David and Emma welcome you to the La Tannerie chambres d’hotes, Exclusive Farmhouse rental and La Petite Tannerie our first floor Gite located in Vix a typical French village in the South Vendee, 40 minutes from La Rochelle and in the heart of the Marais Poitevin region of France.
La Tannerie is a 200 year old farmhouse which had not been lived in for over 30 years and is located in the centre of the village and within a 2 minute walk of a bakers, butchers, 2 convenience shops, chemist and post office. The farmhouse has been fully renovated by local artisans and brought into the twenty first century, retaining some of the 200 year old features, making it a warm and inviting home that we share with our cat Nemo.
We have three modern spacious bedrooms, all have private facilities including en suite shower rooms. Each room has a television with both French and English channels, free wifi is provided throughout the house and a French continental breakfast is included within the price on a bed and breakfast basis. Breakfast and evening meal can be taken in our open plan kitchen / dining room with views of the heated swimming pool (swimming pool heated between May and September, subject to weather conditions) and garden or on the terrace.
We also offer a four course evening meal with wine and packed lunches can be provided on request.*
There is a guest lounge where you can relax and enjoy a quiet read from our small library of novels and local books.
The swimming pool is heated (May to September, subject to weather conditions) and guests can relax on the sun terrace, the garden is enclosed, private and includes our “kitchen garden” alongside a flowered area.
La Petite Tannerie was originally a Scierie (saw mill) which has now been converted into a modern first floor gite retaining many original features including a 200 year old oak “A” frame beam along with oak window lintels and exposed stone walls in both the main bedroom and open plan lounge and kitchen.
There are two modern bedrooms, a family shower room and open plan kitchen, dining room and lounge. The lounge has a television with English freeview channels, DVD player and free wifi. You also have your own terrace area with seating, barbeque and use of the heated swimming pool.
We have a car park and offer a secure garage for motorbikes and cycles.
One of the best ways to explore the Marais is by cycle these are available for hire to our guests.*
For wine lovers Vix has its own award winning wine and wine tasting can be taken at the local Mercier vineyard.
We also offer a pickup service from La Rochelle airport* which is just 40 minutes away.
*A charge or deposit will be required