Farmhouse in L'Isle d'Etaules - Charente-Maritime - Sleeps 6


  • Farmhouse in  L'Isle d'Etaules exterior
  • Farmhouse in  L'Isle d'Etaules exterior
  • Farmhouse in  L'Isle d'Etaules exterior
  • Garden and Grounds
  • Barbeque Area
  • Garden and Grounds
  • Lounge
  • Kitchen
  • Bedroom
  • Bedroom
  • Bedroom
  • Beach
  • Garden and Grounds
Farmhouse in  L'Isle d'Etaules in Charente-Maritime, a cottage in Poitou-Charentes: Farmhouse in  L'Isle d'Etaules exterior

Spacious Traditional Charentais Farmhouse Close to the Coast

THE FARMHOUSE is in the village of L'Isle d'Etaules, about 8 miles from Royan and 5 miles from La Palmyre. The farmhouse sleeps 6 + baby comfortably.

ACCOMMODATION: The modernised 200+ year-old house comprises six rooms on two floors including a large integral barn (chai), fully equiped kitchen, a separate laundry, 2 showers and WCs.

The 80 sq.m chai adjoins the main house at the rear. This space has been renovated and insulated and is used as a living area from May to October, where it is pleasantly cool when the weather is hot. All the rooms on the ground floor and in the chai are double-glazed.
The kitchen is large and is fully equipped .

The kitchen leads into a large sitting room where the Sky satellite/DVD system is located. The sitting room leads into a large double bedroom (5' bed) and it also opens into the chai. There is also a CD sound system in the chai.

There is a separate shower room, toilet and a laundry area with a washing machine and tumble dryer.

Two bedrooms with independent access are on the first floor. On a mezzanine is a large shower room and WC.

The garden goes back about 30 meters and there is off-road parking. The large gates in the arch can be closed and locked if required. The garden is enclosed by a 1.5 m high wire fence (behind a hedge) and wooden fences. An area directly behind the chai is used for outside dining where there is a large purpose built BBQ. This area gets the morning sun. Another dining area is located beneath large pine trees and is ideal for lunch.

LOCAL AREA. The house faces open countryside of vineyards and arable farmland. Accessible paths cross these areas southwards towards the Marais, and northwards to small clumps of woodland. Both are protected wild life areas. The nearest producer (100 metres) makes a white and rose Pineau de Charente, a pink sparkling wine (Cremant) and a vin de pays rose.

ETAULES is a small market town situated on the D14 on the way to the port of La Tremblade. The town has a variety of shops and there is a market once a week on Thursday which includes an excellent sea-food stall. The town is quite prosperous but has retained its traditional nineteenth century character.

BEACHES. A short drive away to the west and southwest are the wide sandy beaches and large areas of pine forest which extend from the coast inland.

OYSTERS AND MOULES.To the north is the river Seudre, on the banks of which are many small ports and oyster parks (Parc a Huitres). The Marennes Basin is renowned throughout France for its oysters and moules.

CYCLING.The surrounding countryside is quiet and can be explored by bike. In particular there is a long coastal path exclusively dedicated to cycling.

The Syndicate d'Initiative (tourist office) in Etaules is next to the Marie.

TRAVEL. Train : London-Royan (7 hrs). Air: RyanAir and Flybe go to La Rochelle & BA to Bordeaux.

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This property has been listed with Holidaybank for 28 years

Farmhouse in L'Isle d'Etaules Property Features

Location Type
  • Coastal
  • Rural
  • Village

  • Car Required

Housekeeping & Services
  • Iron and Ironing Board
  • Fuel and Power Included
  • Cot
  • High Chair
  • Bed Linen for Hire
  • Towels for Hire
  • No Smoking

  • 3 Double Bedrooms

Ground Floor Facilities
  • Ground Floor Bedroom
  • Ground Floor Toilet
  • Ground Floor Shower

  • Washing Machine
  • Dishwasher
  • Microwave
  • Fridge
  • Freezer
  • Toaster
  • Oven
  • Hob
  • Grill
  • Tumble dryer

  • TV - Satellite or Cable
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Books
  • Games
  • Radio

Leisure Equipment
  • Sun Loungers
  • Patio Furniture
  • Barbecue

Garden/Terrace/Play area
  • Enclosed garden / play area

Parking available
  • Off road parking

Activities within 20min drive of the property
  • Surfing
  • Wind Surfing
  • Fishing
  • Wine Tour
  • Outlet Shopping
  • Tennis
  • Golf
  • Horse Riding
  • Walking
  • Cycling
  • Pub/Bar within 1 mile

Local Water Sports
  • Water Skiing
  • Jet Skiing
  • Snorkeling
  • Scuba Diving
  • Sailing
  • Swimming (indoor pool)
  • Swimming (outdoor pool)
  • Canoeing
7 night(s) · 09 June 2018
Key Property Details
Property Name Farmhouse in L'Isle d'Etaules
Reference 1323
Sleeps 6
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms 2
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Farmhouse in L'Isle d'Etaules in Charente-Maritime

Nearest TownEtaules - 2 kms (approx)
Nearest AirportLa Rochelle - More than 30 kms (approx)
Nearest Ferry PortSt. Malo - More than 30 kms (approx)

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