4 - Themed gîtes and guest houses

Stay in a windmill or other arty accommodation...

Chromatic, is an artistic gîte for musicians in Grosbreuil

Gîte Chromatic - Grosbreuil

Holiday rental - Clévacances (4 keys) - 6 - 12 people

Designer France and artistic director David, left the hustle and bustle of the city and moved to the country, to a 5,000 m2 property amongst fields to start a new way of life. By combining their skills and experience, they wanted to give the place artistic colour and share their passion for music, cinema, literature, painting and more. Musical instruments are available in the lounge area, piano, guitars, drum kit, and percussion. There is also a library, along with a video projector system, a serious hi-fi system, the latest iMac with a music playlist, video and TV.

New for 2016: workshops at Le Chromatic 
France, your host and founder of the "Les Jolies Choses" brand, offers knitting lessons. Work with the co-founder of Les Jolies Choses, Marcelle "Mumy" Durez, to create a piece of your choosing.
Pénélope, France's friend, also visits Le Chromatic to offer doll creation workshops. But there aren't just any old dolls! The "Happy To See You" doll is a hand-made item created using traditional techniques. The ideal way to create something beautiful that brings back childhood memories!

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Domaine de la Boulaie, Treize Vents

Domaine de la BoulaieOnce upon a time... there were some unusual lodges. Véronique and Christophe Payré have created a timeless village of 14 lodges, standing in grounds of 30 hectares, steeped in history and surrounded by ancient and luxurious plants and trees.  The Domaine du la Boulaie is an innovative accommodation concept, featuring unusual wooden lodges, all designed to reflect a common theme: fairy tales. Guests can sleep in the Peau d'Ane refuge, succumb to Prince Charming, explore the Sorcerer's Cave or the Ogre's Den... and enjoy a family break in a fairytale kingdom.

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Le Bistrot des Amis in Pouzauges

Le Bistrot des Amis - Pouzauges

Holiday rental - Gîtes de France (4 épis) - 4 people

30 minutes by car from Puy du Fou®, hidden among the rolling hills, is the attractive venue: "Le Bistrot des Amis". In the heart of the Bocage Vendéen, this 4 épis gîte comes complete with a 1900 Bistrot feel. In this former cabinetmaker's workshop, wood, zinc, and red and white check tablecloths combine to create an original and stylish atmosphere!

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The retro "Maison de la Malnaye" in Lucs sur Boulogne

La Maison de la Malnaye - Les Lucs sur BoulogneGuest house - County cooking
Lovers of the 1960s will be over the moon to stay at the Maison de la Malnaye. Its themed rooms take you right back in time with their pool tables, old hair dryers made into lamps, vintage refrigerators for wardrobes... The decoration throughout this old building is really very tasteful.

Stay in a watermill, the Moulin de la Roche in Tiffauges

Le Moulin de la Roche - TiffaugesGîte and guest house - 5*

Philippe and Catherine Maindron decided to transform an old watermill that had been abandoned for years into a luxury gîte and guest house. Inside is a combination of old and contemporary stones with one or two very modern touches. New York City is the new beating heart of the mill. A monumental mural of Times Square decorates the stairwell in industrial metal. The round bed is perfectly located in the king-sized wedding suite...

The exterior is a small corner of paradise. Nature has been generous... a harmonious river meanders lazily... Crossed by a small Roman bridge...  A wooded hill offers a pleasant setting for the complex.

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