|La Gendronniere||Self Catering||Saturday||6||14||5|
This luxurious 13th century Manor House with plentiful and spacious accommodation stands in its own land which includes its own small private lake, 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 activity for the children, while the pool is ideal for those looking to chill out and relax on the sunloungers soaking up the sun and taking in the lovely views of the surrounding countryside. 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 3 separate places to barbecue either on gas or charcoal and one area is a dining terrace being under cover.
Outdoor areas are not over looked. There are many fruit trees - cherries, pears, apples, plums, peaches and figs to pick and enjoy along with the fresh veg from the garden or try one of our fresh eggs with your breakfast from one of our free range chickens. 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 satalite tv, wi-fi, a large selection of dvds and videos for both adults and children plus a large reading section for all ages.
Please note: ALL WATER AREAS ARE SECURE & OWNER ON SITE. When booked the property and grounds are for your sole use there are no other guests on site. Horses are available on site for riding and small ponies for the children.
Ideally situated for golfing holidays. Golfing parties welcome with half board facilities. Please contact owner for details. Ideally situated for orienteering. Orienteering parties welcome with half board facilities and again please contact owner for details.
Ideal for Fishing holidays. Stay in comfort at the house or pitch your tent at the side of are private lake. Breakfast, a packed lunch and dinner can be supplied and please contact owner for details
The kitchen is fully equipped with all appliances as you may need many different dishes for serving and lots of glasses. There is a dishwasher, microwave and washing machine.
The dining room table which was lovingly made for me by my fathers seats 14 comfortably plus there are booster seats and highchairs.
There are 2 sitting rooms the main large 1 downstairs has lots of comfortable seating for everyone, a small library, a tv with satellite French and English and a log burner for the winter months.
Upstairs there is a small living room so the children can go and chill out and watch what they like or play music.
There are 6 bedrooms.
In one part of the house there are:
1 King size room
1 Double bed with a single bed
At the front of the house there are 2 bedrooms each having a king size, a double and a single bed in them.
There are 2 bathrooms:
One that is between the king size and twin room and another between the double room and the double with single bed.
There is another bathroom that is for the two front rooms that has a toilet, bath with shower and a separate shower cubical.
Then next to that bathroom is a separate toilet and there is also a toilet outside.
There are 2 logburners, 1 in the dining room and 1 in the main lounge.
There are electric heaters in all of the rooms.
In the grounds of the Manor House there is plenty to keep all the family occupied. Play area for the children, a boule rink, volleyball, badminton, short tennis and golf net, cricket set, croquet, 12ft trampoline with safety net, basket ball net and a selection of bikes. Loads of push toys for the children.
In the grounds there are fenced landscaped koi ponds and 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 18 hole golf courses, tennis courts (one free of charge to guests from the house 1 mile away). Many horse riding stables to choose from. Lots of chateaux to visit, a zoo, museums, large indoor public swimming pool at Chateau Gontier.
Lots of space for everyone to run about and enjoy and many different places to sit and relax.
Plenty of secure parking.
Suitable for all ages but unfortunately all the bedrooms are upstairs so its not wheelchair friendly.
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 Maynne: Chateau Gontier the local town has a market every Thursday morning selling all local produce. There is also an Animail refuge (zoo) with over 1000 animals all rescued from circuses. Trips on the river and a special trip to the chocolate factory!! Everon - the abby church Notre Dame de L Epine has roman & gothic architecture and one of the best facades for miles. Angers - visit the 13th century Chateau with its series of six tapestries reaching over 100 mtrs or try the Cointreau distilery which gives visitors the opportunity to try its famous orange liqueur. Le Mans - visit the 24hr motor racing. Laval has obtained the label Ville d Art et d Histoire.
I was brought up in a family hotel in Norfolk my aim is to ensure that everyone who comes to holiday at my property has a good and memorable time.
|Year property purchased||1992|
|Why this location?||No reason but glad I ended up where I did as I’m very happy.|
|Unique benefits of property||It’s been a long and loving project and I hope that I have achieved a lovely place for people to come to and have a great time.|
All you need is at the house to relax or have lots of fun with all the things to do on site for all the family.