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The rear of both houses.  Overlooking the large safe play area below.
4.5 of 5 bubbles
Very good
11 reviews
The rear of both houses.  Overlooking the large safe play area below.
Front of the two cottages with tarmaced area leading to play area and flower garden.
Welcome pack in kitchen.  Fully fitted kitchen with all modcons.
The large open plan lounge with exposed beams. Plenty of room for all.
Cosy Characterful double bedrooms with original beams
Alma and Smudge preening each other
View from the large fruit and veg garden looking towards Troy's old stable and large safe play
The large flower garden with fruit and veg and picnic benches
Large safe play area at the rear of the property overlooking the fields. The cows like to watch.
Table tennis and Pool in the shade of Troy's old stable.
Private Carp Fishing Lake -32.5 lbs.  If you fancy this let me know in advance please.
Troy my horse who usually grazes with the guests on the lawn
Harriet and Claire on the float the first Sunday in July in Carelles.
Swimming Lake at Fougeres in the middle of the woods, kayaks in Summer and fab for bikes.
Swinging through the trees in Gorron, Swingball and canoeing also.
Jardin des Renaudies - 5 mins away.  Lovely gardens and activities through the Summer.
View over Fougeres from Cathedral walk down to the Chateau through the beautiful gardens.
Mont St Michel an hour away.
Farmers market in front of the chateau at Fougeres and after film in the chateau grounds
Fougeres Cathedral and where the Market is Saturday.
Lassay les Chateaux
Ange Michel - 20 mins away - Perfect for young children, parents or teenagers alike.
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Overview
Rental Home -
2 Bedrooms, 1 Bathroom, Sleeps 6
Carelles, Mayenne, Pays de la Loire
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Listing #HL17372
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4.5 of 5 bubbles Very good - based on 11 reviews
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Hannah G
Leeds, United Kingdom
1 review
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 31, 2013 for a stay in August 2013

The owner and her daiughter were incredibly friendly and welcoming, giving us advice on where to go and visit and what would be suitable for our young boys. The gite was very clean and had everything required to make our stay very comfortable, including a washing machine, which was put to use. Splash pool, trampoline, table tennis, horse, dog and...

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Thanks for that and hope the boys enjoy school now. Take care, best wishes Alison and Harriet

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striker16...
Shefford, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 25, 2013 for a stay in August 2013

The gite was very much as advertised. Alison was great host and went out of her way to recommend places to visit. There is plenty for kids with trampoline, pool, table tennis, and other games on site. The welcome pack including bbq/wine upon arrival was also great. Further you will also meet troy the horse, alma the dog,the two cats...

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Management response:

We have had such a lovely Summer with all our guests and look forward to welcoming you all back. Best wishes. Alison and Harriet

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Romain F
Lausanne, Switzerland
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5 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 29, 2013 for a stay in July 2013

We were two couples looking for a nice place to stay during a week-end for a wedding in the area, and we enjoyed La Grande Gennerie and its simplicity. The owners were welcoming and helpful, and the few moments we spent there were relaxing. We did not have a lot of time to visit the surroundings but there are a...

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Glad you all had a lovely, peaceful time as we all seemed to be coming and going at different times as we had the Fete in the Village and your wedding.

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Amenities
  • Central Heating
  • Cots:(1)
  • Dining Seats (6)
  • Dishwasher
  • Double Beds:(1)
  • DVD Player
  • Fireplace
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Hairdryer
  • Highchair
  • Internet Access
  • Iron
  • Kettle
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room Seats (6)
  • Microwave
  • Parking
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Playground
  • Private Yard
  • Refrigerator
  • Satellite TV
  • Shared Outdoor Pool (Unheated)
  • Shared Yard
  • Shower Rooms (1)
  • Single Beds:(2)
  • Sofa Beds:(1)
  • Staffed Property
  • Stove
  • Suitable For Children Under 5
  • Swingset
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • Trampoline
  • TV
  • VCR
  • Washer
  • Wheelchair Accessible
  • Wi-Fi
Additional amenities & feature info
Comfortably and tastefully furnished with traditional and modern furnishings. It has a well equipped kitchen. This property also has a double sofa bed. Newly refurbished. House next door totally refurbished prior to Xmas 2012 now with two new en-suite bedrooms which are used for the B&B when required.
House rules
    Kid-friendly
    Pets not allowed
    Smoking not allowed
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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.

Dates Min stay Per night Per week
Default 3 nights
$65
£50
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Mar 18, 2017 -
Jun 16, 2017
Spring
2 nights
$52
£40
$365
£280
Jun 17, 2017 -
Sep 3, 2017
Summer
7 nights --
$645
£495
Sep 4, 2017 -
Oct 22, 2017
Autumn
2 nights
$52
£40
$365
£280
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.
Additional Rate and Availability Information
Prices may be subject to change at the owner's discretion.

NOTE; ALL BOOKINGS ARE MADE PRIVATELY WITH THE OWNER ON LINE AND A RECEIPT IS GIVEN FOR ANY MONIES TRANSFERRED BY RETURN. 25% DEPOSIT REMAINDER PAYABLE 6 WEEKS PRIOR TO COMMENCEMENT OF HOLIDAY.
£100 DEPOSIT IS ALSO REQUIRED WHICH IS REFUNDABLE ON DEPARTURE TO COVER ANY DAMAGES.

WINTER BOOKINGS ARE AVAILABLE IN LA PETITE GRANGE ADJOINING LA GRANDE GENNERIE WHICH IS CENTRALLY HEATED.

B&B AVAILABLE OUTSIDE SCHOOL HOLIDAYS.

An additional cost of 50 euros per week is charged from 1st October until 1st April to cover additional heating costs as centrally heated, payable on arrival.


Short breaks can be taken out of season. Please enquire
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About the neighborhood
The Mayenne area is an area of gently undulating countryside with long quiet country lanes which are ideal for walking, biking and fishing. There are many chateaux to visit locally at Levare, Fougeres, Laval, Mayenne, Chateau du Goue. The village has a little shop adjoining the bar/shop/restaurant where you can get everything. The food in the restaurant is good but mainly open lunchtimes. Sample the culinary delights at the Ferme Auberge an excellent night out and just five minutes drive away. The Jardins des Renaudies is situated five minutes down the road at Colombiers du Plessis and have a full itinerary of activities for the summer organised through the Mayenne tourist board. Fishing is a big activity in this area with matches being organised regularly locally. There is a fet... more
Access
Car recommended
How to get there
Airport: Rennes: 24.9 mi
Railway: Laval: 12.4 mi
Ferry: Caen/St Malo/Le Havre: 62.1 mi
Cheap flights with Ryanair to Dinard from Stansted, East Midlands and Leeds/Bradford - 1.5 hours away<BR>New flights from Liverpool to Nantes - 2 hrs away with Ryanair.<BR>New cheap flights from Manchester to Rennes and Newcastle to Rennes- 1 hour away . www.flybe.co.uk<BR>Cheap ferries from Portsmouth to Le Havre - www.ldlines.co.uk(DFDS) - 2 hours away<BR>LD Lines(DFDS) now operating from Le Havre to Newhaven <BR>There is a new Fastcraft coming Portsmouth to Le Havre. <BR><BR>LD lines now operating a ferry sailing at the weekend from Rosslare to Le Havre.<BR>LD Lines are trying to improve their routes all the time so check on prices and routes. Also it is cheaper if you book further in advance as the price increases on demand.<BR>N... more
Activities nearby
Fishing Nearby, There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive, Horse Riding Nearby, There Are Tennis Courts Nearby, Water Park Nearby, Watersports Nearby, Nearest Beach: 12.4 mi.
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