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I spent a week here in October with my friend and my dog. The house is large, lovely and very comfortable. My dog loved the large grounds to run in which are very secure and private. It is a great area, nearby, Richelieu is lovely and ofcourse Chinon is quite close. Jean-Jacque was very friendly and helpful. We look forward to visiting again in the future. Maggie, England.
We did have a very good week in a house which is pretty well equipped but a couple of things need sorting out. Firstly, instructions for parking are given as if from the house, not from the approach, so very confusing on arrival! Secondly, spent ages looking for light switches hidden behind microwave.
The folder of instructions for appliances is just a collection of manuals - not what you want to wade through when you first arrive and need to prepare a meal. It would be very helpful to have one laminated sheet with quick instructions for everything.
Standard of cleaning throughout was quite poor with many cobwebs and dust throughout ground floor. The ‘roll up’ blinds were infuriating! Any other kind of blinds would do.
Upstairs heater was left on in bedroom (we used downstairs). When I tried to turn it off it fell off the wall. Could have been quite dangerous. Managed to re-hang it when it was cool but this needs fixing urgently.
Apart from that we had a good week because a) the sun shone all the time and b) we’d chosen Faye la Vineuse in order to meet up with Liz, who I was teaching with some 30 years ago.
If you are living outside all the time in high summer you may not notice some of the irritations, but in late September we did.