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Gite, Country cottage, private pool, Poitou-Charentes, Vienne, 86,

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Overview
2 bedrooms
2 bathrooms
4 guests
2 nights minimum
Holiday Rental House
La Petite Ecurie is a pretty two bedroom stone cottage converted from an old stable building to provide accommodation for up to 4 people plus infant. The cottage opens onto a courtyard on one side and has a private garden with terrace on the other. La Petite Ecurie is centrally heated and available for rental all year round- ideal for cosy Autumn/Winter breaks. Guests have exclusive use of the pool (securely fenced, perfect for children) with garden furniture and sun loungers, which has its own south-facing terrace, overlooking the beautiful countryside. The pool is open from late-May to mid-September and is cleaned daily. Beyond the pool area is an enclosed paddock, ideal for ball games. Bike hire is available and we have a range of garden toys and games for children. New 2017 - 4 star ra...La Petite Ecurie is a pretty two bedroom stone cottage converted from an old stable building to provide accommodation for up to 4 people plus infant. The cottage opens onto a courtyard on one side and has a private garden with terrace on the other. La Petite Ecurie is centrally heated and available for rental all year round- ideal for cosy Autumn/Winter breaks. Guests have exclusive use of the pool (securely fenced, perfect for children) with garden furniture and sun loungers, which has its own south-facing terrace, overlooking the beautiful countryside. The pool is open from late-May to mid-September and is cleaned daily. Beyond the pool area is an enclosed paddock, ideal for ball games. Bike hire is available and we have a range of garden toys and games for children. New 2017 - 4 star rating - Tourisme-Vienne More
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About the Owner
Nich and Julie H
Languages spoken:English, French
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:July 2016
Interaction with guests
Here is a copy of an email we received for a lovely guest that left a couple of weeks ago. With her permission, Helen wrote :- Hello Nich and Julie, Thanks so much for providing us with such a lovely cottage for our stay. We had a fantastically relaxing time and very much appreciated your on-hand but unobtrusive presence. Thank you. It's so nice to know our guests are enjoying La Métairie d'auge.
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Reviewed 4 June 2017

Lovely comfortable gite containing everything you need for an easy stay. Owners very hospitable and friendly but without being obstrusive - which can be a worry when owners live on premises - they have got it just right. Beautiful countryside, lovely easy walking from gite...More

Date of stay: May 2017
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Management response:Responded 8 June 2017

Thank you for your lovely comments. It was nice to meet you both. You would be welcomed back at anytime. PS thank you for watering the new plants 😀

Reviewed 27 September 2016

We have just spent 10 days at La Petite Ecurie. The property is so much better than the description on line. Emails and questions to the owners, Nich and Julia, before booking the gite were answered by return. Payment was simple and quick. The gite...More

Date of stay: September 2016
Thank Geoff121
Management response:Responded 1 October 2016

Glad you all had a great time. Lovely to meet you and hopefully see you again early next year, and thank you for leaving the gite so clean and tidy. Nich and Julie

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Reviewed 30 August 2016

This is the second time we have stayed at La Petite Ecurie and we had a wonderful time. Nich and Julie are the perfect hosts, the house is idyllic and the area really unspoilt. We spent quite a bit of time by the pool, but...More

Date of stay: August 2016
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Management response:Responded 30 August 2016

Thank you. Great to see you all again. Glad you enjoyed your holiday here at Howittgites. See you soon. Nich and Julie

Reviewed 29 August 2016

This gite is a home away from home. It has everything you could wish for and it is spotless. The pool is lovely on a hot day, so peaceful and surrounded by fields, you can sit and just let time past while you relax ....More

Date of stay: August 2016
Thank J W
Management response:Responded 29 August 2016

Really nice to catch up again with you all this year. Thank you for your lovey comments and hopefully, see you again next year. Nich and Julie

Reviewed 5 September 2016
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Date of stay: July 2016
Management response:Responded 5 September 2016
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Amenities
Pets Allowed: No
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
DVD Player
Cooker
Suitable For Children Under 5
Refrigerator
Washer
Highchair
Dryer
Dishwasher
Private Garden
Iron
TV
Parking
Microwave
Rural/Countryside Retreats
Private Outdoor Pool (Unheated)
Wi-Fi
Internet Access
Toaster
Patio
Fireplace
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About the neighbourhood
The pretty village of Angles sur l’Angin is just 2km from La Métairie d’Auge. The village dates back to medieval times and has its own ruined château perched high on a cliff overlooking the river Anglin. The beautiful spa town of La Roche Posay is just 9km away. Famous for its healing spa waters (reputed to have a curative effect on many skin conditions), beauty and relaxation treatments are available and can be taken singly or as part of an individual programme. The town boasts an 18-hole golf course, which is open to the public and offers club hire. La Roche also has a casino which is open every day of the year. For those who wish to dine out the town has a wide range of restaurants and bars. The weekly markets provide the opportunity to sample the wide variety of local produce including wines, cheeses, sausage and bread.
How to get there
La Métairie d’Auge can be reached: by road- about 240 miles from the ferry ports of Caen and St Malo. Save money on Brittany Ferry crossings by using our discount voucher code (ask for details). by air from: Dublin, Manchester, or Stansted to Tours Edinburgh or Stansted to Poitiers Bristol, East Midlands, Leeds Bradford, Manchester and Stansted to Limoges (car hire available at these airports).
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