|Le Petit Paradis||Self Catering||Flexible||1||4||1||Sofa bed|
Top floor accommodation sleeping up to 4 adults, having one double bedroom and a sofabed in the lounge, this small but comfortable gite offers a relaxing base to explore places like St Suzanne, a medieval city, or Saulges, with its famous caves. Near to Meslay du Maine we are in the heart of horse country, with many walking circuits, and plenty of market towns within half an hours drive, like Laval or Chateau Gontier.
Comprising of a lounge, with dining area, open plan kitchen with oven, microwave, fridge and access to a washing machine, and a beautiful modern bathroom with shower cubicle. One double bedroom with plenty of room for a cot, and sofabed in lounge giving extra sleeping space if needed.
Beautiful gardens, shared with owners, featuring an orchard, plenty of places to laze about and enjoy the sun, a hammock, table and chairs, bbq and a small splash pool. Table tennis table and boules provided.
Hard standing in front the gite provides ample parking.
Dinners/packed lunches provided for an extra charge, upon request.
Small dogs welcome, but must be kept on a leash when outside.
Oven, microwave, toaster, coffee percolator, fridge and crockery.
Spacious lounge includes a sofabed for extra guests
One double bedroom with a small wardobe
Shower cubicle, toilet and hand basin. Linen provided
Electric storage radiators
Spacious parking lot
Top floor accommodation, entry via stairs, not suitable for wheelchairs or elderly persons with mobility problems
Welsh born but French at heart, I've lived in France since 2005 and now work at a French high school.
|Year property purchased||2013|
|Why this location?||This location is a perfect base for the major cities and is in the heart of the Loire Valley.|
|Unique benefits of property||Peace, calm and tranquility!|
25 minutes drive away in Laval, a park with indoor and outdoor swimming pools, featuring slides, a river rapids, jacuzzi, beach area and restaurant.
30 minutes drive away at Argentré, a natural lake with an artificial beach, specially designed for public bathing. Set in a beautiful park, with an activity course all around the lake, gorgeous place to take a picnic and laze in the sun.
Visit Chateau Gontier, pretty town with restaurants, bars, boutiques and supermarkets. 25 minutes drive, with a weekly market and music festivals regularly throughout the summer.
Visit the Ark, an animal sanctuary/wildlife park in Chateau Gontier, 25 minutes drive away. See the bears, wolves and lions, laugh at the monkeys and feed the raccoons! Take a picnic or eat at the new restaurant on site.
Visit this ancient walled medieval city, tour the ramparts, and browse the many shops. Enjoy a drink in one of the many bars, and take some spectacular photographs to remember your visit.
Just 10 minutes drive away, visit the prehistoric site of Saulges. You can explore 2 prehistoric caves, enjoy a picnic in the beautiful grounds, share a meal in the restaurant on the site, even take part in supervised mountain climbing.
NEW for 2017 - Prehistoric museum, featuring fossils and information about this area.
Visit Le Bois, activities for all ages, do an athletic hair-raising obstacle course in the heights of the trees, or just enjoy a thrilling ride on the longest zip wire imaginable! Kiddies courses available too. Pony/horse trekking available, and boat rides on their lake - also cabins to stay overnight. 25 minutes drive away.
Located in the town of Meslay du Maine, 8km from here, a new public swimming pool, with children's area and outside picnic place.
Beautiful lake and watersports, swimming on the man-made beach, hire a pedalo, play crazy or swin golf. Have an ice-cream or coffee, or simply enjoy a stroll around.