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La Belle Échappée sits within walled and gated grounds of one hectare with heated salt water swimming pool offering an abundance of safe activities and entertainment to suit all the family and is in easy reach of many tourist attractions and the coast. La Belle Échappée is available to let in its entirety as a private exclusive use self catering let sleeping a maximum of 16 guests with private parking onsite.

Nestled in the heart of the Deux-Sevres region of Western France. Known as one of France’s ‘Best Kept Secrets’ the Deux-Sevres is the tranquil, laid back, unspoiled department of the Poitou-Charentes, the area has a mild micro-climate and is deemed to be the second sunniest region in France, benefiting from the warmth of the La Rochelle basin. It is filled with lazy winding rivers and is a region truly dedicated to relaxing, restful holidays in superb accommodation. None more so than La Belle Échappée (translates to ‘The Beautiful Escape’) which guarantees you accommodation of the highest standard.

The property is centrally heated, has free Wi-Fi and all the bedrooms are luxuriously appointed and equipped with hairdryers and towels.  An extremely large and comfortable guest lounge and dining room of 51 square metres featuring a traditional stone fireplace ensures room for all to relax, read, play games, watch a film or simply chill out.  English satellite is installed providing all TV channels.  The kitchen is fully equipped with oven, hob, fridge/freezer, dishwasher, microwave, toaster, coffee machine etc.  The kitchen leads on to a first floor balcony with wonderful views of the surrounding countryside.

Below the balcony is a summer kitchen equipped with sink, cupboards, fridge microwave and kettle. There is also a WC, washbasins and washing machine adjacent.

La Belle Echappée is extremely child friendly, offering stair-gates baby bath, bath mat, potty, bottle sterilizer, changing mat, high chair, fixed cot and books plus an array of outdoor toys and equipment. 


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The stylish accommodation has 5 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms  and can cater for up to 16 guests with all the modern conveniences. Ideal for large families who are looking for an exclusive, self contained venue with plenty of space for everyone. 



Relax by the pool, play games,explore the local area by bicycle or have a BBQ on the veranda while soaking up the peace and tranquility.  

Explore the region


Ideally located for exploring the area, there are numerous attractions that will suit all ages and interests.  Whether its Theme Parks, a Chateau or just the local markets, there is something to cater for all tastes.