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“Lovely Location”
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Review of Le Vivier

Relax with a BBQ in the very sunny south facing garden
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Relax with a BBQ in the very sunny south facing garden
Le Vivier Sunny south facing decked area perfect for a glass of wine
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Relax with a BBQ in the very sunny south facing garden
Le Vivier
Sunny south facing decked area perfect for a glass of wine
Spacious sunnny and bright dining area
Well equiped kitchen
large modern well equipped kitchen/dining room
Bring the outside inside by opening huge patio windows
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double bedroom, second floor with views over the garden
newly decorated Ensuite bathroom
shower room, second floor
Very large dual aspect master bedroom with king size bed and ensuite
Single bedroom, second floor with views over village to church
View to the river Mere from ramparts
A sunny afternoon in Vouvant
Vouvant's much visited church
Boulangerie and la Coeur du miracle cafe
Coulon, Marais Poitevin, 40 minutes from le Vivier
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Holiday Rental House -
3 Bedrooms, 3 Bathrooms, Sleeps 5
Vouvant, Vendee, Pays de la Loire

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Wharfy
Plymouth, United Kingdom
Level 4 Contributor
49 reviews
18 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
“Lovely Location”
Reviewed 25 August 2015 for a stay in July 2015

This was a good holiday rental. The house is in a good location on the outskirts of Vouvant with only a 10 to 12 minute walk to the center of the village. The village has great restaurants and a variety of shops and art galleries. The house was clean on our arrival but a little tired looking in places. The kitchen floor and wooden work surfaces in the kitchen could do with a sanding down and revarnished or polished. Lovely long garden but the decking needs some attention. Plenty of crockery and cooking utensils and very thoughtful of the owner to provide beach umbrella and cool boxes. If visiting the area again I would not hesitate to book this property again

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Liked best: Position and lay out of house
Travelling group: Friends
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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Management Response
12 Dec 2015
Thanks very much for your good review of Le Vivier; we are glad you enjoyed your stay at our house and the village. As part of our end of season refurbishment we have steam cleaned and resealed the kitchen floor and re-oiled the worktops. The decking has been maintained and the garden is looking lovely.
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Durham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 13 September 2013 for a stay in August 2013
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Liked best: Quiet area and spacious traditional house
Liked least: Would have liked WiFi.
Travelling group: Teenagers
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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Friends getaway Families with young children
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Management Response
28 Nov 2013
Thank you for your comments.
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NadieMM
Cork, Ireland
Level 3 Contributor
12 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
“A gem of a house in a jewel of a village.”
Reviewed 1 August 2013 for a stay in July 2013
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If you find yourself lucky enough to be planning a break in Vouvant, then you will not find a nicer retreat than at Le Vivier. We arrived on a warm day to a warm reception and a wonderfully cool interior. This is not a modern, characterless, build-to-let property, but a lived-in and loved home. Everything you need is to hand, from the freezer to the garlic crusher. The beds were very comfortable and the showers had a constant supply of hot water. The house has a wonderful lounge, which, with the shutters closed at peak hot times of the day, provided us with a welcome cool retreat. The enclosed garden has shade in the mornings and evenings, making it perfect for breakfast and dinner outside, and is a real suntrap during the day. The charcoal bbq was great for outdoor cooking. While we were there at the height of the good weather, we feel that this would also be a really comfortable and cosy in colder weather, having a large wood-burning stove in the lounge. It’s a mere 7 to 10 minute walk to the boulangerie in the extremely pretty town of Vouvant, which is well served with restaurants and well stocked shop. From our first email, we found the owner to be extremely helpful and we wouldn’t hesitate to recommend this lovely property.

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Liked best: The overall comfort and home-from-home feeling
Liked least: Leaving!
Travelling group: Extended Family
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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Friends getaway Older travelers
Families with young children People with pets
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Management Response
28 Nov 2013
Thank you, so glad you had a nice time.
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ianCupar
cupar
Level 2 Contributor
8 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
“Very comfortable accommodation in lovely location”
Reviewed 27 April 2013 for a stay in March 2013
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people found this review helpful

My wife and I stayed in le vivier on the outskirts of the beautiful village of vouvant.We could walk easily to the heart of the village which offered all the amenities necessary for a relaxing holiday in an authentic rural french community.The locals were most accommodating and if British company is required the village has a cafe run by an English x-pat.We often enjoyed walks which were scenic ,with some of the views breathtaking ,frequently ending up in the other cafe classically French.
The house was a joy to use as a base.Everything we required was available and with 3 bedrooms ,very spacious.I cannot praise it enough.

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Liked best: The south facing decking for outside dining and relaxing in the sun
Liked least: No negatives
Travelling group: Spouse/Partner
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
Friends getaway Families with young children
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  • Was your security deposit returned on time?
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Management Response
28 Nov 2013
Glad you enjoyed your holiday at Le Vivier.
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greg_ward...
Rotherham, United Kingdom
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“Lovely accommodation in a perfect, tranquil location.”
Reviewed 1 October 2012 for a stay in July 2012
1
person found this review helpful

Myself, my partner and her two teenage kids holidayed here in July / August 2012. The house is fabulous - very spacious with a lovely cool lounge, TV, DVD, Music system, indoor and outdoor games for the kids and a well stocked bookcase. Kitchen / dining area was well equipped with access to a decked and lawned garden complete with BBQ facilities. Garden gets the sun throughout the day and is ideal for sunbathing on the loungers provided. Bedrooms and bathrooms were well equipped and master bedroom was charmingly decorated and spacious with a comfy bed. Location is ideal with the beautiful village of Vouvant only 5 minutes walk away, and many lovely coastal resorts about an hour's drive away. Plenty of car parking space adjacent to the house. I would highly recommend this holiday home to anyone wanting a nice relaxing holiday away from all the hustle and bustle.

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Liked best: The quality of the accommodation and it's facilities.
Liked least: It's a very long drive to the Vendee region, but once you get there - Wow!
Travelling group: Teenagers
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
Older travelers Families with young children
  • Was the property as advertised?
  • Would you recommend the location of this property?
  • Was it a good value for the price paid?
Was this review helpful? Yes
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Management Response
28 Nov 2013
So nice to read your lovely comments.
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