Chez Lavender

Chez Lavender - From £325 - £975 per Week

Region: Pays de la Loire / Department: Vendée

  • Chez Lavender heated pool
  • Chez Lavender lounge

  • Chez Lavender dining

  • Chez Lavender wood burner

  • Chez Lavender kitchen

  • Chez Lavender bathroom

  • Chez Lavender bedroom

  • Chez Lavender single

  • Chez Lavender twin

  • Chez Lavender

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This newly renovated holiday home is perfectly fitted out to be the perfect base to discover the Vendee region of France.   With plenty to do in the local area, it’s also a great place to relax, with comfortable surroundings, large garden and private heated swimming pool.

Chez Lavender offers:

  •          3 Bedrooms, Sleeping 5 (1 double, 1 twin, 1 single)
  • 42inch flat screen TV, lamp, cabinet with bluetooth MP3 speaker, DVD player, English free-view Satellite TV.
  • DVDs, books and games
  • Mobile Wi-Fi
  • Fully equipped Kitchen with fitted units, fridge freezer, microwave, gas hob, electric oven, dishwasher, kettle, toaster
  • Private Swimming Pool, 6 x 4.5 metre decagonal elongated Swimming Pool. One level – 1.2m (no shallow end).
  • Decked area with Sun Loungers. Outside Solar Powered Shower

Tour de France comes to nearby Fontenay le Compte, 7th July 2018.

This restored traditional village house benefits from a large, beamed lounge/dining room and a well-equipped modern kitchen. There are 3 good sized bedrooms with quality oak furniture and a utility room. The decoration and equipment of the cottage is to a very high standard and offers maximum comfort and convenience for families or couples.

The garden is a good size and private and a great feature is the solar heated swimming pool. The pool is fully enclosed for safety purposes and there are sun beds for soaking up the sun in the all-day sun trap. There is an outdoor dining table and barbeque for alfresco dining.

Nearby is the beautiful Mervent-Vouvant Forest with its 200km well signed walk, cycling and bridleways and its large lake offering many water-sports and activities.

Local amenities are only a couple of minutes away in the pretty village of Foussais Payre. The nearest town of Fontenay-le-Compte, offers 2 large supermarkets which is only 15 minutes away.

The cottage is situated with a good sized private garden in a lovely hamlet in the middle of the Vendée countryside.

Local Attractions

This holiday home is located near to the massive forest of Mervent/Vouvant in the pretty hamlet of Payre sur Vendée, Foussais Payre. The cottage is in the heart of the countryside, in the historic hamlet with its protected Lime Kilns and the Tree of Liberty.

The “Petite Cité de Caractère” of Foussais Payre is just 2 km away(2 mins by car), which has a small Grocery, a Bakers, a Fishmongers, a Chocolate shop, a Butchers, a Bar with restaurant (open at lunchtime) and a Tourist Office.

The village of Mervent is just 9 km away (13 mins), which has a larger grocery, 4 bars and 5 restaurants, a tourist office and a couple of hairdressers. The Lake at Mervent, within the forest has many activities including kayaking, sailing, fishing, a small beach, pedloes and there are many signed walks, cycling and bridleways.

The “prettiest village in South Vendée” Vouvant is just 11 km away (14 mins), The centre of the village is dominated by the 11th Century church, the Melusine Tower and ramparts overlooking the languorous rive Mere and the charming narrow streets house a plethora of artists’ studios. Vouvant also has shops, bars and restaurants and an English Tea Shop.

The Renaissance town of Fontenay le Compte is only 20 minutes’ drive away (15km) and services include: 2 large supermarkets, several smaller supermarkets, banks, mini-markets, many bar/restaurants, pizzeria, doctors, pharmacies, post office, bakers, butchers, many independent retail shops, a Saturday market, an indoor market and two retail parks.

You can explore the region on foot, by bike and on horseback along the hundreds of kilometres of clearly marked paths and bridle ways. Fishing, swimming, sailing and other water sports are offered on the rivers and lakes and at the coast. For those with a little more adrenalin there are opportunities for paintball, go-karting and bungee jumping.

Sports include Walking, Tennis, Cycling, Swimming, Kayaking, Sailing, Fishing, Wind surfing, Sand Yachting, Horse Riding, Kite surfing, Karting and many Golf Courses.


Maris Poitevin stretches across the south of the Vendée. The Marais Poitevin is a strange, lazy landscape of fens and meadows, shielded by poplar trees and crisscrossed by an elaborate system of canals, dykes and slow-flowing rivers. Recently declared a regional park, it is known as “La Venise Verte” – the Green Venice – and indeed, farmers in this area frequently travel through the marshes in flat-bottomed punts as their fields lack dry-land access.

La Rochelle is one of the most beautiful places in France. There is an old port which still has the towers which used to protect it. The centre is particularly beautiful, with pale stone used for the majority of the buildings and many of the walkways. There are 2 basins in the old port which now have a large number of pleasure boats moored there. The fireworks for the 14th of July Bastille day celebrations are very impressive. There are many restaurants, many of them overlooking the harbour.

  • Bedrooms 3
  • Sleeps Up To 5
  • Holiday Type Countryside
  • Price From £325 - £975 per Week


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