The Old Stable + Heated Pool

£101  average per night

 48 votes

Charming Fully Equipped Rural Gite With Shared Heated Summer Pool (wifi Ext)

  • Sleeps 5
  • 1 Bed
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Children welcome
  • Private pool


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General information

  • Private pool
  • Shared pool
  • Heated pool
  • Outdoor pool
  • Internet access
  • Wifi
  • BBQ
  • Parking
  • Children welcome
  • Books
  • Deck / Patio
  • Dining area
  • DVD Player
  • Fireplace
  • Games
  • Kids games
  • Hair dryer
  • Heated
  • Iron and board
  • Linens provided
  • Garden
  • Outdoor lighting
  • Pets not allowed
  • Ping pong
  • No smoking
  • Television
  • Towels provided
  • Toys
  • Wheelchair inaccessible

Kitchen and household

  • Dishes and utensils provided
  • Coffee maker
  • Kettle
  • Full kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Washing machine


  • Carbon Monoxide detector
  • Deadbolt lock to entrance
  • Emergency exit route
  • Fire extinguisher
  • First aid kit
  • Smoke detector


  • 6.1KM
  • > 5KM
  • 11.4KM
  • 6.3KM
  • 6.3KM


Pool reopens May 2022.
Fully equipped centrally heated, large 2 floor (6 x 6 metres) one bedroom gite sleeping 2 adults and 3 children. (or 3 adults 2 children)Large garden 1000m2 plus shared with other gite, inc child swing, table tennis, badminton, football goals basketball hoop, swingball. Private terrace with fixed charcoal BBQ and use of on site owners heated summer pool(May - Sept) 10m x 5m and 1.8m deep in fenced pool area of 400m2 plus. The pool, used by BOTH gites, can accommodate 5 or 6 adults children easily, and is equipped with sunloungers and parasols Situated in small village 10 miles from Mortagne au Perche, in quiet surroundings. Big Super U supermarket 10 mins away. Owned by a British resident family - plenty of bird watching, without moving from your terrace, families of buzzards, and red squirrels in the garden, fishing available in local lakes and rivers, and cycling and forest walks. Le Mans 24hr course 1 hour away. Equestrian centres 1 and 5 miles, go kart track for kids and big boys 6 miles away. Flexible changeover day, by arrangement with owner, and possibility of 8, 9, 10 day holidays - to take advantage of cheaper midweek ferry tunnel fares. See also our other 2 bedroom gite The Cottage at same location reference 730812. Free WiFi is available on site plus free hotspots in nearby Mortagne or Le Mele and Alencon. Sample our home grown cider, and visit our orchard with the flock of black Ouessant sheep. (the smallest European sheep)

The gite is typical norman style - with exposed beams downstairs and upstairs, and pierre apparent (exposed stone) walls upstairs, tastefully converted in 2003 from old stable. It is fully centrally heated so is fine for winter lets. We offer complimentary coffee, tea, and sugar . Downstairs: Fully equipped kitchen with washing mc, gas cooker, fridgefreezer microwave and dishwasher, plus kettle toaster and coffee machine with all utensils. CD radio player. Dining area with seating for 6. Gas central heating and hot water. Separate shower room with washbasin and wc. Upstairs: A large 6 x 6 m bedroom, sleeping family or friends 2 + 3 - with double bed and childrens bunk beds and a spare bed (adult or child) Seating area with DVD player and screen.
Outside: Private patio to rear with table and 6 chairs and parasol, with brick built barbecue and tools.

Large garden area with child swing set, football area and goal, plus badminton volleyball net, swingball tennis game

Private parking, plenty of lawn, (children can camp on request)
Swimming pool (20 metres from gite) Tenants have use of owners private heated 10 metre pool open May - Sept equipped with sun loungers and parasols.

The gite is in a small village of about 30 houses and 12 farms. Nearest towns Laleu with bar Pizza restaurant and shop at 1.2 miles and Ste Scolasse sur Sarthe with bar, grocers shop, post office, bakers, delicatessen/charcuterie and hair dresser (about 1.3 miles away). Largest town nearby Le Mele sur Sarthe (5 miles) with garage, pharmacy, hotels, banks, bars restaurants main post office and hotel plus many shops and 2 supermarkets with petrol/diesel lpg.(at Intermarche next to RN12 dual carraigeway)

There is also the lake at Le Mele, open afternoons in Summer, and weekends May - Sept. It has beach, safe swimming, games, and also pedalo and kayaks. Free entry

To find us enter BURES 61170 or BURES ORNE in GPS sat nav. This will take you to centre of our village by the church and we are just 5 metres from the church (dont worry - the bells dont ring out) facing the Mairie (town hall). If you are coming down the A28 autoroute from Rouen (Calais Boulogne) DO NOT exit at the Gace junction, which the GPS SAT NAV always indicates but continue to the Sees junction, and follow signs for Mortagne au Perche or Bazoches It is faster and easier. From the autoroute motorway at Sees it is only 11 or 12 miles, and since Feb 2011 a new connecting road bypasses Sees making it even easier- although not always on your old GPS

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