La Petite Maison - Ideall for couples


Details of the Gite

The self contained gite at Ouismes, compromises a large, comfortably furnished sitting room, with a cosy wood stove for the winter months. There is a fully equipped kitchen in the corner with electric oven and hob, microwave and fridge. The open plan staircase takes you up to a large double bed room with en suite shower room and wc. There is a large window on the stairwell bringing plenty of light and a small one overlooking the garden and valley below.

Outside there is a large terrace with tables and chairs, a border of fresh herbs, flower beds, a lawn and an off-road private parking space. The whole garden and terrace is enclosed by a fence. Guests are invited to enjoy the owners' ‘child free' pool and terrace during the day and 2 bikes are also available.
Local area
The hamlet of Ouismes is situated in the pretty village of Crezieres, one of the smallest communes in France with only 64 inhabitants. From the local goat farm you can buy goats milk, honey and eggs, visit the goats and the rescued Poitevin donkeys.
It is a 10 minute drive (5km) to Chef Boutonne where there are 2 supermarkets, several restaurants and bars, banks and other small shops, including 4 bakers who also deliver daily to the hamlet. The weekly market is held on Saturday in the main square where you can also find the Tourist Office. The source of the river Boutonne is found at a traditional lavoir in town and on the outskirts of town is the Château Javarzay a beautiful little Chateau housing the Musee de La Coiffe.
Melle, 20minutes away, is home to the famous Silver Mines of the French Kings, a 6km nature walk with over 200 species of rare trees and 3 Romanesque churches.

This holiday gite in Chef Boutonne is pet / dog friendly.

Facilities of the Gite

General / living area
  • CD player
  • Books
  • Log fire
  • Fans
  • Games room
  • Cot
  • Wi-fi
Kitchen / utility
  • 4 ring hob
  • Fridge
  • Oven
  • Grill
  • Microwave oven
  • Kettle
  • Coffee maker
  • Iron & ironing board
  • Hair dryer
  • Towels provided
  • Linens provided
Bedrooms (1)
Includes: Double beds (1), single beds (0), en-suite bath/shower rooms (1)
Bathrooms (1)
Includes: Bathrooms (1) of which en-suite (1). Shower (1) and WC (1)
Swimming pool
  • Shared swimming pool (heated)
  • Patio
  • Garden
  • Barbeque
  • Parking (on the road)

La Petite Maison is located in Chef Boutonne, Deux Sevres

The Poitou-Charentes region
The region is steeped in history and tradition and has a warm and exceptionally sunny climate. There are medieval towns, Romanesque churches and cathedrals, ancient abbeys, châteaux, museums, and art galleries.
The beautiful port of La Rochelle and the Atlantic coast are approximately an hour's drive away. There are superb beaches at La Rochelle, Ile de Ré, Royan and Fouras where you can take a short ferry trip to Ile d'Aix, a car-free island with a variety of excellent beaches and restaurants. The area behind La Rochelle hides the beautiful Marais Poitevin, which has a labyrinth of canals that can be explored by boat.
One hour to the south is the town of Cognac, home of brandy producers such as Remy Martin and Hennessy, and Angouleme a beautiful hill top city full of history and an annual comic strip festival. Poitiers with its great range of shops and Futuroscope is an hour's drive away to the north. During the summer months there are various music and theatre festivals all over the region.
Horse riding, golf, canoeing and kayaking (on the close-by river Charente) are among many of the different sports available.

  • Poitiers : 55 km
  • La Rochelle: 60 km
  • La Rochelle
  • Nearest Shops: 5 km
  • Nearest Restaurants: 5 km
  • Nearest Bars: 5 km


Rental Rates

Rental rates £250 - £330 per week
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Booking Terms & Cancellation Policy

20% non refundable deposit on confirmation of booking.
The balance to be paid 12 weeks before the start of the holiday.
Cancellation refunds on balance only:
up to 8 weeks before 100%
between 8 to 4 weeks before 50%
less than 4 weeks no refund.
House linen and towels provided, but not beach or swimming towels
Returnable damage deposit on arrival £100

From £250 per week

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