What's included in the price
The rent includes:
Bed linen, bathroom towels, flannels, bath mats, bathrobes, one hairdryer per bathroom.
And our Beds Ready Welcome Service: The Beds will be made up for when you arrive. If you're staying for more than one week - spare linen and towels etc., are provided but you will have to change the bed linen yourselves.
Welcome pack of essential toiletries.
Pool towels are also provided so as to avoid using the bath towels outside.
Welcome pack of food basics: including such items as: coffee, tea, fruit juice, bottled water, milk, sugar, bread, butter, jam, selection of fruit, breakfast cereals, oil, eggs, small selection of tinned foods,pasta and salt and pepper.
Cleaning essentials: normal cleaning agents, washing up liquid, dishwasher tablets, kitchen roll (1 roll), toilet paper (2 rolls per toilet), starter amounts of clothes washing powder and softener.
The use of the following:
- All towels and cloths for kitchen and downstairs w.c. If more than one week is booked, one set for each week will be provided at the start of your visit.
- Basic set of normal cleaning utensils.
- Pinafore, oven glove, basic electric mixer and blades.
- Brushes and vacuum cleaner with spare bags.
- Bin liners, carrier bags (these are not provided by the shops in France), insulated carrier bag.
- Iron, ironing board and cover, portable clothes drier and 2 hairdryers.
- Gas hob, electric oven, microwave, electric kettle, coffee maker, toaster, tea pot and cosy, fridge-freezer, cafetiere, pyrex casseroles, baking trays etc.
Utility room has washing machine and tumble dryer.
Telephone: There is a landline 'phone for calls out to emergency services. Incoming calls from all 'phone services are also included.
TV receives freeview satellite UK programmes and French terrestrial programmes.
Internet access for Wifi enabled devices (please ask for access code).
X-Box and Nintendo Wii + 2 controls, DVD player; CD player.
One good sized storage bin of chopped wood for the sitting room fire, if needed.
Electric wall heaters throughout the property.
One bag of charcoal for the BBQ.
Three fans, high chair, travel cot, basic pushchair, stairgate, playpen .
General electricity to a maximum of 300 kwh per week (usually plenty for average family use). Don't forget that UK plugs are different from the French sockets, so if you are bringing UK mains electrical goods you will need an adaptor. We will have a limited number of adaptors to lend you if you forget!
Good supply of pool towels, and more if you need them.
Activities Items provided: Pond fishing rods and fishing tackle (not bait), Table tennis bats and balls, Boules, Playing cards and various family games and jigsaws.
Cleaning: a basic end of stay clean (maximum 2 hrs) is included in the rent.
What's available if needed for an additional charge
Make sure you tell us your requirements on the booking form. See the booking form for details of charges.
Let’s Relax Full End of Stay Cleaning is available . Please give us notice of this when booking, if possible, as the limited time available for changeover may mean that we have to arrange for extra people to be available to complete the cleaning in time. Should problems arise during your stay that leave you unexpectedly needing this service then we can deduct this charge from your security deposit.
Shop Ahead Service:This is available provided you place your order at least one week ahead of the first booked day of your visit.
Special Occasions Service: Please tell us when and what the event is and we’ll see what can be arranged! Charges will depend on what’s needed. For example: we have been happy to supply a decorated Christmas tree and suitable festive foods for one visitor and Champagne and flowers for another.
Items that don't need pre-booking:
Extra wood: Just let us know when you need it. This will be charged at the current market price.
Extra electricity: The electricity meter is read at the beginning and at the end of your visit. If your usage exceeds 300 kwh per week, the excess will be charged at cost price and deducted from the security deposit.