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A perfect family stay in the beautful Brittany countryside.



Updated: 15-Nov-2016
2 bedroom Gite situated in a commune with stunning countryside views.

The Gite is a self contained property with 2 bedrooms. It has been renovated to a high standard. It has a dishwasher and washing machine and a modern induction cooker for the chefs amongst you. The kitchen is well equipped. To the rear there is a garden with bbq. The property has seperare wc and shower room and a log burner in the sitting area. The gite is situated 1.5 km from Pontmain and the Basilique which was constructed in 1871 following an apparation by two boys and their father of the Virgin Mary. The property is located on the border of 3 Départements namely Ille et Vilaine, Mayenne and Manche. It is a 15 minute drive to the Medieval town of Fougeres and its walled centre. Pontmain has a bakers, a small convenience store, 3 restaurants a tea room, a bar and a cash dispenser. The property is beneath the owners own property and has street level access. There is only 1 step in the property which is the access to the back garden. The owners have three friendly dogs who have their own garden. The property has one King size bedroom and a twin room whcih can sleep four adults or 2 adults and 2 or 3 children. A cot can be provided on request. We are situated approximately 45 minutes drive to Rennes and are approxiamately 1 hours drive from the coast and Le Mont St Michel. Rennes has an airport and we are within easy driving distance from Caen, Cherbourg and St Malo.

The property has a flat screen TV and can receive UK Freesat and French TNT television programmes. There is a docking station provided. Free WiFi in the property is provided free of charge.

More Details
  • Sleeps 4
  • 2 Bedrooms
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Parking
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
  • Pets considered
  • Internet
  • Dish washer
  • Washing machine
  • Towels provided
  • Linens provided
  • Wheelchair access
  • Accept Credit Cards
  • Bookable online

About the Owner

We retired to France with our 3 Border Terriers having both served for many years as Senior community nurses working for the NHS. Apart from runnung our Gite and wlcoming guests new and old we are also involved in a business which runs holiday homes for their owners.

Speaks English, French, German

Guestbook comments from the owner

Had a lovely 2 weeks here. Bob and Geoff could not be more helpful or friendly. Cosy, lovely scenery outside the window would recommend this gite to anybody.

Thanks, maybe see you next year.

Ps. Thanks for the cake what a lovely gesture. If we can we will try to come here next year.
Aug 2016
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Activity and Interests

Nearest Airport : Rennes at 56 Kilometres Nearest Barpub : Pontmain at 1.5 Kilometres Nearest Ferry : St Malo at 50 Kilometres Nearest Train : Rennes TGV at 74 Kilometres Nearest Motorway : A84 Fougeres J 29 at 21 Kilometres Nearest Restaurant : Pontmain at 1.5 Kilometres Nearest Beach : St Malo at 50 Kilometres Car: recommended

The Gite is situated in a commune of around 6 properties. It is situated in a very scenic rural location with essential ameneties only 1.5km away in Pontmain. It is ideal countryside for walking, cycling and bird watching.

Prices and Availability

Rental rates

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My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees
Refundable Damage Deposit £50

We are able to provide bedding and towels etc at a rate of €15 per bed per week.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund for cancellations more than 14 days before check-in date.
  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
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Updated: 15-Nov-2016
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Property Type

  • farmhouse


  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions


  • Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Tumble Dryer ...
  • Washing Machine ...


  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Hob ...
  • Toaster ...


  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining
  • Dining Area


  • DVD Player ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...


  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only ...
  • pets considered ...
  • wheelchair accessible ...

Location Type

  • rural
  • village


  • autumn foliage
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • forests
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • ruins

Leisure Activities

  • horse riding
  • scenic drives
  • walking

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • medical services


  • Bathroom 1 - Shower Enclosure, Shower cubicle and washbasin.
  • Seperate WC.


  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed, Kingsize bed and room for a cot.
  • Bedroom 2 - 2 Single Bed, 1 Cot


  • Terrace ...
  • Garden ...
  • Barbecue ...


  • Self-catering

Learn more about this holiday rental at the owner's website

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