LATEST NEWS (as August 2016):-
1. ALTERNATIVE FERRY SERVICE: Newhaven to Dieppe - 4 hrs precisely. This is a great alternative to Dover - Calais and which reduces your journey on the French side.
Our Gite in L'Ouche:
Whilst it has all the amenities of modern living, the cottage maintains its charm and warmth. The property caters for outdoor relaxation in an enclosed garden, patio and BBQ area, with plenty of shade offered by the leafy trees.
Whilst enjoying the ambience of this quiet hamlet of L'Ouche, most of your holiday needs can be found at your doorstep. This includes:
* 4 minutes to set foot on your favourite country walk
* 8 minutes drive to reach all amenities
*10 minutes cycle ride to collect freshly baked croissant
* 12 minutes drive to access one of many sun-drenched beaches, having access to many water sports
Situated close to Lac d'Eguzon (8km) the area is ideal for walking, biking and swimming. With no city light pollution, it is also a haven for star-gazers.
Inside the cottage there are three separate living areas - the main and second bedroom (upstairs), and downstairs with open-plan kitchen and lounge area complete with wood burner and video/ hi-fi system. There is also a landing area with pool table that comes in handy for the rainy days.
Detailed below are a list of the amenities included in each room:
CHILD/ BABY - FRIENDLY EQUIPMENT:
Safety locks on drawers with knives, also cupboard with cleaning materials; safety lock on fridge; toddler’s plastic table and chairs (2 off); drawing equipment, DVD’s, toys and games for different ages; fire guard; high-chair; booster seat for dining chair; baby bottle steriliser (for microwave); hand blender; plastic mugs/plates and childrens’ cutlery; feeder cups for toddlers (2 off); baby gym; small plastic containers for storage of baby food; socket guards in place. Hazards: Small raised surface for the fireplace.
Bath toys; booster step; toddler toilet seat; potty; washing bowls (for baby). Hazards: None
Space for storing pushchairs, etc; dryer; freezer; linen cupboard (linen, towels); picnic equipment (cooler box, picnic mat, etc). Hazards: Stairway to top floor.
Utility area can be made safe by closing doorway to kitchen/living area.
Two single beds (with mattress protectors); bed guard; childrens’ water bottles (with protective covers); cot (wooden); all bedding (including duvet, sheets, blankets) for the cot; cupboard and chest of drawers; hairdryer; camp cot (also for use as playpen); baby’s changing mat; handheld/portable baby monitor; night light (battery operated); insect net; stair gate; socket guards in place. Hazards: Upstairs area is all on split levels, hence a stair gate available for use on the entrance to the second bedroom, making the staircase inaccessible to young children and the bedroom safe.
1. All baby and toddler equipment was purchased at Mother Care or Toys’R’Us, therefore meeting British safety standards.