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Air extractor

The air extractor has 3 switches:

1) On/Off switch to turn on the light

2) On/Off switch to turn on the extractor fan

3) Different extractor fan levels from low to high

If the extractor doesn't turn on, please check the isolator switch inside the cupboard to the right of the stove.

Ceiling fan

Outside:

You have a fan over your outdoor dining table. To operate the fan, use the switch located on the right-hand side wall when facing your table from the main house. 

On the switch panel, the fan switch is the second switch from the right. When you switch this on, you should hear a beep, and the light will turn on.

Should you want to operate the fan with the light, simply use the white remote (found in the basket with the lemons) and press the power button. If you would like to operate the fan without the light, you can press the top left button (the lightbulb icon) to turn off the light and then subsequently press the power button.

Kitchen: 

To operate the kitchen fan, follow the same instructions as above. Switch on the fan using the switch located to the left of the kitchen door leading out to the courtyard, near the oven. You can find the remote for the fan on the wall next to the switch.

Arrival

Address
Passatge d’Alio 13, 08037 Barcelona, Spain

How to get there
Your apartment is located in the lovely Gracia neighbourhood, very close to Eixample.
Its access is very easy with a taxi as well as public transports.


Please note that Uber doesn’t operate in Barcelona, there are many Taxis in the streets but you can also use “FREE NOW Barcelona” app to book taxis in the city.

We also recommend you use “Citymapper” if you want to find itineraries via public transports.

Metro:
L4: stations Joanic, Verdaguer
L5: station Verdaguer

Access to the home
Once you arrive in front of your August home, use your key to enter the building.
Go up two floors with the stairs or press “1” in the elevator. You can read “Primero” on the wall in front of the elevator.
Your apartment is the door ‘2’ on your right.

Intercom
The intercom to the apartment is “1o2a”.
From the apartment, the intercom is right next to the door: you can answer your guests and open the door by pressing the key button.

Arrival

Key Collection Point:

August has a partnership with KeyNest and you can drop off your keys at the following address which is a 19 minute walk from the apartment or a 5 - 10 minute drive. If you are getting a taxi, most will drive past this however please mention it to the driver.


Cannes Carnot - Tabac Caro - 47 Boulevard Carnot, 06400 Cannes, France

Opening times: 7:30 am-11:30 pm Mon - Sun


Key collection code is: 563210


To collect a key, just enter the shop and speak with the shop assistant or owner. They will be happy to assist

When returning the key, please see the departure guide.

Pedestrian Access

45 Avenue de Vallauris, 06400, Cannes, France

Please contact the August team or your property manager if you have any doubts about your check-in or if you are checking in outside of the key nest opening times.

The main entrance is the green gate with the numbers “41 - 43 - 45” displayed to the right of the gate. 

The electric fob can then be used on the magnetic keypad on the bottom of the intercom to the right of the gate. 

Enter the block directly in front of you and head straight on to the door on the right. Use your magnetic fob again on the gold intercom to the right of this doorway to gain entry to the foyer to the lifts. 

Once in the lift press “5” to head to the fifth floor. Your home is number 53, you should pull the door towards you whilst unlocking the key to unlock the door to your apartment. 

Intercom

The intercom is next to the apartment entrance, simply answer the phone to talk with the person at the gate. To open the first gate, press the first button on the bottom, then the key button. When you open the door, communication stops, so make sure you provide all necessary information before unlocking the doors.

Arrival

Address

The Cottages, Little Minster, Minster Lovell, Witney, OX29 0RS, United Kingdom.

How to get there

Enter the exact address into Waze or Google Maps and you will be directed right to your house.


If you’re approaching from the nearest train station, Charlbury, follow the Minster Riding street to its end. Once you pass the Old Swan pub (this should be on your left), Minster Riding goes slightly on the right. At its end, turn right onto School Hill and drive up the hill. The Cottages will be on your right, clearly labelled ‘The Cottages’ to the left of the large wooden access gate.

If you’re approaching from Burford Road, ignore signs to Little Minster and take the next left signposted “Mister Lovell”. Follow this road down the hill and at the junction, with a bridge to your right, go straight ahead. The Cottages is the second house on the right up School Lane.


How to get into your home

Follow the path down to the front door once you’ve entered the garden.
On the left of the building you will find a black lockbox.

Lock Box Code: 2901

Please keep in mind that the top lock is a safe lock that automatically locks when you leave. When going out in the front garden, always have a key with you in case the door locks.

Please always leave the terrace door key by the TV in the living room at your departure. We also recommend keeping it in here at night.

Arrival

Address
Carrer de Sion, 28, 07460 Pollença, Mallorca


How to get there
Any GPS will take you straight to the house, it is a very easy address to find.

Keybox
A key box is located behind the window shutters on the left of the entrance door.
Code: 0702


We recommend you leave a set of keys in this box during your stay in case you get locked out.

Arrival

Address

25 Chemin du Castellaras, 06650 Le Rouret, France

How to get there

You will find the address easily when entering the address into a GPS. We suggest arriving during daylight hours whenever possible and driving slowly through the roads. While the roads are safe, they can be a bit challenging to navigate, especially if you're not accustomed to driving on narrower country roads.

Access to the home

Once you arrive in front of your August home, you can find the key box on the top left of the wooden gate.

Key code is 0602

On the keys, there is your house key and your gate remote. Press the button on the gate remote to open the gate. Please be aware that your gate opens towards you so make sure to give the gate a little space on arrival. 

Once the light is flashing the gate will open. The door opening is also a little slow, so please press the remote once and wait until the door is fully open before entering to avoid malfunctioning the gate. 

Please always make sure to leave one remote control in the lockbox before leaving the house. The gardener and pool maintenance companies need it to access the garden during the week.

Take the stairs on the left of the house to reach the entrance door.

Sets of keys: One in the lock box and one on the entrance table. A key set includes one front door key and a gate remote.

Arrival

Key Collection Point:

August has a partnership with KeyNest and you can drop off your keys at the following address which is a 20 minute walk from the apartment or a 5 - 10 minute drive. If you are getting a taxi, most will drive past this however please mention it to the driver.


Cannes Carnot - Tabac Caro - 47 Boulevard Carnot, 06400 Cannes, France

Opening times: 7:30 am-11:30 pm Mon - Sun


Key collection code is: 144125


To collect a key, just enter the shop and speak with the shop assistant or owner. They will be happy to assist

When returning the key, please see the departure guide.

Address
70 Avenue de Vallauris, 06400, Cannes, France

Access
Please contact the August team or your property manager if you have any doubts about your check-in.

Access the apartment

The main entrance from the street is the large green gate labelled “70-76”.

Use the magnetic key under the key pad to open the pedestrian door, or the first button to open the gates to enter with a car.

If driving, follow the road to the left where there is ample visitor parking. To park your car in the underground car park you will need to go to retrieve the remote from the apartment.

Go to the building entrance marked 76. As you enter from the street through the green gates, the path is ahead of you, slightly to your left. Use the small key to open the glass door and walk up one flight of steps to the 1st floor. The apartment door is on your right. The large key will open this door.

There is also lift access, if you use the lift, go to floor 1 and it is the door on your left as you exit.

Arrival

Address

115 chemin Rene Payot, 74400 Chamonix-Mont-Blanc, France

Residence Les Alpes II, floor 1, apartment 74

Access your home

When you are in chemin Rene Payot, continue to the building entrance (number 115, building II).

The first building door is open during the day. At night, you can open it with your building key or with the code 1974.

Open the second building door with your building key.

Take either the stairs or the lift to the first floor. The apartment is the last door on your left when getting out of the elevator.

Arrival

Address
Carrer de Mallorca 22, 07108 Soller, Illes Balears, Spain

How to get there
Any GPS will take you straight to the house, it is a very easy address to find.

The house is in a “residents only” street: you can drive up to the house to drop off you bags, luggages or even groceries.

However, you cannot park in the street.

Key box
Your set of keys is saved in the keybox near the door

Code is 0701

Arrival

Address

272 Chem. de Sartoux, 06370 Mouans-Sartoux, France.

How to get there

Please remember to use Traverse du Four as it's wider than the other roads.

Access to the home

Once you arrive in front of your August home, press the code: 0601A to open the gate and access the parking space.

You have one classic key to open the house door. Inside the house, you will also find a remote control, to open the gate and a small key next to each garden door.

Please always make sure to leave the remote control in the Halley drawer before leaving the house, so garden and pool maintenance team can access the property without disturbing your stay.

To access the key box, continue to the garage door. The key box is on the left behind the small shutter door.

Code is 0601

Arrival

Address

Via Case Alte 70, 55012 Capannori LU, Italy

How to get there

We recommend you choose a small or middle sized car rather than a SUV as Tuscany roads can be very steep.

Rather than the address, we recommend you enter these coordinates into to your GPS: 43.90684479091391, 10.633408175919175

Otherwise, first go to Petrognano, Campannori LU: From Lucca and Pisa, GPS and apps will take you to Petrognano via Tofoni, this is a very narrow and bendy two-way road itinerary. We highly recommend that you go up to Petrognano via San Gennaro.

You will  get to S. Pietro Apostolo church in the center of Petrognano. From the church, take a sharp turn onto via Delle Case Alte. From here, despite the beautiful views, please know the road is narrow and bendy up to the house.

You will cross two forks on the road:
- 1st fork: Keep right on a white stones road


- 2nd fork: Keep left into a vegetated road

You will arrive in front of your property: it is the very last on the road.



Key box

To enter your home, first go through the gate that will always be opened: if not, you can pull the handle from outside through the grid of the door.

On the gate's left column coming in, you will find a key box.

Code is 5501.

Please note that there is no handle on the house's main entrance: you always need your key.

We strongly advise you always leave you key on the door when outside or you would risk locking yourself out.

Arrival

Address

Second floor, apartment 4, 73 Av. Ravanel le Rouge, 74400 Chamonix-Mont-Blanc, France

How to get there

Your August home in Chamonix is located on the pedestrian street of Av Ravanel le Rouge.

You can park your car and walk to your building - 73 Ravanel le Rouge, apartment five and on the second floor.

The building is located right next to the “little Casino” (approximately 1-minute walking distance).

Once in the house, collect the white card and the magnetic key from the wooden board in the kitchen. The card will give you access to the pedestrian area, whilst the magnetic key will allow you to enter the residential garage and use your parking space.

One key to access the residence building and a second key to open your August home

Once in the apartment, you will find:

• A white card to swipe at the barrier of the pedestrian street of Chamonix village, a one-minute walking distance from your home; and

• A magnetic key that opens the garage and allows access to the building through the main entrance.

• Two additional keys that will open the ski storage and the mailbox. Upon departure, please remember to leave all the keys found in the apartment on the wooden board, in the kitchen.

Arrival

Address
Carrer de l’Alqueria del Comte, 55, 07100 Sóller, Illes Balears, Spain

How to get there
Any GPS will take you straight to the house, it is very easy to find.

Access to the home
Once you face the outside of the house, you will find the key box on the right of the front door.
Keybox code is 0701

Extra keys

Extra sets of keys are left available in the centre drawer of the wooden sideboard on your right when entering the house.

Arrival

Address

543 rue Joseph Vallot, 74400 Chamonix-Mont-Blanc, France

Via des Traz, Bat. II, Apartment 32

Access the entrance walking

Pedestrian access is: Via des Traz, Bat. II

From the city center walk on “rue Joseph Vallot”, Continue past the Axa Insurance building.

Take the first road on your left after AXA, A sign will display “Residence La Via des Traz - PROPRIETE PRIVEE”.

Continue following the path heading around the building to porch number 38. This should be the second porch you come to.

You can access your residence building with the building key.  your home number is D32.        

The map on the right shows how you can access your home. Please follow the dotted lines to your apartment entrance.

For an easier access to the ski lockers, you can also use the pedestrian access to the parking using the code 3512 on the left of the parking gate (See parking section for more information)

Access the apartment

Floor - 3 There is access via the lift or the stairs which are found on your left in the hall corridor. The stairs are also one of the emergency exits.

The door is found to the left of the lift.

To open the door, pull the door handle up while turning the key in the lock. The entrance door can be a little difficult, don’t hesitate to push it firmly.

Arrival

Address

Via di Riaffrico, 21, 51016 Montecatini Terme PT, Italy

How to get there

We recommend you choose a small or middle sized car rather than a SUV as Tuscany roads can be very steep.

The address isn't enough to find the property on most GPS. We recommend you use these coordinates 43.9036865, 10.7704251

We also recommend you to use the "Waze" app rather than Google maps.

First, go to: 43.901780, 10.779018

From the main road, take a strong right coming down or a slight left coming up. You will pass the house on the photo.

See photo: (red arrow)


Continue 650m to 43.90197260891287, 10.772288543563887

You will see a big red house, continue on the right

See photo (red arrow)

Then continue 200m to the last turn before the house

The coordinates are https://goo.gl/maps/pw6mjfSugUQ6ueaM6

See photo (red arrow)


You can continue up for a few meters and will face the entry gate of your home.

See photo


Access your home

Once in front of the gate, you will find a key box on your left.

Code is: 5101

Open the gate with the remote, you need to be quite close for the signal it to be detected.

Please always make sure to leave the remote control in the Halley drawer before leaving the house, so garden and pool maintenance team can access the property without disturbing your stay.

Continue up the road and you will arrive on the parking space in front of the pool.

Your set of key gives you access to the main entrance door. To access it, continue past the veranda and you will get to the entrance wooden door on your left.

Arrival

Address

6 New Row, Aldsworth, Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, GL54 3QS

How to get there

Input the address into either Waze or Google Maps and you will be directed to the home.

Accessing your home

A lockbox is available on the poleon the right of the entrance of the driveway.

Lockbox code: 5402

Arrival

Address

Via Macchino, 2, 51010 Massa e Cozzile PT, Italy

How to get there

We recommend you choose a small or middle sized car rather than a SUV as Tuscany roads can be very steep.

The address isn't enough to find the property on most GPS. When looking at maps it will not show the road to the property

We recommend you use the what3words code - young.devalued.constituted. You will need to download the what3 words app to use these.
When putting them into the app - Select navigate to and select the navigation app you would prefer.


Alternatively you can use the maps coordinates 43.922745, 10.740759

We also recommend you to use the ""Waze"" app rather than Google maps.

Once you have set up your navigation either using the what3words or coordinates. You can start your journey.

Note the navigation is taking you to a hidden intersection off the main road. This will be on your left. This is shown by the black arrow in the picture below.

*Note I would drive slowly as it is easy to miss*


 

Once you have successfully taken the turning this will continue down this tight single road. You should see the white gates. The gate code is 5101 E


See photo:

Continue through the gates onto the house which is the only house on the road.

The what3words is fury.festoon.bosses - coordinates are 43.9195590, 10.7394901  

Please additional photos of what it should like on Maps. You should be driving down strada provinciale SP31 to get to the intersection

 

Access your home

You will find key box  next to the main entrance at the front. The lock box is down to your left on the outdoor sink wall as you look at the door.

Code is: 5102

The main door access is round the front of the house. There is a secondary door, should you wish to use it close to the parking. This leads into a bedroom downstairs. This will be however be bolt locked internally so first access will need to be through the main entrance.

 

Your set of key gives you access to the main entrance door.

Keys on your ring will be

- Front door shutter

- Front door

- Garage key

- Side enterance > Back bedroom

Arrival

Address

143 Chemin des Hautes Valettes, 06140 Tourrettes-sur-Loup, France

How to get there

Any GPS will take you to the property, it is easy to find.

Please know that the road can be a little steep.


Access your home

The key box is on available the left of the gate
Code: 6601

You can also open the gate directly using the code 2331E

Arrival

Address

814 chemin des Picholines, Domaine du Vignal, 06740 Châteauneuf-Grasse, France

How to get there

A GPS takes you to the entrance of "Domaine du Vignal" which is a private street closed by a big metal gate.

Google coordinates: 43.6576956900706, 6.981647270995401

Gate code is: 1961


Access your home

Enter the private street and continue straight to the end of the street. The entrance gate 814 is in front of you.

Google coordinates: 43.6552929, 6.9806218

A key box is installed on the outdoor gate: 
Key box code is: 6604

You can also open the gate directly: 
Gate code is: 8799#

Arrival

Address

Via Polveriera, 6, 51011 Buggiano, PT, Italy

Access your home

We recommend you choose a small or middle sized car rather than a SUV as Tuscany roads can be very steep.

When putting "Podere le Rondini" in Google maps, you will be able to find your home. However, the GPS won't give you the right itinerary. We recommend you follow the following steps to get there.


Follow the gps until you get to this junction with the coordinates 43.9191431,10.7292886 on google maps. Take the left road.

Follow the left road and continue down until you reach the very end of the road. You will see a black double gate. This is the entrance to your home and your house name “Podere le Rondini” is written on an sign on the left of the gate.

A sign shows "Podere le Rondini".


Take left following the sign and continue down until the very end of the road. You will arrive at your house, this is your gate:


The name of the house is written on a sign on the left of the gate: Podere le Rondini

The key box is on the right of the gate
Code: 5101

Arrival

Address:

Carrer de Pere Caffaro Pintor, 6, 07630 Campos, Balearic Islands, Spain

Access your home:

Any GPS will take you straight to the house, it is a very easy address to find.

You will find the key box next to the door,
Code: 0703

Arrival

Address

Carrer de Londres 78 (Flat 1-2), 08036 Barcelona, Spain

How to get there

The building entrance is right on the intersection between Carrer de Londres and Carrer de Casanova.

It is the entrance to two adjoining buildings.

Access your apartment

For your first arrival, your property manager will give you access to your apartment in person.

Once you passed the building main door, go up the first stairs and turn left: you will find the elevator or stairs to go up to your apartment.
In the elevator, press 1. The apartment door is on your left coming out of the elevator: door 2.

Your apartment is equipped with a connected lock: your property manager can give you a QR code to access your apartment. To open the door, put the QR code in front of the cell on the left of the door. You will hear the door clicking. Once the door is unlocked, simply push it to get inside.
The August team is working on having classic keys cut for the apartment door.

During office hours, a concierge stays at the entrance of the building and leaves the main building door open: you can go past reception without a key.
Office hours - Monday to Friday:
- 9am to 2pm
- 4pm to 7pm
Out of these hours, please use the front door keys available in your apartment.

Arrival

Address

616 Rte de Bourgeois, 74920 Combloux, France

How to get there

Using the address in your Sat Nav will take you to the property, but it may try to take you up an off road (4x4 only) track for the final stretch. This is not necessary, there is a paved road to take you the whole way to the property which we highly recommend you use to get there. See below instructions.


- Coming from Combloux/ Megeve or the South

Make sure you take the route via Le Bouchet and NOT Le Pelloux.

- Coming from the A40/ Sallanches/ Geneva/ Chamonix
Follow the Sat Nav to 47 Rte de Nant Cruy/ co-ordinates 45°55'06.9"N 6°37'43.1"E.
When you get here, continue along Anc Rte de Combloux and take the next right onto Rte de Nant Cruy

Once you are on Rte de Nant Cruy, you can enter the property address into the Sat Nav, 616 Rte de Bourgeois, and it should re-route you to the property via the paved roads, or continue following these instructions.

Follow Rte de Nant Cruy for 2km until you reach the left turn onto Rte de Barthoud (45°54'53.7"N 6°36'50.0"E).

Continue along this road for 1.5km until the right turn onto Rte de Bourgeois, the road is opposite 448 Rte de la Combe.

Your property is 150-metres up this hill on your left. You will see the barrier ahead of you.


Access your home

There is a barrier to access the property private road. The keypad is on the left as you drive up to the barrier, between the letter boxes

Barrier code: #4807

Drive through, keep to the right and past a house to your left, the property is straight ahead.

The front door key will be located in the key box which is on a pillar opposite the front door.

Key box code: 7401

Arrival

Address

47 rue de Bretagne, 75003 Paris, France


How to get there

The address is very easy to find with a GPS.


Access your home

The building entrance is a big red door.
Code is "bell 3679 bell"

Enter the small courtyard and go to the first door on your left (building B).
Code is "bell 137 bell"

Take the elevator or the stairs up to the 1rst floor:
- out of the elevator, the apartment door is on your very right coming out
- with the stairs, pull the fireproof door on the right.

The apartment door is right after. Note that the fireproof door shuts quite heavily.

A key box is available on the left of the entrance door.

Key box code is 4772.

Please note the lock can be a little difficult to open. If so: pull the door to you while turning the key in the lock.


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