Our cosy cottage is nestled on the grounds of a traditional French farmhouse with landscaped gardens ponds, waterfall and apple orchard. Your own private terrace overlooks the picturesque Norman countryside, but you are also welcome to wander around our extensive gardens. Whether you´re looking to experience the history and culture of Normandy, shopping or simply unwind, our cosy cottage offers the best of all worlds.
From nearby Mont St. Michel and the Bayeux Tapestry, to the majestic Fougeres chateau, Normandy landing beaches, and fine dining in stylish French restaurants, to a round of golf, water sports, hiking in nearby forests or on the Grand Randonnée, (one guest even used our gite as a quiet retreat to complete his thesis!) - the choices are almost endless. Whether you´re looking for a sightseeing holiday, visiting historic sights or summer beaches, from casinos to restful reflection you can find it all from your base here with us.
Our local bar and French shop offering wine, beer, cider, baguettes, French pastries, and basic supplies are just a five minute walk from our gates. Well-being and relaxation treatments including massage are available on site by qualified practitioners.
|Size||Sleeps up to 3, 1 bedrooms|
|Nearest beach||Granville 40 km|
|Will consider||Long term lets (over 1 month), Short breaks (1-4 days)|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Dinard 95 km, Nearest railway: Vire|
|Family friendly||Suitable for children over 5, Suitable for people with restricted mobility|
|Notes||No pets allowed, No smoking at this property|
|Luxuries||Log fire, Internet access, DVD player, Staffed property|
|General||TV, CD player, Satellite TV, Wi-Fi available|
|Standard||Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer|
|Utilities||Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine|
|Rooms||1 bedroom, 1 bathrooms of which 1 Shower rooms|
|Furniture||Single beds (1), Double beds (1), Dining seats for 4, Lounge seats for 5|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided|
|Outdoors||Balcony or terrace, Private garden, BBQ|
|Further details indoors|
Our detached guesthouse is ideal both for a romantic getaway for couples, a small family of three or for friends or siblings. It has been recently renovated in authentic Norman style with modern conveniences. Our village, was named after Mont St Michel by the ancient pilgrims who stayed in the church here en route there, as they could see the magnificent sanctuary rising from the bay in the distance. The viewing point with its old granite features is just opposite the church, and the village also features a granite museum depicting the ancient art of harvesting granite from the local area, much as it still is today. The quaint village shop and bar, both just 300 metres from your cottage is open until 8 pm most days, for morning croissants, baguettes, fresh fruits and vegetables, and wine beer and cider respectively.
|Further details outdoors|
Our quaint cottage, a converted pressoir, features its own small private garden with parking, barbeque, and garden furniture, bordered by a long drive, with large picturesque gardens, featuring two ponds, and a waterfall, with the main house just opposite.
We offer three sleeping options in the one bedroom cottage, which features a double bed. Alternatively, the family room option offers a double with one single bed. . Alternatively, a third person can be accommodated on a single bed in the lounge. We have used all of these options at various times, all very comfortably. The gite accommodates up to three individuals.
From our village, which is the second highest in Normandy, are distant views of Mont St Michel, the second most popular visitor site in France, (after the Eiffel Tower) and is just an hour´s drive. The famous Bayeux Tapestry, depicting the Norman conquest is about 85 kilometres. Just a few of the many attractions a short drive away are William the Conqueror´s birthplace of Falaise, and the magnificent walled city of Fougeres and chateau, and DD landing beaches . The popular Chaussey Islands, historic Avranches with Patton Place, Villedieu les Poeles with its renowned copper foundry are under an hour from here. Surrounded by picturesque rolling countryside, quaint French villages and the natural beauty of St. Sever Forest, our guest cottage is ideally placed for all ages and interests. This is our first year with Holiday Lettings.
Our detached guesthouse is ideal both for a romantic getaway for couples, a small family of three or for friends or siblings. It has been recently renovated in authentic Norman style with modern conveniences. Our village of St Michel de Montjoie was named after Mont St Michel by the ancient pilgrims who stayed in the abby here en route there, as they could see the magnificent sanctuary rising from the bay in the distance. The viewing point with ancient granite features is just opposite the church, and the village also features a granite museum depicting granite being harvested from the local area, much as it still is today. The quaint village shop, just 300 metres from your cottage is open until 8 pm most days, except Sundays, for morning croissants, baguettes, fresh fruits and vegetables, wine and cidar.