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Holiday Rental House -
2 Bedrooms, 1 Bathroom, Sleeps 5
Lairoux, Vendee, Pays de la Loire

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ClareH197...
Abingdon, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“A Perfect Place to stay”
Reviewed 4 August 2013 for a stay in July 2013

L'Ecurie is a truly wonderful place to stay. The location is fantastic with a superb pool, great view and a fantastic games room. I stayed there with my husband and two boys (aged 4 and 9) for 2 weeks at end of July 2013. We can honestly say it was our best holiday ever! We have already booked for next year!
The Gite is perfect for a family with two bedrooms, a kitchen and separate dining and living area. The newly improved bathroom is also excellent with a lovely shower. Everything you need for your holiday is on-site! - picnic plates, cool bag, shopping bags, beach parasols, bucket and spade, surf boards, DVD's and loads of toys. You really don't need to take any extras to keep the kids amused.
The owners live on site (Annette and Jason) and are a wonderful couple who are very friendly, knowledgeable and helpful. We enjoyed their hospitality enormously. The swimming pool is kept in excellent condition and is perfect for children with shallow steps that lead into the pool. There are lots of inflatables, armbands, and sun loungers to relax on.
The garden is great for exploring and our boys enjoyed the games room which has an X-box, table tennis table, pool table and toys for all ages.
In the local area there are lots of great attractions including Le Grand Defi High ropes, Indian Forest, boat trips on the canal, and many beaches to explore (Les Conches was our favourite). If you just want a chilled out holiday there is plenty to do on-site as well.
Overall I would highly recommend this property and can't wait to go back next year.

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Liked best: The hosts, pool and games room + the view!
Liked least: nothing!
Travelling group: Young Children
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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VacationD...
Dublin, Ireland
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37 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
“Beautiful place with great amenities”
Reviewed 19 July 2013 for a stay in July 2013

We spent a wonderful relaxing week here with two teenagers and there was more than enough to keep us all occupied and happy! The provision of a laptop with WiFi was an unexpected bonus which added to our holiday. The pool is a good size and the games room was very good. We didn't use the gym but it was nice to have the option. The garden is lovely, with both sunny and shady spots to enjoy.

On entering the property initially it smelt slightly musty and was a bit dark but it definitely wasn't damp and the fact that it didn't get direct sunlight left it cool and very pleasant as the temp rose up to the late 20s.

The owners, Annette and Jason, were lovely and couldn't have been more helpful.

We would love to stay there again.

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Liked best: All the amenities that the property has to offer
Liked least: The fact that only 1 restaurant was open in Lucon on Sunday night
Travelling group: Teenagers
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Ann S
Paris
1 review
“A comfortable, well equipped gite in a beautiful and peaceful setting.”
Reviewed 4 July 2013 for a stay in June 2013

This is a fantastic gite - very well equipped, spacious and comfortable, with newly renovated facilities. The surrounding countryside is beautiful and can be appreciated both from the dining terrace and from the large swimming pool. We had a wonderful relaxing holiday here, with two children under four - quite an achievement, and a reflection on the quality if this accommodation.

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Travelling group: Young Children
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shelley s
Sallanches
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1 review
“A spacious & comfortable well eqiupped gite in a quiet area of natural beauty.”
Reviewed 1 July 2013 for a stay in June 2013

The accommodation is set in a delightful position with views from the private terrace to the far reaching 'marais'. The gite is well equipped, spacious, comfortable & in a quiet location. Jason & Annette have thought of every detail to make the holiday more enjoyable. We particularly enjoyed the English books & DVD's. The large heated pool is wonderful & the surrounding gardens are enchanting. This property is perfect for families with children & is suitable for a dog, & the handicapped.

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Liked best: The large heated swwimming pool;
Liked least: The rainy weather!
Travelling group: Other
Your age range 50-64
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Mrs_Smith...
Guernsey, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
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“Perfect home from home but with pool and super views!”
Reviewed 14 May 2013 for a stay in May 2013

We stayed for a week at L'Ecurie gite in May and had a wonderful time with our 5,3 and 1 yr old. The master bedroom is very large and has superb views over the Marshes. Our room had a telescope zoomed in on a nesting Stork with four chicks...everyone rushed to see each morning! The gites are extremely well equipped with absolutely everything you could want or need. The children's bedroom was the other side of the gite ( separated by the lounge and kitchen ) and they loved it. There is a lovely outdoor pool and copiously kitted out games room which we used on one not so nice day. We spent most of our time exploring the Vendee with day trips to La Rochelle ( stunning and great Aquarium ), Vouvant, La Faute sur Mer and a pirate themed Chateaux des Aventuriers all within an hours drive from the accommodation.
Annette and Jason are genuinely lovely people and extremely helpful. Try their homemade Mirabelle jam and licquer .... Heaven! I'd definitely stay here again as a week was too short.

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Liked best: Fantastic views and well equipped gite with lovely pool.
Liked least: No, it was great
Travelling group: Young Children
Your age range 35-49
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