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We stayed for a week in this lovely property from 4/8/18-11/8/18. We were 2 families in a party of 8 which included 4 children aged 14, 13, 5 and 11 months.
We were delayed at the euro tunnel for a while and then got slightly lost but the owner's family were easily contacted by telephone and were there to greet us at a later time than originally hoped for. We stayed during a bit of a heat wave so made full use of the large private pool and then ventured out to the surrounding areas when the weather was a little cooler. We visited La Fleche Zoo, The Le Mans Motor Museum and the Papea Parc theme park, which had something for everybody at a very reasonable cost.
The house is set in a beautiful garden, just as described on the site. It is very spacious with large bedrooms, ample bathrooms and indoor and outdoor dining. We made use of the spa room, table tennis and football table. Wifi and Netflix was available too, but mostly we were outdoors.
We would not hesitate to recommend this property to anybody wanting an away from it all holiday in France in a large varied age group. Thank you.
My husband, our 10-year old daughter and I had the most amazing week in Ecouflant. The apartment is stunning: fully equipped, beautifully furnished and located in a quiet village close to a river. There is a large garden, which our daughter enjoyed exploring, a separate entrance and plenty of parking with a security of an electronically lockable gate. The village itself is quaint and so pretty - there is a small but well-stocked supermarket (there are larger shops in Angers, perhaps 10-15 minutes away), a couple of bars, and a very friendly bakery. There was live music both weekends in the nearby park, which just added to an already very French atmosphere.
We were lucky with the weather and ended up spending a couple of afternoons by the nearby lake which has a man-made beach (lifeguards are also on duty). However, the lake offers a perfect opportunity for long walks if the weather is not very beach-like. We also made several trips, including a couple to Angers to do a self-guided walk, visit the castle and jump on a sightseeing train that takes its passengers around all the main tourist attractions. We also spent a splendid day at the Terra Botanica park, one of the most beautifully maintained theme parks we have ever visited. There were hardly any queues and our 10-year old didn't want to leave at the end of the day. We also visited a couple of nearby chateaux. There is plenty to do in the vicinity and even more if you are prepared to take a short drive.
Valerie and her family were ever so welcoming and created a truly unique holiday spot that would suit small families, like ours, couples looking for a romantic getaway, or artists/writers/professionals looking for some peace and quite or inspiration and time to work.
A perfect holiday for us and one we will definitely be repeating. Thank you.