Le Marronnier
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French Farmhouse Holidays

Le Marronnier
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French Farmhouse Holidays

French farmhouse holidays don’t come any better than those in our delightful gîte, Le Marronnier.

This is a large holiday farmhouse with a shared pool. The rooms are spread over two floors, and together with a conservatory, provide plenty of space for up to 12 guests.  Each room has been tastefully decorated and furnished, with an emphasis on comfort and convenience.  Above all, we aim to provide holiday accommodation, in our large farmhouse, that feels just like home.

Front view of Le Marronnier - french farmhouse holidays
View of the dining area for Le Marronnier - french farmhouse holidays

Entry to the property is from a courtyard, with sufficient off-road parking for up to 8 cars.  Leading out from the rear, via the bright and airy conservatory are our established gardens. These are extensive and spread over 2.5 acres, with exotic trees, shrubs, and flower borders. There is also lots of open space. The gardens are completely fenced, for added child safety, and there are no busy roads nearby.

All of the bedroom and shower/WC room windows are fitted with fly screens, so windows can be left open during the warmer nights.

Rooms in our Large Farmhouse

– Ground Floor –

Lounge

LM Lounge

Widescreen TV with Freesat / DVD player / 3 seater sofa / 2 seater sofa / Occasional tables

23 m²

Kitchen

LM Kitchen

 Electric oven / Gas hob / Fridge / Dishwasher / Microwave / Sinks / Pans / Crockery / Cutlery / Cooking utensils / Kettle / Toaster / Coffee Machine

22 m²

Conservatory / Dining Room

LM Conservatory

 2 x Dining tables / 12 chairs / Sideboard

Serving hatch

Access to gardens

14 m²

Bedroom 1

LM Bedroom 1

 1 x Double bed /  2 x Single beds / Wardrobe / Chest of drawers / Bedside table and lamp

Private access to the courtyard

31 m²

Bedroom 2

LM Bedroom 2

 1 x Double bed / 2 x Single Beds / Wardrobe / Chest of drawers / Bedside table and lamp

20 m²

Shower & WC

LM WC 1

 Shower / WC / Hand basin

6 m²

– First Floor –

Bedroom 3

LM Bedroom 3

 1 x Double bed /   Wardrobe / Chest of drawers / Chair / Bedside tables and lamp

13 m²

Bedroom 4

LM Bedroom 4

 1 x Double bed /  Wardrobe / Chest of drawers / Chair / Bedside table and lamp

12 m²

Shower & WC

LM WC 2

 Shower / WC / Hand basin / Bidet

6 m²

View of outside dining area for Le Marronnier - french farmhouse holidays

Outside Dining Area

The outside dining area for Le Marronnier is set beside our ornamental fish pond. It includes a stone BBQ, tables and chairs for 12 people, lighting, and a power socket.

This is a lovely spot for socializing during the day and well into the evening.

Prices for our French Farmhouse Holidays

May, Jun, and Sep – £1080
Jul and Aug – £1570
Security Charge – £200 per week (Refundable)
Cleaning Charge – £45

Free Wi-Fi

Bed linen, bath mats, and tea towels are provided but not hand or bath towels

Free off-road parking

No Tourist Tax

No surcharges for electricity, gas, or water

No hidden extra costs

Changeover days in July, and August are on Saturdays.  At other times they are flexible but you will need to contact us to make arrangements.

Availability

The minimum booking period is 7 days in Jul and Aug, with the changeover day on Saturdays.  During May, Jun and Sep, shorter periods may be negotiated, with a minimum stay of 3 days.

If the dates that you want are already booked please contact us as there may be last-minute cancellations.

Floor Plan Showing Room Layout of the Large Farmhouse – 165 m²

Ground Floor

Diagram of ground floor room layout for Le Marronnier - french farmhouse holidays

First Floor

Diagram of first floor room layout for Le Marronnier - french farmhouse holidays

Facilities

These facilities are shared when our small gîte, Le Petit Bouleau, is occupied.

Swimming Pool

pool and lavendar carousel

Our swimming pool is situated between the accommodation and 2.5-acre field.  It is fenced, with a padlocked gate and an alarm.

The pool is 10m x 5m and is suitable for exercise as well as for fun, however, it is not deep enough for diving.  It is heated from May through to October.

The large sun terrace features sun loungers and chairs, parasols, and a solar-heated shower.

Indoor Games

Games room

The games room is in our small barn, with access from the courtyard.  Inside are a table-tennis table, a dartboard, and a  selection of free-weights. There is also a selection of buckets and spades etc, for when you visit the beach.

Outdoor Games

Games area

Our range of outdoor games provides fun activities for all ages and abilities, they include Swings, Petanque, Badminton, 9 Pin Bowling, a selection of medieval games, and Football.

Off-Road Parking

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The courtyard is at the front of the property, where there is sufficient off-road parking for up to 8 cars.  It is South-facing, therefore it gets extremely hot during the day, please be careful about what is left inside cars.

Leading from the courtyard are the entrances to both gîtes, the indoor games room, and access to the gardens.

Utility Room / Laundry

Utillity room

The laundry has a coin-operated washing machine.  There are sinks, a vacuum cleaner, an iron and ironing board, a clothes dryer, pegs, a bucket, a mop, etc.  Directly to the rear of the laundry, there are 2 rotary washing lines.

This room is also our recycling center.

Gardens

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Outside space is something that we have plenty of, with 10,000 m² set aside as gardens and another 12,000 m² used as grazing for horses.

There are a number of shady seating areas with tables and chairs, which can be moved around to suit your tastes. As well as flower beds, shrubs and trees, we have made areas for playing football, a boules court, and space for badminton.

Local Amenities – Maché

Bakery and Cake Shop

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— Le Fournil d’Elo et Steph —

“The best bread and pastries”

Bar and Brasserie

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— Oh Mine De Rein —

General Store

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— Epicerie Machéenne —

Uni-sex Hairdresser

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— Laëtitia Coiff —

Local Amenities – Apremont

Handcrafted Jewelry and Gifts

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— Les Beaux Cadeaux —

Stained Glass Works of Art

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— Verre Curieux —

Restaurant and Bar

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— Le Cabanon —

Restaurant / Pizzeria

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— Les Vieux de la Vieille —

Conservatory at the rear of Le Marronnier. french farmhouse holidays

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