Apple Tree Cottage Melle
Official Contact Details - Apple Tree CottagePhone: 0033299171192
This is really romantic cottage, ideal for a honeymoon or just the perfect getaway from it all. Lots of character of original features. A lovely private patio area, shared gardens and pool.
- Price from 32 EUR / Day
- Capacity up to 4 people
- 1 bedroom & 1 bathroom
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Last updated: 10/26/2009
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Apple Tree Cottage is one of four cottages that have been restored to provide
modern conveniences whilst retaining all the charm of a typical French farmhouse.
Leaving in lots of the original features, like granite walls and exposed oak beams.
This really romantic cottage is full of character.
The comfortable lounge has an arched granite door and windows, exposed oak beams and huge granite inglenook fireplace with a log burner. There is a double sofa bed so can sleep 4 comfortably.
The well equipped kitchen has vaulted ceilings and double doors that leads to a private patio area, complete with garden furniture, sun canopy and BBQ. From there out to the shared gardens and pool area.
On the 1st floor there is a large open plan bedroom with granite walls and exposed oak beams and en-suite shower room.
La Basse Rouerie is a traditional Breton farmhouse and Longere that dates back 600 years in parts.
It has two and a half acres of gardens with open views over undulating farmland.
There is a private patio area for all 4 gites which includes garden furniture, sun canopy and a BBQ.
Plus there is a communal patio area with a brick BBQ, the ideal place for parents to get to know one another, while the kids play. We have had many an enjoyable evening with a BBQ and a few drinks.
The above ground pool is made of teak to fit in with the surroundings in the orchard. It is heated and maintained at around 30-32 degrees. The pool is open from May - September.
The gardens are the ideal place to either relax by the pool, have a picnic under a tree, or just sit and read a good book while sipping a glass a wine.
There is a badminton net, swings, boules pit, swing ball, football net, and basketball net in the gardens, along with numerous games.
In the covered veranda area there is table soccer and a darts board.
The gardens are large and safe enough for children to play.
Just down the lane there is an 18 km Patrimoine walk through lovely countryside.
Bikes can be hired by the day or week and are delivered and collected from your cottage.
Prices & deals
- Lowest Daily Price:
- 32 EUR
- Highest Daily Price:
- 75 EUR
- Lowest Weekly Price:
- 225 EUR
- Highest Weekly Price:
- 530 EUR
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- Payment Types:
- Credit Card
- Travellers cheque
- Wire Transfer
Location & area
Brittany is one of the most popular areas of France with British holidaymakers and not far from the channel ports.
This north-western part of France is almost a country in its own, with particular traditions and cultures and even their own
language, still spoken by about 800,000 Bretons.
Surrounded on three sides by rocky coastline, Brittany a region famous for its peninsulas harbours and miles unspoilt sandy beaches.
St Malo - An old Corsair Port with a walled town full of seafood restaurants, souvenir shops and pedestrianised ramparts that offer a fantastic views of the port and the miles of sandy beaches.
Cancale - A small picturesque fishing town, famous for its oysters and seafood, plus there are some wonderful walks along
rugged coastal paths.
Mont St Michel - The 8th wonder of the world . A magnificent abbey perched on an island joined to the mainland by a causeway. The abbey stands above a village, which is full of shops and restaurants, it is spectacular at night. Tours of the abbey are available in most languages.
Rennes - The capital of Brittany, a university city, which was ravaged by a huge fire in 1720. The beautiful 17th century Palais de Justice and medieval Place des Lices (Jousters Square) are well worth a visit for the half-timbered buildings.
Dinan - A medieval stronghold overlooking the exceptional Vall'e de la Rance, Dinan is undeniably one of the most exquisite cities of Brittany. Still entirely surrounded by its ramparts, it has belfries, churches, convents, timbered houses and narrow streets disclosing their secrets as you go along.
Fougeres - Overlooking vast green countryside Fougeres has retained all of the grandeur of it's glorious past. The 12th century Chateau was an outpost of medieval Brittany and one of the biggest and best-preserved fortifications in Europe. Fougeres old town still contains wooden buildings and hosts of shops and restaurants.
- La Basse Rouerie, 35420, Melle, France
- Accommodation located in:
- countryside, leisure area, near cultural interest, near fishing area, near historical interest, near horse riding, near restaurants & bars, near shopping area, old town, rural, sandy beaches 40 mins, village!
Amenities & services
An iron, ironing board, clothes airer, washing line & vacuum cleaner are all available on site.
If you want to just pack & go there is a final clean available at 45' payable on site.
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- Accommodation Only
- Welcome pack:
- The welcome pack includes essentials such as tea, coffee, milk, bread, butter and homemade jam plus of course a bottle of wine.
For weekend breaks a bottle of wine. There is a heating and wood allowance in the cooler months.
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