|Property type||chateau / country house|
|Minimum Stay||7 nights|
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This luxurious 13th century manor house with plentiful and spacious accommodation is located on 10 acres of private land which includes its own private lake, large swimming pool and play area. This holiday home is ideal for those looking to get away from the hustle and bustle as it’s fully equipped and has a plentiful supply of entertainment for all the family.
The play area has plenty of activities for the children, while the pool and decking area is ideal for those looking to chill out and relax on the sun loungers soaking up the sun and taking in the lovely views of the surrounding countryside enjoying a nice long cool drink.Or enjoy an hour or so fishing in the small lake on the grounds which has an abundance of different fishes to catch. There is a private boat on the river Mayenne which is perfect for fishing or enjoying a boat trip take a picnic!, life jackets supplied.There are three separate places to BBQ either on gas or charcoal one area a dining terrace being under cover.Out door areas are not over looked.There are many fruit trees Cherries Pears Apples plumbs Peaches Figs to pick
Bread is delivered daily (except mondays)if required
The home is luxuriously furnished with fully fitted kitchen, wood burning stoves in both the dining area and living area. In the sitting room there is satellite TV WiFi a large selection of dvds and videos for both adults and children plus a large reading section for all ages also there is an X box a PS two box and a Wii all available with games
ALL WATER AREAS ARE SECURELY FENCED
When booked the property and grounds are for your sole use there are no other guests on site
Horses on site available for riding
I was brought up in a family run hotel in north Norfolk so I am familiar of all aspects of hospitality and peoples needs for the best holiday that they will always remember
Vivienne Swann purchased this chateau / country house in 1992
because as I entered the property although it was in disrepair and derelict I felt a warming and welcoming feeling as I hope all my guests feel when they arrive and stay here
Its in a safe and quiet location ideal for families of all ages with lots to do on site and in the local area
The Loire Valley / Mayenne region
If you are after unspoilt countryside rich cultural heritage or outdoor adventure Mayenne is the place to be
from the prehistoric caves at Saulges to the Roman remains at Jublains the renaissance castles of Bourgon and Mezanges there is a treasure trove of secrets to be discovered
DAYS OUT IN MAYENNE
The local town of chateau Gontier has a market every thursday morning selling all local produce there is also an Animail refuge(zoo)with over 1000 animals to see Trips on the river and a special trip to the chocolate factory!!
The Abby church Notre Dame de L Epine has Roman & Gothic architecture and one of the best façades for miles
Visit the 13th century Chateau with its series of six tapestries reaching over 100 mtrs or try the Cointreau distillery which gives visitors the opportunity to try its famous orange liqueur
visit the 24hr motor racing
Has obtained the label Ville d Art et d Histoire from the fact of its rich heritage visit the medieval chateau that is in the same style as Sterling castle in Scotland
Cosse le Vivien
Visit the museum and home of the late Artist Robert Tatin there are many sculptures something not to miss seeing
This was the most prominent Roman site in the west of France.It served as a transit depot where precious metals and/or goods used as payment of taxes in kind were temporarily stored. Once you know that you can see why the walls are so thick!!
Paris is 1hr 40 mins away on the TGV go for a day visit take in all the sites or visit Disney Lland
The beautiful Mayenne river offers hundreds of first class fishing locations along its 200 km water way and is an anglers paradise also you can water ski on the Mayenne or horse ride cycle run or just amble along by the waters path way
visit the Margot caves a large number of finds bear witness to human occupation from the middle and late Palaeolithic periods. The caves were occupied by some of the earliest hunters. In more recent times rock-climbing routes have been set up on the cliffs. There is open access to more than 150 routes
There are many things to see and do in Saumur .There is a chateau to see a museum of mushrooms the museum of horses or see the national d equitations training sessions or displays of dressage or visit the caves where they make the sparkling wines of the Loire and of course have a taste!
The Chateau Gontier / St Sulpice area
On the grounds of the manor house there is a plenty to keep all the family entertained. Play area for the children with many children's bikes and play toys plus a child's play house a boules rink, volleyball, badminton, short tennis and golf net, small pitch and putt course, croquet, 12ft trampoline with safety net, basket ball net ping pong table and a selection of bikes. There are also two horses for experienced riders and Shetlands for the children to ride
We also have a six seater boat on the river with an electric motor and life jackets for everyone
The swimming pool area has a pool for the adults and a small chids pool which is heated there is also a natural swimming pond to swim with the fishes there are plenty of chairs and seats, ideal for unwinding and taking in the surrounding country side. In the grounds there are many places to barbecue.
It is possible to obtain a fishing permit depending on the time of year, which will enable you to fish in the large river Mayenne and many nearby lakes with carp at 72lbs+++There is also a lake 3mls away where you can go night fishing A 6 seater private boat with outboard is also available to fish from or enjoy a trip on the river Mayenne.
In the area, there are many 18hole golf courses, tennis courts (one free of charge to the house 1 mile away), Many horse riding stables to choose from lots of châteaux to visit a zoo museums large indoor public swimming pool. On the river Mayenne and local lakes there is fishing, boat hire, water-skiing sailing and canoeing. The market town of Château-Gontier with all amenities is 8km away
|Rental Period||Minimum Price||Additional Nights||Weekend Night||Weekly||Monthly||Event Price|
10 Sep 2016 - 28 Oct 2016
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
|Refundable Damage Deposit||£500|
Please note owners are on site
There is a 500.00 pound refundable breakages deposit
There is a charge for wood and an extra charge for electricity over £50.00 of usage
The house does sleep up to 16 people please ask for a quote