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Country Cottage, La Chaize-Giraud, Vendee

Heated swimming-pool
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4.5 of 5 stars
Very good
6 reviews
Heated swimming-pool
Rear view of gîte
Heated swimming-pool
Kitchen
Kitchen
View from pool
Night swim
Dining room
Living room
Enclosed rear garden
Drinks evening
Covered patio area
Daily delivery by baker
Heated swimming-pool
Covered table-tennis
Gardens
Front of gites
Road at night
Beach at Bretignolles-sur-mer
Beach at Bretignolles-sur-mer
Heated swimming-pool
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Overview
Rental Home /
3 Bedrooms, 1 Bathroom, Sleeps 8
La Chaize Giraud, Vendee, Pays de la Loire
The Country Cottage is a spacious, comfortable and well equipped holiday house, with 3 large bedrooms, sharing all the on-site facilities of our 7 gîte complex, which include the heated swimming pool, table tennis, children's play area and large spacious landscaped gardens. It is located 5 minutes from the beaches of Brétignolles sur mer.The gîte has the benefit of an enclosed garden, whilst remaining ideally positioned within the complex. The gîte has an enclosed garden at the rear, a private outdoor sheltered dining area, allocated parking next to the gite and direct access to the heated swimming pool.

'The gite is superb with a great enclosed garden and the pool was brilliant and heated. Had a very enjoyable stay and would be more than happy to return. Veranda a brilliant idea, very cosy and a great addition to the gite.'...
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About the owner, Cathy P
Languages spoken: English, French
Calendar Updated: 9 days ago
Listed since : Sep 2012
Overall rating: 4.9 / 5.0
Based on 39 reviews and 6 properties
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Listing #HL268443 by: Holiday Lettings
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4.5 of 5 stars Very good - based on 6 reviews
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RJMLondon
London, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
76 reviews
54 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 72 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 1, 2015 for a stay in August 2014

We had a great family holiday staying at Dolphin Gites. The gite we rented (gite 4) was huge and more than big enough for the five of us. The owners were very friendly throughout and threw a very enjoyable meet and greet with the other guests during our stay. We appreciated the enclosed communal garden, which gave the kids a... more

Norah L
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2015 for a stay in December 2014

We’ve been back to the Country Cottage twice now and both holidays have really lived up to our expectations. Not very technically minded so we’re a little late in reviewing our first holiday (2012) on TripAdvisor but we’ll make the most of our stay this Christmas to make up it - better late than never!! Cathy and Howard have made... more

BigKid36
Hythe, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2014 for a stay in July 2014
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people found this review helpful

First off - family with 3 children 7,9 and 10. Arrived - nice welcome and lovely clean gite. Then Cathy gives you what can and cannot be done set of rules which is understandable as they want to keep the place OK. Mind children are not allowed to climb trees. You have to hand over your deposit which for us... more

Management response:

Thank you for taking the time to review Dolphin Gites. We are sorry to hear that you had difficulty relaxing at times during your stay as we aim to provide the best possible experience for everybody. Our rules are primarily for the safety of young children and to give parents peace of mind during their holiday. However, we will certainly... more

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Amenities
  • Balcony
  • Blender
  • Books
  • Central Heating
  • Cots:(1)
  • Dining Seats (8)
  • Dishwasher
  • Double Beds:(2)
  • Dryer
  • DVD Player
  • Freezer
  • Game Room
  • Grill
  • Highchair
  • Housekeeping Optional
  • Internet Access
  • Iron
  • Kettle
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room Seats (8)
  • Local Guides/Maps
  • Microwave
  • Outdoor Dining Area
  • Patio
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Playground
  • Private Yard
  • Refrigerator
  • Satellite TV
  • Secure Parking
  • Shared Outdoor Pool (Heated)
  • Shower Rooms (1)
  • Staffed Property
  • Stereo System
  • Stove
  • Swingset
  • Terrace
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • Trampoline
  • TV
  • VCR
  • Washer
  • Wi-Fi
Suitability
  • Wheelchair Access:
    No
  • Elder Access:
    No
  • Pets Allowed:
    No
  • Smoking Allowed:
    Yes
  • Suitable for Children:
    Yes
Additional amenities & feature info
The Country Cottage is spacious and well equipped. The gite has the benefit of an enclosed garden with its private covered patio, whilst remaining ideally positioned within the complex, near the heated swimming-pool and play area.


'The gite is superb with a great enclosed garden and the pool was brilliant and heated. Had a very enjoyable stay and would be more than happy to return. Veranda a brilliant idea, very cosy and a great addition to the gite.' (K. family, from Ireland).

'Really enjoyed this gite complex. Visited many in the past and this is one of only two that we would like to visit again. Lovely atmosphere, welcoming and accommodating. Both J and A have enjoyed and benefited from their time with Catherine. Many thanks.' (M. family, from Middlesex)

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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 Weeknight Weekend night Per week
Default 6 nights
$167
£115
$167
£115
$988
£680
Sep 27, 2015 -
May 13, 2016
Low season
7 nights -- --
$581
£400
May 14, 2016 -
Jul 1, 2016
High season
7 nights -- --
$1,090
£750
Jul 2, 2016 -
Aug 27, 2016
Peak season
7 nights -- --
$1,395
£960
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Please note: rates may have been converted from the original local currency to U.S. Dollars and are approximate rates that may change due to exchange rate fluctuation. Please contact the manager to confirm actual rates for your requested dates.
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Access
Car advised
How to get there
Airport: Nantes: 49.7 mi
Railway: Saint-Gilles-Croix de Vie: 7.5 mi
Ferry: Saint-Malo: 155.3 mi
Fly or drive? The choice is yours. You can fly into Nantes and hire a car, or you can drive from the UK crossing the Channel by ferry or tunnel. We are located about 3 hours' drive from the Channel port of St Malo, and about half a day's drive from the other main ports of Cherbourg, Caen and Le Havre.

There are daily flights to and from Nantes airport from the UK, USA and Ireland. You can fly into Nantes, hire a car at the airport for the duration of your stay at Dophin Gites.  We are about 1 hour's drive from Nantes airport.

If you are flying from the UK, look at Flybe or Easyjet or from Ireland, Ryanair for cheap flights. The earlier you book your flight, the cheaper the flight.
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: 3.1 mi.
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