|Gite des Forges||Self Catering||Saturday||2||5||1|
Gite des Forges holiday home is located in the small town of Angles, only a 10 minute drive from the beach at Les Conches. This is one of the famous long sandy beaches in the Southern Vendée.
This house is in an ideal location for guests who like to be near to the beach, but away from the crowds!
The town is bustling in the summer months - with street markets, entertainment and restaurants spilling out onto the pavements.
A great location for cycling and walking holidays - and set on the edge of a natural wetlands area.
There is a fitted kitchen, with electric oven and induction hob, plus a large fridge-freezer. A washing machine is located in the shower room. The house is equipped with all of the crockery and cutlery that you would need, plus there is a kettle, toaster and coffee-maker.
There is a large pine dining table and chairs, plus a further dining table and chairs outside on the patio.
The small living area has a sofa and dining table. There is a tv with UK and French free-to-air tv channels, plus a dvd player.
A secure wi-fi internet connection is available in the house.
There are 2 bedrooms in Gite des Forges:
1 bedroom with double bed and storage
1 bedroom with 3 single beds and storage
There is a shower room with shower cubicle, handbasin and washing machine, plus a separate wc along the hallway.
There is a tv with UK and French free-to-air satellite channels, plus a dvdv player.
A wi-fi internet connect is available in the house.
Outside, there is a gravelled patio area with a dining table, chairs and charcoal barbecue. There are also several sunloungers available under the shade of the pretty Albizia tree.
The garden has a grassy area with floral borders and is enclosed - so secure for your children and dogs.
There is off-road parking for 1 car along the side of the house, and your car can also be pulled into the gravel courtyard.
This house would be suitable for guests with limited mobility - as it is all set on one level with no stairs/steps in the house.
The house is great for families and well-behaved dogs are welcome.
The house is no-smoking.
A local English-speaking representative lives within 15 minutes of Gite des Forges, so is there to offer help and support.
Hello, I'm Rebecca and I live in the US and have had my holiday home in the Vendée since 2008. The holiday rentals are managed by Annette, who lives nearby.
|Year property purchased||2008|
|Why this location?||The gite is located in a quiet road just around the corner from the main town centre in Angles - within walking distance of the local shops and restaurants. There's a bakery, butchers, pizzeria, bar, creperie, restaurant, seafood restaurant and a weekly street market all within 500 metres. There is even a wine seller/cave in the building next to the gite - so a great place for tasting some of the local wines and liqueurs.
The fantastic beaches are also only a 10 minute drive from the gite - so this is a perfect spot for family holidays.
|Unique benefits of property||Gite des Forges is an ideal base for family holidays - with a suntrap garden, restaurants on its doorstep and the beaches of the southern Vendee only a short drive away.|
There are over 100 km of sandy beaches in the Vendée - and the closest - Les Conches - is famous for its huge waves - you can often see surfers and boarders out on the waves.
The seaside towns of La Tranche-sur-Mer and La Faute-sur-Mer are only 10-20 minutes away and here you will find lots of entertainment during the summer months - with street entertainers, concerts and firework displays.
Further up the coast at Jard and St Vincent you have rockpools to explore, and then you can drive on to Les Sables d'Olonne - with it's 5 mile beach and harbour side restaurants.
For a fun day out for all of the family, visit the O'Gliss Water Park at Moutiers les Mauxfaits (15mins away) - with its slides, lazy rivers, wave machines, young children's play area and lots more - book early to avoid missing out!
Just another 5 minutes along the road and you will come to the Indian Forest Adventure Park - here you can fly on zip wires through the forest, go karting, play crazy golf, take pony rides, or for the more adventurous there are the water slides.
A totally amazing day out - or even 2 days! There is just so much to see! vikings, gladiators, musketeers, medieval knights, Napoleonic sailors and a fantastic bird of prey show. You can extend your stay into the evening with 1 of the 2 late shows - either the Orgues du Feu - with fountains, fireworks and dancing in a woodland lakeside setting. The other evening show is the Cinescenie - with a backdrop of the ruined chateau, over 1200 actors and a spectacular fireworks finale - Not to be missed!