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Character Stone Cottage in a Quaint Village With Bars Shops & Cafes

Bedrooms 3
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 4 nights


About the property

Cottage in Fougerolles du Plessis, Mayenne, Pays de la Loire, France

Le Petit coin de Paradis is set on the edge of Fougerolles du Plessis close to many local footpaths and is an ideal base from which to explore the surrounding area. It has a private south facing terrace and an enclosed garden. It is only a 5 minute walk to the village where you will find an award winning boulangerie, a butcher, a supermarket with petrol station, a bar, a restaurant, a hairdresser, and a brocante/second hand shop. A market is held in the village square on Friday mornings.

The property has a large lounge with log burner, UK freeview TV, DVD player and CD player. A large selection of DVD's and books are available for guests. The recently fitted kitchen is perfect for the keen cook as it has a range cooker with 5 gas rings and 3 electric ovens, and is well stocked with kitchenalia. The separate dining room is an ideal space to show off your culinary exploits and indulge in a glass or two of wine.

Upstairs there is a double bedroom with fitted wardrobes and access to the rear garden. There is a twin bedroom and a single bedroom. The family bathroom, comprising bath with shower over, sink and WC, is also on the first floor.

More Details

Shuna Veitch
Member since: 2013
Speaks English, French
Calendar last updated:
22 June, 2017

About Shuna Veitch

My husband and I moved to France permanently in 2011 where we run a property management company in the Pas de Calais. We manage the gite in Dompierre-sur-Authie on behalf of the owner. We own the gite in Fougerolles du Plessis ourselves.

Shuna Veitch purchased this cottage in 2013

Why Shuna Veitch chose Mayenne

We chose to buy a house in the Mayenne as the area is good value for money with lots of things to see and do. This house attracted us as it is in a village with all facilities and we intend to retire here, when the time comes.

What makes this cottage unique

Avoid the chaos at Calais by travelling via Cherbourg, Dieppe or Le Havre.

Guestbook comments from the owner

I recommend this cottage for holiday rentals here in France. Friendly owners with high standards, so clean and well appointed. Enjoy
May 2013
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Accommodation and facilities for this holiday cottage in Fougerolles-du-Plessis in Pays de la Loire

Property Type:
  • cottage
  • Self-catering
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 5
  • pets considered
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • rural
  • village
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Iron & Board
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking
  • Washing Machine
  • Wood Stove
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath (no shower) , Shower Enclosure
  • Bath with shower over, sink and toilet. Towels are NOT provided.
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 5
  • Description of sleeping capacity: Sleeps 5 (3 Bedrooms) Notes on bedrooms: Bedroom 1 has a double bed, bedside tables, chest of drawers, built in wardrobes and access to the south facing terrace. Bedroom 2 is a twin room with bedside table and 2 chests of drawers. Bedroom 3 is a single room. Please note that bedlinen and towels are NOT provided.
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Terrace
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • churches
  • forests
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • waterfalls
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • horse riding
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
Notes on accommodation: There is off road parking for 2 cars. Outside: There is a large south facing terrace with table, chairs and parasol. A BBQ is provided for your use. There is also a large lawned area. Cleaning / Towels / Linen / Maid service: Tea towels and bath mats are provided. Duvets and pillows are provided. No bed linen or other towels are provided. The property is cleaned before and after each set of guests. Other: Separate dining room with table and seating for 6 with a large French dresser


Excellent! 4.6/5 -
(14 traveller reviews)


Relaxing Stay!

  • 4 of 5

Nice well appointed property in a charming French village.

  • Review Submitted: Jun 3, 2017
  • Date of Stay: May 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Lovely house with private patio in great location

  • 5 of 5

The house was easy to find from the great directions we received from Shuna. We were victims of the Dover queue (where we sat in the traffic for over 19 hours) so when we eventually arrived the welcome pack waiting for us was extremely welcome indeed!!!! A very nice touch. The house is lovely. All of the rooms are spacious and there is a lot of rustic charm about the place. We had everything we needed. I must also mention that the beds are extremely comfortable. The weather was kind to us so we enjoyed many BBQs on the very private (& sunny) patio. The village is a very short & easy walk away. Even the Intermarche supermarket is easy to walk to (which is really useful when you've drunk all the wine and need to go back for some more!) It takes about 15 minutes to walk to the supermarket - which is on the far edge of the village. The supermarket is excellent. A very good range of stock - you can get everything (don't forget your own bags). There is a huge range of wines to try at very reasonable prices - and we did our best to get through them all. The supermarket also has petrol, which is cheapest we saw in France. We travelled a lot during our 2 week stay. Some lovely days out not far away. Mont St Michel was about 1 hour away - a very nice day out. Vitre and Fougeres are also good for a visit. Slightly further afield we travelled down to St Suzanne - a lovely medieval village which was about 90 minutes drive. The WWII beaches are about 2 hours drive, as is St Malo - which is a lovely town with lots to do. Driving is easy - the roads were very quiet, and we passed through many beautiful villages on our journeys. We have already recommended this house to friends & family. Shuna is so very helpful - all of our emails have been answered without delay. So glad we found "Le Petit Coin De Paradis" - we had a perfect stay. Thanks Shuna.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 14, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We enjoy staying there ourselves and it is very satisfying to know that our guests love it as much as we do.
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Lovely cottage in a great village location

  • 4 of 5

Well presented characterful cottage in a great location about 5-10 minutes walk from the centre of the village with a bar, café, restaurant, bakers and butchers. Fantastic garden and terrace.

Ideal base for cycling and walking or sightseeing across the region.

  • Review Submitted: Jul 21, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

Fantastic well equipped house. Could not have asked for more. Thanks

  • Review Submitted: May 17, 2016
  • Date of Stay: May 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Spacious well equipped cottage

  • 5 of 5

We visit France frequently and found this cottage to be of a high standard and well equipped with a large garden. About a 10 minute walk to the village where there is everything you need, can particularly recommend the butcher and baker. Shuna always responded to emails promptly. We will be returning next year

  • Review Submitted: Oct 14, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2015
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Quiet and private, with good facilities on hand.

  • 5 of 5

The cottage is at the end of the village, which has a baker, butcher, newsagent/bar/tabac, and a restaurant. The baker has excellent bread and is known for its brioche. There is a small Intermarché (open daily, including Sunday mornings) at the other end of the village, with a petrol station. In the house itself, three good-sized bedrooms and a bath/shower room sit above a large sitting-room, a dining-room and a well-equipped kitchen with a range (gas hobs, electric oven), fridge, freezer, dishwasher and washing-machine. Outside, there is a sizeable patio with a table and chairs, and a barbecue. The patio isn't at all overlooked, and is great for sitting out, eating, and relaxing. Above is a large, raised lawn area, perfect for games or sunbathing. Though the restaurant in Fougerolles was closed for annual holidays during our stay, we found a lovely place near the shrine church in nearby Pontmain (the Saint-Amour, usually lunchtime only). Nearby attractions include Mont St-Michel and the town of Fougeres, with its beautiful gardens, handsome castle, and large weekly market. There are also the abbey ruins at Savigny le Vieux, and the quiet beach at le Bec d'Andaine is only an hour away. Do take note of the description and bring your own bedding and towels! The house is well-maintained, and we found everything very much to our satisfaction.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 18, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2015
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Prices & Availability

Rental rates

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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event Price
Summer 2017
25 Jun 2017 - 2 Sep 2017
4 night minimum stay
for 4 nights
3 Sep 2017 - 1 Oct 2017
4 night minimum stay
for 4 nights
My Standard Rate
4 night minimum stay
for 4 nights

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees
Refundable Damage Deposit £150

Changeover Day:
Changeover day between 20th July and 31 August is a Saturday. Outside of this period changeover days are flexible and weekend and mini-breaks will be catered for. Arrival time is 4pm, departure time 10am unless by special arrangement.

Notes on prices:
Prices for stays of less than a week are available on request.

Please note that sheets and towels are not provided.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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