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Our Holiday Home

The Cornflowers Holiday Home is a generously proportioned old stone farmhouse that has been tastefully renovated by the current owners and offers spacious holiday accommodation on two levels.

A new kitchen, bathroom and shower room have all been fitted in recent years and the house has a modern relaxed feeling.

The outside space is fantastic - not overlooked by neighbours, and a sun trap in the summer. The covered veranda provides some welcome shelter from the sun, and is a great place to relax at the end of a hectic day of site seeing with a BBQ and a glass or two of the local wine.

An ideal holiday home for an extended family break or two families holidaying together. The children will love the heated pool, and the parents can relax knowing their children are safe in the enclosed garden.

Internet access (free & secure) is available on the ground floor of this house for those who want to bring a laptop or smart phone.
The Cornflowers Holiday Cottage near Lucon, France

The Ground Floor at The Cornflowers

The house is entered via the blue painted half glazed door which leads on to the wide hallway with wooden staircase to the first floor. In the hallway there is a long sideboard, with lots of toys and games and a bookcase full of holiday reading books for adults and children.

The large, cool living room has original beams on show and there is a tiled floor throughout. There are 2 comfortable large leather sofas and a wood burner for the cooler winter months. There is a new flatscreen TV with UK and French channels available (Free to air satellite channels), plus DVD player and DVDs, Wii console and games (there are 2 handsets, so bring more with you if you all want to play!).
The Living Room at The Cornflowers Holiday Home
The TV and Fireplace at The Cornflowers
The Light Hallway
New for 2017 - a games room / TV lounge has been built to one side of the hallway in what used to be a storeroom. It is now a bright area in which to relax - play a few board games or use the Wii or PS4. There are toys for all ages, plus lots of books and DVDs for your amusement.
The New Games Room at The Cornflowers Holiday Home
The kitchen leads on from the lounge, with a large breakfast bar dividing the two rooms. There is a 5 burner gas hob and double electric oven, along with a built in dishwasher, wine fridge, microwave, kettle, toaster and coffee maker. There is plenty of cutlery and crockery for all guests, as well as a large cupboard full of glasses. There are also lots of plastic utensils for young children.

The dining area is in a separate alcove, with a large table and chairs for eight guests.

The fully fitted kitchen at The Cornflowers Holiday Home
The Dining Area at The Cornflowers Holiday Home
The Huge Breakfast Bar at The Cornflowers Holiday Home
Behind the dining room and back into the hallway you will find a utility room with a washing machine, large fridge/freezer and storage cupboards containing further kitchen equipment. Cleaning products and equipment are located here, as is the ironing board and iron.

Along the corridor is the family bathroom, with full sized bath and overhead shower, hand basin, storage shelves for towels and a separate WC.
Ensuite Shower oom at The Cornflowers Holiday Home
Full sized bath and shower at The Cornflowers Holiday Home
The Utility Room at the Cornflowers Holiday Home

Upstairs at The Cornflowers

Up the wooden staircase you will find 4 bedrooms, two with double beds, and two with two single beds each. All bed linens and towels (hand, bath and tea) are provided, but please bring your own pool and beach towels.

A cot and highchair are available for younger children and stair gates are available at both the top and bottom of the staircase.
Double Bedroom with en suite shower room
En suite Shower at The Cornflowers
Second Double Bedroom at The Cornflowers Holiday Home
An en suite shower room is connected to one of the double bedrooms and a separate WC is located in the upstairs hallway.

All bedrooms have storage space for clothes, bedside tables and lamps.
Twin Bedroom at The Cornflowers Holiday Home
Bunk beds at The Cornflowers
The Original Wooden Staircase at The Cornflowers

The Garden & Pool Area

The garden is secluded and is mostly laid to lawns. A large set of wooden gates open out on to the cul-de-sac and there is a gravelled area inside the gates where you can park your car(s). The house is located towards the end of the cul-de-sac, so there is very little passing traffic, and there is also a further three parking spaces on the outside of the garden along the roadside.
Relax by the Pool at The Cornflowers Holiday Home
Have fun in the heated pool at The Cornflowers
Secluded Garden at The Cornflowers
The pool is heated from May until the end of September each year and is 10m x 4m in size and 1m to 2m in depth. There are steps at one end of the pool, and a roll out pool cover for when the pool is not in use. There is a selection of sun loungers for relaxing around the pool.
View towards the Pool at The Cornflowers Holiday Home
View of the Terrace
Heated Swimming Pool at The Cornflowers Holiday Home
In front of the house is a covered veranda with a large patio table and 8 chairs. There is a built in BBQ nearby and the veranda has patio lights for extending your dining into the late evening. In summer, the nights stay quite light until nearly 11pm, and the weather is still warm enough to sit out until late.
Al Fresco Dining at The Cornflowers Holiday Cottage
The Terrace at The Cornflowers
Relax in the Shade of the Veranda at The Cornflowers Holiday Cottage
The Cornflowers Holiday Home is open from Mid-April until the end of September each year and well-behaved dogs will be accepted.
The Cornflowers Holiday Home is located in the small hamlet of L'Oulerie and is set at the end of a cul-de-sac, so there is very little passing traffic. Surrounding the hamlet are fields of wild flowers, corn and sunflowers - a very beautiful sight in spring and summer.
View of Wild Flowers near to The Cornflowers Holiday Home
Scented Meadow Near to The Cornflowers Holiday Home
Open Fields surrounding The Cornflowers Holiday Home
The hamlet of L'Oulerie is part of the village of Lairoux, which is famous for its Marais Communal - the local wetlands - which attracts many species of migratory birds during the cooler months - a great area for country walks or cycle rides, with many birds and other local flora and fauna to be seen.
Flowers growing in the Fallow Fields nearby

Our Reservations are managed by
Annette & Jason Khan
Tel: 00 33 (0)251 284398

The Cornflowers Holiday Home, 4 chemin de la Lande, L'Oulerie, 85400 Lairoux, France

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