Property and local area description
Living/Dining room : 18m², TV (some foreign channels), hi-fi, sofa bed, electric heating, table and chairs. French doors opening to the terrace.
Kitchen : 6m², dishwasher, oven, microwave, gas hob, fridge-freezer and coffee machine.
1 Bedroom, 1 Bathroom, 1 Separate wc:
Bedroom : 10m², tiled, double bed, TV and window overlooking the courtyard.
Bathroom : 6m², bath, washbasin.
Separate wc. Grounds : 1000m², enclosed.
Terrace : 40m², awning, garden furniture, view of the fields and courtyard.
Cottage 40m² / Sleeps 3.
1 Bedroom - 1 Bathroom.
Shops 500m St Vincent sur Jard.
Style : Cottage on one level. Set in enclosed grounds with furnished terrace and country views. A short stroll away from the shops. 20 km south east of the sandy beaches of Les Sables D’Olonne.
In southern Vendée, 35 km south of La Roche sur Yon, between the sandy beaches of Les Sables D’Olonne and La Tranche sur Mer. Don't miss a visit to the home of French statesman Clémenceau, fit in a bit of wind surfing, swimming, bike riding, fishing…the possibilities are endless.
Environment : In the heart of the village, in a quiet setting. 500m from the market place and only 1500m from the fine sandy beaches.
PLACES TO VISIT:
St Vincent sur Jard. Pleasant resort with sandy beach best known for statesman Georges Clémenceau’s country house. In 1919, after the signing of the Treaty of Versailles, Clemenceau retired in Vendée. The house remains as it was on his death in 1929, with his furniture and personal effects. The remarkable gardens created in the dunes by his close friend Claude Monet were fully restored in 2006.
Longeville sur Mer. 6 km. Seaside resort with village centre gathered around a church a few km from its beaches, and boasting 650 hectares of coastal forest, ideal for hiking, riding and cycling. Also at the tip of the famous Marais Poitevin (marshes) with boat rides and canoe trips during the summer.
La Tranche sur Mer. 20 km. Popular seaside resort facing south towards the Ile de Ré and boasting 8 km of sandy beaches. Great for water sports, in particular windsurfing and surfing.
Les Sables d'Olonne. 30 km. Vendee's best known and largest resort. With its long promenade, choice of wide sandy beaches and excellent quayside restaurants, it is a popular destination for a family day holiday or day trip. Point of departure of the famous Vendée Globe race the singlehanded, non-stop around the world yacht race which made Ellen MacArthur so famous when she sailed into the record books in February 2001 by becoming the youngest person and fastest woman to sail solo around the world.
THINGS TO DO:
Le 7e Continent, Talmont Saint Hilaire. 10 km. Aquarium. The 7ème Continent is a new-generation aquarium made up of huge pools with faithful reconstructions of their natural décor in which you can immerse yourself in the wonders of the tropical underwater world. Who knows, you may even come across some extraordinary creatures you have never seen before!
The Vendée Automobile Museum, Talmont St Hilaire. 10 km. Museum. A family’s collection started in 1939 which has led to the preservation of over 200 vehicles (cars, bicycles, motorcycles and horse-drawn carriages) ranging from 1885 to prototypes for the future. 160 of them are displayed in a vast hall decorated with a remarkable collection of posters and advertisements of the day.
Golf de Port Bourgenay. Talmont St Hilaire. 20 km. Golf course. 18 holes Par 72 - 5845m. On the edge of the sea and bordering an enclosed forest, this golf course overlooks the marina of Port Bourgenay.
Parc zoologique des Sables d’Olonne, Les Sables d’Olonne. 30 km. Animap park. Strolling along the shaded avenues amidst luxuriant vegetation, you will enjoy fascinating encounters with big cats, amusing interludes with monkeys, touching meetings with giraffes and enthralling sightings of reptiles, over 200 animals in natural surroundings.
La Roche sur Yon. 35 km. Capital city of the Vendée, built by Napoleon 1st, now offering some superb restaurants and excellent shopping facilities.
Apremont. 50 km. Charming village with 13th century chateau on a rocky outcrop and overlooking the river, and its lake with beach - swimming, pedalos, etc.
Fontenay le Comte. 65 km. One of the most beautiful historic town in the Vendée. Gateway to both the Poitevin marshes known as the Green Venice where you can punt along the canals, and the beautiful Mervent forest for walking, horse riding or cycling.
La Rochelle. 75 km. Superb and unspoilt historic city with busy harbour with yachts and pleasure boats and quaysides offering excellent restaurants. The 17th century city centre also offers extensive shopping facilities.
HOW TO GET THERE:
Low cost flights from UK to La Rochelle (90mn), Nantes (90mn).
Ferries to St Malo (4 hrs) and Caen (5 hrs).
Household information :
Sorry no pets
Parking on site for 2 cars
Grounds not occupied by the owner.
There is a caravan on site. Not for guest's use.
General information :
Supermarket: 2 km
Doctor: 2 km
Town centre: 500m
Hospital: 20 km (Les Sables D’Olonne)
Horseriding: 20 km
Night club: 20 km
Golf: 8 km.
To be paid on site :
Security deposit: 400€ cash
Cleaning fee: The property should be left clean or a charge of minimum 45€ may be made
Please bring your own bed linen and towels.
Flexible arrival day may be considered outside July and August, please ask.
Breakage cover (or security deposit) is collected and returned locally unless it says otherwise in Additional information.