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An oasis of calm in the Ardennes countryside near Sivry-Rance

[106510-01]
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14 Persons - 6 Rooms
(Children and babies included)
Very good Read comments 8.8

With a tranquil location at the edge of lush green woods, this charming and spacious house is perfect for relaxing holidays.

The minute you arrive you will be charmed by the character of this large house: together with its extensive private grounds, it's more like a small estate than a typical holiday cottage. The huge living room with its impressive wood-burning stove is perfect for warming up after a forest hike, and the combined kitchen/dining-room offers plenty of informal space for up to 14 persons. Also on the ground floor are two bedrooms with ensuite bathrooms – with a further four bedrooms upstairs there is a total of 6 bedrooms and 6 bathrooms (all ensuite). There's a further shower in the top floor relaxation suite, where you'll also find a good-sized sauna - an added luxury that's just one of the special things about this top quality rental. 

As welcoming as the house is, we suspect you'll be spending a lot of time outside on the wide, elevated terrace, with its views of the garden, pond and woods. The grounds are ideal for relaxing and for playing with children – there's even a ping-pong table – but please note that the pond is not secured and children will need to be closely supervised. 

The house is located in Sivry-Rance, just 5km from the little town of Sivry itself - where you'll find a bakery, pharmacy, and small supermarket.

This part of the Ardennes is great for long walks and leisurely rambles, and there's plenty to explore both in Sivry-Rance and further afield, including the marble museum at Rance, the Aquascope nature centre at Virelles and the Eau d'Heure lakes and dam: a ride on the 'Red Crocodile' is sure to be a highlight of your holidays.

An easy 20-minute drive takes you to Chimay, the best-known Trappist brewery in Belgium. Here you can discover the rich flavours of these delicious beers, and the cheeses that complement them.   

And just 4km over the French border is the tourist resort of Val Joly where your group can experience a whole range of exciting activities, including fishing, sailing, and archery. 

With 6 bedrooms and 6 bathrooms and an amazing garden, this is fantastic self-catering accommodation for a group of friends, or several generations of one family

Accessibility
1 dog permitted
Leisure facilities
Relaxation area, Sauna
Barbecue
Fire
Wi-Fi
Bedroom(s) and bathroom(s)
6 bedrooms
6 bathrooms
Baby equipment
1 child's chair, 1 baby bed
Exterior
Private terrace 
Outdoor games
Private garden 
Parking and facilities 
Private Parking
Fanny - Customer Service Advisor
Advice from Fanny Customer Service Advisor

The big plus points of this house for 14 persons are undoubtedly its wooded surroundings and garden, and the picturesque pond which stretches along the garden next to the house. The pond is unfenced and has rough edges that are steep in places: it is essential that children are not left to play unsupervised.

Please also note that the owners do not accept group bookings for student parties or hen/stag parties. 

Special conditions

It is not allowed to organise student parties, bachelor parties, drinking parties,…

Availability

Environment

Type accommodation
Detached
Location
In the woods
Nearest street
In a dead-end-street
Acoustic environment
View on
Sous bois et Jardin
Orientation
North-West

Additional information

Total area
380 m²
Number of floors
3
Number of bathrooms
6
Number of bedrooms
6
Heating
Central heating

House composition

Level 0

  • Sitting room

    Fireplace inserts, TV
  • Living space

  • Dining room

  • Equipped kitchen

    Ceramic hob x 4, Oven x 1, Microwave x 1, Fridge x 1, Freezer, Dishwasher x 1 Electric kettle , Toaster , Coffee machine , Squeezer
  • Bedroom 1 - 2p

    2p bed x 1
  • Private bathroom 1

    Bath, Washbasin x 1, WC x 1
  • Bedroom 2 - 3p

    1p bed x 3
  • Private bathroom 2

    Bath, Washbasin x 1, WC x 1

Level 1

  • Hall

  • Bedroom 3 - 2p

    2p bed x 1
  • Private bathroom 3

    Shower x 1, Washbasin x 1, WC x 1
  • Bedroom 4 - 2p

    2p bed x 1
  • Private bathroom 4

    Shower x 1, Washbasin x 1, WC x 1
  • Bedroom 5 - 3p

    1p bed x 3
  • Private bathroom 5

    Shower x 1, Washbasin x 1, WC x 1
  • Bedroom 6 - 2p

    1p bed x 2
  • Private bathroom 6

    Shower x 1, Washbasin x 1, WC x 1

Level 2

  • Relaxation room

    Sauna, Shower x 1, Washbasin x 1

Outside

  • Private garden

    Area 700 m², Semi-enclosed
  • Terrace

    Area 48 m²
  • Terrace

    Area 90 m²
  • Outdoor games

    Pingpong table
  • Private car park

    Number of car park: 7

Practical information

Bed linen en bath towels to let (compulsory)
Drying-up towels supplied

In the neighbourhood:

Restaurants
5 km (Sivry)
Shops
5 km (Sivry)
Mistercash
5 km (Sivry)
Bakery
5 km (Sivry)
Pharmacy
5 km (Sivry)

23 Reviews Our team selects holiday homes based on criteria of quality, comfort and location. The satisfaction survey is only filled in by holiday-makers who stayed in this holiday house.
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8 .8
Very good

V. Frank NL Belgique
9.8
Group holiday among friends Weekend October 2021

top locatie

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Anonymous NL Belgique
9.5
Family holiday with young kids Weekend October 2021

The holiday-maker did not leave a review.

B. Greet NL Belgique
9.6
Group holiday among friends Long-Weekend August 2021

We hebben een leuk weekend gehad met vrienden. De tuin is heel erg mooi. De woning was goed uitgerust. De ligging is perfect en de omgevind is heel mooi. Alles was helemaal orde.

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I. Philippe FR Belgique
8.8
Family holiday with young kids Week August 2021

The holiday-maker did not leave a review.

Anonymous FR Belgique
9.2
Group holiday among friends Week July 2021

Maison très agréable dans un cadre sublime, propriétaire très sympathique

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Anonymous FR Belgique
9.6
Family holiday with adolescents Week July 2021

nous avons passé une belle semaine de vacances dans cette belle maison entourée de ce magnifique jardin ,l'étang est très beau , il y a beaucoup d'oiseaux et on peut faire de belles promenades à partir du gîte et on est bien reçu!

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D. Sebastiaan NL Belgique
9.1
Family holiday with young kids Week April 2021

Een zeer fijne vakantie in een prachtige setting :-) wij zagen reigers en hertjes in onze tuin... een absolute aanrader om hier te ontstressen!

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V. Jeroen NL Belgique
5.1
Holiday as a couple of age MidWeek September 2020

The holiday-maker did not leave a review.

N. Jean-Jacques FR Belgique
10
Group holiday among friends Week August 2020

Magnifique maison dans un cadre enchanteur.

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Anonymous NL Belgique
8
Family holiday with young kids MidWeek August 2020

The holiday-maker did not leave a review.

D. Jelle NL Belgique
9.9
Group holiday among friends Weekend August 2020

We hebben een zalig verblijf gehad op een prachtige locatie. De vijver en tuin zijn magnifiek en ook alle kamers waren heel mooi en proper met elk een eigen badkamer. De bedden waren ook goed en de keuken heeft alle nodige voorzieningen. Eerdere mindere reacties mbt bedden en keuken kunt u dus negeren. Buiten zijn er 2 grote barbeques, voldoende zitplaatsen met parasol. Wij komen hier zeker terug!

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H. Marc NL Belgique
9.2
Holiday as a middle-aged couple Week August 2020

The holiday-maker did not leave a review.

Anonymous NL Belgique
8.6
Group holiday among friends Long-Weekend July 2020

Een parasol zou zeer gepast zijn om buiten te kunnen zitten bij zonnig weer.

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V. Leen NL Belgique
8.7
Group holiday among friends Weekend July 2020

zeer leuke woning, met ruimschoots voldoende sanitair, super leuke ligging, heel rustig en afgelegen

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Anonymous FR Belgique
9.6
Family holiday with adolescents Weekend June 2020

Deuxième week-end en famille et toujours aussi enchantés de séjourner dans cette très agréable maison si bien située au calme avec un magnifique etang. Les plus : salles de bains privatives pour chaque chambre, essuies de bain fournis et lits faits... et la sympathie des propriétaires. Nous reviendrons une troisième fois!

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O. Babak FR Belgique
9.1
Group holiday among friends Weekend March 2020

The holiday-maker did not leave a review.

C. Matthias NL Belgique
8.9
Group holiday among friends Week January 2020

Zeer mooie vakantiewoning, zeer goed gelegen. Rustig met een prachtige tuin en vijver. Zelfs in de winter! De keuken uitrusting kon een opfrisbeurt gebruiken (weinige lepels, kopjes en kommen), de vaatwas werkte wel maar was in precaire staat. In minstens 1 van de kamers was het bed oncomfortabel (zakte fel door naar het midden). Over het algemeen zeer leuk verblijf.

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D. Kris NL Belgique
7.7
Family holiday with young kids Week December 2019

Het vakantiehuis is aangenaam en gezellig, MAAR: de keuken en stockage ruimte is veel te klein, er is te weinig keukengerief. Het afwasmachine was onderaan stuk (pootjes zakten door). De slaapkamer rechts beneden is een héél vochtige kamer. De lattenbodem was er stuk, de WC bleef er lopen (storend 's nachts), het douchegordijn was er beschimmeld... Babydekbed was vuil (gele vlekken) en 1 matras (kamer boven) zakte door. Er was 's morgens te weinig warm water om iedereen te kunnen douchen.

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Catherine
__Réponse de Catherine, Ardennes-étapes
__A répondu le 24/02/2020

We zijn blij dat u een prettig verblijf heeft genoten. De eigenaar laat weten dat de nodige reparaties zijn gedaan en dat de winterperiode wordt gebruikt om de kamers op te frissen en waar nodig matrassen te vervangen. Het warme water zou voldoende moeten zijn met een totale capaciteit van 350L

V. Frank NL Belgique
8.7
Group holiday among friends Weekend December 2019

Prachtige ligging,je hebt er alles wat je nodig hebt om er een gezellig weekend van te maken,2 werkpuntjes ,de beeden zijn aan vervannging toe net zoals het salon,de kuisploeg die het huisje schoonmaakt mag wat nettern(oude kledij gevonden in de kleerkast,waarschijnlijk achtergelaten door de vorige huurders en 1 toilet was niet gekuist,maar daar kon de eigenaar niks aan doen hij is een echte gentelman.

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K. Reza EN Belgique
7.1
Family holiday with young kids Weekend November 2019

this house nee big renovation, a lot os things must be changed, like beds, WC and bathrooms, make it deeply clean. please wash the towels and blankets. apart from that, the location of the house is amazing

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R. Els NL Belgique
8.8
Group holiday among friends Weekend November 2019

The holiday-maker did not leave a review.

S. Maurice FR Belgique
9
Group holiday among friends Weekend November 2019

Très agréable maison, endroit exceptionnel. Nombreuses promenades dans les environs.

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Anonymous NL Belgique
8.3
Group holiday among friends Weekend October 2019

The holiday-maker did not leave a review.

Niveau 1 As quiet as it gets
Absolute peace and quiet, house is located on the countryside, in the middle of nature, in a small hamlet, in a calm dead-end street,…
Niveau 2 Very calm
The house is located in a small village, you might hear sounds typical to the countryside, or some children playing outside,…
Niveau 3 Limited
You will find yourself in a village centre, next to a road without constant traffic, you might hear the neighbours or farmers in the area,…
Niveau 4 Average noise level
A busy road passes next to the house, traffic sound is ubiquitous.
Niveau 5 High noise level
The house is located in the city centre, right next to a busy national road or close to the highway, at a crossroads, traffic sound is constant.

Entre Sambre-et-Meuse, belgian-style canyons and large lakes

Spread out between the Provinces of Namur and Hainaut, the Entre-Sambre-et-Meuse area reveals original natural sites. The Eau d'Heure Lakes (the largest in the kingdom) offer a host of activities and are ideal for sailing. The Fondry des Chiens is much more arid as it is a real canyon, great for discovering unique vegetation.