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Soulac Beach House

A "New England-style" holiday rental for 6 in Soulac sur Mer, Gironde coast, SW France

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To take full advantage of the woodland setting and the south orientation, the main living accommodation is on the first floor. On the ground floor,there is a small garage which provides secure storage for bikes & surfboards.

The entrance hall leads to two bedrooms.

 

 

The first is a twin bedroom with french windows to the front garden. There is a small chest of drawers and a large wardrobe with hanging space and shelving. The windows are secured by shutters, making it possible to keep the room cool, by opening the windows behind the shutters.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The second is a double bedroom with Victorian-style bedstead and furniture, and french windows opening onto the back garden. There is a large wardrobe and a dressing table with mirror over. This room also has shutters.

 

 

 

 

 

 

There is also a bathroom with shower over bath and a separate toilet.

 

 

Stairs from the entrance hall lead to the main living accommodation on the first floor.

 

 

 

 

The large living area is open plan. There's a  sofa, and two easy chairs. There is an LCD TV with UK & French  satellite  channels, DVD player and HiFi with CD player & i-pod dock, and WiFi. There are plenty of  DVDs, CDs, books and board games for those rare rainy days, as well as guide books, cookery books and wildlife guides.

 

 

 

 

There is a formal dining area, with limed pine table and six white wicker chairs. In the limed-pine sideboard and on the plate rack you'll find plenty of plates, serving dishes, glasses, mugs, jugs, salad bowls - everything for even the most elaborate meals. 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The kitchen area leads off the living room and is well-equipped with hob, multi-function oven, ceramic  microwave, dishwasher, washing machine, and fridge-freezer. There's also a kettle, coffee-maker, coffee-mill, Dualit toaster, blender and teapots.You'll find a cupboard stocked with food basics - no need to bring tea, coffee, or cooking herbs and spices. We supply cleaning materials too!

 

 

 

 

Off the living room is the master bedroom suite, with a king-size bed, and a large built-in wardrobe, with shelves and hanging space. There is an en-suite shower room with walk-in shower, double wash basins and a separate toilet.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

French windows lead to the first floor covered terrace with a wooden table and directors chairs for alfresco eating, as well as two hammock chairs for siestas or a quiet read. It's sheltered enough for you to breakfast, even in winter, if it is sunny.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

External stairs lead down to the garden - safety gates are available for families with small children.

 

 

 


The grounds are securely fenced & gated, with driveway space for two cars. Much of the garden is woodland, with pine and maritime oak trees and flowering shrubs, and a "drought-resistant" border , which also has herbs to flavour your cooking .

 

 

 

 

 

There is a grassed area to the front, and a decked area to the back, with deck chairs and recliners, as well as a "plancha"

(Spanish style gas barbecue).There is also an outside shower, so that you can rinse off sand from the beach.