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Le Mans Holidays

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2 bedrooms
1 bathroom
4 guests
Minimum stay varies
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Blissfully secluded with panoramic views, our country estate is conveniently located on the outskirts of a local town with supermarkets, restaurants, deli, bars & bakeries only 2km away. Easy to find and surrounded by things to do. The ideal place to relax, spend quality time with family and friends. We are ideally situated for visiting racing events (only 15 mins from Le Mans racetrack), Loire Valley châteaux & wine touring holidays with easy transports links via plane, train, car or ferry. Also perfect for just staying in and relaxing with a glass of wine! We have a choice of 3 beautiful holiday cottages in all, each offering something different to cater for all tastes & budgets, each magically secluded and packed with original character, plus homely creature comforts. FreeSat TV & WiF...Blissfully secluded with panoramic views, our country estate is conveniently located on the outskirts of a local town with supermarkets, restaurants, deli, bars & bakeries only 2km away. Easy to find and surrounded by things to do. The ideal place to relax, spend quality time with family and friends. We are ideally situated for visiting racing events (only 15 mins from Le Mans racetrack), Loire Valley châteaux & wine touring holidays with easy transports links via plane, train, car or ferry. Also perfect for just staying in and relaxing with a glass of wine! We have a choice of 3 beautiful holiday cottages in all, each offering something different to cater for all tastes & budgets, each magically secluded and packed with original character, plus homely creature comforts. FreeSat TV & WiFi provided. Elevated terraces for dining alfresco, BBQ'ing, and acres of gardens to roam, picnic, play games or sunbathe. Surrounded by 15 acres of private gardens our 18th century estate is acessed up a long private driveway - offering a sense of complete quiet & remoteness, yet all the time close to all transport links & amenities. The local town is just 1 minute's drive or a short walk via footpath. Further afield, at the bottom of the drive simply turn left to head north to the city lights of Le Mans in 15 minutes or turn right and drive south to Tours (45 mins) with all the Loire Valley chateaux & attractions. Numerous local towns & activities such as wine tasting, markets selling local produce, and plenty of bars and restaurants to indulge in the favorite french passtime - eating & drinking! An ideal base for nature lovers, the estate grounds are teaming with wildlife and neighboured by national parks, ancient forests, lakes, rivers & parkland. Our holiday cottages have been lovingly renovated to high specification, providing charming cosy interiors, with log-burners & original features such as exposed beams & fireplaces, modern kitchens with dining areas & modern bathrooms. The cottages are exceptionally well furnished making them real 'homes from home'. FreeSat TV, DVD players & free WiFi. Outside there are terraces with lighting, garden tables & chairs, BBQ's and nearly 15 acres of gardens to picnic, walk or play games. So pack the your golf clubs & the cricket set! Or you might just want to sit back on the patio with a glass of wine & take in the scenery! We are not strict on our changeover days or the length of your stay, rentals of 7 nights or more benefit from 10% discount. We also offer nightly B&B service in our gites, depending on availability. Please contact us for availability & prices, we will get back to you within 24hrs. The Cottage sleeps 2-4 persons, is packed with character and lovingly renovated to be light and airy whilst retaining all it's original charm, and is the oldest building on the site dating back to the Revolution. But we do have 2 more gites on the estate offering a range of accommodation, all renovated & furnished to high standards. So please browse the website for further details & specifications on all our accommodation to find which one might suite you best! We welcome groups or multi-lets & have much repeat clientelle who just keep coming back - and bringing their friends with them! Our aim is to provide the least complicated accommodation we can: No fuss, more flexibility = a better, more relaxed, fun holiday for you. Welcome to the world of Le Mans Holidays where we treat all our customers as friends. Where kids can run and play safely, pets do not need to be thethered to a lead, and complete 'down-time' for all adults. New 2 Safari Lodge tents with real beds two bedrooms More
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About the Owner
Lise et Cyrille G
Languages spoken:English, French
Response Rate:100%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:October 2008
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Reviewed 25 July 2017

Lovely place with very welcoming hosts. Accommodation was spotlesss...only a shame we could only spend one night there.

Date of stay: July 2017
Thank Sunshine571833
Reviewed 11 July 2017

Easy to find , set in a lovely tranquil place , with very welcoming owners . The cottage is of high standards , extremely clean and tidy. Air conditioning would help sleeping at night in the hot weather.

Date of stay: July 2017
Thank Chick333
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Reviewed 28 June 2017 via mobile

Date of stay: June 2017
Reviewed 8 January 2017

Lise had been very helpful during the booking process and met us on arrival, she showed us around the lovely - spotlessly clean - Gite. She had also left us a bottle of champagne, fresh milk and eggs laid that morning by her hens! The...More

Date of stay: December 2016
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Reviewed 20 March 2016

We were supposed to stay for only a few days but ended up spending a week. We stayed in one of the tents. It contended a great bed, table, chairs and even wooden floor. The time we were there was extremely hot and we enjoyed...More

Date of stay: August 2015
Thank CChristoffersen
Amenities
Pets Allowed: Ask
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
Bachelor/Bachelorette Parties
DVD Player
Suitable For Children Under 5
Refrigerator
Washer
Highchair
Towels Provided
Private Garden
There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive
Cycling Trips
Hairdryer
Water Park Nearby
TV
Corporate Bookings
Shared Garden
Rural/Countryside Retreats
City Getaway
Linens Provided
There Are Tennis Courts Nearby
Secure Parking
Horse Riding Nearby
Internet Access
Toaster
Staffed Property
Cooker
Grill
Short Term Rentals (4 Days Or Fewer)
Fishing Nearby
Long Term Rentals (Over 1 Month)
Central Heating
Freezer
Cable/satellite TV
Iron
Beach Or Lakeside Relaxation
Stereo System
Hiking Trips
Microwave
Balcony
Wi-Fi
Kettle
Watersports Nearby
Terrace
Fireplace
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Is this holiday rental renovated / up-to-date?YesNoUnsure
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About the neighbourhood
Our local town of Le Grand-Lucé is a charming château town. It has a lovely cobbled square in front of the château gates with several coffee shops, bars, boulangeries and a charcuterie. There is a supermarket in the town also, a Post Office, pharmacy, doctors, banks, butchers and a weekly market. A few km's down the road are the lovely villages and towns along the banks of the River Loir itself, La Chartre sur Loir for example. Wine tasting, brocantes and vide-greniers (car boots) most weeks. Only 12km away from the lakes at Marcon, for the beach & water sports, plus literally on the doorstep are the 280km of cycling and walking trails in the Forest of Bercé.
How to get there
By Car: We are a short Motorway hop from the Normandy ports with sailings from Portsmouth, Plymouth, Poole & Newhaven. 2 hrs drive from Caen (Brittany Ferries), 2½hrs from Le Havre (LD Lines), and 2½hrs from Dieppe (TransManche). A slightly further 3½hrs drive from Cherbourg, and 4 hrs drive from Roscoff. By Air: Daily flights from London Stansted to Tours with Ryan Air, Tours Airport is 45mins drive and cars can be hired at the airport. Summer flights: Anger to Southampton Airport, Anger Airport is 1hrs drive, and similarly car hire is available. Rennes Airport is 1½ hrs drive away flying into Exeter International Airport. There is also Poitiers and Nantes Airports approximately 2+ hrs drive away but connections can be made via TGV train into Le Mans or Car Hire is always available. T...
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