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Le Vieil Atelier

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Le Vieil Atelier, in the middle of the Longere Farmhouse, viewed from the Courtyard.
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23 reviews
Le Vieil Atelier, in the middle of the Longere Farmhouse, viewed from the Courtyard.
The courtyard, with the rose garden and, to the rear, the swimming pool.
A Plan of Le Vieil Atelier - approx. 94 sq metres (1012 sq feet) in total
View of the Salon from the entrance.
The Bedroom - would you care to join us for coffee and a view over the courtyard?
The Salon - with early spring sunshine streaming through the windows.
The Salon with the table laid for Dinner.
The Sofa in bed mode - still plenty of space though.
The large Kitchen - cooking side. This is just half of it.
Turn through 180 degrees and the rest is before you!
In Summer, eat Al Fresco, surrounded by fields , with the Village in the distance.
A comfortable Bed - just right after a busy day.Very comfy. Previous guests tell us they sleep well!
The En-suite - featuring large walk in shower
Adults & children alike enjoying the pool.
The House is completely surrounded by countryside.
Great for relaxing couples. La Fleche Zoo is just 10 minutes away
A dramatic Sunset Sky - from the Courtyard, in September.
Lavoirs (old Washing Houses alongside the rivers) - take our tour one afternoon.
The Genneteil Float at the local Agricultural Show (Comice Agricole) , first week in September.
The River Maine, looking NE from Chateau of Angers, just one of the many places to visit.
Lac de Monneraie - Beach, Nature Walks, Cycling and Watersports Complex, 15 minutes drive away.
The property with Village in the background - away from the hustle and bustle of town life.
Siberia comes to Pays de la Loire - but only for a couple of weeks! The sun still shines in February
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Overview
Rental Home -
1 Bedroom , 2 Bathrooms , Sleeps 5
Genneteil, Maine et Loire, Pays de la Loire
Interaction with guests
Before you arrive, we ask when your arrival time is likely to be so that we can aim to be here for you - only under exceptional circumstances would this differ. We also ask if you have any specific interests or things you'd like to do so that some of the suggested activities can be drawn to your attention.
When you arrive, we show you around the property outside and do a tour of inside, drawing your attention to various things of importance or interest and are also available to respond to questions.
We live on site so allowing for leading our own lives we are generally available to assist with enquiries and so on whilst you are here.
Besides that, we aim to be friendly...or not, as you prefer.
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Listing #HL116042
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Excellent - based on 23 reviews
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English first
Haverhill, England, United Kingdom
Reviewed July 26, 2012 for a stay in July 2012

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Management response:

M & M really meant it when they say they are returning next year - they have already booked! We are very grateful for the lovely comments, we do our best to make people feel welcome.

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Oxon
Reviewed July 23, 2012 for a stay in July 2012

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Management response:

We are delighted that C & S enjoyed their stay and would welcome them back again in the future. As mentioned before, we do advertise that our decision not to have Wifi in the gites is deliberate. In emergencies, access to the internet can be accommodated from our part of the property.

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Newport, United Kingdom
Reviewed July 2, 2012 for a stay in June 2012

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These guests were a delight to have here and we look forward to seeing them again. Since their comment that directions to the house were not entirely clear I've tried to clarify the last two directions, so hopefully this little problem has no been eliminated. We'd hate to lose someone before they even got here!

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Amenities
  • Air Conditioning
  • Alarm Clock
  • Balcony or Terrace
  • Books
  • Cable/satellite TV
  • Central Heating
  • Cots:(1)
  • Deck
  • Dining Seats (10)
  • Dishwasher
  • Dryer
  • DVD Player
  • En Suite Rooms (1)
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Hairdryer
  • Half Baths (1)
  • Highchair
  • Internet Access
  • Iron
  • Kettle
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room Seats (5)
  • Microwave
  • Outdoor Dining Area
  • Parking
  • Patio
  • Private Yard
  • Queen Beds:(1)
  • Refrigerator
  • Shared Outdoor Pool (Unheated)
  • Shared Yard
  • Sofa Beds:(1)
  • Stereo System
  • Stove
  • Suitable For Children Under 5
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • TV
  • Washer
  • Wi-Fi
House rules
    Kid-friendly
    Pets not allowed
    Smoking not allowed
Children are welcome in our gites, but it should be noted that we do not make any special provision (such as toys, sports or outdoor play equipment) for entertaining them.
Bathrooms
    1 Half bath
    1 Attached (ensuite)
Bedrooms
    1 Queen
    1 Sofa
    1 Crib
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Rates

Rates are calculated based on the latest information provided. Please contact the manager/owner to confirm actual rates for your requested dates.

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Dates Min stay Per night Per week
Default 3 nights
$87
£65
$436
£325
Mar 31, 2018 -
Jul 20, 2018
Spring/Early Summer 2018
3 nights
$87
£65
$436
£325
Jul 21, 2018 -
Sep 21, 2018
Summer 2018
7 nights --
$436
£325
Sep 22, 2018 -
Oct 27, 2018
Autumn 2018
3 nights
$87
£65
$436
£325
Please note: rates may have been converted from the original local currency to U.S. Dollars and are approximate rates that may change due to exchange rate fluctuation. Please contact the manager to confirm actual rates for your requested dates.
Fees
  • Damage Deposit: $134 / stay - Deposit
Additional Rate and Availability Information
Rates for 2 allow for the use of the double bed only. Parties of 2 requiring (linen for) both double beds should use rates for 2 and add £25.With the exception of the above, prices are all inclusive - no hidden charges for cleaning, linen, towels, fuel etc. & also include 1 cot/bed for baby/small child up to 115cm. NB Night rates are adjusted depending on length of stay - those advertised on this website are approximate only (as the system does not permit more than one rate to be advertised).Pets: £25.00 each per week, plus increase of security deposit to £150.00. Payment direct to Sterling Bank Account (via electronic transfer or payment direct to our account via the Bank branch) preferred - details advised with booking contract.We can also accept payments by PayPal via the Holiday Lettings Booking Manager - please advise if you would like to use this facility. Payment by Sterling cheque attracts an additional charge of £5 - to allow for the cheque to be banked in the UK (and thi... more
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About the neighborhood
Genneteil is well placed - if it were a mountain, it would be the peak! Major Cities, autoroutes and good transport links (including rail and air) surround Genneteil on all sides - essentially less than 1 hour in any direction. Genneteil has at its heart a Norman Church, only now used for special occasions such as Baptisms, Weddings and Funerals, although it does have some beautiful ancient frescoes which were found a few years ago and restored recently. The church acts as a roundabout of sorts connecting the roads coming from all directions. Essentially a rural community, Genneteil has no particular claim to fame (except its history) but the locals are very friendly - especially if you take the opportunity to practice your French! Genneteil has a dairy from which you can purchase fresh... more
Getting around
This section is for us to tell you about public transport that you could use. In short, there isn't any closer than about 20 minutes drive - sorry, but you really do need your own vehicle to get from here to the major towns where there are buses, trains and so on for going further afield - to Paris or Le Mans for example.
Taxis are (theoretically) available - but expensive, due to the distances they need to travel.
Access
Car recommended
How to get there
Airport: Tours: 40.4 mi
Railway: Le Mans (TGV): 31.1 mi
Ferry: St Malo: 146.0 mi
From the UK we are easily accessible by road, some 2.5-4 hours due South from the channel ports of St Malo, Cherbourg, Caen and Le Havre. If you want to see a little more of Northern France, or indeed if your preferred UK port is Dover/Folkestone then the journey from Calais/ Boulogne is around 5-6 hours. You can get to Calais & Boulogne with P&O, Sea France, Eurotunnel etc. We have our own route plan from Calais - please ask if you'd like to see it.

The easiest route is the Autoroute which essentially follows the coastline Southwesterly from Calais to Rouen, then turns South towards Le Mans. We are about 45 minutes drive South of Le Mans.

The autoroutes have regular 'aires' - places to stop with basic or more extensive facilities. Whether you need to give the kid...
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Activities nearby
Fishing Nearby, There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive, Horse Riding Nearby, There Are Tennis Courts Nearby, Watersports Nearby, Nearest Beach: 12.4 mi.
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