OwnersDirect uses cookies to improve your site experience. Learn more. By continuing, you consent to our use of cookies.
OwnersDirect uses cookies to improve your site experience. Learn more. By continuing, you consent to our use of cookies.
Verified Review icon check navigate-up navigate-left navigate-right expand mail svg-lightning svg-24hr svg-house svg-sleeps svg-bedrooms svg-bathrooms svg-stay svg-toilet calendar svg-report-flag pet-dog svg-multiunit Default Owner Icon heart-filled Family icon
Book Online or call HomeAway Booking Assistance +44-800-085-3815
Book Online or call HomeAway Booking Assistance +44-800-085-3815

FAMILY FRIENDLY, perfect for young families or couples. A quality renovation

Bedrooms 2
Space 1,184 sq. ft.
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights
Popular Features
  • Fireplace
  • Barbecue
  • Free Wifi
  • Parking


About the property

The gite has it's own private terrace set within 3 acres of gardens & orchard.

La Petite Maison May is the original 'Boulangerie' which can be found in the grounds of the main house. It is very private with its own terrace. Relax in 3 acres of well kept gardens, where you can BBQ sunbathe or stroll. If you have the energy after spending a day at the beach or visiting some of the many historical sites then why not play some ball games.

Conveniently situated between Brecey and St Hilaire du Harcouet we have all the rural qualities you could hope for whilst still only being 30 minutes from the coast.

So whatever you look for in a holiday or short break you will find it here. Downstairs there is a fully fitted kitchen with cooker microwave dishwasher and fridge. The dining area in the kitchen seats 4. The lounge has Free view TV & DVD player and free WiFi. Upstairs there is a double bedroom with space to fit a travel cot & just off this is a small room with a full sized single bed and chest of drawers. The bathroom has a full bathroom suite with overhead shower. Outside has a patio with garden furniture and small BBQ.

It's a great base to explore the Normandy region from and you will feel relaxed knowing you are coming back to a place that is truly serene and peaceful.

More Details

Jan & Paul
Member since: 2015
Speaks English
Calendar last updated:
17 February, 2018

About Jan & Paul

We are an English couple from North West

Jan & Paul purchased this cottage in 2015

Why Jan & Paul chose La Chapelle-Urée

We knew from the first time we viewed this property that it would be the perfect setting for b&b guests. Having 2 small gites in the grounds also meant that we could offer various kinds of holidays to all our guests.

What makes this cottage unique

It is in a rural setting but with amenities a short drive away. You will benefit from the peace and quiet of the country but be able to see all the beautiful sites that Normandy has to offer.


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday cottage in La Chapelle-Urée in Manche

Property Type:
  • cottage
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 1184 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 16:00 / Check-out: 11:00
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • children welcome ...
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • rural
  • village
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Free Wifi
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath with Shower
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Double Bed , we can fit a z bed or travel cot in this room
    Bedroom 2 - 1 Single Bed , This is a small annex with single bed and chest of drawers
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television
  • Terrace
  • Garden
  • Barbecue ...
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • churches
  • library
  • restaurants
  • waterfalls
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • horse riding
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • swimming


5/5 -
(2 traveller reviews)

100% Complete
0% Complete
0% Complete
0% Complete
0% Complete
FAMILY FRIENDLY, perfect for young families or couples. A quality renovation
average rating of 5.0 based on 2 reviews

Homely and welcoming

  • 5 of 5

We spent a lovely ten days at this very pretty gite. We were warmly welcomed by the owners Paul and Jan, who run two gites and a b&b on the property. The gite we stayed in was the old bakery, with the bulbous stone chimney oak beams and slate roof showing the classic character of Normandy. It was well-equipped, comfortable and nicely decorated, with firm mattresses (a must for me) and comfy seating in the lounge. Outdoors on the patio overlooking the beautiful gardens, were sunbeds, a barbecue and dining table for our al fresco suppers. There were also good outdoor toys to keep our little ones amused and tons of space for them to run around in. We found it very easy to get to and from (we took the Chunnel from Folkestone and drove down from Calais). The roads all around the area were actually a pleasure to drive on, very little traffic and beautiful countryside. It made it easy to get out and about to the coast and for a spot of sightseeing. For history buffs, we were there during the annual D-day commemorations and there was loads going on all over Normandy. We went to St Mere Eglise, which was an easy drive from La Maison May and had parachute jumps, reconstructions of army camps, re-enactors in uniforms of WW2 and loads of tanks, jeeps and other period vehicles that my little boy loved. On another day we went to Caen, which although a bit further, was not a difficult day trip. The nearby Champrepus zoo was a big hit with the whole family and was one of the best zoos we've been to. We found La Maison May a very convenient base for all our excursions. Jan and Paul could not have been better hosts, with helpful advice on local sights supermarkets and restaurants and helped us out with any minor issues we had (there weren't many). All in all I would heartily recommend this lovely place in a fantastic part of France. We certainly hope to get back there soon.

  • Review Submitted: 29-Jun-2016
  • Date of Stay: June 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your very kind comments. Normandy certainly has lots to offer for every age group and La Petite Maison May is the perfect holiday home to stay for you to visit all the places of interest. we look forward to your return visit in the near future. Kind Regards Jan
Did you find this review helpful?
0 0

Great stay for a family

  • 5 of 5

We stayed in "La Petite Maison Mai" with two little kids (6 months and 3 years old) and had a great stay. The house was very clean and had everything what is needed. Especially the very big garden with a little playground was perfect. Jan and Paul made our stay very pleasant, they were always friendly and helpful. Although the weather wasn't good, there were lots of possibilities to see and do (Mont St. Michel, Granville, Omaha Beach). We can fully recommend this house.

  • Review Submitted: 07-Sep-2016
  • Date of Stay: June 2016
  • Source: Fewo Direkt, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for such a positive review we are delighted that you enjoyed your holiday here regardless of the weather. Jan & paul
Did you find this review helpful?
0 0


Nearest Airport
99 Kilometres
Nearest Barpub
1.5 Kilometres
La Chapelle-Uree
Nearest Ferry
120 Kilometres
Port Caen- Ouistreham
Nearest Golf
28 Kilometres
Golf de Vire la Dathee
Nearest Train
38 Kilometres
Nearest Motorway
27 Kilometres
Nearest Restaurant
9 Kilometres
Car: necessary

For children we are only 20 minutes away from the 'Enchanted Village' in Bellafontaine. It's a perfect day out and suits the younger age group 3 - 10 yrs.


Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday cottage in La Chapelle-Urée, Manche

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
Convert Currency
Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
7 Apr 2018 - 29 Jun 2018
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
30 Jun 2018 - 7 Sep 2018
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
8 Sep 2018 - 21 Dec 2018
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
Christmas/New Year
22 Dec 2018 - 4 Jan 2019
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees
Refundable Damage Deposit £133.29

'La Petite Maison May' gite sleeps 2 / 3 adults or young family of 4
Bed linen is provided but towels to be brought by guests
We also offer the following;
A welcome package with all the essentials = 30€
A cleaning package = 35€
A laundry package = wash 5€ per load & tumble dry 5€ per load
For the cooler months wood is available for the wood burner at 10€ per basket.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • Cancelled bookings will not receive a refund.
Ask Owner a Question