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L Absie, France  (# 20323)
 Chez Rogers
  VacationsFRBO L Absie Vacation Rentals Property ID 20323 L`Absie Rental  

Major City: Parthenay
Distance: 20-30 km

Type:   House
Area: Rural

Bedrooms: 2
Sleeps: 4
Baths: 1
Size: 75 Sq M

Internet: No
Pets OK: Call
Pool: No
Spa: No

Calendar: No
Exchange: No
For Sale: No
Credit Cards: No

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Name: David S. Rogers

Phone: 001 613 741 9949

Languages: English

Personal Website: http://www.geocities.com/davidsrogers/chezrogers.html

VacationsFRBO Listing Since: 2007-05-15

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The Real French Connection:- Chez Rogers is the Charentaise style
holiday home rental / house rental in L’Absie, Deux Sèvres near the
Vendée border in the region of Poitou-Charente. Not far from the wine
regions of Bordeaux, Cognac, Val de Loire Saumur and Vendée. There
are 2 bedrooms, the living and dining rooms have divan/beds. Maximum
4/6 people. It is situated on the outskirts of the village near
several farms. The region of L’Absie is excellent for country walking
and cycling. La Rochelle is 1.25 hrs away, Poitiers is 1.25 hrs,
Nantes is 1.5 hrs, Cognac 1 hr. Bordeaux is 2.5 hrs. Paris is 4.25 hrs

L'Absie with its population of 1132, is centred around the remains of
a medieval abbey patronised by Eleanor of Aquitaine, There are shops
bars and restaurants. During the week the local baker, fishmonger,
grocer and butcher bring a selection of their local produce to sell
outside Chez Rogers / Rue de la Morinère. Several bakers come daily
and the bulk wine merchant delivers weekly. There is a hard tennis
court at l'Absie 2 miles away and more courts and a pool at La

The nearest city is ancient Parthenay, a small medieval city
overlooking a river. Parthenay also known for its breed of cattle.
There is a golf course at Mazières en Gatine near Parthenay. The
local villages are very picturesque. The coastline with magnificent
sands at Les Sables d'Olonne and La Tranche sur Mer, and the ancient,
historic port and city of La Rochelle with its famous restaurants,
splendid shops, quays and markets, museums, aquarium and boat trips
are worth a visit. The Parc oriental de Maulévrier / The oriental
park of Maulevrier is the largest Japanese style ornamental park in

Also worth visiting are the Puy du Fou with historic spectacles on a
grand scale during the summer months, Futuroscope near Poitiers, the
Zoo at Les Sables d'Olonne and Pescalis - the new International
Fishing Centre, which is located 10 minutes drive from the house and
caters for all the family as well as fishers. There is go-karting 10
minutes away and micro-light flying 10 minutes also.

There is pony riding in beautiful medieval Vouvant and pedaloes on a
lake at La Tardière. There are many local restaurants in the area
with good food all very reasonably priced. There are also chateaux to
explore locally and markets for those who enjoy local produce at
inexpensive prices. Farmers' markets take place regularly through the
summer and vide greniers can be found in the area if you like hunting
for antiques. There are local footpaths for those who enjoy exploring
on foot and walking, and it is good cycling country as well. There is
an indoor swimming pool at Moncoutant which is 10 minutes from the
house by car and a lake with pedaloes, tennis court, boules ground
and an open-air pool open through July and August for swimming at
Secondigny, 10 minutes from the house.



You will discover Chez Rogers surrounded by fields, and wooded areas
within easy walking distance. The village centre is but 5 mins. away.
The forest of L'Absie is a 15 min walk from Chez Rogers, La Rochelle
is 1.25 hrs away, Pescalis is 15 mins drive away from Chez Rogers.
The entrance leads into the living room with comfortable sofa and
armchair, TV, VCR, radio tape and CD/DVD player. The dining area has
a large table and four chairs, buffet and divan. The kitchen is well
equipped with butane gas water heater, electric cooker plus grill and
oven, refrigerator, washing machine/spin dryer, vacuum cleaner,
toaster, electric kettle, crockery, pots and pans, BBQ, utensils and
everything you will need to be found in the dining room hutch.
Leading off the living room under the stairs is a W.C. and a shower
There is a hand basin upstairs on the landing above the stairs. The
two bedrooms include a main bedroom with double bed, and the second
bedroom with two single beds. There are sofa beds in both the dining
and living rooms. There is electric radiator heating throughout the
house. Although there are sheets and covers, guests from Continental
Europe are requested to bring their own sheets, this does not apply
to North American guests. Pillow slips and towels duvets and covers
are provided.

Homeliday Renters Testimonials:

Advertisement reference : 7511
Testimonial date 23/10 from Mrs. Aurélie P. (Member 1721167)

Did the description in the Homelidays advert conform to the reality?


"Maison trés agréable. Propriétaire trés gentil, même si parle
anglais et peu francais et donc pas toujours facile de se comprendre.
Dommage jardin de l'autre cote de la route et non entretenu. maison
bien équipée, appareil raclette, grille pain, cafetiere,.... Région
trés reposante. Même si à 1h30 de l'océan. "

Would you recommend this self catering rental to a friend ? Yes
Would you trust Homelidays for your next holiday rental? Yes


Advertisement reference : 7511
Testimonial date 14/08 from Mrs. marie j. (Member 1234881)

Did the description in the Homelidays advert conform to the reality?


"Logement propre mais rustique"

Would you recommend this self catering rental to a friend ? Yes
Would you trust Homelidays for your next holiday rental? Yes



Golf 30 kms



300 euros per week


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