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The Old Bakery in Spring

Gite | 1 bedrooms | sleeps 2

Key Info
  • Great for children of all ages 5
  • Car essential
  • No pets allowed
  • Private garden

Charming and romantic, the Old Bakery has received four and five star international independent ratings for its accommodation and setting. Located in a a quiet rural position within a designated area of outstanding natural beauty yet within 20 mins of the sea, in the Marais National Park on the exclusive Cotentin Peninsular - this home from home is close to all amenities, including the historic D-Day landing beaches Bayeaux Tapestry, and the bars and restaurants of the lovely east coast of Normandy, as well as a fast route down to the beautiful Mont St Michel.

The Old Bakery has two sets of French windows which open on to a private sun-terrace offering 360 degree views of the award winning gardens. (Maison Fleuries 2007,8 & 9), with bar-bque area and a hot tub. The sitting room has retained its original oven and has a woodburner, as well as halogenn spots and low level lighting. The floor is oak and there is comfortable seating for up to three people. The salon has a satellite TV (UK freeview), music system and DVD player. Retaining original beams, an archway leads to the kitchen area which is fully equipped and has a limestone floor. The light oak fitted units are well equipped with a range of labour saving devices.

A spiral staircase takes you to the open bedroom with cathedral style ceiling , halogen lights and fitted wardrobe. There is a good sized double bed, and a cot or futon roll, (suitable for small children only) can be provided. The en-suite is equipped with a spa shower, baby bath and electric towel rail (thermostatically controlled). All bedding, bedlinen and towels (for use in the accommodation only) are provided and changed weekly. (Beach towels can be hired from the owners if required). There is also a high chair, baby bath and stairgate if required.

The price includes 30kws of electricity, which includes electric radiators. Electricity for the hot-tub is charged extra (60 euros for three two hour sessions - May until September only) with the water heated to to 40 degrees celsius approx.. Wood for the wood burner can be purchased from the owners.

Size Sleeps up to 2, 1 bedrooms
Nearest beach Agon-Coutainville
Will consider House swap, Short breaks (1-4 days)
Access Car essential
Nearest Amenities 1 km
Nearest travel links Nearest airport: Paris or Dinard (4hrs and 2hrs by car respectivel, Nearest railway: Carentan, Coutances or St. Lo (all within less tha
Family friendly Great for children of all ages
Notes No pets allowed, No smoking at this property

Features and Facilities

Luxuries Jacuzzi or hot tub, Log fire, Internet access, DVD player, Staffed property
General CD player, Satellite TV
Standard Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer
Utilities Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine
Rooms 1 bedroom, 17 bathrooms of which 1 En suites and 16 Shower rooms
Furniture Double beds (1), Cots (1), Dining seats for 3, Lounge seats for 3
Other Linen provided, Towels provided, High chair
Outdoors Balcony or terrace, Private garden, Shared garden, BBQ
Access Parking


Message from the Driesssler family, August 2013:Dear Christine,

Ffinally we are back in Germany , the bags are unpacked and the normal course of life starts again.

We really want to thank you so much for your hospitality – we had such a great vacation at La Clergerie and the surroundings.

The children miss you, the beautiful house, the big garden and of course your dogs – and they ask me every time if we can go back to France again.

Many thanks for all your help and assistance and all the best to you."

Linda, Luisa, Renate & Mario

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11 Sep 2011


"Lovely Gite in Rural Normandy"

We had a really nice week at the Old Bakery in June 2011. The building and gardens are beautiful and it is in a nice rural location near plenty of good sites (Bayeux, Mont St Michel, Normandy Beaches,… More

30 Aug 2011


"Beautifully appointed accommodation in an amazing setting"

My wife, my 2 year old daughter and I enjoyed a fantastic week here at The Old Bakery. The grounds were spectacular and our daughter particularly looked forward to saying good morning to the cows in the adjacent field each morning! The kitchen was fully equipped with everything we needed to make preparing meals quick and easy - a must when returning home each evening after a busy day's sightseeing. The suggested itineraries provided by the owner where a huge help when planning days out and ensured we didn't miss any of the main attractions in the surrounding area. The cottage provided us with a safe and peaceful home-from-home and we would love to return again in the near future.

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Languages spoken
  • English
  • French

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