|La Grande Maison||Self Catering||Flexible||7||17||4||Sofabed in lounge, and bedroom 7|
Large property 5 minutes walk into L'Absie village. It is of the largest building in the area.
Bedroom 1 : Double Bedroom.
Bedroom 2 : King size bedroom with en suite and wc, shower, and jet bubble bath.
Bedroom 3 : Twin Room.
Bedroom 4 : Double bedroom.
Bedroom 5 : Double bedroom with a small bed suitable for a child up to the age of 7.
Bedroom 6 : Bunk beds and single bedroom.
Bedroom 7 : King size bed, single bed, and a small sofabed which folds out into a single. 2 x cots available with bedding which can be put into the bedrooms as required.
Bathrooms: 4 bathrooms one en suite, all with wc, showers, and basins. Additional wc on the middle floor.
Gamesroom: Table tennis, pool table, and a selection of boardgames and other toys and books.
Lounge: Large lounge with seating for 15, British tv, dvd player, and cd player. Selection of dvds.
Kitchen: Large well equipped kitchen with a large gas cooker, 2 fridges and freezers, ice machine, coffee-machine, microwave, toaster, dishwasher, utensils, and crockery. Seating for 12 & highchairs provided.
Dining Room: Additional seating for 8.
Utility room: Washing machine, tumble dryer, iron and ironing board.Please note there is no air-con in the property, and some fans are provided.
Large kitchen with large dining table for 12 people, with additional seating for 8 in the joining dining room just off the kitchen.
It has a large cooker, it is also equipped with all the usual facilities like microwaves, toaster, coffee-machines, kettles, etc.
Large Living room with seating for tv, and Chesterfield sofas. Tv and dvd player.
Seven bedrooms, two of which are en suite
Four well equipped bathrooms, 1 Jacuzzi bath (bedroom 2) and showers.
The property has a logburner fire and central heating in winter months.
There is a gamesroom on the top floor, with table tennis table, children pool table and children boardgames.
We supply a few reading books.
Dvd player and tv.
There is a well equipped gym for those who like to keep fit.
Secure 8.5 x 5.5, depth 1.10 figure of 8 pool. With security fencing. Large secure garden with large parking area, and large grassed area for children to play. (Please note pool not heated in July August)
There is off road parking for approx 6 vehicles.
Suitable for large families and friends, who like to come together for holidays, yet the property is large enough to give people their own space to relax.
The property is situated at the highest point of L'absie, and about 600 meter walk into the centre of L'absie village.
The managers of this property are Steve and Andrea ( see photo) Steve and Andrea will be your first point of contact regarding bookings and any correspondence. <br/>The owners are Tricia and Colin, who are a married couple who moved over to France permanently three years ago to get away from the hustle and bustle of the UK. During which they bought the Property you see today, La Grande Maison. They still live in L'absie.<br/>The property is now managed on behalf of the owners by Andrea and Steve.
|Year property purchased||2007|
|Why this location?||The owners chose this location because It's a very large property close to all the cafes and bars in the village of L'Absie. The Deux Sevres department is a largely rural area, and has many activities and places of interest to visit.
Trisha and Colin also run a cafe/ Bar in L'absie called the Cafe Rendez-vous, it has live music on over the summer months, it also serves meals and a good selection of wines beers and spirits.
|Unique benefits of property||For the month of July there is a 20 % discount on the listed price. Please ask for details.
La GM is a large property with 7 bedrooms which will cater for larger families and friends. It has an outdoor pool with safety fencing around it. It also has a gym for those guests who want to train and keep fit whilst on holiday. Alternatively there is plenty of space to relax either around the pool, in the garden on in the gazebo.
Great venue for entertainment and to socialise, live bands and food.
Relaxation;The Gite is situated in a quite secluded position it's an ideal place for rejuvenating and re charging the batteries.
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.
Walking and Cycling; If walking or cycling is your sport then there are several walks in the area of L'absie, Le Busseau and in the local 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, deer, and wild bore.
Restaurants are abundant in the area, please ask for our recommendations.
Other places of interest are;
Rendez-vous bar and cafe, 600 Meters, Great place for live entertainment.
Pause Cafe at L'absie 600 meters.
O'BISTROT - Steakhouse, Pizza, French cusine - L'Absie.
L'Etoile - Restaurant in L'Absie
Carrefour L'absie 0.7 miles
Le lion d'Or Restaurants at St Hilaire du Voust. 5 miles.
Fishing at Pescalis 6 M.
Adventure parc at Moutiers-Sous-Chantemerle 6 M.
Go carting at Moutiers-Sous-Chantemerle 6 m.
The medieval town of Vouvant 13 M.
Super U at Cologne Sur A'utize. 14 miles.
Outdoor pool at Coulounge Sur A'utize. 14 miles.
Swimming lake at Chassenon le Bourg, 14 m.
Mervent Zoo, 14 m.
Le Clémenceau, English run café bar in Mouilleron-en-Pareds. 16 miles.
Fontenay le Comte, 18 M.
Parthenay medieval village, 16 M.
Puy du Fou, 30M.
La Rochelle Harbour & aquarium, 50 miles.
O'Gliss water Park, La Tranche Sur Mer, 52 miles.
La Tranche Sur Mer, 54 miles.
Domaine de la Barbinière, in Chantonnay
J. Mourat, in Mareuil sur Lay
Mercier Frères vinyard, in Vix
Domaine Saint-Nicolas, in Brem.