The perfect choice for your COVID Safe Summer 2023 Self Catering French Summer Holiday.

A charming, spacious and well equipped two Bedroomed Gite for up to 4 people with pool, deck and South West facing sun terrace situated in a quiet and secluded hamlet.

Book our Gite – from €560 per week low season (for the month of May only) for two people up to €840 per week for four people in high season (mid June to mid September). Full details of our pricing can be viewed on our Gite Pricing 2023 prices page. You can check for available dates on our Availability Calendar page.

Close to the small town of L’Absie, just 50 minutes drive from La Rochelle and one hour West of Poitiers, a warm and generous welcome awaits you at MonPetitCoeur, our little slice of heaven in the hamlet of la Menantelierre. Situated in the Deux Sevres department, France’s best kept secret, we offer the perfect antidote to the stresses of modern living. If you’re looking for the perfect Holiday Home in France you will find peace and quiet here in a delightful rural setting. Our Gite is a self contained barn conversion surrounded by gardens. The elevated terrace affords great views of the surrounding countryside and is a lovely place to relax and dine al-fresco. Our guests always say that photographs do not do justice to the views or the ambience of our location. Why not take a look at our Photo Gallery

Book with Confidence

We appreciate that a holiday is something you look forward to keenly and back on fondly. We take every care to ensure this is especially true for our guests here at la Menantelierre. You can view their consistently high reviews on our testimonials page as well as seeing photos of the Gite and its environs in our Photo Gallery.

We are also listed with List Direct and verified as owners and operators of this Gite.

So much to see and do!

The Summer of 2023 promises to be the ideal year for a holiday in the Nouvelle Aquitaine region. This area of France offers a fantastic range of attractions to keep you entertained and occupied with exceptional weather pretty much guaranteed throughout the summer months.

We are also within easy driving distance of Le Puy du Fou – France’s top rated theme park, you can read more about it on our Family attractions page and also see a few photos from our own trip there in August 2016

Our Gite is Child Friendly and equipped with everything you could ever need for a self-catering holiday in France, full details are available on our practical matters page.

Everything you might possibly need.

The Gite is provided with fresh towels and bed-linen for your arrival, we can also provide beach towels on request. So all you need pack are your holiday clothes and personal toiletries (don’t forget the sun protection!). Our guests frequently comment that our Gite is the best equipped they have ever encountered, you can be assured that all you need for your self catering stay is provided.

Our en Arrive page tells you what to expect on your arrival and our Testimonials page gives you an indication of what our guests think of our Holiday Home in France.

Our Attractions Section gives you examples of the many things to see and do in the area. We can also provide suggested itineraries based upon our local knowledge tailored to your interests and needs.

We have designed this website to be as helpful as possible to you in selecting the perfect Holiday Home in France. If there is anything you wish to know that we have not considered on these pages please get in touch and we will answer your question as quickly as possible.

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