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Cottage | 2 bedrooms | sleeps 5

Key Info
  • Great for children of all ages
  • Some pets are welcome - please contact the owner
  • Private garden
  • Car essential
  • Nearest beach 50km

Beautiful stone country cottage, with beamed ceilings, standing in its' own level grounds. The gardens (mostly lawned) surround the cottage and are fully enclosed by post & rail timber fencing with wire mesh between to safeguard toddlers/pets.

Ground Floor has well-equipped farmhouse kitchen/diner with views to front and rear, sitting room with wood-burning stove in traditional Normandy granite fireplace, and W.C. First Floor has 2 x double bedrooms (1 with double bed, 1 with 2 x singles) and bathroom with bath & shower over.

Magnificent views from the south-facing rear across peaceful rolling countryside over the River Sée (excellent trout fishing) and beyond. 1 mile from Chérencé le Roussel which has boulangerie & pizzeria, and 5 miles from Brécey with large supermarket and shops. A plethora of fine eateries is at hand, from gourmet restaurants to brasseries and pizzerias.

Size Sleeps up to 5, 2 bedrooms
Nearest beach Joulouville 50 km
Will consider Long term lets (over 1 month), Short breaks (1-4 days)
Access Car essential
Nearest Amenities 2 km
Nearest travel links Nearest airport: Dinard 100 km, Nearest railway: Vire 20 km
Family friendly Great for children of all ages, Suitable for people with restricted mobility
Notes Pets welcome, No smoking at this property

Features and Facilities

Luxuries Log fire, DVD player
General Central heating, TV, CD player, Satellite TV
Standard Kettle, Toaster, Iron
Utilities Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine
Rooms 2 bedrooms, 1 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms
Furniture Single beds (2), Double beds (1), Cots (1), Dining seats for 6, Lounge seats for 6
Other High chair
Outdoors Private garden, BBQ
Access Secure parking
Further details indoors

La Fleuriais is equipped with all new (2007) furnishings and appliances.

Bed linen and towels can be provided at a small extra cost.

Electricity used is charged at cost.

Further details outdoors

Level gardens (mostly lawned) on all sides of the cottage are fully enclosed (when gates are closed) to safeguard young children and/or dogs.

Uninterrupted open views across rolling meadowland from south-facing rear - the kind of views Constable might have painted if he'd been here!

Further details

English owners are only 4 miles away to deal with any emergencies and provide any useful advice and help.

The Normandy region

Situated roughly midway between Avranches and Vire, and only 30 miles from the magnificent Le Mont St. Michel, France's most visited attraction after Paris, La Fleuriais is ideally placed to explore 1,000 years of European history, from the walled city of Falaise (birthplace of William the Conqueror) to the landing beaches of Operation Overlord of WW2. All this culture can be imbibed with a glass or two of Calvados (local apple brandy - try it on fruit salad!) and a galette (savoury pancake).

Fabulous, safe sandy beaches are a little further afield: 40 mins uncongested drive to Joulouville, but well worth it if you fancy a day at the seaside.

Champrepus Zoo: 14 miles Alligator Bay (full-size alligators & crocodiles): 30miles

Mortain

The River Sée (1/2 mile) is famous for the quality of its' trout fishing.

The surrounding countryside is hilly and very scenic though (almost) horizontal walks and cycling close by around Lake Dathée (9 miles), 6.1 km all the way round; golf and fishing at the same location.

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Review 1-1 of 1

25 Aug 2011

4/5

"On the edge between Normandy and Brittany"

We stayed at La fleuriais the last week in june and the first week of july 2011. We had lovely weather most of the time and about 20 degrees.
It's a very fine stone house in lovely rural surroundings, with all the comfort you need for a good vacation. Plenty of room for a family and with all the amenities you need. Especially the kitchen is well equipped and acces to washing machine, freezer and refrigerator makes it easy to plan your days and your shopping.
We spend the evenings in the garden enjoying our dinner, a glas of wine and the fine view over the valley, with farms, cows and wood.
The location is excellent and we explored both the tourist attraktions and the landscape of Normandy and Brittany. In the tourist office in Vire we bought some walking maps with 15-20 km walking routes. It's a fine way to experience the landsacape.
Before we arrived an during our stay we had close contact with John Bussey about all the practical things (it was the first time we rented a house through Hollidaylettings) and he was very helpfull. All the way the Bussey family were helpfull and friendly.
We had a splendid vacation and can only recommend La Fleuriais to others who want to experience Normandy and Brittany.

Kind regard
Christel Stabel and Torben Pries and the cat, Denmark

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