Brecey holiday cottage rental with internet access, balcony/terrace, walking and rural retreat

5 reviews

From the owner

  • Cottage
  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 2
  • 4 nights min stay

Key information

  • 100% refund within 24 hours after booking.  See Policies & House Rules
  • Nearest beach 35 km
  • Not suitable for children
  • Car essential
  • Pet friendly
  • Private garden

From the owner

The cottage is a converted farmhouse bakery and sits in its own beautiful orchard along a quiet country lane. It is not overlooked by any other properties. There are lovely open views of the peaceful countryside to the side and rear. Mountain bikes are provided so that you can explore the area and there are many scenic walks locally.

The cottage has an open-plan kitchen/living area with a comfy sofa and a staircase to the first floor. There is free WiFi, a 32" TV, a DVD player, with a selection of DVDs, English Freesat and Orange France Satellite. The upstairs bedroom has 2 twin beds and an ensuite shower room. There is a patio outside the front door, with a masonry barbecue, parasol, bench, and a table and chairs. Sun loungers are also provided. The long drive provides plenty of parking space. Attached to the outside of the cottage is the original stone and clay oven.

Duvets, pillows, bed linen, towels, and tea towels, and cleaning products are provided. Electric is included in the rental cost.

Should you require any assistance during your holiday, our English Caretakers live locally.

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Bed & bathroom

  • Bedroom 1: 2 Single Beds
  • 1 En suite


  • Not suitable for children
  • Pets welcome


  • Parking
  • Secure parking
  • Not suitable for wheelchair users


  • Wi-Fi available
  • Private garden
  • BBQ
  • Patio
  • Balcony or terrace
  • Bicycles available
  • Internet access
  • Central heating
  • Cooker
  • Fridge
  • Microwave
  • Toaster
  • Kettle
  • Iron
  • Satellite TV
  • DVD player

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Interaction with guest

Access to the cottage is by Keycode. Our lovely Caretakers, Andy and Diane, are always happy to help If you need them. Travel directions, contact details for Andy and Diane, and essential guest information will be emailed to you when you book. There is a comprehensive Welcome Pack at the cottage, along with up to date tourist guides, maps and itineraries for walking and cycling.



Cancellation policy

Change of plans? No problem. You could receive a partial or full refund, depending on when you cancel.

Full refund

100% refund within 24 hours after booking (provided the stay is at least 60 days away).

Partial refund

50% refund of the amount paid (minus the booking fee*) if cancelled at least 8 weeks before check-in.

25% refund of the amount paid (minus the booking fee*) if cancelled at least 4 weeks before check-in.

No refund

No refund if cancelled less than 4 weeks before check-in.

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Things to know

Check in: 16:00 Check out: 10:00
If you have any questions about check-in or check-out times, please contact the owner/manager.


This rental can only be paid for online through Holiday Lettings using your credit/debit card or PayPal (never by bank or wire transfer).
Damage deposit: £100.00

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No smoking at this property

About the owner

Paul H.
Calendar updated:
12 Jun 2021

Years listed:

Languages spoken: English, French
This Cottage has 1 bedroom, 1 bathroom and sleeps 2. It has been listed on Holiday Lettings since 02 Apr 2015. Located in Manche, it has 5 reviews with an overall rating of 5. The average weekly rate varies from £229 to £430.
The property’s calendar was last updated on 12 Jun 2021.


5 reviews
Very Good

cosy cool
Nov 2018

un petit coin peinard : champs, vergers, campagne.... une petite maison bien équipée. des attentions de bienvenue bienvenues un village à côté avec ce qu'il faut… More 

Reviewed 11 Nov 2018

Owner's reply:
Merci. Nous savons que vous etes satisfait due service Meet and Greet de nos concierges.
A Holiday Lettings verified reviewer

great place to stay
Oct 2018

where do I start everything was just so well prepared . the cottage was spotlessly clean with everything you need for self catering we never bought any meals out . the barbecue was that good I am thin… More 

Reviewed 28 Oct 2018

Owner's reply:
Thank you. We have recently taken on new Caretakers who are doing a magnificent job for us and our guests!
Orwell, United Kingdom

A Great Place to Enjoy a Special Birthday!
Nov 2017

For my own special 65th milestone I decide for us to return once again to La Boulangerie in the Normandy countryside, which is without doubt one of the most comfortable and peaceful accommodations you… More 

Reviewed 10 Dec 2017

Owner's reply:
The number of returning guests makes our hard work and that of our Caretakers very rewarding.

Excellent relaxing week
Sep 2017

We have just returned from a week's stay in La Boulangerie. It a compact and well equipped property ideally located for exploring the surrounding countryside. One of our holiday highlights is din… More 

Reviewed 10 Sep 2017

Owner's reply:
Glad you had a good time and we hope to welcome you back in the future.
Orwell, United Kingdom

Perfect Location for Complete Relaxation for Two plus Dog!
Jul 2017

This was a return stay at La Boulangerie and the location is fantastic if it's peace and quiet in a rural setting that you are looking for. Just a short car ride to the town of Brecey that has ev… More 

Reviewed 21 Jul 2017

Owner's reply:
Thank you, it was great to have you stay again!
Review 1-5 of 5


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If you’ve already booked, go to Manage your holiday booking to send the owner a message.

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Send Paul (the owner) an email through the contact form on this page. Alternatively, if there’s a phone number on this page, you can call them.

How do I contact Paul (the owner)?

Send an email through the contact form on this page. Or if there’s a phone number on this page, you can call them.

If you’ve already booked, go to Manage your holiday booking to view Paul the owner's contact details or send them a message.

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Or send Paul (the owner) an enquiry through the Contact the owner/manager form if you’d like a quote or more info first.

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You can also request a quote from Paul (the owner) through the contact form. The owner will email you the total cost for your dates and a link to book and pay online.

How do I know if my booking request has been accepted?

You’ll receive an email within 24 hours to let you know. Or you can check in Manage your holiday booking. No money will leave your account unless it’s accepted.

How do I pay for my holiday?

Use the Book your stay form to pay provisionally online. You can pay by credit/debit card or PayPal. Paul (the owner) will have 24 hours to accept the booking and no money will leave your account before then.

If you’ve been sent a quote, simply accept it and pay online through the email we sent you. You can also do this in Manage your holiday booking.

Only bookings paid for through our site are covered by our trusted Payment Protection.

Why can't I call Paul (the owner) before booking?

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If you have any questions before booking, you can send the property owner/manager a message via the contact form on their listing. Once you’ve booked, you can discuss the rental and make arrangements for your trip by logging into Manage my booking.

How do damage deposits work?

In most cases, you don’t pay a damage deposit up front. Instead, we save your payment details securely and you’re only charged in the event of damage to the property.

Occasionally, you will pay a damage deposit up front as part of the total rental cost. In this case, the owner has 10 days after you check out to report any damage. If they don’t, we’ll return your deposit. If their claim is successful, we’ll deduct the agreed cost and return the remainder.

How can I view and manage my booking?

Go to Manage your holiday booking to view all your booking details, pay the balance of your holiday or cancel it if you need to.

How do I pay the balance of my holiday?

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We’ll automatically charge the balance payment to the same payment method 10 days before it’s due. Go to Manage my holiday booking to see when the payment will be taken.

How can I retract my booking request?

You’ll need to contact Paul (the owner) to do this. Send them a message in Manage your holiday booking or through the contact form on this page.

How do I cancel my booking?

Go to Manage your holiday booking to cancel your booking. Here you can view your cancellation policy to see if you’ll be refunded.

How do I edit my booking?

You can request to change the dates or number of people on your booking via the Manage your holiday booking page. To change your holiday dates use the Edit booking button. If you need to change the number of guests staying then send Paul (the owner) a message.

If Paul (the owner) agrees, they’ll send you a revised quote outlining the changes. You can review and accept/decline this from the Manage your holiday booking page. You’ll have 48 hours to take action before the revised quote expires.

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