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2 bedrooms
2 bathrooms
5 guests
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One of four holiday cottages that line a courtyard, Les Moineaux provides the comfort of modern day renovation in an old barn at La Ferme des Tourterelles. The white walls provide the fresh and light feel whilst the old oak beams are visible on the first floor provide old worlde charme. The bedrooms are set up for four people and the pricing is provided accordingly. The second bedroom with twin beds is large enough to provide an extra single bed - price on application so that it can accommodate 5 people. In front of the cottage is a terrace with wooden garden furniture and parasol. Privacy is offered by the surrounding flower beds and trellis supporting climbing plants such as roses, clematis and evergreen honeysuckle. The large grounds and pool mean that you can either re...One of four holiday cottages that line a courtyard, Les Moineaux provides the comfort of modern day renovation in an old barn at La Ferme des Tourterelles. The white walls provide the fresh and light feel whilst the old oak beams are visible on the first floor provide old worlde charme. The bedrooms are set up for four people and the pricing is provided accordingly. The second bedroom with twin beds is large enough to provide an extra single bed - price on application so that it can accommodate 5 people. In front of the cottage is a terrace with wooden garden furniture and parasol. Privacy is offered by the surrounding flower beds and trellis supporting climbing plants such as roses, clematis and evergreen honeysuckle. The large grounds and pool mean that you can either retreat and restore yourself in the quiet rural surrounds or if you so desire, interact with any other family or group staying in the other cottages. La Ferme des Tourterelles is conveniently placed on the edge of the Champagne producing region of the Aube, giving you the opportunity to drive through the undulating country lined with vineyards and to stop for a tour and tasting of the various champagne producers. The grounds of La Ferme des Tourterelles, face the forests of the Parc Naturel Regional de la Forêt d'Orient that gives host to a variety of wildlife; birds, bats, deer (rutting season and the noise of the stags is amazing), wild boar just to name a few! Only ten minutes drive is the first of three large lakes providing the opportunity for many different water sports. One of the lakes has been reserved for nature only and is the largest lake in europe with no human habitation. A great opportunity for walking and cycling. If you are interested in soaking up the atmosphere porvided by old medieval buildings, a visit to Troyes is a must and only ten minutes away is Bar-sur-Aube, a small working rural town with much charm. Troyes hosts the largest factory outlets in europe so great for shopping particularly during the sales. Children young and old, love Nigloland (funny name but slang for hedgehog!); the third largest amusement park in France which is only five minutes away hidden in a valley and forests. It is not your typical concrete jungle that costs a fortune to entertain your family. There are rides large and small, situated at the side of paths that wind through the forest, lawns and flower beds. You can take a picnic or dine/snack reasonably at the different restaurants or fast food outlets. We have had families who have used us as a base to visit Disney land and Park Asterix. More
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Sarah L
Languages spoken:English
Response Rate:100%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:December 2008
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Reviewed 20 August 2016

We had a lovely week here-the accommodation was absolutely lovely and had everything you could want. Our kids, 13 and 10, had one room, hubbie and I the other-both ensuite. We made good use of facilities -pool, boules, badminton and lovely garden. Sarah and James...More

Date of stay: August 2016
Thank ALIFROMNEWCASTLE
Reviewed 28 June 2015

This Gite is beautifully presented and very spacious for a 2 bedroom cottage. Having each bedroom en suite is a bonus. It is very comfortable and English television a bonus for the long summer nights. The village is very quiet and a haven to come...More

Date of stay: June 2015
Thank Greydve
champagnelover50, VR Owner at Les Moineaux, responded to this reviewResponded 30 June 2015

Thanks so much for your review. There certainly is a lot to keep you occupied here. I think you stayed in our other two bedroom cottage Les Hirondelles, which has the same set up as Les Moineaux - (this is really for anyone who may...More

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Reviewed 22 June 2015

Les Moineaux was an absolutely beautiful property set in wonderful countryside. The cottage was well equipped and comfortable as well as being sufficiently spacious to accommodate my husband and me and our 3 grown up daughters. The gardens were a delight, with trellises of roses...More

Date of stay: June 2015
Thank Carol G
Reviewed 5 June 2015

I stayed at Les Tourterelles in the gite Les Moineaux with my 13 year old son. The gite was clean and extremely comfortable. It was beautifully finished with quality furnishings and spacious. There were two bedrooms both with ensuite bathroom. There were so many thoughtful...More

Date of stay: May 2015
Thank Sara J
Reviewed 2 June 2015

We were two couples and we chose Les Moineaux based on recommendation of a relative who stayed there before. What a great pick! With two en-suite bathrooms the place is just perfect for two couples. Kitchen and living room are so furnished and equipped as...More

Date of stay: May 2015
Thank yrozanis
Amenities
Pets Allowed: No
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
DVD Player
Suitable For Children Under 5
Refrigerator
Shared Outdoor Pool (Heated)
Washer
There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive
Cycling Trips
Hairdryer
TV
Parking
Shared Garden
Rural/Countryside Retreats
There Are Tennis Courts Nearby
Horse Riding Nearby
Internet Access
Toaster
Staffed Property
Cooker
Grill
Short Term Rentals (4 Days Or Fewer)
Fishing Nearby
Pool Table
Dishwasher
Freezer
Cable/satellite TV
Iron
Beach Or Lakeside Relaxation
Hiking Trips
Microwave
Balcony
Ping Pong Table
Wi-Fi
Kettle
Watersports Nearby
Terrace
Additional amenities & feature info
Les Moineaux sleeps four and comprise two large en-suite bedrooms. The contemporary bathrooms comprise a bath, with shower, handbasin and toilet as well as hairdryer. The main bedroom has a king size bed and satellite TV. The second bedroom with two single beds can accommodate a third bed if requested. Crisp white cotton sheets are provided along with towels. There is a large open plan living area with adjoining fully-fitted kitchen, dining area and lounge equipped with satellite TV, DVD and internet access. We do have some toys for the children to play with, as well an an old school desk for two small children from the Eclance school should you want that put into your cottage for you. Just let us know.
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About the neighbourhood
Éclance is a Galois name signifying ‘a clearing in the centre of forests’. The clearing may be rather bigger than when this name was coined and is now a small rural community nestling amongst the fields as well as forests. In the 13th and 14th centuries, Éclance reached a certain importance and by the 16th century hosted two large fairs. For a small community Éclance boasts a very active social life. Virtually every month some sort of get together is organised and it has been made clear to us that our guests will be very welcome and in fact positively encouraged to attend. Éclance has its own forest and hunting lodge which provides the base for many a happy evening sat around the fire place (which dominates the centre of the room) in the winter. In addition the Place des Ancien Com...
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