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New Cottage

Sleeping 5

 

The Old Logis

Sleeping 5

 

Stone Cottage

Sleeping 6

 

Gte Tamaris

Sleeping 4

 

The Laurels

Sleeping 3

 

Parasol Pine

Sleeping 3-4

 

 

 

Holiday Cottage

Sleeping 4

(5 minutes' walk 

from 

Dolphin Gites)

 

 

 

 

 

 

  

Howard & Cathy (Parkinson)

 

 

 

Acquired the gtes in 2002 and moved to France with our 3 children in 2004 to become fully involved with the ownership and running of a successful gte business in Vende.

 

Howard, originally from Formby near Liverpool, taught Psychology at Winstanley College in Wigan until 2004. Today, as well as being busy with all aspects of the business, Howard teaches part-time at Nantes University.

 

Cathy, originally from Vaires sur Marne near Paris, taught French at Birkdale High school for 8 years, and worked in adult education for 15 years, whilst also a GCSE examiner. Now, fully involved in the everyday running of the business, teaching conversation French to local ex-pats and offering weekend French courses.   

 

 

 

 

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