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Chez marthe

Cottage | 2 bedrooms | sleeps 4

Key Info
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 20 km
  • Great for children of all ages 5
  • Car advised
  • No pets allowed
  • Private garden

Sleeps 4. 2 bedroomed, fully equipped, charming traditional Vendeen cottage with 2 patios and private garden.

Situated in a small hamlet, on the edge of the village in the peace of the countryside but only 15 mins drive to the vast sandy EC blue flag award beaches, including la Tranche-sur-mer, a family resort with many bars and restaurants. 30 mins drive to the lively resort of Les Sables d'Olonne, with many bars and restaurants and famous for the Vendee Globe yacht race. 50 mins drive to the famous port of La Rochelle, and the chic island of Ile de Re. 15 mins drive from the large town of la Roche sur yon with shops, all amenities and many large hypermarkets.

The south Vendee is well known by the French for holding onto it's family holiday traditions, and remains very popular with the French for this reason. Perfect for cycling and walking, just 5 mins walk from the lake with fishing, boating and many picnic areas, also the hiring of rowiing boats and pedalos. Chez Marthe is just 5 mins drive from the up and coming local wine growing area, which has recently received an upgrade to AOC - follow the wine route to discover and taste at the many producers.

Size Sleeps up to 4, 2 bedrooms
Nearest beach les conches 20 km
Will consider House swap, Short breaks (1-4 days)
Access Car advised
Nearest Amenities 6 km
Nearest travel links Nearest airport: la Rochelle 60 km, Nearest railway: La Roche sur Yon 20 km
Family friendly Great for children of all ages
Notes No pets allowed, No smoking at this property

Features and Facilities

Luxuries Log fire, Internet access, DVD player
General TV, CD player, Satellite TV, Wi-Fi available
Standard Kettle, Iron, Hair dryer
Utilities Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine
Rooms 2 bedrooms, 1 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms
Furniture Single beds (2), Double beds (1), Dining seats for 4, Lounge seats for 5
Other Linen provided, Towels provided
Outdoors Balcony or terrace, Private garden, BBQ, Bicycles available
Access Parking

The Poitou-Charentes/Vendee region

The south Vendee is famous for it's varied choice of beaches, something for everybody - wide, sandy, deserted beaches frequented by surfers, always a quiet spot for private sunbathing. All within 15/20 minutes drive. Safe sandy beaches for bathing surveyed by life guards. Rocky coves and rock pools to explore. Town resorts with all facilities of la Tranche sur mer, (15 mins) Les Sables d'Olonne (30 mins) etc.

Moutiers-les-Mauxfaits is 5 mins by car and has banks, post office, chemist, doctor, dentist, small supermarket, butchers, several boulangeries and a small covered market. Several bars and restaurants.

La Tranche-sur-mer is a lively seaside resort with all commerce and a wide choice of bars and restaurants to suit every budget.

Les Sables d'Olonne, the famous French resort has something for everybody - a beautiful wide sandy beach, promenade and quayside with many bars and restaurants, fishing port with a fish market, daily covered market, shopping streets, plus the usual supermarkets & shops on the outside of town.

La Guittiere just outside Talmont St. Hilaire (one of Richard the Lionheart's castles) is well known for it's oyster production where you can buy direct.

L'Aiguillion is famous for it's mussels, also can be bought direct but are on sale everywhere at local markets. Enjoy a bottle of white local wine with your oysters and mussels.

The historic town and port of La Rochelle is a must plus the chic island of the Ile de Re where many celebrities have holiday homes.

The 'Venice Verte' around Maillezais & Coulon is a maze of small canals where you can hire boats to explore and picnic.

The Puy du Fou is another must, having a daytime theme park and an evening 'son et lumiere' which is the most famous in France.

Chez Marthe is just 5 mins drive from the up and coming local wine growing area, which has recently received an upgrade to AOC - follow the wine route to discover and taste at the many producers, lovely reds and whites and a superb rose for summer days. Close by are various nature reserves, superb for resident and migratory birds.

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19 Jun 2014

5/5

"Charming and Comfortable"

We stayed for one week in Chez Marthe - what a delightful cottage! Chez Marthe is charming and has all the facilities required to make your stay really comfortable. There was nothing we were short o… More

2 Nov 2013

5/5

"What more could any one want?"

Well, first time in a gite 4 years ago...NOT disappointed, the gite is just fabulous! Everything you'd expect from a traditional French gite. There's even the original bedroom furniture fr… More

25 Oct 2013

5/5

"Everything I wanted!"

A lovely, well-equipped and very clean cottage in a traditional style but with modern amenities. I was looking for a rural retreat, and found it, but with the option of visiting towns, beaches and to… More

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