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Relaxing rural family farmhouse gite only 1 hour from the coast 'La Garenterie'

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3 Bedrooms , 2 Bathrooms , Sleeps 6
Tinchebray, Orne, Basse-Normandie, Normandy
Welcome to rural Calvados,France. It is beautiful and peaceful, making it a great place to relax and unwind with only the wildlife for distraction. Whilst the house is very rural we are only an hours drive from the beautiful coast lines and always within an hour of most tourist attractions in Normandy. There is a 16ft, 4ft deep above ground pool between May and September that keeps the kids occupied all day! Food can be arranged for your arrival, breakfast, lunch or a fridge full of supplies, so please contact us for extra details.
The house is very relaxed and fresh, it's bright and airy with plenty of room for friends, family and kids. We hunt locally for vintage items that we then restore so the house is a mix of vintage and modern.
There is a private driveway and plenty of parking. We live in the adjoining barn but your farmhouse...
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Listing #HL9180077
About the Owner
Natalie L
Languages spoken:English
Response Rate:100%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:December 2017
Interaction with guests
We will meet you on arrival to show you around and give you keys - we are more than happy to answer questions and are always available because we live next door. Even though we live on site we are aware of the importance of privacy during your stay so have done all we can to keep your areas private!
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Reviewed October 11, 2018

This well equipped farmhouse is very clean and comfortable, bright and airy, with charming traditional french features and modern appliances. The wood burning stove makes the spacious living room very cosy on a chilly autumn evening. Natalie and Dan are very welcoming and helpful, without...More

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Natalie L, VR Owner at Relaxing rural family farmhouse gite only 1 hour from the coast 'La Garenterie', responded to this reviewResponded October 12, 2018

What a fabulous review to end our summer season this year - thank you so much - we are really pleased you had a good time even though the weather was not on your side! We look forward to seeing you again next year when...More

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Reviewed September 30, 2018 via mobile


Natalie L, VR Owner at Relaxing rural family farmhouse gite only 1 hour from the coast 'La Garenterie', responded to this reviewResponded October 1, 2018


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Reviewed September 30, 2018

We really enjoyed our stay, and the property is wonderful, spacious and very quiet. Weather was fantastic, and we ate outside every day. Well located to explore the area, and found plenty of things to do from markets to bungee jumps! Or hosts, Natalie &...More

Thank AndyH801
Natalie L, VR Owner at Relaxing rural family farmhouse gite only 1 hour from the coast 'La Garenterie', responded to this reviewResponded October 1, 2018

Thanks so much for such a lovely review, we are glad you had a nice time. You lovely lot are welcome here anytime - you were an absolute pleasure! Thanks for leaving the house spotless and we do hope to see you again soon. You...More

  • Cable/satellite TV
  • Cooker
  • Dining Seats (8)
  • Dishwasher
  • Double Beds:(3)
  • DVD Player
  • Fireplace
  • Freezer
  • Full Baths (1)
  • Grill
  • Half Baths (1)
  • Highchair
  • Internet Access
  • Iron
  • Kettle
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room Seats (8)
  • Microwave
  • Parking
  • Patio
  • Playground
  • Private Garden
  • Private Outdoor Pool (Unheated)
  • Refrigerator
  • Single Beds:(2)
  • Staffed Property
  • Stereo System
  • Suitable For Children Under 5
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • Trampoline
  • TV
  • Washer
  • Wi-Fi
House rules
    Pets not allowed
    Smoking not allowed
    Check in: 3:00 PM
    Check out: 10:00 AM
We simply ask that you treat the house and the local area as you would your own. There are cows and horses in the fields bordering our property so please be respectful and mindful...
    1 Full bath
    1 Half bath
    3 Fulls
    2 Twins
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  • Damage Deposit: C$226 / stay - Deposit
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About the neighbourhood
The pretty market town of Vire is a 15 minute drive away where you will find supermarkets, boulangerie, patisserie, cafe and bars surrounding the beautiful historic castle remains. Market day is Friday. There is a swimming pool in Vire with water slides and family pool. The municipal golf course and the stunning Lac Dathee are just outside of Vire too. The D day landing beaches and coastal resorts such as Granville, Houlgate and Carrolles (great rock pooling for kids!) are all just an hours drive away. Bayeux, Mont Saint Michel, Le Mans, Caen, Flers and the British War Cemetery are all within an hour’s drive. Zoo de Jurqes is half an hour away set in a forest and there are many adventure parks within an hour.
Getting around
In rural France a car is a must!
There is a train station in Vire where you can catch a train to Paris in 2.5 hours.
If you want to explore beautiful scenery then the area of Suisse Normand and Bagnoles de Lorne are within an hours drive. Mont Cerissy Belle Etoille is 15 minutes away and a great day out with a picnic and the kids. This beautiful park is set around an old castle ruin and there are stunning view points with woodland walks. You can have lunch on the river in Pont D'ouilly which is only 20 minutes away.
Car recommended
How to get there
We are a 5 minute drive from the village of Bernieres le Patry or Tinchebray. Once we know which direction you are coming from we will give you more detailed directions to locate the house. Sat Nav co ordinates will be sent to you prior to your arrival.
Activities nearby
Fishing Nearby, There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive, Horse Riding Nearby, There Are Tennis Courts Nearby, Watersports Nearby.
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