Property above: Domaine de la Nauve, Cognac (sleeps 10)
With over 200 sun-drenched days a year, there's plenty of opportunity to take advantage of the beautiful expanses of white sand that sweep down this coast. Inland you will find the watery labyrinth that is the Marais Poitevin and, should you feel so inclined, plenty of opportunity for dégustation in brandy country around Cognac.
All the country cottages and holiday properties have on-line availability, rates and booking facilities. If you would like more information or have any queries please call the cottages phoneline on 0345 268 1307, open Mon - Fri 9am-7pm, Sat 9am-5.30pm, Sun 10am-5pm - you can also book by phone on this number.
Chez Lebon, Vendée, France
Sleeps 2. The former stable block to the adjacent grand gentleman's residence, this delightful ground-floor holiday property shares the secluded swimming pool and barbecue area with the owners. A little more than an hours drive from the Atlantic coast.
Le Boncoin - Le Chic, Vendée
Sleeps 2 - 6. Beamed throughout and with original stone walls, these two traditional holiday cottages are perfectly placed for exploring the pretty villages, markets and beaches of the Vendée. Follow the link below to view both properties at this location
Montignac-le-Coq, Charente-Maritime, France
Sleeps 4. Enjoy glorious views over the rolling Charente countryside from the infinity swimming pool of this well-appointed holiday cottage. Just a short drive from the ancient ramparts of the fortified city of Angoulême.
La Chapelle Hermier, Vendee
Sleeps 4. Set in the extensive grounds of an unoccupied 16th century manoir, guests staying at this carefully renovated farmhouse enjoy complete use of the gardens and lake. The famous seaside resort of Les Sables d’Olonne is just a short drive away.
Le Colvert, France
Sleeps 4 - 6. Just ten minutes’ from the glorious Vendée beaches, these four holiday properties have been converted from former farm buildings and share the use of a heated swimming pool. Follow the link below to view other properties at this location.