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Cottage in L'Hermenault

cottage in Lhermenault
double bedroom
dining area
marais poitevin
nearby town
nearby attraction
lac du chassonon
la rochelle


Cottage in L'Hermenault        1 Bedrooms,  sleeps 2/3       Property Ref:  FR172

This is a newly converted 1 bedroomed cottage located in a lovely village in the South Vendee.
The cottage is within the grounds of the owners house and is separated by a large barn/garage, it has its own private patio and sitting area with access to the main garden of the house.    WIFI
Guests are welcome to help themselves to the fruit and vegetables which we grow, whatever is in season during their stay.    There is a 5m diameter plunge pool available, shared with the owners.
A dog is quite welcome - we walk ours in a wooded area a couple of minutes up the road.
This is a wonderful area which offers plenty of things to do for all ages and preferences.




The accommodation provides a living/kitchen area with an archway through to a utility area with a large fridge/freezer and then into the bathroom. There is one spacious bedroom coming from the living area.Living/Kitchen AreaThe kitchen is well equipped with gas cooker complete with extractor hood, microwave, kettle and more than adequate utensils cutlery and crockery. Large fridge/freezer is located in the utility area off the kitchen.A washing machine and tumble dryer are available at all times in the Utility Room of the main house.Door leading to the private patio area.The living area is comfortable and spacious with TV with built -in DVD player. (English programmes)

Bedroom  -  The bedroom is fully furnished with a double bed, wardrobe, chest of drawers and bedside tables.The room is sufficiently large to accommodate a child's bed/travel cot that can be made available upon request.A highchair is also available if required.

Bathroom  -  Good size bathroom with bath, shower, WC and hand wash basin.

WIFI connection is available for anyone wishing to bring their own laptop.



Plunge pool, 5m diametre, shared with the owners
Private patio area with table and chairs for al fresco dining.  Also access to the owners main garden and you are very welcome to help yourselves to any fruit or vegetables which are in season during your stay.






PRICES       2015

01 May           –      26 June                         £375
27 June           –     31 August                     £450         
01 September  – 29 September                  £375

Prices are per week and include hire of bed linen and house towels.
Security deposit £100 is payable, this is fully refundable if no damage to property and left in a clean and tidy condition.
Longer lets welcome – rates on request.
Changeover day is a Saturday, though this is completely flexible outside of the main season.





The cottage was a wonderful holiday home, very clean and tidy upon arrival.  We explored much of the area and had a fantastic holiday.  Definitely recommend.   July 2015


Thank you for the lovely holiday which we experienced at your cottage, it was memorable for all the right reasons!  The pool was an added bonus which we were not expecting, but nonetheless enjoyed it exceedingly, particularly as the weather was so hot.  Highly recommended.  August 2015


You have a lovely little property here.  We had a lovely holiday, Thank you for your help, it was much appreciated.  August 2014






The cottage is set in a quiet rural village location.  One the edge of the village of L'Hermenault and within easy walking distance of patisserie/boulangerie, tabac/cafe, small supermarket, pharmacy, post office, banks (with 24 hour cashpoint),  doctor (English spoken) and dentist.
The village St Martin des Fontaines (2 km). 
We are between the historic market towns of Fontenay-le-Comte (11km)and Lucon (15km). 
There is so much to do in the Vendee - more information of Vendee beaches, activities, attractions, lakeside beaches etc  available at the top of this page in the links box marked "the Area"
Trout and coarse fishing are within a 5 min drive and permits can be arranged. 
The open countryside all around the property is quiet, tranquil and excellent for cycling, walks, birdwatching, painting and wildlife or just generally relaxing, whilst on the doorstep lie numerous places of interest and outdoor activities to suit everyone. 

You can reach the beautiful golden Vendee beaches within an hour. Most beaches are backed by sand dunes and pine forests with large areas for picnics and scenic coastal walks. The Vendee coast stretches for 120km and boasts many blue flag awards. There is also a large man-made beach/activity park within 25 mins drive at nearby Xanton-Chassenon.

The pretty harbour of La Rochelle with its famous aquarium, numerous bars and restaurants and great shopping is approx. 50 mins drive. Futuroscope and Puy de Fou are approx. 1.5 hour's drive. The Marais Poitevin with its sleepy waterways, boat rides and beautiful abbeys is under 30 minutes by car. The Mervent Forest is 25 mins by car. Most Atlantic beaches can be reached within the hour.

For wine lovers, the nearby cave at Pissotte produces and sells direct to the public well-known local red and white wines.
Every 2 years (June 2010), Fontenay-le-Comte holds a magnificent carnival with floats and dancers from around the world. The whole event is finished with a magnificent firework display on the third night.


Nearest airports are La Rochelle and Nantes, 45 mins and 1 hours drive respectively. Poitiers is also accessible by car in 1 hour 15 mins.  

All airports served by discounted airlines ie Ryanair, Easyjet and Flybe.


The driving times from the channel ports are St Malo (3 hours), Caen (4 hours) and Cherbourg (5 hours).






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