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Hollyhock cottage

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2 bedrooms
2 bathrooms
5 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 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
Pets Allowed: No
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
Bathrooms
2 Attached (ensuite)
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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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Reviewed 5 January 2020 via mobile

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Date of stay: August 2019
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 54LauraB54
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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
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
Amenities
Pets Allowed: No
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
DVD Player
Grill
Blender
Books
Suitable For Children Under 5
Dishwasher
Dryer
Fireplace
Freezer
Refrigerator
Game Room
Hairdryer
Highchair
Internet Access
Iron
Kettle
Linens Provided
Local Guides/Maps
Microwave
Ping Pong Table
Playground
Pool Table
Private Garden
Cable/satellite TV
Secure Parking
Shared Outdoor Pool (Heated)
Shared Garden
Staffed Property
Stereo System
Cooker
Swingset
Toaster
Towels Provided
Trampoline
Washer
Wi-Fi
Golf Course Is On Site Or Within 15 Mins Walk
Horse Riding Nearby
Beach Or Lakeside Relaxation
Cycling Trips
Hiking Trips
Long Term Rentals (Over 1 Month)
Rural/Countryside Retreats
Short Term Rentals (4 Days Or Fewer)
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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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