Description of the accommodation

September 2012
September 2012

This low energy home was constructed in 2012 in accordance with High Environmental Quality standards of sustainable development.


All the houses in the Golden Lakes village are constructed on a wooden frame using sustainable products that are respectful of the environment.

The houses are warm and comfortable with excellent thermic and acoustic insulation.

Each house has a large terrace and is surrounded by small ponds and gardens.


L'Heure Bleue is a large holiday home approximately 130m2 (1,400sq ft) in size with 4 bedrooms, a wonderful 30m2 (320sq ft) terrace and a private sauna.

On the ground floor, there is a separate toilet and a double bedroom with en suite bathroom, a cloakroom area, an open plan living room, dining room and kitchen plus an adjacent utility room.

Ground floor bedroom

  • One double bed with 2 single mattresses and a double duvet 240x220cm + two pillows
  • Spacious wardrobe
  • En suite bathroom with shower



Living and dining room

  • Large dining table (with extension) and 8 dining chairs
  • 4 wooden folding chairs are also available
  • The living room also has television with English channels (up from July 2013), a coffee table, a 2 person sofa and a 3 person convertible sofa
  • The pivoting wood burning stove can be directed towards the living room or the dining room
  • The floor to ceiling French windows lead out onto a large terrace with garden furniture.



The open plan kitchen is equipped with a fridge freezer, a vitro-ceramic hob, a fan oven and grill, a dishwasher, microwave oven, coffee percolator and Senso coffee machine. A full list of kitchen utensils is available under “inventory”.

To the standard list we have added a teapot with filter, a toaster, egg cups, a set of kitchen scales, and some coasters.


On the first floor there are three bedrooms, one with an en suite bathroom, a separate toilet plus an additional shower room.

Bedroom with en suite

  • One double bed with 2 single mattresses and a double duvet 240x220cm + two pillows
  • A private balcony (8m2/86sq ft) with view over the lake a table and 2 garden chairs
  • En suite bathroom with bath
  • Small armchair
  • Spacious wardrobes


Bedroom with bunkbeds

  • One bunkbed
  • Two single duvets 150x200cm + two pillows
  • Chair
  • Wardrobe


Twin Bedroom

  • Two single beds
  • Two single duvets 150x200cm + two pillows
  • Chair
  • Wardrobe


Shower room

  • Wash basin
  • Cupboard space
  • Shower
  • Hairdryer



Private sauna


Description of the site

The site extends over 20 hectares along the banks of Lake Plate Taille.

Designed by the architects Philippe Valentiny & Associates, the holiday homes all have pure simple lines with wood ever present.

The houses are built in clusters surrounded by landscaped gardens with numerous ponds and water features.

Numerous walkways, little wooden bridges and tranquil ponds all contribute to the feeling of peace and well-being.


In the heart of the Belgian countryside, the Golden Lakes Village is a 4 star site offering numerous leisure activities both on-site and in the immediate vicinity including:

  • A water park with slides, whirl pools, water tubes, a jacuzzi, steam bath, sauna, tropical garden, solarium, and soon a new Zen spa
  • Sports facilities (tennis and basketball courts, football pitches, “pétanque” courses, table tennis tables and a playground….)
  • A beach and water sports facilities (sailing, kayaking, canoeing, water and jet skiing…)
  • On site facilities (reception, internet, bed linen rental, restaurant)
  • “Accrobranches” a tree climbing adventure park
  • An extensive network of recreational foot paths
  • Cycle paths and cycle rental.
  • A horse riding centre