Safe sandy beach on the Atlantic Coast only 20 minutes away

Sleeps: 6
Bedrooms: 3
Weekly price guide: £933-£1633
Pool: Yes
Type: Holiday House
Property Ref: CLA1839


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General Description

The house benefits from a large living area including a dining area with an open fireplace. Two sets of french doors lead on to a patio, 1 acre of mature and secluded gardens, fenced heated pool (10m x 5m) and covered patio/barbeque area. The garden has a southerly aspect, the sun remains at the back of the house all day, and is surrounded by fields which grow corn or sunflowers. The garden itself is dotted with bramble bushes, bamboo, bunches of lavender and scented rosemary. The dining table will seat 8. A high chair and Ikea wooden toddler stool are also provided. You can relax in the living area by listening to music or watching TV which has a DVD and video player. The TV is satellite linked and receives BBC channels along with CNN, ITV news, music and children channels. The bookshelf is full of books, videos and DVDs which you are invited to share, but make sure you take care and return them after use. The large farmhouse kitchen is fitted with gas cooker, microwave, washing machine, dishwasher, fridge and freezer. The kitchen table sits in the middle of the kitchen. A set of French doors lead to the garden.

Accommodation Facilities

Bedrooms: The converted barn is made up of 3 bedrooms:
- 2 double rooms, 1 with en suite bathroom.
- 1 twin bedroom with additional bathroom.
- There is also a sofa bed in the family/games room on the ground floor.
The house will sleep 8 adults and can accommodate an additional 2 children
in a travel cot and cot bed that can be provided on request. There are also 2
extra adult camp beds should your party be more than 6 adults. All bed linen is
included in the price as is the children’s linen.
Kitchen: The large farmhouse kitchen is fitted with gas cooker, microwave, washing machine, dishwasher, fridge and freezer. The kitchen table sits in the middle of the kitchen. A set of French doors lead to the garden.
Living Rooms: The house benefits from a large living area including a dining area with an open fireplace. The dining table will seat 8. A high chair and Ikea wooden toddler stool are also provided. You can relax in the living area by listening to music or watching TV which has a DVD and video player. The TV is satellite linked and receives BBC channels along with CNN, ITV news, music and children channels. The bookshelf is full of books, videos and DVDs which you are invited to share, but make sure you take care and return them after use.

Linen/Cleaning/Towels etc: All linen included in the rental price. Should you need towels, they can be hired at a small cost of £15.00 per week
Outside: Two sets of French doors lead on to a patio, 1 acre of mature and secluded gardens, fenced heated pool (10m x 5m) and covered patio/barbeque area. The garden has a southerly aspect, the sun remains at the back of the house all day, and is surrounded by fields which grow corn or sunflowers. The garden itself is dotted with bramble bushes, bamboo, bunches of lavender and scented rosemary.
Additional notes (if any): Should you require any of the following, please enquire at time of booking:
Cook/catering
Maid service/extra cleaning
Local day-trips or tours
Airport pick-up/drop-off
Babysitting service
Welcome hamper/pre-stocked fridge

Terms & Conditions
Security deposit £200. The security deposit is paid on arrival and will be refunded in full after departure subject to damage inspection.
Energy costs included.
No pets allowed.
Changeover day Sunday.
No smoking.
Insurance - It is recommended that all guests take out insurance to cover against potential cancellation and any accidental damage caused during your stay at the property.

Local Area / Activities

The closest town, Saintes, is a large provincial town, with designer shops, cafes, markets and restaurants and is only 10mins from Retaud. At Royan you can laze on long stretches of safe sandy beaches on the Atlantic coast, which is only 20 mins away from home. There are plenty of cafes and restaurants along the promenade and local shopping too, such as Timberland, Esprit, D&G, Christen Lacroix and Benneton. There is also a beautiful Carousel for the children and a small fun fair. Further beaches can be found at Meschers with secluded coves and children play areas. Further along you will find a wonderful zoo at Palmyer for a whole day out. There is a wide range of animals and they provide good entertainment with regular shows. The seal and whale show is particularly amusing. La Rochelle is home to a large and exciting aquarium and has plenty of designer shops and galleries to keep you occupied, as well as many cafes and restaurants. There is also a large Casino, beautifully kept gardens and a park in which you will come across a children's mini zoo. As you leave La Rochelle, you will see signs for the toll bridge directed to the Ile de Re. This is a beautiful island with sandy beaches and clear sea. It is easy to cycle around, as bikes can be hired and the island caters to the cyclist with plenty of cycle lanes. Cognac is within half an hour by car and is worth a visit. Supermarkets can be found in nearby Saintes. Many supermarkets opening on a Sunday will close at midday and they are very promp

Price Guide

These prices are a guideline only, please enquire for prices for specific weeks.

Low Season: £933
High Season: £1633

Contact Information




Key Features

  • Swimming pool
  • Dishwasher
  • Washing machine
  • TV
  • DVD player
  • Fire / Stove
  • Near sea beach

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