The cottage or longère (long house) is located in the countryside near Mayenne in the Pays de la Loire region. It is located between Champgeneteux (10 mins) and La Chapelle-au-Riboul (5 Mins) on the D159. The property is in its own private grounds with an orchard garden, BBQ and ample parking for 5-6 cars.
La Marchandieré was originally built in the mid 18th century and has been modernised tastefully to ensure, where possible, that the original character has been preserved. It has all modern conveniences such as fridge, freezer, dishwasher, washing machine, microwave, wi-fi, satellite tv, wood burning fire.
The house is ideally situated to visit all the local attractions in the departments of Mayenne and Sarthe.
There are 3 Bedrooms, 2 located on the ground floor (1 Double & 1 Single) and a family room located on the first floor (Sleeps 5) which is en-suite.
There is a bathroom on the ground floor. There is a travelling cot, baby high chair available on request. Each Bathroom area has a shower, WC & Toilet.
The Kitchen area has been completely newly fitted out with all the modern accessories, Hob Cooker, Microwave, Dishwasher, Toaster. There are place settings for 8 people.
There is a Washing Machine, located in the downstairs Bathroom. An Ironing Board & iron are located in the Utility Area. There is a cloths horse in the Utility Area. A cloths line is located at the gable end of the house.
The Lounge Area contains seating for 8 people. There is also a large Dining Room Table & Chairs and Refectory benches seating 8 people.
The Lounge area also has a Wood Burning Fire (14Kw Output) set in the original granite surround. The original oak beams are a feature of this area.
There are also a TV, Blue Ray DVD Player, Satelitte Box, WiFi. A selection of DVD's, Card & Board games suitable for all ages are available in the Lounge Area.
There is a BBQ in the garden area. A supply of Charcoal and other accessories are available for your use during your stay.
There is garden furniture, including table, chairs and umbrellas in the garden area for your use.
Detailed 'Operating Instruction' for all Domestic Appliances' are provided in the Lounge area.
Details of local attractions and directions as to how to get to them are located in folders in the lounge area. Tourist Literature is also provided.
A 'Welcome Pack' is provided to ensure that you will have starter quantities of Groceries, Wine & Minerals etc. when you initially arrive at La Marchandière.