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Le Tournesol Gite

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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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Listing #HL225435
About the Manager
Annette Khan (Property Manager Vendee Holiday Cottages)
Languages spoken:English, French
Response Rate:100%
Response Time:Within a few hours
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Reviewed August 28, 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...More

Thank Route1958
Reviewed January 31, 2016

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...More

Thank AshleyJDrake
Management response:Responded February 1, 2016

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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Reviewed November 8, 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...More

Thank terpat_belfast
  • Balcony or Terrace
  • Cable/satellite TV
  • 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
  • Shared Outdoor Pool (Heated)
  • Shared Yard
  • Shower Rooms (1)
  • Single Beds:(2)
  • Sofa Beds:(1)
  • Stove
  • 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...
House rules
    Pets allowed
    Smoking not allowed
    Check in: 4:00 PM
    Check out: 10:00 AM
    1 Shower
    2 Twins
    1 Full
    1 Sofa
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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.

Dates Min stay Per week
Jun 2, 2018 -
Jun 29, 2018
High Season
7 nights
Jun 30, 2018 -
Aug 31, 2018
Peak Season
7 nights
Sep 1, 2018 -
Sep 28, 2018
High Season
7 nights
Sep 29, 2018 -
Nov 2, 2018
Low Season
7 nights
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.
  • Damage Deposit: $133 / stay - Deposit
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 neighborhood
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...
Car recommended
How to get there
Airport: Nantes Airport: 49.7 mi
Railway: Chantonnay: 6.2 mi
Ferry: St Malo: 174.0 mi
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: 28.0 mi.
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