La Maison du Morinant.
Cottage | 3 bedrooms | sleeps 6
A comfortable cottage in the centre of this historic island mid way between the local village of Le Bois Plage and the capital St Martin.Open plan ground floor living/dining area with 3 pretty bedrooms upstairs.The private south facing patio with flowering pots, patio furniture and a table for al fresco dining is parasol protected. Serviced by local English speaking agent.
Ile de Re is a flat island paradise. It's famous micro climate provides record sunshine hours.There are 50kms of marked cycle paths to be explored through woods and vineyards to vast long beaches and exciting local restaurants,shops and bars
|Size||Sleeps up to 6, 3 bedrooms|
|Nearest beach||Gros Jonc 1 km|
|Will consider||Long term lets (over 1 month), Short breaks (1-4 days)|
|Nearest Amenities||1 km|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: La Rochelle 13 km, Nearest railway: La Rochelle 16 km|
|Family friendly||Great for children of all ages|
|Notes||Pets welcome, No smoking at this property|
Features and Facilities
|General||Central heating, TV, CD player, Satellite TV, Wi-Fi available|
|Standard||Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer|
|Utilities||Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine|
|Rooms||3 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms of which 2 Shower rooms|
|Furniture||Single beds (2), Double beds (2), Cots (1), Dining seats for 6, Lounge seats for 6|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided, High chair|
|Outdoors||Balcony or terrace, Private garden, Shared garden, BBQ|
|Further details indoors|
There is a shower room en suite and a separate shower room.
Good quality linen and towels are provided.
Laundry and cleaning (before and after your visit) is included in the rental.
The owner lives in the adjacent property with whom the main garden is shared.
|Further details outdoors|
The South facing garden is shared with the owner. Your private garden is a South facing decked patio with flower tubs. There is parking outside.
Bicycles to fit all shapes and sizes plus buggy trailers for children are available from the nearby village.
A welcome pack is provided on arrival.
An Information Pack giving details of markets,restaurants,beaches and places of interest is provided on payment of the deposit.
A French/English speaking local agent will answer any further questions.
The Poitou-Charentes/Vendee region
Charente Maritime is the mid Atlantic coast of France between Nantes and Bordeaux. Historic La Rochelle is the capital city of the department. Ile de Re is linked to mainland La Rochelle by a 3km tollbridge.The area is steeped in history and is a culinary delight.Ile de Re is an area of outstanding natural beauty. Beaches,forests,nature reserves,bird sanctuaries,salt marshes and oyster beds abound.The agricultural island is self sufficent in vegetables,seafood and wines to be enjoyed at home or in the many local restaurants.It is claimed that the micro climate of the island provides sunshine hours second only to Nice in the South of France.
Ile de Re
Cycles are the accepted mode of transport. Hire your bike,meander through woods and vineyards along the marked signposted paths linking the 10 villages and park outside your chosen restaurant or on the beach.Visit Vauban's famous citadel in St Martin,the harbour at La Flotte,the 15th century lighthouse at La Phare and, en route, picnic by the sea which is never far away.
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13 Sep 2014
"Lovely little cottage in a great location"
We shared the cottage with our friends for 7 days. I knew what to expect as I had stayed here approximately 5 years previously. It was that good before that I simply had to return. It's a very co… More
24 Aug 2014
"Lovely Relaxing Week"
We throughly enjoyed our week long stay in this lovely cottage. We hired bicycles and even our youngest daughter, who was slightly nervous, was sorry when the bikes had to be returned. The cottage its… More
20 Oct 2012
We stayed here for 10 nights in Sep/Oct and found the house very comfortable and the courtyard sitting area a lovely suntrap and good shelter from the wind! The location is quiet but you do need bikes to get around if you do not want to use the car all the time. We cycled to a few restaurants at lunch time but had to use the car in the evenings. This is no way a negative remark as it is clearly stated in the advertising. The management agents were both very friendly and nothing seemed to be much trouble for them.
26 Aug 2012
"Perfect holiday rental"
La Maison du Morinant is a delightful holiday rental. It is ideally located between the beaches on the south coast of the island and St Martin and is a short bicycle ride away from the bakery and mark… More
5 Jul 2011
"Perfect home from home in beautiful island"
We stayed at Maison du Morinant for a week in June 2011, and it was fantastic. We had visited Ile de Re the previous year, when we stayed in a hotel, but after seeing the local produce and food market… More
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