Recent Reviews

  • Stunning location, off the beaten track
    4 of 5

    We had a fun week at the house (last week of May 2018) - 4 adults and 4 children aged 2 to 8. It has everything you could need. Roger kindly gave us lots of advice and suggestions of things to do when we arrived. There is a nice Auberge down in the village which is within walking distance (maybe not for small children though) and has a bar and play area for children. Otherwise you have to drive for every outing, but there is a lot to do within half an hour. There is the odd spot in the garden where you would have to be a bit careful with toddlers but no more than the usual. The wooden terrace is fenced in although there was a hole in part of the fence which we blocked off ourselves. I recommend going to the lake at Saint Jean Pla de Corts, especially with children. It was beautiful, quiet (in May, probably not so quiet in full summer) with grass and water activities. There's a restaurant/cafe there. We were quite disappointed by the downstairs area, where all the bedrooms are located apart from the main upstairs bedroom - which is lovely with a beautiful huge bathroom with wooden floor and big bathtub. Downstairs, on the other hand, the bathroom and toilet are tiny, dark and in real need of a renovation. There is quite a lot of damp and the whole downstairs floor needs to be redone, in our opinion. So much so that the two couples in our holiday group felt obliged to swap bedrooms half way through the week, because it felt unfair for one couple to take the lovely upstairs room + en suite bathroom for the whole week. If you don't mind that (it didn't spoil things, but it needs mentioning), go for it, because it's a lovely remote house where you can recharge your batteries, the kids (and tired parents) are fully immersed in nature and France/Spain (all right, Catalunya) are both minutes away. Plus there's a big swimming pool (with an alarm system in case a child falls in). We thought the 500-euro deposit was excessive and very unusual on a rentals website. Roger refunded it completely and kindly overlooked the wild vine that the kids had partly pulled off the side of the house (very sorry, hope it regrows asap.)

    Stayed: May 2018