Holiday Property for rental in Pornic

9.6/10
1km from Pornic, Loire Atlantique, Western Loire Reference: LA002812 Advertiser since: 2 December 2010
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QuaySide Self Catering Saturday 2 4 2 Single bed converts into double bed

About this property

Elevated Quiet Central Location in the Old Town. This cottage/gite is in a coastal town setting.

Quayside is situated in a quiet, elevated, central location in the pretty historic town of Pornic. The property comprises the ground floor of a former fisherman’s cottage and benefits from its own private entrance via the large west-facing terrace (as shown in the main photograph). The property has been completely refurbished and offers light, airy and spacious accommodation. Pornic is an attractive market town in Western France, with a traditional food market held twice a week selling a wonderful array of delicious produce and there is also a wide range of restaurants and cafes. Golf, sailing, cycling, coastal walking and many beautiful, sandy beaches are all close by. Wi-fi broadband connection available to guests.

Type

Cottage/Gite

Kitchen and dining

Fully-fitted kitchen with 4 ring gas hob, electric oven, microwave, fridge, dishwasher, kettle, electric coffee-machine, tableware, washing machine and dryer.

Living rooms

Large lounge/dining room 30m² with door opening on to west facing terrace and smaller south facing terrace. Comfortable sofa, French HD tv and dvd player, coffee-table. Large dining table to comfortably seat 6.

Bedrooms

Substantial main bedroom with king size bed, wardrobe and armchair access to south facing terrace, with large en suite bathroom. Large 2nd bedroom with twin beds. The two beds can be pushed together to form a slightly bigger than normal king size bed. Window to south terrace.

Bathrooms

Main bedroom has a large en suite with walk-in shower, basin and wc. Smaller 2nd bathroom with bath/shower, basin. Separate 2nd wc.

Heating

Full gas central heating.

Entertainment

French HD tv with dvd player, radio cd player and a selection of games.

Garden and outside

Spacious west facing terrace with granite table and seating for 6 people. Gas bbq. Outside store room and washing line. Smaller south facing terrace with views across the town to the chateau. All areas are gated.

Parking and garages

Small garage with additional parking outside.

Visitor suitability

Ideal for family holidays (children may need supervision outside) groups of friends, couples.

Information about any additional facilities

Everything you need for your holiday is within easy walking distance, boulangeries, poissonnerie, small supermarket, market (twice a week) and restaurants without forgetting the beach.

Facilities

  • Cleaning

  • Internet

  • No smoking

Activities

Beach holidays

Cycling

Fishing nearby

Species of fish: Mullet / Bass
Name of nearest fishing location: Quay

Golf

Name and address of nearest golf course: Pornic
Distance: 1 km

Walking

Name/number of nearest marked trail: Coastal walks

Watersports

The Owner Recommends

Nearest Market

Pornic 0.3km. In the centre of town by the church.

Nearest Restaurant

Cafe du port

Pornic Market and Shops

Situated on the cobbled streets of the old town on Thursday and Sunday mornings throughout the year, 400m from the house, Pornic covered market offers excellent fresh local produce. Lovely fish from the bay, oysters and mussels are a speciality of the area, vegetables from Noirmoutier, and wonderful cheeses from all over France. The market square is surrounded by little cafes where you can sit and enjoy a coffee or stay and have lunch. The old town is full of little art and craft shops as well as more formal galleries or you might enjoy clothes shopping in one of the many small boutiques. This really is a lovely way to spend part of the day without having to worry about parking the car or fighting the crowds. Given the central location of the house you have the choice of many boulangeries so nipping out to get your daily fresh bread and croissants is simple. Although there are 2 small supermarkets within walking distance you might prefer to take the car to the really large hypermarkets situated on the outskirts of town 2km from the house.

Restaurants in Pornic

Pornic has a vast and varied choice of restaurants catering for all tastes. There are crêperies, traditional Breton food, bistros, pizzerias, Moroccan and traditional French cuisine. Many of these places are within easy walking distance of the property. You can spend half an hour walking around the town looking at the different menus before deciding where to go. Whether you are with the children and just want something simple or prefer the full gastronomique you are well catered for. Many of these restaurants are open throughout the year. You could decide to eat at one of the many restaurants on the quay but if you are willing to walk a little bit further a stroll along the quay onto the lit waterside boardwalk will take you to Noeveillard for an apéritif at the la Bahia bar right on the beach. Watch the sunset and then pop next door to la Villa Noe for dinner. On the way home you might stop and have a flutter at the casino. Alternatively spend the day at the beach on the boulevard de l’Ocean and have lunch or dinner at la Zagaya. This is a very informal restaurant on the beach, eat fruits de mer or a simple piece of grilled fish. About 25mins walk from the house. If you are feeling lazy, walk down the wide, gently sloping lit stone staircase from the house, turn left walk to the quay and you can choose from many restaurants.

16 Reviews
9.6/10
  • Cleanliness: 9.6
  • Comfort: 9.7
  • Condition: 9.6
  • Facilities: 9.4
  • Local Amenities: 9.6
  • Setting: 9.7
  • Value for Money: 9.4
10 / 10 RHA 30 August, 2017

A lovely property in a great location. We have 3 young children and the property suited our needs really well. The house is beautifully decorated and is very comfortable. There are fantastic beaches and opportunities for rock pooling near by. We travelled mid August and the town was very busy but the house is tucked away from the hustle and bustle and we were not troubled by noise at all. Parking was easy and right next to the house. Steve was easy to communicate with and answered all of our questions promptly. I would recommend this property to others without hesitation.

10 / 10 Angharad 9 August, 2017

This is an excellent property in an excellent location. It had all the required facilities particularly in the kitchen. Use of the garage was valuable as we had 4 bikes. The outside space was great for relaxing daytime and evening and the access onto the terrace from both the lounge and main bedroom made it particularly useful. Its central yet private position was ideal for the town, train station and beaches. I would book this same property again. Faultless customer service given by the owner.

9.2 / 10 Lesley Blair 3 July, 2017

A wonderful fortnight in this ideally located house. Lovely private garden space and terrace. The house had everything you needed for the perfect holiday. Steve the owner was so helpful with everything in the lead up to the holiday. I would definitely recommend this house and we would certainly go back.

9.8 / 10 Brucew 29 May, 2017

This is a lovely cottage, the photos don't really do justice to the attractive and cool décor and the lovely seating area. Despite a central location it is surprisingly secluded and private. on a busy weekend day you can certainly hear the bustle and traffic of Pornic but it is very peaceful otherwise and at night.

The house is well equipped, fast WiFi and reasonable kitchen equipment for those that like to cook for themselves.

Pornic is a touristy location for good reason-lots of shops and restaurants plus attractive coastline. We cycled from the house and further afield most days.