The Gîte

Sleeps 6 People total
1 x Double with En-Suite for 2 people
1 x Twin with En-Suite for 2 people
Central Heating
Log Burner
Lounge with Double Sofa Bed for 2 people
Kitchen and Diner
BBQ in Gite garden (please supply your own coal and fire lighters)
BBQ down by the lake and picnic bench
Outside Dining for 6 People
Heated swimming pool with sun loungers.

A fully equipped, 2 bedroomed Gîte with central heating throughout, has a short walk to the lake. One bedroom has a double bed with an en-suite double shower room. The other is a double bedroom with 2 single beds and an en-suite shower room. Bed linen and towels are provided. But pool towels are not provided.

The living room has a sofa which turns into a double sofa bed with a kingsize duvet and pillow underneath. There is a TV with Netflix for you to watch and a cosy log burner. You will also find brochures, maps and pamphlets of the local area, for those that want to venture out.

Free wifi ( please note: we are in rural France. Wifi can be effected by the weather. The wifi is not strong enough for large downloads so please make sure you do this before you arrive.

The kitchen/diner has a table and chairs to seat up to 6 people, it is well equipped with all your cooking utensils, cutlery, crockery and tea towels provided. It also has a cooker, toaster, microwave, coffee machine, kettle, fridge freezer and dishwasher. Please note: There is no downstairs toilet. Pool Towels are not provided. (please do not use the Gite bath towels around the pool) Beach Towels can be hired 7€ per week.

Please bring your own lilo’s, floaters and swimming goggles. These are not provided.

The water is safe to drink. Large Plastic water bottles must be not left at the Gite. We can’t put them anywhere in the bins.

We take a £200 Gite damage deposit.This will be refunded with in 7 days after you vacate.

We also take 50€ to 100€ Deposit for fishing equipment hire, which is returned when you bring your equipment back.


Breakfast & Dinner at the house, or Breakfast and Dinner at your swims.

(English Breakfast and Dinner)

Unfortunately this is not available at this time. We are very sorry.

In the near future we will be doing food again.


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Useful Information...

Your carp fishing accommodation, La Froterie, is situated in a small town called Pougne Hérrison, in the French department of Deux-Sèvres (79).

The nearest supermarket to us is in SECONDIGNY, just 5 minutes drive away, where you can buy all your food etc. Secondigny also offers a bar, pharmacy, butcher, baker, doctor, estate agent and hairdressers.

If you are looking for a bigger town with more shops, restaurants and things to see and do, PARTHENAY, BRESSUIRE and NIORT all offer this and are within a 30 minute drive from La Froterie. Please see the Travel page for a map of our location, and the nearby towns.

The Exclusive Package

With the gîte and 4 swims for a week fishing, self catering is  £1,250