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La Baie

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Gite has a private terrace, covered and perfect for outdoor dining
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Excellent
13 reviews
Gite has a private terrace, covered and perfect for outdoor dining
Enjoy the heated swimming pool May to September
Well equipped kitchen with dishwasher
Large lounge for pleasant evenings in
4 double bedrooms - with large comfortable beds
Large family bathroom, adapted for wheelchair users
3 of the bedrooms can be set as twin rooms
Large dining area - plenty of space for all
West-facing lounge opens onto terrace
Pool set slightly apart from the gites - in the sun all day
Quiet places to sit, relax and enjoy the view
Or, the barn offers sports activities under cover
Full size badminton court plus table tennis, snooker and table football
For smaller children there is a swing set and sandpit
Take a trip to a nearby chateau like beautiful Villandry
Or why not go wine tasting
Stunning sunsets most evenings from the lounge and terrace
Lounge by the large heated pool, or bring your inflatables for family fun!
Large number of bikes of all sizes avaialble to use - free
Take a walk through the front or back fields, there's plenty of space to enjoy
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Overview
Holiday Rental House -
4 Bedrooms, 2 Bathrooms, Sleeps 8
Argenton-les-Vallees, Deux-Sevres, Nouvelle-Aquitaine
La Baie is the smaller gite at La Charriere and is set in the quiet french countryside of the Deux Sevres region. The property was once a farm and we now live on site and run 2 gites here. It's a great holiday getaway whether you are looking for a fun filled family holiday, a quiet romantic retreat or a fantastic France holiday with friends.<BR><BR>La Baie offers comfortable self-catering accommodation for up to 8 guests in 4 bedrooms, has 2 bathrooms and a private garden. In summer guests have shared use of the heated outdoor pool and there is year round use of bikes and onsite activities including table tennis, snooker, badminton/volleyball and more! The setting makes it perfects for walks, horse riding and bikes rides; wine tasting and chateaux visits are all plentiful and we are happy to recommend great restaurants nea... Read more
About the Owner, Paul & Charlotte B
Languages spoken: English, French
Response Rate: 40 %
Response Time: Within a few hours
Calendar Updated: 7 days ago
Listed since : Dec 2005
Overall rating: 5.0 / 5.0
Based on 21 reviews and 2 properties
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Listing #HL97040
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Beryl G
London, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
5 reviews
4 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016 for a stay in September 2016

We stayed for 2 weeks in September 2016 - my husband and myself, our daughter, her husband and two small children aged 3 yrs and 4 months. The weather was wonderful and we spent most of our time at the property and around the pool, which was great for our 3 year old grandson who just loved it and wants...

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Conor M
Greystones, Ireland
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43 reviews
18 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 October 2015 for a stay in September 2015

Paul & Charlotte were most welcoming to us after our long hot drive from Roscoff, and assisted with getting our luggage into the La Baie gite. As we unpacked, they also offered to get us booked into the Restaurant de Lac at the nearby village of Argenton, which were delighted to take up and quickly settle in. This restaurant was...

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Diane W
Kent, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
3 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 July 2015 for a stay in July 2015
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person found this review helpful

My family and I (two adults and a teenager) enjoyed a lovely holiday at La Baie recently. A very spacious, well equipped gite that kept lovely and cool in the hot weather. Lots to see and do including badminton, table tennis, table football, snooker, cycling and a beautiful swimming pool, not forgetting watching the lovely sunsets every night. I also...

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Amenities
  • Air Conditioning
  • Central Heating
  • Cooker
  • Cots:(1)
  • Dining Seats (10)
  • Dishwasher
  • Double Beds:(3)
  • DVD Player
  • En Suite Rooms (1)
  • Fireplace
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Hairdryer
  • Highchair
  • Iron
  • Kettle
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room Seats (10)
  • Microwave
  • Parking
  • Playground
  • Private Garden
  • Refrigerator
  • Satellite TV
  • Shared Outdoor Pool (Heated)
  • Shared Tennis Court
  • Single Beds:(2)
  • Stereo System
  • Suitable For Children Under 5
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • TV
  • VCR
  • Washer
  • Wheelchair Accessible
Additional amenities & feature info
Further details indoors:<BR>Holiday gite includes: <BR><BR>* 4 bedrooms: 3 double rooms which can be set as twins or kingsize doubles, 1 double room with en-suite shower<BR>* Family bathroom designed and equipped to be suitable for guests with level 3 mobility<BR>*Additional WC<BR>* Fully equipped kitchen with large dining area<BR>* Spacious living room with separate lounge and dining areas, log fire and TV for watching videos/DVDs<BR>* Private terrace and patio area
House rules
    Kid-friendly
    Pets not allowed
    Smoking not allowed
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Please note that although this property sleeps 8 comfortably, it works very well for 2-4 people too, and out of season we may be able to offer a discount if only 1 or 2 bedrooms are required.
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About the neighbourhood
Guests can cycle to one of the nearby villages for fresh baguette and croissants every morning, or in the evenings to a bar or local restaurant.<BR><BR>Argenton-Chateau is the nearest town (5 mins drive) and has all basic neccessities (small selection of shops) along with a large open air swimming pool and a lake where you can go out on a pedalo. The meandering streets of the town make for a very pleasant afternoon stroll and at dusk there are often otters to be seen around the 'Lac'.<BR><BR>Bressuire is a 15 minute drive and offers a more than adequate selection of supermarkets, restaurants, a town centre market every Tuesday and some wonderful patisseries! There is an old chateau here too, and a bizarre but fantastic antiques and oddities store.<BR>&... more
Access
Car advised
How to get there
Airport: Nantes / Poitiers / Angers: 100.0 km
Railway: Saumur: 60.0 km
Ferry: Caen: 300.0 km
By car / ferry:<BR><BR>Ferries to Caen, Le Havre or Cherbourg, then drive 4/5 hours. Detailed directions for all routes will be sent out with the booking confirmation.<BR><BR>Short hop ferry Dover to Boulogne - very cheap and a short crossing. The drive is longer but with the new autoroutes it is simple and quite quick 6hrs (if you are carefull going through Rouen!) Detailed directions for all routes will be sent out with the booking confirmation.<BR><BR>By air:<BR><BR>Fly to Nantes (Ryanair), Angers (with Eastern Airways from Southampton) or to Poitiers (with RyanAir from Stanstead). We can help you to arrange car hire, taxis to and from the airport, or for a small fee may be able to collect you.<BR><BR>www.ryanair.com<BR>&... more
Activities nearby
Fishing Nearby, There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive, Horse Riding Nearby.
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