Set within a relaxed rural environment yet only 3-4 minutes drive ,or a pleasant 20 minute walk, to the nearest town which has 2 bars one with a lunch time restaurant. There are a variety of shops and businesses in the village including, a boulangerie, hairdressers, Ar
We couldn't have picked better! This was our little bit of heaven for our two weeks stay. The gite is very well equipped & immaculately clean, a lot of thought has gone into providing everything you c… More
We spent a wonderful ten days here recently. Gill and Tony, the owners (who live next door) strike exactly the right balance - welcoming, friendly, relaxed and helpful, without ever being in any way i… More
Thank you it was a pleasure to have you as our guests. Until next time
Gill and Tony
“Fantastic relaxing break.”
Reviewed 15 Jun 2015
Booked this last minute & so glad we did. We travelled with our two dogs & the property was ideal, with its huge private garden & numerous circular walks to be enjoyed without getting into our car. Th… More
Sauvignon is a tastefully decorated three bedroomed cottage which sleeps six people. The front door leads into an open plan ground floor with a fully equipped kitchen, a dining area and a spacious lounge. The French doors open from the lounge onto a private patio with g
This holiday is ideal for those with children or those yearning for peace and tranquility.Explore peaceful country lanes by bicycle or on foot. For those interested in touring we are ideally located to discover the delights of Mayenne and the beautiful unspoilt beaches
We had the most truly wonderful week here. Barbara and Keith were perfect hosts; nothing was too much trouble. We really felt that we could ask them anything and they would help. The gite was spotl… More
Thanks for your kind words Sandi, much appreciated and so glad you had a good week at Les Freuberts. It was great to meet you & Richard and Charlie and Jack.
Really looking forward to seeing you again next year
Barbara & Keith (& Benji)
“A beautiful home from home, perfect for a relaxing family holiday”
Reviewed 31 Aug 2015
We have just returned from 2 fantastic weeks at Les Freuberts. The gite is lovely, comfortable and very well equipped. The gardens are gorgeous, with tons of activities for our children (12, 11 and … More
Thank you Joanne. We so enjoyed having you all here and really glad you enjoyed your holiday.
We hope to see you someday in the future.
Barbara & Keith & Benji !
“Brilliant place to stay”
Reviewed 13 Nov 2014
Stayed at Les Freuberts with our Sons and his family that included our two young Grand Daughters
We had a fantastic time, Barbara and Keith were the perfect hosts who were always available to answer … More
Thank you for the great review. Much appreciated. We are doing maintenance now in the winter and you will be pleased to hear that a dishwasher is now installed!!! Hope to see you back one day.
Barbara & Keith & Benji!
Sleeps 2/4, La Petite Maison is a 2 bedroom farm cottage set in a tranquil, hilltop location overlooking the Mayenne Valley in the region Pays de la Loire. Open plan kitchen and living area with oak fireplace and wood burner for when the nights turn chilly in the low se
La Branjardiere is a tastefully restored, comfortable and tranquil period cottage situated on the edge of a village in the Vendee. Ideal for families and couples, the cottage is fully equipped whilst maintaining a relaxed traditional feel. Enjoy cosy evenings in by the
Set in the countryside, this cottage was perfect for us. Julia offered lots of information regarding nearby places of interest to visit. Detailed operational instructions were available which made l… More
Thank you Clara. It’s wonderful to know that the cottage can give so much pleasure to others as well as to ourselves.
“A little piece of heaven!”
Reviewed 23 Sep 2012
What a superb location right in the middle of the countryside! La Branjardiere made an excellent base with so many small towns and villages close by. The cottage is ideally located within close prox… More
“La Branjardiere..........La Fantastique.”
Reviewed 19 Sep 2012
What a fabulous cottage. La Branjardiere has been lovingly restored by the owner Julia.
It has all the comforts of home whilst retaining a charming character and many wonderful original features. It i… More
With an entirely private, solar heated swimming pool, which is never shared with anyone else, families or couples can choose their own style of holiday at our country cottage, La Joie du Muguet. Relax in privacy sitting on one of the terraces or in the shade of fruit tr
We arrived on a cold Saturday, the house was nice and warm and clean.
There was a very comprehensive welcome pack to get you started. Tea, coffee, sugar,, milk, Baguette wine and other goodies.
Thank you Rosie! For anyone else reading this - just to let you know that the new French Kingsize doubles are 160cm (5ft3ins) wide and 200cm (6ft7ins) long and have memory foam mattress toppers - so that you can all sleep even better than before!
“cant wait to come back”
Reviewed 18 May 2018
What an absolutely brilliant place to stay, i can not fault the cottage, all you need is there for your convenience and a smooth start to your holiday, the welcome pack is amazing. The hosts are ever… More
Reviewed 3 Jun 2013
Have stayed in several gites and cottages in France and most were very good, but La Joie du Muguet really was perfect
Our hosts were very helpful but never intrusive
The accommodation was spacious, we… More
Although a family home, this property is ideal for four adults who will have a choice of the three double rooms, one that includes two single beds. All beds have pillows and duvet.( Pillow cases, mattress sheet and duvet covers are not provided.) 3 pin plug sockets thro
Cottage in GUERANDE. City of Art and History, near the waterfront and beaches. This cottage offers: Living room with TV area, Dining area, fitted and equipped kitchen open to living room, a bedroom with double bed, Bathroom with shower, sink and toilet. Private garden t
Great location for visiting local attractions. The beaches are stunning and the salt marshes are amazing to look around. Sat on the edge of a national park with lots of activities for young and old. N… More
A beautiful river side cottage, with its own terrace, used by many fisherman as this a Prime Carp Fishing site, with very many large fish caught here in excess of 40 pounds. Cottage is also very suitable for quiet holidays with lazy day spent in the very warm Fre
La Bellaziere is our brand new gite. starting with a 200 year-old farmhouse it now comprises a house for six (with three bedrooms upstairs in the former hay loft) and the former barn which houses a swimming-pool and a separate apartment for two, complete with its bathro
A spacious and recently converted stable house set in a tranquil hamlet on the edge of the forest of Juigne just 14kms from the historic town of Chateaubriant.
Situated in the heart of peaceful countryside this gite is the perfect location for a relaxing French holida
17th century farm is situated in a chateau estate in the heart of the Sarthe Valley. Set in lush green fields, the cottage offers a sea of tranquillity and calm where guests can relax. The small farm has all mod cons and can accommodate up to 5 persons in 3 bedroo
Le Poussin was a farm workers cottage at La Poulerie, which as the name implies was once a chicken farm. The property has been sympathetically renovated retaining many of its original features. To the rear of the property there is a covered patio with tables and chairs
Our self catering holiday cottage has 3 bedrooms and can comfortably sleep 6 people. Outside there is a courtyard and also a spacious garden for relaxing and enjoying the sights and sounds of the local wildlife. The area around our cottage has so much to offer to
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Many thanks for making your lovely cottage available - it has formed the basis of one of our most enjoyable stays in the region with it's location providing an ideal… More
“Ideally situated for Puy Du Fou”
Reviewed 9 Sep 2014
We choose the cottage so that we were close to Puy du Fou and it was perfect. The cottage was located in rural France and therefore for August was incredibly quiet. There are no little boulangeries … More
“Great for older children as games room is fantastic”
Reviewed 4 Sep 2014
Well equipped house with a nice games room with a pool table at rear of property. It has quite a lot of steps and steep slopes and the garden is across the (quiet) road so less good younger children. … More
La Bergerie, the 'shepherd's cottage' is a lovingly restored farm cottage nestled in a pretty valley in several hectares of grounds and gardens next to the Lac de Rillé, a large lake famous for its bird life and a popular site for fishing. The River Lathan flows th
“Charming and helpful hosts made our stay special.”
Reviewed 26 Aug 2013
This cottage is very rural, yet only a 30 or 40 minute drive from the Loire river and some of its main tourist attractions. For us this this worked very well. Adrian and Sally made us feel very welcom… More
Dougebert Farmhouse lies in the heart of the Paye de la Loire region of Western France renowned for its nice weather. Spring and autumn are really mild, whilst summers are pleasantly long and hot. The area is a wonder for history lovers with opportunities to visit loca
We spent time at the cottage during a trip through Europe and we all loved every minute.
The cottage is wonderful - it is beautifully finished inside with a huge garden for our kids to play in (and u… More
We certainly don't like "losing" our visitors whether by sat nav or other reason, especially this family who were our very first guests and a delight to have stay. We are pleased you all enjoyed your holiday.
Jasmine Cottage at La Cour Cottages is a beautifully converted barn offering charming accommodation. It is situated in a pretty, rural hamlet only 1 km from the village of Masserac with it's boulangerie, cafe bar and grocery shop. Nestled on the border of Southern Britt
“A cosy cottage in a tranquil setting, perfect for a relaxing holiday”
Reviewed 14 Jun 2015
A beautifully kept stone cottage/gite, in a rural setting, very quiet and peaceful. Ideal for a relaxing holiday to get away from the busyness of life and people! Cottage was well equipped, with the a… More
“A real gem!”
Reviewed 14 May 2014
We booked Jasmine Cottage based on the recommendation of my parents who had stayed in Walnut Cottage last year and loved it. We too now feel like we have discovered a real gem. The cottage was full of… More
Reviewed 22 Aug 2015
We had a week in this fabulous cottage with a 9 year old and a twelve year old. The accommodation was of a very high standard with lots of information and advice on days out in the locality. Free cycl… More
A converted 17th century barn lovingly restored to retain its character and history. Originally built before the Vendee wars but burned by troops of the revolution in the 18th century, evidence of this can be seen on the stones of the walls where the colour has turned f
We spent two weeks in this accommodation in Chantonnay in August 2011. Barn has all the mod cons and in great condition. Nice private backgarden where we could sit out and bbq in the evenings. Local v… More
This charming self catering riverside cottage is in the Loire Valley, one of the most beautiful areas of France, the cottage is on the banks of the River Layon, a tributary of the Loire in the winemaking village of Concourson sur Layon. The nearby town of Doue la Fontai
Le Petit Bosquet is a very spacious end-terrace 'cottage' ideally suited for couples both young and mature, or a family of 4. With two double beds (one being a sofa-bed) in different rooms and two separate bathrooms; if, as a platonic couple you prefer separate facilit
“Lovely peaceful rural location with stunning views.”
Reviewed 16 Jul 2013
This property is in a stunningly quiet rural location. Ideal for anybody who wants to get away from it all with plenty to see and do in the surrounding area. The hosts, LIs and Mike, offered, for a sm… More
We are so pleased that R & J enjoyed their stay. Many thanks for the wonderful review. We try to include the little things such as information about very local, low-key activities, to get a true flavour of our chosen home and also offering advance shopping, customised 'Things to do & see' selection pack as well as our welcome gifts so that your holiday is as stress free as we can possibly make it! Perhaps next time R & J may manage more of the cycling they wanted to do - the weather was just too good this time!
Situated near Vix in the Green Venice area of the south Vendee, a village well known for its wine producers. The village is within cycling distance and offers basic shops and a bar/restaurant. Cycle hire and delivery can be organised. Further along the riverbank there i
Find our cottage "Angevine Sweetness" in a 10 ha on the Loire river park 15 minutes from Saumur only. Once the hen, It is part of the ancient castle and was recently renovated with ancient materials to offer modern comfort in an authentic environment. Two rooms separate
“Perfect Gite for our holiday in the Loire Valley.”
Reviewed 18 Dec 2013
Cannot praise it highly enough, Host very welcoming, Gite has everything needed and very comfortable, Perfectly placed for accessing the surrounding area of the Loire valley/amenities/sights. Cost of … More
“Very peaceful and attractive Gite. Friendly owner. Highly recommended.”
Reviewed 12 Jul 2016
lovely Gite. very convenient for exploring the region. Petra, the owner lives in the next door property and was very friendly and helpful. Highly recommended.… More
Thank you David for this beautiful review. Robin enjoyed the football with Lucas. I look forward to seeing you again.
Blissfully secluded with panoramic views, our country estate is conveniently located on the outskirts of a local town with supermarkets, restaurants, deli, bars & bakeries only 2km away. Easy to find and surrounded by things to do. The ideal place to relax, spend qualit
Highly recommend the accommodation beautiful location for a relaxing time so peaceful and spotlessly clean. Warm and friendly hosts that made the place complete.… More
“What an amazing place!!!”
Reviewed 2 Nov 2012
This was my first time in France and I loved it. The owners made me and my family very welcome and the barn was so homely and comfortable. The views were breathtaking and we had everything to hand. … More
“Tasteful and thoughtfully equipped cottage in lovely quiet spot”
Reviewed 30 Sep 2012
Cottage was well equipped (e.g, washing up liquid, towels, etc.) to make it easy for travellers. Tasteful decor and great outdoor space. Owner was friendly and informative but not obtrusive. In resp… More
Sleeps 4. 2 bedroomed, fully equipped, charming traditional Vendeen cottage with 2 patios and private garden. Situated in a small hamlet, on the edge of the village in the peace of the countryside but only 15 mins drive to the vast sandy EC blue flag award
Spacious and comfortable accommodation, with it's own heated pool, in an authentic rural setting. In a farming hamlet, just 3 miles/5km from the village (Le Poire sur Vie - supermarket, bar, restaurant, shops). 22 miles/35km from the fishing port and sandy beaches of St
La Bonne Marie is a detached country stone cottage, in a quiet rural location. The cottage is fully centrally heated for the winter months and has a delightful swimming pool for the summer months. The house is in a very secure space with an acre of garden dedicated t
This two bedroom cottage is set in wonderful countryside with history all around. Situated on a large smallholding. The property consists of two bedrooms. One double with cot and the other with two single beds. Both rooms have sink and tea making facilities.
Le Rosaire is a delightful 50m2 gîte a few metres from the banks of the Loire and a short stroll from the historic centre of Saumur, with its wide array of shops, bars, restaurants . Along with the comfortable lounge with a sofa bed , there's a well-equipped kitc
A delightful cottage offering excellent value for family holidays. Just 7 miles / 12km from the beautiful sandy beaches of La Tranche sur Mer (indoor fun pool, water sports, sailing, jet-skis, go-karts, cycle hire). Situated in the centre of the pretty village of La Jon
Abbaye Cottage lies at the heart of the medieval Abbey village of Fontevraud -final resting place of the Plantagenet Kings Henry II and Richard Coeur de Lion. The detached cottage is set back from the main road and is accessed through a private locked gate and co
Everything was thought about in the cottage. Cleanliness and comfort was outstanding and the cottage and surrounding area is beautiful. The cottage had loads of hot water and the showers where great, … More
We are so pleased that you enjoyed your time at Abbaye Cottage. We will look forward to welcoming you back again soon.
“Another great week in Abbaye Cottage”
Reviewed 8 Jun 2015
Lucy & Robert the owners couldn't be more helpful. Fresh homemade cakes and chilled bubbly on arrival. The cottage has everything you need and the location is perfect. Bakery next door has superb br… More
Thanks for this great review. We really enjoyed having you stay a second time, and hope that you will come again too!
Very large wooded garden with terraces and fishing lake, BBQ, picnic areas, garden views to lake, river, mill pond and lavoir. Outside eating area overlooking lake and garden. If you are looking for peace and tranquillity and good access to what the Loire Valley has to
Les Parillers is a longere - a long farmhouse Totally private and and all your for your holiday It has all the conveniences of modern living and is ideal for a family who enjoy country life. It is also a heaven of peace and tranquility for those who just w
Les Parillers is quite a special place. The four of us including our two boys ages 14 & 11 loved it! It is in the most fantatstic setting and we all enjoyed the parkland, we took cricket and badmi… More
“Ideal getaway haven for peace and quiet”
Reviewed 18 May 2012
Beautifully presented property with wonderful pool and grounds. Perfect for al fresco dining and relaxing sunsets with a glass of wine. The kitchen is rustic and the rooms are tastefully decorated. … More
“Les Parillers has to be the best holiday property we have ever visited!”
Reviewed 16 Apr 2012
Les Parillers is a paradise in the country. With excellent facilities, and surrounded by a wonderful 4 acre garden with mature trees and a moat with fish, frogs and lizards. So quiet and restful at an… More
3 km from Jard-sur-mer center (Vendée region ) , 4 km from the beaches .Located in a quiet place with a nice landscape , a path (forbidden to cars) begin some meters from the house and arrive to the sea through pine-tree forest .The house provide 1 living-room with th
The lodging of Chateau Fouquet is a small house completely restored, situated on a vineyard fame, surrounded by vineyards. It has a private garden, a large kitchen overlooking the garden and vineyards, a lounge, two or three bedrooms depending on your needs Ca
Wisteria Barn at La Cour Cottages is a beautifully converted barn offering charming accommodation. It is situated in a pretty, rural hamlet only 1 km from the village of Masserac with it's boulangerie, cafe bar and grocery shop. Nestled on the border of Southern Brittan
for those wishing for a well equipped , extremely comfortable and spotlessly clean holiday let this is it.!!!!
Maria and Tony made us feel welcome before we had chance to emerge from the car. and were… More
It is a detached stone built cottage surrounded by its own enclosed garden on the edge of a small village. It is fully equipped with one double bedded room, one double room with twin beds and a luxury sofa bed in the sitting room. Large lounge, full gas fired central
Delightful independent modern holiday cottage, 3 miles from the beach with full access to all the facilities of our 6 gîte complex in La Chaize-Giraud (5 mins' walk heated swimming pool and table tennis).The cottage is on a quiet country road leading to the coast and t
Bags of character and tucked away in a small village that has a Boulangerie - so a morning walk for Croissants is a must!
L'Ancienne Cure is a detached stone cottage and village Rectory - dating back to the 15th century.
A brilliant place to cycle - there are marked r
One of the two holiday cottages at La Haute Mare in the south Vendee, Les Moissons is a former farm bakehouse that has been carefully renovated to provide comfortable accommodation for 8 people. Whilst sharing the superb swimming pool, large grounds and excellent childr
Charming Romantic luxury Character Cottage In a Quiet Country Setting , having all the traditional features of exposed stone walls, beams and a large fireplace which has been tastefully restored there are all the modern amenities that you would expect of luxury accomm
“Peaceful and lovely place to relax and explore the Valley”
Reviewed 18 Apr 2013
Tastefully decorated lovely cottage to stay exactly as described by the owners who are very nice and helpful. Very good location, although we couldn't find the place at first and the owner helped us … More
Thank you for staying with us, it was a pleasure It would be nice for you to return and catch up on all the exciting things you missed.