Rural gite & shared pool to let, Deux Sevres - PS007419

Chey (13km from Melle), Deux Sèvres, Poitou Charentes Reference: PS007419 Advertiser since: 10 January 2020
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La Maison Bleue Self Catering Saturday 2 4 1 Sofabed adds an additional 2 people

About this property

Rural Family Gite with Shared Pool in Deux-Sevres. This cottage/gite is in a rural setting.

Our 2 bedroom Bleue gite is set in the grounds of Forest Gites along with our second 2 bedroom and a 1 bedroom gites. The complex shares a large salt water swimming pool, children's play area and gamesroom.

La Maison Bleue has a double room and a twin room with a shared family shower room. There are two steps up in to the converted barn which is then all on one level. Large open plan living area, dining room and fully equipped kitchen. Tv and dvd player available in the lounge. Private garden outside with patio table, chairs and bbq. Travel cot available on request, please ask at time of booking.

Large groups and families can hire the whole complex for an excellent price, please contact us for more details. We can sleep a total of 11 in the 5 bedrooms and up to an extra 6 guests with the sofa beds available in each gite.

There is lots to do in the surrounding area with many local attractions. Highly recommended is Valley of the Monkeys (Vallee des Singes), Futuroscope and La Lambon. We have driven through so many beautiful villages just asking to be explored with lots of walking and cycling opportunities. There are fishing lakes, golf courses and horse riding near by or simply relax around our pool, plenty of sun loungers available. We are also within fair distance of the beautiful La Rochelle, Bordeaux, Cognac and Angouleme.



Kitchen and dining

Open plan kitchen and dining area. The kitchen has a fridge-freezer, gas cooker, microwave and dishwasher. Fully equipped for your self catering holiday with plates, glasses, cutlery, pans and utensils.

Living rooms

The lounge is open plan with the kitchen and dining room. Large sofabed with cushions, 2 armchairs and small coffee-table. There is a tv and dvd player, we have a central dvd collection which can be borrowed from and returned when you are finished.


Down a corridor from the living space is a large double bedroom with dressing table and wardrobe with hanging space and shelves. At the end is a twin room with 2 single beds, bedside tables and wardrobe with hanging space.


One family bathroom with walk in shower, toilet and basin.


Electric radiators in the living space, storage heaters in the bedrooms and electric fan heater available in the bathroom.


We have a large barn offering a gamesroom including table tennis, table football and pool table. We have a large selection of books and dvds available for people to borrow for the duration of your stay with us. There is also some boardgames, card games and outdoor games including croquet and boules.

The 12 x 6m salt water swimming pool is open from 1st June to 1st October, weather permitting.

Garden and outside

La Maison Bleue has its own garden area with patio table, chairs and parasol. There is a large coal bbq for you to enjoy outdoor cooking and dining. The garden is behind a long conifer hedge so plenty of privacy.

Parking and garages

When you arrive at Forest Gites you drive through a barn opening. Please feel free to unload by the gites but we then ask that cars are parked by the entrance to keep the grass areas clear for everyone's safety.


  • Cleaning

  • Internet

  • No smoking

  • Linen

  • Shared pool


Family activities

Fishing nearby

Species of fish: Carp
Name of nearest fishing location: Etang du Lambon, 79370
Distance: 16 km


Name and address of nearest golf course: Golf Bluegreen Domaine des Forges, 79340, Les Forges
Distance: 26 km

Horse riding

Name and address of nearest stables: Les Ecuries du Breuil, 79110, Hanc
Distance: 23 km

About the Owner/Advertiser, Mr Alan Hales

Myself and my partner Sarah moved to France at the end of 2019 for the change in lifestyle and climate. We found our little piece of paradise which we would love to share with you. We share our home with our dog, horses and chickens (well the latter live outside!) With over 50 years combined experience in hospitality and retail we are fully equipped to ensure your holiday with us is everything you wish for and more.

Year property purchased 2019
Why this location? The weather! Forest Gites is in the second sunniest place in France. Its rural, tranquil setting surrounded by wildlife is not to be missed. We are surrounded by market towns, a variety of tourist attractions for everyone and only 90 minutes to the sea.
Unique benefits of property Secure large salt water pool (12x6m), childrens play area and games room. Tranquil setting surrounded by wildlife and lots of local attractions.

The Owner Recommends

Le Lambon

The Lambon Leisure and Outdoor Centre is 25 minutes from Forest Gites and has many outdoor activities on offer. Water sports, climbing, mountain biking and lots of hiking on offer. With lots of picnic tables and a children's play area this is a fabulous day out for all the family.


Futuroscope is one of France's most popular amusement parks based upon multimedia, cinematographic futuroscope and audio-visual techniques. It has several 3D cinemas and a few 4D cinemas with other attractions and shows, some of which are the only examples in the world. It is located in the Vienne department, just north of Poitiers, 56km from Forest Gites. Since its opening in 1987 the park has grown hugely and now offers over 22 attractions. There is also 8 restaurants on site so plenty of choice for your day out. Discovery and thrills for everyone, young and old!

Vallee Des Singes

The valley of the monkeys! A zoological park located in Romagne, in Vienne. The park presents a great diversity of primates on large vegetated islands with about 30 species presented. The park concentrates heavily on the protection of species and has seen over 700 births since its opening in 1998. This is definitely a must see on your holidays and is a half hour drive from Forest Gites. The park is open from 15th February to 11th November 2020 and is free for children under the age of 3 years.