Javron les Chapelles holiday cottage rental with walking, log fire and TV and rural retreat

Excellent 4.5/5

12 reviews

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Cottage / 2 bedrooms / sleeps 6 Home 18885

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Cottage / 2 bedrooms / sleeps 6

Key Info
  • Nearest beach 15 km
  • Great for children of all ages
  • Car essential
  • No pets allowed
  • Private garden

Le Petit St. Jean is a charming stone built cottage which is reached by a private leafy lane. It is set in a large garden full of trees, shrubs and a wide variety of flowers. Although pleasantly secluded, the local village with all amenities, is only a 15 minute walk. The owners who live in the nearby farmhouse , assure you of a warm and friendly welcome. All linen and a welcome pack is provided.

The cottage has been recently renovated, including new roof, new shower and new laminate flooring in bedrooms and new log-burning stove in the lounge.

Size Sleeps up to 6, 2 bedrooms
Rooms 2 bedrooms, 1 bathrooms of which 1 Shower rooms
Nearest beach Ferte Mace, Lake and Beach. 10 miles, Sille Le Gu 15 km
Will consider Long term lets (over 1 month)
Access Car essential
Nearest Amenities 1 km
Nearest travel links Nearest airport: Dinard and Rennes 160 km, Nearest railway: Alencon 35 km
Family friendly Great for children of all ages
Notes No pets allowed, No smoking at this property

Features and Facilities

Luxuries Log fire, DVD player, Staffed property
General TV, Video player, CD player, Satellite TV, Wi-Fi available
Standard Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer
Utilities Cooker, Microwave, Fridge
Furniture 1 Sofa beds, Double beds (1), Single beds (2), Cots (1), Dining seats for 6, Lounge seats for 6
Other Linen provided, Towels provided, High chair
Outdoors Private garden
Access Parking, Not suitable for wheelchair users
Further details indoors

Living Area. Front door leading into large cottage style open plan kitchen/living room, with french doors at rear leading out to small private patio and grassed area.Fully fitted kitchen with ample work surfaces, fridge, electric hob and microwave. Also, armchairs,sofa bed ( enabling cottage to sleep 6 if required ) coffee table, dining table and chairs, Television, CD player,video player with a large selection of videos, and a wide range of books and games.

Bedrooms: Bedroom 1 has double bed,a wardrobe and dressing table. Bedroom 2 has twin pine beds, bedside table, chest of drawers and hanging rail. Both are on the first floor and have newly laminated floors and electric radiators


On first floor. Large shower room with part wood panelled walls, newly fitted modern shower,, toilet, basin and radiator.

Further details outdoors

Holidaymakers have their own private areas with garden furniture and clothes line.

The cottage has wonderful views of the surrounding countryside, and is both secluded and very safe for children.. Wifi is available as a hot spot at the front or back of main cottage.

The Basse-Normandie region

Should you wish to venture further afield Le Mans is an hours drive, the Normandy beaches are an hour and a half and the beautiful Loire Valley can be reached in just over two. Whilst Paris, Euro Disney and Brittany are a little further they are well within the scope of a day trip. Coastal beaches one and a half hours drive.There are also two swimming lakes with man-made beaches a short drive from the Cottage with various attractions there.

Javron les Chapelles

Set in lovely countryside ideal for fishing, walking, cycling, sight-seeing or just relaxing with a glass of wine, the British owners will happily point you in the direction of local activities, many of which have been recommended by previous guests.

15 minute walk to local village containing boulangerie, small supermarket, pharmacy, bank, two restaurants and two bars. Large supermarket etc. less than 15 mins drive. A large lakeside man-made beach with very safe swimming less than half an hour drive. Several swimming pools, both outdoor and indoor in close proximity.

If you are looking for something close to home, Le Petit St Jean is only twenty minutes from the sophisticated spa town of Bagnoles de l'Orne. Situated on the edge of a lake, the town contains a casino, top quality restaurants, pavement cafes, bars and a variety of shops along with an open air pool, golf course and tennis courts.

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19 Sep 2013


"Getting away from it all, superb value"

We had a fantastic week at Le Petit St Jean. It's peaceful, quiet and set amongst tranquil farmland, yet not too far from town and lots of places that are well worth visiting. The gite is spacious and really well equipped, and just perfect for lounging around in the hot weather, with a neat garden to sit out in. As other reviewers say, David and Cynthia's hospitality is excellent. They make you feel so welcome, and are fantastic guides to the local area. We found it incredibly good value, and will certainly be going back in the future.

looking forward to seeing you again. ~Thanks for taking the time to write review

20 Aug 2013


"Charming gite, great hosts"

My wife and I stayed at this gite with our two young children and had a wonderful holiday. Dave and Cynthia were absolutely lovely and were extremely helpful, offering advice on local attractions and how to get the best out of our trip. The gite is well equiped and we had a very comfortable stay. Very good value for money - highly recommended!

We really enjoyed your company and were very pleased with the tidiness of the gite when you left.Haste ye back-Dave and Cynthia

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      • 3 Years listed

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      Calendar last updated:05 Sep 2015

      Based in France

      Languages spoken
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