Large country house for 11 to let in Vendee - LV006751

5km from Chateau-Guibert, Vendée, Western Loire Reference: LV006751 Advertiser since: 21 September 2004
Property Board Arrival Bedrooms Sleeps Bathrooms
La Vassaliere Self Catering Flexible 4 11 3

About this property

Lovely Country House. This cottage/gite is in a rural setting.

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.



Kitchen and dining

Fully fitted well equipped kitchen to include dishwasher with a large utility room with washing machine.

Living rooms

Large lounge dining room with flat screen tv.


4 Bedrooms:
1 With superking bed
1 Double
1 4ft Bed with single bed
1 With 2 sets of bunk beds


1 Bathroom with above shower
2 Additional shower rooms
2 Toilets


Full central heating and wood burning fire.


1 Large flat screen tv, wi-fi and music centre.

Garden and outside

The beautiful large garden is completely private, with a lovely pool area with sunloungers al fresco dining and bbq.

Parking and garages

There is a large garage, and parking for 2 cars.

Visitor suitability

It is suitable for families of all ages, but due to stairs may not be suitable for wheelchair users.


  • Cleaning

  • Internet

  • Linen

  • Child facilities

  • Meals

  • Private pool


Antiques/Brocante Market

Name of nearest antiques/brocante market: Tierrys Brocante
Distance: 8 km


Family activities

Fishing nearby

Species of fish: Various
Name of nearest fishing location: Chateau Guibert
Distance: 2 km


Name and address of nearest golf course: Nesmy
Distance: 8 km

Signed wine route

Name of nearest signed wine route: Mourat


Name/number of nearest marked trail: mareuil sur lay

Wine tasting

Name and address of nearest wine producer: Mourat
Distance: 4 km

About the Owner/Advertiser, Mrs Wendy Williams

We are Property Managers and work closely with our homeowners to provide a high quality service both to them and to their holiday makers. We have many years of experience in hospitality and property management. Vendee Vacations, a part of A Place in the Vendee Limited, takes pride in providing that extra 'something' to make your holiday special for our customers and guests old and new.

Year property purchased 1992
Why this location? 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 yet is in a tranquil rural setting with picturesque lakes close by.
Unique benefits of property It has a large 3/4 acre private garden trimmed with grapevines and rosebushes, a private 4 x 8 metre swimming pool with sunbathing and dining patio decking, sunloungers and beach chairs.

The poperty is light and airy and furnished to an excellent standard in keeping with a traditional French Farmhouse. The house boasts many traditional features. The rooms are all of a good size.

The Owner Recommends

Gliss Park

This new water park is only 20 minutes drive.

Indian Forest

This adventure park only 20 minutes away is suitable for old and young alike.

La Roche sur Yon

The town of La Roche sur Yon only 20 minutes drive away boasts lots of shops, markets, beautiful parks and gardens and is also a food lovers delight with its many bars and restaurants.

La Rochelle

The wonderful old town of La Rochelle with its lovely harbours and superb architecture is a definite must for the family, with plenty on offer to accommodate all tastes and less than an hours drive.

Les Sables-d'Olonne

This wonderful coastal resort also has one of the best beaches and promenade.

Local Restaurants

The local grill overlooking the river is perfect for an evening meal and has music on Saturday evenings.

Their is also a local pizzeria which does takeouts should you wish to relax in the sunshine by the pool.