Beautiful gite to let in Deux Sevres/Vendee - PS006685

3km from Le Busseau, Deux Sèvres, Poitou Charentes Reference: PS006685 Advertiser since: 16 November 2018
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La Belle Forèt Self Catering Sunday 3 6 2 Cots

About this property

Beautiful and Traditional French Gite.. This cottage/gite is in a rural setting.

Welcome to La Belle Forêt, which means The Beautiful Forest. Just a few 100 metres from the property is the Forêt Domaniale De Faymoreau which as you look across from the property marks the border between the Vendee and Deux Sevres departments. Yes, the Vendee is just a few minutes walk away.
We can cater for 6 adults or children, we also provide a cot if required. Or if more space is needed, extra guests can use our wonderful 4 person tent which can be situated on the meadow if more space is require.

The property looks over the Deux Sevres Countryside. It has its own microclimate which means it's generally warmer then most other areas of France and especially the UK.

From 30th May 2019, we offer you your own traditional French Holiday Gite nestled in the South West region of France in the Deux Sevres Countryside.
Have you ever dreamed of a holiday were everything you and your family need is there at the resort, then look no further.
We offer a 3 bedroom Gite for 6 adults/plus babies and children that offers quality at a low price.

With nearly and acre of land, a garden with a mixture of planted flowers and wild meadows, we have several fruit trees, ranging from apple, pear, peach, cherry and damsons, plus our own chickens, Ginger and Babs who supply us with fresh eggs everyday.

Our gardens are south and south west facing so you have the sun all day. In the evenings you are able to watch the sun setting over the Forest.
If your looking for a holiday to just relax, paint, cycle, walk, or maybe just meet friendly French locals and socialise, then here at Le Belle Forêt Holidays we offer everything that you might ever need.

The accommodation can accommodate 4 to 6 people and babies. Two double bed rooms, one bedroom with 2 single beds. One double room is down stairs which is ideal for people who have mobility problems. We also can supply a cot if needed. There is a fully furnished kitchen, bedding is included in the price, there is also a bbq on the patio. The gardens are secure and child friendly.Well behaved house trained pets are welcome, However, a larger deposit will be needed, and an extra price for end of stay cleaning.

A 6m x 4.10m x1.19m half sunken pool has been built. (see pictures)

La Belle Forêt facilities.
Swimming pool and sunloungers.
Logburner (winter)
Tv/satelite, wi-fi, radio.
Bluetooth, play music via your smart phone.
Selections of dvd books and board games.
Large play area.
Bbq and fuel.
Free hot water.
Outside furniture.
Child minding facilities, CRB checked.
1 free lift to and from a local restaurant.
Cot hire.
Cycles (2) and fishing rod hire.
Children's club, 1/12 hour a day, various activities done on site at the Gite
( Ask for details)

Type

Cottage/Gite

Kitchen and dining

Traditional French Kitchen with gas and electric oven and cooker. It has a fridge-freezer, microwave, toaster, all the usual gadgets.
It has a tiled floor and it well equipped and spacious. It has an 8 seater dining table.

Living rooms

Beautiful living room with wooden beams and tiled floor. It has a large fire place with a wood burner. It has an antique French dresser. Leather sofas. Large tv and satellite tv/video player. It stays nice and cool in the summer.

Bedrooms

Bedroom one is down stairs so suitable for anyone who has mobility problems. It's a kings sized bed with wardrobes. Off this bedroom, and up the stairs is the small children's bedroom with 2 single beds. Or it can be doubled up as another adult room.

The second main bedroom is en suite with shower.
The entrance to this is via the original wooden stairs from the kitchen. This leads you to a quaint bedroom with (low) oak beams. There is a double bed in this room.
There is enough space for a cot for young children or babies. Off this is the shower room, sink and toilet. There is a wardrobe area too.

Bathrooms

There is one downstairs bathroom area with a bath and sink, and a separate toilet.
There is a shower area upstairs off the second bedroom which has toilet and sink.

Heating

In Winter heating is via a wood burner or electrical radiators. Upright fans are supplied in hot weather.

Entertainment

There are several French tabacs or French pubs, restaurants in the area, please ask for details.

Garden and outside

The property has just under an acres of land which includes our meadow, and vegetable patches. We have our own chickens which lay fresh eggs everyday. They like to wonder round the property when they are allowed out to play.

We also have a large grassed area to the side of the property and a working water well. There are flower beds, greenhouse, and storage shed for gardening equipment. There is also a Patio with a bbq area, complete with patio furniture. There is a new 6m x 4.10 wooden swimming pool.

There is a secure gate at the entrance.

Parking and garages

There is enough parking on the driveway for 4 or more vehicles.

Visitor suitability

This property will suit everyone from someone just looking to relax, to sun worshipers, or someone looking to explore the French way of life.

Information about any additional facilities

With notice we can book you in any of the available courses. We have a local choir, there is a local painting and drawing group. Just ask and we will see what we can do for you...
A good place to look for events is the Deux Sevres magazine which can be found online.
20% Discounted ferry fares for guests who book with us.
For larger families or for those who like the outdoors, we can supply a 2 or 4 person tent which can go on our meadow.

Facilities

  • Cleaning

  • Internet

  • No smoking

  • Pets welcomed *

  • Linen

  • Private pool

* Vet details: Les Sittelles, Z A de l'Avenir, 8 Rue Louis Pasteur, 79160 Coulonges-sur-l'Autize

Activities

Antiques/Brocante Market

Name of nearest antiques/brocante market: L'Absie
Distance: 10 km

Cycling

Family activities

Fishing nearby

Species of fish: Tench Carp, Roach and other species
Name of nearest fishing location: Pescalis
Distance: 17 km

Horse riding

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

Mountain biking

Distance: 18 km

Signed wine route

Name of nearest signed wine route: Wine Tours of the Loire Valley

Sports

Watersports

Wine tasting

Name and address of nearest wine producer: Wine Tours of the Loire Valley
Distance: 81 km

About the Owner/Advertiser, Mrs Andrea Marsden

We are Andrea and Steve, In March 2017 we retired and moved to France to escape the hustle and bustle of the UK. We bought our holiday gite the following September and immediately started to renovate it to a high standard.<br/>​This is now what we call La Belle Forêt, which means The Beautiful Forest. Just a few hundred meters from the property is the Forêt Domaniale De Faymoreau, which as you look across from the property marks the border between the Vendee and Deux Sevres department.

Year property purchased 2017
Why this location? The property looks over the Deux Sevres Countryside, It has its own micro climate which means it's generally warmer then most other areas of France and especially the UK. With nearly and acre of land, a garden with a mixture of planted flowers and wild meadows. We have several fruit trees, ranging from apple, pear, peach, cherry and damsons, plus our own chickens, Ginger and Babs and Nelson, who supply us with fresh eggs everyday.
Our gardens are south and south west facing so you have the sun all day. In the evenings you are able to watch the sun setting over the Forest.
If your looking for a holiday to just relax, paint, cycle, walk, or maybe just meet friendly French locals and socialise. Then here at Le Belle Forêt Holidays we offer everything that you might ever need. We are in reach of everything that you might ever require on a holiday. There is a recreational swimming lake at Xanton-Chassenon about 16 minutes drive away.
Unique benefits of property The accommodation can accommodate 6 people, plus children and babies. Two double bedrooms and a small twin bedroom with 2 single beds which can be pushed together if required.
Bedroom 1 is a double bedroom down stairs, which is ideal for people who have mobility problems.
Bedroom 2 has a double bed with en suite shower area. We also can supply a cot if needed.
Bedroom 3 has 2 single beds.
There is a fully furnished kitchen, bedding is included in the price, there is also a bbq on the patio. The gardens are secure and child and pet friendly.
There is also a 6m x 4.10m x 1.19m half sunken swimming pool which has now been installed.
Why choose us for your holiday?
Relaxation, painting, photography, bird watching, walking and cycling, fishing, astronomy.
The Gite is situated in the Deux Sevres countryside, in a quiet secluded position it's an ideal place for rejuvenating and re charging the batteries.

The Owner Recommends

Things to see and do in the area.

Astronomy; In the evenings there is no light pollution,no street lights or lights from neighbours houses.So if your interested in astronomy then this is the place to be for star gazing. Millions of stars can be seen on a clear night including the milky way.
Painting or photography; If your an artist or photographer looking for inspiration then this is the area to help inspire you. With its countryside, churches or renaissance buildings.
Bird watching; There is a large selection of wild birds ranging from Blue tits to Buzzards,with an evening chorus of owls.
Bat watching. Every night there is a display from out resident bats.
Walking and Cycling; If walking or cycling is your sport then there are several walks in the area of Le Busseau and in the forests.
Fishing; Fishing is available in the area just ask for details.
Summer watch; being in the countryside there is everything you might want to see and meet, like foxes, prying mantis, crickets, grass hoppers, birds of prey, wild boar are resident in the forests along with deer, and our hens.
Other places of interest are in the area are; Bastille day 14/07/19.
Cave à vin and boulangerie in Le Busseau 1.8 Miles.
Super U at Cologne 6 miles.
Outdoor pool at Coulounge Sur A'utize 6 miles.
Rendez-vous bar L'absie 6.3m
Pause Cafe, L'absie 6.3 M
Le lion d'Or Restaurants at St Hilaire du Voust 5 M.
A la Bonne Vie restaurant in Le Beugnon, 7 M.
Swimming lake at Chassenon le Bourg, 8 m.
Adventure parc at Moutiers-Sous-Chantemerle 8 M.
Go carting at Moutiers-Sous-Chantemerle 9 M.
Garden of Rocks/Chirons 9.8M
The medieval town of Vouvant 10 M.
Cafe des Belles Feurs, Cafe, 6.5 M
Régal'on Restaurant, Allonne 13 M
Mervent zoo 12 m.
Fontenay le Comte 13 M.
Fishing various 15 M.
Parthenay medieval village 21 M.
Puy du Fou; 35M.
La Rochelle Harbour & aquarium; 45 miles.
La Tranche Sur Mer beach; 55 miles.
O'Gliss Water Park, La Tranche Sur Mer. 46 M
Plus many More, just ask.