Minimum Equipment List

In order for owners to list their property with OVO Network, they are required to provide the minimum equipment below.

Furniture

  • Dining table
  • Lounge seating
  • Beds
  • Bedside lamp per person
  • Bedside table per bed, usually two for double beds

Linen and Towels

  • Fluffy duvets
  • At least 1 pillow per person
  • Mattress protectors
  • Plain cotton bed linen
  • 1 large bath towel per person
  • A plentiful supply of hand towels
  • Bath mats
  • A plentiful supply of tea towels

Storage

  • Chest of drawers for each bedroom
  • Wardrobe for each bedroom
  • Matching good-quality coat hangers per wardrobe

Kitchen

  • Colander
  • Large mixing bowl
  • Small glass bowl
  • Water jug
  • Measuring jug
  • Chopping boards
  • 2 serving trays
  • 4 serving dishes
  • 3 professional-standard cooking knives (chefs, carving, paring)
  • Knife sharpener
  • Bread knife
  • Corkscrew
  • Bottle opener
  • Can opener
  • Potato peeler
  • Potato masher
  • Tea strainer
  • Salad servers (pair)
  • Whisk
  • Ladle
  • Zester
  • Wooden spoons — selection
  • Wooden slice
  • Salad spinner
  • Sieve
  • Frying pans of different size
  • Small (milk) pan
  • Medium pan
  • Large pan depending on property capacity
  • Casserole dishes with lids
  • Teapot
  • Sugar bowl or box
  • Milk jug
  • Cheese grater
  • Cheese board
  • Cheese knife
  • Scissors
  • Egg cups (1 per person)
  • Fruit bowl
  • Ice-making tray
  • Oven gloves
  • Oven roasting tray
  • Measuring scales
  • Pestle and mortar
  • Kitchen bin
  • Vase

Dining

  • Placemats
  • Water glasses
  • Wine glasses
  • Champagne glasses
  • Cereal bowls
  • Large coffee cups
  • Small coffee cups
  • Tea mugs
  • Cutlery (knives, forks, spoons, teaspoons)
  • Dinner plates
  • Side plates

Appliances

  • Fridge/freezer
  • Dishwasher
  • Washing machine
  • Tumble dryer
  • Hairdryer (one per bathroom)
  • Iron and ironing board

Cleaning

  • Vacuum cleaner
  • Broom
  • Bucket
  • Mop
  • Dustpan and brush
  • Bins as appropriate throughout the property
  • Sponges/tea towels

Babies

  • Cot (one per baby accepted at the property)
  • High chair (one per baby accepted at the property)
  • Baby bath

Exterior

  • Sun loungers
  • Sun chairs
  • Garden table and chairs
  • Barbecue
  • Parasol
  • 2 snow shovels
  • Petanque set
  • Automatic irrigation system for window boxes/tubs and flower pots
  • Ashtrays (for outdoor use only)

Entertainment

  • Flat-screen TV
  • French terrestrial/satellite TV
  • English satellite TV
  • DVD player + selection of DVDs English/French
  • Selection of books English/French
  • Pack of cards
  • Board games English/French (ie, chess, backgammon, draughts, Twister, Boggle, Connect 4)
  • Selection of CDs
  • Broadband internet with Wi-Fi
  • Equipment instructions for TV/DVD/satellite

Safety/security

  • Key safe or keypad door entry system
  • Fire extinguishers — which are serviced once a year
  • Fire blanket
  • Smoke detector
  • Carbon monoxide detector
  • Basic but up-to-date first aid kit

Miscellaneous

  • Small sewing kit
  • Christmas tree, lights and decorations

Consumables

  • Long matches
  • Firewood
  • Washing powder/liquid for clothes
  • Fabric conditioner
  • Dishwasher products
  • Washing up liquid
  • Cleaning products for all situations
  • Basic condiments — herbs, spices, bouillon, vinegars, mustards, rock salt and pepper
  • Toilet paper for arrival day at least
  • Kitchen paper
  • Sponges
  • Salt for winter
  • Bin liners
  • Rubbish recycling bags

Kitchen electrical

  • Electric cafetiere/coffee machine
  • Kettle
  • Toaster
  • Microwave
  • Raclette grill (2 if a large property)
  • Fondue pot (2 if a large property)

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