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The barn

The Barn
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3 reviews
The Barn
The Double Bedroom
Mezzanine -  twin bedroom (or 3 beds)
Kitchen from above
Fully equipped Kitchen
Part of the living room
Another view of the living room
The shower room
Front of the barn
Sigournais Chateau 5 mins away
The Sigournais lavoir or historic communal washing area
Local fields covered in poppies
Puybelliard - historic village 5 mins away
Historic building of Puybelliard - 5 mins away
Some of the local cows!
One of the many beaches at Sables d' Olonne circa 50 mins away
A small area of the Lac du Rochereau 5 mins away
Xmas in the barn
Xmas in the barn
Winter wonderlnd
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2 Bedrooms , 2 Bathrooms , Sleeps 6
Sigournais, Vendee, Pays de la Loire
A converted 17th century barn lovingly restored to retain its character and history. Originally built before the Vendee wars but burned by troops of the revolution in the 18th century, evidence of this can be seen on the stones of the walls where the colour has turned from creamy yellow to a rose hue.

It is spacious with lots of natural light and is furnished to the highest standard for 6 guests. A perfect base for exploring the Vendee and its history - or simply relax and enjoy rural France and its Atlantic coastline.

The barn is located near the village of Sigournais and its medieval château. The nearest large shopping centre is 10 minutes away in Chantonnay, although there is a small supermarket in Sigournais where you can buy virtually everything that you might need and this is only 5 minutes away. The Vendee is renowned for its e...
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About the Owner, Vanessa L
Languages spoken: English, French
Response Rate: 75 %
Response Time: Within a few hours
Calendar Updated: 14 days ago
Listed since : Dec 2008
Overall rating: 4.5 / 5.0
Based on 6 reviews and 2 properties
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Listing #HL76823
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A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 24 August 2017

What an amazing place in a beautiful location. Host very friendly and helpful, fully equipped house, felt like we were at home, would definitely return

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Reviewed 14 October 2012

We stayed at The Barn for a week in August 2011 and had a wonderful time. We travelled as a family with teenagers and spent some quality family time together. The Barn was so fully equiped we needed nothing else. The location was beautiful. We...More

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Reviewed 28 May 2012


  • Balcony or Terrace
  • Cable/satellite TV
  • Central Heating
  • Cooker
  • Cots:(2)
  • Dining Seats (6)
  • Dishwasher
  • Double Beds:(1)
  • Dryer
  • DVD Player
  • Fireplace
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Hairdryer
  • Half Baths (1)
  • Highchair
  • Internet Access
  • Iron
  • Kettle
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room Seats (6)
  • Microwave
  • Parking
  • Patio
  • Private Garden
  • Refrigerator
  • Shower Rooms (1)
  • Single Beds:(2)
  • Sofa Beds:(1)
  • Stereo System
  • Suitable For Children Under 5
  • Telephone
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • TV
  • VCR
  • Washer
  • Wi-Fi
Additional amenities & feature info
The mezzanine can have 3 beds for children rather than use the sofa bed, children seem to love this as they all sleep together.
There are a number of books, games for adults and children, CDs for every music taste, DVDs on a number of subjects/films for adults and children. The TV is now for free sat. There is also a second toilet with a wash basin
Pets are not allowed as this is farmland and in the fields around Sigournais are home for many, many cows. The upside of this is that you can buy eggs and milk at the farms.
There is a wood burning fire in the living area - wonderful in winter.
From the patio you look over the garden to the fields to the chateau and its orginal driveway through an avenue of trees.
Baby items eg cots, sterilisers, changing mat, playpen, potty, cot etc are provid...
House rules
    Pets not allowed
    Smoking not allowed
    Check in: 4:00 PM
    Check out: 10:00 AM
no events or parties
    1 Half bath
    1 Shower
    2 Twins
    1 Full
    1 Sofa
    2 Cribs
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Rates are calculated based on the latest information provided. Please contact the manager/owner to confirm actual rates for your requested dates.

Dates Min stay Per night Per week
Default 4 nights
₹ 8,342
£ 90
₹ 50,976
£ 550
6 Jan 2018 -
25 May 2018
4 nights
₹ 5,561
£ 60
₹ 29,659
£ 320
26 May 2018 -
28 Sep 2018
7 nights --
₹ 50,976
£ 550
29 Sep 2018 -
21 Dec 2018
4 nights
₹ 5,561
£ 60
₹ 29,659
£ 320
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Please note: rates may have been converted from the original local currency to Indian Rupees and are approximate rates that may change due to exchange rate fluctuation. Please contact the manager to confirm actual rates for your requested dates.
  • Damage Deposit: ₹ 11,122 / stay - Deposit
Additional Rate and Availability Information
Normally Saturday is changeover day but do talk to us about different days.
We can let you have discounted ferry rates with Brittany ferries crossings.
You can take shorter or longer breaks outside of June to September. We supply you with keys and everything will be prepared ready for your arrival. You may arrive from 4pm and you must leave by 10am to give us time to prepare for the next guests.
When you book we require a deposit of 30% of the rental, we will send you a booking confirmation form and a contract for your signature. The remaining payment will be due 60 days before your arrival.
Prices include bed linen, towels, tea-towels, oven gloves, heating, water, electricity and some cleaning supplies as they need to be septic tank friendly.
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About the neighbourhood
Spend a day at the beaches of Sable d'Olonne, la Tranche or la Faute, take a boat out in the Marais Poitevin (green Venice of France). Go for lunch in the port of La Rochelle and antique hunt in the afternoon or see the sights.

The Lac du Rochereau, 5 minutes from the Barn, is probably one of the most beautiful spots you have ever seen. You can swim from its beach, take a boat out, have a picnic, admire and paint the views, or try fishing for carp.

Go for a day's sightseeing or shopping in Nantes or Poitiers. Nearby there's riding, horse racing, surfing, water sports, cycling, running, golfing and even night clubs for the energetic!

Also there's ballooning, bird watching, walks, forests, canoeing, many places of historic interest, markets, a zoo, villages, lots of bars...
Car recommended
How to get there
Airport: Nantes or La Rochelle: 85.0 km
Railway: Chantonnay: 10.0 km
Ferry: St Malo: 265.0 km
Driving - we can offer discounted ferry tickets with Brittany Ferries. You could sail from Portsmouth, Plymouth or Poole to St Malo, Caen, Cherbourg or Roscoff.

For air travel the nearest airports are Nantes, La Rochelle or Poitiers - you can book a car quite cheaply at any of these airports.

We supply driving instructions for your trip.
Activities nearby
Fishing Nearby, There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive, Horse Riding Nearby, Watersports Nearby, Nearest Beach: 65.0 km.
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