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We(2 adults and 4 boys aged 8-16) had a wonderful stay in this comfortably furnished holiday home. The balcony is great-loads of space and seating, choice of sun or shade for most of the day, and a wonderful view.
The house is almost at the end of a very quiet road in an elevated position above the village and feels very private, apart from the occasional walker passing by on the path that leads down to the village. The village and the river with many wonderful pools for swimming in can be reached by this path-about a 5 mins walk down some steep steps and 10 mins back up as it is very steep! But well worth it! We enjoyed trips to a lake and the beach (both about 1hr drive away), and lots of visits to the gorge to cool off in the pools. It is also possible to walk the whole of the gorge path directly from the house.
It is possible to park your car outside the house to unload, but then it needs to be left about 90 yds back down the road. There are several steep and uneven steps down to the cottage, so may be a bit tricky for the less-mobile. There is also an open stone staircase in the house, so perhaps not ideal for very young children.
2 of the bedrooms are connecting, with the second toilet in the inside of these bedrooms. There are a lot of beds in the house in addition to the ones in the property description-2 doubles in one bedroom, another double bedroom, a twin bedroom, 2 single beds in the living room and a bed under the stairs, so a choice of where to sleep if you bring extra bedding with you!
Although the property description says that towels and linens are provided, we were told a week before our stay that we had to pay if we wanted to have them, so an unexpected extra cost.
There was only one fan in the house so it was rather uncomfortable at night and difficult to sleep-some extra fans would have been welcome!
The living room also would benefit from some proper armchairs rather than the 2 beds that are provided to sit on.
But it is a beautifully situated holiday home which we thoroughly enjoyed staying in.
The gite is in a hamlet but within walking distance of Mons la Trivalle. It was very clean, comfortable and well equipped with spacious bedrooms and a bathroom. The kitchen / lounge area is also spacious. There is plenty of outside seating including hammocks. The pool was immaculate with a lovely decking area for the sunbeds. The outdoor kitchen area (pool bar) including a fridge was a real bonus. The location has stunning views and very close to Mons is Gorges d'Heric that is worth a visit for the scenery and swimming. The river at nearby Roquebrun is also ideal for swimming. You can join a cycle path (it was previously a railway line) at Mons that is brilliant for adults and children. The coast is 45 minutes away. Dave and Linda were perfect hosts. Helpful and informative but discreet. I wish we were able to stay longer as there is so much to visit and to do in the area. Can't recommend it enough.