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Le Jarrier Gite - Front and Private Parking area

Gite | 2 bedrooms | sleeps 4

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

We are very proud to have been voted by our guests as a Top 10 Winner in the "Holiday Lettings Hall of Fame for 2011". Le Jarrier Gite offers self catering accommodation in a rural setting. It is s a recently converted stable / barn which has been renovated to provide a detached holiday home with modern facilities and a well appointed kitchen. Sleeps 4 and in addition, we have a travel cot for a baby / toddler complete with bedding. We also provide Free WI-FI.

Le Jarrier is set in 2 acres and this provides excellent space for our guests to enjoy. The large secure gite garden area benefits from its south facing position with stunning views and has an above ground private pool (4.5 meters) & parking for 2 cars or more.

The gite has a very well equipped kitchen and the conservatory / garden room provides excellent views of the surrounding countryside from the dining / living room area.

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

On the first floor is the main private/gallery style bedroom directly off the stairs, with a double bed and an en-suite W/C, giving the property 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) with the added bonus of French TV & DVD player (with USB port) in the lounge which has a 32" LCD TV. There is also a Playstation 2 with a range of games.

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.

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), Short breaks (1-4 days)
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, Suitable for people with restricted mobility
Notes No pets allowed, No smoking at this property

Features and Facilities

Luxuries DVD player
General TV, CD player, 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 Single beds (2), Double beds (1), Cots (1), Dining seats for 4, Lounge seats for 6
Other Linen provided, Towels provided, High chair
Outdoors Balcony or terrace, Private garden, BBQ
Access Secure parking
Further details indoors

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.

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) and a DVD player in the lounge with a 32" LCD TV & 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 also 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 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. 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.

Gite garden furniture includes: 4 loungers, 2 outdoor dining tables & seating areas (one on the patio outside the conservatory and the other in a sheltered / shaded area), a gas BBQ, Comfy coffee table / seating set for 4 & parasol, The gite is also equipped with outdoor lighting and outdoor electricity sockets enabling guests to benefit from the outdoor space.

For children, we have a range of outdoor games available e.g. Giant "Jenga", Large "Connect 4", Boules, bat & ball games etc. and a childrens' picnic bench. The parking area is alongside the gite and there is easily room for 2 or 3 cars.

Adults and children love to feed our pigs, sheep,chickens & goat.

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.

There are also some tea bags, sugar and coffee for your use.

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

Owner is English speaking and is contactable / nearby for advice and information.

The Loire Valley 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 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, 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. A swimming pool and tennis courts are also available at Fresnay sur Sarthe.

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Review 1-10 of 18

23 Sep 2013

5/5

"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

5/5

"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

5/5

"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

5/5

"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.

30 Nov 2012

5/5

"The warmest welcome..."

Le Jarrier Gite is a complete home from home, situated in rolling countryside with a seasonal changing landscape. The accommodation is new, refreshing and well thought out with a large conservatory an… More

22 Oct 2012

5/5

"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

5/5

"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.

25 Aug 2012

5/5

"The perfect country retreat."

The hosts are a most genial couple and helpful beyond expectations. From the welcoming pack through to the farewell waves they ensure that their guests make the most of their stay in the Sarthe.The gi… More

7 Aug 2012

5/5

"A lovely home away from home"

We very much enjoyed our holiday and definitely consider this a place to come back to. The owners have been very welcoming and helpful, the house and immediate surroundings are lovely. Great views. The rural area offered us lots of wind-down time, great forestry and very sweet small villages. The house itself offered all than if not more amenities to provide for a worry free holiday. We all loved the farmyard animals.

31 Jul 2012

5/5

"Extremely satisfied"

Lovely place, ideal for a getaway but not too far from the amenities, all the little things like dishwasher tablets etc included so aside from food you won't need anything. Owners are there when you need them but let you get on with it and very friendly, lovely people.
Sunsets, animals and local area are beautiful.

Review 1-10 of 18

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Heather L.

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