Chalet du Lac
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Villa | 3 bedrooms | sleeps 6
Our peaceful, lakeside holiday chalet lies in the heart of the Médoc, facing Lake Hourtin and surrounded by pine forests. Ideal setting for family and activity holidays or just relaxing our home is part of Les Maisons du Lac- recently built (06) eco-chalets sited around a private stretch of water in a tranquil, traffic free location with a cycle path outside the garden gate.
Furnished to a high standard, bright and welcoming our holiday home comfortably sleeps 6 (+toddler) with two shower rooms. A few minutes walk takes you to Hourtin Port with a marina and sandy lake beach- plenty of space to sunbathe or try water sports. Only 10kms to Atlantic Silver Coast beaches- miles of sand and surf or take a short drive to visit historic chateaux and sample world famous Bordeaux wines. Less than an hour to the lovely city of Bordeaux.
In the evening enjoy a glass of wine on the terrace as the sun dips below the lake.
"Wow ! What a lovely house & setting. Really enjoyed the warm lake ,perfect for small children. A wonderful time was had by all" Hudson family, Yorks UK 2011
|Size||Sleeps up to 6, 3 bedrooms|
|Nearest beach||Hourtin Lake 1 km|
|Nearest Amenities||1 km|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Bordeaux- Merignac 45 km, Nearest railway: Bordeaux 50 km|
|Family friendly||Great for children of all ages, Suitable for people with restricted mobility|
|Notes||Pets welcome, No smoking at this property|
Features and Facilities
|General||Central heating, TV, CD player, Satellite TV|
|Standard||Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer|
|Utilities||Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine|
|Rooms||3 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms of which 1 En suites and 1 Shower rooms|
|Furniture||1 Sofa beds, Single beds (2), Double beds (1), Cots (1), Dining seats for 6, Lounge seats for 6|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided|
|Outdoors||Balcony or terrace, Private garden, BBQ, Bicycles available|
|Further details indoors|
• Spacious, bright, open-plan lounge with dining area and fitted kitchen with lovely views over the lake.
Sofa and armchairs for 6. English or French TV.
• Double bedroom, fitted wardrobes, en suite Italian shower with vanity unit. Access to small rear terrace and garden.
• Separate W.C/ washbasin entry from hallway.
• Large twin bedroom with wardrobes, TV/DVD/iPod dock
• Mezzanine bedroom with comfy, double sofa bed, DVD player, plenty of storage and a balcony overlooking the lake.
• Separate shower room/W.C.
Travelcot/bassinet with mattress available - up to age 3
|Further details outdoors|
Large table, chairs for 8. 4 recliners and a sunshade. Two adult cycles ( helmets not supplied) and boules set.
Large terrace facing Lake Hourtin. Fenced garden with access onto a cycle path.
Short walk to private parking space. Visitors spaces also available.
"We had a lovely time here- the house is beautifully set and the all rooms bright and well appointed. There is no shortage of activities in the area- from walking in the extensive forests to wine tasting or enjoying the beach. We definitely recommend this property." D.M Rotterdam, Netherlands
Linen and towels provided EXCEPT beach towels.. Very well equipped.
Games, books, DVDs available.
One well behaved pet welcome - please advise on booking.
The Aquitaine/Dordogne region
The Gironde – towards the estuary world famous Médoc vineyards and beautiful Chateaux – Margaux, Lafitte and many more offer wine tastings and history. By contrast drive west from our holiday home to miles of Atlantic beaches – the Côte d’Argent – surfing at Hourtin Plage (10 minutes drive), Carcans Plage and Lacanau. Further south visit the great Dune of Pyla and beautiful Arcachon Bay.
One hour to historic Bordeaux- an easy city to explore on foot with historic buildings, designer shops riverside bars and excellent restaurants.
"Had a wonderful time in your lovely house at the lake. Wish we didn't have to go home. See you next year."
Wynant family, Asse, Belgium
Just a few minutes walk beside the lake takes you to Hourtin Port – marina, restaurants, small shop and a sandy beach with water sports – sailing, windsurfing, canoeing and more! Fishing, tennis, horse riding, mini-golf and a skate park are also nearby – something for everyone. Opposite the house is the Île aux Enfants – 10 hectares for children’s play and adventure. In the summer there are many activities organised for children.
Around the house are miles of cycle paths beside the lake and through the forests.
The village of Hourtin – 2 kms away - is a small, friendly community built around a square with a variety of shops, small supermarkets, wine caves, Post Office, ATM, cinema and a weekly market ( twice weekly in summer).
Wi-Fi is available at bars in the Port and the village.
Larger supermarkets are found in Lesparre- 15 minutes drive.
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9 Sep 2013
"Great place for a family holiday"
This is a great place to stay in Hourtin as it is slightly away from all the goings on in the Port yet close enough to duck in and be part of it all. The chalet itself is spacious and has all the bits… More
27 Aug 2013
"Very pleasant stay in a nice environment"
We had a great week in Hourtin. It's a nice, well equiped house with a terrace in a quiet neighbourhood and very helpful owners. We'll definately come back.Fam. Van den Moortel, Belgium… More
15 Aug 2011
"Excellent family holiday in a nice and quiet environment, child friendly"
The house was very charming with enough space for everyone. The setting was lovely, with lots of green, and a large playground for kids. It was just a walk away from Hourtin Lake and the Beach was at 10 minutes. The house was fully equipped and we had a lovely terrace!
6 Aug 2011
"Quaint, comfortable, close to lake and ocean beaches, plenty of restaurants nearby & close to Medoc wine region"
This was a wonderful spot for us, a family with two teenage boys. Within 1/2 hour of several fun and vibrant ocean beaches and resort towns. The silver coast beaches are fantastic but do have strict s… More
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