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LE GRAND BOIS Tranquil yet well placed to explore

Holiday Rental House -
1 Bedroom , 1 Bathroom , Sleeps 4
Parthenay, Deux-Sevres, Nouvelle-Aquitaine
Tucked away in the Gatine countryside is a gem called LE GRAND BOIS.
20 mins from Historic Parthenay and about 15 mins from the tiny medieval towns of Airvault and St-Loup Marie, character villages like Gourge and St Generoux. The accommodation is on one level and has electric central heating throughout and FREE WIFI. The bedroom has twin beds and ample storage. The double sofa-bed in the Lounge is a good size and comfortable. The Lounge/Diner has English and French TV/DVD. Radio/CD/Cassette Player and a selection of DVDs, Games and Books. The well-equipped Kitchen Area has lots of storage, a mini-oven and hob, microwave, fridge with freezer compartment, electric kettle, coffee maker, toaster and washing machine. Tea towels, washing powder and cleaning materials are provided as well as a dinner service for 6 people. The recently renewe...
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Listing #HL1929249
About the Owner
margaret g
Languages spoken:English
Response Rate:83%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:May 2014
Interaction with guests
We are available and happy to help in any way we can but how much contact with us is dictated by our guests. We provide plenty of suggestions and information for entertainment in the accommodation and we prefer to have information about our guests prior to arrival to help us tailor what we offer to their needs - examples are pool toys and children's DVDs and things like interest in local WW2 Resistance activities.
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Reviewed 30 November 2017

Had a great stay at this gite, and found Margaret and Brian to be wonderful hosts, nothing was too much trouble, whilst not being over zealous! Perfect location for the region of the Chateaus, and the fantastic La Rochelle is only an hour away. Would...More

Date of stay: September 2017
Thank The_Saul_Family
Management response:Responded 3 December 2017

Hello to you all, Thank you for your lovely review. We are so glad you enjoyed your stay and hope to welcome you again. We enjoyed having you stay. Best wishes, Margaret and Brian

Reviewed 30 November 2017

A lovely warm welcome from the owners to a lovely well equipped Gite set in lovely countryside surroundings. Margaret and Brian are very knowledgable about the local area and places to go which made our holiday so good, Gite is clean and spacious for four...More

Date of stay: September 2017
Thank Alan S
Management response:Responded 3 December 2017

Hi Alan, Thank you for your lovely review. We are so pleased you all enjoyed yourselves and look forward to welcoming you again. Best wishes Margaret and Brian

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Reviewed 28 November 2017

Great Gite in great rural location owned by lovely people. The only time we have gone back to the same place 3 times.

Date of stay: June 2017
Thank GordonS1671
Management response:Responded 28 November 2017

Hi Gordon, Thank you so much for your lovely review. We are so pleased you enjoyed yourselves again. You are welcome anytime. Best wishes, Margaret @ Brian

  • Books
  • Cable/satellite TV
  • Central Heating
  • Cooker
  • Dining Seats (4)
  • DVD Player
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Hairdryer
  • Internet Access
  • Iron
  • Kettle
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room Seats (4)
  • Local Guides/Maps
  • Microwave
  • Outdoor Dining Area
  • Paper Towels Provided
  • Parking
  • Private Garden
  • Private Outdoor Pool (Unheated)
  • Refrigerator
  • Shower Rooms (1)
  • Single Beds:(2)
  • Sofa Beds:(1)
  • Stereo System
  • Suitable For Children Under 5
  • Toaster
  • TV
  • Washer
  • Wi-Fi
House rules
    Pets not allowed
    Smoking not allowed
    Check in: 4:00 PM
    Check out: 11:00 AM
Guests are asked to sign Pool Regulations about there own and child safety. For instance about removing the pool ladder from the pool when not in use so children cannot climb...
    1 Shower
    2 Twins
    1 Sofa
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About the neighbourhood
Local amenities at Thenezay 10 mins away are a small supermarket/garage, baker, chemist, garage, post office and bank/cash point.
Getting around
To make the most of your stay and enjoy all that is on offer a car is necessary. However our guests remark how easy it is to drive in this area of France with quiet lanes with little traffic. On the other hand good major roads and motorways can get from place to place easily.
One of the many Cycling Routes passes nearby and we have a variety of bicycles for hire.
Car recommended
How to get there
Airport: Poitiers: 40.0 km
Railway: Poitiers: 40.0 km
Ferry: Le Harvre: 300.0 km
Airports: Poitiers 40 mins away then Tours, Angers,Limoges, Nantes in order of closeness.
Ports: St Malo about 3 1/2 hours away then Caen, Dieppe, Le Havre, Calais in order of closeness.
From Poitiers follow the signs to Nantes (N147). At one point beyond the boundaries of Poitiers the road forks and take the left fork the N149-E62 to Parthenay.
Continue on this road until to reach La Ferriere. At La Ferriere turn right just past the church on the right and then take the first left to Thenezay.
In Thenezay follow the D137 to Gourge and continue through Le Bas de Buzay and La Maisoneau. Not long after this village take the road on the left sign posted to Pressingny and Aubigny. Keep left and continue towards Aubigny past the farm on the right. Then take the first s...
Activities nearby
Fishing Nearby, There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive, Horse Riding Nearby, There Are Tennis Courts Nearby, Watersports Nearby, Nearest Beach: 70.0 km.
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