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Gite in the heart of beautiful Fontaine-Daniel - ARTSPACE GITES

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1 Bedroom , 1 Bathroom , Sleeps 2
Saint-Georges-Buttavent, Mayenne, Pays de la Loire
The ArtSpace Gîtes project is the brainchild of author Ursula Benjamin and are located at the heart of Fontaine-Daniel in the Pays-de-la-Loire, close to Mayenne. The Gîtes combine the best in design, including Toiles De Mayenne fabric manufactured here in the village. Excellent location and the local knowledge of the host ensures a unique experience for your stay. the two gites occupy the ground floor of a building at the heart of the village. For information on the village see fontainedaniel dot fr.

The Gîtes are designed for individuals or couples and it's unique village location is unparalleled. You will get a welcome hamper on arrival as well as
These spaces are available throughout the year for guests and also for Professional artists, film-makers, writers and creatives who wish to come to Fontaine-Daniel for inspiration. Your...
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Listing #HL9412689
About the Owner
ursula b
Languages spoken:German, English, French
Response Time:Within a few hours
Interaction with guests
Ursula is happy to give you a personal tour of Fontaine-Daniel, suggestions for restaurants or events, brocantes or vide grenier, places to walk or visit, or to just leave you in peace. The choice is yours. Everything you will need for your stay is right here in the village. It has a bar, organic epicerie (often hosting concerts and other events), restaurant, bakery, as well as lovely walks nearby. The Toiles de Mayenne fabric shop is in the village, and here you will also find a history of the village on the walls. Bikes are available at the gîte so you can explore the countryside.
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Reviewed 1 week ago

You might get too comfortable in this amazing place! Spacious, friendly and well designed, to allow to you to relax, on purpose. Excellent location in (quiet!) town centre. Everything you need is at your doorstep. Cool ambience provides a homely experience - you won't want...More

Thank ivan k
Management response:Responded 1 week ago

I am so glad you enjoyed your stay and do home to welcome you again!

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The two ARTSPACE Gites in Fontaine-Daniel are the most perfect place for a restful holiday in a peaceful village or simply timeout to write a book or prepare an art project. They are most stylishly furnished and comfortable at the same time. The gites are...More

1  Thank felixvonmoreau
Management response:Responded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for your review. I am pleased that you enjoyed your stay and hope to welcome you again.

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Reviewed 29 April 2018 via mobile

lovely host, great village, beautiful gite. Really nice place We will definitely be visiting again very soon

Thank Sammy H
Management response:Responded 30 April 2018

I'm pleased you enjoyed your stay!

  • Central Heating
  • Fireplace
  • Full Baths (1)
  • Internet Access
  • King Beds:(1)
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking
  • Private Garden
  • Towels Provided
  • Wi-Fi
House rules
    Not kid-friendly
    Pets allowed
    Smoking not allowed
    Check in: 2:00 PM
No parties, please.
    1 Full bath
    1 King
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  • Damage Deposit: £175 / stay - Deposit
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About the neighbourhood
Set in the forest of Bois-Salaire and close to Mayenne this region has much Fontaine-Daniel is a friendly village with a tranquil atmosphere. It has been inhabited for 800 years, first by Cistercian monks, then homes were built as a social enterprise by Toiles de Mayenne fabric makers, who still produce beautiful linens in the village.

It has a wonderful organic co-operative épicerie which has a bar, library and bookshop, food shop and bistro. You will regularly find music and cultural events there. There is also has a cozy cafe in the friendly village bakery which regularly holds art exhibitions. Take coffee in its secret garden around the back, or enjoy a galette in the friendly creperie or indulge yourself at the excellent restaurant.
Getting around
The Mayenne region is known for its beautiful walks, rivers and cycle paths. Its a great place for touring in cars or motorcycles, and you will often find vintage cars on its roads in the summer.
Car recommended
How to get there
how to travel here from the UK

By car

This is the easiest way and a car is essential if you want to make the most of the surrounding countryside.

By air

Rennes International Airport - one and a half hours drive

Flybe has direct flights to here from a number of airports including London, Southampton, Exeter, Birmingham, Manchester, Dublin, Cork, Paris and Amsterdam. You can find the full list on the Rennes International Airport site.

Dinard Airport - two hours drive

Dinard airport is serviced by Ryanair.

By train

Into Laval from Paris Montparnasse (approx an hour and a half journey time).

Into Le Mans from Paris or Paris CDG Airport.

By ferry

There are a number of ferryports in France which you can travel from the UK. The most convenient is is Caen which is around 2 hours d...
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