|Minimum Stay||1 - 7 nights|
Paulanosa is a semi detached bungalow which consisits of:
2 Twin bedrooms with en-suite bathrooms, large shower cubicle, WC, wash basin.
Kitchen: Kitchen/dining room well equipped, electric oven with hob, fridge freezer, kettle, microwave, toaster, dining table and chairs.
Living room: flatscreen HD TV with UK freesat programmes, WiFi, DVD player, Sofa and two arm chairs.
Additional info: Beds will be made up prior to arrival, bedding, bathroom towels and tea towels with be provided.
Outdoor patio area with BBQ.
6m x 12m outdoor heated swimming pool.
Please note pool towels are not provided but are available to hire.
Our gite's are located in the peaceful village of Asnieres sur Vegre. The village has been voted one of the most beautiful villages in the Sarthe region. In the heart of the village you will find the River Vegre spanned by a medieval bridge complete with shaded banks. Asnieres is nestled with 15th to 17th century houses all adding to the charm of this pretty little village. We also run the local cafe 'Le Pavillion' serving lunch daily and evening meals via reservation. We offer afternoon drinks throughout the day and a selection of tempting Desserts, or simply a pot of tea or perhaps a cocktail.
We are a family run business which consists of myself Mark, my wife Nina, my mother in-law Liesa, brother in-law Ross & his wife Laura. We want our guests to have the best possible holiday experience in Asnières and for our guests to experience the laid back easy going lifestyle Asnières has to offer. We moved to France in 2006 and have never looked back. Asnières is a small peace of heaven and after a day of moving here we felt like it was home. We have been accepted by all the locals and help is always at hand. Our daily routine is always different and we wouldn't change it for the world. As well as running our gite business we also run the local cafe and provide food and drinks for locals and tourists.
Laura Dewsnap purchased this bungalow in 2006
While we were living in the UK we decided to combine Nina's birthday and looking for a property in France. We looked all over France from small holiday homes to chateaux but when we came to Asnieres the pure beauty and charm of the village won us all over instantly. We all enjoy being out in the countryside and also we know we don't have to go to far for life's everyday essentials.
Our gites are on the same grounds as a 15th century Manoir house with superb gardens, stunning views across the river Vegre and most of all privacy. There is also nothing better than at the end of the day to sit in the garden or at the pool with a nice glass of wine and a BBQ.
A deposit of £150 is required to secure your booking. The full balance in (€UROS) is to be paid on the day of your arrival either by cash or credit/debit card. Your deposit will be refunded back to you via BACS to your nominated account in GBP one week after your departure, in the event of any damages caused your deposit will be retained to cover the costs. Cancellations can be made up to 4 weeks prior to arrival at no cost, after the 4 week period deposits will be held.
Changeover days are on Saturdays. Arrivals are from 4PM and guests are kindly asked to vacate by 10AM on the day of departure (please note departures after 10AM will result in loss of deposit).
Notes on prices:
For Le Mans 24h & Le Mans Classic prices please send a enquiry.
Utilities are included during the summer, please note during the winter any utilities will be charged as used.
One of our most favourite gites we've ever stayed in over the years we've been coming to France!! The accommodation was spotlessly clean and contained everything we could have needed during our stay.
The pool area was amazing and was where our boys spent the majority of their time.
We also had a meal in ' la pavillon' which was absolutely delicious and would recommend to anyone wanting to sample quality home cooked food.
We can not wait to return and book our next holiday at paulanosa!!
Great hosts who were available to answer questions about the local area. Lovely Gite as described in details, with enough space for 4 adults, all the equipment and facilities you would expect. Great to be able to get BBC coverage of the Olympics!. We particularly enjoyed the pool area, the pool was clean and very well maintained, there was enough space for everyone to enjoy both being in the pool or soaking up the sun on the loungers. Table tennis a big hit as were the evening boule competitions. The Pavilion restaurant was an added bonus providing us with both a brunch and evening meal, clearly well supported by the locals as well.
Mark provided excellent customer service, we would recommend to friends and family.
Only 4.5 hours drive from Calais it was an easy and relaxing one day journey. The local area is not as popular as the Loire or Dordogne with British tourists and is slightly quieter with less tourist attractions but there is more than enough to keep you entertained.
We had an awesome time and very much enjoyed our lovely surroundings and the stunning quietness of the gites. The pool was a wonderful surprise and was well used by ourselves. Although we were here for the LM Classic in our Tiger Sunbeam from NZ it was hard to leave everyday! Thank you Mark & Nina for the wonderful stay and the lovely meals at Le Pavillon.
We have had an awesome time, and have very much enjoyed our lovely surroundings & the stunningly quietness of the gites. The pool was a wonderful surprise and well used by ourselves. Although we were here in our Sunbeam Tiger from NZ for Le Mans classic it was hard to leave the gite everyday- if fact we stayed put on Friday. So thank you Mark & Nina for the wonderful stay & the lovely meals at Le Pavillon. Good luck with your future expansion, we are sure you will be a total success.
We all had a fantastic break and my two children Molly (8) and Jack (12) spent many hours in the lovely warm pool as did my wife and I. The area is beautiful and unspoilt with some great sights to see. The light show at La Mans was amazing. The food and company at the Pavilion in the village made the holiday complete. We all left feeling revived from the daily grind in the UK and a little sad to say goodbye to some new friends and a great holiday
The accomodation is very good with plenty of space to relax and enjoy ourselves. The village is picturesque as are many of the surrounding ones. The pool is very good and this was made better by the excellent weather.
We a can thoroughly recommend this property.
Just a short drive from Asnieres you will find two man made lakes complete with sandy beaches. The first is in Brulon where there are public BBQ facilities, tennis courts a mountain bike track and a bar/cafe. The second beach is located in Chantenay which is also a short distance away. The lake is popular for fishing (at one end) and swimming (at the other end). The gites are roughly 2 hours from the nearest coast located on the West coast.
Distance from Ferry ports:
Calais - 4.30 hours - 472 km
Cherbourg - 3.20 hours - 323 km
Dieppe - 3.30 hours - 309 km
Caen - 2 hours - 204 km
St Malo - 2.10 hours - 201 km
Distance for airports:
Tours - 1.35 hour - 149 km
Rennes - 1.30 hour - 138 km
Nantes - 1.45 hour - 169 km
Paris CGD - 3.10 hours - 272 km
Flights are usually operated by Ryanair, Flybe, Aer Lingus, BA, Easyjet and Air France
From our Gites the nearest bread shop is located in Poille sur Vegre - 5 minutes by car.
The nearest town for supermarkets, cash machines and general shopping is Sable sur Sarthe - 15 minutes by car.
The Bugatti circuit which holds the famous annual 24 Hour race is only 40 minutes away.
In each gite you will also find booklets, leaflets, brochures and guides for places to visit.