Holiday villa very close to beach in Vendee - LV005933

Longeville (6km from La Tranche-sur-Mer), Vendée, Western Loire Reference: LV005933 Advertiser since: 26 February 2014
Property Board Arrival Bedrooms Sleeps Bathrooms Additional info
Chemin D'Alouette2 Self Catering Saturday 3 6 3 Cot

About this property

Wonderful Beach Villa Only 700 Meters From Beach. This villa is in a coastal setting.

Seaside holiday villa on the Vendee coast France. Just a few minutes (700 metres) from the popular sandy beach of Les Conches near the busy resort of La Tranche sur Mer.The house is set in its own grounds (750sm) is totally enclosed, and has ample private parking and is suitable for wheelchairs. The 3 bedroom villa can sleep up to 6* people. The villa has been totally renovated, the floors retiled, with wood laminate floors in the bedrooms, new doubled glazed doors and windows, and re-roofed.

We have another 2 bedroom holiday home in the immediate vacinity - Details of Chemin d'Alouette 1.

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 700 mts from the beach. The cottages are set in their own large, secure, fenced grounds with terrace, garden furniture and bbq.

There are local shops for your bread and a large supermarket in La Tranche sur Mer.

Need an EXTRA break? We now offer a fully qualified baby sitting service at reasonable cost. Please ask for details.

Pets allowed.


Only 700 metres to the beautiful beaches.

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 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.

Customer Reviews
Super location, very nice house, we will come back - Familie Van der Vegt

Nice place to stay,Very near the beach, Perfect! - Van den Berg

EXCELLENT VALUE! - Dulston Family

Excellently located near a fantastic beach - Gibson Family

A real bonus was the closeness of the cottage to one of the best beaches in the area - A Langford

We had a lovely stay, brilliant weather and a great location - K Templeman

Another excellent holiday! - Langford family

A lovely stay in a lovely property in a lovely area! Good cycle rides and great access to the beach - Barden Family

Thank you so much for a lovely place to call home for a week.We loved the location being able to walk to the beach through the woods. Back garden was bliss in the late evening sitting out, glass of wine in hand,spotting shooting stars. Thanks so much - Bellamy family

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



Kitchen and dining

Kitchen; oven with gas hob, electric oven, fitted units, double sink and drainer. Electrical appliances include, fridge, microwave, can opener, toaster, food processor, kettle, cafetiere, ample pots, pans and cutlery.

Utility room with large fridge-freezer, front loading washing machine and wash hand basin and spare gas bottle.

Living rooms

The living accommodation comprises: lounge/diner (15.5sm) settee, extendable dining table seats 6) and chairs, electric fire with flame effect, bookcase with books, videos and dvds. Tv video/dvd player. Ceiling fan.


Bedroom 1 (10.5sm) double bed, duvet 4 pillows (English) large wardrobe, bedside tables with reading lights.

Bedroom 2 (10.5sm) double bed, duvet 4 pillows, bedside tables with reading lights, small wardrobe,chest of drawers.

Door leading to 3rd large bedroom (17.5sm) (children's room) with 2 full size single beds duvets and pillows, wash hand basin, wardrobe, chest of drawers, tv/dvd and toys including table football.

A travelcot is available if required (F.O.C).


Bathroom; fully tiled fitted vanity unit with mirror and lights, walk-in shower with full shower screen, laundry basket and heater
Separate wc and basin.

At the side of the property a separate shower, wc.


Tv, dvds, table football & toys.

Garden and outside

Door leading to large rear terrace and garden with Garden furniture, table and chairs.sun beds, umbrella, rotary washing line bbq. There is a small fish pond (with fish) very popular with the kids!

At the side of the cottage there is a bike rack (for the more energetic) and a separate shower, wc and utility room with large fridge-freezer, front loading washing machine and wash hand basin and spare gas bottle.

Outdoor table and chairs.

Parking and garages

Ample Parking available

Visitor suitability

Ideal for families, couples etc.
All accommodation on ground level so suitable for disabled - please contact us for more details of suitability please.


  • No smoking

  • Pets welcomed *

  • Linen

* Vet details: Fontenay le Comte


Antiques/Brocante Market

Name of nearest antiques/brocante market: Longeville sur Mer
Distance: 3 km

Beach holidays


Family activities

Fishing nearby

Species of fish: Various
Name of nearest fishing location: Sea and lakes
Distance: 1 km


Name and address of nearest golf course: Various
Distance: 10 km



Name/number of nearest marked trail: Various trails in the area


About the Owner/Advertiser, Mr Trevor Goverd

We love this region in France, so much so that we purchased a property here and have had wonderful family holidays. We are happy to let it for holiday rentals, so others can enjoy it too.

Year property purchased 2010
Why this location? Perfect beach location which is extremely popular
Unique benefits of property Close to the beach

The Owner Recommends

La Tranche sur Mer and other beaches

There are local shops for your bread and a large supermarket in La Tranche sur Mer.
The 7k 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 sur Mer 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 sur Mer for a reasonable rate. There is also bike, quad and motorbike hire nearby and numerous restaurants and shops and Casino.

There is a great selection of other blue flag beaches nearby.

Sporting activities

Fishing (sea, lake and river) golf, tennis and a host of other activities also within easy reach.
Many water and land sports nearby.

Les Conches and Les Sables D'Olonne

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.

Indian forest Adventure

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

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.

La Rochelle and Ile de Re

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 3 million litres of water and 64 different aquariums. The island is Ile de Re is also very popular with some lovely beaches, harbours, restaurants etc.