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Stone Cottage, Dolphin Gîtes, Vendée

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Stone Cottage
Heated pool, Dolphin Gîtes
Brétignolles sur mer, cycle path
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2 bedrooms
1 bathroom
5 guests
7 nights minimum
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Stone Cottage est un gîte au charme ancien et au confort moderne qui accueille une famille de 5 personnes. Il est situé à 5 km des plages de Brétignolles sur mer, dans une ruelle calme au coeur du village pittoresque de La Chaize-Giraud. Sur place vous pouvez profiter d'un jardin privatif avec vue sur la vallée du Jaunay, de la piscine chauffée partagée de 5mx10m (chauffée de fin mai à mi-septembre), de l'aire de ping-pong abritée, ainsi que des jardins de Dolphin Gîtes avec aire de foot et balançoires. Stone Cottage, 60 m2, est le plus grand des six gîtes de Dolphin Gîtes, avec 2 grandes chambres (l'une avec lit king de 160 cm, et l'autre avec un lit d'une personne et des lits superposés de 90 cm), et une salle d'eau avec douche extra-large. Parking privé. Stone Cottage provides ...Stone Cottage est un gîte au charme ancien et au confort moderne qui accueille une famille de 5 personnes. Il est situé à 5 km des plages de Brétignolles sur mer, dans une ruelle calme au coeur du village pittoresque de La Chaize-Giraud. Sur place vous pouvez profiter d'un jardin privatif avec vue sur la vallée du Jaunay, de la piscine chauffée partagée de 5mx10m (chauffée de fin mai à mi-septembre), de l'aire de ping-pong abritée, ainsi que des jardins de Dolphin Gîtes avec aire de foot et balançoires. Stone Cottage, 60 m2, est le plus grand des six gîtes de Dolphin Gîtes, avec 2 grandes chambres (l'une avec lit king de 160 cm, et l'autre avec un lit d'une personne et des lits superposés de 90 cm), et une salle d'eau avec douche extra-large. Parking privé. Stone Cottage provides the perfect setting for a wonderful family holiday. It is located on a quiet road, only 5km from the beach. There are excellent facilities on-site and you can relax beside the pool or spend the day at the beach. Stone cottage is one of six self-catering gites (cottages) situated in 1.5 acres of beautiful gardens, with a private heated pool, only 5 mins' drive from the coast. The cottage is equipped with UK TV, and free WiFi. Stone Cottage is fully furnished with modern appliances including washing machine, dishwasher, fridge freezer, microwave, oven, infra-red hob, UK satellite TV and a DVD player. Living space: 60 m2More
House Rules
Pets Allowed: No
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
Bathrooms
1 Full bath
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About the Owner
Cathy P
Languages spoken:English, French
Response Rate:100%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:September 2012
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Reviewed August 8, 2020

Spacious accommodation in a lovely setting. We loved the pool and the baguette van that comes each morning. Very close to beaches and other attractions. Lovely hosts, we came during COVID-19 and the simple pragmatic approach of the hosts made us feel very safe without...More

Date of stay: July 2020
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Cathy85220, VR Owner at Stone Cottage, Dolphin Gites, Vendee, responded to this reviewResponded August 16, 2020

Thank you for your review. We are delighted that you enjoyed your holiday at Dolphin Gîtes this summer, despite the difficult circumstances and we hope to be able to accommodate you again in the future.

Reviewed August 13, 2019

A wonderful place to stay, very family friendly, large enclosed garden safe for little ones to run around or cycle around, with gated access to a fabulous pool. Accommodation was clean, spacious and homely, very comfortable. The owners were friendly, and very helpful. I would...More

Date of stay: August 2019
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Cathy85220, VR Owner at Stone Cottage, Dolphin Gites, Vendee, responded to this reviewResponded August 21, 2019

Thank you for your kind review. We look forward to welcoming you back.

Reviewed August 19, 2018 via mobile

This is our second visit to the Vendé, but by far the best. So much so that we are returning next year to Dolphin Gites. We stayed in Stone Cottage which is spacious full of character and plenty of room for a family of 5....More

Date of stay: August 2018
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Cathy85220, VR Owner at Stone Cottage, Dolphin Gites, Vendee, responded to this reviewResponded August 20, 2018

Thank you for your very positive review. We are very pleased that you enjoyed your holiday at Dolphin Gîtes and we look forward to welcoming you back next year!

Reviewed September 4, 2017

We stayed at Stone Cottage for two weeks in August 2017 and were lucky to have great weather with plenty of sunshine. We would book again for next year but it's already booked! Gem of a cottage in a quiet French village close to lovely...More

Date of stay: August 2017
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Cathy85220, VR Owner at Stone Cottage, Dolphin Gites, Vendee, responded to this reviewResponded September 10, 2017

Thank you for taking the time to review your stay at Dolphin Gîtes. We are delighted that you had a nice holiday and we hope to be able to welcome you back in the near future.

Reviewed August 15, 2017 via mobile

It's our 2nd visit to dolphin gites and we couldn't fault anything. The accommodation was fantastic. Everything we needed for a family holiday. Having our own garden is also ideal for family meals, although our son spent most of his time in the extensive garden...More

Date of stay: August 2017
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Cathy85220, VR Owner at Stone Cottage, Dolphin Gites, Vendee, responded to this reviewResponded August 28, 2017

Thank you for your kind review. We are very pleased that you had a relaxing holiday at Dolphin Gîtes and we look forward to welcoming you back next summer.

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Reviewed August 4, 2017

Lovely old cottage with everything you could need. Fab garden barbecue etc all for personal use. Great pool area and large field for ball games or just a stroll. A beautiful peaceful location but near to everything. Our granddaughter loved it.The weather was excellent and...More

Date of stay: June 2017
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Cathy85220, VR Owner at Stone Cottage, Dolphin Gites, Vendee, responded to this reviewResponded August 6, 2017

Thank you for your kind review. We hope to be able to accommodate you again at Dolphin Gîtes in the future.

Reviewed December 15, 2016

Our third stay in Stone Cottage and Dolphin Gites. Howard and Cathy made us very welcome as usual. The weather this year was not as good as we had previously but at the time most of northern Europe was experiencing the same thing. However we...More

Date of stay: June 2016
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Cathy85220, VR Owner at Stone Cottage, Dolphin Gites, Vendee, responded to this reviewResponded December 16, 2016

Thank you for your comments. We promise you more sunshine next summer!

Reviewed November 5, 2015

My family relaxed completely and enjoyed our stay. Close to a local town with good nearby amenities such as supermarkets. A lovely pool, well equipped kitchen - all the practical things you need to make a holiday easy.

Date of stay: July 2015
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Reviewed August 5, 2015

Our second review of this gite and things have only got better. Gite 5 now has a brand new king size bed although there was nothing wrong with the previous one. We had two Tuesday evening guest meetings this time where Cathy and Howard supplied...More

Date of stay: June 2015
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Reviewed July 24, 2014

We have rented gites from Brittany down to the western Pyrenees over the last twenty years so have a modicum of experience. The gite is spacious and airy with a well equipped kitchen with a four burner hob and a free standing electric oven/ grill...More

Date of stay: June 2014
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Cathy85220, VR Owner at Stone Cottage, Dolphin Gites, Vendee, responded to this reviewResponded August 8, 2014

Thank you for your kind comments. We look forward to welcoming you back next summer.

Amenities
Pets Allowed: No
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
DVD Player
Balcony
Grill
Books
Dishwasher
Dryer
Freezer
Refrigerator
Game Room
Highchair
Housekeeping Optional
Internet Access
Iron
Kettle
Local Guides/Maps
Microwave
Outdoor Dining Area
Patio
Ping Pong Table
Playground
Private Yard
Cable/satellite TV
Secure Parking
Shared Outdoor Pool (Heated)
Stereo System
Stove
Swingset
Terrace
Toaster
Trampoline
TV
VCR
Washer
Wi-Fi
Fishing Nearby
There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive
Horse Riding Nearby
There Are Tennis Courts Nearby
Water Park Nearby
Watersports Nearby
Beach Or Lakeside Relaxation
Cycling Trips
Hiking Trips
Long Term Rentals (Over 1 Month)
Rural/Countryside Retreats
House Swap
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About the neighborhood
Le restaurant La Chaize Gourmande est à 3 minutes à pied et la supérette Spar à 1 km. Le magnifique Lac du Jaunay est à 10 minutes en voiture et Le Puy du Fou à une bonne heure. Les plages de Brétignolles sur mer sont à quelques minutes en voiture et la piste cyclable vers la côte commence à 50 m de nos gîtes. La Chaize Gourmande gastro restaurant is just round the corner from our gîtes. There is a Spar shop in walking distance from the gîtes. The nearest beach is 7 minute drive from the gîtes, the cycle path to the coast starts just outside the gîtes.
Getting around
The Normandelière at Brétignolles sur-mer is a great beach with a crêperie in the dunes.Other great beaches include the Grande Plage at St Gilles, and the famous bow shaped beach at Les Sables d'Olonne. There are miles of new cycle paths along the coast and through the countryside. If you like rambling, you will enjoy the scenic lake Jaunay.The Puy du Fou Park is only one hour's drive from Dolphin Gîtes.
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Frequently Asked Questions about Stone Cottage, Dolphin Gîtes, Vendée

Stone Cottage, Dolphin Gîtes, Vendée is able to accommodate up to 5 guests. See all property details.

Stone Cottage, Dolphin Gîtes, Vendée has one bathroom available. See all property details.

Stone Cottage, Dolphin Gîtes, Vendée has 2 bedrooms available. See all property details.

Stays at Stone Cottage, Dolphin Gîtes, Vendée must last at least 7 nights. See all property details.