Cottage private outdoor pool in rural Mayenne - LM005567

3km from Chemaze, Mayenne, Western Loire Reference: LM005567 Advertiser since: 18 January 2016
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Geranium Cottage Self Catering Flexible 2 6 1 2 Sofabeds

About this property

17th Century Farm Cottage/Gite Outdoor Private Pool. This cottage/gite is in a rural setting.

This cottage/gite is in a quiet rural setting surrounded by spacious gardens and play areas and has its own private outdoor pool.

Spacious 17th Century cottage with private gardens and its own private outdoor swimming pool, situated near the village of Molieres, close to the market (held every Thursday) town of Chateau Gontier in the Pays de la Loire Region. Cottage floor area inside is approx 150 square meters (1350 sq foot) plus patio and bbq terrace outside approx 70 square meters (630 sq foot)

Sleeps up to 6 (or 7 if one is a baby in cot), with 2 bedrooms. Situated in a quiet rural community right on the border of Mayenne and Loire regions makes La Touchardiere ideally placed for access to both departments with their many interesting attractions. For example, you can be tasting wine at a small family owned vineyard or visiting the race track at Le Mans, both within easy reach, local river with boat hire, lots of cycle paths, or the large market every Thursday in local town.

La Touchardiere is a farm set in rural surroundings with various buildings and barns, we offer free wi-fi and provide a welcome pack of basic foodstuff which includes tea, coffee, wine, sugar, milk, water, bread, cheese, etc.

The cottage is located on the farm with large gardens and play area around it, overlooked by the bbq terrace. The private outdoor pool is situated at the side of the cottage.

If you want a special meal or bbq cooked for you just talk to Mike to arrange, he is a trained Chef de Cuisine.

Our prices include central heating, outside the summer season, if needed.

A £150 or 200 Euro security/breakage deposit is payable on arrival. It is returned 7 days from departure date, after an inspection of the property.



Kitchen and dining

There is a fully equiped kitchen with kettle, coffee-maker, microwave, 4 burner hob with separate oven, fridge-freezer, toaster, pots, pans, plates and cutlery. There is an indoor dining room or outdoor dining on the bbq terrace both seat 6.

Living rooms

Free wi-fi, sofa, sofa beds, chairs, books, games, satellite tv, dvd player, cd player.


Two bedrooms.

1 x double bedroom with storage for clothes.

1 x two single beds with storage for clothes.

1 x sofabed in lounge area can be made as double or two singles

All linen is provided free of charge, towels for indoor use only - you must provide your own pool towels.


With large walk-in shower, 2 hand basins and 1 toilet.
Hairdryer and towels are provided.


The price includes full central heating, outside the summer season, if needed.


Free wi-fi, satellite tv, books, games, etc.

Garden and outside

Covered bbq area to rear of cottage with patio at the front.
Private use of its own outdoor pool situated to side of cottage.
Large grassed area between cottage and pool, ideal for sunbathing, surrounded by tall hedgerows for privacy.
Large play area for ball games at back of poolhouse.

Parking and garages

There is private parking within the grounds next to the cottage.

Visitor suitability

Ideal for most age groups and families wanting a quiet break within easy reach of other attractions. A very good area for walking and cycling plus canoeing on the local river where there is boat hire and trips.

Information about any additional facilities

Babysitting can be arranged with 24 hrs notice. Highchair and cot available at no extra charge.


  • Internet

  • No smoking

  • Linen

  • Child facilities

  • Meals

  • Private pool



Family activities

Fishing nearby

Species of fish: Various
Name of nearest fishing location: Chateau Gontier
Distance: 8 km


Name and address of nearest golf course: Laval
Distance: 25 km

Horse riding

Name and address of nearest stables: St. Fort Stables
Distance: 4 km

Mountain biking

Distance: 2 km

Signed wine route

Name of nearest signed wine route: Muscadet



Name/number of nearest marked trail: St. Fort

Wine tasting

Name and address of nearest wine producer: Various, Muscadet Region
Distance: 50 km

About the Owner/Advertiser, Mrs Marlene Bell

We bought the Farm in 1991 and initially used it for our own holidays. As soon as we were able we moved here permanently.

Year property purchased 1991
Why this location? The location reminded us of England in the 1950's when we were kids. With all the quiet, overgrown country tracks to walk down full of wild life and blackberries, more likely to see a tractor than a car. The river with its locks and cycle path within easy reach and such a slow pace of life around the village of Molieres which has not changed in the last 20+ years.
Unique benefits of property The farm is on the border between Mayenne and Loire so the attractions of both areas are easily reached. The local area is very quiet and relaxing with the farm situated near the top of a countryside track that sees very little traffic but with a minor (tarmac road) running along the topside of the property that affords access to the local towns and vilages.

The Owner Recommends

Bayeux, Arromanches and Sainte Mere-Eglise

Bayeux for the historic tapestry, Saint Mere-Eglise (the first village to be liberated in France during D.Day Landings) Normandy beaches, D.Day landing sites, museums, etc. Go to

La Fleche Zoo

Large zoo, lots of animals and displays.
Tel; 0033243481919 or go to

Le Mans

Not only hosts the annual 24hr race but many other classic and vintage car events.
Go to or tel; 0033243402424

Mont Saint Michel

Large Abbey/Fortress.
Go to

Parc D'attractions

Has American Western style Cowboy town, an aquatic park and fairground rides.
Go to

Terra Botannica

Similar to the "Eden Project" in Cornwall, England.
Go to ortel; 0033241250000