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Le Fresne, Vezins Farmhouse with private pool & games room – Home 135516 Farmhouse

  • 6 bedrooms
  • 14 sleeps
  • 7 nights min stay

Le Fresne, Vezins Farmhouse with private pool & games room – Home 135516

  • Farmhouse
  • 6 bedrooms
  • sleeps 14
  • 7 nights min stay

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Farmhouse / 6 bedrooms / 3 bathrooms / sleeps 14

Key Info

  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 28 km
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
  • Car essential
  • Ask about pets
  • Private garden

Description from owner

Description

Le Fresne is a historic farmhouse, dating from 1666 and is bursting with charm and character. It is beautifully restored retaining it's massive beams and stone walls but incorporating modern facilities..

The perfect place to celebrate a special occasion, be it a birthday, anniversary or family reunion, being within 20 - 30 minutes drive of Le Mont St Michel and superb sandy beaches.

Ideal for outdoor dining in the summer, with a covered terrace overlooking the solar heated pool and a large brick built BBQ. Large fully enclosed garden with football goal, slide, swings and a play house for the little ones. Equipment provided for babies and toddlers (please ask for details or visit my website).

All inclusive price including all bed linen (beds made ready for your arrival), towels, tea towels bath mats, gas and electricity.

Families

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

Bed & bathroom

  • Bedroom 1: Double Bed Single Bed
    Bedroom 2: Bunk Bed Single Bed
    Bedroom 3: Double Bed
    Bedroom 4: Double Bed
    Bedroom 5: Double Bed
    Bedroom 6: 2 Single Beds
  • 3 Family bathrooms

Amenities

  • Private outdoor pool (heated)
  • Private garden
  • Swing set
  • BBQ
  • Balcony or terrace
  • Staffed property
  • Pool or snooker table
  • Games room
  • Cooker
  • Fridge
  • Freezer
  • Microwave
  • Toaster
  • Kettle
  • Dishwasher
  • Washing machine
  • Iron
  • High chair available
  • TV
  • Satellite TV
  • DVD player
  • Stereo system
  • Hair dryer
  • Linen provided
  • Towels provided

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Access

  • Parking
  • Not suitable for wheelchair users

Getting around

A car is essential

Interaction with guest

We the owners Karen and Gil live in separate accommodation nearby and offer an unobtrusive yet very personal service and are happy to help out with anything you may need from booking restaurants to tourist tips and translation. We are committed to making your stay as enjoyable as possible.

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).

Damage deposit: £300.00
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

House rules

We are sometimes able to allow well behaved pets but ask that you telephone in advance to discuss

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About the owner

Karen H.
Response rate:
100%
Calendar updated:
19 Aug 2019
Years listed:
9
Based in:
United Kingdom
Overall rating:

Languages spoken: English, French

This Farmhouse has 6 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms and sleeps 14. It’s been listed on Holiday Lettings since 22 Jul 2010. Located in Manche, it has 36 reviews with an overall rating of 5. The average weekly rate varies from £2096 to £3287.

The Owner has a response rate of 100% and the property’s calendar was last updated on 19 Aug 2019.

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Guest reviews

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“Amazing holiday”

Reviewed 5 Sep 2018

We were a family of 14. We all had an amazing holiday. Karen and Gill always on hand for advice and help. Lovely people. Highly recommend you stay here

Owner's reply: Dear Michelle Thank you so much for taking the time to leave your very kind review. It was great to meet you and your lovely family and we hope to see you again one day. With our very best wishes to you all Karen and Gil PS Clive continues to thrive

“Perfect set up for families”

Reviewed 28 Jul 2015

We spent the last week of July at Le Fresne and it was a completely relaxing place to be with our young children. Everyone can do what they are keen on (hubby watching the golf on UK TV, me reading on the verandah with the children in full view as they frolicked in the pool and garden). Hubby played golf for real at the Golf de Vire La Dathée course (about 45 mins away) which is run by a guy from Southampton and the course is really interesting and picturesque - a very tight course which demands good iron work, I'm told. We did some local sightseeing and had all our meals outside on the covered verandah, rain or shine, and made great use of the BBQ! Karen and Gil are the perfect hosts - absolutely there if you have any questions and not at all when you want to get on with some private relaxation. The house has been beautifully restored and is possibly the cleanest place I've ever seen! The house is very well catered for UK guests with Freeview available and just about all the plugs are UK standard so no need for adaptor plugs. Top marks to Le Fresne from the Savidge family. Thanks, Karen and Gil!

“Perfect for families”

Reviewed 15 Jul 2015

Le Fresne was the perfect holiday house for families with young children. It had everything we needed to keep our tribe of 5 children under the age of 6 happy (plenty of space, toys, outdoor play, pool, high chairs, TV, dvd) so that the grown ups could relax in a perfectly tranquil setting in Normandy. The house has been immaculately restored and fitted out by the owners who keep the property in perfect order and are always happy to assist with ideas for days out, local knowledge of markets, restaurants etc. We couldn't ask for a more enjoyable holiday.

“Wonderful Le Fresne”

Reviewed 4 Aug 2014

We have just very recently returned from a months holiday at Le Fresne. Over that period of time, we have had various members of the family visit us, ranging in age from 4 to 76. Everyone of them enjoyed their time at the cottage. The children enjoyed the wonderful pool, the swings, slide, hammocks, chickens and the orchard. Here they were able to discover lots of different fruit trees and nut trees. One of the children arrived with arm bands, unable to swim, but left having swam a length of the pool and done away with the arm bands!! She was so proud of herself. Meanwhile the adults were able to to relax and enjoy the comforts of the cottage, both inside and out. The owners, Karen and Gil, have done a fantastic job in the cottage, allowing it to be a most comfortable and welcoming home - a bit like home from home. All the facilities one would require were at hand. Karen and Gil have thought of everything.. While there, we were able to explore the local area and further afield quite easily. Karen and Gil were the ideal hosts - unobtrusive but there if you needed them. Very nice people. We would recommend Le Fresne without hesitation. The Moore family

“Very special holiday , in a delightful Gite.”

Reviewed 24 Jun 2014

We found Le Fresne on the internet , the large accommodation swimming pool and location fitted our criteria perfectly. Karen from the outset was very professional, supplying us with maps and other vital information. The Gite was spotless with everything you need ,potty, highchair, pegs and coat hangers..we loved being able to enjoy the large gardens..if you needed anything else Karen was on hand, always helpful. We had a lovely relaxing time, cannot recommend highly enough.

“Everyone loved it!”

Reviewed 19 Aug 2013

Six adults and five children from 3 to 16. On arrival we were met by the owners , who live nearby. They showed us around Le Fresne and explained everything. The property is spacious with three bathrooms, one of which is downstairs near to the pool ( very useful). The living areas are large and the kitchen is well equipped ,full sized oven ,larder fridge and a tall fridge freezer ( handy for drinks ) , dishwasher and washing machine. There is a large table in the kitchen /diner and another outside, undercover. All the bedrooms are large with ample cupboard space. Furnishings, bedding, towels etc. are good quality and the curtains keep out the light. The inside and outside of the property is maintained to a high standard. The pool is cleaned regularly and the gardens are large and well maintained. The pool is heated by solar water panels and was always warm enough. There is a full size pool table in an adjoining barn. There are plenty of bats and balls for the kids. The owners are friendly and available to give you advice if you want it . There is a good supermarket less than 10mins drive away. Plenty of places to eat out within 10mins drive. The location is peaceful yet with good access to the road network. Everyone loved it !

“Great for a large family holiday!”

Reviewed 16 Aug 2013

We have stayed in a few and this one was definitely the best! A very accessible, well located and extremely well maintained spacious gite. There were 12 of us and still there were spare beds! The indoor and outdoor space was more than adequate with two large garden areas and a separate pool room. The owners are extremely accommodating and nothing seems too much trouble. Their attention to detail such as stair gates emphasises this. Having a heated pool provided that extra 'splash' of fun even on a dull day. Whether eating inside or out the tables are huge and able to accommodate everyone easily so we have memorable moments of coming together around the obligatory French bread, cheese, bier blonde and wine. Great gite, great owners and a great time was had by all.

“Highly recommended - a true taste of French living”

Reviewed 16 Aug 2013

Le Fresne is a lovely spacious house in a peaceful location. It is within very easy reach of the small town of Ducey and slightly further to Saint-Hilaire-du-Harcouët. It was able to accommodate a large extended family with teenagers/young adults (14 in total). The house was very comfortable, very clean and up to date with all the usual domestic appliances, though it retained many of the original features and has been sympathetically restored by the owners Gil and Karen. They live nearby and were friendly and very helpful, though not intrusive. The pool was kept in tip top condition and was an absolute selling point for us; the gardens were very well maintained with an abundance of beautiful flowers and a large lawned area where the men enjoyed competitive afternoon football and cricket matches whilst the ladies relaxed by the pool!! I would definitely recommend this property and very much hope to return.

“Perfect house for several families”

Reviewed 12 Aug 2013

We spent a lovely week with large family group of all ages. The accommodation and setting was just as described. There was plenty of space inside and out and plenty to do for the kids with the pool and games room 20 min drive to lovely beaches with loads of other places of interest to visit. Very welcoming owners on site helpful and discreet It was a pleasure dealing with Karen from the very first enquiry, nothing was too much trouble. Very highly recommended! The only negative was having to leave it all behind and come home to reality.

“A great house in a beautiful setting”

Reviewed 25 Jul 2013

Le Fresne is a fantastic house in a beautiful setting. The owners (who live next door to the property) were very welcoming, not at all intrusive and great at providing advice and ideas of where to go. We had an amazing week.

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FAQs

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

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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.

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

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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 Karen (the owner) a message.

If Karen (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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