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"perfect destination for easy holiday with young ones…"
We spent a week at La Cour aux Bourgeois and have no hesitation in recommending other families do the same.
The property is beautiful, the moment you arrive and take a look at the classical French farmhouse you immediately feel a sense of satisfaction (possibly smugness if I'm honest) that you chose this one rather than the various other options you spent hours looking at on the sofa trying to find the right option but bored to tears trying to figure out which one that is.
For us the accessibility of the property was a real positive. We came with our 13 month old terror 'Harry' who is into everything, and being able to drive so easily made this much more doable than other options we considered.
We stayed in Gite 2. Opening the door the feeling of satisfaction is compounded - the place just works. It is set out the way you want it to be. No clutter but all your home comforts and in a 17th century property, period features are everywhere, so a feeling of a well appointed, clean living space. Satellite tv, wood burner, windows looking out to both sides of the property, the interior garden and courtyard, as well as the views onto the outer garden, driveway and countryside.
Walk upstairs to the bedroom, you have more of the same - master bedroom, with a babyroom and another room for an older child immediately off the master with an en-suite as well. Perfectly set up for a family with young children. Throughout the property inside and out all the facilities you need are there. A big toy chest downstairs was immediately emptied and filled and emptied and filled etc, upstairs you have the potty, toilet step, change station, high chair, bibs - pretty much everything you need. Not having to take the buggy is a massive plus for us as we only drive a bmw 1 series, so that meant packing was a breeze where normally we are squeezing things in every corner - things like that just make the holiday work.
The play barn is brilliant in all weather - trampoline, soft play, cars etc, and outside the sandpit and swings are just the ticket when the sun shines. It provides that energy release option for the young ones - they are happy which makes you as the parent happy, so no need to drag yourself to a soft play centre, simply open a bottle of wine and walk downstairs to the one in the property.
The place is a 5 min drive from a massive hypermarket, Falasie as a town is pretty, with the castle of william the conquerer, it is easy to drive to the coast, and plenty of other attractions.
For us it nailed the holiday we were looking for - accessible, purpose built for a toddler, well situated, well appointed and in our view great value.
We have no hesitation in recommending this place.Read moreLess