Holiday rental near Niort and Marais-Poitevin

Vallans (15km from Niort), Deux Sèvres, Poitou Charentes Reference: PS004567_A Advertiser since: 2 February 2016

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Property Board Arrival Bedrooms Sleeps Bathrooms
Fleurs de Soleil Self Catering Flexible 3 7 2

About this property

Perfect Getaway, Quiet Location, Fabulous Pool. This cottage/gite is in a rural setting.

 Fleurs de Soleil is situated  in the beautiful Poitou-Charentes region of western France. It is in a small  hamlet in the commune of Vallans  in Deux-Sèvres.
Close to the market town of Niort, and the Marais-Poitevin. With its tranquil waterways, this area of outstanding natural beauty is ideal for walking, cycling and boating. The historic port of La Rochelle and wonderful sandy beaches are also close by. 
Our self catering family gite, Fleurs de Soleil comfortably sleeps up to seven people. We have a fantastic heated swimming pool and sun terrace with pool side hot shower, all set in a walled garden. There is a safe play area for children with swings, seesaw and a slide. 
The gite also has an outside decing area and its own private courtyard, with stone built  barbecue, ideal for diining alfresco.
There is free internet access and plenty of secure on-site parking.



Kitchen and dining

There is a well fitted kitchen with dishwasher, fridge-freezer, gas cooker, microwave, washing machine, electric kettle, toaster, and coffee maker.
From the kitchen there is direct access to the beautiful outside private courtyard, with fitted stone barbecue for dining alfresco. There is also a large table in the dining area which easily seats 8. Highchair available on request.

Living rooms

The comfortable lounge has plenty of seating, with a futon if extra sleeping accommodation is required. There is a large flat screen television with UK satellite and French channels. There is also a dvd player.


Our family gîte comfortably sleeps 7 people in 3 lovely bedrooms, 2 overlook the pool and sun terrace, the other the private courtyard. The master bedroom has a four-poster bed and en suite shower room. The second bedroom has a king-size bed, plus a single bed, and the large third bedroom has twin single beds. All linen, duvets, and pillows are provided.
Cots also available on request.


There is an en suite shower room to the main bedroom, and a family bathroom with a large bath.

Both bathrooms have heated towel rails and all towels are provided (pool/beach towels are not supplied).


Heating is not normally required in summer months but the gite is fitted with electric heaters for use in the winter.

Garden and outside

There is a decking area at the front of the gite with easy access to the children's play area. The garden is safe and secure. From the garden there is a latched gate to the enclosed pool area. The pool is 10m x 6m and is ideal for all the family. It has a constant depth of 1.25m which is good for family games and swimming.

Parking and garages

There is a large secure parking area.

Visitor suitability

For families with small children we can supply a free baby kit consisting of cot, highchair, and changing mat. If required we can fit stair gates.

Information about any additional facilities

Anytime during your stay, if you don't fancy cooking, you are welcome to book an evening meal in our Chambres d'hotes.


  • Internet

  • No smoking

  • Linen

  • Child facilities

  • Meals

  • Shared pool




Name and address of nearest golf course: Niort
Distance: 15 km

Mountain biking



Name/number of nearest marked trail: Outside the house!

The Owner Recommends


visit one of the many Cognac Houses.

La Rochelle

Visit wonderful La Rochelle with its medieval old harbour with the famous three towers. The old town with it's spectacular old Hotel de Ville is a must. You also have the beach, the market, Cathedral, and many restaurants where you can sit and watch the passers by.

Marais Poitevin

Walking, Cycling, Horse riding, canoeing, punting, Donkey trekking.


Visit historic Niort, the Donjon, the market, the Churches, and many other historic buildings.

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