"There is nothing I can add that has not been already said, except to confirm the truths told below! Mont Joie was absolutely perfect for our family of 4. We enjoyed every patio and terrace, each day! Mornings were spent on the terrace off the master bedroom suite to watch the morning fog lift to reveal the beautiful view. As the sun rose, the teenage daughters enjoyed the sun terrace with commanding views of the river. When it was hot, we enjoyed the covered terrace where we could smell the garlic from a local restaurant. And, the large window by the dining table was often the sight to enjoy the great balloons float across the landscape.
There is a wonderful hidden entrance to the house as well that we utilized more frequently than the front door. This one comes up from the bottom of the terraces and brings you up through the house. It was just charming.
I imagine you will love, as we did, the caretaker, Martine. She is a bundle of joy and energy! We hoped for daily visits as we equated them to a shot of coffee! Don't despair though, she is not intrusive and we welcomed her visits. She just wants to make sure you have what you need and is happy to guide you to a restaurant or provide other helpful information.
The house lacks for nothing... all has been carefully thought through and is awaiting your visit. In fact, the owners are so thoughtful, they arrange for a welcome basket from the local grocer. It has everything you need to begin enjoying the house the moment you arrive! The house was spotless, beds were so comfortable, kitchen was well stocked with very sharp knives (unusual for a rental!), and the bathrooms were decadent. The owners provide very helpful information along the way too... with fantastic communication to assist with planning, and lots of materials at the house to make sure you are able to operate foreign appliances! They are quite different than American brands!
We are already considering when our return trip will be and we hope to stay for longer than one week next time!"
Date of Stay: July 2016
Review Submitted: August 13, 2016