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“Willow cottage”
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26 reviews
Your own pool
Your own pool
One of two large terraces
Living room
Ground floor Double room
Ground floor Double room
Ground floor Shower room
First Floor Double room
First floor corridor
First floor Twin room
First floor bathroom
First floor bathroom
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Holiday Rental House -
3 Bedrooms, 2 Bathrooms, Sleeps 6
Saint-Hilaire-sur-Benaize, Indre, Berry, Centre-Val de Loire

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Excellent - based on 26 reviews
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Reviewed September 3, 2022 for a stay in August 2022

Date of stay: August 2022
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Reviewed July 25, 2022 for a stay in July 2022

Date of stay: July 2022
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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Management Response
16 Aug 2022
I am very grateful to you for your lovely review.
I hope to see you again soon.
In the meantime, look after yourselves.
Kind regards.
Claudine
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Sightseer...
United Kingdom
1 review
“Perfect location, great facilities, and a lovely host”
Reviewed July 20, 2022 for a stay in July 2022

The location is wonderful, away from the road, down through fields and next to a river. The pool is kept immaculately by the host for whom nothing is too much trouble. We had use of bicycles and the rowing boat. Perfect.

Date of stay: July 2022
Your age range 50-64
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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Management Response
16 Aug 2022
I thank you very much for your very much appreciated review.
I am very pleased you liked your stay at my Gîte.
I will certainly welcome you again, with great pleasure.
Claudine
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mrspKent
Gravesend, United Kingdom
Level 1 Contributor
3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
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“Amazing”
Reviewed June 22, 2022 for a stay in June 2022
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Wow The willow cottage is amazing and the host Claudine is absolutely fantastic nothing is too much trouble, Please if you can make time to have a chat with her, the house was spotless there was not a speck of dust.
my husband and son went on many adventures taking the boat up river and the bikes down to the village while my daughter, daughter-in law and myself made good use of the beautiful pool. The downstairs en-suite was lovely and spacious and the upstairs bathroom is huge, the balcony off the lounge gets the early morning sun so was a good place for breakfast, the walls are very thick so the house stays cool and there are lots of fans if needed. Photos do not do it justice.
Le blanc is only 10 minutes away and has every thing you need, we Visited the restaurant Maision du parc with Claudine and the food was delicious, we don’t speak French so don’t venture out much when in France so we was so grateful to Claudine.
I would not hesitate to book again, we came as strangers and when we left we had gained a new friend. Thank you Claudine for letting us stay at your beautiful home.

Date of stay: June 2022
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Management Response
16 Aug 2022
ithank you very much for your very kind review.
It was a great pleasure for me to take you to the restaurant of the Maison du Parc and I am glad you appreciated the food there.
I will welcome you again to the Willow Cottage with great pleasure.
Claudine
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Sint-Truiden, Belgium
Reviewed July 21, 2020 for a stay in July 2020

Date of stay: July 2020
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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Management Response
29 Jul 2020
Thanks you Jan for your kind review. It was a pleasure to welcome you at Le Moulin de Ségère. I hope to have the opportunity to welcome you at the Willow cottage again in the future. I hope you had a safe journey back home.

Claudine
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Melanie C
Portsmouth, England, United Kingdom
2 reviews
“Total tranquility”
Reviewed October 8, 2019 for a stay in September 2019

This is a little jewel in the heart of the French countryside. We sat on the balcony and watched red squirrels and jays in the trees and deer in the fields. The river literally runs next to the house and that will be the only sound you will hear apart from the birdsong in the trees.
The house was spotlessly presented and the welcome pack made us feel very special. The heated pool was also cleaned and hoovered every day and we used it even though our stay was well into Autumn.
The owner, Mrs Scott, was fantastic. She made us feel so welcome and even offered to bring us croissants and bread in the morning and take our rubbish to bins every day.
I would say that the house is very near to a stream and a river so children would need supervision but, for us, the house, Mrs Scott and the surroundings were a perfect combination for a week of peace and quiet.

Date of stay: September 2019
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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Teamjake2...
Ripon, United Kingdom
Level 3 Contributor
13 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
“Practically perfect!”
Reviewed September 23, 2019 for a stay in August 2019

Willow cottage - and Claudine,- live up to the description and previous reviews. The cottage is in a delightful location, in a valley beside the river with access onto an island. Being in a valley meant chasing the sun throughout the day, but this wasn’t a problem with two patio areas plus pool area.
The nearest town, Le Blanc, is a 10 minute drive away and has supermarkets etc. There are so many other towns and villages round about to visit, and there is plenty of information provided by Claudine to enable you to decide where to go and what to do.
If like us you want to relax a lot, spend a day watching the red squirrels and await the deer at dawn and dusk.
Booking a gite / rental property can be pot luck, despite checking reviews. So, we went armed with “essential” items for us, such as sharp kitchen knives, tea pot, comfortable outdoor chairs to relax in. We didn’t need any of them - this is the one property where everything is provided and of good quality!
Sadly, we were unable to use the boat on the river as the water level was so low this year....but that means a return visit will be on the cards.

Date of stay: August 2019
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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