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Les Petites Pierres

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2 Bedrooms , 1 Bathroom , Sleeps 5
Vernoux-en-Gatine, Deux-Sevres, Nouvelle-Aquitaine
Les Petites Pierres, our cosy 18th Century cottage, is well-equipped and has a woodburner for those out-of-season breaks.
The 2 acre site provides ample room for relaxing or playing, and there are lovely walks right on the doorstep.
In this sheltered and unspoilt valley there is an abundance of Wildlife to admire.
Overhead, there are Buzzards, Woodpeckers ,Owls and numerous other woodland species .
Naerby lakes and ponds attract Kingfishers, Herons,Ducks ,Frogs and Toads.
There are masses of Butterflies and Ladybirds, and our Wildflower area will attract even more species.Lizards bathe in the glorious sunshine on walls and stones.Our Walnut Tree attracts the gorgeous Red Squirrels .It is fascinating to watch their aerial acrobatics.

We are 10 minutes away from Pescalis,Europe's premier fishing complex with more than 250 acres of l...
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Listing #HL227421
About the Owner
Anne T
Languages spoken:English, French, Spanish
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:February 2012
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Reviewed 12 July 2015

We arrived on a drizzly day to be welcomed by Anne and Ray, who were very friendly and helpful during the entirety of our stay. The gite itself is in a beautiful valley, surrounded by woodland, with a small river at the bottom, and one...More

Date of stay: June 2015
Thank SafariBabar
Reviewed 3 October 2013

We are a family of 2 adults and 3 children under 9. We highly recommend this gite. We arrived later than planned and Anne and Ray were waiting to welcome us and give us a tour of the property. She kept the pool open an...More

Date of stay: August 2013
Thank eurotripperIreland
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Reviewed 26 June 2013

We have recently returned from a trip to Les Petites Pierres and thoroughly enjoyed our stay. The cottage is has lots of features lovely fireplace and beams and is very cosy, the most comfortable beds we have slept in. The owners Anne & Ray are...More

Date of stay: June 2013
Thank kimberleyclose
  • Balcony or Terrace
  • Cable/satellite TV
  • Children's Pool
  • Cooker
  • Cots:(2)
  • Dining Seats (5)
  • Double Beds:(1)
  • DVD Player
  • Fireplace
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Hairdryer
  • Highchair
  • Internet Access
  • Iron
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room Seats (5)
  • Microwave
  • Parking
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Private Garden
  • Refrigerator
  • Shared Garden
  • Shared Outdoor Pool (Unheated)
  • Shower Rooms (1)
  • Single Beds:(2)
  • Suitable For Children Under 5
  • Toaster
  • TV
  • VCR
  • Washer
  • Wi-Fi
Additional amenities & feature info
Les Petites Pierres ,or 'little stones' , is a 2 bedroomed Gite, sleeping up to 5 plus cot. A charmingly renovated 18th century cottage furnished to a high standard throughout.


The comfortable lounge/diner has a 'typically French' feel with original oak beams, a solid oak fire surround and a woodburner for early/late season stays.There is a UK TV (freesat),Video/DVD player ,CD player and a selection of DVDs, books and games.
The well-equipped kitchen contains the Gas Cooker, Fridge-Freezer, Microwave and Washing Machine.
The shower room and toilet has a shaver point and heated towel rail.


The 2 bedrooms have original oak beams and views over the woods at the front.
There is one double and one twin bedroom, and the latter can accommodate...
House rules
    Pets not allowed
    Smoking not allowed
    Check in: 4:00 PM
    Check out: 10:00 AM
    1 Shower
    2 Twins
    2 Cribs
    1 Full
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Rates are calculated based on the latest information provided. Please contact the manager/owner to confirm actual rates for your requested dates.

Please contact the manager for complete rate information.
  • Damage Deposit: $95 / stay - Deposit
  • Taxe de Sejour: $10 / stay - Fee
Additional Rate and Availability Information
Booking all 3 gites attracts a 10% discount - 2 gites a 5% discount.
Bath towels can be hired at 15 euros per week.
We require a refundable Security Deposit of £50 per week for Les Petites Pierres - payable with your balancing Holiday payment, and refunded within 7 days of your departure.
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About the neighbourhood
An Intermarche Supermarket is within 5 minutes, and 4 SuperU Supermarkets within 20 minutes
L'Absie ( 5 minutes) has child - friendly , good value restaurants and other essential local services
Within 20 minuutes, there are adventure parks, lakeside beaches with pedalos and kayaking, karting,horseriding,Pescalis the huge fishing complex, and , importantly ,a number of good restaurants.
There are many glorious walks on our very doorstep!
Parthenay has a number of festivals each year - do check our Facebook page for more details.
Car advised
How to get there
Airport: La Rochelle: 89.0 km
Railway: Niort: 38.0 km
Ferry: St Malo: 291.0 km
We are within easy reach of a number of Airports and Channel ports, also the TGV network ( connecting with Eurostar).
Ferries: The Ports of Cherbourg(452km), Le Havre (448km)and Roscoff (430km), Caen (365km) ,Calais (630km) and St Malo (291km) are well positioned for travelling to us from the UK with Brittany Ferries (from Portsmouth, Poole or Plymouth) , LD lines (from Portsmouth or Newhaven) and Condor Ferries (from Poole or Weymouth).
Eurotunnel 'Le Shuttle': A popular route for our visitors.
Trains: Book through Eurostar from London St Pancras to Poitiers, via Lille.Poitiers station is an hour from Paris by TGV.
Buses: National Express run a bus service from London to Poitiers.
Airports: La Rochelle, Poitiers, and Nantes airports are within 1hr 30mins drive from us and Tours is...
Activities nearby
Fishing Nearby, There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive, Horse Riding Nearby, There Are Tennis Courts Nearby, Watersports Nearby, Nearest Beach: 75.0 km.
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