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Gite des Forges Holiday Home

Gite des Forges in Angles, Vendee.
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Holiday Rental House -
2 Bedrooms , 1 Bathroom , Sleeps 5
Angles, Vendee, Pays de la Loire
Gite des Forges is a renovated old farm building set on a quiet lane, yet only 500 metres from the centre of the pretty town of Angles, with its 11th century church and busy shops and restaurants. There is even a local wine merchant next door, so you can taste many of the locally produced wines.

The gite has been sympathetically restored and has many original beams on show. There is a south facing garden where you can catch the sun's rays all day and there are sun loungers and patio furniture for your use!

The house has a compact living and dining area along with a well equipped kitchen with built-in oven, induction hob and washing machine.

There are two bedrooms - one with a double bed and the other with three single beds.

Outside there is a charcoal barbecue and patio table and chairs. There is also off-road parking.

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Listing #HL165363
About the Manager
Annette Khan (Property Manager Vendee Holiday Cottages)
Languages spoken:English, French
Response Rate:100%
Response Time:Within a few hours
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Reviewed 4 August 2016

A really lovely property in the heart of the busy village with all amenities and excellent restaurants within a short walking distance. There were just two things missing from the well equipped accommodation - wine glasses and a parasol, although the shady acacia tree certainly...More

Thank Caroline R
Management response:Responded 5 August 2016

Many thanks for your great review! I'm not sure what has happened to the wine glasses, as there were some at the beginning of the season!

Reviewed 14 August 2014

We really enjoyed our stay. The Gite is equipped to a good standard particularly the kitchen. The outside seating area has a wonderful Mediterranean feel to it and the off road parking area is very useful. The wi-fi and TV facilities were very good too....More

Thank Charles S
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Reviewed 7 September 2013

This is a beautifully renovated single storey house in a village setting. The village has several bakeries, butcher, local shop, church, pubs and restaurants. In the summer there are twice weekly markets. The house is equipped with everything you might need (except an iron). The...More

Thank Ray_Smyth_11
  • Balcony or Terrace
  • Cable/satellite TV
  • Central Heating
  • Cooker
  • Dining Seats (6)
  • Double Beds:(1)
  • DVD Player
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Internet Access
  • Iron
  • Kettle
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room Seats (5)
  • Microwave
  • Private Garden
  • Refrigerator
  • Secure Parking
  • Shower Rooms (1)
  • Single Beds:(3)
  • Suitable For Children Under 5
  • Toaster
  • TV
  • Washer
  • Wi-Fi
Additional amenities & feature info
This renovated house is a great base for a family holiday. It has everything that you would need to make your stay enjoyable and is set in a lovely little town that holds regular events throughout the summer months.

The gite is set on one level, so would be suitable for guests with limited mobility and is within walking distance to local shops and restaurants. There are two bedrooms and a shower room with a separate WC.

Inside, there is an open plan living and kitchen area with newly installed fitted kitchen and large dining table. There is a TV with UK free-to-air channels and DVD player and the kitchen is fully equipped with induction hob, built-in oven, microwave, fridge/freezer and kettle, toaster & coffee maker. There is a washing machine in the shower room. Wi-Fi is available...
House rules
    Pets allowed
    Smoking not allowed
    Check in: 5:00 PM
    Check out: 10:00 AM
    1 Shower
    3 Twins
    1 Full
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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.

Please contact the manager for complete rate information.
  • Damage Deposit: ₹ 9,542 / stay - Deposit
Additional Rate and Availability Information
For summer weeks, the changeover day is Saturday - we can be more flexible with holiday start dates outside of this period.
We require a 30% deposit to secure your reservation, with the remaining 70% being paid 8 weeks prior to the start date of your holiday.
A security deposit of £100 is also required against any damage to the property.
We are able to accept payment in sterling or Euros, either by direct bank transfer or cheque.
Please enquire for long term rentals outside of the high and peak seasons.
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About the neighbourhood
The town of Angles dates back to the 11th Century, and still has its old church and Castle tower (Moricq). There are approximately 1600 inhabitants and in the centre you will find several shops - bakeries, butcher, fishmonger, florist, banks, bars, restaurants and a twice-weekly market, plus many fêtes and festivals throughout the summer months.

The house is set in a quiet lane with a Wine Cave (cellar) next door - the owner is very friendly and may invite you in to sample the local wines!

The area is very flat, so is ideal for walking and cycling holidays and the surrounding countryside is very picturesque with many canals, rivers and reclaimed marshlands - teeming with wildlife and a haven for migrating birds.

There are over 20 miles of sandy beaches nearby where you can surf, body-bo...
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How to get there
Airport: La Rochelle: 60.0 km
Railway: Luçon: 25.0 km
Ferry: St Malo: 320.0 km
Gite des Forges is located in the town of Angles, which is approximately a 50-60 minute drive from La Rochelle Airport and 80 minutes from the airport at Nantes. Both airports are served by budget airlines such as Ryanair, FlyBe, EasyJet and Jet2.

Car hire is available at both airports.

If you are binging your own car with you, then St Malo is the closest of the northern ferry ports - at only 3.5 hours away. Caen is 4.5 hours away, Cherbourg is 5.5 hours away and Calais/ Euro Tunnel is 6.5 hours away.
Activities nearby
Fishing Nearby, There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive, Horse Riding Nearby, Water Park Nearby, Watersports Nearby, Nearest Beach: 10.0 km.
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