What visitors have said about Les Volets Bleus:

 

L, H, P & O Germany 18 Aug 2017

Thanks for great hospitality and the nice evening on the balcony.  Also thanks for the fruits and vegetables from your garden. We spent a relaxing and great week in the wonderful gîte.

I, K, M & R UK 11 Aug 2017

Wow, we have been to a number of gîtes in France over the years but have never experienced one a super as this.  The welcome upon arrival was the warmest we have ever received, the views exceptional and the girls have loved using the pool.  As has been said by previous guests, the beds and bedding are beautifully comfortable, as is the whole gîte.  Kathryn always says she wants to be at least as comfortable on holiday as we are at home and this is certainly the case here, if not more so.  We have enjoyed Jim and Jane’s company very much, whether by the pool or sharing a meal with them; their garden produce, the welcome pack upon our arrival were very much appreciated.  We will certainly recommend the gîte to friends and family.  With grateful thanks.

J, D, S, & C UK 29 July 2017

Thank you so much for a fantastic stay at your wonderful gîte (despite our somewhat delayed start!)   Everything has been amazing from the generous welcome pack to your advice on what to do.  We would highly recommend Cormatin and the Harras at Cluny.  Thank you so much for your hospitality.

I, P, G, France 15 Jul 2017

Deux semaines do très bonnes vacances !  De belles découvertes : Cluny, Beaune, Chalon, Macon, et tous ces charmants villages.  Une bien belle région que vous avez.  Et quelle maison !  Superbe endroit, si bien agence avec tout ce qu’il faut pour passer de bons moments. A l’intérieur comme au bord de la piscine…  et cette vue !  Enfin, merci a Jane et Jim pour leur gentillesse et leur sens de l’accueil.

O, M & N UK 30 Jun2107

Thank you very much for a lovely holiday.  The views from here and Suin were breath-taking.  N thoroughly enjoyed the swimming pool.  Thank you for your kind hospitality and we will recommend your gîte as it has everything and is like home from home plus.

L & U Germany 16 Jun 2107

We enjoyed our second holiday at your gîte very much.  The gîte is perfectly equipped and it was a pleasure to receive your kind hospitality again.  We think Aux Tetes is a perfect place to recover and enjoy the good rural life in Burgundy. Hope to meet again.

R, G, B Germany 13 Apr 2017

This is my birthday and we could not have chosen a better place to celebrate.  Thank you so much for your kind hospitality! We all truly enjoyed the stay.  All, the best and kindest regards.

C, A, S & M Suisse 1 Oct 2016

We have spent such a wonderful week in your lovely restored and tastefully arranged gîte.  The fabulous kitchen and very well equipped house has made us feel at home! And we have had the best weather ever! Therefore, your heated pool has been used and enjoyed every day.  Our children had great fun! Thank you for your kind hospitality.  It was a pleasure to get to know you.  All the very best and (hopefully) see you again sometime!

J, S, H & R UK 20 Aug 2016

We had the most lovely week here attached Les Volets Bleus.  It's gone much, much too quickly.  We've had such a relaxing time here.  It's so peaceful and quiet (apart from the squawking of our boys....).  we loved watching the birds soaring on the thermals and listening to the buzzing the fields, trees and hedgerows.  The house is superbly equipped - the best in fact of anywhere we have stayed.  You really have thought of everything.  Outside the pool and outside table area were perfect on hot days, shared with a soft breeze.  We have so enjoyed eating outside every evening and watching the sun sink in the sky.  Thank you too for your kind and warm hospitality, we loved your lemon drizzle cake! and the boys were thrilled with the blackberry picking with Jim.  We are sorry to be packing up the car and heading home to UK but very much hope to be back another year.

L, M, J & M Netherlands 13 Aug 2015

Like last year we were very, very fortunate to be at your place, enjoying your hospitality, we have all had a wonderful time.  Our children loved the pool again and we had great pleasure in the sightseeing.  Next year we will move on probably further South, but a place like this will be difficult to find.

A, O, R, M & M France 5 Aug 2016

We had such a wonderful time this week at Les Volets Bleus! The gîte is even better than we had expected.  The view is stunning and the gîte had everything we needed for our stay, it is clear that a lot of attention and care was given to make our stay relaxing.  Unlike other sites we have stayed in this one is beautifully decorated, it feels just like home without the noise of the city☺.  We hope to come back again.  Thank you for your hospitality.

D, A, O & S UK 29 Jul 2016

Thank you for a wonderful stay.  We badly needed a week of complete relaxation - and that is what we got.  The kids had a fabulous time in the pool (although one suffered slightly from swimming 550 lengths in one day!) and we loved cooking on the BBQ each evening and enjoying our food with a bottle of local wine.  The beds were lovely and comfy (and the rooms dark).  We had fun making blancmange (from a recipe picked up in Beaune) in your very well equipped kitchen.  We hope to come again soon!

W, M, O & B Netherlands 22 Jul 2016

We had a great week in your lovely and fully equipped gîte! The views are splendid, and it is very peace full.  We leave you well rested and relaxed.  The children loved the swimming pool and the dog!

S, E V & A 15 France Jul 2016

Un petit coin de Paradis ! Détente assure ce panorama magnifique.  Gîte très confortable et bien aménage.  Sans oublier l'accueil très sympathique de mes hôtes

L & U Germany 10 May 2016

The thank you for two beautiful weeks in your fantastic gîte.  We have loved to be here, to relax (which we needed so badly) to rest, to look at the hills etc.  The restaurants you advised were good (L'Estaminet excellent!) we enjoyed it.  We will have good memories of the evening we spent with you for a "drink and a bite".  Thanks for your kindness, see you next year

P & R UK 4 June 2016

It was many years ago when you came to stay with us "semi permanently" in Devon.  Little did we know at the time that it was the start of a long-lasting friendship.  Our arrival here at the start of our tour of France was indeed, like finding a small piece of heaven.  Topped off with such immaculate accommodation, comfy bed and superb quality throughout.  I am sure the kitchen is good enough to cook in but we were taken to the most superb restaurants.  Thank you Jim and Jane.  We look forward to returning your kind hospitality back on Exmoor.

T & S UK 24 May 2016

Thank you both for the sue of your top quality gîte.  Everything you need and more to welcome you for a very relaxing two weeks.  The weather didn't even dampen our spirits.  How could it with beautiful scenery and wildlife to look at and the dip in the pool! Thank you so much for the very warm hospitality, wine and asparagus.

R UK 31 Aug 2015

Thank you so much for a relaxing stay at your warm (actually very, very warm!) and cosy gîte.  You have made it an incredibly peaceful stay for us and we especially loved your beautiful touches to the house.  Your homemade and fresh food at the beginning and inviting coffee on your balcony made it so much fun for us that we decided to stay an extra two days.  With stunning views, hot weather, a perfect pool and warm sunshine we could not have asked for more.  Thank you.

K, S R & E UK 31 Aug 2015

Thank you so much for your warm welcome to your gîte.  You have given so much attention to detail and provided all the homely comforts, which has made our stay very enjoyable and relaxing.  It was lovely to sit and chat with you in the evening, the wine and cake were great! The views are absolutely amazing and the weather has been good, but the swimming pool has been the highlight for the girls.  We leave today, well rested and relaxed.  Many thanks.

L, M, J & M Netherlands 15 Aug 2015

When we arrived, we were happily surprised to find the gîte clean and complete with everything.  We can really see that you make an effort to see to our comfort.  The children loved the swimming pool and the games in the cupboard.  At the end of the day they slept as a prince and princess in the soft and cosy beds.  The view and surroundings are wonderful and we thank you for advice on seeing sights.  Furthermore, thanks for the welcome pack we enjoyed every bit of it! Thank you for a wonderful time.

P, S, Belgium 7 Aug 2015

Merci pour votre gentillesse et votre accueil.  Nous garderons un très bon souvenir de votre beau gîte et de cette magnifiques région ( a cycling paradise!!)

B, A, S, & M Germany 31 Jul 2015

We spent two weeks in this beautiful and amazing environment.  The house and the garden were a place where we relaxed and enjoyed the calm and the landscape.  Thank you for the lovely welcome and the beautiful and well equipped house, the open and friendly atmosphere.  We had a wonderful time! Dankeschon!

S, D Australia 17 July 2015

Thank you we have had a wonderful relaxing week in your beautiful gîte, just what we needed.  We appreciated your warm welcome and friendly chats during the week.  Ewe have enjoyed being able to relax in the countryside whilst not being too far from some of the sites.  You well equipped and furnished gîte and pool have been great.  Hope to visit again in the future.

R, S, A, &M UK 4 Jul 2015

Thank you for being marvellous hosts! What can we say…? This gîte surpassed our expectations and was wonderfully cool even in the heat of 40 deg C! The beds were so comfy and bedding lovely! Thank you for providing so well for all our needs; well equipped kitchen (unusual in rental properties) beautifully kept garden, BBQ and of course the pool, the children loved raspberry picking and the chickens not to mention the dog! The welcome pack was much appreciated too.  Great days out at the Lac De Laives - water clean and warm, every age loved it.  Many thanks again.

D & H Australia 27 June 2015

What a wonderful experience - a creative and luxurious renovation, relaxing ambience with generous hospitality.  We absolutely loved our time in this superb gîte.  Jane and Jane - thank you for your hospitality discreet but wise guidance on local options, and foresight in envisaging how Aux Têtes could be a paradise.  Well done and thanks.

J & T Australia 27 June 2015

From what we hear by word of mouth this gîte is quite exceptionally lovely.  You have created a home in which one can truly feel at home, which enhances the whole experience of the beauty of Burgundy.  Your warmth, attentiveness and thoughtfulness have made this a perfect week.  Thank you!

C, A, M & J France Aug 2014

Nous avons passé un merveilleux séjour aux ‘Les Volets Bleus’.  Le gîte est formidable et nous avons pleinement profité de la piscine (fort heureusement chauffée !), de la terrasse, du barbecue … et de la vue imprenable.  Nous vous remercions pour votre hospitalité et votre gentillesse.  Nous avons particulièrement apprécié les bons produits que vous nous avez offerts des notre arrivée, ainsi que l’excellent moment passe en votre compagnie, entre pissaladière et Pouilly-Fuissé.  Enfin nous avons découvert des sites remarquables de cette ‘Bourgogne du sud’ que nous ne connaissions pas.

D, T A, M & J Belgium Aug 2014

Unfortunately, our week is already done...  Time is going too quickly in your small paradise.  We spent a wonderful time in your gîte.  It is extraordinary to see how you prepared everything for us like soap in the shower, kitchen with all the stuff we can use and need, a bit of everything in the fridge.  It’s like home!! Thank you so much for your daily smile and your lovely recommendations for our visits around.  Please don’t change!

T, J and family England Aug 2014

We’ve had a peaceful, relaxing week.  It really is a lovely gîte.  The views are beautiful.  Many thanks.

G & B England July 2014

What a lovely gîte.  It is clear that a lot of thought has been put into making this a comfortable "home from home".  The well-equipped kitchen, the beautiful bedding and nothing says “welcome to Burgundy” more than the fresh flowers.  The beauty of the accommodation and surroundings and the thoughtfulness of Jim and Jane have added to our enjoyment of our Burgundian experience.

R & P Canada Jul 2014

What a lovely stay in this cosy and welcoming gîte.  Thank you for your warm hospitality.

C, B, M & P Holland Aug 2013

Thank you for the warm welcome.  We have had a wonderful time in your beautiful gîte and swimming pool (and home grown eggs, beans, bread, beer and walnut dressing).

Family S Belgium Aug 2013

Thank you so much for turning an unexpected and unplanned holiday extension into a fantastic extended weekend.  The gîte is wonderful, everything one needs and more, we all enjoyed the calm, the swimming pool and the dinners outside.  You have been fantastic hosts.

S & N Lyon, France Feb 2013

Thank you for a wonderful space and atmosphere to relax and unwind around a gorgeous area of discovery! A beautiful gîte with everything and more, that is peaceful, quiet and serene.  Wonderful hosts with great recommendation! Thank you.

 

C, A, S & M Suisse 1 Oct 2016

We have spent such a wonderful week in your lovely restored and tastefully arranged gîte.  The fabulous kitchen and very well equipped house has made us feel at home! And we have had the best weather ever! Therefore, your heated pool has been used and enjoyed every day.  Our children had great fun! Thank you for your kind hospitality.  It was a pleasure to get to know you.  All the very best and (hopefully) see you again sometime!

J, S, H & R UK 20 Aug 2016

We had the most lovely week here attached Les Volets Bleus.  It's gone much, much too quickly.  We've had such a relaxing time here.  It's so peaceful and quiet (apart from the squawking of our boys....).  we loved watching the birds soaring on the thermals and listening to the buzzing the fields, trees and hedgerows.  The house is superbly equipped - the best in fact of anywhere we have stayed.  You really have thought of everything.  Outside the pool and outside table area were perfect on hot days, shared with a soft breeze.  We have so enjoyed eating outside every evening and watching the sun sink in the sky.  Thank you too for your kind and warm hospitality, we loved your lemon drizzle cake! and the boys were thrilled with the blackberry picking with Jim.  We are sorry to be packing up the car and heading home to UK but very much hope to be back another year.

L, M, J & M Netherlands 13 Aug 2015

Like last year we were very, very fortunate to be at your place, enjoying your hospitality, we have all had a wonderful time.  Our children loved the pool again and we had great pleasure in the sightseeing.  Next year we will move on probably further South, but a place like this will be difficult to find.

A, O, R, M & M France 5 Aug 2016

We had such a wonderful time this week at Les Volets Bleus! The gîte is even better than we had expected.  The view is stunning and the gîte had everything we needed for our stay, it is clear that a lot of attention and care was given to make our stay relaxing.  Unlike other sites we have stayed in this one is beautifully decorated, it feels just like home without the noise of the city☺.  We hope to come back again.  Thank you for your hospitality.

D, A, O & S UK 29 Jul 2016

Thank you for a wonderful stay.  We badly needed a week of complete relaxation - and that is what we got.  The kids had a fabulous time in the pool (although one suffered slightly from swimming 550 lengths in one day!) and we loved cooking on the BBQ each evening and enjoying our food with a bottle of local wine.  The beds were lovely and comfy (and the rooms dark).  We had fun making blancmange (from a recipe picked up in Beaune) in your very well equipped kitchen.  We hope to come again soon!

W, M, O & B Netherlands 22 Jul 2016

We had a great week in your lovely and fully equipped gîte! The views are splendid and it is very peace full.  We leave you well rested and relaxed.  The children loved the swimming pool and the dog!

S, E V & A 15 France Jul 2016

Un petit coin de Paradis ! Détente assure ce panorama magnifique.  Gîte très confortable et bien aménage.  Sans oublier l'accueil très sympathique de mes hôtes

L & U Germany 10 May 2016

The thank you for two beautiful weeks in your fantastic gîte.  We have loved to be here, to relax (which we needed so badly) to rest, to look at the hills etc.  The restaurants you advised were good (L'Estaminet excellent!) we enjoyed it.  We will have good memories of the evening we spent with you for a "drink and a bite".  Thanks for your kindness, see you next year

P & R UK 4 June 2016

It was many years ago when you came to stay with us "semi permanently" in Devon.  Little did we know at the time that it was the start of a long-lasting friendship.  Our arrival here at the start of our tour of France was indeed, like finding a small piece of heaven.  Topped off with such immaculate accommodation, comfy bed and superb quality throughout.  I am sure the kitchen is good enough to cook in but we were taken to the most superb restaurants.  Thank you Jim and Jane.  We look forward to returning your kind hospitality back on Exmoor.

T & S UK 24 May 2016

Thank you both for the sue of your top quality gîte.  Everything you need and more to welcome you for a very relaxing two weeks.  The weather didn't even dampen our spirits.  How could it with beautiful scenery and wildlife to look at and the dip in the pool! Thank you so much for the very warm hospitality, wine and asparagus.

R UK 31 Aug 2015

Thank you so much for a relaxing stay at your warm (actually very, very warm!) and cosy gîte.  You have made it an incredibly peaceful stay for us and we especially loved your beautiful touches to the house.  Your homemade and fresh food at the beginning and inviting coffee on your balcony made it so much fun for us that we decided to stay an extra two days.  With stunning views, hot weather, a perfect pool and warm sunshine we could not have asked for more.  Thank you.

K, S R & E UK 31 Aug 2015

Thank you so much for your warm welcome to your gîte.  You have given so much attention to detail and provided all the homely comforts, which has made our stay very enjoyable and relaxing.  It was lovely to sit and chat with you in the evening, the wine and cake were great! The views are absolutely amazing and the weather has been good, but the swimming pool has been the highlight for the girls.  We leave today, well rested and relaxed.  Many thanks.

L, M, J & M Netherlands 15 Aug 2015

When we arrived, we were happily surprised to find the gîte clean and complete with everything.  We can really see that you make an effort to see to our comfort.  The children loved the swimming pool and the games in the cupboard.  At the end of the day they slept as a prince and princess in the soft and cosy beds.  The view and surroundings are wonderful and we thank you for advice on seeing sights.  Furthermore, thanks for the welcome pack we enjoyed every bit of it! Thank you for a wonderful time.

P, S, Belgium 7 Aug 2015

Merci pour votre gentillesse et votre accueil.  Nous garderons un très bon souvenir de votre beau gîte et de cette magnifiques région ( a cycling paradise!!)

B, A, S, & M Germany 31 Jul 2015

We spent two weeks in this beautiful and amazing environment.  The house and the garden were a place where we relaxed and enjoyed the calm and the landscape.  Thank you for the lovely welcome and the beautiful and well equipped house, the open and friendly atmosphere.  We had a wonderful time! Dankeschon!

S, D Australia 17 July 2015

Thank you we have had a wonderful relaxing week in your beautiful gîte, just what we needed.  We appreciated your warm welcome and friendly chats during the week.  Ewe have enjoyed being able to relax in the countryside whilst not being too far from some of the sites.  You well equipped and furnished gîte and pool have been great.  Hope to visit again in the future.

R, S, A, &M UK 4 Jul 2015

Thank you for being marvellous hosts! What can we say…? This gîte surpassed our expectations and was wonderfully cool even in the heat of 40 deg C! The beds were so comfy and bedding lovely! Thank you for providing so well for all our needs; well equipped kitchen (unusual in rental properties) beautifully kept garden, BBQ and of course the pool, the children loved raspberry picking and the chickens not to mention the dog! The welcome pack was much appreciated too.  Great days out at the Lac De Laives - water clean and warm, every age loved it.  Many thanks again.

D & H Australia 27 June 2015

What a wonderful experience - a creative and luxurious renovation, relaxing ambience with generous hospitality.  We absolutely loved our time in this superb gîte.  Jane and Jane - thank you for your hospitality discreet but wise guidance on local options, and foresight in envisaging how Aux Têtes could be a paradise.  Well done and thanks.

J & T Australia 27 June 2015

From what we hear by word of mouth this gîte is quite exceptionally lovely.  You have created a home in which one can truly feel at home, which enhances the whole experience of the beauty of Burgundy.  Your warmth, attentiveness and thoughtfulness have made this a perfect week.  Thank you!

C, A, M & J France Aug 2014

Nous avons passé un merveilleux séjour aux ‘Les Volets Bleus’.  Le gîte est formidable et nous avons pleinement profité de la piscine (fort heureusement chauffée !), de la terrasse, du barbecue … et de la vue imprenable.  Nous vous remercions pour votre hospitalité et votre gentillesse.  Nous avons particulièrement apprécié les bons produits que vous nous avez offerts des notre arrivée, ainsi que l’excellent moment passe en votre compagnie, entre pissaladière et Pouilly-Fuissé.  Enfin nous avons découvert des sites remarquables de cette ‘Bourgogne du sud’ que nous ne connaissions pas.

D, T A, M & J Belgium Aug 2014

Unfortunately, our week is already done...  Time is going too quickly in your small paradise.  We spent a wonderful time in your gîte.  It is extraordinary to see how you prepared everything for us like soap in the shower, kitchen with all the stuff we can use and need, a bit of everything in the fridge.  It’s like home!! Thank you so much for your daily smile and your lovely recommendations for our visits around.  Please don’t change!

T, J and family England Aug 2014

We’ve had a peaceful, relaxing week.  It really is a lovely gîte.  The views are beautiful.  Many thanks.

G & B England July 2014

What a lovely gîte.  It is clear that a lot of thought has been put into making this a comfortable "home from home".  The well equipped kitchen, the beautiful bedding and nothing says “welcome to Burgundy” more than the fresh flowers.  The beauty of the accommodation and surroundings and the thoughtfulness of Jim and Jane have added to our enjoyment of our Burgundian experience.

R & P Canada Jul 2014

What a lovely stay in this cosy and welcoming gîte.  Thank you for your warm hospitality.

C, B, M & P Holland Aug 2013

Thank you for the warm welcome.  We have had a wonderful time in your beautiful gîte and swimming pool (and home grown eggs, beans, bread, beer and walnut dressing) .

Family S Belgium Aug 2013

Thank you so much for turning an unexpected and unplanned holiday extension into a fantastic extended weekend.  The gîte is wonderful, everything one needs and more, we all enjoyed the calm, the swimming pool and the dinners outside.  You have been fantastic hosts.

S & N Lyon, France Feb 2013

Thank you for a wonderful space and atmosphere to relax and unwind around a gorgeous area of discovery! A beautiful gîte with everything and more, that is peaceful, quiet and serene.  Wonderful hosts with great recommendation! Thank you.