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Farmhouse | 3 bedrooms | sleeps 8

Key Info
  • Great for children of all ages
  • Car essential
  • No pets allowed
  • Private garden

Set in idyllic Normandy countryside, Papillion is a newly renovated farmhouse located just 2km from the nearest market town of Brecey.

Papillion provides:

Flexible and comfortable accommodation for up to 8 people plus including two generous sized living areas

· Large grounds – very private and secluded

· Rustic charm to a high standard

· Spectacular countryside views

· 2km to nearest local town

· Three large bedrooms with additional ground floor accommodation

(second living area has a separate entrance with sofa bed and access to ground floor cloakroom)

Set in its own grounds at the end of a short private driveway, Papillion offers a tranquil and secluded setting with perfect views over the surrounding Normandy countryside, yet is still only a short journey to the nearest town.

The garden is large, overlooking adjoining fields, surrounding all sides of the farmhouse with trees (including fruit trees) and inhabited with wildlife, especially butterflies (Papillion).

Renovated to a high standard with Normandy stone and exposed wooden beams throughout, this former farmhouse offers spacious accommodation for groups of friends or extended family.

Papillion provides:

· Large rustic kitchen complete with a table seating 8

· Downstairs cloakroom

· Large main living area with two sets of double french doors and a feature stone fireplace with wood burner

· A further separate living area also with french doors out onto the garden providing possible additional downstairs accommodation (sofa bed) and tv/dvd/ipod player

· Three double bedrooms and a shower room (all bedrooms also have their own sinks)

Papillion is easy to find and is a direct and simple 2 hour drive from the ferry at Cherbourg. Situated at the foot of ‘la Manche’ of Normandy, it’s within easy reach of famous tourist locations such as the Normandy landing beaches, the wonderful Mont-St- Michel and the popular beaches and seaside towns of Brittany

Size Sleeps up to 8, 3 bedrooms
Will consider Corporate bookings, Long term lets (over 1 month), Short breaks (1-4 days)
Access Car essential
Nearest Amenities 5 km
Nearest travel links Nearest airport: Rennes 95 km, Nearest railway: Avranches 20 km
Family friendly Great for children of all ages
Notes No pets allowed, No smoking at this property

Features and Facilities

Luxuries Log fire, DVD player
General Central heating, TV, CD player, Satellite TV
Standard Kettle, Iron
Utilities Clothes dryer, Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine
Rooms 3 bedrooms, 1 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms
Furniture 1 Sofa beds, Single beds (4), Cots (1), Dining seats for 10, Lounge seats for 8
Other Linen provided, Towels provided, High chair
Outdoors Private garden, BBQ, Swing set
Access Secure parking
Further details indoors

Table and chairs to seat 8. Rangemaster gas cooker, double oven, full size dishwasher, microwave and washing machine.

Living rooms: Two full size french doors looking out onto views. Open fireplace with large wood burner, 2 large settees and extra chairs.

Living room 2 has large patio doors with views, large tv/dvd player, pull down settee and card table and chairs.

Bedrooms: Bedroom 1 has kingsize bed and 1 single, washbasin, wardrobe and dresser with window overlooking views. Bedroom 2 has 5ft bed again overlooking views. Bedroom 3 has three 3ft single beds, washbasin and views from window

Bathrooms: Bathroom has large pod power shower with body jets, toilet and sink.

Downstairs toilet and sink.

Heating: Downstairs large woodburner set in original stone fireplace. Fully central heating

Upstairs: fully central heating

Further details outdoors

Garden and outside: Tables, chairs and umbrella (seats for 10), large charcoal bbq, sunloungers, very large garden to play outdoor games, many provided. fruit trees and fabulous views.

Parking and garages: Large ample parking

The Basse-Normandie region

Other nearby attractions include the spectacular Creuse valley, a very popular spot for kayaking; Lac D’Eguzon, a reservoir formed by flooding the valley with a hydroelectric dam, creating a beautiful lake for swimming and water-sports; and lovely fresh-water swimming lakes at Belabre and Chaillac. The Futuroscope theme-park at Poitiers is also within easy reach.


Brécey offers food shops, cafés and bars, boulangerie, traditional market on Fridays, summer outdoor swimming pool, and horse riding.

· Villedieu Les Poeles has a large market, lots of shops, supermarkets and restaurants as well as indoor swimming pool with waterslide and a local speciality of producing handmade copper pots and pans (market day Tuesday)

· Avranche is a medieval, walled hill town with numerous shops and supermarkets, restaurants and churches as well as botanical gardens (market day Saturday)

Further afield

· Enjoy the spectacle of the Bayeux Tapestry

· Take a drive to the charming, walled seaside town of St Malo, famous for its charming cobbled streets, specialist shops and outdoor eateries.

Visit Caen, a college city with its imposing abbeys, churches castles and museums

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Nicole N.

  • 2 Years listed

90% Response rate

Calendar last updated:19 Jun 2014

Based in United Kingdom

Languages spoken
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