Rural holiday gite close to Vendee coastline - LV005965

La Chapelle-Achard (14km from Les Sables-d'Olonne), Vendée, Western Loire Reference: LV005965 Advertiser since: 8 January 2018
Property Board Arrival Bedrooms Sleeps Bathrooms Additional info
Villa Octaviere Self Catering Flexible 3 8 2 Includes 2 in double sofa bed

About this property

Rural Location Only 10 Miles From The Beach. This cottage/gite is in a rural setting.

VERY FLEXIBLE! The arrival day is not fixed, so arrive any day and the minimum stay is just 2 to 5 nights depending on the season. Message me with your plans and to get prices as maintaining detailed prices here isn't easy.

Villa Octavière Holiday Villa is a beautiful holiday home for up to 8 people.It has 3 bedrooms and 2 sofa beds in the lounge area. It is situated in quiet countryside, 3km outside the village of La Chapelle Achard, 12 km. form. Les Sables D'onne and the beautiful Atlantic beaches.

Villa Facilities with everything included -
• Covered solar heated pool
• Spa
• Large private garden with a sun terrace with garden furniture
• Barbecue with coal and wood included
• Play area near the pool which has swings etc
• Outdoor garden toys.
• Indoor toys and games (lego, cars, jigsaws etc)
• 15 bikes available for use in the villa for all ages.
• Well furnished and decorated.
• Well equipeeld kitchen including dishwasher, washing machine and tumble dryer.
• Electricity and Water
• Cleaning materials
• Sheets, duvets, pillows, pillow cases etc
• Towels for the house and also towels for the beach.
• Baby equipment for 2 babies and tiny ones (folding cots, linen, high chairs, riser chaits, potties, baby bath seats, baby bath, steps for sinks, fitted child seat on thd toilet)

Nearby Facilities:-
• Beautiful sandy beaches
• Fishing lakes
• Rivers
• Countryside
• Hiking and walking
• Cycling (many cycles paths nearby)
• Water sports including sailing, windsurfing and canoeing
• Surfing with surfing school
• Rock pools
• Zoo
• Water park
• Boat trips
• Theme parks
• Golf courses

The area is packed with fun things to do from beaches to towns and countryside to theme parks and zoos.

The seasonal swimming pool has a hard, semi-retractable cover which means it can be used if it rains and in the evenings. It is directly heated by the sun. The outdoor spa (exclusive use) is available all the time and heated to a good temperature depending on the season.

Please note that pool is shared with the owner who lives in the property next door and times will be agreed, although this use is very limited. Exclusive use of the pool may be available for an extra payment.



Kitchen and dining

Well equipped kitchen with dishwasher.

Living rooms



3 Nice bedrooms.

Bedroom 2 can easily accommodate an extra single bed or cot if required. This is the biggest room so has more space available.

The lounge has 2 large double sofa beds.


The main bathroom has a sink and a bath with shower. There is a separate shower room. The toilet is separate and has a built in child sized seat.


Heating is included in the cost of the rental and is set depending on the season. There is central heating and also electric heaters if required. There is a wood stove in the kitchen with a plentiful supply of wood.

Garden and outside

There is a nice rear south facing garden with terrace spa, pool and a swing set - lots of space. There is a large box of outdoor toys and games equipment.

Parking and garages

Ample parking to the front of the villa.

Visitor suitability

Very suited to families and groups and is a couple friendly property to suit all tastes. The property is all on one level. There is a graveled area to the front, side and rear of the property, and there is a step to the front patio and back door to the garden.


  • Cleaning

  • Internet

  • No smoking

  • Linen

  • Child facilities

  • Private pool



Fishing nearby

Species of fish: Fresh Water
Name of nearest fishing location: L’étang du Bibrou de La Mothe-Achard.
Distance: 8 km


Name and address of nearest golf course: Golf Des Sables D'olonne - Allée De La Pierre Levée, 85340 OLONNE-SUR-MER
Distance: 12 km

Horse riding

Name and address of nearest stables: Pole Equestre, Ste Foy
Distance: 3 km

Mountain biking

Distance: 2 km



Name/number of nearest marked trail: Le sentier des fleurs de Sel, Le Chateau D'Olonne


About the Owner/Advertiser, Mr Peter Harris

I am a very easy going and understanding host! I love running a holiday business and my aim is to make your holiday Villa Octaviere a very special time.I live in the property adjoining Villa Octaviere so I am on hand to help you with anything you may need during your stay from showing you where to shop to where the best beaches are. There is also a local Caretaker available if required. I speak fluent French. I Hope to see you soon. If you need any further details, the please get in touch.

Year property purchased 2017
Why this location? Villa Octaviere is located in quiet countryside, yet only 2 to 3 km from villages with shops, 8 km from La Mothe Achard with its larger shops and supermarkets, and only 15 km along easy roads from the large seaside town of Les Sables D'Olonne with its amazing sandy beaches.

Cycle tracks pass the villa and connect to other tracks all over the Vendee including to the beach 15 km away.

There is so much to do here within less than an hours travelling distance. There are amazing Beaches, Rock Pools, Theme Parks, Water Parks, Aquariums, Golf Curses, Horse Riding, County Walks, Train Rides (including steam trains), Beach Play areas, Historic Churches, Museums, Shopping Centres, Town Centres, Bus Rides ...far too much to list. (There is a comprehensive collection of tourist guides in the Villa, plus I can advise you and even help you book if necessary as I speak fluent French.)
Unique benefits of property Villa Octaviere can comfortably accommodate 8 people including babies and small children. There is a large garden and covered swimming pool, plus a heated spa pool. There is a selection of videos and games, plus outdoor games equipment to keep every one amused. The Villa has WiFi. There are 10 bikes for use and a child trailer for 2 children.

The Owner Recommends

Les Sables D'Olonne

Lovely seaside resort with all the facilities of large resort and some amazing beaches.