Archive for June, 2007

La Trottiere

La Trottiere | La Trottiere | Champeon | Mayenne | Pays de la Loire | 53640

Reference 6700112 Property Sleeps 8

‘Luxury in the Heart of Real France’

La Trottiere is a newly renovated detached holiday cottage available for your perfect holiday getaway in France, believed to date from the 16th Century. The cottage is positioned near the village of Champeon with breathtaking views of the Mayenne Valley.

The area surrounding the cottage is very unspoilt and definitely the Real France, it is an ideal holiday location suited to families and groups wishing to enjoy the quiet and a feeling of open space.

At La Trottiere we aim to make your holiday as comfortable and luxurious as possible, from the crisp bed linen and fluffy towels to the helpful, generous, welcome pack. The house is renovated to a very high standard, and includes many thoughtful features to help make you feel truly at home. 

The house has four bedrooms over three floors with a convenient layout, ideal for two families sharing, sleeping up to eight people. 

The ground floor consists of a double bedroom and a triple bedroom (small double and single). There is a shower room with WC, basin and large multi-jet walk-in shower, the room also benefits from a heated floor. 

The first floor has a large kitchen, with island unit and stools for communal cooking. It’s equipped with range cooker, dishwasher, microwave and large fridge freezer. There is also a small sofa for relaxing with a glass of wine while dinner cooks! This floor also has a utility room with washing machine, extra drinks fridge and sink, there is plenty of space for coats and shoes. The large living/dining room has plenty of seating for eight people, dining table and chairs, TV (with UK channels), DVD and large modern wood burning stove, for chillier evenings. 

The second floor completes the sleeping accommodation, with a double bedroom and a twin bedroom. There is a bathroom with jacuzzi bath, WC, basin and separate shower cubicle, it also has a heated floor. 

Outside there are large enclosed gardens with parking area, large terrace which overlooks the fantastic views with outside dining for eight people and a BBQ.

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11/08/2007 10:10:56

La Petite Maison

La Petite Maison | 13 La Platiere | 71150 Fontaines | Saône-et-Loire | Bourgogne | *

Reference 6700036 Property Sleeps 4

The petite maison is a 19th Century, two-storey cottage built in stone.  For many years its attractive appearance was hidden beneath a faded yellow mortar rendering.  It has been renovated and has a new electrical system, the roof has been renewed and insulation installed.  It is  cool in the summer and warm in the winter months.  On the ground floor the cottage has a open-plan kitchen off the spacious  living room.  The large shower room has a WC and a washbasin unit.


The cottage has been priced for use by up to four persons.  There is room in the principle bedroom for a cot, and a baby using it will be not be counted in the number of guests, but please bring your own cot-sheets and bedding.  We can also provide a high-chair but you need to bring baby’s beaker, potty, etc.


If more than four people use the petite maison we charge a supplement of £20 per week, per person.  During peak periods bookings will run from Saturday to Saturday. 


Upstairs there is a large double-bedded room, and a twin-bedded  gallery room, each with storage for clothes and personal effects.  Extra visitors have use of the convertible sofa.


There is central heating throughout the cottage.  Towels, bed linen and tea towels are provided, and gas, electricity and water are included in the price.   Please bring your own towels for outdoor use.


The owner’s property is set in one  hectare of land, which is available to you.  The petite maison has its own street entrance and courtyard.  There is  plenty of off-road car parking. 


The petite maison has a separate laundry room with washing-machine and, iron.  There is a courtyard with table and chairs and a barbecue.  A hairdryer and a radio/cassette/CD player are provided.


It is a 15-minute stroll to the centre of the village where there are two bakers, two hairdressers, a general food store, butcher, chemist, post office, three cafés, tobacconist, a dentist, and doctors.


There are bicycles and it may be possible to use them during your stay with us, and if you have any particular requirements please let us know, and we will research them before you arrive.

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11/08/2007 10:10:55

L'auvrairie Luxury Gites

L'auvrairie Luxury Gites | L'auvrairie | Auxais | Manche | Basse-Normandie | 50500

Reference 6700084 Site Sleeps 4 Over 2 Properties

Set in the heart of the ‘Parc naturel régional des Marais du Contentin et du Bessin’ and nestling between the towns of Carentan and Périers, L’Auvrairie offers newly refurbished luxury gîte accommadation in a relaxed rural setting yet within easy reach of all points of interest in the Cherbourg Peninsular.

Specialising in the provision of all-year round self-catering accommodation for singles and couples, whether your holiday requirement is just for relaxation or a comfortable base from which to explore this naturally beautiful and historic region, L’Auvrairie will be an ideal choice.

With so many intersesting and characterful places to visit and a wide choice of leisure activities including bird-watching, cycling, fishing, horse-riding and walking to name but a few, the biggest problem that you may have is fitting everything into your time here….!

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11/08/2007 10:10:54

New Self-catering Apartment

New Self-catering Apartment | Le Pas | Mensignac | Dordogne | Aquitaine | 24350

Reference 6700113 Property Sleeps 4

This new apartment (60m2) is on the ground floor of a villa with its own private entrance and sleeps up to 4 comfortably with 2 bedrooms.

Positioned in a quiet location just 1 mile from the village of Mensignac with all amenities ( baker, supermarket, bistro, post office, doctor, chemist….)

Accomodation comprises of an open plan lounge with TV and DVD. American fitted kitchen with full-sized oven, firdge-freezer, microwave, washing machine and coffee maker.

Large double bedroom and a twin both with fitted wardrobes.

French windows lead outside onto a private patio area with garden furniture, BBQ.

Garden of 8000m2

15 minutes from Perigueux town centre with its museums, cathedrale and numerous restaurants.

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11/08/2007 10:10:52


Liberte | Liberte | Mas De Not | Cremps | Lot | Midi-Pyrénées | 46230

Reference 6700021 Site Sleeps 12 Over 4 Properties

So much more than your average gîtes……Liberté truly is a five star experience ! The Lot in the Midi-Pyrennees is still an unspoilt and beautiful environment with a huge variety of activities and diversions on offer.  

"Liberte" is a large old Quercy stone farmhouse which has been beautifully restored and is set in 6 peaceful acres of woodlands and meadows. But it isn’t isolated, it’s just 20-25 minutes from Cahors, a big bustling old market town and with good access to airports (Toulouse and Rodez 1hr 10mins by car). Local food shops, cafés and restaurants are just a 10-15 min car drive (Lalbenque and Limognes). 

Accommodation is available as 3 individual units : 

"Acorn" for 2 sharing;

"Oak" for 2 sharing + 2 children;

"Tree" for 6 people (3 x 2 sharing) 

or the whole house "Liberte" is available for 10-12 people 

The accommodation has been specifically designed and laid out to consider both privacy and togetherness. The whole house has been restored in keeping with its original period (1830) and furnished with style, flair and imagination. Many original features – fireplaces, éviers, exposed beams, staircases and thick, old, stone walls – but with all "mod cons". 

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11/08/2007 10:10:53

Fleur De Lune

Fleur De Lune | Le Bourg | Merillac | Côtes-d'Armor | Bretagne | 22230

Reference 6700070 Property Sleeps 6

This Bretton village house is situated in the centre of a quiet village 25 miles South-West of the ancient walled city of Dinan and the beautiful river Rance.

The house comprises ground floor and first floor. On the ground floor the front door opens in to the entrance hall with staircase to the first floor bedrooms. Leading from the entrance hall is the living room with the dining and kitcen areas. There is comfortable seating for 7 and seating for 6 at the dining table. From the living room area is a passage leading to the w.c and shower areas and the ground floor twin bedroom.

On the first floor is the main bedroom with kingsize double bed and a twin bedded room. There is also a cot and highchair if required. 

The safe enclosed garden faces South and in the summer months is very warm from mid-morning there are tables, chairs and a barbeque, there is also off road parking for one car.


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11/08/2007 10:10:51

Le Seguinet – Millers House

Le Seguinet - Millers House | Seguinet | Saint Front Sur Lémance | Lot-et-Garonne | Aquitaine | 47500

Reference 6700001 Property Sleeps 5

At "Seguinet" you can relax and enjoy the enchanting views in a peaceful and natural environment. 

The 18th century 16acre estate possesses  many buildings with character built around a large courtyard. There are several outbuildings, among them a water mill with its own canal, a games room, B&B rooms and in the heart of the estate is the beautiful Millers house with breathtaking views of the swimming lake with beach. For those who like to practice golf we also have a 250yard driving range and areas to practice pitching.

If you enjoy fishing then Seguinet is the place for you, the estate has many areas to fish, the canal, river, pond  and the trout fishing lake, all are well stocked with trout and many other species of fish, we can even loan you rods to catch a trout for tea.

Thanks to its varied landscapes, the Lot area is a favourite of walkers, riders, cyclists, mountain bikers and canoeists (the Lot-region offers 2,950 km of signposted paths accessible to all of you). Moreover, do not forget all the wine yards, little valleys, the château’s and all the forty picturesque villages.


The "Seguinet" estate is located at the entrance of Saint Front sur Lémance, very close to the Dordogne river and the Lot river, in the south of the well-known French gastronomically area "Perigord". Know for its nuts, sweet chestnuts, truffles, foie gras and other duck-specialties.


From a tourist point of view, it is a very interesting place. On one side, there is the Dordogne river with its most known sites such as the castles, the prehistoric caves and fortresses.

It is a splendid area for walkers, riders and mountain-bikers and for everyone who loves nature. there are the vineyards. Visit the most know vineyards of Bordeaux, such as Saint Emilion, Pomerol, Bergerac etc.

The miller’s house is a detached house at a distance of approximately 80 meters from the main building. In former days, it was the house of the miller. The house is entirely renovated, and comfortably sleeps 5 + cot.

 All the rooms are on the ground floor.

You will find a living room with a wood stove and satellite TV and a dining corner.

The good sized kitchen is entirely equipped for your comfort: a cooker (4 hobs with oven), microwave oven, dishwasher, washing machine, refrigerator with deep-freezer compartment and other domestic machines.

There are two bedrooms, master bedroom with cast iron double bed with breathtaking views of the lake.

 The very large triple bedroom easily sleeps 3.

 Both bedrooms are fully furnished with wardrobes chest’s of drawers and are tastefully decorated.

A bathroom with shower, toilet and washstand.

The house is equipped with a wood stove and electrical heating. 

Outside the house:

The east and south side of the house has a terrace with veranda, at the west side there is a spacious terrace with outdoor furniture and BBQ and views of the fishing lake.

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11/08/2007 10:10:32

La Maison Du Puits

La Maison Du Puits | 8 Rue Du Puits | La Foy | Gemozac | Charente-Maritime | Poitou-Charentes | 17260

Reference 6700064 Site Sleeps 6 Over 2 Properties

La Grange adjoins the owners home and is a renovated barn which provides large, well furnished, spacious accommodationfor 4 people in 2 bedrooms with the facility for 2 further guests in the living area on a comfy sofa bed. All bedlinen is supplied and extra pillows and blankets are available if required. Towels for use in the barn are provided, but please bring your own towels for days at the beach or at the swimming pool. Fresh bedlinen and towels will be supplied weekly for guests staying for more than 1 week.

A welcome pack is provided on arrival to enable guests to land and relax immediately with a glass of wine or a cup of tea!

If you are arriving after the shops have closed then please let us know of anything you will need and we can shop for your first evening. Some shops in Gemozac are open on a Sunday morning, but the Supermarket is closed. The bread van visits La Maison du Puits every morning except Sunday and arrives between 9:30 and 11:00am, you will hear the horn when the van arrives.

We have a basket full of leaflets providing information on different places to visit and things to do for both adults and children. There is plenty of parking, so no long trips with luggage or shopping.

Start day is usually Saturday, however should you want to stay a few days mid week on your journey further south or simply for a weekend please contact us as we are happy to be flexible where we can. Similarly if you are looking for a base to house hunt in the area and need a long or short term let, then please ask for availability and prices. The property will be ready for a 4pm check in and we ask that you leave by 10am on check out day, however we can be flexible where possible.

On the terrace, at the front, there is a barbecue, table and chairs with parasol and also loungers.

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11/08/2007 10:10:41


Kerabellec | Kerabellec | Baud | Morbihan | Bretagne | 56150

Reference 6700033 Site Sleeps 22 Over 4 Properties

This group of four very individual cottages at Kerabellec has been sympathetically converted from lovely old stone farm buildings, each cottage has its own terrace and is well separated from the other three. The field running down to the trout stream, the gardens and the children’s play area are shared. Also shared are the games room and laundry. Kerabellec is within walking distance of La Chappelle Neuve, where there are two bars and a small shop. The market town of Baud is only five minutes drive away, and offers an excellent choice of supermarkets, shops and restaurants. The beaches of Brittany’s southern coast are easily reached within a 40 minutes drive.

The cottages are available for rental as a group for large family parties outside of the most popular weeks of the summer. Prices and duration of stay are negotiable – please contact us for details.

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11/08/2007 10:10:41

La Roultiere

La Roultiere | La Roultiere | Breil | Maine-et-Loire | Pays de la Loire | 49490

Reference 6700088 Site Sleeps 32 Over 6 Properties

La Roultiere is a former working farmstead but now providing relaxing holidays for all. Peace and tranquility can be found here and wonderful rural views from the gardens and terraces. Family friendly accommodation in six gites suitable for couples and large groups as well.

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11/08/2007 10:10:39