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Serendipity -Lavender Cottage SEE SPECIAL OFFER

Pool & Jacuzzi
6 reviews
Pool & Jacuzzi
Shaded Seating area & Pool
Bon Apetite!
Jacuzzi Spa
Shaded sitting area by the pool
Owners Cottage
Dining alfresco
Living room Lavender Cottage
Mezzanine bedroom Hollyhock Cottage
Dining area Lavender Cottage
Shaded sitting area Lavender Cottage
Cottage -
1 Bedroom , 1 Bathroom , Sleeps 2
Chef-Boutonne, Deux-Sevres, Nouvelle-Aquitaine
Welcome to our romantic cottage for adults exclusively (To ensure peace & tranquility!) In the beautiful peaceful hamlet of Mandegault de Melleran, just a few minutes drive from the town of Chef Boutonne, in the south west of France.

Situated in a traditional south facing courtyard, the renovated holiday cottages retain many original features, some buildings dating back to early 16th century The beautiful cottage shares use of a 12m x 6m solar heated pool and jacuzzi, wonderful for peace, tranquility and relaxation.

Individually refurbished to a high standard with all necessary requirements for a home from home experience.
Each booking includes bed linen (weekly change), towels, Pool towels & gowns, Welcome basket. awaits your arrival!)

Come and share our 5 star accommodation as rated by previous clients and see what all the fu...
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About the Owner, Teresa & Allan J
Languages spoken: English
Calendar Updated: 163 days ago
Listed since : Feb 2008
Overall rating: 5.0 / 5.0
Based on 10 reviews and 2 properties
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Listing #HL51805
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Excellent - based on 6 reviews
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Duncan H
Bury, United Kingdom
1 review
Reviewed 15 July 2015 for a stay in July 2015

We have just returned from our second visit within 12 months & we can't wait to be back there again. It is the most idyllic, peaceful place in the middle of the beautiful French countryside. The cottage is tastefully furnished with lovely homely touches, there is a substantial welcome pack provided on arrival & the quality of the linen, towels...

Management response:

Thank you for your wonderful review following your stay at Serendipityfrance We are always pleased when customers return to stay, we feel that perhaps we have the right formula as indeed 65% of our customers are repeat bookings! It is always lovely to see you both and indeed hope to see you again in the not too distant future Thank...


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Reviewed 12 August 2013 for a stay in August 2013

I have just returned from the most marvelous relaxing holiday at Lavender Cottage. It is set in a beautiful location surrounded by golden sunflowers on the edge of a tiny hamlet. Being for adults only it is perfect quality relaxation in a tastefully decorated cottage. Having holidayed in France on and off for fifteen years I have to say the...

Management response:

We are delighted that you enjoyed your stay at Serendipityfrance . Our wish is for clients to relax and forget the stresses and strains of normal life and return somewhat rejuvenated- we are very happy if that happens, our aim has been achieved. It was lovely to meet you both and hope to see you again in the future.


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18 reviews
10 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 4 July 2012 for a stay in June 2012

We have just returned from a week at Lavender cottage. What a wonderful place, I could not praise it enough. The location and cottages are beautiful, the owners gave us a sneak preview of Hollyhock as well, and this was just a stunning. The Gites (converted barns I presumed) had everything you could possibly require. We wanted for nothing, from...

  • Cable/satellite TV
  • Cooker
  • Dining Seats (4)
  • Double Beds:(1)
  • DVD Player
  • En Suite Rooms (1)
  • Grill
  • Hairdryer
  • Hot Tub
  • Internet Access
  • Iron
  • Kettle
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room Seats (2)
  • Microwave
  • Parking
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Refrigerator
  • Safe
  • Shared Garden
  • Shared Outdoor Pool (Heated)
  • Stereo System
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • TV
  • Washer
  • Wi-Fi
House rules
    Not kid-friendly
    Pets not allowed
    Smoking not allowed
    Check in: 4:00 PM
    Check out: 10:00 AM
    1 Attached (ensuite)
    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.

Dates Min stay Per week
Default 7 nights
₹ 55,211
£ 595
5 May 2018 -
29 Jun 2018
7 nights
₹ 55,211
£ 595
30 Jun 2018 -
31 Aug 2018
7 nights
₹ 74,233
£ 800
1 Sep 2018 -
27 Oct 2018
7 nights
₹ 55,211
£ 595
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: ₹ 13,919 / stay - Deposit
Additional Rate and Availability Information
Prices shown include Electricity, Water, and Gas for the cooker..* Also included is all Bed linen, Towels, pool Towels, T-towels, bath mat and gowns ** Substantial welcome basket awaits your arrival.** Use of the Bicycles available and the Hot Tub is of course included in the price! ** A large library of books and DVDs are available for your use ** Short term breaks are available in Low Season ** A Booking Deposit of 25% is required to secure a booking.. The Final Balance is payable eight weeks before rental period commences. A Refundable Security Deposit of £150 is required as a separate cheque along with the final balance. This is refunded within two weeks of your departure subject to satisfactory check of the cottage when you have left. *.
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About the neighbourhood
CHEF BOUTONNE is approx 4km away with its fairytale chateau and 'Lavoirs' (ancient wash houses) which bubble with ice cold spring water, has a bustling market with stalls of freshly caught fish and local produce.

The regional speciality, Pineau de Charente, a delicious aperitif is served in pavement cafes in the town square. Fishing permits can easily be obtained for a days fishing at CHEF BOUTONNE in the well stocked Chateau lake.

Or maybe travel slightly further afield and visit one of the many following attractions in the area:

Futuroscope (69.79 km)
Futuroscope is a Theme Park situated in Poitiers in the Poitou-Charente - Western France. It is one of Frances most visited attractions.

Les Géants du Ciel - Display of large birds of prey (75.04 km)
Located 23 km E of Poitiers...
Car recommended
How to get there
Airport: Poitiers: 50.0 km
Railway: Ruffec: 30.0 km
Ferry: St Malo: 350.0 km
Within easy reach of the channel ports of St.Malo (4.5 hrs), Caen (5hrs), Cherbourg (6hrs), and Calais (7hrs)

Fly to Poitiers and hire a car. Mandegault is just 45 mins drive from the airport

La Rochelle and Limoges airports are a 90 min drive and Bordeaux airport is 2hrs approx

Cheap flights available from Easyjet, Ryanair, Flybe and Bmibaby

Car hire available from all airports.
Activities nearby
Fishing Nearby, Horse Riding Nearby.
Nearby cities
Dordogne Gites (2,198)
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