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Le Tournesol Gite

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Overview
Holiday Rental House -
2 Bedrooms, 1 Bathroom , Sleeps 4
La Chapelle-Themer, Vendee, Pays de la Loire
Le Gite Tournesol is located in the small hamlet of La Jousselinière in the Vendée department of France. Originally an old wine press, the house has been restored by the current owners and is now laid out as a comfortable two bedroom holiday home, wih exposed oak beams and stone walls.

There is an 8 x 5m heated pool with courtyard garden, barbecue area and off-road parking for 2 cars.

The house has an open plan ground floor, with dining area and corner kitchen. The lounge has a TV with UK free to air channels and internet access is available outside (closer to the owners property next door.)

Upstairs there are two bedrooms (one double and one twin bedroom) and a shower room.

This Holiday home is in great location for exploring the countryside, either by foot or bike and with many tourist attractions only a short drive away - you'...
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About the Manager, Annette Khan (Property Manager Vendee Holiday Cottages)
Languages spoken: English, French
Response Rate: 80 %
Response Time: Within a few hours
Calendar Updated: 4 days ago
Listed since : May 2007
Overall rating: 4.9 / 5.0
Based on 163 reviews and 14 properties
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Route1958
Bourg-en-Bresse, France
Level 1 Contributor
3 reviews
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Reviewed 28 August 2016 for a stay in August 2016

Lovely clean gite in beautiful peaceful hamlet, within easy reach of the coast. Plenty to see and do in the area but equally if you just want a bit of peace and quiet you need look no further! A warm welcome awaits you from the friendly owners who make sure all your needs are catered for, there is also a...

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AshleyJDr...
Cardiff, United Kingdom
2 reviews
Reviewed 31 January 2016 for a stay in August 2015

The whole family really enjoyed our stay with Paul & Esme. Their welcome was as warm as the weather and made us all feel at home immediately. The pool was lovely and warm as well and a joy to swim in. We were invited to join their family activities which we all enjoyed and appreciated. They have a great family...

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We're glad that you enjoyed your stay at Le Tournesol Gite - Paul & Emse love to make their guests welcome. I'll pass on your comment about the kitchen utensils!

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terpat_be...
Belfast, United Kingdom
Level 3 Contributor
12 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 November 2014 for a stay in July 2014

We stayed here in July 2014. The owners Paul and Esme were very welcoming and could not have been more kind to our 7 year old son. The Gite is comfortable. The pool warm and clean and there is lots to do in the local area. We can't wait to return.

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Amenities
  • Balcony or Terrace
  • Cooker
  • Cots:(1)
  • Dining Seats (4)
  • Double Beds:(1)
  • Dryer
  • DVD Player
  • Fireplace
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Internet Access
  • Iron
  • Kettle
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room Seats (4)
  • Microwave
  • Parking
  • Refrigerator
  • Satellite TV
  • Shared Garden
  • Shared Outdoor Pool (Heated)
  • Shower Rooms (1)
  • Single Beds:(2)
  • Sofa Beds:(1)
  • Suitable For Children Under 5
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • TV
  • Washer
  • Wi-Fi
Additional amenities & feature info
The ground floor is open plan, with a seating area to the right, dining area to the left and kitchen at the rear. Ground floor:
- large sofa that converts to a sofa bed
- TV with UK free to air satellite channels and DVD player
- Wood burning stove for cooler months
- Dining table and chairs for 4 guests
- kitchen with oven, gas hob, microwave, kettle, toaster and coffee maker
- washing machine, fridge freezer.
- Holiday reading and several toys and boardgames are availablefor your use

First Floor:
- 1 double bedroom with double bed, pine wardrobe and dressing table
- 1 twin bedroom with two single beds, bedside cabinets, wardrode and velux window.
- A travel cot is available for younger guests and a stair gate has been fitted to the top of the staircase for the security of your children...
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House rules
    Kid-friendly
    Pets allowed
    Smoking not allowed
Bathrooms
    1 Shower
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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
30 Sep 2017 -
3 Nov 2017
Low Season
7 nights
£450
5 May 2018 -
1 Jun 2018
Mid Season
7 nights
£450
2 Jun 2018 -
29 Jun 2018
High Season
7 nights
£540
30 Jun 2018 -
31 Aug 2018
Peak Season
7 nights
£640
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Additional Rate and Availability Information
For High Summer, the changeover day is Saturday. Outside of these dates, we can be more flexible.

We require a 30% deposit to secure your reservation, with the remaining 70% being paid 8 weeks prior to the start date of your holiday.

A £100 security deposit is also required against any damages to the property.

Payments can be made in Euros or Sterling, by either cheque or direct bank transfer.
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About the neighbourhood
Le Gite Tournesol is set in the quiet hamlet of La Jousselinière near to the village of La Chapelle Thémer. Sainte Hermine is only 7km away and here you will find many shops, restaurants and bars, as wellas a weekly market and many fetes and festivals during the summer months. The villages of Thiré (with a bar & pizzeria) and St Juire Champgillon (with well known restaurant and hairdressers) are only a short drive away.

The house is located along a quiet country lane - with many walks and cycle routes nearby - a great place to see the local flora and fauna - with many migratory birds, deer, wild boar and fields of sunflowers en route.

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 ridin...
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Access
Car recommended
How to get there
Airport: Nantes Airport: 80.0 km
Railway: Chantonnay: 10.0 km
Ferry: St Malo: 280.0 km
Tournesol Gite is only 1 hour from Nantes Airport and only 65 km from La Rochelle Airport. These airports are both served by various budget airlines, such as Ryan Air, Easy Jet, FlyBe and Jet2. Car hire can also be arranged from these airports.

St Malo ferry port is only a 3 hour drive away; Cherbourg is 4.5 hours away and Calais (Ferry & Eurotunnel) is 7 hours away.
Activities nearby
Fishing Nearby, There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive, Horse Riding Nearby, Nearest Beach: 45.0 km.
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