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Vendee Villa

| Pays-de-la-Loire, France
14
7
6
Increased accessibility
Open fire / woodburner
Internet access
Swimming pool
Catering
Corporate gatherings
Villa holidays
Family friendly
Stag Parties
Party houses
Hen parties
6 more

At a glance

  • Spacious and stylish villa
  • Heated salt-water swimming pool
  • South-facing pool terrace
  • Sociable open-plan layout
  • Al fresco living areas
  • 2 acres of private manicured grounds

A stylish and spacious villa with stunning outdoor living areas and private, heated salt-water swimming pool, this beautiful Vendée residence exudes sophisticated charm. A stunning open-plan lounge/kitchen/dining area provides plenty of space for eating, drinking and enjoying time with friends and family.

Sleeping 14 plus three babies, this elegant villa offers three comfortable bedrooms on the ground floor and a further four on the second floor. With en-suite shower rooms in five of the bedrooms and a shared shower room servicing the other two bedrooms, all guests have their own sanctuary of privacy and relaxation.

On the ground floor, a sleek, black-tiled kitchen with large central island is spacious enough for the chefs of the party to whip up delicious meals for everyone. The American fridge freezer and double electric oven make catering for large parties a breeze and meals can be enjoyed either indoors around the long wooden dining table, or al fresco on the sheltered poolside terrace. The villa offers comfortable accommodation year-round, with underfloor heating throughout, a log burner to take the chill off winter days and shutters for added shade in the summer time.

The garden of the villa is a haven of relaxation, with sun loungers on the lawn around the heated salt-water pool and south-facing sun terrace, perfect for a restful afternoon while the children entertain themselves in the play area. There is a selection of games available that will keep the whole family happy, including boules, badminton and a pool table. Make the most of outdoor living in the the two-acres of private grounds.

Evenings can be spent lounging outside on the comfy sofas, eating BBQ and catching up on the days adventures whilst keeping toasty warm around the enclosed fire-pit When night falls, retire indoors to the two lounges for a quick game on the WII or to watch a spot of TV.

SLEEPS 14: 7 bedrooms:

Ground floor: King-size en-suite double bedroom with sofa and patio doors leading to a private sun terrace. Double bedroom. Double bedroom with additional single bed.

First floor: Super-king-size double bedroom, en-suite with double shower and bath. Sofa and private sun balcony with seating overlooking the pool. 3 en-suite double bedrooms.

ADDITIONAL BEDS: Baby cots can be provided on request.

COOK + DINE: Spacious, fully-equipped kitchen with American fridge/freezer, double electric oven with 5 gas hobs, coffee machine and everything you’ll need to cook and dine during your stay. 2 dishwashers, washing machine and microwave in utility room. Children’s tableware and high chairs are provided. Indoor oak dining table with seating for 14+ and an outdoor poolside dining area sheltered by a canopy.

RELAX: Recline with a drink on the sun loungers on the lawn and south-facing pool terrace, or enjoy cosy time in one of two lounges with comfortable sofas. One offers satellite TV in French and English, DVD player and USB connection. Docking station for iPhone/iPod. Log burner. The other offers a TV with Wii and games.

BATHE: Ground floor: The king size bedroom has an en suite with large walk in shower and double washbasin. The other 2 bedrooms on the ground floor share a shower room.

First floor: Master bedroom has en-suite shower room with double shower. The other 3 bedrooms on the first floor have en-suite shower rooms.

OUTSIDE: Private heated salt-water swimming pool (10m x 5m, depth 1.2m) with alarm for safety. South facing sun-terrace and level lawn with sun loungers. Games room with pool table and games. Comfortable lounge-style seating and outdoor dining area with seating for 14+. Gas BBQ, children’s play area, boules pitch, badminton, nature pond and enclosed fire-pit area. Private driveway with plenty of parking.

TECH: Wi-Fi. Wii, Xbox 360 and games. Flat screen television with USB point, DVD player. Satellite TV in French and English. Docking station for iPhone/iPod. Electric roller shutters on all windows. Underfloor heating throughout and heated towel rails in the bathrooms.

PLAY: Wii, Xbox 360 and games. Games room with pool table, board games, toys and books. Outdoor play area with climbing frame and swings. Outdoor games including badminton and boules.

PETS: No pets.

VENUE HIRE: Corporate event welcome – all equipment must be provided by guests. This property does not cater for weddings.

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION: Day and evening babysitting is available (English or French babysitter) at an extra charge. Please book in advance. Hen and stag parties by arrangement however please note this is not a party house. The ground floor of the property is wheelchair friendly and provides access to a ground floor shower room with the shower being accessible by a wheelchair.  

LOCAL AREA: The villa is located in the south of the Vendée, between the towns of Fontenay-le-Comte, Chantonnay and La Chataigneraie. The local village is a short walk away, convenient for wandering to the shops or restaurant. The Vendée is home to beautiful gardens, chateaux and vineyards and peppered with restaurants for lunch and dinner when you don’t feel like cooking. Take a drive through the glorious French countryside to the coast, which can be reached within 60 km. There are 140kms of sandy beaches to choose from, those south of Les Sables d’Olonne are generally quieter.

ACTIVITIES NEARBY: 24 km away is Mervent, the largest forest in the Vendée with two rivers and four large lakes where you can enjoy canoeing, boating, fishing and swimming. Perfect for families, it also has a large children’s park with rides, tree climbing, a zoo, bike riding, horse riding and picnic areas. A little further afield is Puy de Fou (38km), a re-enactment park themed around the history and mythology of the Vendée and famed for its fantastic shows. For water sports, head to the Atlantic coast (60km) where you can try all types of activity, from surfing to wind surfing.

GETTING THERE: Nearest airports: Nantes (103km), La Rochelle (67.5km). Nearest train station: Fontenay-le Comte (24km).

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