The perfect choice for your self catering Holiday Home

Escape to the beauty and serenity of the French countryside with our stunning self-catering holiday home, a true home from home. Nestled among rolling hills and picturesque woodland, our charming retreat offers the perfect blend of tranquility and luxury.

Step inside and you’ll be greeted by a spacious and elegantly furnished interior, featuring all modern amenities with all you need to feel right at home. Whip up a gourmet meal in the fully-equipped kitchen, or relax on the elevated deck and soak up the views with a glass of wine.

Relax on the deck and soak up the sun and the spectacular views.

Outside, you’ll discover a private oasis where you can soak up the sunshine and take in the stunning views. Enjoy a refreshing dip in the pool, lounge on the sun deck, or dine al fresco on the shaded terrace.

Located in the one of France’s most beloved regions, our holiday home offers easy access to charming villages, historic landmarks, and picturesque towns. Whether you’re seeking adventure, relaxation, or a bit of both, you’ll find it all here. Book your stay today and experience the ultimate in French countryside living.

Book our Gite – from €599 per week low season up to €900 per week for four people in high season. Full details of our pricing can be viewed on our Gite Pricing 2024 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 deck affords amazing 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 both where our reviews for the past 6 years score 9.8/10 and List Direct and verified as owners and operators of this Gite.

So much to see and do!

The Summer of 2024 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. We take your safety and well being extremely seriously and take every step to ensure that our Gite is Covid Safe.

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.

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