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La Noue Charming Cottage Cottage

  • 1 bedroom
  • 4 sleeps
  • 7 nights min stay

Description from owner

Description

This charming cottage is comfortable and well equipped with parking inside gate, set in walled and gated front garden and private courtyard back garden, a 2 minute walk to the delightful village square of La Noue which offers cafe-bakery-market -bike hire-deli- fish mongers, newsagents and restaurants and more.

A contemporary whitewashed island home with modern amenities. Woodburner for cosy out of season stays Oct to Mar also has central heating. Open plan living room, dining area and kitchen leads to child and adult friendly front and secluded back courtyard garden great for BBQs and outside dinning.

1 bedroom with double bed, large family sized leather sofa and sofa/bed in lounge area, fully equipped kitchen and bathroom with bath and shower, internet connection for use with your laptop subject to availability. Flat screen TV-french freeview channels and DVD player, DVD collection on site, making it the perfect base to explore the 10 unspoiled villages of ile de re

This charming cottage is comfortable and well equipped with parking inside gate, set in walled and gated front garden and private courtyard back garden, a 2 minute walk to the delightful village square of La Noue which offers cafe-bakery-market -bike hire-deli- fish mongers, newsagents and restaurants and more.

A contemporary whitewashed island home with modern amenities. Woodburner for cosy out of season stays Oct to Mar also has central heating. Open plan living room, dining area and kitchen leads to child and adult friendly front and secluded back courtyard garden great for BBQs and outside dinning.

1 bedroom with double bed, large family sized leather sofa and sofa/bed in lounge area, fully equipped kitchen and bathroom with bath and shower, internet connection for use with your laptop subject to availability. Flat screen TV-french freeview channels and DVD player, DVD collection on site, making it the perfect base to explore the 10 unspoiled villages of ile de re with its fishing ports and fabulous restaurants, 100k plus of safe easy cycling.

Well behaved pets welcome on request, please ask about suitability only prearranged pets will be allowed access.

La Noue beach and children play park a is 5 min walk away with climbing frames, ping pong table, basket ball hoop and volley ball/badminton net.

The best way to enjoy the island is on bike and most of the island can be explored this way without use of a car.

Secure parking for car and or bikes within locked gate.

Further details indoors

House is well equipped with central heating, bath and shower, triflow tap with water filter in the kitchen. Washing machine and dishwasher.Comfortable sofa's good size dining table inside and in garden BBQ, Expresso machine, Flat screen TV, iPod docking station and blue tooth speaker, WiFi-subject to availability. We provide meet and greet and help with any problems that accrue at the house that are affecting your stay.Travel cots and high chairs for babies available on request.

Further details outdoors

Secure parking within gates. Plenty space for bikes a bike rack within front garden which is walled and gates lock.

Private court yard at back of cottage, Wooden table and 6 chairs, BBQ, washing line.4 x Sun Loungers, deck chairs.

Location description from owner

The Poitou-Charentes 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 vineyards 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.The Ile de ré is a beautiful island just off the coast of La Rochelle a relaxing and idyllic place to holiday. Charming French villages in between it's dotted with nature reserves where multitudes of birds and wildlife live, protected from the advance of mass tourism and high rise. 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 waters around the Ile de ré are loved by all watersports enthusiasts – windsurfers, yachtsmen and all sailors. The Atlantic Ocean is much less dangerous here than in other areas of the mainland coast so bathing is recommended for all. To make your way around the island, get yourself a bike – it is by far the easiest and healthiest and most fun way. There are many hire shops with a great choice of bikes and all sorts of carriages for children, dog,s shopping etc. There are more than 60 miles of 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 and in between the more rugged parts there is always a well earned coffee or ice cream stop not too far away.

La Noue

Ile de ré offers an idealized version of French life. Cars are few, most people use the cycle paths that criss-cross the island's vineyards, pine forests and salt flats. Ile de ré salt is very fashionable in gastro circles. The unspoilt glorious sandy beaches are open to all. The cottage is located in La Noue on the outskirts of St Marie de Ré. It is a quiet, tranquil setting. La Noue village square has its own produce market, offering high quality fresh fish and locally farmed oysters, cheese and patisserie. Everything is within walking distance including three restaurants, 2 xbakery's, bike hire, small morning market and newsagent. There is a Supermarket in Saint Marie just 5 mins on from La Noue square.Just 15km long and a mere 100 metres at its narrowest point, the island of Ré is home to 16,000 people. On Ré's southern side you will find many expansive beaches and on its northern side many yachting harbours. Ré has much to offer throughout the year - it's close proximity to mainland cities make it an ideal place as a base camp to explore other cities (Bordeaux and Nantes are just two hours away; La Rochelle approx 20 minutes, but once on the Island you won't want to leave.The Saint Marie/La Noue area is suited to those who enjoy walks through the vineyards and village life rather than those who prefer the more urban/commercial attractions of La Flotte or Saint-Martin. Sainte Marie has been awarded Staion Verte a national label awarded to French nature and green tourism.

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Key Info

  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.7 km
  • Child friendly
  • Car not necessary
  • Pet friendly
  • Private garden

Families

  • Great for children of all ages
  • Pets welcome
  • Cot available
  • High chair available

Bed & bathroom

  • Bedroom 1: Double Bed
    Beds in other rooms: Sofa Bed
  • 1 Family bathroom

Amenities

  • Wi-Fi available
  • Private garden
  • BBQ
  • Internet access
  • Central heating
  • Fireplace
  • Cooker
  • Fridge
  • Freezer
  • Microwave
  • Toaster
  • Kettle
  • Dishwasher
  • Washing machine
  • Iron
  • High chair available
  • TV
  • DVD player
  • CD player
  • Hair dryer
  • Linen provided
  • Towels provided

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Access

  • Parking
  • Secure parking
  • Not suitable for wheelchair users

Policies

Check in time:16:00, Check out time:10:00
If you have any questions about check-in or check-out times, please contact the owner/manager.
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Smoking
No smoking at this property
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House rules

please ask if pets are suitable
wood burner can only be used Nov to Mar

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About the owner

Glenda T
Response rate:
95%
Calendar updated:
30 Aug 2016
Years listed:
6
Based in:
United Kingdom

Languages spoken: English


This Cottage has 1 bedroom, 1 bathroom and sleeps 4. It’s been listed on Holiday Lettings since 24 Feb 2010. Located in Ile de Re, it has 28 reviews with an overall rating of 4.5. The average weekly rate varies from £325 to £1295.

The Owner has a response rate of 95% and the property’s calendar was last updated on 30 Aug 2016.

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“Home from Home”

Reviewed 21 Jun 2016

From the outside the cottage looks like its photo and description: 'charming'. Once inside then you immediately begin to feel at home. Such a well-equipped kitchen is rare to find in a holiday let. There is nothing lacking outside in the garden, either. And to have a market, an artisan bakery, a cycle hire shop and a couple of restaurants just 2 minutes walk away is an added bonus. Once you have cracked the one way system then the nearest supermarket is easy to find. The beach, with stunning sunsets, is a 5 minute walk away. Well placed for the #3 bus to La Rochelle as well as easy driving to all the sights on the island. I would thoroughly recommend this cottage, although I have to be honest and say that if two couples were sharing then they would have to be on excellent terms.

“Cozy and well-situated”

Reviewed 2 Jul 2015

My spouse and I spent a week at Easter 2015 in this pleasant property. We were entirely happy and found the property to be as advertised. The neighbourhood was calm and there was a good selection of shops nearby (grocery, bakery, fishmonger, cycle hire). The house itself was comfortable and easy to heat (important at that time of year!). Finally Marie the caretaker was very pleasant and helpful.

“Another fabulous stay”

Reviewed 2 Oct 2014

This summer we returned for our second holiday in this beautiful cottage. In all aspects, we were yet again delighted. It remains wonderfully peaceful whilst being so close to everything you could need; shops, market, restaurants and beaches. The cottage itself has everything you require and is light, bright, friendly and comfortable. As last year, we particularly enjoyed our meals in the pretty courtyard garden. I am sure we will be back again in the future!

“Very charming cottage, the perfect place to stay on the island”

Reviewed 28 Aug 2013

We have been spending our holidays on Ile de Re for four years now, cause the island is such a magical place to us and we already stayed in this charming cottage last year. Last summer we had such a wonderful stay here, that we decided to return again this year. The cottage is tastefully decorated capturing the essence of the island and it has all the amenities you need (Wifi, a fully equipped kitchen, a dishwasher, a washing machine, a television with a good selection of DVDs and an ipod speaker dock) and has a charming secret back courtyard where we loved to have dinner and relax. The house is very well located in the peaceful village of La Noue (where you can find a lovely daily market, some shops and restaurants) and close to the beaches (we especially like La Plage des Grenettes, that you can reach by bike in ten minutes). Glenda, the owner, is really helpful and provide all the information you need to live in the house and to discover the village around. We will definetely want to come back here again next year!

“Charming Indeed! A wonderful comfortable home to relax and enjoy the french lifestyle and beauty of Ile de Re.”

Reviewed 29 Jul 2013

We had an absolutely wonderful stay at the cottage! After visiting busy London and Paris we were really excited to go to Ile de Re to relax. I had high expectations of the cottage from the photos and reviews and was not disappointed. From the moment we walked in the property we felt like we were home! The owners have thought of everything. The cottage is very tastefully decorated and has all the amenities you need. We loved the front and back garden areas. Perfect for a glass or two of wine and meals. Excellent location, close to the market, restaurants and the beach. We visited the bakery and market each morning to get fresh food for the day, they are just a few minutes away from the cottage and offer delicious selections. We rented bikes for the week and explored the island visiting different beaches and markets. Glenda, the owner, is a pleasure to deal with. She is very helpful provides all the information you need. Thank you Glenda, everything was perfect, we will definitely return!

“A real gem in a film set perfect location”

Reviewed 25 Oct 2012

We had high hopes for the cottage from the pictures and previous reviews and it certainly did not disappoint. The cottage was just perfect for our stay with one year old twins and our dog. It is decorated beautifully and kitted out with everything that you need - and the location is just perfect. We loved having the daily market literally just a few minutes walk away. The days started perfectly with coffee at the cafe with a take out croissant from the bakery - quick stroll around the market to get fresh food for the day - and then a leisurely walk to the beach. The whole set up ensured we had a wonderful relaxing holiday - perfect!

“A comfortable and relaxing retreat”

Reviewed 25 Sep 2012

We both enjoyed our stay in La Noue. It is situated in a quiet and peaceful location but within easy walking distance of the market, bakery, deli and creperie/pizzeria. Oh and close to a bike hire shop. The cottage was very comfortable for the 2 of us; the kitchen was well equipped and the courtyard was lovely, just perfect for sipping a glass of chilled wine on a hot day. The facilties were good and we particularly welcomed the videos and the Wifi.

“A home away from home”

Reviewed 9 Sep 2012

This place is just wonderfoul. Here you can enjoy the real spirit of the island, spending your time in the peaceful courtyard, going to the beach by bicycle in just five minutes and shopping in the centre of the village that you can easily reach by foot. The cottage has everything you need: the kitchen is fully equipped, there's a comfortable salon with tv and dvds (great movies!) and in the courtyard you can find a large table where you can have your meals in sunny days. The owner is so helpful, you'll receive all the information you need in the right time and there's also a local contact who is really a nice person and who can help you with your needs. Everything is just perfect, it feels like you're at home with all the upgrades of holidays!

“Great Base For All Sorts Of People And Holidays”

Reviewed 18 Jun 2012

Where to begin to review this property? It offers so much, to so many different potential guests that it's hard to know! It really is charming and beautifully furnished and equipped - indeed, there were so many more facilities available than we used: wi-fi; dishwasher, washing machine, DVD player and DVDs, barbecue etc, that it's difficult to imagine it not meeting any requirements. Not just one but two large, safe, enclosed spaces (back and front) so ideal for young children and/or pets and we enjoyed having dinner outside on those evenings when we ate in. Equally spacious and comfortable indoors, including two large sofas so we could both stretch out and read if we wished to relax indoors instead. Just as much on offer nearby, too: two bike hire shops, a bakery, a small market and three restaurants in the village square, just a couple of minutes' walk away and the nearest beach also within strolling distance. All in all a great base for various types of guest and holiday - you can be as active or otherwise as you wish and the local contact is very helpful.

“Wonderful house, superb location, everything you need is on the door step”

Reviewed 3 Jun 2012

We have stayed on the island many times however, this time we decided to rent a house. The house is located in La Noue, literally a 2 minute walk and you arrive at the square which offers - bakery/patisserie, newsagents, three restaurants, deli, fish mongers. There is always a little market selling vegetables, meat and flowers. On a Sunday the market is a larger offering food to brocante type stalls. The supermarket isn't too far away by foot, bike or car and offers everything you need. The beach is a short walk or bike ride away - sand and a few pebbles. Take your own beach towels and if you have one a parasol to give you shade. Cycling to nearby villages is very easy and takes you through very pretty countryside. It is also relatively easy to reach La Flotte and St Martin. Always good to start a little early as shops and markets close between 12/12.30 - time it well and you can experience a little shopping or visit a market and then have a long lunch and cycle back. The house is absolutely lovely. You arrive to a wonderful entrance which captures the essence of the Island - pebble drive, shells scattered around, a little bistro table, pretty flowers, shutters, beautiful! There is space to park a very little car (free car parks are literally around the corner). There is a place to store 4 bikes. The pretty front door leads directly to an open planned lounge with a contemporary kitchen that offers everything you need, fabulous dining room table and amoire full of crockery etc. the lounge area offers two sofa's (one is a fabulous pull out day/sofa bed), wood burner, Plasma TV, DVD (take your own to use). The lounge offers double doors that lead to a very pretty court yard that is captures the sun from about 8am - 7pm. There is a dining table and chairs and the Chai offers you a bbq, sun loungers etc. A great space to chill and chat. The bathroom has a sky light and a superb bath/shower. The bedroom - comfortable double bed, large wardrobe. The village is quiet and therefore you get a good nights sleep. Great Wi -Fi connection to. The owner is a fantastic support if you need anything throughout your stay. We will be booking again as it worked perfectly for us. A fantastic house, in a wonderful location - no hesitation in recommending it to others. Enjoy!

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