Testimonials

An amazing experience in a cozy and beautiful house. Ursula is a great host that you can contact anytime and who will always make his best to make your stay comfortable. It wasn't easy to leave this place and we hope to come back there soon.
Franc
March 2018
Airbnb

The pictures of this beautiful Gite are great, but its actually even better than it looks, the shower is powerful the bed is so comfy the furniture not only beautiful but also really good quality. the situation is perfect the creperie is great, the epicerie which is on the doorstep serves great coffee, wine and menu de jour, they also had a concert while we were there we were welcomed by the local community, we also ate at the Forge, more formal beautiful food. supermarkets in Mayenne for every possible need and the market too. we will definitely return thank yo Ursula for what was a magical weekend in a beautiful location.
Angela
June 2018
Airbnb

Wow, what an amazing space Ursula had provided. A spacious gite for two in a beautiful little village; very friendly and picturesque. The gite is furnished with an artist’s eye, with a mix of antiques and modern facilities, and some great local art. Very comfortable, with a beautiful log burner and a massive bath, which was just what we needed after a day on the motorbike and an hour’s heavy downpour. The fire was perfect for a nap before we ventured out to look around the village. L’Epicerie next door was absolutely amazing. It had everything from local produce and beer, to the essentials for a trip when you are travelling light. They also have a small bar area for a quick beer / wine and a mooch amongst the English and French books on sale. I can’t recommend this gite highly enough. It was an absolute pleasure and Ursula was the perfect host. She was there to greet us, gave us enough information to help us on our stay, and then left us to our own devices. Communication was always instant and she was a pleasure to deal with. We’ll most definitely be back. Thanks again Ursula.
Jason
May 2018
Airbnb

 

The place is amazing, it even looks better than the pictures. Finding the place was a bit hard in the first place because it was already dark outside. But Ursula responded immediately after we send her a message and we found it really easy. The place is very clean and it is bigger than we expected. There is wood to make a fire and have a great night. Thanks again Ursula and maybe till the next time

 

Jeroen

April 2018

Airbnb


Definitely a place worth coming back to. We love the vintage decor but the way that it was done gave it a modern twist. Some really cool artwork on the walls. The weather wasn't great when we arrived but the place was cosy with the heating on. The place was clean and tidy. The village (Saint-Georges-Buttaven) is lovely which everyone should visit. We have recommended this place to our friends and families and look forward to coming back again. Thank Ursula for being an excellent host.
Sylvia
April 2018
Airbnb

Simply lovely ! The gite was beautiful and wonderfully relaxing. We loved the original decor, using local Mayenne textiles and recycled objects crafted by local artisans. It’s a perfect base to explore the charming village of Fontaine Daniel and it’s fascinating history. Ursula was an attentive and thoughtful host, easily contactable and full of great recommendations . We hope to return soon.
Lisa
April 2018
Airbnb

This was a flying visit to Fontaine-Daniel as a recce for a longer stay for our wedding anniversary. The gite is a delight, handcrafted by local artisans using traditional materials with original touches. It's extremely comfortable with all amenities and finished to a high standard. A lovely place to relax and unwind The village is exceptional, built by a beautiful lake in the eighteenth century and home of the beautiful Toiles de Mayenne linen which is manufactured in an ancient mill there. There's a fabulous elegant factory shop too. The creperie and restaurant are delicious and we and managed to fit in a visit to the little local nunnery in the woods and see their chapel, herb garden and buy some local honey and homemade bees wax candles. Ursula could not have been more helpful with arrangements and gave us a personal guided tour of the village and a welcome glass of wine in the nearby epicerie. A magical place and we're so looking forward to the visit in the summer.
Carrie
March 2018
Airbnb

Trés bel endroit !!! La rénovation est vraiment de qualité, la décoration élegante et actuelle. Le gite est spacieux, belle hauteur sous plafonds Literie trés confortable, sommeil profond grâce au calme Ursula est trés conviviale.
....2eme séjour chez Ursula et ... ... toujours aussi bien !!
.... 3éme sejour... toujours aussi confortable !
Gilles
May 2018
Airbnb

Hôte très disponible et accueillante. Très beau gîte idéal pour les weekend entre couple.
Andrea
May 2018
Airbnb

Un véritable coup de coeur! Une expérience unique au coeur d'un petit écrin de verdure et d'authenticité. Le logement est simplement parfait. Spacieux, confortable et chaleureux. L'hôte est solaire et pleine de petites attentions qui donnent à l'expérience une saveur supplémentaire. Sels de bain, yaourts et confiture maison, thé, fleurs fraîches... Tout est là! La salle de bain EST exceptionnelle et le confort du canapé face au poêle un régal! La boulangerie en face de l'appartement est excellente, l'épicerie (juste en sortant) très grande et ne manque de rien. Les gens sont très accessibles et l'ambiance du village trés chaleureuse. Le lac est ravissant et le potentiel de balade à velo grand. Nous avons visité la ferme de Fanny et Annick proche de Mayenne et vous la recommandons vivement. Vous y rencontrerez 2 femmes passionnées et d'un courage hors norme s'occupant d'une exploitation bio et pleine de bon sens et de nobles valeurs. Nous avons ue du mal à repartir, a tel point que nous avons renouveler notre réservation pour août. Foncez! Vous ne le regretterez pas!
Aurelie
May 2018
Airbnb

Le logement est grand, fonctionnel pour 2 personnes et très bien décoré, nous y avons passé un agréable séjour. Il se situe en plus dans un très joli village, calme et disposant de toutes les commodités (épicerie et boulangerie). Nous y retournerons si nous en avons l'occasion !
Clara
May 2018
Airbnb

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