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La Belle Cachette (villa)...Best villa La Rochelle...
Located on the edge of a lively market town within easy walking distance to the market square with superb open air market, wonderful restaurants, cafes, mediaeval chateau walls, river walks and parkland,La Belle Cachette sleeps up to 8 (plus cot) and comprises 2 double bedrooms and 1 twin room on the first floor and an extra ground floor day room with double sofa bed overlooking the pool.Lovely beamed kitchen/diner very well equipped and beamed salon with open fire and 3 sofas and armchair.There are 2 bathrooms, one on each floor . The downstairs shower room has shower with hydromassaging body jets, marble vanity unit and wc. The upstairs bathroom has bath with overhead shower, twin basins in marble vanity unit and separate wc. Both bathrooms newly installed this year.There is an additional ground floor reading room with sofa and armchair.Walled garden and 10x5 metre private swimming pool, covered verandah for al fresco dining equipped with BBQ, sun loungers and garden furniture....Best villa La Rochelle...
The Poitou-Charentes / Vendee / Charente Maritime region
Situated in the South West of France,No need to drive anywhere if you just want to relax by the pool and walk into the delightful town for some fine cuisine or local market produce.
Typical driving times from ferry ports:
St Malo - 3hrs 30 mins
Caen - 4 hrs 20 mins
Roscoff - 4 hrs 30 mins
Cherbourg - 4 hrs 55 mins
Calais - 6hrs 50 mins
Cheap flights to La Rochelle from various UK airports
TGV train station stop just 5 mins away in Surgeres (trains from Paris-La Rochelle)...Best villa La Rochelle...
La Rochelle / Surgeres area
La Belle Cachette is located on the edge of a lively market town, within easy reach of the chic city of La Rochelle, with its sailing harbour, magnificent beaches and the nearby wonderful islands of Ile d'Oleron and Ile de Ré. You can even take a ferry to Fort Boyard. Golf and tennis is available nearby. The town has its own cinema and fine sporting complex. There is so much to do and see in this area, from the Roman town of Saintes, Royan with its nearby Zoo, the delights of Cognac (tasting a must!), a leisurely boat trip on the canals of the Marais Poitevin (known locally as the Green Venice) and Poitiers the home of Futuroscope (France's second most popular attraction to Disneyland, Paris) - all within a day trip.The Charente Maritime revels in its own micro climate. Reputedly 2,300 hours of sunshine every year.Beautiful countryside is on your doorstep and magnificent beaches, historic towns and villages, extensive fields of sunflowers and vineyards are all not far away. La Rochelle is generally considered to be the most beautiful port in France - fresh oysters and mussels and wonderful seafood are waiting to be experienced. During the summer months the local cultural groups organise a variety of events for everyone to enjoyCome and explore this beautiful region with its micro climate, the second hottest area to the Cote d'Azur and so much closer!
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How to get there
30 minutes from La Rochelle airport, town and beach.On the outskirts of lively market town.Easy access by motorway from the ferry ports or the TGV train which stops in Surgeres, just 5 minutes from the house.La Rochelle has an airport offering cheap flights from UK.Ferry ports all within 3-5 hours drive....Best villa La Rochelle...Nearest Travel LinksAirport: La Rochelle: 20 kmRailway: SurgeresFerry: St Malo
Activities near La Rochelle
Tennis in town
Golf within 30 mins drive
Fishing at the waters
Rural / countryside retreats
Beach or lakeside relaxation
Luxuries: Log fire
General: Central heating, TV, Video player, CD player, Satellite TV
Standard: Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer
Utilities: Clothes dryer, Dish washer, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine
Rooms: Bedrooms (4), Bathrooms (1), Shower rooms (1), WCs (2)
Furniture: Sofabeds (1), Single beds (2), Double beds (2), Cots (1), Dining seating for 8, Lounge seating for 8, Sleeps maximum of 8
Other: Linen provided, please check with the owner regarding towels.Highchair available.
Outdoors: Balcony / Terrace, Private outdoor pool (unheated), Private garden, BBQ
Access: Secure parking
Further details indoors:
Please note the 4th bedroom is also an additional day room and has a double sofa bed.During the winter months you can enjoy the open fire in the beamed salon. Special off season rates for house hunters. £250 pw for minimum 2 weeks let or £200 pw for 3 or more weeks (Nov-Mar - excl Xmas, New Year & Easter). Enquire for long winter lets.A wonderful base to explore this fascinating region.
Further details outdoors:
Swimming pool has safety fencing and protect-a-child safety gate to comply with French legislation.
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