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Accommodation is an ideal and economical way of staying near Fontenay-le-Comte.
It will provide a great base from which to discover the many interesting
attractions that the town has to offer as well as the other attractions in the
area that make this part of the South Vendee so appealing. Fontenay le Comte is
the gateway to the Marais Poitevin, the Mervent
Forest and to the Lucon-Fontenay Plaine.
The choice of Gites is exceptional
and varies from a romantic windmill complete with its sails to converted
farmhouse, many with swimming pools
Bedrooms Sleeps 8
Located in the Sunny south Vendee, Les Meuniers is a charming old
farmhouse in the village of Pouille, just a couple of miles north of
Fontenay-le-Comte, with parts of the property dating back over 200 years. It has
been carefully restored and retains many original features such as the beautiful
beamed ceilings downstairs.
The house comprises 4 bedrooms, two
shower rooms, a large salon with open fire, and a big family kitchen with dining
More information on Les Meuniers farmhouse gite
de Garreau 5
Bedrooms Sleeps 12
With a lovely swimming pool, Spa and Sauna, Moulin de
Garreau is an exceptional and unique property set in a peaceful, rural location
12kms from Fontenay-le-Comte, yet within easy reach of all amenities.This
outstanding property comprises of a large 11th Century fully renovated
operational watermill. Within its very large grounds is a carp fishing lake and
large area for walks, cycling etc....
More information and photos on the Moulin de
Bedrooms Sleeps 12. L'Hermenault
12 kilometers north of
Fontenay-le-Comte this 18th Century farmhouse Gite has comfortable sleeping for
up to 12 people. It has been sympathetically renovated and blends the charm of
old French Country living with modern day convenience. Set in a hectare of
private wooded gardens with a small lake and private swimming pool, Le Cedre
Gite offers peace and tranquillity without isolation......
More information and
photos of Le Cedre
Discover the charm, the warm welcome and the timeless character of
the South Vendee.
On the edge of the historic, renaissance town of
Fontenay le Comte, and close to the labyrinth of canals and waterways of the
Marais Poitevin, the Fleur de Lys guarantees you 4 Bedroom accommodation
of the highest standard. Large gardens with heated swimming pool
More information and photos of the
Fleur de Lys Gite
Gite at La Grange 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
In a peaceful and tranquil
location north of Fontenay-le-Comte, Ardoux is one of 5 gites on the La Grange
Complex, fully equipped kitchen etc, garden furniture, bbq and large
Central heating. The property enjoys views over open countryside and 2.5 acres
of beautifully landscaped gardens.
Outdoor Swimming Pool 12m x 6m,
Large Indoor Heated Pool ,
Games barn offering Snooker, Pool and Table Tennis
Tv Lounge with Satellite TV and DVD.
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Ardoux Farmhouse Gite
1 Bedroom -
19th Century Windmill, Lovingly Renovated and complete with
Sails. 12 kilometers from Fontenay-le-Comte
An Ideal Setting for a
Romantic Honeymoon or Special Occasion.
The windmill is set, just outside a
small village. The only noise comes from the Church bells that chime hourly.The
sound of sheep and a couple of cows in the surrounding fields really emphasises
the tranquility of the area.
and photos of the windmill
Pumphouse at La Forge 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 5
Located 10 kilometres east of
Fontenay-le-Comte, The 2 bedroom Pumphouse is a characterful holiday home
which sleeps five people. It has been fully renovated from a small barn
with exposed stone walls and ceiling beams. It has a garden on the courtyard
with small lawn and seating area complete with BBQ and patio furniture.
Shared facilities include Swimming Pool, Large Garden, play area and barn
information and photos of the Pumphouse at La Forge
Puit 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
Located in the lovely rural
village of Le Poire Sur Velluire in the sunny South Vendée. Approximately 10
minutes drive from the nearest town of Fonteney Le Comte and 20 minutes from
Lucon. It is ideally situated in the Marais Poitevin Nature Reserve.
has a full sized swimming pool (shared) which is fenced off for security and a
information and pictures on Le Puit
MOULLIERES 2 Bedrooms Sleeps 6
Idyllic rural location 10
kilometres from Fontenay-le-Comte. A delightful property which is well furnished
and equipped; set in an acre of private grounds, 10x5m PRIVATE HEATED POOL, full
size snooker and pool tables; nothing is shared. This innovative barn
conversion, set within an unspoilt, secluded wooded area, provides modern
bungalow convenience yet close to all amenities.
and photos of Les Mouilliers
Cottage in L'Hermenault
This is a newly converted 1
bedroomed cottage located in a lovely village 10 kilometers from
The cottage is within the grounds of the owners house and is
separated by a large barn/garage, it has its own private patio and sitting area
with access to the main garden of the house. WIFI
Guests are welcome
to help themselves to the fruit and vegetables which we grow, whatever is in
season during their stay.
information and photos of the Cottage in l'Hermenault
May Cottage is located close to the historic town of
Fontenay-le-Comte with its lively Saturday market.
The 2 bedroomed
cottage has lots of character and is within a short walking distance of the
village supermarket, bank, bakery (with great bread and patisseries), post
office and tabac. South Vendee.
In July and August the village also offers a
public open-air swimming pool with slides.
More information and photos of May Cottage
Radis 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 7/9
Le Radis is an 18th Century
village house in St.Cyr des Gats 8 kilometers from Fontenay-le-Comte which has
been fully modernised and renovated. , this 3 Bedroom self catering
accommodation sleeps 7/9 in comfort and has a fenced private swimming pool and
garden with a patio.
More information and photos of Le Radis
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