- 3 bedrooms
- 1 bathrooms
- Sleeps 6
Description from the owner
Set amongst Oaks, Acacias and Pines in the heart of the Poitou-Charentes countryside in the medieval market town of Bressuire lies a retreat for discerning holiday makers. A base from which to explore the region, take in the scenery and enjoy the numerous attractions all within one hours drive.
We are a small family run business in rural France which is the dream and reality of myself Robert and my wife Amanda to offer what we feel most people are looking for in a holiday - beautiful surroundings, friendly people and a warm family atmosphere. The chalet is on a campsite which is ideal for children to explore and for parents to be su...Read more
2 bedroom Chalet in rural France
Bressuire, Poitou-Charentes, France
Additional Location Information
The Bressuire area
Fishing - Just a five minute walk is a beautiful lake. Permits can be bought locally.
The town is famous for its 11th century chateau and modern sculptors in the grounds. This June, set in the chateau grounds are the european championship of the highland games.
Fete de la musique in June is when the towns and villages are transformed with local musicians playing all day and into the night.
Bastille day of July 14th - The chateau of Bressuire has all day activities including local foods and wines with a firework display in the evening.
The Poitou-Charentes / Vendee / Deux Sevres region
Puy du Fou - 35 minutes
An experience not to be missed. The park takes you on a journey through French history by means of 8 spectacular shows.
Futuroscope - 60 minutes
A breathtaking and eye opening experience which celebrates film and the moving image with massive 3D cinemas, virtual reality simulator rides and the latest communication technology. It's big, different and includes some great rides plus plenty to engage inquisitive minds. An enjoyable day for adults and children.
Situated at Cholet - 45 minutes and Parthenay 35 minutes.
If you like cycling then why not try the "voie verte". This is a purpose built cycle route from Bressuire to Parthenay (approx 32 kms). It is purely for cyclists, joggers and horses. There are no hills !!. You can stop at the numerous villages it passes through for a snack or café. Its ideal for children as there are no cars.
Parc Oriental - 20 minutes
Here you can enjoy this fabulous park which changes every season. When you stand in the luxurious park you feel totally relaxed. Within the grounds you will find a small oriental garden centre and tea room. On Saturday evenings you can light your way through the gardens with a Japanese lantern. Just next door is a large chateau which is now a hotel with a fabulous tea room where you can purchase afternoon tea. A day not to be missed.
The Marais Poitevin
A listed site where you can discover a unique and amazing landscape featuring canals, fertile hedged farmlands, local specialities and authentic festivities. If you love nature, the marshes are the ideal setting to observe it and recharge your batteries as you travel the length and breadth of its many waterways or paths Pleasure, fresh air, a change of scenery... you will be charmed by the authenticity!.
La Foret d'aventure - 25 minutes
Rope walks and slides high above the ground. Great fun for children and adults.
Go Karting - 25 minutes
Two excellant tracks for a fun day out.
Pescalis - 20 minutes
Europe's premier fishing complexes offering 250 acres of lakes in which trout, carp and sturgeoan are stocked. ( Travel time 25 mins )
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Last updated on June 25, 2014
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- Damage deposit | $129
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Additional notes from the owner
Taxe de sejour ( tourist tax) = 0.40 € per person per night for over 18 years old only.
- Linens Provided
- Local Guides/Maps
- Washing Machine
Phone / Internet
- Internet Access
Pool / Spa
- Shared outdoor pool (unheated)
- Ocean or water views
- Stove or Oven
- Outdoor Dining Area
- Pet friendly - no
- Smoking allowed - no
- Suitable for children - yes
- Suitable for the elderly - yes
- Wheelchair accessible - no
- 376 square feet