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VILLA 50M FROM THE BEACH AMONG THE PINES IN BEAUTIFUL ST. PALAIS, NR ROYAN.

Derek Gibson

Advertiser since: 1997
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Speaks: english, french, german
Sleeps5
Bedrooms 2
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 7 nights

Derek Gibson

Advertiser since: 1997
Speaks: english, french, german
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Within a day
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Calendar last updated:
December 18, 2014
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VILLA 50M FROM THE BEACH AMONG THE PINES IN BEAUTIFUL ST. PALAIS, NR ROYAN.

Sleeps5
Bedrooms 2
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 7 nights

Overview

Royan area Villa Rental Photos and Description

2 bedrooms, 1 bathroom, sleeps a maximum of 5

Villa amongst the pine trees, 50 yards from a beautiful, quiet, sandy beach. Ideal for a family with small children. 8 minutes walk by cliff path (or local road with traffic for the surrounding villas only) to local shops, main beach, park and lake with children's playground with electric boat rides, mini-golf etc. Golf and horse racing in the vicinity. 7 km from Royan - a well known holiday resort with marina, tennis, swimming pools, riding, etc. The largest zoo in Europe at La Palmyre is only 6 miles away. One hour's drive from historic La Rochelle, Cognac, islands of Oleron, Aix and Ré. Direct access to approx. 30 miles of forest bicycle paths. 25 mins. by car-ferry to the Bordeaux Médoc vineyards the other side of the estuary.

Particularly suitable for a couple with young children : the town, shops and main beach are about 8 minutes away by footpath. Bicyle paths, free from traffic, start close to the bungalow.

Tennis and riding facilities are available in the vicinity; there is a large marina with all kinds of boating facilities at Royan. Sailing and sail board instruction is available in St. Palais.

More Details
Suitability:
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • unsuitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Derek Gibson (Owner)
Advertiser since: 1997
Call Owner
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Speaks: english, french, german
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
December 18, 2014

About Derek Gibson

We are a retired an active couple.

Derek Gibson purchased this villa in 1969

Why Derek Gibson chose Royan area

The villa is in a marvellous holiday spot which our three children and now our three grandchildren much enjoy. This is why we recommand our holiday home for families with children.

What makes this villa unique

The wonderful La Palmyre zoo is only 6 miles down the road and we have a good quiet beach just on our doorstep!

Guestbook comments from the owner

Many of our visitors are long term guests who come back year after year.
Nov 2007
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Bedrooms 2
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Minimum Stay 7 nights
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Reviews

4
based on 6 traveler reviews

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Villa 50m from the beach among the pines in beautiful St. Palais, nr Royan.
average rating of 4.0 based on 7 reviews
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Villa 50m from the beach among the pines in beautiful St. Palais, nr Royan.
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p501
+33 -556 086 319 (813 967)
Royan area Charente-Maritime
5

A lovely home with a fabulous location

  • 5 of 5
My family (me, wife, two children age 6 and 9) stayed here in May 09. It's a nice house with good facilities. The area is lovely and quiet, yet only 5-10 minutes walk to the centre of St Palais. The real bonus is that it genuinely is only 50m to the beach. It's a lovely sandy beach but with some rocky outcrops with rock-pools and little crabs to seek out. We'll be back.
  • Submitted: Jun 12, 2009
  • Stayed: May 2009
  • Source: HomeAway
Recommended for:  Families with Young Children
Owner's Response: We are always very glad to have families staying at the villa as our own children have so many happy memories of holidays there. Thank you for the comments!
business
Villa 50m from the beach among the pines in beautiful St. Palais, nr Royan.
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p501
+33 -556 086 319 (813 967)
Royan area Charente-Maritime
4

les fenêtres ouvertes on entend la mer

  • 4 of 5
nous avons trouvé la maison idéalement placée dans un joli quartier et avons pu profiter du superbe chemin côtier des douaniers pour nous baigner à la plage du bureau très tranquille en cette saison ! Ayant beaucoup apprécié l'accueil, la maison, la région et le climat, nous ne manquerons pas de vous recontacter pour un éventuel prochain séjour à St Palais, petite ville pour laquelle personnellement j'ai eu un vrai coup de cœur ! idem pour les somptueux couchers de soleil sur la mer et la côte ! A bientôt j'espère
  • Submitted: Sep 25, 2014
  • Stayed: Sep 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Merci de vos commentaires qui nous font très plaisir - à bientôt!
business
Villa 50m from the beach among the pines in beautiful St. Palais, nr Royan.
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p501
+33 -556 086 319 (813 967)
Royan area Charente-Maritime
Overton, Derbyshire
4

GITE AT ST PALAIS SUR MER.

  • 4 of 5
What a lovely place. The description of the location didn't do it justice. You can see the sea from the gate of the gite and it is, literally 50 yards down the road to a lovely beach.
You do have to then go down quite a few steps to the beach, so could be difficult for disabled or those with very small children. There are lovely walks in both directions along the cliff path, turning left takes you into the town of St Palais which is very nice. The gite itself is good, although quite small (perfect for two - could be a little cramped with 4 or 5) all on one level and has everything required in the way of equipment. Nice little paved area at the front is perfect for barbeques in the evening, hidden from the road (which is very quiet anyway) and just down 2 steps from the living area.
All in all, this was a lovely place to spend a week. The gite made a perfect base both for the beach and exploring the surrounding area. The weather was beautiful whilst we were there, which added to our enjoyment and we would certainly recommend it - particularly for couples. We hope to go again !
  • Submitted: Jul 8, 2009
  • Stayed: Jun 2009
  • Source: HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers, Romantic Getaway
business
Villa 50m from the beach among the pines in beautiful St. Palais, nr Royan.
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p501
+33 -556 086 319 (813 967)
Royan area Charente-Maritime
5

superbe séjour

  • 5 of 5
logement agréable et propre, bien situé , prés de la plage du platin, et pas loin du centre ville, acceuil des propriétaires trés agréables, nous gardons l'adresse en réserve
gérard thérèse
  • Submitted: May 7, 2014
  • Stayed: Apr 2014
  • Source: Abritel, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Nous sommes ravis que vous avez tant apprécié votre séjour!
business
Villa 50m from the beach among the pines in beautiful St. Palais, nr Royan.
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p501
+33 -556 086 319 (813 967)
Royan area Charente-Maritime
4

très agréable séjour

  • 4 of 5
C'est la 4ième année que nous venons avec toujours autant de plaisir.
Malgré un temps moins ensoleillé que les années précédentes, nous avons pu profiter des deux plages et nous régaler de la vue sur l'estuaire et l'océan.
Les nuits fraîches nous ont permis de tester les chauffages individuels installés dans les deux chambres, ils sont efficaces et apportent un confort supplémentaire bien appréciable.
  • Submitted: May 17, 2013
  • Stayed: Apr 2013
  • Source: Abritel, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Merci de vos commentaires... et à l'année prochaine?
business
Villa 50m from the beach among the pines in beautiful St. Palais, nr Royan.
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p501
+33 -556 086 319 (813 967)
Royan area Charente-Maritime
2

Jolie maison mais peu de confort

  • 2 of 5
Cette maison ne manque pas de charme et les propriétaires sont vraiment charmants mais il vaut mieux louer la maison à la belle saison. Idéalement située à deux pas de la plage (on voit la mer au bout de la rue), cette petite maison manque quand même un peu de confort quand le temps ne s'y prête pas. Il n'y a pas de chauffage dans les chambres. Bon à savoir quand on vient avec des enfants.
  • Submitted: Apr 28, 2012
  • Stayed: Apr 2012
  • Source: Abritel, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Cette année nous avons installé un bon radiateur à bain d'huile (dont un avec ventilateur pour une chauffe rapide) dans chaque pièce!

Map

Nearest Airport
130 Kilometres
Bordeaux
Nearest Ferry
6 Kilometres
Royan
Nearest Golf
2 Kilometres
St. Palais
Nearest Train
6 Kilometres
Royan
Nearest Motorway
35 Kilometres
Saintes
Nearest Beach
50 Metres
Plage du Platin

The villa is 50 yards from our quiet beach, plage du Platin, in a protected area of St. Palais with no through traffic. The town is 4 miles north of Royan in Charente Maritime and 50 miles south of La Rochelle; the largest European Zoo at La Palmyre is 6 miles away. The Bordeaux vineyards can be reached by car-ferry from Royan (the crossing takes about 15 minutes). St. Palais is an ideal small holiday resort for children with its main beach, our much quieter beach just below the villa and many miles of bicycle paths through the forest.

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Rates & Availability

From €325 Per week

Royan area Villa Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
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Rental rates quoted in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
April - May 2015
Apr 4 2015 - May 29 2015
7 night minimum stay
€325
 
 
First half of June
May 30 2015 - Jun 12 2015
7 night minimum stay
€365
 
 
2nd half June
Jun 20 2015 - Jul 3 2015
7 night minimum stay
€420
 
 
Summer
Jul 4 2015 - Aug 28 2015
7 night minimum stay
€665
 
 
September
Aug 29 2015 - Sep 25 2015
7 night minimum stay
€370
 
 
October
Sep 26 2015 - Oct 31 2015
7 night minimum stay
€325
 

Additional information about rental rates

Fees No additional mandatory fees
Refundable damage deposit €200

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Amenities

Royan area Villa Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • villa (detached)
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 45 m²
Location Type:
  • Beach
  • Near The Ocean
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Family
General:
  • Heating ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • 2 Ring Stove
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Kitchenette
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove ...
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 5 people
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 5
  • Bedroom - 1 double
    Bedroom - 3 twin/ single
  • Front bedroom with double bed. Back bedroom with 2 bunk beds and 1 single bed. Electric radiators are provided.
Entertainment:
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player
  • Television
Outside:
  • Barbecue
  • Bicycles ...
  • Boat ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Tennis ...
  • Water Sports Gear ...
  • 6 garden chairs
Suitability:
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • unsuitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Attractions:
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • forests
  • theme parks
  • winery tours
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • golf
  • sailing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
The garden furniture is provided and the garden in front of the villa is perfect for meals outside. The villa and its situation make it particularly suitable for a family with small children, or older children with bicylces.

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