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La Belle Echappee

La Belle Echappee
26 reviews
La Belle Echappee
Heated Salt Water Swimming Pool
House and Pool
Swings, slide and climbing frame
Life in France
Relax and enjoy the view
Sitting Room
Dining Room
Feature Fireplace
Kitchen with doors leading to Balcony
Bedroom 1 with double bed and en-suite
Bedroom 2 with twin beds and bunk beds
Bedroom 3 with king bed and single bed
Bedroom 4 with double bed
Bedroom 5 with double bed
Bathroom with separate shower cubicle
Bressuire Chateau - on the edge of the town just 10 minutes away
Viking Show at the Grand Parc of Puy du Fou
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Manor House -
5 Bedrooms, 3 Bathrooms, Sleeps 15
Bressuire, Deux-Sevres, Nouvelle-Aquitaine
La Belle Echappe ("The Beautiful Escape") is a magnificent maison bourgeoise style manor house. Set in walled and gated grounds of 1 hectare with heated salt water swimming pool (much kinder for the skin and eyes) and offers an abudance of activities and entertainment for all the family. The house is beautifully decorated and equipped with the highest quality furniture and fitments, beds and bed linen and includes wireless internet connection. Outside is an array of sunny terracces and eating areas and enough space to hold rugby, football or cricket matches. <BR><BR>An ideal holiday location for everyone, offering a get away from it all environment on the edge of the picturesque village of Faye L'Abbesse in the Deux-Sevres deparment of the Poitou Charente region. With 5 bedrooms sleeping up to 13 plus 2 babi... Read more
About the Owner, Diana B
Languages spoken: English
Response Rate: 13 %
Response Time: Within a day
Calendar Updated: 1 day ago
Listed since : May 2013
Overall rating: 5.0 / 5.0
Based on 26 reviews and 1 property
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Listing #HL500774
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English first
Basingstoke, United Kingdom
1 review
Reviewed 28 October 2016 for a stay in August 2016

We had an amazing week at La Belle Echappee. The House and grounds were fantastic. The House was large enough for us to all have our space and was really well kept and clean. With everything we would ever need there. The grounds are spacious and there is a huge range of things to do; Swimming (will come to that...

Management response:

Thank you so much for taking the time to write such an amazing review following your stay here at La Belle Echappee. We are so pleased you enjoyed your holiday so much and all that the house and grounds has to offer. We really hope you will be able to visit again.


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Tim S
Portsmouth, United Kingdom
1 review
Reviewed 16 September 2016 for a stay in August 2016

This was our forth holiday at La Belle Echappee. A wonderful house, in spacious grounds with a lovely pool. Our eleven year old describes it as our second home! Diana and Graham, as always, nearby for help and advise but never intrusive. Great hosts.

Management response:

Thank you for another brilliant review following your forth holiday here at La Belle Echappee in as many years. We feel extremely privileged that you treat it like your second home and it was wonderful welcoming and catching up with you all again. Here's hoping it's 5 on the trot next year.


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Shepton Mallet, United Kingdom
1 review
Reviewed 30 September 2015 for a stay in August 2015

Wonderful house, wonderful owners. We were all made to feel very welcome. Children, Dog and Adults alike all had a fantastic time. You could spend your holiday sat around the pool the facilities are plenty. But also the surrounding villages are lovely and make for a good day out. Thank you again Diana and Graham. We will be seeing you...

Management response:

Thank you so much for writing this great review for us, we are really pleased that you enjoyed your holiday here so much and we look forward to welcoming you again, hopefully soon.


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  • Balcony or Terrace
  • Central Heating
  • Cooker
  • Cots:(2)
  • Dining Seats (14)
  • Dishwasher
  • Double Beds:(5)
  • Dryer
  • DVD Player
  • En Suite Rooms (1)
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Hairdryer
  • Highchair
  • Internet Access
  • Iron
  • Kettle
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room Seats (12)
  • Microwave
  • Parking
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Playground
  • Private Garden
  • Private Outdoor Pool (Heated)
  • Refrigerator
  • Satellite TV
  • Single Beds:(5)
  • Stereo System
  • Suitable For Children Under 5
  • Swingset
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • TV
  • Washer
  • Wi-Fi
House rules
    Ask about pets
    Smoking not allowed
Please contact the owner if you would like to bring a pet. Usually as long as dogs are not allowed near the swimming pool (as the liner can be damaged) and also away from a fenced...
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Rates are calculated based on the latest information provided. Please contact the manager/owner to confirm actual rates for your requested dates.

Dates Min stay Per week
Default 7 nights
1 Jul 2017 -
31 Aug 2017
7 nights
1 Oct 2017 -
20 Dec 2017
7 nights
21 Dec 2017 -
31 Dec 2017
7 nights
Additional Rate and Availability Information
NB: Prices may be subject to change at the advertiser's discretion.

The Rates are quoted as follows:
5 Bedrooms Sleeping up to 13 + 2 cots
3 Bedrooms Sleeping up to 7 + 2 cots

A Deposit of £300 for each week will be required to secure the reservation with the balance to be paid 8 weeks prior to the start of the holiday. If the reservation is within 8 weeks of the start of your holiday the full amount will need to be paid.

A Security Deposit of £200 will be required - this amount will be refunded within 7 days provided there are no breakages/damage (normal wear and tear accepted).

The rates include heating, linen and towels.

Longer stays (over 4 weeks) please contact us for special rates.
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About the neighbourhood
La Belle Echappee is situated 5 minutes walk from the picturesque village of Faye L'Abbesse with its very friendly locals. The village has a bar-restaurant, small supermarket, post office, pharmacy, boulangerie and hairdresser.<BR><BR>The nearest town of Bressuire is 10 km and is a very warm and friendly town with numerous restaurants, cafes, shops, supermarkets, discos and bars and a twice weekly market. There is also an ancient Chateau (originating from the 11th Century) and a newer Chateau sitting side by side - both are set in a park with a children's play area and lovely walks along the river. In June the Chateau hosts the Highland Games and in July festivities to celebrate Bastile Day along with other events throughout the year.<BR><BR>There are lo... more
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How to get there
Airport: Poitiers: 67.0 km
Railway: Poitiers (TGV): 67.0 km
Ferry: St Malo: 263.0 km
Airports:-<BR><BR>Poitiers Airport: is within 1 hour drive<BR>Nantes Airport: is within 1 hour 30 mins drive<BR>Tours Airport: is within 1 hour 30 mins drive<BR>La Rochelle Airport: is approximately 1 hour 45 mins drive<BR><BR>The budget airlines Ryanair and Easyjet fly to the above airports<BR><BR>By Sea:<BR>Eurotunnel: Folkestone to Calais<BR><BR>Ferry Crossings:<BR>Dover to Calais with P & O<BR><BR>Portsmouth to St Malo and Caen with Britanny Ferries<BR>Poole and Portsmouth to Cherbourg with Britanny Ferries<BR><BR>Portsmouth to Le Havre and Newhaven to Dieppe with LD Lines<BR><BR>By Road:<BR><BR>St. Malo Port: 275km/172m approximately 3 hrs 30 mins dr... more
Activities nearby
Fishing Nearby, There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive, Horse Riding Nearby, There Are Tennis Courts Nearby, Watersports Nearby, Nearest Beach: 110.0 km.
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