House | 4 bedrooms | sleeps 9
The house, with its old stone walls, was extensively refurbished in June 2007, is full of charm and has every modern convenience. With four bedrooms, two of which are en suite, the house sleeps nine in total. A deluxe kitchen accommodates every need and you can enjoy dining in the secluded rear courtyard, or have a coffee on the front terrace. Two spacious living rooms, each with a wood burning stove, allow the house to be enjoyed in all seasons. The layout of the house makes it ideal for two familes wishing to enjoy a holiday together. There is a piano in the main sitting room,although you will need to bring your own music! An i pod docking station has been added to the house for your music enjoyment.
|Size||Sleeps up to 9, 4 bedrooms|
|Nearest beach||100 m|
|Will consider||Long term lets (over 1 month)|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: La Rochelle 15 km, Nearest railway: La Rochelle 15 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
|Luxuries||Log fire, Internet access|
|General||Telephone, Wi-Fi available|
|Standard||Kettle, Iron, Hair dryer|
|Utilities||Clothes dryer, Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine|
|Rooms||4 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms and 2 En suites|
|Furniture||Single beds (5), Double beds (2), Cots (1), Dining seats for 10, Lounge seats for 10|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided, High chair|
|Outdoors||Balcony or terrace, Private garden, BBQ|
|Further details indoors|
The house enjoys two sitting rooms each with wood burning stoves, great spaces for different age groups to relax. The main sitting room has a piano, which is tuned regularly. The house is U shaped with two sleeping wings. The two double bedrooms enjoy en suite bathrooms, and the opposite wing is a child haven, with their own bathroom!
|Further details outdoors|
The terrace to the rear of the property is sunny and private.
Garden furniture for 8 plus a selection of sunloungers. Outside cold shower (for the brave!). There is also a charming BBQ.
Cars can be parked on the property in the enclosed front garden.
Welcome pack provided on arrival with local information
For the comfort of all our guests smoking is not permitted in the house
The Poitou-Charentes/Vendee region
The department of Charente-Maritime is situated on the west coast of France between Nantes and Bordeaux. Beautiful sandy beaches line the coast and the area is famous for its oyster farms and salt flats. The historic port of La Rochelle lies at the centre of the department and is the access point for the Ile de Ré.
Foe maximum enjoyment you will need a bike – it is by far the easiest and healthiest way to travel. There are more than 60 miles of specially adapted cycle paths which link all the main villages and beaches. In addition, the island is exceptionally flat so hard work is kept to a minimum. You can hire bikes, child seats, carriages - you name it, from the multitude of rental shops throughout the island.
Ile de Re
The Ile de Ré is a beautiful island just off the coast of La Rochelle which has managed to keep much of its authentic character. It is dotted with nature reserves where multitudes of wild birds and animals live, protected from the advance of technology and mankind. The island is famous for its salt, which is collected by salters towards the western end of the island, its oysters and its potatoes, all of which you can enjoy in the many restaurants scattered throughout the island’s villages.
The safe waters around the Ile de Ré are enjoyed by all watersports enthusiasts – windsurfers, yachtsmen and all sailors.
Summer market every day in the high season.
Miles of sandy beach - perfect for safe swimming or dingy sailing
Excellent sailing club in La Couarde which enjoyes a protected sailing lake - ideal for beginners.