Self catering holiday gite in Brittany

Saint-Georges-de-Reintembault (10km from Saint-James), Ille et Vilaine, Brittany Reference: BI003867 Advertiser since: 11 July 2007
Property Board Arrival Bedrooms Sleeps Bathrooms
La Grange Self Catering Saturday 4 8 2

About this property

Cosy Stone Built Cottage with Heated Pool. This cottage/gite is in a rural setting.

Nestling on the Brittany – Normandy borders, this delightful, fully furnished, 4 bedroomed gite offers 5 star luxury accommodation. La Grange has 2 en suite double bedrooms, 2 bedrooms with twin beds plus a family bathroom. It will sleep up to 8 people. The gite has a spacious, cosy sitting/dining room.
 
The gite shares a heated pool (heated by a heat pump in summer) with the neighbouring gite La Pommeraie (also sleeps 8). The pool is set in a private walled garden. La Grange is furnished to a high standard, with FreeSat satellite tv, dvd/video player, dishwasher, washing machine, fridge, freezer, a full range of kitchen appliances and equipment and comfy furniture. It has a barbecue and outdoor furniture for al fresco meals, with sun umbrella to protect you from the mid-day summer sun. La Grange enjoys full central heating and a wood burning stove for those cosy winter evenings.
 
Around 90 minutes or less from ferry ports at St Malo, Caen or Cherbourg and from Caen or Dinard airports, your holiday home lies between Fougéres and Avranches (15-18 km). 
 
Sightseeing could not be easier. If you feel like exercise, bikes are on hire in the village. Within about 45 minutes’ drive are Mont St Michel; the seaside town of Concale; theme parks; the medieval towns of Vitré and Rennes; Dinan, the artist’s colony; Bayeux and the Normandy beaches. Other nearby attractions include a water park, aquarium, reptilarium and arboretum as well as numerous chateaux. See historic Fougéres by mini train.
 
Beaches are around 20-30 minutes and there are ample opportunities for horse riding (a 5 minute walk away), golf and tennis within reach. Cycles can be hired.
 
If booked with La Pommeeraie (Property BI003096), which also sleeps 8, it is ideal for family reunions of up to 16 people.

Type

Cottage/Gite

Kitchen and dining

Fully equipped kitchen with washing machine, dryer, fridge, freezer, dishwasher, electric oven and hob, microwave, toaster, kettle. Ample utensils, crockery, glasses, cutlery. Adjoining open plan dining area.

Living rooms

Open plan living room with 3 comfortable sofas, coffee-tables, dresser, tv with Freesat, dvd and video player.

Bedrooms

Four bedrooms, 2 with comfortable double beds, 2 with twin beds, attractive pine furniture - wardrobes, side tables, dressers. Front bedrooms with view over fields and the old bread oven.

Bathrooms

Two en suite shower rooms with washbasins and wcs to the double bedrooms, family bathroom with bath, shower, wc and handbasin downstairs.

Heating

Wood burning stove plus electric central heating. One basket of logs provided in winter.

Entertainment

Cinema in village; horse riding close; trout fishing-3 km. Country walks. Cycles may be hired.

Garden and outside

Terrace area with table, chairs, sun umbrella and barbecue at front. Use of approximately a hectare of shared gardens. Wooded area ideal for hide and seek or playing Robin Hood. Walks down to the trout stream with bridge - almost designed for pooh sticks. Pool in secluded walled garden (shared with La Pommeraie BI003096) heated in winter.

Parking and garages

Ample parking.

Visitor suitability

Suitable for family holidays or romantic getaways (ask for couples pricing).

Facilities

  • Internet

  • Pets welcomed *

  • Linen

  • Shared pool

* Vet details: Vets 35 st Mar Leclerc 35420 St georges Reintembault (0033) 8 99 86 02 52.

Activities

Antiques/Brocante Market

Name of nearest antiques/brocante market: Several antique shops and depots ventes
Distance: 7 km

Cycling

Fishing nearby

Species of fish: Trout
Name of nearest fishing location: Near American Cemetary
Distance: 4 km

Golf

Name and address of nearest golf course: Parigny
Distance: 10 km

Horse riding

Name and address of nearest stables: Equidrome

Walking

Name/number of nearest marked trail: Several close by

The Owner Recommends

Things to See and Do

Sea bathing within around 30 minutes. Visit medieval towns of Dinan and Vitré. Fougéres chateau - very Harry Potter! 10-pin bowling at Fougéres. Mini-train rides around Fougéres, Vitré, Dinan. Water park Ange St Michel around 25 minutes. Rennes for opera. Cinema in St Georges de Reintembault. Sand yachting, parascending, paint balling; go-karts 45-60 minutes approx. Enjoy seafood at Cancale. 3 Michelin restaurants within 45 minutes.