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Le Jarrier Gite

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Excellent 5/5

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Le Jarrier Gite - Front and Private Parking area

Gite / 2 bedrooms / sleeps 4

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Gite / 2 bedrooms / sleeps 4

Key Info
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 7 km
  • Swimming pool
  • Great for children of all ages
  • Car advised
  • No pets allowed
  • Private garden

Le Jarrier Gite offers self catering accommodation for up to 4 guests in a rural setting. It is a converted stable / barn renovated to provide a detached holiday home with modern facilities & a well appointed kitchen. We also provide FREE WIFI.

The gite sleeps 4 in a total of 2 bedrooms and is set in 2 acres, providing excellent space for guests to enjoy. The large secure garden area benefits from a south facing position with stunning views & an above ground private pool (4.5 meters) & parking for several vehicles

Le Jarrier Gite has a very well equipped kitchen & the conservatory / garden room provides excellent views of the surrounding countryside.

The shower room, with walk-in shower is on the ground floor as is bedroom 2 with full / adult size (3' wide) bunk beds.

On the first floor is Bedroom 1, the main private/gallery style bedroom directly off the stairs, with a double bed and an en-suite W/C, giving the gite the added benefit of 2 W/C's (one on each floor).

There are two UK Satellite TV systems (in both the lounge and main bedroom of the gite) with the added bonus of French TV & DVD player (with USB port) in the lounge which has a 32" LCD TV & a Hard Drive TV Recorder. There is also a Playstation 2 with a range of games.

We have a travel cot for a baby / toddler with bedding and also a high seat.

Heating is provided via electric wall heaters and there are no additional charges for electricity.

Bedding and towels are all provided free of charge as is a Welcome Pack including a Bottle of Wine, bread, 6 eggs (from our own chickens), milk, butter & jam.

Children and adults love feeding our animals e.g. our chickens, goat, & sheep.

2015 will be our 8th year & we have been fully booked every season to date, with a high number of returning customers +/or their friends & famliy. We are also proud of our EXCELLENT score rating of 5/5 on Trip Advisor (25+ reviews).

Further Information - from 2015 we have 2 additional bedrooms, with a lounge and shower room in the main farmhouse. If you wish to bring additional guests, please ask for the prices and availability of the Additional Accommodation.

Size Sleeps up to 4, 2 bedrooms
Nearest beach Sille Plage at Sille le Guillame (Lakeside Beach) 7 km
Will consider Corporate bookings, House swap, Long term lets (over 1 month)
Access Car advised
Nearest Amenities 3 km
Nearest travel links Nearest airport: Rennes (Brittany) 155 km, Nearest railway: Sille le Guillame 8.5 km
Family friendly Great for children of all ages
Notes No pets allowed, No smoking at this property

Features and Facilities

Luxuries Internet access, DVD player
Pool Private outdoor pool (unheated)
General TV, CD player, Pool or snooker table, Games room, Satellite TV, Wi-Fi available
Standard Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer
Utilities Clothes dryer, Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine
Rooms 2 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms of which 1 En suites and 1 Shower rooms
Furniture Double beds (1), Bunk Beds (2), Cots (1), Dining seats for 6, Lounge seats for 6
Other Linen provided, Towels provided, High chair
Outdoors Private outdoor pool (unheated), Balcony or terrace, Private garden, BBQ
Access Secure parking, Not suitable for wheelchair users
Further details indoors

To summarise, the accommodation at Le Jarrier is a self catering gite which sleeps 4 in 2 bedrooms.

The gite has a selection of books about France e.g. exploring the Loire Valley, French Cheese and Wine , French Villages and a full sized French / English dictionary.

Our folder "Welcome to Le Jarrier Gite" gives detailed information about the gite itself and facilities in the local area as well as a very wide range of tourist information from Chateaux, local Adventure Activities, markets, Le Mans, The beautiful and popular Alpes Mancelles and much more.

There is an IPOD & MP3 Docking station, Playstation 2 (PS2) with a range of games in the gite which also benefits from two UK Satellite TV's (in the lounge and main bedroom). The 32" LCD TV in the lounge also benefits from a hard drive TV recorder enabling you to record programmes while you are out, and also a DVD player & a selection of DVDs.

For babies / young children we have a travel cot (complete with bedding), stair gate and high chair and outside there is a children's picnic bench & games.

The large garden is fenced and secure. A selection of indoor games e.g. Scrabble, Cluedo, "Farm-opoly", Chess, Cards, Jigsaws, Draughts and many more & a range of fiction books. The gite has Free WI-FI.Heating is via electric wall heaters and there are no additional charges for electricity.

Bedding and towels are all provided free of charge and there is also a good size fridge freezer, washing machine and a Coffee machine. There is a rotary clothes line in the gites private garden and also an indoor drying rack.

Further details outdoors

As Le Jarrier is set in approx. 2 acres, there is plenty of outdoor space to enjoy in addition to the private gite garden area which benefits from 2 different seating areas, one sheltered/shaded and the other on the patio directly outside the main conservatory.

We have friendly sheep, chickens and a goat, which are very popular with guests of all ages.

The pool is 4.5 meters wide and 120 cm high, ideal for the whole family (seasonal / unheated) and is above ground, accessed by a small ladder which can be detached very easily for the safety of younger children.

We have an open barn which as well as providing a sheltered seating area, has a range of games, mini football table, "air hockey", table tennis, pool/billiards etc. for children.

Gite garden furniture includes: Loungers, 2 outdoor dining tables (each will seat 6+), parasol & other seating areas, a gas BBQ, comfy coffee table / seating set. The gite is also equipped with outdoor lighting and outdoor electricity sockets enabling guests to benefit fully from the outdoor space. For children, we have a range of outdoor games available e.g. Giant "Jenga", Lawn Crouqet set, Large "Connect 4", Boules, bat & ball games etc. and a childrens' picnic bench. The parking area is alongside the gite and there is room for several cars.

Further details

A Welcome Pack is provided for your arrival: Bottle of Wine, French Bread/Baquette, Butter, 6 Fresh Eggs (from our own chickens), Milk & Jam.

We provide washing powder and dishwasher tablets for your stay and there are also a few basics to help you until you get to the shops: a starter amount of tea bags, sugar, coffee, cling film, tinfoil, salt pepper & kitchen roll etc.

Bedding, towels, electricity & gas are all included in the price.

Owner is English speaking and is contactable / nearby (in the farmhouse at Le Jarrier) for advice and information.

The Pays de la Loire region

Le Jarrier Gite is situated about a mile and a half from the village of St Georges le Gaultier and provides an excellent base for many types of enjoyable day trips.

There are the many Vineyards and Chateaux of the Loire Valley, the ever popular Zoo at Le Fleche, the famous Le Mans Race Circuit - home of the 24 hour endurance race as well as many more places of interest within easy reach.

The Sarthe area can provide you with sight seeing at an easy pace, or action packed adventure - it is all available.

Our location is less than 20 miles south from the Normandy region, enabling a day trip to the historical Normandy Landing Beaches (further north), and guests can visit Alencon with a good range of shops & twice weekly market. Within 1 hours drive are Chateau Sassy and Carrouges Chateau, both offering guided tours.

Only a couple of miles west of Le Jarrier is the Mayenne region and the popular Evron, Mayenne and Saint Suzanne to name only a few......

The local roads are excellent and we are approx 20 mins. from Junction 20 of the A28 autoroute.

Generally speaking, the weather is warmer than that of the UK.

Fresnay sur Sarthe

The Alpes Mancelles, only a few kilometres from Le Jarrier Gite, is a well known area of natural beauty popular with visitors and the village of St Leonard des Bois offers canoeing, walking & tree climbing.

Within half a mile of Le Jarrier Gite is the viaduct at St Georges le Gaultier, where organised Bungee Jumps are available. The local lake with beach at Sille le Guillaume (just 10 mins drive from Le Jarrier) offers cafes and bars, boat hire, pedalos, crazy golf, tree climbing and fishing. There is a mini train ride available to take you around the lake if you prefer a change from walking, and the forest is ideal for walking and cycling. Fresnay sur Sarthe has a traditional weekly market and medieval ruins offering excellent views. Local markets every day of the week.

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11 Sep 2014


"Beautiful, well equipped Gite in peaceful location."

We traveled with our two young children ( 1 & 3) looking for a relaxing break while remaining entertaining for the kids. This holiday ticked both boxes. The Gite is beautifully restored and is well equipped for adults and children alike. It's located in a peaceful, rural area providing the perfect base for exploring the surrounding area (with which there's plenty to explore). The owners Gary and Heather were extremely helpful and although we didn't need to see them at any point in the week i'm certain that they'd have done everything in their capacity to help us with anything we required. I'd definitely recommend the Gite and will be doing so. We are already thinking of when we can next re-visit. Thanks again and look forward to returning soon.

28 Jul 2014


"beautiful and relaxing, so peaceful."

We don't normally stay in gites on the owners property but we are so glad we did this year. Heather and Garry made us feel so welcome and were there if we needed them but without being intrusive. The animals were so entertaining. We had everything that we could have wished for and will certainly be returning with family next time. So thank you for a fantastic holiday Heather and Garry.

7 Jul 2014


"Perfectly renovated farm building out in the peace of the countryside"

As above a well finished gite right out in the country. Lovely hosts for whom nothing seemed to be a hassle. Would highly recommend and think that it would suit most groups / age ranges.

2 Jun 2014


"Fabulous place"

The site was spotlessly clean, very comfortable, a real home from home. Equipped with everything you could possibly need. The location is perfect for peace and tranquility. The owners are onhand if there are any issues or questions. I would highly recommend.

23 Sep 2013


"Home from home, relax"

Everything needed is there, one of the most fully equipped gite we have stayed in. Even on wet days there are DVDs, PSP games, CDs and board games to play. Although the owners are on site you would never know it. The privacy is great. The views from the gite are beautiful, and sun sets stunning. Sheep and goat present for feeding waste bits too,and cats to play with. So relaxing, home from home

24 Aug 2013


"All we wanted & more."

A perfect setting for a first class gite, supported by the most friendly & helpful of hosts in Garry & Heather. A compact gite with all the facilities we were looking for. Set in beautiful countryside, this is the perfect base to explore the region or simply relax in the garden and dip in the pool. The whole experience was very good, with nothing to dislike.

9 Aug 2013


"Well-Equipped Gite in Stunning Location"

We were so well looked after by Heather and Garry that we felt immediately at home at Le Jarrier. The gite was well-equipped and catered for entertaining all age groups, eg pool, outdoor games, Playstation, DS + games, board games, together with lots of tourist information on places of interest.

15 Jul 2013


"Perfect gite for the family"

This was the most well equipped Gite that we have stayed in. We wanted for nothing. Peace and tranquillity. Our time was over to soon so will have to visit again. Ideal base for exploring. It was nice to know the english owners are near by so any help or advise if needed was there. Large garden for the children, the pool was ideal for a dip. A very clean & comfortable home.

22 Oct 2012


"A*** gite Would highly recommend"

The gite was one of the most lovely places we have stayed. Superb interior and surroundings Very peaceful and stunning views. Owners Heather and Garry are most welcoming and helpful without being intrusive. Would certainly recommend to anyone wanting a GETAWAY LOCATION. Would highly recommend. One suggestion try not to travel from Paris Charles de Gaulle as it is quite exhausting and hair raising.

26 Sep 2012


"Extremely impressed! Absolutely excellent gite with all mod cons - and lovely owners"

The gite itself was by far the best in which we have ever stayed. The owners had thought of providing all modern conveniences, everything that we could have needed - and much more. The welcome pack on arrival including fresh farm eggs, bread, milk and wine was a lovely touch. The gite was very clean and very well furnished to a high degree with it's own garden and in a lovely rural location but also within easy drive of many interesting places including the famous Le Mans. I would gladly recommend this as a holiday stay.

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      • 7 Years listed

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      Calendar last updated:31 Aug 2015

      Based in France

      Languages spoken
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