A comfortable studio gîte for 2 people, with possibility for an infant up to 18 months. La Castanheta has a bathroom on the ground floor with walk-in shower and toilet, French doors that open onto the private terrace. There's a spacious bedroom on the first floor with an extra reading corner where you have a splendid view over the valley with age-old chestnut trees. The bedroom has a double bed (1.60 x 2.00), that can be separated into two single beds upon request. The bed has an eiderdown duvet, if you're allergic to eiderdown, just tell us and we'll replace it. On the bookshelf you'll find books in English, Dutch and French. We have a large collection of English books to borrow from during your stay.
You'll find a comfortable sitting area on the ground floor with a 2-seater sofa, a dining table that can be extended to seat 4 people, the wood stove and the kitchen corner. From the living area you step onto the terrace with a dining set, deck chairs and barbecue. Our gîtes do not have a television, but you'll have free WiFi access and ample sockets to plug in your own equipment. The gîte is heated with a wood-burning stove and an electrical radiator in the bathroom.
Fully equiped kitchen corner
The open kitchen is fully equipped to enjoy self-catering, even when on holiday (gas stove with four burners, micro-wave/grill oven, chefs knives...). There's enough space to work and plenty of cutlery and crockery for at least 4 people.
The gîte is heated with a wood-burning stove and electrical radiators in the bathroom.
Bed, bath en kitchen linen are included. Bed linen consits of covers, pillowcases and sheets. Bed linen can be handed in and changed at the end of the week for stays of more than one week. Bath linen are a large and small towel per person and a bath mat. Kitchen linen consists of a tea towels and dish cloths. On Wednesdays you can hand in your bath and kitchen linen and we'll hand out a new set. Pool towels are not included.
The basics are there, on a "replace what you use" basis.
On arrival you can count on finding at least:
- bin bags
- cling film/aluminium foil
- coffee filters
- Capsules for Nescafé Dolce Gusto espresso (bring your favorite flavour)
- cleaning products
- toilet paper
- kitchen roll
- oil & vinegar
- charcoal and firelighters
- drying rack for laundry and clothes-pegs
Should you come with small children, you 'll find that baby's luggage takes up more space than your own. We propose a baby pack to solve this problem. You can rent one or two child's beds, linen included, for € 10 per week. And for a a further € 10 we'll throw in a full baby pack that can be made up of:
- A high chair (or 2)
- Backpack style babycarrier
- Baby bath/diaper change pad