Farmhouse | 4 bedrooms | sleeps 8
BEAUTIFUL DETACHED MANOR SIZED FARMHOUSE WITH LAND IN TRANQUIL COUNTRY SETTING providing private,spacious
and comfortable accommodation for up to 8 people , great for families, and 1 mile from the village. Maison Baragon is set in and surrounded by 17 acres of gardens and pasture land, south facing with the rear terrace over looking lawns and paddocks.
|Size||Sleeps up to 8, 4 bedrooms|
|Nearest beach||UTAH 18 km|
|Will consider||Long term lets (over 1 month)|
|Nearest Amenities||6 km|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Dinard 90 km, Nearest railway: St Lo 12 km|
|Family friendly||Great for children of all ages, Suitable for people with restricted mobility|
|Notes||No pets allowed, No smoking at this property|
Features and Facilities
|Luxuries||Log fire, DVD player|
|General||TV, CD player, Satellite TV|
|Standard||Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer|
|Utilities||Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine|
|Rooms||4 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms of which 2 Family bathrooms|
|Furniture||Single beds (6), Double beds (1), Cots (2), Dining seats for 8, Lounge seats for 8|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided, High chair|
|Outdoors||Balcony or terrace, Private garden, BBQ, Bicycles available|
|Further details indoors|
Maison Baragon is set in and surrouned by 17 acres of pasture land and gardens down a quiet lane and ideal for families, a period stone manor sized former farmhouse in a courtyard setting completly renovated to a high standard keeping the original features.
The house offers a large flagstone entrance hall with doors leading to the kitchen-dining room, lounge, bathroom and utility room. all the rooms including the bathhrooms and entrance hall have wall mounted electric heaters that keep the house warm. The kitchen diner is large with 3 low windows that overlook the grounds, fully fitted kitchen u shape with peninsula bar, generous workspace, rangemaster cooker with extraction hood, dishwasher, over worktop lighting, and all the equipment that you will need. Dining area with elegant furniture.
The lounge is spacious and comfortable, french doors to the terrace and garden,oak circular staircase to the first floor, beamed ceiling, decorative stonework, woodburning stove with turbo fan in period stone fireplace. The large ground floor bedroom leads off the lounge there are twin beds, window over the garden and door to the courtyard.
The ground floor bathroom is luxury , full height wall tiling , tiled floor, roll top bath with shower head, shower cubicle, wash hand basin, wc, recessed lighting, heated towel rail in a generous sized room.
Utility room has washing machine, food and other storage.
First floor has 3 spacious bedrooms , 1 king sized and 2 twin , they overlook the paddocks or courtyard, all of the above first floor windows are lockable. The bedrooms have ample furniture. The bathroom is luxurious with full height wall tiles and matching floor tiles, recessed lighting, corner bath, with shower head, bidet, hand wash basin, shower cubicle, w c , heated towel rail. Off the landing area is a large storage cupboard.
|Further details outdoors|
The rear south facing terrace looks over the extensive lawns and paddocks large BBQ, sunshades, sun beds and ample garden furniture provide for enjoyable out door meals.It is also a a great place to soak some sun, There is a Fenced pond at the lane entrance take care with children(away from garden). You can explore the 17acres or walk, cycle, the many lanes and bridle paths that are down the lane. On both the East and West coast of the peninsular there are endless beaches perfect for all ages and many sea side resorts with wonderful restaurants along the way. Utah and Omaha beaches are near by, also Arromanches the Allied arrival port is the place to take the coast road that winds its way along the British and Canadian beaches with nice sea side resorts until you reach the town of Ouistreham. Cherbourgs port has the Titanic experience and Sea World. Agon Coutainville is a lovely sea side resort where near by the mussels are harvested. The hill top Cathedral town of Coutances is a great place to shop, the large square sits in front of the Cathedral with pavement cafes and Botanicl Gardens. Pont Herbert on the river Vire at 4 km has a Post Office, Bank with ATM and shops, whilst a little further on Saint Lo the Capital of the region is guarded by the imposing ruins of its fortified walls and has pleasant pavement Cafes and Bristos. There are good street markets here and many other places of interest, including a children's amusement park. Swiss Normandy is lovely with its mountains and river, rock climbing and boating are popular here. There are quiet country lanes and bridle paths to explore from the house by walking or cycling, bikes can be obtained from a local hire shop.
No extra charge for linen and towels.
Changeover days are normally Saturday to Saturday, but in the quiet season this can Be flexible.
A reduction for Brittany Ferries is available for all bookings.
6th April 2012
We have had a lovely stay here! The accommodation is really spacious- lovely
The open fire really warms up the lounge! Try some toasted marshmallows.
Had many nice days trips- Mont St Michel, St Malo , Bayeux, Coutances, Omaha,
Agon –Countanceville, beach was very nice .
Dennis, June,+Mark have been wonderful hosts-ensuring we have everything we
Need + making us very welcome- lots of local knowledge to.
Great Barbeque when the weather is nice enough.
Thanks for a lovely holiday- we will definitely be recommending to friends +
Would come again!
19th to 26th May 2012
We ve had a great week in your beautiful converted farmhouse, lovely peaceful
location with some much space!
Easy access to many of the Normandy sights and we thoroughly enjoyed exploring
the quiet country lanes on our bikes.
Very warm welcome from Dennis and June on our arrival including a lovely bottle
Accommodation was fabulous for our party which included a young baby, she
loved exploring all the space!
Thanks again for a wonderful week (& sunny weather)
Southern & Northern!)
9th to 16th June 2012
We have really enjoyed our stay here in this lovely accommodation, we even saw
Deer in the garden once. We had a lovely welcome from our hosts who were very
helpful with local advice, we particularity enjoyed the red wine, cheese and bread
on our arrival.
The cooker was fantastic and the washing machine came in very useful'
Certainly on the list for a revisit in the future. Thank you Dennis and June for all
Best wishes from
London and Northampton
24th August to 1st September 2012
A wonderful holiday, a beautiful Maison with many lovely features.
The hosts were lovely and friendly and gave us lots of information on places to visit.
A holiday enjoyed by all the family and one which we wish to repeat very soon.
13th to 20th October 2012
A wonderful base for our 60th birthday celebration, the house is comfortable and
spacious and perfectly placed for visiting many interesting places in Normandy.
Sad to be returning home tomorrow , but great to be taking many happy memories
Thanks for a lovely holiday.
Crawly West Sussex, England
6th-13th April 2013
Had a Fabulas week everyone so accommodating and helpful.
House is so comfortable clean and welcoming. Would definitely come again.
Harlow Essex/ Witham Essex.
27th April-4th May 2013
A great rulal setting with plenty of room to relax, Convivial and helpful hosts with a
great deal of local knowledge.
We had a great time .
Thanks to Dennis, Mark and June,
Canberra Australia & Staines U K.
4th May to 11th May 2013
Great welcome from Dennis & Mark- loads of locak knowledge.
Had a lovely week lovely weather and a wonderful location for visiting all the
military historical locations to the north east beaches and to the west.
Memorable week !
E. Sussex & Thornbury Gloss.
P S Sun beds much appreciated & well used.
The Normandy region
It is a peninsula the part of Manche where we are, with a coastal area on both the east and west, long golden beaches and picturesque seaside resorts are there to be enjoyed. You can choose which side you spend your day.
The inland is a protected wild life area with some marches and water ways.
The island of Jersey can be seen off the west coast and is a popular day out destination, boats sail from the ports of St Malo or Granville, famous for Tom Barnabys visits during his time as a Jersey detective on t v.
Monday is market day at Carentan and Torigni- s-Vire
Saint Jean de Daye
This region is agricultural with small lanes and pretty, sleepy villages, at Pont Herbert, there are lovely riverside walks along the banks of the river Vire also accessible to cyclists.
At nearby Graignes there is a horse racing circuit and jockey college. Saturday evening racing is very popular.
St Lo has many shops , pavement cafes and restaurants, massive castle walls overlook the river Vire, inside the walls is a quite part of the town.