2 bedroom flat for sale
France - Poitou-Charentes, Charente-Maritime, La Rochelle
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- Sought after area of La Rochelle
- On the leisure harbour of Les Minimes
- 800 m from the beach, restaurants down the corner
- Walking distance to local amenities
- Only a few units left ready for immediate occupation
- Reduced stamp duties
- Renowned local builder
This high end development is located in the Minimes district, one of the most sought-after areas of La Rochelle. Les Minimes is a vast marina, among the largest leisure harbour in Europe.
This very vast 2 bedroom apartment of 81 sqm enjoys a view from the 3rd floor. It is extended by 3 balconies totalling 24 sqm with one 13 sqm terrace South oriented big enough to sit for lunch or diner, one 7 sqm balcony and a small balcony to the North with distant views over the Old Port. It is the perfect place to enjoy the sunny climate of Charente maritime and the peaceful atmosphere of Les Minimes. One underground garage is included in the price
The 5 storey building in contemporary architecture has a beautiful striking design enhanced by natural stone cladding at ground floor level and the wood and zinc panels covering the upper floors. This property has a definitely distinctive elegance due to its materials, shapes and volumes. All three top floors benefit from a wonderful view either over the port and the sailing boats of "les Minimes" or over the Ocean. The upper North facing flats will have a distant view of the old town of La Rochelle. 82 splendid apartments ranging from studios to 5 bedrooms apartments with terrace and underground parking.
Les Minimes is the modern equivalent of the old centre district. Developers are competing for excellence in this very sought after part of town, creating some audacious architectural projects. Its exceptional location makes it the place to invest in property for local people, guarantying long term solidity of this prime location. This new centre offers all commodities including shops, restaurants and bars, and a peaceful and healthy maritime atmosphere.
The historic heart of the town of La Rochelle, its 16th century City Hall and shopping district, are just 1200 m from this development, passing all restaurants and bars located along the old port and its iconic towers. The TGV train station is just about 500m away and Chatelaillon, the nearest sea side resort is just 11 km, driving along the scenic ocean drive. The nearby sandy beach of les Minimes is the starting point of the Leo Ferré promenade on which you can walk or run for miles while enjoying the scenery of the ocean, the sandy shore and the green park bordering the "Conseil General" of Charente Maritime.
La Rochelle, named "the white city" was founded by the Romans and developed troughout the ages, a strong and lucrative merchant activity making the town with its fortified port, its mansions, and narrow streets with archways, the most attractive and romantic city of the Atlantic coast from Nantes to Bordeaux. La Rochelle also boasts the largest leisure port in Europe with over 3600 moorings and an additional 1200 in 2014, a lively marina, a wide range of shopping facilities and restaurants to suit all tastes. La Rochelle is also a buoyant city with a great sense of "joie de vivre" promoted by the thousands of local students as well as by the town with its famous events such as the "La Solitaire du Figaro" sailing race or the "Francofolies" music festival, and its very diverse cultural activities including some renowned museums. The nearest sea resort of Chatelaillon (11 km driving the ocean road) or the island of Ré are accessible by car within 15 mn and allow to enjoy the 3rd best climate in France (just after Corsica and the Côte d'Azur).
Low consumption, class A 5 storey building
82 apartments from studios to 5 bedroom
Traditional materials for facades: natural stone cladding, wood, zinc
Communal area designed by renowned interior architect
Lifts to all floors
Two levels of underground parking
All apartments have a terrace
Leisure port views from 3rd floor up.
Kitchen: Studios & 1 bedroom apartments have a fully fitted kitchen, including electrical appliances. All other apartments, plumbing and electrical sockets in place for kitchen to be fitted by purchaser.
Bathroom: fully fitted bathroom with white suite bath or shower according to plan, vanity unit and furniture.
Heating and hot water produced by collective gas heater: electric convectors in all rooms thermostatically controlled. Individual meters for hot and cold water as well as heating. Heated towel rail in bathroom/shower room.
Insulation: sound proofing and thermal insulation to the latest building norms. Double glazing. Roller electrical shutters in all rooms
Flooring: ceramic floor tiling 40x40 for studios to one bedroom apartments, 60x60 for all other apartments.
A selection of ceramic floor tiling and ceramic walls for bathroom is available without extra cost in the standard range or with extra charge out of the standard range. Availability of these changes depends on completion of works schedule.
Fitted wardrobes. Fitted dressing for 2 to 4 bedroom apartments.
Decoration: soft white matt emulsion to walls and ceiling
Private 2 level underground boxed parking with electrified main entrance door.
Lift to all floors
By train :
5 mn walk from La Rochelle TGV train station.
Airport of La Rochelle (7 km) offers flights to/from London, Dublin, Edimbourg, Glasgow, Manchester, Southampton, Bristol, Birmingham, Cork, Leeds, East Midlands.
From Paris or Nantes exit the A 10 motorway to take the N11 double lane road right to La Rochelle city centre.
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