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Vendee, France  (# 29447)
 Les Augerelles, a pretty stone built Cottage
  VacationsFRBO Vendee Vacation Rentals Property ID 29447 Vendee Rental  

Major City: Fontenay le Comte
Distance: 5-10 km

Type:   Cottage
Area: Golf

Bedrooms: 4
Sleeps: 12
Baths: 3
Size: 100 Sq M

Internet: No
Pets OK: Yes
Pool: Yes
Spa: No

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

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Les Augerelles/Allouettes

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Name: Sue

Phone: 0033 (0)251 876 899

Languages: English

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VacationsFRBO Listing Since: 2007-09-12

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Les Augerelles, near Fontenay le Comte, comprises of a pretty stone
built Cottage clad with a creeper, A gated front garden and large
rear gardens enclosed, secure, child and dog proof. With a
Pool plus a gîte (detached from main house) similarly stone
built and creeper clad. Situated just a few minutes drive from the
renaissance town of Fontenay le Comte on the edge of the Marais
Poitevin, views overlooking 200 hectares of unspoilt land in a small
quiet hamlet.

The Cottage sleeps 7/9 in 3 bedrooms and the 1 bedroomed gîte
sleeps 2/4. Sleeping 9/13 in total. Let as one 4 bedroom unit in
Peak Season. The house, sympathetically renovated and with all
amenities has been in the same family for 4 generations, it has
large oak beams, fireplace with a log burner and central heating for
the Winter months. The landscaped gardens are enclosed with stone
built walls and hedges. There are shady areas under the fruit trees.
Garden beds with Roses and shrubs. Within 5 minutes drive you have
all the facilities of Fontenay le Comte, supermarkets, pharmacies,
post office, banks, restaurants, bar's museums etc. The town itself
is steeped in renaissance history. There are guided walks around the
older areas with old ramparts and building of great interest.

The area is ideal for gentle walks or hiking, birdwatching, cycling,
fishing, horse riding, boating in the Mervent forest and Vouvant
(featured on ITV’s ‘I want that house’ and past winner of ‘most
beautiful towns competition’ in France and is well placed for day
trips. Several excellent golf courses within 30 mins & the Pescalis
International fishing lakes complex Nr Moncoutant is only a 30 min.



The accommodations consist of:

Les Augerelles - Cottage
Large bedroom with a double bed
1 bedroom with twin beds or double on request
1 bedroom with 3 single beds
2 Shower rooms(1 with bath) and 2 WC

Well-equipped fitted kitchen with dishwasher
Large lounge/diner tiled floors, oak beams and fireplace with log
The lounge/diner also has a double bed settee
Shower room and separate toilet on ground floor
Shower room with Bath and WC first floor
Outside sitting area with BBQ, furniture and Sun Loungers
4.5M diameter overground pool
Laundry facilities
Central heating for off-season lets

Les Alouettes - The Gîte
1 bedroom with Double or 2 Single beds (request your requirement)
Well-equipped kitchen area with lounge/diner
Shower room/WC
Outside seating area with BBQ, furniture and Sun Loungers
Laundry facilities

Both have Sat TV, DVD & Video players with plenty of Videos for the
kiddies and a variety of DVD films for the adults.
In the peak holiday season the cottage and the gite are let as 1

Both properties overlook the 200 hectares of grassland.
We will accept well-behaved pets.



Situated on the border of the southern Vendee and the Poitou-
Charante in one of the sunniest areas of France, 2000hrs + on
average per year

Activities include walking, boating, fishing, bird watching, horse
riding, go-carting and during the summer and early autumn there are
many local fetes and fairs. There are countless bars, restaurants to
suit everyone’s pocket.

The countryside around Les Augerelles is ideally suited to easy
walking and cycling the Mervent forest and Vouvant will suit the
more dedicated enthusiast.

In the heart of arable land the fields are a wash with crops of
sunflowers, maize and cereals, the sunflowers in the early/mid
summer are most pleasing to the eye.

Just a short drive is the Venice Vert where you can find an idyllic
setting for fishing, walking or just visiting a bar and watching the
world pass by. You can hire small boats, with or without a guide,
and punt your way around the small canals and tributaries. It is
truly picturesque picture postcard scenery.

You are on the border of the Marais Poitevin, boasting many nature
reserves ideal for the wild life enthusiasts and bird watchers
amongst you.

The glorious, long, award winning sandy beaches of the Atlantic
coast are just 40 mins. away as is the delightful port of La
Rochelle which boasts probably some of the best seafood restaurants
around and is steeped in local history. There is also a massive
indoor aquarium which is well worth a visit

A little further a field you can take comfortable day trips to
Futuroscope, Puy du Fou, the best kept secret in France and the
brandy houses of Cognac



Please note: During peak season the cottage and gite are let as 1 unit sleeping 9/13 £ per week Les Augerelles. Low £325 Mid £375 High £420 Peak N/A Les Alouettes.. Low £225 Mid £250 High £320 Peak N/A Cottage & Annex Peak season £750 See special offers for our latest last minute availability and discounts Winter prices (Low season) include heating ** Long lets available out of high/peak season

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