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£165 / night
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Double Espoir – Home 4500087 Gite

  • 4 bedrooms
  • 11 sleeps
  •  min stay varies

Key Info

  • Nearest beach 64 km
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
  • Car essential
  • Ask about pets

Description from owner

Description

Discover the famous region of Normandy and experience genuine, rural France in stylish, self catering holiday apartments on this historic country estate So French and so easily accessable: only 45 minutes from English channel port of Caen or less than 3hrs from Paris CdeG airport.

Come and relax and unwind in the beautiful gardens and grounds, complete with swimming pool and tennis courts.
And whether you are keen on culture, sports or cuisine - there is something for everyone to enjoy, in every season.

From this privileged location, perfectly situated near Falaise in the centre of the region, all the major sights are within reach.
The cultural treasures are an all year round treat - there are over 900 historical monuments and many heritage towns and old world villages to visit. Alongside the diverse architecture of castles, abbeys manor houses and half timbered cottages there are excellent Museums for fine art - the unique lighting , fabulous seascapes and countryside inspired the Impressionist movement .
And for those keen on nature and outdoor sport ,there are waymarked trails for hiking , interesting cycle tours, very many stables offering horse riding. The Parcs Naturels protect rivers and gorges for kayaking and canoeing, climbing and even bungy jumping in the Suisse Normande region.

One of the pleasures for all, is enjoying the quality and variety of these Normandy cuisine which is famous in France and worldwide. The simplest meal is a treat with the classic cheeses, seafood , fruit and creamy desserts all washed down with apple based cider and calvados. Self catering gives you the opportunity to sample the well established market culture. Food lovers can shop for local produce at local markets on every day of the week or dine out at a wide variety of restaurants to suit every budget.

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Families

  • Great for children of all ages
  • Some pets are welcome - please contact the owner
  • Cot available
  • High chair available

Bed & bathroom

  • 1 Sofa Bed, 2 Bunk Beds, 1 Single Bed, 1 Cot available
  • 4 En suites

Amenities

  • Wi-Fi available
  • Shared outdoor pool (unheated)
  • Shared garden
  • Climbing frame
  • BBQ
  • Internet access
  • Central heating
  • Table tennis
  • Pool or snooker table
  • Games room
  • Cooker
  • Fridge
  • Freezer
  • Microwave
  • Toaster
  • Dishwasher
  • Washing machine
  • Iron
  • High chair available
  • TV
  • Satellite TV
  • DVD player
  • Linen provided
  • Towels provided

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Access

  • Parking
  • Secure parking
  • Not suitable for wheelchair users

Policies

Check in time: 16:00, Check out time: 10:00
If you have any questions about check-in or check-out times, please contact the owner/manager.
Payment
This rental can only be paid for online through Holiday Lettings using your credit/debit card or PayPal (never by bank or wire transfer).
Smoking
No smoking at this property

Cancellations

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

Booking confirmed

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

24 hours after booking

50% refund of the amount paid (minus the booking fee*) if cancelled at least 4 weeks before check-in.

4 weeks before

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

Check-in date

* The booking fee is stated in the cancellation policy information on the payment page. This fee helps us run our secure platform and enables us to provide 24/7 customer support

About the owner

Anne H.
Response rate:
100%
Calendar updated:
24 Apr 2021
Years listed:
7
Based in:
France
Overall rating:

Languages spoken: English

This Gite has 4 bedrooms, 4 bathrooms and sleeps 11. It’s been listed on Holiday Lettings since 04 Aug 2014. Located in Calvados, it has 12 reviews with an overall rating of 5. The average weekly rate varies from £1155 to £1864.

The Owner has a response rate of 100% and the property’s calendar was last updated on 24 Apr 2021.

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Guest reviews

Excellent
12 reviews

Excellent
11
Very Good
1
Average
0
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“Great rural location close to amenities and with welcoming hosts”

Reviewed 22 Sep 2020

We stayed at the gites as a family of 4 in early August. Anne and Tim are superb and thoughtful hosts and the gites are in a brilliant location in rural Normandy, an easy drive from the Channel Tunnel and also close to many tourist attractions. The large pool is great for children. I highly recommend the gites for a family or group stay.

“Great holiday in such a special place!”

Reviewed 2 Sep 2019

Double Espoir was the perfect accommodation for our family - there were 9 of us, 7 adults & our grandchildren aged 3 & 5. All 4 bedrooms had ensuite bathrooms and the kitchen / living area do… More

“Home away from home and more!”

Reviewed 31 Jul 2019

A truly fabulous property. Clean, very comfortable, spacious and great for all ages. Great lay out of the property. Personal parking for each Gite. Wonderful to see all the horses and foals. Beautifu… More

“Ruime gite”

Reviewed 1 Jan 2019

ruime gite, we waren er met 9 personen. Genoten van de ruimte in de gite en ook van de omgeving. Echt een aanrader!

Owner's reply: Thank you for the recommendation!

“Fantadtic family holiday”

Reviewed 11 Jun 2017

We had a fabulous half term break as a family group of 16 staying in Cor de la Brier and Double Espoir. This combination particularly suited a large family group due to the open plan main living area … More

Owner's reply: Thank You Nicola!

“Wonderful, family friendly gites set in beautiful grounds”

Reviewed 21 Apr 2017

We, a large family group with ages ranging from 3 to 80, had a wonderful week staying in Baloubet, Cor de la Brière and Double Espoir. There was something for everyone. The younger ones loved v… More

“Wonderful place, lovely people, great holiday”

Reviewed 1 Aug 2016

We spent a very happy May half term holiday at Double Espoir with an extended family group, including three children aged nine to 12. The gite was huge, comfortable and well-equipped, with plenty of s… More

“The perfect place to stay for a trip to Normandy”

Reviewed 9 Sep 2015

We stayed at Haras du gazon en route to Brittany for 4 nights in July and our first thought on arrival was that we wished we were staying longer. We travelled in a large group of friends with children… More

“Fantastic experience - can't wait to go back”

Reviewed 18 Aug 2015

I searched for a long time for a gite that had a pool, tennis courts, a decent drive from the tunnel and wireless access - all of my expectations were surpassed with this site, it was truly wonderful.… More

“Lovely gite in a glorious setting”

Reviewed 14 Aug 2015

Great place to stay very relaxing. The children loved the pool which although the weather wasn't great was excellent because it was covered. Great centre for exploring Normandy or just chilling out

Review 1-10 of 12

FAQs

How do I find more info about the property?

You can get in touch with Anne (the owner) through the contact form on this page.

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

What if I have questions before I book?

Send Anne (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 Anne (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 Anne the owner's contact details or send them a message.

What's the difference between 'Book your stay' and 'Contact the owner/manager'?

Use the Book your stay form to pay provisionally online and send Anne (the owner) a booking request. You’ll find out within 24 hours whether they’ve accepted - no money will leave your account before then

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

What is a booking request?

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How do I know what it will cost for my stay?

Simply enter your holiday dates in the Book your stay form to calculate the cost of your stay.
Click Book now to see a full breakdown of the price.

You can also request a quote from Anne (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. Anne (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 Anne (the owner) before booking?

You can exchange contact details with the property owner/manager once your booking is confirmed and you’ve paid in full. Paying and communicating only through our platform allows us to ensure that your booking is covered by our Payment Protection policy.

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?

You can pay the remaining balance of your holiday at any point. Simply go to Manage my holiday booking and click Pay now.

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 Anne (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 Anne (the owner) a message.

If Anne (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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