Maison Pluvier

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Sleeps: 6 Bedrooms: 4 Bathrooms: 3

Overview

Recommended Pool Ideal for Kids Walk to Beach Walk to Village

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In a superb setting just a stone’s throw from the heart of charming Les Portes-en-Ré, Maison Pluvier is a smart holiday home with its own swimming pool and pretty garden, a great base from which to explore this alluring island.

With four bedrooms and sleeping up to six guests, this contemporary abode offers space, comfort and style. The large open-plan living room with its woodburning fire offers ample space as it opens up to a modern kitchen and lovely dining area. In warm weather, slide open the large windows that lead straight out to the decked terrace and garden.

There is ample choice of bedrooms for everyone from two en suite doubles in the main house to a poolside 2-bedroom annexe with another double and two sets of bunk-beds which are sure to delight older children. White-washed walls and simple yet bright décor make each of the four bedrooms inviting and comfortable - ideal for carefree summer holidays in wonderful surroundings. 

Sip chilled wine from the vineyards of Le Bois Plage-en-Ré as you relax on the decked terrace by the olive tree, looking out at the picturesque garden and 12m long swimming pool. Enjoy al-fresco meals under the shady awning as kids splash around in the pool or laze on a sun-lounger. Colourful summer plants add to the restful ambience in this delightful garden.

It’s just a few minutes stroll into the heart of Les Portes-en-Ré with its flower filled lanes, daily summer market, charming shops and a handful of places to eat. It’s easy to potter around by foot or bike – the amazing sandy beach is also a short walk away or head further afield to explore the pine forests, salt marshes and yet more idyllic coastline in the beautiful area surrounding the village.

Further afield, food-lovers will adore the Farmer’s markets in gorgeous villages such as Ars-en-Ré and La Flotte or discover horse-riding along the vast beaches, golf in spectacular settings and a wealth of watersports from sea-kayaking to kite-surfing. Enjoy picnics on the sand dunes or leisurely lunches in harbour villages and towns watching fishermen pass by. This is a place for laid-back and carefree holidays in this special part of France.

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What you should know…

  • Please note that published rates are only valid for the current year. Any bookings for subsequent years will be on request only and correct rates will be confirmed at the time of booking
  • Two of the bedrooms are in an annexe, just across from the swimming pool and garden
  • As per French law, only children aged 6 and over can use the upper bunk beds in one of the annexe bedrooms
  • There should be space in front of the house to park your car and there is also a bike storage area
  • Villa Caligo and Maison Pluvier are very close to each other – whilst very different in style, this could be ideal if travelling with family or friends

Property Features

Private Pool Child-Safe Pool Heated Pool Wi-Fi/Internet BBQ Ground Floor Bed & Bath Smart TV Working Fireplace Heating

Maison Interiors (99m2)

-    Open-plan living room with wood-burning fire and TV. Doors open to terrace and swimming pool
-    Open-plan kitchen and dining area, well-equipped including dishwasher, fridge-freezer, electric oven, induction hobs, microwave, cafetiere, Nespresso machine, juicer, toaster, mixer and electric kettle
-    Laundry room
-    Guest WC
-    Bedroom (17m2, via steps) with double bed (160cm) and computer screen. Doors leading to terrace and swimming pool. Bathroom with bath, shower, sink and WC
-    Bedroom (9m2) with double bed (140cm)
-    Shower room with shower and sink

Poolside Annexe (accessed from outside)

-    Bedroom (9m2) with double bed (140cm) and sliding doors leading to garden and swimming pool
-    Shower room with shower, sink and WC
-    Bedroom (8m2) with two sets of bunk-beds (80cm each) and sliding doors leading to garden and swimming pool

Outside Grounds

-    Heated swimming pool (2x12m) with safety cover. Open approximately April to end-September
-    Outdoor shower
-    Raised decked al-fresco dining and lounge area
-    Garden
-    Bike storage area

Facilities

-    Internet
-    Heating
-    Internet TV
-    Washing machine and dryer

Location

About the surrounding area of Maison Pluvier
Walk to Beach Walk to Village Walk to Restaurant <1hr to Airport Watersports Sailing Canoeing/Kayaking Walking/Hiking Paths Golf Nearby Tennis Nearby Cycling Horse Riding Fishing Outstanding Landscapes Outdoor Pursuit & Activities Tourist Towns & Villages Historical Sites Boat Trips
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Ile de Ré is a wonderful place for relaxing holidays, making the most of the long stretches of coastline and beautiful natural scenery. The island is accessed from the mainland via a 3km long toll bridge then drive another half an hour to Les Portes-en-Ré in the north-west of the island.

In a residential and central setting, Maison Pluvier enjoys being close to the amenities that Les Portes-en-Ré has to offer – just a few minutes stroll down the road and you will find a selection of shops including a bakery, butchers and small supermarket as well as a handful of cafes and restaurants. It’s a pretty village with white-washed houses, flower filled lanes and a sense of authenticity and charm.

In the other direction you can walk to the village’s main beach in under ten minutes with its vast sandy shores and watersports centre offering wind-surfing, sailing and sea-kayaking amongst other activities. Follow the coast south and come across incredible beaches such as Plage de la Loge (1.5km) and Plage de Trousse-Chemise (3km) as the scenery becomes even more wild and beautiful. Enjoy a special meal at the beachside restaurant looking out towards the bay or discover the little shack that sells the area’s famous Trousse Chemise oysters, both a cycle ride away.

Lovers of nature and keen bird spotters will appreciate walking or cycling through the salt marshes of the Lilleau des Niges Nature Reserve or cycle through the pine forests to the north of the village until you reach the remote Conche des Baleines beach. To the far-west of the beach the 19th century lighthouse, Phare des Baleines (5km), offers amazing views of the island if you can manage the 250 or so steps to the very top.

There are many other parts of this enchanting island to discover. Close by, one of France’s ‘Plus Beaux Villages’ Ars-en-Ré (8km) is a lovely morning out, especially on market day (twice a week) when all sorts of regional produce is on display. The historic village of La Flotte (28km) has a fantastic market held every day and the delightful La Couarde-sur-Mer (15km) is also a joy to explore.

Jazz lovers shouldn’t miss the August festival in Ile de Ré’s main town, Saint-Martin-de-Ré (25km) or visit at any other time of year to appreciate its historic charm and picturesque harbour.

If you feel like a day away from the island, why not visit the city of La Rochelle with its brilliant markets, historic sights and relaxed city ambience.

Local Amenities
Nearest Airport Aéroport La Rochelle

(41km)

Nearest Airport 2 Nantes

(180km)

Nearest Train Station La Rochelle

(48km)

Nearest Village Les Portes-en-Ré

(A short walk)

Nearest Restaurant Les Portes-en-Ré

(A short walk )

Nearest Supermarket Small local supermarket

(750m)

Nearest Beach Les Portes-en-Ré

(600m)

Nearest Tennis Les Portes-en-Ré

(1.2km)

Nearest Golf Golf de Trousse Chemise

(2.5km)

Nearest Town Saint-Martin-de-Ré

(24km)

Nearest City La Rochelle

(47km)

Kids

Best Suited For: All Ages
Ideal for Babies & Toddlers Ideal for Kids Ideal for Teens

Ile de Ré has been adored for years by French families who often spend their summers here enjoying the enchanting villages, huge beaches and wonderful nature that this island has to offer.

A vast sandy beach is just a short walk away where you will find a children’s play area at the northern end as well as a watersports centre which offers sailing, windsurfing and sea kayaking. Kite surfing is another activity that is popular on the island and available at many of the beaches within a short drive.

There are also tennis courts in the village and a horse-riding centre a short drive or bike ride away, quite close to the brilliant Phare des Baleines, the 19th century lighthouse. Climb up the 250 steps to be rewarded with amazing views, then visit the historic tower and museum. It’s located at the western end of the incredible beach, Conche des Baleines, and can be reached by cycling through the pine forests.

Another lovely trip out is to the wonderful Lilleau des Niges Nature Reserve where you can follow the walking and cycling trails through the salt marshes and wetland, looking out for migrating birds and an abundance of wildlife. Guided tours are also available.

Baby and Toddler Equipment

  • Cot(s)
  • High Chair(s)

Kids Activities Close-by

  • Beach Nearby
  • Walk to Beach
  • Walk to Village
  • Walk to Restaurant
  • <1hr to Airport
  • Watersports
  • Sailing
  • Canoeing/Kayaking
  • Tennis Nearby
  • Cycling
  • Horse Riding
  • Fishing
  • Outdoor Pursuit & Activities
  • Tourist Towns & Villages
  • Historical Sites

Onsite Facilities

  • Child-Safe Pool
  • Heated Pool

Services Available

  • Catering Available
  • Chef/Cook Available
  • Babysitting Available

Extras

Oliver's Extras

  • Transfers Available
  • Catering Available
  • Chef/Cook Available
  • Babysitting Available

At Oliver’s Travels we pride ourselves on going that little bit further for our guests. From private chefs to babysitters we can help you arrange those little extras that make it a truly memorable holiday. Simply fill in the concierge request form or contact the Oliver’s Concierge Team who will be happy to help. We can typically help you arrange any of the following:

- Maid service/extra cleaning 
- Private chef/cook/catering
- Welcome hamper/pre-stocked fridge
- Local day-trips or tours
- Airport pick-up/drop-off
- Babysitting / childcare services
- Bike hire

Extras available at this property (payable locally):

- Chef
- Catering
- Breakfast
- Baby-sitting
- Airport/Train Station transfers

Please note that all extras are subject to availability and must be requested in advance of the holiday (prices on request). Due to some rural/remote locations, not all services will be available at all properties. However, we will always do our best to fulfil your requests!

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Make hosting a memorable dinner party at your villa an absolute breeze with our superb Chef Service. Our chefs will take care of everything for you from start to finish so you can just sit back and enjoy the gastronomic experience. They will bring all the necessary ingredients, cook and serve the food and even clean up afterwards. To find out more visit www.oliverstravels.com/chefs

Terms & Conditions

These terms and conditions may be amended from time to time.

Security deposit A pre-authorisation of €1800 will be charged to the clients’ credit card upon arrival and refunded two weeks after departure, subject to full inspection (this will also be used to cover any charges/excess not covered by the guests’ insurance policy).
Arrival time 4.00 p.m. (late arrival fees apply)
Departure time 10.00 a.m. (early check-out fees apply)
Energy costs included? Yes.
Heating costs included? Yes.
Linen & towels included? Yes.
Pool towels included? Yes.
End of stay cleaning included? Yes. A mid-stay clean at the end of the first week (excluding Saturdays) or a mid-stay clean in the middle of each week is also included. However, guests are required to leave the accommodation clean, tidy and in the same condition as on their arrival. Any extra cleaning, laundry, maintenance and/or garbage disposal required will be charged against the security deposit.
Pool opening dates? The pool is normally open from April to end-September. Please note that pool opening dates are subject to local weather conditions and pool maintenance requirements and that cooler months may not be suitable for swimming.
Pool heating charge? No. Please note that like all heated pools, pool heating and water temperature are reliant on weather and outside temperatures.
Minimum stay 7 nights except peak season when 14 nights. All other durations on request only.
Changeover day Saturday. All other changeover days on request only.
Smoking Allowed? Outside only.
Pets welcome? No.
Tax French Visitors Tax payable locally (typically costs approximately between €1- €3 per adult per night- please enquire if exact amount is required).
Insurance A mandatory insurance policy which covers guests for tenancy liability and property damage liability during their stay is included in the rental price.
Other Ts and Cs Please note that published rates are only valid for the current year. Any bookings for subsequent years will be on request only and correct rates will be confirmed at the time of booking.
Other Ts and Cs Weddings, stag/hen parties and other celebrations are not permitted.
Other Ts and Cs Highchairs and cots are available on request.

Rental Rates

Prices based on an occupancy of 6 people:

Rental period Weekly
Jun 3rd 2020 - Jun 13th 2020 £3,954
Jun 13th 2020 - Jul 4th 2020 £4,332
Jul 4th 2020 - Jul 18th 2020 £5,897
Jul 18th 2020 - Aug 29th 2020 £5,972
Aug 29th 2020 - Sep 5th 2020 £4,103
Sep 5th 2020 - Oct 3rd 2020 £3,954
Oct 3rd 2020 - Oct 31st 2020 £2,000
Oct 31st 2020 - Jan 2nd 2021 £3,144
Jan 2nd 2021 - Feb 6th 2021 £2,000
Feb 6th 2021 - Mar 6th 2021 £2,266
Mar 6th 2021 - Apr 3rd 2021 £2,000
Apr 3rd 2021 - May 1st 2021 £2,920
May 1st 2021 - May 8th 2021 £2,769
May 8th 2021 - Jun 12th 2021 £3,954
Jun 12th 2021 - Jul 3rd 2021 £4,332
Jul 3rd 2021 - Jul 17th 2021 £5,897
Jul 17th 2021 - Aug 28th 2021 £5,972
Aug 28th 2021 - Sep 4th 2021 £4,103
Sep 4th 2021 - Oct 2nd 2021 £3,954
Oct 2nd 2021 - Oct 30th 2021 £2,000
Oct 30th 2021 - Dec 5th 2021 £3,144

Prices based on an occupancy of 6 people:

Rental period Weekly
Jun 3rd 2020 - Jun 13th 2020 €4,178
Jun 13th 2020 - Jul 4th 2020 €4,578
Jul 4th 2020 - Jul 18th 2020 €6,231
Jul 18th 2020 - Aug 29th 2020 €6,309
Aug 29th 2020 - Sep 5th 2020 €4,335
Sep 5th 2020 - Oct 3rd 2020 €4,178
Oct 3rd 2020 - Oct 31st 2020 €2,113
Oct 31st 2020 - Jan 2nd 2021 €3,322
Jan 2nd 2021 - Feb 6th 2021 €2,113
Feb 6th 2021 - Mar 6th 2021 €2,394
Mar 6th 2021 - Apr 3rd 2021 €2,113
Apr 3rd 2021 - May 1st 2021 €3,085
May 1st 2021 - May 8th 2021 €2,926
May 8th 2021 - Jun 12th 2021 €4,178
Jun 12th 2021 - Jul 3rd 2021 €4,578
Jul 3rd 2021 - Jul 17th 2021 €6,231
Jul 17th 2021 - Aug 28th 2021 €6,309
Aug 28th 2021 - Sep 4th 2021 €4,335
Sep 4th 2021 - Oct 2nd 2021 €4,178
Oct 2nd 2021 - Oct 30th 2021 €2,113
Oct 30th 2021 - Dec 5th 2021 €3,322

Prices based on an occupancy of 6 people:

Rental period Weekly
Jun 3rd 2020 - Jun 13th 2020 $4,676
Jun 13th 2020 - Jul 4th 2020 $5,124
Jul 4th 2020 - Jul 18th 2020 $6,974
Jul 18th 2020 - Aug 29th 2020 $7,062
Aug 29th 2020 - Sep 5th 2020 $4,852
Sep 5th 2020 - Oct 3rd 2020 $4,676
Oct 3rd 2020 - Oct 31st 2020 $2,365
Oct 31st 2020 - Jan 2nd 2021 $3,718
Jan 2nd 2021 - Feb 6th 2021 $2,365
Feb 6th 2021 - Mar 6th 2021 $2,679
Mar 6th 2021 - Apr 3rd 2021 $2,365
Apr 3rd 2021 - May 1st 2021 $3,453
May 1st 2021 - May 8th 2021 $3,275
May 8th 2021 - Jun 12th 2021 $4,676
Jun 12th 2021 - Jul 3rd 2021 $5,124
Jul 3rd 2021 - Jul 17th 2021 $6,974
Jul 17th 2021 - Aug 28th 2021 $7,062
Aug 28th 2021 - Sep 4th 2021 $4,852
Sep 4th 2021 - Oct 2nd 2021 $4,676
Oct 2nd 2021 - Oct 30th 2021 $2,365
Oct 30th 2021 - Dec 5th 2021 $3,718

Please note that prices may not be 100% accurate for dates outside of the current calendar year. For an accurate quote, please enquire.

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