Our family home to share with your family!
We offer a parental suite with a children room for your stay at La Forge.
Our renovated 200 year old home and former blacksmith's shop has been our family home for over 30 years. Surrounded on three sides by vineyards the enclosed garden and fields with its mowed paths and fruit trees are perfect for families with children of all ages.
We welcome you at our Bed&Breakfast for a nice family stay.
At the first floor of our house :
- The parental suite : The Iris bedroom offers a queen size bed for the parents
- The children bedroom : 4 built in beds and/or one Single bed room, right next to the parental suite.
- The Bathroom : a private barthroom will be at your disposal.
Price is per suite with your family breakfast, of course, included !
Our home is to share: a spacious living room with a baby grand piano, a well stocked French/English library, dining room and out door (URL HIDDEN) the summer there is a wonderful outdoor "living room" under the cherry trees where you can retreat with your vacation book and a glass of wine.
I'm usually always around, either here at La Forge or down the road at our farm. As I've lived here in the area for much of my life and was the director of a cultural center for many years I usually know what's going on !
We've made the choice of not having a pool here on the property so as not to have to worry about children and pool noise but our guests have access to a private like 2 miles down the road. Its turquoise water and sandy beach have been a delight for our guests.
La Forge is, of course, a non smoking house...I do have an ash tray for outside smokers.
CHILDREN: As it's our family home it's well adapted to children and babies but it is NOT CHILD PROOF. It is not a "ikea house" and I haven't taken out everything that is fragile. The livingroom is off grounds for little children except with an adult as the baby grand piano is not for (URL HIDDEN) is too tempting for little fingers. The children's room has two bunk beds but the upper birth is for the 10 and over only. I have left several of the gates that I put up for my grandchildren under 3 in strategic places.
ANIMALS: Please ask first. I think that if you're traveling with your dog, they are well behaved and I allow them in the ground floor bedroom if they bring their own bed! I don't allow pets in the upstairs or in the dinner and living rooms. The garden is fully enclosed and is a great place to play with your dog.
La Forge est, bien sûr, une maison non-fumeur. Demandez notre unique cendrier pour fumer dans le jardin...loin des autres hôtes !
Notre maison de famille...ou j'ai élève mes enfants accueil des enfants avec plaisir (pour eux et pour nous)...mais il n'est pas "child proof". Ce n'est pas une maison ikea, il y des choses fragiles et un salon ou les petits doivent être avec un adulte...le grand piano est très tentant pour les petits doigts.
Il y a une chambre d'enfant avec des lits superposé. Pour utilisé les lits du haut il faut avoir 10 ans. Dans la maison il y a quelques barrières pour mes petits enfants que je laisse en place toute l'année.
Depuis que nous n'avions plus de chien ici à la maison les chiens de nos hôtes sont les bienvenues dans la chambre terrasse au rez de chaussé. Je part de l'idée que s'ils vous les emmenez en voyage ils sont bien élevés. Ils ne sont pas admis dans la salle a mangé ni dans le salon...mais nous avons une grande jardin qui est fermé pour qu'ils puisse jouer avec leur maitres.
I'm a french american who has been living in France most of my life. I've run a B&B for many years and I organise personalised specialty tours (cooking, wine, gardens, brocant and contempory art)... as well as being an agent for european performing artists who perform for children and family audiences in North America and Asia. My husband, Bruno, is a psychatrist in Bordeaux and a passionat cook and gardener. We both love working on our 14th and 18th century houses, we have a very messy wood shop where we seem to have never ending projects and every year we have new hopes for our gardens that keep us busy. However, we like to take time to enjoy my four children (who are spread out between several countrys) and our grandchildren... as well as our guests who often become good friends !