Les Pins du Phare Holiday Villa
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Villa | 4 bedrooms | sleeps 8
Les Pins du Phare Holiday Home is located only a short walk from the lovely beaches of La Tranche sur Mer. Ideally situated for family holidays, with a private heated pool and south facing garden, it is only a 10 minute walk to the bustling centre of this seaside resort town.
The villa sleeps up to 8 guests in 4 bedrooms and has a newly installed modern kitchen. There is a dining area in the living room and also tables & chairs on the covered patio in the garden for al fresco dining.
La Tranche is a fantastic location for water sports and outdoor activities, and has lots of entertainment for all the family throughout the summer - mostly within walking distance! There are many cycle paths and running tracks nearby, as well as picnic areas in thesurrounding pine forests.
|Size||Sleeps up to 8, 4 bedrooms|
|Nearest beach||Le Phare 400 m|
|Will consider||Corporate bookings, Long term lets (over 1 month)|
|Nearest Amenities||500 m|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: La Rochelle 60 km, Nearest railway: Luçon 20 km|
|Family friendly||Great for children of all ages, Suitable for people with restricted mobility|
|Notes||Some pets are welcome - please contact the owner, No smoking at this property|
Features and Facilities
|Luxuries||Private outdoor pool (heated), Log fire, Internet access, DVD player|
|Pool||Private outdoor pool (heated)|
|General||Central heating, TV, CD player, Table tennis, Games room, Satellite TV, Wi-Fi available|
|Standard||Kettle, Toaster, Iron|
|Utilities||Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine|
|Rooms||4 bedrooms, 4 bathrooms of which 4 En suites|
|Furniture||1 Sofa beds, Single beds (4), Double beds (2), Cots (1), Dining seats for 6, Lounge seats for 6|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided, High chair|
|Outdoors||Private outdoor pool (heated), Balcony or terrace, Private garden, BBQ|
|Further details indoors|
The house has been tastefully decorated and is contempory in style. There is an open plan ground floor leading out to the patio and pool area. There is also a second smaller lounge with TV and PS2 to keep the children amused.
The TV has UK and French channels and Wi-Fi access is available on the ground floor.
In the hallway there is plenty of storage and a separate WC.
3 of the bedrooms are on the first floor and each has an en-suite shower room with shower, hand basin and WC. There is a stair gate for the security of your children. The fourth bedroom, a double, is on the ground floor and would be suitable for guests with limited mobility. (It also has an en-suite shower room.)
In the basement there is a table tennis table and tents that can be used on the beach.
The washing machine is located in the basement as well.
|Further details outdoors|
There is a private off-road area for parking, along with space for a further 2 cars in front of the house.
In the rear garden you will find a 9m x 5m heated swimming pool (1.1m at the shallow end and 1.8m at the deep end). There is an alarm for the pool for the security of your children and a security barrier separating the pool and patio area.
The pool is heated from May until the end of September.
The covered patio area is a great place for al fresco dining and a charcoal barbecue is available for your use.
There is also a sand pit and sun loungers for relaxing. The garden is south facing and is not overlooked by other houses.
- Smoking is not allowed in the house, but is allowed in the al fresco dining area.
- Refundable breakages deposit of £200 required and will be refunded within two weeks of your departure (subject to satisfactory property inspection).
- 30% of rental fee is due on booking to secure your stay.
- Remaining 70% is payable 8 weeks prior to your stay
- Payment is accepted in Sterling or Euros, by cheque or direct bank transfer.
The Pays de la Loire region
Les Pins du Phare Holiday Villa is located only 400 metres from the beach in the seaside town of La Tranche sur Mer in the Vendée region of France. The Vendée is noted for being the 2nd sunniest part of France after the Mediterranean coast, with over 2000 hours of sunshine each year!
La Tranche is a bustling coastal resort and the villa is located in a quieter residential suburb - only a 10 minute walk from the centre, with all of its bars, restaurants, shops and entertainment. The area is popular with the French and the British and is a great base for surf lovers, as there are some fantastic surfing & body boarding beaches only a short drive away. This is a great area for all outdoor activities - with miles of cycle paths, running tracks and guided walking areas.
Further afield, the cathedral town of Luçon is good for shopping, restaurants and site seeing. The old port of La Rochelle is only an hour away and there you will find a world class Aquarium, great site seeing & shopping and entertainment stretching into the evenings around the harbour.
La Tranche sur Mer
In summer, La Tranche comes alive! There is a twice weekly market selling lots of good local produce and often there are summer fayres and antique markets as well. The town has many restaurants, catering for all tastes and seafood is a great speciality - with oysters and mussels freshly landed each morning.
In the evenings, the town has lots of entertainment for all ages, ranging from music & dancing in the bars, to full-blown 'Summer Shows', as well as discos and lots of organised entertainment on the beaches.
The beach at Le Phare is only a short walk from the Villa and this is a great place for water sports - with surf schools, sailing, body boarding and kite surfing all close by. The villa is also near to the pine forests, with its many picnic areas and pathways.
Sea fishing boats leave La Tranche every morning and there is a ferry/site seeing boat that takes you from La Tranche to La Rochelle and Fort Boyard.
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8 Jul 2014
"Fabulous! A truely ideal family holiday villa."
It's our first experience of France, so choosing a destination that was right for the family was important. After reading many descriptions of different villas, I came across this one. Very well … More
29 Jun 2014
"Good holiday house"
Lots of space inside and well equipped. Pool was warm and enjoyed by all. Short walk into town with lots of restaurants to eat.… More
24 Aug 2012
"Great pool and beach holiday and a home from home"
A well-equipped family home with everything needed for a comfortable and relaxing holiday. Beach is 5 min walk. Boulangerie is a 5 min cycle. Centre of town is also very accessible with lots of resta… More
9 Sep 2011
"Home from home by the sea"
A really well equipped and comfortable house - even had lots of sharp knives and proper wooden chopping boards! Wifi was offline when we arrived due to a recent storm but the property managers couldn't have been more helpful or quick to fix it. We didn't venture further than the beach, the Phare boulangerie and the supermarket, all of which were very close by. The kids especially loved the beach - very clean and spacious with lots of rock pools to investigate at low tide. The sea was a lovely temperature, much warmer than the pool!
29 Aug 2011
"Very well equiped house with nice pool close to beach and town."
Really good house. Kitchen very well equipped for 8 people so really good for families who like to cook. Very good restaurant just a couple of hundred yard away. A little away from other shops/restaurants in a quiet residential area but just a short walk to a spectacular beach. Good well-stocked supermarket (Super U) very close - but sometimes ridiculously busy, especially Saturday afternoon/early evening. La Tranche a comfortable walk away - also extremely busy at times.
11 Aug 2011
"Nice house, great location, chilly pool!"
We had a great week in the house. Key pick up worked very well and it was nice to know we could phone someone if there was a problem (which there wasn't). The facilities were excellent and the table tennis was a real bonus for the few days when the weather was poor. Had a shock when I got in the pool but the children did not seem bothered and I just lay and sunbathed rather than swim!
All in all it was excellent
23 May 2011
"relaxing place to unwind and feel you dont have to go anywere else"
Having 2 young children this was ideal, as the house itself is fully equiped, the pool was wonderful and all enjoyed this and with a 2-3 minute walk you could walk to a beach that is sandy, long and r… More