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Farmhouse | 4 bedrooms | sleeps 10

Key Info
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 15 km
  • Great for children of all ages 5
  • Car essential
  • Some pets are welcome - please contact the owner
  • Private garden

Welcome to this typical farmhouse in the Alpes Mancelles ( North Sarthe, South Normandy) renovated by ourselves. In our self-cattering gite, you'll spend a good time with friends or family as it offers 4 bedrooms one of which is on the ground floor, ideal for disabled people. Sleeps up to 15 people.

Inside: kitchen, fireplace, 2 bathrooms including toilets (one disabled toilet), playroom ( with 2 convertible sofas), baby furniture ( 3 beds, 2 baby chairs, a changing mat and bath seat).

Outside: big garden ( 2000m2), BBQ, outdoor table and chairs, play area/swings, climbing rope and slide.

We also have childrens' bikes, football nets, balls, etc....

La Souvelle is located in the countryside, in the middle of fields: ideal for walks, cycling or ...relaxing in the garden.

Nearby: Canooing, horseriding, bungee jumping, forest, lake with swimming area and a beach, Alençon ( 26 km), Le Mans ( 50km), plenty of nice villages to visit....

The 1st evening, we offer you a typical meal from the region and home made cider (free of charge).

Gite de France 3 épis Label.

Rental: Week-end from 368€; Week: from 525 €.

Size Sleeps up to 10, 4 bedrooms
Nearest beach Sille le guillaume lakeside beach 15 km
Will consider Corporate bookings, Long term lets (over 1 month), Short breaks (1-4 days)
Access Car essential, Wheelchair users
Nearest Amenities 6 km
Nearest travel links Nearest airport: Rennes (Brittany): 155 km, Nearest railway: Sille le Guillame 15 km
Family friendly Great for children of all ages, Suitable for people with restricted mobility
Notes Pets welcome, No smoking at this property

Features and Facilities

Luxuries Log fire, DVD player
General Central heating, TV, CD player, Games room, Wi-Fi available
Standard Kettle, Toaster, Iron
Utilities Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine
Rooms 4 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms and 1 Shower rooms
Furniture 2 Sofa beds, Single beds (4), Double beds (3), Cots (2), Dining seats for 10, Lounge seats for 6
Other High chair
Outdoors Balcony or terrace, Private garden, Shared garden, BBQ, Bicycles available, Climbing frame, Swing set
Access Wheelchair users, Secure parking

The Loire Valley region

La Souvelle 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 10 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 La Souvelle 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 also about 20 mins. from Junction 20 of the A28 autoroute.

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

The Alpes Mancelles

The Alpes Mancelles, located in the middle of the Natural Regional Park Maine and Normandy, only a few kilometres from La Souvelle 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 La Souvelle 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. An outdoor swimming pool and tennis courts are also available at Fresnay sur Sarthe as well as in Saint Georges.

In The village, you will find a bakery and grocers, as well as a bar and restaurant, opened every day.

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Calendar last updated:02 Aug 2014

Based in France

Languages spoken
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  • French
  • German

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