Fisherman’s Cottage

Charente-Maritime, France
Self-catering


In fashionable St Martin, a wonderfully peaceful little cottage, quaint, simple and pretty, a hop to the white sand beaches of Île de Ré

Bed

4 beds

Bedroom

2 bedrooms

Sleeps

Sleeps 4

The
Experience

Leave the summer throng behind you, wind through the creamy, cobbled backstreets of Saint Martin and discover your peaceful fisherman’s cottage. Step from the street straight into the beamy sitting room snug with open fire, comfy sofas and the owner’s collection of ceramics. The sitting room blends into the peppermint kitchen and then into a small but perfectly formed garden. It may be teensy but everything is here: walls for privacy, tumbling plants… dine on the terrace, sprawl on the rug-sized lawn, gaze on the buttresses of the medieval abbey that rise majestically above. The twin upstairs comes with portholes that look on to the stairwell; the double has a brass bed, a sloping pine ceiling and a picture window overlooking the garden, the terracotta roofs and the abbey, illuminated at night. If you don’t feel like cooking, stroll down into fashionable Saint Martin, pick a harbourside restaurant and watch the bobbing boats. Ré is ideal for family holidays: its lovely white sand beaches are a short walk or bike ride away.

Essentials

  • Hot tub
  • WiFi
  • Swimming pool
  • Mobile reception
  • Oven
  • Open fire / woodburner
  • Hob
  • Parking on premises
  • Barbecue
  • Free parking nearby
  • Meals available
  • Paid parking nearby
  • Breakfast available
  • Accessible by public transport
  • Central heating
  • Wheelchair access
  • Limited mobility
  • Air conditioning
  • Washing machine
  • Garden
  • Television
  • Tennis court
  • Pets welcome

Family friendly

  • Baby monitor
  • Children welcome
  • Books and toys
  • Babies welcome
  • Stair gates
  • High chair

Nearby

  • Pub within 3 miles
  • Restaurant within 3 miles
  • Shop within 3 miles

Activities

  • Bikes available
  • Food courses
  • Kayaking
  • Other courses
  • Sailing
  • Surfing
  • Wild swimming

Information
& pricing

Booking information

Booking restrictions
Linen not included - available to hire.
Closed
Rarely.
No smoking
Smoking not permitted anywhere in the property.

Pricing

Nightly price
from £78
Weekly price
from £545
1 Cottage for 4
From £784 beds2 bedrooms

Reviews

Very comfortable cottage, incredibly quiet place - we only heard the doves and swallows - really convenient for harbour, a great food market open every day from 8 am, bike rental and ice cream shop. Very nice sunny garden. Only amenities missing were wifi (but you are on holiday!) and a teapot. The owners say they will buy a teapot and the mobile phone works in the bedroom and the garden.

Anna, Edinburgh

Fisherman's cottage is a delightful base from which to explore St Martin and the beautiful island of Ile de Re. It is homely, well equipped and in an ideal setting only 5 minutes walk from the harbour, restaurants and shops. The sweet secluded garden is an absolute gem.

Sue, Berwick upon tweed

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Location

The neighbourhood