We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
other travellers have booked this property

Orangerie Large Gite Normandy

38 reviews
view looking down garden from mid way down
Living room (80+sq metres & ample seating and space)
Living room - fireplace view - cosy in winter around log burner
kitchen between dining room and main sitting room
Dining Room next to kitchen - partial picture only - seats 18
Second sitting room - has bookcase, games, & 2nd DVD player
Upstairs triple single bedroom (about 50% of very cute room)
upstairs end en suite bedroom from window
upstairs end en suite bedroom towards window
Upstairs example of beamed double bedroom (about 50% of room wardrobes etc. in other 50%)
Example of spacious upstairs en-suite shower rooms
Downstairs Double En suite Bedroom - Walnut Art Deco furniture
Complimentary bikes for use by guests
Plenty of room to relax and enjoy the gardens
Inside our 300 year old 'Wendy House'
Andrew at the helm with large BBQ steaks
Colourful blooms in the gardens - all year round
Kayaking in river Orne nearby at Pont d'Ouilly
Up close to the 'Mulberry Harbour' at sandy Arromanches beach
Garden view - 'gin & tonic' snicket
Another quiet corner - nice and private
Sunset view looking down the valley from the house
This property is not available for these dates.
Don't give up! Enquire about other rentals just like this one that are available -
Show all rentals available
Holiday Rental House -
7 Bedrooms , 8 Bathrooms , Sleeps 15
La Foret-Auvray, Orne, Basse-Normandie, Normandy
Perfect for a large group, L'Orangerie sleeps up to 15 Adults plus children. It offers plenty of space throughout all its rooms and gardens. Built in 1703, and originally a part of Le Chateau de la Foret Auvray, it stands adjacent to this privately owned historic monument, with magnificent views of the original 8th Century Priory walls and towers.

The property has been restored to offer a hugely spacious and comfortable house for large groups of family and/or friends wishing to holiday together, yet have space for privacy. The main sitting room is 80+sqm. There is a second smaller annexed reading room, perfect for watching DVDs or relaxing with a book. The kitchen is large, and very well equipped - you should find everything you need to cater for large groups, including 2 fridge freezers. The separate dining room will easily...
Read more
About the Owner, Jeanette H
Languages spoken: English
Response Rate: 100 %
Calendar Updated: 3 days ago
Listed since : Sep 2011
Overall rating: 5.0 / 5.0
Based on 38 reviews and 1 property
Contact Owner See more properties
Listing #HL30830
Reviews from our community
Excellent - based on 38 reviews
Write a Review

Reviews from our community

Date | Rating
  • English first
  • Any
English first
English first
English first
Manchester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 28 April 2016 for a stay in April 2016

Management response:

It is always a pleasure to read such a glowing review. We work hard to ensure we support our guests, so they have a great stay at our property.


Report response as inappropriate
London, United Kingdom
Level 4 Contributor
30 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 December 2015 for a stay in April 2015
people found this review helpful

It would be hard to find a more perfect holiday house for a group of 14 friends. Andrew and Jeanette have done everything possible to make this a comfortable and relaxing place to spend a week. So much space - places to be together and places to escape. Everyone was delighted to have their own bathroom! We were very fortunate...

Management response:

We thank this very kind guest for leaving her review. We are very much looking forward to seeing them all again in April (how quickly the year has flown by), and although we can't guarantee the marvellous weather of 2015, we will be sure to have a warm welcome for their return and look forward to having them as our...


Report response as inappropriate
Level 1 Contributor
3 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 August 2015 for a stay in August 2015
people found this review helpful

This place is a must for any large party, plenty of bedrooms plenty of bathrooms and plenty of space, we are a party of 14 but were joined midweek by 6 more , 4 adults 2 children, L'orangarie was not troubled by this as it welcomed them no problem, extra beds were laid on and everyone slept soundly. Andrew is...

  • Central Heating
  • Cooker
  • Cots:(1)
  • Dining Seats (18)
  • Dishwasher
  • Double Beds:(8)
  • Dryer
  • DVD Player
  • En Suite Rooms (6)
  • Fireplace
  • Freezer
  • Full Baths (2)
  • Grill
  • Hairdryer
  • Highchair
  • Internet Access
  • Iron
  • Kettle
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room Seats (20)
  • Microwave
  • Playground
  • Private Garden
  • Refrigerator
  • Secure Parking
  • Single Beds:(6)
  • Sofa Beds:(1)
  • Stereo System
  • Suitable For Children Under 5
  • Swingset
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • VCR
  • Washer
  • Wheelchair Accessible
  • Wi-Fi
Additional amenities & feature info
We recognise large parties need ample space and comfortable seating. In the sitting rooms, additional to the 3 complete lounge suites and various single chairs, there is a huge 4 metre low oak settle (from Liverpool Lime Street Railway Station - 1897) with cushions, that makes a perfect seat for reading and relaxing. There are plenty of informative books with details about the region, and a huge selection of novels (more than 150) to suit all tastes and a large variety of games for all ages. Additional to the oil central heating (for cooler months - October to April inc.) the main room has a large wood burning stove, which produces a massive 16 kilowatts of heat - perfect to take the chill off an early spring or autumn night, and truly cosy for the cooler evenings. All bathrooms have a... more
House rules
    Pets not allowed
    Smoking not allowed
    Check in: 4:00 PM
    Check out: 10:00 AM
    2 Full baths
    6 Attached (ensuite)
    8 Fulls
    1 Sofa
    1 Crib
    6 Twins
Show Rates

Rates are calculated based on the latest information provided. Please contact the manager/owner to confirm actual rates for your requested dates.

Select the number of guests
Dates Min stay Weeknight Weekend night Per week
Default 7 nights -- --
9 Apr 2018 -
30 Apr 2018
April 2018
3 nights
1 May 2018 -
31 May 2018
May 2019
3 nights
1 Jun 2018 -
13 Jul 2018
Early Summer 2018
3 nights
View all periods
Please note: rates may have been converted from the original local currency to Canadian Dollars and are approximate rates that may change due to exchange rate fluctuation. Please contact the manager to confirm actual rates for your requested dates.
  • Damage Deposit: C$447 / stay - Deposit
Additional Rate and Availability Information
A 20% deposit is payable to secure a booking (or £250 per week whichever is the greater). The balance is due by not later than 60 days prior to the commencement of your holiday, and is only refundable in accordance with the terms and conditions of our HolidayLettings standard booking contract.

The property is heated by oil, wood fire, and electric central heating, which is run as necessary during the months of October to April inclusive and is already factored into the pricing structure.

The Owners reserve the right to vary prices from time to time to reflect the market conditions - excluding of course where a reservation has been booked and the price has been contractually agreed for the stay.
Hide Rates
About the neighbourhood
During your stay, we can suggest day itineraries developed from our knowledge of the region, and taking into account that you may not want to spend every moment of your holiday travelling, you may wish to spend some days just in the locale of L'Orangerie, or relaxing enjoying the views from the gardens. In 2011, ten villages in The Suisse Normande were designated as a Site Naturel - including La Foret Auvray. This is an indication of the region's significance for its extraordinary landscape, wildlife and plantlife, and is a preservation order to ensure its continuation.

Just a small selection of some places; sites and museums you might like to consider during your stay include:
*Visit Falaise Town, Museums and Chateau (birthplace of William The Conquer)
*Pont D'Ouilly - vil...
Car recommended
How to get there
Airport: Carpiquet: 50.0 km
Railway: Alencon: 25.0 km
Ferry: Caen: 45.0 km
For UK guests, the nearest ferry port is Caen Ouistream - Brittany Ferries (1hr). Not much further away is Le Havre - L&D lines, or Cherbourg (1.5hrs). It is an easy route from the Channel Tunnel, all motorways through pretty landscapes (4hrs) with lots of good aires to stop over en-route. If you are arriving into Paris by air, the drive is about 3.5hrs via the A13.
Activities nearby
Fishing Nearby, There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive, Horse Riding Nearby, Watersports Nearby, Nearest Beach: 45.0 km.
About this property
How do I know if the property is available?
First, check the Availability tab on this page to see if your dates are available. If they are, contact the owner via the TripAdvisor Rental Inbox to confirm availability.
How can I contact the owner?
Initially, you may contact the owner via the TripAdvisor Rental Inbox. This inbox is created after you send your first message or booking request to the owner. After you've made your first payment, you'll be able to see the owner's contact information.
How will the owner contact me?
This owner will contact you via the TripAdvisor Rental Inbox.
What if I don't hear back from the owner?
You can send another message via the TripAdvisor Rental Inbox to ask if the property is still available.
How do I pay?
For this property, please use a credit card to pay via the TripAdvisor Rental Inbox. Once the owner approves your stay, he or she will send you a quote, which will include payment instructions.
Is my payment insured in any way?
Yes. Payments made via the TripAdvisor inbox are covered by our Peace of Mind Protection.
Do you own a vacation rental? List it here.
Extra income
Earn money by renting out your home. With no up-front fees and no contract, you keep more for yourself.
Easy to manage
Confirm bookings in one click and track everything from enquiry to check-out – even while you're on the go.
Trusted by travellers
With millions of reviews and protected online payments, TripAdvisor helps travellers book your home with confidence.
Set up your free listing
Enter dates for more accurate prices
2 guests
Book Now
Or, send the owner a message
This property has Payment Protection
Never pay for your vacation rental by wire transfer.
Learn more about paying safely.