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    Gesnes-le-Gandelin Holiday Cottage, Sarthe, Pays de la Loire, France

    Converted Barn, Two double bedrooms recently renovated to a very good standa

    From
    £350
    per week

    • Converted  Barn, Maison Ensoleillee, Image 1

      Maison Ensoleillee  (1/6)

    • Converted  Barn, The garden playing roll the bale, Image 2

      The garden playing roll the bale  (2/6)

    • Converted  Barn, Main bedroom, Image 3

      Main bedroom  (3/6)

    • Converted  Barn, Second bedroom, Image 4

      Second bedroom  (4/6)

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        (5/6)

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        (6/6)

    Converted Barn

    Cottage Ref: 05324

    • Sleeps 6
    • Self Catering
    • 2 Bedrooms
    • No Smoking
    • 1 Bathrooms
    • Pets Considered
    • Lots of activities
      Beautifully quiet
      child friendly
    • Car essential
      Changeover
      Flexible

    Not suitable for infirm

    Description

    The cottage (once an old barn) has been recently renovated to a high standard. It provides 2 large double bedrooms with original features, a large bathroom with a roll top bath and a large separate toilet.

    The downstairs has an original fireplace with a wood burner and original beams, providing a comfortable seating lounge for relaxing with leather reclining sofa and chair. A LCD television, playstation and surround sound DVD player

    The modern kitchen has a four burner gas hob, multifunction electric oven, microwave, kettle, coffee machine, toaster, washing machine, dish washer and all cooking equipment.

    The cottage has a private outside eating area, with picnic table, chairs, BBQ and ample secure parking, also a large childrens play area and large terrace (shared with owners). Set within 5 acres. There is plenty of room to run about.

    There are outside lights and electricity sockets enabling guests to benefit from the outside space.

    Local supermarket is just 10 mins drive, and the local saturday market is in Fesnay sur Sarthe which is 10 mins drive.

    Welcome pack on arrival. (Wine, cheese, baguette)

    BED and BREAKFAST offered at good rates.. please enquire

    Location of holiday rental in Gesnes-le-Gandelin, Sarthe, Pays de la Loire

    Holiday Type: Rural, Family
    Local Activities: Walking, Fishing, Zoo, Local Market
    Nearest Railway Station: Alencon 10km
    Nearest Ferry Port: Caen 110km
    Nearest Bus Station: Alencon 10km
    Nearest Beach: Sille de Gilliuame 20km
    Nearest Pub/Restaurant: Gesnes la Gandelin 1km

    Location description

    Often referred to as 'Garden of France' the Loire Valley is a colourful tapestry of vineyards, flowers and rolling green hills dotted with hundreds of castles and chateaux.

    Whilst on holiday in the Loire Valley, marvel at the famous medieval cathedral of Chartres or Chambord, the largest of the Loire Valley castles. Historic cities such as Orleans, Bourges and Tours have much to tempt holiday visitors, as does the regional cuisine that makes the most of the rich farm fresh produce.

    Alencon town centre (10 mins drive) which is famous for "Lace making" and its stunning "Notre Dame"cathderal is a pretty market town with lots of good eating places, shops, brocantes and museums. There is an indoor/outdoor swimming pool and a lovely park which has animals and a play area. It also hosts weekly events throughout the summer.

    The Alpes Mancelles is only 10 min drive and has the most incredible views of the countryside together with some of the most prettiest villages in france.

    Bangnoles de l'orne has a beautiful chateau and casino.
    The Harras du Pin is the national stud farm and is only 40min drive where you will see spectacular dancing horse events on throughout the summer.

    If you prefer a bit more excitement Le Mans which is famous for its 24hr motor racing, is nearby and very accessible by train or car with the added attraction of an adventure park Pappea (with a very good water park).

    Eurodisney is only 1 hr 30min away by the fast TGV train, and 21/2 hrs by car

    Cocco Plage (a man made beach) is situated in Sille de Guilliume which is about 25 mins drive and is a very good alternative to a real beach with watersport activities, a bar and restaurant, play area and unlimited FREE parking, boat hire, pedalos, crazy golf and fishing. There is a 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 (10 mins) has a traditional weekly market and medieval ruins offering an excellent view of the town. A swimming pool and tennis courts are also available at Fresnay sur Sarthe.

    The village of Gesnes le Gandelin itself, is within easy walking distance, it offers a bar/restaurant (open daily serving coffees, alcoholic beverages and good local food), a boulangerie, a post office, hairdressers and a grass area for playing and picnicing along with an area especially made for playing the famous french game of Boule.

    One of Frances' top zoos at Parc Zoologique de La Fleche, is definitely worth a visit. The park is ideal for a family day out with cafes and attractive riverside setting. Over 1,200 animals from all over the world can be observed in their natural surroundings from polar bears underwater to elephants in the African savannah. See tigers, Chinese pandas and more. The zoo is known for its amazing shows with sea-lions, parrots, and falconry displays on horseback. Open daily all year and only approximately 45 mins drive just outside Le Mans.

    St Leonard des Bois is only 10 mins drive away, and offers lots of outdoor activities, including horse riding, water sports, for the adventurous- an 'in the trees' adventure park, along with a very pretty trail walk to see some of the most prettiest views and animals. You can also find a selction of bars and restaurants.

    St-Ceneri-le-Gerei (6km) is found in the Orne department of Normandy to the south-west of Alencon. A very pretty village in a lovely wooded setting on a bend in the River Sarthe in the heart of southern Normandy, Saint Ceneri is classified as a 'most beautiful village of France'.

    The village is very popular with artists, drawn by the unspoiled character of the village and several artists have established galleries and workshops here. There are some pretty houses along the river banks - the two banks are joined by an old bridge.
    The village has an attractive 11th century romanesque style church, with some notable frescoes, and pretty views down the river valley. There is also a very little 15th century chapel.
    Nearby the Gardens at La Mansoniere are also recommended, with several different 'garden rooms' to be explored.

    Directions

    The easiest way to get to our Gite from the uk is Brittany Ferries to ca en and down the Auto route to Alencon.
    Its straight forward easy and about an hour and 30 mins max

    Accommodation, Facilities and Services

    Suitability: Not suitable for infirm, No Smoking, Pets Considered
    General: Electric Fan/s, Internet Access, Hairdryer
    Large trampoline with enclosure.
    Large above ground swimming pool and a selection of inflatables.
    Football goal.
    Basketball net.
    Selection of outdoor games.
    Swings, slide and climbing frame.
    Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
    2 Double/s, 1 Single/s, 1 Put up bed/s, 1 Cot/s
    extra mattress available. All fresh clean bedding supplied.
    Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom/s
    1 Bath/s, 1 Wash basin/s, 1 Toilets/s
    Lounge: Seating for 6 people
    TV, Satellite/Cable TV, CD Player, Radio, DVD Player, Large screen TV, Computer Games Console, Board Games, Books/Magazines, Selection of Films, Selection of Music
    playstation with a selection of games
    Dining Area: Seating for 6 people , High chair
    Kitchen/Utility: Oven, Hob, Grill, Fridge, Microwave, Kettle, Toaster, Coffee maker, Dishwasher, Washing machine, Ironing board, Iron
    All cooking utensils supplied
    Outdoors: Swimming Pool, BBQ, Private garden, Shared garden, Terrace, Sunloungers, Patio table, Patio chairs, Sunshade
    to share with owners
    Access: Car essential, Off road parking, Secure parking, Stairs
    The village is just a short walk to collect morning bread or croissants, Large supermarkets 10 mins drive
    Services: Linen provided, Towels provided, Cleaning included, Laundry included, Babysitting
    All bedding is clean and fresh
    Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Packed lunches, Evening meal
    We can supply Bed and Breakfast on request.
    Facilities in each room: Internet access, Radio, Hairdryer, Laundry Facilities
    TV and DVD player in one room

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    Rates

    Price quoted in £ Sterling
    Period Weekly Weekend per night Midweek per night Minimum Stay
    March 27- June 10 2016 £360£65£65 1 Days
    June 11- Sept 9 2016 £399-- 7 Days
    Sept 10- Dec 16 2016 £299£60£60 1 Days
    Dec 17 2016- Jan 07 2017 £399£65£65 3 Days

    Please Note: Prices may be subject to change at the advertiser's discretion. Currency conversions are not guaranteed to be accurate.

    Deposit/Booking Notes

    Refundable damages deposit of 100 GBP is due before/ on arrival.
    We accept payment via Paypal.

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    Owner Details

    Owner Name:
    Jackie Pepper

    Property Ref:
    05324

    Languages Spoken:
    English, French

    Preferred Contact Method:
    Enquiry Form

    Telephone Number

    Primary Telephone:
    0781357200

    Owner joined website:
    1 June 2012

    Property listed since:
    24 May 2013

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    Owner Name: Jackie Pepper

    Property Ref: 05324

    Languages Spoken: English, French

    Preferred Contact Method: Enquiry Form

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    Primary Telephone: 0781357200

    Owner joined website: 1 June 2012

    Property listed since: 24 May 2013

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    Converted Barn

    Cottage Ref: 05324

    • Sleeps 6
    • Self Catering
    • 2 Bedrooms
    • No Smoking
    • 1 Bathrooms
    • Pets Considered
    • Lots of activities
      Beautifully quiet
      child friendly
    • Car essential
      Changeover
      Flexible

    Not suitable for infirm

    From
    £350
    per week

    Owner Details

    Owner Name:
    Jackie Pepper

    Property Ref:
    05324

    Languages Spoken:
    English, French

    Preferred Contact Method:
    Enquiry Form

    Telephone Number

    Primary Telephone:
    0781357200

    Owner joined website:
    1 June 2012

    Property listed since:
    24 May 2013

    Please mention theholidaylet.com and be aware of time differences if making contact by phone.

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