Gite | 1 bedrooms | sleeps 3

Key Info
  • Nearest beach 65 km
  • Swimming pool
  • Great for children of all ages 5
  • Car essential
  • No pets allowed
  • Private garden

L'Echerbaudière is situated in Northern Mayenne on the outskirts of St Denis de Gastines and close to the towns of Ernée and Mayenne. Set in over 3 acres of private gardens, surrounded by the Mayenne countryside, it is the perfect rural retreat, offering a peaceful relaxing holiday.

L'Arch has been tastefully renovated to offer modern, comfortable, accommodation that is ideally suited for couples seeking relaxation. It is the perfect location for those wishing to explore the interesting Mayenne region or some of the relatively nearer French tourist attractions and for those seeking leisure facilities: horse-riding, cycling, walking, fishing, golf and swimming etc, are all close by.

Size Sleeps up to 3, 1 bedrooms
Nearest beach Lake Sillé le Guillaume 65 km
Will consider Long term lets (over 1 month), Short breaks (1-4 days)
Access Car essential
Nearest Amenities 3 km
Nearest travel links Nearest airport: Dinard, Rennes 140 km, Nearest railway: Laval 35 km
Family friendly Great for children of all ages, Suitable for people with restricted mobility
Notes No pets allowed, No smoking at this property

Features and Facilities

Luxuries DVD player
General Central heating, Video player, CD player, Pool or snooker table, Table tennis, Games room, Satellite TV, Wi-Fi available
Standard Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer
Utilities Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine
Rooms 1 bedroom, 1 bathrooms of which 1 En suites
Furniture Double beds (1), Cots (1), Dining seats for 4, Lounge seats for 3
Other Linen provided, Towels provided, High chair
Outdoors Balcony or terrace, Private garden, BBQ, Bicycles available
Access Parking
Further details indoors

The entrance of L'Arch leads into an open plan lounge/kitchen/diner that has been fitted with a modern corner kitchen that provides a cooker, fridge, microwave, toaster etc. There is a dining table and chairs and the lounge area has a comfortable settee with UK TV via satellite as well as a DVD/video player. There are also several board games and books, and there is an extensive library of DVDs for you to borrow should you prefer to watch a movie with a glass or two of wine.

The wooden stair case in the corner leads up to the large double bedroom with its magnificent exposed beams (ample space for the additional single bed if needed (additional charge)) and the en-suite shower room.

L'Arch is fitted with electric heating for your additional comfort during the colder months.

Next door to L'Arch is a separate door that leads up to the large games room with it's high vaulted ceiling and exposed beams that offers the opportunity for pool/snooker, darts, baby-football, large chess set, TV, DVD player and numerous other games and books. Separate WC.

All bed linen and towels (except swimming towels) are provided. Baby facilities(cot, high chair, stair gate) can be provided upon request, free of charge.

Further details outdoors

Guests have the full use of the upper lawn, where you will find the large above ground pool (new summer 2013) which is solar heated from mid June - mid September (weather permitting), patio area with garden furniture and sun loungers, BBQ facilities and table tennis. At the side of the building is the paddock area which is ideal for children to play ball games etc and here you will also find the badminton net.

For guests that might wish to take a walk there is a bridal path that starts on the doorstep. Various bicycles available for guest use.

Further details

- Separate laundry facilities available.

- Welcome pack provided on arrival.

- All facilities are private/shared with other guests.

- English owner on site to provide any help or advice needed during your stay.

- B&B option available upon request.

- Exit clean available upon request.

The Loire Valley region

There are numerous towns and villages close by that offer the opportunity for interesting visits: Mayenne, Laval, Portmain, Vitré, Lassay Les Châteaux and Ambrières are just a few. The medieval town of Fougères is well worth exploring and is only a 30 minute drive. Laval also has a golf course and offers both an 18 and 9 hole course.

Le Mont St Michel (France's 2nd most visited tourist attraction) with its magnificent Abbey in the bay, quaint shops and restaurants offers a memorable day trip and is within a 2 hour drive. A must for all visitors.

Saint-Malo is the same distance and offers a walled city, cobbled streets, interesting architecture and an abundance of crêperies, restaurants and shops as well as beautiful beaches for an afternoons relaxation before the drive home.

St Denis de Gastines

L'Echerbaudière nestles in the gentle rolling coutryside of Northern Mayenne situated close to the towns of Ernée (10 kms) and Mayenne (16 kms).

The local village of St Denis de Gastines has two bars, two bakers, a small supermarket, bank facilities and horse-riding. There are numerous local châteaux well worth a visit and both river and lake fishing are within a 15 minute drive.

For those who like to cycle or walk, there are over 200kms of beautiful off-road cycle tracks close by and plenty of bridal paths both on the doorstep and within the local area.