Guestbook Reviews for Property Ref 12597
Mountain House, France
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We have stayed here many years ago, but this time returned with our boys (10 & 6).
We all had a wonderful holiday! You definitely need a car for this holiday, but the views are amazing as you are in the mountains.
Just a short drive from the house is Allos, where they have a lovely swimming lake with a slide and many other activities for the children to do, we went there a few times as the boys loved it.
In the other direction from the house there is Castellane which has a lovely lake, again with activities for the children to do, it also is a lovely place to have a spot of lunch and there a some lovely little shops.
There are the Gouges de Verdon, which is a bit of a drive, but definitely worth it, the scenery is amazing, a very beautiful part of the world to see.
The house itself is a home from home, very well equipped and comfortable. A massive selection of DVDs for the evenings and some games too!
We enjoyed full-on days out and then relaxing with wine and food cooked on the BBQ on the evenings, sitting outside to get the last bit of sunshine.
Fantastic exploring holiday, which our boys loved.
Families with Young Children, Families with Teenagers, Activity Seekers, Food/Wine, Sightseeing/History
Perfect family holiday
We stayed at Les Hirondelles with our two sons (aged 12 and 10) for a week at the beginning of July. We had never visited this part of France before and Jane and Rob could not have been more helpful in providing us with information about things to see and do in the area. The house itself is very homely and well equipped with 3 very good sized bedrooms. There was everything there that you might need for a week or longer, including a very well stocked DVD collection! Colmars is a beautiful small town and we really enjoyed exploring the area . We had hoped to go mountain / trail biking but the lifts only opened at Seignus at the end of our stay (end of the first week in July) so that's something to be aware of if you're hoping to do similar. Otherwise this was an extremely comfortable and relaxing base for us to spend the first week of our holiday after a very busy time at home and we would thoroughly recommend it. The view from the house is breathtaking and just looking out of the windows or standing on the balcony is therapy in itself! We will definitely consider a return trip in winter for skiing and snowboarding.Melissa McConnell (Edinburgh, Scotland)
Families with Young Children, Families with Teenagers, Activity Seekers, Tranquility, Food/Wine, Sightseeing/History
A beautiful house with an amazing view
We stayed at Les Hirondelles last year and had the most wonderful holiday. The house is very homely and superbly equipped. It is in an great location and ideal for exploring Haute Provence with its picturesque villages and fantastic scenery. It is a great place to unwind and enjoy all that the area has to offer. Highly recommended.Gill Wood (Kingswinford, England)
Activity Seekers, Tranquility, Food/Wine, Sightseeing/History
Beautiful Jewel of a home with the best views in France!
Beautiful, small property - as advertised, with the most breathtaking views across the valley overlooking the wonderful Medieval town of Colmars des Alpes.
We were there in the Summer when the lavender fields and sunflowers were at their glorious best;
lots of great hiking in the area and many great local bars and restaurants in the areas.
the property was immaculate - clean, tidy with every amenity advertised.
the owners could not do enough for us to make our stay one of the best ever.
I would thoroughly recommend this great value fro money property for either Summer vacations to enjoy the beautiful outdoors and historic environs, or in the Winter for a skiing vacation.
Activity Seekers, Older/Mature, Tranquility, Art/Culture, Food/Wine, Sightseeing/History
Reviews submitted by the advertiser
We stayed here for two weeks & there’s plenty to see and do. A lovely well equipped place to stay in the mountains. Beautiful, far-reaching views down the valley from the house. Great for nature lovers/walking in the Alps & cycling. Travelled to Nice easily by car, Verdon Gorge & Castellane. Children enjoyed swimming in the lakes (Castillon & Allos leisure park). Also recommend Forest Adventure tree top climbing down the valley from the house. Verdon Express toboggan was also a big hit! Journey to Barcelonnette over the Col d’Allos was exhilarating! (Fantastic views of mountains & deer and marmots!) We even saw a wolf.
Sharon&Jonathan Ayers, Oxon, 28 July 2018
Guest rating: 5 Stars
We have just returned from a week at Les Hirondelles with our sons aged 6 and 7. We had spent our first week in Nice so this was a great contrast. The chalet was very well equipped and cosy and we were able to enjoy breakfasts and dinners on the terrace due to the lovely weather, whilst experiencing the fantastic view! We took advantage of the facilities in Allos and visited the lake every day so the boys could swim and paddle board etc... We also managed quite a few lovely walks from Allos and Colmars which kept everybody happy. A great week and we would be keen to return at some point.
Helen and Allen, Northumberland, 18 Aug 2018
Guest rating: 5 stars
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