Starting with a 2ha agricultural land, in 1999 I bought a backhoe. I started to make it accessible, then I planted 150 trees. 6 years of administrative difficulties did not get the better of my determination. The opening took place in September 2006. In constant search of improvement, I have just bought a small piece of land on the edge of the brook to make it a relaxation area.
Very attached to my region, its geographical assets, the richness of its architectural and culinary heritage. I wish to share with all visitors the soul of my region and help them discover this preserved nature.
Being alone to manage my village, I quickly felt the need to open towards an association which proposes the same identity. The goal is to exchange ideas, to talk about our difficulties, and especially to take advantage of the experience of each one to promote my village and my region.
The Hameau de Gites l’étang des portes in the Creuse, for the welcome and the kindness of Anne and Frédéric, and for the authentic and preserved side of this unknown department.
The funny story of Mrs. R! On the day of departure, after having loaded her luggage in the car, she went to her chalet with her friends for a last meal. As soon as she returned to the parking lot, she was stunned to find that her car had disappeared! To the thief she cried! But after investigation, we realized that the car had gone down the slope by itself. We found it a few meters further down stopped by a tree. Mrs R had forgotten to apply the handbrake…