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200 Year Old Stone Holiday Home

House | 3 bedrooms | sleeps 6

Key Info
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 75 km
  • Great for children of all ages
  • Car essential
  • No pets allowed
  • Private garden

Set in the heart of the village of Desertines, this 200 year old house provides an ideal base from which to visit the many local attractions such as Mont Saint-Michel, the medieval town of Domfront and the Normandy beaches. Two local bars, a bakery and mini mart are within walking distance. Well equipped and ideal for families; DVD's and videos provided as well as a selection of toys and games. Outdoor activity centre nearby with canoeing, archery, crazy golf and outdoor swimming pool. Aquarium, zoo and castle within short drive as well as unspoilt beaches for sun worshipers and sandcastle builders!

Ideal retreat for those seeking a relaxing break - alfresco dining in the private terraced garden with both suntrap and shaded areas. For garden lovers the nearby Jardin de Renauds is a must as well as the award winning flower filled village of St Frambault. History fans can visit the fascinating medieval town of Domfront and look down on the area from the castle ramparts. The racetrack and museum at Le Mans makes a fabulous day out for petrol-heads.

Nearby English bar serving locally brewed "English" beer and wide choice of menu.

Nearby French Cafe/bar serving authentic Plat-de-jour lunches and incorporating Post Office.

10 minute drive to nearest town with large supermarkets, shops, restaurants, cafe bars and petrol stations.

Size Sleeps up to 6, 3 bedrooms
Nearest beach Jullouville 75 km
Access Car essential
Nearest Amenities 8 km
Nearest travel links Nearest airport: Renne 85 km
Family friendly Great for children of all ages
Notes No pets allowed, No smoking at this property

Features and Facilities

Luxuries DVD player
General Video player, CD player, Satellite TV
Standard Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer
Utilities Clothes dryer, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge
Rooms 3 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms and 1 Shower rooms
Furniture Single beds (2), Double beds (2), Cots (1), Dining seats for 6, Lounge seats for 6
Other Linen provided
Outdoors Private garden
Access Parking
Further details indoors

Ground Floor:

- Light and airy living/dining space with two large sofas and coffee table

- Extendable dining table with six chairs

- Fully equipped kitchen area with full sets of crockery, glassware, cutlery, cooking utensils pots and pans

- Cloakroom area with storage for coats and shoes

- Downstairs WC and basin

- Understairs cupboard with vacuum cleaner, iron and ironing board, brushes torch and sunloungers

First Floor:

- Double bedroom with built in wardrobes and dressing table

- Shower room with WC and basin and airing cupboard

Second Floor:

- Twin bedded room with chest of drawers

- Double bedroom with built in wardrobes and dressing table

Further details outdoors

Attractive planted fully enclosed terraced garden to rear of property, accessed via side gate, set on two levels. Covered courtyard with table and six chairs for alfresco eating. Raised terrace with bench seating, sun loungers, occasional table and parasol.

Removable whirligig clothes drier.

Selection of children's outdoor toys.

Next door there is a communal "Japanese" style garden with seating, stream and ancient village wash house.

The village also boasts a football field, tennis court and petanque area.

Further details

Clean bedding provided free of charge.

Complimentary bottle of wine on arrival.

About this location

The Pays de la Loire region

St Hilaire du Harcouet with its famous country open market is 15 km away, Historical Fougères with large forest and the medieval castle is 20 km away.

Historical Mayenne and castle is 35 km away as well as Domfront with wild water and cliffs, great for climbing and canoeing. The Mont Saint Michel and the beaches are 50 km away.

Caen is a wonderful historic city and the Museum to Peace. Do not miss the Tapestry at Bayeux


New Super U supermarket. Various shops, bakeries, restaurants, garden centres, garages, pharmacy, Post Office, doctors, dentist.

The locality within easy driving distance there are wonderful beaches, swimming and boating lakes, children's parks, interesting historic towns, Roman remains,

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    Mike S.

    • 4 Years listed

    60% Response rate

    Calendar last updated:08 Jan 2015

    Based in United Kingdom

    Languages spoken
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