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“Perfect country retreat”
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Le Petit Bosquet, one end of a Longere Farmhouse, with Rose garden courtyard to the front.
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Le Petit Bosquet, one end of a Longere Farmhouse, with Rose garden courtyard to the front.
June, a little early for the roses to be in full bloom but the swimming pool is in place! A Plan of Le Petit Bosquet - approx.  110 m sq (1184 sq ft) in total.
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Le Petit Bosquet, one end of a Longere Farmhouse, with Rose garden courtyard to the front.
June, a little early for the roses to be in full bloom but the swimming pool is in place!
A Plan of Le Petit Bosquet - approx.  110 m sq (1184 sq ft) in total.
Breakfast in the Kitchen - with the early morning sun shining through the windows.
The Salon ready and waiting for the Dinner guests to arrive.
Ground floor shower room - with the ghostly loo!
The bedroom looking towards the dormer window and out across the courtyard.
The bedroom, viewed from the easy chairs by the window. Comfy beds with good mattresses - no lumps!
The En-Suite Bathroom with a glimpse of the spacious walk in shower.
The Gite Garden, for your sole use, with views over the fields towards the village.
The entire Longere farmhouse, compare and contrast with....
The Chateau of Ussé - about 75 minutes away.
Fun in the sun, small but perfectly formed for cooling down.
Try our tour of the Lavoirs (old Washhouses) - this one in Fougere
A parade float at the annual Agricultural show (Comice Agricole) First weekend in September.
Ideal for couples, or families, especially with La Fleche Zoo just 15 minutes away.
Stained glass window in the Church within Chateau d'Angers
Impressive Sunset Sky - from the Courtyard.
Harvest time view of the Village from the Garden
Lac de Monneraie - Beach, Nature Walks & Cycling and a Watersports complex.
Dolmen de la Pierre Couverture - a pleasant place for a woodland picnic.
It snows very rarely - Feb.2009. We welcome visitors all year & have electric radiators for wint
An aerial view of the property taken in 2009, shows the surrounding fields.
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Overview
Cottage -
1 Bedroom, 2 Bathrooms, Sleeps 5
Genneteil, Maine et Loire, Pays de la Loire

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Judith P
March
2 reviews
“Perfect country retreat”
Reviewed 25 April 2015 for a stay in April 2015

This is our second visit to Le Petit Bosquet and we were not disappointed on our return. The gite is very laid out and is the most comfortable place we have ever visited on our many trips to France. The hosts are very welcoming and nothing was too much trouble.The village is quite rural,but with a car it is easy to visit the Loire region.In 4 days we managed to go to Amboise, Chenonceau, Saumur and Usse (Sleeping Beauty castle). If you are a walker or cyclist this would be an ideal spot too.
We hope to return before too long as we felt we had the chance to really enjoy some peaceful time here. A gem in the French countryside.

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Liked best: Comfort and how well resourced
Liked least: Nothing
Travelling group: Spouse/Partner
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
Friends getaway Older travelers
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MARGOT W
Okehampton, United Kingdom
Level 6 Contributor
123 reviews
60 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 139 helpful votes
“BEST SELF CATERING ACCOMMODATION EVER!”
Reviewed 13 August 2014 for a stay in August 2014

The gite is full of character, spacious, and extremely well equipped and furnished. Absolutely everything is done to a very high standard. A joy to stay in it.

Travelling group: Spouse/Partner
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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Michelle...
Sidcup, United Kingdom
1 review
“Peaceful rural retreat!”
Reviewed 14 July 2014 for a stay in July 2014

We stayed at Le Petit Bosquet for Le Mans Classic (about 40 mins away). The gite, situated in a rural setting, was ideal to drive to several neighbouring towns such as Angers, Tours and Le Mans. It was very peaceful and a great place to relax and unwind with a glass or two of wine. The hosts were very friendly and welcoming whereby we shared a few glasses of wine. There are various gardens in which to sit and are very well kept. This is a lovely and spacious gite!

Travelling group: Spouse/Partner
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Ikes_Revi...
Jackson, Wyoming
Level 6 Contributor
147 reviews
36 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 73 helpful votes
“Grand Luxury in rural France”
Reviewed 10 June 2014 for a stay in May 2014

We stayed here in late May 2014. Our English host who lives on the property got us settled and showed us all the features of this modern luxury apartment.

The unit is huge. It is bigger than the 2 bedroom condo we call home. It is impeccably clean, renovated and furnished with every possible convenience.

Upstairs is a huge bedroom with a double bed and equally huge bathroom including a spacious shower. Downstairs is a living, dining area that can sleep another two on a sleeper sofa, a spacious kitchen, a separate laundry and another large bathroom.

The unit is very tastefully furnished and comfortable. Adequate heating throughout and a portable air-conditioner for the bedroom.

The kitchen has a full size refrigerator and oven as well as all necessary small appliances.

The unit is very quiet. The location is well away from roads and set in very peaceful countryside. There is an above ground pool on the property for the summer.

This place provides a great launching pad for touring the Loire and Loir Valley Chateaus and wineries.

I cannot recommend the place more highly. It provides exceptional value compared to hotels.

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Liked best: Comfort and Space
Travelling group: Extended Family
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
Friends getaway Families with young children
Large groups
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Management Response
1 Jul 2014
We are delighted that our very first American visitors had such a good experience. It is always difficult to know what people from other lands expect by way of standards of comfort and equipment in a holiday home. We thank I,R & X for their kind remarks.
It is very true that although we are in a very rural area, we are also very central so within a matter of minutes you can be visiting delightful tourist attractions such as Chateaux, Churches, local Towns, Roman ruins and Neolithic sites and the larger, more famous sites and cities are in many cases less than 1 hour's drive from us.
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Candida R
London
Level 1 Contributor
4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
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“A good experience”
Reviewed 2 February 2014 for a stay in January 2014

This house is situated in one of the great wine-producing regions of France. We bought a good deal of wine for personal use direct from the vineyards which is what we set out to do.
The house is very convenient for travel to the south of England in a day. It is also quite centrally located for the vineyards where the wine is vastly superior to any supermarket.
Visiting in January meant the weather was inclement but the house was warm and welcoming and had everything we needed
We would be happy to repeat this experience at any time of year.

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Liked best: The position of the house in the region
Liked least: The weather
Travelling group: Spouse/Partner
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
Friends getaway People with disabilities
Older travelers Families with young children
Large groups People with pets
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  • Would you recommend the location of this property?
  • Was it a good value for the price paid?
  • Did the property offer wi-fi/internet access?
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Management Response
3 Feb 2014
We are delighted that T & C enjoyed their stay, especially as they stayed in January. It is wonderful to get such a great 'Winter' review, just to underline that our gites are available year round. 'Wine hunting' is one of our favourite activities too; we didn't doubt that T&C would find something to their taste. We would welcome them back any time!
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