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Les Glycines (sleeps 2-8)

La Roche (sleeps 2-4)
Les Petites Pierres (sleeps 2-5)



























"We have thoroughly enjoyed 2 weeks of great hospitality and relaxation. we wanted for nothing.The daily bakery delivery is a great idea.There is a good variety of restaurants in the local.Thank you Anne and Ray and see you again soon!" Paul,Marlene,Gary & Chris  2014


"What a lovely place this is,very quiet,peaceful and rural. You can't help but love the place! The Gite is fabulous ,the pool great and time here really does allow you to recharge. Anne & Ray are wonderful people,very helpful kind and generous, they clearly care about the place and those that visit their home,Thank you." Steven,Jane,Rebekah(16) and Hannah(14) 2014


"We had a lovely holiday this week. The boys enjoyed the swimming pool very much! We ate almost every night in the garden where we had a good sight of all the butterflies in the flower garden" Klaas,Helen,Ivo and Onno 2014


"Thanks for a lovely holiday.Great location and lovely hosts. During our week we went to the Aquarium in La Rochelle,the beach at La Tranche.The highlight was a day in the Marais Poitevin - a really beautiful place and the kids had great fun too" Chris,Jennie,Ben(5) and Imogen(2) 2014


"What a fantastic holiday we have had here at La Roche - a lovely warm welcome from Anne and Ray who obviously care very much about what they do. Gite has been great, everything we have needed and the pool has been a real bonus. We don't often visit the same place twice but we have had such a great time we may well be back!"

"Thank you Anne and Ray.I loved feeding the Chickens and I loved being in the Pool. I will miss you. love Frank" Nicola,David and Frank(5) 2014

"Aangenaam verblijf en mooie omgeving,en genieten van de natuur,net kwaken van de kikkers,net naar elkaar roepen van twee bosuilen,net zien van wezels, net horen ergens in enop net huis van relmuizeh. ook de vlugge bijstand can altijd goedlachse anne en haar man ray . beveils ons wel,altijd behulpzaam zonder opdringerig te 2ijn. " Kenny and Linda 2014


"Thanks for your hospitality - just like the first time we felt at home in La Roche ...it was another great week - the rural setting of your property makes the difference.We wish you all the best and we hope to visit you once again next year" Lettie,Berry,Lisa and Tom 2014


"We have had a lovely, relaxing holiday - the Gite is immaculate, We have done lots of exploring:- Ile de Re,Sables d'Olonne,Parthenay,Bressuire and Vouvant. Thanks forf everything." Lindsay,Don and Francesca 2014


"Thanks for the warm welcome in this lovely house, we have had a wonderful week with beautiful weather.It was lovely to swim after our visits to Parthenay,Niort,Fontenay and Poitiers" Monique and Aloys 2014


"Thank you for the warm welcome to this idyllic spot and the help with information on local attractions. Highlights were the beach at Breum- sur- Mer and Futuroscope" Owen,Rita and Nadya(5) 2014


"Thank you very much for your wonderful hospitality and your delightful Gites. The weather has been amazing - just the wonderful rest and relaxation we needed" Angela and Eric 2014


"Thank you for a lovely 2 weeks. What a great location - we loved the space around the Gites, the pool and the peace and quiet. Fabulous location - we went to:- La Rochelle( restaurants,viewing wheel,free bikes and Street Performers), Parthenay (medieval tour,great views),Niort(market and Donjon).Futuroscope - AMAZING!. Only wish we had another week" Gilly,Scott,Millie and Mathew 2014


"A great holiday with lovely facilities. Parc aventure was great fun for the Boys, 2 great days  spent on the Beach at La Tranche sur Mer, Vouvant was interesting and the Lake at Chasseron le Bourg was great fun with 2 water slides." Robin,Shany,Joe(13),Sam(12) and Patrick(9) 2014


"We had a truly wonderful holiday- we have spent much of our time visiting local sights including - Chateau d'Oiron,a boat ride in 'Green Venice' ( Marais Poitevin) were we saw an Otter,Nature Zoo at Mervent, La Rochelle, Vouvant. This has been our first family holiday to France and it will be the first of many!" Devon,Jim,Niamh(14) and Finlay(10) 2014


"Our stay here was wonderful - we enjoyed very much the hospitality of Anne and Ray and also of the other guests. Puy du Fou was spectacular also our visit to Coulon" Els,Michiel,Nele (14) and Simon(12) 2014


"We enjoyed our stay here - peaceful,nice gite ( clean), warm hosts - we loved resting in the garden,doing games with the girls and swimming in the clean pool, We went for a boat trip in the Marais Poitevin - absolutely worth it!. We liked this region very much and maybe we'll return sometime" Annelore,Dolf, Liese(4) and Floor(1) 2014


"Thank you for your hospitality - the Welcome Pack ,especially your own fresh eggs,was a lovely touch, as well as croissants delivered to the door. Parthenay we loved, and Coulon in the Marais Poitevin - taking a boat on the canals" Marguerite and Laur 2014


"We loved our stay in the cottage and the nice and warm welcome. We enjoyed the surroundings and the quietness" Rund and Bertien 2014


"'Little Stones' was a lovely gite - we enjoyed a short relaxing stay while house hunting in the Deux-Sevres" the Armstrong family 2014


"We have had the most amazing time here and we could not have been made to feel more welcome and looked after. We loved using all the facilities and have had a week to remember. We enjoyed Mervent Zoo and 'Green Venice' ( Marais Poitevin)" Steve,Jo,Naomi,Richard,Harry(3) Freya(6) and Mia(2) 2014


"Thank you for a super week at Les Glycines - it is just like home away from home, exactly what you need!We highly recommend the Coulonges market - very French indeed - and Parthenay is also worth a visit" Maddy,Aran,Sophie(50,Alice(2) and Abigail(3months) 2014


"We found Les Glycines well-equipped  for both families - the facilities for the children were excellent, the games field and pool were fully utilised. La Tranche- sur mer for the beach was excellent,Parthenay and the Ile de Re. Fontenay was another pretty town with nice cafes.Many thanks to Anne & Ray - nothing is too much trouble"  Jo,Mark,Kirsty,Tim,Daniel(6)  Aimee(3),Harry(6) and Sam(3), 2014


"Thanks for making us welcome and looking after us! Parthenay was a lovely local visit and exciting for the children to explore in the medieval part" Sean,Liz,Mark,Izzy,Jimmy(7),Ted(5),Hattie(8) and Florence(5) 2014


"Thank you so much for a fabulous fortnight - we had a wonderful time! We really enjoyed every day - our highlights were La Rochelle, and the Ile de Re (Ars-en-Re). We cannot wait to return." Michael,Jill,Lauren(16),Daniel(15),Ivan(12) and Ethan(8) 2014


" We had a lovely time time here - the gite was great, so were the playing field and swimming pool - the fresh bread every morning was delicious! We went to Futuroscope, which was brilliant and the Games Festival ( Parthenay)  - was great as well. Thank you for a wonderful holiday" Dries,Susanne,Marisa,Alyssa,Noa,Mika and ....the baby 2014


"We had a wonderful time here at Les Glycines - the gite is very well-equipped - everything you need and more. Puy du Fou has very spectacular shows - worth the price. Thank you for your hospitality and kindness" Robbie,Charlotte,Noah and.....the twins 2014


"Thank you...a perfect few days in a beautiful,relaxing and delightful gite" Jane,Darren,Jake (14), Harry(16), Irene and John 2014


"We thoroughly enjoyed our stay in La Roche. It is such a beautiful,peaceful place and we loved the wildflower garden. The house was perfect for the four of us with everything we could need. Great accommodation welcoming hosts, lovely neighbours and lots of food and wine. Hope to come back soon" Tracy,Marty,Molly(5) and Ruby(3) 2013


"We had a great break here - great weather,lovely surroundings. We enjoyed visiting the Markets, and a punt ride on the Marais. We swam every day - lovely Pool" Barbara and Terry 2013


"Had a really great 2 weeks - weather was fantastic - had a BBQ almost every night - lovely to sit outside till late. A good time was had - great food,good wine,lovely weather and lots of good places to to go" Linda,Andy,Adam(8) and Hannah(5) 2013


"The House is very well equipped, as well as the playing field,pool and the little terraces to use - to have dinner here next to the wildflowers, is absolutely fantastic all of us had great nights (sleeping late) so it was a very relaxing holiday for us" Bjorn,Kim Abel(4) and Tjern (1) 2013


"Thank you for your kindness and hospitality - we enjoyed our stay in La Roche very much" Stephan,Irene,Tyche(13) and Gauti (10) 2013


"Dank  u voorjollie gasturyheid en de mooie accomodatie. Het verwelkoming spakketje verraste ons aangemaam en was erg lekker." Rik,Fabienne,Killien and Mike 2013


"Many thanks for your hospitality - you have splendid accommodation. There are still many things we would like to do and see - so maybe we will be back - all the things we love to experience are here or in the neighbourhood within a few minutes drive. Anne & Ray, you made us feel at ease, like we do at home - you really know how to welcome your guests"Berry,Lettie,Lisa(14) and Tom(10).2013


"Many thanks to Anne and Ray for all the effort they take to make a stay at La Roche so enjoyable. We had a really enjoyable time with highlights at - Parthenay,Vouvant,Marais Poitevin and the Abbey At Nieul sur l'Autise" Peter and Esther 2013


"We had an excellent relaxing time - we found an interesting ruined Chateau at Herrison,Vouvant was a very attractive village and the 'Rocking Rock' has may massive granite boulders and a picnic site by the river" Alan and Rosalie 2013


"Lovely cottage with everything we needed.Things we'd recommend - setting the alarm for 5.00am to get up and listen to the Owls and the dawn chorus ( we went to bed after!!) - La Rochelle ( Natural History Museum,lovely beach and enormous Ice-creams),'Indian Forest' and the Mervent Zoo( surprisingly good for a little Zoo in the middle of nowhere)." Alan,Ruth,Kate and Miri. 2013


"We had a very relaxing holiday at Les Glycines, and some interesting days out - we pre-booked 2 day tickets for Puy du Fou -  - lovely day spent at La Rochelle.went to the Parc Aventure and paddled around the Marais - beautiful and tranquil;." Richard,Tessa,Joe (15) and Oli(13) 2013


"We have had a wonderful 2 weeks at Les Glycines - the Gite had absolutely everything we needed and was in a glorious setting with lots of wildlife and countryside to enjoy. It was perfect for our big family and easily accommodated us all in comfort. Parc de Pierre Brune was a fun traditional family day out and the circuits pedestres leaflet provided some nice walks in the Mervent Forest" Liane,Russ,William,Bill,Alice,Clair and Joseph 2013


"Lovely week - perfect weather. The House is well-equipped and had everything we needed. We've had a great time - thanks" The Robinsons 2013


"Thank you for a very relaxing week.The Gite has everything we needed.We visited Pissotte to enjoy Wine Tasting,Puy du Fou a very French experience and Niort for shopping. A highlight was a boat ride around 'Le Petit Port Sauvage' near Maillezais- we thoroughly enjoyed our stay - Anne & Ray are fabulous hosts" The Ellingworths and Mitchells.2013


"Thank you so much for this lovely house and area - we enjoyed the swimming pool,the terrace for breakfast and diner and also the walks in the very green woods. Our trips to La Rochelle,Poitiers,Cycling at Ile de Re,Karting,Parthenay and the concert 'Nuit Romanes' St Gelais were very successful" Families Noordink and Van der Meulen 2013



"Une belle premiere semaine de vacances,ensoleillee,dans une campagne ou tout le monde a le sourine,Nous avons visite le 'Nombril du Monde',l'Abbaye de Maillezais,un magnifique et reposant tour en banque au depart de 'La Mazeau'.,le festival FLIP et le Puy du Fou..fantastique.Et merci Anne et Ray pour le chaleureux accueil qu'ils nous ont reserve" Henri,Marie Pierre,Lucien (11),Marien(11) et Veronique 2013


"Our stay was wonderful - we felt very much at home. We will definitely recommend these Gites to our friends" Colin,Patricia,Caoimle(9),Oisin(6) and Hannah(3) 2013


"Our kids loved the pool,the garden,the maze,the chickens and the daily bread delivery- we loved wandering off into the forest looking for dragonflys - we had a wonderful time" Steven,Liesje,Lenn(5),Saartje(3) and Nils(1) 2013


"We truly enjoyed our stay in your delightful gite - the location is relaxing and tranquil and we enjoyed the wlkas in the woods.We would love to stay here again in the future" Katarina,Stephen,Sofia(6) and Adam(3) 2013


" The historical town of Parthenay was very pretty,boating down the canals of 'The Green Venice' was super relaxing, and one of the highlights of the holiday fro the boys was having the whole circuit to themselves at the Karting. But the most memorable time was here  - home from home for 2 weeks - our most relaxing holiday in years.'Go raibh mile mqaith agaibh' A thousand thanks to you ( Irish) Patricia,Paul,Sean(15),Brian(12) and Eoin(10) 2013


"The gite exceeded our expectations - it was spotlessly clean and very comfortable. The kitchen was very well equipped, everything we needed was catered for.The Pool was spotlessly clean and we loved the games field.We would definitely recommend Les Petites Pierres to our family and friends" Pam, Jim and Jean 2013


"We have found staying with Anne & Ray brilliant, a very accommodating couple but discrete. The Gite was immaculate and so peaceful - it was what we needed for rest and relaxation" Dennis and Mary 2013


"A lovely short break. Fantastic place to stay" The Watkins February 2013


"Had the most amazing, quiet, relaxing week - not long enough! Loved the walks in the woods, the Sancerre, and the 'Relais Delice' restaurant in La Chataigneraie, Look forward to another visit soon" John and Caroline 2012


"Summer 2012 found in France! Les Petites Pierres is a lovely place to stay. The site was lovely and we really enjoyed our time here. We visited Parthenay and Vouvant for the medieval old towns and the boating at Coulon was also great. Will definitely recommend  the gites to our friends" Rebecca and James 2012


"Thank you Ray and Anne for a great fortnight in La Roche.We couldn’t have asked for a better start to our holiday – beer in the fridge and a French welcome pack of wine, bread and cheese! Parfait! We thought that the location was perfect for house-hunting in the region.

It was great to be so well placed but we also felt so completely relaxed in the peaceful setting after a long day of viewing houses.La Roche certainly lived up to its name! We loved the rock but also the great facilities available to us both inside and outside the house – the pool, the games area and the lovely countryside to explore.We could not have asked for more welcoming hosts and look forward to returning." Carolyn,Matt and Katie(4) 2012



" Had a lovely week long stay - could have done with longer! Such a relaxing place. Visited La Rochelle - the Aquarium was amazing. Coulon ( Green Venice) was a lovely day out hired boats and had a picnic/ A lovely French village to visit is Vouvant- pretty with lovely restaurants" Maxine and Mark with

" I had a great time, the gite was so cosy and nice. Me and Louis loved the swimming pool and the playing field. We liked the cats and chickens. We hope to come again" Niamh (12) and Louis(11) 2012


"Thank you for a wonderful week. Anne and Ray have been the most hospitable hosts - nothing too much trouble. The week has flown by and reluctantly we have to go home" Catherine and Ray 2012


"This is an utterly delightful spot for a holiday, we've had a very happy week - many,many thanks for all your thoughtful touches" Ros and James with

"We all had a wonderful time here, relaxing by the Pool and taking walks in the woods. We had lovely BBQ's in the sun- yum,yum!" Amia (8) and Imogen (5) 2012


" We had a fun time. First day Pescalis,second day Zoo in Mervent,3rd day the boats in Marais Poitevin,4th day swimming in the Pool,5th day to Niort ( market),6th day taking a walk. Les Moules a Lion D'or Restaurant mmmm" Veerle,Kristoff and Zoe(7) 2012


"Thank you for our lovely stay in Les Petites Pierres. We have had a most enjoyable time visiting the area - Niort for the shopping,Parthenay for its picturesque medieval streets and La Rochelle. The Zoo in Mervent Forest was a highlight for all the family as was the night time Show at the Puy du Fou.We will definitely return." Juliette,Christian,Evie and Esme(15). 2012

"Merci Anne et Ray pour votre admirable gentillesse ainsi que pour votre exceptionelle generosite. Christian,un Francais reconnaissant"


"Thank you for our lovely stay. We have had a most enjoyable

"Thank you for a lovely holiday, We enjoyed our trip to the seaside at La Rochelle and the horse riding just outside Scille. We look forward to coming back very soon." Lorna,Rob,Alex(13) and Lucy(13) 2012


"Many thanks again for your hospitality. We had a great stay. We can recommend the Harras de Vende at La Roche to anyone who likes Horses. We will miss the frog chorus" Les and Heather 2012


"Had a lovely stay,relaxed by the Pool. We enjoyed our visit to the Ile de Re - do climb the lighthouse, and Vouvant is definitely worth a visit - very beautiful" Vanessa,Tim,Margaret and Edwin (10)2012


" Fantastic hospitality, very much appreciated and very welcoming. Top tips -  Intermarche L'Absie is more than sufficient for food-for beaches La Faute sur Mer and the Ile de Re (northern beaches) -La Rochelle is certainly worth a visit,comes alive in the evening with lots of street entertainment and it is such a beautiful setting and steeped in history." Kim,Declan,Ellie(11) and Lucie(7) 2012


"What fantastic hosts! We have had a wonderful time here.Everything we needed had been thought of and provided.Many happy hours were spent around the pool. The karting was good value for money and provided many laughs.We hope to be back in this beautiful part of the country and to visit here again"Mick,Julie,Emma,David,Mark,Louise,Mikeala(15),Brett(11) 2012


"We all had such a lovely time during our stay.Nearby we visited Pescalis,the Lake at Secondigny,Coulonges market and Vouvant. Niort has a fantastic market and lots of history. Ray and Anne made us all feel very welcome and catered for our every need.They were particularly accommodating towards our children,making it a great holiday for us all." The Hewlett and Mayle families 2012"


" We really enjoyed our stay at Les Glycines. We were comfortable in our house, loved sampling the local food and found there was enough to keep our 3 year old happy. We recommend visiting La Rochelle,Poitiers,Coulonges market ( and the Restaurant Citronelle),Fontenay ( and the restaurant Le Pinkie). Our holiday was definitely worth travelling the 14 hours" Catharine,Peter and Tomas (3) 2012 Prague


"We have enjoyed an extremely relaxing week in La Roche.The gite contains everything one could dream to have in a self-catering residence - an enormous amount of thought and consideration has been given to this.When not admiring the wildflowers,searching for the cats,hens,lizards,playing badminton,boules,swimming,sunbathing,reading,exploring the woodland, we found time to visit the 'Parc de Valee, which was ideal for our children. Within an hours drive with plenty of exciting rides/playground equipment.Thank you Anne and Ray for a most enjoyable holiday,not only will we be recommending you to our nearest and dearest ,we also fully intend to return ourselves" Amy,Gary,Daisy(7)and Rosie(5) 2012


"We've all had a fabulous stay here particularly as the sun has shone and we've been able to use the Pool every day. After experiencing the Haute Vienne region of France this has made a welcome change with the lovely countryside which is less flat. We visited La Tranche sur Mer and Les Sables D'Olonne. Both are nice beaches but Les Sables has more of a 'seaside' feel. Lake Effre ( Secondigny) was nice for our kids as there is a nice playground and crazy golf. We have many memories to share with the children of the 'upside down' house"

Liz,Rick,James (4) and Oliver (3) 2012


"We have enjoyed our stay very much.Thank you for the warm welcome.Together we visited Mervent ( we hired an 'electric' boat), Niort,Parthenay,Secondigny,Vouvant,La Rochelle,Saint Marc la Lande,Chateau le Coudray-Salbert and Foussiais Payre" Stefan,Els,Joris(16) and Reinout(13) 2012


"We felt very welcome and had 2 wonderful weeks at Les Glycines. We enjoyed the Gite, the Pool and the games Field and it was great to have 2 private terraces and a BBQ.There are lots of things to do or see in the neighbourhood.Niort - great market and good walks.Coulon-boat trip,walking and cycling. Faymoreau Mine Museum audio tour and interesting village and chapel.Parc Aventure - a real adventure - we had almost four hours of fun in the trees.

Parthenay - beautiful medieval town, visit the ruins of the Castle and climb the ponte de St Jacques.Vouvant - visit the tourist office for a tour and the Melusine Tower."

 Arjon,Elianne,Lars (9) and Jelle (9) 2012


"This our second stay at Les Glycines gites in 2 years. We ,love coming here, the boys enjoy the Pool and the Games Field and it is so relaxing and beautiful. What makes this place so special is the enormously wonderful hospitality of Anne and Ray. They go the extra mile to make everything just right. We had another ,lovely holiday and will be back before too long." Jo,Paul,Louis(15) and Tom(9) 2012


"We enjoyed our stay at La Roche very much - you have a great place here. We really liked the area too, nice villages, and the route to La Rochelle was lovely" Wolter and Anja 2012


"We've had a wonderful week and you have both made us feel welcome. The Gite is very comfortable with everything we needed" Sharon and Paul 2012


"We had a wonderful stay at Les Glycines. We visited and liked - Coulonges Market,Parthenay,Le Puy du Fou,Niort,karting,Tumuli de Bougon,Marais Poitevin, the Abbies of Niel sur L'Autize and Maillezais. And of course we enjoyed sitting by the Pool,swimming,relaxing and just enjoying the peace and quiet of this little valley with its rich wildlife." Peter,Renild,Moyra(13) and Ciaran (10) 2011


"We had a fantastic vacation - it was very complete.It was ideal for a family like ours.Swimming,playing,especially sticks and stones! And very many things to do in the neighbourhood.You have been very hospitable and helpful with car trouble,laundry and even birthday cake!" Huub,Henneke,Morris (3) and Flint(1) 2011


"Had a lovely relaxing holiday 'en pleine campagne'.Lovely region - coast,lakes and countryside.The trees,wildlife and weather were stunning,rowing a boat on the Marais Poitevin was fun.Lots of space for us in this house.Many thanks to the 'hosts with the most'" Kevin,Ceri,Andy,Wendy,Jacob(15),Ben(15) and Mathew(14) 2011


"We have had a wonderful holiday, due in no small measure to Anne and Ray's fantastic hospitality. The gite is a 'home from home' and our children loved the swimming Pool and games field. We loved swinging through the trees at Parc Aventure. It was great fun for kids of all ages! We had a guided boat trip on the Marais Poitevin which was very relaxing and our guide spoke excellent English so we learnt a lot." Mark,Allison,Nathan(11) and Chloe(9)  2011


"We had a wonderful time at your gite.We were surprised to receive a welcome pack and appreciated this very much.The gite is very good and well-equipped.If you like the countryside this is the right address.Enjoying swimming in the Pool.making walking tours in the vicinity of the gite,visiting the medieval towns Parthenay and Vouvant.It was a place just for us with woods,singing birds and meadows.Fresh air and lovely people around" Sjoukje and Wim 2011


"Thank you for the wonderful holiday.The city of Parthenay was very lovely,also the port in La Rochelle was very nice, and the beautiful Ile de Re.Also lovely views and great walks in the neighbourhood.This was one of our best holidays, and it's all because of the nice gite, and the warmth of Anne and Ray" Benjamin,Katinka ("and almost new born baby boy") and Anais(4) 2011


" We would like to thank you very much for our pleasant stay.The gite is very nice and our children loved the rock in the house.We did appreciate your good care during the week, the baguette and brie tasted really fine after a long drive.We had all facilities we need to have a relaxed holiday" David,Bianca,Niels(4)and Maartje(1) 2011


"We have really enjoyed our stay at La Roche.Plenty of things to do -the beautiful village of Parthenay,La Rochelle and ,of course, le Puy du Fou.But we just as much liked to stay at the gite. Tiemen was a big fan of the Pool and Elsa loved to 'play' with the butterflies,crickets,little lizards and Merlot.Anne & Ray, thank you so much for being the nicest possible hosts,tour guides and the occasional bread fairy" Albert,Katja,Tiemen(5) and Elsa(2)  2011


"We have thoroughly enjoyed our stay at Les Glycines.The set-up of the cottages is so homely.We found La Rochelle a great place to eat,drink and people watch,we would definitely recommend it to anyone. Above all,the hospitality and generosity of Ray and Anne has been astounding and we are truly grateful to them for that.They were always there with a smile on their faces and happy to help us any way" Rachel,Andy,Tom and Jaime 2011


"My family and I have had a fabulous,relaxing holiday here at les Glycine.I love the cosy cottages and their position.We had such fun, all 14 of us,cooking,eating,drinking,swimming,walking.No need to go very far as the surrounding countryside is beautiful .I'll certainly be recommending you to all my friends." Anne 2011


"What we can we say? What a fantastic holiday. We enjoyed trips our trips to Coulonges and Bressuire for the markets - black pudding and chorizo were fantastic purchases. la Rochelle was a beautiful place which we all enjoyed - the pirate sweet shop has to be seen to be believed.Plan d'eau, near La Chataigneraie was a great place for chilling out,enjoying lunch and cooling off in the pool.By far the most enjoyed trip was to Parc d'Aventure.Lots of swinging from great heights!We couldn't recommend this place highly enough,I'm sure we'll be back" Nick,Julia,Kerry,Andy,Megan(16),Luke(14) and Rachel(13)  2011


"We have had a brilliant week - the weather has been wonderful and Anne and Ray so welcoming and so much fun.The accommodation has been comfortable and homely - all our needs supplied.Would definitely recommend  to anyone and hope to return ourselves" Anne,Matt and Kieran 2011


"We have had a fantastic 2 weeks at Les Petites Pierres and are very reluctantly leaving tomorrow.The weather has been great every day with so much to see and do.The Marais Poitevin is well worth a visit,Coulon is a very pretty village and we really enjoyed the canoeing.We visited Vouvant, which is also really lovely, and the children loved Parc de Pierre Brune in Mervent forest. But for all the day trips Conor and Amelia only ever wanted to come back to the much loved pool!Thanks for a lovely holiday" John,Triona,Conor(5) and Amelia(5) 2011


"We have had the most wonderful time here.Anne and Ray are the most amazing hosts,continually going the extra mile to make sure we were comfortable and had everything we could want.The gite is beautiful,clean,comfy and well equipped.We loved the little 'extras' like the welcome pack." Roz and Danny 2011

" We were here in June and loved it so much that when we needed to come back for a house-hunting trip, we had no hesitation in asking Anne and Ray if 'our' gite was available.Yet again , we have been given a wonderful welcome - the icing on the cake was finding our dream house to buy!" Roz and Danny 2011


"We have loved our holiday,it is so beautiful and peaceful here with loads to see and do.We loved the Mervent forest,Le Puy du Fou and Le Marais Poitevin.The welcome pack and information sheets were much appreciated. We are definitely coming back again!Jo,Paul,Louis(14) and Tom(8) 2011

"I liked the pool, the sports field and the satellite TV. I had a great stay and want to come back!" Louis(14) 2011


"We had a nice stay in your gite. Our trip to Futuroscope was great.The gite is quiet and the rural area is nice.Ray and Anne you are always very friendly and helpful" Sandra,Kees,Ruben(13) and Eliza(9)  2011


"We've had a great 2 weeks and have thoroughly enjoyed exploring the area.Favourite places were: Niort/Coulonges/La Rochelle/Coulon.The cottage has been really cosy and it is well equipped ( even down to a salad spinner) This is the prefect place to come to get away from the stresses of city life" Amanda,David and Edward(11)  2011


"A very enjoyable week in one of the best presented Gites we have stayed at.The welcome pack was very helpful.Enjoyed the wildlife of the area,particularly watching the (Red) Squirrels on the Walnut tree from our bed in the mornings" Les and Heather 2011


"Thank you so much for such a wonderful holiday. The Gite is fantastic, so clean and well equipped. We really have fallen in love with this area. There is so much to see and do" John, Lindsey & Jack 2010


"This is the cleanest,best equipped gite I have stayed in in France. What a lovely setting for a relaxing holiday"   Rachel,Paul,Rebecca,Sarah,Pam,Keziah, Charlie, Clara & Joel 2010


"We had a wonderful time staying in les Glycines" Nataschja,Arthur,Ynze & Josin 2010


"Visits out to La Rochelle,Coulon,Samur,Le Breze (troglodyte caves),Mervant Zoo.Plan d'Eau good for waterslides and pedalos.Parthenay very interesting.Ray and Anne very hospitable and helpful - we wish them well." Pratt and Malcomson Families 2010.


Exceptional was the individual welcome and nice welcome pack.Thank you also Anne & Ray for the hospitality and ever friendly support, including bakery stuff every morning.Fun also with place to play soccer and badminton" Dirk, Katrin,Thom & Jorre 2010






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