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Le Petit Bois

Le Petit Bois
1 of 39Le Petit Bois
Manor House -
3 Bedrooms , 3 Bathrooms , Sleeps 9
Le Mans, Sarthe, Pays de la Loire
This beautiful manoir provides a relaxing rural retreat. The garden, courtyard and grounds provide ample space to enjoy, eat alfresco, play outdoor games or just sit and unwind. The house has three bedrooms, three bathrooms, a beautiful large lounge with open fire , and plenty of room to relax.

Whether its a family get away or a break with friends here at Le Petit Bois you can enjoy living the French life, shopping at the villages' Sunday market, or eating out at the local gourmand restaurants, and for the active life the nearby forests and lakes provide opportunities to walk, bike, fish, sail or generally just get away.
Listing #HL95861
About the Owner
Rachel N
Languages spoken:English, French
Response Rate:100%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:July 2009
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Reviewed 18 September 2018 via mobile

Le Petit Bois made us all feel truly French absolutely ideal for Le Mans whether racing or relaxing all of our party are still talking about the experience. Rachel (owner) left nothing to chance and was a pleasure to work with. No doubts just go...More

Thank paulpp91
Forest N, VR Owner at Le Petit Bois, responded to this reviewResponded 20 September 2018

Thanks Paul! I'm so pleased that your family all enjoyed their stay! I look forward to welcoming you back to the Classic in 2 years time, as a driver again, I assume?!

Reviewed 17 September 2018

A great place to stay in the countryside near Le Mans. Two large double en suite bedrooms upstairs and a smaller, also with separate shower room and toilet, downstairs. Games barn great fun for children up to 80 years old! Lovely sitting room, and lots...More

Thank DMGarras
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Reviewed 28 May 2017 via mobile

Beautiful settings and scenery, we enjoyed a peaceful and relaxed long weekend and can't wait to go back! Close to restaurants, shops and stunning forests. The house has everything you need and more, comfortable and homely.

Thank dawnmears
Forest N, VR Owner at Le Petit Bois, responded to this reviewResponded 30 May 2017

Thank you for your kind words. I'm so happy that you enjoyed your long weekend. Perhaps you could stay a little longer next time?!

  • Balcony or Terrace
  • Books
  • Cable/satellite TV
  • Central Heating
  • Cooker
  • Dining Seats (8)
  • Dishwasher
  • Double Beds:(2)
  • DVD Player
  • En Suite Rooms (2)
  • Fireplace
  • Freezer
  • Game Room
  • Garage
  • Grill
  • Hairdryer
  • Internet Access
  • Iron
  • Kettle
  • King Beds:(1)
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room Seats (6)
  • Local Guides/Maps
  • Microwave
  • Outdoor Dining Area
  • Patio
  • Pool Table
  • Private Garden
  • Refrigerator
  • Secure Parking
  • Shower Rooms (1)
  • Single Beds:(3)
  • Soap/Shampoo Provided
  • Stereo System
  • Suitable For Children Under 5
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • TV
  • Washer
  • Wi-Fi
House rules
    Pets allowed
    Smoking not allowed
    Check in: 3:00 PM
    Check out: 10:00 AM
    1 Shower
    2 Attached (ensuite)
    3 Twins
    2 Fulls
    1 King
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Rates are calculated based on the latest information provided. Please contact the manager/owner to confirm actual rates for your requested dates.

Please contact the manager for complete rate information.
  • Dog cleaning fee: ₹ 2,297 / stay - Fee
  • Damage Deposit: ₹ 13,780 / stay - Deposit
Additional Rate and Availability Information
Changeover day - Saturday, unless alternative day agreed with owner. Departing guests to leave by 10am. Arriving guests to arrive no earlier than 3pm. (Again, unless agreed in advance with owner).
There is a winter fuel supplement from November 1st to March 1st of £100 per week. (Oil and logs)
Pets are welcome but there is a £25 supplement. Owner happy to assist with vets appointments (at excellent local English speaking vets) for PETS passport requirements
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About the neighbourhood
Perfect base to visit the area, including the towns of Le Mans, with its magnificent cathedral, medieval city and fantastic shops, Alencon, Laval with its hilltop fortress, the lake at Sille Le Guillaume with its beach and sailing facilities, the medieval village of Saint Suzanne, picturesque St Cenerie, Fresnay Sur Sarthe, or Solesmes Abbey, with its Gregorian chants and hymns.

Saint Symphorien is a small friendly village of approximately 500 inhabitants located 20 minutes from Le Mans, with a boulangerie, butchers with epicerie, tennis court, boules ground and a Sunday market, selling fuit & veg, cheese, meat, fish, flowers, clothes.

There is a good public open air swimming pool in Tennie, a neighbouring village, which is just 6km from the house.

If you're looking for crowds a...
Car advised
How to get there
Airport: Tours: 130.0 km
Railway: Conlie: 11.0 km
Ferry: Caen: 185.0 km
By car, the Normandy ports of Caen and Le Havre are only app 2.5 hours away, a little further from Calais and Boulogne at app 4.5 hours but access is easy via the autoroutes direct to Le Mans. From the confluence of the A28 / A11 serving Paris, Alencon, Nantes , Tours, Rennes the house is 18 minutes.

By air there are direct flights in to Tours (1.5 hours) , Nantes and Dinard, or a comfortabe option is to fly to Paris and connect to the direct TGV service Montparnasse to Le Mans (55 minutes)

By train, using Rail europe you can travel from any point in the UK, via Eurostar to Paris and TGV to Le Mans.
Activities nearby
Fishing Nearby, There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive, Horse Riding Nearby, There Are Tennis Courts Nearby, Nearest Beach: 15.0 km.
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