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Beautiful villa La Chaulee with private pool & garden in Grand Baie, near beach

Bedrooms 3
Space 3,229 sq. ft.
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 4 - 6 nights
Popular Features
  • Fireplace
  • Barbecue
  • Washing Machine
  • Private Pool
  • Air Conditioning
  • Internet
  • Parking


About the property

One Storey villa 3 Bedrooms/bathroom, living room, kitchen/terrace & pool

This 6 years old villa is artistically decorated and elegantly furnished with locally handcrafted teak furniture. It is located in a very peaceful and traditionally old residential area of Grand Baie. The village with its supermarkets, shops, bars, cafes, discotheques and beaches are easily reached on foot from Villa La Chaulee.

Maximum occupancy : 6 adults

Extravagantly large Master bedroom with double bed, 2nd/3rd bedroom with twin beds - all bedrooms have air conditioners & ceiling fans. Bathrooms with separate WC, showers with sliding doors, bidet etc . Fully equipped kitchen with gas/electric cooker, large fridge/freezer, washing machine, microwave, etc. Very spacious living room with 6 single sofas, TV, video, radio, CD player. The veranda leads to the swimming pool with large dining table and sofas. In the garden, a pavilion with dining table/benches for 10 is set for BBQ. Towels and linen are provided & property is cleaned daily by cleaner except Sundays/public holiday

Villa La Chaulee is quite unique in its kind. It was built with the purpose of receiving our sons who live abroad, our international friends and family, therefore whatever is found in the villa is of quality and of refined taste . Many guests who arrive for the first time in the villa are quite impressed, because we did not remove anything that were personal and dear to us. Everything was left in the Villa as if we were living there ourselves.

The garden around the Pool is really nice and quite a rarity these days. Not many rented villas still have tall old trees that are over 50 years in their courtyard. Most of them have been cut down to make place for the construction of more concrete villas for rental. We are happy to have kept our beautiful old trees because they continue to inspire admiration to those who see them for the first time.

Of course, there are bougainvillas, night jasmin, y-lang y-lang, hibiscus, flaming trees etc. and that the alley way from the entrance gate is bordered with tall Manilla Palm trees where creepers grow. Indeed, all the tropical plants are there also to remind us of the tropical origin of this Island. If you love nature and you are an ecologist and want to save the planet, you will experience what we, on a small scale, are trying to do.

In summer (December, January, February, March) when the temperature can reach 36o C, it is marvellous to be able to jump out of the Pool and have your meals under the shaded roof of our beautiful pavilion. 4 large, thick rustic wooden benches and a mega table can accommodate more than 6 persons. There is always a nice breeze blowing in that direction coming from the East which makes it even more pleasant to enjoy your food.

Barbecue can be organised, everything is provided for.

Many guests coming for longer stay bring their hammocks and hang them on the pillars of the pavilion to sit and read or just watch birds in the trees and admire the sky.

If you are tired sitting around the villa and garden, you can walk to the village (about 15 -20 min.) and go shopping. On the way from the villa on the main road, there are already, hotels, Italian & Mauritian restaurants, delicatessen, a supermarket, beauty salons, massage parlours, art gallery, football ground, sailing club, etc.

More Details

Property Manager
Mrs Mireille Fahrni
Member since: 2009
Premier Partner

This partner has demonstrated and is committed to fast response times, the best rates, and a great guest experience.

Speaks English, French, German
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
9 June, 2018

About Mrs Mireille Fahrni

Born in Mauritius, studied in London. Lived in Switzerland, Belgium, Africa and the Eastern Bloc. Enjoy living in Grand Baie now with my Swiss husband.

Mrs Mireille Fahrni purchased this villa in 2005

Why Mrs Mireille Fahrni chose Grand Baie

We bought this property because we used to come very frequently on holiday here and spend time in this house. We loved it and decided to buy it and make it our holiday home. Since we decided to make Grand Baie our home base, we have renovated and enlarged the main house and built a separate 'Guest House' on the same compound.

The 'Guest House' is what is being offered for rent. It is equally beautifully built in the typically 'creole style' with lots of wooden beams and ceiling, a scenic veranda that leads straight to the eco-friendly swimming pool, a kiosque for barbecue in the middle of a lush tropical garden with half centenary pine trees and flaming trees. It is really a dream place.

What makes this villa unique

Because of its location in a highly residential area of Grand Baie, it is very peaceful, quiet, zen, away from the noise of the main coastal road and the village. But it is still very near to bus stops and taxi stands and other public facilities, like restaurants, beaches, banks and super-markets. If you are looking for privacy, security and a perfect place to unwind, this is the place par excellence.

Guestbook comments from the manager

Chere Mireille, Cher Gottfried,

Notre sejour de 2 mois (16 janvier - 15 mars 2015) s'acheve a "La Chaulee". Nous tenions a vous remercier pour votre accueil, ainsi que celui du personnel qui est tres devoue, serviable et aimable.

Merci pour toutes ces denrees alimentaires delicieuses, les fruits du Dragon non seulement magnifiques mais delicieux ..... resteront dans notre memoire, ainsi que les petits citrons tres juteux ideals pour le punch ..........

On vous enbrasse et "bon vent" comme on dit chez nous en Bretagne.
Mar 2015
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Accommodation and facilities for this holiday villa in Grand Baie in Pamplemousses

Property Type:
  • villa (detached)
  • Self-catering
  • Housekeeper Included
Floor Area:
  • 3229 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
Location Type:
  • near the sea
  • resort
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Farm Holidays
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Activities Guide
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Dialup Access
  • Fireplace ...
  • Free Local Calls
  • Garage ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Mosquito Magnet
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking ...
  • Safe
  • Security System
  • Sunbed
  • Telephone ...
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Tumble Dryer ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Freezer
  • Garbage Disposal
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , Bidet , cupboard
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , cupboard
  • The Ground Floor bathroom is spacious and has modern tiles on all four walls from top to bottom and on the floor. A large mirror affixed appropriately on one wall gives a bigger dimension to the room. More than adequate lighting is provided by two wall brackets and a chandelier. A large linen cupboard with 2 glass doors and a granite top is there for guests to lay their cosmetics and toileteries just like at home. Bath mats are provided for more comfort. The 2nd bathroom on the 1st Floor is equally beautifully tiled from top to bottom on all sides and on the floor. A lovely hand carved Indian oval mirror hangs on the wall while wall brackets and 2 chandeliers provide lots of light. Built-in cupboard with marble top provide ease and comfort to guests during their stay. A shower enclosure with modern sliding door makes taking a shower a joy. A separate toilet is a definite plus when more than 2 persons occupy the villa. Bath mats are also provided.
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed
    Bedroom 2 - 2 Single Bed
    Bedroom 3 - 2 Single Bed , 1 Cot
  • All 3 bedrooms are equipped with air-conditoners and electric ceiling fans. The masters' bedroom is very spacious and gives the impression of grandeur and luxurious comfort - original oil paintings hang on the walls, while pure woollen berbere and Roumanian carpets are spread on the floor. Artistically carved wooden built-in wardrobes are to be found in all bedrooms providing ample space for hanging clothes and storage. Teak wooden flooring in all bedrooms make walking bare feet a wonderful sensation and a dream. The high wooden ceiling with its thick wooden beams on the entire 1st Floor gives the impression of antiquity to the bedrooms, staircase and terrace. This is a wonderful display of typical Creole style architecture and why not try to enjoy this wonderful and unique experience of tropical living. From the terrace which is shared by 2 bedrooms, 3 deck chairs are spread out to enable guests to enjoy peace & solitude among tree tops
  • Books ...
  • Books - Fiction / Non-fiction
  • Books for Kids
  • DVD Player
  • Games ...
  • Pool Table
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Video Library ...
  • Balcony ...
  • Deck Chairs
  • Beach Towels
  • Terrace
  • Garden ...
  • Outdoor Furniture
  • Barbecue ...
  • Patio
  • Veranda ...
  • Tennis ...
  • Terrace
  • veranda
  • 8 garden chairs
  • 6 deck chairs
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Low Allergen Environment
  • not suitable for elderly or infirm
Pool / Spa:
  • Outdoor Pool
  • Private Pool ...
Onsite Services:
  • Daily Maid Service
  • arboretum
  • bay
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • duty free shops
  • library
  • marina
  • pond
  • reefs
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • gambling casinos
  • horse riding
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • golf
  • paragliding
  • sailing
  • diving
  • snorkelling
  • bay fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing
The villa is very convenient for children or teenagers as it is set in a very safe and quiet environment with Owner living nearby . It is very elegant and comfortable and one can sense this feeling of well-being and peace right from the moment you enter the property. Everything has been conceived to make the house habitable and hospitable. The veranda, which is actually the outside dining room, is furnished with large rectangular Teak dining table and 8 matching chairs. 4 deep seated cane sofas with matching round table are set charmingly in one corner while Indian hand carved coffee tables are spread out for living comfort. A slightly salty water swimming pool with beautifully coloured slates lining spreads straight from the veranda area. Living space around the pool is paved with large non-heating tiles. A pavilion with solid rustic wooden table and 4 benches offer outdoor living experience to our guests who like BBQ.


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Beautiful villa La Chaulee with private pool & garden in Grand Baie, near beach
average rating of 4.8965516 based on 38 reviews
Lausanne, Switzerland

Paradise exists, it is at La Chaulée

  • 5 of 5

Villa La Chaulée is an outstanding and luxurious family home who belongs to the Fahrni. It is exactly as the listing says and it is the finest villa we ever stayed in. The villa is situated in a magnificent location on the island's upscale area of Grand Baie and is nested in a luxurious tropical garden with a great number of plants and trees.

The Fahrni built the place for their children with love and attention to every detail. It encompasses luxury space and confort. There is a very spacious reception room with abundant natural light which opens onto a large patched roof terrasse. The furniture is made for relaxation.

The owners Mireille and Gottfried are perfect hosts and enjoy meeting their tenants if they wish to.

Their house helpers are efficient and well trained to meet the highest standards.

We had the perfect holiday in an exceptional setting. Do not miss staying at La Chaulée.

Catherine and Nabil Malek

  • Review Submitted: 24-Mar-2018
  • Date of Stay: February 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Catherine and Nabil were the perfect guests that one always dream of having - a super nice couple, highly appreciative of everything and enjoying all that the villa had to offer as far as comfort, beauty and luxury are concerned. It was indeed a pleasure to share our Mauritian experience with them, our unique way of life that never fails to leave visitors on the island spellbound. Gottfried and I enjoyed thoroughly our numerous conversations with Catherine and Nabil during their stay here. Loved having you here! Please come back again any time! Mireille
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Thank’s to Mireille and Gottfried

  • 5 of 5

We will strongly recommend this property. The house is in perfect order with a beautiful garden with pool. Daily visits from gardener and housemaid made our stay really luxurious. But maybe the best part of our stay was Mireille and Gottfrieds extraordinary hospitality with fresh eggs and fruit from the plantation combined with limitless efforts to order transportation and sightseeing tours. They gladly go that extra mile for their guests.

We recommend this property to anyone seeking a Mauritian holiday to be remembered for life.

The Klem family



  • Review Submitted: 24-Jan-2018
  • Date of Stay: December 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Amazing villa, super nice staff, great safe location and lucky to have near perfect weather

  • 5 of 5

My stay was perfect, the staff were very helpful and villa in a great location near the Merville Beach hotel. I would definitely come back. Thank you for everything.

  • Review Submitted: 21-Apr-2017
  • Date of Stay: April 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Séjour exceptionnel.

  • 5 of 5

Nous avons passé un séjour de 18 jours vraiment exceptionnel. Nous étions deux couples en famille.

La maison est tout à fait conforme aux photos présentées sur le site.

Grande, bien meublée, confortable, avec une terrasse bien aménagée et dans un jardin très verdoyant. Le tout bien entretenu par un personnel efficace et discret. Elle est située dans un quartier paisible et calme. Seuls les chants des oiseaux nous tenaient compagnie. Et proche du centre de Grand Baie.

Quant aux propriétaires, Mireille et Gottfied, nous avons reçu de leur part un accueil vraiment chaleureux. Dès notre arrivée divers fruits, pains, confiture, etc avaient été préparés avec soin par Mireille . Et tout au long de notre séjour, nous avons apprécié ses qualités d'une hôte toujours disponible, et très compétente pour nous apporter des informations sur les plantes et arbres environnants, et à nous expliquer des recettes à base de végétaux. Mireille est une artiste dans divers domaines et ses explications sur ses différentes créations nous ont enchantés.

Quant à Gottfried, toujours de bonne humeur, lui aussi n'a pas compté son temps pour nous servir de guide lors de la visite de sa plantation et nous faire connaître ainsi de nombreux végétaux et fruits que nous ne connaissions pas.

Nous ne pouvons que les remercier, et le mot est faible, du temps qu'il nous ont accordé et ils nous ont ainsi fait connaître davantage leur belle île.

Nous espérons pouvoir y revenir rapidement et bien sûr nous séjournerons à "La Chaulée" sans hésitation.


  • Review Submitted: 02-Apr-2017
  • Date of Stay: March 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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A home from home

  • 5 of 5

This gem of a villa is even more lovely and spacious than the photos suggest. We were a party of 5, ages ranging from 10 to 68. We really appreciated the fact that the villa is properly equipped, like a real home, so you can easily cook meals or have a BBQ in the lovely garden. There is also a good sized pool, which my son really enjoyed. The owners live close by and were very hospitable, even giving us eggs and exotic fruit from their plantation. The location is ideal, because you can walk to Grand Baie on foot, yet the setting is tranquil and off the main road, so you can enjoy a relaxing stay. There is also a local supermarket less than 10 minutes away on foot, which was very handy. We all enjoyed our stay at Villa La Chaulee and found it to be the perfect home from home in Mauritius.

  • Review Submitted: 06-Sep-2016
  • Date of Stay: August 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you, Karina, for your comments and appreciations. It is so nice of you to have taken time to do that. Yes, the villa is indeed more spacious and beautiful in reality than what is suggested by the photos. And I'm glad that you enjoyed cooking in our large and well-equipped kitchen and BBQ in the garden. Our goal is achieved when guests such as you, go away content and happy! Best wishes Mireille I think, my husband enjoyed speaking in German with all of you
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Séjour 2016 à MAURICE

  • 5 of 5

Nous avons passé un très agréable séjour à La Chaulée. Tout est là pour que nous gardions un beau souvenir de ces vacances : la villa est spacieuse, propre, bien équipée. Nous sommes réveillés par le chant des oiseaux. Le jardin est magnifique, bien arboré et super entretenu. Mireille et Goedfried Fahrni sont très accueillants et mettent tout en oeuvre pour notre confort et notre bien être. Le personnel est très discret et efficace. Un grand MERCI.

  • Review Submitted: 29-May-2016
  • Date of Stay: April 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Un grand merci, Nadine, pour vos gentils mots. C'est toujours un plaisir pour nous quand nos clients repartent d'ici satisfaits de leur sejour et decrivent ce qu'ils ont apprecie le plus. Nous avons cette chance que la nature nous est favorable , ce qui rend encore possible de se reveiller le matin avec les chants d'oiseaux et de vivre parmi de grands arbres et cette profusion de plants tropicaux. Merci pour le miel produit sur votre domaine. Il est excellent! N'oubliez pas de m'envoyer le lien pour votre gite. Mireille pour tout ce que la villa leur a offert.
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Nearest Airport
60 Kilometres
SS International Airport
Nearest Barpub
300 Metres
Grand Baie
Nearest Golf
40 Kilometres
Anahita, Belle Mare
Nearest Motorway
2 Kilometres
North motorway
Nearest Restaurant
300 Metres
Grand Baie Coastal Road
Nearest Ski
15 Kilometres
Water ski - Mon Choisi Beach
Nearest Beach
200 Metres
Grand Baie
Car: not necessary

Villa La Chaulee is about 10 minutes'walk from the 5 star hotel 'The Royal Palm'. in Grand Baie, the Riviera of Mauritius. This is the most developed coastal area on the Island where hotels, restaurants, boutiques, bars and discotheques are to be found. Here the local affluent society and tourists have the opportunity to meet in bars and discos for entertainment on Wednesday, Friday and Saturday nights. The most famous and beautiful public beaches are to be found nearby - local residents and tourists spend time lazying in the sun, swimming, or practicing water sports. Some of our Catholic churches are quite old and have a distinct architecture, either lying on the edge of the sea with astonishing background or placed just in the middle of sugar cane fields. There are reminders of our past as a sugar producing Island . Deep sea fishing boats set sail from the pier in Grand Baie every day taking tourists out for big game fishing. snorkeling on the reefs is a favourite sport

Other Activities: Grand Baie

Golf: To play Golf from Grand Baie you have to go to the East coast where there are several Golf courses -

- Belle Mare Plage Hotel - Resort Golf - 00 230 415 1501

- One & Only Le Saint-Geran- One & Only Golf Academy - Tel. no. 00 230 401 1668

- Ile-aux-Cerfs (One & Only Le Touessrok) - Tel. no. 00 230 402 7720

- Four Seasons Anahita - Tel. no. 00 230 402 3125

Ski: This is a tropical Island, so the only ski we can practice is water-skiing. Most of the hotels in the North offer water-skiing in their boat-house.

Otherwise, there are local champions who give lessons to beginners or offer their services to skiers

- Francis (Mont Choisi beach) tel. no. 00 230 971 2329

- Jacques (Mon Choisi beach) tel. no. 00 230 728 2427

- Kenny (Trou-aux-Biches) tel. no. 00 230 728 1728

For Google map location of Villa La Chaulee, log on


Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday villa in Grand Baie, Mauritius

Rental Basis:
per property
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
1 May 2018 - 30 Sep 2018
4 night minimum stay
for 4 nights
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add £9 per night, per additional guest
1 Oct 2018 - 14 Dec 2018
4 night minimum stay
for 4 nights
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add £9 per night, per additional guest
15 Dec 2018 - 15 Jan 2019
5 night minimum stay
for 5 nights
16 Jan 2019 - 30 Apr 2019
4 night minimum stay
for 4 nights
1 May 2019 - 30 Sep 2019
4 night minimum stay
for 4 nights
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add £9 per night, per additional guest
1 Oct 2019 - 14 Dec 2019
4 night minimum stay
for 4 nights
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add £9 per night, per additional guest
15 Dec 2019 - 15 Jan 2020
6 night minimum stay
for 6 nights
My Standard Rate
4 night minimum stay
for 4 nights

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees
Refundable Damage Deposit £218.49

Above rates are for the rental of the property for 2 persons. For 3- 6 persons, please add Euros 10.- per additional person. Children under the age of 5 do not pay. For Peak Season (15 December 2017 - 15 January 2018) price stays the same for 2 - 6 persons. Possible discounts for stays for one month or over will be considered. In low seasons discounts will be given to families or small groups.

Manager's Cancellation Policy

100% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
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