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Cottage | 2 bedrooms | sleeps 4
Two bedroomed cosy cottage with an abundance of beams and stone in beautiful countryside away from it all. Suitable for adults only wanting to cycle, walk or just relax. Golfing and fishing nearby. Large kitchen/diner with woodburning stove and gas stove to use in the summer weather. Washing machine and tumble dryer available if needed. Separate Lounge with woodburning stove. Downstairs toilet and wet room facilities. Comfortable bedrooms with double bed in each. Main bathroom upstairs with shower over bath. Lovely views.
Friendly English couple living on site in separate cottage.
|Size||Sleeps up to 4, 2 bedrooms|
|Nearest beach||Fougeres 30 km|
|Will consider||Long term lets (over 1 month)|
|Nearest Amenities||10 km|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Rennes Airport 50 km, Nearest railway: Laval 50 km|
|Family friendly||Great for children of all ages|
|Notes||Some pets are welcome - please contact the owner, No smoking at this property|
Features and Facilities
|Luxuries||Log fire, DVD player|
|General||TV, CD player, Satellite TV, Wi-Fi available|
|Standard||Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer|
|Utilities||Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Washing machine|
|Rooms||2 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms and 1 Shower rooms|
|Furniture||Double beds (2), Dining seats for 4, Lounge seats for 4|
|Outdoors||Private garden, BBQ, Bicycles available|
|Further details outdoors|
Cottage overlooks an extensive grass area that is available for your private use with a pretty stream that runs through the land.
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About this location
The Pays de la Loire region
The climate in this area is considerably warmer than the UK with long hot Summers and warm Springs and Autumns. The beautiful city of Fougeres with fortified château is situated 20 kms away as is the swimming lake which is located in a beautiful forest with cycle tracks, walks and keep fit activities.
Mont St Michel is approx. an hours drive away. Inside the Abbey is well worth a visit and guided tours in all languages are available. Pontmain with its beautiful cathedral is situated approx 15 kms away. Jardin des Renaudies is a beautiful garden situated a five minute drive away from the property.
There are two châteaux situated 10 mins drive away from La Grande Gennerie, one of which is open to the public. There is an abundance of history in this area with beautiful cities situated on the banks of the Rivers such as Laval, Mayenne, Vitre all with Medieval history.
There are many beautiful gardens in the area to visit plus zoos, children's theme parks with water slides. This year we have been trying out various attractions so will be able to help you with your choices as there are so many things to see and do.
At the house we have a box with leaflets showing various activities for all ages. We have found some excellent tree walking locations in this area ideal from 5yrs to adult. Walking, Cycling and fishing are fabulous in this area. Excellent golf course 30 mins away.
Small village with amenities in Gorron which is approx 10 mins drive away, English Pub at Desertines and also French Traditional Bar Restaurant, 5 mins drive away. Various restaurants approx 10-20 mins drive away. Patisserie at Desertines approx 5 mins drive. Golf at Laval 50 mins away. Bagnoles de l'Orne which is a spa town and also has a 9 hole golf course which is approx. 30 mins away. Various Medieval towns round and about.
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31 Aug 2014
Visited with our teenage daughter for a peaceful summer break. The cottage is just outside the small village of St Aubin Fosse Lovain. It is well equipped and in the same complex as the owners home wh… More
7 Aug 2014
"Perfect Peaceful Escape"
We are on our fourth visit to this perfect, relaxing corner of France. The holiday cottage is across the courtyard from the English owners home who are hospitable, helpful and always on hand as and wh… More
5 Aug 2014
"A perfect place to stay in rural france!"
We chose La Butte because we wanted somewhere 'off the beaten track ' situated in beautiful countryside - and this was perfect ! The gite is very comfortable and had everything we needed. We… More
23 Sep 2012
"Peace and quiet"
What a lovely part of the world. So peaceful and a great place to relax. The cottage had everything that we needed and was very characterful (the odd bumped head, but it is an old cottage). Being woke… More
17 Sep 2012
My husband and I travelled from Australia and stayed at La Butte for 7 weeks from May toJuly 2012.The accomodation and the location could not have been better.Even though the weather was unseasonal fo… More
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