Chemin D'Alouette1 2 Bedrooms, sleeps 4 Property Ref: FR172
Vendee seaside holiday home near La Tranche. Just 6 mins walk (600 mts) from the beach of Les Conches. Situated in the pine forest of Longeville, near the busy resort of La Tranche.The cottage is set in its own grounds (650sqm) and has ample private parking and space for children to play in safety.
The 2 bedroom cottage can accommodate four people, is on one level and is suitable for wheel chairs. (1 small step approx 1")
The cottage has been totally renovated, the lounge, hallway and kitchen have been re-tiled and the bedrooms have laminated wood floors and is fully double glazed, and re-roofed.
We also have a 3 bedroomed holiday home in the immediate vacinity - Details of Chemin d'Alouette2
The living accommodation comprises;
Living room; (15.5msqm) 3 seater Leather settee and chair Dining table and chairs Coffee table T.V-Video- DVD (bring your favorites) Ceiling fan
Bedroom 1; (10.5sqm)wood flooring, Extra large double bed, duvet and 4 pillows (English) Wardrobe, Bedside tables with reading lights and Ceiling fan.
Bedroom 2; (10.5sqm)wood flooring 2 single beds, duvets and 2 pillows Single wardrobe Chest of draws
Bathroom; Fully tiled,Vanity unit with mirror and lights,Heater,Walk in Shower, with full shower screen Laundry basket
Kitchen; Fitted cupboards Gas oven and hob Double sink and drainer Electrical equipment includes: Microwave, Fridge, Toaster, kettle, can opener, cafetiere and radio Ample crockery and cutlery, pots and pans
Back door leading to large terrace with garden furniture comprising of; Large table and chairs, sun beds, umbrella, rotary washing line, B.B.Q Childrens sand pit.
Utility room; Front loading washing machine, spare gas bottle, Iron and board Large Fridge/freezer, children’s sand toys
Outside garden Fully fenced with secure parking. We have built a new large children's playhouse for the garden area, for the young one's (and not so young one's!)
A travel cot is available if required (F.O.C)
Bed linen is supplied (not towels) and is included in the price.
Need an EXTRA break? We now offer a fully qualified baby sitting service at reasonable cost. Please ask for details.
We have a similar 3 bedroom holiday home in the immediate vacinity: Details of Chemin D'Alouette 2
ALL ACCOMMODATION IS NO SMOKING
Back door leading to large terrace with garden furniture comprising of; Large table and chairs, sun beds, umbrella, rotary washing line, B.B.Q
Childrens sand pit.
Only 600 metres to the beautiful beaches
01 April - 19 May £495
20 May - 22 June £595
23 June - 29 June £650
30 June - 01 September £850
02 September - 15 September £650
16 September - 06 October £600
06 October - 31 October £550
Prices are per week and include hire of bed linen (please bring your own house/beach towels)
Security deposit £200 is payable, this is fully refundable if no damage to property and left in a clean and tidy condition.
SATURDAY - CHANGEOVER DAYS, THESE MAY BE FLEXIBLE IN LOW/MID SEASON.
Longer lets welcome - rates on request.
GUESTS HAVE EXCLUSIVE USE OF ALL FACILITIES AT THIS PRIVATE PROPERTY
What a superb holiday! A super house, everything catered for, weather could not have been better and the lovely beach just a stroll away, What a find,we will be back. The burton family
Fabulous location for a family holiday! Bartlett family
Look forward to returning next year, have had a great 10 days in your home. lachlan milligan
We were pleasantly surprised when we arrived, your house and garden are very well kept, all utilities are present and the property is bigger than expected. the backx family
We had a really good time, the area is lovely and the chalet has all you could wish for convenience. We were very lucky with the weather and had sunshine every day.Thanks for your part in making our stay so enjoyable. We will certainly pass your name on to our friends S yell
Book me in for 2009! Lachlan Milligan
A quick update & to say thank you for letting us use your holiday home last week. We all had a great time; perfect location. Not sure where we are going next year but if its the Vendee –“We’ll be back!” Lesley 2014
The gite had everything we needed and was perfectly situated for the beach. Ideal for a holiday with small children. We would definitely consider returning, which I guess is the best recommendation you can give. Thrower family 2015
Both cottages are in a quiet part of Les Conches and are set in the pine forest of Longeville- sur -mer, perfect for an evenings stroll or safe bike ride, and are just 700mts from the beach. The cottages are set in their own large, secure, fenced grounds with terrace, garden furniture and B.B.Q
There are local shops for your bread and a large supermarket in La Tranche. The 7 k beach has surfing, wind surfing, body boarding and skiing and has been awarded a blue flag. For those of you that don’t want to swim in the sea, La Tranche has just built a large indoor/outdoor swimming pool. Some of our clients have also brought their own boat and there is ample parking in the grounds of the cottages or you may berth at La Tranche for a reasonable rate. There is also bike, quad and motor bike hire nearby and numerous restaurants and shops and Casino. Fishing (Sea, Lake and River) Golf, Tennis and a host of other activities also within easy reach.
Les Conches is in-between La Rochelle (start of the famous Vendee Globe) and Les Sables-d’Olonne and is just 5k from La Tranche sur mer.
With its micro climate and long sandy beaches this part of France is now very popular for all types of holiday makers. Other places to visit on this coast are the Islands of Ile de Re, Noirmoutier, and St Nazaire (where the German wolf packs were based during the war)
For those of you bargain hunters, during the summer months there are plenty of Vide greniers (Attic sales) and music, shows and festivals in the neighbouring resorts. All within easy reach of Les Conches.
The Indian Forest Adventure has marked trails in the forest, as well as 122 different challenges. Suspended on safety harnesses, you are able to climb, swing, dismount and even slide across the forest at a height of 20ft above the ground. There is also an adventure area for toddlers, with themed bouncy castles, a ball park, rock climbing and an inflatable park. This is an excellent day out for both children and adults and is just 15 minutes from our gîtes.
Puy du Fou is where time stands still, and will be an instant hit with children and adults alike. You'll see villages from different eras, gladiators still doing battle and Vikings launching attacks on fortified castles! In the summer, there are 28 evening/night shows with 300 fireworks per show, 2000 digitally-controlled projectors, 1500 computerised fountains, 4500 costumes and many more special effects. There are minstrels in the heart of the woods and master falconers in the meadows.
The gîte is just 35 kilometres drive from the delightful shops and quayside restaurants of La Rochelle. From the port, you can take to the water and visit Ile d'Aix - and even the famous Fort-Boyard. La Rochelle's wonderful Aquarium boasts 10,000 specimens from the Atlantic, the Mediterranean and the tropics (visit website for further information). With three million litres of water and 64 different aquariums.
The Parc des Floralies (under 10 minutes away) is open all summer. The park has a forest of oak and pine trees which cover seven hectares. During the spring, blooming tulips, narcissi, hyacinths, crocuses and amaryllis all produce the most wonderful scents!
Nearest airports are
La Rochelle 35 km and Nantes 1 hours drive. Poitiers is also accessible by car in 1 hour 15 mins.
The driving times from the channel ports are St Malo (3 hours), Caen (4 hours) and Cherbourg (5 hours). Use of a car is advisable.