Escape to La Maison du Figuier, a stylish, romantic and relaxing Île de Ré retreat in the heart of the picturesque village of Saint-Clément-des-Baleines.
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Moments from the market square, you'll find yourself in a blissfully quiet Venelle full of flowers. Step through a gate into a secluded courtyard garden, and enter a secret world of where you can enjoy the shade of our vines, roses and fig tree.
Detached and extremely private, the house offers clean lines and calm spaces. The eat-in kitchen faces south across the private courtyard and is flooded with light. The living space includes an ancient fireplace, cozy seating and a further dining area. Two separate staircases lead up to three light and airy bedrooms which can comfortably accommodate six guests in various formats.
Whether it's lunch outside under the pergola, or evenings spent around the fire, La Maison du Figuier offers a unique place to truly unwind all year round.
All our bedrooms are on the first floor, and welcome you with clean, hypoallergenic bedding, including pillows and duvets. While most guests bring their own sheets and towels, bed linen can be arranged for your comfort at an additional cost of €25 per person.
Overlooking the fig tree and the courtyard garden, the south-west facing master bedroom has a large double bed measuring 160cm by 200cm, with a four season duvet set measuring 240x220cm and two pillows measuring 65x65cm. It is accessed from the kitchen by its own private staircase. A toilet and shower room are also available at the base of the stairs. There is ample room for a cot. A Baby Dan folding travel cot is available for any infants travelling with you.
This charming and versatile room features a large double bed measuring 160cm by 200cm, with a four season duvet set measuring 240x220cm and two pillows measuring 65x65cm. Additionally, on the mezzanine sleeping platform, you'll find a further full sized single bed measuring 90cm by 190cm, with duvet measuring 140x200cm and a pillow measuring 65x65cm. In addition to the two beds, the room also fits a cot.
Light and airy, this spacious family room features a bunk bed with two full sized singles mattresses measuring 90cm by 190cm, with duvets measuring 140x200cm and pillows measuring 65x65cm. A third retractable bed measuring 90cm by 190cm, with a duvet measuring 140x200cm and pillow measuring 65x65cm, slides out from underneath the bunk. The Chambre Verte can either be is accessed from the main staircase, or via a second door that leads to the Chambre Blanche. Whilst this additional door can be closed off, this flexible arrangement a feature that parents of younger children will find particularly useful. The room also fits a cot.
The Chambre Grise and Chambre Verte share the upstairs shower room and toilet that is located at the top of the main stairs. There is a further shower room and separate toilet located off the kitchen, which serves the Chambre Blanche.
We want you to feel completely at home at La Maison du Figuier.
We operate a simple trust system whereby all our guests are welcome to use everything in the house, on the understanding that they replace items as they run out.
For instance, you are welcome to light a fire and use logs from the log basket, but we ask that you replenish the basket at the end of your stay. Likewise, the kitchen is stocked with basic cooking supplies to make your stay more enjoyable: from olive oil, salt, pepper and rice, to dishwasher tablets and bin bags. Please help yourself to these, and replenish as needed.
There is a Miele washer-dryer under the main staircase to take care of all your laundry needs. The kitchen is equipped with an iconic french ‘Lacanche' range gas cooker and oven, a modern Lieburr fridge freezer and Bosch dishwasher.
For the convenience of families travelling with a baby, in addition to the Baby Dan travel cot, we can also provide you with an IKEA highchair.
On arrival you will be met in person and shown around. Someone will be available and on call at all times during your stay to make your holiday as straightforward as possible.
The house will be cleaned before you arrive, and someone can be on call to support you with additional cleaning and housework during the week by arrangement, in addition to the mandatory end of stay clean.
We love spending time at La Maison du Figuier and hope you will find the same sense of relaxation, peace and joy that we do every time we walk through the gate.
We also value our guests thoughts and feedback, so please don't hesitate you tell us what you think.
There is free wifi available for all guests.
We really value your feedback, so please don't hesitate to be in touch should you have any questions or requests.
Electricity is included in the rental, although we ask you be careful in winter months not to leave lights on or over heat the house. Excessive levels of usage will unfortunately incur a surcharge.
No smoking, pets, or cancellations.
Replace what you use, and be mindful of the house rules in the guestbook.
Sheets and towels not included.
Have fun and come again.
Pas d'animaux. Interdiction de fumer.
Remplacer ce que vous utilisez et soyez conscient des règles de la maison dans le Manuel.
Draps et linge non inclus.