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Le Grenier.Peaceful, Rural location

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Excellent 5/5

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Cottage / 1 bedrooms / sleeps 2

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Cottage / 1 bedrooms / sleeps 2

Key Info
  • Nearest beach 55 km
  • Ask owner if suitable for children
  • Car advised
  • No pets allowed
  • Private garden

Get away from the hustle and bustle at Le Grenier.Set in a fabulous location to explore the beautiful Normandy villages and beaches. Located on a quiet road, this stylish open plan studio loft apartment, with your own parking and entrance, provides all a couple needs for a relaxing holiday.

Whether you decide to curl up with a good book or DVD, relax in the sun and enjoy outdoor private garden with bbq dining maybe with a glass of wine or the local Calvados.

Adventure further afield for a spot of fishing or even mussel picking on the beach. Visit Mont St Michel, Bayeux tapestry, D- Day landings or Villedieu les poeles home of copper, this cottage is in the ideal location whatever your taste..

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Size Sleeps up to 2, 1 bedrooms
Nearest beach Genets 55 km
Access Car advised
Nearest Amenities 4 km
Nearest travel links Nearest airport: Dinard-St Malo 125 km, Nearest railway: Flers 20 km
Notes No pets allowed, No smoking at this property

Features and Facilities

Luxuries Internet access, DVD player
General Central heating, Satellite TV, Wi-Fi available
Standard Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer
Utilities Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Washing machine
Rooms 1 bedroom, 1 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms
Furniture Double beds (1), Cots (1), Dining seats for 4, Lounge seats for 4
Other Linen provided, Towels provided, High chair
Outdoors Private garden, BBQ
Access Parking, Not suitable for wheelchair users
Further details indoors

*Welcome pack on arrival

* Celebrating a birthday or anniversary. We can arrange flowers/champagne or chocolates if you wish(at cost)

* Wireless internet due to our location this can be weak a wire is also installed for backup.

*Washing machine available in shared utility room at the entrance to the studio.

* DVD in the gite please bring your own DVD's as everyone as different tastes

* There is a sofa bed suitable for one person please note it is in the same room as the double bed.

* Charge for a child £45 per week

* Cot, bedding, Highchair & safety gate available.

*Central heating for cooler months.

* This is an open plan accommodation.

* Discounted fares available on Brittany Ferries

English owners live next door which is separate from the studio apart from the utility room.

Further details outdoors

Private parking, patio with BBQ and flower garden-fenced off from the owners property and completely private for guests.

There is a vegetable garden where you can feel free to pick your own in season vegetables, salad and fruit.

You can also enjoy free range chicken and duck eggs.

Simply enjoy the rural way of life for your stay.

Further details

NO HIDDEN EXTRAS rental includes all cleaning/washing products toilet paper etc owing to the property being on a fosse septic system, so that we keep it running efficently.

We provide bins for recycling which we will empty for you.

Wireless internet is available should you require.

Please bring your own DVD's

**We do not charge a breakage deposit, preferring to trust our guests to tell us if anything requires replacing.

* The sofa bed is suitable for one person please note it is in the same room as the double bed.

*Central heating for cooler months.

* Discounted fares available on Brittany Ferries - please ask for details.

The Basse-Normandie region

A green and pleasant land usually with hot summers going into long warm autumns. Rolling countryside with quiet roads, scattered with bustling villages ablaze with geraniums and a coastline of glorious clean beaches and sea food restaurants-local mussels and oysters. There is plenty to do for the active or inactive person and historic sites to visit.

Bagnole de L'Orne is a beautiful place to visit pretty gardens&parks, shops, places to eat, why not try the casino for a little excitement.

Historic sites-Mont St Michel, where you can visit the famous Benedictine Abbey. visit Fougere château, Mere d'Eglise Abbey.Medieval towns such as Domfront with a spectacular Medieval festival. Lonley l'Abbaye famous for the Abbey also for the delicious biscuits a pretty little village well worth a visit.

National Horse Stud at St Lo with open days and demonstrations.Many WW2 sites with museums.

Villedieu les Poeles- 12th century birthplace of copper, where you can see the traditions of copper, tin and lacemaking Ferry trips to bird sanctuary islands off Granville or to Jersey and Guernsey. Sailing,diving,sea kayaking and canoeing are available for those with a taste for a little excitement at Granville.

Easy access to Paris by train-2 hours from Flers.

Information pamphlets on where to go and what to do are in the studio.

Ger,Manche

The studio is well situated to visit all that Normandy has to offer -the coast is only 45minutes drive away.

Near by Mortain has an historic abbey where you can walk to the waterfalls. The Petite Chapel is a wonderful view point and a WW2 site for one of the battles the allies had on there move south. There is a heated outdoor pool, tennis courts, go carting and cycle/walk tracks on the old railway line.

Nearby Fosse Arthour resting place of King Arthur, walk around the lake, relax and take a coffee at the pretty restaurant, horse riding and rock climbing also available

Other activities in the area day fishing for trout and carp, you can visit working farms producing local cider and Calvados(Apple Brandy), for the more energetic hire quad/motorbikes or 4x4's for some off road thrills.

Most days there are street markets and weekend vide greniers (boot sales) where you can buy bric a brac.

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18 Jul 2013

5/5

"A little piece of heaven"

Le Grenier transports you away from today's crazy and busy world to a place of peace, tranquility of nature and wildlife. Phil and Pauline are two of the most warm-hearted and friendly people you could want to meet as hosts -although they will not interrupt your space if you don't feel like socialising. The gite itself is located in the heart of the picturesque french countryside and is private, quaint, homely, very comfortable and above all has most facilities that you could need. The little extras around the gite such as flowers on tables and candles add that special little touch. The Welcome Basket is so beautifully done with some lovely little treats. The Gite is kept very clean with wooden floors and bedding and a very nice size bathroom. The kitchen is more than adequate with pans and utensils supplied. You will need a car to do anything in the area as most big villages and towns that have all your amenities are within a 15 minute drive - at a leisurely pace. All we can add to this is that we are trying to revisit Le Grenier in October for another relaxing Autumn break. If you can't relax here with no stress, no noise (except wildlife) and no communication with the outside world (unless you turn the TV on) then you need to re-evaluate life. We are only in our mid 40s so we still enjoy a "blast" in life but you need this place in your life to keep you sane. There are plenty of sights to see but do your homework first as most will need some forward planning to fit it all into your relaxing break. Most of all enjoy. All the best Nicci and Steve xx

We are so happy you enjoyed your stay with us. Thank you for a lovely review and photo's.Looking forward to hopefully seeing you again later in the year many thanks take care

9 Jul 2013

5/5

"wonderful holiday"

we found this gite really great, very clean, comfortable and has everything anyone could possibly need, really wonderful for a couple, Phil and Pauline our hosts were so welcoming and friendly, always on hand to offer advice and answer any questions we may have had or just for a friendly chat, at the same time respecting our privacy, the strawberries fresh from the garden and the freshly laid eggs from Phil's and Pauline's hens were most welcomming along with the complimentary welcome pack (how very thoughtful) everything you need to tide you over until you get out to the local markets.The Gite is situated in a beautiful location,with very easy access to all the WW2 sites and museums, also a beautiful coastline and towns, this whole ares is steeped in history. Very highly recommended. We certainly intend to return. True Yorkshire hospitality, thanks Phil & Pauline

Thank you for your kind words we are so pleased you enjoyed your stay.We very much hope you return one day, we look forward to hearing from you.

17 Jun 2013

5/5

"Just like 'Home from Home'....."

When we arrived we received such a warm and friendly welcome and greeted with a much needed cup of tea. The location is a beautiful peaceful place and Phil and Pauline could not have been more helpful with all local information, they were absolutely the perfect hosts. The gite was well equipped with everything you could want and more. The bed was comfortable and everything was absolutely spotless. We thoroughly enjoyed our stay here and fully recommend this as a place to stay. Phil and Pauline are two of the nicest people and have an amazing and very homely place - carry on the fantastic work you both do and we hope to see you again soon!! Thank you for everything!!! J & J - London

Thank you for writing a lovely review.We are so pleased that you enjoyed your stay,it was a real pleasure meeting you both.We hope you can come again soon.

4 Nov 2012

4/5

"Peaceful, relaxing 'get away from it all' location with welcoming hosts."

The whole experience from booking to departure was easy and hassle-free. We were greeted with Yorkshire hospitality in this quiet location which was just what we'd hoped for. Pauline and Phil took time from their day to make us comfortable and most welcome in their clean and well equipped gite. A generous welcome pack was most appreciated especially the fresh eggs and Camembert! The location was spot on. Enough to see within easy travelling distance, notably the 'Grande' and 'Petite' waterfalls in Mortain, the medieval citie of Domfront and Fosse Arthour for lovely lakeside walks. Further afield day trips to Mont St Michel and the Normandy Beaches are highly recommended. If you are looking for a full on, hectic holiday this is not the place for you. If you want to unwind and just relax with no pressure Le Grenier is just the ticket. For advice on any topic (literally!) speak to Phil and he will point you in the right direction! Your own transport is highly recommended to make the most of the gite's fantastic location.

Many thanks for your review and the lovely comments in our Guest Book, we are so pleased you enjoyed your stay with us here in Normandy.

25 Oct 2012

5/5

"truly deserves 5 *"

we can not speak highly enough of le grenier! on our arrival we were offered a hot drink by phil and pauline and then shown to our gite.it was immaculate and had every thing we needed including a welcome pack of milk,cheese,nibbles and wine!!! washing up liquid,cling film,tea towels,kitchen roll...you name it and it was there. any advice needed about the area and phil is your man! they also have their own small zoo in the back garden which we loved and a veggie patch that they are more than happy for you to use. all in all a wonderful place to stay,a real home from home

Thank you for your review and the lovely comments in our Guest Book, we are so pleased you enjoyed seeing all our chickens and pets.

30 Sep 2012

5/5

"Relaxing and peacefull"

Pauline & Phil made us both feel welcome and made us feel at home. Thanks for the duck and quail eggs they were great. Gite was clean and everything you could ask for to make it feel like home.

Thank you - so glad you have enjoyed your stay at le Grenier.

16 Jun 2012

5/5

"Peaceful and relaxing....a perfect getaway!"

Just arrived back from a short break at Le Grenier and can safely say it was an excellent choice! The property is in a very rural and beautiful area in Lower Normandy and is perfectly placed to visit the D Day landing beaches, museums and war cemeteries, Le Mont St Michel, Bayeux, as well as the quaint typically rural French villages in the surrounding areas. A car is needed, as the nearest village is about a 10 minutes drive. The hosts, Pauline and Phil are wonderful...nothing was too much bother and they had thought of everything. A true home from home! A welcome pack containing milk, butter, biscuits, cheese, bread and most importantly a bottle of wine, was provided and really hit the spot. Also to their credit, they were extremely friendly and welcoming, however your privacy and peace was important to them. The studio is self contained and has it's own entrance and garden area, but Pauline and Phil are on hand for anything you may need (though this is unlikely, as the give has it all!) Really hoping to visit again and want to thank you for your friendliness during our stay. You are a credit to the business!!

Thank-you for your kind words.So pleased you enjoyed your stay. Would love for you to come and stay again.

13 May 2012

4/5

"Oh, the beautiful eggs"

We have just arrived back from a 2 week holiday in Normandy staying at "Le Grenier". What a cosy and comfortable stay we had. Our hosts Pauline and Phil were on hand if we needed them, and the Ducks too, (the eggs were lovely) first duck egg I've tasted (forgot to ask you Phil, "did you find the missing ducks?" The purpose of our trip was to Carp Fish and house hunt. The cottage has everything you would need, the Welcome Pack was a very nice touch (the wine was just the job!) Thanks for the use of your chest freezer, much needed for our fishing bait. All in all, although we slept out for quiet a number of nights during our stay, it was nice to come back and chill out in the cosy lounge and listen to the birds sing.

Thank you for writing a review pleased you enjoyed your stay. See you in June.

16 Apr 2012

5/5

"Quiet getaway"

We wanted to getaway from the hustle and bustle of modern living his property prooved to be exactly what we were after. Situated In the peaceful French countryside with everything you could want to be self contained. A car is essential as the nearest town is a 10 minute drive. Some really nice walks around the area to wallk off all the great wines and cheeses!! Pauline and Phil are lovely and helpful and you couldn't ask for friendlier hosts.

Thank you for your kind words pleased you enjoyed your stay.

15 Apr 2012

5/5

"Perfect Accommodation, Hosts and Area"

We had a great break visiting Normandy, Mortain Le Petite Cascades, Omaha Beach & Museum, Mont St Michel etc - Le Grenier is in a beautiful relaxing location and was just perfect and cosy accomodation with all requirements catered for and well thought out, Phil & Pauline were lovely hosts & welcomed us with a cracking cup of tea! - We enjoyed the wine,and food put out for us on our arrival, we thoroughly recommend Le Grenier and will enjoy happy memories of our holiday until next time!

Thank you for your review very kind of you

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      • 6 Years listed

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      Calendar last updated:02 Sep 2015

      Based in France

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