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Spacious, Luxury Flour Mill & Farmhouse - Indoor Pool,Leisure Complex,Gym,Wifi - Le Moulin (5 Beds) Sleeps 20/24 maximum

Bedrooms 5
Separate WC's1
Space 9,500 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 1 - 3 nights
Popular Features
  • Barbecue
  • Free Wifi
  • Washing Machine
  • Indoor Pool
  • Hot Tub
  • Parking



Le Moulin (5 Beds) Sleeps 20/24 maximum

Gorgeous converted flour mill with 5 superb bedrooms, each with lounge area, TV with freeview, radio and french tv channels, free WIFI. Tea/coffee making facilities. Large bathroom with shower, bath, twin handwash basins, WC, complimentary toiletries. Large salon with projector and screen for conferences or as a cinema arena. Foyer with sofas and armchairs. Chill out room with comfy chairs, books, board games, CDs, DVDs, 50" LCD television, DVD player. Fully fitted kitchen with Rayburn, separate induction hob, fan oven; dining area with tables and chairs. Games room with pool table, table tennis, table football. Separate Leisure Complex with indoor swimming pool and Jacuzzi. Extensive gym leading upstairs to the gaming zone. Each suite has a kingsize bed, double sofa bed, lounge area with TV and deluxe bathroom with full size bath, separate shower, twin handwash basins and WC. A cot and highchair available. Charcoal BBQ available.

Le Moulin is one of two rental buildings on our site

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About the property


Le Moulin is a superbly converted flour mill with luxurious fixtures and fittings.

It comprises 5 large modern ensuite bedrooms each with a contemporary kingsize bed with memory foam mattress and are complete with sitting room with comfortable double sofabed. (Two of our bedroom suites each have the capacity to accommodate an additional double bed) and the cosy TV room on the ground floor with a generous sized flatscreen TV with dvd, a selection of games and books, two armchairs and table tucked away next to a snug sofa and double sofabed; in total we are therefore able to provide sleeping for up to 24 people.

We have installed each bedroom suite with a TV with freeview and satellite, with access to both English and French television and radio channels, there are hospitality trays with complimentary tea, coffee and cookies provided with the hot drink making facilities.

Each bedroom suite has a large stylish bathroom with a bath and separate shower unit, WC, handwash basins as well as being supplied with fluffy bath sheets, hand towels and complimentary bathroom toiletries.

The ground floor has a fully fitted kitchen - hob and oven, Rayburn, industrial size microwave, fridge, all crockery and cutlery, cookware and ovenware, kitchen utensils, kettle, coffee machine and coffee grinder, chopping boards, toaster - and a large dining area that has sideboards with additional crockery and glassware, three 8 seater tables with chairs and a highchair for a younger guest. There is also a small seated area with a coffee table; leading outside from the dining area is a decked area with patio table and chairs for guests to enjoy watching the sun set after a cosy evening meal...

The first floor houses a huge cinema room/salon and games room with table tennis table, pool table and table football. There are even two cosy bucket chairs and a table with reading lamp to sit and keep score as the pool game gets underway...

The second property on the site is La Petite Maison, a lovely modernised farmhouse.

All 5 of the stylish bedrooms in this property has a large double bed with pocket sprung mattress to ensure a good night's sleep. Each bedroom has ensuite facilities and the generously proportioned master suite has its own large bathroom with walk in shower, separate bath, double handbasins and separate WC. We also provide a cot in the main bedroom for use by our younger guest (with a highchair in the dining area).

There is an additional WC on the ground floor and second floor landing.

For our guests' comfort, each room has a hospitality tray with complimentary tea, coffee, cookies and hot drink making facilities and the bathrooms are all provided with fluffy bath sheets, hand towels and complimentary toiletries.

The salon is spacious and airy, with a sofa and large sofabed and a quaint wood burner in the brick built fireplace. The TVs here in La Petite Maison all have freeview and satellite with English and French television and radio channels, and a dvd player. The dining area is furnished with a gorgeous, traditional wood dining table and an ecletic assortment of chairs. The house is able to accommodate/sleep up to 12 people.

La Petite Maison has its own enclosed rear garden; a paved patio area with table and chairs, with a curved grassed area and a brick built barbecue.

We provide both properties with complimentary WiFi for our guests.

The fully equipped Leisure Complex is located across the courtyard, fronted by a picturesque patio area with seating. The Leisure Complex is available for the use of all guests and has a generous 13m indoor pool, jacuzzi, changing rooms with showers and separate male/female WCs and handwash basin, gymnasium equipped with smith rack, treadmill, stationary bike, rowing machine and power plate, upstairs to the gaming zone complete with Xbox and Wii consoles. (We have a supply of Xbox, Wii games and dvds - we are happy to have these available for guests - please advise when booking).

Both Le Moulin and La Petite Maison have a utility room with washing machine and tumble drier, clothes airers and both properties have an iron, ironing board and hair dryers.

The properties benefit from being located at the end of a large courtyard with secure entry via private gates.

The large main garden is approximately one third of an acre in size and the ample sized courtyard can hold approx 25+ cars.

There is a patio area in front of both properties where guests are invited to make use of the available tables and chairs. We also provide each property with a barbecue for guest use.

On confirmation of your reservation, all guests are provided with a detailed Welcome Pack with information about their accommodation and some of the local pursuits they may choose to explore as well as local restaurants, opening times of supermarkets, etc.

All bookings include bedding, towels, all kitchen utensils and linens.

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Property Manager
Member since: 2010
Speaks English
Calendar last updated:
20 February, 2018


I live in Buckinghamshire in the the UK with my husband and children. My hobbies include fitness, cookery and eating!

We enjoy our leisure time and have loved holidaying in France for the last 20+ years.

Le Moulin de la Quentiniere has been a labour of love for us and we are still as passionate about it now as when we first saw it :)

We continually strive to ensure that it is bringing as much joy to our guests as it does to us.

DORN KIPPING purchased this house in 2007

Why DORN KIPPING chose Désertines

When we first saw Le Moulin, we fell in love with the beauty of the buildings and the tranquility of the surrounding area. It has the ideal picturesque setting with the local village only a 15 minute walk down the road and the nearest town around a 15 minute drive away.

Although you do need a car to get around, it means you have more opportunities to explore and go further afield with Le Moulin as a welcome base to return to.

We have dedicated a lot of time and energy enhancing the beauty and attraction of both of our houses at Le Moulin de la Quentiniere; adding the leisure complex and re-seeding the garden so that we have both an indoor and an outdoor area where we can play as well as adding the patio area so that we can enjoy both staying in or going out and about.

At Le Moulin de la Quentiniere, we are easily accessible by car via the Tunnel then driving down from Calais or coming in via the airports at Rennes or Dinard.

There is a ferry into Caen, St Malo and Ouistreham.

What makes this house unique

As well as being able to spend time relaxing and enjoying Le Moulin and La Petite Maison and their surroundings, for those with more active pursuits in mind we have the Leisure Complex - complete with heated pool, jacuzzi, gymnasium, games room - or you can take the time to explore the area (maps to loan are available at the local tourist information centre in town). There's an abundance of places to go; outdoor markets, historical towns, bowling alleys, go-karting centres, outdoor high wire, swin golf, nearby horse-riding, boating lakes, kayaking, amusement parks, tennis centres, or just walking, so much to do. Once you've exhausted yourself, come back to Le Moulin de la Quentiniere for a pampering session from our very own beautician (bookable in advance) and then have a wonderful meal in the fantastic kitchen - we can arrange for your own cook to come and prepare you a meal - or try some of the local 'plat du jour' at the many restaurants (I am partial to the delicious croissants from our local boulangerie, ummmm)

Guestbook comments from the manager

The gite is amazing. The children had an absolutely "awesome" time. My parents were bowled over...


Thanks for such an amazing time here! The house is absolutely amazing, you've thought of everything. I am in complete awe of the dedication you have put in to this place to make it so wonderful!

It's been so great & I would love to come back.

Thank you so much!


We have been very proud to be your first official 'rentals' and have had a fabulous stay!

Pat & Karen

We have spent an unforgettable stay in Le Moulin and La Petite Maison. The Moulin is really beautiful. We will never forget the 4 nights for our Wedding.

Manuela & Joaquim

We have had a lovely time at Le Moulin, it certainly is big! With loads of space to relax in. The locals have been very friendly :) At the end of each tiring day, we would come back here to relax, have a hot soak in one of the many beautiful bathrooms or play a family pool tournament.

Kind Regards & Thank You again

Sarah, Terry
Sep 2010
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Booking Notes:
For further details or general enquiries, check our website
Check in : 15hr00
Check out: 10hr00
or contact me direct on +44 (0)1628 440046 or +44 (0)7947 834948.

Changeover Day:
Saturday is changeover day - guests arrive 3pm/depart 10am (local time)
Alternative arrival/departure times can be arranged
Please check when booking

Notes on prices:
* Daily linen service available - to include bed making, towels changed, room tidy
* Meal service available - continental breakfast, plat du jour
* Wellness and Beauty Treatments

Available by arrangement: Cookery weekends / Fitness and/or relaxation breaks / Martial arts courses

Contact The Owner for more details

Prices for the properties are per week in UK pounds including bed linen, towels, Welcome Basket

A Welcome Pack with useful information is provided upon booking


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday house in Désertines in Mayenne

Property Type:
  • house
  • Catering available
  • Breakfast - Booking Possible
  • Lunch - Booking Possible
  • Dinner - Booking Possible
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 9500 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 15:00
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00
  • Max. occupancy: 24
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
  • * No glassware or crockery allowed in the pool area/leisure complex * Wet towels and/or clothing should not be draped on gym equipment
Location Type:
  • resort
  • rural
  • village
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Holiday Complex
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Fitness Room / Equipment ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Tumble Dryer ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wood Stove ...
  • Free Wifi
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Hob
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 24 people
  • 5 Bathrooms
  • 1 Separate WC
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath (no shower) , Shower Enclosure
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Bath (no shower) , Shower Enclosure
    Bathroom 3 - Toilet , Bath (no shower) , Shower Enclosure
    Bathroom 4 - Toilet , Bath (no shower) , Shower Enclosure
    Bathroom 5 - Toilet , Bath (no shower) , Shower Enclosure
    Toilet 1 - Toilet
  • 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 24
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player ...
  • Table Football
  • Game Room ...
  • Games ...
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Pool Table ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Toys
  • Video Games ...
  • Video Library ...
  • Balcony
  • Terrace
  • Garden
  • Barbecue ...
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • Heated Pool
  • Hot Tub ...
  • Indoor Pool
Onsite Services:
  • Massage
  • Private Chef
  • Staff
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • library
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • horse riding
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • fishing
  • golf
  • sailing
  • swimming
  • tennis
Notes on accommodation: Le Moulin: Each suite has a seating area with complimentary tea and coffee making facilities. The bathrooms have separate bath and shower unit. Complimentary toiletries provided. TV with freeview, radio channels and french tv channels and DVD player. Free WIFI. Hair dryers, ironing board and iron. Access to large utility room with top loader washing machine and large capacity tumble drier. Kitchen with Rayburn, induction hob, fan assisted oven, microwave and dishwasher. Portable charcoal BBQ available. La Petite Maison: Free WIFI. Hair dryer, ironing board and iron. Each of the 5 bedrooms are ensuite. Complimentary bathroom toiletries. Living room with sofa, large sofa bed and lovely wood burner. Washing machine and tumble drier located in the basement. Kitchen with double oven, electric hob, microwave, toaster, dishwasher. A cot and highchair are available for younger guests. Outside: La Petite Maison has a quaint rose garden with a patio and grass area with a brick built BBQ, outdoor tables and chairs. Le Moulin has an outdoor seating area with tables and chairs. There is also a portable BBQ. Both properties have access to the large fenced garden comprising large grass area next to a stream. The separate Leisure Complex comprises 13m indoor swimming pool, jacuzzi, changing rooms with showers and WC, an extensive gymnasium and the gaming zone upstairs with snooker table, pool table, table tennis, darts, Xbox and Wii. Outside is a patio area with tables and chairs. The complex is private to the properties in Le Moulin de la Quentiniere and accessed via secure, lockable gates. Private courtyard can accommodate approx 20 vehicles.


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average rating of 4.7058825 based on 18 reviews

un magnifique séjour passé dans cette demeure!

  • 5 of 5

nous avons passé un séjour très agréable au moulin de la quentinière!

l'espace détente et activité est très bien pensé! tout est fait pour passer de très bons moments...le moulin est très spacieux, les chambres et sdb sont très belles ....cuisine très fonctionnelle, grande avec les équipements nécessaires.

séjour parfait!

petits bémols: pas de rideaux dans les chambres et canapés lits un peu petit pour certains

  • Review Submitted: 03-Apr-2017
  • Date of Stay: March 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Merci pour votre excellente critique :) Nous sommes toujours heureux lorsque nos clients apprécient leur séjour chez nous. ce qui concerne le fenetres - car les chambres sont si grandes, nous avons uniquement des rideaux et n'avons pas de filets aux fenêtres pour éviter les accumulations de poussière supplémentaires et pour que nos clients puissent se réveiller aux magnifiques vues à travers la campagne. Nous n'avons pas de voisins proches pour que votre modestie ne soit pas compromise! Nous espérons te revoir bientôt :)
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Fantastic property in a beautiful location

  • 5 of 5

Have just returned from a wonderful stay at Le Petit Maison and can't praise it enough. We were a party of 9, including 5 children of various ages and there was more than enough space for us all. The house was perfectly set up for several families, with kitchen dinner, lounge with open fire and separate dining area. Each room had its own ensuite and every detail and need was well thought out as well as being spotlessly clean.The outside space includes a patio area and a wonderful outside open fire under a gazebo where we enjoyed a last night bbq. The kids loved the pool and games area, which was a godsend when the weather was poor and the gym was great for those who wanted to run off the pounds after all the food and wine we were enjoying!

There is plenty of places to visit nearby and during our stay we visited the fantastic Mont St Michel and Bagnoles de Lorne which was a stunning town set round a lake with beautiful scenery.

Our hosts were extremely helpful and friendly and answered any queries with speed and efficiency.

We wouldn't hesitate to recommend this property to any friends or relatives and would love to visit again!

  • Review Submitted: 08-Jun-2016
  • Date of Stay: May 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: WoW! What a wonderful review :) We constantly strive to maintain great facilities and accommodation for all our guests and we are so glad that you enjoyed your stay with us at Le Moulin de la Quentiniere. We look forward to seeing you and your family and friends again in the near future.
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Week-end multi-activites reussi!

  • 5 of 5

Un super we! Un moulin super bien equipé! Une tres jolie décoration! Encore merci

  • Review Submitted: 29-Apr-2016
  • Date of Stay: April 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Merci pour une grande revue . Nous avons hâte de vous revoir bientôt.
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Séjour au moulin de la quentiniere

  • 5 of 5

Superbe séjour, propriété magnifique, très bien entretenue , les pièces sont décorées avec beaucoup de goût, la salle de sport et la piscine on vraiment tout pour plaire.

Les enfants ne se sont pas ennuyés une seule seconde et les adultes n'ont pas vue le temps passer.

  • Review Submitted: 15-Jan-2016
  • Date of Stay: January 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Merci pour votre grande revue. Nous sommes très heureux que vous avez apprécié votre séjour au Moulin et nous loook réjouissons de vous accueillir à nouveau.
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  • 4 of 5

Nous avons invité enfants et petits enfants au moulin de la Quentinière pour une semaine.

les +: chaque chambre possède sa salle d'eau, accès facile au complexe sportif (piscine, jacuzzi, salle de sport et de détente...) propriété sécurisée qui peut être fermée la nuit, propreté de la maison, linges et serviettes sont fournies, disponibilité de la responsable si problème

les - : cuisine et salle à manger ne permettent pas d'asseoir 11 personnes autour de la table, toutes les télés (et il y en a!) ne reçoivent pas les chaines françaises, le matériel vieillissant du complexe sportif serait à renouveler... Mais cela reste des petits détails pour nous. Séjour très agréable qui ne demande qu'à être renouveler. MERCI

  • Review Submitted: 10-Jan-2016
  • Date of Stay: December 2015
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Nous sommes heureux que vous avez apprécié votre récent séjour avec nous et vous remercions de votre avis et de prendre le temps de nous donner une rétroaction positive. Nous avons récemment installé des chaînes de télévision française sur tous nos écrans de télévision et nous allons activer ceux-ci une fois que nous avons eu la chance d'obtenir des copies de la notice d'utilisation disponible pour toutes les chambres. Ce sera fait à la première occasion. Nous notons vos commentaires en ce qui concerne le nombre de personnes pouvant être assis sur les tables dans la salle à manger et cuisine. Alors que les deux tables peuvent être étendues pour accueillir 10 personnes, nous apprécions qu'il peut y avoir la nécessité d'accueillir jusqu'à 12 ou plus si il ya des enfants. Nous examinerons donc d'ajouter une table supplémentaire pour accueillir des personnes supplémentaires pour les repas. Comme avec tous les grands établissements d'hôtes, nous avons un programme d'entretien de roulement en place et allons revoir tout équipement qui peuvent avoir besoin de remplacer. Nous sommes impatients de vous et votre famille accueillir au La Petite Maison dans l'avenir.
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This is an amazing property!

  • 5 of 5

The house exceeded our expectations, the bedroom suites were excellent and there were also plenty of communal spaces. The children especially liked the games room, swimming pool and gym. The location is good for sightseeing and walking and the pub in the village was very welcoming. A very good house for a group of friends or large family.

  • Review Submitted: 06-Sep-2015
  • Date of Stay: August 2015
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for your review and we hope to see you again very soon :)
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Nearest Airport
88 Kilometres
Nearest Barpub
1.6 Kilometres
The Red Lion
Nearest Ferry
104 Kilometres
St Malo
Nearest Restaurant
1.6 Kilometres
Nearest Beach
50 Kilometres
La Ferte Mace
Car: recommended

Special interest holidays:

Daily linen service available - on request

Meal service available - on request

Wellness and Beauty Treatments:


Manicures and Pedicures

Nail Design

Facials and Massages

Eyelash extensions and Eyelash and Eyebrow Tinting

Wedding/Special Occasion packages

Booking Required

Available by arrangement:

Cookery weekends

Fitness and/or relaxation breaks

Martial arts courses

Please speak to The Owner for more details


Manmade beaches at La Ferte Mace / Fougeres are friendly and local. La Ferte Mace is approximately 20 mins drive; the manmade beach situated in the midst of woods in Fougeres is around 30 mins drive from the property.

Dinard / St Malo / Granville have some wonderful, sandy beaches with nearby restaurants and shops. These would take around an hour and half to reach by car from Le Moulin.


Rennes/Dinard - 1 hour 30 minutes. Use of a car is recommended

Eurotunnel – from Calais 4 hours by car

Desertines there is a local minibus service – transport can be booked by prior arrangement

Car hire can be arranged from the local Super U (hire price per day/mileage EUR 0.10 per km. EUR 800 refundable deposit).


Desertines - 10-15 minutes walk/5 minutes by car

Gorron - 15 minutes drive

Other areas of interest are detailed in the Welcome Packs provided to all guests booking Le Moulin and La Petite Maison

Further Details:

Complimentary Welcome Basket provided for all guests

Daily linen service available

Meal service available

Wellness and Beauty Treatments:


Manicures and Pedicures

Nail Design

Facials and Massages

Eyelash extensions and Eyelash and Eyebrow Tinting

Booking Required

Available by arrangement:

Cookery weekends

Fitness and/or relaxation breaks

Martial arts courses

Please speak to The Owner for more details

Each local village has a specific market day - market day in Gorron is on a Wednesday

For details of other market days for local villages, please ask The Owner