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Lovely Stone Cottage

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Very Good 4.5/5 Score from 5 reviews

Gite | 3 bedrooms | sleeps 6

Key Info
  • Great for children of all ages
  • Car essential
  • Pets welcome
  • Private garden

Our 18th Century terraced cottage with thick stone walls and a slate roof has been fully and lovingly renovated, bringing together traditional materials and techniques with good modern design. It sleeps 6 people very comfortably, or 8 if you wish to use the cot and the futon bed.

The ground floor is completely open plan - ideally suited for sociable evenings of cooking, eating, conversation and family fun. It comprises an open kitchen with solid oak worktops, living area with sofas, armchair and coffee table, and a large dining table and chairs. The kitchen is fully equipped including a washing machine, tumble dryer and dish washer.

Upstairs there are two bedrooms, one with a small double bed and a cot and the second with full size bunk-beds. The bathroom has a WC, wash basin, bath with shower above and shelving.

Up a further flight of stairs is a gorgeously spacious loft bedroom with a large double bed and room for the single futon-bed (which is normally downstairs) if needed.

Visitors can play and picnic in the garden, which is across the single track road which runs in front of the house. There is a large stone barbecue, ideal for cooking some of the wonderful treats to be found at the local market.

The cottage is in Montreuil Poulay - a quiet village with a bar, a shop and a church, about 80 miles from the ferry ports of Caen and St. Malo, and not much further from Cherbourg. If you are travelling by air there are currently lo-cost flights to Dinard and Tours - each about 80 miles from the house. Half way between the historic towns of Mayenne and Lassay les Chateaux, in the region of the Pays de la Loire, Montreuil Poulay is an ideal base from which to explore the neighbouring regions of Brittany and Normandy as well as the local Mayenne department. This lovely part of France is renowned for its cheeses and fruit - apples for cider and calvados, and pears for perry.

Size Sleeps up to 6, 3 bedrooms
Will consider House swap, Long term lets (over 1 month), Short breaks (1-4 days)
Access Car essential
Family friendly Great for children of all ages
Notes Pets welcome, No smoking at this property

Features and Facilities

General Central heating, CD player
Standard Kettle, Iron
Utilities Clothes dryer, Dishwasher, Cooker, Fridge, Washing machine
Rooms 3 bedrooms, 1 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms
Furniture 2 Sofa beds, Single beds (2), Double beds (2), Cots (1), Dining seats for 8, Lounge seats for 5
Other Linen provided
Outdoors Private garden, BBQ
Access Parking

The Pays de la Loire region

Mayenne

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2 Oct 2014

4/5

"Loads of character!"

We stayed at the cottage for two nights on our way back from the south of France. What a contrast! Bags of character, a really interesting place. Very well equipped kitchen, books, games and very frie… More

13 Jun 2014

4/5

"repeat visitor"

Spacious,comfortable and superbly located.Well equipped especially in the kitchenWouldn't hesitate to recommend… More

27 Apr 2014

4/5

"A superb escape!"

The cottage is laid out well with almost all the creature comforts you'd need. It is worth mentioning that there is no tv, dvd or wifi. As we travelled with our 5 year old son it was a minor cult… More

24 Sep 2013

5/5

"A blissful place to stay"

Walking in to the cottage, one is filled instantly with a sense of possibility. The white walls and uncluttered space allows you to create your own holiday atmosphere. The long dining table is perfect… More

22 Sep 2013

5/5

"Lovely peaceful setting in a little French village"

The cottage is great for a couple or larger groups. It is cosy and homely with a well equipped kitchen and comfy beds. Small bar/shop selling bread and other essentials a few minutes walk away. Many great walks possible straight from the door. Close to lots of pretty, traditional towns accessible by car or bike and beautiful French countryside to be explored in the surrounding area.

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Calendar last updated:19 Dec 2014

Based in United Kingdom

Languages spoken
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  • French

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