|Chatel||Self Catering||Saturday||4||7||2||A single campbed and a cotbed are also available|
A spacious 4 bedroom family home with garden, a short walk from the beach.
The kitchen is fully equipped, including large fridge-freezer, dishwasher, coffee-machine.... There is also a breakfast table and a bar connecting to the lounge area.
There is a separate (open) dining area with a large dining table, and a further dining table in the veranda.
The large living area has a comfortable sofa, additional seating, a pool table, and a large flat-screen television with both French and UK channels.
There is also an additional lounge area in the veranda.
The 4 bedrooms are located on the first floor:
- 2 double bedrooms
- one twin room
- one bedroom with a "mezzanine" bed, and an additional campbed for use if required.
The main family bathroom is situated on the first floor, and has a bath with a shower enclosure, a large double sink and toilet.
The main bedroom has an en suite wash area with sink and an Italian shower.
There is also a separate toilet with washbasin downstairs.
The well-tended rear garden is completely enclosed. There is a table for outside dining with a large parasol, a lawned area for games, and a childrens swing.
There is one parking space on the property itself. The property is offset from the road by a triangular cul-de-sac, within which there are additional parking spaces for your use.
The utility room contains a washer-dryer for laundry.
A Franco-Anglais couple with 3 young children, we moved to the area from the UK in 2011 after falling in love with the town of Chatelaillon Plage during a holiday roadtrip.
|Year property purchased||2012|
|Why this location?||The property is located in a residential area, a short walk (8 minutes) from the centre of Chatelaillon. "Chatel" is a small town, famous for its "Belle Epoque" architecture and its beautiful 3km long sandy beach with views of Fort Boyard and the Island of Aix. It is classified as a "Station Balnéaire", meaning it has everything required for a perfect holiday location; cafes, restaurants, bars, a casino, evening concerts, a large twice-weekly street market... Chatelaillon is also just 10km south of the beautiful and historic town of La Rochelle, famous for the medieval towers protecting its old port, which is a must see. The islands of Re, Oleron and Aix are all very close by and perfect for day trips.|
|Unique benefits of property||The property was totally renovated in 2012. As a holiday rental it is a 'home away from home', with all the corresponding amenities you would expect. The open plan ground floor consists of a large lounge area with sofa and pool table, and a separate dining area. The fully equipped kitchen includes a small breakfast table, and the veranda and garden complete the setting for a perfect holiday location. The 4 bedrooms on the first floor sleep 7-8 guests.|
Beautiful historic city only 10km (6 miles) from Chatelaillon, famous for its old port and medieval towers.
Just 25 minutes from the property lies the picturesque island, accessible via a 2.9km (1.8 mile) road bridge to the north of La Rochelle
A car-free island accessible via a lovely 20 minute boat ride from nearby Fouras.