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Traditional "Longère" house in Normandy

House | 2 bedrooms | sleeps 5

Key Info
  • Nearest beach 37 km
  • Suitable for children over
  • Car essential
  • No pets allowed
  • Private garden

This traditional 19th century Normandy house, known as a "longère", is located in the beautiful countryside of the Pays d'Auge. Close to Lisieux and the seaside towns of Deauville and Honfleur, the property has been recently restored by the owners in an authentic way. Relax in front of the open fireplace, enjoy the large private, secure garden and take advantage of the peaceful countryside location.

The house has two levels with the ground floor consisting of an open plan kitchen with lounge and dining area, an entrance hall with staircase, family bathroom with a large shower, a separate toilet, and a sitting room. The top floor consists of a master bedroom with double bed and a roll top bath, a second bedroom with a single bed and a fold up small double bed and a landing with toilet and sink.

Size Sleeps up to 5, 2 bedrooms
Nearest beach Cabourg 37 km
Access Car essential
Nearest Amenities 1 km
Nearest travel links Nearest airport: Deauville 45 km, Nearest railway: Lisieux 15 km
Family friendly Suitable for children over 5
Notes No pets allowed, No smoking at this property

Features and Facilities

Luxuries Log fire, Internet access, DVD player
General Central heating, TV, CD player, Wi-Fi available
Standard Kettle
Utilities Clothes dryer, Dishwasher, Cooker, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine
Rooms 2 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms and 1 En suites
Furniture Single beds (1), Double beds (2), Dining seats for 4, Lounge seats for 5
Other Linen provided, Towels provided
Outdoors Private garden, BBQ
Access Parking

The Normandy region

The Normandy region is famous for its picturesque countryside, historical attractions and of course cheese and cider. The D-Day beaches in Normandy are of course a big draw for tourists visiting the area, along with the military museums, cemeteries and other attractions. Don't forget also to make a visit to Bayeux to take a look at the famous tapestry.

The 11th century Chateau de Caen is also an impressive visit with a superb view over the city. Caen was heavily damaged during the war but has been beautifully restored with the white stone that bears its name.

The seaside towns of Deauville and Trouville are very popular, especially with Parisians. Cabourg is slightly nearer to the house and has a nice beach and promenade. Honfleur is a lovely quaint fishing port and is well worth a visit.

Merville Battery : 44 km

Pegasus Bridge : 50 km

Sword Beach : 63 km

Caen : 50 km

Bayeux : 80 km

Cabourg : 37 km

Deauville/Trouville : 45 km

Honfleur : 50 km

Lisieux

The Pays d'Auge area where the house is located is the prettiest area of the Calvados department. As well as the cider route where you can drive past many orchards and lovely villages, there is also a large number of thoroughbred horse stud farms (haras).

Saint-Pierre-sur-Dives is a lovely small town with an excellent market. Livarot is also close by and is famous for its cheese. Further afield is the half-timbered village of Beuvron-en-Auge which is renowned for being one of the most charming villages in Normandy and is great to visit on the way to Cabourg.

The nearest chateau is at Crèvecœur-en-Auge which dates back to the 12th century. As well as events throughout the year, there is a medieval festival in August. The stunning Chateau at Saint-Germain-de-Livet is from the 15th century and is another popular place to visit. It shows the typical architecture of the Pays d'Auge during this time and also has an impressive collection in the museum.

The superb zoo near Lisieux is a great day out for all the family with a huge selection of animals. Lisieux is also home to the Basilica dedicated to Sainte Therese and a train station which takes you directly to Paris in 1 hour 40 mins.

The pretty village of Saint-Julien-le-Faucon is only 1 km from the house and has a renowned bakery (boulangerie), butcher (boucherie), small grocery store, newsagents (tabac), pharmacy, café and 2 restaurants.

Saint-Pierre-sur-Dives : 11 km (10 mins)

Livarot : 11 km (10 mins)

Saint-Germain-de-Livet : 15 km

Beuvron-en-Auge : 23 km (20 mins)

Crèvecœur-en-Auge : 13 km (10 mins)

Lisieux : 15 km (15 mins)

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13 Aug 2014

5/5

"Perfect place to stay"

We enjoyed our stay at this beautifully restored house. Jon and his wife did a great job of tastefully remodelling/restoring this location. They combined antique furniture and building materials with … More

17 Jul 2014

5/5

"Beautiful house, fantastic location"

A fantastic house - lots of original exposed beams and original features - restored and decorated with thoughtfulness and style. Beautifully furnished and equipped with everything you could possibly w… More

14 Jun 2014

5/5

"stunning"

a stunning place to. stay thanks jon i hope to return very soon. a friendly welcome. awaits you the house and garden is fantastic.… More

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