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Honeysuckle cottage

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Honeysuckle cottage - plenty of room for 3 generations
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4 bedrooms
2 bathrooms
8 guests
7 nights minimum
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We specialise in giving parents and children the best and relaxing family holiday possible at our quiet and intimate complex of 3 cottages with the facilities of a much larger complex. For families with babies - home-from-home cottages to let you keep your routines, travel light as our 3 cottages have all you need for your baby, peace of mind as we put safety first. For families with toddlers - Many toys and games in the play barn, large gardens and playground to let off steam, safety proofed cottages and a fenced and alarmed swimming pool. For families with school age children - all of the above plus your children with be able to make friends with the children from the other 2 cottages and wile away the days playing safely while you relax. For parents we provide many services such as ho...We specialise in giving parents and children the best and relaxing family holiday possible at our quiet and intimate complex of 3 cottages with the facilities of a much larger complex. For families with babies - home-from-home cottages to let you keep your routines, travel light as our 3 cottages have all you need for your baby, peace of mind as we put safety first. For families with toddlers - Many toys and games in the play barn, large gardens and playground to let off steam, safety proofed cottages and a fenced and alarmed swimming pool. For families with school age children - all of the above plus your children with be able to make friends with the children from the other 2 cottages and wile away the days playing safely while you relax. For parents we provide many services such as home cooked meals, BBQ night, visiting beautician, bikes, with child seat, buggies and trailers for family walks or bike rides, local information and help. Run by Anna and Simon Davey, 2 award winning critically acclaimed ex- restaurateurs, Honeysuckle cottage is set on a complex of gites set in a 4 acre oasis of tranquillity within the French countryside yet only a couple of miles from 2 well equipped villages. The cottage is newly renovated, well equipped and furnished to a high standard. Your hosts are on site to ensure that you have a great holiday and offer such services as home-cooked meals, host pizza night, baby sitting and baby equipment, interaction with our animals, egg collecting and pony brushing. Within the grounds there is a nicely decked heated pool, children's play area, childrens play-barn, bikes of all shapes and sizes, various sports equipment and plenty of quiet shady spots to chill out, read a book or have a glass of wine. The surrounding area has something for everyone, excellent cycling and walks, golf, historical buildings, animal parks, theme parks, fishing, go-kart, quad bikes, shopping in Poitiers, thalassotherapy in La Rochelle, lake beaches locally and main beaches just over 1 ½ hours drive. Honeysuckle has electric heating and a wood burner. Anti-allergy pillows and duvets provided. All twin beds can be made up as a double on request. The gite can be child proofed on request, including safety locks, bed guards, stair gates. Baby equipment can be provided on request, we have cots, stroller, bumbo, potty, high chair, steriliser, cutlery, baby monitor, changing mat, baby bath, baby den – please let us know what you require when you book. We can also provided baby sitting services. Complimentary welcome pack included in the price (butter, milk, tea, sugar, bread, cheese and wine).More
House Rules
Pets Allowed: Yes
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
Bathrooms
1 Full bath, 1 Shower
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About the Owner
Anna D
Languages spoken:English, French
Response Rate:100%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:March 2011
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Cheltenham, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 2 October 2019

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Date of stay: July 2018
Reviewed 25 July 2015

Five years ago I stumbled upon this place on the Internet. With 3 young children at the time (3, 5 and 6 years old), and a husband with a busy job, I was looking for a place where we could ALL relax and enjoy ourselves....More

Date of stay: July 2015
Thank Emma S
Reviewed 11 September 2014

We returned to Lac de Maison in late August for the second year running and had another fantastic week. Anna and Simon have got just the right blend of child friendly but great for adults too. Our boys are 3 and 5 and they love...More

Date of stay: August 2014
1  Thank Batterseafamily
Reviewed 1 September 2014

This was our first holiday abroad since my Daughter was born. She is nearly 2 now and we came to Lac de Maison with our friends and their 18 month old Daughter. I have to say that it exceeded our expectations massively. It began on...More

Date of stay: August 2014
Thank Steven P
Reviewed 7 August 2014

We stayed in Honeysuckle for a fortnight in June and had a fabulous time. The gite is very comfortable and has everything you could wish for for a family. Toys, games, baby equipment and a well stocked kitchen are all provided and Anna and Simon...More

Date of stay: July 2014
Thank WorldWanderus
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Reviewed 12 July 2014

Myself, my husband and two children (1 year and 3 years) stayed in Rose Cottage for 11 nights in June. We travelled with friends who stayed in the other two cottages, and I have to say it was our best family holiday to date. Anna...More

Date of stay: June 2014
Thank nursey_girl_03
Reviewed 26 May 2014

Anna and Simon could not have been more welcoming or helpful right from our very first email enquiry. Our gite was equipped with everything you could need for our little ones (11 months and nearly 3), and it was the first holiday where we genuinely...More

Date of stay: May 2014
Thank DillyLondon
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Banbridge, United Kingdom
Reviewed 15 January 2014

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Date of stay: June 2013
Reviewed 30 September 2013

We travelled down to Lac de Maison in August and after a loooong and gruelling car journey with a 2 year old whose vocabulary (unfortunately!) now stretches to "are we nearly there yet?" we were relieved and very grateful to see the driveway up to...More

Date of stay: August 2013
Thank Kate H
Reviewed 4 September 2013

A truly wonderful cluster of gites. Perfect for kids of all ages. The owners keep investing in the property with new things added every year. Our kids loved the new treehouse. We have spent the last 5 summers in France and have stayed at over...More

Date of stay: August 2013
1  Thank Paul N
Amenities
Pets Allowed: Yes
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
DVD Player
Balcony
Grill
Suitable For Children Under 5
Dishwasher
Dryer
Fireplace
Freezer
Refrigerator
Game Room
Hairdryer
Highchair
Internet Access
Iron
Kettle
Microwave
Ping Pong Table
Playground
Pool Table
Cable/satellite TV
Secure Parking
Shared Outdoor Pool (Heated)
Shared Garden
Staffed Property
Stereo System
Cooker
Swingset
Terrace
Toaster
Trampoline
Washer
Wi-Fi
Fishing Nearby
Golf Course Is On Site Or Within 15 Mins Walk
Horse Riding Nearby
Beach Or Lakeside Relaxation
Cycling Trips
Hiking Trips
Rural/Countryside Retreats
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About the neighbourhood
The nearby villages of Benassay and Vasles have great facilities with restaurant, café bar, cinema, chemist, hairdressers, general store, butchers, weekly market and an excellent boulangerie for your fresh croissant and bread for breakfast.
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Frequently Asked Questions about Honeysuckle cottage

  • Honeysuckle cottage is able to accommodate up to 8 guests. See all property details.

  • Honeysuckle cottage has 2 bathrooms available. See all property details.

  • Honeysuckle cottage has 4 bedrooms available. See all property details.

  • Stays at Honeysuckle cottage must last at least 7 nights. See all property details.