Swallows & Amazons w/Croissant - Jura - Sleeps 6

Swallows and Amazons with Croissants 

  • Swallows & Amazons w/Croissant exterior
Swallows & Amazons w/Croissant in Jura, a cottage in Franche-Comté: Swallows & Amazons w/Croissant exterior

Riverside gite - lake view, 1/2 acre, fish, walk, cycle - beach 10 mins

Set in half-acre grounds on the bank of the Herisson river with river swimming, paddling and fishing right on the doorstep. 10 mins to Lac Chalain sandy beaches, outdoor waterslide complex, indoor swimming pool and pedaloe hire.

Ideally located for hiking, mountain biking, road biking, horse riding, bird watching, SUP, canoeing, and regional gastronomic specialities. A variety of local restaurants offering some incredibly reasonable but fabulous plat du jour. Rental canoes are available locally on the beautiful, tranquil river L'Ain.

If you own a sailing boat, a power boat or a jetski there's plenty of space to park your boat in the grounds. The 20km long Lac Vouglan is close by and divided into 3 sections with a dedicated powerboat/water ski section.

Sailing, windsurfing and paddle boarding are available on Chalain (10mins) and Lac Vouglan.

Accommodation: 1 double, 1 twin and 1 bunk bedroom. Well-equipped kitchen/sitting room with woodburner and fabulous views, shower room with separate toilet, washing machine, dishwasher, satellite TV, DVD player. Huge private garden with outdoor pizza oven, boule, hammock, barbecue, equipped for outdoor dining plus plenty of sun loungers. Ideal for families. Non-smokers only please. Sorry, no pets.


"Leaving very relaxed, determined to return." Nick, Max, Emily & Henry

"... we had a campfire almost every night and toasted marshmallows." Theo, Christopher, Jann & Julie

"What a fabulous location..." Marion & Paul

"...we're all leaving with some very fond memories of our holiday." David, Verity & Hallam

"One of the lovliest parts of France we have been to." Mike & Wendy

"Chocolate brownie done in the pizza oven is just the best!" Anon

This property has been listed with Chez Nous for 14 years

Swallows & Amazons w/Croissant Property Features

Location Type
  • Rural
  • Waterfront

  • Car Required

Housekeeping & Services
  • Iron and Ironing Board
  • Fuel and Power Included
  • Bed Linen for Hire
  • No Smoking

Open Fire/Wood Burner
  • Wood burner

  • 1 Double Bedroom
  • 1 Twin Bedroom
  • 1 Bunk Bedroom

Ground Floor Facilities
  • Ground Floor Bedroom
  • Ground Floor Toilet
  • Ground Floor Shower

  • Washing Machine
  • Dishwasher
  • Fridge
  • Freezer
  • Toaster
  • Oven
  • Hob
  • Grill
  • Coffee Machine

  • TV - Satellite or Cable
  • DVD Player
  • Books
  • Games

Leisure Equipment
  • Sun Loungers
  • Patio Furniture
  • Barbecue

Garden/Terrace/Play area
  • Private garden
  • Terrace / patio
  • Outdoor games area

Parking available
  • Off road parking

Activities within 20min drive of the property
  • Skiing
  • Wind Surfing
  • Fishing
  • Wine Tour
  • Theatre
  • Tennis
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Caving
  • Mountaineering
  • Mountain Biking
  • Horse Riding
  • Walking
  • Cycling
  • Pub/Bar within 1 mile

Local Water Sports
  • Water Skiing
  • Snorkeling
  • Sailing
  • Swimming (indoor pool)
  • Swimming (outdoor pool)
  • Canoeing
  • Kayaking
7 night(s) · 30 May 2020
Key Property Details
Property Name Swallows & Amazons w/Croissant
Reference 170446
Sleeps 6
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms 1
Owner's Website www.lookslikefun.com
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Swallows & Amazons w/Croissant in Jura

Nearest TownDoucier - 3 kms (approx)
Nearest AirportGeneva/Dijon - More than 30 kms (approx)
Nearest Ferry PortCalais - More than 30 kms (approx)

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