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2 bedroom Cottage on our farm - 8 minutes from sandy beaches

Bedrooms 2
Separate WC's1
Space 645 sq. ft.
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 3 - 14 nights
Popular Features
  • Barbecue
  • Free Wifi
  • Washing Machine
  • Parking


About the property

Holidays at the farm, 8 minutes from empty sandy beaches

Jasmin, our 2 bedroom gite is able to accommodate 4 people. Downstairs there is the living area, separated from the well equipped kitchen, a shower room with basin, and separate toilet. Upstairs are the two bedrooms, one with a double bed and the other with two single beds. Electric heating is provided in all rooms.

The gîte has a washing machine, dishwasher and TV (4 English channels as well as French). Wi-Fi.

Outside is a grassy area with table and comfortable garden chairs. A barbecue is also available

More Details

Wil and Amanda Darwen
Member since: 2006
Speaks English, French, German, Spanish
Calendar last updated:
10 December, 2017

About Wil and Amanda Darwen

We moved to Normandy in 2006, we love the countryside and beautiful sandy beaches. Nothing makes us happier than eating the fruit and vegetables we have grown, or riding our ponies!

Wil and Amanda Darwen purchased this cottage in 2006

Why Wil and Amanda Darwen chose Saint-Nicolas-de-Pierrepont

We had stayed at the farm ourselves in 2002 and fell in love with the area with it's 200km coastline, unspoilt countryside, great food and relaxed approach to living. We have made many local friends who have introduced to us to a very different lifestyle to city living in the UK, I never would have thought we would know how to shear sheep, build stone walls or teach a pony to pull a cart 10 years ago!

What makes this cottage unique

Driving 10 miles without seeing a car, eating well at reasonable prices in the local restaurants, the seafood, the fantastic empty beaches, and the chance to own enough land to provide a fair amount of our own fruit, vegetables and meat.


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday cottage in Saint-Nicolas-de-Pierrepont in Manche

Property Type:
  • cottage
  • Self-catering
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 645 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 16:00 / Check-out: 10:00
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • pets considered ...
  • children welcome ...
  • non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • near the sea
  • rural
  • village
  • Family
  • Farm Holidays
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine
  • Free Wifi
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • 1 Separate WC
  • Separate WC - Toilet
    Shower room - Shower Enclosure , Towels available, 3€ per set please ask
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Double Bed
    Twin bedroom - 2 Single Bed , 1 Cot
  • Built-in Wardrobe in twin room Wardrobe in Double room Bed linen includuded in the price
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player
  • Table Football
  • Game Room
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Bicycles ...
  • Terrace ...
  • Garden ...
  • Barbecue
  • wheelchair inaccessible ...
  • autumn foliage
  • churches
  • forests
  • marina
  • naturist beach
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • ruins
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • horse riding
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • sailing
  • bay fishing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing
We are situated in the heart of beautiful, peaceful countryside, about 45 mins from Cherbourg on the west coast of the Cotentin peninsula opposite Jersey. We have three self-catering holiday cottages (or in Normandy, Gites) – The Stables, Chèvrefeuille and Jasmin. Our farm is in a charming and secluded spot within a typical Norman village. The grounds (3 acres) are enclosed so children can play in safety, and we encourage them to help out with our animals. The gites in manche are close to uncrowded sandy beaches only 6km from our farm, and ideally placed for visiting Mont St Michel, Bayeux, and the Landing Beaches, or maybe house hunting in the Cotentin area. The attractive market towns of La Haye du Puits and Portbail, 6km and 8km away, have a good selection of local shops and restaurants as well as supermarkets. If you are a fan of French street markets there is one available every day within easy driving distance. There are many fetes, fairs and festivals during the year


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2 bedroom Cottage on our farm - 8 minutes from sandy beaches
average rating of 4.6 based on 5 reviews

Clean compact cute stone cottage in the countryside . Basic but good for a week sightseeing

  • 4 of 5

Cosy country cottage, part of 3 other gites in the Normandy countryside.

  • Review Submitted: 16-Sep-2017
  • Date of Stay: September 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Dear Iris and Lydia, We enjoyed having you to stay, many thanks for leaving the house so tidily on departure, and thank you for your helpful comments, we have replaced 2 of our aging bicyle fleet for your return ;) kind regards Wil and Amanda
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Wonderful time at Gite and throughout Normandy. Host very helpful ..beyond the norm.

  • 5 of 5

The property and owners were fabulous. Absolutely. However the company, Owners Direct/Homeaway were very difficult and unusual to work with us. They cancelled our reserve then kept almost half the money. We will not use the company again but would go back to Will and Amanda's beloved Gite.

  • Review Submitted: 13-May-2017
  • Date of Stay: April 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Dear Maureen, We loved having you guys here to stay, many apologies for the glitches in the booking system. We hope that the rest of your trip was as enjoyable as your time in Normandy and look forward to welcoming you back on your next European Odyssey! Kind regards Wil and Amanda
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sejour tres agréable

  • 5 of 5

tres bon séjour en normandie avec des hôtes tres gentils.

tres beau coin avec beaucoup de balades differentes a faire (mer , sentier vert etc...)

  • Review Submitted: 01-Nov-2017
  • Date of Stay: October 2017
  • Source: Abritel, from HomeAway
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Gites sympa dans un cadre nature et calme

  • 4 of 5

On a passé un chouette séjour dans la petite ferme.

Le cadre est reposant. Le gîte est confortable.

  • Review Submitted: 26-Apr-2017
  • Date of Stay: April 2017
  • Source: Abritel, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Merci! A la prochaine, nous esperons, et surtout n'oubliez pas vos maillots de bains! amicalement Wil et Amanda
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Charme et gentillesse

  • 5 of 5

Demeure de charme avec tout le nécessaire . Petit village au calme tout en étant près de tout.

Des propriétaires très sympathiques et de bons conseils pour les sorties et les restaurants.

Voie verte à 400m et prêt de vélos dans le gîte .

  • Review Submitted: 02-May-2016
  • Date of Stay: April 2016
  • Source: Homelidays, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Merci! C'etait un plaisir vous rencontrer, a la prochaine!
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Nearest Airport
100 Kilometres
Caen Carpiquet
Nearest Barpub
6 Kilometres
LA HAye du Puits - Le Commerce
Nearest Ferry
45 Kilometres
Nearest Golf
15 Kilometres
St. Jean de la rivière
Nearest Train
30 Kilometres
Nearest Motorway
20 Kilometres
Nearest Restaurant
5 Kilometres
Le Commerce
Nearest Beach
8 Kilometres
Car: necessary

Land-Yachting - Bretteville Plage


Canoeing - St. Sauveur le Vicomte

High rope garden - St. Sauveur le Vicomte

Mont St. Michel

Bayeux Tapestry

D-Day Landing beaches and Museums


Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday cottage in Saint-Nicolas-de-Pierrepont, Lower Normandy

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
Mid Season
26 May 2018 - 29 Jun 2018
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
High Season
30 Jun 2018 - 1 Sep 2018
14 night minimum stay
for 14 nights
Mid Season
2 Sep 2018 - 29 Sep 2018
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees

Bed Linen included in the price. Towels available 3€ per set. Optional end of stay cleaning service 30€.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • Cancelled bookings will not receive a refund.
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