Converted in 2006/07. A comfortable, well equipped and spacious rural retreat idealy suited to families and set in four acres of beautiful french countryside.It is in a quiet location but within easy access to local amenities and outdoor pursuits. The surrounding area is ideal for walking, cycling and fishing.
This is a superb base for touring this interesting area and getting a taste for the real France.The beautiful fortressed town of Fougeres with its excellent shops, restaurants and cafes is only 20 minutes away. Local shops, bars and restaurants are only 5 minutes away.Many of the local towns have weekly markets which are definitely worth a visit.
Why not barbecue on arrival and relax with a complimentary bottle of wine or a few beers.
|Size||Sleeps up to 8, 4 bedrooms|
|Nearest beach||Swimming Lake with beach 20 km|
|Will consider||Corporate bookings, House swap, Long term lets (over 1 month)|
|Nearest Amenities||3 km|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Rennes 40 km, Nearest railway: Laval 20 km|
|Family friendly||Great for children of all ages, Suitable for people with restricted mobility|
|Notes||No pets allowed, No smoking at this property|
|Luxuries||Log fire, DVD player|
|Pool||Private outdoor pool (unheated)|
|General||Central heating, TV, CD player, Table tennis, Satellite TV|
|Standard||Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer|
|Utilities||Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine|
|Rooms||4 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms and 1 En suites|
|Furniture||Single beds (4), Double beds (2), Cots (1), Dining seats for 8, Lounge seats for 8|
|Other||Linen provided, High chair|
|Outdoors||Private outdoor pool (unheated), Private garden, BBQ, Bicycles available|
|Further details indoors|
The property has the benefit of full central heating, which is available during the Spring and Winter months.The ground floor is open plan. At one end, there is a fully fitted Kitchen with integrated dishwasher and fridge, cooker and microwave. In the centre, there is a farmhouse table and chairs. At the other end there is a stone fireplace with wood burner, TV, DVD player and sky box which receives English freeview channels.On the ground floor there is a Utility room with washing machine and chest freezer and a separate WC.There is also an iron and ironing board. On the first floor there are two twin bedrooms and two double bedrooms, one of which is en-suite with a separate shower and a family bathroom with bath and shower.The main bedroom has a Queen sized bed for extra comfort.
|Further details outdoors|
The front is landscaped with trees and shrubs and the rear patio leads to a lawned area and access to the field.
Next door there is a Games room with a table tennis table and bar football.
Forget the stress and crowds. Leave the beaten track behind and discover a different kind of holiday.Burgeoning greenery as far as the eye can see, infinitely varied nuances of granite on facades worn by the ages, a few cows here and there and hedges parcelling out a landscape on a human scale.Rediscover sensations you'd forgotten.Walking, birdsong in the trees, complete relaxation and a thousand causes for amazement, a thousand reasons to explore.History,land,water and excitement.
Explore the beautiful city of Fougeres with its historic fortifications or relax on the beach by the swimming Lake which is located in a beautiful forest with cycle tracks, walks and other activities. The fine medieval cities of Laval, Mayenne and Vitre are all within a short distance. When you have seen the sites, why not hire a boat and cruise up the river Mayenne.
Mont St Michael is approximately one hour away with guided tours of the Abbey.On the way is the beautiful Cathedral of Pontmain which is about 15 minutes drive. The fortified city of St.Malo is well worth a visit with it's pretty harbour and numerous beaches.
For the children there are theme parks with water slides and zoos
The area is gently undulating countryside with long quiet country lanes, ideal for walking, biking and fishing.In Levare (approx 2KM) the recently refurbished and extended bar/restaurant (Le Bacchus) is recommended and Nadine is sure to give you a warm welcome.There is also a bakery in the village and an ancient Chateau which is open from the begining of July till the end of September. The town of Gorron (approx 4 KM) has a number of shops and restaurants.There is a good Swimming pool with outside access in the Summer and tennis courts.Canoes and rowing boats can be hired on the river and there is a golf course and other outdoor activities which include paint balling and wire walking in the trees.