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Excellent 5/5 8 reviews

Gite | 2 bedrooms | sleeps 4

Key Info
  • Beach or lakeside relaxation
  • Great for children of all ages
  • No pets allowed
  • Private garden
  • Car advised
  • Nearest beach 15km

Sunset cottage is superbly situated in the delightful & peaceful surroundings of the Polders countryside - a beautiful, rural location in the centre of The Baie but with all modern facilities, supermarkets and restaurants close by and within easy reach. Mont St.Michel is almost on the doorstep (5 minutes by car) - (the owners are very willing to drop/pick you up afterwards at no extra cost) - and the nearest beaches in Brittany are only 15 minutes by car. It has a large, open aspect, south-west facing garden - perfect for sun-worshippers during the day and later for watching the sunsets and star-gazing. Combine this with comfortable garden furniture, sun loungers and barbeque and you hardly need to move to have a totally relaxing holiday. If you are of a sporty nature there are walking, cycling and horse riding trails, kayaking, fishing - there are three rivers in close proximity (our nearest is the Couesnon where you can fish with no cost) - Ten Pin bowling, sand yachting, micro-flights and a Hippodrome for horse meetings (trotting and gallop). The nearest 18 hole golf course awaits you only 20 minutes away.Conveniently placed for trips to The Channel Islands (from St.Malo or Granville) and Paris (catch the train in Dol de Bretagne - 15 mins by car). Our garden is directly on the Normandy/Brittany border and allows you to enjoy both regions.

A car is advised.

Size Sleeps up to 4, 2 bedrooms
Nearest beach Cherrieux 15 km
Access Car advised
Nearest Amenities 3 km
Nearest travel links Nearest airport: Dinard 45 km, Nearest railway: Pontorson 8 km
Family friendly Great for children of all ages
Notes No pets allowed, No smoking at this property

Features and Facilities

Luxuries Log fire, Internet access, DVD player
General TV, CD player, Satellite TV, Wi-Fi available
Standard Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer
Utilities Clothes dryer, Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine
Rooms 2 bedrooms, 1 bathrooms of which 1 Shower rooms
Furniture Double beds (1), Dining seats for 4, Lounge seats for 6
Other Linen provided, High chair
Outdoors Private garden, BBQ
Access Secure parking
Further details indoors

• Additional electric heating and cooling fans

• Both bedrooms have ceiling fans and insect screens to the windows

• Child travel cot and high chair are available if required

• Also a good quality fold away single bed (JayBed)

• Board games and a good selection of books and CD/DVDs are available during your stay

• Bed and kitchen linen also provided (hand and bath towels not provided)

• WiFiavailable- Internet access

These are at no extra cost

Further details outdoors

• SW facing garden - sun all day - open aspect

• There is ample off-road parking.

• Comfortable garden furniture, 6 sun loungers/relaxers and Weber gas barbeque - Cool box (with ice packs) available for beach use

Further details

• No extra costs - electricity, heating, bedlinen and end of stay cleaning are all included in the price

• A welcome pack is included for our guests (tea, coffee, milk, fruit juice, bread and preserves)

• A complimentary bottle of wine and soft drinks await you on your arrival.

• English-speaking owners (second home) live in adjoining house but do not infringe and are on hand to

answer questions/give help

The Normandy region

Normandy is a beautiful region of France not only steeped in history but with a coastline and culture to match!

Where to start….for historians it is the home of Mont St.Michel - one of France's most visited monuments - well-known for it's impressive spring and autumnal tides, You can enjoy it's beauty not only by a visit inside but on foot or horse-back across the Baie - it is a haven for wildlife. Normandy was the home of William The Conqueror and also played a vital part during World War 2 in the Liberation of France - St.Mere Eglise, Avranches, The D-Day beaches and the many cemeteries are testament to this.

The cuisine is what you would expect from an area rich in dairy products - when combined with the fresh seafood and local drinks of cider and Calvados they produce a spectacular menu choice.

The coastline and beaches are in abundance for those who love the beach, as are the country lanes for those who love outdoor pursuits.

There is, quite simply, something for everyone!

Mont St Michel

Beauvoir, our local village and the last before you reach Mont St.Michel, has many hotels, bars, shops and restaurants and at the side of the River Couesnon, with a beautiful view of The Mont, there is a picnic area and children's playground. Cycles are available for hire and Alligator Bay – a reptilarium – is popular with children. For anglers there are three rivers in close proximity – the nearest being the Couesnon – and there is a fishing shop in Pontorson for your needs. The Hippodrome holds regular meetings for horse trotting.

Organized horse treks and walks across the Baie are also available. If you fancy a Micro-flight – it's here!

Our nearest town is Pontorson, very old – the church dates from the 12th Century – and also very pretty – again with a variety of shops, restaurants and supermarkets. Kayaks can be hired and there is a good local market on Wednesdays - particularly for fresh, local produce. Vide Greniers are also popular in many local places.

The are two WW2 cemeteries (American and German) within 20km and the motorway is accessible within 3 km to give you easy access to a host of other places to visit in both Brittany and Normandy.

It really is impossible to state everything the area has to offer – we would love you to visit and see for yourselves!

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Review 1-8 of 8

13 Jun 2014

5/5

"Top notch standards with great hospitality from the owners"

What a great find, Sunset cottage was everything & more.Spotlessly clean, home from home comforts, lots of little extras & owners on hand to offer help, advice & true hospitality.Pat & Ian make sure t… More

17 Oct 2013

5/5

"A five star vacation rental home!"

Having read the reviews of Sunset Cottage, I knew we would be in for a wonderful stay in Normandy. Arriving there we were thrilled to find the accommodation to be more than what we had expected. The h… More

3 Oct 2013

4/5

"The best!"

We stayed here for a week at the end of the summer season, and despite the weather, had a wonderful time, both through staying in this very comfortable cottage and exploring the local area. Very conve… More

29 Jul 2013

5/5

"Little bit of heaven.."

Just back from 2 glorious weeks at Sunset Cottage. I would have no hesitations in returning to or recommending this property to friends & family. Very comfortable, spotless and very well equipped Git… More

9 May 2013

5/5

"Lovely cottage"

Sunset Cottage was a wonderful find. Friendly owners but they didn't intrude. The cottage is spotlessly clean and well furnished. The kitchen had everything one could ask for in the way of equipm… More

24 Jul 2012

4/5

"Lovely place for a lovely family holiday"

We stayed at sunset cottage for two weeks at the end of May and the begining of June 2012. The cottage was lovely, well laid out and very comfy indeed. The children loved the garden to run around in… More

7 Feb 2012

5/5

"Excellent home comforts"

We spent 2 weeks at the cottage and loved every minute of our stay.The cottage provides all home comforts with lots of thoughtful touches, making it a very comfortable place to stay.The bedrooms are w… More

27 Jan 2012

5/5

"Stunning Gite in Beautiful setting - am definitely going again!"

My husband and I stayed here with 2 friends in the summer and had an amazing time, better than we expected and would strongly recommend this for a peaceful relaxing holiday with friends or family.It i… More

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