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Carbonnel a 17th century farmhouse in Normandy


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Carbonnel a 17th century farmhouse.

Gite | 1 bedrooms | sleeps 3

Key Info
  • Beach or lakeside relaxation
  • Not suitable for children
  • Some pets are welcome - please contact the owner
  • Private garden
  • Car advised
  • Nearest beach 8km

In Normandy, ten minutes from the sandy beaches of the west region of the Cotentin, a 17th century farmhouse restored by our efforts.

The house is bright and very peaceful.

There are 3 floors :

A terrace, a fully equipped kitchen ( micro-wave, gas cooker/oven, dishwasher/dryer) and a dining room with a sitting area and a sofa bed on the ground floor.

A bright living room on the first floor.

A bedroom with a double bed and an open plan en-suite bathroom and a sitting area on the top floor.

A third guest can sleep on the sofa bed on the ground floor although the gîte is really designed for a couple.

We are between the landing beaches and the Mont St Michel.

The 'Côte des Havres' with its estuaries particular to this area of France offers protected dunes and large sandy beaches, as well as delicious oysters, and fruits de mer...

Near the village of Lessay with its millenary "foire Sainte Croix" every September, and near the station balnéaire de Barneville-Carteret, classée pavilion bleu d'Europe.

There is a lot of roads for bikes and walks.(Chemin de douaniers...)

Our local village, La Haye du Puits is at 5 minutes by car.

In the village, you 'll find everything:

shops, local market every Wednesday, supermarkets, banks, bakeries.At the market you'll find fresh and typical products.

We offer a table d'hôtes serving local fresh produce :

Local lobsters cooked as you wish, local crab : araignées or tourteaux, fresh or cooked local oysters, cotelettes ou gigot d'agneau des prés salés cooked in our fireplace with apple wood...

So come and join us! Welcome !

Size Sleeps up to 3, 1 bedrooms
Nearest beach St Germain sur Ay 8 km
Will consider Long term lets (over 1 month), Short breaks (1-4 days)
Access Car advised
Nearest Amenities 5 km
Notes Pets welcome, No smoking at this property

Features and Facilities

General TV, CD player, Satellite TV
Standard Kettle, Toaster, Iron
Utilities Clothes dryer, Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine
Rooms 1 bedroom, 1 bathrooms of which 1 En suites
Furniture 1 Sofa beds, Double beds (1), Dining seats for 4, Lounge seats for 4
Other Linen provided, Towels provided
Outdoors Balcony or terrace, Private garden
Access Parking

The Normandy region

I call it the equivalent of north west Scotland for France. Remote, wild vast beaches and dunes, no motorways.

They filmed a lot of "Tess", Polanski's film in the north Cotentin, and I am not surprised. There is magical light here!

One must not be in a hurry, though...

Great seafood, great lamb, great cheeses. Cider country, calvados country but there is always a good bottle of wine at hand too.

Surrounded by sea, the Cotentin benefits of the biggest tides in Europe for oyster farming and for unusual beach landscapes.

La Haye du Puits

We are between the landing beaches to the East and the Mont St Michel to the South.

In the countryside we benefit from a rural environment and close-by sandy beaches...

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Review 1-3 of 3

8 Jun 2014


"Secluded, peaceful and welcoming"

We arrived at the Carbonnel to be welcomed by Ricardo and Mickey who made us feel right at home. After a glass of red wine and a warm introduction we were shown to the Gite. The Gite was lovely, the l… More

5 Sep 2013



Carbonnel is set in the heart of the countryside with easy access to a variety of nearby, historic towns - and most importantly for us, the beach. Ricardo and Mickey showed us to what they called a se… More

3 Sep 2013


"Blissful peace in stylish gite"

The gite at Carbonnel is attached to the main house where the host lives so while it is completely private with it's own entrance and drive, Ricardo is always on hand to deliver fresh croissants,… More

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