Papillion Lodge, 6/8 person Lakeside Cottage in Vendee

Locality Saint-Michel-le-Cloucq
Sleeps 6/8
Rooms 5
Bathroom(s) 3
Price From £650 to £695 per week
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Telephone Contact 0044 7468348819
Pet Friendly? Sorry No Pets
Wifi Availability Not available
Property Board Arrival Bedrooms Sleeps Bathrooms
Papillon Lodge Self Catering Saturday 5 8 3

About this property

Minutes Away from a Lakeside Riverbeach Setting. This cottage/gite is in a rural setting.

Papillon Lodge sleeps 6/8 persons. All mod cons in the kitchen and bathroom, but in keeping with the French farmhouse look. Log fires, oak beams, centrally heated with air-conditioning. Big thick mattresses on beds and double glazed windows and doors.

Large garden for children which is completely private, not over looked and you can safely park 6 cars in total.

Papillon Lodge is situated in the Vendee countryside, only 1 hour away from La Rochelle airport and 45 mins away from 4 major beaches, La Rochelle, La Tranche, etc. but only 2 mins away from 2 very good lakeside beach areas with bars etc,
linen and towels at 5 pounds per person per pack if needed.



Kitchen and dining

Big kitchen seats 6 all fully-fitted with a micowave, dishwasher, 4 ring gas hob, double oven, kettle, toaster and washing machine.

Living rooms

Large living room sits 6/8 persons with tv, dvd, music system, books, games, etc. Three piece leather look suite and chairs.


Five bedrooms; 2 downstairs, 1 is a family room with en suite and a babys cot or single bed. Second bedroom with double bed, plus a single bed if needed.
Upstairs is a double bedroom, a bedroom with 2 single beds and a smaller room with a single bed.


One bathroom upstairs.
Two shower rooms downstairs.


Full central heating and wood is available during the winter months. If you wish to have wood outside of winter, you can purchased it for 50 euros per week


Books, games and dvds.
outdoor games as well

Garden and outside

Outside there is a large garden and shade area with a fridge for drinks, bbq, patio chairs and tables. There is a restored piggery too, great for sitting and watching the stars during the late evening. Outside lights

Parking and garages

Enclosed safe parking for 6 cars, all private.

Visitor suitability

As long as we are informed that vistors as expected on the property that is not a problem, but they cannot stay the night.
Booked clients only due to insurance reasons.

Why Here

We bought this old farmhouse and over many years have made it into a lovely home

Why this location? It is right in the Vendee countryside but near all shops lakeside beach setting 40 mins from 4 major beaches.
Unique benefits of property It is very private, safe for children parking for 4 cars etc and huge garden for all to enjoy.<br/>And of course the old piggery great for drinks and bbq with lights we even see the stars at night so clear is the sky.

The Owner Recommends

Aquarium at La Rochelle

The lovely city of La Rochelle is a great place to go for a visit, with its beaches, shops, history and wonderful aquarium. yacht racing is also held here.


Spend a great day out at the Futuroscope theme park about 1hour plus away

Le Marais Poitevin

An area of outstanding beauty, sit back in the boats and just chill and enjoy the ride. A tranquil day travelling up and down the canals.

Mervent Lake and All Outdoor Pursuits

We are in a lovely area of great beauty in the Vendee but only 2 mins by car to a massive lakeside beach setting for fishing, walking, horse riding, climbing, forest, biking, 3 bars in mervent/ every 14th of july fireworks over looking the lake ,la rochelle 45 mins by car. vouvant with its 11 century church. fontenay le comte with its saturday fish market .zoo 2 mins away by car, pierre brune children play park in the forest of mervent.maris poitvin for a day out

Mervent Zoo

Open all summer just down the road.

Pissotte Wines

Here in this area there is a place where you can taste the local wines and if you like them buy a case or 2 to take home.

Puy du Fou Theme Park

Set in the Vendee, a magical spectacle, a day out to remember, people come from all over the world to visit this park.

The Beaches

Here in the Vendee we have some of the best beaches, La Rochelle, La Tranche, Les Sablesd’Olonne for sand-kiting, diving and jet-sking and much more.

The Medieval Town of Fontenay le Comte

We are 8 mins by car to the large town of Fontenay le Comte with its history, a local market every Saturday and loads of eating places and bars.

Information about any additional facilities

For an extra cost we can host a bbq for you on arrival or departure and provide a welcome pack.


  • Cleaning

  • No smoking

  • Linen

  • Child facilities

  • Meals

  • Splash pool



Family activities

Fishing nearby

Species of fish: ALL RIVER ONES
Name of nearest fishing location: MERVENT LAKE AND RIVERS
Distance: 1 km


Name and address of nearest golf course: LA ROCHELLE/NOIRT
Distance: 45 km

Signed wine route

Name of nearest signed wine route: PISSOTTE



Name/number of nearest marked trail: MERVENT FOREST

Wine tasting

Name and address of nearest wine producer: PISSOTTE- VIX
Distance: 2 km

Rental Rates 2017

  • Short breaks available
Start Date End Date 1 Night 2 Nights 3 Nights 4 Nights 5 Nights 6 Nights 7 Nights
27 May 2017 3 Jun 2017 £650
10 Jun 2017 17 Jun 2017 £650
24 Jun 2017 1 Jul 2017 £650
8 Jul 2017 29 Jul 2017 £695
5 Aug 2017 26 Aug 2017 £695
2 Sep 2017 30 Sep 2017 £650

Last updated: 27 December 2016

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