The gite

Les Hirondelles has five bedrooms and three bathrooms.

On the ground floor there are two twin rooms and one double, a shower room, separate WC and a bathroom with WC. Upstairs there is a further double, a twin and a shower room with WC.

The well equipped kitchen has dishwasher, toaster, Nespresso coffee machine, fridge freezer and large range cooker.  From the kitchen is a utility room with washing machine, microwave, another fridge and a wine cooler.

There is a large living area with table and chairs for ten and ample comfy seating.

Upstairs there is a ‘chill out’ zone with TV and built in DVD player. French and the usual free to air English channels are available.  Here is where you will be able to use the internet with unlimited fibre optic Wi-fi . and also a selection of games.

For your stay, we provide all your bed linen, towels and also swimming towels and tea towels.

Outside there is a heated swimming pool, large garden, mostly lawn, outside games including a table tennis table.

There is a large table and seating for ten with shade when necessary and also plenty of sun loungers. 

If you like to barbeque, a charcoal one is provided for your use.

Around the garden there are some other seating areas for a quiet moment.


The Property

Les Hirondelles is located in the beautiful Vendee between Lucon, 30 minutes, and Fontenay-le-Comte, 20 minutes, and approximately nine kilometres from the small town of Ste Hermine, 10 minutes.

A bread van visits the village from Monday to Saturday in the late morning.

The international airports La Rochelle and Nantes are both approximately 1 hour away by car.

The closest Ferry is at St Malo, 3 hours drive, Calais is 6 hours drive.

We are in a small village opposite the church which has been recently renovated.

Behind the salle des fetes there is a boules court. 

From the village there are plenty of opportunities for cycling and walking along county lanes.