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Hortensia Cottage

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5.0 of 5 bubbles
Excellent
3 reviews
Swimming Pool
Hortensia Cottage
Hortensia Cottage kitchen
Hortensia Cottage dining area
Hortensia Cottage living area
Hortensia Cottage master bedroom
Hortensia Cottage
Cottage bedroom window
Heated swimming pool
Viewed from the garden
Hortensia in the cottage garden
Swimming Pool at dusk
Nearby beach at St. Vincent
La Rochelle
Parade in Colosseum, Puy du Fou
Les Sables d'Olonne
Local wine trail
Eiffel Bridge, River Lay
Autumn colours at Les Mottes
Our noisy neighbours!
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Overview
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2 Bedrooms, 1 Bathroom, Sleeps 4
Lucon, Vendee, Pays de la Loire
A delightful single-storey cottage, full of character, with a large open plan living area and dining space and well-equipped kitchen. There are 2 bedrooms with a double sofabed in living area, but the ideal party size is 4. The gîte benefits from its own quiet garden and parking area, and guests have joint access to the gardens, games and swimming pool of the property. Furnished and equipped with comfort in mind, linen and towels are included in the price.

The rural village of Les Mottes is quiet and peaceful and ideals for walks, cycling and fishing in the River Smagne which runs through the village. Only 10 minutes drive from the cathedral town of Luçon and within 35 minutes of beaches, forests and lakes which offer a huge range of holiday activities and entertainment.
About the Owner, Chris B
Languages spoken: English, French
Response Rate: 85 %
Response Time: Within a day
Calendar Updated: 19 days ago
Listed since : Jan 2008
Overall rating: 5.0 / 5.0
Based on 7 reviews and 2 properties
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Listing #HL46721
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LHFizz
Staines, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 October 2014 for a stay in August 2014

We stayed mid August and we had a very relaxing time at Hortensia cottage, I remembered what it felt like to be relaxed! It was an absolute bonus to have the welcome pack full of delightful things to enjoy during our stay, from butter, fruit to local wine and local gache bread. All very appreciated and a nice touch. The...

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Rohan C
Northampton, England, United Kingdom
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32 reviews
6 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 August 2013 for a stay in July 2013
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My wife and two girls (3&8 yrs) recently stayed at this lovely gite for 2 weeks. We found the accommodation to be well appointed and very clean and came with a brilliant welcome pack. We loved eating outside for lunch and tea and the girls loved the swimming pool which was a superb temperature. The area is very rural and...

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 October 2012 for a stay in August 2012

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Amenities
  • Alarm Clock
  • Balcony or Terrace
  • Books
  • Cooker
  • Dining Seats (6)
  • Double Beds:(1)
  • DVD Player
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Hairdryer
  • Highchair
  • Internet Access
  • Iron
  • Kettle
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room Seats (6)
  • Local Guides/Maps
  • Microwave
  • Outdoor Dining Area
  • Parking
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Playground
  • Private Garden
  • Refrigerator
  • Satellite TV
  • Shared Garden
  • Shared Outdoor Pool (Heated)
  • Shower Rooms (1)
  • Sofa Beds:(1)
  • Stereo System
  • Suitable For Children Under 5
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • Trampoline
  • TV
  • VCR
  • Washer
  • Wheelchair Accessible
  • Wi-Fi
Additional amenities & feature info
The renovation has been carried out to show the original stonework and beams and the gîte is full of character. The thick walls and shutters give good insulation making it cool in summer and snug in the cooler periods. The open plan living area has comfortable seating including a sofa bed and dining table and includes TV (English channels) and DVD player. There is a fully equipped corner kitchen. A short corridor leads to the double bedroom, twin bedroom with large bunkbeds and the shower room with WC.
House rules
    Kid-friendly
    Pets not allowed
    Smoking not allowed
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Rates

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
£600
2 Apr 2017 -
1 Jul 2017
Mid-season 2017
7 nights
£700
2 Jul 2017 -
2 Sep 2017
High season 2017
7 nights
£900
Additional Rate and Availability Information
1. The property known as Hortensia Cottage (the property) is offered for holiday rental subject to confirmation by Chris Butt (the owner) to the renter ( the client). We can accept payments by cheque or bank transfer in Euros or GB pounds sterling.
2. The rates for the property Hortensia Cottage are shown in GB pounds and include the consumption of gas, water and electricity and the use of linen and bedding, towels for use in the house and for the pool. A standard cleaning charge is also included but we reserve the right to make a further appropriate charge if the property is left in an unsatisfactory condition.
3. To reserve the property, the client should complete the booking form and return it to us, together with a non-refundable deposit of £200 per week. We will then send a confirmation invoice which is the acceptance of the booking.
4.The balance of the rental, together with the security deposit (see point 5) is payable not less than 8 weeks before the start of the rental period...
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About the neighbourhood
Situated in a quiet village close to interesting walks, cycling routes and for fishing the river Smagne, Hortensia Cottage is ideally placed for easy and quick access to a large range of holiday activities and entertainment. <BR><BR>Beaches at La Tranche and La Faute within 30 minutes drive offer sailing, surfing, jet skiing, microlight, tennis, golf and horse riding. Les Sables d'Olonne a little further with its zoo, spa, shopping, casino and night life. La Rochelle just 45 minutes to the south with its chic shopping, street cafes, restaurants, aquarium and historic buildings with the nearby Ile de Ré, famous for its hollyhocks and long-haired donkeys. <BR><BR>The fantastic theme park of Le Puy de Fou (second attraction in France after Disneyland) is an hour to... more
Access
Car advised
How to get there
Railway: Luçon: 10.0 km
Ferry: Saint Malo: 280.0 km
Flights to:<BR>Nantes ( 1 hour - 90 kms) <BR>La Rochelle ( 1 hr - 60 kms) <BR>Poitiers (1+hours - 140 kms)<BR><BR>Ferries to:<BR>Santander ( 6+hrs - 660 kms) - Brittany Ferries from Plymouth<BR>Roscoff ( 4+hrs - 410 kms) - Brittany Ferries from Cork, Plymouth<BR>Saint Malo ( 3 hrs - 280 kms) - Brittany Ferries from Plymouth, Portsmouth<BR>Cherbourg ( 4+hrs - 440kms) - Brittany Ferries from Poole, Plymouth, Portsmouth<BR>Caen ( 3+hrs - 380 kms) - Brittany Ferries from Plymouth, Portsmouth<BR>Le Havre ( 4+hrs - 470 kms) - Portsmouth, Newhaven<BR>Dieppe (5 hrs - 500 kms) - Newhaven<BR>Boulogne ( 6 hrs - 620 kms) - Dover<BR>Calais ( 6 hrs - 650 kms) - P+O and Seafrance... more
Activities nearby
Fishing Nearby, There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive, Horse Riding Nearby, There Are Tennis Courts Nearby, Water Park Nearby, Watersports Nearby, Nearest Beach: 35.0 km.
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