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Cottage | 1 bedrooms | sleeps 2

Key Info
  • Nearest beach 55 km
  • Great for children of all ages
  • Car advised
  • No pets allowed
  • Private garden

Get away from the hustle and bustle for the festive season at Le Grenier

Why not relax in a romantic rural cottage studio retreat for CHRISTMAS /NEW YEAR.

Find your mystery present under your tree for Christmas or a bottle of bubbly and chocolate for the New Year

This stylish studio loft apartment,provides all a couple needs for a relaxing holiday and a base to explore Normandy Located on a quiet road, you have your own parking and entrance to a private BBQ and patio area- surrounded by a herb garden and flower beds over looking an orchard.

Size Sleeps up to 2, 1 bedrooms
Nearest beach Genets 55 km
Will consider Short breaks (1-4 days)
Access Car advised
Nearest Amenities 4 km
Nearest travel links Nearest airport: Dinard-St Malo 125 km, Nearest railway: Flers 20 km
Family friendly Great for children of all ages
Notes No pets allowed, No smoking at this property

Features and Facilities

Luxuries Internet access, DVD player
General Central heating, Satellite TV, Wi-Fi available
Standard Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer
Utilities Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Washing machine
Rooms 1 bedroom, 1 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms
Furniture Double beds (1), Cots (1), Dining seats for 4, Lounge seats for 4
Other Linen provided, Towels provided, High chair
Outdoors Private garden, BBQ
Access Parking
Further details indoors

*Welcome pack on arrival

* Celebrating a birthday or anniversary. We can arrange flowers/champagne or chocolates if you wish(at cost)

* Wireless internet due to our location this can be weak a wire is also installed for backup.

*Washing machine available in shared utility room at the entrance to the studio.

* DVD in the gite please bring your own DVD's as everyone as different tastes

* There is a sofa bed suitable for one person please note it is in the same room as the double bed.

* Charge for a child £45 per week

* Cot, bedding, Highchair & safetygate available.

*Central heating for cooler months.

* This is an open plan accommodation.

* Discounted fares available on Brittany Ferries

English owners live next door which is separate from the studio apart from the utility room.

Further details outdoors

Private parking, patio with BBQ and flower garden-fenced off from the owners property and completely private for guests.

There is a vegetable garden where you can feel free to pick your own in season vegetables, salad and fruit.

You can also enjoy free range chicken and duck eggs.

Simply enjoy the rural way of life for your stay.

Further details

NO HIDDEN EXTRAS rental includes all cleaning/washing products toilet paper etc owing to the property being on a fosse septic system, so that we keep it running efficently.

We provide bins for recycling which we will empty for you.

Wireless internet is available should you require. A wire is also installed.

Please bring your own DVD's

**We do not charge a breakage deposit, preferring to trust our guests to tell us if anything requires replacing.

* The sofa bed is suitable for one person please note it is in the same room as the double bed.

*Central heating for cooler months.

* Discounted fares available on Brittany Ferries - please ask for details.

The Normandy region

A green and pleasant land usually with hot summers going into long warm autumns. Rolling countryside with quiet roads, scattered with bustling villages ablaze with geraniums and a coastline of glorious clean beaches and sea food restaurants-local mussels and oysters. There is plenty to do for the active or inactive person and historic sites to visit.

Bagnole de L'Orne is a beautiful place to visit pretty gardens&parks, shops, places to eat, why not try the casino for a little excitement.

Historic sites-Mont St Michel, where you can visit the famous Benedictine Abbey. visit Fougere château, Mere d'Eglise Abbey.Medieval towns such as Domfront with a spectacular Medieval festival. Lonley l'Abbaye famous for the Abbey also for the delicious biscuits a pretty little village well worth a visit.

National Horse Stud at St Lo with open days and demonstrations.Many WW2 sites with museums.

Villedieu les Poeles- 12th century birthplace of copper, where you can see the traditions of copper, tin and lacemaking Ferry trips to bird sanctuary islands off Granville or to Jersey and Guernsey. Sailing,diving,sea kayaking and canoeing are available for those with a taste for a little excitement at Granville.

Easy access to Paris by train-2 hours from Flers.

Information pamphlets on where to go and what to do are in the studio.

Mortain

The studio is well situated to visit all that Normandy has to offer -the coast is only 45minutes drive away.

Near by Mortain has an historic abbey where you can walk to the waterfalls. The Petite Chapel is a wonderful view point and a WW2 site for one of the battles the allies had on there move south. There is a heated outdoor pool, tennis courts, go carting and cycle/walk tracks on the old railway line.

Nearby Fosse Arthour resting place of King Arthur, walk around the lake, relax and take a coffee at the pretty restaurant, horse riding and rock climbing also available

Other activities in the area day fishing for trout and carp, you can visit working farms producing local cider and Calvados(Apple Brandy), for the more energetic hire quad/motorbikes or 4x4's for some off road thrills.

Most days there are street markets and weekend vide greniers (boot sales) where you can buy bric a brac.

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17 Aug 2014

5/5

"Another great week"

Our second visit to Le Grenier, a lovely, well appointed place to call home for a week. Very tranquil and relaxing in the countryside of Le Manche region. Central to visit places such as the Normandy … More

16 Jul 2014

5/5

"And.......... Relax!"

We have just returned from a remarkably relaxing week at Le Grenier and are compelled to write a similar review to many of the other satisfied guests of Philip and Pauline. They were excellent hosts r… More

28 Jun 2014

5/5

"Great Holiday"

I stayed here for 2 weeks, on my own, just to relax. It fitted the bill perfectly. It's an open plan loft which has been really well converted - all the switches etc in the right place!! Pauline … More

Thank you for such kind words we are so pleased you enjoyed your stay. Hope you enjoy your next adventure.

23 May 2014

5/5

"A Perfect Place-Our Stay Was Too Short"

We are so glad we found Le Grenier. Wish we could have stayed longer. You couldn't find better hosts than Phil and Pauline. They have mastered the perfect blend of sharing their lives and respect… More

Many thanks for taking time to write a lovely review. We enjoyed your company maybe we will see you again sometime for longer.

24 Apr 2014

5/5

"Gorgeous place - perfect for a country getaway!"

We spent a fantastic long weekend at Le Grenier, and would definitely recommend it to anyone. I was looking for a romantic weekend destination in rural France, and this property was exactly what I wan… More

We are so pleased you enjoyed your stay with us. Hope to see you again in the future all the best to you both.

17 Apr 2014

5/5

"Our first stay at Le Grenier"

Big thank you to Pauline & Phil for make our stay at Le Grenier so welcoming. The gite was in a beautiful condition. The area was just what we wanted quiet and no traffic.We are now a great fan of duc… More

Thank you for your kind words. Look forward to seeing you soon.
Pauline & Phil

3 Apr 2014

5/5

"We felt so relaxed and happy, an escape to the perfect rural retreat."

After the drive from Calais which seemed to fly by, probably because of the quality of the toll roads - an absolute absence of road works and potholes, we got lost, Pauline was there in minutes to tak… More

Thank you for your kind words. We enjoyed your company and looking forward to your return many thanks to you both.

17 Sep 2013

5/5

"A Taste of the Good Life - Not to be missed! 10/10"

We booked our holiday at Le Grenier based on all the amazing reviews we had read on Trip Advisor. What a wonderful week we have spent at Phil and Pauline's superb Gite. Our welcome drink was ju… More

Thank you very much for your kind words We are so pleased you enjoyed your holiday with us. it was lovely to meet you both.

19 Aug 2013

5/5

"A great place set in rural Normandy, lovely getaway, really peaceful"

This Gite is really lovely set in the heart of rural Normandy. Very comfortable, clean and all needs catered for. Our hosts Pauline and Phil are very welcoming , warm and generous. The welcome pack wa… More

Thank you for your lovely review very kind of you. We are pleased you enjoyed your stay here with us, it was a pleasure to meet you both

18 Jul 2013

5/5

"A little piece of heaven"

Le Grenier transports you away from today's crazy and busy world to a place of peace, tranquility of nature and wildlife. Phil and Pauline are two of the most warm-hearted and friendly people you could want to meet as hosts -although they will not interrupt your space if you don't feel like socialising. The gite itself is located in the heart of the picturesque french countryside and is private, quaint, homely, very comfortable and above all has most facilities that you could need. The little extras around the gite such as flowers on tables and candles add that special little touch. The Welcome Basket is so beautifully done with some lovely little treats. The Gite is kept very clean with wooden floors and bedding and a very nice size bathroom. The kitchen is more than adequate with pans and utensils supplied. You will need a car to do anything in the area as most big villages and towns that have all your amenities are within a 15 minute drive - at a leisurely pace. All we can add to this is that we are trying to revisit Le Grenier in October for another relaxing Autumn break. If you can't relax here with no stress, no noise (except wildlife) and no communication with the outside world (unless you turn the TV on) then you need to re-evaluate life. We are only in our mid 40s so we still enjoy a "blast" in life but you need this place in your life to keep you sane. There are plenty of sights to see but do your homework first as most will need some forward planning to fit it all into your relaxing break. Most of all enjoy. All the best Nicci and Steve xx

We are so happy you enjoyed your stay with us. Thank you for a lovely review and photo's.Looking forward to hopefully seeing you again later in the year many thanks take care

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Calendar last updated:21 Sep 2014

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