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A riverside property

People10
Bedrooms 5
Bathrooms3
Property type house
Minimum Stay 6 nights
Popular Features
  • Barbecue
  • Washing Machine
  • Internet
  • Parking

Overview

About the property

5 bedroom (2 ensuite), 1 bathroom, large garden, with river and pond

Old water mill in rural setting. 5 double bedrooms, 2 with ensuite and an additional bathroom. Large living room with woodburning stove, and spacious kitchen/dining area. Large patio, accessible from living area. Old mill run has been converted into a carp pond alongside the river. Large garden with wildlife island. Old water mill features include the mill wheel (non-working) and sluice gates. Parking for at least 10 cars on the property.

Basic price is for 3 beds only. Extra additional bedrooms please click on rates and prices for more details.

This is the first year that this property is on the Property market, and there are no reviews at the moment.

More Details

Owner
David
Member since: 2016
Speaks English, Filipino
Calendar last updated:
13 December, 2017

About David

Retired english/filipino couple, living in the nearby village. Previously lived in the property with two children, and have now downsized.

We are on hand to assist with any problems at the property.

David purchased this house in 2003

Why David chose Saint-Mars-sur-Colmont

An ideal rural retreat for country loving people. Enjoy the tranquil countryside life, by exploring the riverfront and wildlife island. The carp pond is ideal for fishing with children, or fish in the river for more of a challenge. The patio and back lawn are perfect for summer barbeques.

What makes this house unique

For those arriving late and no food supplies, send us list 48 hrs.before and we will do the shopping for when you arrive.

Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday house in Saint-Mars-sur-Colmont in Mayenne

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Housekeeping:
  • Housekeeper Optional
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 10
  • pets considered ...
  • children welcome ...
  • smoking allowed ...
Location Type:
  • rural
  • village
  • waterfront
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Family
General:
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wood Stove
Kitchen:
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 10 people
Bathrooms:
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , Bidet
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Bath with Shower , Shower Enclosure , Bidet , Ensuite
    Bathroom 3 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , Ensuite
Bedrooms:
  • 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Double Bed
    Bedroom 2 - 1 Double Bed
    Bedroom 3 - 2 Single Bed
    Bedroom 4 - 1 Double Bed , With ensuite (shower & bath)
    Bedroom 5 - 1 Double Bed , WIth ensuite
Entertainment:
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Video Library
Outside:
  • Terrace
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
Attractions:
  • autumn foliage
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • forests
  • library
  • museums
  • playground
  • pond
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • swimming
  • tennis
Notes:
Quiet country area, perfect for walking, biking, fishing in the river (or in the surrounding area) and nature watching. For more information on local tourist attractions see the following website: http://www.mayenne-tourisme.com

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
(9 traveller reviews)

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A riverside property
average rating of 4.888889 based on 9 reviews
in a small village in Lincolnshire
5

Fantastic getaway

  • 5 of 5

What a beautiful get away from it all , would like to thank David and Nenita for making our stay so wonderful.The mill is stunning ,in a very quiet location all the amenities are of a very high standard. Everything you would want in a home from home. Cannot praise this place highly enough, didnt want to leave ..Perfect we will be back

Carol and Paul

  • Review Submitted: 22-Jul-2017
  • Date of Stay: July 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We were very happy to have Paul and Carol as guests and the Goupillouse cat was even happier she like ourselves say come back soon and enjoy the tranquility of France again
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5

Absolutely wonderful!

  • 5 of 5

This place was an absolute find. We went with our two children aged four and six and my parents. The house is huge with a beautiful river running through the back. It is the last word in relaxation. How often do you stay in a holiday home with the best of everything? The mattresses, pillows, furniture, power showers, sofa and most of all, everything you could possibly need in the large kitchen, all to the highest standard. The children loved it and spent hours playing all over the house and grounds and we enjoyed the peace. David and Nenita were so kind and friendly, their vegetable garden was a revelation. I would highly recommend this home, it is a gem.

  • Review Submitted: 28-Oct-2017
  • Date of Stay: October 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Sinead and her family are the nicest people you could wish to meet. They will be welcome to return at any time in the future
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A week away with friends

  • 5 of 5

Just returned from a fantastic week at La Goupillouse with four of our friends. The property and gardens are lovely with plenty of room to chill and explore. We had a very warm welcome from David and Nenita upon our arrival. The surrounding area is peaceful with beautiful countryside. The bonus of the produce from their vegetable garden is a real treat. We would recommend this property as a great place to stay.

  • Review Submitted: 22-Aug-2017
  • Date of Stay: August 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: It's great our guests enjoyed their weeks chill out . Their three Mazda sports cars certainly impressed the local villagers . We hope to see them and their sports cars again in the future .
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5

Beautiful, spacious house in idyllic surroundings.

  • 5 of 5

We visited from the 28th of July up to the 8th of August 2017. We were a large party comprising of two families. There were four adults and six children in the group, but the house accommodated us all easily in comfort. We opted to take the further two rooms available on top of the basic three. In total, we had five large bedrooms, two of which were en-suite, and an additional family bathroom, a downstairs shower and toilet and an additional toilet. Downstairs the kitchen and living room were large and well appointed. Everything was clean and in perfect order. We were well catered for.

Upon arrival, David was on the front drive, ready to greet the weary travellers with a smile and a warm welcome. Nenita was pottering in the house, making sure that everything was perfect for us, and it was. They gave us a brief tour of the house and grounds, which are, like the house, extensive and beautifully maintained.

Out the back is a large paved patio, leading to an extensive lawn ringed with beautiful flowers and fruit and nut trees. Adjacent to this is a carp-pond (sadly at a low water level during our stay due to recent dry spell). Immediately next to this is the river; a beautiful bubbling affair, under-passing two small bridges as it wends through the property. Whilst we were staying, the children spent many hours trying to fish out the invasive signal cray-fish and casting rods into the carp pond. We set up a badminton net and a croquet set, and the garden was easily large enough for a game of frisbee.

At the front of the house lies a real treasure, and Nenita's pride and joy, a huge vegetable patch. We were lucky enough to stay when fruit and vegetables were bountiful for harvesting. Encouraged by Nenita to help ourselves freely, we had choice pick of potatoes, onions, courgettes, green-beans, pumpkins, tomatoes, aubergines, cucumbers, chard, and many many more vegetables. We could have easily eaten for free!

During our stay, we explored history in the local area, visiting ruins and museums. David and Nenita were generous with their local knowledge and made recommendations for places to visit during our stay. There are plenty of options for activities and history, as well as local lakes for swimming and relaxing next to.

During the evenings, we relaxed on the terrace and barbecued food bought from the local markets or supermarkets, whilst listening to the river run past.

Overall, we all want to return in the future.

  • Review Submitted: 12-Aug-2017
  • Date of Stay: July 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are so pleased Francesca and her family enjoyed their holiday at Goupillouse. The dry weather broke the day they left topping up the river and the carp pool which had been low for a long time. We would welcome Francesca and the family back at any time and wish then all the best.
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5

Beautiful place and surroundings

  • 5 of 5

We booked for 6 days as we were on our way back from staying with friends in the lower region of France. We enjoyed our stay here immensely. The Gite had everything that was needed and more. It was spotlessly clean and the gardens were fantastic. As we looked around the garden there was lots of surprises such as a lovely river we also found a little swing seat which was just what we neede to sit in the shade on a hot day. There was an aroma in the air which I think was from the honey suckle but there was also some trees with white sweet smelling flowers. It was a pleasure to sit outside. We would recommend this place to either a couple like us or families as the comments were of children playing in the garden..

  • Review Submitted: 26-Jun-2017
  • Date of Stay: June 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Richard and Vivien are a very pleasant couple.and are welcome to return at any time to continue their exploration of Mayenne.We are pleased they enjoyed their stay at Goupillouse.
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5

Linda @ Grant Freeman plus family

  • 5 of 5

We could not fault the property or the owners David @Nenita How they could let this house we dont know .We would love to live in it It has every thing you need and plenty of it The only down side for us we went last week in october the weather was .terrible rain fog very cold Nenita was lighting the fire when we arrived to get the radiator in bed rooms warm you have to keep fire going night and day .So if you want heat at the flick of a switch this it not the place for you .It did not bother us the lounge was loverly and warm with the fire .The where ample covers on the beds We had son and daughter inlaw and children 16 15 and 12 .they like us fell in love with the place and the area.The bathrooms were great water was hot 7 of us having showers caursed no problem.Nenita gave us free run of her veg patch we cooked beetroot had lettuce and basil.Nenita we cooked the butternut squash when we got home thinking of you two and the holiday we had while eating them.Thankyou.My husband and i hope to go back so we can explore the garden grandson found cray fish we see the red squirrel oh dont forget the cat who likes to come and see everyone.If you want a loverly relaxing holiday in a loverly location book this place .

  • Review Submitted: 06-Nov-2016
  • Date of Stay: October 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Linda and Grant were our last guests of the season and caught the first breath of winter but they very ably mastered the wood burning stove.We found them to be very good guests and would welcome them again at any time of the year.
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Location

Nearest Airport
100 Kilometres
Rennes/Dinard
Nearest Barpub
2 Kilometres
Saint Mars sur Colmont
Nearest Ferry
130 Kilometres
Ouistreham/Caen
Nearest Train
40 Kilometres
Laval
Nearest Restaurant
7 Kilometres
Ambrières les Vallées
Car: necessary

Located near the southern border of Normandie. Les Chateaux de la Loire, the Mont St Michel, and D-day beaches are all within driving distance, perfect for day trips.

For more information on local tourist attractions see the following website:

http://www.mayenne-tourisme.com

For information regarding fishing in the local rivers please see the following website:

http://www.fedepeche53.com

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Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday house in Saint-Mars-sur-Colmont, Pays de la Loire

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
GBP
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
 
Low Season
3 Sep 2017 - 22 Dec 2017
6 night minimum stay
£309
for 6 nights
£360
 
 
High season
23 Dec 2017 - 6 Jan 2018
6 night minimum stay
£557
for 6 nights
£650
 

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees
Refundable Damage Deposit £100

Price is for 3 double rooms per week extra 2 double rooms £80.00 per room per week.

Damage Deposit £100.00 1--6 persons
Damage Deposit £200.00 6 -- 10 persons
(cheque returned if no damage on departure)

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
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