Gîte / Cottage

Named after the Wisteria that grows along the front of this very spacious 4 bedroom house, Les Glycines comfortably sleeps 8 comfortably, plus cots as needed, making Les Glycines an excellent and economical choice for larger families or for 2 families going on holiday together .

The Kitchen / Diner is fully equipped with electric cooker (with gas hob), dishwasher, fridge / freezer, microwave, washing machine, electric coffee maker, toaster and kettle; there is a wide range of pans, cookware, glassware and crockery.

Entrance hall with stairs to 2 bedrooms, lounge (34m²), with large windows, beams, wood burner, TV (freesat), CD / DVD player, and a selection of books and games. An information pack contains many suggestions for 'Days Out' and detailed maps of local amenities: Stairs to 2 bedrooms. UPSTAIRS 1 bedroom with double wood paneling (190x140 bed) with oak beams, view over the forest.Second bedroom with bunk bed, overlooking the rear wild flower room, shower room with WC, sink, heated towel rail and shaver, from the salon staircase 1 double room , 1 double room (190x140 bed) with oak floorboards and wood paneling ceiling and beams, both bedrooms have views over the woods. shower room with WC, washbasin, heated towel rail, shaving connection. On the other side of the chemine there are 2 large private dining and seating areas with tables, chairs and BBQs. One is sitting in a sunny spot - the other under the cool shadow of the Walnut tree.

The large communal pool (9m x 4.6 mx 4.6 m and 1.2 m deep) is located in a wonderfully sheltered sun trap and is surrounded by a spacious sun terrace and is well closed. Sunbeds, chairs and umbrellas are available to relax and sunbathe after a refreshing dive, as well as a children's pool for young children.

The quiet area is surrounded by wooded views. There are many beautiful walks here, and the really quiet lanes are excellent for cycling, we have 3 adult bikes available, you can also bring your own bikes or rent locally, in our large well equipped playing field you can enjoy - Football , table tennis and badminton. A Boules course is adjacent to the pool area, there are a selection of outdoor games and there is a croquet lawn next to the Potager garden. There is an abundance of local wildlife including, buzzards, woodpeckers, red squirrels, lizards and masses of butterflies and Ladybirds attracted by our Wildflower area (with its maze paths).

Our French chickens are also fun to look at and produce beautiful yellow-yellowed eggs - children like to help with feeding. Organic vegetables are available (for a small fee) from our attractive 3-tiered Potager. lots of safe space for guests to be active and relax.There is free on site WiFi for all Gites, and each Gite has a good selection of Books and Games. All Kitchens are fully equipped and we have cots, mattresses for children's beds, children's plates and cutlery, high chairs, a baby bath, a rug for families with young children.

There is an extensive range of information in each Gite of tourist attractions, local restaurants, shops and walks. We have created two comprehensive map guides with details of more than 40 things to do / see in a 25-minute radius around Les Glycines and more than 100 things to do for days from a little further away. detailed hiking maps and Michelin guides are also available. a Welcome Pack is included in every Gite on arrival - it includes a number of milk, cheese, bread, wine, wine, Barbecue Coals and some of our own delicious eggs. We supply bedding, but ask guests to bring their own large bath towels. In the months of July and August there is a daily delivery of delicious artisan freshly baked Baguettes, Croissants, Pain au Chocolat and the Gites are preceded by a small chemin (land strip) that is rarely used except the daily La Poste.

There are a number of local restaurants that offer a range of styles of cuisine and prices for all. We are happy to advise and book you, but also the local supermarkets and Produce Markets - many of which are! This area is known for its Goats Cheese, Apple Juice, Mussels, Chalons Poultry, Parthenais Beef, Eels and of course Charentais Melons.

The host, Anne & Ray

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We moved here in July 2010 and have renovated our house and the third holiday home Gite. We have extended the swimming pool, created a wildflower meadow, a secured area for our chickens, a Croquet-gazijn, a tiered Potager (organic vegetable garden) and a Boules job, so now there are more activities for our guests, while we live on site we advise you about the places to visit and eat. we are here to make your holiday as pleasant as possible.

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Extra price information

5% discount for a booking of 2 weeks (14 days)
For guests who were with us earlier (from 2010) we offer a discount of 10%.
In 2018: Special offer for Tour-de-France enthusiasts: we offer accommodation for 8 nights, from Friday 6 July to Saturday 14 July with a discount of up to 7%! Contact us for the details.
Discounts are also available outside the high season if you use half of this large gite. Ask for the possibilities.
Large towels can be rented from us: 15 euros for 4 bath towels per week.

Rates & duration

Prices are per stay

Minimum stay 3 nights
Week € 640.00
Midweek -
Night € 110.00
Weekend -


Here you will find any mandatory and optional additional costs.

Baby chair
€ 0.00
Per stay
Bath linen
€ 4.00
Per person
Pay at location | optional
Child's bed
€ 0.00
Per stay
Children's pool
€ 0.00
Per stay
€ 0.00
Per stay

Location & tips

Additional information

An hour and a fifteen minute drive away are the beautiful beaches and the picturesque La Rochelle, where there are museums, shops and restaurants. The Ile de Re has a 90 km bike path, and you can even encounter donkeys. We are here on a short drive from the two top theme parks, the Futuroscope in Poitiers, with all sorts of interactive attractions and rides, and the Puy du Fou, with spectacular outdoor shows and replica villages. The Marais Poitevin is a fascinating area with meadows and marshes - rent a boat there and sail for a day on the meandering streams. There are also walking and cycling paths. Locally there are several water parks, with swimming lakes, beaches, water slides and other water activities. Pescalis, a fishing lake, is only 10 minutes drive away - you can fish for carp up to 25 kg. 10 minutes away is the 'Adventure Forest' and a go-kart track (very popular with our visitors). North of l'Absie is the Rocher Branlant - the rock that moves a little when pushed. Parthenay, Niort and Poitiers are bustling cities with a medieval past. The village of Vouvant is great for hiking and the nearby Mervent has a small zoo. There is a Chateau at Coulonges sur l'Autize, and the Chateau and Jardin Medieval de la Guyonniere is located at Parthenay. A nice day trip can be made to the Chateau in Saumur and the Loire valley. Very close by is a number of excellent hiking and biking tours, for which we have detailed maps. We also advise on local festivals, markets, 'vide greniers' and special events. The iconic Tour de France 2018 starts just over the border in Vendee on 7 July. For the first 3 days, many events are only 19 - 50 minutes away! A real French experience for the door! After 3 exciting days in the Tour de France, you can enjoy the rest of your holiday in our area, where there are many cycle routes, a visit to the many tourist attractions, or just relax by the pool. We offer 8 nights, from Friday 6 July to Saturday the 14th to 7% discount! Contact us for more information. Free Wi-Fi is available on site for all gîtes and each gîte has a good selection of books and games. All kitchens are well equipped and we have cots, cot mattresses, children's plates and cutlery, high chairs, a baby bath, a changing mat and a pot for families with young children. There is an extensive range of information in each Gite from tourist attractions, local restaurants, to shops and walks. We have created two comprehensive map guides with details of more than 40 things to do / see within a 25-minute radius of Les Glycines and more than 100 things to do for a day out a little further. Detailed hiking maps and Michelin guides are also available. A welcome pack is included in every cottage on arrival - it includes some milk, cheese, bread, wine, barbecue charcoal and some of our own delicious eggs. We supply bed linen, small towels and kitchen towels, but ask you to bring your own bath towels and bed linen. There are two private sitting / dining areas for each of the 3 gîtes, a sunny and a shady, equipped with tables, chairs, umbrellas and a barbecue. During the months of July and August there is a daily delivery service of delicious traditional freshly baked baguettes, Croissants, Pain au Chocolat. The gîtes are located on a quiet little road that is rarely used, except the daily La Poste. The owners live on the premises in the main house and are available to offer help, give tips, book meals and make your stay as pleasant and carefree as possible.



Living room
Ground floor
31 m2

Couch 3 seats (2)

Armchair (2)

Bedroom 1
1st floor
12 m2

Bed: Double bed 190 x 140 cm



Bedroom 2
1st floor
12 m2

Bed: Double bed 190 x 140 cm



Bedroom 3
1st floor
11 m2

Bed: Single bed 190 x 90 cm

Bed: Single bed 190 x 90 cm


Bedroom 4
1st floor
7 m2

Bed: Single bed 190 x 90 cm

Bed: Single bed 190 x 90 cm


Bathroom 1
1st floor
3 m2




Bathroom 2
1st floor
5 m2





Type: Separate room

Stove: Gas (4 Cooking zones/burners)

Cutlery & Tableware

Swimming pool

Type: Open air swimming pool / Inground pool

Heated swimming pool: Unheated swimming pool

Privacy: Shared swimming pool


Accommodation type

  • Gîte / Cottage

Total floor space

  • 103 m2


  • Child's bed (2)
  • Playpen
  • Child's toys
  • Child's chair (2)
  • Stair gates
  • Child's bath
  • Dresser

Sports & Recreation

  • Cycling
  • Jeu de boules
  • Horse riding
  • Walking
  • Swimming

Travel Ideas

  • Amusement Parks
  • Culture & History
  • Child friendly
  • Peace & quiet
  • Group accommodation


  • Electric heating
  • Stove

Internet, Wifi, Audio

  • Flatscreen TV
  • Radio
  • CD player
  • Dvd player
  • Wifi

Outdoor Facilities

  • Barbecue
  • Outdoor lighting
  • Deckchair (8)
  • Sun umbrellas
  • Parking place (3)
  • Play set(s)
  • Table Tennis
  • Terrace (2)
  • Garden
  • Garden chair(s)
  • Garden table(s0) (2)
  • Lounge set
  • Shed
  • Pétanque court
  • Ashtray(s)


  • Manager on site
  • Visible from outside
  • Complete privacy


  • Washing machine
  • Hall
  • Storeroom
  • Safe
  • Smoking not allowed
  • No pets allowed


  • Bed linen available
  • Towels present (3)
  • Kitchen linen available

Games & entertainment

  • (Board) games
  • (Comic)books
  • Table Tennis Table

€ 640,-
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  • You pay directly to the owner

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