for families and big groups. Very relaxing and enjoyable.

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