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A view of the master bedroom
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The front of the property with parking to the left The master bedroom features an antique French bed
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9 reviews
A view of the master bedroom
The front of the property with parking to the left
The master bedroom features an antique French bed
The spacious, open plan lounge area
A view from the dining area through to the lounge
The kitchen is large and well equipped
The dining area with traditionally-pointed feature stone walls
One of the antique French beds in the twin bedroom
The third bedroom is a bright airy room
The family bathroom has a bath and separate shower
The attractive ensuite to the master bedroom
Looking towards the master bedroom from the landing
Looking upstairs towards the landing
There is a large decking area outside with modern dining furniture
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Cottage -
3 Bedrooms, 3 Bathrooms, Sleeps 6
St Denis de Gastines, Mayenne, Pays de la Loire

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Excellent - based on 9 reviews
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Malcolm G
Island of Gozo, Malta
1 review
“A comfortable and warm property in a quiet and peaceful location.”
Reviewed April 8, 2016 for a stay in March 2016

We only had a short stay in La Cachette as we were travelling through France. We were greatly impressed however with the great care and attention the owners had taken with the renovation. The bathrooms were finished to a very high standard, there were quality furnishings and the overall standard of cleanliness was very high. Heating was good and a log burning stove provided extra cosiness. Overall a very pleasant short stay.

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Liked best: Comfortable quality furnishings and condition of property
Liked least: Nothing in particular
Traveling group: Spouse/Partner
Your age range 65+
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
Friends getaway People with disabilities
Older travelers Families with young children
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Management Response
Apr 12, 2016
Malcolm, thank you for your very kind review and we're delighted you enjoyed your visit. Shame you couldn't stay longer this time!
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Jayne S
Surbiton, United Kingdom
1 review
“LOVELY ACCOMMODATION”
Reviewed August 23, 2015 for a stay in August 2015

The cottage was beautiful with everything we neede including bbq and bikes. Very rural and peaceful setting. Just be prepared to use the car a lot.

Traveling group: Teenagers
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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Management Response
Aug 23, 2015
Thanks for your kind review Jayne. We appreciate you taking the time and we're glad you enjoyed your stay. We have tried to make the cottage as well equipped as possible. It is true that a car is essential as the cottage is in a rural setting, although it depends on what your interests are as to just how far you need to travel around.
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karljane2...
Saffron Walden, United Kingdom
Level 1 Contributor
3 reviews
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“A little gem in the French countryside”
Reviewed January 27, 2015 for a stay in January 2015

La Cachette was a delight the moment we turned the key. It is beautifully but practically furnished and had everything we needed for our weekend break.
It was easy to find and in a lovely rural setting but not too far from the town of Ernee.
We will definitely book La Cachette again.

Traveling group: Extended Family
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Was this review helpful? Yes
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Management Response
Jan 29, 2015
Thanks so much for your kind review and we're glad you enjoyed your break at La Cachette.
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700dee
Lincoln, United Kingdom
1 review
“Stylish and comfortable in quiet location”
Reviewed October 30, 2014 for a stay in October 2014

A lovely gite furnished to a very high standard with quality fixtures and fittings. Lovely quiet location in an area with lots of possibilities for excursions etc. Broadband wifi and satellite TV were much appreciated!

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Liked best: High quality fixtures and fittings, wifi and sky TV.
Liked least: Nothing
Traveling group: Extended Family
Your age range 35-49
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
Friends getaway Older travelers
Families with young children
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Management Response
Nov 3, 2014
Thanks very much for your kind review. We are glad you enjoyed your stay and that we were able to help with your excursion plans.
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skinnymal...
Blackpool, United Kingdom
Level 1 Contributor
2 reviews
“Perfectly relaxing cottage with lots to do nearby”
Reviewed September 20, 2014 for a stay in September 2014

We are a young couple from Lancashire who were recommended to come here by friends to get away from work & take time out to relax. The cottage is beautifully furnished with lots of home comforts & when we walked in we were wowed!! The setting is perfect as it is so quiet you can hear the cows snoring yet 5 mins in the car is pretty Ernee where we could get morning croissants or a weekly shop. The master bedroom with en suite is stunning & the bed the comfiest we have ever slept in. When we did tear ourselves away from tranquility we enjoyed the stunningly beautiful timber buildings in Rennes, the views from the castle in Fougeres & the best boulangeries & choclatieres in Mayennes. There is so much to see in this region we will just have to come back & stay at the luxury of la cachette!

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Management Response
Sep 20, 2014
Thanks so much for your kind review. We're glad you enjoyed your stay at La Cachette and found so many interesting places to visit in the immediate area and beyond. Hope to welcome you back in the future!
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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed September 15, 2014 for a stay in August 2014

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Traveling group: Extended Family
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
Friends getaway Older travelers
  • Was the property as advertised?
  • Would you recommend the location of this property?
  • Was it a good value for the price paid?
  • Did the property offer wi-fi/internet access?
  • Was your security deposit returned on time?
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Management Response
Sep 18, 2014
We very much appreciate you taking the time to review La Cachette. We're glad you found the decor and furniture to your liking... we spent a lot of time trying to find the best items to get the 'feel' right and also provide the 'cosy' atmosphere you mention. Thanks again.
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SandyLay
Otley, United Kingdom
Level 1 Contributor
4 reviews
“Lovely secluded spot close to lots to do though”
Reviewed August 21, 2014 for a stay in August 2014

We have just returned from La Cachette. The property is in a small secluded hamlet next to a working farm. If you enjoy cows, sweetcorn, birds of prey and the farm dog then this is the place for you.

It is also close to the towns of Ernée, where there is a large Super U supermarket and St Denis de Gastines. There are a number of bars and restaurants in Ernée and a rather quaint boulangerie-pâttisserie in St Denis de Gastines. We sent a lovely early evening at the Fête des Moisson on August 15th (held every two years, next one is 2016) where we learn about historical farming methods and eat and drink until we are merry.

Further afield are the larger tourist towns of Fougères, Laval, Domfront, Vitré. The castle at Fougères is well worth a visit and the chateaux of Laval and Domfront are worth an hour or so. About 90 minutes drive takes you to Le Mont St Michel, one of the seven wonders of the western world.

The house itself has UK TV via an easy to use Freeview setup. The internet, after an initial confusion, is adequate if a little slow (but it appears this is common in France) and the layout of the sitting room and kitchen/diner area links beautifully in a coherent way making 'family' interaction easy and relaxed. Washer, microwave and a modern hob and oven make the mundane 'chores' of everyday living a little easier.

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Management Response
Aug 22, 2014
Many thanks for taking the time to give La Cachette a wonderful review. We're delighted you and your family had an enjoyable break and found so much to do in the immediate area and beyond - as well as meeting the lovely farm dog! It's nice to know you found the downstairs area ideal for family interaction. Your comments about the kitchen are also helpful; we have tried to equip it fully to make our guests' stay as relaxing as possible!
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