Holiday rental near Niort and Marais-Poitevin

Vallans (15km from Niort), Deux Sèvres, Poitou Charentes Reference: PS004567_B Advertiser since: 2 February 2016

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Property Board Arrival Bedrooms Sleeps Bathrooms
Helianthus Self Catering 1 2 1

About this property

Peaceful Getaway, Heated Pool, Beautiful Location. This cottage/gite is in a rural setting.

Helianthus offers comfortable self-catering holiday accommodation, for 2 people, in the beautiful Poitou-Charentes region of western France. It is situated in the hamlet of Les Touches, in the department of 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. 
We have a fantastic heated swimming pool and sun terrace, pool side hot shower all set in a walled garden. All areas have free internet access.
Our lovely sunny studio gîte is all on one level and there is a terrace with barbecue and garden to the front.



Kitchen and dining

The kitchen area is well fitted with fridge, gas cooker, microwave, electric kettle, and toaster. There is a dining table and chairs inside and a barbecue and table and chairs on the decking.

Living rooms

There is a comfortable settee in the living area with a flat screen tv with UK satellite and French channels.


There is a king sized bed. All linen, duvet, and pillows supplied.


There is a wet room style bathroom with a large shower area, basin, toilet and heated towel rail. Bathroom towels are provided.

Garden and outside

The gite has its own decking with barbecue surrounded by pretty gardens.

The fantastic 10m x 6m pool, and sun terrace, is situated in the walled garden of the property.

Parking and garages

Secure parking area.

Visitor suitability

The gite is all on the ground level


  • 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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