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Gite | 2 bedrooms | sleeps 6

Key Info
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 5 km
  • Great for children of all ages
  • Car essential
  • Some pets are welcome - please contact the owner
  • Private garden

The property is ideally situated in the Cotentin Regional Park, 15 minutes walk from the historic town of Lessay and only 10 minutes drive from the beautiful blue-flagged beaches. Surrounded by open pastures with grazing cows, the grounds of the gite comprise lawns, flower-gardens and a shady wooded area bordered by a small stream. Guests have access to the gardens as well as two private patios - one south facing and the other west facing - so evening BBQs can be enjoyed with the sun setting over the fields beyond! The facilities are:

Ground Floor :

Kitchen diner - large, light, modern and fully fitted

Spacious lounge with sofa-bed, armchairs, 32" flat-screen TV, etc.

Shower room with wc

1st floor

Bedroom 1: one double bed, built in wardrobe

Bedroom 2: one double bed and one single bed, built-in wardrobe

Family Bathroom: large with shower-bath

Facilities/Entertainment

WIFI internet., 32" flat screen Satellite TV/DVD; IPOD dock, CD player, cassette/radio player

Outside: two private patios, gardens, BBQ, tables, chairs & sunshades. All-weather table-tennis table, pool table.

Bicycle hire for adult and child bikes is now available, great for the beach or touring the National Park, details on request.

For 2014 we are able to add Bed and Breakfast for up to 4 people in addition to our gite accommodation.

Please contact us for availability and prices.

Free off road parking for all guests.

Size Sleeps up to 6, 2 bedrooms
Nearest beach St Germain plage 5 km
Will consider Corporate bookings, Long term lets (over 1 month), Short breaks (1-4 days)
Access Car essential
Nearest Amenities 1 km
Nearest travel links Nearest airport: Dinard 85 km, Nearest railway: Carentan 25 km
Family friendly Great for children of all ages
Notes Pets welcome, No smoking at this property

Features and Facilities

Luxuries Internet access, DVD player
General Central heating, TV, CD player, Pool or snooker table, Table tennis, Games room, Satellite TV, Wi-Fi available
Standard Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer
Utilities Clothes dryer, Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine
Rooms 2 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms and 1 Shower rooms
Furniture 1 Sofa beds, Single beds (1), Double beds (2), Dining seats for 6, Lounge seats for 6
Other Linen provided, Towels provided
Outdoors Balcony or terrace, Private garden, Shared garden, BBQ, Bicycles available
Access Secure parking

The Normandy region

The property is only fifteen minutes drive to the beautiful beaches at St Germain-sur-Ay, Creances and Pirou. St.Germain and Pirou have shops, cafes and restaurants as well as life-guard beach surveillance and Pirou also has a sea-swimming pool for when the tide is out. Creances beach is wild with 'discovery' footpaths through the sand dunes which are good for bird-watching.

Portbail, an ancient picturesque fishing port with shops, restaurants, bars and galleries as well as a beach (17 km) and Barneville-Carteret, (24km) with its fantastic clifftop walks are both chic resorts and fabulous places to spend time at. In the summer months, all these local towns host excellent fairs or 'vide-greniers' (a bit like car-boot sales but taking over the whole town).

On the other side of the peninsula, (35 minutes drive) are the D-Day Landing Beaches, Cemeteries and Museums. Bayeux, with its famous Tapestry depicting William the Conquerer's 1066 invasion of England is at 80km. To the south of Lessay, at 110km, lies the most visited monument in France outside of Paris - the spectacular Mont St Michel.

En route is Coutances with its fabulous hilltop Cathedral and 'Jardin des Plantes' and Granville, the 'Monaco of the North' a large holiday resort and port with its famous Casino, picturesque old town and a very interesting Aquarium.

Lessay

Lessay is renowned for its wonderful Norman Abbey dating from the time of William the Conquerer. Throughout July and August classical concerts and recitals take place here. For gastronomes, there is the guided tour around Reo - the major camembert and creme fraiche producer.. The area is also famous for its seaford, specifically oysters and mussels, which are farmed in the sea.

Also in Lessay is a Go-Karting stadium and nearby at St Saveur a canoe/kayaking centre. Lessay is situated in the National Park with many forests and walking/scylcle path. The nearest to the property, the old railway line, is just a few minutes walk from the property. If you are feeling energetic, you can cycle all the way to Mont St Michel!

Every second weekend in September nearly half a million visitors come to the annual 'La Foire de Sainte Croix ' which dates to the 11th century . For the whole weekend, 32 acres of Lessay is transformed into a marketplace, attracting over 400,000 visitors!

2014 is the 70th anniversary of the D-Day Landings, there are many commemorative events taking place at various towns on the peninsula between June and August. Not to be missed!

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8 Aug 2014

5/5

"Relaxed home from home"

We are just on our way home from a week in this lovely gite. We have had a lovely relaxing time. Larry, in the adjoining property, could not have been more welcoming and helpful, from providing us wit… More

12 Sep 2013

5/5

"Fabulous holiday cottage, felt like home!!"

A lovely place to stay in a beautiful part of Normandy. Our cottage was perfect, little touches were fab and only (very teeny request) was, we needed a washing line (we are a family with 3 young children).
Area great, lovely beaches, places to eat. Travelled to Bayeaux (well worth a visit), Mont St Michel (great place) and local areas, Falaise Castle.
Just wished we could have stayed longer,
Thank you Lesley & Larry for letting us stay in your holiday home.

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Calendar last updated:13 Sep 2014

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Languages spoken
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  • French
  • German

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