We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Hollyhock cottage

13 reviews
Overview
Amenities
Reviews
Availability
Map
Overview
2 bedrooms
2 bathrooms
5 guests
1 night minimum
Holiday Rental House
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 hom...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 pamper days, home-cooked meals, host BBQ, baby sitting and baby equipment. 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. Hollyhock 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
Bathrooms
Show more
Amenities
Pets Allowed: No
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
DVD Player
Suitable For Children Under 5
Refrigerator
Shared Outdoor Pool (Heated)
Washer
Highchair
Towels Provided
Private Garden
Golf Course Is On Site Or Within 15 Mins Walk
Cycling Trips
Books
Hairdryer
Shared Garden
Rural/Countryside Retreats
Linens Provided
Playground
Secure Parking
Horse Riding Nearby
Internet Access
Trampoline
Toaster
Swingset
Staffed Property
Cooker
Grill
Short Term Rentals (4 Days Or Fewer)
Local Guides/Maps
Game Room
Pool Table
Long Term Rentals (Over 1 Month)
Blender
Dryer
Dishwasher
Freezer
Cable/satellite TV
Iron
Beach Or Lakeside Relaxation
Stereo System
Hiking Trips
Microwave
Ping Pong Table
Wi-Fi
Kettle
Fireplace
See more amenities
Write a ReviewReviews (13)

1 - 5 of 13 reviews

Reviewed 6 June 2018

We have just spent a fantastic 5 nights in the hollyhock gite at Lac du Maison. The gites have absolutely everything you could ever need for a perfect holiday; from the full welcome pack (including a bottle of wine!) on arrival to books, bath toys,...More

Date of stay: June 2018
Thank Laura B
Reviewed 11 August 2015

A truly relaxing week. Our children (aged 5 and 7) were kept entertained by the numerous facilities (pool, bikes, climbing frame, badminton - to name but a few). All we had to think about was what time to have our next meal and whether to...More

Date of stay: August 2015
Thank Julie T
See more reviews
Reviewed 5 August 2015

This has been our second holiday at Lac de Maison, and we loved it just as much as the first time. The cottages are all fitted to an excellent standard and contain everything you could possibly need when holidaying with small children. The grounds are...More

Date of stay: June 2015
Thank jib
Reviewed 1 August 2015

Anna and Simon have a great place here, fantastically well equipped for kids. The Gite was comfortable and the play facilities great. The kids particularly enjoyed the pony rides and egg collecting from the chickens! Anna and Simon are great hosts and the ability to...More

Date of stay: July 2015
Thank Clare B
Reviewed 30 July 2015

A great way to unwind for parents and kids. Everything you need is here. We would breakfast in the garden while the kids ran around on the very large play area. Meals are available on request. Egg collecting, barbecues, poney rides, swimming pool. A bit...More

Date of stay: July 2015
Thank sarahanne75
About the Owner
Anna D
Languages spoken:English, French
Response Rate:100%
Response Time:Within a day
Listed Since:March 2011
Availability
December 2018
S
M
T
W
T
F
S
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
10
11
12
13
14
15
16
17
18
19
20
21
22
23
24
25
26
27
28
29
30
31
January 2019
S
M
T
W
T
F
S
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
10
11
12
13
14
15
16
17
18
19
20
21
22
23
24
25
26
27
28
29
30
31
February 2019
S
M
T
W
T
F
S
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
10
11
12
13
14
15
16
17
18
19
20
21
22
23
24
25
26
27
28
March 2019
S
M
T
W
T
F
S
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
10
11
12
13
14
15
16
17
18
19
20
21
22
23
24
25
26
27
28
29
30
31
April 2019
S
M
T
W
T
F
S
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
10
11
12
13
14
15
16
17
18
19
20
21
22
23
24
25
26
27
28
29
30
May 2019
S
M
T
W
T
F
S
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
10
11
12
13
14
15
16
17
18
19
20
21
22
23
24
25
26
27
28
29
30
31
View all months
See more rates and fees
Map
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
How to get there
Lac de Maison is situated a short distance from the village of Benassay on the edge of the Vienne region and within a mile of Deux Sevres. The information below is provided for your information. Full travel details will be provided at the time of booking. Our GPS coordinates are: 46:33:43N (46.56187) 0:00:52E (0.01442) Ferry Ports: Caen & St Malo 350 miles (less than 4 hours) Airports: Poitiers (Ryan Air)- 25 minutes drive. La Rochelle (Easy jet & Flybe) - 1 hour 25 minutes drive. Limoges (Eayjet & Flybe) - 2 hours
More
About this property
How do I know if the property is available?
How can I contact the owner?
How will the owner contact me?
What if I don't hear back from the owner?
How do I pay?
Do you own a holiday rental? List it here.
Extra income
Earn money by renting out your home. With no up-front fees and no contract, you keep more for yourself.
Easy to manage
Confirm bookings in one click and track everything from enquiry to check-out – even while you're on the go.
Trusted by travellers
With millions of reviews and protected online payments, TripAdvisor helps travellers book your home with confidence.
Set up your free listing
#HL235115