maylis gîte - fontaine-daniel - village in forest


Entire rental unit hosted by Ursula

  1. 2 guests
  2. 1 bedroom
  3. 1 bed
  4. 1 bath
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Hosted by Ursula Benjamin, Author, the Gîte showcases Toiles De Mayenne , which is made in the village. Fontaine-Daniel has a bio-epicerie, creperie, bakery and restaurant a in walking distance of the Gîtes. With a spectacular bathroom with underfloor heating, a comprehensive kitchen, an inviting queen-size bed and a spacious sitting room with woodburner you will not want to go far!

With original artwork and handcrafted furniture this is an
open, friendly space. Come and be inspired!

The space
In the heart of historical Fontaine-Daniel, the gîte is perfect for couples and those want a relaxing break and unusual break. The gite also functions as an artists residence for professional artists who want to draw inspiration from this unique village.

Where you'll sleep

What this place offers

Lake access
Free parking on premises
Pets allowed
Indoor fireplace
Hair dryer

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Where you’ll be

Fontaine Daniel, France

Set in the forest of Bois-Salaire and close to Mayenne this region has much to offer with beautiful walks, miles of cycle paths and activities on the river, as well as being an area especially of interest to artists.

More information about events in the village can be found on the fontainedaniel dot fr website.

Hosted by Ursula

  1. Joined in April 2016
  • 109 Reviews
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Author. Originally from London, now settled in rural France. Arts advocate and supporter of the LGBTQ+ community. Interests include local history, reclaiming old furniture, graphic art, calligraphy and videography.


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During your stay

If you want a guided tour of the village, or would like to arrange something special for your stay, please let me know.

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  • Languages: English, Français, Deutsch
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Things to know

House rules

Check-in: After 3:00 PM
Checkout: 12:00 PM
Self check-in with lockbox
Not suitable for children and infants
No smoking
No parties or events
Pets are allowed

Health & safety

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Airbnb's social-distancing and other COVID-19-related guidelines apply
Nearby lake, river, other body of water
Carbon monoxide alarm
Smoke alarm

Cancellation policy