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Chalet-Vendee

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Caravan/Mobile Home / 2 bedrooms / sleeps 4

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Caravan/Mobile Home / 2 bedrooms / sleeps 4

Key Info
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 20 km
  • Swimming pool
  • Great for children of all ages
  • Car advised
  • No pets allowed
  • Private garden

Chalet-Vendee is a 2 bedroom luxury cottage style chalet that comfortably sleeps 4.It measures 7.3 x 3.7 metres and is set in a generous garden of about 156 sq. metres. The chalet consists of a master bedroom with double bed, a double sized wardrobe and a Jack/Gill shower room. There is a separate w. c. The twin bedroom comes complete with wardrobe and storage). The main ceiling in the lounge is vaulted and gives an air of spaciousness. There is comfortable seating in the lounge. It has a panel heater, 22” LCD TV, with Free Sat DVD player and assorted DVD's. Please by all means bring your own DVDs). We have a mothercare high chair.The kitchen is fully fitted with a full size 4 gas hob, table top oven with grill and rotisserie, larder fridge/freezer, microwave, teapot and cutlery, glasses & crockery etc for 6). The chalet opens onto a large wooden terrace, complete with table and 4 chairs, where you can relax, enjoy the sunshine or dine out “al fresco”. The terrace has an enclosed area for shade if needed. We have 2 sun-loungers, Ideal for sunbathing or catching up with that book you promised to finish! There is a library on site near the bar. An electric BBQ is provided to make the most of the outdoor life. No more worries of running out of gas (no charcoal allowed on site) Quilts are provided, but you will need to take your own pillows, bed linen.2 single/ I double fitted sheets, 3 double duvet covers, a mat for the shower room to step onto for safety and tea towels. Please note: - We operate a no smoking policy within the property. We do not allow pets onto the property. Deep fat frying is prohibited. We have off-road parking for 1 car next to the Chalet. Les Prairies Du Lac **** is a 4 star parc in the heart of the Vendee region.The site is open all the year round and consists of chalets and “cottage” style homes Situated between Mache and the medieval village of Apremont'e on the D40 Route de Mache. With a rural setting and a sedate atmosphere, it is the perfect location for enjoying a quiet and relaxing holiday, without being too far away from outdoor and indoor entertainment. This well established park is on the west coast of France, just a 20 minute drive from St. Gilles Croix de Vie and its sandy beaches. The Vendee is a 'mini climate', basking in 2600 hours of sunshine a yearThe park has a good community spirit and the excellent facilities make it ideal for long or short holidays all year round. Facilities include reception and security.It has a bar, laundry room, Wi-Fi Internet access, there are 2 pools, the indoor pool is heated and there is a paddling pool for small children. There is a children's play area, table tennis and mini golf. During the high season (mid June to late August) there is a bar with facilities for pool and darts. There is of course a boules ground.During the high season, there are also organised entertainments and events. The members of staff in reception speak very good English and are always helpful.

Size Sleeps up to 4, 2 bedrooms
Nearest beach Saint Gile Croix De Vie 20 km
Will consider Long term lets (over 1 month)
Access Car advised
Nearest Amenities 2 km
Nearest travel links Nearest airport: Nante 75 km, Nearest railway: Challans 17 km
Family friendly Great for children of all ages
Notes No pets allowed, No smoking at this property

Features and Facilities

Luxuries Internet access, DVD player
Pool Shared indoor pool, Shared outdoor pool (unheated)
General TV, Pool or snooker table, Table tennis, Satellite TV, Wi-Fi available
Standard Kettle, Toaster, Iron
Utilities Clothes dryer, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer
Rooms 2 bedrooms, 1 bathrooms of which 1 Shower rooms
Furniture Dining seats for 4, Lounge seats for 4
Other High chair
Outdoors Shared outdoor pool (unheated), Shared indoor pool, Balcony or terrace, Private garden, BBQ, Private fishing lake or river
Access Parking, Suitable for people with restricted mobility, Not suitable for wheelchair users
Further details indoors

The chalet consists of a master bedroom with double bed, a double sized wardrobe and a Jack/Gill shower room. There is a separate w. c. The twin bedroom comes complete with wardrobe and storage). The main ceiling in the lounge is vaulted and gives an air of spaciousness. There is comfortable seating that also converts to a double bed, it has a panel heater, 22” LCD TV, with Free Sat DVD player and assorted DVD’s. Please by all means bring your own DVDs). The kitchen is fully fitted with a full size gas hob, table top oven with grill and rotisserie, larder fridge/freezer, microwave, teapot and cutlery, glasses & crockery etc for 6).

Further details outdoors

The chalet opens onto a large wooden terrace, complete with table and 4 chairs, where you can relax, enjoy the sunshine or dine out “al fresco”. The terrace has an enclosed area for shade if needed. We have 2 sun-loungers, Ideal for sunbathing or catching up with that book you promised to finish! An electric BBQ is provided to make the most of the outdoor life. No more worries of running out of gas (no charcoal allowed on site)Important NoticeFrance - Bound? Take Breathalyser Kits or Face FineMotorists in France now have to carry breathalyser kits in their vehicles.Drivers have to travel with two single-use devices so they can test themselves with the kits if they suspect they are over the limit.Overseas drivers will have a four-month grace period and anyone failing to produce a breathalyser after November 1 will receive an 11 euro (£8) fine. These can be purched through HalfordsAnyone driving in France must also carry a warning triangle, a florescent safety vest and a fire extinguisher.

The Pays de la Loire region

The Vendee is an area which is the French equivalent of a county. It’s about the same size as Devon and is located south of Brittany and north of La Rochelle. Its western edge is defined by Atlantic coastline, putting it within the region known as Western Loire. From the mouth of the Loire to L’Aiguillon sur Mer, the 140 km coastline is almost one magnificent long sandy beach. Many of the beaches regularly receive European Blue Flag accolades for their cleanliness and water quality. The Vendee’s sunshine record is about 2500 hours per year.

You will find that driving in this part of France is a lot less stressful than motoring back in the UK, due to the quieter open roads and beautiful scenery. Travelling to this area takes between 3 and 6 hours depending on which English Channel port you use. Special ferry rates apply when using Brittany Ferries from Caen, Cherbourg, Roscoff and St. Malo.

Apremont

Apremont, is a very picturesque village, about 20 km east from St Hilaire is dominated by the remains of the renaissance Chateau d’Apremont, ideal for picnics, as well as swimming and boating on the river La Vie. At Commequiers is a “Velo Rail” that uses an old railway track and hand carts to travel on and see some beautiful countryside. About 2 hours away is La Rochelle with its old fortified port and ancient houses.

Some of the Loire chateaux are accessible for a daytrip.

To the east near Les Épesses is some of the region’s best known entertainment at the world famous castle of Le Puy-de-Fou. This includes “Le Grand Parc” historical theme park, the Chateau, museums and ”Cinescenie” an incredible open air, night time show. At Poitiers, there is the state of the art theme park “Futuroscope”.

Near Port St.Pere there is Planete Sauvage, an excellent safari park similar to Longleat. Also there is a very good zoo at Les Sables d’Olonne.It also happens to be the home of the famous Vendee Globe single handed round the world yacht race. Pornic is a very chic “Edwardian” style resort in the North Vendee, with lots of restaurants around the harbour. For shopping, there are large hypermarkets at St. Hilaire and St. Gilles Croix de Vie.

Not to be missed are the local markets, held every morning in the surrounding towns and villages, where excellent local produce and crafts can be purchased. Both Nantes and the region’s capital, La Roche sur Yon have good shopping and historical interest. You can travel to Nantes by train from Croix de Vie.

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Review 1-4 of 4

8 Jul 2013

5/5

"Small but perfectly formed"

Everything you need is on hand - site and facilities were excellent and owners couldn't have been more helpful. The chalet was well equipped and had the bonus of outside garden space and comfortable sun loungers. There was lots of activities in the clubhouse and was a perfect base from which to visit the local attractions including the coast.

Thank you Phil, it was great that we were able to accomodate you at such short notice. Elaine said she stayed on the weekend with you and enjoyed the beaches close by.

8 Jan 2013

4/5

"Everything you need for a great Vendee base."

The owners have equipped this holiday home out to a high standard, there was everything we needed including sun loungers. It is located on a spacious corner plot with a tree giving shade. The caravan was immaculately clean and the site was well maintained. The facilities included a bar, entertainment and a well run kids club, which we made use of. We enjoyed having indoor and outdoor pools to choose from, which weren't too busy considering it was peak weeks we visited. The site was quiet and well located on the edge of the village, which had all the amenities we needed, bakery shop and pharmacist. This site was convenient for site seeing and using the lake in Apremont for swimming and sunbathing. The owners stayed in contact with us and made sure we enjoyed our stay. Excellent holiday base.

Thank you for the review, hope to see you again.

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      Calendar last updated:09 Jul 2015

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