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rental property
2 Bedroom Gite in Vendee
Le Gite Tranquille, near Ste Hermine
This Property is No Longer Active.
Rate (British Pounds): £ 240 - £ 400 per Week
Bedrooms: 2
Bathrooms: 2
Sleeps: 4-5

Set in a rural location, overlooking the large gardens & orchard, this 2 bedroom gite is a home from home.
Vacation Rental Description
Le Gite Tranquille is set in grounds of a small orchard in the hamlet of La Jousseliniere which is 10 minutes from Sainte Hermine, where you will find a supermarket, chemist, bars, restaurants, banks, hairdressers, petrol & a local market every Friday. You can explore the forests, lakes, marsh lands, chateau's, churches, museums, golf, fishing, cycling, walking & much more. There is so much to see & do or you could just sit back & relax in the gardens surrounding the house.  
 
The Vendee boasts its own micro climate - with over 2000 hours of sunshine per year - equivalent to the French Riviera  
Places to Visit  
Luçon (10 miles away) is a charming town which is full of history -with the Jardin Dumaine Park noted as one of the “Most Beautiful Gardens of France”. There is also the centre-piece of the town - the Notre-Dame Cathedral.  
Fontenay-le-Comte (14 miles away) is a town of art & history which lies midway between the Poitou Marshes & the Forest of Mervent. The city has retained its beautiful architecture & has a particularly relaxed pace of life. The town has plenty of shops, bars, restaurants and a large street market on Saturday mornings.  
The port of La Rochelle (37 miles away) has a wonderful array of shops & boutiques. The harbour-side spoils you for choice of restaurants & there is a large Sunday market. The city has a rich historical heritage & wonderful museums. Those who love the sea & old ships should make for the port.  
Les Sables d’Olonne (40 miles away) reflects all the retro atmosphere of the seaside fishing ports & marinas.  
Le Puy du Fou (27 miles away)is the fantastic historical Theme Park - visitied by day as a fun way to explore the history of the Vikings or Gladiators & by night there is a unforgettable evening's entertainment in which 1200 amateur actors narrate the saga of Vendée.  
The Beaches of the southern Vendée are around 40kms away - La Tranche-Sur-Mer, La Faute-Sur-Mer & L’Aiguillon-Sur-Mer all full of life and activities throughout the summer. 
There are 5 18 Golf Courses in The Vendée and you can hire clubs on the spot at The Domangere au Nesmy & The Golf de Port Bourgenay.  
There is plenty of fishing in the area - Sea, Lake or river. 
 
Location Details 
 
Rural, Village, Peaceful, Away from it all, Relaxed, Inexpensive 
 
Things to see and do: 
Rambling Routes, Cycling, Golf, Sightseeing, Course Fishing, Theme Park, Historic Buildings, Museum,  
Cinema. 
 
Restaurant 8km, Bar 3km, Cafe 3km, Sandy Beach 10km, Park 5km, Lake 10km, Supermarket 8km,  
Local Store 8km, Doctor 8km, Hospital 10km, Pharmacy 8km 
 
Getting there: 
Nearest Airport: La Rochelle Airport at 59km 
Nearest Railway Station: Lucon at 16km 
Nearest Ferry Port: St Malo at 278km 
Nearest Motorway junction: A 83 at 11km 
 
How to Get Here 
It's incredibly easy to get to Le Gite Tranquille from the UK.  
Here are some tips: 
Via Airports 
Ryanair has flights to La Rochelle from Stanstead and to Nantes from East Midlands. 
Flybe to La Rochelle from Birmingham and Southampton. 
 
Distance from: 
La Rochelle airport: 37 miles  
Rochefort Airport: 61 miles 
Poitiers Airport: 86 miles 
Nantes Airport: 59 miles 
Via Ferry 
From the ports of Portsmouth, Plymouth and Dover. 
Distance from: 
Boulogne: 379 miles  
St Malo: 172 miles 
Caen: 252 miles 
Roscoff: 258 miles 
Cherbourg: 264 miles 
Calais: 399 miles

Facilities
  • Cable Satellite
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • DVD
  • Heating
  • Kitchen
  • Linen Service
  • Microwave
  • Amenity Parking
  • Refrigerator
  • Sterio
  • TV
  • Washer

There is an open-plan living, dining & kitchen area with TV(UK sat.), DVD/Video, as well as books & games. The kitchen is equipped with electric oven & hob, dishwasher, microwave, kettle, toaster & cafetiere. There is a utility room with washing machine, fridge/freezer, WC & hand basin. There is WiFi internet access in the house. There is a double bedroom with ensuite shower, WC & hand basin and a twin room with 2 single beds & ensuite bathroom, with bath, shower, WC & hand basin. Bed linen & towels are provided. A 3rd bed or cot can be put in the twin bedroom. A stair gate is fitted on the staircase. There are radiators in each room & the heating charge is included in the price. There is a private garden & patio area, with sun loungers & BBQ area. There is plenty of space in the orchard for picnics or kicking a ball around, and there is also a set of swings, a boules court, table tennis and bikes for your enjoyment.

Activities
  • Adventure Sports
  • Beach
  • Biking
  • Boating
  • Playground
  • Cinema
  • Fishing
  • Golf
  • Horse Riding
  • Night Clubs
  • Restaurant
  • Sailing
  • Shopping
  • Tennis
  • Theater
  • Theme park
  • Water Skiing
  • Water Sports
  • Zoo/Wildlife

Le Gite Tranquille lives up to its name, and you will find many a quiet country lane to walk or cycle along - you will be able to bird watch en route with many birds of prey and migratory birds nesting in the area - we'll even provide the bikes for your days out! Boating and fishing are available nearby on the lake at St Martin Lars or in the Forest of Mervent. For the more energetic guests, there is horse riding or a swimming pool within 20 minutes & the beaches of the southern Vendée are only 45 minutes drive away. 
Other attractions in the area: 
 
The Aquarium, La Rochelle 
 
Venise Verte  
 
Faymoreau Mining Centre  
 
Pescalis Fishing Centre  
 
The Forest of Mervent  
 
Bluebeard's Castle 
 
 
 

Travel Options
  • Nearest Airport : Nantes at 80 kilometers distance;
  • Nearest Train Station : Chantonnay at 10 kilometers distance
  • Nearest Town : Sainte Hermine at 5 kilometers distance
  • Travel Info: Le Gite Tranquille is situated in the village of La Jousselinière, near to Sainte Hermine and has good motorway links with Junction 7 of the A83 only 20 minutes away. We are approximately a 3 hour drive from St Malo, 5 hours from Cherbourg or 7.5 hours from Calais. There are good motorway links nearby. The airports at both Nantes and La Rochelle are approximately a 70 minute drive away and car hire is available from these locations.
Rental Rates
Price Table
 
Season Rate
08/01/2011 15/04/2011 240
16/04/2011 29/04/2011 300
30/04/2011 01/07/2011 350
02/07/2011 02/09/2011 400
03/09/2011 30/09/2011 350
01/10/2011 16/12/2011 240
17/12/2011 06/01/2012 300
  Low Season Price: £240 per Week
  High Season Price: £400 per Week
     

Please note that in order to secure your booking we ask that you complete the online Booking Form and pay a 30% non-refundable deposit for the total cost of the holiday.
A £100/€130 Security deposit is required and this should be sent along with the final balance payment. The final balance must be paid at least 8 weeks prior to the start of your holiday. (We will send an email to remind you of this date)
Prices are based on a weekly rental per gite and not per person.


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