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Les Volets Bleus

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3 Bedrooms , 2 Bathrooms , Sleeps 6
Arcais, Deux-Sevres, Nouvelle-Aquitaine
This family sized house is situated directly in a village in the heart of the Venise Verte (Green Venice), recently named one of France's Grandes Sites. The gite sleeps 6 and offers well equipped accommodation with lounge, separate kitchen/ diner which has a barn door onto the terrace and garden. Upstairs there are 3 bedrooms; a master with a double bed, and two other interconnecting bedrooms, one with a double bed and one with 2 single beds. The bathroom is upstairs and there is a second wc on the ground floor. A travel cot and highchair can be provided.

There is a sunny, enclosed and gated garden equipped for al fresco dining, sunbathing and barbeques. We offer the use of a 3 man canoe and 2 adult bikes in order for our guests to explore the very unique, local area. The intriguing network of canals and waterways is just down a...
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Listing #HL372964
About the Owner
Linda E
Languages spoken:German, Russian, English, French
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:March 2013
Interaction with guests
Owners live on site in a neighbouring barn. We are available for help and advice if required but discreet. We can look after dogs for example if guests wish to go off for the day. Local produce can also be procured from us or very nearby.
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Reviewed 24 February 2018

What a lovely stay we had in Linda's gite. The house is charming and very comfortable. The eat-in kitchen is modern and well-equipped. There is a piano in the sitting room. There is a lovely sitting area in the garden. As it is winter, the...More

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LindaE79, VR Owner at Les Volets Bleus, responded to this reviewResponded 25 February 2018

Many thanks for your kind review. We would be delighted to welcome you back anytime!

Reviewed 11 August 2017

The Marais Poitevin is a beautiful area and has a wonderfully 'undiscovered' feeling in spite of its obviously popularity with cyclists and boating enthusiasts. Les Volets Bleus provides a welcoming and comfortable base from which to explore. Linda and Mike have thought of everything necessary...More

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Reviewed 1 August 2017

We have been very pleased to meet Linda and Mike and have enjoyed a very friendly and cosy stay at "Les volets bleus" in Arçais. The area is indeed worth the visit and beautiful, with many opportunities for discovery and canoeing in the "Green Venice"....More

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  • Balcony or Terrace
  • Blender
  • Boat Available
  • Books
  • Cooker
  • Dining Seats (8)
  • Dishwasher
  • Double Beds:(2)
  • Dryer
  • DVD Player
  • Fireplace
  • Freezer
  • Full Baths (1)
  • Grill
  • Hairdryer
  • Half Baths (1)
  • Highchair
  • Internet Access
  • Iron
  • Kettle
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room Seats (7)
  • Local Guides/Maps
  • Microwave
  • Private Garden
  • Refrigerator
  • Single Beds:(2)
  • Stereo System
  • Suitable For Children Under 5
  • Toaster
  • TV
  • Washer
  • Wi-Fi
House rules
    Pets allowed
    Smoking not allowed
    Check in: 3:00 PM
    Check out: 11:00 AM
Suitable for an absolute maximum of 6 adults. No parties allowed, however good location for reunion of friends over a weekend for example. Pets allowed on request.
    1 Full bath
    1 Half bath
    2 Fulls
    2 Twins
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  • Final cleaning on option: $93 / stay - Fee
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Getting around
A car is recommended for this holiday though bikers, cyclists and walkers will appreciate the small tracks and roads in the marsh for the peace and safety they offer. This is a great place for cyclists and those with small children as there are lots of tracks.
Car advised
How to get there
Airport: La Rochelle : 50.0 km
Railway: Niort : 30.0 km
Ferry: St Malo : 300.0 km
4 hour drive from port of St Malo, 8 hours from Calais, Dieppe etc. La Rochelle airport is the nearest at around 45 minutes away. Car hire is available at airport or in local supermarkets at a cheaper rate. Bordeaux airport is approx. 2 hours away.
Activities nearby
Fishing Nearby, Horse Riding Nearby, There Are Tennis Courts Nearby, Watersports Nearby, Nearest Beach: 51.0 km.
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