Le Chai bleu
House | 5 bedrooms | sleeps 11
19th century "chai" with original wooden beams and stonework. Restored in 2009.
3 large French doors open out onto sunny private courtyard and garden. Ground floor includes: large living area comprising living room/dining room and kitchen with lots of light; one bedroom (with French doors opening onto courtyard), and one large fully equipped bathroom (bathtub with shower, two washbasins, and w/c). Upstairs comprises 4 large bedrooms and 1 bathroom (shower, washbasin, and w/c).
The property is 800 meters from the beach, and 400 meters from the shops and restaurants of La Noue. Easy access to cycling paths. Thalassotherapy 5 kilometers. Private parking.
|Size||Sleeps up to 11, 5 bedrooms|
|Nearest beach||La Noue 800 m|
|Access||Car not necessary, Wheelchair users|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: La Rochelle 10 km, Nearest railway: La Rochelle 10 km|
|Family friendly||Great for children of all ages, Suitable for people with restricted mobility|
|Notes||No pets allowed, No smoking at this property|
Features and Facilities
|Luxuries||Log fire, Internet access, DVD player|
|General||TV, Video player, Wi-Fi available|
|Standard||Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer|
|Utilities||Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine|
|Rooms||5 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms of which 2 Family bathrooms|
|Furniture||Single beds (5), Double beds (3), Cots (1), Dining seats for 11, Lounge seats for 11|
|Outdoors||Balcony or terrace, Private garden, BBQ|
|Access||Parking, Wheelchair users|
|Further details indoors|
Quiet and private, this home although close to the village square is very spacious (175m2) and was redesigned with large families in mind.
|Further details outdoors|
High stone walls ensure privacy. Meals are often taken outdoors, either on the terrace, or under the sheltered "auvent" (seating for 11). Equipped with garden furniture and BBQ.
1) Rental periods consist of stays of one week or more from January 1st to December 31st. Rentals are from Saturday (arrival as of 4pm) to Saturday (departure by noon).
2) For the comfort of all, we have a no smoking policy inside the house
3) Sadly our pet friends are not accepted.
The Poitou-Charentes/Vendee region
The Ile de Ré, with its several ports, many beaches, and low lying, whitewashed communities, has long been popular as a vacation spot for French families.
With the arrival of a causeway in 1988 linking the island to the mainland, the island's inhabitants have tried to manage growth without harming the island's charm and authenticity. Significant restrictions on new construction, and strict standards, have long existed.
Ile de Re
The smallness (some 20 miles long and at some locations only yards wide), flatness, and variety (beach, forest, and wildlife) of the island makes it ideal for recreational cycling. It is also popular for sailing, and most water sports.
After a day of sightseeing and sport, many like to finish a summer day with an evening outside at one of the local ports' cafés, watching the boats come in.
The numerous sights of the island are best discussed in the island's website: www.iledere.com.
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19 Aug 2014
"Spacious and comfortable in lovely location"
Stayed at Le Chai Bleu for a family week in August and had a wonderful stay. House is in a great location near La Noue and its lovely market, bakery and restaurants. Bikes can be hired just a short wa… More
2 Aug 2014
"Charming and homely yet chic"
We had a fabulous holiday in Le Chai Bleu we loved the house, eating breakfast outside nearly every day after buying bread from the excellent local bakery and delicious fruit from the market. Everythi… More
17 Jan 2014
"A REALLY WONDERFUL PLACE, INCLUDING OUT OF SEASON"
This property is ideally placed for a family holiday, where the children (we have four) could go off and explore, either in the village or further afield with their bycycles or down to the beach. and… More
30 Jul 2013
"Plenty of charm and lots of space in a pretty and quiet location"
I stayed here with my husband, two young children (3 and 5) and my parents visiting from Australia for one week and it was just what we needed from a beach holiday home. Nothing too fancy but everythi… More
21 Feb 2013
"The most charming getaway imaginable for sun, sea and relaxation ."
I had a great stay with friends here . It is a beautiful spacious and light property with all the charm one would expect of the Ile de Ré . The bedrooms were well considered each with its own personal theme . Everywhere was clean , comfortable and well designed.
The woodburning stove gave warmth and ambiance to evening relaxation after a stroll along the nearby beach which was well within walking distance.
I would fully recommend this holiday let and can't wait to return there myself.
20 Nov 2012
Village house on the gorgeous Ile de ré
Just a discrete " havre de paix " very convenient, clean, lovely and easy going house perfect for families.
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