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We spent a wonderful 10-day holiday at Gite de Bonneuil earlier in the year.
The property has been refurbished beautifully (probably fairly recently - everything feels very modern) and to an extremely high standard. The house is very spacious - we had 6 adults and 3 children in our party, and had masses of space. The kitchen is well kitted-out, with 2 dishwashers, a huge fridge and a huge freezer. The big dining table gave us lots of room and the open-plan layout downstairs worked well for a large party. The master bedroom is incredibly impressive and the other bedrooms are also well-appointed.
Outside, the garden is pretty and the surrounding fields create a very peaceful environment. The pool is heated and large (though note you need to start heating it a few hours in advance if you want it at max temperature), with lots of loungers and pool toys. And there are facilities to eat in the sun or shade. The children's play equipment was also a big hit - with a slide and two swings. We spent a number of enjoyable days around the pool/outside area, with no need to go further afield.
Both the owner and housekeeper are incredibly helpful, answering numerous questions for us and providing useful information.
We found the location to be great - with a big supermarket within a 15-minute drive, plus markets, chateaux and restaurants all within reasonably close proximity.
The only complaints from us were that there were a lot of flies (though there are some swatters to help keep them under control) and some kitchen items were slightly lacking (could do with more glasses and tea/coffee mugs, for example). But very minor stuff.
Overall I would thoroughly recommend Gite de Bonneuil for a family/group holiday.
Pleasant stay in this converted cottage. Well equipped with a comfortable bed and good shower in main bedroom en suite. Separate toilet off the hall. Property is 400m down a track off the main D724, which has little traffic, hence the quiet.
Good restaurants in surrounding villages. Pleasant, flat cycling in local area but beware the horse flies, which seem to like warm weather and damp from the many local étangs (lakes). Plenty of wildlife interest; look out for 'le ragondin' (coypu)
The English speaking, French owners live on site. They are friendly and helpful without ever being intrusive.
There were only three upholstered seats in the lounge and two dining chairs, which was OK for two of us. We didn't get access to the second bedroom, as the door was locked; so was the property's front door!
John and Lynda