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Le Petit Bois

7 reviews | other travellers have booked this property
Manor House 3 Bedrooms 3 Bathrooms Sleeps 9 Pets allowed Save
Welcome to Le Petit Bois
Welcome to Le Petit Bois
Perfect coffee spot
The patio at the rear of the house
The back garden from the patio
Le Petit Bois looks forward to welcoming you to stay.
Bedroom 1
Bedroom 1
Bedroom 2
Bedroom 3
The kitchen
The Lounge
Bathroom 1
Shower room
The view from the garden
Relax and unwind
The Back Garden
Good times!
Oysters and pink fizz in front of the fire, in winter.
The village square on market day
Market day in St Symphorien.
A little corner of Le Petit Bois
Le Mans Cathedral
The beautiful medieval old town, Le Mans
Le Petit Bois in the red lines.  The village centre is the yellow circle.
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Le Mans, Sarthe, Pays de la Loire
Listing #HL95861
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English first
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 October 2012 for a stay in August 2012
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Thank you for your review of Le Petit Bois. Part of the pleasure of this house is hearing that our guests get so much joy from staying here, and that it feels like a home from home.


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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 June 2012 for a stay in September 2011
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If you want to stay in france and have a true french experience I would recommend you stay here. Gorgeous house, grounds and village. The village St. symphorien is very close to Le Man’s and easy access to Paris and very central to many other popular areas. The house is large but not too big. The bedrooms are spacious and...

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Thank you very much for your review! I'm so pleased you loved Le Petit Bos, and look forward to welcoming you back again this year!


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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 June 2012 for a stay in June 2012

Management response:

Hi there! Thanks for your review! We love that the house is on the edge of such a lovely village too, and enjoy being able to wander to the bar, butchers, Sunday market, etc. We hope to welcome you back to Le Petit Bos again soon.


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  • Balcony or Terrace
  • Books
  • Central Heating
  • Cooker
  • Dining Seats (8)
  • Dishwasher
  • Double Beds:(2)
  • DVD Player
  • En Suite Rooms (2)
  • Fireplace
  • Freezer
  • Garage
  • Grill
  • Hairdryer
  • Internet Access
  • Iron
  • Kettle
  • King Beds:(1)
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room Seats (6)
  • Local Guides/Maps
  • Microwave
  • Outdoor Dining Area
  • Patio
  • Private Garden
  • Refrigerator
  • Satellite TV
  • Secure Parking
  • Shower Rooms (1)
  • Single Beds:(3)
  • Soap/Shampoo Provided
  • Stereo System
  • Suitable For Children Under 5
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • TV
  • Washer
  • Wi-Fi
House rules
Smoking not allowed
Pets allowed
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Dates Min stay Per week Per month
Default 7 nights
10 Jun 2017 -
2 Sep 2017
Peak Season 2017
7 nights
  • Dog cleaning fee: £25 / stay - Fee
Additional Rate and Availability Information
Changeover day - Saturday, unless alternative day agreed with owner. Departing guests to leave by 10am. Arriving guests to arrive no earlier than 3pm. (Again, unless agreed in advance with owner).
There is a winter fuel supplement from November 1st to March 1st of £100 per week. (Oil and logs)
Pets are welcome but there is a £25 supplement. Owner happy to assist with vets appointments (at excellent local English speaking vets) for PETS passport requirements
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About the neighbourhood
Perfect base to visit the area, including the towns of Le Mans, with its magnificent cathedral, medieval city and fantastic shops, Alencon, Laval with its hilltop fortress, the lake at Sille Le Guillaume with its beach and sailing facilities, the medieval village of Saint Suzanne, picturesque St Cenerie, Fresnay Sur Sarthe, or Solesmes Abbey, with its Gregorian chants and hymns.<BR><BR>Saint Symphorien is a small friendly village of approximately 500 inhabitants located 20 minutes from Le Mans, with a boulangerie, butchers with epicerie, tennis court, boules ground and a Sunday market, selling fuit & veg, cheese, meat, fish, flowers, clothes.<BR><BR>There is a good public open air swimming pool in Tennie, a neighbouring village, which is just 6km from the house.... more
Car advised
How to get there
Airport: Tours: 130.0 km
Railway: Conlie: 11.0 km
Ferry: Caen: 185.0 km
By car, the Normandy ports of Caen and Le Havre are only app 2.5 hours away, a little further from Calais and Boulogne at app 4.5 hours but access is easy via the autoroutes direct to Le Mans. From the confluence of the A28 / A11 serving Paris, Alencon, Nantes , Tours, Rennes the house is 18 minutes.<BR><BR>By air there are direct flights in to Tours (1.5 hours) , Nantes and Dinard, or a comfortabe option is to fly to Paris and connect to the direct TGV service Montparnasse to Le Mans (55 minutes)<BR><BR>By train, using Rail europe you can travel from any point in the UK, via Eurostar to Paris and TGV to Le Mans.
Activities nearby
Fishing Nearby, There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive, Horse Riding Nearby, There Are Tennis Courts Nearby, Nearest Beach: 15.0 km.
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