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Very comfortable gite with indoor pool only 40 mins from St Malo - Aragon

People5
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms2
Space 1,399 sq. ft.
Property type farmhouse
Minimum Stay 2 - 7 nights
Popular Features
  • Fireplace
  • Barbecue
  • Wireless Internet
  • Washing Machine
  • Indoor Pool
  • Parking

Overview

Description

Aragon

Aragon is half of the old Manor House at Lesnen Petits Bois dating around the 18th century. It sleeps 5.The previous French owners lived in Aragon and it has a wonderful traditional French feel; enormous fire in the kitchen,thick walls. It is beautifully furnished, very warm and comfortable. Besides the kitchen Aragon has a large sitting room ,shower room and toilet downstairs and upstairs two pretty bedrooms ,one double and one with three beds, a large bathroom and separate toilet.

We wanted one of our gites to have every convenience for families with young children and if there is anything you especially require we will do our best to help. Cots and high chair are free.

The warm indoor pool, the play area and our menagerie of animals (donkey, pigs,chickens,ducks,sheep and goats) all hoping to be fed make this an ideal holiday--you don't need to go anywhere.

Aragon has its' own terraces for eating out it has a lovely view across the lawn towards our Chapel of St Aragon

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About the property

Lesnen Petits Bois

A well-equipped gîte (one of three ) L'Ecurie sleeps 6. It has an en-suite bedroom and two further bedrooms with twin beds and a bathroom. Downstairs there is a large living room / kitchen. A private garden with a terrace and lawn, garden furniture and B.B.Q overlooks a little lake where we have ducks and two black swans. There is a play area with swings and a trampoline for children and a boules pitch for all to enjoy. You can walk around our fields and spy out the the wood-pecker, the kingfisher and the resident heron or just enjoy the peace and the fact that children can play with no worries. We are completely enclosed.

We have a horse, a donkey 2 little ponies, sheep,goats and 4 Kune Kune pigs who are all very friendly and enjoy our guests arrival!!!

Local Attractions & places to visit: There is a wealth of interesting places; 10mins - an hour

Dinan a medieval town with cobbled streets leading down to the river Rance where you can hire boats or bicycles. There are many little shops, galleries and restaurants.

St Malo---a fortified port, you can walk around the ramparts, visit the many shops, go to a beautiful beach stretching for miles and often visit a ship.

Combourg with its chateau

Becherel, a tiny city of book shops and a chateau on its outskirts.

Mont St Michel a must . Close by an alligator park!!

Specially for Children: A large zoo in the grounds of the Chateau Bourbonsais. 15mins.

Kayaking. 10mins.

Horse Riding. 15mins

Aquarium in St Malo 30mins

Cobac adventure park.

Many many beaches 40mins -1hr

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Owner
Jenny Bertoli
Member since: 2009
Speaks English, French
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
28 July, 2017

Guestbook comments from the owner

I have had many holidays in many countries but thanks to Jenny and Jacques this has been the best one yet. Unique.
Sep 2011
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Notes

As in Ecurie a deposit of £100 is required with the balance and security cheque due weeks before your holiday.
Payment can be in euros( the rate to be agreed), or pounds and by cheque or transfer.
A cleaning charge of £35 is asked for unless you wish to leave the gite in the condition that you find it when you arrive.
Linen is included apart from towels £5 p.p if wanted.


Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for Aragonin Saint-Thual in Ille-et-Vilaine

Property Type:
  • farmhouse (semi-detached)
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 1399 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 5
  • pets considered
  • Events Allowed
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • rural
  • village
Theme:
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking ...
  • Parking Off Street
  • Sofa Bed
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Tumble Dryer
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Grill
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , downstairs
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Bath with Shower , Bidet
  • The upstairs bathroom is spacious with claw foot bath, large basin and bidet. The downstairs shower room is also large and convenient if the sofa bed is being used.
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 5
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Double Bed
    Bedroom 2 - 3 Single Bed
  • The main bedroom , wardrobe and bedside tables overlooking the gardens. The second bedroom is very spacious with plenty of room for the three beds There is a sofa bed downstairs.
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • Books - Fiction / Non-fiction
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
Outside:
  • Deck Chairs
  • Bicycles ...
  • Child's Swing
  • Terrace ...
  • Garden
  • Barbecue ...
  • Patio
  • Terrace
  • 2 bicycles
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool
  • Heated Pool
  • Indoor Pool
Attractions:
  • bay
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • laundrette - not serviced
  • forests
  • live theatre
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • pond
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • horse riding
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • hiking
  • swimming
  • tennis
Notes:
Horses, ponies, pigs and goats as pets. Always enjoy being visited. Indoor heated pool.

Reviews

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Aragon
average rating of 4.625 based on 9 reviews
5

Very tranquil getaway

  • 5 of 5

Ideal & safe for children or simply relaxing & getting away from it all. Indoor heated pool, helpful owners. Gites very comfortable. Plenty to do in the area. Have stayed here several times & intend to return.

  • Review Submitted: Apr 16, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Apr 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you. So many of our guests feel like friends now and wealways enjoy seeing them again and welcoming our new arrivals.
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Joyful and friendly

  • 4 of 5

We spent a week in 2 bedroom Hayloft in April. The bedrooms are spacious and comfortable beds. living room and the kitchen provided well for weeks needs. The pool was great fun.

Jenny and Jacques are very friendly and great hosts. My daughters (3&6) had a thoroughly enjoyable week with all the animals, peacocks and Bruno the dog has made some friends for life.

I would advise day trips to Dinan, Dinard, St Malo and Mt St Michel.

We had a lovely dinner at Chez Mere Pourcel in Dinan.

  • Review Submitted: Apr 26, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Apr 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Once again a pleasure meeting new and charming people. Although nervous of our dog Bruno on arrival the children adored him and were sad to leave. Thank you for coming.
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Relaxing peaceful break

  • 4 of 5

A beautiful gite in a wonderful, quiet setting. Jenny and Jacques were very welcoming and helpful hosts. It was useful to have some baby equipment on site eg highchair, cot, so that we didn't have to bring these. Our little one loved meeting all the animals and we all enjoyed walks in the surrounding countryside. The gite is also within easy driving distance of the coast and several lovely towns and cities for days out.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 2, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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5

Great relaxing family break

  • 5 of 5

Absolutely beautiful Gite. There was so much to do with our 2 year old like feeding the animals, swimming in the pool & playing in the playground. It was so lovely and Jenny was so welcoming, our daughter loved the chocolate chicken she had bought for her for Easter. For us, the Gite was comfortable, relaxing and everything we needed for a memorable break. We miss saying hello to the peacocks in the morning!

  • Review Submitted: Apr 11, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Mar 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: It is a great pleasure meeting our guests and showing the children our animals. Seeing even nervous visitors stroking our dogs ,feeding the donkey and goats. Thank you for your very kind comments. Jenny
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5

très agréable - originale - rapport qualité prix excellent-

  • 5 of 5

sympa tous ces animaux autour du gîte - Propriétaires charmants - voiture obligatoire -

gîte parfait -

  • Review Submitted: Oct 29, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Oct 2016
  • Source: Homelidays, from HomeAway
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5

Great break for us!

  • 5 of 5

The place and surroundings are just amazing and feel like a cocoon. Our daughter enjoyed taking care of the animals with Jenny and more generally the whole family had a great time in the pool.

Lots of amazing sites to visit around, and best of all, Jacques and Jenny's warm and joyful welcome!

We really spent a hell of a time. Thanks again to our wonderful hosts

  • Review Submitted: Feb 20, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Feb 2015
  • Source: Abritel, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: It was a great pleasure having all of you and your daughter was so charming and polite that it was lovely having her helping with the animals. Thank you. Merci.
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Location

Nearest Airport
40 Kilometres
Dinard
Nearest Ferry
40 Kilometres
St Malo
Nearest Golf
20 Kilometres
Cap Malo
Nearest Train
43 Kilometres
Rennes
Nearest Motorway
6 Kilometres
N137
Nearest Restaurant
8 Kilometres
Evran
Car: necessary

Other Activities: kayaking, riding, golf

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