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Peaceful country cottage. Spectacular Views. Close to local attractions

Overview

Property

Updated: 06-Dec-2016
Romantic cottage in its own orchard. Secluded but close to Brécey

Details for holiday cottage La Boulangerie, 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 2, 1 Bathroom.

Situated on a quiet country lane with its own entrance, La Boulangerie is a perfect base for a holiday in Normandy. This 'petit' gite, is a charming converted farm bakery sitting in its own orchard of apple, pear, cherry and plum trees. The property is secluded, in a rural setting, but is also close to amenities. The ground floor has an open-plan kitchen/living area, with staircase to the first floor. The beautiful stone chimney adds traditional charm to the living room. There is free WiFi, a TV/DVD player, with a selection of DVDs, and plenty of books.The kitchen is fully equipped - all you need for a holiday home. At the front there is a patio with a barbecue, parasol, table and chairs. Sun loungers, mountain bikes, Swingball, Boules, and picnic chairs are also provided.To the side and rear there are lovely open views of the countryside. There is no light pollution and the stars are amazing. There is ample parking space on the drive. The cottage boasts the original stone and clay oven (attached to the outside) along with many other attractive features. Duvets, pillows, bed linen, towels and tea towels are provided.

All the lanes around the cottage are quiet, ideal for walking and cycling, and there are many off-road routes in the area. Within 3 minutes walk of the cottage there are extensive beech woods set on a hill overlooking beautiful rolling countryside, where you can walk or cycle.

En route to Brécey (10 mins drive) there are 2 open air swimming pools, tennis courts, and a park with a lake - perfect for an evening stroll. Opposite the pools there is an equestrian centre where events are held, and pony trekking is available. Also within 10 minutes drive there are fishing lakes en route to Avranches.

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

For further details of local walks, cycle routes, and eating out please see our own website.

More Details
  • Sleeps 2
  • 1 Bedroom
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Parking
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
  • Pets considered
  • Internet
  • Towels provided
  • Linens provided
  • Accept Credit Cards
  • Bookable online

Top Traveller Review

About the Owner

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Speaks English, French

Guestbook comments from the owner

We had a delightful holiday at La Boulangerie. The house is chocolate box pretty. It is spotlessly clean, and well furnished with comfortable beds. It really is a peaceful haven. It was absolutely charming. Peaceful, very quiet, very comfortable, with everything we needed to make it a perfect holiday.

It is perfect for 2 people to have a delightful time in a charming part of France.

We had excellent walks and completely unwound staying there.



The owners were very helpful and made the whole process very easy.

Brecey the small town nearby had really good restaurants, a really good

supermarket and a delightful shop selling delicious bread croissants and cakes.

.It felt so good to have our meals on the private terrace outside the cottage

in the sunshine.



We will definitely go back and will recommend it to our friends as a delightful

cottage in a lovely location. Thank you for a truly excellent holiday.
Apr 2015
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10 Reviews

4.4
based on 10 holidaymaker reviews

5

Somewhere to come again

  • 5 of 5

Our stay was lovely - the cottage is tiny but very comfortable, clean and well equipped. We loved sitting out and having our meals in the sunshine, alongside the butterflies feasting on fallen pears. Sweetcorn harvest in surrounding fields was Interesting! We cooked damsons from the trees, also cider apples to go with blackberries from along the lane. Local walks good, also Brecey and the lake. We visited Dinan, Granville, Villedieu, St Hilaire, Mortain - all interesting. Enjoyed good meals at L'As Gourmand (Brecy) and Le Port (Granville).

  • Review Submitted: Oct 13, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: We certainly hope you will come again. We holiday at the cottage ourselves and haven't yet ran out of things to see and do!
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5

Wonderful stay

  • 5 of 5

The property had everything we needed. It was clean and tidy, a beautiful location,very quiet and relaxing. Good central location for exploring St Malo/ Bayeux/ Granville.

  • Review Submitted: Sep 30, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are so pleased you enjoyed your stay and hope to welcome you back in the future. We will be offering returning guests a discount.
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5

Excellent

  • 5 of 5

A superb little house with a cosy atmosphere. Great location for a peaceful, relaxing holiday with everything only 5 minutes away. John and Trish were great local agents to have when needed, thanks to you both. Paul and Sue, the owners were very accomodating in answering all my question and our thanks to them for La Boulangerie.

We will be back for a longer stay next time.

John, Tricia and Archie.

  • Review Submitted: Jul 5, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We look forward to seeing you again soon!
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5

Perfect place to stay

  • 5 of 5

Delightful cottage with everything we needed for a week's holiday. Very comfortable! The only problem was the lights fusing twice in the thunderstorms - easily remedied. Plenty to see in the area.

  • Review Submitted: Oct 1, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your kind comments, glad you enjoyed your holiday. We hope to welcome you again in the future and will be offering a discount to returning guests.
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4

Great place to stay!

  • 4 of 5

It is a small but very cozy cottage. We stay here with our 4 months old baby and have a great time! The cottage was clean and everything we needed for cooking was available.

It was nearby a lot of touristic sites like Avranches, local market at St. Hilaire du Harcouet, Le Mont-Saint-Michel, etc. We also went to the Omahabeach (about 100km). Besides those trips we spend a lot of time in the garden around the cottage.

One little disadvantage was the bedroom with 2 single beds instead of one double bed. The stair to reach this room was also narrow and steep. No problem for young people like us, but perhaps it would be a problem for older people.

We definitely recommend this cottage!

Kind regards,

Evert and Alie

  • Review Submitted: Aug 10, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Dear Evert, we are so pleased you enjoyed your stay. Although we explained that the stairs are steep, you will be pleased to know that we are currently investigating having them replaced at the end of the season.
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5

Fabulous ! Exciting ! Sporty - outdoor

  • 5 of 5

The location was perfect a small boulangerie in the middle of a Preety quiet village. Clean perfect ... Comfy & cosy. Well equipped. Great views over the cornfields ... Took our 2 french bulldogs and they had a great time.

Location close to all the tourist destinations, great weekday markets, supermarket with washing machines / dryer. Cycling in brecey and nearby villages , great picnics spots lake close by, kayaking in avranches, running , horse ridding in brecey.

Would definately recommend & would come again :)

Regards

Alex & Magnus

  • Review Submitted: Jul 29, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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Location

Activity and Interests

Nearest Airport : Dinard at 71 Kilometres Nearest Barpub : Brecey at 4 Kilometres Nearest Ferry : Caen at 80 Kilometres Nearest Golf : Lake Dathee at 18 Kilometres Nearest Train : Villedieu les Poeles at 20 Kilometres Nearest Motorway : A84/E401 Ponts (near Avranches) at 12 Kilometres Nearest Restaurant : Brecey at 4 Kilometres Nearest Beach : Carolles at 35 Kilometres Car: necessary

FORTHCOMING ATTRACTIONS IN 2016

5-15 August

MUSIC FESTIVAL "Jazz en Baie" – Bay of Mont St Michel

From Granville to Genets, along 23 kms of coastline, 20,000 visitors listen to jazz, funk, gypsy, and Cuban music.

http://www.jazzenbaie.com

EXPLORING THE LOCAL AREA

BRÉCEY - 10 mins drive, has small shops, cafes, bar tabacs, bakeries, 2 supermarkets (1 with laundry facilities), restaurants, banks, a garage and petrol stations. Friday is market day for buying local produce, fish, and cheeses. At nearby Lake Dathee there is an 18 hole golf course.

AVRANCHES - 20 mins drive, the nearest large town, has many shops, restaurants, museums, and famous botanical gardens with impressive views out to Mont St Michel. Summer concerts are held in the gardens.

VILLEDIEU LES POELES - 20 mins drive. Has copper workshops and copper goods to see and buy. you can also visit the bell foundry. There is a zoo nearby.

ST HILAIRE DU HARCOUET - 20 mins drive. Has a picturesque church and lake. Also has a very popular market on Wednesdays.

MORTAIN - 35 mins drive. Has superb walks by two waterfalls, pony-trekking, go-karting and the Abbaye Blanche (White Abbey).

MONT ST MICHEL - 40 mins drive. A UNESCO World Heritage Site, with many historic, medieval, buildings, Abbey and restaurants. Take a guided walk across the bay.

GRANVILLE - 40 mins drive. Historic city with lovely views from the ramparts. Ferries run to the magical Isles of Chausey.

BEACHES are 30-40 mins drive. lovely sandy beaches at Carolles and Jullouville.

CANCALE - 1 hours drive. Popular with locals and tourists alike, famed for its mussel beds, oyster stalls and seafood restaurants.

BAYEAUX - 1 hours drive. Has the famous tapestry. The D-Day landing beaches are a short drive from there.

DINAN - 1 hours drive. Lovely medieval town with a picturesque riverside.

Prices and Availability

Rental rates

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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
 
Low Season
1 Oct 2016 - 31 Mar 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
£180
for 7 nights
£180
 
 
Mid Season
1 Apr 2017 - 30 Jun 2017
7 night minimum stay
£275
for 7 nights
£275
 
 
High Season
1 Jul 2017 - 1 Sep 2017
7 night minimum stay
£350
for 7 nights
£350
 
 
Mid Season
2 Sep 2017 - 29 Sep 2017
7 night minimum stay
£275
for 7 nights
£275
 
 
Low Season
30 Sep 2017 - 30 Mar 2018
7 night minimum stay
£180
for 7 nights
£180
 
 
My Standard Rate
7 night minimum stay
£170
for 7 nights
£170
 

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees
Refundable Damage Deposit £100

We may consider lets of less than 7 nights but please contact us to confirm the cost before booking.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund for cancellations more than 60 days before check-in date.
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Facilities

Property Type

  • cottage

Theme

  • Away From It All
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions

General

  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided ...

Kitchen

  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster

Dining

  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area

Entertainment

  • Books ...
  • DVD Player ...
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
  • Video Library

Suitability

  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
  • wheelchair inaccessible

Location Type

  • rural

Attractions

  • botanical garden
  • forests
  • library
  • pond
  • restaurants

Leisure Activities

  • bird watching
  • horse riding
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • laundrette - serviced
  • medical services

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • swimming
  • tennis

Floor Area

  • 25 m²

Bathrooms

  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet, Shower Enclosure
  • ensuite shower room with washbasin and toilet.

Bedrooms

  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 2
  • Bedroom 1 - 2 Single Bed
  • 2 twin beds, wardrobe, chest of drawers and bedside cabinets.

Outside

  • Bicycles ...
  • Terrace ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Garden ...
  • Outdoor Furniture
  • Barbecue ...
  • Tennis ...
  • 2 bicycles

Meals

  • Self-catering

Learn more about this holiday rental at the owner's website

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