Family home with garden next to ROYAN between LA ROCHELLE and BORDEAUX on the Atlantic coast home swap
140 m2 bungalow on a 900 m2 land with living-room, fitted kitchen, 4 bedrooms: one with queen size bed + three children's bedrooms with single beds (one is equiped with a sofa bed for two as well); an office, a bathroom with shower and bathtub, separate toilets, and a utility room with sink, washing-machine and tumble dryer;
also dish-washer, hi fi, internet connection... but no telly (there is a tv screen actually with dvd player + usb but no channels); piano + guitars and loads of books (French and English) and toys.
Front and back gardens with wooden deck and electric blind on the front (+table and chairs and barbecue) and a treehouse, a big trampoline, a slide and 2 swings for children at the back; herb garden, strawberries, raspberries and fruit trees in summer. There is also a table tennis table.
About the location
Our street is very quiet and only 3 minutes' walk from all the village's facilities (food shops but also chemist, doctor, library, hairdresser's, restaurants and pizza parlour...); there's a market every Tuesday on the village square. There is a one-star Michelin restaurant in our village: l'Aquarelle (stunning!).
Nearest big supermarket and also an organic food supermarket only 7 kilometres from the house.
Our house is located near several beaches (the closest hardly 8 kilometres from the house) and only – 10 km from Royan; a great golf course 10 minutes from the house;
close to Ile d'Oléron, Ile d'Aix
Rochefort, Saintes (30km)
La Rochelle and its airport (lots of flights to the UK and Ireland during the summer) 70 km
1h30 's drive from Bordeaux
Medoc (take the boat in Royan).
Also in the area 2 golf courses, horse-riding clubs, La Palmyre zoo, cycle paths along the beach and in the forest. Lots of old stones, XIIth-century churches, Royan and its 1950s villas...
And of course this is the country of oysters and mussels! Night markets and car boot sales in nearby villages during the summer.
Conditions of home exchange
- Non smokers only
- No pets allowed
- Children welcome
- Garage / Parking
- Baby / children facilities
- Washer / Drier
- Use of bike
- Shopping facilities
- Local restaurants
- Horse Riding
Closest airport: La Rochelle or Bordeaux
Nearest city: ROYAN
Property type: House
Location type: Beach/Seaside