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Located in the beautiful Vendée, part of the Loire region, our 'petit chateau' is steeped in history. The entire residential history of the main house is recorded and dates back to 1341. Some of the external features - including a medieval vaulted cellar - date back to the 11th century.

The ideal base for your vacation in south Vendée with easy access to many key tourist attractions - Puy du Fou, 'Green Venice' Marais Poitevin, Mervent Forest with great outdoor pursuits, Futuroscope, La Rochelle, Vouvant and other historic beautiful towns and the spectacular Atlantic coast with it's wonderful beaches and maritime activites, all within an hour away.  There is also the amazing Loire valley - famous for its incredible wine and breathtaking chateaux's and gardens.

Far more than your standard self-catering gites, we offer a spacious and luxurious setting for your holiday with either 2 or 3 bedrooms available. Tastefully decorated with all the usual added extras, we are targeting repeat visitors and those that do enjoy and appreciate quality. We are ideally suited to that 'special occasion' and, depending on availability, can offer extra services such as evening meals and picnic lunches.

Chateau Le Retail is available for either up to 6 or 4 guests, (min 3 nights and open all year) you will have sole occupancy of your gite in a beautiful relaxing countryside location.

A spacious, open plan lounge, dining and kitchen area provides your main accommodation area, with TV and entertainment facilities. From this area two large bedrooms are accessible upstairs, both with King size beds and en-suite shower rooms. An adjacent lounge area, with the third mezzanine bedroom area is available when booked for 5 or 6 guests. A Superking size bed, with a further en-suite shower room are on this mezzanine level. All beds have memory foam mattresses. Both ground floor areas have front and rear entrance doors to patio areas. Bed linen, bathroom and beach towels are all provided. DVDs, a BBQ and a complimentary Sat Nav for your car if required, are all available for use. Parking and wifi are provided for free. 

Whilst it's necessary to have a car to enjoy the area fully there are many quiet roads and walking and cycling paths accessible directly from your gite. Of course you may just want to come for the food, the wine and to spend your time relaxing and enjoying the sunshine and the blissful peace and quiet of life in rural France.

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