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Le Tournesol Gite

Rental Home -
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
Listed Since:May 2007
Interaction with guests
Paul and Esme, your hosts, live in the house next door to your gite and are on hand to offer help and advice during your stay, plus the odd glass of wine!
Reviews from our community
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Reviewed September 3, 2018

Stayed for an amazing week with wonderful hosts. The Gite is very clean, well equipped and great for kids. Our girls loved the pool and the surrounding area is very nice to explore with plenty to do. Paul & Esme cant do enough for you...More

Date of stay: August 2018
Thank michaelhart2018
Management response:Responded September 17, 2018

Glad to hear that you enjoyed yourselves and hopefully we will see you again soon!

Reviewed July 10, 2018

Gite Le Tounesol was exactly as we had hoped. Tucked away in a tiny hamlet just outside St Hermine it was the perfect get away from it all location. The accommodation has everything needed for a self catering stay with good sized fridge freezer and...More

Date of stay: June 2018
Thank Mick I
Management response:Responded July 17, 2018

Many thanks for leaving this lovely review!

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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

Date of stay: August 2016
Thank Route1958
  • 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
    1 Sofa
    1 Full
    2 Twins
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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: $129 / 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, direct bank transfer or credit card.
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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...
Getting around
A car is essential for your visit as this property is located in a small hamlet with the nearest shops a 10 minute drive away.
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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