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Ostreane is a few strides from sea-shore.

Bedrooms 2
Half Baths2
Space 753 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 4 - 7 nights


About the property

Very quiet place, good exposure SW - carefully decorated, a few strides from the sea-shore, a lovely little garden to enjoy meals outside and doggies welcome.

Member since: 2013
Speaks: english, french
Response time:
Within an hour
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Calendar last updated:
April 27, 2017

Why TOWNSEND Anne chose Ile de Re

My family being from Ile de Ré, and having enjoyed it so much in my youth, I propose the discovery of Rivedoux to share this happiness.

What makes this house unique

Two years ago, I fell for this little house which was in a bad state. I had guessed that it could become lovely and cosy.

Now, it's done and my travellers seem delighted. As it's a few steps from the seshore and has a very good exposure, the Ostreane is perfect for nice holidays.


Rivedoux-Plage House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • floor 1
  • Guests provide their own meals
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 753 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
  • Events Allowed
  • children welcome
Location Type:
  • Beach
  • Near The Ocean
  • Oceanfront
  • Village
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Baby Gate
  • Free Local Calls
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linen Rental Possible
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Vacuum Cleaner
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • American Kitchen
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Kettle
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
  • 2 Half Baths
  • Toilet 1 - toilet
    Toilet 2 - toilet
    Shower room 1 - shower
  • The shower-room is new and lovely.
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 2 - 2 twin/ single , 1 baby crib
  • A bedroom with a queen-size bed and a breakfast service, wardrobe and night tables - Walls decorated. Another one, rather large, with 2 single beds and a desk with wi-fi and a wardrobe and a lovely morrocan carpet.
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Music Library
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Toys
  • Deck / Patio
  • Garden Table & Chairs
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Parasol
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • forests
  • live theater
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • ruins
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • horseback riding
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • thalassotherapy
  • walking
  • water sports
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • jet skiing
  • mountain biking
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • surf fishing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing
Many sea-activities are avalaible on the beach. Lovely ways for biking or walking.


Wonderful! 4.8/5 -
(34 traveler reviews)

Ostreane is a few strides from sea-shore.
average rating of 4.7647057 based on 34 reviews


  • 5 of 5

This was our third holiday at L'Ostreane, and it feels..... home from home.

A long journey from United Kingdom, with our dog...but we do enjoy being here., in Rivedoux....!! And this gîte is , so well equiped, so comfortable, and very welcoming !!!

This is a very special place, and anyone who has stayed here, would agree

We already are looking forward, to our next holidag there !

  • Submitted: Mar 21, 2017
  • Stayed: Mar 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: This is so very kind of you ! Many thanks.
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Perfect in every way

  • 5 of 5

This was our second holiday, staying in L'Ostreane, and it will not be our last !

It is perfect in so many ways, obviously location, and only two mins walk to the is extremely comfortable, sunny, south and west facing aspect, fully equiped and very well maintained and clean ....the village of Rivedoux, an easy walk, with restaurants, shops, and a good market.

You will receive a very warm welcome , from Anne Townsend, the owner, who takes great pleasure and pride in L'Ostreane

I am sure you will enjoy your stay there, as much as we do !

  • Submitted: Oct 13, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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A very comfortable and attractive gite.

  • 5 of 5

A lovely warm welcome from the owner Anne, to her very attractive Gite, all so well presented, spotlessly clean and very well equiped..

we had, with our labrador Jasper, a wonderful two weeks here......good restaurants and shops all close by only a short walk, and the highlight, a lovely long sandy beach, two minutes walk away......we had a car, but renting bicycles would be a great option.

We are already looking forward to a return holiday here !

  • Submitted: Oct 7, 2015
  • Stayed: Sep 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Many thanks for your kindness ! You had a lovely time and this is the most important. Beside, you are a super friendly couple with a super friendly Jasper ! It will be a pleasure to welcome you any other time. Anne
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Excellent house on a lovely island.

  • 5 of 5

We had a short flight from Southampton, into La Rochelle airport. We hired a car and following a very short drive across the toll bridge we arrived at Ostreane.

We had a lovely greeting from the owner Mrs Townsend. The house was light and airy and very clean. The small patio garden was a little sun trap, and great to sit and have meals. The kitchen was very well equipped with all we could need. The lounge / diner was comfortable with a couple of small sofas a chair and a table for 4. The TV was in French with no English channels, but this was no problem as we spent the evenings exploring the local villages and ports. The week we went there was something on nearly every night at one village or another. The house has a parking area and a handy store for you to put your hire bikes away at night. You have to hire a bike to explore the island, the cycle paths are excellent and numerous. Bikes are so popular you will have a job to find a post to lock it up when you get to your destination.

I would like to thank Annie Townsend for a lovely holiday on a beautiful island, and for the charming little home she has there.

Jeremy & Joann

  • Submitted: Aug 24, 2015
  • Stayed: Jul 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Jeremy and Joann, your comment about your stay was very kind, thank you ! It's true that I wish my travellers feel at ease when arriving at Ostréane and I manage that because I take traveller's remarks into account. Thank you again. I wish you well. Anne
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A lovely house in a lovely location

  • 5 of 5

We had a wonderful stay in Ostreane! The house is spotlessly clean, comfortable and seems to have been recently decorated. All of the applicances are new and everything works perfectly. The little garden is a lovely place to sit in the afternoons and the beach really is only a 4 min walk around the corner. We already want to return!

  • Submitted: Jul 20, 2015
  • Stayed: Jul 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Stephanie, your comment is charming. Thank you. Comments allow me to upgrade little Ostréane and I am glad when my travellers are happy. It will be a pleasure to meet you and your husband any other time. Bien sincèrement à vous. Anne
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Location confortable, très bien située

  • 5 of 5

Nous avons passé un très agréable séjour avec nos petits-enfants et notre petite chienne dans cette maison chaleureuse et joliment décorée. Nous avons apprécié le jardinet clos de murs et le confort apporté par les propriétaires, la plage à 150 m.

Un grand merci pour l'accueil et les gentilles attentions de bienvenue à l'arrivée.

  • Submitted: Apr 18, 2017
  • Stayed: Mar 2017
  • Source: Homelidays, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Si vous avez tous été heureux de votre séjour, je m'en réjouis. Je vous souhaite de passer un bel été et faites une caresse de ma part à Ioupi !
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Nearest Airport
10 Kilometres
La Rochelle
Nearest Barpub
800 Metres
La Chaloupe
Nearest Golf
5 Kilometres
Nearest Train
15 Kilometres
La Rochelle
Nearest Motorway
95 Kilometres
Nearest Restaurant
600 Metres
La Chaloupe
Nearest Beach
100 Metres
Car: recommended

By car from the north, take the motorway towards Bordeaux and leave it when you see the direction of La Rochelle and finally the direction of Ile de Ré by the wonderful bridge. From La Rochelle railway station : take line 3 stopping à Rivedoux, 10 min. from the house by foot.

Bike hire for cycling all through the island, many nautical sports, horse riding on the beach great walks by the sea, or in the woods.

Old fortifications can be visited.


Rates & Availability

Rivedoux-Plage House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
2017 n° 4
Apr 1 2017 - Jun 30 2017
7 night minimum stay
2017 n° 5
Jul 1 2017 - Aug 25 2017
7 night minimum stay
2017 n° 6
Aug 26 2017 - Sep 29 2017
4 night minimum stay
2017 n° 7
Sep 30 2017 - Oct 27 2017
4 night minimum stay
2017 n° 8
Oct 28 2017 - Dec 15 2017
4 night minimum stay
2017 n° 9
Dec 16 2017 - Jan 5 2018
7 night minimum stay
2018 n° 1
Jan 6 2018 - Feb 9 2018
4 night minimum stay
2018 n° 2
Feb 10 2018 - Mar 2 2018
7 night minimum stay
2018 n° 3
Mar 3 2018 - Mar 30 2018
4 night minimum stay
2018 n° 4
Mar 31 2018 - May 25 2018
7 night minimum stay
2018 n° 5
May 26 2018 - Jul 6 2018
4 night minimum stay
2018 n° 6
Jul 7 2018 - Aug 31 2018
7 night minimum stay
2018 n° 7
Sep 1 2018 - Sep 28 2018
7 night minimum stay
2018 n° 8
Sep 29 2018 - Oct 12 2018
4 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Fees No additional mandatory fees
Refundable damage deposit $543.21
Stay tax $2.28 per night, per person. This amount will be due to the owner upon arrival. Does not apply to children under 1 years.

Remise des clés par la propriétaire sur place ou par sa représentante.
A noter que la Caution est rendue par Homelidays 7 jours après votre départ quand la maison est rendue en bon état.
La location de 4 nuitées est possible à la demande (hors vacances scolaires)
OPTION ménage de fin de séjour (end of stay cleaning) : 60 €
OPTION louer draps des lits 1 personne (renting linnen for the singles) : 10 € par lit, by bed
OPTION lits faits à l'arrivée (beds ready upon arrival) : 15 € par lit, by bed
OPTION louer 4 grandes serviettes de toilette (4 large bath towels) : 15 €
OPTION louer 4 torchons (kitchen towels) : 5 €

LA TAXE DE SEJOUR est de 4,20 € par nuitées.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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