Our spacious, cosy and romantic cottage, set out over three floors we have furnished with stylish and luxurious furniture ( more than your average holiday home!) The cottage has an abundance of historical French charm about it. Set on a quiet lane on the edge of the small village of Niorte La Fontaine, a village with an extremely friendly population, it is a very peaceful and rejuvenating place to stay, its great for kids, with a village play area and a great heated pool in Lassay Les Chateaux. Jo, the owner, is an artist and has filled the cottage with her 'original oil paintings ' .
The good sized kitchen on the ground floor, has newly fitted units, a washing machine, cappuccino maker, very good quality crockery and pots and pans, iron and board, sonic cooker, and is beautifully decorated in toxic free paint as is the rest of the property. The huge living room next door has leather sofas and dining chairs, a beautiful antique dresser, a cosy wood burner, a 32" Samsung flatscreen tv and Sky, a solid oak dining table, an ipod / cd player and DVD library. New for 2017 , A multi fuel Hunstman log burner.
Upstairs, we have a mezzanine area, a good sized shower room with sink and toilet, and the vast and beautiful master bedroom with its countryside views, luxurious roll top bath, Louis 14th king sized bed and great quality shabby chic furniture.
Up on the 2nd floor there is another double bedroom and a single bed area all done up with the same quality and style. The single children's bedroom has A lovely dolls house complete with furniture.
The countryside garden has a table and 4 chairs, sun loungers and a sun umbrella, chimenea and bbq. The huge, enclosed walled garden is directly outside the cottage and is wonderfully private,perfect for dogs to run around in, full of fruit trees and a large table and chairs for that wonderful out door dining experience.
The cottage is professionally cleaned and beds made with designer sheets before your arrival, this is included in your rental fee. Towels and tee towels not provided.
The night skies are packed with stars and swooping bats and the moon is something else, an evening stroll around the village is a must! The cottage has great countryside views and is on a very quiet lane, ideal for couples or the family with older children.There is a very good fine dining restaurant a mile from the house which is both brilliant value and friendly or enjoy home cooking in the newly installed kitchen. The climate is warmer than in southern England and can reach 40 degrees in the summer.
The cottage is A great base for visiting Paris which is only 2.5 hrs drive away, the Emerald coast at 1.5 hrs where you can visit the amazing Mont Saint Michelle or the incredible fortified town of St Malo. Domfront is a lovely half an hrs drive away which is also well worth a visit.
Once booked we will send you A full page of great places to visit nearby, activities for kids of all ages and great places to eat.
some pets allowed, please contact Jo or David. The wonderful Emerald coast is a picturesque 1.5 hrs car journey away where you can visit the fortified walled town of St Malo and the famous Mont St Michelle, a great day out. Domfront is half an hour away and Paris only 3 hrs by car. The cottage really is a great base for visiting Normandy, Brittany and the Paye De Loire. The climate in the area is warmer than in southern England and can reach 40 degrees in the summer.
New for 2018, we will soon own the 4 bedroom house and huge walled garden directly opposite this cottage, perfect for two families or family friends who want to travel together yet retain some independence and privacy.